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Why Deshaun Watson went from ‘I just want to clear my name’ to settling most of the sexual misconduct claims

Why Deshaun Watson went from ‘I just want to clear my name’ to settling most of the sexual misconduct claims

CLEVELAND, Ohio — Cleveland Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson stood before a scrum of reporters on June 14 and said that he had no intentions of settling any of the 24 sexual misconduct lawsuits filed against him over the last year. “I just want to clear my name and be able to let the facts and …

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Jalen Brunson’s connection with Derrick Rose could lead him to Knicks: HS coach

Jalen Brunson’s connection with Derrick Rose could lead him to Knicks: HS coach

Derrick Rose’s value may go beyond what he can produce on the floor for the Knicks. His presence alone could contribute to landing their priority in free agency. The veteran guard is yet another link between the Knicks and coveted point guard Jalen Brunson, their bond tracing back to Brunson’s formative years in Illinois when …

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Benches clear, but White Sox provide little fire afterward

Benches clear, but White Sox provide little fire afterward

CHICAGO — There were thankfully no hits involved when benches and bullpens emptied during the top of the second inning in Baltimore’s 4-1 victory over the White Sox Friday night at Guaranteed Rate Field. That disruption came after White Sox starter Michael Kopech hit Baltimore shortstop Jorge Mateo on the back with a 99 mph …

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Bro! Austin Nola's 1st hit off brother Aaron is a game-winner

Bro! Austin Nola’s 1st hit off brother Aaron is a game-winner

SAN DIEGO — Last August, when Aaron and Austin Nola met at Petco Park, it marked the first time the two brothers had squared off on a big league stage. Aaron, the Phillies right-hander, dialed up three fastballs. Austin, the Padres catcher, struck out swinging. Come December, Aaron had a Christmas present for Austin: the …

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PFL 5 results: Mattheus Scheffel upsets Bruno Cappelozza, Stevie Ray taps Anthony Pettis with twister

PFL 5 results: Mattheus Scheffel upsets Bruno Cappelozza, Stevie Ray taps Anthony Pettis with twister

It was a night of upsets Friday evening in Atlanta with for 2021 heavyweight champion Bruno Cappelozza coming up short against Mattheus Scheffel and Anthony Pettis tapped by a crazy submission at PFL 5. Scheffel came into the main event as a substantial underdog, having been knocked out in his PFL debut back in April. …

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Bellator 282 results: Johnny Eblen dominates Gegard Mousasi to win middleweight title, Danny Sabatello rolls into semis

Bellator 282 results: Johnny Eblen dominates Gegard Mousasi to win middleweight title, Danny Sabatello rolls into semis

Johnny Eblen is the new Bellator middleweight champion. In a stunning performance, the undefeated 30-year-old outclassed Gegard Mousasi both on the feet and on the ground to sweep the judges’ scorecards and win a lopsided unanimous decision (50-45, 50-45, 50-45) on Friday night in the main event of Bellator 282. For Eblen (12-0), the victory …

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Fred Kerley runs world's fastest 100m of 2022; Allyson Felix ekes into final

Fred Kerley runs world’s fastest 100m of 2022; Allyson Felix ekes into final

Olympic silver medalist Fred Kerley ran the world’s fastest 100m this year and won the USATF Outdoor Championships, setting himself up as the favorite for the world championships in three weeks. In a span of two hours, Kerley ran 9.76 seconds in the semifinals and, less than two hours later, 9.77 in the final. Those …

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