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Jimmy Garoppolo surgery could mean 5-to-6-week recovery, Dr. Nirav Pandya says

More than an hour after sustaining the thumb injury that jeopardizes the remainder of his season, quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo led the 49ers on a game-tying, fourth-quarter touchdown drive. “It definitely does suggest that perhaps it wasn’t a very, very severe injury and the thumb wasn’t completely unstable,” UCSF orthopedic surgeon Dr. Nirav Pandya told NBC …

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NFL, NFLPA Reach Agreement on Revised Isolation Times for COVID-19 Positives

Michael Allio/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images The NFL and NFL Players Association reached an agreement Tuesday to limit the isolation period for asymptomatic individuals who have tested positive for COVID-19 from 10 days to five. Mike Garafolo @MikeGarafolo Memo to NFL teams a short while ago stating players are eligible to return five days from when …

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Brian Kelly looks to NFL, fills LSU football defensive coordinator spot with Kansas City Chiefs assistant coach Matt House

LSU is hiring Kansas City Chiefs assistant Matt House as its new defensive coordinator. House, who coaches the Chiefs’ linebackers, will join LSU following the NFL season. He becomes the first coordinator hired by new LSU coach Brian Kelly. “Matt checks every box we’re looking for in a defensive coordinator,” Kelly said in a prepared …

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Bar raises dramatically for Zach Wilson in matchup with Tom Brady, Buccaneers

When Zach Wilson stares across the MetLife Stadium field at the opposite sideline this Sunday, it won’t be Trevor Lawrence he’ll be looking at as his game-day counterpart. Lawrence, drafted by Jacksonville one spot before the Jets selected Wilson at No. 2 overall last April, is a contemporary. This Sunday at MetLife, the Jets rookie …

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How is the Lakers season going? 37-year-old LeBron James is their new starting center

If the Los Angeles Lakers‘ 16-18 record, their five straight losses, Anthony Davis’ significant injury and issues with COVID-19 weren’t enough to convince you this season is not going according to plan, let the team’s new lineup Tuesday provide a little more evidence. It centers around four interesting words: “starting center LeBron James.” That would …

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Rapid Reaction: Mississippi State embarrassed by Texas Tech in Liberty Bowl blowout

Andrew Olson | 5 hours ago Year 2 of the Mike Leach era at Mississippi State ended with a disappointing loss Tuesday. Texas Tech struck first in the Liberty Bowl and never looked back. The Red Raiders thumped Leach’s squad, a double-digit favorite, 34-7. Texas Tech controlled the game from the get-go. The Red Raiders …

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Mitchell Robinson dominates as Knicks fend off Timberwolves

MINNEAPOLIS — It’s a good thing the Timberwolves were without their top three players, because the Knicks’ three most prominent players weren’t on top of their games most of the night. Julius Randle and RJ Barrett struggled and Kemba Walker had a quiet evening at Target Center. Barrett was scoreless until finally breaking through with …

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