Cowboys expect Dan Bailey to rebound from uncharacteristic season

Of all the Cowboys’ questions heading into 2018, one they insist they don’t have is their kicker.
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Dan Bailey looked little like Dan Bailey last season.

The seven-year veteran injured his groin warming up in San Francisco. He missed most of that game and the next four. When he returned, Bailey’s accuracy didn’t.

Matt: I can’t speak for Mohamed Sanu, Kevin White Jersey but I can tell you he is a veteran player who knows how to lead. We saw Sanu step up and take on a bigger role last summer during training camp while Julio Jones was slowly being worked back into the lineup. We saw it again during OTAs and minicamp. Sanu is not only one of the better players on this team but can be vocal on the field when he needs to be, too. He’s definitely not afraid or shy when it comes to speaking up or showing one of the younger players how to do something on the practice. So, to answer your question, I don’t think the seventh-year receiver is stressed out at all.

Two motions from Donahue’s attorney will be heard on August 9. One asks for the results of a field sobriety test to be set aside due to improper and unlawful seizure and arrest while the other argues evidence obtained from all questions of drinking alcohol prior to a Miranda warning should be suppressed.

Donahue was arrested on another drunk driving charge this year when he crashed into a bus while going the wrong Peja Stojakovic Youth Jersey way through the Lincoln Tunnel. Donahue checked into a treatment facility after that arrest.

Why? Because Eric Saubert has shown up in Year 2 and has caught everything in sight. The second-year player out of Drake has looked great in practice. He’s running past guys and making plays downfield (take a peek at that clip below for a sampling). Again, it’s early and the pads aren’t on yet, but Saubert looks much improved – which should make that group even better. Now, if he can do it consistently during training camp and in the games, the Falcons will be in business. Stay tuned.

Winston suspension pushes Ryan Fitzpatrick back into spotlight

With the news that quarterback Jameis Winston will be suspended the first three games of the regular season for violating the personal conduct policy, the Buccaneers’ decision to bring back Ryan Fitzpatrick looks like a wise one.
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The 35-year-old Fitzpatrick signed a one-year, $3.3 million deal in March to give them some veteran stability, and now he’ll start the first three games of the regular season.

As noted by Greg Auman of the Tampa Bay Times, Fitzpatrick played efficiently last year when Winston was out with a shoulder injury, going 2-1 in the three games he started.

He’s not the flashiest quarterback in the league, but he was careful Matt Duffy Jersey with the ball last year, throwing just one interception in the 115 passes he attempted.

Of course, he led them to wins over the Dolphins and Jets, and the schedule is much tougher this year, with the Bucs’ first three games against the Saints, Eagles, and Steelers.

That said, while a Machado trade is enticing for the Orioles, it’s hard see Roberto Osuna Jersey where he goes this season: A team like the White Sox could make a move for him, if they’re willing to part with the prospects. Only thing is, making that move is as risky as eating Spam. So if the White Sox part with some top talent to land Machado, they better make sure they can re-sign him this offseason.

Anderson also had a felony charge of resisting arrest from a 2017 arrest dropped this offseason.

I’m telling my agent if they will pass on me, I will fill their net with the puck, Zadina said. Yeah, it’s just I want to prove [to] them that they have done, like, bad decision. But I’m so glad that I am in Detroit right now, so I just want to prove to Detroit that they have got a pretty good decision.

Zadina, who led the QMJHL’s Halifax Mooseheads in goals with 44 goals and recorded 82 points, saw heavy speculation linking him to Montreal at No. 3 and Ottawa at No. 4, but the Canadiens decided on Finnish center Jesperi Kotkaniemi and the Senators took winger Brady Tkachuk from Boston University. The Coyotes selected center Barrett Hayton out of Sault Ste. Marie.

It’s going to be good games for me and I’m excited for it, sure, Zadina said about facing those teams in the future.

Brett Favre, Aaron Rodgers share veteran outlook

Hall of Fame quarterback Brett Favre took a trip down memory lane during a Tuesday morning guest appearance on ESPN 540-AM’s Wilde and Tausch radio show.
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The place that I was at, at that point, was I’ve seen a lot of guys who I was really close to come and go. I’ve seen a lot of coaches I was very close to, that meant a lot to my career that were here and gone. And so I looked around and even thought I had the most years of anybody on the team, including coaches, I was the odd man out, so to speak… I guess the moral of this story Womens Jeff Keppinger Jersey is if you play long enough, it will happen to you, too. And until that moment comes, you really won’t understand it.

Favre then revealed he and Rodgers shared a conversation last week, and Rodgers apparently understands what Favre went through.

We talked about that, Favre told the radio hosts. He said, ‘You know, remember when I first came in we’d go out, go watch film together after watching it with the we’d talk a little bit’, which we would. He’d ask me what I was looking at or I mind if I watch film with you, which of course I didn’t mind.

