Archive for August, 2018

Christabel Nettey set to secure berth in Diamond League final following health scare

Friday, August 17th, 2018
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Canadian long jumper Christabel Nettey makes her return from nearly a month-long absence due to exhaustion at Saturday's Müller Grand Prix in Birmingham, England (CBCSports.ca, 9 a.m. ET).

Jays lose long-delayed game against Royals, split series

Friday, August 17th, 2018
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Lucas Duda homered, Rosell Herrera had three hits and the Kansas City Royals beat the Toronto Blue Jays 6-2 after a long rain delay Thursday night to split their four-game series.

Aaron Rodgers throws TD pass, Packers top Steelers 51-34

Thursday, August 16th, 2018

The ovation moved Aaron Rodgers to tears. The Green Bay Packers fans showed their appreciation with the two-time NFL MVP about to take his first snaps at Lambeau Field in almost a year. Once he got behind center, Rodgers needed just one drive to look right at home back in Titletown.

James Washington highlights | Preseason Week 2

Thursday, August 16th, 2018

Watch Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver James Washington's Highlights vs the Green Bay Packers in Week 2 of the preseason.

Brady, Patriots beat Eagles 37-20 in Super Bowl rematch

Thursday, August 16th, 2018

Tom Brady shook off the rust of a long layoff and then found time to shake hands with Nick Foles, six months after they met in the Super Bowl. Brady moved the Patriots with ease in their rematch against the Eagles, with a little help from running back James White. Foles left with a shoulder injury after giving up a strip sack that led to Ja'Whaun Bentley's scoop and score, but the reigning Super Bowl MVP stuck around to get his long-awaited congratulations from the reigning NFL MVP after New England's 37-20 win Thursday night.

Report: Browns to waive fullback Marquez Williams

Thursday, August 16th, 2018

The Cleveland Browns are set to waive fullback Marquez Williams, according to Tom Pelissero of the NFL Network. Williams was placed on the reserve/did not report list at the start of training camp by the Browns as he was away tending to a personal matter

NFL notebook: Elway says Kaepernick ‘had his chance’ to join Broncos

Thursday, August 16th, 2018

Asked Thursday if the Denver Broncos would consider signing Colin Kaepernick as a veteran backup, general manager John Elway said the quarterback's opportunity to join the Broncos came and went in 2016. "Colin had his chance to be here," Elway told reporters, referencing the Broncos' trade discussions with the San Francisco 49ers during the 2016 offseason.

Timeline reveals shallow context of John Elway’s offer to Colin Kaepernick

Thursday, August 16th, 2018

So John Elway offered to trade for Colin Kaepernick and make him a Denver Bronco in 2016 – if Kaepernick was willing to take a significant pay cut from the $12.3 million he was about to earn from the San Francisco 49ers. Kaepernick declined the pay cut

Jose Bautista’s bench barrage sets RBI record in Mets’ 24-4 victory

Thursday, August 16th, 2018
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Jose Bautista tied a major league record by collecting seven RBI off the bench for the New York Mets, becoming the first major leaguer to reach that total in a game off the bench since John Mayberry on June 26, 1978.

If You’re Too Old for the NFL, You’re Perfect for the Oakland Raiders

Thursday, August 16th, 2018

Ever since they lured Jon Gruden back to the NFL sidelines in January, after nearly a decade out of coaching, the Raiders have seemingly been set on remaking their team into a pro football retirement community. The Raiders made free-agent deals for 35-year-old linebacker Derrick Johnson, 33-year-old receiver Jordy Nelson, and defensive end Frostee Rucker, 35—three of the 20 players aged 28 or older the Raiders signed this off-season, 33% more than any other team. The Raiders have been widely ripped for these moves, which run counter to modern NFL thinking.