Month: June 2018

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Dak Prescott Jersey brings punch to fight against cancer, challenges fans to do same

Dak Prescott lost his mother Peggy to colon cancer almost five years ago. Every snap he takes as the Cowboys’ quarterback is fueled by her fighting spirit that keeps growing stronger within him.
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I’m very passionate about it. It’s very close to my heart, having lost my mother to cancer, Prescott told Authentic Bo Jackson Jersey Sporting News. So anything I can do — a helping hand to raise awareness or money — anything that helps hopefully one day 100 percent defeat cancer, I’m all about it.

I’m privileged and blessed to be part of this Ready. Raise. Rise campaign, which is educating everyone out there about the latest oncology research.

Police records obtained by TMZ show that William Jenkins was arrested on a parole violation charge in Western New York about nine hours before the body was discovered at his brother’s home in Bergen County, N.J.

According to previous reports, Janoris Jenkins was out of state when the body was found.

The Titans kept their three-man front for Pees; there was no reason to mess with the ends, all-around stud Jurrell Casey and rising run-stopper DaQuan Jones.

Re-signing Jones was a no-brainer. The Titans also upgraded at nose tackle by replacing a shaky, 29-year-old Sylvester Williams with former Eagles and Chiefs starter Bennie Logan, 29. Logan struggled in Kansas City last season, but he is a better plug against the run than Williams was, and that strength complements those of Casey and Billy Turner Jersey Jones.

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Money linebacker Deone Bucannon Jersey didn’t practice Wednesday and might miss Sunday’s game, but his injury news is encouraging.

Arians originally feared Bucannon fractured his surgically repaired ankle against the Jaguars, which would have knocked him out for the season, but it’s only a sprain.
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The other Cardinals who didn’t practice Wednesday due to injury were defensive lineman Josh Mauro (ankle), wide receiver John Brown (toe), defensive lineman Corey Houston Texans Jersey Peters (ankle), safety Rudy Ford (knee) and wide receiver Brittan Golden (groin). Wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald had a veteran’s day off, while tight end Ricky Seals-Jones missed practice for the birth of his child.

Arians was asked why Edward’s candidacy surprised him.

How old he is, Arians said. And he might have coached one year at San Jose State. Having never coached it, you’ve got to go learn all those rules.

But Washington has a unique partnership with Richmond, which would make a multi-day trip to New England difficult, and Eagles coach Doug Pederson announced his team would not have any joint work this summer.

I don’t think it’s an every year thing. Last year it was great for us. It was a great change up to go against Miami, Pederson said. Sometimes it just doesn’t work out. Teams are already booked; teams are already full or doing other things. For us, it’s just let’s get better as a team.

New England begins camp July 26 at the practice fields behind Gillette Stadium.

Of the starting pitchers potentially to be on the market this year, Cole Hamels is the most likely to move at the Authentic Geoff Swaim Jersey deadline. The ball is entirely in his court. Or glove. Whatever.

Hamels has to waive his no-trade clause in order to head to a contender, which some believe could happen. It would relieve the Rangers of having to make a tough decision on his future, with an option year coming up for 2019.

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Yankees’ Jacoby Ellsbury Jersey: I plan to play in 2018

Injured Yankees center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury expects to play in 2018.
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That’s the plan, he told reporters standing outside the team’s player development and training complex on Friday afternoon.

Ellsbury hasn’t played this season due to various injuries. Doctors recently zeroed in on the sacroiliac joint in his lower back as the problem.

As for the Yankees, Heyman lumped them in with the rest of the field at 9-1:

The Yankees are stacked on the field and need to stay under the threshold. The Nats are full of surprises, but a starting pitcher is likely their concern, too. The Angels could form the greatest left side in history, with Andrelton Simmons at shortstop, but they look like they are more likely to wind up a buyer of pitchers or even a seller.

Nothing is just being left under the rug, Carr said recently, via NBC Sports Bay Area’s Scott Bair. Nothing is just being thrown out the window and not thought about. Jordy is very detailed. He wants to do everything exactly how you want it done. I see why Aaron [Rodgers] loved throwing him the ball. Ronald Leary Jersey He knows if you’re comfortable, you’ll throw it to them. I think all the Yannick Ngakoue Jersey guys are taking note of that.

Payton’s impact as a role model to children and adults for the way he played the game and the way he conducted himself in the community caused the NFL to rename its Man of the Year Award — given to the player who each year exhibits extraordinary accomplishment both on and off the field — the Walter Payton Man of the Year after his tragic death from cancer at the all-too-young age of 45 in 1999, just 12 years after he retired from the NFL.

