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Jets claim former Cowboy in mistaken identity case

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Buffalo put him on the practice squad past year, but cut him before the preseason. "Good to have you back, man". Whitehead admitted to the Dallas Morning News that he was "blindsided" and "no one (in Cowboys management) had my back in the whole situation". Read More »

Boston Red Sox: Don't send Rafael Devers to the minors yet

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Hoping to get more production at third base, the AL East leaders called up the 20-year-old Devers after just nine games at Triple-A Pawtucket. At 20 years and 275 days old, Devers is the youngest Red Sox player to hit a home run since Tony Conigliaro (20 years, 265 days) on September 29, 1965. Read More »

USC Picked To Win Pac-12 Championship In Media Poll

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Washington was a close second with 22 first-place votes, followed by OR and Utah with one vote apiece. The Bruins, who return quarterback Josh Rosen , received one first-place division vote. The Trojans have far more coaching changes than conference titles in the past decade, failing to take the crown after being installed as the preseason favorites in 2012 and 2015. Read More »

Katie Ledecky loses, proving she's human

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The mixed medley relay was added to the world titles program two years ago and will make its Olympic debut at Tokyo 2020. She had won all 13 of her individual finals at the Olympics, world championships and Pan Pacific championships until Wednesday. Read More »

Salmonella outbreak linked to papayas from Mexico kills 1

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New Jersey Department of Health spokeswoman Nicole Kirgan told New Jersey 101.5 there have been 12 cases in the state alone in Passaic, Essex, Bergen, Hudson, Union, Middlesex and Morris counties. Those sickened in this outbreak range from one year old to 95. Symptoms can be mild or severe and commonly last for two to seven days. Therefore, FDA is advising consumers to avoid all Caribeña brand Maradol papayas. Read More »

Russian Bitcoin exchange chief arrested in connection to Mt. Gox 'hack'

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Alexander Vinnik, 38, was detained Tuesday on a USA warrant in Chalkidiki, northern Greece, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation has requested his extradition, police said . Everyone who worked on the case have patiently kept quiet while forwarding findings to law enforcement, so as not to tip suspects off and to maximize the chances of arrests . Read More »

La'el Collins reportedly gets huge two-year extension from Cowboys

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They had similar responses when asked about that possibility Wednesday. Dallas must be more disciplined and mature in this area, or it could ruin their 2017 season. The pressure on Goodell to come down and hand the proper punishment (if there is one in the NFL ) is very real. "That's the only reason I'm playing at this point", Fitzgerald said Sunday, the second day of Cardinals training camp . Read More »

Buffalo Bills trade quarterback Cardale Jones to Los Angeles Chargers

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The Los Angeles Chargers acquired quarterback Cardale Jones from the Buffalo Bills in exchange for a conditional draft pick , it was announced today by General Manager Tom Telesco. The Buffalo Bills are moving on from quarterback Cardale Jones . Jones was unlikely to make the Bills roster after falling to fourth on the depth chart behind Tyrod Taylor , T.J. Read More »

Inter Milan coach confirms no suitable offers for Ivan Perisic

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The Portugal global, heavily linked with United before moving to Bayern, has found opportunities limited under Carlo Ancelotti and is weighing up his future at the Allianz Arena. Spalletti said: " Sure, there are rumours, but the status quo is that we want to keep Perisic ". "He's a very important player for the team". 'Having said that, if someone comes in with a very hard offer to reject, then we'll consider that. Read More »

Toby Roland-Jones Gets England Call For Third Test Against South Africa

Roland-Jones did, however, make his one-day worldwide (ODI) debut against South Africa at Lord's in May, taking one for 34 in a match England lost by seven wickets. 103 - A more than useful lower-order batsman, Roland-Jones boasts a first-class highest score of 103 not out and looked composed with the bat on worldwide debut earlier this year, making an unbeaten 37 against the Proteas. Read More »

Dhawan dynamite blows Sri Lanka away

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While Shikhar Dhawan and Abhinav Mukund are favourites to take up the opening slots, it will be interesting to see whether Indian think tank picks Rohit Sharma , who opens the innings in ODIs and T20s, ahead of one of the two left-handers. Read More »

'It's just my intuition': Pique thinks Neymar will stay at Barca

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The Brazil global is on the brink of completing a world-record move to PSG from Barcelona , a transfer that would send shockwaves across world football. Barcelona , with Neymar set to be in the line-up, play a pre-season friendly against Manchester United in the early hours of Thursday morning in Washington. Read More »

Monaco Deal-Maker Sounds Death Knell On Arsenal's Thomas Lemar Hopes

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The Gunners have already had two bids for Lemar rejected with the Ligue 1 champions valuing the 21-year-old at £80m ($104.7m). He said: "We have kept all of the key players that we meant to keep". The French worldwide enjoyed a superb campaign last season as he scored 14 goals and set-up a further 17 for his team mates to help Monaco win the Ligue 1 title and reach the last four of the Champions League. Read More »

West Ham sign Javier Hernandez from Bayer Leverkusen

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Hernandez, Mexico's all-time leading scorer, is on the verge of returning to the Premier League for a second time after leaving Manchester United in 2015. Is Javier Hernandez the answer to West Ham's recent striker struggles? Hernandez, a £16m arrival from Bayer Leverkusen , should fit in quickly. Read More »

Coutinho agrees personal terms with Barcelona

It's an opinion shared by several senior players, who have discussed the prospect of Coutinho's arrival. The Catalan club have promised wantaway Neymar that they will sign the two talented Brazilians in order to keep him at the club despite Paris Saint-Germain's mega-offer. Read More »

