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    Gardner Minshew II doesn’t suppose COVID-19 would dare mess along with his swagger. The mustachioed Jaguars’ quarterback has been activated after a “brutal” stint on the reserve/COVID-19 listing, which lasted all of two days after coming into contact with contaminated teammate Michael Walker. “Didn’t contract the virus,” 24-year-old Minshew instructed reporters on a convention name on Tuesday. “Took one have a look at me and ran the opposite means. It was most likely in its finest pursuits, so right here we’re, we’re again on Tuesday able to roll, excited to go play some soccer.” Walker, 23, examined optimistic for the virus over the weekend. The reserve/COVID-19 listing is designated for gamers who both have examined optimistic for coronavirus or...
    Gardner Minshew II doesn’t think COVID-19 would dare mess with his swagger. The mustachioed Jaguars’ quarterback has been activated after a “brutal” stint on the reserve/COVID-19 list, which lasted all of two days after coming into contact with infected teammate Michael Walker. “Did not contract the virus,” 24-year-old Minshew told reporters on a conference call on Tuesday. “Took one look at me and ran the other way. It was probably in its best interests, so here we are, we’re back on Tuesday ready to roll, excited to go play some football.” Walker, 23, tested positive for the virus over the weekend. The reserve/COVID-19 list is designated for players who either have tested positive for coronavirus or have come into close...
    The Twins’ first homestand of the season had just about everything. Masterful pitching performances. Dominant innings from the bullpen. Home runs. Injuries. A coronavirus scare. Shutouts. A socially-distant walk-off celebration. And even a drone delay. Wait, what? File it in the you-don’t-see-that-every-day category: A rogue drone flying above center field paused Tuesday afternoon’s game against the Pirates for nine minutes, but the Twins didn’t let that faze them in their 7-3 win over Pittsburgh. The win capped off a 7-1 homestand in which the team swept both the Cardinals and Pirates and took three of four from division rival Cleveland. The Twins, who are riding a five-game winning streak,  now depart for an eight-game road trip that will take them...
    As Sonny Gray continues to thrive in Cincinnati, one of the prospects the Yankees gave up to acquire him from the A’s three years ago is finally set to make his MLB debut. Oakland announced Tuesday that James Kaprielian had been recalled from their alternate site. The right-hander was called up to replace another right-hander, Jordan Weems, who was put on the 10-day IL with a lat injury. It’s been a long journey for the 26-year-old, whom the Yankees selected 16th overall out of UCLA in the first round of the 2015 amateur draft. Kaprielian was seen as one of the organization’s best young arms and got an invite to spring training in 2016, but was soon sidelined by an...
    Getty P.J. Corridor failed his staff bodily with the Vikings on Tuesday. Twenty-four hours after the Vikings confirmed on the circumstances of a commerce with the Las Vegas Raiders and it has already fallen by. The Vikings have been anticipated to offer the Raiders a seventh-round choose in alternate for third-year defensive deal with P.J. Corridor. Corridor needed to cross a number of benchmarks earlier than the Vikings gave the Raiders the choose, together with making the 53-man roster and the enjoying in six video games. However the former Raiders prospect couldn’t even get to the Vikings apply discipline. Corridor failed his bodily on Tuesday which nullifies the commerce and any likelihood...
    Mask skeptic joins public service campaign after getting coronavirus Beyond Meats U.S. grocery sales nearly triple, offsetting restaurant losses Browns pleased with "engaged" Beckham so far in camp CLEVELAND (AP) While there's no guarantee Odell Beckham Jr. will stay quiet, the Cleveland Browns are confident their outspoken star receiver won't be bolting from training camp. © APWF FILE - In this May 31, 2016, file photo, Cincinnati Bengals defensive tackle Andrew Billings (75) participates in NFL football practice in Cincinnati. Billings, who signed a one-year free-agent contract with the Cleveland Browns in March after spending three seasons with the Bengals, has opted out of the 2020 season because of coronavirus concerns. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File) Beckham had recently questioned...
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — When Jalen Ramsey’s agent finalizes the Pro Bowl cornerback’s new contract with the Los Angeles Rams, Ramsey insists it will be news to him. That’s right, the player who showed up to the Jacksonville Jaguars’ training camp just one year ago in an armored bank truck says he isn’t paying attention to the financial details of the negotiations between the Rams’ front office and his agent, David Mulugheta. That didn’t stop Ramsey from abruptly leaving his first Zoom call of training camp Tuesday when reporters mildly pressed him on his thoughts about the pending deal that’s likely to make him the NFL’s highest-paid defensive back. Ramsey was away from the camera for about two minutes before...
    Igor Shesterkin is back, just in time to try to save the Rangers. Igor Shesterkin will start Game 3 tonight for the Rangers.Getty Images After being deemed unfit to play in the first two games of the Stanley Cup qualifiers against the Hurricanes, both of which the Rangers lost with Henrik Lundqvist in net, Shesterkin was finally cleared to start Tuesday’s Game 3 in Toronto. While the 24-year-old Shesterkin was set to make his postseason debut, it also marked the end of Lundqvist’s postseason reign. The 38-year-old had started 129 straight postseason games for the Rangers, with Kevin Weekes being the last goalie to start for the Rangers in a playoff game in 2006. Shesterkin, meanwhile, had given the Rangers...
    As Sonny Grey continues to thrive in Cincinnati, one of many prospects the Yankees gave as much as purchase him from the A’s three years in the past is lastly set to make his MLB debut. Oakland introduced Tuesday that James Kaprielian had been recalled from their alternate website. The fitting-hander was referred to as as much as exchange one other right-hander, Jordan Weems, who was placed on the 10-day IL with a lat harm. It’s been a protracted journey for the 26-year-old, whom the Yankees chosen 16th general out of UCLA within the first spherical of the 2015 newbie draft. Kaprielian was seen as one of many group’s greatest younger arms and acquired an invitation to spring coaching...
    As Sonny Gray continues to thrive in Cincinnati, one of the prospects the Yankees gave up to acquire him from the A’s three years ago is finally set to make his MLB debut. Oakland announced Tuesday that James Kaprielian had been recalled from their alternate site. The right-hander was called up to replace another right-hander, Jordan Weems, who was put on the 10-day IL with a lat injury. It’s been a long journey for the 26-year-old, whom the Yankees selected 16th overall out of UCLA in the first round of the 2015 amateur draft. Kaprielian was seen as one of the organization’s best young arms and got an invite to spring training in 2016, but was soon sidelined by an...
    The restart has begun on a bittersweet note for the Milwaukee Bucks. After registering a straight forward victory against the Boston Celtics in the opener, they shockingly lost to the Houston Rockets. The Bucks also etched their name in the history books with that loss. As Milwaukee gears up to face the Brooklyn Nets today, fans can rejoice as the team has received a major boost. For their first two games inside the bubble, the Bucks were lacking the services of Eric Bledsoe and Pat Connaughton. Both players were diagnosed with COVID-19 just days before the Bucks packed their bags to enter the bubble. However, both players are fit and back into the lineup, Bucks’ head-coach revealed....
