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While speaking to the media at the team’s OTAs, the Giants coach said the wide receiver’s absence was expected and clarified that he is pretty close to being fully medically cleared to participate.

The Bucks had the courage to do what nobody in the NFL has yet to definitively say. They condemned not just Brown’s encounter but also police brutality as a whole in a statement.

Limited Youth Dante Fabbro Jersey Unfortunately, this isn’t an isolated case, the Bucks said. It shouldn’t require an incident involving a professional athlete to draw attention to the fact that vulnerable people in our communities have experienced similar, and even worse, treatment.

As we said before, our office is working with the clubs in sharing best practices and employment-related processes that will support club cheerleading squads within an appropriate and supportive workplace,NFL spokesman Brian McCarthy wrote in an email. The letter expressed that a conversation would be welcome regarding information or recommendations related to the teams’ policies.

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I’m grateful for this letter, and I do believe that this is a good-faith effort by the NFL,said Blackwell, who did not to provide a copy of the letter to the Times. There could be good things that come from it.

Brad Stevens relishes Celts’ chances: ‘It’s a blast to have to grit your teeth’

Missed dunks and missed opportunities — that was the story of Game 4 for a Boston Celtics team that squandered a chance to put the Cleveland Cavaliers’ backs against the wall in the Eastern Conference finals.

“Very frustrating. But that’s life,” Celtics guard Jaylen Brown said. “You keep moving.”

Boston was a combined 1-of-6 shooting with three turnovers any time it cut Cleveland’s lead to single digits in the second half of Game 4, according to ESPN Stats & Information tracking. The Celtics never pulled closer than seven.

The settlement stemmed from Kluwe’s threat to sue the team, after special teams coordinator Mike Priefer used anti-gay language. Priefer still works for the Vikings.

“We obviously had our issues a while ago, but this is our way of looking forward and trying to figure out how we make sure that we set the stage for that not to happen again,” Kluwe said. “I think that it’s the ideal outcome in that, at the end of the day, hopefully this will help a lot of people that otherwise might not have gotten that help.”

Kluwe said he hoped Priefer will attend the event, which will feature panel discussions of how players and coaches can makes sports more welcoming to LGBTQ athletes.

Vikings chief operating officer Kevin Warren said the Vikings will plan on holding a similar summit in the future, and hope to involve other local teams.

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Originally a third-round pick by Washington in 2012, he signed with the Saints last May and played in all 16 games.
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And those conversations, I look forward to having with Giannis and listening to Giannis too. He’s a smart player, Budenholzer said. I think together, he and I will probably push each other. But I look forward to pushing him. He believes it, I believe it. He’s going to get a lot better.

Massington becomes the 12th receiver currently on the Saints roster.

The Saints also waived tackle John Theus off their injured reserve on Wednesday.

I think we just got a little rushed, Curry said. I think some of the mix-ups we had on defense affected our energy on the offensive end. And credit to them: We know they’re doing a lot of switching and trying to force us into one-on-one-type situations, but that’s no excuse to not get the ball moving, trusting what we do best. And whether it’s the first quarter, second quarter, or crunch time in the fourth, we got to be us. And that’s going to be the adjustment for Game 5.

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The Dallas Cowboys haven’t given up on defensive end Randy Gregory.

Gregory could be available for the 2018 campaign after missing all of last season because of violating the league’s聽substance abuse policy for the third time. The 25-year-old defender is expected to apply for reinstatement, according to聽the聽Dallas Morning News’聽Kate Hairopoulos and Jori Epstein.

The Mets’ schedules and routines were altered Tuesday, when former All-Star outfielder Jose Bautista signed with the club in the afternoon, took a plane from Tampa to New York and arrived at Citi Field a little more than half an hour before first pitch. He went right into the starting lineup in left field, a position he had not played since 2009, and doubled in his first at-bat before coming around to score his new team’s only run of the game.

One of my wildest (days) in baseball, Bautista told reporters afterward. Just sitting at home on the couch at 2 o’clock and at 6:30, I was walking in the clubhouse.

