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NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The Tennessee Titans were the NFL’s worst scoring defense in the league last year. So 65 percent of their offseason additions have come on offense. It’s not a disconnect. They are determined to give Jake Locker the best possible chUpvote Share Tweet
Can Wreh-Wilson help get Verner inside?NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Can Blidi Wreh-Wilson compete for a spot in the Tennessee Titans' base defense? The Titans sought a physical press cornerback and tabbed Wreh-Wilson as their man in the third round Friday, with the 70th overall pick. Tennessee liked …Upvote Share TweetCNNSI.com Updated Apr 26, 2013The Jacksonville Jaguars have made Florida International safety Jonathan Cyprien the first pick of the second round of the NFL draft on Friday.Upvote Share Tweetnba.com Updated Apr 26, 2013Chris Paul has had a chance to watch the tape, and the Clippers guard is not happy with himself.Upvote Share TweetOne of the guys Chance Warmack will be asked to slow is Houston Texans defensive lineman J.J. Watt. Warmack spoke of him when the Titans introduced their first-round pick today. When I asked the guard out of Alabama who ranked as his toughest matchup du…Upvote Share Tweet
Create-a-Caption: Ronny Turiaf can’t wait to go after this loose ball"... basketball was almost taken away from me, so to be able to live my life and be able to play basketball is definitely fun." Even the part where you have to knock over a member of the Memphis Grizzlies, run and dive on the floor, and get pi…Upvote Share TweetFrom the intensity of the playoffs, the most memorable moments arise. Amid the chaos, reputations are forged, particularly for those whose renown does not (yet) land them gaudy shoe deals. Yesterday we took a look at hidden x-factors in the Grizzlies/Cl…Upvote Share TweetLuke Joeckel left Texas A&M a year early to become the Jacksonville Jaguars' first pick in the NFL draft at No. 2 overall. The Aggies' other star tackle, Jake Matthews, stayed in college to play another year at Texas A&M. Jake's dad is Bruce Mat…Upvote Share Tweet
8 Things We’ve Learned So Far From The NBA PlayoffsIt’s the most wonderful time of the year, basketball fans. For the next two months or so, we’ll be treated to only the best of the best the league has to offer. With every game broadcasted on national television, there’s a lot of NBA to digest, andUpvote Share Tweet
Marc Gasol puts high-low pass through DeAndre Jordan’s legs for Zach Randolph layup (Video)Poor DeAndre Jordan. He knows that when Marc Gasol gets the ball at the top of the key, he's got so many things to worry about - a fast-fired, flat-footed midrange jumper, a surprisingly quick step toward the basket, the prospect of a cutter making hisUpvote Share Tweet
Court Grip Difference Maker of The Week: Mike Conley Puts a Killer Crossover on Matt BarnesMike Conley‘s crossover here on Matt Barnes is so fast and tight, we’re not even really sure Barnes knows what happened — he wakes up and Conley is already by him: For breaking news, rumors, exclusive content, and contests sent right to your inbox,Upvote Share Tweet
Zach Randolph and Matt Barnes celebrate of their love of flagrant fouls with hugs, headbutts (Video)Pop quiz, hotshot: If I asked you which member of the Los Angeles Clippers would be most likely to commit a flagrant foul, and which member of the Memphis Grizzlies would be most likely to sincerely appreciate it, which two names would you come up? Wait…Upvote Share TweetZach Randolph had 27 points and 11 rebounds, and the Memphis Grizzlies returned to form Thursday night by beating the Los Angeles Clippers 94-82 to pull to 2-1 in the first-round series.Upvote Share Tweet
Tennessee Titans draft Justin Hunter No. 34Apr 26The Tennessee Titans draft Tennessee wide receiver Justin Hunter with the 34th overall pick in the 2013 NFL Draft.
2013 NFL draft -- Second-day winners, losersApr 26On a day the Packers took care of business at the 2013 NFL draft, Matt Barkley's freefall reached new depths, writes John Clayton.
Toronto Raptors weighing run at Phil Jackson, sources sayApr 26Among the options being considered by the Toronto Raptors as they weigh the futures of team president Bryan Colangelo and coach Dwane Casey is making a run at Phil Jackson, according to sources with knowledge of Toronto's thinking.
Don Banks: 2013 NFL second-round mock draftApr 26NEW YORK -- With all the quarterbacks that remain there for the picking, and the unfinished Manti Te'o saga, Friday night's second round has a chance to be as interesting as Thursday night's first round was unpredictable. I can't really recall a second …
Peter King: Looking back on a strange first round, ahead to a starry secon…Apr 26ST. LOUIS -- After the strangest first round of an NFL draft that I have seen, here's a look at the bizarro-world day-one (yes: Justin Pugh and Travis Frederick; no: Geno Smith and Matt Barkley) and a look ahead to a second day that will be starrier tha…