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Lloyd serious about NFL try, but not until 2020

[ad_1] 7:43 PM ETGraham HaysespnW.com CloseGraham Hays covers college sports for espnW, including softball and soccer. Hays began with ESPN in 1999.Carli Lloyd's 55-yard field goal at an Eagles-Ravens practice last week generated enough buzz that the soccer star says she's now mulling multiple offers from NFL teams to explore kicking.Just don't expect Lloyd to try to exploit the moment to make that happen in 2019, according to the coach
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Cards exec Minegar suspended 6 weeks for DUI

[ad_1] TEMPE, Ariz. -- The Arizona Cardinals suspended executive vice president and chief operating officer Ron Minegar for six weeks and fined him $200,000 as punishment for his DUI arrest on Aug. 10, the team said in a statement Tuesday.Minegar has been away from the team since the incident, the team said. He's barred from all business operations and prohibited from attending team functions or being in team facilities.The fine
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Family of Rays prospect killed in triple homicide

[ad_1] 10:48 PM ETJeff PassanESPN CloseESPN MLB insiderAuthor of "The Arm: Inside the Billion-Dollar Mystery of the Most Valuable Commodity in Sports"The wife, child and mother-in-law of a Double-A pitcher in the Tampa Bay Rays organization were killed in a small Virginia town Tuesday, with police arresting the brother-in-law of right-hander Blake Bivens and charging him with three counts of first-degree homicide, sources told ESPN.Matthew Thomas Bernard, 18, of Keeling,
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Prep sports involvement falls; 1st time in 30 years

[ad_1] Led by a decline in football for the fifth straight year, participation in high school sports dropped in 2018-19 for the first time in 30 years, according to an annual survey conducted by the National Federation of State High School Associations.The 2018-19 total of 7,937,491 participants was a decline of 43,395 from the 2017-18 school year, when the number of participants in high school sports reached a record high
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Sears enters transfer portal; lost USC QB battle

[ad_1] After finishing USC's quarterback competition No. 4 on the depth chart, redshirt sophomore Jack Sears has entered the transfer portal.Sears announced his decision earlier Tuesday via Twitter."The past week has been a difficult time, a bump in the road, and it makes me realize that life is not linear," he wrote. "I love my teammates, football, USC, and the USC degree. Nobody can ever take that degree away from
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Alonso 1st rookie to set team HR mark since ’38

[ad_1] NEW YORK -- Mets first baseman Pete Alonso, the odds-on favorite to win National League Rookie of the Year, reached another milestone Tuesday, setting the single-season franchise record by hitting his 42nd home run.Alonso, 24, took an outside fastball from Chicago Cubs starter Yu Darvish deep to right field to lead off the fourth inning. According to the Elias Sports Bureau, Alonso is the first rookie to set the
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Trojans QB Sears says he’ll enter transfer portal

[ad_1] After finishing USC's quarterback competition No. 4 on the depth chart, redshirt sophomore Jack Sears will enter the transfer portal, he announced on Twitter."The past week has been a difficult time, a bump in the road, and it makes me realize that life is not linear," he wrote. "I love my teammates, football, USC, and the USC degree. Nobody can ever take that degree away from me."USC coach Clay
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Coaching debate heats up at US Open again in Tsitsipas upset

[ad_1] NEW YORK -- Well, that didn't take long. On Day 2 of the US Open, the issue of on-court coaching -- the controversy at the heart of the 2018 US Open women's final -- reared its ugly head.2 RelatedIn the third set between No. 8 seed Stefanos Tsitsipas and 21-year-old Russian Andrey Rublev, chair umpire Damien Dumusois hit Tsitsipas with a code violation for coaching, based on the behavior
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USWNT star Lloyd says she’s mulling NFL offer

[ad_1] U.S. women's national soccer team star Carli Lloyd says she is considering an offer to kick for an NFL team, after a 55-yard field goal she kicked last week at a Eagles-Ravens practice raised eyebrows."I am having discussions with my husband [Brian Hollins] and [trainer] James [Galanis] about the reality of playing in the NFL," Lloyd told Fox Sports. "They both feel that I could do it and should
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Saints CB Williams pleads down in DWI case

[ad_1] New Orleans Saints cornerback P.J. Williams pleaded guilty to a reduced charge of reckless operation of a motor vehicle on Tuesday after he was initially charged with driving while intoxicated in January, NOLA.com reported.Williams was ordered to pay a $340 fine, according to the report.However, the fifth-year cornerback could still face discipline from the NFL through its personal conduct policy. Although the incident took place in January, it's not