    When the Giants opened the season in Los Angeles on July 23, first-year manager Gabe Kapler was expecting corner infielder Pablo Sandoval and utility man Mauricio Dubón to play significant roles for the club. Sandoval batted third and played first base on Opening Night while Dubón hit in the sixth slot in the order and moved from second base to shortstop late in the team’s 8-1 loss to the Dodgers. Fewer than two weeks into the season, Sandoval and Dubón have had their playing time slashed, but both players are back in the lineup for Tuesday’s game against the Colorado Rockies. Sandoval has been relegated to pinch-hit duties for much of the last week as he’s off to a 2-for-22...
    TOTTENHAM have agreed a £15million deal in principle to sign Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg from Southampton this week. Spurs defender Kyle Walker-Peters will move in the opposite direction in a separate transfer worth £12m after impressing on loan last season. 2Tottenham are expected to complete a deal for Southampton star Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg this weekCredit: Getty Images - Getty 2Spurs defender Kyle Walker-Peters will join the Saints in a separate deal after impressing on loanCredit: Rex Features There are still bonuses and payment structures to be agreed but personal terms are expected to be a formality with both players keen on their respective switches. Denmark international Hojbjerg had turned down the chance to seal a move to Everton as he held out for...
    Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back LeSean McCoy LeSean McCoy, who recently signed a one year deal with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers gave a simple rationale for why he chose to ink his deal with the franchise. “Tom Brady. Tampa. Warm weather. C’mon,” McCoy said (via Rick Stroud of the Tampa Bay Times.McCoy Considered Signing with the EaglesMcCoy has arrived in Tampa Bay but he considered signing with his old team in Philadelphia, Stroud adds. The Eagles have handed the keys over to Miles Sanders, who is expected to put up even better numbers than his rookie figures. Although, Philadelphia faces a difficult slate of rushing defenses, as Pro Football Action relays. Sanders proved to be an asset in...
    MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — There’ll be no high school football season in Minnesota this fall. The Minnesota State High School League voted Tuesday to move the football season to spring, with a shorter season, fewer games, and no scrimmages. The postseason plan has yet to be determined. This is a developing story. Check back for more.
    With Tropical Storm Isaias headed for the Carolinas, Florida now has dodged two storms during Gov. Ron DeSantis’ 19 months in office. As a result, new emergency and shelter strategies, developed over the past year under Florida Emergency Management Director Jared Moskowitz and since the March emergence of COVID-19, have not been put to the ultimate test. DeSantis was not disappointed about that Monday, calling Tropical Storm Isaias' weekend near-miss as a “good trial run” for state emergency management systems. “We did not get the major impact we were prepared for, which is a very good thing, but we did get a good trial run for what will likely be a busy hurricane season,” DeSantis said Monday...
    President Donald Trump took aim at protesting athletes again on Tuesday, tweeting that people 'are not happy that players are not standing for our National Anthem!' Although some NFL players have done so since 2016, athletes across the NBA, NHL and Major League Baseball have recently begun kneeling in protest of racism during The Star-Spangled Banner. However, despite Trump's claim, the leagues' television audiences do not appear to have suffered.    For instance, the NBA restarted its pandemic-interrupted season at Disney World last week, averaging an impressive 2.9 million viewers for its first doubleheader on TNT.  Specifically, that night's Lakers-Clippers game averaged 3.4 million viewers, more than doubling TNT's average regular season audience, according to multiple reports. Meanwhile Friday's Rockets-Mavericks game drew...
    Us Weekly has affiliate partnerships so we could obtain compensation for some hyperlinks to services. Now, we don’t need you to fret, as a result of there actually continues to be loads of time left to get pleasure from this summer time — however on the subject of procuring, it is perhaps time to make some concerns. It’s about that point for lots of shops to begin making the swap to fall trend, so nice hot-weather picks are about to grow to be scarcer and scarcer. If you wish to end this summer time off with a critical, fashionable bang, the time to buy is now! We’ve received you although. We all know that point is operating quick, so...
    CALL of Duty is about to get a major update alongside the launch of Season 5. Whether you're playing Modern Warfare Multiplayer or Warzone, you'll want to install this new patch as soon as it's out. 4There's now a moving train in Call of Duty's WarzoneCredit: Activision Call of Duty Season 5 release date – when is it out? You'll be able to start playing the new Call of Duty season from August 5. Usually the season won't begin until the evening in the UK, and around midday in the USA. There are no pre-installations available for Xbox One and PC. But you can already download the Season 5 patch on PS4, coming in at just over 36GB. 4You can...
    GRAYSON, Ky. — To pursue a passion, one must be willing to make the necessary sacrifices to make waves in the field of his or her choice. With East Carter (Ky.) graduate Garrett Halstead, there’s no question that he’s willing to lay it all on the line, regardless of the type of pitch he’s playing on. The talented offensive player, who led the Raiders to their best postseason showing in the history of its program, will join the Shawnee State men’s soccer program for the 2020 season on forward. He’ll look to replicate the success that he helped build at East Carter, which went 35-7-3 in Halstead’s two seasons there. “A lot of high school kids don’t have the opportunity...
    BRANDON WILLIAMS has signed a new contract at Manchester United after a stunning breakthrough season. The left-back, 19, put pen to paper on a new deal which keeps him at Old Trafford until 2024, with the option of a further year. A product of the famous United academy, Williams made his first-team debut in the Carabao Cup win over Rochdale in September. And with Luke Shaw continuing to battle injury problems, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer persisted with the teenager for much of the season. In total, he has already racked up 33 senior appearances this term and could add to that with United still in the Europa League. More to follow 1Brandon Williams has committed his future to Manchester United...
    Brian Winters is staying in the AFC East. The former Jets guard signed a one-year deal with the Bills on Monday, according to multiple reports. Winters had been a starting guard for New York since 2013, but was released by the team on Sunday. A third-round pick in the 2013 NFL draft, Winters started 79 of 89 games with the Jets. However, he has seen injuries end his season prematurely in three of the last four seasons. The 29-year-old played nine games last year before a shoulder injury derailed his season. Jets general manager Joe Douglas previously told reporters that Winters would be allowed to compete for his starting job with Greg Van Roten, who arrived with the Jets...
    CHELSEA are set to offload up to TEN stars this summer including N'Golo Kante, according to reports. The Blues have already spent big on Timo Werner and Hakim Ziyech and Frank Lampard looks set to wave goodbye to some big names to balance the books. 2Frank Lampard looks set to axe up to TEN players this summer 2N'Golo Kante is one of the star names who could be let go Having had a season hampered by injury, the West Londoners are said to be happy to let well-paid Kante go. The Frenchman is on a whopping £290,000-a-week. Defenders Kurt Zouma, Andreas Christensen, Emerson Palmieri and Marcos Alonso are also for sale, according to the Times. CHELSEA NEWS LIVE: Follow for...
