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#US sports

# us-sports - Friday 20 November, 2020

Cruel blow as Warriors star Klay Thompson set to miss another full season with new injury

‘These are those phone calls when the colour drains from your face,’ Warriors GM Bob Myers said.

# us-sports - Monday 16 November, 2020

Claims of extortion as robbery charge against ex-NY Giant Baker dropped

The corner back remains without a team after being cut by the NFL side.

# us-sports - Sunday 15 November, 2020

Jones runs in 98-yard touchdown as Brady's Bucs bounce back against Panthers Tompa Bay This post contains videos

Jones runs in 98-yard touchdown as Brady's Bucs bounce back against Panthers

There were also wins for the Packers, Giants, Lions and Browns in Sunday’s early games.

# us-sports - Tuesday 3 November, 2020

Brady and Buccaneers scrape past struggling New York Giants

Tom Brady threw for 279 yards and two touchdowns in a 25-23 win.

# us-sports - Wednesday 28 October, 2020

Dodgers end long wait for World Series with 3-1 victory over Rays

The Dodgers’ Justin Turner was pulled in the eighth inning after testing positive for coronavirus, but later appeared in the on-field celebrations.

# us-sports - Wednesday 14 October, 2020

Tennessee Titans stroll past Buffalo Bills in Covid-rescheduled match

The hosts remain undefeated while the New York side suffered their first loss of the season.

# us-sports - Sunday 11 October, 2020

Raiders hand Chiefs surprise first loss while Steelers make it 4-0

Elsewhere, Washington quarterback Alex Smith returned after nearly two years out of action, while Patriots-Broncos has been postponed.

# us-sports - Wednesday 7 October, 2020

LeBron and Lakers on the brink of NBA title after six-point win over Miami

Anthony Davis and LeBron James combined for 50 points as the Lakers took a 3-1 series lead.

# us-sports - Wednesday 23 September, 2020

Nuggets comeback starts early as Murray leads them to Game 3 win

The LA Lakers’ series lead is cut to 2-1 with game four on Thursday.

# us-sports - Monday 21 September, 2020

Newton comes up agonisingly short as Seahawks thwart Pats comeback

Cam Newton was stopped on the goalline with the final play of the game as the Pats fell to 1-1.

# us-sports - Sunday 20 September, 2020

Brady off the mark in Bucs win, Cowboys stun Falcons

Brady threw for 217 yards with one touchdown against the Carolina Panthers.

# us-sports - Wednesday 9 September, 2020

Miami Heat blaze on after sending injury-hit Milwaukee Bucks home

LeBron James helped the Los Angeles Lakers to a 2-1 series lead over the Houston Rockets.

# us-sports - Friday 28 August, 2020

Mets and Marlins stage walk-off after 42 seconds of silence Peaceful Protest This post contains videos

Mets and Marlins stage walk-off after 42 seconds of silence

The teams made a strong statement on the eve of MLB’s Jackie Robinson Day.

# us-sports - Friday 7 August, 2020

66 NFL players opt out of 2020 season due to coronavirus concerns

The Patriots have seen the most withdrawals, including linebacker Dont’a Hightower and safety Patrick Chung.

# us-sports - Friday 26 June, 2020

16 NBA players have tested positive for Covid-19

The 2019-20 season is due to resume in a “bubble” quarantine setting next month.

# us-sports - Friday 12 June, 2020

NFL says it would be 'awesome' to work with Kaepernick as it pledges $250m to fight racism

Kaepernick’s ‘doing real impactful work,’ a league source said. ‘Getting him in some way would be amazing for us.’

# us-sports - Saturday 6 June, 2020

'We admit we were wrong': NFL accepts it should have listened to players' racism protests

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell posted a video on Friday night as widespread protests continue in the United States.

# us-sports - Sunday 26 April, 2020

Jameis Winston signs for Saints after losing Tampa job to Tom Brady

The 2015 #1 pick will fight for a place as backup to Drew Brees.

# us-sports - Tuesday 21 April, 2020

Tom Brady kicked out of Tampa park for working out during lockdown Stay At Home This post contains videos

Tom Brady kicked out of Tampa park for working out during lockdown

Brady moved to Tampa in the post-season.

# us-sports - Wednesday 22 January, 2020

Two-time Super Bowl champion Eli Manning announces retirement

‘For 16 seasons, Eli Manning defined what it is to be a New York Giant.’

