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Bruce Smith plans on visiting Browns camp to work with Myles Garrett

Hall of Famer Bruce Smith plans to visit Cleveland during training camp to work with Myles Garrett. Smith promised to mentor the No. 1 overall pick after the two watched game film together hours before the NFL Draft at Garrett’s home in Arlington, Texas. “He’s willing to be a helping hand anytime

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After some time off, Joe Flacco’s back is doing better

The constant talk about whether the Ravens will be signing a quarterback other than a no-name camp arm has sparked speculation that starter Joe Flacco’s back problem is worse than believed. So far, it’s not. Per a source with knowledge of the situation, Flacco is currently feeling better, with

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Saints drop Orlando Franklin five days after signing him

Anthony Scaramucci lasted longer in the White House than Orlando Franklin lasted with the Saints. Franklin signed with the Saints on July 27, but the NFL’s daily transaction report brings word that his time in New Orleans is over. The Saints have released the veteran offensive lineman after five

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Bulls’ Dwyane Wade has interesting theory on how to slow Stephen Curry

I’m not sure his plan is practical.

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NASCAR to further limit Cup drivers in Xfinity, Truck Series in 2018

NASCAR states it is making the move to give younger drivers more chances to race in Xfinity and Camping World Series.

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Kyle Busch calls NASCAR’s restrictions on Cup drivers in other series ‘frustrating’

Kyle Busch tells SiriusXM NASCAR Radio that should NASCAR ever bar him from running any Truck races, ‘you will no longer see Kyle Busch Motorsports.’

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Red Sox place Dustin Pedroia on the disabled list

Dustin Pedroia is dealing with a right knee issue.

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NFL ensures Ezekiel Elliott situation won’t overshadow Hall of Fame weekend

On Monday, in pointing out that Cowboys owner Jerry Jones has been agitating for a decision in the Ezekiel Elliott case, we offered a simple rule of thumb: If a decision comes this week, he’ll likely be exonerated; if it comes next week, he’ll likely be suspended. With the NFL essentially announcing

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Another Packers pick joins the list of injured

The Packers loaded up on defensive players in the draft, using their first four picks on that side of the ball. Only one of them is still healthy. According to Rob Demovsky of ESPN.com, second-round cornerback Kevin King was on the sidelines Tuesday wi…

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Ravens G Nico Siragusa out for season after knee injury

It looks like you can add another member to the list of Ravens out for the season. Rookie guard Nico Siragusa had to be carted off the field at Tuesday’s practice after injuring his knee during a drill. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that Siragusa is done for the season after tests showed he tore

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Bump & Run: Are Chevrolet teams in trouble with playoffs looming?

Steve Letarte, Jeff Burton, Nate Ryan and Dustin Long discuss various topics in the sport.

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Bob McNair on Duane Brown: He ought to be here

Texans left tackle Duane Brown has not reported to Texans camp in West Virginia because he wants a new contact from the team, but General Manager Rick Smith’s response suggested the team wasn’t of a mind to do anything about it. Smith said “our position” is that there’s nothing to discuss

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Mike Zimmer: Veteran players say Dalvin Cook gets it

Vikings rookie running back Dalvin Cook is impressing his veteran teammates. That’s the word from Vikings coach Mike Zimmer, who says the veteran players on the team tell him that Cook is far ahead of most rookies in his understanding of what it takes to be an NFL player. “The first thing the veteran

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DeMarcus Cousins’ agency’s basketball division now led by Joe Dumars, friend of Pelicans vice president

Former Pistons general manager back in the game

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Tom Coughlin on Leonard Fournette: Good kid and good worker

During an appearance on PFT Live, Jaguars cornerback A.J. Bouye said that one of his observations about rookie running back Leonard Fournette is that he’s better off grabbing and  “just holding on til the cavalry comes” than trying to get in Fournette’s way when he has a head of steam. That’

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Under Pressure: David Backes

David Backes had a tough first year in Boston. “David had a hard time adjusting,” said team president Cam Neely. “I feel like David is really built for the type of playoff hockey you have to play to go deep.

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