Straily earned the win in his most recent start last Friday, when he allowed three hits over seven scoreless innings as the Marlins beat the Braves, 2-0. He is 1-1 with a 3.48 ERA in four career starts against the Mets.

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Lastly, the No. 2 overall pick doesn’t have much competition for touches in the backfield.

The team waived running back Paul Perkins. Jonathan Stewart goes into his age-31 season. His rush attempts and yards have declined every year since the 2015 campaign. It’s safe to say the Giants didn’t choose Barkley at No. 2 to take a backseat to former fourth-rounder Wayne Gallman.聽

I’m not playing. That’s for damn sure. But yeah, all the other stuff is still on the table, he said, via the Richmond Times-Dispatch.

Hours after Hall’s comments were published, the Redskins said Monday evening on Twitter that the cornerback has not officially decided to retire yet.

Hall called into 106.7 The Fan to clarify his earlier comments, saying, I don’t think I meant to say it that way.

Am I done playing football? I’m probably 95 percent sure I’m done playing football but I wanted to do it the right way, Hall said Monday night. I wanted to give the Redskins organization the respect it deserved and obviously do it with them when the time was right. I wanted to wait until at least I signed my national deal with the network before I made that official announcement, and I wanted to do it at a press conference.

Hall added, among other things, that he was considering announcing his retirement on NFL Network last week, but didn’t want to get in the way of Cowboys tight end Jason Witten’s retirement announcement.

EAGLES: Observations from Friday’s practice

We’ve got a good core of young players, as well, with a lot of talent, he said.

Maybe it’s not the same core the Yankees had. But Pedrique is fine with that.

Boone said he thought he saw positives from Gray, who has only made it through five innings in four of his eight starts.

I thought he actually regrouped a little bit and again I had no issue with the stuff and I think where we see the progress is that after the three-run inning, Boone said. I think early in the season, it would really spiral on him. I don’t see that happening. I thought he had a little bit of a hard time putting some guys away but I thought he competed and at least was able to get us through five and was able to hang around enough.

There has been plenty of optimism recently surrounding Wentz and his return from the torn ACL he suffered last December. Wentz was seen, via a picture on the Eagles’ website, wearing a jersey on the field with his teammates during OTAs.

For all their dominance, there are still some things far from right for the Yankees.

They were on full display in a 10-5 loss to the A’s at Yankee Stadium on a chilly Friday night before 43,09

Sonny Gray was terrible — again. So was Didi Gregorius, who hasn’t had a hit since May The bullpen didn’t help, either.

It led to the Yankees (26-12) losing back-to-back games for the first time since April 8 – April 10 (they had off April 9).

It was just the fourth time this season the Yankees, who entered tied for first place with the Red Sox, lost consecutive games.

In the seventh, the Yankees mounted another one of their trademark comebacks.

Didn’t work.
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These are the types of injuries that seriously test the merit of both your coaching staff and your roster depth. Time will tell where the wheel lands this year. In an ideal world, 2018 will be remembered as an outlier.

The standard:聽Among all defensive players, Denver’s Von Miller remains king of the hill, the six-year, $114.5 million deal he banked two years ago the industry standard for defense in terms of total and average value ($19.1M) as well as guarantees ($70M).

Who’s next: The franchise tag value applies to both outside and inside linebackers, but only a pass rusher like Miller is going to command premium dollars. Just ask Panthers all-pro MLB Luke Kuechly, who averages nearly $7 million fewer than Miller in annual pay. Seattle’s Bobby Wagner and Atlanta’s Deion Jones have聽two years left on their deals and Baltimore’s C.J. Mosley only one, but their sights should be set on Kuechly’s numbers, which include $34.4 million in guarantees, not Miller’s. The same goes for Minnesota’s Anthony Barr (a potential free agent next year), who plays outside but records few sacks from the Vikings’ 4-3 front.

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Transfer policy is not an issue of corruption. It is an issue of fundamental fairness and player rights. Whether a player sits out a year is hardly an issue of corruption, and there is no evidence that third parties are persuading players to transfer who otherwise would not transfer.

These are either students or employees. Students can transfer at will. Employees can be subject to noncompete provisions. The commission whiffed on this one, as well.

