Spurs feel some relief with absence of Kawhi Leonard drama

Spurs feel some relief with absence of Kawhi Leonard drama

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"I was glad it was over," point guard Dejounte Murray said. "Everywhere I went, I couldn't really go anywhere [without] everybody asking me. Just all the drama, and the Spurs aren't used to drama. So it was weird for everybody in the world. It was a lot. Everywhere we went, you'd see on ESPN or First Take: 'Kawhi-Spurs, Kawhi-Spurs.' It was a lot of drama. We're just glad it's over with, and we get to go into training camp with no drama, new guys, exciting guys. This is going to be a fun year."cheap nike nfl jerseys free shipping The relationship between Leonard and the Spurs deteriorated last season over treatment of his quadriceps injury. He reportedly felt that the team mishandled it and then didn't support him when he…
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How bad is the Patriots’ start? Statistics paint a bleak picture

How bad is the Patriots’ start? Statistics paint a bleak picture

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Is the New England Patriots' season already in jeopardy? Or is this a familiar stutter-step that Patriots fans will laugh about while their team hoists another Lombardi trophy in February? The answers will play out over the course of the season, but for now, the Patriots and their fans aren't laughing,cheap nike nfl jerseys from china Sunday night's 26-10 loss to the Detroit Lions wasn't an ordinary loss. It was one of the worst in the Bill Belichick-Tom Brady era. Consider: Not only did the Patriots finish with just 209 total yards, but 52 of them came on their final, garbage-time drive. So for nearly 58 minutes, the Patriots were thoroughly shut down by a team that looked pedestrian at best in losing its first two games. And 3-0 Miami…
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Chiefs having ‘a blast’ with ‘Showtime Mahomes’ at QB

Chiefs having ‘a blast’ with ‘Showtime Mahomes’ at QB

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Inside the Kansas City Chiefs' locker room, players have been looking for a nickname for their record-breaking young quarterback, Patrick Mahomes. Tight end Travis Kelce may have settled the issue in the moments after the Chiefs' 38-27 win over the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday. "Showtime Mahomes." The nickname may or may not stick, but it seems appropriate for the way Mahomes and the Chiefs are scoring points. They rolled to a 35-10 halftime lead by scoring a touchdown on each of their five first-half possessions.nike jerseys nfl cheap Mahomes threw three touchdown passes, giving him 13 this season for the 3-0 Chiefs. He set the NFL record for touchdown throws in the first three games of a season. Peyton Manning previously held the record with 12 in 2013 while…
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Giants will be without Olivier Vernon and Eli Apple for Texans game

Giants will be without Olivier Vernon and Eli Apple for Texans game

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The New York Giants will be without two key defensive starters Sunday afternoon against the Houston Texans. Outside linebacker Olivier Vernon and cornerback Eli Apple were both ruled out for the crucial contest. Vernon is dealing with a high ankle sprain. He will miss his third straight game. Apple pulled his groin in the second half of last week's 20-13 loss to the Dallas Cowboys. He said earlier in the week it still felt sore. Vernon and Apple did not practice at all this week. They did some light work on the side with a trainer instead. Their absence leaves the Giants shorthanded at positions where they couldn't afford injuries.nfl nike jerseys for cheap Veteran Connor Barwin and rookie Lorenzo Carter will again fill in for Vernon. Barwin and Carter…
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Performance consultant tees up advice for Cowboys kicker Brett Maher

Performance consultant tees up advice for Cowboys kicker Brett Maher

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When Brett Maher, the Cowboys’ new kicker, came onto the field for a 37-yard field goal attempt in the middle of the first quarter, Gillham sat up a little straighter. When Maher’s kick split the uprights, he was like millions of other Cowboys fans. “I’m human, so of course I’m happy, cheap nfl nike jerseys from china but I don’t want to say it was ‘relief,’ because that implies there was some doubt,” Gillham said. “Outside of the fact that every kicker is human and therefore will miss at some point, there was no doubt.” For the past 20 months, Gillham has served as a sports-performance consultant for Maher. He is not a kicking guru. He is not a clinical sports psychologist, either. To Maher, he is critical to his…
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Neymar’s lacklustre performance vs. Liverpool reveals he isn’t flourishing at PSG

Neymar’s lacklustre performance vs. Liverpool reveals he isn’t flourishing at PSG