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff MOON TOWNSHIP, Pa. (KDKA) — With the school year getting started in a few weeks, many marching bands are preparing for the fall with sports still scheduled to happen. These marching bands face their own challenges in making sure everyone stays safe. One of those challenges would be how to stop the spread of a virus that spreads through the air, while blowing air to make music. For Moon Area High School’s marching band, distance is their answer. For parts of their show, the students will be up to 15 feet apart and the band director says they have looked at masks for the instruments. When music is being played during band camp, masks are worn...
    CRYSTAL PALACE have had a £12million bid rejected for QPR star Eberechi Eze. The 22-year-old attacker was the Hoops' star man last season, scoring 14 goals in 46 appearances. 1QPR are expected to lose star man Eberechi Eze to a Premier League club this summerCredit: Getty Images - Getty And according to Sky Sports, the Championship side have rebuffed Palace's opening bid for the London-born ace. SunSport has exclusively revealed how QPR have told clubs tracking Eze not to waste their time with offers unless they are at least £20m. West Ham and Leeds are expected to join Palace in a battle to sign the England U21 international who is regarded as the most naturally gifted player outside the Premier...
    SANTA CLARA, Calif. (KGO) -- With an off-season like nobody has ever seen due to COVID-19, the San Francisco 49ers' road to returning to the Super Bowl is undoubtedly different.As players report to training camps across the league to get tested, health and safety will be more important than ever to begin, and hopefully complete, a full NFL season. #HeyDidYouSeeThis ?!? @JimmyG_10 & @gkittle46 are #Legendary #ABC7Now #SF49ers https://t.co/rIIWEeyuvA— Chris Alvarez (@CAlvarezABC7) August 1, 2020"There's more to think about than usual. Usually we've had 30 days off and we are coming here and there is only one thing you can think about and it's the only thing you should be thinking about at the time and that's football," said 49ers...
    The Mets finished their win over Atlanta with three starters’ health in question — the Braves weren’t so lucky. Atlanta lost its ace Mike Soroka for the season after he suffered a torn Achilles tendon while running to cover first base in the third inning of the Mets’ 7-2 win at Truist Park on Monday night. The 23-year-old righty crumbled to the grass after taking his first step after a J.D. Davis ground ball. Soroka yelled in pain after trying to take a few steps after that, but ended up needing the assistance of a trainer and Braves manager Brian Sniker to get off the field. Soroka is one of the NL East’s top pitchers and one of the game’s...
    Getty Grady Jarrett #97 of the Atlanta Falcons reacts after a video review. Season after season, Falcons’ defensive tackle Grady Jarrett has only made Atlanta extremely proud and was finally rewarded for it with a Pro Bowl invite in 2019. This year he’s looking to play even better. And this time around he’ll have a new defensive line alongside him including Falcons free-agent addition Dante Fowler Jr. Talking to reporters on Monday, Jarrett said he was “ready to wreck it up with him.” Grady Jarrett says its been "awesome" to be a teammate with Dante Fowler thus far. "Im ready to go wreck it up with him." — William McFadden (@willmcfadden) August 3, 2020 Jarrett Put in...
    Officials: Vehicle exhaust caused giant Calif. wildfire Recall: Red onions expected in salmonella outbreak shipped to all 50 states and Canada Angels star Shohei Ohtani diagnosed with forearm strain, uncertain to return to mound in 2020 Los Angeles Angels two-way star Shohei Ohtani came into the 2020 MLB season hoping to finally breakout as both a pitcher and a hitter. After just two starts, the 26-year-old’s season on the mound could now be over. © Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports After just two starts, the 26-year-old Shohei Ohtani’s season on the mound could now be over. Ohtani took the mound on Sunday, hoping to rebound after a brutal start in his return from Tommy John surgery. Instead, he lasted...
    Jonathan Cheban Robbed at Gunpoint in New Jersey Boeing Given Long List of Proposed Fixes for 737 Max Return With Patrick Mahomes leading the way, you cant have enough Chiefs on your fantasy team The Yahoo Fantasy analysts will preview all 32 NFL teams between now and the eventual start of the 2020 draft season. Here, we’ll tackle pressing fantasy questions, #FantasyHotTaeks, and team win totals. Next up, the Kansas City Chiefs. Patrick Mahomes, fresh off a 10-year extension, is being drafted as fantasy’s No. 1 QB. We all know what he’s capable of, but we also know the depth of the position. What’s the earliest you would pick him?Matt: When he (or Lamar Jackson) falls to the third...
    Jonathan Cheban Robbed at Gunpoint in New Jersey Boeing Given Long List of Proposed Fixes for 737 Max Return Reports: Big 12 moving forward with 10-game football schedule The Big 12 has reached a decision regarding its 2020 football schedule.  © Provided by Yahoo! Sports The Big 12 announced its scheduling plans for the 2020 football season on Monday. (Photo by Peter G. Aiken/Getty Images) According to multiple reports, the conference decided Monday after a Board of Directors meeting that it will move forward with a 10-game football season that includes nine conference games and one non-conference game.  The Big 12 is the third power conference to select a 10-game schedule amid the coronavirus pandemic, joining the...
    The Twins knew they would need extra pitching depth this season, though perhaps they didn’t know they’d need to tap into this many of their depth options this soon. It started even before the season started, when the Twins put Jake Odorizzi on the injured list with upper back soreness. Then they pushed Rich Hill back from the second game of the season to the fifth to give him a couple extra days of rest. This weekend, Homer Bailey was pushed back and then put on the injured list with a case of biceps tendinitis. And Monday, when the Twins announced their upcoming pitchers for this week, Hill notably wasn’t listed. After dazzling in his first start of the season,...
    SAN DIEGO (AP) — Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Mookie Betts was out of the lineup Monday night at San Diego because of a finger injury on his left hand sustained during at at-bat on Sunday. Manager Dave Roberts said the swelling in Betts’ finger remained substantial. The manager said Betts probably wouldn’t be available on Monday night but could be used on defense. It’s the first time Betts hasn’t started this season for his new team. The 2018 AL MVP with Boston, he has been a spark plug on offense and defense for the Dodgers, who obtained him in an offseason trade and signed him to a $365 million, 12-year deal. Betts is hitting .289 with two homers, six RBIs...
    Mike Soroka, Atlanta Braves. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images) The Atlanta Braves might be without ace pitcher Mike Soroka for a while.Mike Soroka looks to have suffered a major injury for the Atlanta Braves on Monday night. Atlanta was on the precipice of completing a four-game home sweep of the arch rival New York Mets on Monday evening. Soroka was battling against another ace pitcher in two-time reigning NL Cy Young Award winner Jacob deGrom. After getting in a little bit of trouble in the top of the third, it looks like Soroka’s age-23 season has come to an end after a gruesome injury. Mike Soroka has to be helped off the field after getting injured trying to cover first...
