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NFL says Raiders complied with Rooney Rule

Yahoo! Sports - NFL News - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 21:56

The NFL announced that the Oakland Raiders complied with the Rooney Rule before hiring coach Jon Gruden.

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Why Stephen Curry really wants to pick Giannis Antetokounmpo in All-Star draft

Yahoo! Sports - NBA News - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 21:55

You don't need *extra* reasons to want a player as awesome as Giannis Antetokounmpo on your team. But Steph Curry has one.

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Kemba Walker responds to trade report: 'I've put my heart and soul into this team'

Yahoo! Sports - NBA News - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 21:55

SportsPulse: The Cavaliers are in another mid-season slump, but NBA Insider Jeff Zillgitt doesn't think Cleveland should be too worried yet. As his name circulates through the NBA trade rumor mill, Hornets point guard Kemba Walker says he'd be "pretty upset" if he were to be sent out

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Record number of players on NFL’s official early-entry list for 2018 draft

Yahoo! Sports - NFL News - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 21:55

This year's class breaks the old record of 98 set in 2014.

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Haggerty: Time to look at the Bruins as one of the NHL's best

Yahoo! Sports - NHL News - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 21:54

It's time to call the Bruins what they are after the two-month run they're on. This is one of the best teams in the NHL.  

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Jaleel Johnson readying for more snaps with Shamar Stephen out

Yahoo! Sports - NFL News - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 21:46

The Vikings will not have reserve defensive tackle Shamar Stephen for Sunday’s game. The team ruled him out with a knee injury. Tom Johnson and Linval Joseph played most of the snaps at defensive tackle last week anyway, but the Vikings may have to call on Jaleel Johnson for more snaps. Johnson played

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Vikes' Thielen, Sendejo questionable vs. Eagles

Yahoo! Sports - NFL News - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 21:43

Kevin Seifert NFL Nation Close national NFL writer NFC North reporter, 2008-2013 Covered Vikings for Minneapolis Star Tribune, 1999-2008 Follow on Twitter The Minnesota Vikings have designated Pro Bowl receiver Adam Thielen as questionable for Sunday's NFC Championship Game against

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Only 1 Eagle questionable for Sunday

Yahoo! Sports - NFL News - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 21:41

Only one player on the Eagles' 53-man roster is listed as questionable for Sunday. By Dave Zangaro

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Indians' Andrew Miller hopes to avoid 'big fight' over pace-of-play plans

Yahoo! Sports - MLB News - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 21:39

Cleveland Indians reliever Andrew Miller, a prominent voice in the Major League Baseball Players Association, said he hopes that MLB's plan to introduce a pitch clock in 2018 doesn't lead to a "big fight or some sort of ugly showdown,'' even though players are overwhelmingly opposed

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Hassan Whiteside on his high school jersey being retired

Yahoo! Sports - NBA News - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 21:39

The Heat's Tyler Johnson, who had made 10 consecutive starts in the absence of Goran Dragic and then Dion Waiters, was scratched from Miami's starting lineup shortly before tip-off with a left shoulder strain.

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Will Draymond find motivation from All-Star voting results among players?

Yahoo! Sports - NBA News - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 21:38

The reigning Defensive Player of the Year finished seventh in the media voting and seventh in the NBA player voting...

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McCutchen ready for more conversations with 'Steve the Seagull' at AT&T Park

Yahoo! Sports - MLB News - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 21:36

Former Giants center fielder Denard Span had a fear of birds with seagulls swirling nearly every home game. Andrew McCutchen is much different.

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Ariza 'not gonna whine' about 2-game ban

Yahoo! Sports - NBA News - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 21:34

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer Close Joined in September 2009 Covers the Dallas Cowboys and Dallas Mavericks Appears regularly on ESPN Dallas 103.3 FM Follow on Twitter HOUSTON -- Houston Rockets forward Trevor Ariza accepted responsibility for his actions that led to a two-game suspension

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Watch the Eagles try to cap a miracle season on the Yahoo Sports app

Yahoo! Sports - NFL News - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 21:31

Watch the Eagles take on the Vikings in the Yahoo Sports app.

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Conspiracy? NFL prematurely promotes Patriots-Vikings Super Bowl

Yahoo! Sports - NFL News - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 21:30

The NFL promoted a Super Bowl between the Vikings and Patriots... WAIT A MINUTE!

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Steelers sign three to Reserve/Future Contracts

Yahoo! Sports - NFL News - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 21:30

PITTSBURGH – The Steelers have signed three players to Reserve/Future contracts, the team announced today. The players are S Malik Golden, LB Darnell Leslie and P Matt Wile.

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Warriors' Jordan Bell out at least two weeks with ankle injury

Yahoo! Sports - NBA News - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 21:24

SportsPulse: USA TODAY Sports' Jeff Zillgitt discusses the latest injury for the Spurs' star forward. Golden State Warriors rookie forward Jordan Bell is expected to miss the next two weeks, at least, due to inflammation in his injured left ankle, the team announced Friday. Bell went down during

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Buckeyes still loaded as most NFL-eligible players stay put

Yahoo! Sports - NFL News - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 21:24

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State coach Urban Meyer and his assistants annually brace for announcements about elite and not-so-elite players leaving the program early for the NFL draft.

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Tom Brady on if he'll play Sunday in AFC title game: 'We'll see'

Yahoo! Sports - NFL News - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 21:23

Tom Brady did little to put all the talk about his injured hand to rest Thursday. In full Bill Belichick mode, the Patriots quarterback started his media session by saying he would not be answering questions about the hand injury he suffered during Wednesday's practice. And when he was asked if he

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Jaguars Notebook: Team expects to see Tom Brady on Sunday

Yahoo! Sports - NFL News - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 21:22

The Jaguars are preparing and expecting to face New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady in Sunday's AFC Championship Game. Brady sustained a right (throwing) hand injury in Wednesday's practice and did not work Thursday. “No, Tommy will play,” coach Doug Marrone said after Friday's practice

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