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Michael C. Jones is a Southern California-based sports journalist, editor, and blogger covering professional and collegiate sports across the country. You can read his work at Yahoo! Sports and Examiner.com.

He is the Editor of Sports Out West, a West Coast-centric sports hub.

Follow Michael on Twitter @MikeJonesTweets for Tweets about a lot of things in addition to sports, but mostly sports.

A Fan Of...

  • MLB Los Angeles Angels
  • NBA Los Angeles Lakers
  • NFL San Francisco 49ers
  • NCAAF UCLA Bruins
  • NCAAB UC Santa Barbara Gauchos
  • NHL Anaheim Ducks
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NFL explores L.A.'s potential

There's plenty to talk about as it relates to the New York Jets. Down South, Brady Quinn is thankful he had a shot to make the Dolphins' roster.

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Saints, Colts set to do battle in Indy

Both teams still have some questions to answer, but for at least one, a major player is coming back into the mix.

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Bucs, Bills to square off in Orchard Park

Two bottom-feeders from a season ago look to right the ship in 2014. Week 3 of the preseason ought to be a good indicator of each team's chances.

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JJ Watt wants an extension

Also in Houston, the Texans may have some early bulletin board material that could fuel their 2014 season approach.

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Manning, Kaepernick battle at 49ers' new stadium

The teams will christen Levi's Stadium in the first NFL game at the Niners' new home.

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Sam Bradford returns to face Packers

The Rams' signal caller will return to action for the first time since suffering a season-ending ACL tear last October.

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Hawks back Lynch, McNabb bashes Jets

The Seahawks were quick to back up their star running back, while Donovan McNabb had harsh words for the Jets quarterback plans.

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Johnny Football's debut comes Saturday vs. Lions

Sure, it's only the preseason, but the sports world will be buzzing with every snap the Heisman Trophy winner takes in his first meaningless professional football game.

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Saints, Rams set to clash in St. Louis on Friday

Gregg Williams will return to St. Louis, and his influence over a young, talented group will be on display Friday against a dynamic offense.

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Jones fully healthy, Bennett slams teammate

NFL training camp is almost never dull, and at least one incident in Chicago is proof of that. Elsewhere, the Packers' offense took a significant hit before the first preseason game.

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The difficult decisions facing John Dorsey

From watching key veterans walk to dealing with unhappy players wanting extensions, John Dorsey has his work cut out for him this time of year.

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Gordon's job is safe, Sam laughs off Dungy

The Browns appear prepared to ride their star wideout until the wheels fall off, while the NFL's first openly-gay player continues to handle everything with class.

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Graham gets payday, Jim Kelly inspires

Though it's no man's land for NFL news as training camp nears, there's still plenty of fuel for discussion.

NFL
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Greg Hardy convicted of domestic violence

The Panthers defensive end will appeal the verdict.

NBA
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Patty Mills suffers shoulder injury, out 7 months

The news is devastating for Australia and for the player, who was seeking a big payday following a breakout campaign.

NBA
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Gasol speaks with Pat Riley, per report

The free-agent big man could provide a major boost to the interior for the defending Eastern Conference champs, but would such a move make sense?

NBA
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Livingston agrees to $16 million deal with Warriors

The former Brooklyn Nets guard is close to terms with the Warriors.

NFL
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Quotables: Michael Sam is not a distraction

Elsewhere across the league, at least one Super Bowl contender feels good about its chances of entering 2014 at full strength.

Wimbledon, Day 3

Top-seeded Novak Djokovic will headline Day 3, while defending champion Andy Murray will also take the court in the afternoon.

NFL
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Key holdouts mar minicamps, 49ers Wright retires

With minicamp only a day old, there's plenty of trouble in San Francisco. Plus, Rex Ryan already has his hands full in The Big Apple.

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Larry Fitzgerald, Jermaine Gresham miss minicamp

Both offensive stalwarts have nagging injuries, though each seems to be minor, as minicamps are underway on Tuesday.

NFL
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Texans lineman vows to fight, Irsay not sorry yet

And Zac Stacy doesn't particularly care for numbers.

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Sean Weatherspoon out for year with torn Achilles

The Falcons' defense takes a big hit with the loss of their leader in the middle.

NFL
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Jordy Nelson, Randall Cobb fighting to impress

Jordy Nelson and Randall Cobb have been the Packers' best receiving threats in recent seasons. With a wave of fresh talent hitting the depth chart, can they do enough to prove they should stay in...

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Manziel struggles at OTAs, but did he rebound?

The Browns' high-profile rookie was bound to have some challenges before his first training camp. How he responded may begin to define his NFL career.

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Quotable: Doug Marrone backs Dareus

Elsewhere, Bruce Arians says it's Kevin Minter's time to shine, while Mike Pettine says some players just never get the message.

NFL
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Garrett talks Lee, Falcons waiting to extend White

All eyes around the NFL are on Dallas as the Cowboys are fearing the worst regarding Sean Lee's left knee. Elsewhere in the Lone Star State, the Texans have four potential starting quarterbacks at...

Sterlings reportedly desperate to sell Clippers

As the June 3 hearing to decide their fate nears, the Sterling family is reportedly pulling out all the stops to get rid of the team first.

NBA
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Sterling responds to NBA with accusatory claims

The Clips owner vowed to fight every step of the way, and so far that's exactly what he's doing.

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Expanded playoffs coming in 2015?

Roger Goodell predicts an expanded playoffs for 2015. The Bills president is committed to keeping the team in Western New York, and the rest of what the NFL world is talking about on Wednesday...

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