Archive for May, 2017

Donald Penn says slipping on play Derek Carr was injured continues to stick with him

Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017

Oakland Raiders left tackle Donald Penn can’t shake the memory of the slip he had on the play that ended with his quarterback lost for the season. According to PFT alumnus Michael Gehlken of the Las Vegas Review-Journal, Penn says the memory of his misstep on the play against the Indianapolis Colts that led to Derek Carr sustaining a broken leg is something that has stuck with him even five months later. “I should have held on (to Colts defensive end Trent Cole) and brought him down with me,” Penn said.

Roethlisberger laments Le’Veon Bell’s absence from OTAs

Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017

Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell currently doesn’t have a contract. Which means that he can’t, absent a rarely-used (by veteran players) letter of protection, participate in offseason workouts. “I’m not worried about the chemistry, but I wish he’d be here just because he’s one of the pieces to our puzzle,” Roethlisberger told reporters, via the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

Hip Check: Craig Anderson’s big night sends Ottawa Senators to 7th heaven

Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017
Hip Check: Craig Anderson's big night sends Ottawa Senators to 7th heaven

Senators goalie Craig Andreson makes 45 saves against to Penguins to force Game 7.

Mike Glennon thinks the Bears’ 2017 season will be his – and he’s probably wrong

Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017

Mike Glennon thinks he has a season. Or Sam Bradford’s. Or really any quarterback from a frustrated fraternity of veterans who actually thought they had a season of opportunity behind a top-five quarterback draft pick. Here’s the reality: There’s almost no chance Mike Glennon entrenches himself as the Chicago Bears’ starting quarterback for the entire 2017 season.

Cavaliers rally past Celtics to take control of East final

Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017
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Kyrie Irving took over in the second half and finished with 42 points, LeBron James added 34 and the Cleveland Cavaliers moved within one win of an almost inevitable third date in the Finals with Golden State by rallying to beat the Boston Celtics 112-99 on Tuesday night in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals.

Blue Jays hang on for victory in Milwaukee

Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017
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Kendrys Morales hit a two-run homer and the Toronto Blue Jays held off the Milwaukee Brewers 4-3 on Tuesday night.

Saint John hammers Seattle to advance to Memorial Cup semifinal

Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017
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Callum Booth made 31 saves and Joe Veleno had two goals and an assist as the Saint John Sea Dogs downed the Seattle Thunderbirds 7-0 on Tuesday to advance to the Memorial Cup semifinal.

Ottawa’s furious 2nd half secures 1st leg semifinal win over TFC

Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017
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Ryan Williams and Sito Seoane scored second-half goals as the Ottawa Fury scored a 2-1 win Tuesday in their first-ever meeting with Toronto FC in the first leg of the semifinal for the Voyageurs Cup, Canada's soccer club championship.

Goodell: Brady wasn’t diagnosed with concussion last season

Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017

Bundchen's comment caused some to question the integrity of the Patriots' injury report because Brady never appeared on it in 2016 for a concussion. Brady's agent, Donald Yee, released a statement Friday saying his client was not diagnosed with a concussion last season.

Bennett getting acclimated quickly to Packers

Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017

When it comes to the NBA, Martellus Bennett's loyalty lies with the San Antonio Spurs. As for his day job, the tight end is just getting used to his new team, the Green Bay Packers. Bennett, who signed with the Packers as a free agent, makes it a point to make small talk with his new teammates.