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Last year at a political rally in Alabama, Trump said: Wouldn’t you love to see one of these NFL owners, when somebody disrespects our flag, to say, ‘Get that son of a b—h off the field right now. Out. He’s fired! He’s fired!’

In October, Pence attended a game between the Indianapolis Colts and San Francisco 49ers, but he tweeted he left early because he would not dignify any event that disrespects our soldiers, our Flag, or our National Anthem.

James has been working at strong safety during OTAs, but, per the team’s website, he’s expected to add to his portfolio as he gets comfortable at the professional level. Wherever he winds up come September, it’s a good bet that he’ll be in the starting lineup.

You can’t often make a highlight reel out of an offensive lineman’s career, but Nelson could be the closest that we’re going to get. As a college guard drafted sixth overall, Nelson comes into the league with nearly unprecedented expectations, but there are no flaws in his game, at least ones college defenses could have diagnosed.

Nelson, rookie second-round pick Braden Smith, Ryan Kelly returning from injury, Jack Mewhort returning from injury and Anthony Castonzo will look like a completely different offensive line than what the Colts had to start in Week 17 last year. With the protection of quarterback Andrew Luck as the team’s top priority, Indianapolis has embraced the value of a quality line.

In terms of trash talk, both on and off the field, and the ability to back up said trash talk, Jalen Ramsey is the closest thing we have to a Deion Sanders in today’s NFL. After two All-American seasons at Florida State, Ramsey declared for the draft early, was drafted as a top-five pick and has already been named a first-team All-Pro two years into his career. I don’t think he’s stopped talking since he walked in the door.

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Johnny Manziel is set to make his Canadian Football League debut Friday night in the Hamilton Tiger-Cats’ first preseason game, but聽鈥撀燽arring injury 鈥?he’ll start the regular season on the bench.
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When asked Thursday who would get the first-team role if both聽Manziel and incumbent starter Jeremiah Masoli are healthy at the beginning of the regular season,聽coach June Jones said Masoli absolutelywould start and added there is no quarterback competition in training camp.

The Tiger-Cats host the Toronto Argonauts at Tim Hortons Field on Friday night and聽start their regular season June 16 at the Calgary Stampeders.

It’s going to be fun just getting back on the field, getting the chance to play, take some snaps, and do what I love doing,Manziel said Thursday after the team’s final walk-through. I’m excited from a personal standpoint just to get back, take some snaps and run around.
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If Dalton were to go down in 2018, would either of these quarterbacks be serviceable solutions for the team? How about Jeff Driskel who has been developing on the roster for a few years now? Would Bridgewater be a better option?

To prove collusion, Geragos’ team will seek to show that Trump improperly impacted NFL owners’ decisions regarding Kaepernick, and that owners then advised one another not to sign the quarterback.
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The Wall Street Journal ‘s report on Trump’s involvement said that Cowboys owner Jerry Jones was among a group of owners who spoke to the president directly about the protests and an anthem policy.

This is a Authentic Marquise Goodwin Jersey very winning, strong issue for me,Mr. Trump said in a phone call, according to a sworn deposition given by Mr. Jones and reviewed by The Wall Street Journal. Tell everybody, you can’t win this one. This one lifts me.

A White House official said that Mr. Trump was advising Mr. Jones on what he believed would be good for the country and good for the sport. The majority of the American people agree with the president, love our country, love our flag and believe it should be respected,the official said.

That could prove an important part of the collusion case, because Geragos will try to show that the handful of owners contacted by Trump relayed the message to other owners and advised them not to sign Kaepernick.

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No one has ever doubted Marcell Dareus’s talent for the defensive tackle position, but his effort has sometimes been lacking, he’s had off-field issues, and last year the Bills decided they’d had enough and traded him halfway through the season to the Jaguars.

With the fifth-round draft pick the Bills got from the Jaguars for trading Dareus, Buffalo took Wyatt Teller, a guard from Virginia Tech. That’s a trade the Jaguars would gladly do again.

We’ve got mandatory minicamp this week. So I’ll be there this week. I’ll be full go. I’m looking forward to it. Can’t wait to get back to work. I’m excited, Gronkowski said, via CBS Boston.

Gronkowski expressed his unhappiness playing football after the Patriots’ Super Bowl loss to the Eagles in February. His position with the team was further questioned when rumors swirled that he wanted to take a stab at acting.

However, Gronkowski posted on Instagram in April that he will return to the field, even though he was absent from OTAs.

