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Were the Los Angeles Rams smart to sign Brandin Cooks to an extension?

The Los Angeles Rams must have loved what they seen from Brandin Cooks this offseason. After acquiring Cooks in a trade with the New England Patriots this past April, the Rams signed the wide receiver to a five-year, $80 million contract extension Tuesday — without the 24-year-old having...

Tuesday, July 17, 2018 - 8:16pm

The Top 10 New York Jets players for 2018 NFL season

From now through training camp, Metro will roll out a regular series of the most influential players on the New York Jets roster.   The countdown begins at No. 10 with a familiar name at quarterback.   10. Josh McCown - Top 10 New York Jets   If push came to shove, it is highly...

Tuesday, July 17, 2018 - 6:12pm

MLB trade rumors: Phillies interested in Mike Moustakas, Eduardo Escobar

It appears as if that the Philadelphia Phillies will not be the winners of the Manny Machado sweepstakes. On Tuesday, Bob Nightengale of USA TODAY reported that the Baltimore Orioles are expected to trade the All-Star shortstop to the Los Angeles Dodgers.  However, Nightengale did mention...

Tuesday, July 17, 2018 - 6:07pm

Could Terrell Owens actually play in the CFL?

Former NFL and soon to be Hall of Fame wide receiver Terrell Owens has been in the news a lot over the last few weeks. Last month, Owens took a strong stance against the Pro Football Hall of Fame saying that he would not be attending the induction ceremony in August at Canton, Ohio. When he said...

Tuesday, July 17, 2018 - 5:54pm

Dez Bryant NFL rumors Patriots Redskins Seahawks in the mix?

Dez Bryant is the king of the cryptic social media post, even if most of what he puts out there never really comes to fruition. There was that infamous Instagram comment earlier this offseason where he said, straight-up, that he wanted to play for the San Francisco 49ers and he almost daily posts...

Tuesday, July 17, 2018 - 5:13pm

Giants What to watch: Dalvin Tomlinson - Defensive lineman

Last week, the ‘What to watch’ series took a look at cornerback Eli Apple, who will be expected to have a bounceback year for the New York Giants. This installment will examine Dalvin Tomlinson, the Giants defensive lineman who showed lots of promise a year ago.   Tomlinson, a...

Tuesday, July 17, 2018 - 4:06pm

2018 Eagles Training Camp Preview: Jay Ajayi, Darren Sproles, Corey Clement

Over the next week or so at the Metro, we will get you prepared for this year's edition of Philadelphia Eagles training camp. Unlike previous summers, the Eagles will hit the practice field at the NovaCare Complex as defending Super Bowl champions. How will they handle the pressure of being...

Tuesday, July 17, 2018 - 3:29pm

Chelsea transfer rumors: Eden Hazard to stay, Thibaut Courtois out

Amidst Antoni Conte's exit as manager and the subsequent introduction of former Napoli boss Maurizio Sarri to take his place, Chelsea Football Club are facing the very real possibility of a sizable overhaul to its roster, including the possible exits of star winger Eden Hazard and goalkeeper...

Tuesday, July 17, 2018 - 3:10pm

Fantasy football Trubisky Brandin Cooks Kelvin Benjamin advice

Welcome back fantasy football fans! With training camps getting underway, it’s time to start getting ready to chase another championship. Don’t forget to check out Rotoballer.com for all of the tools you need to get the edge on your league mates.   Bet On the Bears Signal-...

Tuesday, July 17, 2018 - 2:17pm

MLB rumors: Machado trade nears, Phillies remain a contender

Philadelphia Phillies fans will have to collectively hold their breath for the next 12-24 hours. Jim Bowden, an MLB Analyst for CBS Sports, stated that Baltimore Orioles shortstop Manny Machado has “played his last game as an Oriole” on Monday. The Phillies, who are desperately...

Tuesday, July 17, 2018 - 2:08pm

NBA Trade Rumors Kevin Love Celtics Lakers buzz starting up?

In the initial days after LeBron James signed with the Los Angeles Lakers, the Cleveland Cavaliers made it a point to make sure everyone knew Kevin Love was staying. They may already be started to budge on that point given recent comments by Cavs coach Tyronn Lue, making NBA Trade Rumors Kevin Love...

Tuesday, July 17, 2018 - 1:55pm

6 teams that could trade for Jacob deGrom

Just when talks of a possible trade involving New York Mets ace Jacob deGrom started to slow, his agent kicks things into a completely different gear.  On Monday, deGrom's agent Brodie van Wagenen released the following statement, via the Athletic's Ken Rosenthal: "We have...

Tuesday, July 17, 2018 - 1:30pm

Islanders trade rumors: Justin Faulk, Alex Petrovic options

The summer of 2018 has not been as action-packed or fruitful as many New York Islanders fans expected after Lou Lamoriello was brought on as president and acting general manager.  After losing John Tavares to the Toronto Maple Leafs on the first day of free agency, Lamoriello and the...

Tuesday, July 17, 2018 - 1:23pm

Alisson transfer: Liverpool trying to steal Real Madrid target

Real Madrid's stronghold on Roma and Brazilian goalkeeper Alisson Becker is not a strong as once believed.  A report from Sky Sports News on Tuesday revealed that Liverpool made an $81.5 million bid for Alisson who was once believed to be a favorite to head to Spanish giants Real Madrid...

Tuesday, July 17, 2018 - 12:34pm

Will Hulk Hogan be on RAW or SmackDown tonight or tomorrow?

Hulk Hogan got the news he was anxiously waiting for. Will Hulk Hogan now appear on TV? After a three-year suspension due to his racist recording, the pro-wrestling legend was reinstated into the WWE Hall of Fame on Sunday. And he couldn’t have been happier to learn the news. Just met...

Monday, July 16, 2018 - 6:03pm

Conspiracy theory Trump Putin Conor McGregor odd links

Conor McGregor has become quite the fame-whore as he is afraid to not be in the spotlight. In the past few days alone the former UFC Light Heavyweight champion announced his girlfriend Dee Devlin was pregnant with the couple’s second child, he showed up in a press box at the World Cup Final,...

Monday, July 16, 2018 - 5:48pm

Does Carson Wentz deserve a higher rating in Madden 19?

Madden 19 is set to come out in a few weeks and fans are already having discussions about the game. Over the last few weeks, EA Sports has been unveiling the ratings for rookies and the top players at each position.  Some of these player ratings are warranted, while others are puzzling,...

Monday, July 16, 2018 - 3:47pm

2018 Eagles Training Camp Preview: Carson Wentz, Nick Foles

Over the next week or so at the Metro, we will get you prepared for this year's edition of Philadelphia Eagles training camp. Unlike previous summers, the Eagles will hit the practice field at the NovaCare Complex as defending Super Bowl champions. How will they handle the pressure of being...

Monday, July 16, 2018 - 3:28pm

Paul Pogba transfer rumors: World Cup winner wants Barcelona

On the heels of winning the 2018 FIFA World Cup with France, midfielder Paul Pogba is facing the possibility of leaving Manchester United. That isn't necessarily a bad thing, if you ask him.  According to the Guardian, Pogba's agent Mino Raiola has told Barcelona that the midfielder...

Monday, July 16, 2018 - 2:25pm

Glen Macnow: Where Chase Utley ranks among best 2008 Phillies

Chase Utley’s retirement announcement last week sparked terrific debate over whether he is a future Hall of Famer. Certainly, his prime seasons look like credentials for Cooperstown. Utley batted .301/.388/.535 in his five-year peak from 2005 to 2009. According to stats whiz @...

Monday, July 16, 2018 - 2:13pm