Raisman calls for changes in USA gymnastics after sexual abuse allegations

August 19th, 2017

Aly Raisman is ready to talk about "the elephant in the room." And the six-time Olympic medal winning gymnast thinks it's time USA Gymnastics joins in a conversation she feels is long overdue.

Giants offensive tackle Michael Bowie charged with domestic violence

August 19th, 2017

New York Giants offensive lineman Michael Bowie has been charged with three misdemeanors in Oklahoma after an alleged incident this summer with his girlfriend. Tackle Michael Bowie will not be traveling with the Giants to Cleveland for Monday night’s game against the Browns due to a domestic violence charge in Oklahoma. Tulsa County Assistant District Attorney Kenneth Elmore said there was a fight between Bowie and his girlfriend that began over finances, but when his girlfriend made a remark about Bowie’s mother, the argument became physical.

Tom Savage moves Texans well in two series of work

August 19th, 2017

Texans quarterback Tom Savage had his ups and downs in his first preseason outing of the year, but things were more consistent in Saturday night’s game against the Patriots. Savage played two possessions before being relieved by Deshaun Watson in the second quarter of the game. Savage moved the team 81 yards over eight plays to open the game, although the drive didn’t lead to any points because Lamar Miller was stopped short on a fourth down inside the Patriots’ 10-yard-line.

Mariota, Titans slip past Panthers for 34-27 preseason win

August 19th, 2017

Marcus Mariota and the rest of the Titans offense finally got going in the preseason. Mariota threw a touchdown pass and the Titans edged the Panthers 34-27 on Saturday. The Titans (1-1), who were held to just three points last week against the New York Jets, scored on their first three possessions against Carolina, as they used one long drive and two Panthers turnovers to build a 17-0 lead.

Wolfpack shut out Newcastle in 4th round of Super 8s playoffs

August 19th, 2017

Quentin Laulu-Togaga'e scored two tries in a five-minute span in the second half as the Toronto Wolfpack downed the Newcastle Thunder 50-0 on Saturday in the fourth round of Kingstone Press League 1's Super 8s playoffs.

TD pass wraps up Aaron Rodgers’ short night of good work

August 19th, 2017

The Packers announced before the game that Rodgers would play one possession and he made the most of it. Rodgers went 6-of-8 for 37 yards, including a three-yard touchdown to his new tight end Martellus Bennett to wrap up the drive. Rodgers also scrambled 13 yards for a first down and showed off his knack for catching a defense in a penalty.

MLB umpires wear wristbands to protest ‘abusive’ treatment

August 19th, 2017

Major League Baseball umpires are wearing white wristbands during games Saturday, protesting "abusive player behaviour" after Detroit second baseman was fined but not suspended for his recent verbal tirade against ump Angel Hernandez.

Ricky Ray returns to become Argos’ all-time TD passing leader

August 19th, 2017

Ricky Ray threw four TD passes in his return, leading the Toronto Argonauts past the Montreal Alouettes 38-6 on Saturday afternoon.

Don Cherry takes vocal talents to Wrigley Field

August 19th, 2017

The Hockey Night in Canada regular took a trip to Wrigley Field to help the Cubs with a long-standing seventh inning tradition.

Arkansas’ Broyles remembered as coach, mentor at celebration

August 19th, 2017

Frank Broyles was remembered as a championship coach, father, mentor, athletic director and guide for caregivers of those suffering from Alzheimer's disease during a memorial celebration Saturday at Arkansas' Bud Walton Arena. Broyles, who led Arkansas to its lone football national championship and later served as the athletic director for more than four decades, died Monday at the age of 92.