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Leipsic stars in OT, Canucks beat Islanders 4-3

VANCOUVER, British Columbia — It wasn’t the ending anyone wanted to see in a marquee showdown between Calder trophy contenders Brock Boeser and Mathew Barzal.

Boeser, the rookie Vancouver forward who leads his team offensively, lay face down on the ice in the final seconds of regulation in what would be a 4-3 Canucks’ overtime victory against the New York Islanders on Monday night.

After falling awkwardly into the boards, Boeser was helped to the locker room and taken to a hospital for precautionary reasons.

Ideally, a Van Gundy team features a big man like Drummond surrounded by quality shooters, including one at the power forward spot. Griffin has been a good midrange shooter in his career, but his foray into making himself a 3-point shooter has yielded subpar results. He is making 34.2 percent on 3s this year, well below the league average (36.2 percent). Worse, as he has stretched himself out to the 3-point line, one of his strengths — the midrange shot — has failed him. Griffin is making just 20.5 percent of his 2-pointers from 16 feet and out.

How does Griffin fit with Drummond? Well, he probably doesn’t. And that’s even when he is healthy, which, recent history shows, he won’t be very often. But Van Gundy is in the fourth year of a five-year contract he signed, as coach and chief exec, to clean up the mess the Pistons had become. His clock is ticking.

Taylor Hall and the New Jersey Devils will face off against Connor McDavid and the Edmonton Oilers to open the regular season in Gothenburg, Sweden, on Oct. 6 as part of the NHL’s Global Series.

In the second year of regular games in Europe, the Florida Panthers and Winnipeg Jets will also play Nov. 1 and 2 in Helsinki. The NHL and NHL Players’ Association announced the games and two exhibitions Tuesday morning.

After losing Chris Paul to the Rockets and a number of valuable contributors to injuries at the outset of the season, Rivers managed to keep the Clippers together behind the steady performances of Williams and Jordan, plus some MacGyver-level rejiggering of the rotation. (How many people are aware Tyrone Wallace is playing significant minutes in LA?)packers_135

NBA All-Star 2018: Three takeaways from NBA Rising Stars Challenge

The World team took home its fourth straight Rising Stars Challenge with a 155-124 victory over the U.S. Friday in Los Angeles.
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The World team won the event by getting the 3-point competition a day early.

Kings guard and Game MVP Bogdan Bogdanovic led all players with seven 3-pointers made and the World team knocked down 23 treys in the game.

Brown was a key part of the Celtics attack in the postseason last year, but he was clearly out there for energy and wasn’t expected to truly produce offensively. He still had a lot of work to do both in the offense and with his shooting.

He has made leaps and bounds this season in both areas though and it was unmistakable Friday. Brown finished with a game-high 35 points with 10 rebounds. He also went 3 for 8 from 3-point range. He is shooting 38 percent from beyond the arc Womens Robbie Ray Jersey this year, up a good bit from last season, while taking three more per game. Brad Stevens has done a great job with the youngster and the sky appears to be the limit on his potential.

It’s fun, man. Adversity is great, Westbrook said, via ESPN. Me personally, I love adversity. It gives you an opportunity to bring your teammates together, bring everybody together and look forward to positive things. Throughout the season, there’s going to be a lot of ups and downs, but we never flinch. That’s one thing about this organization, about our team: We never flinch based on what’s going on. We always stay together.

Westbrook, who finished with 36 points and nine assists, acknowledged the Thunder’s costly turnovers but couldn’t deny the defensive errors and improvements that need to be made.

I’m most concerned about that defensively, to be honest, is our 3-point defense, Westbrook added. I’m really, really concerned about that. You want to protect the deep paint, and you don’t want to give up layups, but when the ball gets kicked back out, we have got to have more urgency to run people off the line.
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Teammate and forward Carmelo Anthony echoed Westbrook’s optimism, saying the team remains confident amid their slump.

Lamar Jackson opted out of 40-yard dash at NFL Combine due to WR talk

Lamar Jackson would have been the fastest quarterback at the NFL Combine, but he decided not to run the 40-yard dash. He participated in all of the throwing drills, but his decision to partcipated in the 40 left some analysts curious.
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Speaking to NFL Network’s NFL Now crew, Jackson admitted the recent talk of him playing wide receiver led to him not wanting to run.

Lamar Jackson has said no one asked him to do WR drills. But the requests were, in fact, made. Three more: DBs Marcus Allen, Terrell Edmunds and Derwin James were asked to do LB drills.

Limited Womens Taurean Prince Jersey I felt I did pretty good today, there were a lot of passes I wanted back, but you know, you can’t be perfect, he said.

While Jackson didn’t take part in the 40-yard dash at the Combine, he did say he was going to run it at his Louisville pro day. The QB also said if he had to predict his 40 time, he says he would have run in the 4.3 range, says he likely would have matched a 4.38.

