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As if Julio Jones’ absence from offseason workouts wasn’t bad enough, he further fueled the free agency fire with a simple social media move.
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The veteran wide receiver sent Falcons fans into a frenzy Monday when he unfollowed his Atlanta teammates on Twitter and deleted his Falcons photos from Instagram.

Jones, 29, signed a five-year extension worth $71.25 million in 2015 and still has three years and $34.43 million left on the deal. The five-time Pro Bowl player is expected to join his team at workouts this week.

Mill was jailed in November 2017 for violating his probation by failing a drug test, traveling out of the region and getting arrested for fighting and other related offenses. A team of lawyers and public relations consultants had waged a battle to get Mill freed on bail ever since.

Prosecutors say they believe Mill should get a new trial because of questions raised about the credibility of the officer in his 2007 arrest, which was based on the officer’s allegation that Mill pointed a gun at police, according to the philly.com.

The Raiders also signed former Packers wide receiver Jordy Nelson in the offseason to pair with top option Amari Cooper.

After a playoff appearance in 2016 the Raiders finished last season with a 6-10 record. Oakland fired former coach Jack Del Rio and replaced him with Jon Gruden, who signed a reported 10-year, $100 million contract in January.

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Morton, who had only walked six batters in his first four starts combined, loaded the bases on three straight walks to start the third inning. Justin Upton followed with an RBI single on a high chopper to push the lead to 3-1.

Simmons singled with one out on a grounder to third base to send another run home and leave Los Angeles up 4-1.

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Hardy’s opponent, Brandon Sayles, will be more of a legitimate test than the first three fighters he’s taken on, none of whom had much of a chance in the cage against the 6-foot-5, 265-pound Hardy. If Hardy beats Sayles, he’ll surely get more opportunities to fight in the UFC.

And that will raise questions about why the UFC is giving another chance to a man who faced disturbing domestic violence allegations. The Panthers got Womens Stephen Curry Jersey rid of Hardy because of that domestic violence case, the Cowboys were roundly criticized for signing him a year later, and when the Cowboys gave up on Hardy no other team wanted anything to do with him.

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The Colts don’t have anyone close to that at the moment.

“How we have (the players) ranked might not be how the media has them ranked,” he said.

It’s no secret the Colts are alarmingly thin at the linebacker spot. While Ballard won’t draft based on position alone – he’s echoed this sentiment for more than a year now – he knows how essential a linchpin in the middle of the defense can be. He’s brought up Brian Urlacher’s name a handful of times this offseason, the former Bear he marveled at in Chicago for so many years. Brought up Derrick Johnson, whom he was with in Kansas City.

It’s Draft No. 2 for Ballard, and the first for the personnel team he pieced together late last spring. It’s also likely the most significant one for this franchise in six years, given the manner in which Ballard intends on building this team. He’s doing it from the ground up, cautiously, carefully.

Time is running out before he’s on the clock, very likely weighing his options at No. 6 with a trade offer from a QB-needy team desperate to slide up.

During Thursday’s Nevada-Loyola of Chicago on CBS, Loyola’s 6-foot-9, 260-pound Cameron Krutwig accidentally collided with Nevada’s 6-7, 205-pound Caleb Martin, the latter landing awkwardly on the floor. Krutwig reached down to help Martin up. Martin accepted then gave his opponent an appreciative slap on the fanny.

There have been several such scenes during the NCAA Tournament.

But with opportunities to show such acts of mutual respect — to send a good message, especially during CBS and Turner’s slow-motion replay fades to commercials — none have reappeared. Only the standard: scenes of players in post-play acts of immodest self-adulation.

Why does TV do that? Why would TV do that? The bosses believe that what they push is what younger audiences want, that they have no sense of better. And TV hasn’t the decency, dignity and moral obligation to promote better.

Thursday’s Nevada-Loyola was fantastic, even if ESPN on Monday asked if such upset-winners advancing in the NCAA Tournament are “good for the game?”

But its ending was troubling. With 6 seconds left Loyola hit a 3 to go up four. Then, without the ball — it was Nevada’s, out-of-bounds — Loyola called timeout.

That needs changing. You can’t call time if you don’t have the ball. Why not allow the defense to call time before an opponent scores a breakaway layup?

A late throw-in is a dead-ball situation thus doesn’t constitute possession? How so? Because the clock isn’t running?seahawks_062

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Pouncey spent his first seven seasons with the Dolphins before being released as free agency began in March. Pouncey understands the business aspect of the NFL and isn’t upset with the idea of being released on its own, but it was the manner in which it happened that left a bad taste in his mouth.

Pouncey started all 93 games he appeared in during his seven years in Miami. He also played in all 16 games last year after missing at least two games in each of the previous four seasons.

General Manager Jon Robinson told Paul Kuharsky of 104.5 The Zone that the team plans to exercise the option. That option is guaranteed against injury only, although rescinding it would take a meltdown of epic proportions from Mariota during the 2018 season.

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This industry cannot continue to operate free of common-sense consumer protections in its own Wild West. I encourage my colleagues in the Legislature and Gov. Cuomo to join Assemblyman Magnarelli and myself in support of this legislation.

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The Cowboys released Bryant on Friday, relieving them of his $12.5 million base salary and his $16.5 million salary cap number. His departure saves them $8 million in salary cap space.

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They have not shopped Coleman but would listen to offers over draft weekend, per Cabot.
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Arnovitz: Silly 5-on-5 Master! This ain’t an NCAA regional bracket; it’s the N-freaking-B-A playoffs. There are no easy paths! By design, it’s typically the No. 1 seed that faces the less stalwart competition, but you think the Raptors are eager to see the Cavs as their potential second-round matchup? You could argue the Rockets won’t sweat the Timberwolves — and can shoot their way past the Thunder or Jazz, but the Warriors — injuries and all — figure to be a far different team in a month. The easiest path to the Finals belongs to Mike Breen, Jeff Van Gundy and Doris Burke. They get to fly first class.

