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Odell Beckham Jr. reportedly absent from first day of Giants' OTA

Odell Beckham Jr. reportedly absent from first day of Giants' OTA

There's no word from the wide receiver on why. While the team can't force a player to attend the OTAs, coaches like to have as many players as possible on hand as they begin on install offensive and defensive schemes. The initial contract is for five years worth in excess of $29 million, a source familiar with the agreement confirmed to The Record and northjersey.com.



National Football League cuts OT from 15 minutes to 10, citing player safety

The NFL on Tuesday announced a number of rule changes that will affect key aspects of the game on and off the field during the 2017 season. According to NFL Research , in the last five seasons more than a quarter of overtime games lasted at least 10 minutes, while the average overtime duration was 7 minutes and 43 seconds.


Coach Valverde leaves Athletic, will reportedly join Barca

Coach Valverde leaves Athletic, will reportedly join Barca

Athletic Bilbao have announced that Coach Ernesto Valverde is leaving the club, all-but-certainly freeing him up for Barcelona . Despite not even officially taking over yet Valverde has already been making plans to reshuffle the squad.



Wenger says atmosphere at Arsenal has been 'absolutely horrendous'

Jurgen Klopp's side secured a top-four place in the Premier League with a 3-0 victory over Middlesbrough on Sunday at Anfield , meaning they will be in the Champions League for the first time since 2014. This second goal was scored by Philippe Coutinho from a direct free-kick, his third goal of this type this season. "He is not at fault if we did not reach the Champions League tonight", Wenger said.



Celtics rally to beat Cavaliers, James fizzles

The top-seeded Celtics broke the Cavaliers' record-tying 13-game postseason winning streak and limited red-hot forward LeBron James to 11 points, his fourth-lowest output in 210 career playoff games. In the aftermath of the 111-108 Game 3 loss to the Boston Celtics , Lue in particular downplayed the defeat as fluky, citing an uncharacteristically bad night from LeBron James and equally unexpected strong shooting night from Marcus Smart .