    More recycling, luxury nut surplus, free degree: News from around our 50 states USDA issues health alert for frozen taquitos and chimichangas that may contain plastic, posing choking hazard Jed Wyatt Wasn’t The Bachelorette’s First Guy-With-A-Girlfriend — Just Ask Ali Fedotowsky Anyone who watched the most recent season of The Bachelorette knows all about Jed Wyatt. The eventual winner of Hannah Brown’s season rolled up the show with a girlfriend… or at least a situation in which someone thought she was still his girlfriend, even if he didn’t totally agree. While this was a truly awful situation for the Bachelorette, it’s not the first time something similar happened on the show. During Ali Fedotowsky’s season, Bachelorette contestant Justin Rego...
    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings acquired defensive tackle P.J. Hall from the Oakland Raiders for a conditional seventh-round draft pick in 2021, bringing in a reinforcement for the interior after the opt out by expected starter Michael Pierce. Hall was a second-round pick in coach Jon Gruden’s first draft back with the Raiders in 2018, selected 57th overall out of Sam Houston State. The 6-foot, 305-pound Hall played mostly as a reserve as a rookie and then started 12 games last season but failed to make much of an impact. Hall had 1 1/2 sacks, eight tackles for loss and 48 tackles in 30 games for the Raiders. Over his college career, Hall made an FCS-record 86 1/2 tackles...
    Bandish Bandits Review: As India gets accustomed to content on offer in OTT platforms, mostly thanks to lockdown, we have had our share of dark series, comic ones, horror shows and even the many sleazy ones made in the name of entertainment. What was yet to be tapped was a fictional show that focuses on music, like Empire or Mozart in the Jungle or even Glee for the matter. Which is what makes Amazon Prime’s new Hindi series, Bandish Bandits such a refreshing watch. Bandish Bandits: Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy Set for Their Digital Debut With Amazon Prime’s Musical Series. The plot is simplistic enough. Radhe (Ritwik Bhowmik) is a classically-trained singer belonging to a family of reputed musicians in Jodhpur. Tamanna (Shreya Chaudhry) is...
    Sue Bird will be sidelined for a bit as she recovers from a bone bruise in her left knee. Seattle’s star guard felt the injury during the team’s win over Minnesota last week. Bird missed the Storm’s most recent game to rest the knee. “It’s basically day-to-day. That’s where I’m at,” Bird said in a phone interview Monday from IMG Academy in Florida where all the WNBA teams are playing in a pandemic-shortened season. “I thought resting that one game would be enough. It needs more time. Sadly bone bruises are the type of thing you can’t continue to play on and it gets better. It needs rest to get to the point where you can play in...
    CRYSTAL PALACE are braced to lose star turn Wilfried Zaha for a cut-price £30million. The forward, 27, wants a move and the club are ready to sell him for the second time. 2Crystal Palace are braced to lose star man Wilfried Zaha for just £30millionCredit: Rex Features But there have been no serious takers, despite the reported interest from Chelsea and Manchester United. Zaha is Palace’s highest  earner on around £130,000 a week and is under contract until 2023.Those two factors, plus the fact he will turn 28 in November, are putting off admirers. Zaha was previously  valued at around £70m but Palace chiefs are now resigned to reducing their expectations. MAN UTD NEWS LIVE: Follow for the latest...
    A Complete Look at the 2021 Award Season Schedule Tim Disney Lists Los Feliz Mediterranean Jets cut WR Quincy Enunwa with failed physical designation The Jets have released Quincy Enunwa with a failed physical designation, per the league’s transactions wire. The Jets previously ruled out for the 2020 season, but he intends on returning to the field at some point. © Brett Davis-USA TODAY Sports Wide receiver Quincy Enunwa (81) After signing a four-year, $36M extension with the Jets in late 2018, Enunwa was expected to be a primary target for quarterback Sam Darnold. Sadly, those plans came to a halt when Enunwa suffered the second neck injury of his career in the 2019 season opener against the Bills....
    Wendy Williams, Denise Richards and More Who Quit Vegan or Vegetarian Diets The record-setting jobs comeback looks like it could be coming to an abrupt halt Mom shares troubling complications Indiana OL Brady Feeney is dealing with from COVID-19 Brady Feeney is a freshman offensive lineman for the University of Indiana. He is dealing with dangerous complications due to COVID-19. His mom, Debbie Rucker, shared a heart-rending message about his situation on her Facebook page. © Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports Rucker, clearly distressed, wrote “in this crazy, chaotic world where a global crisis is not being taken seriously I have decided to post my personal family crisis with the permission of my son, Brady who is struggling with this...
    Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports Odell Beckham Jr. doesn't think the NFL should go through with the 2020 season. The superstar wide receiver told the Wall Street Journal, "it doesn't make sense why we're trying to do this" and that the United States is "not ready for football season." Beckham also suggested that team owners are willing to forsake players' health for profits because "they don't see us as human." Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. NFL players have already reported to training camp in the lead-up to the 2020 season, but one of the biggest names in the game is still skeptical that it's worth the risk. Superstar wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. told the Wall...
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Brad Keselowski finally got a contract extension from Team Penske, announced the day after NASCAR’s 2012 champion won his third race of the season. Keselowski has been open in his desire to remain with the organization where he gave Roger Penske his first NASCAR championship. The 10-week shutdown because of the coronavirus pandemic prolonged extension talks but a deal was announced Monday. Terms were not released, but a person familiar with the contract said the extension is one year through 2021. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the team did not disclose details. Keselowski won Sunday at New Hampshire and trails only Denny Hamlin (five wins) and Kevin Harvick (four)...
    DANNY DRINKWATER may have finally worked out his best position for Chelsea - as a scout trying to convince Ben Chilwell to join him at Stamford Bridge. The Blues midfielder, who has not played a competitive game for the Blues since March 2018, took to Instagram on Monday to share a picture alongside Frank Lampard's summer target Chilwell. 3Danny Drinkwater and Ben Chilwell met up in Mykonos with the midfielder joking he was on a scouting mission for Chelsea It appears the pair are in the Greek island of Mykonos, soaking up some rays during the brief off season. But as well as catching up with his former Leicester City team-mate, Drinkwater had Chelsea fans buzzing by teasing there was...
    Getty Lamar Jackson celebrates towards the Texans. The Baltimore Ravens have a quarterback who’s heading in the right direction in Lamar Jackson, and forward of a brand new season, he’s losing little time outlining his subsequent steps. In a latest interview with Peter King of NBC Sports activities, Jackson opened up about his objectives transferring ahead and the most important factor he needs to do is make certain he can recover from the hump within the postseason. At this level, it’s all Jackson thinks about almost about his personal profession and what he needs to do subsequent. Right here’s what King wrote: “The forged shall be a bit totally different this 12...
    SEATTLE, WASHINGTON - AUGUST 08: Ja'Wuan James #70 of the Denver Broncos warms up before the preseason game against the Seattle Seahawks at CenturyLink Field on August 08, 2019 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Alika Jenner/Getty Images) Ja’Wuan James joins the growing list of players to opt-out of NFL season. After four years in Miami, the Denver Broncos signed right tackle Ja’Wuan James to a massive four-year, $52 million contract, at the time, the biggest and still the fourth largest across the NFL. Those high expectations quickly surmised due to injury, as James played just three games last season, tearing his MCL in the opener and his meniscus later in the year. Now, Broncos fans will have to wait another...
