Month: June 2018

Former Bucs DE, Alabama star Keith McCants Jersey reportedly arrested on crack cocaine charge

Keith McCants was arrested by St. Petersburg, Fla., police early Monday and charged with felony possession of crack cocaine, the Tampa Bay Womens Cody Zeller Jersey Times reported.
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According to the report, the former Buccaneers defensive end also was charged with a second offense of driving with his license suspended or revoked. He was being held on a $2,000 bond for the felony, plus an extra $150 for the license charge.

It’s the ninth time McCants, 50, has been arrested since 2010, most of which were for drug-related offenses.

The reaction you get back from it, Prescott explained, you see how many people are thankful for putting my hand in it and being so passionate about it. So many of us are affected by it. So many of lose and go through the adversity that cancer brings. Watching the journey of someone affected by it, we know how tough it can be.

What drew me here is that I’ve seen it’s a great fit, Parker said to the team website. They’ve Landry Jones Authentic Jersey got a great team – got great guys, all around: Special teams, defense, offense. I just think the organization fits my style.

Parker was released by the Chiefs in May. He tallied 58 solo tackles and two interceptions in 2017.

Parker was acquired off waivers by Kansas City in September 2013 and started in 64 games over five seasons with the team.

He signed a five-year contract extension worth a reported $30 million in March 2015.

The Falcons finished 2017 with a 10-6 record and made the playoffs for a second straight season. They topped the Rams in the NFC Wild-Card round before falling to the Eagles.

Quarterback Josh Rosen Jersey looks to pass during Thursday’s OTA.

Over and over, it was the one term that was linked to Josh Rosen prior to April’s draft.
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The most NFL-ready of all the incoming rookie quarterbacks.

Sometimes, your greatest strength can be your greatest weakness, Wilks said. You try to force things in occasionally when we really just need to take what the defense gives us.

Rosen’s focus is showing consistency, whether it is on Authentic Adam Gotsis Jersey the field or in the locker room. When Wilks’ critique is told to him, Rosen agreed.

That’s situational football and that’s what veterans are really good at, Rosen said. Rookies learn that through experience.

The work, Wilks said, should ramp up more Wednesday and Thursday.

Last week, cornerback Patrick Peterson told Wilks about his appreciation for the defense, how there isn’t a lot of gray area in its delineation. Even so, the holdovers from the Bruce Arians regime will likely make mistakes at times as they transition to the new playbook.

The former Panthers players are more advanced, and Cash is hoping to spread his knowledge. It’s a choice not every player would make in the offseason battle for roster spots and playing time.

If you go out there and put your best foot forward – whether that’s going out there and making plays or helping others make their own plays – if we all get better as a team, we’re going to win more games, Cash said. So I’m just trying to focus on that. It’s less about myself, and more about helping the team win.

When Young III signed with the Cardinals in February, the familiarity with the playbook played a role, but he was also ready to rejoin a group of coaches he jelled with Los Angeles Chargers Authentic Jersey during his stint in Carolina.

Robby Anderson Jersey pleads no contest to driving charges

New York Jets wide receiver Robby Anderson pleaded no contest to misdemeanor charges of reckless driving on Wednesday, NFL Network’s Mike Garafolo reported, according to Anderson’s attorney.
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Anderson Brandon Montour Jersey gets six months of non-reporting probation, per Garafolo.

Felony charges from Anderson’s January arrest had previously been dropped. Anderson was arrested on Jan. 19 on suspicion of multiple charges after he allegedly failed to yield during a traffic stop. The felony charge for reckless driving was downgraded to a misdemeanor.

Aiken was a member of Rutgers’ 2011 recruiting class, reportedly Stephon Gilmore Jersey turning down scholarship offers from 12 other schools, including Illinois, Maryland, Michigan, Ole Miss, Nebraska, UCLA and West Virginia.