The situation sucked regardless of who took the blame. It’s just the fact that we were so close and we weren’t able to get it, so I think a lot of guys got turned off by (Carroll’s) message.

Gabrielle Union didn’t realize she had to make a change in her demeanor until she lost everything.

I had to hit rock bottom. I had to lose everything, Union told Jada Pinkett Smith on the Facebook series Red Table Talk. For me that was my first marriage, going through the divorce process.

Union was previously married to former NFL player Chris Howard. They divorced in 2006. In 2014, Union tied the knot with Dwyane Wade.

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Cornerback Adonis Alexander was expected to be a 2019 draft pick, but his entry to the NFL may come sooner than that.
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Wall expects ‘very emotional’ Game 5 in TorontoWizards star John Wall says the crowd should be amazing when Washington faces the Toronto Raptors Wednesday night.

There will be a moment of silence and a Toronto Strong banner held on the court before Game 5 for the victims of the deadly van attack that took place in downtown Toronto on Monday.

There’s a lot going on in the Toronto sports universe tonight. Besides the Raptors hosting the Wizards for Game 5, the Blue Jays are playing the Red Sox right down the street and Maple Leafs fans gathered downtown to watch the Leafs’ Game 7 at Boston tonight as well.

After Delon Wright came up big in the fourth quarter, Kevin Arnovitz writes of the unlikely star: The Raptors have spent a full season refashioning their offense into a system more predicated on movement and playmaking. But this new enterprise works only if those being trusted, such as Wright and others in the supporting cast, reciprocate that trust by maximizing opportunities.

David Johnson fronts the Cardinals running back group with T.J. Logan, D.J. Foster, Elijhaa Penny and 2018 fourth-round pick Chase Edmonds also in the mix for roster spots.
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Through the years, with GMs such as George Young and Jerry Reese, the Giants have made mostly good draft decisions. Dayne was drafted this highly after winning the Heisman and Womens Alex Ovechkin Jersey setting the college career rushing record at Wisconsin. He had a short stint as the Thunder to Tiki Barber’s Lightning, but Big Blue would have rolled a lot more by taking Alexander out of the Crimson Tide. Alexander had five monster seasons in Seattle, including 1,880 yards rushing and 27 TDs in his 2005 MVP season.

Jones was a speed demon whom the Jets thought would be a great complement to their best receiver, Wesley Walker, when that player (Al Toon) came only five years later in the first round. Jones made a few big plays in five seasons, but he never could make the transition from Texas track star to world-class wideout. Meanwhile, Munoz dominated everyone he faced as a blocker through his brilliant career in Cincinnati. The Hall of Famer is regarded as the best offensive lineman to ever play in the NFL. No biggie, right? In 1995, they did something similar in taking tight end Kyle Brady at No. 9 overall, three spots ahead of Warren Sapp.

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The biggest NFL records that could be broken in 2018 More Mike Triplett ESPN Staff Writer Close Covered Saints for eight years at New Orleans Times-Picayune Previously covered LSU football, San Francisco 49ers Iowa native and University of Iowa graduate Follow on Twitter METAIRIE, La. — Drew Brees said he wants to take this season one day, one week, one game at a time — and he wants to save the career reflections for sometime down the road. But the New Orleans Saints quarterback knows he won’t be able to escape the attention as he approaches the NFL’s all-time passing yardage record, which he should eclipse at some point in October.
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That spread moved like crazy all week: Say a team opened as a four-point favorite before the quarterback got hurt, the running back got arrested, and Jim Mora Jr. was hired as assistant coach; now it is a six-point underdog. You can sound smart and informed to other gamblers by mentioning that you were tracking spreads all week. You sound less smart and informed when you admit that you locked a car payment in on the team on Tuesday when it was a four-point favorite.

The obvious potential benefit for New Jersey would be the return of NCAA men’s basketball Tournament games to the Prudential Center in Newark. The arena last hosted tournament games in 2011, but the Garden State has been聽more or less locked out by the NCAA’s policy since it began its now-successful push for sports betting. Kevin Durant Womens Jersey

Lawrence Guy”>Elite Youth”>Lawrence Guy Jersey Asked if this opens the door to the Prudential Center hosting NCAA men’s basketball tournament games in the near future, state Sen. Richard Codey, D-Essex, said: Of course. Otherwise, where are they going to play? Utah?

Codey’s quip was in reference to the likelihood that many other states will follow New Jersey’s lead and legalize sports betting in the months and years to come.

