Johnny Manziel just wants to ‘have some fun’ in CFL debut

Johnny Manziel seems to have his nerves under control.
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Ahead of his CFL debut, the former NFL quarterback said he’s focused on relaxing and enjoying himself when he takes the field in a professional game for the first time since a December 2015 as a member of the Browns.

The Jaguars couldn’t help but bolster their mighty defensive line with a Michael Bennett-type who can slide inside and rush the passer. Sacksonvillemade its strength stronger, as Bryan at first will serve as a good situational backup behind Calais Campbell, Yannick Ngakoue, Malik Jackson and Marcell Dareus.

Francis said last week on his weekly wrestling podcast Jobbing Outthat he had expected to play a major role for Washington next season.

Last Thursday, the day the draft was going to start, I had a meeting with (Washington assistant) Jim Tomsula, who is one of the best D-line coaches in the history of the league,Francis said. He told me that going into OTAs, he thought I should be the starting nose (tackle).

Francis appeared in six games last season Authentic Jared Crick Jersey recording five tackles. He also has spent time with the Dolphins and Seahawks in his four-year NFL career.

DeCamillis also worries about the trickle-down effect that abolishing kickoffs could have on the participation rates in high school football, since reserves would have fewer chances to take the field. That would be another affront to the game’s declining popularity among younger generations.

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Gil Brandt: Giants had best offseason in the NFL

Gil Brandt: Giants had best offseason in the NFL More New Giants general manager Dave Gettleman set out this offseason to make last year’s 3-13 finish a distant object in the rearview mirror. Trading for veteran linebacker Alec Ogletree, signing left tackle Nate Solder and right guard Patrick Omameh, drafting running back Saquon Barkley No. 2 overall and rounding back with the No. 34 selection and taking heralded UTEP guard Will Hernandez has the chance to significantly bolster the talent level on the Giants’ roster.

He began his coaching career as an assistant at Juniata. He was a high school assistant at Tyrone and then head coach at Ellwood City before moving on to Wake Forest and Kentucky. Knox entered professional football in the AFL with the New York Jets as offensive line coach in 1963, and played a key role in the recruitment of quarterback Joe Namath. He remained with the Jets until 1966, and was then offensive line coach with the Detroit Lions from 1967-1972.

I’m not sitting here looking to blame the coaching staff for personnel issues like that, Daniels told reporters Monday.

From a coaching staff perspective, what we constantly talk about is just the development of our young players, some of which are going well and some of which are not.

The Rangers, managed by Jeff Banister, are 18-31 and 12½ games behind the division-leading Houston Astros through Monday’s games. Adrian Beltre, Elvis Andrus, Rougned Odor, Delino DeShields, Matt Moore and Martin Perez have all spent time on the disabled list, leading to playing time for players such as Isiah Kiner-Falefa, Ronald Guzman and Jurickson Profar.

“That has been accelerated by the injuries. … Coaches have to create an environment for the players to execute in. Coaches lay out a plan and challenge the player in a way, get through to the players in a way, to get the most out of them.

At the end of the day, it’s up to players to go out and execute.
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Mike Budenholzer looks to unlock Bucks’ defensive potential

Preparing for Giannis Antetokounmpo kept Mike Budenholzer up at night.
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Now, one of the NBA’s budding superstars will be on Budenholzer’s side after the former Atlanta Hawks coach was formally introduced on Monday as the new leader of the Milwaukee Bucks.

It was miserable coaching against him and I’m so happy to be [saying], `Thirty-four’s on my team? Budenholzer said, referring to Antetokounmpo’s jersey number. That’s like really cool.

Start with the 6-foot-11 Antetokounmpo, whose length and athleticism make him a threat on both ends of the floor. Khris Middleton has grown into a good two-way player, while Eric Bledsoe and Malcolm Brogdon provide toughness at point guard.
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Iguodala had an X-ray on Monday and it came back clean, but the team still listed him as doubtful Monday evening.

Iguodala is averaging 8.7 points, 4.3 rebounds and 1.7 assists through three games of the series. He has played a little more than 27 minutes per game.

It’s Washington’s first Cup Final appearance since 1998, and the first during Ovechkin’s 13-year career.

We played a great game, defenseman John Carlson said. We deserved to win this.

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Nicklas Backstrom had an empty-netter to complete the rout.

No quarterback will be under as much scrutiny for his delivery, mechanics and timing with his receivers than Allen, the laser-armed passer who too often displays the accuracy of a boardwalk tarot-card reader. That means no rookie quarterback will benefit more from extra work outside the structure of practice, whether it’s just a little pitch-and-catch at the end of a session聽or one of those early-summer bonding sessions that are now popular among quarterbacks and receivers聽(let’s run some routes, and then go wakeboarding in Wyoming!).

White Sox look to keep improving vs. Orioles

The Chicago White Sox will go for their fourth win in the past five games when they host the Baltimore Orioles on Wednesday night in the third contest of a four-game set at Guaranteed Rate Field.
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Cobb has given up at least three earned runs five times in his first seven outings. He has given up an eye-popping 59 hits in 35 2/3 innings while walking seven and striking out 19. He has allowed a homer in all but two of his starts.

