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Washington Commanders, Terry McLaurin agree to three-year extension with $28M signing bonus

Washington Commanders, Terry McLaurin agree to three-year extension with M signing bonus

Washington Commanders wide receiver Terry McLaurin is signing a three-year extension worth up to $71 million in new money that places him among the NFL’s five highest-paid WRs, sources told ESPN. Agents Buddy Baker and Tony Bonagura of Exclusive Sports Group finalized the deal Tuesday with Washington senior vice president of football operations Rob Rogers. …

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Russell Westbrook has a message for the haters

Russell Westbrook has a message for the haters

Photo: AP/Marcio Jose Sanchez Star guard Russell Westbrook stays with the Los Angeles Lakers and sends a message to all the haters who don’t like it by posting a video of him absolutely rockin’ out to Beyonce’s “Break My Soul.” Source link Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus.

Deshaun Watson’s NFL hearing to continue through at least Wednesday, source says

Deshaun Watson’s NFL hearing to continue through at least Wednesday, source says

Deshaun Watson‘s hearing before the NFL and NFL Players Association’s jointly appointed disciplinary officer, Sue L. Robinson, will resume Wednesday, ESPN’s Dan Graziano reported. The sides met for the first time Tuesday. A source told Graziano that the hearing may continue even past Wednesday. Watson has been accused by 25 women of actions ranging from …

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Marcelo Arevalo Doubles Spotlight: ‘If You Work Hard, Dreams Can Come True’ | ATP Tour

Ugo Humbert Upsets Third Seed Casper Ruud At Wimbledon | ATP Tour

At Roland Garros in early June, Marcelo Arevalo made history. In lifting the trophy on the Parisian clay alongside Jean-Julien Rojer, the Salvadoran became the first Grand Slam men’s doubles champion from Central America, an unprecedented moment in the story of tennis in the region. Arevalo has a plan in place to ensure it is …

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Lawyer for Washington Commanders owner Dan Snyder declined to accept House committee’s subpoena, sources say

Lawyer for Washington Commanders owner Dan Snyder declined to accept House committee’s subpoena, sources say

Washington Commanders owner Dan Snyder has not yet accepted a subpoena issued by the U.S. House Oversight Committee investigating allegations he fostered a toxic work culture in his organization, a spokesperson for the committee said in a statement on Monday. The committee attempted to send the subpoena to Snyder’s attorney via email on Friday, but …

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Report: Mavs ‘among serious suitors’ in luring Gary Payton II away of Warriors 

Report: Mavs ‘among serious suitors’ in luring Gary Payton II away of Warriors 

Photo: Carlos Avila Gonzales/San Francisco Chronicle The Golden State Warriors may seem to be in the position to re-sign Gary Payton II, but there’s a Western Conference rival that is lurking around.  Anthony Slater of The Athletic has written that while the Warriors are being considered as the favorites to land Payton II again, the …

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Lawsuit filed against Houston Texans alleges team ‘enabled’ Deshaun Watson’s behavior

Lawsuit filed against Houston Texans alleges team ‘enabled’ Deshaun Watson’s behavior

12:18 PM ET Jake Trotter Close ESPN Staff Writer Covers the Big 12 Joined ESPN.com in 2011 Graduate of Washington & Lee University John Barr Close ESPN.com Joined ESPN in June 2003 Winner: 2013 Peabody Award; 2011 Edward R. Murrow Award/Video Investigative Reporting Covers breaking news, investigative pieces and human interest features The Houston Texans …

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Chicago Bears LB Matt Adams charged with misdemeanor firearm possession

Chicago Bears LB Matt Adams charged with misdemeanor firearm possession

CHICAGO — Bears linebacker Matt Adams was arrested Thursday night and charged with misdemeanor firearm possession and cited for having a high-capacity magazine and metal-piercing bullets, according to Chicago police. Adams was arrested at approximately 6:46 p.m. in the 200 block of North Garland Court in Chicago. According to a summary of charges, police searched …

