Joshua Dobbs likely showcasing his skills for the rest of league in the preseason

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The Steelers have Landry Jones as the backup to Ben Roethlisberger, and they drafted Oklahoma State’s Mason Rudolph in the third round. That leaves Dobbs as the odd quarterback out.

It’s a day of unknowns, Dobbs said of draft day. I knew that last year when I was a part of it. So you really don’t know, and you have no effect on what to expect. You’ve got to embrace your new teammates and be ready to work when you show up at OTAs and minicamp.

The thing I would brag about my daughter, I think we got a little athlete in the future, he said, smiling broadly. She’s very strong already for her age. She obviously can’t stand on her own, but like, when I put her up, she fights it to stand up. She’s so strong and she’s very long for her age, so I think we got a future track star if we can do it right.

A former bone-crushing fullback in a women’s professional league is set to take her final vows in Ohio later this month to become a Franciscan nun.

Sister Rita Clare Yoches was known as Anne Yoches when she played for the Detroit Demolition of the now-defunct National Women’s Football Association 10 years ago, and before that was a basketball point guard at Detroit Mercy.

Now, she’s just days away from continuing her religious journey, the Detroit Free Press reported Thursday.

Broncos hire DeMarcus Ware as a part-time coaching consultant

Former Broncos pass rusher DeMarcus Ware worked with Denver’s players during the offseason, and the Ichiro Suzuki Youth Jersey team liked what he brings to the table.
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As a result, Ware is being hired as a part-time consultant, according to Adam Schefter of ESPN.

Ware will only work a few days a week, and not every week, but he’ll be coaching the Broncos’ pass rushers on a subject Ware knows very well.

It’s not known what the Patriots wanted, or whether a deal was actually close. If it was, it never got to the point where Brady made a power play and Kraft made a boss move, literally.

Some think that the Patriots were hoping to add the assets needed to make a move for quarterback Baker Mayfield, who didn’t emerge as a serious candidate for the No. 1 overall pick until the week of the draft. It likely would have taken much more than the Patriots would have or could have surrendered to get all the way to top of the draft order.

Agent Buddy Baker announced on Twitter that Grigson will be working with Seattle G.M. John Schneider, in an unspecified role. Grigson is not yet listed on the page of the team’s official website that specifies the persons who hold the various jobs in football operations.

When getting the job in Indy after the 2011 season, Grigson fell into the first overall pick in the draft, with Andrew Luck the consensus No. 1 choice. But Girgson otherwise did a poor job of putting talent around Luck, using for example a first-round pick on failed pass rusher Bjeorn Werner and sending a first-round pick to Cleveland for failed running back Trent Richardson. Finally fired after the 2016 season, Grigson left a largely empty cupboard, one made weaker by the injuries suffered by Luck behind Joe Hawley Jersey an offensive line not nearly good enough to protect him.

In addition to winning few friends with his performance, Grigson made plenty of enemies, including former Colts punter Pat McAfee, who has made no secret of his disdain for Grigson and his interpersonal style.

Matt Ryan expects Julio Jones to attend July workouts

Julio Jones skipped mandatory minicamp this week, but apparently will still get some work in with his starting quarterback this summer.
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Matt Ryan told reporters on Wednesday he expects Jones to attend a private workout with teammates before training camp begins in Jacob de la Rose Authentic Jersey late July.

Ryan isn’t worried about Jones missing minicamp, even with offensive coordinator Steve Sarkisian tweaking some concepts. The QB believes the All-Pro wideout will get back up to speed quickly.

I don’t think that will be difficult,” Ryan said. He’s such an incredible player, such a talented player. And he’s been working hard. He’s in great shape. I think he’ll pick those new things up really quickly. And he’s got a lot of time on task with 95 percent of our system. So, he knows this system inside and out. He’s always extremely well-prepared. And I’m confident and positive he’ll be ready to go. Bobby Wagner Womens Jersey

I had to overcome adversity, but I feel like that’s made me stronger and just defined my vision on my goals. I’ve grown a lot, overcome a lot of situations.

He said he was not worried about his roster spot this offseason, because the Jets understand everything that took place.

The NFL typically waits until a player’s legal situation concludes before handing down any suspension. The league can do whatever it wants with a suspension, and doesn’t have to base its decision on whether a player was convicted — or what he was convicted for.