That makes Machado a prime candidate to be traded before the July 31st non-waiver deadline.

As many as 10 playoff contenders could be in the running for Machado, including the surprising Phillies, who are in third place in the National League East, but just 3.5 games behind the first-place Atlanta Braves.

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Terry McAulay retires; third official to step away from NFL this offseason

Longtime NFL official Terry McAulay announced his retirement Thursday. He is the third referee to leave the league this offseason.

According to multiple sources, McAulay is joining NBC Sports as a rules analyst for Sunday Night Football. NBC Sports declined comment. McAulay was one of a number of NFL officials interviewed for the position, including referee Clete Blakeman.

I woke up this morning with an extra bounce in my step, said Scherzer, who on Monday donned a hockey sweater and helmet and, along with teammate Ryan Zimmerman, led the pregame festivities before the Washington Capitals’ Game 4 Stanley Cup Final win over the Vegas Golden Knights.

With the victory, the Capitals took a 3-1 series lead and moved within a game of notching D.C.’s first major sports championship since the Washington Redskins won the Super Bowl following the 1991 season.

A day later, Scherzer was still giddy about his high-profile cheerleading gig and the result that ensued.

The way the Caps played, the fans, the energy at that stadium, everyone here in D.C. — how could you not wake up with an extra bounce in your step? he said. I was itching to get out to the field and play. Good things happen when the whole city gets behind you.

Based on the way the Yankees have collectively been smashing baseballs into bleachers and bullpens at the ballparks they’ve played in this season, it would appear Andujar isn’t exaggerating all that much.

If the homer-happy Yanks keep up their current long-ball-hitting pace, they will set a single-season home run record for a team, besting the major league mark that was set 21 years ago by the same club visiting them this week in the Bronx.

The odds of that potential record being shattered climbed a little higher Tuesday night when the Yankees jumped all over the red-hot Seattle Mariners, hitting four home runs on their way to a 7-2 win.

It’s fun to watch from the inside, and I’m sure it’s fun to watch for the fans, Giancarlo Stanton, one of the game’s home run hitters, said.

Following Tuesday’s four-homer showcase — their major league-leading seventh such game this season — the Yankees are on pace to hit 273 home runs. The single-season record for team homers is 264, set by the Mariners in 1997.

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MLB milestone: Adrian Beltre Jersey passes Ichiro for most hits by foreign-born player

Adrian Beltre doubled off Dodgers right-hander Kenta Maeda in the fourth inning Wednesday night for Womens Marshon Lattimore Jersey his 3,090th career hit, pushing the Rangers third baseman past Ichiro Suzuki for the most hits by a foreign-born player.
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Interestingly, noted, the milestone hit came almost exactly 20 years after Beltre got his first hit in the same ballpark, Dodger Stadium while batting eighth as a 19-year-old rookie for the home team on June 24, 1998.

Before Wednesday’s game, Beltre, 39, had downplayed the impending record, focusing more on Suzuki, whose career ended earlier this season.

Asked if he was OK, Solder said, I hope so. It hurts a little bit, but I’m not a doctor.

He got his knee checked out after meeting with reporters and is fine, according to an NFL source.

The status of Bradford’s left knee will make his availability a question the rest of his career. But his current health is a good sign heading into training camp, where the Cardinals intend him to get comfortable as the starter.

We devised a plan, Bradford said. We stuck to that plan and the plan was to get stronger and to feel good coming out of this part of the offseason so that during the five weeks leading up to training camp, I can really build on what we had done here and come into training camp ready to go.

I think the plan’s worked. My body feels really good right now.

As long as he holds up, the Cardinals can groom rookie Josh Rosen for the future. But Bradford’s background being what it is (he’s played 16 games twice in his career), it’s also important to have Rosen as ready as possible.

We can be a pretty darn-good unit, Pryor said. We’re versatile. There’s different guys who can do different things. We got Robby that can run, take the top off. We got Kearse, he controls and handles the whole middle [of the field], and we got Quincy. He’s just a beast. He catches the ball. With me, James Van Riemsdyk Authentic Jersey it is what it is, I’m going to do what I’m going to do.

