Clint Capela and Luc Mbah a Moute: Frères d’armes à Houston

Clint Capela and Luc Mbah a Moute: Frères d’armes à Houston

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The home team locker room at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas is as plush and comfortable as one would expect for a top NBA team. For some players, the amenities themselves might be the source of comfort, but for Houston Rockets center Clint Capela and forward Luc Mbah a Moute, the proximity of their individual lockers is what does the trick.nfl authentic jerseys cheap Capela, the son of Congolese and Angolan immigrants to Switzerland, and the Cameroonian Mbah a Moute are engaged in a grueling Western Conference playoff battle against the defending champion Golden State Warriors, and face a deciding Game 7 at the Toyota Center in Houston. Their bond, which began last offseason when the pair met at, and played in, the NBA Africa game in South Africa,…
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Celtics’ Marcus Smart says ‘my heart’s here’ in Boston

Celtics’ Marcus Smart says ‘my heart’s here’ in Boston

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Celtics guard Marcus Smart said Monday that his heart is in Boston and that he believes the team is planning for his return next season, even as he prepares for the uncertainty of restricted free agency this summer. Only hours after Boston's Game 7 loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers in the Eastern Conference finals, Smart went through exit interviews and said team brass talked as if he would be back next season.official nfl jerseys cheap "I'm here. They're already planning for me to be here," Smart said. "Those guys, I tip my hat to those guys. You don't see a lot of organizations that's as clear about their players as the way this organization does it." Smart admitted he must still ponder his options this summer. "I got a lot…
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Rays reliever Austin Pruitt first in more than 15 years to record 5-inning save

Rays reliever Austin Pruitt first in more than 15 years to record 5-inning save

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Tampa Bay Rays reliever Austin Pruitt made history on Sunday, as he became the first pitcher in more than 15 years to record a five-inning save in the regular season. Pruitt accomplished the feat in the Rays' 8-3 win over the visiting Baltimore Orioles on Sunday.nfl authentic jerseys cheap "I had one [save] last year that was three innings, but 5? innings, that's lengthy," said Pruitt, who also started eight games last season for Tampa Bay. With Rays manager Kevin Cash getting creative with his use of the team's pitching staff, Pruitt, the team's third pitcher of the day, threw the most innings. Sergio Romo, a career reliever, lasted just one-third of an inning in his fourth start, all of which have come in the past eight days. Romo was…
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Giants call up RHP Dereck Rodriguez, son of Hall of Fame catcher Ivan Rodriguez

Giants call up RHP Dereck Rodriguez, son of Hall of Fame catcher Ivan Rodriguez

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Just to make sure it was real and not some sort of flashback to his childhood, he checked the name above the clubhouse locker. Dereck Rodriguez. Yep, it was his all right and not that of his father -- Hall of Fame catcher Ivan Rodriguez.official nfl jerseys cheap "I've been to a lot of stadiums. But I wasn't here for me; I was here for my dad," the right-hander said. "It's nice coming here and having my name on the locker and not his." The San Francisco Giants purchased Dereck Rodriguez's contract from Triple-A Sacramento, where he went 4-1 with a 3.40 ERA after signing as a minor league free agent on Nov. 15. He will be in the bullpen Monday against Colorado, looking to make his major league debut.…
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After ‘DWTS,’ Josh Norman says OTA work ‘is like picking daisies’

After ‘DWTS,’ Josh Norman says OTA work ‘is like picking daisies’

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The more Washington Redskins cornerback Josh Norman danced, the more his perspective on football changed. He no longer views training camp the same way after performing on "Dancing with the Stars," which required some long days and a coast-to-coast commute. It was a different offseason and an eye-opening one for Norman, who finished second in the competition.nike nfl jerseys for cheap “Nothing I can say is harder than what I did,” Norman said. “You look at training camp as that; I don’t feel that is going to be harder than what I just went through.” And going through football drills in an OTA setting “is a cakewalk. This is like picking daisies.” The preparation for "Dancing with the Stars" involved 12-hour workdays. Once a week he’d fly in from Virginia,…
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Mitchell Trubisky draws on offseason experience to master offense

