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Pocatello native Taysom Hill might land QB job with Green Bay Packers Pocatello native Taysom Hill might land QB job with Green Bay Packers
- September 03, 2017

The former basketball player turned football player is a raw and unfinished prospect who could turn into a dynamic playmaker for the offense if given the time to develop. Towards the end of the game, Hill danced out the pocket before connecting with tight end Aaron Peck for a 25-yard touchdown. "I can't describe what it felt like to get back the feeling of waking up after a game and being sore". (more...)
Andrew Luck won't stay on PUP list — Colts GM Andrew Luck won't stay on PUP list — Colts GM
- September 03, 2017

The Colts' starting quarterback has been on the sidelines recovering since he underwent surgery earlier this year to fix an issue with his right shoulder that had been bothering him since the 2015 season. Coach Chuck Pagano was also vague last week when asked how much time Luck would need to get himself ready. Of course, since he hasn't practiced or played in the preseason, that means he's nearly certainly not going to play in the regular season opener against the Rams on September 10. (more...)
Maryland throttles Texas 51-41 in Tom Herman's first game Maryland throttles Texas 51-41 in Tom Herman's first game
- September 03, 2017

Hill went 3-for-3 through the air for 44 yards while rushing for 14 yards and a score. Texas hadn't managed to get an offensive touchdown on the board and trailed the Terrapins 27-7. The Longhorns made things interesting in the third quarter when a 91-yard punt return touchdown by Reggie Hemphill-Mapps cut the deficit to three. Maryland's defense, which had been such a liability a year ago, came up with three crucial stops in the fourth quarter, including two turnovers on downs, that helped ... (more...)
Gareth Southgate accepts supporter unrest during Malta win Gareth Southgate accepts supporter unrest during Malta win
- September 03, 2017

A one-match domestic ban awaits and speculation grew in the following days that it may be served at Arsenal, with City reportedly willing to use him as a makeweight in a deal for Alexis Sanchez. "Daniel likes to do it on the last day to get the best deal, but we just have to wait and see", said Kane, whose side finished second behind Chelsea in the Premier League last season. (more...)
Clemson bands trolls Ohio State with '31-0' formation at halftime Clemson bands trolls Ohio State with '31-0' formation at halftime
- September 03, 2017

The Tigers would open up the second half with a 2-yard rushing touchdown from Fuller. There's a chance Kent State puts up a zero here. Bryant got things going with his legs early and led the Tigers to touchdowns in their first three possessions of the game. (more...)
Clemson bands trolls Ohio State with '31-0' formation at halftime Clemson bands trolls Ohio State with '31-0' formation at halftime
- September 03, 2017

The Tigers would open up the second half with a 2-yard rushing touchdown from Fuller. There's a chance Kent State puts up a zero here. Bryant got things going with his legs early and led the Tigers to touchdowns in their first three possessions of the game. (more...)
Wyoming's punter whiffs, Clemson band trolls Ohio State Wyoming's punter whiffs, Clemson band trolls Ohio State
- September 03, 2017

The 6-foot-4, 220-pound native of Calhoun Falls, S.C. also ran for 77 yards on seven carries - scoring another touchdown on the ground. Quarterbacks Nick Holley and George Bollas combined to go 1-5 passing for one total yard. After a pair of short passes to open the day, Bryant's deep ball hit Cain in stride. Kelly Bryant will be the starting quarterback after Deshaun Watson goes to the National Football League with the Houston Texans. (more...)
Malta 0-4 England: Ryan Bertrand scores his first England goal Malta 0-4 England: Ryan Bertrand scores his first England goal
- September 03, 2017

But we knew we had to keep moving it, and that the spaces would open and the chances would come", said the Tottenham Hotspur striker, who has notched five goals under Southgate's stewardship. But the squad is otherwise well stocked, meaning Southgate can use today's game at Malta's National Stadium to hone defensive partnerships and test attacking configurations. (more...)
Clemson band mocks Ohio State football with flawless troll job Clemson band mocks Ohio State football with flawless troll job
- September 03, 2017

Bryant got things going with his legs early and led the Tigers to touchdowns in their first three possessions of the game. The Tigers squandered only one trip to the red zone, when Kelly Bryant's pass attempt to Tee Higgins was tipped and intercepted. (more...)
Clemson Clobbers Kent State Clemson Clobbers Kent State
- September 03, 2017

Kent State picked up its initial first down on a 7-yard run by quarterback Nick Holley with 1:48 left in the first quarter and the Golden Flashes proceeded to march 55 yards to the Clemson 20-yard line before settling for a 37-yard field goal by Shane Hynes on the fifth play of the second quarter. (more...)
Patriots acquire DE Cassius Marsh in trade with Seahawks Patriots acquire DE Cassius Marsh in trade with Seahawks
- September 03, 2017

