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Grizzlies’ Jackson (torn meniscus) out for season 

The Grizzlies suffered a blow to their playoff hopes Tuesday when Jaren Jackson Jr. was ruled out for the rest of the season due to a torn meniscus in his left knee.

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Patterson apologizes for ‘unacceptable’ use of slur 

TCU coach Gary Patterson has apologized for repeating a racial slur when instructing a player to stop using the word in team meetings, which led to a group of players to skip practice.

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Pacers’ Warren drops 53 to blow past career high 

T.J. Warren scored a career-high 53 points in the Pacers’ first game of the NBA restart to carry Indiana to a 127-121 win over the Philadelphia 76ers on Saturday night.

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Brunson stops Shahbazyan by third-round TKO 

Middleweight Derek Brunson stopped Edmen Shahbazyan via TKO 26 seconds into the third round in the main event of UFC Fight Night in Las Vegas on Saturday.

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Sources: Manfred warns union that season at risk 

Major League Baseball and its players recognize the coming days are a critical juncture following a 21st positive test for the Marlins and two positive tests for the Cardinals on Friday.

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DeRozan: Don’t ‘vilify’ Pop, Hammon for standing 

Spurs star DeMar DeRozan said that he had no problem with head coach Gregg Popovich and assistant Becky Hammon choosing to stand during the national anthem prior to Friday’s win over the Kings.

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What we saw and heard during opening night in the NBA bubble 

From player protests to renewed rivalries, our NBA experts react to the first night of restart action.

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LeBron on L.A. showdown: Right where we left off 

The Lakers and Clippers’ fight for the Western Conference resumed with the NBA’s restart Thursday night, and despite being in the league’s bubble, “basketball is basketball and competitive spirit is competitive spirit,” James said.

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Sources: Hightower adds to list of Pats opt-outs 

Patriots linebacker Dont’a Hightower, a three-time Super Bowl champion and team captain, has decided to opt out of the 2020 season, sources told ESPN.

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Rockets’ Westbrook returns to practice, ‘thankful’ 

Russell Westbrook, who announced last week that he had tested positive for COVID-19, is OK to return to practice with the Rockets.

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MLB season expert predictions: Division picks, playoff field, World Series winner 

Can the Nationals repeat? Or are the Dodgers and Yankees destined to meet in an October super clash? We made our picks for the 2020 MLB season.

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Three-time Pro Bowler Bennett says he’s retiring 

Three-time Pro Bowl selection Michael Bennett, who won a Super Bowl with the Seahawks during an 11-year career, has announced his retirement.

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Sources: Garrett guaranteed $100M in record deal 

Myles Garrett’s contract extension with the Browns contains $100 million in total guarantees, the most ever paid to a defensive player, according to league sources, with $50 million guaranteed at signing.

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Lakers’ Rondo breaks right thumb during practice 

Lakers guard Rajon Rondo broke his right thumb during Sunday night’s practice in Orlando, Florida, the team announced. Rondo will have surgery this week and the team expects him to resume full basketball activities in six to eight weeks.

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Braves not changing name but looking at ‘chop’ 

The Atlanta Braves said they will not change their name but are considering whether the tomahawk chop is appropriate.

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