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  • Jimmy Garoppolo (right shoulder) to start Sunday vs. Bills

    WEEI Boston "According to WEEI’s Kirk Minihane, Patriots quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo will start Sunday against the Bills. Garoppolo suffered a reported sprained AC joint in his right shoulder the second quarter of the Week 2 win over the Dolphins, but didn’t play last week against the Texans. Sunday would..." October 01

  • How Andrew Hawkins' sister's heroin overdose in June has helped him understand Josh Gordon

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "The death of Andrew Hawkins' sister from a June heroin overdose has helped him understand and feel for his close friend Josh Gordon, who left the Browns on Thursday and checked himself into inpatient rehab. "Me, personally, I wasn't stunned,'' Hawkins said of Gordon's decision. "I had lost a..." October 01

  • Donte Whitner to work out for the Giants

    Newark Star-Ledger "With just two healthy safeties on their active roster, the Giants will work out veteran Donte Whitner on Sunday, according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport. Whitner, 31, made three straight Pro Bowls from 2012-14. He has been out of the league so far this year after playing the last two seasons..." October 01

  • Bills place Sammy Watkins (foot) on IR

    NFL.com "The Buffalo Bills have placed wide receiver Sammy Watkins (foot) on injured reserve, the team announced." September 30

  • Bills claim WR Justin Hunter off waivers after placing Sammy Watkins on IR

    WGR 550 Sports Radio "The Buffalo Bills were dealt a huge blow on the offensive side of the ball on Friday afternoon with the announcement of wide receiver Sammy Watkins being placed on the reserved/injured list. Watkins had surgery before training camp to repair a broken bone in his foot, and re-aggravated the..." September 30

  • Maddon plays coy on revealing Cubs' NLDS rotation

    MLB.com "Manager Joe Maddon admitted on Friday that he's had the Cubs' postseason rotation set in his mind for about a week, but he was not ready to reveal it until he can meet with the front office and the coaching staff. "We haven't had that final conversation with [president of baseball operations..." October 01

  • Rangers secure home-field advantage for postseason

    Sports Day "Takeaways and observations from the Rangers' 3-1 win against Tampa Bay on Friday at Globe Life Park: THREE TAKEAWAYS HOME, SWEET HOME: With the win, the Rangers locked up home-field advantage throughout the playoffs. Boston could still tie the Rangers for best record in the American League,..." October 01

  • Cardinals expect to decline Holliday's 2017 option

    MLB Trade Rumors "Holliday has issued a statement thanking the organization, his teammates, and the fans for his time with the Cards, via MLB.com’s Jenifer Langosch. He, too, kept the door cracked for a return but acknowledged that this could be the end of his tenure. (The statement, notably, does not seem to..." October 01

  • Angels' Mike Scioscia thinks Mike Trout is an obvious choice for AL MVP

    Los Angeles Times "Mike Scioscia has always said the most valuable players each year should come from a contending team, a notable viewpoint this year because his team is not one. “I still feel that way,” the Angels’ longtime manager said this week. “I haven’t changed at all.” But, he said, this season is a..." October 01

  • Farrell: Wright not available for ALDS

    ESPN "Boston Red Sox right-hander Steven Wright will not be available for the American League Division Series, manager John Farrell confirmed Friday. Wright, who is rehabbing his injured right shoulder, threw 35 pitches in a bullpen session Thursday at what Farrell said was 70 percent effort. While..." October 01

  • Lindholm in Sweden, won’t report to Ducks until contract signed

    Orange County Register "Hampus Lindholm will not join the Ducks until the defenseman has a deal in place with the team, his agent confirmed Thursday. “Our plan is to report to the team once we have a contract signed,” said Claude Lemieux, who represents Lindholm. “Until then Hampus is training in Sweden.” Lemieux,..." October 01

  • Murray not 'trying to low-ball' Ristolainen in contract negotiations

    WGR 550 Sports Radio "The Buffalo Sabres are in the middle of their preseason run as they get ready for the 2016-17 regular season which starts on October 13 against the Montreal Canadiens at the KeyBank Center. However, Buffalo still remains without defenseman Rasmus Ristolainen on the blue line, as he has yet to sign..." October 01

