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Rams get CB Jalen Ramsey from Jaguars for 3 draft picks

Oct. 15, 2019 8:50 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Rams acquired Jalen Ramsey from the Jaguars on Tuesday night, ending the star cornerback's tumultuous tenure in Jacksonville with a trade to the defending NFC champions. Jacksonville got first-round picks from the Rams in 2020 and 2021, along with a fourth-round pick in...

Browns trade C Austin Corbett to Rams for fifth-round pick

Oct. 15, 2019 8:32 PM EDT

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Austin Corbett moved around on Cleveland's offensive line. His next stop is Los Angeles. The Browns traded Corbett, who failed to live up to high expectations after being selected with the No. 33 overall pick in the 2018 draft, to the Rams on Tuesday for a fifth-round draft pick in 2021....

Rams trade CB Marcus Peters to Baltimore for LB Kenny Young

Oct. 15, 2019 6:53 PM EDT

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Rams traded cornerback Marcus Peters to the Baltimore Ravens on Tuesday for linebacker Kenny Young and an undisclosed pick in the 2020 draft. Peters has been a starting cornerback for the Rams since they acquired him from Kansas City before last season, taking...

Zion Williamson makes new-look Pelicans a compelling draw

Oct. 15, 2019 6:29 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Zion Williamson celebrated a recent alley-oop dunk with an ebullient smile and a flexed left bicep as an energized crowd roared approvingly. The NBA preseason has provided a tantalizing taste of the excitement the league's top overall draft choice — a charismatic, 6-foot-6,...

Young Denver Nuggets set sights much higher this season

Oct. 15, 2019 5:36 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — The Nuggets didn't make major upgrades over the summer like so many of their Western Conference opponents, and they're fine with that — they figure Denver will turn into a desired destination soon enough. The Nuggets return a young corps that won 54 games last season and came within...

Murray's return expected to boost Spurs' speed and outlook

Oct. 15, 2019 3:27 PM EDT

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Spurs guard DeMar DeRozan is keenly aware it is not going to be easy to keep up this season. The Western Conference is once again flooded with talent, but that isn't what concerned DeRozan entering training camp. No, DeRozan was not sure how he is going to keep pace on a fastbreak led by...

Expectations still high for Celtics after Irving's departure

Oct. 15, 2019 3:06 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Expectations are nothing new for the Boston Celtics. Not living up to them despite having such a stacked roster the past two seasons was a little tougher to digest. The Celtics took a chance trading for All-Star Kyrie Irving with no guarantee he would re-sign when he became a free agent. The...

Harden and Westbrook back together to chase title in Houston

Oct. 15, 2019 2:43 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — James Harden and Russell Westbrook are thrilled to be reunited in Houston and can't wait to prove they will work just fine together. And Harden knows the rest of the team is excited about the addition of the eight-time All-Star as well. "I enjoy it but I know that everybody else enjoys it,...

Blazers want to take next step after playoff success

Oct. 15, 2019 2:33 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Trail Blazers got a taste of playoff success last season and that's shifted their mindset. Simply making the playoffs is no longer the goal, a championship is. Damian Lillard is once again joined in the backcourt by CJ McCollum but the supporting cast changed in the offseason with...

Doncic, Porzingis lead way in life after Nowitzki for Mavs

Oct. 15, 2019 2:31 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — The Dallas Mavericks now belong to the young European pairing of Luka Doncic and Kristaps Porzingis, and maybe for as long as German superstar Dirk Nowitzki led the franchise while spending a record 21 seasons with the same team. Since Dallas once again fell short trying to add a big name in...