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The Buccaneers have actually been worse at football lately than his previous team (26-54 the last five years, to the Jets’ 32-48), but it’s not as if either team is a contender to win the Super Bowl this season.

So Catanzaro was offered a three-year, $9.75 million contract with $3.75 million guaranteed. And he chose to accept it in a place where he’d be happy. Which seems normal, unless you’re the kind of twisted individual who finds some glory being on a bad team and cold at the same time.

Lastly, to spend so much time addressing pathways to avoid college, yet to threaten freshman ineligibility or a lockup of scholarships if one-and-done is not eliminated makes no logical sense. The commission wants players to have a pathway to the NBA and not be forced to play in college, but it also wants to force players to sit out and to punish schools if players take that pathway?

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But you knew that already.

Via Bethany Ao, of Phillynews.com, the newest reminder of the Eagles Super Bowl win over the Patriots is a baby goat named Foles at Zoo New England.

I mean, my father’s body was just breaking down and that was very hard to watch. After he passed away, maybe for like a year or so, I was very angry. I would watch football a little bit, but I just wasn’t going to as many games as I used to go to. I needed some distance. I thought I can either maintain this distance, which is from something that I’ve been around my entire life, something I’ve always loved watching — my husband and I had our first date at a football game — that kind of stuff, so many special memories tied to football. I can either take a step away from that, or I can do something and try to maintain my relationship with football, and also help people.

The team announced the release of safety Harlan Miller and defensive tackle Peli Anau.
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Winnipeg’s Mark Scheifele and Nashville’s P.K. Subban mixed it up during the regular season. Both should be major factors in their teams’ second-round showdown.

Things were getting a little weird. It was like in The Truman Show, where everything was so uncomfortably idyllic, you knew the houses had to be made out of cardboard. The Toronto Maple Leafs should not be greeted with unironic optimism and blue-and-white journalistic pom-poms, but with a lingering sense of dissatisfaction and with an activist media poking and prodding the organization until it squirms in agony.

After his first preseason game for the Golden Stars, Lawson asked the team’s translator a question.

Greg Wyshynski and Emily Kaplan debate which playoff teams are in the biggest amount of trouble, what the solution is to the postseason player safety issue and Snoop Dogg’s hockey tutorials. Plus, CSN Washington’s Alan May and “Catfish Guy” Jacob Waddell.

John Elway had to throw away any thoughts of taking a passer when the draft’s best (and can’t-miss) edge rusher fell right into his lap at No. 5. Miller celebrated as much as Chubb did with this selection, as the All-Pro now has a tag-team partner to wreak havoc on quarterbacks and revive a sagging pass rush. The backbone of the Broncos’ defense is still standing tall.

The Bills gifted the Bucs two second-rounders for a mild five-pick climb up the board, and Tampa Bay still ended up with a stud at No. 12 in Washington’s Vita Vea, the best defensive tackle in the draft. Tampa Bay has remade its interior front around Gerald McCoy, and Vea should get plenty of chances to eat space right next to him. The Bucs wisely are trying to copy the Eagles inside and outside.

It was surprising when Reed, fresh off being the heart of soul of the Miami Hurricanes’ defense, had to wait so long to hear his name called in the draft, eventually by the Ravens. But Baltimore, where he was paired with Ray Lewis in the middle of the field for many seasons, turned out to be ideal spot for Reed’s range and elite ball-hawking skills. He is one of the smartest, most instinctual defenders in NFL history.

Polamalu’s career is a lesson to those who have so much trouble thinking about safety tweeners early in the draft. Polamalu was equal parts linebacker and cornerback, so in essence, the Steelers got three players for one in this hard-hitting free/strong hybrid.

He was as nasty on the field as he was nice off the field. Polamalu’s energy and effort provided the backbone of Pittsburgh’s defense for many seasons. There were several good defenders drafted in ’03, including Kevin Williams, Terrell Suggs and Nnamdi Asmougha. Polamalu trumps them all.

Not far away from Mount Tai, Lawson began his long, humble climb back to the NBA, and he quickly began to realize all the things he’d taken for granted.canucks_660