But the former New Jersey governor speaks from the heart, too, because he’s a big college basketball fan, frequently attending games at both Rutgers and at Seton Hall.

Although future NCAA men’s college basketball tournament sites have been determined through 2022, Codey said he expects Newark’s downtown arena to make a strong effort to lure the NCAA Tournament for as early as 2023. A Seton Hall spokesman told NJ Advance Media the university would be interested in bidding for future NCAA Tournament games in conjunction with its partners at the Prudential Center.

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The Browns have made significant changes to Chris Godwin”>”>Chris Godwin Authentic Jersey their roster already this offseason, but they could soon be giving their stadium a new look as well.
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The main thing is to start the conversation, at some point, Haslam said in an interview with ESPN. I don’t know that we’re ready to start the conversation, but we are ready to get all the information we can about what’s possible. So I think it’s really important to find out what’s possible.

We have just begun this process and will continue to engage in constructive dialogue with the leaders in Northeast Ohio while collaborating to determine the best options moving forward.

Beckham, who is entering the final year of his rookie deal, has been linked to a number of trade rumors this offseason. Although the Giants are taking their time reaching an agreement with Beckham, Mara insists the team has never considered getting rid of him.

I wouldn’t say a sense of urgency, Mara said. The contract will get done when it’s supposed to get done. I think that’s the Dave Gettleman line. I’m gonna adopt that I think, all spring, all summer, as long as it takes.
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It’s not the first contract negotiation we’ve ever had. It’ll get done when it’s supposed to get done.

Beckham has been present for voluntary offseason workouts despite still recovering from an ankle injury that kept him sidelined most of 2017.

The Giants struggled as they finished 3-13 last season, but the addition of Penn State running back Saquon Barkley with the No. 2 overall pick in last month’s draft will help bolster the offense as would a healthy Beckham.

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No team has undergone a more aggressive makeover this offseason than the Browns.
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So they ought to make good television.

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And I think hopefully we can take a lot of what we’ve done here the last couple games — we’ve had better movement, better body movement, better ball movement, screens, passing, our defense has been a Womens Timo Meier Jersey lot more aggressive. So, we take that mentality to Boston and try to get Game 5.

The 37-year-old Korver was the surprise star of Game 4, scoring 14 points off the bench and blocking a game-high three shots, all on the 21-year-old Jaylen Brown, who he was matched up against defensively for much of the night.

It’s seeing these pitchers more and me just not wanting to strike out, Bryant said recently. I’m making a better effort and swinging at better pitches and not getting myself out.
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On a recent episode of his ESPN+ show Detail, Bryant broke down James’ matchup against the Celtics. After the episode debuted, a fan tweeted that Bryant is more skilled than James, and Bryant liked the tweet.

After it was announced that Josh Jackson would be representing the Phoenix Suns at the NBA draft lottery, Suns star Devin Booker tweeted at Jackson and told him to do better than he did at last year’s draft lottery, when Booker represented the Suns and they secured the No. 4 pick, which became Jackson.

While Booker could have literally meant secure a pick higher than No. 4 — it makes sense to prefer the highest pick possible — it’s difficult not to take that as an indirect shot at Jackson, who had a somewhat up-and-down rookie season (though he did finish strong after the All-Star break).

Of course, the Suns ended up winning the No. 1 pick on Tuesday night, meaning Jackson indeed did do better than Booker. Booker tweeted the eyes emoji afterward.

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Nationals center fielder Michael Taylor hasn’t had many good days this season. He hopes Tuesday night’s performance is a sign of things to come.

Wayne Gallman Jersey Taylor’s one-out double in the ninth scored 19-year-old Juan Soto with the game-winning run in Washington’s 2-1 victory over the San Diego Padres. He also threw out a runner at the plate for the final out in the sixth inning with the score 1-1.

Before Taylor’s hit, he sent a pop-up into foul territory that first baseman Eric Hosmer could not track down. Then Taylor, who entering the ninth was 0-for-3 with two strikeouts while facing mostly fastballs, sent a change-up from Matt Strahm (0-2) off the center-field wall.

Wrong pitch, Padres manager Andy Green said. (Strahm) shook the catcher three times to get to that pitch.

Singleton, 26, a first baseman, played for Double-A Corpus Christi last season and hit .205 with 18 home runs and 62 RBIs. He tested positive for a drug of abuse and was suspended by Major League Baseball for 100 games in January.

