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Dec 15

LeBron James’ triple-double leads Cavaliers past Lonzo Ball’s Lakers

After LeBron James posted his 59th career triple-double and held off a pesky Los Angeles Lakers team, several players from both teams gathered near midcourt. James shook hands with several of the young Lakers one by one before searching through the …

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Dec 15

Source: Neck injury ends season for Cardinals’ Adrian Peterson

The Arizona Cardinals are putting running back Adrian Peterson on IR because of a neck injury, a source tells ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Peterson’s season is over a day after coach Bruce Arians said he wasn’t sure whether Peterson would return from the injury he suffered on Nov. 26 against the

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Dec 15

Colts’ Brandon Williams taken to hospital with head injury

Colts tight end Brandon Williams?was taken to a local hospital after being taken off the field at Lucas Oil Stadium on a stretcher in the second quarter of Thursday’s game against the Denver Broncos. “(Williams) had movement in his limbs. “There was no injury to his neck.” At

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Dec 14

Steelers place Ryan Shazier on injured reserve, ending his season

The Pittsburgh Steelers officially ended Ryan Shazier’s season Tuesday, but team president Art Rooney II said that the linebacker “will continue to be one of our team leaders.” Shazier underwent spinal stabilization surgery last week after suffering his injury while making a tackle early

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Dec 14

MRI reveals no significant damage in Luc Mbah a Moute’s shoulder

After an MRI on his injured right shoulder revealed no significant damage, Houston Rockets forward Luc Mbah a Moute is expected to miss two to three weeks, league sources told ESPN. Mbah a Moute suffered the injury in the second quarter of the Rockets’ 108-96 victory over Charlotte on Wednesday

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Dec 14

It takes a village: Steelers look to ‘group effort’ to contain Patriots’ Rob Gronkowski

No tight end terrorizes the Steelers’ defense quite like Rob Gronkowski, who has Pittsburgh’s full attention entering Sunday’s matchup with the New England Patriots in Heinz Field. Containing Gronkowski — who has 30 catches, 496 yards and eight touchdowns in five career games against

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Dec 14

2017 MLB winter meetings trade and free-agency buzz

The winter meetings are going strong, and speculation is heating up across baseball. Here is what you need to know: Winter meetings preview:? Guide | Predictions | What’s next? Trade and signing reaction: Inside the Stanton trade ?|? Cubs add pitching depth More hot stove:? Insider: Top free agents

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Dec 14

Chris Paul improves to 12-0 as Rockets pick up 11th straight win

Chris Paul still hasn’t lost with the Houston Rockets. The Rockets extended their winning streak to 11 games — a roll that started when Paul returned from a monthlong absence due to a knee injury — with a 108-96 victory Wednesday night over the Charlotte Hornets. Houston is 12-0 in games played

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Dec 14

Gordon Hayward: Losing walking boot ‘has been awesome’

Boston Celtics forward Gordon Hayward shed his walking boot Wednesday, less than two months after his gruesome opening-night injury in? In the latest step in his recovery from a fractured ankle, Hayward got the OK from his doctors to go boot-free Wed…

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Dec 13

Is time running out on Oklahoma City’s Big Three experiment?

The question was simple, and Russell Westbrook’s answer was equally so. After another perplexing loss, this one at home against the Charlotte Hornets, Westbrook was asked about the Thunder’s disappointing record through 26 games. “Eighty-two-game season.” That wasn’t at all

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Dec 13

Scott Boras says Marlins have turned into a ‘pawn shop’

Scott Boras took a shot at the Miami Marlins’ new ownership Wednesday, telling reporters at the MLB winter meetings that “we’ve seen one of our major league jewelry stores become a pawn shop.” Although he declined to personally take issue with Derek Jeter, the Marlins’ new

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Dec 13

Sources: Rockies land Bryan Shaw in 3-year deal worth $27M

Relief pitcher? Bryan Shaw has agreed to a three-year contract with the Colorado Rockies that will pay him around $9 million per year, sources told ESPN. The 30-year-old Shaw went 4-6 with a 3.52 ERA in an MLB-high 79 games last season, when he was Cleveland’s primary setup man for closer Cody Allen

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Dec 13

Angels’ Shohei Ohtani had platelet-rich plasma injection in pitching elbow, GM confirms

Newly signed Los Angeles Angels two-way star Shohei Ohtani had platelet-rich plasma injection on his right pitching elbow in October, the team’s general manager confirmed. Documentation of Ohtani’s medical history was circulated to major league teams pursuing Ohtani, Angels GM Billy Eppler told

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Dec 13

Fan sues Saints, wants refund over protests during national anthem

A season-ticket holder has sued the New Orleans Saints, requesting a refund of his ticket costs and attorneys’ fees because of players who kneel before the national anthem at home games and sat during the anthem in a Week 3 road game. The fan, Lee Dragna, claims in his lawsuit that he bought the

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Dec 13

Former NFL running back Larry Johnson believes he is living with CTE

Former NFL running back Larry Johnson told the Washington Post?that he believes he suffers from chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE.? At this time, CTE can be confirmed only after death. Johnson told the Washington Post that his anxiety, parano…

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Dec 13

J.D. Martinez to sit down with Red Sox, other suitors at meetings

One day after Giancarlo Stanton came here for a news conference to announce his trade to the New York Yankees, Martinez was en route to the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort on Tuesday evening to meet with potential suitors. According to a s…

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