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American Sports News for 26 Jul 2017

Shocking CTE report won't keepThe disturbing report on CTE released Tuesday will not signal the death of the NFL. Of course, it will give already-wary parents yet another powerful heads-up to the dangers of a violent game that... will have more of them believing that the rewards -- fame and fortune and teamwork -- are not worth the risks...
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Two Jets veterans: Don't talk to us about tanking

New York Post - 26 Jul 2017 04:17
Two Jets veterans: Don't talkMatt Forte has a message for all of the Jets doubters out there. He doesn't care about you. That's essentially what the Jets running back said when asked about preseason predictions that have the team... finishing near the bottom of the league. "People make all these predictions and stuff, and things go the opposite way,"...
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Kicker Matt Boermeester won'tMatt Boermeester, whose 46-yard field goal in the closing seconds won the Rose Bowl for the Trojans in January, won't return to USC this season. USC suspended Boermeester early in 2017 while the... school investigated what it described as "a code of conduct issue." A school spokesman said Tuesday...
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Yankees begin homestand onJordan Montgomery did everything the Yankees could have asked of him before manager Joe Girardi gave him a quick hook in the seventh, which nearly came back to bite the manager. Instead of locking... down a victory, Dellin Betances nearly blew a two-run lead before he was bailed out by Adam Warren in a rough...
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Angels report: With Alex MeyerThe Angels have a vacant rotation spot and little time to find someone to fill it. Inflammation in Alex Meyer's throwing shoulder forced the team to place the 27-year-old right-hander on the disabled... list. For now, they have four starters on their roster. They will need a fifth come Saturday in...
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Katie Ledecky keeps racking up golds

New York Post - 26 Jul 2017 03:51
Katie Ledecky keeps racking upBUDAPEST, Hungary -- Katie Ledecky breezed to her third gold medal of the world championships, backing off a bit on her most grueling night of the meet. It was left to Lilly King, Kylie Masse and Adam... Peaty to take down the swimming record book -- and King to claim another impressive triumph over her...
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It is 5 p.m. Sunday, and Yatsuney Perez is where he always is when Real Madrid plays a televised soccer match -- at the Bru's Room Sports Grill on Bird …
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Prokhorov gets NBA committeeMikhail Prokhorov got approval from the NBA Finance Committee to split up the Nets and Barclays Center, a move needed to sell a minority interest in the team. The approval was first reported by... Forbes, which recently valued the Brooklyn franchise at $1.8 billion, the seventh-most valuable in the NBA -- and one of the...
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Mike Pouncey is a happy man. And the Dolphins probably feel the same way. Pouncey, out since last November with a chronic hip injury, was ecstatic after his final pre-camp …
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Mets' coach: Yoenis CespedesSAN DIEGO -- To become huge again Yoenis Cespedes might have to think small. As the Mets consider ideas on how to keep their All-Star outfielder on the field and performing near peak level, hitting... coach Kevin Long is placing Cespedes' conditioning at the top of the list. Cespedes spent six weeks on the disabled...
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Paris Saint-Germain held a news conference on Tuesday to preview Wednesday night's game against Juventus at Hard Rock Stadium. As expected, the first question to coach Unai Emery was about …
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The hard Kershaw, StrasburgEvery fantasy baseball season, there always seems to be a running theme you can highlight when you look back at how the year played out. We've got seasons that include the Year of the Rookie, the Year... of the Starting Pitcher, the Year of the Shortstops, and then we have this year - the Year...
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Zinedine Zidane looks to addLess than three years ago, Zinedine Zidane was starting his coaching career after retiring as one of the most celebrated players in soccer history, taking over Real Madrid's B team. Fast forward to... 2017, and Zidane is on his way to becoming one of the most successful coaches in European soccer...
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Robert Griffin III auditionsThe Chargers will be the latest NFL team to learn that sins of omission in this league, at this time, are just as powerful as sins of commission. Tuesday, they worked out Robert Griffin III, a former... Heisman Trophy winner trying to resuscitate his career as a professional football quarterback. ...
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Todd Frazier's first at-bat atThis was not the Todd Frazier had in mind when he was thinking about his first at-bat as a Yankee in The Bronx. Frazier, who joined the Yankees on July 18 as part of a seven-player trade, was up with... the bases loaded and no outs in the second inning and grounded into a triple...
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Cardinals ace Adam Wainwright went on the disabled list with back tightness, and St. Louis put outfielder Dexter Fowler on the DL because of a strained left wrist. Harrison Bader, …
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Todd Frazier hoped to do something special in his home debut for the New York Yankees. Frazier definitely did that -- he grounded into a triple play. A bunch of …
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The Nationals are hopeful that Stephen Strasburg will make his next scheduled start despite exiting Sunday's outing after two innings with pain in his forearm. The right-hander met with team …
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Katie Ledecky wins her thirdKatie Ledecky breezed to her third gold medal of the world championships, backing off a bit on her most grueling night of the meet. It was left to Lilly King, Kylie Masse and Adam Peaty to take down... the swimming record book -- and King to claim another impressive triumph over her Russian rival. ...
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Paris Saint Germain Press Conference

Miami Herald - 26 Jul 2017 02:19
Paris Saint Germain Press Conference with Coach, Unai Emery, at right, and Edinson Cavani, at left, speaking to the media at Hard Rock Stadium on Tuesday, July 25, 2017.​ …
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Todd Frazier's first homeTodd Frazier always will remember his first home at-bat as a member of the New York Yankees.? And not for a good reason.? Frazier, acquired by the Yankees last week as part of a major deal with the... Chicago White Sox, came up with the bases loaded in the second inning Tuesday night and proceeded to bounce into a triple play against the Cincinnati Reds. With young Reds starter Luis Castillo on the mound at Yankees Stadium, Matt Holliday singled to right, Didi Gregorius singled to right, and Chase Headley singled to left to load the bases. Frazier, batting seventh, hit a bouncer to shortstop, leading to a double play. Gregorius then got stuck in a rundown and was tagged out.? Holliday did score to give the Yankees a 1-0 lead.? It was the first triple play turned by Cincinnati since 1995.
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Jarrod Lyle is in a hospital with what his family suspects is a recurrence of the cancer he has twice overcome. Golf Australia issued a statement Wednesday on behalf of …
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Chelsea Prospect Sent HomeBrazilian winger Kenedy has been a promising young player in Chelsea's system for a few years now, but after a disappointing, limited 2016-17 campaign, he would have been hoping to make an impact... during the club's preseason tour of Asia.
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White Sox Make Transaction

Dead Spin - 26 Jul 2017 01:58
White Sox Make TransactionThe White Sox have sent reliever Anthony Swarzak to the Brewers in exchange for outfield prospect Ryan Cordell.
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A jury of six ruled Lewis didn't assault his girlfriend in March. A jury found Dallas Cowboys rookie Jourdan Lewis not guilty of domestic assault in Ann Arbor on Tuesday, according to Mike Persak of... Michigan Daily. Lewis was accused of assaulting his girlfriend back in March. Per MLive.com, Lewis told police that he was asleep on March 15 when his ex-girlfriend, Nikole Miller, came home around 1 a.m. and woke him up. He said Miller yelled at him, asking "Do you pay the bills?" The couple had allegedly fought about money issues before. Lewis then allegedly took the pillow he was sleeping on and hit Miller with it. "The pillow I was on, I hit her with it," he said. He also added that he had thrown the pillow at her. "I didn't hit her. I just hit her with a pillow," he added "My whole goal...
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