Aiken was recruited to Rutgers by then-wide receivers coach and current University of Minnesota head coach P.J. Fleck, who called him a very special person in a text to NJ Advance Media on Friday.

You couldn’t possibly be in a bad mood when around him, Fleck said. His smile, spirit and energy was contagious. His memory will live in all of us in HOW we live our lives. RIP JA.

Lawson, the No. 19 overall pick in 2016, has earned just six sacks and 24 tackles in 21 career games. The 24-year-old ended last season on injured reserve with an ankle injury, missing the Bills ‘ playoff run.

In a Q&A with Fairburn, Bills GM Brandon Beane was blunt about where Lawson stands heading into training camp.

Shaq is a guy that this franchise put a lot of stock in with a first-round pick [in 2016], Beane said. It’s no secret he hasn’t lived up to that. Sean [McDermott] and I are very frank. We try not to be rude, but we don’t beat around the bush. We laid out the expectations for Shaq.

I think he’s done a real good job to this point. But we have a lot to go. We’re off for five weeks. What’s he going to do in these next five weeks? Is he going to take the next step from where he left off or is he going to regress? That’s the conversation we had. I think he wants it. I think he is more focused this year than what I saw last year. The sky is the limit. The guy is talented. It’s just what he makes of it and how bad he wants it. It’s hard. Some of these guys don’t know what it means to be a pro every day and that was part of the thing for him. I think he’s now getting that. It is a big summer. Training camp will tell a lot about where his career in Buffalo is headed.

Watch: Rangers prospect tumbles over fence, lands on feet after incredible catch

Eric Jenkins may or may not go on to a successful career in Major League Baseball. But for one day, the Rangers minor-league prospect became the talk of the baseball world after a phenomenal catch.

The 21-year-old Jenkins, the left fielder for the Single-A Down East Wood Ducks of the Carolina League, chased a foul ball off the bat of a Frederick Keys hitter into foul territory. He showed a nice burst of speed and determination to get there, but ran out of room at the wall.

Sports anchor Alex Walker of WITN in Greenville, N.C., captured Jenkins’ remarkable feat as he somehow caught the ball, tumbled over the wall and landed on his feet. Oh, and quickly fired the ball back to the infield.

Escobar, who entered the game 2 for 28, had two hits including a double.

I thought (Escobar) looked good in center. He hits good as a center fielder, Yost said with a laugh.

Houston’s Lance McCullers Jr. (8-3, 3.77 ERA) looks for his third straight win when as he opposes Ian Kennedy (1-7, 5.31) Saturday night. Kennedy hasn’t won in 13 starts, going 0-7 with a 6.12 ERA since his only win of the season on April 7.

MLB confirmed to the Indians the report was not true.

Robinson Cano was recently suspended by MLB for the use of a masking agent for 80 games, as well. Since the beginning of the 2018 season, three players have been suspended by MLB for violating the drug program. All three, Cano, Jorge Polanco and Welington Castillo are from the Dominican Republic.

The last five players suspended by MLB including David Paulino and Starling Marte in 2017, are from the Dominican Republic.

Not yet, anyway. But a surprising start (they won 14 of their first 21 games) and a surprising starting five have helped them remain firmly in the playoff conversation. Led by breakout Cy Young candidate Aaron Nola and last-minute, free-agent signing Jake Arrieta, the rotation has exceeded expectations, working to a 3.82 ERA that ranks sixth in the National League and posting a 1.21 WHIP that’s third-best. On Friday against Washington, No. 5 starter Zach Eflin limited the Nats to two runs over five innings, picking up his fourth straight win in the process.

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Steve Keim: We look forward to rewarding David Johnson Jersey

There’s been talk about running back David Johnson signing a contract extension with the Cardinals before the start of the regular season and the fire to get that done got turned up a bit this week when he opted not to take part in the team’s mandatory minicamp.
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Figuring out exactly where an extension would fall for Johnson may not be easy as he followed up a terrific 2016 campaign by missing all but a half of last season with a wrist injury. However that process plays out, Cardinals General Manager Steve Keim confirmed it’s a priority for the team as they move forward.