# us-sports - Thursday 9 January, 2020

Lamar Jackson has been the NFL's best player this season. Now it's his time to shine

Then there were 8. Paul Hosford previews this weekend’s NFL divisional round.

# us-sports - Saturday 28 December, 2019

'My Irish heritage is something I boast about' - the Dublin-born kicker chasing NFL dreams

James McCourt moved to Florida when he was eight and he’s enjoyed a remarkable season at the University of Illinois.

# us-sports - Sunday 15 December, 2019

LSU quarterback Joe Burrow scoops record 95% of the vote in landslide Heisman win

Oklahoma quarterback Jalen Hurts was a distant second.

# us-sports - Sunday 1 December, 2019

James Harden scores 60 points - and then sits out the entire fourth quarter

Only Kobe Bryant (six) and Wilt Chamberlain (32) have more 60-point games than Harden now.

# us-sports - Tuesday 26 November, 2019

Five-star Lamar runs riot as Ravens thrash the Rams

‘We’re chasing something right now — Super Bowl,’ Jackson said.

# us-sports - Wednesday 20 November, 2019

That's all of 'em: Triple-double history for LeBron, Warriors end losing streak

Meanwhile, ‘Melo returned to basketball with a loss to the Pelicans.

# us-sports - Friday 15 November, 2019

Helmet-swinging fight mars Browns win over Steelers Weaponised This post contains videos

Helmet-swinging fight mars Browns win over Steelers

Myles Garrett says he’s not that type of player after wielding Mason Rudolph’s helmet.

# us-sports - Tuesday 1 October, 2019

Second-string QB Mason Rudolph leads Steelers to their first win

Pittsburgh beat the Cincinnati Bengals 27-3 on Monday Night Football.

# us-sports - Wednesday 11 September, 2019

NFL star Antonio Brown accused of rape in federal lawsuit

Patriots wide receiver denies all of the allegations.

# us-sports - Tuesday 10 September, 2019

Last-gasp 58-yard kick gives Saints dramatic win over Texans Walk Off This post contains videos

Last-gasp 58-yard kick gives Saints dramatic win over Texans

On a Monday Night Football double header, the Raiders made life difficult for Broncos debutant Joe Flacco.

# us-sports - Saturday 7 September, 2019

As sure as night follows day, Antonio Brown is signing for the Patriots Patriot Games This post contains videos

As sure as night follows day, Antonio Brown is signing for the Patriots

Star wide receiver agrees a one-year deal with the Pats worth up to $15m

Antonio Brown released as Raiders void $30m contract ahead of season opener NFL This post contains videos

Antonio Brown released as Raiders void $30m contract ahead of season opener

Brown is now a free agent.

# us-sports - Friday 6 September, 2019

Packers defence stands firm to edge opening night win in Chicago Shutdown In Soldier Field This post contains videos

Packers defence stands firm to edge opening night win in Chicago

The first game of the new NFL season was graced by a single touchdown.

# us-sports - Wednesday 4 September, 2019

Ezekiel Elliott signs six-year Cowboys deal worth $90m to end 40-day holdout

The bumper contract makes the 24-year-old the NFL’s highest-paid running back.

# us-sports - Tuesday 27 August, 2019

World Cup winner Carli Lloyd invited to kick in NFL preseason game Crossover This post contains videos

World Cup winner Carli Lloyd invited to kick in NFL preseason game

The US star was filmed drilling a 55-yard field goal at Philadelphia Eagles practice last week.

# us-sports - Tuesday 2 July, 2019

Los Angeles Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs dies aged 27

Major League Baseball player was found dead in a Texas hotel room on Monday.

# us-sports - Friday 14 June, 2019

Klay Thompson tore his ACL in Game 6 - and still came back out to shoot two free throws Never Give Up This post contains videos

Klay Thompson tore his ACL in Game 6 - and still came back out to shoot two free throws

Thompson told coach Steve Kerr he just needed ‘two minutes’ as he hobbled off to have his injury assessed.

# us-sports - Friday 7 June, 2019

Golden State blow as Durant ruled out of NBA Finals Game 4 tonight

Warriors coach Steve Kerr hopes to have Durant back before the end of the series.

# us-sports - Tuesday 21 May, 2019

Golden State win OT thriller to complete series sweep without Kevin Durant

Warriors reach NBA finals for fifth straight season.

# us-sports - Wednesday 15 May, 2019

Knicks and Cavs set to miss out on college superstar Zion as Pelicans win NBA lottery

The Knicks, Cavs and Suns each had a 14% chance of landing the number one selection but missed out.

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