NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) The Tennessee Titans have signed tight end Brandon Barden from their practice squad, replacing Jared Cook who is out the rest of the season with a torn right rotator cuff.
The Titans put Cook on injured reserve after he tore his rotator cuff in last week's 27-23 loss at Indianapolis. Barden is a 6-foot-5 rookie who signed with the Titans in May after catching 107 passes for 1,234 yards in college at Vanderbilt.
The Titans also signed safety Suaesi Tuimaunei to the practice squad. He signed with Atlanta as an undrafted free agent in 2011 out of Oregon State and was with the Falcons in training camp this season.
The Titans host the New York Jets on Monday night.
Stephen Strasburg made his 2020 debut Sunday after missing the first two and a half weeks of the season with a nerve issue in his throwing hand. But before he could take the mound, the Nationals put up a video on the jumbotron of another Stephen Strasburg catching the first pitch.
“Stephen Strasburg” was adopted from the Humane Rescue Center by Nationals fan Mary Elizabeth Pratt just before last fall’s World Series. Her pitch was a little bit outside but Stephen had no problem scooping it up and running it back over to her.
The baseball-playing Stephen Strasburg is coming off a year in which he won World Series MVP honors and signed a seven-year extension to remain with the Nationals.
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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) -- Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green's suggestion for Devin Booker's future did not amuse the NBA.
The league fined Green $50,000 on Sunday for violating the league's anti-tampering rule with his comments about Booker, the Phoenix Suns' star guard.
"Get my man out of Phoenix," Green said Saturday during an appearance as an analyst for TNT. "It's not good for him. It's not good for his career."
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Asked on-air if he was tampering, Green replied, "maybe."
The league tightened its rules before this season when it comes to matters such as tampering, salary cap circumvention and free agency timing rules -- with one emphasis being the rule prohibiting player-to-player tampering.
Booker has not been to the playoffs with the Suns, who have not made the postseason in 10 years. The Suns are 5-0 so far inside the so-called bubble at Walt Disney World, which is playing host to the NBA's restart, and that streak has moved Phoenix into playoff contention.
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