Jazz news: Donovan Mitchell’s NSFW comments on Game 5 loss to Paul George, Clippers – ClutchPoints

Donovan Mitchell was not a happy camper after his Utah Jazz fell to Paul George and the Los Angeles Clippers in Game 5, 119-111. The Jazz now trail the series after initially leading 2-0 and face their first elimination game of the postseason Friday night in Los Angeles for Game 6. The biggest takeaway of the night is that, despite being down superstar Kawhi Leonard, the Clippers were able to come into Utah and steal Game 5, setting themselves up to advance with one more win back home. “It’s disappointing,”…

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Late for Work 6/17: Chris Simms: Lamar Jackson ‘Is on a Hall of Fame Arc’ – BaltimoreRavens.com

Has Josh Oliver Taken Early Lead for No. 3 Tight End Spot? It’s obviously early, but Josh Oliver may have emerged as the favorite to win the No. 3 tight end competition, which is one of the more intriguing position battles for the Ravens this offseason. “The No. 3 tight competition will play out in training camp, but if you had to anoint a favorite as of now, it would have to be Oliver,” The Athletic’s Jeff Zrebiec wrote. “Eli Wolf has flashed as well, but he’s struggled at times…

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Report: Luka Doncic ‘really upset’ about Mavericks ousting Donnie Nelson – NBC Sports

After Haralabos Voulgaris reportedly gained power within the Mavericks front office and bothered Luka Doncic… Dallas parted with longtime team president Donnie Nelson. Marc J. Spears of ESPN: Donnie was fired. Let’s just be real. Donnie was fired. I’ve heard that one guy that’s really upset about it is a guy you don’t want to upset about it, the one guy, Luka Doncic. They were really, really close. Also being told, in terms of the 200 million-dollar extension, how are talks going? People close to him are saying: “What talks?”…

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Tiger Woods’ iconic 2008 US Open shot commemorated at Torrey Pines – Fox News

One of Tiger Woods’ most iconic shots was commemorated Wednesday. Ahead of the 2021 U.S. Open at Torrey Pines in San Diego, Mayor Todd Gloria and City Council President Jen Campbell commemorated Woods’ 2008 near-improbable shot at the U.S. Open with a plaque. CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE ON FOXNEWS.COM The plaque reads: “Expect anything different?” “Playing on a fractured leg, Tiger Woods sank a 12-foot birdie putt on the 72nd hole to force a playoff with Rocco Mediate. Woods defeated Mediate in 19 holes the following day to…

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Mets Morning News for June 17, 2021 – Amazin’ Avenue

Meet the Mets Jacob deGrom was absolutely dominant for three innings against the Cubs, striking out eight and driving in one. The night took a turn however, when he exited early with a shoulder injury which is a different ailment from the flexor tendonitis that forced him from his previous start. Despite losing their ace, the bullpen and offense came through and the Mets took down the Cubs to take the series. They will now look to complete the sweep with Marcus Stroman on the mound. Choose your recap: Amazin’…

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Hawks execute improbable fourth quarter comeback to take series lead over Sixers – Peachtree Hoops

The Atlanta Hawks completed one of the most spectacular comebacks in NBA Playoff history as they rallied from 26 points down to take Game 5 in Philadelphia 109-106. Trae Young scored 39 points on 10-of-26 shooting from the field and 17-of-19 from the free throw line. John Collins added 19 points and 11 rebounds. For the Sixers, Joel Embiid scored 37 points while the only other Sixer to score in double digits, Seth Curry, added 36 points. Game 5 could not have gotten off to a worse start as the…

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Scott Boras demands clarification over MLB’s sticky substance guidance – Fox News

Scott Boras, who is among the top agents in baseball, took issue with Major League Baseball cracking down on grip-enhancing substances in a lengthy statement Wednesday. Boras, who represents the game’s top pitchers, like Gerrit Cole, Max Scherzer and Carlos Rodon, said completely doing away with the foreign substances creates a major problem for MLB. CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE ON FOXNEWS.COM “As former major-league pitcher Brandon McCarthy suggested, MLB knew (as did all GMs, including Michael Hill) that clubs for years have taught pitchers to use a variety…

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Yankees’ Gerrit Cole reacts to Rays’ Tyler Glasnow injury after sticky stuff comments – NJ.com

BUFFALO — Yankees pitcher Jameson Taillon pulled Gerrit Cole, his longtime friend, aside. He told him that Rays ace Tyler Glasnow was in the dumps. Glasnow had just laid bare to reporters how he felt in the wake of partially tearing his ulnar collateral ligament, saying MLB’s all-or-nothing crackdown over sticky substances was at least partly to blame. So, Cole called Glasnow. The pair talked. Cole came away from it feeling for his Tampa Bay counterpart. Yankees Insider: Get exclusive news, behind-the-scenes observations and the ability to text message directly…

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NBA playoffs 2021 – These star injuries are swinging the postseason on a daily basis – ESPN

8:00 AM ET By now you’ve probably seen the stat that more All-Stars have missed games in this year’s NBA playoffs (eight) than any before on record, per Elias Sports Bureau research, beating the previous record of six. But that only begins to describe the impact injuries have had on a postseason unlike any other. Whether it’s those playing through injuries (including MVP runner-up Joel Embiid and former winner James Harden), players hoping to come back soon (All-Stars Mike Conley Jr. and Kyrie Irving) or those whose status going forward…

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Tigers’ Casey Mize forced to change glove over its color: Timing was ‘was pretty s—tty, honestly’ – Fox News

Detroit Tigers pitcher Casey Mize was frustrated with an umpire Tuesday night during his outing against the Kansas City Royals amid MLB’s crackdown on foreign substances. While the league’s new guidance for players and umpires is set to go into effect Monday, Mize was forced to change gloves because of the color. Mize said umpire John Tumpane told him to switch out the glove. CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE ON FOXNEWS.COM Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Casey Mize throws to a Kansas City Royals batter during the fifth inning of…

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