Bring the noise: Stephen Curry puts Warriors back on track

NEW YORK — The Golden State Warriors held off the New York Knicks 112-105, finding their old rhythm after a start that featured some truly desultory offense. “It was weird. It was really weird,” Warriors coach Steve Kerr said of what happened in the first half. “You sort of take …

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Draft risers from Day 3 of the NFL combine

INDIANAPOLIS — The defensive linemen and linebackers got their chance to take the field on Sunday, and Texas A&M defensive end Myles Garrett showed why so many people think he’ll be the first overall pick. At 6-foot-4½ and 272 pounds with 35½-inch arms, Garrett ran a 4.64 40, had a …

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Bill Belichick trades old Patriots stories with McGinest

A bit of cozy, impromptu interview stole viewers’ hearts on NFL Network Sunday when New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick visited Mike Mayock and Rich Eisen in the booth during the combine telecast and Belichick was connected via headset with former player Willie McGinest. Belichick told McGinest that he …

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Adam Gase wants DeVante Parker to show up on time

INDIANAPOLIS — Dolphins head coach Adam Gase’s blunt style took center stage this week at the NFL Scouting Combine. After a year of honing his personal style, Gase is establishing himself as a hybrid between some of his previous mentors like Nick Saban and John Fox. This was abundantly clear …

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Big brother J.J. Watt helped T.J. prepare for NFL Combine

No draft prospect can really know what’s coming at the NFL Scouting Combine — not at an event that, sometimes by design, challenges them with the unexpected. It’s going to be a bit harder for NFL clubs to throw T.J. Watt off his game, however. The former Wisconsin linebacker had …

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Cowboys Not Ruling Out Keeping Tony Romo

The Dallas Cowboys have not ruled out bringing back Tony Romo next season. Jones and Romo have had one extended visit since the end of the season. Romo currently has a cap hit of $24.7 million for 2017. Releasing Romo would save the Cowboys $5.1 million but cost them nearly $20 …

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Washington Signs Jay Gruden To Two-Year Extension

Washington has signed Jay Gruden to a two-year contract extension. Gruden had two seasons remaining on his original five-year deal. The extension now runs through the 2020 season. Gruden is now the first coach to receive an extension during the ownership tenure of Dan Snyder. Snyder has had seven head coaches …

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