Anderson declined to discuss his January arrest. But he said he regrets nothing regarding his arrest last May — the case that has now been completely dropped.

No, he said. The truth always comes to the light. I didn’t do nothing wrong. The truth came out. I was proven innocent. I’m not really the type of person that regrets things. In life, everything happens for a reason. When you go through things, it’s a lesson and turned into a blessing.

Never have so many NFL stars seemed so unhappy.

Raiders waive bust QB Christian Hackenberg

The Raiders on Tuesday waived ex- Jets quarterback Christian Hackenberg, according to the NFL ‘s transaction wire, as NFL Network reported.

If Jackson continues to play at this level, he’s due for Pro Bowl and All-Pro honors. And a lot of money.

Any quarterback taken first overall in the draft is expected to be the face of his franchise. No matter if Baker Mayfield or Tyrod Taylor starts the 2018 season, Mayfield is the future of the team.

Mayfield broke the FBS’ passing efficiency record with a 196.39 season in 2016, just to break it again a year later with a 198.90 effort in 2017. The Power Five’s other top seasons ever in passing efficiency were posted by Russell Wilson, Robert Griffin III, Jameis Winston, Cam Newton and Marcus Mariota.

It will come 32 years after the U.S. first hosted the 1994 World Cup, an event which kicked off the popularity of the sport in America. It will also be played during the 250th anniversary celebrations of the country, founded in 1776. Mexico will host games for a record third time, after the 1970 and 1986 editions.

The 2026 tournament will be the first to have 48 teams. The current format has 32 teams, split into eight groups of four, with the top two teams in each group progressing to the round-of-16 knockout stage. It will be the same for the 2022 tournament in Qatar.

Starting in 2026, there will be 16 groups of three teams, with the top two teams in the group advancing into the expanded round-of-32 knockout stages. The finalists will still play seven games.

The new format will increase the amount of games at the tournament from 64 to 80. Mexico and Canada will each host 10 games, while America will get 60. All games from the quarterfinal round onto the final will be played in the USA.

Keith Law’s 2018 Big Board: Updated top 100 draft prospects

With the MLB draft upon us, we rank the top 100 prospects, with Auburn star Casey Mize coming in at No. 1.
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It’s MLB draft day and Keith Law is going against the grain with his top overall pick. Which player is your favorite team targeting?

You have to have a little something to make it to the highest level, Thompson said. Casey has just been so impressive. You look at how he handled last year when it really started looking like, ‘Hey, this is a dude.’ He cares about where his feet are planted. He’s done a good job of caring about Auburn. There have been guys who’ve gotten so sidetracked and distracted by this kind of thing, I think Drew Kaser Jersey it would sweep the average bear off his feet.

Casey has just been so impressive. You look at how he handled last year when it really started looking like, ‘Hey, this is a dude.’ He cares about where his feet are planted. He’s done a good job of caring about Auburn. There have been guys who’ve gotten so sidetracked and distracted by this kind of thing, I think it would sweep the average bear off his feet.

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In the first round, they took 18-year-old catcher Anthony Seigler out of Cartersville, Ga. In the second round, they nabbed 20-year-old catcher Josh Breaux out of McLennan Community College.

Instead, the NFL signaled to the president that it is frightened of him, easily cowed by his pronouncements, and too disorganized and feeble to exert itself with a clear, bold policy of its own.

So the White House has now imposed its own version of appropriate anthem behavior on the NFL and will see how the league reacts.

The NFL should be terrified of the power it just handed over. We should all be.

Think about the language of hand on heartfor a moment. Yes, most of us remove our hats and place our hands on our hearts during the national anthem. But it was never a patriotism requirement for the average citizen waiting for a ballgame to start.

La’el Collins catches 7-foot, 250-pound shark on Cowboys fishing trip

La’el Collins reeled in a big catch when he and several other Cowboys teammates went deep sea fishing off Key West, Fla.
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Collins managed to Pat O’Donnell Womens Jersey snag a Mike Gartner Youth Jersey 7-foot, 250-pound shark, something he said took ages for him bring in.

I was sweating bullets, he said, via the Dallas News. My back started getting tight. I was to the point where I was like, ‘Alright, if I get him up here and he takes off again, just cut the line.’

