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DeAndre Hopkins invited young athletes to come train with him Wednesday in a posting on social media Tuesday night. Some 50 kids showed up at Hermann Park in Houston to run a steep hill with the Texans receiver.
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I’ve been coming out here working out on this hill since I’ve been in the NFL, Hopkins said, via Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle. I thought it was time to open up the training methods to some of the kids who look up to me. They’re always asking me what I’m doing and how can I be a player. So, I wanted to show them what I do and I think it’s good for them.

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A three-game suspension wouldn’t have any impact on the Falcons, as they aren’t set to face the Buccaneers until Week Jersey 6.Falcons minicamp preview: Five burning questions to be answered

The Falcons begin their mandatory minicamp Monday as the final part of their offseason workout program. One minicamp practice is open to the public on Wednesday with gates opening at 1:30 p.m. ET.

Once camp concludes, players will break for the summer. When they return to Flowery Branch in July, training camp begins.

William Jenkins, who was also living at his brother’s house, was identified as a person of interest and was arrested in Ontario County, New York on an unrelated charge. He was interviewed about Rene’s death and police found that the two men got into a fight that ended with Jenkins inflicting injuries to the victim which resulted in his death before leaving the state.

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It was a light day of work for many of the Cardinals’ stars. Larry Fitzgerald and David Johnson both started but were out of the game midway through the first series. Johnson carried the ball three times for 16 yards – showcasing a nasty stiff-arm twice on a 10-yard run – while Fitzgerald wasn’t targeted.

The Cardinals played without left tackle D.J. Humphries (hamstring), wide receiver John Brown (quadriceps) and wide receiver Chad Williams (shin splints), among others.

Overall, it was an encouraging night. The team mostly avoided injuries – tight end Ricky Seals-Jones suffered an ankle injury and Golden tweaked a groin – and the starters looked solid in their first preseason work.

Stanton played the second quarter, finishing 11-of-15 for 112 yards and a touchdown.

His scoring pass was a nifty one, as Stanton scrambled to his right and found tight end Troy Niklas, who navigated his way to an open area in a crowded end zone. Gabbert played the second half and finished 5-of-9 for 53 yards. He was sacked four times.

I thought all three quarterbacks played really well, Arians said.

I don’t have a scheme, I have a system, Wilks said. And when Brent Urban Womens Jersey you have a system, you’re willing to adapt to the personnel that you have, not only in that particular week, but throughout the whole year. I think right now, when you look at some of the guys up front, particularly Chandler, for one, we’ve got great pass rushers, like you mentioned. I don’t foresee trying to do a lot. I mean, if you can get there with four, we’re not going to pressure a lot, but I think it’s all based off week-to-week and what the offense is trying to give you from a scheme standpoint.

Keim spoke of the reality that superior players will beat any scheme. Wilks will bring his perspective defensively and make the changes he sees fit, but he can only do so much.

Bethea summed it up when asked about the possibility of sticking with a blitz-heavy philosophy.

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ESPN Tallahassee radio host Jeff Cameron (h/t first reported Wednesday that Winston was bracing for a suspension of up to three games. 

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So it’s possible whatever we hear from Brady at the current moment, or within the last few months and in the months moving forward, may be him sort of mentally recovering from a devastating loss. More on the NFL Tom Brady gives a very ‘it’s complicated’-style answer to relationship with Bill Belichick Which leads me to a discussion of Brady deciding to make comments in Spanish on Instagram posts. (Welcome to 2018, everyone.) The Patriots quarterback may have revealed when he plans to retire. When ESPN posted something on Instagram about Brady being motivated to play but knowing he can’t play forever, the Patriots quarterback slid up in the comment section and wrote cuarenta y cinco.

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He’s on the bench (Friday night), Boone said, sitting in the visiting dugout. We get a lefty the last day. Maybe there’s a chance he plays that day game. He’s just an option off the bench for us right now. We’ll see. We’ll take it day by day and maybe there will be an opportunity late in the game for him (Friday night).

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Panthers played more zone defense than any NFL team last year More Last season, the Carolina Panthers played a zone defensive scheme more often than any other team in the NFL, according to Pro Football Focus. There are a lot of reasons why a team might prefer playing more zone. In Carolina’s case, the major one may be about hiding its holes in the secondary.

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Carlos Gomez claims MLB is on a witch hunt against Dominican-born players.

In a video on Twitter translated by ESPN, Gomez said he does not believe MLB’s drug testing is random, and he has been drug tested more than other other player on the Tampa Bay Rays this season.

This comes on the heels of Indians third baseman Jose Ramirez (who is from the Dominican Republic) having to defend himself against a fake report Tuesday which claimed he was being suspended for 80 games for violating the MLB’s joint drug prevention program.

I didn’t have my best stuff, but I battled with what I had, said the lanky, 24-year-old righty. Had a lot of offense tonight, which is awesome.

As has been the case lately, Odubel Herrera did the bulk of the damage at the dish. The white-hot center fielder had four hits on Friday, including a two-run homer in the third off Nats starter Tanner Roark that put the Phillies up for good. It was the fifth consecutive game in which Herrera went deep, making him just the sixth player in franchise history to homer in five straight (Rhys Hoskins was the last one to do it, in 2017). Over his past eight contests, the 26-year-old center fielder is hitting .472 (17-for-36) with eight extra-base hits and has driven in 10 runs.

