Durant calls tweets about OKC 'childish'

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(TSX / STATS) -- Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant apologized and labeled his recent actions on Twitter as "childish" and "idiotic" on Tuesday while on a Tech Crunch panel in San Francisco.

Durant claims he accidentally used his main Twitter account while defending his decision to leave Oklahoma City.

When asked by a fan to give him "one legitimate reason for leaving okc other than getting a championship," the 2017 NBA Finals MVP responded in the third person with the following: "he didn't like the organization or playing for Billy Donovan. His roster wasn't that good, it was just him and Russ (Russell Westbrook)."

Dolphins suspend LB Timmons indefinitely

(TSX / STATS) -- The Miami Dolphins suspended starting linebacker Lawrence Timmons indefinitely on Tuesday, stemming from his mysterious weekend disappearance in Los Angeles.

Timmons disappeared on Saturday night without informing the team and didn't play in Sunday's season opener against the Los Angeles Chargers. (MORE)

Smith unanimously retained as NFLPA head

(TSX / STATS) -- The NFL Players Association selection committee unanimously decided to retain DeMaurice Smith as its executive director, the union announced Tuesday.

"After a comprehensive and professional process in line with our constitution, the NFLPA selection committee has unanimously selected DeMaurice Smith to continue in the role as our executive director," NFLPA president Eric Winston said in a statement. "Congratulations to De and we know there is more work to be done." (MORE)

McAdoo calls out Eli for 'sloppy' play

(TSX / STATS) -- EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Following the Giants' 24-10 loss to the Lions Monday night, a frustrated Ben McAdoo was asked about a critical delay of game penalty quarterback Eli Manning took down by the goal line that ultimately forced the offense to settle for a field goal.

"Sloppy quarterback play," the head coach said. "Quarterback and the center need to be on the same page there. We've got to get the ball snapped." (MORE)

Panthers' Olsen to IR, out 8 weeks

(TSX / STATS) -- The Carolina Panthers placed Pro Bowl tight end Greg Olsen on injured reserve Tuesday.

Olsen sustained a broken foot during Sunday's 9-3 home-opening victory over the Buffalo Bills. The 32-year-old underwent surgery the following day and is eligible to return to the active roster after eight weeks, which would put him on schedule to play at the New York Jets on Nov. 26. (MORE)

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