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Patriots called teams about Rob Gronkowski Jersey trade ahead of draft, report says

Rob Gronkowski may not have been available for a trade, but that didn’t stop the Patriots from exploring their options.
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According Kyle Quincey Jersey to NBC Sports, which cited league sources, the Patriots were calling teams about a potential exchange involving the tight end as recently as three days before last month’s draft.

In recent years, it hasn’t been a who’s who at the position, but rather a who’s that?: Jeff Cumberland, Kellen Davis and Kellen Winslow have taken snaps for the Jets, while second-round pick Jace Amaro was both ineffective and injured before being waived a couple years after he was drafted. Austin Seferian-Jenkins turned in a pedestrian performance in 2017; though compared to the production of previous tight ends, he seemed like the second coming of Rich Caster.

No, Shanahan answered. There isn’t anything to figure out. It’s a very sound scheme.

So why don’t we see as much of that style of football as we saw in 2012? Shanahan said the issue is it’s hard to find a quarterback who can run that offense — and hard to keep that quarterback healthy if you’re using him as both a runner and a passer.

Is your quarterback good enough at running with the football to make them commit to stop it? And once they do, is he good enough to make the passes that he has to that Jeremy Vujnovich Jersey they just opened up? Shanahan said. If he is, that’s a huge issue. It’s tough to find that guy. And if you don’t protect him right and you don’t do the right stuff it is tough to stay healthy.

Shanahan said that in 2012, Washington’s offense was incredibly hard to stop, and Shanahan said it wasn’t so much the zone read as the threat of the zone read.

People talk about that 2012 year but our running game was 70 percent outside zone. It was one-third zone read, but everyone was scared of it, so they played for it every play, which is why Alfred Morris [was second in the league in rushing], Shanahan said. It was because of the threat of zone read that allows you to do a ton of other stuff. It’s not your base offense but if you’re in pistol or shotgun you can run it every time.

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Laquon Treadwell faces important season, whether he admits it or not

The Vikings used the 23rd overall pick on receiver Laquon Treadwell in 2016. He has 21 catches for 215 yards and no touchdowns in two seasons.

Tredwell, 22, played 80 offensive snaps and 47 special teams snaps as a rookie and 500 offensive snaps and 46 special teams snaps last season.

Given that previous precedent, it’s possible that Goodell will ask Gregory for another sustained period of progress before ultimately granting his return.

Dallas Cowboys playing the waiting game For the Cowboys, Gregory’s availability is little more than a pipe dream until it actually materializes.

His failure of multiple drug tests resulted in him missing the majority of the past two seasons, effectively rendering him back to square one from a developmental standpoint.

He’s also arguably further behind than incoming rookies, who have been in the building working since April and who were also playing on a field competitively only months ago.

I just think you try to find out where he is,Cowboys coach Jason Garrett said.

Rodgers talked to the media Monday for the first time since Mike Garafolo of NFL Media reported Rodgers wants some sort of out clause that would allow him to renegotiate the deal if another quarterback gets a bigger deal.

Ian Rapoport of NFL Media piggybacked Monday, saying Rodgers wants a series of player options throughout his contract so he can at least have some sort of control over what he makes and under the circumstances under which he makes them.

I don’t talk about it to the media, and I don’t think my agent is either, Rodgers said, via video from Tom Silverstein of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. A lot of it is just conjecture. Or stories that aren’t really based in factual interactions or misrepresented actions. I think that’s just part of it.
Rodgers’ answer didn’t answer the question, but he also didn’t deny he wants some control over his future salary.

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Yankees righty Masahiro Tanaka Jersey went on the 10-day disabled list with injuries in both hamstrings suffered while running the bases Friday.

More praise will come for Andujar and Torres specifically because of how consistently well they have played. After nearly two months in the majors for Torres and three for Andujar, it’s clear that both have staying power. They figure to be key pieces for years to come in this youthful Yankees revolution.
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Just as Andujar and Torres have been asked to hit in their share of clutch moments this season, German, of late, has Kellen Winslow Jersey pitched through some challenging moments of his own.

In Saturday’s start, he had to get out of some early trouble. After allowing three Mets runs to score in their half of the first off two home runs, German was told to reset himself mentally.

Larry [Rothschild] basically told me to forget about Tony Gonzalez Womens Jersey that first inning, German said through an interpreter, referring to a conversation he had with the Yankees’ pitching coach. Things like that happen in baseball. Think of the second inning as the start of the game, and focus on doing your job.