Brighton sign Brown from Chelsea for season-loan agreement

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Brighton, who missed out to Swansea on Chelsea's Tammy Abraham and saw another target Ruben Loftus-Cheek join Crystal Palace, confirmed Brown's arrival on Tuesday afternoon. Brown began his career with West Bromwich Albion , making his Premier League debut for the West Midlands club before joining Chelsea in 2013. Brighton have so far signed goalkeeper Maty Ryan for a club-record fee, along with Markus Suttner and Pacal Gross from German side Ingolstadt. Read More »

Bayern Munich defeat Chelsea 3 - 2 in pre-season game

Terry left Chelsea this summer after his contract expired, ending a 22-year stay at Stamford Bridge, and has been snapped up by Championship outfit Aston Villa, where he has been handed the armband. The Blues completed a £70 million deal for the Real Madrid striker on July 21, with the Spaniard signing a five-year contract. Conte's expression then darkened noticeably when one journalist attempted to ask him why he had sent last season's top scorer Diego Costa "packing". Read More »

Branden Grace records first 62 in major history at the British Open

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You know, I was just so in the zone of playing, hole after hole". He played, as he was not shy of acknowledging, "flawless golf", missing a mere two fairways and two greens all day. That was accomplished at the U.S. Open by Justin Thomas. Robert Streb shot 63 during the second round at last year's PGA Championship. Photo South Africa's Branden Grace playing his approach to the 18th hole on Saturday during the third round of the British Open in Southport, England. Read More »

Green Bay doctor weighs in on new brain disease study

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The most common cause of death (27%) among those with mild stages of CTE (stages 1-2) was suicide. "It is no longer debatable whether or not there is a problem in football - there is a problem", said Ann McKee , the director of Boston University's CTE Center , in a statement , as reported by Huffington Post . Read More »

Brock Lesnar vs. Jon Jones fight coming soon? 'Anytime, anywhere,' says Lesnar

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It'd be a great challenge. Lesnar, a close friend of Cormier, added in a short statement "right now he (Jones) should be more anxious about D.C. on Saturday night". For Lesnar, 40, his pair of failed tests ahead of his "one-off" comeback weren't discovered until after his unanimous decision win over Mark Hunt, which was later changed to a no contest. Read More »

Mourinho's plan to 'rebuild' Manchester United enticed Lukaku

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Speaking again during a press conference held in advance of United's final U.S. tour fixture against Barcelona in Maryland on Wednesday night (26 July), he profiled exactly the type of players he is still hoping to sign. "I can learn from him, from Carras [Michael Carrick], from all the players and become a leader". Mourinho said: "Knowing that probably it is Michael Carrick's a year ago, the people that are behind him, they have to prepare themselves for that". Read More »

United Told They Can Have Chelsea Star for £50m

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The Belgian scored 25 Premier League goals for Everton last term and suggested Jose Mourinho has schemed meticulously in a bid to lift United's first title since 2013. "Every club is investing a lot", Mourinho told BBC Sport. We spent our holiday together and he said: "What do you want to do?" Guardiola, meanwhile, shrugged off the loss, preferring to enthuse about the performance of teenager Phil Foden, a 17-year-old who has emerged from the club's youth set-up. Read More »

Big Ten Media Days Day 1 Roundup

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Why not? The new Ohio State offensive coordinator may be the most important assistant coach in the Big Ten in 2017. "If you're not leveraging the tens of millions of people that are on these different platforms during the day I think we're all missing a huge opportunity", said Silverman, "and it does cause you to rethink a bit how you run your network and how you grow your brand". Read More »

Patriots Receiver Andrew Hawkins Retires From Football

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Hawkins' one-year deal with New England included a $900,000 base salary with an additional $80,000 signing bonus, according to spotrac.com . "After OTAs and through summer training, my body just didn't respond and wasn't feeling the way it should going into camp", the 31-year-old Hawkins said. Read More »

Vincent Kompany hopes Bernardo Silva, Benjamin Mendy fit in at City

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Mendy has signed a five-year contract and will now join up with his new team-mates in the United States, where Pep Guardiola and his squad are preparing for their second pre-season tour game against Real Madrid in Los Angeles. Nothing reflects the evolution of football's modern fullback more than Manchester City's decision to spend around 120 million pounds (RM669 million) on buying three in 10 days with a fourth possibly on the way. Read More »

Spieth wins British Open — Sports Night

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Jeff Sherman of Golfodds.com and WestGate SuperBook has Spieth as a 1-4 favorite to take home the Claret Jug, with Kuchar carrying 5-1 odds. "I haven't played at Firestone for a couple of years but the last time I played there I won and I have had some good finishes". Read More »

CTE diagnosed in 99% of former National Football League players

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August 14, 2007 - The NFL formalizes new concussion guidelines which include a telephone hotline to report when a player is being forced to play contrary to medical advice. BOTTOM: Microscopic images from abnormal brain regions showing severe neurodegeneration. "Some people have heads made of concrete, and it doesn't really affect some of those guys", he said. Read More »

Ravens to sign RB Bobby Rainey following Kenneth Dixon's injury

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Not a mistake that he's very proud of. If Dixon had only been out six-to-eight weeks with the meniscus injury, the Ravens would've been in decent shape because they were already planning for him to miss some time this year. Rainey, 29, signed with the Ravens as an undrafted free agent in 2012 and spent the 2016 season with the New York Giants. Expectations were somewhat high for Dixon in his rookie season. Read More »

Dom Dwyer dealt to Orlando City FC from Kansas City

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A league source said most of the incentives are easily attainable. The 26-year-old joined the club as the 16th pick in the 2012 MLS SuperDraft out of the University of South Florida and appeared in 157 competitive matches. Bruce Arena says the US must cope with the physicality vs. Martinique and hopes Dom Dwyer can continue his goal form. Columbus is still in position to control Nemeth's destination, but given the amount of allocation money Sporting KC just received, it will be hard for ... Read More »