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Shaq Mason Headshot

Shaq Mason is practicing on Thursday in first practice of training camp.

Mason was expected to open up training camp on the physically unable to perform list, but will now be ready for action come day one. The guard will continue to help stabilize the offensive line for this upcoming season.
20 minutes ago
Andrew Cashner Headshot

Orioles are trying hard to land Andrew Cashner by the trade deadline.

The Orioles still aren’t considered the favorites despite their aggressive approach. The Marlins and Rangers are also involved and have a deeper farm system that could be more attractive for the Padres. Cashner has pitched well in his last three starts as he has allowed a total of five runs and has accumulated 23 strikeouts. On the season, the right-hander has a 4.76 ERA and 1.39 WHIP. It will obviously be a boost for the Orioles rotation, but moving to the American League East would hurt Cashner’s fantasy value for the remainder of the season.
22 minutes ago
Anquan Boldin Headshot

Lions have officially signed Anquan Boldin to a one-year contract.

Boldin is a proven wide receiver and will help the Lions receiving corps after the loss of Calvin Johnson. The 35-year-old still managed to haul in 69 passes in 2015 for an atrocious 49ers offense and eclipsed 1,000 receiving yards in the previous two seasons. The Lions love to throw the football around so there is value in having Boldin on fantasy rosters even if he isn’t the number one option. Boldin should be able to help move the chains for the Lions and becomes a nice middle to late round option for fantasy owners.
26 minutes ago
Jerry Franklin Headshot

Jerry Franklin has been released by the Lions on Thursday.

Franklin has bounced around the league throughout his career and will once again try to latch on with another team to earn a spot on a roster. At the age of 28, Franklin is running out of chances to earn a spot on an NFL team.
32 minutes ago
Damian Copeland Headshot

Damian Copeland has been released by Detroit.

Copeland was trying to make the roster as wide receiver depth, but will now have to latch on to another team for that to happen. Copeland has bounced around the league in his three years and it appears the writing is on the wall for his NFL future.
34 minutes ago
Paul Pierce Headshot

Doc Rivers said in an interview on Wednesday, that if Paul Pierce does retire that he will waive him so that he can retire as a Celtic.

Pierce spent 15 of his 18 year career with the Celtics and was one of the best players in the league during that time. Pierce has evolved into a role player in recent seasons and at the age of 38, the future Hall of Famer could decide to walk away after compiling 26,316 points in his career.
56 minutes ago
Dak Prescott Headshot

Dak Prescott has been found not guilty of the DUI and speeding charges against him.

The fourth-round draft selection should now avoid any severe penalty from the NFL and can focus on earning the backup job at the quarterback position behind Tony Romo. Prescott has dynasty appeal as the Cowboys hope he is the future signal caller, but he can safely be avoided in redraft leagues.
59 minutes ago
Seung-Hwan Oh Headshot

St. Louis is looking for a closer on the trade market according to Jon Heyman.

Oh has pitched well as the Cardinals closer, but if the team can add another late-inning arm and move the right-hander back to his set-up role, the team would benefit long-term. After the Yankees traded Aroldis Chapman to the Cubs, it remains to be seen what other closers could be moved before the deadline.
1 hour ago
Kevin Williams Headshot

Vikings have signed Kevin Williams to a one-day contract so that he can retire as a member of the team.

The former first-round selection spent 11 seasons with the Vikings and has the most starts at defensive tackle with 171 in franchise history. Williams finished with 63 career sacks, 60 coming with the Vikings, good for eighth all-time on their list.
1 hour ago
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