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Roger Goodell says he has no authority to remove Daniel Snyder as owner of Washington Commanders

Roger Goodell says he has no authority to remove Daniel Snyder as owner of Washington Commanders

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell says he has no authority to remove Daniel Snyder as owner of the Washington Commanders amid ongoing scrutiny into the organization’s workplace culture and accusations from women employees of pervasive sexual harassment by team executives. Goodell testified Wednesday before members of Congress at a hearing by the House Committee on Oversight …

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Novak Djokovic Wimbledon Defence Begins, Carlos Alcaraz & Andy Murray Day 1 Preview | ATP Tour

Novak Djokovic Wimbledon Defence Begins, Carlos Alcaraz & Andy Murray Day 1 Preview | ATP Tour

Defending champion Novak Djokovic, #NextGenATP Spaniard Carlos Alcaraz and home favourite Andy Murray kick off their campaigns at Wimbledon on Monday. The first-round action at the grass-court Grand Slam will also see Hubert Hurkacz, Jannik Sinner, Stan Wawrinka, Reilly Opelka and Cameron Norrie in action at the All England Lawn Tennis Club. ATPTour.com looks at …

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Cleveland Browns QB Deshaun Watson’s NFL disciplinary hearing scheduled for Tuesday

Cleveland Browns QB Deshaun Watson’s NFL disciplinary hearing scheduled for Tuesday

Deshaun Watson‘s hearing before the NFL and the NFL Players Association’s jointly appointed disciplinary officer, Sue L. Robinson, is scheduled to begin Tuesday, league sources told ESPN on Saturday. Robinson will listen as the NFL expects to push for a “lengthy” suspension for Watson while the NFLPA defends the Cleveland Browns quarterback, who has been …

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Serena Williams, Iga Swiatek & Emma Raducanu Draw Inspiration From Rafael Nadal At Wimbledon | ATP Tour

Ugo Humbert Upsets Third Seed Casper Ruud At Wimbledon | ATP Tour

Never before has Rafael Nadal entered Wimbledon after winning the year’s first two Grand Slam events. But with the 2022 Australian Open and Roland Garros titles in tow, a trophy in his 15th Wimbledon would put him on the brink of the Grand Slam — winning all four majors in the same year. That feat …

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LeBron James nails down shots in a gym as he goes into his 20th year in NBA

LeBron James nails down shots in a gym as he goes into his 20th year in NBA

Photo: Los Angeles Lakers/Twitter The longevity that LeBron James has been showing is exceptional. A new video shows the four-time NBA champion knocking down shot after shot in a gym. The coming season will be his 20th year in the league. Despite being an accomplished superstar, James is constantly looking to improve his game and …

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Miami Dolphins WR Tyreek Hill says he got death threats for comments on Kansas City Chiefs’ Patrick Mahomes

Miami Dolphins WR Tyreek Hill says he got death threats for comments on Kansas City Chiefs’ Patrick Mahomes

Miami Dolphins wide receiver Tyreek Hill said on the newest episode of his podcast that he received death threats on social media after he said he thought Tua Tagovailoa was a more accurate passer than Patrick Mahomes. “On every social media account I own, I got death threats on,” Hill said on the second episode …

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Redrafting the 2017 NBA Draft

Redrafting the 2017 NBA Draft

The 2017 NBA Draft will go down as one of the more infamous drafts in the past decade as it featured a monumental bust at the top of the draft in Markelle Fultz – a seemingly “can’t-miss” point guard prospect out of Washington who got injured and subsequently lost the ability to shoot the basketball …

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Defending Champs Mektic/Pavic, Top Seeds Ram/Salisbury Lead Wimbledon Doubles Draw | ATP Tour