Louisville’s pro day takes place on March 29th, so we’ll know for sure by then.

After measuring in at 6-feet, 233 pounds, Barkley started off his workouts getting everyone’s attention when he did 29 reps at 225 lbs. Barkley and Nick Chubb, who also had 29 bench press reps, led all running backs but more impressive than that, they both had more reps than all but five of the 36 offensive linemen at the combine this year.

Barkley followed up Friday with even more impressive performances, posting a 41-inch vertical jump and ran a 4.40-second 40-yard dash on his first attempt.

To put all of his workouts in perspective, according to NFL Research, the only player with more than 25 bench press reps and a Authentic Robby Fabbri Jersey vertical jump higher than 40 inches at the 2017 Combine went as the No. 1 overall pick, which was defensive end Myles Garrett who had 33 reps and a 41-inch vertical.
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Adding in the 40-yard dash, NFL Research also noted that there are only two players to weigh over 230 lbs, run the dash in 4.40 seconds or faster, and vertical jump 40-inches or higher at the combine since 2003. Vernon Davis was the other to do so in 2006.

Comparing Barkley to some of the top athletes of the NFL, when Joe Thomas went through the combine, he had 28 reps. DeSean Jackson’s 10-yard split was 1.55 seconds (Barkley was 1.54). Devin Hester was 4.43 seconds in the 40-yard dash while Julio Jones’ vertical jump was 38.5 inches.

Parks is still subject to discipline under the NFL’s personal-conduct policy.

Youth Cameron Erving Jersey Greg Wyshynski and Emily Kaplan survey the non-rental options at the trade deadline and take a look behind the curtain with TSN’s James Duthie at what hosting TV coverage of the big day is like. Then we hear from J.T. Brown of the Ducks, and Madison Bowey of the Capitals alongside his father, Will. Finally, a look at the Hart Trophy race, and a fan vents some Olympic frustration to the ESPN On Ice rant line. Listen ?
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Flashing elite athleticism on film and likely at the Combine, the former basketball player reminds of Lane Johnson and has similar right or left tackle potential.

After the busy summer that GM Jim Nill had, don’t expect much from these Stars between now and Monday. Yes, the rest of the Central Division teams probably will be buyers, but you don’t have to keep up with the Joneses every time.

To add a top-six winger or not, that is the question. This Blues team — which has Luke Joeckel Youth jersey been tremendous at times this season — has a few flaws. Rick Nash might not be the panacea, but … he certainly wouldn’t hurt.

We don’t think Brian MacLellan will make nearly the splash he did last season. This year could bring another small move. (The Caps have already executed trades for depth defensemen Michal Kempny from Chicago and Jakub Jerabek from Montreal.)

Parks, 23, has played in all 32 games since the Broncos selected him in the sixth round of the 2016 draft. He started five games last season and registered an interception, 4 passes defensed and 47 tackles.

Sando: Miami Dolphins. I think the Dolphins are motivated to trade Landry, but how many teams will be motivated to acquire — and then pay — a limited receiver deemed expendable by his own offensively anemic team? Landry ranks third in receptions since 2014 with 400. However, he has only five scoring receptions on passes that traveled at least 5 yards past the line of scrimmage. That is tied with Tavon Austin, among others, for 121st in the league over the past four seasons.

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Cornerbacks and safeties will stop the Super Bowl’s air war by ‘letting go’

You are a cornerback striding down the sideline with one of these Super Bowl 52 pesky wide receivers. He is a step ahead. But then you start to match him. Are you suddenly faster? No. It likely means the ball is coming. He is adjusting. You adjust. Get your head around. Locate. Officials like it when you get that head around and are tracking the ball -– that makes incidental contact secondary. Most of all, remember this …

Don’t panic.

That is the mantra for every defensive back in this Super Bowl. Don’t panic. They will be under assault. Both teams present pass-catching firepower not only at receiver but also at tight end and from the backfield. I expect a Super Bowl record total number of passes in this game from Tom Brady and Nick Foles.

Robey-Coleman has been good covering the slot during his time in Buffalo and Los Angeles. He’s a solid assignment defender who also plays the run well. He’s one of the best relative bargains in free agency.

It gave the Rams a 23-16 win, but McNair’s performance on the final drive — and that particular third down — is something that shouldn’t be lost in history.

Remember when the Cardinals had the Steelers on the ropes in Super Bowl XLIII? We all know how this one turned out — with the most iconic play of the game — but Fitzgerald was almost the Super Bowl hero.

