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Friday’s Sports in Brief

Saturday, August 24th, 2019

Serena Williams vs. Maria Sharapova is getting prime-time billing at the U.S. Open. The two tennis stars' 22nd career meeting - and first at Flushing Meadows - will be the opening act in Arthur Ashe Stadium for the night session Monday as the year's last Grand Slam tournament gets started. ''Yeah, I mean, for me, I'm not that surprised that that happened, because, like, at every Grand Slam, there is always some sort of drama.

Titans’ Lewan loses appeal of suspension, will miss 4 games

Friday, August 23rd, 2019

As expected, Tennessee Titans left tackle Taylor Lewan has lost his appeal and will be suspended for the first four games of the season for using a performance-enhancing substance. The NFL and the Titans announced Friday that Lewan's appeal had been denied. Lewan revealed last month that he had been suspended.

Titans LT Lewan loses appeal, will serve four-game ban

Friday, August 23rd, 2019

Tennessee Titans left tackle Taylor Lewan lost his appeal and received a four-game suspension for violating the NFL policy on performance-enhancing substances, the league announced Friday. Lewan acknowledged last month over social media that he tested positive for the banned substance ostarine. The 28-year-old posted apparent polygraph results on Instagram to detail that he didn't knowingly use the substance.

NFL rumors: WR Justin Hunter to work out with Patriots, several other teams

Friday, August 23rd, 2019

The New England Patriots will be among the teams to work out wide receiver Justin Hunter as Week 1 of the 2019 NFL season approaches. ESPN's Jeremy Fowler reported Friday that Hunter will have workouts with several clubs, mostly from the AFC. Former Steelers WR Justin Hunter is healthy from a torn labrum and is conducting a series of team workouts: Jets, Redskins, Texans, Patriots and Ravens, per source.

Roethlisberger to play vs. Titans

Friday, August 23rd, 2019

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger will see his first preseason action of the summer in Sunday's game against the Tennessee Titans. Coach Mike Tomlin confirmed Roethlisberger's expected participation on Friday after the 37-year-old quarterback said earlier in the week that he was "pretty sure" he'd play against the Titans. Tomlin did not divulge whether Josh Dobbs or Mason Rudolph would immediately replace Roethlisberger on Sunday.

Patriots vs. Panthers live stream: Watch NFL Week 3 preseason game online

Thursday, August 22nd, 2019

Week 3 of the NFL preseason typically is when starters get an extended period of playing time, so Thursday night's game between the New England Patriots and Carolina Panthers at Gillette Stadium should be an exciting matchup. The Patriots are 2-0 in the preseason with impressive wins over the Detroit Lions and Tennessee Titans. The biggest takeaway from the first two weeks has been the encouraging performances of the Patriots rookies.

NFL 2019: Titans set sights high with AFC South title first

Thursday, August 22nd, 2019

Safety Kevin Byard has heard the predictions that the Tennessee Titans will finish last in the AFC South, and it's very easy to ignore all that chatter. Byard also remembers the Titans being called Super Bowl contenders after a 3-1 start a year ago. ''This is a long season ...'' Byard said.

Titans young inside linebackers ready to make NFL impression

Wednesday, August 21st, 2019

The Tennessee Titans have the NFL's highest-paid safety Kevin Byard at the back of their defense, and a four-time Pro Bowl defensive tackle anchoring the line in Jurrell Casey. In the middle are two young linebackers in Rashaan Evans and Jayon Brown ready to show the NFL exactly what they can do. ''Oh, no doubt,'' said Evans, the Titans' first-round pick in 2018 out of Alabama.

Dolphins’ Grant signs 4-year extension for reported $24M

Wednesday, August 21st, 2019

The Miami Dolphins signed wide receiver Jakeem Grant to a four-year extension on Wednesday, putting him under contract through 2023. Grant was entering the final year of his contract in 2019, in which he is owed $720,000. A sixth-round pick in 2016, Grant has 34 career catches for 471 yards and four touchdowns in 42 games.

NBC will use Skycam for primary angle during preseason game

Wednesday, August 21st, 2019

NBC will use a Skycam as its primary camera during the preseason game Sunday between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Tennessee Titans. The network received plenty of critical reviews the last time it tried this for a Thursday night game between the Steelers and Titans. ''Sunday Night Football'' executive producer Fred Gaudelli is willing to try again after refining some things.