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Aaron Rodgers: Colin Kaepernick should be on an National Football League roster Aaron Rodgers: Colin Kaepernick should be on an National Football League roster
- September 04, 2017

Los Angeles Times reporter Sam Farmer discovered the same thing during his own investigation into why Kaepernick is still unemployed. He added that "I think because of his protests" Kaepernick remains unsigned and that it would be "ignorant" to believe otherwise. (more...)
Alexander Rossi grabs win, but Scott Dixon trims Josef Newgarden's lead Alexander Rossi grabs win, but Scott Dixon trims Josef Newgarden's lead
- September 04, 2017

It is the 12th successive IndyCar season in which the title will be decided in the final race . Rossi was able to convert his maiden IndyCar pole into his first win in the series since his famous success at last year's Indianapolis 500, despite going off-sequence when he was forced into an early stop after being short-fuelled earlier in the race . (more...)
Jake Olson, Blind Since Age 12, Gets a Snap for USC Jake Olson, Blind Since Age 12, Gets a Snap for USC
- September 04, 2017

Olson received an escort onto the field from holder Wyatt Schmidt before the play. MSU football: What we learned, what to watch vs. Olson said U.S.C. "I think to have a situation where a 12 year old kid loses his sight and going to have to face the rest of his life without seeing is just ugly, and to fast forward eight years and have that same kid be able to snap on the football field that really got him through that time , is just really just special and incredible", Olson said. (more...)
Miami Dolphins add kicker Cody Parkey of Jupiter; cut Andrew Franks Miami Dolphins add kicker Cody Parkey of Jupiter; cut Andrew Franks
- September 04, 2017

The only practice that Parkey had with Cleveland's holder and snapper came in pregame warmups. He missed 3 of 6 field goal attempts in his debut but recovered to make 17 of his next 19 attempts. On field goals of 30-39 yards, Parkey is 21-for-23 (91 percent). In 2016, Franks ranked 27th (76.2) in the National Football League in field goal percentage as he made 16 of his 21 field goals. (more...)
Hurricane Harvey: Houston Texans Travel Home, Cancel Game vs. Dallas Cowboys Hurricane Harvey: Houston Texans Travel Home, Cancel Game vs. Dallas Cowboys
- September 04, 2017

As of Friday morning, nearly 150,000 donors had collectively given more than $13 million to Watt's campaign. "We've upped the goal to $10 million because everything is bigger in Texas", he said. The New England Patriots and New York Jets and the Johnson family also are donating $1 million each to relief efforts. "The team feels it is imperative to get back home to help the Houston community recover from the devastation of Hurricane Harvey". (more...)
Chargers keep injured receiver Mike Williams on the 53-man roster Chargers keep injured receiver Mike Williams on the 53-man roster
- September 04, 2017

Tight end Jeff Cumberland was also cut. Cumberland signed with the Chargers in April 2016 after playing the first six seasons of his National Football League career with the New York Jets . 7 - and Wayne Gallman, a running back who was selected by the New York Giants. He wasn't the only undrafted player to earn a spot on the team. Tight end Sean Culkin and linebackers Nigel Harris and James Onwualu also made the team, providing depth and athleticism on special teams. (more...)
Playing for England means everything to me, says Samit Patel Playing for England means everything to me, says Samit Patel
- September 04, 2017

Patel has 60 caps across all three formats for England but his only worldwide in the last four years was in the final Test of the Pakistan tour in November 2015. "Putting on that England shirt... it means everything to me", he explained. "In the last 12 to 15 months he has started to prepare better with a little bit more care about the intensity he needs to prepare in his game". (more...)
Roger Federer beats Feliciano Lopez in straight sets at US Open Roger Federer beats Feliciano Lopez in straight sets at US Open
- September 04, 2017

Federer, 36, took the first set 6-3 in under 30 minutes and added the second by the same score as he rarely looked troubled, unleashing moments of occasional brilliance as he dealt with Lopez comfortably. I've done well in five-setters lately. With Federer righting the ship against Lopez, he and Rafael Nadal once again appear to be on a collision course for the semifinals. (more...)
Shea Patterson discusses season-opening performance — RGTV Shea Patterson discusses season-opening performance — RGTV
- September 04, 2017

Head coach Hugh Freeze resigned in July after revelations surfaced regarding his personal conduct. Ole Miss: Brown finished with 233 receiving yards, a new school record, on eight receptions. One play after the second-half kickoff, Patterson found Brown open on a post pattern near midfield. It starts with a huge performance against South Alabama. (more...)
Alabama LB Christian Miller suffers biceps tear, could miss season Alabama LB Christian Miller suffers biceps tear, could miss season
- September 04, 2017

