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NFL Suspends Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Jameis Winston For Three Games

The NFL suspended Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston for the first three games of the season on Thursday. The suspension stems from a seven-month investigation into allegations that Winston allegedly groped a female Uber driver in March 2016 in Scottsdale, Arizona. The 24-year-old quarterback will be suspended without pay for violating the NFL’s personal conduct policy, the league said in a statement. The suspension will cause the fourth-year quarterback to miss the Buccaneers’ season opener on the road against the New Orleans Saints followed by two home games against the Philadelphia Eagles and Pittsburgh Steelers. ...Read more

Becky Hammon Promoted By San Antonio Spurs To Top Assistant Coach Position

Spurs promote Becky Hammon to top assistant coach post


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Defending Champion Germany Knocked Out Of The World Cup After Surprising Loss To South Korea

Defending world champions Germany were knocked out of the World Cup after a shock 2-0 loss to South Korea. South Korea’s Kim Young-gwon scored in added time following a video review and Son Heung-min added another goal just before the final whistle. The four-time winners, who had not been eliminated in a World Cup first round since 1938, managed only two goals in their three group games.  ...Read more

Authorities Say Body Found At Home Of NY Giants’ Cornerback Janoris Jenkins

Police are investigating a body found at the New Jersey residence of Giants cornerback Janoris Jenkins on Tuesday, law enforcement sources told the NFL Network. Giants sources and other sources who know Jenkins stated that Jenkins currently is in Florida. Police are investigating the death as a possible strangulation/suffocation incident, according to reports. The identity of man who was found hasn’t been released, nor have police identified a suspect. Property records for the home list Jenkins as the owner, according to The Associated Press. The home, located in Fair Lawn, is about 10 miles north of MetLife Stadium. “We are aware of and monitoring the situation,” a Giants spokesperson said, and NFL spokesman Brian McCarthy said “We are monitoring the matter.”  Jenkins, 29, is entering his seventh NFL season and his third with the Giants. New York opens training camp July 25. ...Read more

Houston Rocket’s James Harden Named 2017-18 NBA MVP

James Harden of the Houston Rockets was voted the NBA’s Most Valuable Player, beating out four-time winner LeBron James and Anthony Davis of the Pelicans at the NBA Awards. Harden joined Michael Jordan as the only players to average at least 20 points, eight assists, five rebounds and 1.7 steals in a season. He led the league in scoring, 3-pointers and 50-point games with four while helping the Rockets to an NBA-leading 65 wins. Harden, who is from Los Angeles, led his mother on stage before he accepted the trophy from Commissioner Adam Silver. “I’m not going to get emotional,” he said from behind dark sunglasses. “She’s my backbone in good times and bad times.” ...Read more

Washington Capitals Re-Sign John Carlson To $64M, 8-Year Deal

The Washington Capitals have re-signed John Carlson to a $64 million, eight-year contract. Carlson will count $8 million against the salary cap through the 2026-27 season. General manager Brian MacLellan announced the deal Sunday. Carlson outperformed his last deal that paid him just under $4 million a season. He led all defensemen with 68 points in the regular season and 20 in the playoffs to help Washington win the Metropolitan Division and then the Stanley Cup. The contract makes Carlson the second-highest-paid player on the Capitals behind Alex Ovechkin. ...Read more

CBS All Access to Stream NFL Games To Mobile Devices Through 2022

CBS has announced an agreement with the NFL to stream all NFL ON CBS games on CBS All Access through the 2022 season. Streaming is being expanded to include mobile devices beginning this season. The entire 2018 NFL ON CBS schedule, highlighted by Super Bowl LIII, will be streamed live on all CBS All Access platforms, including on mobile phones and tablets via the CBS App for iOS, Android and Windows 10, online at, and on connected devices including Roku Players, Apple TV, Chromecast, Android TV, Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Fire TV, Samsung Smart TVs and Amazon ChannelsNFL ON CBS authenticated streaming rights will extend to mobile for its cable, satellite, telco and vMVPD partners beginning this season. ...Read more

Colombia Eliminate Poland From World Cup With 3-0 Win

Colombia beat Poland 3-0 on Sunday in Group H at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. Yerry Mina, Radamel Falcao and Juan Cuadrado all scored for Colombia. The result of this match means Colombia remain in contention to qualify for the last 16 of the tournament, while Poland have been eliminated. The final round in Group H take place on Thursday. Poland face Japan at the Volgograd Arena, while Colombia take on Senegal in Samara. ...Read more

Carmelo Anthony Opting In For 2018/19 Season With Oklahoma City Thunder

Carmelo Anthony has notified the Oklahoma City Thunder that he has opted into his deal for 2018/19 by not exercising his early termination option. Anthony, 34, who is owed $27.9 million next season, will team up with Russell Westbrook in the Western Conference. Last season, the 34-year-old All-Star averaged career lows: 16.2 points on 40.4 percent shooting. Anthony will earn $27.9 million in 2018-19 — the final year of the five-year, $120 million contract he signed with the New York Knicks in 2014. With his salary, coupled with what is expected to be a max-level contract for Paul George, the Thunder would have one of the NBA’s largest payrolls. ...Read more

Ex-Caps Coach Barry Trotz Agrees To Deal With New York Islanders As Head Coach

The NY Islanders named Barry Trotz as their next head coach on Thursday afternoon. Trotz led the Washington Capitals to their first Cup on June 7 before resigning just this past Monday. The hiring of Trotz continues an offseason makeover for the Islanders.  Trotz, who turns 56 on July 15, spent the past four seasons behind the Capitals’ bench and previously coached the Predators from 1998 to 2014. He has a career regular-season record of 762 wins, 568 losses, 60 ties and 134 overtime losses. Trotz and the Capitals parted ways after Trotz made it clear he wanted to be among the highest-paid coaches in the NHL. Trotz reportedly was earning $1.5 million annually with the Capitals. ...Read more