Salvador Perez doubled with one out in the eighth and Houston intentionally walked Alex Gordon before Alcides Escobar drew a walk to load the bases. The game remained scoreless when Hector Rondon struck out Paulo Orlando to end the inning.

Astros: Hinch said RHP Joe Smith (right elbow inflammation) is improving but still has several steps to go through before he’s ready to come off the disabled list.

Escobar started in center field, snapping a streak of 407 straight starts at shortstop dating to Sept. 26, 2015. That streak was the longest in Royals history and the longest active streak in the majors. It’s the first time he’s played a position other than shortstop since he joined the Royals in 2011 and the sixth time in his career he’s played in the outfield, after appearing in five games there for the Brewers in 2010.

The Royals started Mondesi at shortstop instead. They have said Escobar will also see time at second and third base this season.

I just think that the time was right, Yost said. He knows that his next career move is probably going to be a utility-type player … and he’s anxious to start showing people that he can handle it.

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The Cardinals want to see more of Sam Bradford during the regular season.
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That’s why they want to see more of him now.

Via Bob McManaman of the Arizona Republic, Bradford’s workload has gradually increased over the offseason, leading into this week’s three-day minicamp.

It was obviously good to be out there today to get some of that work, Bradford said. To this point, I’ve really just kind of been building into it. But I feel really good right now and obviously to be able to be out there and move around with the guys, it was a lot of fun today.

Pryor isn’t the only one excited. Wide receivers coach Karl Dorrell said this is his deepest unit since he got to the Jets in 2015, and he raved about Pryor’s professionalism and diligence in learning the playbook while he’s been out. But his teammates can’t wait to see him back on the field.

Beltre also has the most hits of any active player. Only he and Angels’ Albert Pujols (3,031) are members of the 3,000-hit club. Hall of Famer Rod Carew (3,053) stands between Pujols and Ichiro on the foreign-born players hits list.

Beltre moved into 21st on the MLB hits list Authentic Dalvin Tomlinson Jersey and shows little sign of slowing. After Wednesday game, he’s slashing .313/.373/.425 this year.

While scuffles seem like rituals of summer for NFL teams, the Giants took theirs to another level Thursday in the final brief practice of a mandatory three-day minicamp.

During team drills, veteran defensive tackle Damon Snacks Harrison and rookie guard Will Hernandez got tangled up in the trenches. Hernandez’s helmet popped off and Harrison appeared to pick it up and swing it at him, without actually connecting. Hernandez came back with a few punches of his own before the crowd around them broke up the fight — but in the fallout, new left tackle Nate Solder Brock Holt Youth Jersey got his right leg rolled up on.

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Nationals starter Stephen Strasburg left Friday night’s start after two innings with an apparent injury.
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There was no problem with Strasburg’s velocity, as he touched 98 mph, but he allowed three runs off five hits in the two innings. His ERA climbed to 3.46 with the effort.

Even if they were both asking for over-slot signing bonuses, their track records and upsides were expected to carry them over that obstacle with most clubs. Regardless, Tampa Bay and Kansas City appear to be two of the biggest winners of the first round, taking home the most polished high school arm in recent years and one of the most accomplished SEC pitchers this decade, respectively.

He appeared to be upset as he walked to the dugout and into the clubhouse.

He was a little frustrated. Anybody who competes wants to go out there and compete, Angels catcher Martin Maldonado said.

The Angels announced the injury later in the game. The blister is on Ohtani’s right middle finger.

I didn’t ask him what pitch it was or where it was in the game — somewhere in the third or fourth (inning), I would imagine, Scioscia said. But the bottom line was that he started Authentic Brock Nelson Jersey to feel it and it was time to get him out.

Ohtani was also forced from the mound because of a blister on April 17 after pitching two innings vs. the Red Sox. He was able to make his next scheduled start on April 24. Scioscia said this blister didn’t look as bad as the first one.

Colon gave up a home run to Carlos Beltran on June 30, 2001; he didn’t give up another home run to Beltran until Chris Long Authentic Jersey May 9, 2017. The 5,792 days between Beltran home runs off Colon is the longest span between home runs by the same hitter off the same pitcher since 1961.

Clay Matthews expected to have surgery middle of this week

Packers linebacker Clay Matthews broke his nose this weekend when he took a line drive to the face while playing pitcher during the team’s charity softball game.

Matthews said on Saturday that he will need to have surgery to repair the injury and coach Mike McCarthy gave an update about the timing of that operation on Monday. McCarthy said that the surgery is expected to take place in the middle of this week.

With that in mind, multiple incidents could factor prominently into the request for subpoenas.

Among a few (but not all) that could ultimately be referenced by Kaepernick’s attorneys: In August 2016, as a Republican presidential candidate, Trump went on Seattle radio station KIRO and remarked of Kaepernick protesting during the national anthem: I think it’s personally not a good thing, I think it’s a terrible thing.