Ugo Humbert Upsets Third Seed Casper Ruud At Wimbledon | ATP Tour

Nikola Mektic and Mate Pavic defeated Rajeev Ram and Joe Salisbury in the 2021 Wimbledon semi-finals en route to winning their maiden Grand Slam title as last year’s top seeds. Those two teams can only meet in the final this year in London, with Mektic/Pavic set to defend their title as the second seeds and …

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Jannik Sinner vs. Stan Wawrinka Cracker Headlines Matches To Watch At Wimbledon | ATP Tour

Ugo Humbert Upsets Third Seed Casper Ruud At Wimbledon | ATP Tour

The Wimbledon men’s singles draw has conjured up a series of potential blockbuster quarter-final clashes, with six-time champion Novak Djokovic projected to meet Carlos Alcaraz and two-time victor Rafael Nadal seeded to face Felix Auger-Aliassime. However, there are also plenty of popcorn matches in the early rounds as heavyweights are set to meet rising stars …

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Lakers yet to decide on team options for Austin Reaves, Stanley Johnson and Wenyen Gabriel

Lakers yet to decide on team options for Austin Reaves, Stanley Johnson and Wenyen Gabriel

Photo: Spectrum SportsNet/Twitter The Lakers have team options for three players, namely Austin Reaves, Stanley Johnson and Wenyen Gabriel, but the team is yet to decide on whether to exercise them, according general manager Rob Pelinka. “What I’ll say is that all three of those guys have been in the building working really really hard …

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Rafael Nadal Hits Centre Court At Wimbledon Before Continuing Grand Slam Pursuit | ATP Tour

Ugo Humbert Upsets Third Seed Casper Ruud At Wimbledon | ATP Tour

Rafael Nadal arrives at Wimbledon in a position he has never been in. Before this year, the Spaniard had never triumphed at the Australian Open and Roland Garros in the same season. Now he is halfway to becoming the first men’s singles player to win the Grand Slam since Rod Laver in 1969. One year ago, …

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Rob Gronkowski’s greatest catches, including Tom Brady’s favorite – New England Patriots Blog

Rob Gronkowski’s greatest catches, including Tom Brady’s favorite – New England Patriots Blog

When tight end Rob Gronkowski was preparing to play his final game with the New England Patriots — a 13-3 victory over the Los Angeles Rams in Super Bowl LIII — he was asked about the favorite catches of his career. He paused briefly before sharing insight on what he valued most in a reception. …

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Maxime Cressy Sinks Cameron Norrie To Reach Eastbourne SFs | ATP Tour

Ugo Humbert Upsets Third Seed Casper Ruud At Wimbledon | ATP Tour

Maxime Cressy reached his second tour-level semi-final of the season Thursday, upsetting top seed Cameron Norrie 7-5, 7-5 at the Rothesay International in Eastbourne. The American overcame Reilly Opelka and Daniel Evans in his first two matches and produced another strong display on the grass at the ATP 250 event. The 25-year-old fired 10 aces …

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Clippers favored to land Nic Batum again; Lakers, Celtics, Suns considered potential suitors

Clippers favored to land Nic Batum again; Lakers, Celtics, Suns considered potential suitors

Dec 20, 2021; Los Angeles, California, USA; Los Angeles Clippers forward Nicolas Batum (33) shoots during the first half at Staples Center. Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports The Los Angeles Clippers are considered as front runners to regain Nicolas Batum. Yahoo! Sports’ Mark Haynes has provided that while the Los Angeles Lakers, Chicago …

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Attorney Tony Buzbee says 20 of 24 lawsuits filed against Cleveland Browns QB Deshaun Watson settled

Attorney Tony Buzbee says 20 of 24 lawsuits filed against Cleveland Browns QB Deshaun Watson settled

Cleveland Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson has settled all but four of the lawsuits filed against him, attorney Tony Buzbee said in a statement Tuesday. Since March 16, 2021, 25 lawsuits have been filed against Watson, alleging sexual assault and other inappropriate behavior during massage sessions. Of those 25, one was dropped by the plaintiff when …