This comes after CNN’s Phil Mattingly passed along the White House’s statement, which suggested Trump and the Eagles disagreed on his insistence players stand during the national anthem rather than kneel to protest injustices and police brutality:

Mike Garafolo of NFL Network reported fewer than 10 Eagles were planning on going to the White House anyway before Trump decided the invitation was off.

This all comes after the NFL enacted a new policy this offseason that gives players the option to remain in the locker room during the anthem but requires those on the field to stand. Trump praised the effort while appearing on Fox & Friends but also suggested those who protested injustices by kneeling shouldn’t even be in the United States.

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Max Stassi homered leading off the fifth for Houston, and Alex Bregman Jersey and Yuli Gurriel had run-scoring hits in the first.

It’s not that they weren’t in the fight, Texas manager Jeff Banister said. We just didn’t get the hits. It doesn’t feel good, but I’ll continue to take our chances. We put 20 baserunners out there. We continue to do that every night, this offense will find a way to spark.
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Tony Sipp (1-0) struck out the first three hitters he faced in the sixth and seventh, and Hector Rondon got pinch-hitter Adrian Beltre to bounce into a game-ending double play for his second save.

Rangers: SS Elvis Womens Ronald Jones II Jersey Andrus took live batting practice for the second straight day and will begin a rehab assignment with Double-A Frisco on Monday. He broke his right elbow when he was hit by a pitch April 11 against the LA Angels.

The Padres have begun mixing and matching their relievers by game situation, for example having Brad Hand face the Reds’ Nos. 3-5 hitters on June 3, which might mean fewer saves for Hand going forward. … Mark Melancon has been activated by the Giants and will work in a setup capacity initially, though he could be in the mix for saves if he pitches well in the coming days.Were there actually any Eagles fans at Donald Trump’s patriotism Rally?

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said only a small contingent of Philadelphia Eagles players were planning to attend Tuesday’s planned appearance, well after 1,000 of their fans had traveled and taken time out of their schedules to be there.

Following President Donald Trump’s decision to call off the team’s visit, the White House scheduled a Celebration of America for those Eagles fans they said the team had abandoned.

White House counselor Kellyanne Conway said Trump held the replacement event because he didn’t want to disappoint the Robert Woods Jersey Eagles fans who were planning to attend the ceremony.

The number he [Trump] focused on, is the number of Eagles fans, who had already been waived in, and secured here to come to the White House, said Conway.

But did any Eagles fans actually attend the event?

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Jared Goff Jersey was NFL’s third-most efficient QB last season

Jared Goff was NFL’s third-most efficient QB last season More Offensive Player of the Year Todd Gurley obviously had a lot to do with that, but no one should overlook the play of Jared Goff, who earned his first trip to the Pro Bowl. He was one of the top young quarterbacks in the NFL, doing a great job of protecting the football and getting it into the hands of his playmakers. As NFL Research points out, he was the third-most efficient quarterback in the league, leading the Rams on scoring drives 50.3 percent of the time. The most surprising player on the list is probably Jimmy Garoppolo, who ranked No. 1 by a wide margin. Granted, he only started five games, but he clearly had a solid season and is looking up heading into 2018.
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It’s June, though, and we all Klim Kostin Authentic Jersey know how this works. Without a proven, cemented starter atop the food chain, a promising, rocket-armed rookie like Allen will have every chance to win the job.

Williams missed OTAs (Organized Team Activities) and training camp with a herniated disk in his lower back. The injury cost him the first five games of the season, but upon returning to the lineup, he started to show the promise that made him a Top 10 selection. Then, another injury happened.

A knee injury suffered in a win over the Dallas Cowboys kept Williams out for one remaining game (against the Cleveland Browns in Week 13) and virtually signaled a lost year. Now, as the Chargers and Williams prepare for 2018, they need him healthy to make plays.

Tight end Hunter Henry’s season-ending knee injury opens the door for Williams to become Philip Rivers’ No. 2 target (behind Keenan Allen), a role team officials told us they expect Williams to fill. Said one scouting staff source, He’s looking good. Fast, explosive, making great catches in traffic.If Williams is back to his pre-injury status, the Chargers could feature a dominant duo at receiver.

The front office and coaching staff have to hope so. As Anthony Lynn heads into his second season as head coach, he fields a team with a defense that can hold opponents to low scores; this offense doesn’t have to score 40 points per game. But if Rivers and Co. can stay healthy, it could be the best offense in the AFC West. That makes this a dangerous group to Authentic Pat Elflein Jersey play in a wide-open division.