Just how good can these young Bulls become?

Just how good can these young Bulls become?

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The Bulls still ended up with Wendell Carter Jr. at No. 7, and they are thrilled with his potential as an Al Horford-style fulcrum who makes plays in space -- a perfect frontcourt partner for Markkanen. The more Carter proves a capable middleman connecting Chicago's offense from Point A to Point B, the less it will matter if none of Dunn, LaVine and Parker grows into the sort of alpha dog who makes that connection himself. "He's really good playing in the pocket," Hoiberg says of Carter. "We need that. We are going to have to string together a lot of simple plays -- to hit singles. When one guy tries for a home run, we get in trouble."cheap nfl nike jerseys from china Butler is a borderline top-10 player.…
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The NBA supermax and the price of loyalty

The NBA supermax and the price of loyalty

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With another All-NBA berth the next season (2017-18), Butler would qualify for a five-year, $220 million supermax -- vaulting to a salary equivalent to 35 percent of the salary cap, 5 percentage points more than normal for a player at his experience level. The difference would amount to $25 million or more over the full deal. Add annual 8 percent raises that might outpace growth in the cap, and such a deal could soak up 40 percent of a team's cap space on the back end. It is as large a commitment as exists in the NBA. Butler was the only star on a mediocre team. Without finding a second, and perhaps a third, the Bulls would go nowhere interesting during the length of Butler's supermax. The sheer size of…
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Yankees bolster AL’s best bullpen, beat rivals in deal for Britton

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Tuesday's Yankees-Orioles trade centered on adding Britton to the bullpen is a partial accomplishment for the Bronx Bombers because he's just one piece of the overall puzzle that has the Yankees' attention. What Cashman and others around the organization have coveted most since last offseason, outside starting pitching help, has yet to materialize in the trade market. Although there is now less than a week until the non-waiver trade deadline, there still is time for such a move to happen. But even if that move doesn't come, Britton's addition greatly bolsters an already strong bullpen that could be every bit as important to the Yankees this postseason as the arms in the starting rotation.cheap nike jerseys nfl And there's something else. The trade for Britton (in exchange for three Yankees…
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Trade talk we’re hearing: Will the Rays deal Chris Archer?

Trade talk we’re hearing: Will the Rays deal Chris Archer?

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The Tampa Bay Rays jumped into the trade deadline fray Wednesday and sent Nathan Eovaldi to the Boston Red Sox for prospect Jalen Beeks. Eovaldi is a pending free agent with overpowering stuff and a medical history that makes him the quintessential boom-or-bust deadline acquisition. Now the question remains: Are the Rays bold enough to trade Chris Archer to a contender between now and July 31?cheap nike nfl jerseys from china The Rays approached the deadline with a focus on moving Eovaldi and fellow short-timers Wilson Ramos, Sergio Romo, Carlos Gomez and Adeiny Hechavarria. Ramos was the clear headline piece until he suffered a pulled hamstring and went on the disabled list right after the All-Star break. But his recovery has progressed ahead of schedule, and he's at the point…
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Dak Prescott hopes a change in mechanics yields results

Dak Prescott hopes a change in mechanics yields results

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On Thursday, Dak Prescott will jog onto the field for the Dallas Cowboys' first training camp practice of 2018 with optimism for what could happen over next five months. But it is the work Prescott put in nearly five months ago that has him excited.nike nfl jerseys wholesale cheap Before the official start of the Cowboys' offseason program in April, Prescott worked out with 3DQB a few hours south of Oxnard, California, training with former NFL quarterback John Beck under the program designed by Tom House and Adam Dedeaux. Prescott's journey to 3DQB started out of necessity. In his first two NFL seasons, he worked with Tom Shaw, a noted trainer, but Shaw took a job with the Oakland Raiders and was no longer available. Prescott did some research and…
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Even worse news could be coming for Yoenis Cespedes

