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Jul 25

The skinny on new Dolphins CB Verner; Dolphins notes

A quick six-pack of Dolphins notes on a Tuesday night: • So what are the Dolphins getting in 5-foot-10, 28-year-old veteran cornerback Alterraun Verner? (Here’s my and Adam Beasley’s piece on Verner’s signing and Koa Misi being placed on IR.) A few other things to keep in mind: 1) The good

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Jul 25

NBA: Toronto Raptors sign guard Lorenzo Brown to two-way deal

The Toronto Raptors signed guard Lorenzo Brown to a two-way contract, the team announced Tuesday. Brown, 26, averaged 3.3 points, 1.7 rebounds and 2.3 assists in 63 career NBA games with the Philadelphia 76ers (2013-14), Minnesota Timberwolves (2014-15…

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Jul 25

Reuben Foster expected to be full go for training camp

The 49ers expect rookie linebacker Reuben Foster to be a full participant for the start of training camp, according to Matt Barrows of the Sacramento Bee. San Francisco took a cautious approach with Foster in the spring as he rehabbed from shoulder sur…

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Jul 25

Padres Roster Moves, 7/25

The Padres announced today that the following roster moves have been made: Selected RHP Kyle Lloyd from Triple-A El Paso and will start tonight’s game, making his MLB debut. Lloyd will wear number 49. Lloyd’s minor league career stats. Optioned RHP Jose Ruiz to Single-A Lake Elsinore. RHP Travis

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Jul 25

Lucky Whitehead Dropped by Dallas Cowboys After False Arrest Report

After NFL player Rodney “Lucky” Whitehead was released by the Dallas Cowboys on Monday, police released a statement saying the man charged with shoplifting in June was not the wide receiver, as originally indicated. “The man charged on the morning of June 22 was not in possession of identification at

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Jul 25

Greatness, incognito? These Panthers have a real chance to sneak up on the NFL

The Carolina Panthers – a team that certainly could use some good news – got several small doses of it Tuesday as they reported to training camp. The news wasn’t controversial. It wasn’t headline-making. It was just the sort of under-the-radar, team-building stuff that translates into wins in

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Jul 25

After Disappointing Loss to Packers, Durant Couldn’t “Leave It Like That”

OXNARD, Calif. – Even though he didn’t spend any of the offseason with the team, Justin Durant felt the same sting from last year’s playoff loss to the Packers as much as anyone. “Man, that one hurt,” the veteran linebacker said. “I felt like we left something out there. I didn’t want to

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Jul 25

For Zack Martin, It’s Business As Usual On The Field During Contract Negotiations

OXNARD, Calif. – Zack Martin has watched fellow offensive linemen Tyron Smith and Travis Frederick get long-term extensions during preseason in the last three years. During those negotiations, he watched both players continue to handle their business on the field. Martin plans to take the same approach

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Jul 25

Crosstown series gets personal, Cubs win 7-2 over White Sox

The White Sox drew blood first Monday in the crosstown series opener, but things got personal Tuesday in the Cubs’ 7-2 win over the South Siders. The friendly confines were not friendly to the White Sox in the fourth inning and the bullpen is looking more and more like John Lackey’s fate. After

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Jul 25

John DeShazier’s five breakout players for Saints training camp

John DeShazier Senior Writer NewOrleansSaints.com Here are five New Orleans Saints players poised to stand out during 2017 Saints training camp presented by Verizon: On almost every other NFL team, 50 catches for 631 yards and three touchdowns by the s…

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Jul 25

Lions place left tackle Taylor Decker on PUP list, punter Sam Martin on NFI

Sam Martin’s bid to make the Pro Bowl this fall is off to a rough start. Martin, who set a franchise record for net punting average in 2016, will miss part of training camp with an ankle injury he suffered earlier this month, the Detroit Lions announced today. The Lions placed Martin, a Pro Bowl

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Jul 25

Pre Camp Workout With The Defensive Line

Pre Camp Workout With The Defensive Line Raiders DT Treyvon Hester and DT Eddie Vanderdoes give a behind-the-scenes look at the Defensive Line preparing for Training Camp.

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Jul 25

Mike Brown defends Bengals’ decision to keep Pacman Jones

CINCINNATI (AP) — Bengals owner Mike Brown is defending his decision to keep cornerback Adam “Pacman” Jones despite another arrest, saying he’s been “punished enough” for his latest troubles. The NFL suspended Jones for the season opener because of his altercation with a hotel

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Jul 25

Source: Saints to cut Ellerbe once foot heals

Mike Triplett ESPN Staff Writer Close Covered Saints for eight years at New Orleans Times-Picayune Previously covered LSU football, San Francisco 49ers Iowa native and University of Iowa graduate Follow on Twitter METAIRIE, La. — The New Orleans Saint…

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Jul 25

NFL: Miami Dolphins sign CB Alterraun Verner, place LB Koa Misi on IR

The Miami Dolphins addressed a depth problem at cornerback by signing veteran Alterraun Verner on Tuesday. The team also placed linebacker Koa Misi on injured reserve. Verner went to the Pro Bowl in 2013 while with the Tennessee Titans, and that enable…

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Jul 25

UNC scheduled for August hearing in NCAA academic case (Yahoo Sports)

North Carolina is scheduled to appear before an NCAA infractions committee panel next month in its multiyear and oft-delayed academic case. Responding to records requests, UNC on Tuesday released a June 9 letter from the NCAA setting Aug. 16-17 for th…

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