Bettcher is going to need to do plenty. Damon Snacks Harrison is a premier run-stopper, but he has just 5.5 career sacks. As for the other presumptive starters on the line, Dalvin Tomlinson had one sack in 16 starts as a rookie, and B.J. Hill, a third-round pick, is a rookie who had eight sacks in four years at N.C. State.

One of the things when we drafted B.J. that was part of us selecting him, we thought he has the potential to be a three-down player, Bettcher said, Dalvin’s the same type of player, has some slipperiness to him, has the ability to get on edges.

This can be viewed as wishful thinking.

We’ll definitely get away, Prescott said after Wednesday’s second of three Jamie Langenbrunner Jersey minicamp practices. Work out in the morning, throw, then hang out in the afternoon.

The Cowboys released Dez Bryant this offseason. Jason Witten retired. Terrance Williams has spent the offseason recovering from foot surgery.

That has left only Cole Beasley with any sort of familiarity with Prescott. The Cowboys signed Allen Hurns and Deonte Thompson in free agency; they traded for Tavon Austin; and they drafted Michael Gallup in Brandon Pirri Jersey the third round.

We know it’s a lot of work to do; we knew that coming into minicamp, Prescott said. I think it’s a work in progress. We’re not anywhere where we need to be. We know the strides we need to make, and we know where we need to get to. We’re not going to stress too much or get too frustrated over a few drops here and there. Obviously I miss throws, so that’s part of it. But we’re definitely getting better, and that’s the main importance of this right now.

Hardy was convicted of domestic violence and sentenced to 18 months of probation, leading to his being released from the Panthers. However, the charges were later dismissed and expunged from Hardy’s record after his accuser did not make herself available as a witness in Hardy’s appeal.

Masahiro Tanaka Jersey injury update: Yankees pitcher placed on DL with strained hamstrings

Yankees starting pitcher Masahiro Tanaka has been placed on the 10-day disabled list with mild strains of both hamstrings, the team announced Saturday.
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The Yankees have not disclosed a timeline for how long Tanaka will be sidelined, but have recalled Ronald Torreyes from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

Derek Carr has the smarts and natural West Coast passing attributes to rebound from a down 2017 season, but the quarterback will need to adjust to his new supporting cast after a big shake-up. Khalil Mack also fell a little last season from his Defensive Player of the Year and All-Pro level. With a remade back seven and a bolstered line rotation, Oakland’s goal will be putting Mack in better positions to produce.

Here is a deeper dive into the Black Hole to examine what the key changes on the depth chart mean for the Raiders’ 2018 Cameron Artis-Payne Jersey outlook.

Last season, Marshawn Lynch defied his age (now 32) and became a bright spot in a disappointing year for Oakland’s offense. But there’s already a sense that Gruden and Olson don’t want to lean heavily on Beast Mode this season. Former Buccaneer Doug Martin was signed to give them a slightly younger and more versatile option for early downs.

We hit the streets hard when I played, but there’s a fine line in going beyond that, and Lenny was max at everything he did. He did everything full bore, said Backman, who is godfather to Dykstra’s eldest son, Cutter. I didn’t agree with some of the things that happened.

It was a different era. We weren’t the only team that partied the way that we partied.

Backman, who is in his 20th season as a minor-league manager, had his issues after his playing days, as well, including a 2000 domestic dispute that came Authentic Jacob McQuaide Jersey to light several years later in a New York Times article, which caused him to lose his job as manager of the Arizona Diamondbacks just four days after being hired in 2004. Though he spent seven years managing in the minor leagues for the Mets from 2010-16, another affiliated job, in particular one in the major leagues, has not emerged for Backman.

Johnny Manziel makes CFL preseason debut

Johnny Manziel hasn’t played an NFL game since 2015, but he still creates excitement and headlines… and draws fans.