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Mets outfielder Yoenis Cespedes spoke with reporters at his locker Friday night after appearing in his first major league game in nine weeks. Cespedes had been on the disabled list recovering from a hip flexor strain, the latest episode in what has become a chronic, recurrent soft-tissue injury pattern for him. During the session with the media, Cespedes referenced -- through an interpreter -- an ongoing condition involving calcifications in both heels. The news naturally left fans curious about what exactly is plaguing Cespedes' heels and what the realistic expectations can be for him moving forward. In the absence of a distinct diagnosis, the interpretation of Cespedes' brief interview warrants some caution. That said, his words in conjunction with the comments Sunday from Mets assistant general manager John Ricco offer…
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Noah Syndergaard DL-bound after contracting hand, foot and mouth disease

Noah Syndergaard DL-bound after contracting hand, foot and mouth disease

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Mets right-hander Noah Syndergaard is going on the 10-day disabled list after recently exhibiting symptoms of hand, foot and mouth disease, a viral illness that normally affects children younger than 5 years old. As bizarre as the injury is, team officials don't believe the DL stint will last long. Scheduled now to miss his next start Wednesday, Syndergaard could be back for his following turn in the rotation. "Sounds like once the blisters and everything -- or whatever he's got going on on his hands -- clears up, he's going to be fine," Mets manager Mickey Callaway said Sunday. The Mets initially planned to recall rookie right-hander Corey Oswalt from Triple-A Las Vegas to pitch in Syndergaard's place Wednesday against his hometown San Diego Padres. But after Sunday night's scheduled…
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PSG boss Thomas Tuchel jokes Kylian Mbappe stayed at World Cup ‘too long’

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Paris Saint-Germain coach Thomas Tuchel has revealed his excitement at working with the "extraordinary" trio of World Cup winner Kylian Mbappe, Brazilian superstar Neymar and club-record goal scorer Edinson Cavani this coming season. Speaking after a 3-1 defeat to Bayern Munich in the International Champions Cup at Worthersee Stadion, the German tactician joked that he wished they had not gone as far as they did in Russia this summer. "We have extraordinary attackers with Kylian, Edinson and Neymar," Tuchel said in a postmatch press conference. "I cannot wait to work with these special players. "We must be patient, though, they all spent too long at the World Cup!"customized nfl jerseys cheap Despite Timothy Weah opening the scoring and PSG leading until the hour mark, Bayern battled back to victory through…
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Manchester City ‘not disappointed’ over losing Jorginho to Chelsea – Guardiola

Manchester City ‘not disappointed’ over losing Jorginho to Chelsea – Guardiola

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Pep Guardiola has refused to rule out targeting another midfielder in the transfer window after missing out on Chelsea's Jorginho. Algerian winger Riyad Mahrez is the only addition to his squad this summer after joining for a club record £60 million. Guardiola allowed defensive midfielder Yaya Toure to leave in the summer and wants a replacement. Italy international Jorginho was identified as his top target with a deal agreed before he later decided to move to Stamford Bridge from Napoli. "No, were not disappointed, We tried. We thought already it was done. My advice is for players to go where they want to go," he told a news conference ahead of Friday's International Champions Cup clash with Borussia Dortmund (9:05 p.m. ET, ESPN2). "It would have been a mistake if…
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Columbus Crew SC turns down Bristol City’s offer for Zack Steffen

Columbus Crew SC turns down Bristol City’s offer for Zack Steffen

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Columbus Crew SC turned down an offer from English Championship side Bristol City for goalkeeper Zack Steffen on Thursday. "We evaluated an offer and decided it wasn't the right opportunity for the club at this moment," Crew sporting director and coach Gregg Berhalter told ESPN. MLSsoccer.com was first to report Bristol City's interest, while a separate report from Goal.com indicated that Steffen was leaning toward agreeing to join the Robins. But following a meeting on Thursday morning, the decision was made by Columbus management to reject the $3.9 million (£3m) offer, sources said.cheap nfl nike jerseys free shipping One source added that while the money was right, replacing the 23-year-old at this point in the season would have been difficult, if not impossible. For that reason, it seems likely that…
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