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 2020-04-03 15:19 

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Late-round prospects will suffer from restrictions...

Peter King explains how teams will approach the later rounds of the NFL draft with limited access to prospects....

 2020-04-03 15:19 

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Are Patriots still team to beat in AFC East?...

The Patriots time at the top of the AFC East may finally be over in 2020, but Bills GM Brandon Beane still sees New England as the team to beat....

 2020-04-03 15:18 

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Nick Vannett expects Broncos to rely on tight ends a lot...

Nick Vannett signed with the Broncos as a free agent last month despite the presence of Noah Fant, Jeff Heuerman, Troy Fumagalli and Andrew Beck on the roster, but the size of the tight end room doesn....

 2020-04-03 15:01 

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NFL must make clear, strong statement regarding importance of players staying at home...

The past two days have included troubling images of high-profile NFL quarterbacks showing no regard for federal guidelines and state mandates to stay at home and to practice social distancing. On Wednesday....

 2020-04-03 14:38 

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Nets' Garrett Temple studying for LSAT during coronavirus hiatus...

Since going undrafted out of LSU in 2009, Garrett Temple has played for the Rockets, Kings, Spurs, Bucks, Bobcats, Wizards, Grizzlies, Clippers and Nets....

 2020-04-03 14:24 

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Sharks GM gives Boughner 'upper hand' to take over as coach...

Sharks GM Doug Wilson voiced his support by saying Bob Boughner has the edge in taking over the job on a permanent basis....

 2020-04-03 14:24 

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Kraft uses Patriots plane to obtain medical masks...

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft sent the team plane over to China to retrieve more than a million medical masks to help the U.S. during the coronavirus pandemic....

 2020-04-03 14:03 

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Derek Wolfe: I'll show Ravens I'm worth a longer stay...

Defensive lineman Derek Wolfe has had his eye on the Ravens for some time. Wolfe told the team's website that he thought they were going to draft him in 2012, but he wound up landing with the Broncos....

 2020-04-03 13:57 

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Report: Revised Sammy Watkins deal has no-trade clause...

A reduced salary for 2020 makes receiver Sammy Watkins' contract more tradeable. But he won't be traded. The revised deal that bumps Kansas City's cap space from $177 to $5,000,177....

 2020-04-03 13:43 

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Dolphins' free agent signings see coach Brian Flores as a big draw...

The Dolphins were perhaps the most aggressive team at the start of free agency: Within three days of free agency's official opening, Miami had announced deals with 10 unrestricted free agents. A major....

 2020-04-03 13:29 

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A best on best mythical tournament: Players in their prime...

With the 2019-20 NHL season on hold, Pro Hockey Talk will be creating full rosters for an imaginary best on best tournament....

 2020-04-03 13:29 

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Will the Jaguars be able to move Yannick Ngakoue?...

Yannick Ngakoue has made it clear he wants out of Jacksonville despite being given the franchise tag, so now it's up to the Jaguars to find something in return for the DE....

 2020-04-03 13:29 

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King: Expect NFL to examine 12 or 14-game seasons...

Peter King explains that the coronavirus pandemic is putting pressure on the NFL scheduling committee to look at any and all options including the possibility of a 12 or 14-game regular season....

 2020-04-03 13:29 

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Watkins staying in KC after contract adjustment...

Sammy Watkins and the Chiefs reportedly reached a new agreement that will lower his cap hit and keep in Kansas City for at least 2020....

 2020-04-03 13:00 

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April 3 in NASCAR: Darrell Waltrip let it 'all hang out' for Darlington win...

With a crash unfolding with seven laps to go, Darrell Waltrip went from fourth to first in half a straightaway to win at Darlington in 1977....

 2020-04-03 12:53 

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Japan postpones its baseball season even further...

After initially naming April 24 as Opening Day, NPB now has no set date on which the season might resume....

 2020-04-03 12:38 

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Dan Quinn trying to eliminate negativity during work-from-home...

Falcons coach Dan Quinn's relentlessly upbeat anyway, but having to be a football coach via Zoom is testing him as it is everyone in the league. But Quinn's taking specific steps to try to....