I guess we’re in Indianapolis and the 500 just happened, Luck said, so: Our bodies are not vehicles, they’re not robots, you can’t just take a piece off and put a new piece on and go around. We adapt, and if you ask the right questions and are patient enough and – this is what I’ve truly learned and believe in my bones – if I stay patient and ask the right questions and communicate with everybody and ask the right questions of my body, slowly but surely I can make myself do anything. That’s been my M.O., and I’m going to stay that way.

Indeed it has been. Luck said pretty much the same thing on the eve of training camp – training camp 2017.

I will be better than I was, Luck said almost 11 months ago. Coming into this, I’ll be better coming out of it. I know that … I truly feel in my mind, in my heart, I know I’m going to be better. I really, really know I’m going to be better.

And that’s the starting point for why this group is setting lofty expectations in 2018. When guys were asking this in prior years, even last year, ‘it’s your third year, are you feeling continuity?’ my answer was no, because we had a lot of changes from year to year, Fangio said. From year one to two, there was a lot of change. Year two to three, there was change. There’s been less change this year so I do feel more continuity and that’s helpful.

But ultimately we still have to go out and play (well), but I do believe there is more carryover and foundation than there has been, even last year, and obviously the year before that. Outside of drafting Roquan Smith with the eighth overall pick, the Bears’ big moves to address Fangio’s defense this offseason were to bring back Kyle Fuller and Prince Amukamara. Aaron Lynch was added on a one-year prove-it deal, and three mid/late-round picks were used to add Joel Iyiegbuniwe, Bilal Nichols and Kylie Fitts. Smith, and possibly Lynch, may be the only additions who regularly start of that group.

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Jets’ Jordan Jenkins Jersey calls Donald Trump ‘immature’ for yanking Eagles’ White House invitation

Jets outside linebacker Jordan Jenkins thinks President Donald Trump is immaturefor rescinding the Eagles ‘ White House invitation an opinion many Eagles surely share.
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An Eagles contingent was going to visit the White House to celebrate the team’s Super Bowl championship a trip that could have accomplished a lot, in Jenkins’ mind. But then Trump yanked the invitation.

Jenkins saw the traditional Super Bowl celebration visit as a potential chance for the Eagles’ politically active players who have Taylor Moton Jersey championed social and racial justice issues to sit down with White House power brokers, including Trump, and discuss those issues.

From Jenkins’ perspective, that would have made for a productive White House visit for both the Eagles and the Trump administration. But now, no visit at all will happen.

It’s a bad thing for both sides, Jenkins said. They’ve got a lot of activists on that team. And they could’ve possibly Jose Bautista Womens Jersey had some talks. There could’ve been a lot of stuff that could’ve been accomplished if the White House and the Eagles would’ve come together for something.

McCarthy said he won’t pull out of the game because of Matthews’ fluke accident.

I think it’s great on a number of fronts,McCarthy said. Anytime your players give back (to) charity, involved in the community, it’s a great day for the fans. I mean, they sell out every year. It’s on its fourth player identity with the softball game. So, yeah, I’m not going to overreact to this.

McCarthy added: It’s unfortunate but it’s for a great cause. I’m just glad he’s OK.

When I first discovered the NFL in the early 1970s, the league had a handful of Harlem Globetrotters, and pretty much everyone else was the Washington Generals. It was the Dolphins, Steelers, Cowboys, and Raiders, with each winning at least two Super Bowls from 1971 through 1980. At the other end of the spectrum were the teams that couldn’t get out of their own way. Leading the way among the teams that couldn’t get out of their own way was the 49ers. And in the first year after Cowboys, Dolphins, Dolphins, Steelers, Steelers, Raiders, Cowboys, Steelers, Steelers, Raiders, the 49ers took over.

