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Celts' Brown 'inspired' after best friend's death

2:55 AM ET BOSTON — Celtics swingman Jaylen Brown helped his team to its 14th consecutive win Thursday night, just hours after learning his best friend had died in Atlanta. Brown scored a team-high 22 points and twice helped Boston rally from double-digit deficits during a 92-88 triumph over the Golden State Warriors at TD Garden. In a battle of conference leaders, the Celtics overcame the Warriors and the cold-shooting Splash Brothers behind Jaylen Brown’s 22 points to extend their win streak to 14. Brown said he wasn’t certain he’d ...

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Sashi Brown: I didn't sabotage McCarron trade

4:57 PM ET BEREA, Ohio — Any report or idea that the Cleveland Browns‘ front office intentionally sabotaged a trade for Bengals quarterback AJ McCarron is “wholly untrue,” vice president of football operations Sashi Brown said Monday. “I am not worried about that internally,” Brown said. “Externally, I can just put it to bed; that is just not the case.” Cincinnati Bengals coach Marvin Lewis said he was ‘relieved’ when an attempted trade of quarterback AJ McCarron to the Cleveland Browns was not completed by the deadline Monday. McCarron has ...

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Source: Texans LT Brown ends holdout, reports

11:34 AM ET HOUSTON — Houston Texans left tackle Duane Brown has ended his holdout and reported to NRG Stadium, a source confirmed to ESPN on Monday. Brown missed the Texans’ voluntary and mandatory offseason programs and did not report to The Greenbrier at the start of training camp. Brown told reporters in September that he “definitely” planned to play football this year. Texans LT Duane Brown lost almost $ 553,000 a week in game checks for each of the six games he missed during his holdout. Ken Murray/Icon Sportswire Brown ...

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NFL suspends PK Brown for 6 more games

8:50 AM ET Former New York Giants kicker Josh Brown has been suspended another six games for domestic violence accusations, the NFL confirmed in a text message to ESPN on Friday morning. Brown served a one-game suspension at the start of the 2016 season, and he accepted the additional ban following further investigation by the NFL. “We reopened the investigation based on new info,” the league texted to ESPN on Friday. “Concluded there was a violation of our personal conduct policy and imposed 6 game suspension which he accepted without ...

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Mike Brown steps up while Steve Kerr waits to step back in

9:46 AM ET OAKLAND — As a fashion choice, the color was fine. Maybe even cool, which is not an adjective often ascribed to Mike Brown. But with him the acting head coach of the Golden State Warriors (whose colors are yellow and blue), you had to wonder a little at what possessed Brown to choose to wear emerald green to Game 1 of the NBA Finals on Thursday afternoon. It wasn’t a lack of options. He’d finally done a massive load of laundry the day before. “They haven’t told ...

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Gordon Brown accuses Tories of 'waging war against poor'

Theresa May is “waging a war against the poor” and risks leaving the country more divided than at any time in 50 years, former PM Gordon Brown has said. Addressing Labour activists in Fife, he said poverty levels were set to eclipse those last seen in the early 1990s. He acknowledged the challenge facing Labour but said “no Tory prime minister should ever be given a free hand”. Mrs May has urged lifelong Labour voters who feel “deserted” by Jeremy Corbyn to put their trust in her. In his first ...

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Gordon Brown: 'Holyrood should gain Brexit powers'

Gordon Brown is to set out a “third option” for Scotland’s future, based on more powers being transferred to Holyrood after Brexit. The former Labour prime minister will suggest the Scottish government be given the power to set VAT rates and sign international treaties. Control over agriculture, fisheries and environmental regulation could be transferred, he will argue in a speech. It comes as Nicola Sturgeon is pressing for a second independence referendum. The first minister set out her position five days ago, saying a fresh vote was necessary in the ...

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Ex-Giants kicker Brown denies hitting wife

10:17 AM ET Former New York Giants kicker Josh Brown admitted publicly to domestic violence for the first time during an interview with “Good Morning America,” but he disputed the more than 20 incidents claimed by his now ex-wife, Molly Brown, and he said he never hit her. Brown, 37, wants to return to the NFL. He was cut by the Giants on Oct. 25 after admitting the abuse to the team. “I mean, I had put my hands on her. I kicked the chair. I held her down. The ...

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Brown sorry: Sharing locker room video “wrong”

10:30 AM ET ESPN.com news services Star Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown apologized Tuesday night, saying his decision to stream video that caught coach Mike Tomlin’s postgame message in the locker room Sunday without permission was wrong. “I let my emotions and genuine excitement get the best of me, and I wanted to share that moment with our fans,” Brown said in a statement posted on his Twitter account. “It was wrong of me to do, against team and NFL policy, and I have apologized to Coach Tomlin and my ...

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Brown apologizes: Showing video 'wrong to do'

12:12 AM ET ESPN.com news services Star Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown apologized Tuesday night, saying his decision to stream coach Mike Tomlin’s postgame message Sunday without permission was wrong to do. “I let my emotions and genuine excitement get the best of me, and I wanted to share that moment with our fans,” Brown said in a statement posted on his Twitter account. “It was wrong of me to do, against team and NFL policy, and I have apologized to Coach Tomlin and my teammates for my actions. Steelers ...

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