Morant OK to travel, practice with Grizz

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) Two-time All-Star point guard Ja Morant will be able to travel with the Memphis Grizzlies, practice with his teammates and even take part in shootarounds throughout his 25-game suspension to start the NBA season, the team confirmed Monday.

Then the Grizzlies believe Morant will have to leave arenas a few hours before tipoff under the terms that the NBA is allowing him to work under throughout his suspension.

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver announced Morant's second suspension in June, making clear the guard must stop his “alarming” habit of flashing guns on social media. The suspension came a month after a second video of Morant flashing a handgun was streamed online.

Colts RB Taylor may make debut Sunday

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) The Indianapolis Colts will activate All-Pro running back Jonathan Taylor this week and he could play Sunday against Tennessee.

Coach Shane Steichen told reporters Monday he expects Taylor to practice starting Wednesday and the team will then evaluate whether he's ready to start playing in games. (MORE)

Unhappy Harden skips 76ers' media day

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) James Harden skipped the Philadelphia 76ers’ media day and his status for training camp this week in Colorado is unclear because the franchise has yet to meet the disgruntled guard’s demand for a trade.

“He's not here today,” team president Daryl Morey said Monday. “He continues to seek a trade and we’re working with his representation to resolve that in the best way for the 76ers and hopefully all parties.” (MORE)

Ex-MLB P Bauer, accuser settle lawsuit

LOS ANGELES (AP) Former major league pitcher Trevor Bauer and a woman who accused him of beating and sexually assaulting her in 2021 have settled their legal dispute, Bauer's attorneys said Monday.

“Both of their respective claims have been withdrawn with prejudice, effective today," attorneys Jon Fetterolf and Shawn Holley said in a statement. (MORE)

Watson medically cleared, opted to sit

CLEVELAND (AP) Cleveland Browns coach Kevin Stefanski said Deshaun Watson was cleared by the team's medical staff to play Sunday with a bruised right shoulder, but the quarterback made the decision following a brief warmup.

There had been some confusion about whether Watson made the call or it was made for him following the Browns' 28-3 loss to the Baltimore Ravens. (MORE)

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