From the archives: Kevin Durant savors getting the better of LeBron James

From the archives: Kevin Durant savors getting the better of LeBron James

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This 2017 Golden State Warriors championship was as much a tribute to LeBron James as it was a triumph over him. The fact that the Warriors needed to add Kevin Durant to the core of a team that won 73 regular-season games and pushed James to the brink of elimination in the 2016 NBA Finals was just as relevant as the compulsion Durant felt to join this team in order to get a ring. It's not as simple as "If you can't beat 'em, join 'em." When Durant and the Oklahoma City Thunder blew a 3-1 lead of their own to the Warriors in the 2016 Western Conference finals, Durant had still won two more games against Stephen Curry than he did against James the first time they squared off…
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Vikings, Saints set for Christmas in NFL’s first Friday game since ’09

Vikings, Saints set for Christmas in NFL’s first Friday game since ’09

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The 2020 schedule will include a rare quirk when the New Orleans Saints host the Minnesota Vikings on Christmas Day. It will be the first Friday game since the San Diego Chargers beat the Tennessee Titans on Christmas night in 2009. And it will be just the 11th NFL game played on a Friday since the 1970 merger.nike nfl jerseys cheap china "There was some Christmas magic involved here," NFL spokesman Brian McCarthy said. "Another Saint, St. Nick, put in the request for that game as an extra present." The matchup itself should have some significant NFC playoff implications. This will be the fifth meeting between the Saints and Vikings in the past four years, including playoff wins by Minnesota in both the 2017 and 2019 seasons. New Orleans will…
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How the Broncos have addressed their needs at cornerback

How the Broncos have addressed their needs at cornerback

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Four consecutive playoff misses, three consecutive losing seasons and a decided lack of touchdowns will do that to a team. But following free agency and the NFL draft it sounds like at least part of the Broncos' plan at cornerback remains the same. Last season, a big part of the plan rested on Bryce Callahan's surgically repaired foot, and a big part of the plan for whatever becomes of the 2020 season will still rest on Callahan's surgically repaired foot.new nike nfl jerseys cheap Callahan was signed to a three-year, $21 million deal last year to be a starter. He has a built-in knowledge of Vic Fangio's defense given Callahan's four years with the Bears while Fangio was the team's defensive coordinator. But Callahan limped off the field during a…
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Why Jets’ Sam Darnold must be catalyst for revamped offense

Why Jets’ Sam Darnold must be catalyst for revamped offense

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In 2018, Sam Darnold was the wide-eyed rookie who teased with occasional Aaron Rodgers moments. A year ago, he overcame mononucleosis and the New England "ghosts" to finish the season on the rise. What's next for Darnold, the New York Jets' great green hope? It's simple: In Year 3, he must be the player who galvanizes the offense -- a daunting challenge for someone who will celebrate his 23rd birthday next month.nfl jerseys cheap nike Without a normal offseason, with no chance to build chemistry with his receivers and establish trust with his offensive line, it's on Darnold to bring the pieces together. He gets the responsibility because he's the quarterback, because he's one of the few players with experience in Adam Gase's system and because he's The Franchise. Players…
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Jesse Lingard: I’ve had plenty of setbacks at Manchester United

Jesse Lingard: I’ve had plenty of setbacks at Manchester United

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Jesse Lingard has admitted he has "had a lot of setbacks" at Manchester United. Lingard has established himself at Old Trafford after coming through the club's academy, making more than 200 senior appearances. But that was not before a tough journey though youth football, a series of loan moves and a lengthy lay-off with a knee injury suffered in 2014.nfl nike jerseys for cheap "I was always small, when I was in the Under-18s I played most Under-16s games because a lot of people were bigger than me, but it didn't faze me," Lingard told The Official Manchester United Podcast. "I always worked hard, I always stayed behind, always did the right thing. "I think it's just working hard, and sticking to the plan but, sometimes you go off course.…
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Man United’s McTominay rejected loan move to fight for place at club

Man United’s McTominay rejected loan move to fight for place at club

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Manchester United midfielder Scott McTominay has said that he rejected a loan move to fight for his place at the club shortly after manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's arrival. The midfielder has become integral to Solskjaer's rebuild at Old Trafford, but he has said he was faced with a dilemma over his future while trying to establish himself in the team. "About a year and half ago there was a time where [a loan move] might have been a possibility and then somebody leaves or something like that, and then your opportunity comes and you have to take it," McTominay told The Manchester United Podcast.cheap nfl jerseys china nike "You hear loads of stories about boys going on loan and different things like that and I always had it in my…
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How Phil Jackson is influencing today’s NBA coaches

How Phil Jackson is influencing today’s NBA coaches

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"Can you imagine?" Rivers asked on the twice-weekly Zoom call he has been having with his LA Clippers coaching staff since the NBA season was postponed on March 11. "Can you imagine being told before the year that you're going to get fired?" As the 10-part docuseries details, the Bulls had just won back-to-back championships, and their fifth championship in seven years, but general manager Jerry Krause had decided that no matter what the team did that season, it was time to rebuild -- and Jackson wouldn't be the head coach.nfl jerseys from china "Can you imagine having the right mindset to teach?" Rivers lamented. "To get guys to buy into their role and do the right thing? I can't even imagine the patience and serenity he had to have…
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Detroit Lions stock up on Ohio State Buckeyes in NFL draft

Detroit Lions stock up on Ohio State Buckeyes in NFL draft

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From their first pick to their last, the Detroit Lions had a heavy theme throughout their 2020 NFL draft: Players who went to Ohio State. The Lions ended up selecting three Buckeyes with their nine selections in the seven-round draft, one on each day of the selection process. It started with the No. 3 overall pick, Jeff Okudah, who was a lockdown corner for the Buckeyes. Then in the third round, Detroit selected Jonah Jackson, a guard who could end up as an immediate starter on the offensive line with the Lions. With their final selection in the draft they took defensive tackle Jashon Cornell. "Jeff Okudah is going to be, he's a franchise player," Cornell said. "The things that Jeff can do in the defensive back, though, seeing him…
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Tottenham’s Sissoko, Aurier apologise after being pictured training together

Tottenham’s Sissoko, Aurier apologise after being pictured training together

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Tottenham have issued a statement with an apology from Moussa Sissoko and Serge Aurier after the Spurs players were pictured training together during the coronavirus lockdown currently in place in the United Kingdom. Additionally, the pair said they would make a donation to the NHS to show support for healthcare workers as they help fight the spread and treat those infected with the virus. The statement read: "We recognise that as professional footballers we have a responsibility to be role models, particularly during this uncertain period that everyone around the world is facing. We wish to apologise for not setting the right example here.new nike nfl jerseys cheap "We must all respect the government advice to minimise the number of lives lost during this pandemic. We cannot thank NHS staff…
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Pistons’ Sekou Doumbouya returns to France to be near family

Pistons’ Sekou Doumbouya returns to France to be near family

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Pistons rookie Sekou Doumbouya is back in France while NBA play is on hold because of the coronavirus crisis, the team confirmed Saturday.cheap nike nfl jersey The league recommended players avoid nonessential travel, but players -- in concert with their team -- could choose to go to another city and stay there. International travel could lead to logistical concerns if play resumes and a player faces hurdles returning to the United States. A Pistons spokesman said the team is aware that the 19-year-old Doumbouya is in France and that he left to be closer to family during this pandemic.cheap nfl nike jersey Detroit drafted Doumbouya in the first round last year. A native of Guinea, he moved to France when he was young and played there before coming to the…
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