Both players could command contracts north of $300 million.

When the National Football League’s oligarchy convened for the annual meeting at a swanky Florida hotel earlier this year, Green Bay Packers president Mark Murphy foreshadowed impending changes designed to insulate the kickoff from its exhilaratingly violent self.

Murphy, speaking on the back patio of The Ritz-Carlton Orlando, described the kickoff as by far the most dangerous play in the game.

Reich on Thursday said Luck will throw when he’s ready to go Chicago Bears Youth Jersey and ready to pick it up here and get out here with us.

He certainly has a big say in it. He has to, Reich said. Gotta trust the player. … Really, any player who’s injured goes through the same thing. The doctors kind of give the thumbs up and there’s a lot to say and you get the tests and you feel all that stuff, but at the end of the day the player’s got to feel ready to go. That’s been my experience at every position.

MLB wrap: Yankees’ home runs fuel win over Rangers

The Bronx Bombers took their long ball show on the road Monday in a 10-5 win against the Rangers.

New York hit five home runs to cruise past the Rangers in Arlington. Rookie sensation Gleyber Torres bashed two home runs (6), while knocking in three runs.

Aaron Judge, Neil Walker and Aaron Hicks also went deep for the Yankees. Judge collected two hits to raise his average to .286 while snapping his four-game hitless streak.

The young Braves are sweeping MLB this season with exciting young players producing exciting finishes, but Ronald Acuna Jr. showed some growing pains during a 3-0 loss to the Phillies. Acuna went 0 for 4, lowering his average to .253.

Indians (22-23) at Cubs (25-19) 7:05 p.m. ET — Trevor Bauer will face Tyler Chatwood (3-3, 3.14 ERA), who has quietly been Chicago’s most consistent pitcher. The Indians remain in control of the struggling AL Central, while the Cubs are currently locked in a four-way dogfight for the NL Central. This series has World Series potential, but both teams need work in key areas.

Strickland has had several outbursts on the national stage.

Last season he threw at Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper three years after he homered off Strickland in the 2014 NL Division Series.

I think that obviously my anger in these moments have gotten the best of me and caused stupid decisions, so I don’t think I should be this angry person, Strickland said. I think focused is the better word. We do have to be focused and locked in, focused on getting those outs. ….

This is obviously something that I’m struggling with. I don’t think I have necessarily an anger problem all the time. I truly feel that my emotions get the best of me sometimes because I care what I’m doing. I go out there and do my best. But when I don’t, it hurts. It’s tough, it’s a tough pill to swallow. But at the end of the day, whether it’s a good or bad outing, I can’t react this way.

Strickland said he planned to address teammates later in the day.

Is Jets’ Robby Anderson correct to assume NFL won’t suspend him?

After being arrested twice in nine months, Jets wide receiver Robby Anderson said Wednesday he doesn’t expect the NFL to suspend him. He isn’t even concerned about a potential suspension, though one of his two legal cases is still pending.
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Anderson’s next court date for that case is July 19 in Broward County (Fla.). His attorney, Ed O’Donnell, does not expect the case to go to trial. He said it likely will be resolved July 19 or even before that.

He added: Everyone comes from something different and I think showing respect for everybody in a locker room with a team full of guys trying to go in the same direction, you better have that empathy for everybody. That’s what sports are about.

The full interview — which also touched on his retirement and his wife Gisele Bundchen — is scheduled to air on OWN’s SuperSoul Sunday this weekend.

After Trump stated any NFL son of a bitch who kneels for the anthem should be fired, Brady called out the president.

I certainly disagree with what he said. I thought it was just divisive, Brady said the day after Patrick Kane Jersey the Patriots played the Texans. Like I said, I just want to support my teammates.

Both the Dodgers and Cubs, who’ve met in the past two National League Championship Series, started the season poorly, but have caught fire over the past month or so. The Dodgers (38-34) are 22-8 since May 16, and a couple of games behind Arizona in the West. The Cubs (41-29), who were hovering around the .500 mark in mid-May, are now a half-game behind the Brewers in the NL Central.

Braves third baseman Johan Camargo went 4 for 5 with a home run and five RBIs in an 11-4 victory over Toronto.

Brewers right-hander Freddy Peralta pitched six scoreless innings, striking out seven and giving up only two hits, to get the win in a 3-2 victory over the Pirates. In his first three MLB starts, Peralta is 2-0 with a 2.30 ERA and 25 Ks in 15 2/3 innings.

Dodgers catcher Yasmani Grandal had one hit in seven at-bats, struck out four times and stranded 11 runners in a doubleheader against the Cubs.

Rookie Kyle Lauletta got to see some familiar faces the past two days at Giants minicamp.

