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Robert Covington Headshot

Robert Covington will not play Tuesday.

We found out on Monday that Robert Covington will not only Monday's game against the Nuggets but the two-game road trip against the Grizzlies and Pelicans with continued knee problems. We can gather that the earliest we would see Covington is December 11th against the Pistons but there is no guarantee of that. Gerald Henderson and Nik Stauskas have been playing heavy minutes, while Hollis Thompson should be more involved as well.
18 minutes ago
Travis Shaw Headshot

Red Sox trade 3B Travis Shaw to the Milwaukee Brewers.

The Red Sox are reportedly getting Brewers reliever Tyler Thornburg in the deal for Shaw. Thornburg had 13 saves and 20 holds with a 2.15 ERA and 90 strikeouts in 67 innings with the Brewers last season. He will be a terrific setup man for Craig Kimbrel and they will have a great trio once Carson Smith returns from his Tommy John surgery. Shaw is just 26 years old and batted .242 with 16 homers and a .726 OPS this past season for the Red Sox. Pablo Sandoval would take back third base in 2017 while Yoan Moncada waits in the wings. Shaw could take over at third base for Milwaukee, with Jonathan Villar moving to second.
31 minutes ago
Tyrod Taylor Headshot

Rex Ryan was non-committal when asked about the Bills' future at QB.

"We feel pretty comfortable with Tyrod," is not the most comforting words from Rex Ryan about his Quarterback, "there's a lot of factors that go into everything." Taylor has been very up and down over the past few weeks after a solid start to the season. Long time Bills beat writer Joe Buscaglia said "if it’s me, as of right now, I would be moving on from Taylor." Buffalo owes Tyrod $27.5 million if he remains on the roster through the fourth day of the 2017 league year.
47 minutes ago
Joel Embiid Headshot

Joel Embiid (rest) will not play Tuesday.

Embiid is coming off of a 16 point performance on Monday night in which he shot 5-of-15 from the field with a three-pointer, four rebounds and five blocks in 24 minutes. Everyone's favorite DFS play will get the night off on Tuesday after struggling a bit against Jusuf Nurkic. No surprise, but Jahlil Okafor is also out for this one, meaning Richaun Holmes could be a sneaky play tonight night.
1 hour ago
Tyler Thornburg Headshot

Red Sox have reportedly agreed to a trade to acquire RHP Tyler Thornburg from the Brewers.

Thornburg had 13 saves and 20 holds with a 2.15 ERA and 90 strikeouts in 67 innings with the Brewers last season. Thornburg has a chance to lead the American League in holds next season and would likely be next in line for saves behind Craig Kimbrel, at least until Carson Smith returns from his Tommy John surgery.
1 hour ago
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