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Florida Gulf Coast edges SC Upstate 72-71 in OT

Florida Gulf Coast edges SC Upstate 72-71 in OT

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) Chase Fieler made a layup with 2 seconds left in overtime to lead Florida Gulf Coast to a 72-71 victory over South Carolina Upstate in an Atlantic Sun Conference game on Thursday night, snapping the Spartans' four-game winning streak.

The Spartans had tied it a 64-all on Ty Greene's 3-pointer with 20 seconds left in regulation.

Florida Gulf Coast's Bernard Thompson led five double-figure scorers with 19 points, Fieler scored 17, Sherwood Brown had 14 points and 11 rebounds, Eric McKnight chipped in 12 and Brett Comer 10 for the Eagles (12-6, 4-1), who are off to their best start in A-Sun play since joining the league in 2007.

Torrey Craig had 24 points and 14 rebounds for the Spartans (8-9, 2-1), and Greene scored 20 points.

SC Upstate trailed 38-29 at the half but pulled to 53-51 on Babatunde Olumuyiwa's layup with 5:53 left.

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Terry McLaurin continues to dominate the Eagles with an electric 75-yard touchdown

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Terry McLaurin continues to dominate the Eagles with an electric 75-yard touchdown

In Week 1 of the 2019 NFL season, Terry McLaurin introduced himself to opposing defenses, specifically the Eagles secondary, as he racked up 125 yards and a touchdown on five receptions.

Since then, the rookie receiver has continued to showcase his talent, establishing himself as Washington's No. 1 target and a pass catcher that all teams should fear. Through incredible catches and strong runs after the receptions, he's shown he can do it all.

So with the Eagles coming to town in Week 15 for a divisional battle, what would he do for an encore? It didn't take long for Philadelphia to find out.

Catching a pass from Dwayne Haskins on a slant, McLaurin turned upfield, left the secondary in the dust and sprinted into the end zone for a 75-yard score to give Washington a 7-3 lead in the first half.

Not only did the touchdown show McLaurin's ability, but it also displayed the growing connection between him and Haskins. Teammates in college, the two are still continuing to get more comfortable with each other. Plays like that are a sign of things to come, something that will please Redskins fans and even get a smile out of their former Ohio State coach Urban Meyer, who was reportedly in attendance for Sunday's game.

If McLaurin is doing this in his rookie year, the Eagles are not going to enjoy the coming years.

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There’s one team that could reportedly stop a Terrell Suggs return to Baltimore

There’s one team that could reportedly stop a Terrell Suggs return to Baltimore

According to a report from Ian Rapoport, there’s one team that could ruin a Terrell Suggs return to Baltimore

Rapoport reported on Sunday morning that the Tennessee Titans were one team that appears poised to claim the 37-year-old outside linebacker. 

The Titans entered Sunday at 8-5 and tied for the division lead in the AFC South. 

A connection for Suggs in Tennessee is Dean Pees, who was a linebackers coach for the Ravens from 2010 and 2011 before he became defensive coordinator, a role he held from 2012-2017. He became the Titans defensive coordinator in 2018.

The Ravens don’t have much power when it comes to bringing the franchise icon to Baltimore, as they are currently last on the waiver wire. 

Suggs will be on waivers until Monday at 4 p.m., where he’ll find out which team — if any — claimed the former Defensive Player of the Year. 

Adam Schefter previously reported that Suggs might not report to the team that claims him, should it not be the Ravens. 

Whatever the case is with Suggs, the resolution is coming by Monday evening. 

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