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Jamie Murray & Bruno Soares To Meet Top Seeds Nikola Mektic & Mate Pavic In Eastbourne SFs | ATP Tour

Ugo Humbert Upsets Third Seed Casper Ruud At Wimbledon | ATP Tour

© Charlie Crowhurst/Getty Images for LTA Jamie Murray and Bruno Soares set up a meeting with top seeds Nikola Mektic and Mate Pavic. Ebden/Oswald save four match points in Mallorca Match Tie-break To get to the title match at the Rothesay International in Eastbourne, Jamie Murray and Bruno Soares will have to …

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Los Angeles Rams CB Jalen Ramsey undergoes ‘precautionary’ shoulder surgery, source says

Los Angeles Rams CB Jalen Ramsey undergoes ‘precautionary’ shoulder surgery, source says

LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles Rams cornerback Jalen Ramsey underwent a “precautionary and minor” shoulder surgery on Tuesday, a source told ESPN. Ramsey tweeted a photo of himself with what appears to be a sling on his left shoulder Tuesday night. ALL IS WELL! God is GREAT! Selfies are my hijas favorite 🤎#nationalselfieday pic.twitter.com/tCSI6hwDRw — …

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Seattle Seahawks to give two-year, $12 million extension to defensive tackle Bryan Mone, source

Seattle Seahawks to give two-year,  million extension to defensive tackle Bryan Mone, source

Jun 20, 2022 Brady HendersonESPN The Seattle Seahawks are giving defensive tackle Bryan Mone a two-year, $12 million extension, a source confirms to ESPN. Mone, 26, is now under contract through 2024 and can make up to $13.8 million with incentives over the next three seasons, according to the source. The extension, first reported by …

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NFL 53-man roster projections – Predicting regular-season moves for all 32 teams

Surprise offseason standouts for all 32 NFL teams

7:00 AM ET NFL NationESPN The 2022 NFL season kicks off Thursday, Sept. 8, when the defending Super Bowl champion Los Angeles Rams host the Buffalo Bills (8:20 p.m., NBC). Teams finished mandatory minicamps last week and will open training camps at the end of July. Like last season, there will be three preseason games …

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The fastest players in MLB

The fastest players in MLB

Speed and stolen bases aren’t as prevalent in MLB as they were years ago, but the fastest players in the game still give their team a significant advantage in baserunning and in the field. These are the fastest players in 2022, according to Statcast sprint speed.   William Purnell / USA Today Sports Images Witt …

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Wolves president Tim Connelly holds high hopes on Anthony Edwards: He can be the best player in the world’

Wolves president Tim Connelly holds high hopes on Anthony Edwards: He can be the best player in the world’

Photo: Phelan M. Ebenhack/Associated Press New Minnesota Timberwolves president  Tim Connelly has offered some high praise for Anthony Edwards.  He believes that the sky’s the only limit for the 20-year-old talent to reach his fullest potential.  “The guy can be as good as anybody in the world,” Connelly said of Edwards, per Chris Hine of …

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2022 NFL rookie updates – Offseason notes, impressions on all 32 first-round draft picks

2022 NFL rookie updates – Offseason notes, impressions on all 32 first-round draft picks

With veteran participation often kept to a minimum during offseason practices in the NFL, it’s only natural for attention to turn to the new faces and the rookies in particular. Eight teams didn’t have a first-round pick in the 2022 NFL draft. For the 24 that did (obviously some with multiple picks), it was a …

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Jack Sock Leads Americans Through First Round Of Wimbledon Qualifying | ATP Tour

Ugo Humbert Upsets Third Seed Casper Ruud At Wimbledon | ATP Tour

Jack Sock led a group of seven Americans through to the second round of Wimbledon qualifying on Monday at Roehampton. Sock, who lost a heartbreaker in the ATP Challenger Tour final on Sunday in Ilkley against Zizou Bergs, bounced back for a 6-4, 6-2 victory against Argentine Andrea Collarini. This is the first time Sock …

