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Seahawks to sign ex-Lions DE Ansah

[ad_1] 11:20 PM ETBrady HendersonESPN Former Detroit Lions defensive end Ziggy Ansah agreed to a one-year deal with the Seattle Seahawks on Wednesday night, a league source tells ESPN's Adam Schefter.The deal is expected to include $5.5 million in guaranteed money, with incentives that could boost it roughly another $8 million, a source said. Ansah is scheduled to fly to Seattle on Thursday to sign the contract.The Seahawks' acquisition of
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Brogdon makes return for Bucks in limited role

[ad_1] 10:32 PM ETMalika AndrewsESPN MILWAUKEE -- Malcolm Brogdon, who had been sidelined for almost two months with a plantar fascia tear, saw his first action since March 15 on Wednesday in Game 5 between the Boston Celtics and Milwaukee Bucks.Brogdon came off the bench at the start of the second quarter, replacing Pat Connaughton. He scored 10 points in 17 minutes in the 116-91 win, helping the Bucks eliminate
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Kyrie Irving’s failed leadership tells the story of the Celtics’ failed season

[ad_1] 10:50 PM ETTim BontempsESPN At first, it seemed like things were going to be just fine.When the Boston Celtics convened for media day back in September, they were the heavy favorites to represent the Eastern Conference in this season's NBA Finals, and arguably no team in the league had a brighter road ahead.Brad Stevens saw something different."I knew going in that it was going to be super challenging, but
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Clayton Kershaw’s mission to help victims of human trafficking in the Dominican Republic

[ad_1] Los Angeles Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw has long felt a connection to the Dominican Republic."It's obviously a significant place for baseball," said the three-time Cy Young winner, noting that several of his teammates have hailed from the country. When Kershaw and his wife, Ellen, learned of the rampant child trafficking in the Dominican Republic, they looked for ways to help.During the offseason, the Kershaws -- along with former major
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Captain Joe Pavelski returns to Sharks for Game 7

[ad_1] SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — San Jose Sharks captain Joe Pavelski will return from a bloody head injury to play Game 7 of a second-round series against the Colorado Avalanche. Pavelski came out of the pregame skate feeling well and will be in the lineup Wednesday night for the first time since getting hurt in Game 7 of the first round against Vegas. Pavelski needed eight staples in his
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Ferrari drivers floundering ahead of key weekend

[ad_1] Ahead of each race in 2019, ESPN is ranking every driver on the grid in our Formula One Power Rankings.In compiling these standings, we have taken out the car factor and focused solely on the drivers and how each has been performing. This is not a prediction for how the race will go this weekend. Nor is it a prediction for how things will look at the end of
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Duke lands commitment from 5-star PG for 2020

[ad_1] Duke struck early in the 2020 class Wednesday, landing a commitment from five-star point guard Jeremy Roach.Roach announced his decision on Twitter.My decision... pic.twitter.com/SPjkPnVqP9— iam_jr20 (@Jeremyroach10) May 8, 2019 Roach, a 6-foot-2 product of Paul VI High School (Virginia), is ranked No. 14 in the ESPN 100 for 2020. He tore his ACL in a preseason scrimmage in November and missed his junior season. Playing for Team Takeover on
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Bruins’ McAvoy will have to wait to make East finals debut

[ad_1] BOSTON (AP) — The verdict is in on Boston Bruins defenseman Charlie McAvoy: Good player, but not much of an attorney. Speaking on the eve of Boston’s Eastern Conference final opener against the Carolina Hurricanes, McAvoy said Wednesday he made his case to the NHL’s player safety authorities but couldn’t talk them out of the one-game suspension that will keep him out of Game 1 on Thursday night. “I