Down four, Kurt Warner found Fitzgerald right up the shoot for a 64-yard touchdown to put the Cardinals up 23-20 with 2:37 left:

Ben Roethlisberger would lead the Steelers down the field in just under two minutes, tossing the perfect pass to Santonio Holmes for the game-winning score and one of the best catches in Super Bowl history.bears_102

Berube makes 42 saves, Blackhawks beat Sharks 3-1

San Jose outshot Chicago 15-11 in the scoreless first. Pavelski fired a shot off the right post 6:20 in, and Mikkel Boedker was stopped by Berube from the slot with just over 5 minutes left in the period.
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The Sharks had only one brief power play Friday and have gone eight games and 19 chances without converting a man advantage. … Rutta hadn’t played since Feb. 6. He missed seven games with an undisclosed injury and sat out a game before being hurt. … Linesman Steve Miller was hit in the mid-section by a puck 4:51 into the third and crumpled to the ice. After being tended to by Blackhawks trainer Mike Gapski, Miller remained in the game.

Iverson faced Popovich’s team in the playoffs once, in his first year in Denver. The Nuggets won the first game of that 2007 first-round series but San Antonio won the next five on the way to its fourth NBA title.

Beneath this friendly rivalry between Patriots owner Robert Kraft and Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie are raw emotions. Kraft twice -鈥?for Patriots ownership in 1994 and in the 2005 Super Bowl -鈥?has beaten Lurie when it mattered most. Here in Super Bowl 52 they clash in another all-or-nothing scrap Chris Archer Jersey that will generate more ownership joy and scars.

Kraft already thrives in both worlds.

He knows he is the envy of other NFL owners. He has five Super Bowl trophies and is reaching for a sixth. Fewer than a third of the current owners have one. Kraft thinks Spygate and Deflategate and other Patriots league issues were the result of this envy and of ownership mudslinging. Kraft has built a thick core. He will keep making room on his mantle for Lombardi trophies while they have at it. He will smile in their face while boldly kicking in their teeth.

The Patriots and Eagles gave us the 2nd highest-scoring Super Bowl ever

It was huge day Blake Wheeler Jersey of offense in Minnesota with the New England Patriots and Philadelphia Eagles combining for a few Super Bowl records. The 74 total points scored in Philadelphia’s 41-33 win was one point away from tying the record for most points scored.
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The record for points in a Super Bowl was set 23 years ago by the San Francisco 49ers and San Diego Chargers. The Steve Young-led 49ers came out on top with a 49-26 win and the combined 75 points was the only time two teams combined for more than 70 points for more than two decades.

Right now, YouTube TV is restricted to certain markets, so users outside those areas aren’t able to sign up. The good news is that every eligible market has the local NBC affiliate. Check your availability here.

And since this is a Google joint, the only way to watch on your computer is through the Chrome browser (Firefox fans will have to grin and bear it), though it’s also available on Chromecast, Android TV, and the mobile app.

With a dream that became a reality like that, the tweet didn’t just go viral, but had ideas for future dreams that they might have.

There’s no margin for error in the NFL and a high risk of either committing a penalty or forcing a throw off a bad read. So their RPOs are designed to be quick and generally only include hitch routes, slants, and outside runs.

They take longer to develop than RPO routes in the NFL, but that’s another benefit of linemen getting 3 yards of downfield real estate.
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One of the most popular and devastating RPOs is the glance route off a downhill run. Alabama blew the title game open against Georgia by punishing late safeties with it.

Backside routes attached to runs are generally the missing ingredient to a complete RPO attack.

To go from a little-known school in western Massachusetts to a head coaching job in the NFL takes a tremendous amount of hard work, and any failures Patricia has in Detroit won’t be from a lack of effort.

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Michigan State pulled off the biggest comeback in Big Ten history Saturday afternoon, erasing a 27-point deficit to pull off a 65-60 road win over Northwestern.

The comeback also ranks as the fifth-largest in Division-I history.
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Northwestern rolled out to a 43-16 lead in the first half and carried a seemingly insurmountable 49-27 lead over the second-ranked Spartans into the locker room at halftime. The second 20 minutes were a complete role reversal. Michigan State held their hosts to just 3-of-26 from the field and only 11 total points. Those 11 points tied the season-low for points in a half by a Division-I team this season.

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Ingram is still learning how to be the primary scoring option for the Lakers, but he’s shooting an improved 46 percent from the field while averaging 16.2 points per game. He hasn’t become exactly what the Lakers hoped for to this point, but the potential is there.

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Smith is the future of the Mavericks, and that future is high flying. He’s taken the reins for the Mavericks so far this season and, while he’s still learning, he’s already showing us the special things he can do with his athleticism.

They chased Curry around the top of the key into the corner and didn’t give him an inch of room past their 14 feet worth of wingspan or so. Curry tried to turn his body in every way possible to find any room to launch. He couldn’t, and deterred to DeMar DeRozan, who was useless as well.
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I’ve worked on it a lot. I’ve really spent a lot of time working on it, watching a lot of film, looking at data.