A three-person camera crew from the University of Richmond, the quarterback’s alma mater, squeezed among Bill Bates Jersey other media to get a good shot of the university’s 24th player to be drafted into the NFL.

Brewers’ Lorenzo Cain just as confused as everyone about Joe Maddon’s eighth-inning changes

Lorenzo Cain was as confused as everyone else when Joe Maddon Cliff Pennington Jersey removed reliever Steve Cishek in the eighth inning of the Cubs’ matchup with the Brewers Tuesday.
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Cishek then came back in to pitch for Duensing which actually resulted in even more shifting. Maddon this time moved Duensing to left and Cishek got Cain to ground out.

Even nuttier, Maddon then brought Duensing back again, only this time he put Willson Contreras in left instead of Cishek. Duensing then forced Christian Yelich to fly out to left field to end the inning.

In the end, the moves didn’t help the Cubs in the final score as Milwaukee won 1-0, but it certainly confused Cain and gave the Cubs a scoreless inning, so the moves did their job.

LHP Francisco Liriano. Liriano (hamstring) is expected to return from the disabled list this weekend. That would give him about six weeks to audition for pitching-needy clubs. Like Fiers, he has been serviceable this year (3.90 ERA/4.96 FIP, 1.21 WHIP), although his strikeouts have been down (7.0 per 9). He’s making just $4 million on a one-year contract.

RHP Shane Greene. The 29-year-old Greene could be an intriguing deadline option. He’s 15 for 18 in save opportunities this year despite a 4.02 ERA and he has two years of club control after this season. The production and contract should warrant at least a few trade discussions.

CF Leonys Martin. The veteran has bounced back from a lost 2017 season with the Mariners and Cubs. He’s playing every day in fact, most of the Tigers’ regulars are playing every day, because the bench is thin and producing (.805 OPS, nine home runs, three defensive runs saved). Even better, he’s making just $1.75 million George Brett Womens Jersey this year and will be arbitration-eligible in 2019. Teams hunting for outfield depth should be calling Avila.

Browns OL Donald Stephenson suspended two games

Donald Stephenson ‘s short time in Cleveland has been rocky.
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The NFL suspended the veteran offensive tackle for the first two games of the regular season for violating the league’s Policy and Program for Substances of Womens Brandon Thompson Jersey Abuse.

Stephenson is eligible to return Sept. 17. He can participate in all offseason practices and preseason games.

Stephenson signed a one-year, $2.5 million contract in Cleveland in March, including $1 million guaranteed. The offensive lineman stayed away from the Browns all offseason, including mandatory minicamp this week, which comes with a maximum fine of $84,435. No reason for the absence was given by coach Hue Jackson.

As for the 2026 World Cup, 17 sites across the United States are in the running to host, including Philadelphia and East Rutherford, NJ, which, according to reports, is in line to host the 2026 World Cup Final at MetLife Stadium.

In a recent article on ESPN, Carson Palmer Authentic Jersey NFL analysts Dan Graziano ranked the quarterback situation for all 32 teams in the league, and coming in at the top spot? The Super Bowl champion Eagles.

We kept them out of the top spot back in February because starter Carson Wentz is recovering from a torn ACL and there’s a good chance he’s not ready for Week 1. But as we’ll discuss in a second, the situation with the team that sat in this spot last time (the Patriots) has grown murkier. And if ever there were a team built to earn the top spot on a list like this, it’s a team that knows it has its franchise guy for the future and whose backup just won a Super Bowl MVP trophy. If it’s Nick Foles to start the season, the Eagles have plenty of confidence he can get it done.

Why They’ll Go Under The one problem with a defense and running-based team like the Jaguars is those components are not as likely to be consistent from year to year. A high-level passing game is much more likely to be consistent over time than a run game and a defense.

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And since Hackenberg won’t spend any games on their roster, the Raiders get to keep that seventh-round pick, and the Jets get nothing for Hackenberg. They essentially cut him, two years after they drafted him in Round 2. He played in zero regular season games for them.

He’s started 47 of 48 possible games, giving the New York Giants a consistent piece on a defense that has rapidly changed over the last two seasons. Considering everything that goes with a transition from a 4-3 defense to a 3-4 defense, they’re fortunate to have him as a rock that can anchor the rest of the roster.

Going into the fourth year of his career as a 24-year-old, Collins is likely to be one of the most highly-paid safeties in the game by next season. New York should enjoy him on a cheap deal while it lasts. 

The New York Jets traded the sixth overall pick and three second-round picks to the Indianapolis Colts for the pick that was used to select quarterback Sam Darnold. There’s no question about who everyone is going to be paying attention to leading up to this season.

Prisco, a senior writer for CBS Sports covering the NFL, ranks Stafford No. 68 in his top 100 NFL players, which was posted Monday, and Slay at No. 74.

Stafford, Prisco writes, had another good season in 2017, throwing 28 touchdowns and 10 picks. He also threw for 4,446 yards.

