Archive for May, 2018

Sheldon Rankins looking to assume leadership role with Saints

Thursday, May 31st, 2018

As he prepares to enter his third season with the New Orleans Saints, defensive tackle Sheldon Rankins wants to become a leadership figure on defense. According to Herbie Teope of NFL.com, the 2016 first-round pick feels he’s equipped to take another step forward on a defense that improved significantly last season. “Now, it’s all about improving, whether it’s just finishing plays,” Rankins said.

Leg injury forces Redblacks QB Harris out of preseason game vs. Alouettes

Thursday, May 31st, 2018
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Redblacks quarterback Trevor Harris left Ottawa's preseason game against the Montreal Alouettes on Thursday night with what appeared to be an injury to his lower left leg.

Canada’s Henderson falls behind as 3 tied for lead after 1st round at U.S. Women’s Open

Thursday, May 31st, 2018
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Ariya Jutanugarn, Sarah Jane Smith and Jeongeun6 Lee each shot a 5-under 67 Thursday to share the first-round lead at the U.S. Women's Open at Shoal Creek.

Teen paralyzed in Humboldt Broncos bus crash arrives in U.S. for spinal rehab

Thursday, May 31st, 2018
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An Alberta teen has arrived at a Philadelphia hospital for spinal rehabilitation, after he was paralyzed by a bus crash that killed many of his hockey teammates in April.

Game 3 shapes up as battle of Knights’ road warriors vs. Capitals’ homebodies

Thursday, May 31st, 2018
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The Golden Knights are looking for a little road cookin' as the Stanley Cup Final against the Capitals goes to Washington for Games 3 on Saturday night with the series tied at one game apiece. They're 6-2 on the road so far in the playoffs.

Kevin Love returns to Cavs’ starting lineup for Game 1 against Warriors

Thursday, May 31st, 2018
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Cleveland forward Kevin Love has completed the NBA's concussion protocols and is in the starting lineup for Game 1 of the NBA Finals against Golden State on Thursday night.

Denver Broncos deny Beth Bowlen’s ownership bid

Thursday, May 31st, 2018

The Denver Broncos dismissed Beth Bowlen's bid to become controlling owner of the NFL franchise as she is "not capable or qualified". Bowlen, the daughter of Broncos owner Pat Bowlen, wants to be in control of the team.

Manning stops by as Broncos install simplified offense

Thursday, May 31st, 2018

A day after teeing it up with Tiger Woods, Peyton Manning stopped by the Denver Broncos' on-field workout to check things out. By the end, the five-time NFL MVP quarterback probably had the new playbook deciphered. The schemes have been simplified by offensive coordinator Bill Musgrave and his staff.

Miami Dolphins wide receiver Stills may keep kneeling during anthem in 2018

Thursday, May 31st, 2018

Miami Dolphins receiver Kenny Stills said Thursday he will consider whether to continue kneeling during the national anthem when the season gets closer. The NFL recently implemented a new policy ordering players to stand for the national anthem if they are on the field. "We've got plenty of time," Stills told reporters after a Dolphins' offseason practice.

Miami Dolphins wide receiver Stills may keep kneeling during anthem in 2018

Thursday, May 31st, 2018

Miami Dolphins receiver Kenny Stills said Thursday he will consider whether to continue kneeling during the national anthem when the season gets closer. The NFL recently implemented a new policy ordering players to stand for the national anthem if they are on the field. "We've got plenty of time," Stills told reporters after a Dolphins' offseason practice.