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Watch: Falcons WR Mohamed Sanu has quick feet, jokes

Jul 12, 2018 | by Tim Weaver, Falconswire
Watch: Falcons WR Mohamed Sanu has quick feet, jokes

When he’s done with football, Falcons wide receiver Mohamed Sanu might have a future hosting late-night TV. Sanu shared a video on Twitter Wednesday night of himself showing off some quick feet and wit. Observe.

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Bronx native Caraun Reid prepares for NFL return after injury recovery

Jul 11, 2018 | by News 12 The Bronx

THE BRONX - Bronx native Caraun Reid says he is prepared to come back to the NFL this season after taking more than a year off to recover from a torn ACL.

Reid suffered the season-ending injury while playing with the Detroit Lions in 2016.

"The injury was devastating because I thought I was going to come back a lot sooner. But ...

Five days before she died, Dee Wampler's granddaughter prayed with Michael Porter Jr.

Jul 10, 2018 | by Wyatt D. Wheeler, Springfield News-Leader
Five days before she died, Dee Wampler's granddaughter prayed with Michael Porter Jr.

When there was a knock on the door, John Wampler was expecting an entourage but there was just one guy standing on his doorstep.

The son of noted Springfield attorney Dee Wampler opened his door to a 6-foot-10, 19-year-old basketball player holding a pair of size 14 shoes in his hands.

Standing there was Michael Porter Jr. — who at the time ...

Brandon Stokley's path to the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame

Jul 10, 2018 | by KTBS.com
Brandon Stokley's path to the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame

The path to success in professional sports is different for every athlete. For Louisiana native Brandon Stokley, it began by giving up football until his senior year of high school, "I played quarterback and back then it was all option football. I was about 5'4, 115 pounds going into my sophomore year of high school. I couldn't throw the ball ...

What Leaders Can Learn From Steve Kerr

Jul 10, 2018 | by Adam Mendler, Forbes
What Leaders Can Learn From Steve Kerr

Opportunity knocking for Spurs’ Blossomgame

Jul 09, 2018 | by Jeff McDonald, San Antonio Express-News
Opportunity knocking for Spurs’ Blossomgame

LAS VEGAS — As a basketball fan, Jaron Blossomgame made sure he tuned into to watch Golden State and Houston put on a seven-game hoops clinic in the Western Conference finals last May.

As a prospective applicant for an NBA job, Blossomgame found the series to be must-see TV for another reason.

Tyler Kroft ready to build off breakout 2017 season, not worrying about contract

Jul 09, 2018 | by Jason Marcum, Cincyjungle.com

The Bengals have a lot of questions at the tight end position, now and for the future.

Now, the question is if Tyler Eifert can step up and get back to the Eifert we saw dominated the league in 2015, or if he’ll remain the injury-prone player that’s rarely been on the field in three of the last four seasons.

NBA summer league success continues for Macon

Jul 09, 2018 | by Tyler Davis, 247sports.com

In his third start in five games with the Miami Heat NBA Summer League squad, former Razorback guard Daryl Macon continued his recent success, leading the team with 17 points in a 94-90 loss to the Charlotte Hornets on Sunday afternoon.

Wade Baldwin makes case for roster spot as Portland Trail Blazers beat Utah Jazz in NBA Summer League

Jul 08, 2018 | by Joe Freeman, The Oregonian

LAS VEGAS -- There were encouraging rookie debuts, double-doubles, a plethora of fourth-quarter highlights and heated exchanges.

But more than anything, as the Portland Trail Blazers opened NBA Summer League with a convincing 93-78 victory over the Utah Jazz, there was a whole lot of Wade Baldwin.

Ryan Broekhoff: NBA dreams come true

Jul 07, 2018 | by Damian Arsenis, The Pick And Roll
Ryan Broekhoff: NBA dreams come true

Back when Ryan Broekhoff was in primary school, he was told to write about his ambition as part of a school assignment, about what he would like to be.

Everyone holds different dreams, but one could tell even back then, basketball was on young Broekhoff’s mind. He wrote a simple sentence. Something that seemed so far away back then, he might ...

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