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Deshaun Watson’s NFL disciplinary hearing starts Tuesday

Deshaun Watson is slated to face an NFL disciplinary hearing starting Tuesday where the league is expected to argue for a lengthy suspension, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter and multiple reports. The hearing will be overseen by former U.S. District Judge Sue L. Robinson, who will act as an independent officer. Watson, who faces allegations of varying degrees of sexual assault and misconduct by 24 women, will be represented by the NFLPA. The outcome of the hearing is expected to determine… Source link

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Mark Appel gets MLB call-up 9 years after being drafted 1st overall

In 2013, Mark Appel was an elite MLB prospect, drafted first overall out of Stanford by the Houston Astros. On Saturday — nine years later — he’s slated to make his debut in an MLB uniform. Appel, 20 days shy of his 31st birthday, is joining the Philadelphia Phillies from Triple-A Lehigh Valley for a game against the San Diego Padres. He’ll replace reliever Connor Brogdon, who was placed on the COVID-19 injured list. It’s the first MLB call-up of his career. He wrote about his feelings on… Source link

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‘He’s going to have to show me he’s better than me’

It’s one thing for an NBA rookie to have confidence in their ability. It’s a whole other thing to immediately call out one of the greatest NBA players of all time before you’ve played a single game. That didn’t stop Indiana Pacers rookie Bennedict Mathurin from calling out Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James. In an interview with the Washington Post, Mathurin said James is going to have to prove he’s a better player than Mathurin. Before slipping off to his hotel room to make his final… Source link

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‘Our season has not gone according to our plan’

Eight-time WNBA All-Star Tina Charles is switching teams. Charles agreed to a contract divorce with the Phoenix Mercury on Saturday. Shortly after, multiple reports stated that the 2012 league MVP had reached an agreement to join the Seattle Storm. The Mercury announced the split, calling it a mutual decision. In a statement, Mercury general manager Jim Pitman said, “Our season has not gone according to our plan,” which played a role in the decision. The Mercury sit in fifth place in the… Source link

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Why isn’t Roger Federer participating in the tournament?

The men’s portion of Wimbledon will begin Monday with one very notable absence. Eight-time Wimbledon champ Roger Federer will not take part in the event. Federer, 40, is still recovering after undergoing knee surgery last year. Federer had surgery on his right knee shortly after participating in Wimbledon 2021. That knee has caused issues for Federer in the past. He underwent two surgeries on his right knee in 2020. He also had surgery on his left knee in 2016. In March, Federer said his most… Source link

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LAFC reportedly finalizing deal to sign Gareth Bale

One of the greatest British soccer players of all time is reportedly coming to America. Gareth Bale is reportedly finalizing a deal with Los Angeles FC, according to multiple reports. Terms of Bale’s deal were not available. The 32-year-old Bale is set to be a free agent after his contract with Real Madrid expires at the end of June. Bale’s deal with LAFC will reportedly last until next June, though there are reports Bale can extend the deal. The deal will not take up a Designated Player spot,… Source link

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Kevin Durant says he ‘can’t be involved’ in Kyrie Irving’s contract decision

Brooklyn Nets star Kevin Durant knows Kyrie Irving has some important decisions to make this offseason. Irving previously said he wanted to stay in Brooklyn for the long haul, but — as many things are with Irving — the situation is complicated. Irving has a $36 million player option for the 2022-23 season. He has until June 29 to pick up that option. A few months ago, it was assumed Irving would pick up that option or sign a long-term extension with the Nets. But after Irving missed a… Source link

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Yahoo DFS Baseball: Saturday Picks

This article is part of our Yahoo DFS Baseball series. By the time Saturday night rolls around, a lot of the baseball action will be done. However, there are still six MLB games starting at 7:15 p.m. ET or later. This gives you some options for your DFS lineups, so here are my recommendations for the final Saturday of June. Pitching Logan Webb, SF vs. CIN ($45): Webb has turned his career around the last couple of years, and his home ballpark has played a big part in that with 2.91 ERA… Source link

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What to expect from a recession ‘everyone’ sees coming

It seems like “everybody” these days is saying we’re going into recession. So: are they right? I’ve covered the markets and the economy for four decades, and I can’t recall a time when more people — or at least prognosticators, economists, and bankers — were more certain that an economic downturn was imminent. And if so many people believe that a recession is inevitable does that make it, well, inevitable? Or does it mean that a recession won’t occur? Or that any recession will at… Source link

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Lightning extend Stanley Cup Final with late winner in Game 5

Ondrej Palat scored the winner in the third period to extend the Stanley Cup Final to a Game 6 in Tampa. (Getty Images) It seems all the Tampa Bay Lightning need is a pulse. With the Stanley Cup in the building and the preparations for a championship celebration arranged, the Lightning spoiled the party on Friday night at Ball Arena, scoring late to defeat the Colorado Avalanche 3-2 in Game 5. It was Ondrej Palat who prolonged the Stanley Cup Final, scoring on an expert dissection of the… Source link

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