Milwaukee Bucks vs Miami Heat: Another Past Playoff Opponent Revisited

After the emotions and celebration that came with receiving their championship rings and unveiling the banner, the Milwaukee Bucks got back to playing basketball. Good times were had by all and it resulted with a win against the Brooklyn Nets, and now Milwaukee heads south to face the Miami Heat.

Where We’re At
The Milwaukee Bucks are the defending NBA champions and earned a statement win against the Brooklyn Nets.

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NBA roundup: Knicks edge Celtics in double OT

Evan Fournier scored a career-high 32 points and hit the go-ahead 3-pointer with 56.1 seconds left in the second overtime Wednesday night for the host New York Knicks, who squandered an 11-point lead late in the fourth quarter before edging the Boston Celtics 138-134 in an entertaining season opener for both teams.

Fournier, who spent last season with the Celtics, scored 17 points in the fourth quarter and both overtimes as he became the first player in Knicks history to score 30 points in his debut for the team.

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2022 NBA Finals Predictions: Can Any Team Stop the Nets?

While Kyrie Irving will sit out until he is vaccinated, the Nets still have a healthy Kevin Durant and James Harden.

Howard Beck: Nets over Nuggets
If we’ve learned anything by now (admittedly questionable), it’s that no NBA season unfolds as expected. On talent alone, everyone predicts Lakers and Nets. But odds are, one or both will fall short due to injuries, happenstance and/or general weirdness (hello, Kyrie). It says here the Nets will be just fine with two superstars instead of three,

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Raiders coach Jon Gruden apologizes after racist email discovered during investigation

Raiders coach Jon Gruden used a racist stereotype to refer to NFL union boss DeMaurice Smith in 2011, according to a recently discovered email.

“Dumboriss Smith has lips the size of michellin tires,” Gruden wrote during the NFL lockout in an email to Bruce Allen, then the GM in Washington.

The email was reported by the Wall Street Journal on Friday; the NFL’s first investigation of the Washington Football Team’s sexual harassment scandals uncovered emails “beyond the scope of that investigation.”

Gruden apologized,

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Game Recap: Cowboys Pull Away For 36-28 Win

Immovable object? Meet unstoppable force.

Dallas came into this showdown on a two-game winning streak, but in facing the undefeated Carolina Panthers, Dak Prescott and company would have to contend with the league’s No. 1 defense in both yards and points allowed.

So much for that. In front of a sellout home crowd, the Cowboys muscled their way to an impressive 36-28 victory, firmly giving notice that this team is indeed a contender.

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Tom Brady beats Patriots in New England return, 19-17

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Tom Brady rallied the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to a 19-17 victory over the Patriots on a rainy Sunday night in his return to New England, with Ryan Succop hitting the winning 48-yard field goal late in the fourth quarter.

Brady was 22 of 43 for 269 yards with no touchdowns, but engineered the fourth-quarter drive to beat his former team. Ronald Jones added an 8-yard scoring run for defending Super Bowl champion Tampa Bay (3-1).

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Rodgers rallies Packers past 49ers 30-28

Aaron Rodgers completed two deep passes to Davante Adams on a last-minute drive, setting up Mason Crosby’s 51-yard field goal on the final play of the game that gave the Green Bay Packers a 30-28 victory over the San Francisco 49ers

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — With only seconds to play and no timeouts, Aaron Rodgers had no doubt where he’d look to drive the Green Bay Packers to a game-winning kick.

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Panthers RB Christian McCaffrey strained hamstring vs. Texans; severity unknown

Though the Panthers are off to a 3-0 start to the season, there is major concern for Carolina.

Standout running back Christian McCaffrey suffered a strained hamstring in Thursday night’s Panthers win over the Texans, Carolina head coach Matt Rhule said after the game. Rhule added he does not know the severity of the injury.

McCaffrey left the field and went into the blue medical tent in the second quarter following a run in which he could be seen favoring his leg after no contact.

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Seahawks’ stumble was collective breakdown in fourth quarter

Under coach Pete Carroll, the Seahawks have rarely had a complete collapse in the fourth quarter

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — It is one of Pete Carroll’s favorite questions, whether in the midst of a news conference or rallying his players in the locker room.

“Can you win the game in the fourth quarter?” has been Carroll’s cry, and usually during his time in Seattle the answer has been “Yes.”

On Sunday,

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Packers dominate 2nd half, bounce back to beat Lions 35-17

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — While celebrating one of his four touchdowns, Aaron Jones lost a necklace he wears with a little black football containing some of the ashes of his late father.

That was just about the only thing that went wrong for Jones and the Green Bay Packers against the Detroit Lions.

Jones caught three of Aaron Rodgers’ four TD passes and rushed for a fourth score, and the Packers had a welcome return to normal,

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