Author: Jeffrey Powers

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Injuries: Tom Brady (right hand) limited at practice – NFL.com

The New England Patriots dodged a serious bullet ahead of Sunday’s AFC Championship Game against the Jacksonville Jaguars. Per NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport, quarterback Tom Brady jammed his right throwing hand at practice Wednesday after accidentally being run into by a teammate. Brady’s X-rays, however, revealed no structural damage and the issue “sounds manageable,” Rapoport said. Brady missed his media availability Wednesday because...

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McKayla Maroney’s lawyer: USA Gymnastics relented only when others offered to pay fine – USA TODAY

CLOSE Olympic gold medalist McKayla Maroney was forced to sign a confidential settlement with the group that trains US Olympic gymnasts to keep allegations that doctor Larry Nasser sexually abused her a secret, according to a lawsuit filed Wednesday. (Dec. 21) AP McKayla Maroney said she was sexually abused by former USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar starting when she was 13.(Photo: Mark J....

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Case Keenum and Nick Foles: A tale of two QBs reunited as Vikings, Eagles set to clash – USA TODAY

CLOSE SportsPulse: NFL insiders Lindsay H. Jones and Lorenzo Reyes discuss the matchups that will determine whether it will be the Vikings or Eagles to represent the NFC in Super Bowl LII. USA TODAY Sports Vikings QB Case Keenum emerged victorious from his first playoff start in spectacular fashion.(Photo: Mark J. Rebilas, USA TODAY Sports) EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — At least Minnesota Vikings quarterback...

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Kevin Garnett, Tony Allen also shade Isaiah Thomas over Celtics tribute – Larry Brown Sports

January 17, 2018 The 2008 Celtics are assembling like The Avengers to defend Paul Pierce. In a feature by Jackie MacMullan and Chris Forsberg of ESPN that ran on Wednesday, New Orleans Pelicans veteran Tony Allen, who was on that title-winning team with Pierce, shaded Cleveland Cavaliers guard Isaiah Thomas. Thomas was originally supposed to have a video tribute aired by the Celtics on...

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Todd Haley will not return as Pittsburgh Steelers OC – NFL.com

Todd Haley is out in Pittsburgh. The Steelers are allowing their offensive coordinator to walk, sources told NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport on Wednesday. Technically, it’s not a firing as Haley’s contract expired after the season, bringing his successful six-year run with the team to an end. So what’s next for the Steelers? Rapoport was told that quarterbacks coach Randy Fichtner is “considered the...

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Ryan Leaf tweets passionate message about Tyler Hilinski – 247Sports

Tyler Hilinski (Photo: USAToday/Snook) On Tuesday night, tragic news broke that Washington State quarterback Tyler Hilinski had died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Everyone from teammates to media to fans tweeted out messages in support of the Hilinski family. A famous former Washington State quarterback also tweeted out a passionate message after hearing the news of Hilinski’s passing. Ryan Leaf said that he...

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Larry Nassar’s enablers are latest example of how greed and sexual abuse are ingrained in our society – New York Daily News

“It’s been tough to be honest with you Bob. It’s highly emotional for everybody. Including the people who are covering this. We’ve had to sit there and listen to mothers who have talked about their daughters committing suicide. The first woman to speak today, spoke about how she was abused as a 6-year-old girl in Larry Nassar’s basement. Molested in his basement. And...

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52 key people, places and things left in NFL playoffs – NFL.com

Four teams left. Soon to be two. Meeting in one final game to decide it all. Super Bowl LII. Little did we know a year ago that Patriots running back James White would wind up as one of the biggest names in Lombardi lore, or that an entire Falcons roster would crumble violently during a second half that left plenty to blame. When I...

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