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How A’s first-round pick Logan Davidson evokes Dodgers’ Corey Seager

Monday, June 17th, 2019

How A's first-round pick Logan Davidson evokes Dodgers' Corey Seager originally appeared on nbcsportsbayarea.com The A's signed 2019 first-round pick Logan Davidson on Monday, and introduced him to the media prior to their game against the Orioles. The Clemson shortstop was joined by his parents, sister, girlfriend and agent Scott Boras at the Coliseum. "I know that the Oakland area likes Clemson people," Davidson quipped.

Watch Antonio Brown mic’d up at Raiders mandatory minicamp practice

Saturday, June 15th, 2019

originally appeared on nbcsportsbayarea.com "Let's put a show on today." Raiders wide receiver Antonio Brown was chatting with quarterback Derek Carr during a recent mandatory minicamp and we were able to hear it all during an installment of "Mic'd Up." The two went out on to the practice field and it was apparent Brown hasn't slowed down since being acquired by the Silver and Black.

Cowboys WR Cooper says he won’t hold out

Wednesday, June 12th, 2019

Preparing for his first training camp with the Dallas Cowboys, wide receiver Amari Cooper is also entering the final season of his rookie contract. However, the 24-year-old is far more focused on his team than his contract, and he vows to continue to practice through the offseason and not hold out in hopes of forcing the Cowboys' hand. "I just handle my business," Cooper told reporters Wednesday at the Cowboys' minicamp in Frisco, Texas.

Cowboys WR Cooper says he won’t hold out

Wednesday, June 12th, 2019

Preparing for his first training camp with the Dallas Cowboys, wide receiver Amari Cooper is also entering the final season of his rookie contract. However, the 24-year-old is far more focused on his team than his contract, and he vows to continue to practice through the offseason and not hold out in hopes of forcing the Cowboys' hand. "I just handle my business," Cooper told reporters Wednesday at the Cowboys' minicamp in Frisco, Texas.

Jets claim Meander from Raiders in new GM’s 1st acquisition

Wednesday, June 12th, 2019

The New York Jets have claimed cornerback Montrel Meander off waivers from the Oakland Raiders. The move Wednesday marked the first player acquisition by new Jets general manager Joe Douglas. He said during his introductory news conference Tuesday that he would be actively seeking to bring in talent and would regularly scour the waiver wires over the next few months.

JuJu Smith-Schuster says he has ‘no hard feelings’ toward Antonio Brown

Wednesday, June 12th, 2019

JuJu Smith-Schuster continued to take the high road publicly when it comes to now-former teammate Antonio Brown. Speaking with media on Wednesday during the team's minicamp, Smith-Schuster said he has “no hard feelings” toward Brown, who was traded to the Oakland Raiders in March. Now the No. 1 receiver for the Steelers, Smith-Schuster said he's disappointed in how things ended with Brown.

Smith-Schuster regrets bitter end to AB’s run with Steelers

Wednesday, June 12th, 2019

Steelers wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster wishes Antonio Brown's end run in Pittsburgh had been amicable. Smith-Schuster jumped to the No. 1 receiver role with the team when Brown was dealt to the Oakland Raiders. Brown left Pittsburgh, torch in hand, criticizing management, quarterback Ben Roethlisberger and other team leaders.

Bears cut Blewitt, search for kicker continues

Wednesday, June 12th, 2019

Chicago's search for a kicker hit the upright again at minicamp. The Bears waived former Pitt kicker Chris Blewitt on Wednesday, one of three kickers at mandatory minicamp. On Tuesday, with the whole team and about 25 former Bears gathered to watch, all three kickers missed a 42-yard attempt.

The 5 things we need to see on the Raiders’ season of ‘Hard Knocks’

Tuesday, June 11th, 2019

The higher-ups at HBO must have been salivating the instant they realized the Oakland Raiders couldn't turn down an invite to do “Hard Knocks.” Of all 32 NFL teams, no franchise is more better suited for reality television. HBO — and many NFL fans — got their wish Tuesday. The Raiders are officially confirmed to be on “Hard Knocks” this year.

NFL notebook: Saints’ Jordan reportedly lands $52.5M extension

Tuesday, June 11th, 2019

The New Orleans Saints and defensive end Cameron Jordan reached an agreement on a three-year contract extension, multiple media outlets reported Tuesday. The extension will take the four-time Pro Bowl pass rusher through the 2023 season and be worth $52.5 million -- with a max value of $55 million, including performance-based bonuses -- and $42 million in guaranteed salary, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter and NFL Network's Ian Rapoport. Jordan, who turns 30 next month, is now under contract for five years with a max of $74.5 million on the deal.