Even though Collins got the biggest catch of the trip, he still got grief for not reeling the shark aboard the boat.

I was like, ‘You get that shark in the boat. I ain’t messing with that shark,’ Collins said. He would’ve tore up the whole boat.

Creating a custom jersey was more of an involved process. The Chiefs’ regular jerseys are made by Russell Athletic. But like most minor league teams, they have their specialty or theme-based uniforms made by OT Sports, a North Carolina firm that offers quick turnarounds (30 to 45 days in most cases) and envelope-pushing designs. But the designs can’t go too far MiLB rules require every jersey, even the ones for theme-based promotions, to include either the team’s real name, its primary logo, or its city.

McCain signed a one-year, $750,000 contract with the Colts May 8. He originally signed with the Chargers for one year and $1.907 million as a restricted free agent. However, Los Angeles rescinded their offer in April.

Several outlets are reporting the Chargers knew of the incident when they pulled their offer.

If McCain is convicted of the charges, he faces up to six months in prison in addition to fines and possible probation.

The Colts released a statement Tuesday in response to the charges.

We’re aware of this evening’s reports regarding Chris McCain and are gathering all available information, the statement read. We take these matters very seriously and we will provide updates as appropriate.

Overall, it was back and forth, Lauer said. There were some good things. There some bad things. Definitely the walks not something you want to see happening. The good thing I look back there were some borderline strikes, (pitches) that could have been strikes. It wasn’t some huge misses. It wasn’t me all over the place.

MMA Hall of Famer Chuck Liddell Attends Training with Cleveland Browns

Arizona Diamondbacks Authentic Jersey It may be unwise to make the Cleveland Browns the butt of your joke now that they have brought in The Icemanto their training camp.
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Hayes Pullard Authentic Jersey UFC Hall of Famer Chuck Liddell was invited to Browns camp to teach them some fighting techniques as the Browns prepare for the upcoming season. More specifically, the focus was on body-to-body contact and manipulation which will come in handy during the game.

For example, if you learned that a team’s star quarterback was injured during practice and that information somehow evaded the public eye, including the mythical Vegas oddsmakers, you would have an advantage. If that Lance McCullers Jersey team, with its star QB expected to play, is a four-point favorite, you would be inclined to make a pretty big bet on the other team. If the oddsmakers knew the team’s starting quarterback was not playing, the spread would be different and much more difficult to bet on. The availability of that injury information would be a pretty big change from what we’re used to in college football. If the school does not put out an injury list and the coach does not answer the questions of reporters, it becomes a guessing game. In the college game, the closest thing you can do [to get accurate information] is follow either local media and/or the school website itself,SportsLine’s Josh Nagel told Dodd.

The Jets quickly addressed their quarterback position in free agency re-signing Josh McCown and signing former Vikings signal-caller Teddy Bridgewater, too. The team then traded up in the first round of the draft and selected Sam Darnold with the No. 3 overall pick. Darnold, the former USC star quarterback, may not be ready to start this year. But if he’s not, the Jets could opt to rely on McCown once again.

Delaware will become聽the first of the states covered under the ban to offer sports betting since the ruling came down.

New Jersey lawmakers are looking to pass a bill by June 7 on how to regulate and tax sports betting. Officials have said the state could see $13 million in tax revenue from it in the next fiscal year.

Officials at Monmouth Park racetrack in Oceanport and the Borgata casino in Atlantic City have said they will be ready to accept bets聽once Murphy signs the bill into law. Ocean Resort casino in Atlantic City is also looking to have a sport betting operation.

Jets sign veteran DL Chris Jones, waive DL Claude Pelon

The New York Jets have signed veteran free agent defensive lineman Chris Jones, who spent last season on injured reserve.

To make room for Jones, the Jets waived defensive lineman Claude Pelon on Tuesday.

Jones was a sixth-round pick of Houston in 2013 out of Bowling Green. He has also spent time with Tampa Bay, New England, Miami and San Francisco.

Barkley, despite the immense expectations and hoopla, appears to be a willing student.

Stewart is an awesome dude, Barkley said. Obviously he is a great vet. I’m just over here trying to watch him, trying to learn from him every single day and all the vets and all the running backs let me come in with open arms and it’s been great.

