Packers release DT Letroy Guion amid DUI charges, PED suspension

Letroy Guion has found himself without a team.

The Packers released the 30-year-old left tackle less than two months after he was arrested for allegedly driving drunk in Hawaii, the team announced Tuesday.

Guion’s June 21 arrest came after he was suspended the first four games of the 2017 season for testing positive for performance-enhancing drugs in March.

An hour after his arrest in Waikiki, police said Guion’s BAC was .86. Authorities added that he was slurring his words and smelled like marijuana when he was initially pulled over.

Guion was also suspended three games in 2015 after he was arrested for marijuana possession. He paid a $5,000 fine and faced no jail time.

Last season, Guion played in 15 games and recorded 30 tackles. He signed a three-year contract extension with Green Bay worth $11.25 million in February 2016.

Despite not having a true franchise quarterback since Joe Theismann, Washington has been reluctant to commit to Cousins. There were rumors that the team isn’t Cheap Atlanta Braves Jerseys sold on Cousins’ long-term potential as a franchise quarterback, and former general Cheap NFL Jerseys manager Scot McCloughan said he thinks that Cousins had already hit his ceiling.

Still, the team’s new head of player personnel, former Washington quarterback Doug Williams, said he wanted Cousins on board.

The last two years, Kirk Cousins has had tremendous years, Williams said in June to Steve Wyche on NFL Network. And one thing in this league that’s hard to find is that guy to run the football team and Kirk does a tremendous job doing that.

NBA trade rumors: Carmelo Anthony, Thunder may have mutual interest, but is trade realistic?

Another team may be ready to jump into the fray for Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony.

The 10-time All-Star has been the subject of NBA trade rumors for what feels like the last decade. Just this offseason, Anthony has been linked to the Rockets, Trail Blazers and Cavs in light of Kyrie Irving’s trade request. Now, the Thunder could crash the Carmelo party.

That Weaver link Simmons mentions? Weaver is Oklahoma City’s current vice president and assistant general manager, and he helped recruit Anthony to play at Syracuse. More important than the relationship with Weaver, the franchise also offers the lure of playing with two stars in the primes of their careers.

“‘Please calm down, this high has to calm down’ — I done shot three shots that went over the backboard, like, I’m going to be honest, like, ‘Ahh, I gotta calm down,'” he told Rapoport, quoting his inner dialogues.

The issue of marijuana use in the NBA and pro sports in general has become a front-burner issue with states legalizing or decriminalizing the drug. The medicinal benefits of cannabis further complicate the matter.

Knicks president Phil Jackson, who is no stranger to recreational drug use, said in December that marijuana is part of NBA culture and that efforts to eradicate it from the league have Cheap Jerseys Outlets failed. To hear Stephen Jackson tell it, Nelson accepted that reality and gave his players the Cheap Jerseys Online China latitude to enjoy responsibly.

Draymond Green facing lawsuit for alleged assault

Draymond Green’s offseason will include a civil lawsuit.

The suit, announced Monday by California attorney Lisa Bloom, is in response to a 2016 incident when Green allegedly slapped former Michigan State football player Jermaine Edmondson during a dispute outside a bar in Michigan.

Green reached a plea deal in the incident and payed a $560 fine, but the accusers in the new lawsuit claim Green’s alleged acts of violence “have severely impacted their lives” and levies accusations of physical assault, bullying and misleading statements.

The police report from the incident said Green approached Edmondson early on the morning of July 10, 2016, at Conrad’s Grill in East Lansing, and allegedly slapped him following an argument. Edmondson, 23, requested and was granted his release from the MSU football program a few days later.

One ex-player in particular — Barkley — has been harsh toward James, when he called him “whiny” earlier this month. Barkley was reacting to James’ complaints about not having enough playmakers. Although Wade never mentioned him by name, it was clear he was referring to the “Inside the NBA” analyst.

“When you have a history, when you can go and Google your history, you better be a little careful with what you say,” Wade continued. “Sometimes, when guys get a microphone in front of their face, they just talk and talk and talk and forget about their history. We all make that mistake, but Cheap Jerseys NFL especially that guy on TV. He acting like he just walks on water. And I like the fact that LeBron called him Cheap Jerseys No Shipping Fees out and told him about himself a little bit. Humble yourself. LeBron is who he is. We all have flaws. But when your flaws a little bit more, you should shut up.

Astros Colin Moran fouls pitch off face, exits game

Astros third baseman Colin Moran had to be helped off the field Saturday night after fouling a pitch off his face.

Moran fouled an inside pitch from Orioles reliever Darren O’Day into his face just under his left eye.

I’m good. Everything good, Williams said, via NFL Network. The back situation. That was some false information being released. I don’t know who released it but everything is good.

The Chargers selected Williams with the No. 7 pick in the draft even though Tyrell Williams broke out last season, and Keenan Allen is expected back from his own injury.

Williams was a physical freak at Clemson, often using his imposing 6-4 frame to bully opposing cornerbacks. While it sounds as though Williams will avoid missing all of the 2017 season, it remains unknown how long he will be out of action.

If Williams is forced to miss regular season games, Dontrelle Inman could be the main beneficiary for playing time.

Rising young first-rounder Vernon Hargreaves and age- and height-defying Brent Grimes return as the starting cornerbacks trying to lift up a shaky coverage unit from 2016. The problem lied in awful safety play, which the Bucs worked to correct. They were smart to both let free safety Bradley McDougald walk Cheap Jerseys In Canada and demote strong safety Chris Conte.

Former Cowboy J.J. Wilcox, signed to a two-year free-agent deal, was a good solution to upgrade one of the spots. He is equally good at coverage and run support with some slobberknocking to go with Cheap Jerseys Good his ranginess. Keith Tandy is tabbed for the other job, but he can’t relax because of the upside of rookie second-round pick Justin Evans. Evans is physical enough to clean up as a tackler, smooth enough to quickly drop back to make plays. Regardless of who’s designated free or strong, the Bucs will plan on getting a lot more key plays from their safeties.