Archive for August, 2016

Cards' speedster Brown in race to be ready for opener (Reuters)

Wednesday, August 31st, 2016
(Reuters) - Arizona wide receiver John Brown may not be ready for their NFL season opener against the New England Patriots on Sept. 11 as he is still recovering from a concussion, local media reported on Wednesday. Brown suffered the concussion on July 31 and was sidelined for several weeks. He returned to practice last week but has been dealing with recurring headaches. “I'm just taking it one day at a time,” Brown told The Arizona Republic. “My focus right now is just being able to practice, just being able to get through a full practice. ...

NFL-Cards' speedster Brown in race to be ready for opener (Reuters)

Wednesday, August 31st, 2016
Arizona wide receiver John Brown may not be ready for their NFL season opener against the New England Patriots on Sept. 11 as he is still recovering from a concussion, local media reported on Wednesday. Brown suffered the concussion on July 31 and was sidelined for several weeks. "I'm just taking it one day at a time," Brown told The Arizona Republic.

Brady to be honorary captain at Michigan during suspension (The Associated Press)

Wednesday, August 31st, 2016
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) -- Tom Brady has found at least one thing to do during his suspension.

Brown shines, Redskins beat Buccaneers in preseason finale (The Associated Press)

Wednesday, August 31st, 2016
Mack Brown ran for 149 yards and a touchdown in heavy rain Wednesday night, leading the Washington Redskins to a 20-13 preseason-closing victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. With Tropical Storm Hermine approaching Florida's Gulf Coast, the game at Raymond James Stadium was moved up 24 hours from Thursday, when the NFL's other 30 teams will conclude the exhibition schedule. ''You've got to love preseason football to be out there on a night like tonight,'' Bucs coach Dirk Koetter said.

Lions’ last-second field goal spoils Ricky Rays’ return to Argos

Wednesday, August 31st, 2016
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Richie Leone's 30-yard field goal as time expired earned the B.C. Lions a 16-13 win over the Toronto Argonauts on a breezy Wednesday night.

NFL-National Football League roundup (Reuters)

Wednesday, August 31st, 2016
The NFL has cleared Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison and Green Bay Packers linebackers Clay Matthews and Julius Peppers over an Al-Jazeera America documentary that linked them to performance-enhancing drugs. The league announced Wednesday that it "found no credible evidence" the three players were provided with or used substances prohibited under the NFL-NFLPA Policy on Performance-Enhancing Substances following an investigation into the allegations. - - The Steelers and wide receiver Antonio Brown agreed on a restructured contract.

Canada’s Henderson excited to be close to home

Wednesday, August 31st, 2016
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Ariya Jutanugarn is trying to complete another hat trick — and she's giving a misbehaving old friend another chance.

Shaun Hill steps in for injured Bridgewater in Minnesota (The Associated Press)

Wednesday, August 31st, 2016
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Minnesota's replacement plan for Teddy Bridgewater has received an emergency activation.

KICKING OFF: A look at Thursday's 15 preseason games (The Associated Press)

Wednesday, August 31st, 2016
Here's a look at Thursday's NFL preseason games (all times EDT):

Packers, Chiefs leave battle to backups in preseason finale (The Associated Press)

Wednesday, August 31st, 2016
Only the most ardent fans of the Kansas City Chiefs and Green Bay Packers will likely care much about what transpires in their preseason game at Arrowhead Stadium on Thursday night. The Chiefs and Packers are expected to play few, if any, starters in their fourth preseason game, turning the proceedings over to their backups instead.