Patriots coach and general manager Bill Belichick will look to Marsh to add depth at defensive end after injuries at the position and disappointing performance by Kony Ealy (who was eventually cut) left them lacking bodies at the end of camp. (more...)
Italian Grand Prix set to cap European season this week on NBCSN Italian Grand Prix set to cap European season this week on NBCSN
- September 03, 2017

Though the 60-minute FP3 timing clock started as usual at 1100 local time the session was delayed indefinitely as the Safety Car did multiple laps of the soaked circuit. The last time that adverse weather forced qualifying to roll over to Sunday was the US Grand Prix at the Circuit of the Americas in 2015. Whereas we knew that Verstappen was a wonder kid in the wet, we weren't so aware of the ability of Lance Stroll and Esteban Ocon in these conditions. (more...)
Broncos release S Ward after three seasons Broncos release S Ward after three seasons
- September 03, 2017

I've been impressed with Kyle". After not finding a trade partner, the Broncos chose to cut Ward before his $4.5 million base salary became fully guaranteed for the season. Sloter threaded the needle for a 21-yard touchdown pass to tight end Steven Scheu for the final score and further make his case as a backup, at least in the short-term. (more...)
Arsenal and Liverpool under additional time pressure in Thomas Lemar chase Arsenal and Liverpool under additional time pressure in Thomas Lemar chase
- September 03, 2017

Monaco are understood to be reluctant to part with Lemar after already losing Tiemoue Bakayoko to Chelsea and Benjamin Mendy and Bernardo Silva to Manchester City. "A lot of players and friends have said good things to me about the club, the spirit in the squad and the team. We have the numbers and quality to deal with that". (more...)
Karolina Pliskova feels the heat after surviving scare Karolina Pliskova feels the heat after surviving scare
- September 02, 2017

Live radio and text commentary on selected matches every day. While Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal hope to remain on track for a possible semifinal showdown, Karolina Pliskova avoided becoming the latest top woman to exit the U.S. Open. It is the first time in his long career that the 36-year-old Federer has played five-setters in both the first and second rounds at a Grand Slam tournament. (more...)
Young American nearly knocks off No. 1 Karolina Pliskova Young American nearly knocks off No. 1 Karolina Pliskova
- September 03, 2017

The match in Arthur Ashe Stadium was still in the balance at 3-3 in the decider. "Right before I went to the locker room, my coach told me", Rogers said. "That was the case today". The world number one is yet to win a grand slam and her best performance on a grand stage this year has been a semi-final appearance at French Open. (more...)
Colts Trade Phillip Dorsett for Jacoby Brissett Colts Trade Phillip Dorsett for Jacoby Brissett
- September 03, 2017

Brissett arrives to Indianapolis with the Colts uncertain about quarterback Andrew Luck's status for Week 1 after offseason shoulder surgery.? The Patriots had a need at both at receiver and at punt returner, following the injuries in successive weeks to Julian Edelman and Cyrus Jones . (more...)
Colts trade WR Dorsett to Patriots for QB Brissett Colts trade WR Dorsett to Patriots for QB Brissett
- September 03, 2017

Brissett threw for just 103 yards in his first start, but he made several plays with his legs as well, and the Patriots beat the Houston Texans, 27-0. Brissett also rushed for 83 yards and a touchdown on 16 attempts during his rookie season in New England. New England needed more depth at wide receiver after Julian Edelman suffered a season-ending torn ACL in the first quarter of a preseason game against the Detroit Lions on August 25. (more...)
Juan Mata delighted with the arrival of Zlatan Ibrahimovic at Manchester United Juan Mata delighted with the arrival of Zlatan Ibrahimovic at Manchester United
- September 03, 2017

That's what the Manchester United forward told reporters after hitting a hat-trick in Belgium's 9-0 win over Gibraltar in World Cup qualifying. I knew for a moment that Zlatan was going to sign but I could tell nobody, " he said in a press conference". (more...)
Browns Give Steelers Pick For Justin Gilbert Back For WR Sammie Coates Browns Give Steelers Pick For Justin Gilbert Back For WR Sammie Coates
- September 02, 2017

In essence, the deal here is Gilbert for Coates, with Pittsburgh paying a tax of an extra seventh-round pick. He had 22 catches for 446 yards and 2 touchdowns in 20 games, 5 starts, for the Steelers over his first 2 seasons but a pair of broken fingers and a recent knee scope set him back. (more...)