Football

NFL preseason Week 1 takeaways

[ad_1] play1:03Kirk Cousins goes four-for-four on the Vikings' opening drive and finishes it off with a 35-yard touchdown pass to Adam Thielen.Last week's Hall of Fame game was a taste, but this week marks the full return of football, albeit of the preseason variety. The Pittsburgh Steelers may have a pair of new stars in James Washington and Devin Bush, Baker Mayfield and the Cleveland Browns started hot, and so
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Silence not golden as Yankees’ Gardner ejected

[ad_1] TORONTO -- Apparently even silence can have its consequences.New York Yankees outfielder Brett Gardner learned that the hard way Friday night when he was ejected from inside his first-base line dugout in the fourth inning of the Yankees' game at the Rogers Centre against the Toronto Blue Jays.At the exact moment Gardner was tossed by home-plate umpire Chris Segal, cameras showed the center fielder sitting quietly on the Yankees'
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Ross’ nonprofit ’empathizes’ with Stills’ criticism

[ad_1] The chief executive of RISE, a nonprofit whose mission statement says it aims to "eliminate racial discrimination, champion social justice and improve race relations," acknowledged Friday that the organization will face major challenges retaining the support of professional athletes after it was revealed this week that its founder, Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross, plans to host a fundraiser luncheon for President Donald Trump.Diahann Billings-Burford, who has been RISE's CEO
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Meet this summer’s most coveted sneaker free agents

[ad_1] 7:36 AM ETNick DePaulaESPN The NBA's free-agency frenzy is mostly over.The NBA's sneaker free-agency frenzy is just beginning.Most multiyear sneaker endorsement contracts include an expiration date of October 1 in the year they're up, but they also include a 60-day advance window where players can begin meeting with and negotiating with other brands. Meaning as of August 1, this year's crop of coveted players could begin lining up presentations,
Golf

Johnson takes 1-shot lead over Spieth at Liberty National

[ad_1] JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Dustin Johnson has missed nine birdie chances from 10 feet or closer at Liberty National, which ordinarily might annoy him. He’s hitting it so well that he still leads The Northern Trust Open. Johnson birdied three of his last six holes Friday, finishing with an approach to 8 feet on the 489-yard closing hole, for a 4-under 67 that gave him a one-shot lead
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The lapsed WWE fan’s guide to SummerSlam

[ad_1] Aug 8, 2019Greg WyshynskiESPN As a service to fans who have a general interest in the WWE but might not have watched a match since WrestleMania, we're happy to provide this FAQ as a guide to SummerSlam 2019, scheduled for Sunday at Scotiabank Place in Toronto.Q. Where is the bar set for this SummerSlam?We regret to inform you that The Bar is not on this card. Or any card,
Nascar

NASCAR’s Johnson-Blaney feud shows no signs of slowing down

[ad_1] BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) — Jimmie Johnson’s feud with Ryan Blaney is showing no signs of slowing down, heading into the NASCAR Cup race at Michigan International Speedway Johnson still wants Blaney to apologize for making contact from behind going into a turn nearly a week ago at Watkins Glen. The seven-time champion approached the 25-year-old Blaney after the race, pointing his index finger at him during a heated exchange
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Bills trade DE Harold to Eagles for OT Bates

[ad_1] 7:09 PM ETMarcel Louis-JacquesESPN ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. -- The Buffalo Bills have traded defensive end Eli Harold to the Philadelphia Eagles for offensive tackle Ryan Bates.The teams announced the trade Friday evening, one day after a pair of offensive linemen suffered injuries in the Bills' preseason opener against the Indianapolis Colts.Bates signed with the Eagles as an undrafted free agent out of Penn State this offseason after starting 12
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Buccaneers vs. Steelers – Game Summary – August 9, 2019

[ad_1] Heinz Field Pittsburgh, PA 15212 78° Line: PIT -2.0 Over/Under: 38 Down:2nd & 5Ball on:50Drive:5 plays, 40 yds5 plays, 40 yards, 2:23 TBPIT502020TBPIT304050403010202010(3:19) B.Gabbert pass short right to J.Watson to 50 for 5 yards (O.Adeniyi, J.Layne). NFL1234TBuccaneers77Steelers00first QuarterTBPITTD8:31Chris Godwin Pass From Jameis Winston for 9 Yrds, C.Santos extra point is GOOD, Center-Z.Triner, Holder-B.Pinion.12 plays, 81 yards, 6:2970 Data is currently unavailable. To help make this website better, to improve