I think the biggest challenge that I’m facing right now is when you go through spring training, there’s equal talent at an equal stage to where we’re all able to go Womens Anthony Chickillo Jersey out there and fail and you’re not feeling pressed with the results, Cobb said recently to the Baltimore Sun. Those don’t matter. You can give up an eight spot and the media doesn’t care. You can tell them you’re working on a pitch and reality was I had no idea what I was doing today.

It was amazing, he said of his debut and the home run. You see all those guys on TV, and then you come here and hit a bomb against Sale. That’s an amazing feeling.

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Atlanta has won seven of its first 11 games against the Phillies this season, and the team is 20-10 against divisional opponents. The Braves won’t see the Phillies after Wednesday until Sept. 20 in Atlanta.

We knew coming in it’s going to be a tough series, Braves manager Brian Snitker said. There are two good teams going at it, that play really good baseball. It’s some aggressive baseball, well-pitched on both sides. (Wednesday) night will be much the same, I’m sure.

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Can he duplicate Jared Goff ‘s breakout 2017 season?

Just as Goff flourished with an influx of talent in the passing game, Trubisky has welcomed Allen Robinson, Taylor Gabriel, Trey Burton and second-round pick Anthony Miller in an overhauled aerial attack.
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He admitted that it took two months to recover from a concussion suffered at the end of his rookie campaign. In November, a collision with cornerback Kyle Fuller caused injury to his MCL and PCL, shortening his season to 10 games.聽

In addition to undergoing counseling, the 25-year-old recently spent more than six weeks in intensive drug and alcohol rehabilitation, per Rapoport. In a best-case scenario, he would be cleared for a return just in time for training camp in late July.

Gregory has generated just one sack in 14 career games. Whether he gains reinstatement or not, the Cowboys can’t count on him for a major role in their pass-rushing rotation.

Payne might not have the upside of Vea, but he is an incredible run defender who doesn’t lack for energy or motor. He is also a quick player for his size (ran a 4.95-second 40 at 311 lbs), so he’ll make some plays behind the line when he beats the man in front of him.

Payne should win the starting job at nose tackle, and he should be on the field for most early downs and even some passing downs. He’s going to be a handful for centers and guards, and he’s going to make it difficult for teams to double defensive ends Jonathan Allen and Preston Smith.

LaDainian Tomlinson Says Antonio Gates Should Retire

Antonio Gates is getting some career advice from his friend and former teammate LaDainian Tomlinson — hang it up.

After 15 seasons with the Chargers, the team has cut ties with the 37-year-old tight end — and he still hasn’t been picked up by another squad.

The biggest challenge has been getting in the playbook, making sure I understand all the adjustments we need to make and learning the terminology, Carter said. Everywhere you go, it’s going to be different terminology, so you just want to be speaking the same language as the coaches.

He has bounced around the league as a coach since 2000. 

Now as the leader of the Chargers, the 49-year-old wanted to take care of some unfinished business. He enrolled at UNLV to obtain a bachelor of arts in interdisciplinary studies.

Even though Lynn had waited all these years for the moment, he initially hadn’t planned on walking at graduation.

I just wanted my papers, Lynn said, via Williams. Mail me my damn diploma, I give it to my mom and I’m done.

However, a meeting with his counselor led to a change of heart.

When I told my counselor, when I told her what my plans were, she’d just assumed that I was walking the whole time, Lynn said, per Williams. I never assumed I was walking. The disappointment on her face when I told her I wasn’t coming, it was tough. I thought about it. She made me rethink it. I decided to walk, because if it could inspire one person, then it’s worth it.

Lynn revealed that this was a plan years in the making, dating back to 2014 when he heard someone else’s story of going back to school many years later. At that point, he just had to find the right school.
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Pedro Martinez convinced Yankees’ Luis Severino could become best in game

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Hall of Fame pitcher聽Pedro Martinez could have revised his most famous quote Tuesday night before his bedtime tweet about his protege.
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He could have tipped his cap to Yankees ace Luis Severino and said he’s the Red Sox’s daddy.

Come to think of it, that wouldn’t quite work because Severino’s latest gem just was very good by his growing standards in a 3-2 Yankees victory that tied them for first in the AL East with the Sox.

Martinez deserves at least a little of the credit for Severino’s development from struggling starter in 2016 to All-Star and Cy Young finalist in 2017.

(Pedro) told me that if I change my mechanics a little bit, I’ll be Joakim Noah Youth jersey more consistent in my strike zone, Severino said last October. That’s what I did.

And look at him now.

Eight starts into his 2018 season, Severino is 5-1 with a 2.21 ERA. He’s tied for the league lead in wins, third in innings (53), tied for fifth in strikeouts (63) and seventh in ERA.

