Argos seal wild home victory over Redblacks with late field goal

July 24th, 2017
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Lirim Hajrullahu's 34-yard field goal gave the Toronto Argonauts a wild 27-24 home win over the Ottawa Redblacks on Monday night.

Argos seal wild home victory over Redblacks with late field goal

July 24th, 2017
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Lirim Hajrullahu's 34-yard field goal gave the Toronto Argonauts a wild 27-24 home win over the Ottawa Redblacks on Monday night.

Jays GM Atkins admits focus is on next year

July 24th, 2017
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The Toronto Blue Jays will be looking for one particular thing at this year's trade deadline: young, controllable talent that can impact the team next season.

Robert Griffin III sighting: QB gets first visit of offseason, with Chargers

July 24th, 2017

It has been a while since Robert Griffin III’s name was brought up in NFL news. After a long, quiet offseason for the former NFL offensive rookie of the year, Griffin finally has his first free-agent visit. Schefter reported that Griffin had another visit lined up but canceled it when the Chargers agreed to bring him in.

Mark Murphy: Packers will never give up a home date for an international game

July 24th, 2017

The Packers accept the fact that the NFL won’t host a Super Bowl at Lambeau Field. Thus, via SportsBusiness Daily, Packers CEO Mark Murphy told shareholders on Monday that the team will “never” make that swap. The league office eventually could disagree.

Update: Cowboys release WR Lucky Whitehead, who was arrested in June, failed to appear in court

July 24th, 2017

UPDATE (6:35 p.m. EST): The Cowboys have released Whitehead. One twist to this story: NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport tweeted the he spoke to Whitehead’s agent, Dave Rich, and Rich claims Whitehead wasn’t in Virginia at the time police say the alleged theft occurred. On Sunday, against a fair amount of evidence to the contrary, Dallas Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett declared that “character is critical with us, with the Dallas Cowboys.

Monday moments: Jordan Spieth’s British Open win puts him in elite company

July 24th, 2017
Monday moments: Jordan Spieth's British Open win puts him in elite company

In this week's Monday Moments, Rob Pizzo walks you through a dramatic final round of the British Open that saw Jordan Spieth do something only the Golden Bear has done. He also goes through a dominant World Championship for Brent Lakatos, Jennifer Abel making Canadian history, and wraps up the Tour De France.

4 ex-employees accused in Pilot rebate scam reach plea deal

July 24th, 2017

Four former employees accused in a diesel fuel rebate scam at the nation's largest truck stop chain have struck a plea deal and agreed to cooperate with federal authorities. Pilot Flying J is run by Jimmy Haslam, owner of the Cleveland Browns and brother of Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam, who also has a stake in the company. The company said in a statement that it was "saddened" by the news that former employees admitted participating in the scheme.

John Elway Agrees to 5-Year Contract With Broncos

July 24th, 2017

Denver Broncos general manager and executive vice president of football operations John Elway has agreed to a new 5-year contract to remain with the Broncos.

Antonio Brown has another message for Le’Veon Bell

July 24th, 2017

The Steelers don’t need to spend much time trying to persuade running back Le’Veon Bell to sign his franchise tender. Receiver Antonio Brown is doing the heavy lifting for them. After public comments that followed a private conversation that created the clear impression that Brown wants Bell to accept the pending $12.1 million offer and to be “committed to the cause,” Brown has taken to Twitter with a “let’s go”-style plea for the teammate Brown wants to see at training camp.