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'Greek freak' to make All-Star debut?

You mean Giannis Antetokounmpo hasn't been there in his first three seasons? Our Summer Forecast panel sees that "drought" ending next February in New Orleans. First-time All-Star candidates

Rob Demovsky ESPN Staff Writer 

Tight end Mitchell Henry (hand) and running John Crockett (shoulder) both have injuries that likely would keep them out past Week 1, per sources. Both expected to be waived/injured.

Rob Demovsky ESPN Staff Writer 

The Packers have waived Kennard Backman, a sixth-round pick last year. The tight end has a minor knee injury that will require a scope, according to a source. Surgery is expected this week.

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Martinez strikes out 13 (0:30)
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Cardinals take the lead on throwing error (0:26)

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St. Louis Cardinals starter Carlos Martínez has struck out a career-high 13 against the Brewers. All 18 of his outs through 6 innings came via either strikeout or ground ball, Martínez is the 3rd pitcher to strike out at least 11 hitters against the same team twice this season. The others are Jake Arrieta (Pirates) and Jon Gray (Padres)

Rob Demovsky ESPN Staff Writer 

Sounds like Damarious Randall will join Sam Shields as the Packers starting cornerbacks. "Sam and D have separated themselves," cornerback coach Joe Whitt said. "But outside of that, we're looking for that fourth, fifth guy."

Rob Demovsky ESPN Staff Writer 

Who knows if Jeff Janis can play receiver with a club cast on his right hand? But Ron Zook thinks Janis could play on special teams with it. "If they'll let him, I think he can," the Packers special teams coordinator said. "He was running around out there today. Other than the club, he looked pretty good to me. Can he make a tackle I guess would be the biggest question to me?"

Jesse Temple ESPN Staff Writer 

Wisconsin coach Paul Chryst calls LSU running back Leonard Fournette "extremely talented" and acknowledges "he's going to make plays." Wisconsin's front seven is among the best in the Big Ten but will be put to the ultimate test against the Heisman favorite on Saturday.

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Con Rodgers sano, los Packers ponen la mira en el Super Bowl

Aaron Rodgers está sano y Green Bay se enfoca en regresar el Trofeo Vince Lombardi a casa. Leer y mirar

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Packers practicing back-shoulders catches (0:24)
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Rob Demovsky ESPN Staff Writer 

How important is the back-shoulder pass to then Packers' offense? The receivers even practice catching those off the JUGS machine.

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Another new twist on the JUGS drill for Packers receivers (0:15)