Month: November 2017

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady expressed sympathy for New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning being removed from his starting spot as part of the team’s plan to evaluate other options. “I have nothing but the most respect for him and everything he’s achieved and accomplished in his career,” Brady said in
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CLEMSON, S.C. — Clemson starting linebacker Tre Lamar will miss the top-ranked Tigers’ Atlantic Coast Conference championship game with No. 7 Miami because of continuing shoulder problems. The team listed the 6-foot-3, 240-pound Lamar as out with a shoulder stinger on its injury report released Thursday. Clemson coach Dabo Swinney held out hope that Lamar,
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The Anaheim Ducks are no longer viciously depleted down the middle. In what’s generally being characterized as a hockey trade benefiting both sides, the Ducks acquired centerman Adam Henrique, prospect Joseph Blandisi and a conditional 2018 third-round draft pick from the New Jersey Devils in exchange for defenseman Sami Vatanen. For Anaheim, Henrique fills a
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GREEN BAY, Wis. — The Green Bay Packers have filed paperwork in an attempt to collect a portion of Martellus Bennett‘s signing bonus after they released him with the designation that he failed to disclose a medical condition. The NFL Players Association told ESPN it is “aware of the situation and currently monitoring.” The Packers
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Emily Kaplan: If I was asked this question two months ago, I would have answered McDavid, without hesitation. I believed that the Edmonton Oilers were poised to win a Stanley Cup as soon as this season. Given where things stand now in Edmonton, I’m not as bullish. I do see Auston Matthews hoisting a Cup
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John Currie did not want to fire Butch Jones. The first-year Tennessee athletic director gave Jones every chance to keep his job, even as fans wrote off Jones in late September. By mid-November, Jones had left his boss no choice, and Currie fired him on Nov. 12. After an embarrassing weekend, Tennessee must turn its
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MONACO — Novak Djokovic is bringing aboard former top-10 player Radek Stepanek as a coach. Djokovic, a 12-time major champion, and Stepanek announced their partnership during a joint appearance on Instagram Live on Thursday. Said Djokovic: “So this is the new team, baby. This is my new man.” Added Stepanek: “Now it’s official.” Novak Djokovic,
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5:34 PM ET Greg WyshynskiESPN New Jersey Devils general manager Ray Shero asked center Adam Henrique for a chat on Thursday morning. It seemed routine. It wasn’t. “I was shocked,” said Henrique, who was traded to the Anaheim Ducks in a package for defenseman Sami Vatanen on Thursday. “It wasn’t something I was expecting. In
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