DeOssie believes he accidentally left a wooden box containing his two Super Bowl championship rings on the top of his wife’s car at about 10 p.m. May 2 outside of the Grand Summit Hotel after packing up from hosting a successful event for America Needs You.

The DeOssies did not immediately realize the rings were missing, but ultimately turned the house upside down, the 11-year NFL veteran said. They searched the car, hotel parking lot and surrounding areas, according to a police report filed May 6 and obtained by NJ Advance Media.

Nothing will ever replace the original, DeOssie told NJ Advance Media. These rings are near and dear to my heart and it was a sad, sad realization that I haphazardly misplaced them.

I’ll be damn sure to never do that again, but to walk away from the situation empty-handed seems even more sad. I’m definitely getting a new one made, and hopefully over time I can enjoy it just as much as I did the first one.

Both the state Senate and Assembly are expected to hold final votes on New Jersey’s sports betting bill Thursday afternoon. After that, it’s up to Gov. Phil Murphy to decide whether to sign it into law and allow betting to begin at casinos and tracks.

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Oregon State and North Carolina each completed sweeps of their best-of-three NCAA super regionals Saturday and are the first two to earn College World Series berths.

If New York can get that from him the way it has from Andujar and Torres, this already strong Yankees machine will become even stronger.What you need to know about Shohei Ohtani’s injury

The news Friday that dual threat Shohei Ohtani of the Los Angeles Angels is headed to the disabled list with a Grade 2 ulnar collateral ligament (UCL) sprain in his right (throwing) elbow immediately sent ripples through the baseball world. Ohtani’s first two months of play as a part of Major League Baseball have been nothing short of electric, but this turn of events leaves us with more questions than answers.

Cardinals pitchers combined to walk 11 batters, including Joey Votto four times for the sixth time in his career. The 11 walks were Cincinnati’s season high.

Meanwhile, Aaron Boone, Callaway’s fellow rookie skipper, has helped engineer the Yankees to a 41-18 start, including an 8-1 record in their past nine games as they battle the Red Sox for American League East supremacy. The Yankees also haven’t batted out of order. That happened to the Mets on May 9 in a game they would lose 2-1 to the Reds in 10 innings, drawing them coveted front-page honors in the New York Daily News and New York Post for all the wrong reasons:

Callaway quickly learned there is no leniency in New York, even with a slew of injuries. Indeed, the current disabled list includes Noah Syndergaard, Yoenis Cespedes, Wilmer Flores, Juan Lagares, Travis d’Arnaud and AJ Ramos, with various degrees of severity (d’Arnaud is P.K Subban Youth Jersey out for the season and Lagares is probably out as well). Syndergaard was set to start the series finale Sunday before a setback kept him sidelined, and Todd Frazier just returned after missing nearly a month of action, so the Mets are at least closer to their best health status since starting the season 11-1.

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While it is difficult to win appeals, the system is not infallible. Cornerback Richard Sherman won his appeal during the 2012 season while with the Seattle Seahawks.

The current policy related to performance-enhancing substances is expected to be discussed in negotiations for a new collective bargaining agreement, a source told ESPN. The current CBA runs through 2021.

Indians: Cleveland travels to Chicago for a four-game series starting Monday. Lucas Giolito (4-6, 7.08) faces Cleveland’s Carlos Carrasco (7-4, 4.23) in the opener.

Tigers: After Monday’s day off, Detroit starts a three-game home series with the Twins. Blaine Hardy (2-1, 3.66) takes on Minnesota’s Jake Odorizzi (3-3, 4.24) on Tuesday.Twins hold off Angels for 7-5 win

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DeGrom (4-1), who leads the NL Antti Niemi Jersey with a 1.57 ERA, had allowed just three earned runs over his previous eight starts but was just 2-0 in that span and the Mets lost all six of his no-decisions. He allowed three runs two earned his first outing of more than one run since April 16.

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A new report surfaced this week that Bryant said on Instagram he wants to play for the San Francisco 49ers. So far, no progress has been made on that front.
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Bryant originally stated he wanted to stay in the NFC East, following his release from Dallas. But the Giants, Eagles and Redskins have not shown any interest, at least publicly.

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But he’s got a long way to go. He’s a rookie, Weddle said. It’s hard to make that transition, especially for quarterbacks that come from those crazy offenses that they’re doing nowadays. But [offensive coordinator] Marty [Mornhinweg] is doing a great job implementing a lot of the stuff he did, along with Joe [Flacco].

So I think he’s got a bright future, but I don’t know what the plan is for him play-wise. I know Joe is having an outstanding camp he’s healthy. And we’re going to go as far as Joe Jason Kelce Womens Jersey takes us, quite honestly.

Being a GM, the logic went, is about much more than picking players. It’s about running an Joe Namath Jersey entire operation, and Savage had done that at a high level in putting together the sport’s premier college all-star game for more than a half-decade. When Savage and I talked on Tuesday night, three weeks after he made the decision to leave his Senior Bowl post after six years, I didn’t bring this story up to him. But I thought about it when we talked about how the position compared to his four years in Cleveland. I’ve said it a number of times, I wish I could’ve been executive director here before I got my GM chance,Savage said.