Drafted in the eighth round by the Philadelphia Phillies in 2009 and acquired by the Astros in the Hunter Pence trade in July 2011, Singleton hasn’t played in the majors since 2015, when he went 9-for-47 in 19 games. He played 95 games for the Astros in 2014, going 52-for-310 (.168). Baseball America regarded him as the Astros’ best prospect by the end of the 2011 season.

Singleton’s first positive test came in June 2012, his first month in Double-A, and he said he quit using marijuana for the rest of that season. After the season, during which he hit .284 with 21 homers and 79 RBIs, he went to the Arizona Fall League. He failed a second test in December 2012, with a 50-game suspension coming a month later. He was then admitted to an inpatient rehabilitation center for a month.

I knew I had a problem, Singleton said in a 2014 interview with The Associated Press. Even after I failed the second drug test, I couldn’t stop smoking weed. It was really bad. Me going [to the rehab center] was definitely the best move.

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Good luck dissecting the Patriots ‘ backfield pecking order now that Dion Lewis is in Tennessee.
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He’s a very physical guy for a guy who’s really good in the open field, Fears said of Michel. Most of those guys are scat-back type guys. He’s very productive in the open field, and he’s also very productive inside because he’s got some stout to him…. He’s not a little guy. He’s broad shouldered and about 215 (pounds), somewhere in that neighborhood. He’s a size player that can pound it away and make some things happen in the open space.

Coach Bill Belichick and play-caller Josh McDaniels tend to divvy up backfield responsibilities based upon that week’s matchup and the hot hand. It’s easy to imagine a committee attack led by Michel, with White entering in obvious passing situations and Burkhead utilized as a versatile red-zone weapon.

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Hall will take a significant step up in competition as an FCS product. Hurst made a name for himself at Michigan. Big Ten quarterbacks remember seeing Cody Zeller Jersey the 6’2, 290-pounder penetrate through the interior gaps. He logged 32 tackles for a loss and 13.5 sacks through four collegiate seasons.

Hurst fell to the fifth round because of a heart condition detected at the NFL Scouting Combine, but he hasn’t missed a game due to the ailment.

According to Bleacher Report’s Matt Miller, an anonymous source called the Raiders irresponsible for drafting the former Wolverine, but he doesn’t have restrictions on his offseason workouts.

Hurst’s track record shows he’s a first-round prospect. The Raiders rolled the dice on his聽heart ailment, but defensive coordinator Paul Guenther has a proven interior pass-rusher and Day 1 starter who’s set for a productive rookie season at a position of need.

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There are few more graphic examples of a coaching staff hindering and then helping a quarterback than the two Jared Goff has had. The Los Angeles Rams quarterback had a nightmarish rookie year under head coach Jeff Fisher and offensive coordinator Rob Boras, in an impossible situation where limited route concepts and horrible protection made Goff look like a bust.

Four days after undergoing spinal surgery, Ryan Shazier is showing “gradual improvement,” according to a report Sunday by ESPN’s Adam Schefter.

Schefter says sources report that doctors are “controlling and limiting” Shazier’s movement as he continues his recovery.

The team announced Thursday that Shazier had undergone spinal stabilization surgery the day before in Pittsburgh.

Although the team did not provide details of the surgery, or Shazier’s prognosis, such procedures typically involve fusing vertebra together with rods and screws. Dr. David Chao, an orthopedic surgeon who writes on medical issues for the San Diego Union-Tribune, wrote Thursday that the surgery is not unexpected, but “does not rule Shazier out from football in the future.”

Roethlisberger’s attitude toward a younger player in line to take over for him isn’t necessarily unusual, it’s just not a topic many players publicly address. But while many veterans are threatened by incoming talent, that hasn’t appeared to be the case in the Detroit Lions’ running back room in recent years.

This offseason, the Lions made two significant additions at the position, signing veteran LeGarrette Blount and trading up several spots in the second round to draft Auburn’s Kerryon Johnson.

“I just couldn’t end it that way.”

Sproles, who turns 35 next month, made the Pro Bowl three consecutive seasons from 2014-16. He has 3,366 rushing yards, 4,656 receiving yards and 11,142 return yards in his 13-year career.

Other teams were interested in Sproles, but he chose to spend a fifth season in Philadelphia.

“I feel great. Everything has been great,” Sproles said. “My recovery is right where I want it to be. I’m excited to be back. I had interest from other teams, but I knew that I wanted to come back to the Eagles. We have something special here.”broncos_055_3b22e7dc28197a3c-180x180

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