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Steve Kerr is looking for ways to spark the defending NBA champions to make sure that happens, to bring the high-flying Warriors back to playing superb basketball on both ends.
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He returned from a Hawaiian family getaway over the All-Star break and changed starting centers. It worked well enough for him to stick with JaVale McGee over Zaza Pachulia for another night.

Stephen Curry swished a beautiful buzzer-beater from way back early and hit another timely 3-pointer late on the way to scoring 44 points, and the Warriors held off the Los Angeles Clippers 134-127 on Thursday night.

Offensive Rookie of the Year: Alvin Kamara is the front-runner after rejuvenating New Orleans’ run game, but Hunt, the league’s leading rusher, will get some votes of his own.

Defensive Rookie of the Year: The Saints’ rookie class could clean up these awards with Marshon Lattimore favored to win on the defensive side.
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Coach of the Year: It’s Sean McVay, and everyone else is fighting for second place.

Last year’s class was Kurt Warner, LaDanian Tomlinson, Jason Taylor, Kenny Easley, Terrell Davis and Morten Anderson.

He’s not an All-Star, he’s not in the MVP conversation, but when you look at his numbers that guy should be an All-Star. He should be in the MVP conversation, Malone said. He is one of the best all-around players in the game. He’s one of the best players in the NBA right now, and he’s proving it against the best teams and the best players every single night.

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Hopefully all the lessons we’ve learned have allowed us to be at our very best for this moment and that’s what it’s going to take and that’s what we’re prepared for and that’s what I go out and expect our team to do.
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And if Belichick had any inkling that Brady was getting ready to hang up his cleats, trading Jimmy Garoppolo to the San Francisco 49ers in October was a huge mistake.

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Bud Light is a major player in the Super Bowl commercials realm every year. Last year’s was a touching tribute to its co-founder, Adolphus Busch, and what it took to establish what is now a cornerstone of American brewing as an immigrant from Germany. Their Super Bowl 50 ad was a lighthearted fake campaign ad with comedians Amy Schumer and Seth Rogen.

Cutting Foster would be a low moment on that roller-coaster life Lynch is now living, but he’ll hope his new franchise quarterback can get the 49ers back to Super Bowl-contender status once the 2018 season begins.

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Before Garoppolo became the highest-paid player, that label belonged to Matthew Stafford. Before that it was Derek Carr. And then it was Andrew Luck.
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That’s four different quarterbacks who have held the highest-paid title in the last calendar year, and there will likely be a fifth soon.
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But ace David Price tried to make the slugger’s decision a little bit easier.

I’ve talked to him a couple of times, Price said recently. I told him we’d love to have him here.

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Before we get into the teams, though, there are a couple of things to keep in mind about the game and how the format has changed over the last few years. The game will be on Friday, Feb. 16 at 9 p.m. ET on TNT.

Prior to suffering a partially torn quad injury that’ll keep him out of the game, Brogdon had built on his strong Rookie of the Year campaign from last season. He was shooting a 49 percent from the field with a true shooting mark around 58 percent. He’s creating less with Eric Bledsoe in the picture, but his production hasn’t dropped off.

Collins is having an underrated season in Atlanta. He’s shooting 58 percent from the field and has a PER of 19.2 鈥?that’s really good. If you give him the ball in the paint, he’s a guaranteed bucket.

The number of visits by catchers during games has increased in recent years, contributing to the average time of a nine-inning game stretching to a record 3 hours, 5 minutes last season, up from 2:46 in 2005.

Under the new rule, each team would get an additional mound visit without a pitching change for each extra inning. Trips will not count against the limit after an offensive substitution, to check on potential injuries or to clean spikes on wet fields. If a team is out of visits, the plate umpire may give permission for additional trips by the catcher in the event of a cross-up on pitch signals.

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MLB is eliminating the rules guaranteeing eight warm-up pitches before a half-inning in an effort to keep between-inning breaks to 2 minutes, 5 seconds for most games, 2:25 for regular-season games on national television and 2:55 for tiebreaker and postseason games. There are exceptions relating to injury and if the pitcher or catcher finishes the previous half-inning on base, at bat or on deck.

The offensive line is obviously one of the Cowboys’ strengths, but it’s also not without its weak spots.

