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Steelers name Omar Khan next general manager as team enters post-Ben Roethlisberger era

Steelers name Omar Khan next general manager as team enters post-Ben Roethlisberger era

Getty Images Omar Khan, the Steelers’ vice president of football and business administration, has been named the team’s next general manager, replacing Kevin Colbert, who steps down following a highly successful 22-year run. Khan was one of six candidates the Steelers hosted for second interviews. The other five were Steelers pro scouting coordinator Brandon Hunt, …

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Minnesota Twins place star rookie pitcher Joe Ryan on COVID-19 injured list

Minnesota Twins place star rookie pitcher Joe Ryan on COVID-19 injured list

MINNEAPOLIS — The Minnesota Twins placed starting pitcher Joe Ryan on the COVID-19 injured list on Wednesday, bumping the surging rookie from his upcoming turn. Ryan was scheduled to pitch on Thursday against Kansas City. Manager Rocco Baldelli said Ryan was “doing OK.” The 25-year-old right-hander, who made five starts last season after being acquired …

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Top international basketball prospect Henri Veesaar commits to Arizona Wildcats

Top international basketball prospect Henri Veesaar commits to Arizona Wildcats

Top international basketball prospect Henri Veesaar has committed to Arizona, he told ESPN on Wednesday. “I believe in [coach] Tommy Lloyd’s philosophy and how he coaches,” Veesaar said. “I’ve had my eyes on playing college basketball for some time now, and I believe that Arizona is a great fit to make a jump between youth …

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Cleveland Browns Introduce Quarterback Deshaun Watson

Deshaun Watson’s admission of sexual activity with three of the 22 plaintiffs could become a major problem

Getty Images In 22 of the massage sessions that resulted in civil lawsuits being filed against Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson, Watson admits — through his lawyers — that three of the massages resulted in consensual sex. “What little sexual activity did occur was consensual,” attorney Rusty Hardin recently told Gabe Feldman during a podcast appearance. …

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POWER RANKINGS: No perfect 10s in Spain – but who’s on top after Barcelona?

The 2022 Spanish Grand Prix was a tough race for many, Charles Leclerc retiring as Max Verstappen emerged on top. But how did the judges rate the drivers? How it works Our five-judge panel assess each driver after every Grand Prix and score them out of 10 according to their performance across the weekend – …

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Miami Dolphins OTAs

Tyreek Hill admittedly had low expectations for Tua Tagovailoa

Getty Images On Tuesday, we posted on some praise for Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa from new teammate Tyreek Hill. The story was based on a limited snippet tweeted at the time Hill said what he said. The full comments from Hill have since become available. They paint a slightly different picture. Before praising Tua for …

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Brittney Griner's wife speaks out about Russian imprisonment

Brittney Griner’s wife speaks out about Russian imprisonment

Ninety-seven days ago, Brittney Griner’s wife awoke around 2 am at the buzzing of her phone. “Babe, wake up! They have me in this room!” Cherelle Griner said Brittney texted her. “I don’t know what’s going on.” Confused and alarmed, Cherelle asked who “they” was. Brittney responded that she had been taken into custody going …

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The biggest questions that could decide Boston Celtics-Miami Heat Game 5

The biggest questions that could decide Boston Celtics-Miami Heat Game 5

This topsy-turvy, injury-riddled series between the Boston Celtics and Miami Heat has been so strange, the magnitude of tonight’s Game 5 in Miami almost sneaks up on you. Marcus Smart, Kyle Lowry, Al Horford, Jimmy Butler, Tyler Herro, Jayson Tatum, and Robert Williams III have missed some or all of at least one game. That …

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Coco Gauff, Victoria Azarenka advance to third round at French Open

Coco Gauff, Victoria Azarenka advance to third round at French Open

American teenager Coco Gauff has advanced to the third round of the French Open by beating Alison van Uytvanck of Belgium 6-1, 7-6 (4). Two-time Grand Slam champion Victoria Azarenka of Belarus also reached the third round Wednesday, but US Open champion Emma Raducanu and No. 4 Maria Sakkari went out in the second round. …

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