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Former NFL QB Garcia withdraws from role in draft

Former NFL quarterback Jeff Garcia will not be announcing a pick of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at the 2018 NFL Draft. Garcia initially announced on Twitter that he would call the Buccaneers’ third-round selection before stating that he “could care less” abut the draft itself when informed that the team doesn’t have that pick anymore. The NFL reportedly wanted Garcia ...

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Saints to keep empty chair in draft room for Benson

The New Orleans Saints will honor the memory of the late Tom Benson by keeping an empty chair in their draft room. Benson, a longtime owner of the Saints and NBA’s Pelicans and contributor to many charities in his native New Orleans, passed away on March 15. He was 90. “I’ve tried not to think about that, but we miss ...

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Luck won't throw at Colts minicamp

The Indianapolis Colts are not rushing quarterback Andrew Luck‘s rehabilitation. Luck, who missed all of last season after undergoing shoulder surgery in 2017, will not throw at the Colts’ minicamp this week, the team announced Tuesday. Indianapolis went through its first full team workout under new head coach Frank Reich on Tuesday, and Luck was limited to taking snaps and ...

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Philadelphia 76ers wrestle home playoff victory from Miami Heat

April 21 (UPI) — Ben Simmons and James Johnson were at the center of a huge second quarter scuffle during the Philadelphia 76ers’ 106-102 win against Miami Heat Saturday at AmericanAirlines Arena in Miami, Fla. The Sixers now own a 3-1 lead in the first round Eastern Conference playoffs series and can eliminate the Heat with a win on Tuesday ...

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Winnipeg Jets look to end series against Minnesota Wild

WINNIPEG, Manitoba — Nobody needs to tell Winnipeg Jets fans what happened the last time their team had a 3-1 lead in a playoff series. After Dave Ellett scored in double overtime in Game 4 of their first-round matchup against the Edmonton Oilers in 1990, the Jets went on to lose three consecutive games, continuing their decade-long heartbreak against their ...

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