Month: December 2017

Browns’ Hue Jackson not ruling out drafting another QB

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The winless Browns currently own the No. 1 overall pick in the NFL Draft and the No. 7 from a trade with the Texans with four games remaining this season. Kizer has completed 53 percent of his passes for 2,038 yards, six touchdowns and 15 interceptions in 11 starts this season and Jackson still believes…

Marcus Peters fined $24k for unsportsmanlike conduct vs. Jets

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Marcus Peters’ antics on the field against the Jets in Week 13 are costing the Chiefs’ cornerback quite a bit of money. Thompson felt a pop in his calf at the time of the injury, sources told ESPN. While he may be annoyed by how long things took for him to improve, he is open…

All eyes on Leonard as Spurs take on Mavs

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The Dallas Mavericks have already lost twice this season to the San Antonio Spurs without All-Star forward Kawhi Leonard. “Anytime you become bowl-eligible and get invited, that’s a big deal, especially for a program this young,” Georgia State first-year coach Shawn Elliott told reporters this week. “Our guys are extremely proud to be going down…

The Titans lost starting left tackle Taylor Lewan in the second quarter with a lower back injury.

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“We can’t complain with the shots,” Barnes said. “We had layups, we had open 3s, open 2s. Our shots didn’t fall. From an execution standpoint we did everything we’re supposed to do.” J.J. Barea sparked Dallas with 14 of his 16 in the second half, including a driving bank shot with two minutes left to…

Khaira scores 2 as Oilers beat struggling Canadiens 6-2

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Auvitu finished a rush with McDavid and Jesse Puljujarvi at 3:09 to push the lead to 6-1. Matheson drove the rebound of a Nick Bjugstad shot into the net behind Detroit goalie Jimmy Howard at the 2:02 mark of the overtime period for the winner, as Florida improved to 1-2 in OT, rallying from a…

Watch: Texans QB Tom Savage exits press conference seconds after arriving

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Tom Savage avoided the tough questions (UPDATE: for a few seconds, anyway) Monday night. It helped that almost no one was around to ask any questions. With the interview room at Baltimore’s M&T Bank Stadium nearly empty (the reason why isn’t exactly clear), Savage fuflilled his obligation by walking to the podium. Then he walked…

Roethlisberger finished the game with four touchdown passes

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There are some pretty good teams in action, though the best game on the day is definitely the first one. It’s a close race in the NFC North and the Vikings actually look like a good team. The Lions are also on a winning streak, so things should be interesting. Roethlisberger finished the game with…

it was Westbrook and his August 2016 contract extension, which preceded his historic MVP season.

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Playing on the Jets’ fourth line has done little to smother Perreault’s scoring spirit since returning from a knee injury. Three games in following his nearly five-week absence, the versatile forward has four goals (one assist), including two with the man advantage. It won’t be long before the 29-year-old pushes his way into a more…

Here’s a look at some of the best local headlines from Week 11.

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Spencer Dinwiddie, Brooklyn Nets (rostered in 28.2 percent of ESPN leagues): Knee surgery has sidelined D’Angelo Russell for at least several weeks, while Jeremy Lin is already out for the season. This means Dinwiddie has the keys to the league’s fastest offense. Over the past two games, Dinwiddie has averaged 18.5 PPG, 9.5 APG and…


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