Outside LBs Christian Miller and Terrell Lewis are out for the year. Evans has a groin injury, while Jennings suffered a sprained ankle, Nick Saban announced after the game . Alabama holds aspirations of winning the College Football Playoff, but these injuries will surely hurt their chances. Both players entered the season as key contributors, and both play outside linebacker. (more...)
Italian Grand Prix 2017: What did we learn from today's race? Italian Grand Prix 2017: What did we learn from today's race?
- September 04, 2017

He took the flag more than four seconds ahead of Bottas, with Vettel some 36 seconds back, for the first back-to back victories by a driver this season. They're fantastic. This energy is like nowhere else we see, except for maybe Silverstone. Ferrari's concern soon became the Red Bull of Daniel Ricciardo, who from P16 on the grid had perfected a reverse strategy to run into the top five on fresh super-soft tires after a long first stint. (more...)
Redskins' Su'a Cravens reportedly pondering retirement at 22 Redskins' Su'a Cravens reportedly pondering retirement at 22
- September 04, 2017

Cravens informed the other defensive backs in a group chat Saturday night that he was going to retire and then exited the session by saying: "peace out", a source said. Veteran player and respected locker room leader Niles Paul also offered his support. The Redskins selected him in the second round of the 2016 NFL Draft out of USC, where he was a former First-team All-Pac-12 selection back in 2014. (more...)
Netherlands 3-1 Bulgaria Netherlands 3-1 Bulgaria
- September 04, 2017

The win sees Netherlands leapfrog Bulgaria into third in Group A , keeping them in sight of Sweden and France . Bulgaria pulled one back within two minutes with Georgi Kostadinov claiming the final touch after a curling free kick by captain Ivelin Popov went straight through the defence. (more...)
Veteran QB Joe Flacco returns to practice Veteran QB Joe Flacco returns to practice
- September 04, 2017

In his press conference, coach John Harbaugh said Flacco "looked good " and they hope his body responds well to the work. "It feels good to be back out here with the guys and be a part of everything again", Flacco said, per a team statement. (more...)
Dallas Cowboys cut Cedric Thornton; Add two defenders Dallas Cowboys cut Cedric Thornton; Add two defenders
- September 04, 2017

They claimed defensive tackle Brian Price off waivers from Green Bay . Thornton, who signed a four-year, $17 million deal that included $9 million guaranteed, never really fit what the Cowboys were seeking. Price is someone that the Packers have liked since he came to Green Bay , though the franchise has had some problems finding a spot for him to play. (more...)
Howard delivers biggest upset in NCAA history Howard delivers biggest upset in NCAA history
- September 04, 2017

But a 4-yard rush from freshman quarterback Caylin Newton (younger brother of Carolina Panthers quarterback, Cam) put the team ahead for good midway through the fourth quarter. The Rebels started the game flagged for offside on the opening kickoff, and at one point, the officials stopped a play because UNLV's cheerleaders were still on the field. (more...)
Former Arkansas RB Jonathan Williams cut by Buffalo Bills Former Arkansas RB Jonathan Williams cut by Buffalo Bills
- September 04, 2017

Williams had impressed when given the opportunity this preseason, rushing for 121 yards on 21 carries, good for 5.8 yards per attempt. In 11 games last season, Williams received 27 carries for 94 yards and one touchdown. They also have Patrick DiMarco at fullback. The Bills now have six linebackers on their active roster: starters Lorenzo Alexander, Preston Brown, Ramon Humber, newly acquired (per an ESPN report) Deon Lacey, and rookie reserves Matt Milano and Tanner Vallejo. (more...)
Shapovalov knocked out of US Open Shapovalov knocked out of US Open
- September 04, 2017

Shapovalov would rally and held a double break/set point opportunity on the Spaniard's serve at 6-5, 15-40, but missed back to back forehands to level at deuce. I still have a lot of things to learn. "Hopefully in the future I can make some more runs and hopefully in the future, lift up a cup". Nobody since 2007 at Wimbledon had even run into three at the the same major until Carreno Busta stormed through Evan King, Cameron Norrie, and Nicolas Mahut this week. (more...)
Henderson retains captaincy as Southgate calls for Wembley backing Henderson retains captaincy as Southgate calls for Wembley backing
- September 03, 2017

The game follows a week in which Sterling has been suggested as a component part of City's failed bid for the Arsenal striker Alexis Sanchez, despite the 22-year-old having started the season well for his club. "It's a great opportunity for us. We are playing good opposition so we have to make sure we are tactically prepared, which we will be". England have hardly provided much excitement in the World Cup qualifiers. (more...)
Jordan Henderson to continue as England captain against Slovakia Jordan Henderson to continue as England captain against Slovakia
- September 04, 2017

Manchester City were left furious by reports that Raheem Sterling was offered to Arsenal in a part-exchange deal for Alexis Sanchez, Simon Mullock of the Sunday Mirror reports. Slovakia manager Jan Kozak has labelled England's emerging crop of youngsters as "the future of football" ahead of the teams' World Cup qualifier on Monday. (more...)