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NFL’s easiest, hardest jobs in 2017: Big Ben has it made – NFL.com

Ezekiel Elliott said a year ago that playing running back on the Dallas Cowboys is one of the easiest jobs in America. That assertion, which will be tested during Elliott’s six-game suspension to start the season, would be more accurate if Elliott had mentioned a different starting spot on the Cowboys‘ offense. Without further ado, here’s the second annual look at the easiest —...

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Female fighters weigh-in: What challenges await Mayweather and McGregor? – ESPN

By Katie Barnes | Aug 17, 2017espnW.com There’s no question that the upcoming Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor fight has become a spectacle — a matchup between two villains defined by explosive press conferences, media frenzies and multi-million-dollar winnings. But part of what makes the fight so compelling is that McGregor, the reigning UFC Lightweight champion, is crossing disciplines to face an undefeated boxer....

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Barcelona Star Gerard Pique Worried by Club Disharmony After Latest Defeat to ‘Superior’ Real Madrid – Sports Illustrated

Barcelona Star Gerard Pique Worried by Club Disharmony After Latest Defeat to ‘Superior’ Real Madrid | SI.com Search Search My SI © 2017 Time Inc. All Rights Reserved. Get Great Sports Deals

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MLB: Red Sox rally to beat Cardinals 5-4 – Yahoo Sports

View photos Boston Red Sox’s Mookie Betts celebrates after his walk-off two-RBI double during the bottom of the ninth inning of a baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals in Boston, Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017. The Red Sox won 5-4. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa) More BOSTON (AP) — Mookie Betts lined a two-run double off the left-field wall with two outs in the ninth inning,...

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Patriots-Texans Camp Practice: ‘A Great Day to Measure Yourself Against the Best’ – Yahoo Sports

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.V. — The training camp trip is made for days like Tuesday. The Patriots have journeyed to a home-made training-camp site at one of America’s classic old resorts, the 104-year-old Greenbrier, nestled in the fog-swept Allegheny Mountains, to practice with the Texans. Houston is wrapping its first training-camp summer here. Talk about history: A cold-war bunker was built below the resort...

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Mets need a concrete plan for third base, both for the present and for the future – New York Daily News

Just about 40 minutes before first pitch Wednesday night, Travis d’Arnaud started taking ground balls hit to him by coach Glenn Sherlock at third base. The Mets catcher had never played a professional game at third, but he seemingly drew the short straw. He was thrown into the lineup for the Citi Field opener against the Yankees at the position when Jose...

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Broncos reportedly giving Paxton Lynch more first-team reps – Larry Brown Sports

August 16, 2017 Read into it what you will, but the Denver Broncos are reportedly spending the week taking a long look at Paxton Lynch. According to Mike Klis of 9News, the second-year quarterback is getting “considerably more first-team reps” than he has at any point in the offseason. It is unclear what this means, especially as, according to Klis, Trevor Siemian has largely...

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In Browns’ Quarterback Competition, a Vote for Experience – New York Times

“It’s a competition, but I would expect Brock to win because of his experience. And a rookie quarterback is the hardest position to get ready to play in your first year. So there’s no doubt he could win the competition,” Thomas said, referring to Kizer. But he said he still expected Osweiler to win out “just because my personal philosophy is, as a quarterback,...

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