 2020-04-03 12:34 

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PHT Morning Skate: NHL's pandemic response; Strange time to be a free agent...

Friday's collection of links....

 2020-04-03 12:17 

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Matt Patricia, Lions helping Detroit nonprofit move into surgical mask production...

Lions head coach Matt Patricia's wife had an idea about how to help health care workers and it turned out she wasn't the only one thinking about a way to create more surgical masks. The Lions....

 2020-04-03 12:00 

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Kevin Durant tips off "NBA 2K Players Tournament" tonight; start time and...

The first-ever NBA 2K players tournament kicks off tonight with NBA stars Kevin Durant, Trae Young, Donovan Mitchell, and Devin Booker competing....

 2020-04-03 11:39 

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Adam Thielen: Stefon Diggs trade was a bummer...

The Vikings fielded a potent receiving duo over the last few years, but they opted to break it up this offseason by trading Stefon Diggs to the Bills. It was not a development that brought a smile to the....

 2020-04-03 11:20 

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Bills don't think Washington used Josh Norman properly...

Washington couldn't wait to get rid of Josh Norman, even after hiring his old coach. But another of his old bosses was all too happy to bring him in, and hopes he can return to his old form. During a....

 2020-04-03 11:09 

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Cam Jordan thinks Drew Brees has at least two more seasons in him...

Saints head coach Sean Payton created a few headlines this week when he referred to quarterback Drew Brees heading into his "final season" during an appearance on ESPN. Payton later clarified....

 2020-04-03 10:51 

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Former XFLer Edmond Robinson: Falcons gave me chance, I'll make most of it...

Linebacker Edmond Robinson took an offbeat path to the NFL as a seventh-round pick out of small Newberry College and he made his way back into the league by spending time in a pair of spring leagues. He was....

 2020-04-03 10:44 

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Panthers close deal for 240 acres for new practice facility...

The Panthers can't conduct their offseason program as they hoped next week. But they can make a deal for the place they'll have future ones. According to John Marks of the Rock Hill Herald, the....

 2020-04-03 10:05 

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Some talk of how teams might ease into training camps...

Since it's impossible to have a firm plan for much of anything right now because of the coronavirus outbreak in the United States, any discussion of a plan should probably be called a wish. But the....

 2020-04-03 09:49 

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Aldon Smith's new NFL contract comes with major questions...

A player who was poised to become one of the best pass rushers in league history had his career interrupted in a way that had seemed permanent. Even though he has a new deal with the Cowboys, the....

 2020-04-03 09:22 

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Report: Chiefs, Sammy Watkins agree to new deal...

The Chiefs have a laughably small amount of salary cap space, and wide receiver Sammy Watkins has the biggest cap hit on the team. So it was widely expected that something had to give. And now it has.....

 2020-04-03 08:33 

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Ty Law: Peyton Manning tried to get me drunk and talking about our defense...

Peyton Manning never stopped looking for an edge, and one of his longtime rivals says that was particularly true over drinks. Hall of Fame cornerback Ty Law said this week on WEEI that Manning used to buy....

 2020-04-03 05:02 

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Kyler Fackrell looking for rebound season with Giants...

Kyler Fackrell had 9.5 fewer sacks for the Green Bay Packers last season than he did for the team in 2018. Now with the New York Giants after signing a one-year deal with the team, Fackrell is hoping to....

 2020-04-03 04:21 

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Report: Damarious Randall to sign one-year deal with Raiders...

After having a contract fall through with cornerback Eli Apple, the Las Vegas Raiders have found another option to bolster their secondary. According to Josina Anderson of ESPN.com, former Cleveland Browns....

 2020-04-03 03:50 

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Kevin Demoff acknowledges pandemic could delay SoFi Stadium completion...

Construction continues at SoFi Stadium, even as positive coronavirus cases have popped up at the site. And Rams COO Kevin Demoff continues to be optimistic that the stadium will be completed in time, even....

 2020-04-03 02:58 

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Australian NBL pumps breaks on report LaMelo Ball has bought a team...

A report came out Thursday morning that LaMelo Ball and his manager had bought a team in Australia's NBL, but the league says it's not done yet....

 2020-04-03 01:59 

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Boston's Robert Kraft explains why he went out of his way to help New York...