Super Bowl “Quarterback Comparisons,” yet again, were almost invariably presented as head-to-head, as if the game starts and the opposing QBs both run on to the field to play one-on-one, defense versus offense, then switch. As Ben Roethlisberger wisely counseled, “It’s not tennis!”

If MSG’s New Devils studio/rinkside man Bryce Salvador — who spent the final six-plus seasons of his NHL career with New Jersey — wants to be heard as a valued contributor, he has to drop this “we” stuff. Salvador’s pleasant and enthusiastic, eager to please. But the audience’s sensibilities should supersede that of the team.

As one NFC pro personnel guy told me via text: “$30M puts you at a huge cap disadvantage and he’s not the guy that’ll lift a franchise by himself.” Devoting too much in the way of cap space and resources to a quarterback who is unable to do more with less can seriously hamstring a franchise going forward.

Orlando Brown, OT, Oklahoma. La’El Collins struggled at the right tackle spot this year, and bringing in an excellent right-tackle prospect would allow him to kick inside and improve the two weaker spots on an otherwise outstanding line. Brown might not be able to handle the best speed rushers in the league, but he should serve as a long-term starter at right tackle and give the Cowboys line the boost it needs to get back to dominance.

General Manager David Gettleman loves his defensive linemen. Just ask Washington Redskins star cornerback Josh Norman, who had his franchise tag rescinded in 2016 as Gettleman bet on his pass rush instead of the mercurial star corner. This offseason, Gettleman traded defensive end Kony Ealy to New England with the hopes he could add a chaos-inducing star like Thomas at No. 8. Whether Thomas aligns outside on early downs or transitions inside on third down, this feels like the right value and spot for Thomas.

What’s wrong with Cam Newton? The Panthers are 2-1 entering Sunday’s game against at 3-0 New England, but Newton continues to struggle.

He threw three INTs last week against the Saints, who are not known as one of the more stout defensive teams in the league, and has just two TDs and four INTs this season while averaging fewer than 200 passing yards per game. Newton, one of the most mobile quarterbacks in the game, has been sacked 10 times already.

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The concerns bubbled to the surface after the Chargers drew a crowd of just 25,381 to the StubHub Center in Carson, Calif., for last Sunday’s loss to the Miami Dolphins in their home opener. It’s one thing to play in a tiny, 27,000-seat temporary home. It’s another thing to fail to fill it.

The Browns remained on track for a winless season, losing 20-3 to Chicago.

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The offense could be improved with wide receiver Brandin Cooks, even if fellow wideout Julian Edelman suffered a season-ending knee injury in a preseason game.

All could be formidable. But are any of them in the same class as the Patriots?
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In Week 17, they had a shot to win the division by showing up to play against the Falcons and laid an egg.
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Cam was picked three times and never looked comfortable. They couldn’t convert first downs, they can’t run the ball and they lack explosive plays.

Gates, who played basketball while at Kent State, also caught his 900th pass during the game, making him just the 22nd player in NFL history with that many receptions. After Gonzalez, Gronkowski is third on the all-time tight end touchdown list with 69, followed by the Cowboys’ Jason Witten (64).

The Bears’ goal with Trubisky should be to recreate what the Rams did with Jared Goff and Sean McVay last year. As much as possible anyway — Jordan Howard isn’t Todd Gurley, but he’s a franchise running back. Cameron Meredith will be forgotten, but he has upside. They’ll need to hit with some draft picks and be smart in free agency (the Rams got Andrew Whitworth and then traded for Sammy Watkins), but it’s not out of the question.

Brady, who has been wearing a glove on his throwing hand since an injury in mid-January, strolled stone-faced into U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis hands ungloved Sunday, but all anyone seemed to talk about was his coat-and-glasses combo.

Tom Brady is about to take off his coat, pick up a crowbar, and go toe-to-toe with James Bond on a gantry in an ICBM silo, tweeted Damian Counsell.

Others cracked that the baby-faced, 40-year-old four-time Super Bowl MVP better resembled kids playing dress-up.
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If Womens Janoris Jenkins Jersey anything, the players seem ready to take their social critique beyond sitting during the national anthem.

Kaepernick’s movement, which many believe has cost him a job, has grown this season, with offshoots of the protest forming, including players showing solidarity by putting their hands on each other’s backs during the anthem.

