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Giants Odell Beckham Jr. Fractures Ankle In Game Against The Chargers

The New York Giants are looking at playing the next 11 games without wide receiver Odell Beckham.  Beckham fractured his left ankle in Sunday’s loss to the Chargers in a day filled with injuries for many members of the team.  It is unknown how the injury will affect Beckham’s future in the NFL and his future with the Giants, who drafted him in the first round in 2014. ...Read more

Cam Newton Apologizes For Comments To Female Reporter

Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton apologized Thursday for using words that were “extremely degrading and disrespectful to women” when he responded to a question asked Wednesday by Jourdan Rodrigue, a reporter for The Charlotte Observer, that “it’s funny to hear a female talk about routes.”  Newton has received heavy criticism for the remarks made to Rodrigue during a news conference Wednesday. ...Read more

Cleveland Indians Beat New York Yankees In Game 1 Of The ALDS

The Cleveland Indians began chasing their first World Series title in 69 years with a 4-0 win over the Yankees on the Thursday night in the opener of the AL Division Series.  Cleveland pitcher Trevor Bauer allowed just two hits in 6 2/3 innings before manager Terry Francona used the bullpens Andrew Miller and closer Cody Allen to finish the three-hitter.  Jay Bruce drove in three runs.   ...Read more

Lynx Top Sparks in Game 5 To Capture WBNA Title

The Minnesota Lynx went on to claim their fourth championship in seven years with an 85-76 victory over the Los Angeles Sparks in Game 5 of the WBNA Finals on Wednesday night.  Sylvia Fowles had 17 points and broke her own WNBA Finals record by grabbing 20 rebounds to lead the Lynx to their fourth championship. ...Read more

New York Yankees Top Twins 8-4 In AL Wild-Card Game

Aaron Judge, Didi Gregorius and a brilliant bullpen rescued New York from a rough start and lifted the Yankees to their first postseason victory in five years.  The Yankees beat the Twins 8-4 Tuesday night in the AL wild-card game.  New York opens a best-of-five Division Series on Thursday at the AL Central champion Indians. ...Read more

NBA Announces Dramatic Changes To All-Star Game Format

In an attempt to revitalize the NBA All-Star Game, there will be no Eastern Conference vs. the Western Conference at the 2018 All-Star Game in Los Angeles. The NBA and National Basketball Players Association announced the new format on Tuesday.  Instead, two captains will select players for their squad regardless of conference affiliation, from a pool of 22 other All-Stars. ...Read more

Minnesota Vikings Dalvin Cook Out For The Season

Coach Mike Zimmer of the Vikings confirmed Monday that rookie running back Dalvin Cook will miss the rest of the season after suffering a torn ACL during Sunday’s 14-7 loss to the Lions.  Cook tumbled to the turf with the non-contact injury early in the third quarter against Detroit, a play that saw him also lose the ball for a fumble before grasping at his knee.   ...Read more

UFC To Donate $1 Million To Families Of Las Vegas Victims

UFC president Dana White says that the UFC will donate $1 million to the families of victims of the Las Vegas mass shooting, a promotion spokesperson confirmed with MMA Fighting on Monday.  The UFC has long had its headquarters in Las Vegas. The UFC also confirmed that its UFC 216 event Saturday night at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas will go on as planned. ...Read more