Vince Carter will help the Memphis Grizzlies, the San Antonio Spurs will show their age and other predictions for the NBA season

National Post | Sports

With the NBA season set to start on Tuesday, National Post basketball reporter Eric Koreen took a spin around the league to look at the teams and players that will figure prominently this year:

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Five teams that will improve

Detroit (29-53, 11th in East): They still have a misshapen roster, and Greg Monroe is likely on his way out. However, Stan Van Gundy is a difference maker as a coach, and Andre Drummond is one year older, and therefore one year scarier.

New Orleans (34-48, 12th in West): Anthony Davis is a superstar, even if it seems as if half of the world has not acknowledged that yet. It becomes evident this year. If the Pelicans have some better injury luck than they had last year, they could crack the post-season.

Atlanta (38-44, 8th in East):…

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Washington Redskins players, fans flip out after win over hated Dallas Cowboys

WTVR.com

DALLAS — The Washington Redskins beat the Dallas Cowboys 20-17 in overtime during their Monday Night Football match-up.

Redskins quarterback Colt McCoy threw for 299 yards in the win against their arch rival.

It was just the Redskins third win of the season, so the team went all out in celebration on its social media channels.

Click here to email us your thoughts on the game. Who finishes the season stronger, the Redskins or the Cowboys?

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Morning photo: Some colors!

Nature

Summit County Citizens Voice

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asfg Wild rose leaves turn brilliant orange in the early autumn chill.

FRISCO — Living in a place where about the half the year is defined by the whiteness of snow makes you appreciate the other half of the year — the colorful half — even more. And especially in the fall, when you know the land is about to be transformed into frozen stillness, it’s fun to get out and capture some of the last brilliant bits of color, accented in this set by some in-camera editing as well as some post-processing. All the images in this set, except the aspen panorama, were treated with iPhone photo apps to accentuate the rich autumn light. Follow our Instagram feed for daily photo updates and visit our online gallery for a great selection of Colorado landscape and nature images, available as fine art prints and greeting cards.

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