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LeBron James Sends Clear Message About Russell Westbrook Amid Losing Streak

LeBron James on the court for the Lakers.

LeBron James on the court for the Lakers.

Many pointed to Russell Westbrook’s struggles as a big reason why the Lakers lost to the KD and Kyrie-less Nets on Christmas Day. However, LeBron James came to the defense of the 14-year vet. Telling reporters that Westbrook’s effort was a big reason why LA was able to climb out of a 20-point hole and be in position to steal a home W.

“He gave us extra possessions, he gave us a lot of looks around the basket, which I know that he can’t stand [failing to convert] as well,” James said.

“But as far as the effort piece, if a guy plays hard, if a guy leaves it all out on the floor, I got no problem with that,” he continued. “It’s a make-or-miss league.”

LeBron also described Westbrook’s decision-making as “spectacular” after the nine-time All-Star finished with double-digit assists.

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Dak Prescott Sends Clear Message To Critics After Last Night’s Win

Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott before the Eagles game. The Cowboys are the focus of the 2021 season of Hard Knocks on HBO.

Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott before the Eagles game. The Cowboys are the focus of the 2021 season of Hard Knocks on HBO.

These aren’t your older brother’s Dallas Cowboys. There appears to be something different going on in Big D this season and the ‘Boys response in primetime may have put a stamp on that.

Dak Prescott and the Cowboys offense entered Sunday night a bit out of rhythm. But, they certainly found it against NFC East rival Washington. Dallas rolled the WFT 56-14 behind an incredible performance from Dak.

The Cowboys QB completed 28-39 passes for 330 yards and four touchdowns in just three quarters of action. Including a stretch where he went 20-21 on his attempts.

When Prescott took the postgame podium he was immediately asked if the slump was over.

“You tell me?” Dak responded. “I never said we were in a slump. Those were

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Vikings’ Justin Jefferson Has Strong Message on Week 11 vs. Packers


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Vikings wide receiver Justin Jefferson described his excitement for his first true Vikings-Packers border battle.

Playing his rookie year in an empty U.S. Bank Stadium due to the pandemic, Minnesota Vikings receiver Justin Jefferson has yet to experience the energy on hand for the team’s border battles with the Green Bay Packers.

Approaching Sunday’s first meeting with the NFC North-leading Packers, Jefferson spoke on his excitement surrounding his first Vikings-Packers game in a full stadium while backing his big-game readiness.

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‘These Types of Games I Live For’

In a press conference on Thursday, Jefferson described the Vikings’ energy over the week approaching their first matchup with the Packers.

“You can feel the energy around here when we play the Packers,” Jefferson said in a Nov. 18 press conference

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Kirk Herbstreit has one-word message for Crimson Tide entering Mississippi State game

Alabama football aims to bounce back Saturday with the No. 5 Crimson Tide (5-1, 2-1 SEC) at Mississippi State for a 7 p.m. ET kickoff. The Week 7 game for Alabama follows a 41-38 loss in last Saturday at Texas A&M. Turning the page from Week 6 and entering the Bulldogs (3-2, 1-1), ESPN analyst Kirk Herbstreit shared a one-word message for the Tide.

“Simplify,” Herbstreit said Saturday morning on SportsCenter. “They looked like a very confused team last (week). Again, when you play a physically dominant team in college football, you can’t just line up and play football. You’ve got to do a lot of different things with your formations, your personnel groupings and your motions.

“And (Texas) A&M did a heck of a job of confusing Alabama’s defense. Alabama, many times, on their heels looking at each other, kind of shrugging their shoulders, confused with

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