NFL players push Roger Goodell on racial equality campaign, ask for activism awareness month
Washington Post, 21 September at 18:22
Four NFL players petitioned Commissioner Roger Goodell last month, asking in a memo that the league support players as they speak out on social issues and calling for the designation of the month of November to activism awareness, just as the league ...
Father of young girl hit by 105-mph foul ball at Yankee Stadium: 'She's doing all right'
Los Angeles Times, 21 September at 18:14
A young girl was hospitalized after being hit in the face by a 105-mph foul ball Wednesday night at Yankee Stadium. The child's father spoke with reporters briefly at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center later that night. "She's
Toddler hit by foul ball at Yankee Stadium 'okay,' players call for more protection
Fox News, 21 September at 17:34
Baseball fans react after a toddler was hit by a foul ball Wednesday at Yankee Stadium. (AP). A 2-year-old girl who was drilled by a 105 mph foul ball at Yankee Stadium Wednesday was reportedly alert and "doing okay," however, the scary incident led
Andre Ward says in statement on his website that he's 'leaving' boxing
ESPN, 21 September at 17:32
Pound-for-pound king and unified light heavyweight world titleholder Andre Ward said in a statement on his website that he is "leaving" boxing. "I want to be clear -- I am leaving because my body can no longer put up with the rigors of the sport and
We have the fix for NBA tanking (and it isn't the lottery)
SB Nation, 21 September at 17:04
Next week, NBA franchise owners are expected to approve draft lottery reforms aimed at decreasing the incentive for teams to lose games. This vote comes at the behest of league commissioner Adam Silver, who refuses to take no for an answer on this ...
Diego Costa Transfer Fee Agreed by Chelsea, Atletico Madrid
Bleacher Report, 21 September at 16:59
Chelsea have confirmed they have agreed terms with Atletico Madrid for the transfer of AWOL forward Diego Costa. The Blues released a short statement Thursday: "Chelsea Football Club has today agreed terms with Atletico Madrid for the transfer of Diego ...
Atletico Madrid agree deal to sign Chelsea striker Diego Costa
ESPN FC, 21 September at 16:43
Alejandro Moreno says Diego Costa and Antonio Conte aren't built to repair the bridges that have been burned between them. Atletico Madrid have reached an agreement to re-sign striker Diego Costa from Chelsea. According to El Mundo, Costa will sign a ...
Todd Gurley showed he can still be Ricky Williams … if the Rams let him
Washington Post, 21 September at 16:22
The past 21 months haven't been kind to Todd Gurley enthusiasts like me. Dating back to December 17, 2015, Gurley has failed to eclipse 100 yards rushing in 20 straight games, including every game of the '16 season. It became an article of NFL analyst ...
Giants' Justin Pugh willing to stay at tackle if needed
NJ.com, 21 September at 16:19
EAST RUTHERFORD -- Giants offensive lineman Justin Pugh found a home at left guard when he was moved to the position in 2015. Pugh was playing at a Pro Bowl level last season before being sidelined for five games by a knee injury and he's set to cash ...
Behind Enemy Lines: A Q&A with SB Nation's Hammer and Rails
Maize n Brew, 21 September at 16:17
Welcome to another edition of Behind Enemy Lines, where I interview someone each week who covers Michigan's upcoming opponent. This week I had the privilege of interviewing Travis Miller, the site manager for HammerAndRails.com - SB Nation's ...
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