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NIU hires Ravens assistant Thomas Hammock as new head coach

Northern Illinois has decided to keep it in the family for its next head coaching hire, set to name Baltimore Ravens running backs coach Thomas Hammock as the replacement for Rod Carey. Hammock was a 1,000-yard rusher during his sophomore and junior season when he played for the Huskies from 1999 to 2002. The school…
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Marcus Cousin ahead of making debut

Ahead of his long-awaited debut with the Golden State Warriors, All-Star center DeMarcus Cousins says he believes he will be joining up with the "most hated team in sports." In a sit-down interview with ESPN's Rachel Nichols, Cousins said he hasn't focused on the reaction from fans since he signed as a free agent with the Warriors over…
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LB Lorenzo Alexander re-signs with Bills

The Buffalo Bills signed veteran linebacker Lorenzo Alexander to a one-year contract extension on Wednesday. Alexander, 35, played in all 16 games in 2018 and registered 6.5 sacks, 74 tackles, 11 tackles for loss and a career-high two interceptions. He was set to become a free agent. The signing Wednesday comes as no surprise after…
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Packers hire Nathaniel Hackett as Offensive coordinator

New Green Bay Packers coach Matt LaFleur has made his first big hire. According to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network, the Packers are hiring former Jacksonville Jaguars offensive coordinator Nathaniel Hackett to the same job in Green Bay, giving LaFleur his top offensive assistant on the staff. Hackett, 39, has been an offensive coordinator for the…
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Mavericks’ J.J Barea to have achilles surgery

The Dallas Mavericks have lost an important piece in their push for a return to respectability with guard J.J. Barea's season-ending Achilles injury. Barea tore his right Achilles tendon in the fourth quarter of a 119-115 victory at Minnesota on Friday night. The team said Saturday that Barea was weighing his options for surgery. The…
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LeBron to miss another 3 games with groin injury

The Los Angeles Lakers continue to be cautious with LeBron James and his injured left groin. James will miss at least three more games — Friday at Utah, Sunday against Cleveland and Tuesday against Chicago — and will be re-evaluated on Wednesday. "LeBron James was evaluated by team medical staff and physicians today (Thursday)," the team said in…
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