Josh Gordon to be reinstated on conditional basis –

Josh Gordon is getting yet another chance. The Cleveland Browns receiver — who hasn’t played in a regular-season game since 2014 — is set to be reinstated on a conditional basis by the NFL, the league announced Wednesday. “Effective immediately, Gordon may join the Browns to attend meetings, engage in conditioning work and individual workouts,” […]

Papa John’s says anthem protests are hurting deal with NFL – ESPN

7:13 PM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment Executives from Papa John’s, the official pizza company of the NFL, expressed disappointment on a conference call Wednesday about the league’s ongoing player protests during the national anthem. “The NFL has hurt us,” company founder and CEO John Schnatter said. “We are disappointed the […]

Irving, Celtics beat skidding Kings 113-86 for 6th straight – USA TODAY

Sacramento Kings’ George Hill (3) celebrates after making a basket during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Boston Celtics in Boston, Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017. (AP Photo/Mary Schwalm)(Photo: The Associated Press) BOSTON (AP) — Kyrie Irving and Jaylen Brown each scored 22 points in three quarters, and the Boston Celtics coasted […]

Georgia Tops First College Football Playoff Rankings – New York Times

“What gave Georgia a very slight edge over Alabama this week in the eyes of the selection committee were really the two top-25 wins that Georgia has, over Mississippi State but specifically over No. 3 Notre Dame,” the committee chairman Kirby Hocutt, who is also Texas Tech’s athletic director, said on a call with reporters. […]

Georgia opens at No. 1 in CFP, ahead of Alabama, Notre Dame, Clemson – ESPN

Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment The SEC rules the top of this season’s first College Football Playoff rankings, but perhaps not in the way most would think. Though Alabama is ranked ahead of Georgia in the AP poll, the CFP committee sees the unbeaten Bulldogs as the No. 1 team, ahead of […]

Paul George, Thunder cruise to 110-91 win over Bucks – USA TODAY

Milwaukee Bucks’ Giannis Antetokounmpo way up for a dunk against Oklahoma City Thunder during the first half of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Tom Lynn)(Photo: The Associated Press) MILWAUKEE (AP) — Paul George scored 20 points, and the Oklahoma City Thunder dominated the paint during a 16-0 run to […]

Jimmy Garoppolo ‘looking forward to challenge,’ ‘enjoying process’ with 49ers – ESPN

9:12 PM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment SANTA CLARA, Calif. — As San Francisco 49ers general manager John Lynch sat down to offer opening comments at quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo‘s introductory news conference on Tuesday, he stopped in his tracks. Before Lynch was even settled in his seat, Garoppolo already was speaking, […]

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