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San Francisco 49ers’ Jimmy Garoppolo throws five straight INTs in practice

San Francisco 49ers’ Jimmy Garoppolo throws five straight INTs in practice

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Aug. 14 (UPI) -- San Francisco 49ers starting quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo struggled during the team's practice Wednesday, throwing five consecutive interceptions. Garoppolo, who is working his way back from a torn ACL, threw five straight picks to Richard Sherman, Ahkello Witherspoon, Jaquiski Tartt and Tarvarius Moore (twice) during one stretch of the practice session, according to NBC Sports Bay Area. Garoppolo broke the interception streak with a touchdown pass to rookie Jalen Hurd. "He threw it to the wrong team five plays in a row," 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan told reporters. "I was a defensive coach today, so I was pumped. But no, the defense did great today and obviously he struggled. "You hope to never have a day like that, but I don't think it's never not happened to anyone. ...
Tyronn Lue to join Los Angeles Clippers’ coaching staff

Tyronn Lue to join Los Angeles Clippers’ coaching staff

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Aug. 14 (UPI) -- Former Cleveland Cavaliers head coach Tyronn Lue is nearing a deal with the Los Angeles Clippers to join Doc Rivers' staff. League sources told ESPN and the New York Times on Wednesday that Lue is expected to reunite with Rivers as one of his top assistant coaches. Lue was the leading candidate to become the L.A. Lakers' head coach this off-season until negotiations fell apart over contract details. The Lakers opted to hire former Indiana Pacers head coach Frank Vogel to succeed former coach Luke Walton. Lue previously served as the head coach of current Lakers star LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers. The pair won an NBA championship with the Cavs in 2016 before the team fired him at the beginning of last season following a 0-6 start. In three-plus seasons leading ...
Roman Reigns agrees brand-new multi-year contact with WWE with significant payrise

Roman Reigns agrees brand-new multi-year contact with WWE with significant payrise

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Roman Reigns has been the poster boy of WWE for around five years now and officially inherited that throne when John Cena left WWE full-time. Now, The Big Dog has signed a new deal with WWE that will keep him with the company for ‘at least a few more years’. Getty Roman Reigns (left) made his film debut in Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw Pro Wrestling Sheet, who are ultra-reliable when it comes to contracts, revealed the news following Reign’s outstanding match with Buddy Murphy on SmackDown Live. It is believed Reigns is now the highest-paid full-time superstar WWE has. At 34-years-old, the four-time world champion has some gas left in the tank but he recently stated that he wouldn’t hang around the business for too long. Reigns obviou
Carabao Cup second round draw: Newcastle host Leicester City, Nottingham Forest and Derby County face off, West Ham with trip to Newport

Carabao Cup second round draw: Newcastle host Leicester City, Nottingham Forest and Derby County face off, West Ham with trip to Newport

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Newcastle United will face Premier League side Leicester City in the pick of the second round ties of the 2019/20 Carabao Cup.Old rivalries are resumed as Nottingham Forest have been drawn against East Midlands rivals Derby County. Getty Images - Getty Leeds safely made it to the second round with a win at Salford City Meanwhile, Everton travel to League One side Lincoln City, who beat Huddersfield. West Ham have a tricky trip to Newport while Middlesbrough’s conquerors Crewe Alexandra host Aston Villa. Below you can see the Carabao Cup second round draw IN FULL: The ties will be played the week beginning 26 August. ROUND-UP Leeds thrash Salford City, MK Dons beat Wimbled
Andy Murray: Britain’s three-time Grand Slam winner ready to be considered a singles player again

Andy Murray: Britain’s three-time Grand Slam winner ready to be considered a singles player again

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Andy Murray does not tend to sugar coat his answers.He accepts there are reasons to be cheerful after his 6-4 6-4 defeat by Richard Gasquet in Cincinnati, but admits he is "quite far away from where I would like to be".That is to be expected after just two weeks of dedicated practice before his first singles match for seven months. Murray will only play doubles in New York, when the US Open gets under way in a fortnight. But you can now consider him a singles player above all else once again. A singles player who expects to be back in his peak physical condition in January: 12 months after the second operation on his right hip. "I think nine to 12 months after the operation is when I would e...