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How much progress have Jets’ top rookies Ahmad ‘Sauce’ Gardner, Garrett Wilson & Co. made? – New York Jets Blog

How much progress have Jets’ top rookies Ahmad ‘Sauce’ Gardner, Garrett Wilson & Co. made? – New York Jets Blog

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. — The play happened in the New York Jets‘ next-to-last practice. In a 7-on-7 period, rookie wide receiver Garrett Wilson ran an intermediate crossing route and made a twisting catch on a pass from quarterback Zach Wilson that was behind him. It wasn’t a textbook route by Wilson, slightly out of position, …

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New York Jets’ Zach Wilson ‘doesn’t need to be Tom Brady,’ but must show progress – New York Jets Blog

New York Jets’ Zach Wilson ‘doesn’t need to be Tom Brady,’ but must show progress – New York Jets Blog

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. — A look at what’s happening around the New York Jets: 1. QB evaluation: Robert Saleh is a media-savvy coach who knows how to control the message, and that’s exactly what he tried to do with this comment about quarterback Zach Wilson: “He doesn’t need to be Tom Brady this year.” It …

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Grayson Allen underwent minimal procedure to address left ring finger issues; To be available in the Bucks training camp

Grayson Allen underwent minimal procedure to address left ring finger issues; To be available in the Bucks training camp

Oct 23, 2021; San Antonio, Texas, USA; Milwaukee Bucks guard Grayson Allen (7) warms up before the game against the San Antonio Spurs at the AT&T Center. Mandatory Credit: Daniel Dunn-USA TODAY Sports Milwaukee Bucks guard Grayson Allen underwent a successful minimal procedure in his left ring finger issues, team general manager Jon Horst revealed …

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Philadelphia Eagles agree to terms with safety Jaquiski Tartt on 1-year deal

Philadelphia Eagles agree to terms with safety Jaquiski Tartt on 1-year deal

PHILADELPHIA — The Philadelphia Eagles agreed to terms with safety Jaquiski Tartt on a one-year deal, the team announced Friday. Tartt, 30, played his first seven seasons with the San Francisco 49ers, posting four interceptions and 18 pass breakups over 80 games. A second-round pick in 2015, Tartt started 64 games for the 49ers, including …

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Cameron Norrie Leads Eastbourne Field, Daniil Medvedev & Stefanos Tsitsipas In Mallorca: Scouting Report | ATP Tour

Ugo Humbert Upsets Third Seed Casper Ruud At Wimbledon | ATP Tour

This week on the ATP Tour, the world’s best aim to bring their top grass-court level to a pair of ATP 250 events in Eastbourne and Mallorca. Home favourite Cameron Norrie headlines the draw at the Rothesay International in Eastbourne, where Jannik Sinner, defending champion Alex de Minaur and 2019 titlist Taylor Fritz are also …

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Andrew Wiggins express intentions to remain in Bay Area: ‘I would love to stay here’ 

Andrew Wiggins express intentions to remain in Bay Area: ‘I would love to stay here’ 

Photo: Steven Senne/Associated Press Fresh from his first championship run, Andrew Wiggins made it clear that he intends to remain a Warrior for years to come “I would love to stay here,” Wiggins said. “This is top-notch. The way they treat their players, the way they treat your family.” Wiggins arrived in Golden State last …

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NFL fines Ron Rivera $100K, docks Washington Commanders two 2023 OTA practices

NFL fines Ron Rivera 0K, docks Washington Commanders two 2023 OTA practices

ASHBURN, Va. — The NFL fined Washington Commanders coach Ron Rivera $100,000 and stripped the team of two OTA practices in 2023 for conducting excessive contact in spring drills, according to ESPN’s Dan Graziano. The NFL Players Association reviewed practice video on June 1 and 8 — per a request to the Commanders — and …

