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Basketball World Reacts To Sunday’s Paige Bueckers News

UConn star Paige Bueckers looks on.

UConn star Paige Bueckers looks on.

The basketball world collectively held its breath on Sunday afternoon when Connecticut women’s basketball Paige Bueckers went down to the ground with an apparent non-contact injury.

Bueckers had to be helped off the floor with less than a minute to play in No. 2 UConn’s 73–54 win over No. 24 Notre Dame. As the sophomore guard tried to bring the ball up court with 38.5 seconds to play, her left leg buckled and nearly brought her all the way to the ground.

Bueckers was able to hobble her way up the court before falling in front of the Huskies bench in obvious pain. She was then helped off the floor and into the locker room by two of her teammates.

The apparent injury marred an otherwise fantastic afternoon for Bueckers and UConn. The 2020-21 Wooden Award winner scored 22 points, dished out four assists

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Steve Sarkisian Announces Brutal Texas Injury News

Steve Sarkisian at the Texas Spring Game.

Steve Sarkisian at the Texas Spring Game.

Just when it looked like things couldn’t get any worse for Texas football, they did. After an embarrassing overtime loss to the Kansas Jayhawks on Saturday, Texas coach Steve Sarkisian had more bad news to share.

According to Sark, 1,000-yard running back Bijan Robinson is out for the year after dislocating his elbow.

In many ways, the sophomore star was the Longhorns offense.

Robinson recorded 1,127 yards on 195 carries for 11 touchdowns this season. The 6-foot, 214-pound back also added 26 catches, almost 300 yards and four scores in the passing game.

Texas’ loss to Kansas marked its fifth-straight. That’s the longest Longhorns losing streak since 1956.

The ugly 57-56 OT loss came to a head when Texas found itself down 35-14 at the half.

UT has two more chances to attempt to finish with a winning record this year.

On Saturday,

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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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