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Take it easy: 5 stars who could benefit from diminished roles

Egos are hard to break. That’s especially true in the NBA, where players like Allen Iverson (“I don’t know any former MVP that come off the bench“) and Latrell Sprewell (“I got my family to feed“) have refused to accept less before their abrupt exits from the league. Here are five stars whose careers could benefit from reduced roles: H… ...

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Report: Jeffery could miss start of season due to shoulder surgery

The Super Bowl champions may be without their top passing threat to begin their title defense. Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Alshon Jeffery might not be ready for the start of the regular season as he continues to work back from rotator cuff surgery, a source told <a href="https://twitt… NFL | theScore

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Despite his flaws, Trae Young's passing could make him a superstar

Atlanta Hawks rookie point guard Trae Young is unquestionably the most polarizing prospect from the 2018 draft class. On one hand, the pint-sized scorer is an obvious defensive liability and has a proclivity for pulling up from 35 feet. His offensive shortcomings were on full display during summer league, where Young shot a dismal… NBA | theScore

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Key's pass-rushing could be pivotal on Raiders defense

NAPA, Calif. (AP) — As he squares off against first-round draft pick Kolton Miller almost daily in training camp, Oakland Raiders rookie defensive end Arden Key rarely uses the same move twice. On one play, Key takes a jab-step inside then spins around to Miller’s outside shoulder and speeds past the big left tackle. A few moments later, Key bull-rushes ...

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Rookie QB progress reports: Projecting who could start Week 1

7:25 AM ET Six quarterbacks came off the board in the first three rounds of this year’s NFL draft, including five in the first round. How have they looked so far? NFL Nation reporters offer progress reports on the QBs’ performances at camp — and in Lamar Jackson‘s case, his first preseason game.

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