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Baker's Browns: No. 1 pick Mayfield named starting QB

The Cleveland Browns‘ offense now belongs to Baker Mayfield, as head coach Hue Jackson named the No. 1 overall pick his new starting quarterback Monday. “I informed the group this morning that we’re going to start Baker Mayfield and Tyrod (Taylor) will be the backup if healthy,” Jackson to… NFL | theScore

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Elton Brand named general manager of Philadelphia 76ers

Philadelphia 76ers Managing Partner Josh Harris and Co-Managing Partner David Blitzer announced today that Elton Brand has been named the team’s General Manager. Additionally, Alex Rucker has been elevated to Executive Vice President of Basketball Operations. The No. 1 overall pick in the 1999 NBA Draft and 2000 Co-Rookie of the Year, Brand played in the NBA for 17 years, ...

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Yzerman steps aside as Lightning GM, named senior adviser

In a pre-training camp shocker, Steve Yzerman has left his post as general manager of the Tampa Bay Lightning. Julien BriseBois, who arrived in Tampa eight years ago with Yzerman and served under him, has been named the seventh GM in franchise history. The 41-year-old had long been considered a future NHL GM. Yzerman, in the final year of his contract, will stay ...

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Osorio named new Paraguay boss

Former Mexico coach Juan Carlos Osorio will lead Paraguay through their qualifying campaign for the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar™. The Colombian, who took El Tri to the Round of 16 at Russia 2018, was named on Monday as La Albirroja’s new coach for the upcoming World Cup cycle and 2019 Copa America. The 57-year-old Osorio has previously coached club ...

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Merrifield and Keller named Royals Player and Pitcher of August

KANSAS CITY, Mo.  – The Kansas City Royals named infielder Whit Merrifield and right-handed pitcher Brad Keller as the Royals Player and Pitcher of the Month, respectively, for the month of August. The awards are determined by a local media vote. Merrifield, who hit his first career walk-off home run in last night’s 5-4 win, had 39 hits in August, tied for ...

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Ovalle strike named France 2018's best

The votes have been cast, the numbers counted and a winner found for the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup France 2018’s Goal of the Tournament. Jacqueline Ovalle’s marvellous left-footed strike for Mexico against Brazil in the tournament’s opening match topped the online poll, which took place on FIFA.com from 27 to 31 August. Hannah Blake of New Zealand and Brazil’s ...

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Jays' Kendrys Morales named AL player of the week

Kendrys Morales is being recognized for his torrid seven-game run. The Toronto Blue Jays designated hitter was named the American League player of the week on Monday after hitting a franchise-record seven home runs in seven consecutive games. Watch the franchise-record-setting home run: Morales’ home run in the 3rd inning against the Phillies on Sunday was his 7th-straight game with ...

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