Mets begin trade-deadline sale, send Lucas Duda to wild-card seeking Rays

The Mets have begun their restructuring ahead of Monday’s trade deadline.

Lucas Duda will be heading to Tampa Bay after the Mets traded him Thursday afternoon for sought-after prospect Drew Smith.

National security is cited as the primary reason for Trump’s order. Deng said (per the Los Angeles Times’ Baxter Holmes), From what I understand, I haven’t seen a lot of refugees committing terrorist acts in this country.

Deng, 31, and his family fled a civil war in Sudan when he was 3. They were granted asylum in the States when Deng was a teenager. A few years later, he was starring at Duke en route to becoming an NBA player.

On Monday, Deng offered his moral support to refugees.

I hope so, yeah. He’s on a team that we compete against, but Cheap Jerseys Elite I’ll be honest, I was rooting for the kid cause I think it’s a great story. And it’s great that American baseball got a great German athlete instead of Bayern Munich getting him. Just like I love when an American goes over to the Bundesliga, which doesn’t happen often, I know. But I hope there’s a lot of young German kids that do start playing baseball because of Max Kepler. Cause sometimes that’s how it happens. Sometimes it’s purely economics, too.

I remember when I went over to Tottenham, one of Cheap Jerseys From China NBA the players, Robbie Keane, I had met him. And he asked how much baseball players make and I told him and he was like … He couldn’t believe somebody made that much money. And I told some of our players how much the football players made and they couldn’t believe what the football players made. You know there’s a lot of compensation and rewards that come with playing Major League Baseball, like playing football in Germany.

Warrant issued for Cowboys WR Lucky Whitehead on shoplifting charge, report says

A Virginia court has issued a warrant for the arrest of Cowboys wide receiver Lucky Whitehead in relation to a shoplifting charge, TMZ reported.

According to the warrant, Whitehead failed to appear in court for a July 6 arraignment after he was arrested for shoplifting/petit larceny under $200 in Prince William County.

When Whitehead didn’t show up to his arraignment, the warrant was issued.

TMZ reported Whitehead allegedly stole items from a convenience store on June 22.

He has another court hearing scheduled for Aug. 10, according to, which added that a Cowboys spokesman said the team has no comment on the matter.

It’s not the first time Whitehead has made headlines this month — he recently claimed that his dog was stolen and being held for ransom by a rapper. Whitehead said he got the dog back after paying an undisclosed amount.

Former Seahawk and Raider Malcolm Smith will likely bounce around from WILL and OTTO. Aaron Lynch, who is now listed as an end, and Armstead had been the best options for LEO pass-rush duties playing off either Bowman or Foster.

But with Lynch moving from linebacker and Armstead adjusting to a new scheme, the team was smart to sign former Raven Elvis Dumervil late in free agency. The 33-year-old still proflic sack artist still has plenty left as the ideal LEO and gives the group much-needed experience. John Lynch played with Dumervil in Denver, and trusts him as an on-field leader all these years later.

All that leaves Eli Harold as a swing backup at best and Ahmad Brooks, 33 and in the final year of his contract, as a likely camp cut.

Even with the realignment, Foster adds to what’s the deepest and most talented overall position group on the team. Saleh is charged with fitting all Cheap Jerseys China NHL the puzzle pieces together in order to back up unpredictable line Cheap Jerseys Custom play.

Locked dorm forces Martellus Bennett to sleep in Packers locker room

Martellus Bennett had a sleepover that would make any Green Bay fan jealous.

The Packers tight end, who was acquired from the Patriots earlier this offseason, made the drive from his home in Chicago to St. Norbert College in Ashwaubenon, Wisc., for training camp late Tuesday night, only to discover the dorm he was supposed to stay in was locked.

Rather than sleeping outside following his tardy arrival, Bennett instead drove to Lambeau Field and slept on the floor in front his locker.

I love this city, but that is also one of the problems, Clifford said, per The Charlotte Observer. It’s not OK. We have to get past the point (where trying hard is enough). We’re good now. We’re not the Hornets of five years ago.

I love our fans, (but) everybody saying, ‘Great effort!’ that’s not OK. If we run back on defense and don’t turn the ball over, that’s a great win.

My point, and I think this is an important point, is we have to get past the point where there is such low expectations here that trying hard is a moral victory.

The Hornets (23-23) have made the playoffs twice in Clifford’s first three seasons as coach. In the two seasons before his arrival, the team formerly known as the Bobcats were 28-120.

This season, they’re tied for sixth in the East — but just 1 1/2 games ahead of ninth-place Milwaukee.

Clifford knows his team needs to get into a higher gear down Cheap Jerseys And Hats the stretch. He’s hoping his call to action, to everyone in town, prompts Cheap Jerseys Baseball players and fans to hit the accelerator.

Bill Belichick on 2017 Patriots: ‘We all have a lot to prove’

It’s on to 2017.

Patriots coach Bill Belichick’s first news conference of training camp on Wednesday made that abundantly clear.

What people have done some other year — whether it’s me, a coach, a player, somebody else — it’s really meaningless for the 2017 season, he told reporters. So, we’ll see what happens this year. You know, we all have a lot to prove. Nobody’s done anything this year yet. So, we’ll see how it goes.

It was tough, just to have a friend that I was so close with, Pouncey said, via ESPN. I felt like he was my brother and I know he felt the same way. It’s tough for anybody to have a loss in their family.

Pouncey and Hernandez became close when they played at Florida. Just before Hernandez committed suicide, he had been acquitted of double murder charges stemming from the 2012 killings of two men in Boston.

According to Pouncey, he and Hernandez discussed the ruling and what it meant for Hernandez, who already was serving a life sentence on a separate murder conviction, which he was appealing.

He was in great spirits in our conversations. I’m still shocked to this day that we’re even at this point, Pouncey said.

Pouncey said he and his twin brother, Maurkice, have remained Cheap Ireland Soccer Jerseys close with Hernandez’s family and even spent time with his fiancee and daughter during the Cheap Infant Jerseys offseason.

They’re doing really well, Pouncey said.

Gregg Popovich rips into Donald Trump over immigration ban

Gregg Popovich has been outspoken on his disdain for President Donald Trump, so it’s unsurprising he had a strong opinion over Trump’s latest executive order that bans immigrants from seven countries from entering the U.S.

The Spurs coach even went as far as to liken the situation to Keystone Kops, a reference to incompetent police officers often featured in silent films during the 1920s.

Exactly 1 year ago today my life changed forever, the woman posted on social media, via TMZ. I finally got the strength to be the strong woman I was and got myself out of a very toxic relationship. Ladies never think you’re too in love or too scared to leave because at one point that was me. There’s plenty of opportunities out there for you. Love yourself first. Speak up and stop domestic violence.

Elliott, who was never charged with domestic violence, said the relationship was purely sexual. He has denied abusing the woman in any way.

The NFL has yet to take action against Elliott for that accusation. The second-year rusher is also in hot water for driving 100 mph in a 70 mph zone and, most recently, for allegedly assaulting a man in a Dallas club.

He has only been charged with the speeding incident, since the alleged Cheap Dri Fit Jerseys victim in the bar fight is not cooperating with Dallas police.

While that’s technically true, it still doesn’t diminish the accomplishment. What Popovich has built with the Spurs is remarkable, and he’s done a Cheap Epl Jerseys great job maintaining success throughout his coaching years.