  • Brennan, Granberg among list of players put on waivers

    Pro Hockey Talk "Veteran defenseman T.J. Brennan lit up the American Hockey League last season, with 25 goals and 68 points in 69 games to earn a two-way deal from the Philadelphia Flyers in July. That deal came only three months after he received the Eddie Shore Award as the AHL’s top defenseman. But on..." October 01

  • Bruins sign Ehrhoff to PTO

    Mass Live "The Boston Bruins added some potential reinforcements to their beleaguered defensive corps Friday, as the team reportedly signed blue liner Christian Ehrhoff to a professional tryout contract, per TSN's Bob McKenzie. Ehrhoff, 34, is coming off of a strong showing with Team Europe in the World..." October 01

  • Wild coach Boudreau calls competition for jobs "wide open"

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "When asked Friday if three forward spots on the Wild roster are still “completely wide open,” Bruce Boudreau smiled because the Dixie Chicks’ album, “Wide Open Spaces,” was the first thing that popped into his head. “That would be a correct assessment,” Boudreau said. Before Thursday’s..." October 01

  • Wisconsin confirms Biegel out 'several weeks' with foot injury

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Wisconsin senior outside linebacker Vince Biegel, the Badgers' most experienced linebacker and a team captain, is expected to be sidelined several weeks after suffering a broken foot. Biegel's status was reported by multiple outlets Thursday night. UW officials on Friday confirmed the injury..." September 30

  • Tech QB Mahomes exits Big 12 opener with upper arm injury; Kingsbury: 'Sounds like he should be OK'

    Sports Day "Texas Tech quarterback Patrick Mahomes exited Texas Tech's Big 12 opener against Kansas with an upper arm injury. Mahomes walked off the field and was immediately attended by the Texas Tech trainers." September 30

  • Houston benched Matthew Adams after injuring Tyus Bowser in fight

    ESPN "The No. 6 Houston Cougars were without two starting linebackers in their 42-14 win over UConn on Thursday at TDECU Stadium because of an altercation between the two the day before the game. Houston coach Tom Herman said after Thursday's game that Cougars starting middle linebacker Matthew..." September 30

  • Saban 'disappointed' in transfer of five-star Alabama QB who began year as starter

    CBS Sports "In a statement, Nick Saban confirmed late Thursday that five-star quarterback Blake Barnett has left the Alabama football team. "We received word this afternoon that Blake Barnett has officially withdrawn from school and is no longer with our program. The quarterback position is a very unique..." September 30

  • Ed Orgeron says Danny Etling is still the starting quarterback

    LSU 247 Sports "New LSU interim football coach Ed Orgeron took questions from Tigers fans on his radio show on Wednesday night, and he said the offense will start to look different and new changes will be evident each week. However, one change Orgeron isn't making right now is at quarterback. " September 29

  • Temple's Trey Lowe to redshirt as recovery from car accident continues

    CSN Philly "Temple head coach Fran Dunphy had a feeling some bad news would come regarding guard Trey Lowe's status for the coming season. On Friday, it was made official. Lowe, a freshman who suffered serious upper-body injuries in a single-car crash in his native New Jersey last February, will miss all..." October 01

  • Virginia basketball team joins Kaepernick's protest

    CBS Sports " The Virginia basketball program made a statement on social media Thursday night when several players tweeted a picture of the team taking a knee in what appears to be support of Colin Kaepernick's protest." September 30

  • Michigan State basketball lands Michigan's top recruit, Xavier Tillman

    Detroit Free Press "Xavier Tillman chose to stay close to home, and Tom Izzo continues to assemble a second straight high-profile recruiting class. Tillman, perhaps the best in-state senior in the class of 2017, picked Michigan State this afternoon over Purdue and Marquette at a ceremony at Grand Rapids Christian..." September 30

  • ASU freshman forward Romello White ineligible for this season

    Arizona Republic "Arizona State basketball this season will be without freshman forward Romello White, who did not meet NCAA academic requirements and will sit out as an academic redshirt. White will maintain four years of eligibility. A 6-foot-8, 220-pound forward from Suwanee, Ga., White was a late addition to..." September 29

  • UH hoops coach Ganot’s contract extended 2 years

    Star Advertiser "Hawaii basketball coach Eran Ganot’s contract has been extended two years by athletic director David Matlin, UH announced today. The Honolulu Star-Advertiser previously reported a two-year deal in the works for Ganot, 35, who coached the Rainbow Warriors to the program’s winningest season..." September 29