Mitchell Trubisky draws on offseason experience to master offense

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In a sign of progress, Chicago Bears quarterback Mitchell Trubisky no longer watches film of the Kansas City Chiefs in order to comprehend the offensive scheme head coach Matt Nagy brought with him to Chicago. “Mitch is building his own library right now within the offense,” Nagy said on Wednesday. The Bears – and by extension, Trubisky – are a work in progress offensively, primarily because for the majority of the team, Nagy’s system is a drastic departure from what they ran in the woebegone John Fox era.nfl jerseys cheap nike Trubisky, who started the final 12 games last year as a rookie (2,193 passing yards, seven touchdowns, seven interceptions), quarterbacked an offense that finished dead last in passing, 30th in total offense and 29th in points. “[Mitch needs] experience…
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George McPhee’s strategic moves help Vegas reach Cup Final

George McPhee’s strategic moves help Vegas reach Cup Final

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The veteran general manager has ridden his savvy all the way to the Stanley Cup Final, a stirring run by the first-year franchise and the first major sports team in Las Vegas. While the expansion draft gets most of the attention in attempts to explain the unusual success, the moves made by McPhee in late February, when the trade deadline came along, have proven just as important. ''I wanted to wait as long as we could to determine what we had as a team,'' McPhee recalled. ''At the trade deadline we felt it was a very good team. But it was getting thin, we were getting banged up, guys out of the lineup, we had other guys playing hurt. nike official nfl jerseys We wanted to do the very best…
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AP source: Sharks closing in on 7-year deal with Kane

AP source: Sharks closing in on 7-year deal with Kane

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The San Jose Sharks are closing in on a seven-year contract with Evander Kane that will keep the high-scoring forward off the free-agent market. A person familiar with the negotiations says the contract is expected to be finalized on Wednesday. The person spoke to The Associated Press on Tuesday night on condition of anonymity because the deal hasn't been completed. Sportsnet first reported the two sides were close to an agreement.customizable nfl jerseys Kane, who turns 27 in August, was acquired from Buffalo at the trade deadline. Under the terms of that trade, the Sabres will now get a first-round pick in 2019 instead of a second-rounder because Kane signed with San Jose. The selection is lottery-protected, so it could be moved to 2020. Kane's status was one of the…
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Tottenham deny Kenya request for Wanyama

Tottenham deny Kenya request for Wanyama

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Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Victor Wanyama will not be part of the Kenya team when they play two international friendlies against Swaziland and Equatorial Guinea, as his club feels he needs to rest. Wanyama had been expected to join the national team ahead of the first friendly on Friday against Swaziland, and the second on May 28th at the Kenyatta Stadium in Machakos. "Tottenham has written to us making it clear that Wanyama needs rest so that he recovers fully from the injury [he picked up] while featuring for the club," Barry Otieno, the Football Kenya Federation (FKF) head of communications, told KweséESPN.custom nfl jerseys cheap Wanyama missed nearly five months of the Premier League season, after picking up a serious knee injury in August last year, and made a return…
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Real Madrid’s Casemiro has perfect response to Xavi saying he wouldn’t fit at Barcelona

Real Madrid’s Casemiro has perfect response to Xavi saying he wouldn’t fit at Barcelona

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Real Madrid midfielder Casemiro has laughed off criticism from ex-Barcelona playmaker Xavi Hernandez over his lack of Blaugrana "DNA" by pointing out he will be playing for a fourth Champions League winners' medal in five years this weekend.nfl jerseys cheap authentic Speaking earlier this year, Al-Sadd midfielder Xavi -- who won four Champions League titles at Barca between 1998 and 2015 -- pointed to Casemiro's inability to "dominate space-time" as a reason that Madrid could never play football as beautifully as those brought up at the Camp Nou's La Masia academy. "Madrid break apart, seven players attack and Casemiro stays back on his own to cover the centre," Xavi told El Pais in January. "[Barca midfielder Sergio] Busquets cannot do that as even I am faster than he is. Casemiro…
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