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Aaron Rodgers returns, Patrick Mahomes stays hot as Chiefs lead Steelers

Aaron Rodgers returns, Patrick Mahomes stays hot as Chiefs lead Steelers

Sheldon Richardson sacks Aaron Rodgers, something the Packers hope to prevent. (Jeffrey Phelps / Associated Press) Cindy Boren Reporter covering sports, with an emphasis on politics and national stories September 16 at 2:09 PM NFL Week 2 Headline News | Injury NewsFantasy Football | ATS Betting Tips/Picks [Looking for Redskins coverage? Click here.] Follow along here […]

Browns WR Josh Gordon informed he will be released Monday

Browns WR Josh Gordon informed he will be released Monday

CLEVELAND — Josh Gordon‘s troubled tenure with the Cleveland Browns has ended. The team announced Saturday night that it intends to release the former Pro Bowl wide receiver, whose immense talent has been overshadowed by substance abuse that has derailed a promising career. The stunning news came just hours after the Browns said Gordon would […]

Dave Martinez on Laz Diaz: Ump is 'supposed to uphold the peace'

Dave Martinez on Laz Diaz: Ump is 'supposed to uphold the peace'

Washington Nationals manager Dave Martinez had pointed words after plate umpire Laz Diaz and star slugger Bryce Harper jawed during a game against the Atlanta Braves on Friday. Harper and Diaz were arguing with each other much of the night. It started when Harper disagreed with a call in the fifth inning and continued when […]

Patriots Mailbag: Who Answers The Bell At Running Back In Week 2?

Patriots Mailbag: Who Answers The Bell At Running Back In Week 2?

Is it just me, or have we stretched the comments Jacksonville Jaguars cornerback Jalen Ramsey made about New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski in June a few months too far? Don’t get me wrong. I’m very excited to see the first time Gronkowski lines up across from Ramsey on Sunday in the Patriots-Jaguars Week […]

David Wright will be activated for the Mets' final homestand, will start at third base on Sept. 29

David Wright will be activated for the Mets' final homestand, will start at third base on Sept. 29

“I like to look at it that I was extremely lucky to have the career that I had, surrounded by the people that I had,” Wright said. “I love the game. I truly do. I love the game. I love it. … I miss it. But as far as regrets go, I can’t say that […]

Drew Brees on Baker Mayfield: 'He can be a lot better than me'

Drew Brees on Baker Mayfield: 'He can be a lot better than me'

Cleveland Browns No. 1 overall pick Baker Mayfield hasn’t taken a single NFL regular season snap yet, but one future Hall of Fame quarterback is extremely high on the rookie. New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees heaped praise on Mayfield on Wednesday, saying he thinks Mayfield can be better than him. Brees made those comments […]

Serena Williams Cartoon, Called Racist, Gets New Life — on Paper's Front Page

Serena Williams Cartoon, Called Racist, Gets New Life — on Paper's Front Page

SYDNEY, Australia — An Australian newspaper has defended its decision to publish a provocative cartoon of the tennis star Serena Williams, using the image again — this time on its front page — and railing against “politically correct” critics who deemed the drawing racist. The headline “Welcome to PC World” — accompanied by caricatures of […]

Conor McGregor sued by UFC fighter Michael Chiesa over bus attack

Conor McGregor sued by UFC fighter Michael Chiesa over bus attack

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UW offense could get boost from Danny Davis, whose two-game suspension is over

UW offense could get boost from Danny Davis, whose two-game suspension is over

Wisconsin’s Danny Davis catches a pass in front of Michigan’s Brandon Watson during the second half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, in Madison, Wis.(Photo: Morry Gash, Associated Press) MADISON – Danny Davis’ best performance in 2017 came against Miami in the Orange Bowl. Davis capped his freshman season by recording three […]

NFL Week 1 Live Updates: Cowboys Nearly Shut Out in Loss to Panthers

NFL Week 1 Live Updates: Cowboys Nearly Shut Out in Loss to Panthers

Elliott had a fairly quiet game for him, with 69 rushing yards and one touchdown, but of far greater concern, Prescott failed to develop much with the passing game, completing 19 of 29 passes for 170 yards in his first game without Witten and Bryant. He had the ball and a chance to tie the […]