 Stafford is Prisco’s second-ranked quarterback in the NFC North, trailing the Green Bay Packers’ Aaron Rodgers, who tops Prisco’s overall rankings. Stafford is eighth among all quarterbacks on Prisco’s list, following Rodgers, former Michigan quarterback Tom Brady (New England, No. 2), Drew Brees (New Orleans, No. 20), Matt Ryan (Atlanta, No. 41), Russell Wilson (Seattle, No. 42), Philip Rivers (Los Angeles Chargers, No. 52), and Ben Roethlisberger (Pittsburgh Steelers, No. 63).

Slay, meanwhile, is coming off a season in which he had eight interceptions, showing the ability to handle the league’s best receivers.

Jets rookie tight end Chris Herndon arrested for DWI after weekend crash on I-80

Jets rookie tight end Chris Herndon was arrested early Saturday morning for driving while intoxicated, a New State Jersey Police spokesperson confirmed to The Record and 
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Herndon, 22, was arrested at 4:45 a.m. Saturday after a crash on Interstate 80 in Rockaway Township. 

The Jets selected Herndon in the fourth round of April’s draft, 107th overall, out of the University of Miami. He’s expected to compete with Jordan Leggett for the starting tight end job. The Jets were scheduled to have an organized team activity practice on Monday and will have their final OTA practice open to the media on Tuesday. 

We are aware of the situation and have no further comment at this time, a Jets spokesperson said. 

Jets’ second-year linebacker Dylan Donahue was also arrested for DWI earlier this offseason when he allegedly drove his car the wrong way into the Lincoln Tunnel and collided with a jitney Dickie Moore Authentic Jersey bus. 

With their first pick and No. 23 overall, the Yankees took catcher Anthony Seigler, an 18-year-old DeMarcus Ware Youth Jersey from Cartersville, Ga.

Seigler was also a switch pitcher in high school, throwing faster than 80 mph with either arm, but is expected to stick behind the plate as a professional.

The Yankees won’t pick again until the third round Tuesday.

Kelly is the second member of the Bills to win the award. Former tight end Kevin Everett was given the honor in 2008, less than a year after he suffered a career-ending injury that very nearly cost him his life. Everett was hurt while making a tackle on a kickoff in the 2007 season opener at New Era Field and was paralyzed on the field, but thanks to remarkable work by the Bills’ medical team, Everett not only avoided death, he was walking only a few months later.

People are telling me that’s awesome, and I said, ‘It’s awesome, but the only thing bad about it is you have to have had to go through a lot to win that award,’ Kelly said.

Kelly said he’s feeling OK, but that he won’t be able to eat solid foods until at least September.

Michael Brantley hit his 11th homer and the AL Central leaders took advantage of another wild outing by Lucas Giolito to win for the fifth time in six games.

Carrasco (8-4) gave up singles to Kevan Smith and Charlie Tilson in the second before striking out Adam Engel to end the threat. The right-hander issued just one walk, giving him a total of Roger Lewis Authentic Jersey two to go with 21 strikeouts while winning his past two starts.
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I’m confident in my stuff, Giolito said. I know I throw the ball over the plate, I command my stuff, I’m going to get a lot of guys out. It’s just … don’t have good feel, getting kind of frustrated, I have to do a better job of staying with myself and just letting my talent play out there.

Manager Rick Renteria said the White Sox haven’t had any more discussions about sending Giolito to the minors. Not at all, he added.

The Cubs will be on the road for six games with three each against the Brewers and Cardinals. Ben Zobrist (.350), Jason Heyward (.309) and Albert Almora (.305) have all excelled away from the Friendly Confines this season. Heyward’s bat, in particular, has been waking up of late, increasing his average by 41 points since May 25 and going .429 during the team’s last road trip.Lugo, Frazier help Mets stop skid with 2-0 win over Yankees

White Sox: General manager Rick Hahn said OF Avisail Garcia (strained right hamstring) will start a minor league rehab assignment Tuesday with Triple-A Charlotte, and OF Leury Garcia (sprained left knee) is close to going on one. … Hahn said RHP Alec Hansen (forearm) one of Chicago’s top minor league prospects will make his season debut with Double-A Birmingham this weekend.

Indians: Plan to call up RHP Adam Plutko (3-0, 3.93 ERA) from Triple-A Columbus to pitch Tuesday night against Chicago. He has won all three starts for Cleveland this season, though he gave up five runs in a win over the White Sox on May 28.

White Sox: James Shields (1-7, 4.92) once again tries for his first win since a season-opening victory over Kansas City. The veteran right-hander is 0-7 in his past 12 starts and 13 games.Cruz, Barclay Goodrow Womens Jersey Mariners overcome Trout’s 2 HRs in 5-3 win vs Angels