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Drug charges against safety T.J. Ward, who was arrested in October 2017 for marijuana possession, have been dropped, according to Hillsborough County court records.
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Ward, who was with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at the time, had been charged with possession of cannabis and possession of drug paraphernalia. He was then arrested in January on a warrant for failure to appear.

Yes, I say. It’s called a Brannock Device. They make them right here in Syracuse, you know!

Really? she says. I Stephen Curry Jersey had no idea.Bryant gets 3 hits in leadoff spot as Cubs beat Pirates 3-1

Kris Bryant could feel his heart pumping for his first at-bat because this trip to the plate was like no other for him.

Cubs manager Joe Maddon penciled him in at the top of the order. And that was new territory for the superstar slugger.

Trump grew angry in April 2017 when Tom Brady said he planned to Star Lotulelei Jersey skip the White House visit with the Patriots, huddling angrily with aides and even calling Patriots owner Robert Kraft. One former senior administration official described a chaotic scene unfolding over the heartlands of America, as Trump flew back from an event in Wisconsin. Trump made a number of calls and asked aides to help fix the situation, worried that Brady’s absence would reflect poorly on him.

Sometimes people will win one of the jerseys at an auction, says McCauley, and they’ll look through all 300 photos and see that the photo of themselves, or their relative, or whatever, isn’t on the jersey, or it’s covered up by a logo or a number, or it’s on the size 54 but not the size 44 because we didn’t have as much space to work with. Then they get upset.

Some teams give McCauley a lot of guidance regarding what they want, but more often they just say something like, This is our event can you whip up some cool designs? For the Brannock promotion, the Chiefs emailed some details about the device and its history. Aside from that, says McCauley, they mostly just said, ‘Create a jersey that looks like the device, or gives the feeling of the device.’

McCauley responded by coming up with a design that mimics the shoe size markings on the device, along with some industrial-seeming lettering and Chuck serving as a sleeve patch. In short: your typically goofy minor league theme jersey. After a few minor tweaks, it was ready to go.

Marshon Lattimore Jersey: ‘I’m trying to become a legend’

The 82nd ranked player in the NFL Top 100 Players of 2018 list wants to build on a successful 2017 regular season.
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New Orleans Saints cornerback Marshon Lattimore also has lofty goals as he prepares for his second year as a professional.

The cornerback also believes he’s more prepared for this round of OTAs compared to 2017 and a more comfortable Lattimore willingly shares lessons he previously learned from teammates.

Now, I’m the one making some calls and before I was learning, so now I know what to do, he said. I’m teaching other people what to do, like, ‘You got this, jump that,’ certain stuff like that, just the little details. I know more now and it’s making me better, and it’s only OTAs.

While it’s looking less likely that general manager Brian Cashman will swing a deal for Baltimore Orioles shortstop Manny Machado, a deal for front-line pitching cannot be dismissed.

Perhaps the best pitcher on the trading block is Texas Rangers southpaw Cole Hamels.

But USA Today’s Bob Nightengale doesn’t think Hamels will be heading to the Bronx:

The Rangers are not going to pick up his $20 million option in 2019, which includes a $6 million buyout, and would love to dump as much of his $23 million salary now. Hamels, a four-time All-Star and 2008 World Series MVP, is just 3-5 with a 3.74 ERA, but has a postseason pedigree that would be ideal for any contender, particularly in the National League.

Prediction: The Brewers may be on Hamels’ no-trade list, but for a chance to return to the playoffs, Hamels will waive Dave Hollins Youth Jersey it in a heartbeat.

During the 2017 football season, coach Alto(as she is referred to in the lawsuit) told one cheerleader that she had belly jellyand she was a chunky cheek.

Before one game during the 2017 football season, coach Alto took a cheerleader to a secluded area of the stadium and duct taped her stomach skin underneath her shorts. Coach Alto then brought that Milan Lucic Authentic Jersey cheerleader in front of the rest of the squad and showed them how much better it looks.At the next practice, coach Alto pulled out a roll of duct tape and asked said cheerleader if she needed it.