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Celtics coach Brad Stevens said it’s killing Kyrie Irving not to be on the floor for the Eastern Conference finals against his former team but stressed that the injured All-Star point guard is in a great place as he recovers from last month’s knee surgery.
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Three of my sons play for the same organization, he said. I coached two of the teams.

I had a really enjoyable time. Learned a lot as well: where to set the bar for the kids at different ages and maturity levels. It was a great experience.

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As long as my kids are involved, I’ll be involved in youth hockey one way or another, as a coach or volunteer or anything, he said about his plans. Professionally, I don’t know. I’ve taken a year off. It’s been nice, but part of me missed the competitiveness. We’ll see what happens.

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Instead, the Steelers quarterback said he was proactive in helping the rookie, giving him advice on an overthrown ball to fullback Roosevelt Nix.

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The same can be said for Sproles. He typically trains in San Diego to be closer to his family. That has become more of a priority in recent years. Sproles, 34, considered retiring after the 2017 season to spend more time with his daughters but didn’t want to finish his career on injured reserve. He has been rehabbing from a torn ACL and broken forearm suffered in late September.

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He reminded that owners already have vetted the hedge fund billionaire as a 5 percent owner of the Steelers.

Tepper actually needs only 23 votes because he’ll get the vote from Jerry Richardson, who has accepted Tepper’s winning bid of $2.275 billion. Whether that vote will be cast by Richardson or COO Tina Becker remains to be seen.

Yeah, we know something about him, McNair said of Tepper, whom he hasn’t met personally. Obviously, [the Steelers have] been pleased with him. I’m sure he’ll get a good hearing by our committee, and everything looks favorable. We’ve done preliminary things, so I don’t think there will be any surprises.

My knee feels [good and] comfortable, Watson said. [It was great] to be able to go out there and throw and do some things out there and get the timing down with the receivers. … Just to actually get back out here with the group, with the team, with the whole offense and being able to just get back to the basics of football and build that chemistry and just build that leadership and that trust within each other.

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Houston Texans head coach Bill O’Brien told the Good Morning Football show that starting quarterback Deshaun Watson should return to action for training camp after tearing his ACL during the 2017 season.
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Some folks will inevitably criticize the San Francisco 49ers for taking a right tackle with a top-10 pick. Yes, Notre Dame product Mike McGlinchey may eventually be able to take over on the left side, but he’s going to start on the right.

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The Broncos will pair Chubb with edge-rusher Von Miller, one of the most feared defenders in the NFL. Miller also had 10 sacks last season, and he has produced double-digit sacks in six of his seven pro seasons.

By adding Chubb, the Broncos immediately get one of the top pass-rushing duos in the league. He should have the same kind impact Joey Bosa had when he joined Melvin Ingram two years ago. Bosa had 10.5 sacks as a rookie, and that should be the floor for Chubb.

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Before Saturday’s game against the A’s at Yankee Stadium, Yankees manager Aaron Boone said he has no plans to drop the struggling Didi Gregorius in the lineup or move the red-hot rookie Gleyber Torres up, though that could change.

The players played the game, but black people weren’t exactly the target audience — despite the money they spent on sneakers and jerseys, and despite how, in the NBA’s case, its slick ad campaigns used black culture to sell the sport. The players were recognizing that if they remained quiet, they had money but no power, money but no wealth, money but no greater belief that they were making a difference.

They were being purchased. A collective light was going on. All the money and the commercials, the houses and the private jets and the fame, had greenwashed them, and when so many players looked in the mirror after watching Eric Garner be choked to death by the state, they realized they had lost themselves.

The 6-foot-2, 302-pound McClain will provide depth and experience along the interior of Atlanta’s defensive line. He joins Grady Jarrett, rookie Deadrin Senat and Garrison Smith, among other defensive tackles currently on the Falcons ‘ roster.

McClain previously signed a four-year, $21 million contract with the Redskins in 2017, but Washington released him on April 30 after using a first-round pick on defensive tackle Daron Payne.

McClain’s production the past season likely didn’t help his cause in Washington, as he appeared in 12 games with two starts and totaled 20 tackles (17 solo) and two sacks.

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I am hopeful that I’ll be able to keep playing football, James said. It is a game that I love very dearly. I know right now I’m doing something that makes some people uncomfortable, and that I’m going against the establishment to push for a change in the way they look at this medicine. I know there’s a greater purpose here for a lot of guys in Dede Westbrook Youth jersey this league who I consider family members.

Instead, the answer was just the latest short-sighted decision from a league that hasn’t found a way to protect its players from the lifetime of suffering that follows a career in the sport. The NFL apparently is blind to the opioid crisis that has taken hold in this country.

More than 64,000 people died from opioid-related causes in 2016 — numbers that continue to rise in an alarming fashion — but the top professional league still refuses to embrace a safer alternative to help players like James deal with the ravages to their bodies.

I am hopeful that I’ll be able to keep playing football, James said in a phone conversation this week. It is a game that I love very dearly. I know right now I’m doing something that makes some people uncomfortable, and that I’m going against the establishment to push for a change in the way they look at this medicine. I know there’s a greater purpose here for a lot of guys in this league who I consider family members.

James will be one of the keynote speakers at the New Jersey Cannabis Symposium at the Princeton Hyatt on Wednesday, his first public appearance since telling his story in a CNN documentary last month.

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The Steelers have signed second-rounder James Washington, a source told PFT. He becomes the fourth of the team’s seven draft picks to sign a four-year deal.
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Pittsburgh made the Oklahoma State receiver the 60th overall selection.

The curse of Nittany Lions backs in the draft does not get more vexing, as Carter was bad enough to beat out Akili Smith as Cincinnati’s worst-ever pick. He missed his entire rookie year with a knee injury and never got his career going.

