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Former NFL All-Pro linebacker says Peyton Manning was much scarier to face than Tom Brady
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Former NFL All-Pro linebacker says Peyton Manning was much scarier to face than Tom Brady

USATSI Tom Brady is undeniably one of the greatest quarterbacks to ever play football, and going on 45, he's arguably <em>the</em> best QB in the NFL today. But if you ask one of the most notable linebackers to go up against Brady during his career, the Buccaneers star was never the league's most feared QB as long as former Colts and Broncos great Peyton Manning was around.Bart Scott, the former All-Pro linebacker for the Jets and Ravens, joined ESPN Radio this week and was a...
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Breaking down how Christian Wood fits alongside Luka Doncic and the Mavericks

After making a surprise run to the Western Conference finals it was abundantly clear that the Dallas Mavericks were simply outmatched against the Golden State Warriors depth, especially in the frontcourt. Kevon Looney punished the Mavericks on the glass, grabbing offensive boards left and right for second-chance buckets. He averaged over 10 rebounds a game, and as a team the Warriors out-rebounded the Mavericks by a margin of 11.4 during the five-game series. Entering the offseason, it was obvious that Dallas needed a severe upgrade in the frontcourt, as the Warriors exposed the fact that a tandem of Dwight Powell and Maxi Kleber isn't going to cut it in the later rounds of the playoffs. And while free agency doesn't ...
Boxing results, highlights: Artur Beterbiev stops Joe Smith Jr. in second round to become three-belt champion
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Boxing results, highlights: Artur Beterbiev stops Joe Smith Jr. in second round to become three-belt champion

Getty Images The light heavyweight unification bout between WBC and IBF champion Artur Beterbiev and WBO champ Joe Smith Jr. promised fireworks with both men possessing significant power. Rather than a dramatic slugfest, Beterbiev obliterated Smith, scoring three knockdowns before the fight was stopped in just the second round as Beterbiev became a three-belt champion.Beterbiev started faster than is his normal style, landing big overhand rights in the first round while Smith tried to fi...
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Steelers’ Minkah Fitzpatrick: ‘Embarrassing’ playoff loss to Chiefs, not money, motivates Pittsburgh defense

The Pittsburgh Steelers have the second most expensive defense in the NFL. A large portion of that money is tied up into the contracts of Cam Heyward, T.J. Watt and Minkah Fitzpatrick. Heyward and Watt received hefty contract extensions the previous two offseasons. Fitzpatrick recently agreed to an extension that makes him the NFL's highest-paid safety. When asked about being part of a defense with so much financial commitment tied to it, Fitzpatrick said the Steelers' recent playoff disappointment, not money, is what is motivating himself and his teammates as they prepare for the 2022 season. Fitzpatrick alluded to Pittsburgh's 42-21 loss in January's wild card round playoff game against the Chiefs. The Steelers' def...
Jazz unveil new slate of uniforms for 2022-23 season including black and neon yellow jerseys
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Jazz unveil new slate of uniforms for 2022-23 season including black and neon yellow jerseys

Getty Images The Utah Jazz revealed four new jerseys that will be worn for the 2022-23 season, in addition to two new court designs on Friday. One of the jerseys is a throwback to the purple and white gradient mountain uniform the team wore during the 1990s and became synonymous with the John Stockton and Karl Malone era. The Jazz announced that purple will remain in their color palette going forward, after years of experimenting with different color schemes."Purple is back and here to s...
Eagles signing Jaquiski Tartt: Former 49ers safety getting one-year deal
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Eagles signing Jaquiski Tartt: Former 49ers safety getting one-year deal

After seven years with the 49ers, Jaquiski Tartt is heading to Philadelphia. The veteran safety has agreed to terms with the Eagles on a one-year deal, the team announced on Friday. Tartt, 30, was the 46th overall pick in the 2015 NFL Draft. He made 64 starts in 80 regular-season games with the 49ers, collecting four interceptions, 18 passes defended, two forced fumbles, four sacks and 367 tackles. Tartt also made six starts in the postseason, including Super Bowl LIV.  ...
Warriors championship parade: Date, time and plans announced for festivities in San Francisco
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Warriors championship parade: Date, time and plans announced for festivities in San Francisco

Now that the Golden State Warriors have done the hard part in capturing their fourth ring after beating the Boston Celtics in the 2022 NBA Finals, it's time to celebrate. The Warriors announced that they will hold their championship parade Monday, June 20 through the streets of downtown San Francisco. The parade is expected to start at 11:20 a.m. PT on a 1.04 mile route.Per the Warriors:"The Warriors and the City of San Francisco will host a free-flowing and engaging celebratory event for fans, with the opportunity to share in the up-close excitement o...
Vince McMahon steps down as WWE CEO and chairman during investigation of alleged misconduct
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Vince McMahon steps down as WWE CEO and chairman during investigation of alleged misconduct

As an investigation takes place into allegations of misconduct by Vince McMahon, the WWE CEO and chairman has voluntarily stepped down from his position. Stephanie McMahon, Vince's daughter, will step into the roles as interim CEO and chairman for the duration of the investigation, the company announced on Friday.The investigation centers around a $3 million hush money payment from McMahon to a former employee with whom he allegedly had an affair. The Wall Street Journal broke the story on Wednesday, stating that the separation agreement with the forme...
Saints coach Dennis Allen says Taysom Hill is a ‘multiple-position player,’ will have many roles this season
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Saints coach Dennis Allen says Taysom Hill is a ‘multiple-position player,’ will have many roles this season

Taysom Hill has multiple roles on the New Orleans Saints' offense and that is not changing any time soon. Saints head coach Dennis Allen says Hill will continue to play many positions this season, despite comments earlier this offseason that the sometimes-quarterback, sometimes-wideout will focus on playing tight end.Allen says he does not want to put Hill in a box with one position attached to his name. "We talk all the time about positionless players on defense. I don't know if positionless is the right word for Taysom; he's a multiple-position playe...