    Actor and former wrestling star Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson is reportedly part of a group of investors who are buying the XFL for $15 million after the spring football league went bankrupt in its return season amid the coronavirus pandemic. Sportico reported Monday that Johnson and RedBird Capital's Gerry Cardinale bought league together hours before it was set to hit the auction block.  Johnson's ex-wife Dany Garcia is also a stakeholder. The two have been business partners for 10 years, according to Garcia's publicist.   The transaction is still subject to bankruptcy court approval, according to a press release. The deal is expected to close around later this month.  Johnson, 48, previously played football at the University of Miami, where he won...
    INTER MILAN boss Antonio Conte has risked angering the club's board after he laid into club chiefs after his side finished as runners-up in Serie A. Following the 2-0 win away at Atalanta that meant Inter ended up just one point behind champions Juventus, Conte stated that he believes the board failed to protect his players from criticism this season. 1Antonio Conte could depart Inter Milan after just one season spent at the clubCredit: Reuters Speaking after the match, he said: "It has been a tough year on a personal level, very tough. "I don’t think the players saw their work recognised and I don’t think I saw my work recognised. We all received very little protection from the...
    PEDRO has had his worst fears confirmed and looks set to miss the start to his new start in Italy. The Chelsea winger has undergone surgery on the shoulder he dislocated in the dying minutes of Saturday’s FA Cup final defeat to Arsenal. 1Pedro has had his worst fears confirmed and looks set to miss the start to his new start in Italy CHELSEA NEWS LIVE: Follow for the latest Blues news And the veteran Spaniard has been told he will need up to six weeks just to recover from the op. Pedro, 33, has signed a two year deal with Serie A side Roma and last weekend’s glamour game at Wembley was his final appearance for Chelsea after almost...
    CHELSEA come into their Champions League second leg decider against Bayern Munich with NINE players set to miss out. Following a bitterly devastating 2-1 FA Cup final loss against London rivals Arsenal, Lampard has been hit with a host of injury problems. 2 Christian Pulisic and skipper Cesar Azpiliciueta limped off Wembley with hamstring injuries and Roma-bound Pedro suffered a suspected shoulder dislocation. N'Golo Kante was an unused sub in the final and Lampard is uncertain on whether he will be fit to face Bayern, who carry a 3-0 lead into the return tie. Further midfield misery sees Ruben Loftus-Cheek facing a late fitness assessment after picking up a knock in training last week. Billy Gilmour...
    Cincinnati Reds pitcher Trevor Bauer appeared to throw his name in for consideration to take over for Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred amid a rift over the executive’s comments on players testing positive for coronavirus. Bauer was coming off a complete-game shutout in one part of the seven-inning doubleheader against the Detroit Tigers on Sunday. He wore a shirt that read: “Bauer For Commissioner.” TIGERS' TYLER ALEXANDER TIES AMERICAN LEAGUE RECORD WITH NINE STRAIGHT STRIKEOUTS The pitcher has been a staunch critic of Manfred and lashed out against him when Manfred told ESPN that the players “need to be better” in wake of several clubhouses receiving positive coronavirus tests. BREWERS' PAT MURPHY 'RESTING COMFORTABLY' AFTER HEART ATTACK “Playbook: 1)...
    REAL MADRID'S contract offer to Robert Lewandowski back in December 2013 has been leaked, revealing all the numbers and unusual looking clauses. The Pole was in fantastic form for Borussia Dortmund at the time, having destroyed Real Madrid in the previous year's Champions League semi-finals - netting four times in the first leg and sending his team to Wembley. 2Robert Lewandowski signed for Bayern Munich in 2014Credit: Getty - Contributor By the opening months of the 2013-14 season, however, it appeared clear that Lewandowski would not be signing renewed terms with Jurgen Klopp's men - making him a free agent at the end of the campaign. Naturally his signature was highly in-demand, with Real Madrid and Bayern Munich jostling for...
    PSG are reportedly attempting to steal the transfer of Thiago Alcantara from under Liverpool's noses. Midfielder Thiago is ready to move on after seven years in Germany with Bundesliga kings Bayern Munich. 1PSG are reportedly attempting to steal the transfer of Thiago Alcantara from under Liverpool's noses And after snubbing a contract extension, the 29-year-old was given just a £27million price tag. Premier League champions Liverpool appeared frontrunners to sign the ex-Barcelona playmaker. But according to Le 10 Sport, PSG are prepared to match an offer to sign Thiago. They are looking to bolster their midfield for next season and have also been linked with Lazio's Sergej Milinkovic-Savic, AC Milan's Ismael Bennacer and Chelsea flop...
    Twenty-seven homers in a 60-game season could be the equal of 73 homers. This public service announcement is obtainable by these watching Aaron Choose this younger season. There’s a lot to hate in regards to the 2020 marketing campaign. A lot to be involved with on a day by day — generally hourly foundation. However Choose swinging a bat is none of them. As we seek for the acquainted amid the irregular, we had one thing that seemed like a Purple Sox-Yankees sport Sunday night time. Numerous pitchers. Numerous pitches. Numerous dwelling runs. Numerous runs. Choose, all 6-foot-7 of him, towered above all of it. He homered for a fifth straight sport. He homered twice. The second was launched...
    Twenty-seven homers in a 60-game season would be the equivalent of 73 homers. This public service announcement is offered by those watching Aaron Judge this young season. There is so much to hate about the 2020 campaign. So much to be concerned with on a daily — sometimes hourly basis. But Judge swinging a bat is none of them. As we search for the familiar amid the abnormal, we had something that looked like a Red Sox-Yankees game Sunday night. Lots of pitchers. Lots of pitches. Lots of home runs. Lots of runs. Judge, all 6-foot-7 of him, towered above it all. He homered for a fifth straight game. He homered twice. The second one was launched 468 feet with...
    A near-five-month pause to play didn’t stop the 76ers’ problems away from home. In the team’s first game since the season was suspended on March 11, the 76ers — who were 29-2 at home and 10-24 on the road during the season — dropped a 127-121 decision to the Pacers on Saturday, who were playing without All-Star Domantas Sabonis. A potentially more troubling sight for Philadelphia came after the first quarter, when the 76ers’ Joel Embiid and Shake Milton got into a heated argument on the sideline, with the latter being held back by teammates. After the loss, Embiid — the less heated of the two involved — described the incident as inconsequential. “It’s basketball,” he said. “As players,...
    Dunkin employee in Illinois arrested after state trooper finds mucus in coffee Ground beef recall 2020: JBS Food Canada recalls more than 38,000 pounds of meat Mets relationship with Yoenis Céspedes unravels in one last burst of confusion The story is, the New York Mets sent security personnel to an Atlanta hotel on Sunday afternoon, to a particular room, and had them open the door. Transfer VHS Tapes, Film, and Photos to Digital LEARN MORE Ad iMemories It is how they learned Yoenis Céspedes was gone. Sometime later, continues the story, after Céspedes had been absent from Sunday morning meetings at the hotel, a bus to the ballpark, pregame preparations there and then an actual baseball game, they learned...
