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Ezekiel Elliott was passenger in car that was hit, sits out OTAs again

FRISCO, Texas — Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott will miss his second straight day of organized team activities after being involved in a car accident Sunday. The Cowboys said Elliott suffered a hit to the head in the “minor accident” and is being evaluated. Elliott is doing conditioning work off to the side, the team said. It’s not known yet when he will be able to return to practice full time, but the team is being cautious with its star running back, who led the NFL with 1,631 yards in 2016. Elliott was a passenger in a car that was hit. The week before the Cowboys’ playoff game against the Green Bay Packers in January, Elliott was involved in a minor accident on his way to the facility. With Elliott not practicing, Darren McFadden will take the first-team snaps. Elliott’s representatives declined comment. The Cowboys opened up Phase 3 of the offseason program Monday and had their first 11-on-11 work Tuesday….

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Ezekiel Elliott was passenger in car that was hit, sits out OTA again

FRISCO, Texas — Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott will miss his second straight day of organized team activities after being involved in a car accident Sunday. The Cowboys said Elliott suffered a hit to the head in the “minor accident” and is being evaluated. Elliott is doing conditioning work off to the side, the team said. It’s not known yet when he will be able to return to practice full time, but the team is being cautious with its star running back, who led the NFL with 1,631 yards in 2016. Elliott was a passenger in a car that was hit. The week before the Cowboys’ playoff game against the Green Bay Packers in January, Elliott was involved in a minor accident on his way to the facility. With Elliott not practicing, Darren McFadden will take the first-team snaps. Elliott’s representatives declined comment. The Cowboys opened up Phase 3 of the offseason program Monday and had their first 11-on-11 work Tuesday….

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Richard Jefferson: LeBron had a bug in Game 3 loss

LeBron James’ teammate Richard Jefferson had an explanation for James’ less-than-stellar performance in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals: He was sick. Jefferson told Fox Sports Ohio after Game 4 on Tuesday night that James got sick from a bug that was going around, which also caused backup Deron Williams to miss a shootaround. “I know he won’t talk about it, so I’ll give my big guy a shout,” Jefferson said. “Deron Williams missed shootaround this morning because he had like a little bug, really lethargic, had no energy. And I think that’s what ‘Bron had. And sometimes these little bugs can go around. And [James] was like, dude when Deron didn’t show up to shootaround, it kind of started clicking in his head. Because for him it was like, ‘I don’t know why I was so lethargic, why I had no energy, I had nothing.’ “And so, these little things happen. [There] was no panic. Look, he was lethargic, they hit a bunch of tough shots, if …

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Chris Bosh, Miami Heat agree to part ways

The Miami Heat, Chris Bosh and the players’ union have tentatively agreed to a resolution that would allow all parties to move on, sources told ESPN on Wednesday. Bosh, 33, hasn’t played since February 2016 because of blood clo…

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