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Day: 22 August 2019

Panthers’ Newton in walking boot with foot injury

[ad_1] Cam Newton’s surgically repaired shoulder has been the focus for much of the Carolina Panthers’ preseason, but the focus turned to the franchise quarterback’s left foot and ankle after a first-quarter sack in Thursday night’s 10-3 preseason loss at New England. Team medical staff examined Newton’s left foot on the sideline after the sack, […]

Xander Schauffele made the staggered scoring at the Tour Championship meaningless in a hurry

[ad_1] ATLANTA — As Xander Schauffele walked off the 18th green at East Lake Golf Club on Thursday, his playing partner, Matt Kuchar, joked that Schauffele had just missed a putt to shoot 59. Schauffele stood at 10 under following the opening round of the Tour Championship on Thursday; he started the day at 4 […]

Raiders, Pack play on 80-yard field due to holes

[ad_1] WINNIPEG, Manitoba — Due to “holes” in the end zones of IG Field, where goalposts for the Canadian Football League’s bigger field are usually planted, the Oakland Raiders and Green Bay Packers played on a shorter field Thursday night. Lengthy conversations between NFL, Packers and Raiders officials ended with the decision that the players […]

MLB bans playing in Venezuela amid Trump order

[ad_1] 8:19 PM ET Jeff PassanESPN Close ESPN MLB insiderAuthor of “The Arm: Inside the Billion-Dollar Mystery of the Most Valuable Commodity in Sports” Major League Baseball has banned all affiliated players from participating in the Venezuela winter league this year, a response intended to comply with President Trump’s embargo against the country’s Nicolas Maduro-led […]