Odell Beckham Jr.’s excused, debated absence is over.  

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08/07/2019 4:41 am  
BEREA Gary Jennings Jr. Jersey , Ohio (AP) —  He’s run a comeback route to the Browns.The star wide receiver practiced with his new teammates for the first time Tuesday after skipping Cleveland’s voluntary workouts last month.Beckham, who was acquired in a blockbuster trade with the New York Giants in March, had drawn local and national criticism for not taking part in the team’s offseason program, which included an extra session because the Browns have a new coach, Freddie Kitchens.A three-time Pro Bowler, Beckham spent one day in Cleveland for his introductory news conference on April 1 before leaving for vacation, to work out in California and to attend to personal business. He posted videos of his workouts in Los Angeles on Instagram in an attempt to show his commitment and counteract any negativity.Kitchens even offered public support to the 26-year-old, saying he was confident Beckham would stay in shape. Kitchens stayed in contact with Beckham while he was away.“There’s no problem with Odell not being here http://www.seahawksfootballauthentics.com/phil-haynes-jersey-authentic ,” Kitchens said on April 27. “I’d rather him be here. He’s not here. It’s voluntary. That’s what the word ‘voluntary’ means. He can decide to come or he can’t. But under no circumstance am I going to say that I’m pissed off at Odell for not being here. He’ll be ready to play and ultimately that’s the only thing I want, for him to be ready to play when we start kicking off in September and he will be — I promise you.”Tuesday’s practice was closed to the media, but Wednesday’s will be open. The Browns will practice 10 times over the next three weeks, and it’s not known if Beckham will stay around to participate in all of them.Beckham’s arrival in Cleveland, where he’ll join quarterback Baker Mayfield and good friend Jarvis Landry, has driven up expectations for the Browns, who went 7-8-1 last season. After winning a women’s World Cup super-G, Federica Brignone dedicated her victory to Italian teammate Elena Fanchini on Saturday.

 

The 32-year-old Fanchini had to end her season because of a tumor, forcing her out of her fourth Olympics in Pyeongchang next month.

”She is always with us Ugo Amadi Jersey , she is missing. For sure, we are all upset. This (win) was for her,” said Brignone, adding she hoped her triumph ”can help Elena to recover better.”

In the penultimate super-G before the Olympics, Brignone timed 1 minute, 9.80 seconds on the Karnten-Franz Klammer course and denied then-leader Lara Gut her first win of the season, beating the Swiss former overall champion by 0.18. Cornelia Huetter of Austria was 0.46 behind in third.

Nadia Fanchini, Elena’s younger sister, trailed Brignone by 0.98 in fifth for her best result of the season.

Lindsey Vonn finished 1.43 off the lead in ninth place http://www.clevelandbrownsteamonline.com/sione-takitaki-jersey , a day after the American standout was considering skipping the race to avoid the risk of getting injured on the partly weakened course. However, snow conditions vastly improved after a cold night.

”As soon as I saw the course at inspection this morning, I knew I was going to run,” said Vonn, adding she was satisfied with the conditions after ”the snow was sugar” in previous days.

”For me that is a dangerous situation because I don’t have any stability then on my knee,” Vonn said. ”If it’s bumpy it’s not a problem. As long as the surface is holding and solid, it’s fine.”

Vonn badly injured her right knee skiing in soft snow at the 2013 world championships in Austria, and ultimately missed the Sochi Olympics the following year.

Wearing bib No. 2, Vonn briefly led Saturday’s race but knew she was not in contention for her 79th career victory.

”On the bottom I wasn’t as aggressive I should have been. I was a little bit too conservative Sheldrick Redwine Jersey ,” she said. ”It’s kind of funny because I skied the harder sections better and then the easier sections worse.”

Vonn didn’t match Brignone’s skiing, who found the right line to master some tricky turns in the course.

”It’s really bumpy, and then it’s going really straight in some parts,” Brignone said.

It was the Italian’s seventh career win, and second of the season after triumphing in a giant slalom in Lienz, Austria, last month.

Brignone became the fifth different winner of five super-G races this season.

Still aiming for her first win after coming back from knee surgery, Gut used a strong run to take an early lead in the race.

Brignone trailed by 0.08 at the last split time but made up two-tenths on the Swiss to grab the win.

”To me it’s important to show in races what I can do,” Gut said. ”I was determined to start January well and I have done that.”

Hungarian skier Edit Miklos crashed when her skis crossed shortly before finishing Kaleb McGary Jersey , and was brought to hospital with ”a possibly severe knee injury,” according to her coach Stefan Abplanalp.

A year ago, Miklos was airlifted off the hill with a right-knee injury after crashing in a downhill training run at another Austrian resort, Zauchensee.

The race was rescheduled from Sunday after organizers swapped it with the downhill. The mandatory downhill training run will be held Sunday morning, two hours before the race.


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