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Teague (right Achilles) late scratch vs. Heat

Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota point guard Jeff Teague sat out the Timberwolves’ game Friday night against the Miami Heat because of a right Achilles injury. The team announced the injury just minutes before the game. Aaron Brooks started for Minnesota, which also was without reserve forward

Black Friday value fantasy acquisitions for all 31 NHL teams

As promised, this week’s Black Friday bargain edition of Fantasy 31 features underachieving fantasy assets who may or may not be worth targeting as trade candidates for your own fantasy roster. And when negotiating, be sure to check out last week’s look at players with bloated value to fully

Saints without CBs Lattimore, Crawley vs Rams

Mike Triplett ESPN Staff Writer Close Covered Saints for eight years at New Orleans Times-Picayune Previously covered LSU football, San Francisco 49ers Iowa native and University of Iowa graduate Follow on Twitter METAIRIE, La. — The New Orleans Saints’ resurgent defense will be put to the test

No ACL tear for Chargers rookie WR Williams

Eric D. Williams ESPN Staff Writer Close Covered Seahawks for Tacoma News Tribune for six seasons. Played college football at University of Puget Sound Follow on Twitter COSTA MESA, Calif. — A potentially season-ending ACL right knee injury was ruled …

New Saints special teams coach Mike Westhoff turns 70 in January, but his passion is evident during his first media interview in New Orleans (as it was on the sidelines last Sunday). Westhoff said the Saints finally pulled him out of retirement because, “I’d rather regret something I tried than some…

New Saints special teams coach Mike Westhoff turns 70 in January, but his passion is evident during his first media interview in New Orleans (as it was on the sidelines last Sunday). Westhoff said the Saints finally pulled him out of retirement because, “I’d rather regret something I tried than something

Source: Carter to start at QB for Texas Tech

Texas Tech is expected to give McLane Carter his first career start at quarterback Friday at Texas, a source confirmed to ESPN. RedRaiderSports.com first reported Texas Tech would replace Nic Shimonek, who has started all season, with Carter, a former …

Source: Steelers’ Smith-Schuster out vs. Pack

ESPN.com Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster will not play in Sunday night against the Green Bay Packers because of a hamstring injury, a league source told ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Steelers coach Mike Tomlin had characterized the injury as “small” earlier this week, but