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Fitchburg State suspends Kewan Platt for dirty play, bars him from campus
11/14/2018 2:36pm

A Division III basketball player is now suspended indefinitely and banned from campus after hitting an opposing player with a vicious elbow during a game on Tuesday night. Late in a loss to Nichols College, Fitchburg States Kewan Platt approached Nate Tenaglia and hit him in the face with a right elbow after Tenaglia shot a 3-pointer. In the video posted on social media, Tenaglia, who made the shot, falls to the ground after being struck. Video distributed on social media makes it appear play continued without any repercussions. However, according to those in attendance, Platt was ejected he had picked up a technical foul earlier in the game between the Massachusetts schools. The Fitchburg State community is appalled by the conduct displayed during Tuesday nights home basketball game, Fitchburg State athletic director Matthew Burke said in a statement. The player involved has been indefinitely suspended from the team and barred from campus,...

Bears coach: 'Zero chance' K Cody Parkey loses job after hitting uprights 4 times
11/14/2018 3:46pm

CHICAGO -- Bearscoach Matt Nagy ruled out replacing veteran place kicker Cody Parkey, who hit four missed kicks off the uprights in Sundays 34-22 victory over the Detroit Lions. Theres zero chance of that, Nagy said. A five-year NFL veteran, Parkey misfired on two field goals and two extra points on Sunday. Parkey has failed to convert on five field goals in nine games for the Bears, and is just 5 of 8 on attempts between 40-49 yards. I dont think Ive hit the posts four times in my whole life, and Ive been kicking for almost 15 years. So, its almost comical, Parkey said. Of course the coaches are frustrated with me, but whos more frustrated than myself Thats my job, this is what Im supposed to do, and Im missing out there. I just have to trust in what Im doing. I was just playing the ball down the middle today, and every time I kicked it down the middle, it kept fading to the right. The wind was...

Games on? Calgary vote shakes up Olympic bid game again
11/14/2018 3:28pm

Games on With Calgary rejection, the question remains: Does anyone want to host the Winter Olympics

If Flacco can't go, Jackson and RG3 ready to roll for Ravens
11/14/2018 2:14pm

Ravens rookie QB Jackson isnt staying awake at night thinking about the prospect of making his first NFL start

AP Top 25 Podcast: UCF forces its way to national prominence
11/14/2018 11:41am

No. 11 Central Florida has won 22 straight games and is making a run at another major bowl bid

CBS Sports

Several Warriors not on board to recruit Kevin Durant in free agency come next offseason, per report
11/14/2018 2:59pm

Apparently, teammates feel Greens harsh comments regarding how Durant has handled free agency werent off-base

NBA DFS: LeBron James and optimal picks for Nov. 14 FanDuel, DraftKings daily fantasy basketball lineups
11/14/2018 2:52pm

SportsLines Mike McClure, a DFS pro with almost $2M in winnings, gives optimal lineup advice

Celtics' Brad Stevens says no lineup changes coming yet, despite Gordon Hayward's willingness to come off bench
11/14/2018 2:35pm

The Celtics are searching for ways to fix their early-season struggles

RSM Classic 2018 odds: Surprising picks from same model that nailed Brooks Koepka's CJ Cup win
11/14/2018 2:32pm

Our advanced computer model simulated this weeks 2018 RSM Classic 10,000 times

USMNT coaching rumors: Dave Sarachan says he hasn't been asked to interview for the senior job
11/14/2018 2:19pm

Sarachan has called up 50 different players during his time



How Nick Saban's 1968 title explains the legendary coach
11/13/2018 1:26pm

Fifty years ago, Nick Saban won his first title, at West Virginias Monongah High. His teammates remember a determined, cerebral leader who always thought three steps ahead. Sound familiar

Stealers? Bell's locker raided by teammates
11/14/2018 3:42pm

Less than 24 hours after LeVeon Bell forfeited the rest of the 2018 season by not reporting to the Steelers, his teammates were picking through what was left in his locker.

Curry with team, but out through Texas trip
11/14/2018 3:25pm

The Warriors, 2-1 since Stephen Curry suffered a groin injury, will be without their star for at least 10 more days -- and five games.

D-III school suspends, bars player for cheap shot
11/14/2018 12:57pm

Kewan Platt, a guard for Division III Fitchburg State, has been suspended indefinitely and barred from campus for a vicious elbow to the face of a Nichols College player during a game.

Ravens QB Jackson: 'Very prepared' if starting
11/14/2018 12:22pm

With Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco dealing with a hip injury, rookie Lamar Jackson said, I feel like Id be very prepared if called on to start for Baltimore on Sunday.

Fox News

Fox News

Viral video shows Fitchburg State University basketball player elbowing opponent in dirty play
11/14/2018 2:26pm

A Fitchburg State University basketball player was captured in a viral video elbowing opponent in a game Tuesday night.

MMA fighter battles through bone-popping injury to defeat opponent in bout
11/14/2018 11:53am

An MMA fighter won his bout Friday night at a Legacy Fighting Alliance event via unanimous decision -- despite suffering a gruesome injury.

Oklahoma State football coach rants about 'liberalism,' being a 'snowflake'
11/14/2018 10:13am

Liberalism and being a snowflake are behind the trend of young athletes transferring schools, according to exasperated Oklahoma State football coach Mike Gundy, who ranted about every millennial young person during a testy news conference Monday.

Chiefs fans frustrated after NFL moves game vs. Rams from Mexico City to Los Angeles
11/14/2018 5:07am

The NFL moved arguably the biggest game of its regular season between the Kansas City Chiefs and Los Angeles Rams from Mexico City to Los Angeles on Tuesday much to the frustration of some Chiefs fans.

Rutgers women's basketball coach C. Vivian Stringer wins 1,000th game
11/14/2018 4:47am

As the red and white confetti rained down on the court to celebrate C. Vivian Stringers 1,000th career victory, the Hall of Fame coach took a moment to soak it all in.

USA Today

USA Today

Yankees owner Hal Steinbrenner says Manny Machado's 'comments are troubling'
11/14/2018 1:43pm

Yankees owner and team adviser Alex Rodriguez plan further talks about free agent whose Johnny Hustle comments, postseason behavior raised eyebrows.

The Match: Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson will put on a good show, but not on Thanksgiving weekend
11/14/2018 11:08am

Nothing says the holidays quite like a meaningless golf match between Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson. But there will be gambling, live mics.

Michigan bans former gymnastics assistant coach after sex with student-athlete
11/14/2018 11:36am

Michigan bans former assistant gymnastics coach Scott Vetere from ever working with the school after he was caught having sex with a student-athlete.

Chargers' Joey Bosa returns to practice field after being sidelined all season with foot injury
11/14/2018 2:46pm

Chargers Pro Bowl defensive end Joey Bosa, whos been sidelined all season with a foot injury, returned to the practice field Wednesday.

Tony Stewart’s deadly collision still has Kevin Ward Jr.'s family off track
11/14/2018 7:00am

Kevin Ward Sr. and Pamela Ward still struggle to accept death of son Kevin Ward Jr. four years after he was struck and killed by Tony Stewart.

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