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Denver routs Texas-San Antonio 75-50

Denver routs Texas-San Antonio 75-50

DENVER (AP) Marcus Byrd had 12 points as Denver defeated Texas-San Antonio 75-50 on Sunday.

The Pioneers (7-7, 3-1 WAC) have won three in a row. Denver made 14 3-pointers in the game, with nine players having at least one.

Chase Hallam had 11 points and five steals for Denver. He led the Pioneers with three 3-pointers. Royce O'Neale had 10 points, 10 rebounds and five assists, and Chris Udofia also had 10 points.

Denver shot 53 percent from the field and led 68-28 with 7:40 to play.

Jeromie Hill had 13 points and nine rebounds to lead the Roadrunners (4-10, 0-4). UTSA shot 33 percent.

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2019 Little League World Series: How to watch Virginia vs. Louisiana

2019 Little League World Series: How to watch Virginia vs. Louisiana

Loudoun South Little League will play Thursday night for a chance to advance to the United States final of the Little League World Series.

After a furious rally wasn't quite enough Wednesday night against Hawaii, the South Riding, Virginia, squad is one loss away from elimination in the double-elimination tournament. At the same time, though, they're also one win away from the United States championship game and a shot at redemption against Hawaii. Virginia did not allow a hit through the first two games of the tournament but is now on the brink of elimination.

Here's how you can watch the first Virginia Little League team in 25 years to make the LLWS play for a shot a the title.

Date and Time: August 22, 7:00 PM ET

Location: Lamade Stadium

Channel: ESPN, including streaming 

Teams: South Riding, VA (Southeast Region L24) vs. Wailuku, HI  (Southwest Region W22)

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Redskins turned down Patriots offer of first-round pick for Trent Williams, per source

Redskins turned down Patriots offer of first-round pick for Trent Williams, per source

The Patriots offered the Redskins a first-round pick in a trade for disgruntled left tackle Trent Williams but Washington rebuffed the offer, a source with knowledge of the situation told NBC Sports Washington. 

Kevin Sheehan of Team 980 reported the same news Thursday morning on his radio show. 

That call from New England came a few weeks ago while the Redskins were holding training camp in Richmond, the source explained. The Patriots are no longer pursuing Williams. 

Washington has made clear they don’t intend to trade Williams, which makes sense publicly. Still, there have been at least three teams to contact the Redskins about trading for Williams. 

It’s believed the Redskins want a first and a second-round pick to move on from Williams, who is refusing to report to the team despite having two years left on his contract. 

The reports around Williams’ holdout have been significant, mainly centering around the suggestion that the seven-time Pro Bowler will not return to Washington due to a misdiagnosis from the team’s medical staff last season. 

Multiple sources near Williams have been clear that he will not return to the Redskins and will miss regular-season action. 

Earlier this week, Washington head coach Jay Gruden said there is no update on the Williams situation and he must prepare his team with the players that have reported. 

“It is what it is,” Gruden said.

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