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Center Marc Gasol Says The Grizzlies Will Play Faster Next Seas…

Center Marc Gasol Says The Grizzlies Will Play Faster Next Season

dimemag.com Updated Sep 12, 2013
The Memphis Grizzlies held opponents to a league-low 89.3 points per game last season, and 15 years ago you might have thought they were the top defensive team in the league; except, their PPP (points per possession) has them ranked behind the stultifyi…
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  • Haley says “Chiefs suck” was written in jest

    Haley says “Chiefs suck” was written in jest

    profootballtalk.com Sep 12, 2013
    Steelers offensive coordinator Todd Haley admits that he wrote “Chiefs suck!” on a napkin at a hotel bar in Pittsburgh the night before a season-opening loss to the Titans. But he told reporters on Thursday that it was done in jest. “It was no disrespec…
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  • Why Bud Adams isn't a Hall of Famer

    Why Bud Adams isn't a Hall of Famer

    ESPN.com Sep 12, 2013
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Tennessee Titans owner Bud Adams is a Hall of Fame candidate who has a case and some support. But the crowd in front of the 90-year old Adams and voters’ understandable propensity to elect players ahead of contributors is likely to k…
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  • Ed Reed a game-time decision again

    Ed Reed a game-time decision again

    profootballtalk.com Sep 12, 2013
    The Texans didn’t officially rule out safety Ed Reed from Monday night’s opener against the Chargers until they handed in their list of inactive players shortly before the game. If Reed misses this Sunday’s game against the Titans, that’s when we’ll fin…
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  • Titans have to defend TEs far better

    Titans have to defend TEs far better

    ESPN.com Sep 12, 2013
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- One weak area of the Tennessee Titans' defense the past couple seasons wasn’t tested in the season opener against the Pittsburgh Steelers. With Heath Miller out injured, the Steelers were unthreatening at tight end. In Week 2, Owen D…
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  • Jarvis Jones aiming for start on Monday night

    Jarvis Jones aiming for start on Monday night

    profootballtalk.com Sep 12, 2013
    The Steelers haven’t started a rookie on defense in their season opener in more than a decade, so it wasn’t much surprise that Jarvis Jones played behind Jason Worilds at outside linebacker against the Titans. One week may be all that Jones has to wait …
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  • Video - Preview: Tennessee Titans vs. Houston Texans 02:30

    Preview: Tennessee Titans vs. Houston Texans

    Sep 12
    NFL Films previews the Week 2 matchup between the Tennessee Titans and the Houston Texans.
  • Video - Countdown Daily Prediction: TEN-HOU 01:13

    Countdown Daily Prediction: TEN-HOU

    Sep 12
    The NFL Live crew make their picks for Tennessee at Houston.
  • Video - Inside Edge: Titans at Texans 00:49

    Inside Edge: Titans at Texans

    Sep 12
    ESPN NFL Insider Mike Sando delivers some stats to help you make your pick for Tennessee at Houston.

Sports Columnists

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    Sep 13
    J.A. Adande and Israel Gutierrez examine whether anyone can supplant LeBron James as the NBA's main storyline.
  • Biggest NFL games of Week 2 -- John Clayton's First and 10

    Sep 12
    John Clayton's First and 10: With a week to prepare, will defenses be able to rein in the scoring a bit in Week 2?
  • Don Banks: NFL Week 2 picks

    Sep 12
    The powerhouse NFC West gets the spotlight treatment in Week 2, with defending division champion San Francisco traveling to Seattle Sunday night to take on a Seahawks team that embarrassed the 49ers 42-13 in Week 16 of last season. No blowouts either wa…
  • The Sports Guy's Thursday NFL Pick

    Sep 12
    PATRIOTS (-11.5) over Jets The case for the Jets: Last week New England barely beat Buffalo, a team that's currently GETTING three points at home in ...