    Yoenis Cespedes’ roller-coaster ride of a Mets career came to a close Sunday afternoon with the announcement he is opting out of the season due to COVID-19 concerns and his contract set to expire after this shortened campaign. Here is a look at some of the highs and lows of his turbulent time as a Met: Highs July 31, 2015: The Mets land Cespedes just prior to the trade deadline, sending the Tigers pitching prospects Michael Fulmer and Luis Cessa. Sept. 9, 2015: In a series sweep of the Nationals that basically wraps up the NL East, Cespedes drives in seven runs and homers twice. In the finale, his two-run shot in the eighth proves to be the game-winner....
    Durable defensive tackle Leonard Williams is starting the most important year of his career with a minor injury. The Giants designated Williams — who is their highest-paid player, due at least $16.2 million in salary on the franchise tag in 2020 — for the non-football injury list Sunday. It’s more of a semantics and logistics transaction than anything else: Williams was dealing with a sore hamstring during his entrance physical, according to a source, and will train on the side with quarterback Alex Tanney (illness) and Tae Crowder (foot) rather than with the rest of the team. Williams, 26, has not missed a game due to injury during his first six seasons, making 75 starts for the Jets and Giants....
    Sturdy defensive sort out Leonard Williams is beginning an important 12 months of his profession with a minor harm. The Giants designated Williams — who’s their highest-paid participant, due not less than $16.2 million in wage on the franchise tag in 2020 — for the non-football harm record Sunday. It’s extra of a semantics and logistics transaction than the rest: Williams was coping with a sore hamstring throughout his entrance bodily, based on a supply, and can practice on the aspect with quarterback Alex Tanney (sickness) and Tae Crowder (foot) somewhat than with the remainder of the workforce. Williams, 26, has not missed a sport because of harm throughout his first six seasons, making 75 begins for the Jets...
    Oldest US department store chain Lord & Taylor files for bankruptcy Ground beef recall 2020: JBS Food Canada recalls more than 38,000 pounds of meat Opinion: Dodgers look invincible with Clayton Kershaw making brilliant season debut PHOENIX — OK, let’s end the silliness of this regular season now, bypass the extra round of the 16-team postseason, and just put the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 2020 World Series. Hate Cleaning The Toilet? Never Scrub Another Toilet Again Ad Microsoft 17 Ways These $20 Lights Will Upgrade Your Home Ad Microsoft ...
    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Willie Calhoun hit a tiebreaking sacrifice fly after the Giants walked the bases loaded in the seventh inning, Joey Gallo followed with a three-run home run and the Texas Rangers beat San Francisco 9-5 on Sunday to avoid a three-game sweep. Shin-Soo Choo also went deep for Texas. Scott Heineman had a pair of hits including a two-run double and Jeff Mathis added an RBI single. Evan Longoria and Chadwick Tromp homered for San Francisco. Tromp’s was the first of his career, Hunter Pence tripled to snap a season-opening 0 for 23 funk. The Rangers entered the day last in the AL in scoring and hits before getting season-highs in both against the Giants. They got...
    Florida shark attack: A surfer was bit while swimming at New Smyrna Beach Ground beef recall 2020: JBS Food Canada recalls more than 38,000 pounds of meat Mookie Betts leaves game against Arizona with sore finger Mookie Betts was lifted for a pinch-hitter in the seventh inning of Sunday afternoon’s game against the Diamondbacks. The Dodgers have announced (Twitter link) that he is dealing with soreness in his left middle finger. © Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports For now, the hope is surely that Mookie Betts will return to the field in short order. There’s no indication that there’s particular cause for alarm, but it’s eye-opening whenever a player of Betts’ caliber leaves a game for health reasons. The...
    Yoenis Cespedes walked. Is it because money talks? The Mets announced Sunday afternoon that Cespedes opted out of this season over concerns about COVID-19, and a friend backed up that version. But multiple sources confirmed that twice in the first nine games of the season, Cespedes confronted Mets officials concerned about playing time and that he would be kept out of lineups to prevent him from reaching lucrative performance bonuses. One of those came Saturday, when Cespedes first talked to Luis Rojas and then Brodie Van Wagenen about his playing status and bonuses. Then Cespedes knew before the buses left for Truist Park on Sunday he was not in the starting lineup and he never showed for the game against...
    ATLANTA — Yoenis Cespedes walked. Is it as a result of cash talks? The Mets introduced that Cespedes opted out of this season over issues about Covid-19 and a good friend backed up that model. However a number of sources confirmed that twice within the first 9 video games of the season, Cespedes confronted Mets officers involved about enjoying time and that he could be stored out of lineups to forestall him from reaching profitable efficiency bonuses. A type of got here Saturday, Cespedes knew earlier than the buses left the crew resort Sunday he was not within the beginning lineup and he by no means confirmed for the sport in opposition to the Braves, triggering a weird day...
    Red Sox ace Eduardo Rodriguez will sit out the rest of the season because of a heart issue, which the team believes is related to the southpaw’s recent contraction of COVID-19. Rodriguez was diagnosed last week with myocarditis, which is an inflammation of the heart. The 27-year-old tested positive for the novel coronavirus before spring training 2.0, but was cleared to return to team workouts on July 18. Five days later, an MRI revealed Rodriguez’s heart condition, prompting the team to shut him down. Doctors told Rodriguez that up to 20 percent of people who’ve been infected with COVID-19 are diagnosed with myocarditis. CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE ON FOXNEWS.COM “That’s the most important part of your body, so when you hear...
    White liberals dangerous hypocrisy on race Ground beef recall 2020: JBS Food Canada recalls more than 38,000 pounds of meat Watch: Dodgers Cody Bellinger breaks out of slump with two-run homer Heading into Sunday’s game against the Arizona Diamondbacks, Los Angeles Dodgers star Cody Bellinger was struggling at the plate. The 2019 National League MVP had just five hits in 36 at-bats for a measly average of .139 with just two RBI to his credit. © Rick Scuteri-USA TODAY Sports Cody Bellinger is back! On Sunday, in the top of the first inning, he busted out of that mini-slump in a big way with a laser-beam two-run homer to right field. Cody Bellinger – Los Angeles Dodgers (1) pic.twitter.com/DYPKHJBCXQ—...
    Florida reports fewest daily coronavirus deaths in nearly 3 weeks, lowest daily cases in a month Ground beef recall 2020: JBS Food Canada recalls more than 38,000 pounds of meat Padres place former All-Star Eric Hosmer on 10-day IL with gastritis The Padres placed first baseman Eric Hosmer on the 10-day injured list Saturday due to gastritis.  Right-hander Jerad Eickhoff will take Hosmer’s spot on the active roster, as the club announced Sunday that Eickhoff’s contract had been selected. © Orlando Ramirez-USA TODAY Sports The Padres placed Eric Hosmer on the 10-day injured list due to gastritis. Hosmer has only played in three games this season, though the good news is that team doctors have said that his stomach issues aren’t...
