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National Football League News & Notes

Sports That Matters July 28, 2019 Welcome back! NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE Ezekiel Elliott’s contract holdout doesn’t faze the player who has been around Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones longer than anyone else on the roster, even after taking a year off. Jason Witten said “talk to me in a month” when the tight end was […]

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NFL News, Notes, Transaction As Pre-Season Practices Begin

Sports That Matters  July 27, 2019 Welcome back, TGIF! Oakland Raiders general manager Mike Mayock said as much publicly on Friday, though, calling Hard Knocks an “intrusion” he, coach Jon Gruden, and the team at large are dealing with as best they can. In a move that seemed increasingly likely in recent days, the Seattle Seahawks and All-Pro linebacker Bobby Wagner […]

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NBA, NFL News & Notes, Transactions

Sports That Matters July 25, 2019   AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki The words rebuilding and tanking don’t sit well with Thunder general manager Sam Presti. He prefers the terms re positioning and replenishing. No matter what he calls it, he has quite a task in front of him after trading Oklahoma City’s two best players, All-Stars […]

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MLB Get Away Day, News & Notes

Sports That Matters July 24, 2019 Welcome back, glad you took the time! Photo: Yahoo Sports Before setting their sights on a weekend series with the NL Central-leading Cubs, the Brewers had a most frustrating skid that needed addressed. Ryan Braun and Keston Hiura homered, Yasmani Grandal hit a go-ahead single and Josh Hader made a lights-out relief appearance to lift the […]

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LA Clippers Presser With Leonard, George & Ballmer, Transactions

Sports That Matters July 24th, 2019 Welcome back folks, glad you stopped by! Los Angeles Clippers president of basketball operations Lawrence Frank says acquiring Kawhi Leonard and Paul George is a “landmark moment” for the franchise. With Leonard and George on the roster, the Clippers are title contenders for the first time in franchise history. Paul George and Kawhi Leonard […]

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Around Major League Baseball

Sports That Matters July 23rd, 2019 Welcome back! Sign up for our weekly newsletter (here) 1. On this day in sports. 1931 France announces it can’t afford to send a team to 1932 LA Olympics 1956 Joe Cronin & Hank Greenberg inducted into Baseball Hall of Fame 1978 Phillies Steve Carlton becomes 78th pitcher to win 200 1984 KC Royals Dan […]