Astros’ Yuli Gurriel tips helmet to Yu Darvish before first at-bat – ESPN

8:52 PM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment LOS ANGELES — In an effort to make further amends for his racist gesture earlier in the World Series, Houston Astros first baseman Yuli Gurriel took off his batting helmet and slightly nodded his head when he faced Los Angeles Dodgers starter Yu Darvish […]

Josh Gordon to be reinstated on conditional basis – NFL.com

Josh Gordon is getting yet another chance. The Cleveland Browns receiver — who hasn’t played in a regular-season game since 2014 — is set to be reinstated on a conditional basis by the NFL, the league announced Wednesday. “Effective immediately, Gordon may join the Browns to attend meetings, engage in conditioning work and individual workouts,” […]

Gordon Hayward talks injury, says Celtics coach Brad Stevens helped carry him onto plane – ESPN

8:26 PM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment Boston Celtics forward Gordon Hayward confirmed that he expects to miss the remainder of the 2017-18 season while recovering from surgery to fix the fractured ankle he suffered in a gruesome opening-night injury in Cleveland. Hayward, posting an entry entitled, “In an Instant” to […]

Soaring Eagles brace for Osweiler, Broncos (Nov 05, 2017) – FOXSports.com

The red-hot Philadelphia Eagles look to extend their winning streak to seven games on Sunday when they host the sputtering Denver Broncos at Lincoln Financial Field. Philadelphia defeated the San Francisco 49ers 33-10 last week to improve to an NFL-best 7-1 on the season. The Broncos, meanwhile, fell to the Kansas City Chiefs, 29-19, on […]

Papa John’s says anthem protests are hurting deal with NFL – ESPN

7:13 PM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment Executives from Papa John’s, the official pizza company of the NFL, expressed disappointment on a conference call Wednesday about the league’s ongoing player protests during the national anthem. “The NFL has hurt us,” company founder and CEO John Schnatter said. “We are disappointed the […]

McCullers ready for major role in Astros’ closeout plans – FOXSports.com

LOS ANGELES (AP) Lance McCullers Jr. headed into Game 6 of the World Series not knowing whether he would be attempting to close out a championship on Tuesday night or starting Game 7 one night later. If anybody could handle the uncertainty amid such high stakes, it’s Houston’s versatile right-hander. McCullers has already been a […]

Georgia opens at No. 1 in CFP ahead of Alabama, Notre Dame, Clemson – ESPN

Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment The SEC rules the top of this season’s first College Football Playoff rankings, but not perhaps in the way most would think. Though Alabama is ranked ahead of Georgia in the AP poll, the CFP committee sees the unbeaten Bulldogs as the No. 1 team ahead of […]

Bills acquire WR Kelvin Benjamin in trade with Panthers – ESPN

8:33 PM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. — In a deal that was completed minutes before the NFL’s trade deadline Tuesday, the Carolina Panthers dealt top wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin to the Buffalo Bills for a third- and a seventh-round pick in the 2018 draft. The third-rounder is […]

Jimmy Garoppolo ‘looking forward to challenge, enjoying process’ with 49ers – ESPN

8:59 PM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment SANTA CLARA, Calif. — As San Francisco 49ers general manager John Lynch sat down to offer opening comments at quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo‘s introductory news conference on Tuesday, he stopped in his tracks. Before Lynch was even settled in his seat, Garoppolo was already speaking, […]

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