The Big Lead PM Sports Roundup, a place where Aaron Rodgers can speak his mind free from criticism.
Browns release Haden, Steelers poised to pounce: Joe Haden has been released by the Cleveland Browns and the Pittsburgh Steelers have reportedly emerged as the favorite to sign the two-time Pro Bowler.
Stop whining about the NFL’s CBA: The NFLPA keeps complaining about and ignoring the collective bargaining agreement it agreed to. Yes, it’s a terrible deal, but the players union signed off on it.
Oxlade-Chamberlain to Liverpool: Arsenal midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is headed to Liverpool after the Reds offered the Gunners £40 million for him. He had rejected a transfer to Chelsea on Tuesday. Negotiations for the 24-year-old went down to the wire of the Summer transfer window, which will close on Thursday.
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Around the Sports Internet: Roger Federer barely escaped a five-setter against an American teenager at the U.S. Open, the Seattle Mariners traded for Mike Leake, Appreciating Klay Thompson for the star he is, Shane Doan announced his retirement after a 21-year NHL career.
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