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New general manager Brian Gutekunst said on the day he released Nelson that he talked with Rodgers, but only after the move was made.

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Bryant went three straight seasons without 1,000 yards and was set to count $16.5 million against the cap in 2018. After much internal deliberation, Garrett said the decision was made to part ways with the franchise’s all-time leader in touchdown catches.

Dez Bryant has been a great player for this franchise during his time here, Garrett said Tuesday at the Albertsons Companies All-Star Gala in which Pat and Emmitt Smith were presented a Lifetime Achievement Award for their charity work. Certainly a playmaker, a difference-maker. A guy that we all love. Love him as a player, as a person and that will never change.

It’s a challenging situation. A lot of different factors go into these kinds of decisions and again the guidepost for all of this is: What’s in the best interest of the Dallas Cowboys? And that’s why we made this decision. Wish Dez nothing but the best going forward. He’s a special guy. I love him. I will always love him and the impact that he’s made on this franchise has been significant.

The Giants have said all along that no one is untouchable, every player has a price.

The Giants have asked for at least two first-round picks in return for the superstar wide receiver, ESPN reported Wednesday, which does not mean the Giants will trade him, but does provide insight into what a theoretical trade would look like.

“He’s very organized,” Thomson said. “He’s a preparer. And he’s a good communicator, so he’s way ahead of the game for a guy who’s been managing [15] games in the big leagues. I think the world of him. He cares so much about these players, and he talks to the coaches and takes their information and really listens and goes through it and comes up with a decision. And he’s not afraid.”

The Phillies don’t have to look far to see the value of patience with on-field leadership. Brett Brown, who entered this season with a 75-253 record as 76ers coach and could have been a goner on multiple occasions, led the team to 52 wins and a playoff berth this season. Doug Pederson, who was perceived by some as a disaster-in-waiting when the Eagles hired him in 2016, led the team to its first Super Bowl victory and was wildly cheered upon his throwing out the first pitch at the Phillies’ home opener.

Suh, 31, became available after the Dolphins released him on March 14. The 6-foot-4, 305-pound tackle has earned five Pro Bowl selections since making his NFL debut with the Lions in 2010.

Adding Suh gives the Rams an even more formidable defensive line, with 26-year-old Aaron Donald coming off his second season with 11 sacks. Now the Rams’ high-powered offense, which ranked first last year in averaging 29.9 points per game, could have a defense that matches its explosiveness.

Horford was more beastly than usual in Game 1. I like when he gets a little mean. But I’m not convinced a steady diet of Horford-on-Giannis post violence constitutes a real danger — beyond the possibility of luring Antetokounmpo into foul trouble. (He might pick up ticky-tack fouls just as easily jostling to front Horford.) I’d brave a few Horford jump hooks one-on-one before fronting or sending any help.

Boston doesn’t have the superstar shot creator to generate easy looks for everyone else. Its motion offense can open up little slivers of space, but no wide paths. All three of Boston’s core young perimeter guys left standing — Terry Rozier, Jayson Tatum, and Jaylen Brown — bullied their way through those slivers, and they produced just enough points to win.jets_133

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While this latest move certainly will add fuel to the fire on whether the five-time Pro Bowler will return, Patriots coach Bill Belichick had this to say last week about Monday’s program:

We have the voluntary offseason program that starts on Monday. It will be heavily attended, but I know there are a couple players that I’ve talked to that have other commitments, but that’s the way it always is. So, not really anything new there.

So when Payton says he’s not impressed with the highly touted crop of quarterbacks expected to go early in the upcoming NFL Draft, his opinion carries some weight. Payton Alex Tanguay Jersey told The MMQB he’d be a little bit uneasy if he were picking one of the quarterbacks from the group that includes (in no particular order ) Sam Darnold, Josh Rosen, Josh Allen and Baker Mayfield.

I don’t see [Andrew] Luck in this draft, and I don’t see Carson Wentz, who I liked a lot coming into the draft, Payton said. I’d feel a little bit uneasy if I were at the top of this draft and I decided I had to have a quarterback. The pressure to get a quarterback is so great in this league, I get that. But we can’t create ’em.

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Last year, the Vikings added Michael Floyd, the 13th overall pick in 2012. Jaromir Jagr Womens Jersey He’d been drafted by the Cardinals and traded during his option year to the Patriots. This year, the Vikings have added Kendall Wright.

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Tampa Bay got wide receiver Chris Godwin out of Penn State last season, and Barkley’s skill set would allow its offense to take the needed next step with Jameis Winston, delivering both the balance and extra explosiveness. Barkley would be a no-brainer if he’s still available.

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The Texans’ 2017 season went down the drain when quarterback Deshaun Watson tore his ACL, so keeping him healthy once he’s back on the field is sure to be a top priority in Houston this season.

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Offensive line: Hall of Fame tackle Joe Thomas retired, and that leaves a gap to fill that won’t be easy to replace.

The Browns have their pick among potential first-round quarterbacks and Darnold remains the best match ahead of Josh Allen, Baker Mayfield, Josh Rosen and Lamar Jackson. From there, Cleveland fills a need in the secondary with Ward, the best cornerback in the draft. Alabama’s Minkah Fitzpatrick and N.C. State’s Bradley Chubb are other possibilities.
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Johnson was able to find one silver lining in that dark cloud, however. Johnson said on Thursday that he thinks his time as an observer alongside quarterback Carson Palmer, who was out with a broken arm, left him with a deeper understanding of the game.