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Surveying the Field: If Eddy Pineiro isn’t Bears’ kicking answer, who might be?

Lutz. Rosas. Lambo. Butker. Gano. Prater. Elliott. Yes, even Robbie Gould, to name only a few.Of course we’d all like the next Justin Tucker or Stephen Gostkowski, but the odds strongly suggest that the Bears’ long, agonizingly evasive solution to their kicker conundrum will be someone who’s been in more than one NFL camp. And perhaps good news! It...

Most Interesting Lakers No. 15: Can Troy Daniels be the shooter the team needs?

Editor’s Note: For the second year in a row, the Silver Screen and Roll staff is counting down the most interesting Lakers heading into next season. We will be going through all 20 training camp spots before the season begins, and today we continue with No. 15, Troy Daniels. When the Lakers signed Troy Daniels this...

This season, substitute the football ad cliches for creative that stirs emotions

In today’s complicated and fractious communications world, brands really need to go the extra mile to stand out. This is the case in sports advertising as much, if not more, than anywhere else.And making your mark means doing more than pushing a footballer in front of a camera, expecting them to read along to a pre-written script that...

Pistons excited about how Luke Kennard is trending

(Another in a series of player profiles prior to training camp.)Luke Kennard Position: Shooting guardHeight/Weight: 6-6/206Age: 232018-19 stats: 63 games, 22.8 minutes, 9.7 points, 2.9 rebounds, 1.8 assists, 43.8 percent shooting, 39.4 percent 3-point shooting, 83.6 percent free-throw shooting.Career stats: 136 games, 21.3 minutes, 8.6 points, 2.6 rebounds, 1.8 assists, 44.1 percent shooting, 40.3 percent 3-point shooting,...

After pressing start on program, UCLA Esports begins to establish its presence

Esports is growing rapidly in participation, popularity and pay. With 60 collegiate varsity programs and an expected global revenue over $1 billion dollars at the professional level, Esports is quickly becoming one of the biggest competitive sports in the world. Assistant Sports editor Jason Maikis will be exploring the growth of Esports in a two-part series. This week:...

Oakland Raiders GM Mike Mayock on Antonio Brown: ‘It’s time for him to be all in or all out’

Antonio Brown returned to Oakland Raiders training camp on Tuesday after losing his grievance with the NFL to wear his 12-year-old helmet that's been banned because the approved models restrict his vision. But he hasn't returned to the practice field, where he's yet to be for an entire full camp practice because of the helmet ordeal and/or frostbite-like...

A-League and Australian football news LIVE: Australian talent George Stamoulis signs for La Liga club Leganes

Marco Kurz has added centre-backs Tim Hoogland and James Donachie to his Melbourne Victory squad for the coming season. Donachie has sealed his return to the club he's played for 62 times, while Hoogland arrives in the A-League after a career spent in Germany and England.  The 34-year-old defender was most recently with VfL Bochum and crossed...

Editorial Comment: Squabbles not doing local sport any favours

The Herald THE tour by the Zimbabwe national Under-19 cricket team to South Africa in preparation for the ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup 2020 is a very positive development. After the game’s headlines had, in the past two months, been dominated by what was coming out of the boardroom, it is refreshing that we are now starting to read issues...

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