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Tuesday Headlines: The Bucket Erupts

Tyler Herro scored 14 straight points at one point in his 2021-22 preseason debut.

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While much of the sports world is focused on football and the MLB postseason, the NBA preseason quietly began this weekend.

The Miami Heat played their first game Monday night, where Tyler Herro was scorching hot as he scored 14-straight points in the first quarter en route to 26 points on 9/12 shooting.

Fellow former Kentucky Wildcats star Bam Adebayo finished with 14 points on 6/8 shooting.

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Your Headlines

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3-star RB Kaden Moorman will announce college decision on Friday
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Kentucky vs. LSU Sold Out
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Marquan McCall to miss LSU game with injury
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Kirk Herbstreit names 5 SEC teams among his top performers from Week 5
Herbstreit liked a lot of what he saw from the SEC this week.

Georgia Bulldogs move past Alabama in SEC power rankings after Week 5
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Bubba Wallace wins at Talladega, becomes second Black driver to win NASCAR Cup race
Bubba Wallace became only the second Black driver in NASCAR history with a Cup Series victory, winning the rain-shortened event at Talladega on Monday.

Urban Meyer apologizes to Jacksonville Jaguars, family after viral video
Urban Meyer said Monday he apologized to his Jaguars players, his family and the team's owner after a viral video surfaced showing a young woman dancing close to his lap.

Washington Football Team puts trainer Ryan Vermillion on leave for criminal investigation
The Washington Football Team has placed head athletic trainer Ryan Vermillion on administrative leave for an ongoing criminal investigation unrelated to the club.

Fantasy waiver wire targets for Week 5 of 2021 NFL season
Michael F. Florio breaks down which players you should target on the waiver wire ahead of Week 4 of the 2021 NFL season.

NFL QB Index, Week 4: Dak Prescott and Derek Carr fly up rankings, while rookies continue to struggle
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