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Tennessee gives Jones two-year extension

Posted On December 08, 2014

Knoxville, TN (SportsNetwork.com) - Tennessee is headed to its first bowl game in four seasons and has thus rewarded coach Butch Jones with a two-year contract extension. The deal will now run through the 2020 season and also increases the coach's compensation to $3.6 million per year.Tennessee finished 6-6 in 2014 after three straight seasons…

Cavaliers And Nets Players Wearing “I Can’t Breath T-Shirts”

Posted On December 08, 2014

(Brooklyn, NY) -- NBA players continue to take a stand against police violence. Before the Cavaliers and Nets game at the Barclays Center Monday night, numerous players wore shirts reading "I Can't Breath" in protest of the death of Eric Garner. The Staten Island man died after a cop put him in a chokehold and…

Mariota Highlights Heisman Trophy Finalists

Posted On December 08, 2014

(New York, NY) -- Three finalists are in the running for the 2014 Heisman Trophy. The list is highlighted by Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota, while Wisconsin running back Melvin Gordon and Alabama wide receiver Amari Cooper will also make the trip to New York. Mariota led the 12-and-1 Ducks to a Pac-12 Championship by throwing…

Chiefs’ Berry Diagnosed With Hodgkin Lymphoma

Posted On December 08, 2014

(Kansas City, MO) -- Kansas City Chiefs safety Eric Berry is dealing with Hodgkin lymphoma. The Emory Winship Cancer Institute in Atlanta, where Berry is being treated, released a statement today saying the diagnosis is very treatable and potentially curable with standard chemotherapy. Berry also issued a statement expressing thanks for the amount of support…

NFL Game Capsules – Week 14

Posted On December 08, 2014

Green Bay, WI (SportsNetwork.com) - Aaron Rodgers fired three touchdown passes and Green Bay survived a shootout with Atlanta, as the Packers took a 43-37 victory on Monday. Rodgers went 24-for-36 for 327 yards, with Jordy Nelson catching eight passes for 146 yards and two scores for the Packers (10-3), who have ripped off five…