    Florida reports fewest daily coronavirus deaths in nearly 3 weeks, lowest daily cases in a month Ground beef recall 2020: JBS Food Canada recalls more than 38,000 pounds of meat Patriots David Andrews wont opt out despite missing last season with lung ailment Several New England Patriots players have opted out of the 2020 season, but veteran center David Andrews will not be joining them. © Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports Patriots center David Andrews will play in 2020. Andrews confirmed in a conference call with reporters on Sunday that he will play this season. There was some speculation that the 28-year-old would opt out after he was forced to miss the entire 2019 season with blood clots in...
    Getty RB Jon Hilliman was among the 8 New York Giants cut on Sunday The New York Giants have officially hit the NFL’s new roster requirements, trimming the traditional 90-man roster down to 80, by waiving eight players on Sunday. The cuts include four veterans, linebacker Chris Pearce, safety Rashaan Gaulden, running back Jon Hilliman and cornerback Shakial Taylor. The latter was claimed off of waivers by the Giants just five days ago. Hilliman, a Rutgers-alumn, was notably forced into game action last season following injuries to fellow Giants running backs Saquon Barkley and Wayne Gallman. However, he struggled mightily in a lead-back role. Hilliman appeared in three games in 2019, with one start. He would go on...
    Merely by returning to the Iowa Hawkeyes for his senior season in 2020-21, All-American center Luka Garza is joining esteemed company as one of the rare Sporting News Player of the Year award winners to return the following season. That is not the only elite group he’s wishing to join. With Garza returning to the Hawkeyes, they’ll have their seven of their top-10 point producers returning from an offense that ranked No. 5 in efficiency among Division I teams. The defense was not at that that level, ranking just 97th, and will need to improve for Iowa to challenge for its first Big Ten title since 1979 and first NCAA Final Four since 1980. But that’s the plan. MORE: Why Garza...
    Live: NASA astronauts splash down near Florida in a SpaceX Crew Dragon Ground beef recall 2020: JBS Food Canada recalls more than 38,000 pounds of meat Cubs star Bryant sits out again with stomach ailment CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Cubs star Kris Bryant was out of the lineup for a second straight game on Sunday, a day after reporting a stomach ailment. © Provided by Associated Press FILE - In his July 15, 2020, file photo, Chicago Cubs' Kris Bryant, left, hits a one-run single during an intrasquad baseball game at Wrigley Field in Chicago. As baseball attempts to play a shortened 60-game regular season amid a coronavirus pandemic, there is some concern that home plate could become a...
    A STAGGERING 8.2million people tuned in to watch Arsenal's FA Cup triumph over Chelsea - more than any other game this season. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's Wembley masterclass was watched by half the UK population who own a TV. 2A season record 8.2m tuned in to watch Arsenal's FA Cup winCredit: Getty Images - Getty   The clash was shown live on BBC One who had an audience share of 46.1 per cent while BT Sport also had rights to the game. With the coronavirus pandemic preventing fans from entering stadiums, supporters were glued to their seats in the living room to witness the action unfold. Christian Pulisic fired Frank Lampard's men ahead before Arsenal superstar Aubameyang single-handedly turned...
    Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York City It looks as though Jed Lowrie’s New York Mets career really will have consisted of just eight plate appearances.  The Mets announced on Sunday that they placed the veteran third baseman on the 45-day injured list due to a knee injury that Mets general manager Brodie Van Wagenen described as PCL laxity on Thursday. In that same conversation, Van Wagenen disclosed that he was hesitant to put Lowrie on the long-term IL because “we think the player can help us.” “He was MLB ready offensively from both the left side of the plate and right side of the plate,” Van Wagenen...
    DENVER (AP) — The Colorado Rockies may be without reliever Scott Oberg for the rest of the season after he developed blood clots in his right arm for a third time in his career. Manager Bud Black said Oberg felt some discomfort in his throwing hand Saturday during a throwing session. He was evaluated by vascular doctors, who discovered the clots. Oberg was already on the 10-day injured list with a strained back. “For lack of a better word, it’s a bummer,” Black said. “It will be a while, if at all, for Scott this season.” Oberg was diagnosed with axillary artery thrombosis (blood clots) in August 2016. He experienced the condition again last August in the middle of...
    A Dunkin Donuts employee was arrested after a police officer found spit in his coffee Ground beef recall 2020: JBS Food Canada recalls more than 38,000 pounds of meat Astros Roberto Osuna leaves game with arm injury, will undergo MRI Astros closer Roberto Osuna left Saturday’s game due to an arm injury, and manager Dusty Baker told reporters that Osuna will head from Anaheim to Houston to undergo an MRI.  Facing his third batter of the ninth inning last evening, Osuna threw a pitch to the Angels’ Jason Castro and immediately signaled for the trainer to visit the mound.  The right-hander was removed and replaced with Cy Sneed. © Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports Roberto Osuna is the latest Astros pitcher to suffer...
    Red Sox ace Eduardo Rodriguez will sit out the rest of the season because of a heart issue, which the team believes is related to the southpaw’s recent contraction of COVID-19. Rodriguez was diagnosed last week with myocarditis, which is an inflammation of the heart. The 27-year-old tested positive for the novel coronavirus before spring training 2.0, but was cleared to return to team workouts on July 18. Five days later, an MRI revealed Rodriguez’s heart condition, prompting the team to shut him down. Doctors told Rodriguez that up to 20 percent of people who’ve been infected with COVID-19 are diagnosed with myocarditis. “That’s the most important part of your body, so when you hear that, the first time I...
    Angels' Michael Hermosillo (Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images) The Astros intentionally walked Anthony Rendon to get to Michael Hermosillo. That was a mistake Despite the Angels bullpen faltering yet again on Saturday night, letting the Astros back in the game thanks to a two-run shot by George Springer, Los Angeles was able to overcome that fault to the tune of a walk-off victory in the bottom of the tenth inning. With two runners on, the Astros opted to intentionally walk Anthony Rendon. Given Rendon’s reputation around baseball, that decision is not entirely surprising, and Dusty Baker was willing to live with the consequences. Hermosillo, however, took that personally, and drove in the game-winning run on a sacrifice.Hermosillo’s drive into...
    NEW YORK (AP) — Boston Red Sox left-hander Eduardo Rodríguez will miss the entire season because of heart inflammation caused by COVID-19. He has been on the injured list since mid-July and has not pitched this season. “In the course of monitoring Eduardo after his return, we discovered that he was showing evidence of myocarditis, which is an inflammation of the heart, and fortunately, the severity of that complication looked mild,” Red Sox chief baseball officer Chaim Bloom said before Saturday night’s game against the Yankees. “We were optimistic that it would resolve in short order and that we would be progressing back to pitching. As we’ve continued to monitor it, it has not resolved. It is still there,” he...
    Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images The New York Knicks have a very talented player in R.J. Barrett, but he was not in the right environment to thrive in his rookie season.A tree only grows with proper care. This limitation played out for rookie R.J. Barrett this past season, the No. 3 pick of the 2019 NBA Draft by the New York Knicks. His talent was evident in production, but efficiency lacked for reasons beyond his control. The improper care is how the Knicks built their team last summer. After striking out on the top free agents such as Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving, they signed a bunch of B and C-tier free agents to appear as if they still got something...
    BOURNEMOUTH have set their sights on Manchester United kid James Garner for their bid to return to the Premier League. The South Coast side quickly turned their thoughts to the midfielder after losing their top-flight status. 2Garner has flitted between United's first-team and academy sides this seasonCredit: Getty Images - Getty United may send Garner, 19, out on loan to a Championship club to get some game time next season — and the Cherries still have a good footballing reputation. Swansea and a handful of other clubs are also eyeing Garner but Bournemouth have a strong chance in the race. The talented youngster has made seven first-team appearances for the Red Devils, including three starts in this season's Europa League. MAN UTD...
    BALTIMORE (AP) — Pinch-hitter Pat Valaika singled in the winning run in the 11th inning, and the Baltimore Orioles beat Tampa Bay 5-4 Saturday night to extend the Rays’ losing streak to four games. Newcomer Bryan Holaday scored the deciding run after making a sensational diving catch in the top of the 11th to start an inning-ending double play. Holaday was added to the roster to replace Richard Bleier, who was traded after midnight on Saturday. Holaday advanced from second to third on a sacrifice bunt off Oliver Drake (0-2), and with two outs came home on Valaika’s opposite-field liner to right off Chaz Roe. Travis Lakins (1-0) pitched the 11th to earn his first major league win. The rules...
    These Comfort Sandals Come With Orthopedic Arch Supports and Still Look So Cute Amid pandemic, mopeds have a moment in car-loving US Did Kevin Durant take a shot at WNBA player with tweet? Did Kevin Durant take a shot at a WNBA player with a tweet he sent during the week? Some thought so. © Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports Kevin Durant uses social media in mysterious ways. Durant sent a tweet while presumably watching the New Orleans Pelicans-Utah Jazz game on Thursday and praised Brandon Ingram’s playing ability. #14 is a different breed.. — Kevin Durant (@KDTrey5) July 30, 2020 Durant’s tweet did not reference Ingram by name, but instead by his jersey number. While that is a fairly...
    Portuguese League Thanks the gesture to his coach Sergio Coneiao Iker Casillas I lived in Coimbra a very special night. The Spanish goalkeeper, away from the playing fields throughout the season due to health problems, was the unexpected protagonist of the delivery of the Portuguese Cup. By surprise, and at the invitation of the squad and his coach Srgio Conceiao, the ex-Madrid player appeared at the moment of lifting the Cup, sharing the honor with Danilo. It was an emotional gesture that Iker wanted to recognize and value on social networks after the game. “Behind every serious and disciplined coach there is also a great person. During these three years I have been able to verify that @sergioconceicaoofficial is...
    The Giants see Nick Gates as a starter on the offensive line. Now they are paying him like one, too. Gates signed a two-year extension Saturday worth at least $6.825 million, with bonuses and incentives that could push the value north of $10.3 million, The Post confirmed. He was set to earn $675,000 in the final year of his original contract (before restricted free agency) but now is under contract through 2022. “Happy to call New York home for the next three years,” Gates wrote on Instagram. The front office believes it uncovered an undrafted gem with Gates in 2018. The former coaching staff held him in high regard. And the new coaching staff stresses versatility — one of Gates’...
    It’s not clear whether or not Craig Kimbrel is going to take the ball in a save situation for the Chicago Cubs on Saturday or the near future, should such a situation occur. The team’s manager, David Ross was asked on Saturday about the situation and NBC Chicago writer Maddie Lee reported on Twitter that his response left the door open to a change. “I’m not sure on that yet. But I’ll get back to you on that one,” Ross said. When he was pressed on whether or not he was thinking about demoting Kimbrel, he wouldn’t say yes or no. “I’m in the middle of conversations with Craig, so we’ll have those with him before I talk to you...
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Chicago White Sox placed shortstop Tim Anderson on the injured list with a strained right groin and recalled catcher Yermin Mercedes from their taxi squad before Saturday night’s game against the Kansas City Royals. Anderson had two of the White Sox’s four hits before leaving in the seventh inning Friday night with a sore hip. He was hitting .333 through the first seven games after leading the majors with a .335 average last season. Leury Garcia started at shortstop Saturday night and was batting seventh. The 27-year-old Mercedes has yet to make his major league debut. He spent last season with Double-A Birmingham and Triple-A Charlotte, hitting .317 with 23 homers and 80 RBIs...
    As the number of novel coronavirus cases increases across the U.S. and around the world, the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Wisconsin has reached 54,002 with 947 deaths in the state.The Wisconsin Department of Health Services reported 1,062 new coronavirus cases and 13 deaths on Saturday.Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers on Thursday issued a statewide mask mandate amid a spike in coronavirus cases, setting up a conflict with Republican legislative leaders who oppose such a requirement and successfully sued earlier to kill a "safer at home" order.RELATED: Wisconsin face mask mandate ordered by Gov. Evers as COVID-19 cases continue to riseWisconsin and three other states were added to Chicago's expanding COVID-19 travel quarantine list on Tuesday.RELATED: Chicago quarantine: Wisconsin, 3...
    Brewers outfielder Lorenzo Cain is done with MLB in 2020 after news broke Saturday morning of further positive COVID-19 test results among the Cardinals organization hours before his team had been scheduled to face St. Louis. Cain announced he would opt-out of the season, becoming the best player to date to make that decision. His health, he reasonably decided, was of greater importance than a circus campaign that could be canceled entirely in the coming week. He’s far from the first player to walk away from baseball this year — Marlins second baseman Isan Diaz did the same Saturday — but his stature as a two-time All-Star, Gold Glove winner and key piece of a playoff contender makes his midseason choice another...
    NAPLES, Italy (AP) — Lazio striker Ciro Immobile has matched the record for goals in a single Serie A season with 36. In his last match of the season, Immobile finished off an exchange with Adam Marušić midway through the first half of Saturday’s game at Napoli to make the score 1-1. Current Juventus striker Gonzalo Higuaín also scored 36 in 2015-16 while with Napoli, improving by one goal on the previous mark set by Gunnar Nordhal 66 years earlier. Immobile had already sealed this season’s European Golden Shoe award. ___ More AP soccer: https://apnews.com/Soccer and https://twitter.com/AP_Sports Copyright © 2020 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, written or redistributed.
    Dancing with the Stars Season 29 is set to air this fall on ABC, but it will be doing so without professional dancer Witney Carson. The DWTS champion recently revealed she is pregnant, and in a new interview with ET Online, she shared some insight on her decision not to participate in the next round of the dance competition. About a week ago, Witney revealed her pregnancy news in an Instagram post. She said she is due in February, and she and her husband Carson McAllister are excited to welcome their first child. Although it would be possible for Witney to still compete this fall, she said she has decided that she will not be on the cast for Season...