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For 82 minutes of Paris Saint-Germain's 3-2 Champions League defeat Tuesday against Liverpool at Anfield, the only word to describe Neymar's performance for the French team would have been "peripheral."cheap nike nfl jerseys wholesale The £198 million world-record signing was always threatening to get involved, but he never quite managed it until, with eight minutes left to play, he capitalised on a misplaced pass by Mohamed Salah and sprinted toward the Liverpool penalty area before unselfishly laying the ball off for Kylian Mbappe, who clinically shot past goalkeeper Alisson Becker to make it 2-2. It was the kind of moment you expect from a world-class player -- swift, decisive and with the opposition paying a price -- but the uncomfortable truth for the Brazilian forward is that it was his…
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Can AS Roma’s players, manager react to their biggest wake-up call yet?

Can AS Roma’s players, manager react to their biggest wake-up call yet?

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Daniele De Rossi's verdict of Wednesday night's 3-0 cuffing at the hands of Real Madrid made tough listening for Romanisti. The Roma captain spoke of being "demoralised" at having to chase the ball all night, as Luka Modric & Co. casually strutted about the Santiago Bernabeu and batted around his side like a bored cat with a ball of wool but instead of anger, he seemed resigned. "In the past we've been given bigger slaps." This is their level, it seems: a red and yellow carpet for Europe's top attacking talent or, put another way, big stage cannon fodder. The 3-0 defeat was Roma's fifth straight loss away from home in the Champions League and in their last three European matches on the road (at Barcelona, Liverpool and now Madrid)…
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Brett Brown: Ben Simmons, Markelle Fultz adding range

Brett Brown: Ben Simmons, Markelle Fultz adding range

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Ben Simmons and Markelle Fultz are expected this season to join the 76ers' "Big Three."nike nfl jerseys cheap china No, not as franchise cornerstones -- the No. 1 draft picks were already part of that trio with All-Star center Joel Embiid. But as long-distance shooters, Simmons and Fultz went 0-for-the season on 3s; Simmons, the NBA rookie of the year, missed all 11 attempts, and Fultz went 0-for-1. Sixers coach Brett Brown said Tuesday that both players have put in the work needed on their jumpers, though neither player will ever become defined by his work beyond the arc. Brown said Fultz took about 150,000 shots this summer under the tutelage of trainer Drew Hanlen. Simmons has worked with his brother, Liam, a former college basketball assistant coac Simmons attempted…
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Jimmy Butler’s trade demand ignites feud between Stephen Jackson, Andrew Wiggins

Jimmy Butler’s trade demand ignites feud between Stephen Jackson, Andrew Wiggins

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Minnesota Timberwolves All-Star shooting guard Jimmy Butler formally requested a trade Wednesday -- and that set off a series of events that eventually involved former NBA player Stephen Jackson, Minnesota small forward Andrew Wiggins and Andrew's brother Nick Wiggins.cheap nfl jerseys china nike Butler and Andrew Wiggins have been teammates for only one season, as Minnesota head coach/president of basketball operations Tom Thibodeau traded Zach LaVine, Kris Dunn and the draft rights to Lauri Markkanen to the Chicago Bulls to acquire Butler. Thibodeau, who coached Butler in Chicago from 2011 until 2015, was tasked with working with former top overall picks Wiggins and Karl-Anthony Towns to end a postseason drought that reached a league-long 13 seasons. And it worked! Even though Butler was available for only 59 games, the Timberwolves…
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Joe Maddon: Criticism of Willson Contreras over running gaffe is ‘over the top’

Joe Maddon: Criticism of Willson Contreras over running gaffe is ‘over the top’

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One day after calling out his catcher for not running hard out of the batter's box, Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon said the criticism directed towards Willson Contreras is "over the top."nike nfl jerseys cheap china "Willson always plays hard," Maddon said Monday afternoon. "For anyone to say otherwise, please, come talk to me. It's inappropriate. It's incorrect. That's wrong. He had a bad moment, but he said he was sorry and did the right thing." On Sunday against the Cincinnati Reds, Contreras thought a fifth-inning ball hit to center field was a home run, so he began to jog around the bases. Instead, the ball hit off the wall, forcing the catcher to scramble to not be thrown out at second base. He barely made it there safely. "Horrible,"…
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