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NFL preseason Week 2 takeaways

[ad_1] Welcome to the NFL, rookie.New York Giants quarterback Daniel Jones fumbled twice, but also led two scoring drives against the Chicago Bears. It came a night after Arizona Cardinals rookie quarterback Kyler Murray looked uncomfortable against the blitz of the Oakland Raiders.We have all that and more in the biggest takeaways and fantasy football nuggets of the preseason's second week from NFL Nation:Jump to a matchup:PHI-JAX | NYJ-ATL |
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UFC 241 viewers guide – Nate Diaz looking to make a statement in return

[ad_1] As far as main and co-main events go, UFC 241 Saturday night in Anaheim has to be considered the strongest card of the year so far.Here he is, heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier (22-1). Still defending his title in August, despite so much talk last year of plans to retire on his 40th birthday in March. Cormier will face Stipe Miocic (18-3), the only man to ever defend the heavyweight
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Filings suggest Nike paid in pursuit of players

[ad_1] Newly released evidence in the federal government's criminal case against attorney Michael Avenatti suggested that employees at Nike were paying high-profile college basketball prospects' handlers and families tens of thousands of dollars in under-the-table payments.In a July 30, 2016, email from Carlton DeBose, the director of Nike's EYBL grassroots basketball division, he wrote that bidding for top players reached as much as $100,000.In the email to Nico Harrison, the
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Carrasco throws first BP since leukemia diagnosis

[ad_1] Cleveland Indians right-hander Carlos Carrasco faced live hitters on Friday for the first time since his leukemia diagnosis.Carrasco, who has been out since June 5, threw pitches to hitters from the Indians' Class A affiliate."It's a huge boost to him," manager Terry Francona told reporters on Friday. "Even if this is all he did the rest of the year, you could see how excited he was to do it.
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Slayer axed as sponsor for NASCAR’s Yeley

[ad_1] Slayer got a farewell send-off, but not the one it wanted.The thrash metal band, which was announced last week as the primary sponsor of J.J. Yeley's No. 54 car for the NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway on Saturday night, announced its sponsorship has been removed."Today, reportedly due to reactionary concerns from other long-time participating sponsors, Slayer has been pulled
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Josh Gordon’s return just what depleted Patriots needed – New England Patriots Blog

[ad_1] NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- One of the New England Patriots' biggest question marks could now become a top strength.That changed in a "Flash" with Josh Gordon's conditional reinstatement.In Thursday's practice, the depleted state of the Patriots' wide receiver corps was highlighted by one of the first passes quarterback Tom Brady threw in competitive 11-on-11 drills. It was to undrafted free agent Gunner Olszewski of Division II Bemidji State.Clay: Updated projectionsClay:
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Josh Gordon’s return just what depleted Patriots needed – New England Patriots Blog

[ad_1] NASHVILLE -- One of the New England Patriots' biggest question marks could now become a top strength.That changed in a "Flash" with Josh Gordon's conditional reinstatement.In Thursday's practice, the depleted state of the Patriots' wide receiver corps was highlighted by one of the first passes quarterback Tom Brady threw in competitive 11-on-11 drills. It was to undrafted free agent Gunner OIszewski of Division II Bemidji State.Clay: Updated projectionsClay: Ultimate
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All the reasons why this weekend at the FedEx Cup means so much

[ad_1] MEDINAH, Ill -- For a majority of the field at the BMW Championship, only 36 holes remain in their 2018-19 season. This is the second of three FedEx Cup Playoff events, with just 30 players advancing to next week's Tour Championship in Atlanta. Here are a few of the storylines this weekend at Medinah Country Club:Tiger and the Tour ChampionshipBrian Spurlock-USA TODAY SportsIt would be a shame if Tiger
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Bears vs. Giants – Game Summary – August 16, 2019

[ad_1] Passing YardsNYGRushing YardsCHINYGReceiving YardsNYG MetLife Stadium East Rutherford, NJ 07073 82° Line: NYG -3.5 Over/Under: 41 Down:1st & 10Ball on:CHI 38Drive:1 play, 16 yds1 play, 16 yards, 0:42 CHINYG502020CHINYG304050403010202010(8:02) (Shotgun) M.Trubisky pass incomplete deep left to R.Ridley. PENALTY on NYG-L.Carter, Roughing the Passer, 15 yards, enforced at CHI 23 - No Play. NFL1234TBears00Giants77first QuarterCHINYGTD8:44Bennie Fowler Pass From Eli Manning for 8 Yrds, A.Rosas extra point is GOOD, Center-T.Pepper, Holder-R.Dixon.10
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Packers plan to have Rodgers back on field Sun.

[ad_1] GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Aaron Rodgers, who was a last-minute scratch from Thursday's preseason game against the Baltimore Ravens because his back tightened up, is expected back on the field the next time the Green Bay Packers practice.That session is scheduled for Sunday."Yeah, that's the plan, but you know, a lot of it is going to be predicated on how he feels," Packers coach Matt LaFleur said Friday. "I