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While the NFL battles declining ratings and a negative perception surrounding the anthem protests, the league office can’t be excited to see players moving their demonstrations to the field of play.

The increase from $143 million per team last season 鈥?the biggest single-year boost since 2006 鈥?was fueled by a flood of revenue from the new Thursday night TV package and other income that exceeded league projections.

The cap also jumped when the NFL was caught by NFLPA auditors trying to pull a fast one on the union by hiding some revenue from the cap formula. An arbitrator ruled against the league, adding nearly $2 million to this season’s overall cap figure.

As a result, the Giants are projected to have $57.743 million in cap space when free agency begins March 9, the fifth-most in the league. The Jets are projected to have $21.951 million, which ranks 21st.

The cap figure also means the values for the franchise and transition tags are set. The franchise tag for 2016 鈥?the guaranteed one-year contract for a player who doesn’t agree to a long-term deal 鈥?will range from a high of $19.953 million for quarterbacks to a low of $4.572 million for kickers and punters.

What you saw from the Eagles on Sunday was high-level stuff from Pederson, who schemed guys wide open for Foles.

Meanwhile, Teddy Bridgewater, who has been out since suffering a gruesome knee injury in training camp in 2016, may be close to returning, according to Glazer, with a physical scheduled for Monday. In the meantime, Case Keenum is the QB.

The Eagles backup quarterback, who was 2 for 12 on passes over 20 yards in the regular season according to Pro Football Focus, was slinging bombs down the field all game long against one of the best secondaries in football.

Second, the Eagles are loaded with talent. Even after losing those players, Philadelphia has a star wideout in Alshon Jeffery, a star tight end in Zach Ertz, two dangerous downhill runners in LeGarrette Blount and Jay Ajayi, one of the best right tackles in football in Lane Johnson, an excellent center in Jason Kelce and a defensive line that is the best in football, with Fletcher Cox, Timmy Jernigan, Brandon Graham, Vinny Curry, Derek Barnett and Chris Long providing wave after wave of pressure for opposing quarterbacks.

Brown had his work cut out for him against an assailing Georgia pass rush that boasts the long and ferocious duo of Davin Bellamy and Lorenzo Carter. The Oklahoma tackle was his usual self paving lanes for the run game but was shockingly knocked off his block a few times with swipe moves. It wasn’t an abysmal game, as he only moves down one spot.

The Jets are the very best NFL team in all of East Rutherford, N.J. That’s not exactly high praise at the moment. But it’s more than anyone had a right to expect from them this season.

The Cowboys took care of business Thursday night against the Redskins and get to play the Giants this Sunday. They’ve endured four of the six games of RB Ezekiel Elliott’s suspension. But time is running short and they’re simply too far behind some very good teams in the NFC playoff chase.

By the time Aaron Rodgers is ready to play, the Packers probably won’t have realistic playoff hopes. The top-heavy NFC just has too many good teams ahead of them. There might not be any good reason for Rodgers to come back this season.
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As the final seconds ticked off the Gillette Stadium scoreboard, it was Jacksonville’s season that had come to an end with a 24-20 road loss.
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Early in the year I said I thought this team could be special, Jaguars coach Doug Marrone said at his postgame news conference. We fell short but hopefully we will start again and build on that characteristic of playing for each other. Hopefully, we can maintain that in our team.

Juju Smith-Schuster, WR, Steelers: Smith-Schuster is coming off a one-week suspension, but a lingering hamstring injury has him listed as questionable for Pittsburgh’s big matchup against New England. The general expectation is that Smith-Schuster should play, but if he is unable to go, then Martavis Bryant’s value gets a boost in what should be a contest heavy on the offense.

Damien Williams, RB, Dolphins: It’s probably a moot point to mention Williams is doubtful for Week 15, given Kenyon Drake’s production the past couple of weeks. Drake should again be in lineups.

If that is so, and Kelly truly is intent on remaining in the NFL, it leads to the question: Is the NFL still interested in him?

There has to be some evidence of an agreement between multiple teams not to sign a player, said Gabriel Feldman, the director of the sports law program at Tulane University. Disagreement over personnel decisions, as obvious as it may seem to someone looking at this, does not provide evidence of collusion. There has to be some evidence of an explicit or implied agreement. There has to be proof of a conspiracy.
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