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Colin Kaepernick abruptly changed time and location of workout to allow for 'legitimate process,' NFL 'disappointed'
Photo by Scott Clarke / ESPN Images (ATLANTA) -- Colin Kaepernick called an audible on Saturday, moving the time and location of his scheduled workout for representatives of more than 20 NFL teams, after the NFL refused to accommodate some of his requests.In a statement released by his representatives, Kaepernick said the new workout will be held at 4pm instead of 3pm, and will take place at a different location in Atlanta."From the outset, Mr. Kaepernick requested a legitimate process and from the outset the NFL league office has not provided one," the statement reads. "Most recently, the NFL has...
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Heisman contender Tua Tagovailoa carted off with season-ending hip injury
Photo by Phil Ellsworth / ESPN Images (TUSCALOOSA, Ala.) -- Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa will miss the rest of the season after suffering a dislocated hip with a posterior wall fractureduring Saturday's game against Mississippi State. He was later airlifted to Birmingham for CAT scans and MRIs. Doctors are continuing to evaluate the severity of the injury. With three minutes left in the first half, Tagovailoa was taken down by a pair of MSU defenders. He was unable to put pressure on his right leg as trainers helped him to his feet.He also suffered a bloody nose on the play.Alabama...
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5 arrested in connection with a shooting at New Jersey high school football game
iStock (NEW YORK) -- Four New Jersey men and a juvenile were arrested after shots rang out during a football game at Pleasantville High School Friday night, sending players and spectators running for cover, Atlantic County Prosecutors announced on Saturday. Ibn Abdullah is in stable condition after undergoing surgery and a 10-year-old boy was last listed in critical condition, authorities said. A 15-year-old boy who suffered a graze wound was treated and released from a nearby hospital.Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon Tyner said in a press release that 31-year-old Alvin Wyatt was arrested and charged with three counts of attempted murder,...
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Scoreboard roundup -- 11/15/19
Sports News November 16th, 2019, 8:54am
Scoreboard roundup -- 11/15/19
iStock (NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from yesterday's sports events:NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATIONCharlotte 109, Detroit 106Orlando 111, San Antonio 109Houston 111, Indiana 102Memphis 107, Utah 106Washington 137, Minnesota 116Oklahoma City 127, Philadelphia 119 F/OTBoston 105, Golden State 100L.A. Lakers 99, Sacramento 97NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUEColumbus 3, St. Louis 2 F/OTNew Jersey 2, Pittsburgh 1Boston 4, Toronto 2Montreal 5, Washington 2Ottawa 2, Philadelphia 1TOP-25 COLLEGE BASKETBALL(22)Auburn 116, CS Northridge 70(2)Duke 74, Georgia St. 63(21)Xavier 59, Missouri St. 56(5)Kansas 112, Monmouth (NJ) 57(4)Baylor 72, Texas State 63(6)North Carolina 77, Gardner-Webb 61(8)Gonzaga 79, Texas A&M 49(17)Utah St. 81, NC A&T 54Copyright © 2019,...
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Scoreboard roundup -- 11/14/19
Sports News November 15th, 2019, 5:36am
Scoreboard roundup -- 11/14/19
iStock (NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Thursday's sports events:NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATIONMiami 108, Cleveland 97Milwaukee 124, Chicago 115New Orleans 132, L.A. Clippers 127New York 106, Dallas 103Phoenix 128, Atlanta 112Denver 101, Brooklyn 93NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUECarolina 5, Buffalo 4 -- OTWinnipeg 4, Florida 3Tampa Bay 9, NY Rangers 3Minnesota 3, Arizona 2Edmonton 6, Colorado 2San Jose 5, Anaheim 3Dallas 4, Vancouver 2Los Angeles 3, Detroit 2 -- OTNATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUECleveland 21, Pittsburgh 7 TOP-25 COLLEGE BASKETBALLFlorida 66, Towson 60Arizona 87, San Jose St. 39Michigan St. 76, Seton Hall 73Saint Mary's (Cal) 81, Long Beach St. 63Copyright © 2019, ABC...
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Report: MLB expands sign-stealing probe, contacts Astros and Red Sox
33ft/iStock (NEW YORK) -- After allegations surfaced that the 2017 Houston Astros engaged in illegal sign stealing, Major League Baseball is reportedly expected to expand its investigation to determine whether other teams did the same.Citing sources familiar with the situation, ESPN reports the league is planning to look into the 2019 Astros and has already contacted Houston and the Boston Red Sox. The sources said MLB plans to interview Astros manager AJ Hinch, Red Sox manager Alex Cora and New York Mets manager Carlos Beltran, all of whom were a part of the 2017 Astros.The investigation kicked off after Mike...
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Scoreboard roundup -- 11/13/19
Sports News November 14th, 2019, 4:50am
Scoreboard roundup -- 11/13/19
iStock (NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Wednesday's sports events:NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATIONMemphis 119, Charlotte 117Orlando 112, Philadelphia 97Boston 140, Washington 133Houston 102, L.A. Clippers 93Minnesota 129, San Antonio 114L.A. Lakers 120, Golden State 94Toronto 114, Portland 106NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUENY Islanders 5, Toronto 4Ottawa 4, New Jersey 2Washington 2, Philadelphia 1 -- SODallas 3, Calgary 1Chicago 5, Vegas 3TOP-25 COLLEGE BASKETBALLVCU 84, LSU 82Ohio St. 76, Villanova 51Texas Tech 103, Houston Baptist 74Louisville 91, Indiana St. 62Copyright © 2019, ABC Audio. All rights reserved.
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Jacob deGrom, Justin Verlander earn second Cy Young Awards
Photo by Allen Kee / ESPN Images (NEW YORK) -- It was a pair of second-time winners who took home the Cy Young Awards on Wednesday night, presented each year to the best pitchers in Major League Baseball.Houston Astros ace Justin Verlander beat out his teammate, Gerrit Cole, to take home the American League award, while New York Mets right-hander Jacob deGrom snagged the National League's honor. The two hurlers are among the now 21 pitchers to win the award at least twice.Verlander and Cole marked the first time in American League history that two teammates finished first and second...
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Ohio State star Chase Young suspended for second game, will return against Penn State
Photo by Phil Ellsworth / ESPN Images (COLUMBUS, Ohio) -- Ohio State University defensive lineman Chase Young will miss one more game for violating NCAA rules before returning in time for the team's game against Penn State next week, OSU announced Wednesday.Young was deemed ineligible before last week's game against Maryland for accepting a loan from someone he described as a "family friend." He also said he later repaid that loan in full.Young will also sit out this weekend's game against Rutgers.The loan is considered an impermissible benefit because he didn't know the friend until after Ohio State was recruiting...
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Jets CEO says head coach Adam Gase will return in 2020
Photo by Allen Kee / ESPN Images (NEW YORK) -- Despite a 2-7 record this season, the New York Jets intend to bring head coach Adam Gase back for the 2020 season, the team's CEO said Wednesday.Christopher Johnson made his first public comments since the season began Wednesday, saying that he had told players last week that Gase would remain in his position. While he called the team's performance "exceedingly frustrating," Johnson praised Gase for keeping the team united and fighting through injuries.Johnson also expressed confidence in general manager Joe Douglas, who was hired in June. The team was criticized...
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