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Month: October 2020

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Lakers’ Danny Green expects vets to use load management with shorter NBA offseason

With the Los Angeles Lakers just coming off having won the NBA championship on Oct. 11, Danny Green doesn’t expect LeBron James and some of his other veteran teammates to be on the floor every night if the new season begins on Dec. 22. “If we start in December, I think most guys [are like], […]

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Sources: NBA eyes pre-Christmas start, 72-game regular season

The NBA is pursuing a pre-Christmas Day start and a reduced regular-season schedule for the 2020-2021 season, abandoning plans to delay the opening with hopes of incorporating fans back into arenas, sources told ESPN. Amid the coronavirus pandemic, the NBA is proposing several changes to next season that include a 72-game regular season, a play-in […]

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Panthers RB Christian McCaffrey back at practice field, but status for Thursday’s game vs. Falcons uncertain

Carolina Panthers running back Christian McCaffrey returned to the practice field Monday for the first time in five weeks, but his status for Thursday night’s game against the Atlanta Falcons remains in doubt. “It’s a possibility,” coach Matt Rhule said, when asked if McCaffrey could be ready for the Falcons. “That’s sort of out of […]

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New England Patriots QB Cam Newton admits starting job could be in jeopardy after being pulled in loss

New England Patriots quarterback Cam Newton is approaching this week as if his job is in jeopardy after being pulled early in the fourth quarter of Sunday’s 33-6 loss to the San Francisco 49ers. “The first thing I said to myself coming home was, ‘You keep playing games like that, bro, and it’s going to […]

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World Series 2020: Is L.A.’s latest bullpen meltdown the start of an all-time October disappointment?

Both the allure of and the disgust for this time of year can be captured in how the minute details profoundly impact what resonates. If Kevin Kiermaier’s shattered-bat, ninth-inning blooper is hit an inch or two more shallow, Enrique Hernandez probably pulls off a diving catch, and maybe we’re talking about how Justin Turner — […]

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World Series 2020: Tampa Bay Rays revel, Los Angeles Dodgers despair as Game 4 delivers baseball bliss

It happened just past midnight on the East Coast, 34 years to the day the last time a World Series game concluded like this. There are so many possible outcomes for the final play of a baseball game. Home run. Strikeout. Single. Groundout. It’s a testament to how good players are that what unfolded in […]

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Las Vegas Raiders activate offensive linemen Kolton Miller, Denzelle Good, Rodney Hudson, Gabe Jackson off COVID-19 list

The Las Vegas Raiders on Saturday activated four starting offensive linemen who had close contact with right tackle Trent Brown earlier this week. Left tackle Kolton Miller, left guard Denzelle Good, center Rodney Hudson and right guard Gabe Jackson came off the COVID-19 list. They tested negative for the virus Sunday and are able to […]

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Carlos Dunlap’s displeasure with Cincinnati Bengals escalates in loss

Tensions involving Bengals defensive end Carlos Dunlap escalated in Sunday’s 37-34 loss to the Cleveland Browns at Paul Brown Stadium. After the Browns scored the winning touchdown with 16 seconds left, Dunlap got into an argument with defensive coordinator Lou Anarumo regarding playcalling, a source familiar with the situation told ESPN. Television cameras captured Dunlap […]

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Randall Leal, Jhonder Cadiz, Daniel Rios ensure Nashville SC still unbeaten against FC Dallas

Randall Leal, Jhonder Cadiz and Daniel Rios scored goals as Nashville SC took advantage of nearly every chance and a pair of friendly caroms to post a 3-0 win over visiting FC Dallas on Wednesday in an inter-conference matchup. Joe Willis recorded two saves, both after halftime, to earn his league-leading eighth shutout of the […]

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Sounders score late goal, earn draw with Timbers

Will Bruin scored off a corner kick in second-half stoppage time as the Seattle Sounders rallied for a 1-1 draw with the visiting Portland Timbers on Thursday night. The Sounders (9-4-5, 32 points) and Timbers (9-5-5, 32 points) remained tied for first place in Major League Soccer’s Western Conference. Seattle is technically on top thanks […]

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