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Sanders Commings of Kansas City Chiefs loses cousin in Charleston shooting

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Our top story today comes from the NFL and follows a Kansas City Chiefs player who sadly lost a relative in the Charleston shootings yesterday.

In other news: Terrelle Pryor has changed position, the Lakers are bringing in a shock player for a second pre-draft workout, while Bryce Harper escaped what could have been a serious knee injury.

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Unfortunately, we start off with some sad some news as the cousin of Kansas City Chiefs safety Sanders Commings was one of the victims in the Charleston shooting yesterday. 

Commings' cousin was Clementa Pickman, a pastor and state senator who was among the killed nine at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in South Carolina Wednesday night during a prayer meeting. 

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Commings did practice on Thursday, which was the Chiefs last before training camp.

"Our thoughts and prayers go out to Sanders Commings and his family," Chiefs coach Andy Reid said. "His cousin was a preacher in South Carolina, Charleston there, that was shot and killed, so we're grieving for him and his family."

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Staying in the NFL, one quarterback has made a very brave move. After being cut by his third team in a year, Terrelle Pryor has taken the decision to change his position and move to wide receiver. We'll have to wait and see if Pryor actually knows how to catch.

Over to the NBA now, where the Los Angeles Lakers have brought in one potential draftee for a second time.

The Lakers are working out Emmanuel Mudiay, the point guard who chose to play in China last year, and could potentially select him 2nd overall.

And finally to baseball, where the Washington Nationals got very lucky. Bryce Harper suffered what looked like a potential serious knee injury last night, with his leg buckling while making a throw. Fortunately for Washington, it's been confirmed that Harper only suffered a mild hamstring strain.

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