John Mara, a stately man whose family has owned the New York Giants for nearly a century, at one point made his way over to shake the hand of the new Carolina Panthers owner and decided he’d wait to make up his mind. Jerry Jones, the renegade oil tycoon who has owned the Dallas Cowboys since 1989, figured that on the basis that Tepper — a hedge-fund multibillionaire who pledged a record $2.275 billion to buy the Panthers — is serious about the two things most important to Jones, pro football and money, he figured they’d probably get along.

Art Rooney actually knows him — his family sold Tepper a five-percent stake in the Pittsburgh Steelers in 2009 — and, more important, has some idea what the NFL is getting: a man who’s unpolished and proud of it, whose reputation as a candid and at times controversial voice has grown almost as fast as his net worth, who has repeatedly and unapologetically called out President Trump.

That’s the same Trump who declared war on the NFL last year over protesting players who knelt during the national anthem and, after the league amended its pregame anthem policy last week in what has been seen in some circles as an act of surrender, praised the league but suggested during an interview with Fox News that players who continue kneeling shouldn’t be in the country. The same Trump who, before the 2016 election, Tepper referred to as demented, narcissistic and a scumbag.

Mychal Kendricks denies that he has a deal with the Browns

Linebacker Mychal Kendricks has a deal in place with the Browns. Unless he doesn’t.
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In response to a report from Ian Rapoport of NFL Media that Kendricks will sign a one-year deal in Cleveland, Kendricks told Chris Tomasson of the St. Paul Pioneer Press that the report is not accurate.
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Kendricks joins a deep linebacker corps that also includes Jamie Collins, Christian Kirksey, Joe Schobert, James Burgess and fifth-round rookie Genard Avery.

Manziel’s history has given anyone who would like to try to get under his skin plenty of ammunition for doing so. The failed former first-rounder washed out of the NFL in a haze of substance abuse and, ultimately, a domestic violence incident. Then came more substance abuse, and various TMZ-style tales of entitlement run amok.

So, yes, he’s going to hear it. A lot. Although he seemed to handle well the foul stuff he heard on Friday night during his preseason debut, the first time won’t be the last time.
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He’ll hear it from more players as he plays in more games. And he’ll hear it from fans once he leaves the friendly-as-they’ll-ever-be confines of Hamilton, where his preseason debut occurred.

Will he be able to ignore it, or will it rattle him? Will it actually motivate and focus him?

Marzy Bedford-Billinghurst, 60, an American who grew up in聽Britain and now lives in Washington, says that once she heard about the wedding, as a black woman who has biracial children, she decided she had to come.

The NCAA’s evolution on sports betting has begun, and one adjustment is welcomed news for New Jersey’s college athletics programs.

The governing body for most college sports said Thursday it supports a federal model addressing legalized gambling, and will also suspend its policy of prohibiting states that offer sports betting from hosting championship events following Monday’s Supreme Court decision that ruled the 1992 Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA) is unconstitutional and cleared the way for New Jersey and other states to legalize sports betting.
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The championship event change could have a significant impact on New Jersey college sports. The NCAA said the policy suspension is temporary and is designed to maintain continuity with already-determined future sites, but allowed its Board of Governors may consider more permanent revisions of the championship host policy.

It helps the colleges like Seton Hall, like Rutgers, like Princeton, but it also helps all of our colleges to host NCAA Tournament games, Codey said. It’s a good experience. We are a basketball-crazed state. (The NCAA’s new policy) is great for the state, it’s great for college basketball in the state.

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The point spread is the most misunderstood number in sports. Contrary to popular opinion, the purpose of the point spread is not to disrespect your team (We’re six-point underdogs? Probability itself is just a hater) or even trick you into betting on the wrong side. The point spread exists to balance wagers as close to 50-50 as possible between the two opponents.

The house doesn’t win by getting the world to guess wrong; it wins by paying the winners with the losers’ money and earning income from the juice鈥攐r the vig or vigorish, as your shady uncle still calls it. (Or as it will probably be called in our enlightened new legal-gambling times, the service fee or sales tax.)

The point spread was invented in the 1940s by a math teacher-turned-bookie named Charles McNeil to make balancing the action on Patriots-Browns or Ohio State-Bible Choir State possible. Fun fact: McNeil also taught math to future U.S. President John F. Kennedy. You can look it up!

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