Even Tim Couch, taken at the same spot the year before to reboot the Browns in expansion, was a better pick. In his five seasons with Cleveland, Brown had just 17 sacks after consistent durability issues.

He was an undrafted rookie from Wesley College.

The Authentic Noel Acciari Jersey Eagles needed another arm with Carson Wentz still rehabbing from the the ACL and LCL he tore in his left knee in December. Philadelphia’s other quarterbacks are Nick Foles and Nate Sudfeld, and the Eagles certainly don’t want to overtax Foles.

The Cowboys don’t have any glaring mistakes thanks to great personnel men such as Gil Brandt and Jimmy Johnson. Carpenter, however, was Jerry Jones’ biggest first-round whiff, as he saw little significant time in four years (96 tackles).

Not every worst pick is a first-rounder. Mike Shananan and Denver shocked everyone by taking the troubled, out-of-shape back whom many deemed undraftable in the third round. Clarett lasted one month in training camp.

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Former Olympic gold medalist Tim Montgomery has overcome his own demons, which has served him well in his second career of helping troubled athletes. Montgomery works with athletes with substance abuse and other off-field issues at his training facility Never Underestimate My Ability (NUMA) in Gainesville, Florida.
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Tight end Randall Telfer鈥榮 stay in Indianapolis was as brief as his time as a member of the Chiefs.

Telfer was claimed off of waivers Monday and waived again on Tuesday with the Colts announcing he failed his physical. The Browns traded Telfer to the Chiefs for linebacker Dadi Nicolas last week, but the teams voided the deal a short time later and Telfer was placed on waivers after it was erased.
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McShay: Every team needs to nail the draft but no team has a greater opportunity to change fortune of its franchise than the Browns do. They have four picks in the top 35 and five in the top 64. If they can find their QB (which is a 20-year drought), take Bradley Chubb or Barkley at 4, and then get two really good starters from the other three picks in the top 64, that’s a great draft.
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Will the Mets make the playoffs?

Miller: Most likely, but very narrowly most likely. The NL East could be very competitive, especially if the Phillies are in it at the trade deadline and make a real push now. And the way the standings are starting to shake out, it looks like it could take 90-plus wins just to get the second wild card. It’s a lot of pressure riding on two very important right elbows.

Doolittle: It’s about 50-50. Few teams can match a top two of Jacob deGrom and Noah Syndergaard, but with Matt Harvey in the bullpen and Steven Matz still searching, the Mets need more from Jason Vargas than you would have expected at the beginning of the season. Hopefully, better numbers from Yoenis Cespedes and Jay Bruce can cover likely regression from Asdrubal Cabrera and Todd Frazier, but New York may still need to add a bat later in the season.

Lawson, now 30, said some of the issues he had stemmed from the company he kept. He insists he doesn’t have a drinking problem or addiction and that he has learned his lesson when it comes to drinking and driving.

During the Raptors’ 130-119 win over the Wizards in Game 2 on April 17, Drake posted an Instagram story telling John Wall, “John, you’re getting bodied by 20 [points] tonight.”

Florida defensive tackle Taven Bryan and LSU running back Derrius Guice are players of interest to teams picking late in the second round; teams that would have to trade up to the top of the second in order to select those players.

Teams I’ve spoken with consider this tight end class to be one of the weakest in recent memory. It’s very possible that no tight ends get drafted in Round 1. Only two (South Dakota State’s Dallas Goedert and South Carolina’s Hayden Hurst) could go in the second, and only two more (Penn State’s Mike Gesicki and Indiana’s Ian Thomas) could go in the third. I believe the Dolphins will select the first tight end in the draft with their second-round pick, assuming they don’t trade the selection.canucks_004

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This is now what new second round pick James Washington faces as he looks to have a large role with the organization starting from Day 1. Washington spoke about this with the Steelers’ Missi Mathews in his first interview since being drafted, but he didn’t just talk about being picked by Pittsburgh, he talked about everything from growing up on a farm, how he looked up to Antonio Brown and Dez Bryant as a younger player and what it will be like when he puts on the black-and-gold for the first time.

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The Browns previously acquired Tyrod Taylor from the Buffalo Bills in an offseason trade. He’s likely viewed as more of a short-term stopgap solution than the long-term answer, though.

Taylor gives Cleveland the option to leave Mayfield or Allen, both of whom are less-polished passers than Darnold or Josh Rosen from the UCLA Bruins, on the bench for a redshirt year.
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The offense is otherwise set up for success.

The Browns feature Carlos Hyde and Duke Johnson at running back to go along with a star-studded group of receivers, which is highlighted by Josh Gordon, Jarvis Landry and Corey Coleman.

That’s why getting the QB pick right is so important Thursday night.

Another club plotting a trade up: the Packers. Green Bay is targeting a top-tier talent that might require parting with a portion of their league-high 12 draft picks, Rapoport reported. Former Ohio State cornerback Denzel Ward is among the players the Packers could potentially target, Rapoport added. The Packers haven’t traded up in the first round since moving up for six-time Pro Dennis Johnson Authentic Jersey Bowl selection Clay Matthews in 2009.

It’s definitely something to keep an eye on over the next several days. For now, Allen remains in the Redskins’ front office as the final two days of the 2018 NFL Draft play out on Friday and Saturday. Whether he has a huge decision-making role remains to be seen.

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Going through the evaluation process, there was a number of guys on the board that we liked. We just thought Frank was the best player at that time, the guy who could help us the most, the quickest, Quinn said. We’re really excited about the pick.

The Lions played their interest close to the vest. They interviewed Ragnow at the NFL Combine back in February, but that was the last communication they had with the offensive lineman.

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