Titans’ Byard embarrasses Deion Sanders on Twitter

Despite making the Pro Bowl, first-team All-Pro, and tying for the league lead in interceptions as a sophomore in 2017, some people still don’t know who Tennessee Titans safety Kevin Byard is. At least one of those people are in the Hall of Fame and are named Deion Sanders. The 50-year-old retired cornerback ran down his list of the best safeties in the league on NFL Network on Tuesday, ranking new Houston Texans defender Tyrann Mathieu at the top. Byard caught the segment on television and was not impressed.

Several other All-Pro and Pro Bowl defensive backs – including Casey Hayward, Eric Weddle, and Jalen Ramsey – jumped in to defend Byard as well.

In a May 2016 interview, Martin said there would never be any reconciliation with Incognito. “I have no desire to ever see or talk to him,” Martin told  USA Todayat the time. “That’s in the past. I don’t know what his thoughts are and I don’t really care, honestly.” The NFL’s report noted that Martin had been dealing with low self-esteem and depression due to bullying that he suffered in both middle school and high school. 

TAMPA In the same lineup as new competitor Neil Walker for the first time, Yankeessecond baseman Tyler Wade made a statement three pitches into Tuesday’s 8-3 loss to the Detroit Tigers.

Repeating what he said when Walker joined the club, Boone still plans to mix and match his two second basemen in depending on matchups while getting them time at other positions.

“I feel like it’s going to be a daily thing where those guys I feel like will be Baseball Jerseys getting regular playing time all the time,” Boone said. “I just think their skillsets complement each other, so you could see them both in the game every day. Whether they’re sharing a position or Wholesale Cheap Jerseys China somewhere else, just the way the game could potentially unfold, I think they complement each other well.”

Walker is a switch-hitter with power, while Wade is more of a gap hitter with good speed.

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Brandon Marshall promises to be top-5 WR in 2017

Brandon Marshall is coming off his worst statistical season — 59 catches for 788 yards and three touchdowns — and isn’t interested in taking a pay cut next season. In fact, the soon-to-be 33-year-old receiver says he’s going to earn every penny of his $7.5 million in 2017 with a huge bounce-back season.

“Last year was a down year for several reasons,” Marshall said on ESPN’s “First Take” Wednesday, “I’m not even in the top 30 (right now). I had 700-and-something yards. But this year, I promise you, I’ll be in the top five.”

One of those people with a Magic anecdote was Patriots tight end Martellus Bennett, who said he met Johnson when Bennett was a 21-year-old rookie with the Cowboys.

I had a conversation with Magic Johnson when I was 21 and a rookie. Damn I wish I had that 5 minutes back.

The tweet was initially taken as a shot at Johnson, who led the Lakers to five NBA championships during a 13-year playing career. Bennett added some clarity about half an hour later, saying he was the one who wasted those five minutes.

I wasted that 5 minutes. That same 5 minutes today Baseball Jerseys would possibly be life changing.

Bennett then poked a little fun at himself, asking if he was “that much of an a—hole” that people mistook what was supposed to be a “nice” tweet about Johnson the San Jose Sharks Cheap Jerseys wrong way.

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Great-Grandma, 102, Plays Ball With MLB Family

“I taught them everything they know,” Sellaro says.

Kyle and Bradley Zimmer, La Jolla High School graduates, were both first-round draft picks out of the University of San Francisco. Kyle now pitches for the Kansas City Royals, and Bradley plays center field for the Cleveland Indians.

But long before they were playing in the big leagues, their training began in a quiet La Jolla cul-de-sac. Sellaro was there dealing out advice “since the first time we picked up a bat, I think,” said Bradley.

“I think that was about two days after we started walking,” quipped Kyle. “It’s been a long time.”

Back then, the Zimmers and their friends would keep the wiffle balls within easy reach. However, as they grew, the balls soon started flying across streets, over fences and into neighbor’s yards.

“We’ve had to extend the home run line,” said Eric Zimmer, the players’ dad. “It used to be the curb, and then it was the sidewalk, then it was the neighbor’s roof.”

The annual Thanksgiving game has become less competitive with fewer rules, but their favorite part remains the same.

“Anytime you can say you have a grandma who’s 102 years old and showing you how to hit a wiffle ball in the backyard, it’s pretty special,” said Bradley. “So having her down here has been awesome. It’s something that we really cherish and look forward to every year.”

Sellaro used to travel long distances to watch her great-grandsons play, but as traveling becomes harder, she shows her support by watching their games on TV or online.

In person, though, the batting coach instincts kick back in.

“Keep your eye on the ball,” she says, pointing at Kyle. “And that goes for you, too.”

On Monday, Kobe Bryant played his final game in Utah.

Prior to the game, though, the Utah Jazz took the classy move of providing the 37-year-old retiring superstar a collection of gifts that identified with the Beehive State. The Jazz gifted Bryant a season pass to Snowbird ski resort, along with a pair of skis.

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