Even though a West Coast team drafted Kevin Martin, the Zanesville native will make stops near the Y-City during his rookie campaign.
The NBA released its league-wide schedule Monday. Martin's Sacramento Kings play at Indiana (Indianapolis, 3.5-4 hours away) on December 11, at Detroit (4.5-5 hours) on March 30 and at Cleveland (2-2.5 hours) on April 1.
Martin's Kings will also appear on national television (ABC, ESPN, TNT) 21 times this year.
Kellen Winslow II's agents rejected the latest Cleveland contract proposal on Friday.
The Browns actually publicized their offer two hours before training camp began. They said the deal could make Winslow the highest-paid tight end in league history, and that it matched the contract given to former college teammate Sean Taylor, picked one slot earlier by Washington. Teams don't usually publicize the specifics of their contracts, even after a player...
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Bill Cowher may have had a losing season last year for Pittsburgh, but the Steelers organization seemed to realize that patience is key to their success.
The team signs their head coach to a 2-year contract extension through 2007. Cowher's only had 3 losing years in his 12 head coaching seasons, all with Pittsburgh. Cowher's brought the Steelers to 1 Super Bowl and he's won 7 division titles. He is the longest-tenured active head coach in the NFL.