Tuesday , 23 October 2018

National Sports

Panthers' Eric Reid scraps with Malcolm Jenkins, other Eagles

PHILADELPHIA — Carolina Panthers safety Eric Reid’s pregame feud with Malcolm Jenkins on Sunday extended to the postgame, when he called the Eagles safety a “sellout.” Reid and Jenkins have been battling off the field since late last season, when Jenkins, who cofounded the Players Coalition, stopped kneeling during the national anthem after the NFL announced it would donate $100 …

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Hawks offering plenty of other options in new-look arena

The Atlanta Hawks may not win a lot of games this season. Not to worry. There will be plenty of options other than basketball for fans after a nearly $200 million arena renovation. Want to work on your swing? Check out the golf suites. Need a trim? Yep, there’s a barber shop. “This arena is for every single fan in …

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The Latest: Dave Roberts receives cheers from Boston fans

The Latest on the World Series (all times local): 7:55 p.m. Los Angeles Dodgers manager Dave Roberts received a big cheer from the Boston fans when he was introduced before Game 1 of the World Series. Roberts is still beloved in Boston for his brief tenure with the Red Sox. It was his stolen base in Game 4 of the …

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Dodgers Game 2 starter Ryu looking to exorcise road demons

Hyun-Jin Ryu is used to pitching in big moments and on big stages. Four years before being signed by the Los Angeles Dodgers in 2012, the South Korean left-hander was on the mound for his home country when it defeated Cuba in the gold medal game of the 2008 Summer Olympics in China. He added to that history in 2013, …

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Texas requires large schools to report player concussions

Texas officials are requiring that the state’s largest schools report concussions suffered by high school athletes in a move seen as the nation’s biggest effort to track brain injuries among young athletes. The University Interscholastic League, Texas’ governing body for public high school sports, on Monday ordered the schools to submit individual concussion reports. Texas has more high school athletes …

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Column: Raiders leaving Oakland early _ at least on field

Raiders quarterback Derek Carr tweeted Tuesday to, among other things, assure loyal fans he was fighting for their team and their city. To which one user with twitchy Twitter fingers fired off a quick reply. “Which city are you fighting back for, Oakland or Vegas?” he asked. Hard to blame fans for their confusion. The Raiders are still playing in …

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Giants trade cornerback Eli Apple to New Orleans Saints

The New York Giants have sent “the other Eli” to the New Orleans Saints. Not Eli Manning. Eli Apple. The Giants on Tuesday traded the cornerback who was the 10th pick overall in the 2016 draft to the Saints for a fourth-round pick in 2019 and a seventh-rounder in 2020. Like all trades, it will be not official until Apple …

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On Basketball: Raptors, Spurs can both claim trade victory

The early returns are in, and we now have a winner from the summer blockbuster trade between San Antonio and Toronto. Both sides look victorious. Sometimes, trades really can benefit all parties involved — and this already looks to be one of those. Kawhi Leonard looks healthy again and has been fantastic in his first three games with the unbeaten …

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Broncos backup QB Chad Kelly arrested in trespassing case

The 24-year-old Kelly posted $2,500 bond and was released later Tuesday. According to court records, a man and a woman told police that a stranger came into their Englewood home after 1 a.m. The intruder sat down on the couch next to the woman, who was holding the couple’s young child, and was “mumbling incoherently,” according to the records. The …

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Utah track athlete Lauren McCluskey shot and killed

Lauren McCluskey, a senior communication major from Pullman, Washington, was found dead in the back seat of a parked car near a residential hall on campus. She was 21. The suspect believed to be responsible for her death, Melvin Rowland, a registered sex offender, killed himself a short time later following a police pursuit, according to University of Utah Police …

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