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NFL World Reacts To Tom Brady, 49ers News

Tampa Bay Bucs quarterback Tom Brady against Washington in the Wild Card.

Tampa Bay Bucs quarterback Tom Brady against Washington in the Wild Card.

Tom Brady will make his return to New England on Sunday night as a member of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The reigning Super Bowl champions are set to play the Patriots on Sunday Night Football in arguably the most-anticipated game of the regular season.

According to a new book, Brady did not want to make his return as a member of the Buccaneers. Instead, Brady reportedly had another preferred free agency landing spot.

Seth Wickersham of ESPN reports in his new book, “It’s Better To Be Feared,” that Brady called former wide receiver Wes Welker prior to free agency.

From NBC Sports Bay Area:

Brady informed Welker, San Francisco’s wide receivers coach, if the 49ers were interested, he would finish his career in the Bay Area after 20 seasons and six Super Bowl titles with the New England

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Sports Media World Reacts To Latest Jackie MacMullan News

Jackie MacMullan at The Paley Center.

Jackie MacMullan at The Paley Center.

On Wednesday morning, ESPN announced that Jackie MacMullan will retire at the end of August. It’ll mark the end of a decade-long run with the network.

“I feel fortunate to have collaborated with so many incredibly talented people during my 10-plus years at ESPN,” MacMullan said in a statement, via ESPN. “Sometimes you just know when you’re ready to dial it back, and this is the right time for me. I’m grateful for the memories, but especially for the friends I’ve made along the way. Thank you to my ESPN colleagues for all of your support.”

Before she joined ESPN, MacMullan was a reporter for The Boston Globe. Her skillset made her a key acquisition for ESPN. She worked her way up the ladder at ESPN, receiving appearances on Around the Horn, SportsCenter, Outside the Lines and The Jump.

Judging by the

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NBA World Reacts To The Latest Kamba Walker News

Boston Celtics guard Kemba Walker against Toronto.

Boston Celtics guard Kemba Walker against Toronto.

The New York Knicks entered free agency knowing they needed another point guard. On Wednesday morning, it was announced that Kemba Walker is heading to Madison Square Garden for the 2021-22 season.

Walker, who was traded to the Oklahoma City Thunder in June, has agreed to a buyout. The terms of his contract with the Knicks are unknown at this time.

Even though Walker struggled this past season with the Boston Celtics, the NBA world seems very excited about New York’s outlook for next season.

New York already has a plethora of talented players on its roster, such as RJ Barrett, Julius Randle and Derrick Rose. However, the Knicks were unable to get out of the first round of the playoffs in large part because of their flaws on the offensive side of the floor.

Now that Walker is in the mix, the

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Robert Anthony Cruz surprises father with news he’s just signed with Nats

SEE IT: New Nats signee Robert Anthony Cruz surprises father originally appeared on NBC Sports Washington

Turning dreams into reality can be overwhelming for some, particularly those close enough to know the amount of hard work got them there. 

For the father of Robert Anthony Cruz, the emotions were running high. Cruz, the young undrafted free agent who in his Instagram post spoke of agreeing to his first professional contract with the Nationals, made sure to give the news to his father in person. 

Surprising his father with the new Nationals hat Cruz likely received after signing, the two embraced in a proud moment for the dad and quite the touching moment for the sports community to witness. 

Cruz is coming off an All-American senior season in which he boasted a .388 batting average with 45 hits, 11 home runs and 36 RBI out of Biola University in the PacWest.

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