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Rookie Montravius Adams of Green Bay Packers to miss multiple weeks of preseason with foot injury

GREEN BAY, Wis. — First Vince Biegel. Now Montravius Adams. The Green Bay Packers lost another rookie draft pick they were counting on to bolster their defense. Adams will miss “multiple weeks” of the preseason with a foot injury, coach Mike McCarthy said before Monday’s training camp practice. The third-round pick from Auburn was expected to compete for snaps on the defensive line. He dropped out of camp after the second day of practice and has yet to work in pads. He joins Biegel, a fourth-round pick from Wisconsin, on…

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Mikey Garcia’s future is bright after dominating Adrien Broner

A roundup of the past week’s notable boxing results from around the world: Sunday at Bakersfield, California Victor Ortiz TKO4 Saul CorralWelterweightRecords: Ortiz (32-6-2, 25 KOs); Corral (24-10, 15 KOs) In his first fight in over a year, Victor Ortiz lands a strong left-hook to Saul Corral who falls to the mat. Corral would answer the 10 count but Ortiz finishes him off with more punches as the ref waves it off in the fourth round. Watch Rafael’s remarks: Former welterweight world titleholder Victor Ortiz returned from a 15-month layoff…

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Takashi Uchiyama, Takashi Miura announce retirements

Former junior lightweight world titleholders Takashi Uchiyama and Takashi Miura, two of Japan’s best fighters in recent years, announced their retirements from boxing over the weekend. Both held 130-pound world titles simultaneously but never met in a unification bout, though it would have been a big fight in Japan and a rematch of two strong punchers who were regularly in entertaining fights. Uchiyama stopped Miura in the eighth round of a title defense in January 2011. Miura would go on to win a world title in 2013. The 37-year-old Uchiyama…

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Weekly 18 — Why Jordan Spieth is the Tom Brady of golf

Since the watercooler at Weekly 18 headquarters is still focused on The Open a week later, we might as well begin there — and with a cross-sport comparison that needed a week to marinate. 1. I spent a lot of time over the past week trying to explain the differences between Jordan Spieth and other top players, notably Rory McIlroy — and I wound up finding an analogy from another sport. Go watch highlight tape of Aaron Rodgers and Tom Brady. They’re both very talented, obviously. They’re both uncommonly successful….

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Bryce Alford signs training camp contract with Oklahoma City Thunder

After a positive stint in summer league with the Warriors, former UCLA Bruin Bryce Alford is signing with the Thunder on a training camp contract. Alford announced the signing on his Instagram. Alford, 22, averaged 9.3 points on 43 percent shooting in 19.0 minutes per game with the Warriors summer league team. As a senior at UCLA he averaged 15.5 points and shot 43 percent from 3. The Thunder currently have 16 guaranteed contracts (15 is the maximum), but Alford will be in camp with the opportunity to potential sign…

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What John Isner can learn from Sam Querrey

12:39 PM ET Peter BodoTennis Close Peter Bodo has been covering tennis for over 35 years, mostly recently for ESPN. He is a former WTA Writer of the Year and the author of numerous books, including the classic “The Courts of Babylon” and the New York Times bestseller (with Pete Sampras), “A Champion’s Mind.” John Isner won his second title in as many weeks in Atlanta on Sunday, a victory that boosted the 32-year-old up to No. 18 in the ATP rankings. With the win, Isner will also head the…

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Michael Bradley appointed head coach at Zebre

Bradley won 40 caps for Ireland between 1984 and 1995 Former Ireland scrum-half Michael Bradley has been named head coach of Italian side Zebre. The Parma-based Pro12 club are now under the control of the Italian Rugby Federation which announced 54-year-old Bradley’s appointment on Monday. Former Italy players Carlo Orlandi and Alessandro Troncon will be on the Irish man’s coaching staff. Bradley, who won 40 Ireland caps, began his coaching career with the country’s under-21 side in 2002. He coached Connacht between 2003 and 2010 and was Ireland’s interim head…

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Darron Gibson: Sunderland midfielder faces action over video criticising team-mates

Republic of Ireland midfielder Darron Gibson made 12 appearances for Sunderland last term Sunderland have confirmed Darron Gibson will face an internal disciplinary process after he was filmed appearing to criticise team-mates after Saturday’s 5-0 friendly loss to Celtic. Midfielder Gibson, 29, has been at Sunderland since joining from Everton in January, making 12 appearances. “Darron Gibson has not conducted himself in a manner befitting Sunderland AFC,” a club statement said. “We will initiate our internal disciplinary process.” The statement added: “Darron has apologised this (Monday) morning.” In the video,…

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Former Montreal Canadiens defenseman Andrei Markov signs with Russian club Ak Bars Kazan

MOSCOW — Longtime Montreal Canadiens defenseman Andrei Markov signed with Russian club Ak Bars Kazan on Monday. The team said the 38-year-old Markov signed a two-year contract to play in the Kontinental Hockey League, a week after Montreal said it would not keep the defenseman for a 17th NHL season. No salary details were given. Markov will be reunited with Ak Bars coach Zinetula Bilyaletdinov, who coached Markov on Russia’s Olympic team in 2014. “I’m fired up to work and hope we’ll be successful,” Markov said. The move means Markov…

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Daniel Ricciardo ready to move on from Max Verstappen crash in Hungary

Verstappen said of the collision: “It is never my intention to hit anyone but especially not your team-mate” Daniel Ricciardo says he is prepared to move on from the crash in which Red Bull team-mate Max Verstappen took him out of the Hungarian Grand Prix. The drivers collided at just the second corner of Sunday’s race, as Verstappen locked up and slid into Ricciardo. Ricciardo said it was “amateur, to say the least”, adding: “The way Max handles it will dictate how it goes.” But on Monday the Australian said:…

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