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More talk that Sam Darnold is closing in on the Jets’ starting job

Friday  00:11,   17 august 2018
nbcsports

<p>Since rookie quarterback Sam Darnold ended his brief holdout and signed with the Jets, there’s been a steady drumbeat of talk that he has a good chance of earning the starting job in Week One. Now Darnold is looking like not only does he have[...]
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25 youngsters set to break out across Europe this season

Thursday  23:50,   16 august 2018
thescore

There are few things in football as captivating as the emergence of a young talent. Witnessing a raw, mistake-addled academy product morph into a bona fide star with wide-ranging skills is like supporting a local indie band that goes on to score[...]

Odell Beckham Jr.: Contract situation will 'work itself out'

Thursday  23:40,   16 august 2018
msn

<p>Odell Beckham Jr. remains confident that a long-term extension with the New York Giants will “work itself out” despite it being relatively quiet on that front as of late.</p>Odell Beckham Jr. remains confident that a long-term extension[...]

West Virginia forward arrested after breaking man's nose in road rage incident

Thursday  23:16,   16 august 2018
nbcsports

Wesley Harris was also reprimanded after he punched a Texas Tech fan during a court storm in January.The West Virginia forward was charged with two misdemeanor counts of battery and destruction of property over what appears to be a road rage[...]

Ronald Acuna Jr. injury update: Braves OF back in lineup after being listed day-to-day

Thursday  23:15,   16 august 2018
sportingnews

Acuna took a fastball to the elbow from Marlins starter Jose Urena on Wednesday, which led to both benches being cleared.The Braves on Thursday announced the CT scan performed Wednesday night on outfielder Ronald Acuna Jr’s left elbow was normal[...]

Nene: Carmelo Anthony still a top-10 player in NBA

Thursday  22:31,   16 august 2018
nbcsports

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Broncos won’t consider Colin Kaepernick as backup QB option

Thursday  22:15,   16 august 2018
nbcsports

<p>Broncos General Manager John Elway said this week that the team may look outside the organization for a backup quarterback option. If they do, it won’t be Colin Kaepernick.</p>If they do, it won’t be Colin[...]

'Really cool feeling': Brandt Snedeker shoots 59 at Wyndham

Thursday  22:15,   16 august 2018
ap.org

Brandt Snedeker has shot an 11-under 59 at the Wyndham Championship, falling one shot shy of matching the PGA Tour's record.&nbsp;GREENSBORO, N.C. — Brandt Snedeker predicted low scores at the Wyndham Championship — but not this[...]

Stephen Curry: Timberwolves passed on him in draft over his love of golf

Thursday  22:10,   16 august 2018
msn

<p>The Minnesota Timberwolves had the opportunity to select Stephen Curry with one of two picks toward to the top of the first round of the 2009 NBA Draft. Instead, the T-Wolves opted to select Ricky Rubio with the No. 5 and then Johnny Flynn at[...]

Akshay Bhatia's US Amateur ends after rules violation – and it wasn't right

Thursday  22:05,   16 august 2018
golfweek

Akshay Bhatia was penalized after his caddie received a ride from who he thought was a rules official. It wasn't right.The 16-year-old golfer from Wake Forest, N.C., deserved to be playing Thursday morning in the Round of 32. Nothing against his [...]

Manchester United are finally ready to admit the Sir Alex Ferguson model is over

Thursday  21:55,   16 august 2018
sbnation

<p>By hiring a director of football over Jose Mourinho, Manchester United says goodbye to the manager as god-king.</p>On the face of it, it’s the sensible move. Perhaps the only move. United’s transfer window ended with an angry manager[...]

Messi's Reported International Break Puts Ball in Argentina's Court to Get it Right

Thursday  21:45,   16 august 2018
si

Lionel Messi will reportedly sit out Argentina's remaining matches in 2018, which puts the onus on the country's federation to do what is necessary to optimize conditions for its superstar and a run at the 2019 Copa America title.Two years[...]

TCU loses star DT Ross Blacklock for season with Achilles injury, report says

Thursday  21:40,   16 august 2018
sportingnews

A freshman All-American, Blacklock had 27 tackles, 6 1/2 for losses, and two sacks for a TCU defense that was the Big 12's best in 2017.Blacklock, who shared Big 12 Defensive Freshman of the Year honors in 2017, was injured in a non-contract[...]

Tiger Woods' caddie paid an idiot heckler $25 to go away

Thursday  19:57,   16 august 2018
sbnation

Tiger Woods is the biggest draw in the history of golf.&nbsp;Occasionally, the hate will commingle with a certain brand of stupidity to produce an idiot cocktail that is the Tiger Woods heckler. Tiger’s caddie, Joe LaCava, relayed a story of one [...]

Patrik Laine in 'no rush' to sign extension

Thursday  19:35,   16 august 2018
prohockeyrumors

Among those players heading into the final season of their entry-level contracts, there are several tiers of production. It would be impressive enough if the very top was made up of players like Mitch Marner, Brock Boeser and Sebastian Aho, but[...]