Thursday, July 31, 2014

Following a day off on Tuesday, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers returned to the practice field at One Buc Place Wednesday and Thursday.

During Thursday’s session, which was open to the public, the defense had its share of strong moments. Led by Lavonte David and Michael Johnson, the defense kept backup quarterback Mike Glennon off balance for much of the red zone drill.

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The Boston Red Sox were busy at the MLB Trade Deadline, reshaping their roster with a flurry of deals made with the intent of jumping back to contender status by next season. Let's re-cap a wild whirlwind of moves to see where the Sox stand once the dust cleared.

The Deals

Boston made the first big blockbuster of the day early this morning by swapping All-Stars, sending Jon Lester and Jonny Gomes to the Oakland A's for... Read at Red Sox 101

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At this point in free agency teams are looking for bargains. The New York Knicks are definitely in that boat because they only have the minimum left to offer free agents. In looking for a reserve small forward to backup Carmelo Anthony the Knicks need to look around for the best overall player they can get to take the minimum. That brings us to a 14 year veteran who is a two-way player, Stephen Jackson.

Steven Jackson, a 6'8", 220 pound small forward, was drafted 43rd... Read at Knicks 101

The time has at last come for the final installment of the player preview series for the upcoming season, concluding with none other than superstar in the making, Nathan MacKinnon. After just his first year in the NHL, it is clear that MacKinnon is on track to become one of the best players in the world, and it is exciting to anticipate him getting even better as he gains professional experience. 

MacKinnon was the first player in Colorado Avalanche history to be selected first... Read at Avalanche 101

Pocono Raceway is a very unique track for a lot of reasons most notably the fact that it only has three corners and is shaped like a triangle. But another unique aspect to Pocono Raceway is that the track does not host NASCAR Nationwide Series races which makes the track tough on NASCAR Sprint Cup Series rookies.

With rookies Kyle Larson and Austin Dillon both barely holding down the final two Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup qualifying... Read at Motorsports 101