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Falcons’ Ricardo Allen will miss rest of season

The Atlanta Falcons have lost starting free safety Ricardo Allen to a season-ending Achilles tendon tear. It marks at least the third significant defensive player to suffer a major injury. The Falcons lost Pro Bowl strong safety Keanu Neal to a season-ending ACL tear, and Pro Bowl middle linebacker Deion Jones was placed on injured…
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Sixers introduce new general manager Elton Brand

The Philadelphia 76ers announced their brand new general manager on Thursday and it’s a face fans will certainly recognize. Elton Brand is taking over the vacant position held last by Bryan Colangelo, who resigned in June as the team’s president of basketball operations after what an investigation concluded was “careless and in some instances reckless” sharing…
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Rafa Nadal to miss Asian leg of ATP Tour

World number one Rafa Nadal said on Wednesday he would skip the Asian leg of the ATP tour to recover from the knee injury he picked up at the US Open, a decision that will boost Novak Djokovic's chances of ending the year top of the rankings. Nadal was forced to retire during his semi-final against Argentine Juan Martin del…
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Jordan Matthews returns to Eagles

The Philadelphia Eagles have already dealt with a rash of injuries at the wide receiver position this season, and they are bringing back a familiar face to bolster the unit in the meantime. The Eagles announced on Wednesday that they have signed free agent wide receiver Jordan Matthews and placed Mike Wallace on injured reserve. Matthews spent…
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Cleveland trades Josh Gordon to Patriots

The Cleveland Browns announced Monday they traded wide receiver Josh Gordon and a conditional 2019 seventh-round draft pick to the New England Patriots in exchange for a 2019 fifth-rounder. To make room for Gordon on the roster, the Patriots cut former Browns first-round pick Corey Coleman. The Browns signed free-agent wide receiver Rod Streater. "This afternoon we informed Josh Gordon and his representatives that we are going to release him on…
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Brent Barry returning to Spurs in front-office position

Brent Barry is leaving the broadcast booth for a front-office position with the San Antonio Spurs. ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reported Barry is joining the Spurs in an undisclosed capacity. The former NBA guard won two championships with the Spurs and played four seasons with the franchise. Barry, 46, has spent most of his post-playing career in broadcasting. The Atlanta Hawks spoke…
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