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Posts Tagged ‘Danny Woodhead’

Boston Victory Means Bill Simmons Is Tweeting Again

The Boston Red Sox defeated the New York Yankees 9-6 Friday afternoon for their first win of the season, which means Bill Simmons is back on Twitter.

Nice curveball by Simmons with an American Idol tweet instead of talking about the Red Sox.

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Madden NFL 12 To Emphasize Concussions

The days of returning from a concussion in Madden after only two quarters are over.

Madden NFL 12 will emphasize the seriousness of concussions.

“Concussions are such a big thing, it has to be a big thing in the video game,” John Madden told The New York Times in a telephone interview. “It starts with young kids — they start in video games. I think the osmosis is if you get a concussion, that’s a serious thing and you shouldn’t play. Or leading with the head that you want to eliminate. We want that message to be strong.” Read more

Tampa Bay Are Early Favorites For Hard Knocks

Assuming there’s a NFL season, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are the leading candidate to be featured on HBO’s Hard Knocks this summer, according to Pat Yasinskas of ESPN.com.

According to a league source, the New Orleans Saints, Oakland Raiders and four other teams also are in the running. An official decision is not expected until later in the spring.

Sorry Raheem Morris and Josh Freeman, but crazy equals ratings, and you have a whole bunch of crazy in Oakland with Al Davis. Plus, the Raiders are legitimately on the rise following their 8-8 season. Read more

Windsurfing Is an Olympic Sport?

Can we please just stop with the extremecizing of everything in the sports world?

Sporting News, AOL Enter New Content Agreement

Starting on Mar. 1, the Sporting News and AOL will enter a new content agreement, “delivering a “best-of-breed” sports destination with compelling multi-media content and unsurpassed user experience, and the premier sports advertising environment on the web.”

The editorial control on the Sporting News remains the same but it will add national columnists from AOL’s FanHouse and add North American Soccer coverage to its core day-to-day offerings.

For AOL users, there will be a link from the AOL homepage to the relaunched Sporting News website where you will be able to keep up with your favorite FanHouse writers and columnists. The new URL after the site relaunches will be www.aol.sportingnews.com.

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