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Enes Kanter Freedom: “Adam Silver is the biggest hypocrite of them all”

Enes Kanter Freedom: “Adam Silver is the biggest hypocrite of them all”

Photo: usatoday.com Prominent China’s slave labor critic Enes Kanter Freedom opened up to OutKick about various topics, including the price he paid for exposing the hypocrisy of the NBA. Bobby Burack: If you had known that speaking out would have cost you your NBA career, would you have still done it? Enes Kanter Freedom: I …

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Should Jacksonville Jaguars use dual threat Travis Etienne Jr. like Deebo Samuel or Alvin Kamara? – Jacksonville Jaguars Blog

Should Jacksonville Jaguars use dual threat Travis Etienne Jr. like Deebo Samuel or Alvin Kamara? – Jacksonville Jaguars Blog

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Being considered the next Deebo Samuel is the hot thing in the NFL right now. When a player has the skill set to be a playmaker as a running back and a receiver, the default assumption seems to be that teams should use that dual threat just like the San Francisco 49ers …

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Baltimore Ravens QB Lamar Jackson not saying how he’ll handle training camp, season without new contract

Baltimore Ravens QB Lamar Jackson not saying how he’ll handle training camp, season without new contract

OWINGS MILLS, Md. — In his first media session in five months, Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson offered little clarity about his contract situation or how he would handle the lack of a new deal before training camp or the start of the season. Jackson deflected questions about his contract situation Thursday, saying a variation …

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Marcel Granollers/Horacio Zeballos Battle To Halle Final | ATP Tour

Ugo Humbert Upsets Third Seed Casper Ruud At Wimbledon | ATP Tour

© TERRA WORTMANN OPEN/Mathias Schulz Marcel Granollers and Horacio Zeballos are chasing a maiden grass-court title together in Halle. Mektic/Pavic advance to championship match at The Queen’s Club Marcel Granollers and Horacio Zeballos opened their Terra Wortmann Open campaign with a pair of comfortable straight-sets victories earlier this week in Halle, but …

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2022 NBA Academy Games for Top Male and Female Prospects from Outside the U.S. to be Held Next Month in Atlanta

2022 NBA Academy Games for Top Male and Female Prospects from Outside the U.S. to be Held Next Month in Atlanta

NEW YORK, United States of America, June 17, 2022/ — Series of Exhibition Games Featuring Top Male Prospects from the League’s Four Academies in Australia, India, Mexico and Senegal Will be Held at Holy Innocents Episcopal School from July 6-10; Inaugural Women’s NBA (www.NBA.com) Academy Games Will Feature Top High School-Age Prospects from Outside the U.S. …

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Pingpong? Pickleball? Coach Matt Rhule leans into team building with Carolina Panthers – Carolina Panthers Blog

New York Jets’ Zach Wilson ‘doesn’t need to be Tom Brady,’ but must show progress – New York Jets Blog

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Maybe the most intense moment of the Carolina Panthers’ offseason program that concluded Thursday happened last week when coach Matt Rhule went on the defensive. As a soccer goalie. During what amounted to Carolina’s version of a bar Olympics — minus the drinking games — the third-year NFL coach knocked down a …

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NFL mandatory minicamps 2022 – Bears pay tribute to fallen legend; Saints break out new helmets

Surprise offseason standouts for all 32 NFL teams

2:41 PM ET NFL NationESPN While many NFL teams decided to finish minicamp business on Wednesday, several teams practiced through Thursday, using the final day of mandatory activities to have some fun and pay tribute to the past. The Chicago Bears did the latter on Thursday, as every player wore No. 41 as a remembrance …

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Stefanos Tsitsipas Receives Wild Card, Joins Daniil Medvedev and Nick Kyrgios In Mallorca | ATP Tour

