76ers aim to continue success after slumping Hawks

The Philadelphia 76ers have fashioned their first winning streak of the season. Now they will seek their first home victory when the slumping Atlanta Hawks visit the Wells Fargo Center on Wednesday.

“I guess they will if we don’t play them and the fine comes, then I guess we’ll know this guy is a marquee player.”

The Spurs remained without the services of Leonard on Monday night, and Popovich said he’s uncertain when exactly Leonard will make his 2017-18 debut while still recovering from the quad injury suffered last season.

“I don’t even ask. Seriously. When [the medical staff tells] me he’s ready then I’ll know he’s ready,” said Popovich. “[Leonard] doesn’t like to be bugged about it all the time. I don’t want to hear about it all the time. [The media is] going to ask the question and I understand. When they tell me he’s ready to go, then I’ll look at him on the court and I’ll decide if I agree. Then Cheap Jerseys From China Free Shipping he and I can talk about it. But the first step is for them to tell me he is ready to go.”

Seahawks general manager John Schneider has said that he doesn’t like to rework players’ contracts to free up cap space, but it’s the second time in two months that Seattle has done so to make room for a high-priced trade acquisition. Seattle did a similar restructuring of wide receiver Doug Baldwin’s contract before the season, converting salary into a signing bonus so the Seahawks could fit Sheldon Richardson’s contract under their salary cap.

It’s the 20th time in the past 30 seasons the SEC has held the top 2 spots in the AP Poll in the same week. All other FBS conferences have combined for nine weeks, according to Cheap Jerseys In The US ESPN Stats & Information.

QB Russell Wilson reworks contract to help Seahawks fit Duane Brown

Russell Wilson got a new left tackle and a $6 million check in the same day.

The Seattle Seahawks quarterback reworked his contract on Monday in order to create salary-cap space the team needed after agreeing Sunday to a trade with the Houston Texans for Pro Bowl left tackle Duane Brown, a source confirmed to ESPN.

Alabama is ranked No. 1 for the 99th time, breaking a tie with Notre Dame for the third-most appearances in the top spot in AP Poll history, behind Ohio State (105 times) and Oklahoma (101 times), according to ESPN Stats & Information.

Ohio State moved up three places after rallying to beat then-No. 2 Penn State 39-38, Wisconsin climbed one spot to No. 4 and Notre Dame rounded out the top 5 by moving up four places.

“Some of the stuff is in stone and should not be negotiable,” said Popovich. “Obviously, Kawhi [Leonard] is hurt but, if Kawhi is healthy, we played last night, I need to play him tonight even though it’s a back-to-back [because] we’re on the road and he only plays in Boston once. So, same thing with a LeBron [James] or whoever it might be, that makes sense. So I can deal with that.

“On the TV games, the only thing I wonder about is how far down does the list go? I forget the words — not your important players or your star players or your marquee players or something like that? There’s a word, I just can’t remember what the adjective was, but how far down the list does it go? How do you tell us? Are you going to tell us which ones are the marquee players and which ones aren’t?

Last year, Payton benched Ingram for nearly a full game after he lost a Cheap Discount Jerseys fumble in the fourth quarter of a loss at Kansas City, then followed with a first-quarter fumble at home against Seattle. It took a few weeks before Ingram resumed his No. 1 job full Cheap Hockey Jerseys From China time. But he wound up with the first 1,000-yard rushing season of his career.

The Devils are three deep in the rookie department.

The Huskers gouged the nation’s No. 4 defense for more than 300 yards in the first half but didn’t score until just before halftime.

Lee and Stanley Morgan Jr. hooked up for an 80-yard catch-and-run, Nebraska’s longest pass play since 2014.

The Badgers were back up 17-7 after the first play of their next series, with Taylor going 75 yards untouched for Wisconsin’s longest play from scrimmage since 2014.

“The momentum had shifted, and we didn’t want to end (the half) with the momentum shifted to the other team,” Taylor said. “I talked with the linemen. We talked about the run fits on the play coming up. It was there and it was great execution.”

Hobey Baker Award winner Will Butcher and Swedish import Jesper Bratt stole a lot of the spotlight from Hischier in a 4-1 season-opening victory over the Colorado Avalanche on Saturday.

Butcher set up three power-play goals and Bratt had a goal and an assist as the Devils created some excitement after posting the worst record in the Eastern Conference last season.

“The vibe the arena gave off is what I’ll remember most,” Butcher said after becoming the first Devil to collect three assists in his initial game with the franchise. “It was an unbelievable crowd. And to play my first game with Nico and Jesper, it’s like we were all in this together. It was a great feeling”

The road back: OSU still has to play Penn State and Michigan, but after the Wolverines’ loss MLB Baseball Jerseys to Michigan State, it will be interesting to see where the committee has them ranked. If Lsu Cheap Jerseys the Buckeyes win out and capture the Big Ten title, they should have a total of three wins — including the title game — over ranked opponents.
FPI says: The Buckeyes have at least a 70 percent chance to win each of their remaining games.