Jaguars ‘concerned’ by Blake Bortles’ rough practice

The Blake Bortles panic meter may finally be reaching its breaking point in Jacksonville. The beleaguered signal caller, selected No. 3 overall in the 2014 NFL Draft, has battled turnover issues throughout his first three seasons in the league. While Bortles is clearly talented, coaches are growing concerned about his volatility. Bortles did nothing to
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Cardinals president Michael Bidwill sends private jet to pick up Kurt Warner’s stranded family

Kurt Warner asked for help and Michael Bidwill answered. Warner tweeted Thursday to crowd-source some assistance for 13 family members who were stranded at Chicago’s O’Hare airport while trying to make their way to Canton, Ohio, for this weekend’s Hall of Fame ceremonies. How do you insulate yourself from any sort of distraction with contract
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This is almost always the way with modern NBA superteams.

After seeing how both the Cubs and Indians relied successfully on their bullpens to make it through the postseason, other teams have begun to copy the strategy in hopes of pulling through the postseason. The Yankees pushed hard for David Robertson and the underrated Tommy Kahnle — who is quietly having a terrific season and
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Turner is smartly using Bleacher Report as both content factory and ideas incubator for the young

Failing to improve a roster better equipped to handle Golden State has left LeBron James “frustrated” and “concerned.” And that was before all of the drama surrounding Irving’s trade request. In need of a positive mark on the offseason report card, the Cavs have signed Derrick Rose to a one-year, veteran’s minimum deal, according to
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LeBron James’ latest gamble could send Cavs down dangerous path

By any measure, what LeBron James has gotten up to in Cleveland lately is, at least, strange. At most, it is a bizarre gamble that could result in a disastrous backfire. Now in a stretch of six losses in eight games, James expressed dissatisfaction with the Cavaliers as an organization this week, saying, “We’re not
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Trade market for relief pitching skyrockets as MLB front offices reach key realization

The MLB trade deadline is less than a week away, but teams have already seen one of the best available bats, J.D. Martinez, moved for scraps, while relief pitchers have fetched a kings’ ransom in prospects and value. The Pistons are moving in the wrong direction defensively, as they were the No. 2 defensive team
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Jon Gruden: ‘Iˇm preparing myself to come back’ to coaching

Jon Gruden has turned down offers to return to the coaching ranks, but that doens’t mean the Super Bowl-winning coach-turned NFL analyst is going to take the easy road and retire in the broadcast booth. The Seahawks were stuck on 10 wins the past two seasons because they were a mediocre-to-bad team in the first
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LaVar Ball addresses Lonzo’s sneaker carousel

Lakers rookie Lonzo Ball has strayed from Big Baller Brand’s ZO2 sneakers during Summer League and sported Nike and adidas. And to everyone’s enjoyment, his numbers in BBB shoes pale in comparison to when he wears something else. “That boy can play barefoot and do the same thing,” LaVar Ball Cheap Elite Nike NFL Jerseys
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Stephen Jackson says Gregg Popovich told him he had to quit smoking weed to join Spurs

Stephen Jackson and Gregg Popovich are straight shooters. Just ask Cap’n Jack, now a popular NBA analyst on ESPN, what he thinks of current Nets wingman DeMarre Carroll’s comments about the Raptors, his former employer, or bring up President Donald Trump around the Spurs coach. Knowing that, it’s no surprise Popovich’s pitch to Jackson was
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Karl Malone on NBA players resting: ‘Get your a— playing’

Add Karl Malone to the growing list of people frustrated by NBA teams sitting down their stars to give them a rest. The 14-time NBA All-Star, who played at least 81 games in 14 USA Basketball Cheap Jerseys of his 19 NBA seasons, told ESPN’s Sage Steele Saturday that today’s players need to play There
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