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The safety himself is now proclaiming they’ll guide his next steps on his NFL future, as well. On Instagram on Saturday, Chancellor posted a picture of a tweet stating he would undergo neck scans in June. Not only did he confirm the story, he added this tidbit in the caption.

Steelers sign two more draft picks

The Steelers started the process of signing draft picks on Wednesday when they agreed to a deal with running back Jaylen Samuels and it continued on Thursday.
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Pittsburgh announced that two more draft picks have signed with the team. Fifth-round safety Marcus Allen and seventh-round defensive tackle Joshua Frazier both have four-year deals and the Steelers have four more picks to sign.

It has been a disastrous opening month for the White Sox. They’ve lost 12 of their past 13 games, had four games postponed and allowed double-digit runs in four straight games last week. All of that was put on to the back burner following the medical scare with Danny Farquhar. Farquhar passed out in the dugout on Friday after suffering a brain hemorrhage and remains in critical condition. — Casella

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Specifically, the Charlotte Observer reports, Fuller sent emails and text messages to an unknown number of female employees on the business side of the organization.

The report says the primary concern was the volume of Fuller’s communications with female staffers, not the content of the messages. At least one incident was reported to higher-ups within the organization last year.

The Panthers’ statement on the matter said only that Fuller resigned after he was approached with the result of an investigation centered on multiple complaints made about him. The Panthers said Dontrelle Inman Authentic Jersey nothing about the nature of the complaints.

Fuller was an NFL safety who played for the Seahawks, Packers and Panthers and coached with the Raiders, Packers and Titans before the Panthers hired him.

Panthers owner Jerry Richardson is in the process of selling the team amid an investigation into his own workplace conduct.

Bears rookie Roquan Smith has team-issued iPad stolen from his car

NFL players often get their playbooks on team-issued tablets, and the Bears may be hoping the tablet they gave first-round draft pick Roquan Smith doesn鈥檛 have an easy-to-guess password.
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Smith got an iPad from the team after he was drafted, and on Saturday he called the police in Athens, Georgia, to report that the iPad had been stolen out of his car.

There was no immediate word about what kind of information the Bears put on the iPad before giving it to Smith, a linebacker who played his college football at Georgia.

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Do we want the roughest, toughest SOB in the draft?!, Falcons coach Norm Van Brocklin reportedly yelled. Atlanta picks Joonas Korpisalo Authentic Jersey John Wayne of Fort Apache State.

Commissioner Pete Rozelle disallowed the pick.
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Via Field Yates of ESPN, he emerged from a workout which also included Oday Aboushi, Josh LeRibeus, and Brian Schwenke, which gives an idea of what鈥檚 out there at the moment.
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The 49ers used their first-round pick on tackle Mike McGlinchey, then traded right tackle Trent Brown to the 49ers. They also spent money on center Weston Richburg, and have otherwise shuffled the deck up front, bringing in former first-rounder Jonathan Cooper and cutting guard Zane Beadles.

After Hurricane Maria hit his native Puerto Rico, Indians catcher Roberto Perez went almost a week without hearing from his family. Now, as the Indians and Twins face off in San Juan, he and his family remember those struggles.

Center William Karlsson was discarded by two teams in his first three seasons.

Pierre-Edouard Bellemare’s first trip to Las Vegas was a colossal bust. In 2013, the French-born winger’s Skellefteå AIK won the Swedish Hockey League championship, and the team splurged with a weeklong trip to Vegas. Upon arriving at the airport, Belle-mare was told that his passport — which didn’t have a necessary biometric chip — was no good. So instead, he spent the week holed up at his mother’s house in France. Naturally, it rained every day.

Nearly every teammate can relate. Goalie Marc-Andre Fleury was dumped by the Penguins, for whom he won 375 games (and three Stanley Cups) over 13 seasons. A tad short for scouts’ liking, 5-foot-9 center Jonathan Marchessault toiled with two clubs before breaking out with 30 goals for the Panthers last season. Defenseman Nate Schmidt spent a chunk of last season sitting in the press box as the Capitals’ seventh defenseman.

While his lack of spot shooting kills offensive flow at times, Fultz can have an impact off the ball by staying active as a cutter, playing off the Sixers’ many talented passers.

Brett Brown uses Fultz’s big body as a screener to spring Redick and Belinelli, and Philly could get even more creative with ways to get Fultz on the move to the rim. He’s still learning how to play with more urgency off the ball, but there’s certainly potential there.

But flu or no flu, the Knights are acutely aware of the skepticism that comes from being the first major league sports team in Las Vegas. Well before the season, team ownership doubled down on securing a fan base. In August, two months before puck drop, the Knights rented a 45-foot bus, slathered it with black decals and their team logo, and drove more than 1,000 miles from the city. On a four-day tour, they hosted open skates and meet and greets in towns like Coeur D’Alene, Idaho, and Whitefish, Montana — not exactly hockey hotbeds but territory the Knights claimed in their TV distribution rights. “There’s no professional sports team that attacks that marketplace, that’s involved in that marketplace,” owner Bill Foley says. “So we can be their team.”canucks_1157