Archive for August, 2019

Demaryius Thomas could end up back in Denver

Saturday, August 31st, 2019

Nearly a decade after arriving in Denver as a first-round pick, receiver Demaryius Thomas could be coming back. Per a league source, the Broncos could be bringing Thomas back to town. If it happens, Thomas will be working for a new coaching staff in a new offense.

LeSean McCoy to join Chiefs, reunite with Andy Reid

Saturday, August 31st, 2019

It didn't take long for LeSean McCoy to find a new team following his release from the Buffalo Bills. The 11-year NFL veteran running back is set to reunite with his former head coach Andy Reid with the Kansas City Chiefs, a source told PFT late Saturday night. The Los Angeles Chargers were also in the mix for McCoy's services as head coach Anthony Lynn had previously served as McCoy's running backs coach in Buffalo.

Source: LeSean McCoy, Chiefs agree to 1-year deal

Saturday, August 31st, 2019

It appears LeSean McCoy will be reuniting with his old coach in 2019. On Saturday night, McCoy and the Kansas City Chiefs reached an agreement on a one-year deal worth $3 million, which can reach $4 million with incentives, a source told Yahoo Sports. McCoy, 31, was drafted by the Philadelphia Eagles in 2009 and thrived under then-Eagles coach Andy Reid, who now coaches Kansas City.

NFL Rumors: LeSean McCoy signs with Chiefs, bolsters Patriots rival

Saturday, August 31st, 2019

The Patriots main competition in the AFC just got a little better. The Chiefs have signed running back LeSean McCoy to a one-year contract, according to Adam Schefter. He will re-join Andy Reid and a potent Kansas City offense led by Pat Mahomes.

NFL cuts roundup: Notes from every team as rosters trim to 53

Saturday, August 31st, 2019

Arizona Cardinals: Despite playing in 16 games with eight starts in his first two NFL seasons, wide receiver Chad Williams was cut by Arizona. A third-round pick out of Grambling State in 2017, Williams had 202 yards and a touchdown in his career. Atlanta Falcons: The team cut 10-year veteran tight end Logan Paulsen, the first of the team's cuts to get to the 53-man limit.

Monday qualifier Yealimi Noh takes 3-shot lead into Portland Classic final round

Saturday, August 31st, 2019
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Monday qualifier Yealimi Noh shot an 8-under 64 Saturday for a three-shot lead heading into the final round of the Portland Classic. The last Monday qualifier to win on the LPGA Tour was Canada's Brooke Henderson, at the Portland Classic in 2015.

Parapan Am Games: Canada’s men’s wheelchair basketball team earns silver

Saturday, August 31st, 2019
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The Canadian men's wheelchair basketball team fell 76-43 to the United States in the gold-medal match at the Parapan Am Games in Lima, Peru, on Saturday. While Canada didn't end the Games on a winning note, they entered the match with a spot in the 2020 Paralympics already in place.

NFL 2019: 49ers need to deliver in Year 3 under Shanahan

Saturday, August 31st, 2019

The third year of the Shanahan-John Lynch era was time for the struggling franchise to take a big step and finally get back to being a contender after five down seasons. You get a new general manager, new head coach in here, it's going to take a year or two to get people that they want, the system that they want, everybody dialed in,'' said left tackle Joe Staley, one of the only remaining ties to the franchise's previous playoff berth in 2013. Last year was the year we really felt like going into the year we had the pieces in the right spots.

Twins break single-season homer record, but fall to Tigers

Saturday, August 31st, 2019
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The Minnesota Twins capped a night of sensational slugging by breaking the major league record for home runs in a season, but that wasn't enough to overcome Detroit's seven-run third inning in the Tigers' 10-7 victory Saturday night.

TFC pulls in front of Impact for final playoff spot in East

Saturday, August 31st, 2019
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Meanwhile, Ola Kamara scored twice in the first half as D.C. United blanked the Impact 3-0 on to put a massive dent in Montreal's playoff chances.