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Pistons’ Bruce Brown looks to improve shooting, ball-handling

(Another in a series of player profiles prior to training camp.)Bruce Brown Position: Shooting guardHeight/Weight: 6-5/205Age: 242018-19 stats: 74 games, 19.6 minutes, 4.3 points, 2.5 rebounds, 1.2 assists, 39.8 percent shooting, 25.8 percent 3-point shooting, 75.0 percent free-throw shooting.Career stats: Same.Contract: One year remaining at $1.4 million followed by $1.66 team option for 2020-21. 2018-19 in...

Arsenal news: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang feels Alexandre Lacazette & Nicolas Pepe partnership can be as good as Liverpool’s fearsome front three

The Gunners forward is excited by the potential in an attacking unit which combines the same qualities as Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane & Roberto Firmino Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang believes his budding partnership with Alexandre Lacazette and Nicolas Pepe can be as productive for Arsenal as the fearsome front line pieced together by Liverpool. Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane and...

Preseason nightmares: Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton’s preseason debut ends with him in walking boot

The Carolina Panthers' season is on the brink before it begins, as QB Cam Newton suffered a left foot injury during Thursday night's preseason "dress rehearsal," which ended with the former league MVP in a walking boot. Newton, 30, spent much of the offseason recovering from surgery on his right shoulder after his 2018 campaign was cut short following...

Anchor of the NFL’s No. 1 run ‘D’ Eddie Goldman: ‘I have yet to have my best season’

Eddie Goldman knew what he was signing up for as an NFL nose guard: all guts, no glory. So, even as dominant as he was last season as the anchor of the NFL’s best run ‘D,’ the 25-year-old understands why his unique skill set might not command the attention it deserves — especially in the middle of a...

Two Georgia football players make Mel Kiper’s 2020 NFL Draft Big Board

We are still very far away from the 2020 NFL Draft, but ESPN’s draft analyst Mel Kiper is way ahead of the game in releasing his top-25 ‘Big Board’ (subscription needed) for next April’s event. It’s not an easy task to rank the draft’s top-25 prospects before the college football season even kicks off, or before the NFL Combine for...

Junior Firpo aiming to displace Jordi Alba at Barcelona

Barcelona defender Junior Firpo insists his ambition is to displace Jordi Alba from the starting eleven, as well as learn from him. Junior – who joined from Real Betis this summer – rose to prominence under Quique Setién last term with his attacking...

Manager and CEO of Downtown London gone after 17 years

The woman who has devoted 17 years to advocating for London's downtown revitalization and business success is out of a job.  Janette MacDonald left her post at the organization called Downtown London Wednesday but no one is saying why. "It's an HR (human resources) issue so we're not going to comment on that," said Gerald Gallacher, chair...

Chicago Bulls 2019-2020 win projections look better than Vegas’s lines

The Bulls are trying to be good this year. And if ‘good’ means taking a step forward relative to last year as the Bulls progress through this rebuild, then the Bulls have a chance at achieving their goal. The Bulls won 22 games last season. Unless all hell breaks loose, this season isn’t going to be...

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