The unmistakable truth regarding plate races is a driver can do everything correctly and still be victimized by the big one, the multi-car accidents that are a staple anytime a lap is turned on NASCAR’s two plate tracks. That these wrecks can strike any time and don’t discriminate in who they collect only furthers the perception that winning at Daytona and Talladega is about happenstance above else.

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Victor Oladipo is an All-Star for the Pacers and rightfully so, but Sabonis isn’t getting enough credit for the Pacers’ turnaround. His steady efficiency of 12.1 points, 8.2 rebounds, and 2.2 assists keep Joe Carter Authentic Jersey the Pacers on balance.

The Raiders defense didn’t completely shut down the Titans, but they did come up with big plays in key situations.

While clinging to a 13-10 lead to start the second half, it wouldn’t have been a shock to see the Raiders give up a few big drives, which would have turned the game into a shootout, but that’s not what happened.
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On six offensive possessions in the second half, the Titans only got inside the red zone one time, and even then, the Raider still came up big. The biggest play of the game might have been a third-and-2 play the Titans ran from Oakland’s 7-yard line. On the play, DeMarco Murray got stuffed for a one-yard loss by rookie Nicholas Morrow.

At this time last year, Morrow, who was an undrafted free agent, was playing football for D-III Greenville University. The linebacker’s story is almost as wild as Tavecchio’s.

Two available CBS TV analysts I’d like to be seated between during Super Bowl LII: Trent Green and James Lofton. Hey, easy on the crab dip!

If Giancarlo Stannton receives a $50,000 bonus from the Yankees for making the All-Star team, I’ll help him out. He’ll give me $10,000 and I’ll spend a few hours a day banging his name into the online ballot box. That would remove all doubt and we’d both make out.

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This is only the beginning, Gurley told reporters after last week’s 35-30 upset win over the Cowboys. We’ve been here last year at 3-1 and then we only won one game after that. So, we have to keep that in mind as well and we definitely have to keep moving forward and get better every week. Don’t get complacent.

Sunday provides a perfect litmus test as to just how different the Rams are from a year ago as they host the Seahawks.

I know this isn’t the most popular answer, but Lewis is the best man for the job, and the Bengals wouldn’t find anyone better equipped to handle the challenges of building a champion in Cincinnati. That’s right — I’m saying the man that many Bengals fans want to run out the door is best suited to lead the franchise back to prominence, because he’s done it before.

Remember, Lewis is the winningest coach in franchise history, with a 125-112-3 record (.527 winning percentage) plus Authentic Karl Mecklenburg Jersey seven playoff appearances on his resume. In the 35 seasons before his arrival, the Bengals only won 42.6 percent of their games and made the playoffs just seven times.

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Todd Haley’s departure from the Steelers came as no surprise, but the writing was on the wall for some time.

During a radio appearance with ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith at Super Bowl 52 in Minneapolis, running back Le’Veon Bell revealed that the former offensive coordinator didn’t always see eye to eye with quarterback Ben Roethlisberger.
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I feel like it was a lot of third downs Todd would maybe call something that Ben didn’t like, Bell said, via the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. There’s certain plays that Ben didn’t like. As a player, you’ve always got plays that you like, plays you dislike. It would be a big situation, and Todd would call a play that Ben don’t necessarily like, and he tried to go out there and just execute it because the play is called.

Randy’s only kind of going to give Ben what he wants, you know, make him comfortable, Bell said. Because third downs, that’s the biggest thing, that was our Achilles heel was third downs and red zone.

The Steelers finished the regular season 13-3 before their hopes of winning a seventh Super Bowl were halted one game into the playoffs, though they opened at 8-1 odds Monday behind the Patriots and Eagles to win the championship next season.

As if an extra obstacle had to be put in their path, Philly had to beat the defending champions and the defining dynasty of this generation, the Patriots, on Sunday night in Minneapolis to do it. And one more wall to scale: They did Ben Bishop Jersey it with their backup quarterback, Nick Foles, instead of the second-year sensation they lost to a knee injury with a month remaining in the regular season, Carson Wentz.

Wentz was a serious NFL MVP candidate when he went down. Tom Brady won the award instead. Foles, though, has a trophy Brady couldn’t get, couldn’t add to the five he already possessed.

Limited Womens DeShawn Shead Jersey In years to come, that may be remembered as strongly as the fact the Eagles took their name off a short list they despised being on, the list of teams that have never won a Super Bowl. It was no small feat proving that Brady was not invincible, that beating him in the ultimate game was not the sole province of Eli Manning, and that even an MVP season at age 40 and an eighth trip to the Super Bowl in an unprecedented career wasn’t guaranteed to have a happy ending.

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