Ugo Humbert Upsets Third Seed Casper Ruud At Wimbledon | ATP Tour

© Christian Kaspar-Bartke/Getty Images Stefanos Tsitsipas holds a 10-10 career record on grass. Greek seeks to improve on 2-2 record on grass this season Stefanos Tsitsipas’ hunt for a maiden grass-court title will next take him to the Mallorca Championships, after the tournament announced Thursday that the World No. 6 had received …

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Kevon Looney says Warriors locked in on playing faster and picking up the pressure after going down 2-1

Kevon Looney says Warriors locked in on playing faster and picking up the pressure after going down 2-1

Photo: Joe Murphy/Getty Images Kevon Looney discussed some of the adjustments Golden State has made since their Game 3 loss. (Via ASAP Sports): “Just our defense. Our defense has been great all year. People don’t talk about it as much, but we’ve been top five in defense pretty much the whole year. A guy like …

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Instead of replacing Jameis Winston, New Orleans Saints have given QB best chance to thrive – New Orleans Saints Blog

Instead of replacing Jameis Winston, New Orleans Saints have given QB best chance to thrive – New Orleans Saints Blog

METAIRIE, La. — Jarvis Landry pointed across the practice field as if it was planned. Just as the veteran receiver was telling reporters why quarterback Jameis Winston was one of the main reasons he chose to sign with the New Orleans Saints in free agency, Landry looked around and noticed Winston was the only player …

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Marin Cilic Fends Off Alexander Bublik, Advances to Ninth Queen’s Club QF | ATP Tour

Ugo Humbert Upsets Third Seed Casper Ruud At Wimbledon | ATP Tour

Two-time Queen’s Club champion Marin Cilic advanced to his ninth quarter-final at the Cinch Championships with an entertaining 7-6(6), 7-5 victory against Alexander Bublik on Wednesday. Seventh seed Cilic battled back from an 0/5 hole in the opening-set tie-break by turning the tables to win the final five points, saving three set points from 3/6 …

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Pittsburgh Steelers make Minkah Fitzpatrick highest-paid safety in NFL history

Pittsburgh Steelers make Minkah Fitzpatrick highest-paid safety in NFL history

PITTSBURGH — Minkah Fitzpatrick is starting his summer vacation with a nice payday after securing a deal to become the NFL’s highest-paid safety. The Pittsburgh Steelers signed their star safety to a four-year extension that will pay Fitzpatrick more than $18.4 million per year, WME Sports, Fitzpatrick’s agency, confirmed to ESPN’s Adam Schefter on Wednesday. …

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Buffalo Bills, Sabres co-owner Kim Pegula undergoing medical treatment for undisclosed health issues

Surprise offseason standouts for all 32 NFL teams

11:01 AM ET Alaina GetzenbergESPN Buffalo Bills and Sabres co-owner Kim Pegula is undergoing treatment for undisclosed heath issues. The Pegula family issued a statement Tuesday saying, “Kim is receiving medical care as a result of some unexpected health issues. We are very grateful for the progress she has made over the past few days. …

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Steph Curry on Golden State’s defense: “Mike Brown has been amazing in terms of re-establishing the importance of that side of the basketball”

Steph Curry on Golden State’s defense: “Mike Brown has been amazing in terms of re-establishing the importance of that side of the basketball”

Photo: The Mercury News New Sacramento Kings head coach Mike Brown received the ultimate praise from Steph Curry last night for helping the Golden State Warriors’ defense. (Via House of Highlights): “Mike Brown has been amazing in terms of re-establishing the importance of that side of the basketball, from training camp to now, and not …

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Baltimore Ravens defensive end Derek Wolfe undergoes second hip surgery this year

Baltimore Ravens defensive end Derek Wolfe undergoes second hip surgery this year

OWINGS MILLS, Md. — Baltimore Ravens defensive end Derek Wolfe announced Monday that he underwent his second hip surgery of the year, which is the latest setback in his injury-filled career. Wolfe, 32, missed all of last season with hip and back injuries. He had his first hip surgery in January and then had another …

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