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Thunder, four other teams’ interest in Beal says a lot

The Wizards don’t exactly attract a ton of envy these days, especially after posting the second-worst record in the NBA last season. But before Washington snagged Bradley Beal with the third overall pick in Thursday’s draft, even the Thunder front office was scratching its collective chin at the possibility of shaving the man with the gigantic beard in a trade for the smooth-shooting Beal. Sources said at least five teams had a green eye on Washington as it snagged Florida’s… Read More »

The Jags’ ex-Gators lead important rally in Gainesville

It was ironic that the Jaguars’ tour for more support came at the same time their former coach Tom Coughlin signed a two-year extension with the Giants — a team he’s won two Super Bowls with in the last five years. Nonetheless, this isn’t the first time the Jaguars’ franchise has had to battle for attention in this football state. The NFL had its doubts from the onset that a team in Jacksonville could lure eyes away from the state’s… Read More »