Thrilling, Dramatic And A Little Weird: How Atlanta Has Taken An NLCS Lead On L.A.

    Oct 17, 2021 Bradford DoolittleESPN Staff Writer Close Sports reporter, Kansas City Star, 2002-09 Writer, Baseball, Baseball Prospectus Co-author, Pro Basketball Prospectus Member, Baseball Writers Association of America Member, Professional Basketball Writers Association ATLANTA — The first two games of the National League Championship Series have been riveting. They’ve been tight and tense. They’ve been dramatic. And, yes, they’ve been a little weird. The strangeness begins with the most important…

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    Fantasy Football Early Week 7 Waiver Wire Pickups

    Tua Tagovailoa, QB, Miami Dolphins (16 percent rostered) The Dolphins ultimately fell to the Jaguars in London, but one silver lining is their quarterback, Tua Tagovailoa, returned from injury to start. Tua looked good in the loss too, throwing for 329 yards and two touchdowns along with 22 more yards on the ground. He did throw a hideous interception on a bad throw when Jaylen Waddle (who had a huge…

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    Five Things That Stood Out In The Kansas City Chiefs’ Win In Washington

    The first fact is the Chiefs won a football game Sunday, and winning on the road in the NFL ain’t easy. We get it. But they sure aren’t making it any easier on themselves. The Chiefs are 3-3 after a 31-13 victory in Washington, their most lopsided win of the season actually, but it isn’t a win that leaves a free-and-easy feeling. Let us explain. Without further delay, let’s get…

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    NBA Rumors: Celtics Waive Jabari Parker, Free Up Roster Spot

    Report: Celtics free up roster spot by waiving Jabari Parker originally appeared on NBC Sports Boston The Boston Celtics’ roster is still in flux ahead of Wednesday’s season opener. The Celtics have waived forward Jabari Parker, The Boston Globe’s Adam Himmelsbach reported Sunday. The move means Boston doesn’t have to pay Parker’s $2.3 million contract, which would have been guaranteed at the start of the regular season. The C’s also…

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    No. 1 Georgia Is Followed By Oklahoma After Iowa Tumbles In USA TODAY Sports AFCA Coaches Poll

    Another upset in college football’s top five and a few more ranked teams tasting defeat caused plenty of scrambling in this week’s USA TODAY Sports AFCA coaches poll. The change didn’t quite reach the top, however, as Georgia solidified its grip on the No. 1 spot. The Bulldogs dispatched previously unbeaten Kentucky and received all 65 first-place votes, achieving the first unanimous No. 1 ranking of the season. Oklahoma vaulted…

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    Steelers’ T.J. Watt proves he’s worth every penny of record contract as he goes through squadron of Seahawks

    (Getty Images) https://images.daznservices.com/di/library/sporting_news/1c/c0/tj-watt-geno-smith-101721-getty-ftrjpg_1b2glm0vnrd851j0zro4r3nyae.jpg?t=-1824502132&w=500&quality=80 How many men does it take to stop T.J. Watt? Apparently, it’s more than four. On the Seahawks’ final offensive down Sunday night in their 23-20 overtime loss to the Steelers — with the memory of his series-ending sack just a few plays earlier still painfully fresh — Seattle lined up with offensive tackle Brandon Shell off Watt’s right shoulder and tight end Gerald Everett off his left shoulder….

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