So much for that Boston-New York rivalry. Patriots owner Robert Kraft, appearing Thursday night on CNN, explained why he wanted to purchase and send to New York City 300,000 of the 1.2 million N95 masks the....

 2020-04-03 01:32 

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Detroit Red Wings: This season's biggest surprises and disappointments...

We continue our look at the 2019-20 Detroit Red Wings by looking at their biggest surprises and disappointments so far this season....

 2020-04-03 01:30 

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Doc Rivers' reaction when Clippers traded for Lou Williams, "I was not having Lou"...

Lou Williams has become part of the heart and soul of the Clippers, a scoring machine off the bench, but Doc Rivers was not a fan at first....

 2020-04-03 01:26 

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NFL's chief medical officer softens the league's prior message regarding 2020 planning...

The NFL is backtracking on the full-speed-ahead message that it sent earlier this week. On Tuesday, NFL general counsel Jeff Pash said in plain, blunt terms the the league plans to play a full season with....

 2020-04-03 00:51 

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Dez Bryant, Dak Prescott are the latest to send bad message regarding the pandemic...

I'm a big fan of Dak Prescott. But I'm not a big fan of anyone who fails to practice social distancing or otherwise comply with federal or state guidelines regarding the importance of staying at....

 2020-04-03 00:41 

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Jarvis Landry donates $15,000 in hygiene products to Cleveland students...

Browns receiver Jarvis Landry donated $15,000 to provide hygiene products to East Cleveland City School District students and their families. Landry partnered with supercenter chain Meijer to secure items,....

 2020-04-03 00:37 

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Eichel, Bauer team up to donate much-needed medical equipment...

Jack Eichel purchased personal protective equipment masks from Bauer, the hockey equipment manufacturer, for various hospitals throughout Western New York....

 2020-04-03 00:00 

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For NBA coaches, the new game is a waiting game...

Just like players and fans of the sport, NBA coaches are working from home and waiting to see if and when the league will resume play....

 2020-04-02 23:41 

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Dodgers developmental coach Lloyd talks MLB break...
 2020-04-02 23:30 

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Drew Lock working out, throwing, studying from his home in Kansas City...

Broncos quarterback Drew Lock wants to build on his rookie season. Lock is doing the best he can on his own. Lock is staying at his parents' house in Kansas City, maintaining a schedule that includes....

 2020-04-02 23:11 

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Eli Apple not signing with Raiders after all...

More than two weeks after reports surfaced that free agent cornerback Eli Apple was signing with the Raiders, it turns out that no deal was reached. Apple and the Raiders were unable to finalize the....

 2020-04-02 22:57 

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Andrew Whitworth: There was no other place I wanted to be than with Rams...

Left tackle Andrew Whitworth will return for a 15th season. His offseason options were retirement or a return to the Rams. Whitworth re-signed on a three-year, $30 million deal with $12.5 million guaranteed....

 2020-04-02 22:30 

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Dr. Anthony Fauci was a high school point guard...

Before Dr. Anthony Fauci was the guy leading the nation's response to the coronavirus epidemic, he was a high school point guard....

 2020-04-02 22:29 

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Andy Reid preparing for 2020 season out of his basement...

Where does the Super Bowl-winning coach go to prepare to defend the title when he can't go the office? With the Chiefs' practice facility closed, Andy Reid has found a quiet place in his home to....

 2020-04-02 22:20 

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Dante Fowler aiming for Michael Strahan's sack record...

Falcons defensive end Dante Fowler had a career-high 11.5 sacks last season, but he's aiming at doubling that. Fowler told reporters today that his goal is to get at least 23 sacks, breaking Michael....

 2020-04-02 22:12 

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It's Brett Favre night on Football Week in America...

Football Week in America continues on Thursday night with a pair of games involving Brett Favre, both directly and indirectly. Up first, Favre's second game at Lambeau Field as a member of the Vikings....

 2020-04-02 21:51 

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Distanced Training: Okwara's prep for the NFL...

Former Notre Dame defensive end Julian Okwara talks to Jac Collinsworth about his preparation for the NFL draft, recovering from his injury, how he found football and more....

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