J.J. Watt hears trade rumors on golf course, Russell Wilson happy to escape Jadeveon Clowney’s hits

first_imgSaturday marked a busy morning in the NFL as the cut deadline approached in the early evening.It was also a day full of blockbuster trades with the Texans at the center of it all, and some players on the teams involved responded to the weekend’s events in hilarious ways. NFL trade rumors: Dolphins deal Kenny Stills, Laremy Tunsil to Texans for huge return Jadeveon Clowney trade news: Seahawks, Texans agree to deal for pass-rusher First, Jadeveon Clowney was moved to Seattle. It had been widely reported the star pass-rusher was nearing a deal with a new team and the Seahawks were Clowney’s “preferred” destination. Related News Clowney, who had stayed away from the Texans during the preseason while refusing to sign his one-year, $15.967 million franchise tag, never planned to start the season in Houston and said he was willing to miss the entire year if he didn’t receive a new contract.Now, Clowney will be on the field and there’s one quarterback who is very happy with the new deal. Russell Wilson reacted to the news, tweeting: Me: So you telling me you’re not chasing me anymore? @ClowneJD : “Nah bro…all other QBs”Me: okay we’re cool we’re cool.. 😎Welcome to the squad bro! 🏈🏈🏈— Russell Wilson (@DangeRussWilson) August 31, 2019More news rocked the Houston organization when it landed wide receiver Kenny Stills and left tackle Laremy Tunsil from Miami.This stunning deal gave the Dolphins an array of draft picks over the next two years but more importantly it will give the offense a boost with Stills’ hands and Tunsil’s protection of the oft-sacked Deshaun Watson. NFL trade news: Texans acquire Carlos Hyde from Chiefs in wake of Lamar Miller injury In the whirlwind of an afternoon, some established Texans found out about the trade in equally unique and hilarious ways.J.J. Watt was playing a round of golf when he heard the news.Kid on the golf course just broke news to me about my own team.— JJ Watt (@JJWatt) August 31, 2019last_img read more


NBA: MVP, other prizes to be unveiled on new awards show

first_imgStyle finalists include wardrobe looks and fashion statements for Westbrook, Chicago’s Dwyane Wade and Cleveland’s Iman Shumpert.Dunk of the Year candidates include slams through the hoop by Minnesota’s Zach LaVine, Oklahoma City’s Victor Oladipo and Larry Nance Jnr of the Los Angeles Lakers.Block of the Year candidates are shots stuffed by Miami’s Hassan Whiteside, New York’s Kristaps Porzingis and San Antonio’s Kawhi Leonard.Assist of the Year hopefuls are passes by Golden State’s Draymond Green to Stephen Curry and then along to Kevin Durant, a no-look effort from Denver’s Nikola Jokic and a wraparound toss from Chris Paul of the Los Angeles Clippers.Game Winner of the Year includes crucial baskets by Westbrook versus Denver, Phoenix’s Tyler Ulis against Boston and Cleveland’s Kyrie Irving against Golden State.ADVERTISEMENT Panelo: Duterte only wants to emulate strong political will of Marcos Ex-Bulacan town vice mayor, village chief shot dead Palace: Crisis over ABC-CBN franchise unlikely Ai-Ai delas Alas on Jiro Manio: ‘Sana pinahalagahan niya ang naitulong ko’ MOST READ LATEST STORIES Duterte’s ‘soft heart’ could save ABS-CBN, says election lawyer Wildlife rescuers asked to turn over animals to DENR Finalists were named for the new fan-voting awards, which include Best Style, Dunk of the Year, Block of the Year, Assist of the Year, Game Winner of the Year and Top Performance of the Year.Voting on social media can be done via Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and the NBA’s website.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSEnd of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legendSPORTSBreak new groundSPORTSMcGregor blasts Cerrone in 40 seconds in UFC returnThe show will unite the announcements of such awards as the NBA Most Valuable Player, Rookie of the Year, Defensive Player of the Year, Sixth Man Award, Most Improved Player, Coach of the Year, Executive of the Year, Sportsmanship Award, Teammate of the Year plus announcement of the NBA All-Rookie and All-Defensive team rosters.Performance of the Year finalists include Oklahoma City’s Russell Westbrook with the most points of any triple double in NBA history with 57 points, 13 rebounds and 11 assists against Orlando, Houston’s James Harden with a 53-point, 16-rebound, 17-assist triple double against New York, Golden State’s Klay Thompson scoring 60 points in three quarters against Indiana and Devin Booker netting 70 points for Phoenix against Boston. Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Veteran guards out to make repeat bid tougher for Ahanmisi Presidency bid needs ‘deep reflection’ – Sara Duterte Taal Volcano evacuees warned against going home A detail view of the game clock prior to Game Five of the Western Conference Quarterfinals between the Los Angeles Clippers and the Utah Jazz at Staples Center at Staples Center on April 25, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. Getty Images/AFPNEW YORK — NBA individual award trophies for the 2016-17 season, including those in six new fan-voted categories, will be unveiled together in the inaugural NBA Awards show June 26 in New York.The league announced Thursday that traditional season-end awards will be presented at the gala, to be hosted by singer-entertainer Drake, as well as new awards in which voting has already started.ADVERTISEMENT Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks PLAY LIST 01:40Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks01:32Taal Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite Bulacan town gears up for biggest cookie jar View commentslast_img read more