Jermaine O'Neal has found a new home

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Jermaine O'Neal has found a new home

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PHOENIX (AP) -- The Phoenix Suns have signed 16-year NBA veteran Jermaine O'Neal. Length of the contract wasn't disclosed. The 6-foot-11 O'Neal is expected to back up center Marcin Gortat, a role previously held by Robin Lopez, who has been traded. The 33-year-old center has career averages of 13.7 points and 7.4 rebounds. O'Neal was drafted 17th overall directly out of high school. Later, with the Indiana Pacers, he played in six consecutive All-Star games. He also played for Toronto, Miami and Boston.

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Quotes to get you ready for Ravens at Jaguars

Quotes to get you ready for Ravens at Jaguars

JACKSONVILLE – As you wait for Ravens at Jaguars to kickoff (1 p.m.), here are five Ravens quotes from the week to get you ready:

QB Joe Flacco, on starting 2-0:

“All the wins count the same. It doesn’t matter when you get them. You keep stacking them. It is definitely a good feeling, but it is still early in the year. We have to go out there and prove it for 14 more weeks, and then so on.”

DT Timmy Jernigan, who had two sack, eight tackles, and five quarterback hits through the first two games:

“I feel good about where I am at. But I really feel like my coaches are doing a great job by not letting my head get blown up. Not even just them, I am not letting that happen. I’m staying humble. I know that my first two years were…I wouldn’t say that they were a struggle, but they could have been better. I am embracing it, and I am trying to make up for it.”  

Coach John Harbaugh, on wide receiver Mike Wallace having three touchdowns through two weeks:

“Mike has been everything we expected and hoped for. He’s a better player than he was yesterday and a month ago when he first got here.”

 CB Jimmy Smith, on the Jaguars being 0-2:

“It’s the NFL, you don’t take anybody lightly. Obviously, in the first 15 minutes of that last game (at Cleveland), we saw what happened. It really doesn’t matter what the record is. It’s really any given Sunday. We know the rule.”

Defensive coordinator Dean Pees, on what he saw watching the Jaguars on tape:

“These guys can take the top of the defense really fast. They have great speed. They’re good route runners. The quarterback (Blake Bortles) has a strong arm…We have our hands full. They are a really talented, talented football team who has just struggled to put it together. Let’s hope they struggle one more week.”

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Weather report: Storm clouds on the horizon in Jacksonville

Weather report: Storm clouds on the horizon in Jacksonville

The Baltimore Ravens head to Jacksonville for a game against the Jaguars on Sunday, but just how long they'll get to enjoy the Florida sunshine remains to be seen.

Location: EverBank Field, Jacksonville, Fla.

Kickoff time: 1:00 p.m.

Conditions are supposed to be good at the start of the game, according to weather.com, with a few clouds temperaturs in the high 80s. The weather may detoriorate as the game goes on, however, as the forecast calls for scattered thunderstorms. There is a 15 percent chance of rain at the start of the game, but that rises to 35 percent by 3:00 p.m.

Despite the possible storms, wind speeds are only expected to climb to about 10 mph. That could be a factor, but should be low enough for players and kickers to adjust.

RELATED: PREVIEW AND PREDICTION FOR WEEK 3: RAVENS AT JAGUARS