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Trevon Hill dismissed from Virginia Tech football team
09/23/2018 11:56am

One day after one of the most shocking losses in program history, Virginia Tech was dealt another blow when the school announced defensive end Trevon Hill had been dismissed from the team. Hill, who led the Hokies with 3.5 sacks this season, was dismissed for "not upholding the high standards we have for our student-athletes," head coach Justin Fuente said in a statement. Hill, a junior from Virginia Beach, was one of the Hokies' most effective defenders and one of just four returning starters from last season. He'd compiled 11 tackles, 4.5 tackles for loss and three QB hurries through three games, and he had 20 tackles for loss in his career. The dismissal comes less than 24 hours after Old Dominion pulled off a massive upset of the 13th-ranked Hokies. ODU was a 29-point underdog entering play but won by two touchdowns, exposing some significant weaknesses on Virginia Tech's defense. With Hill's dismissal, the Hokies' remaining options for an edge rusher...

The Earl Thomas dilemma: NFL execs explore what's next
09/23/2018 11:26am

SEATTLE -- No Seattle Seahawks story from 2017 created bigger waves than when six-time Pro Bowl free safety Earl Thomas approached Dallas Cowboys coach Jason Garrett following a Christmas Eve game. "If y'all have the chance, come get me," Thomas told Garrett at the time. Thomas' frustration with his contract situation has only grown from there, and the story is back on center stage with the 1-1 Cowboys visiting the 0-2 Seahawks in Week 3. In a perfect world, Thomas would play out the final year of his $40 million contract, the Seahawks would reward him with an even richer extension and together they would celebrate many more productive years together. That could still happen, but the Seahawks' world is not as perfect as it seemed a couple years ago. At best, this is a team in transition. At worst, Seattle is plummeting toward the NFC basement. Where the Seahawks actually fit into the league hierarchy could help them decide...

Jags RB Leonard Fournette not playing against Titans
09/23/2018 8:26am

Jacksonville Jaguars running back Leonard Fournette is not expected to play in Sunday's game against the Titans, league sources told ESPN's Adam Schefter. Fournette was listed as questionable for Week 3 after missing last week's win over the Patriots with a hamstring injury. Sources had indicated on Saturday night that Fournette was expected back against Tennessee, but the Jaguars have decided to play it safe with the second-year player. Backup running back T.J. Yeldon is also listed as questionable because of an ankle injury, but he is expected to play. "We've been playing a lot of tough games," coach Doug Marrone said Friday. "Players are doing the best job they can to get themselves ready to go, but we played a home opener in New York. We played a home opener here. Now we've got a divisional opponent. "When you look at it, a lot of teams are going through the same thing, just trying to keep everybody as healthy as they possibly can."...

Bengals join Panthers in wearing "One Carolina" stickers
09/23/2018 11:09am

The Cincinnati Bengals are joining in support of relief efforts for those affected by Hurricane Florence that has devastated the Carolinas

No. 7 Stanford rallies for 38-31 OT win over No. 20 Oregon
09/23/2018 8:42am

K.J. Costello threw for 327 yards and three touchdowns, the last a 23-yarder to Colby Parkinson in overtime, and No. 7 Stanford rallied for a 38-31 victory over No. 20 Oregon

CBS Sports

Packers vs. Redskins odds: Top picks and predictions from expert who's 13-0 on Green Bay, Washington games
09/23/2018 11:04am

Mike Tierney has his finger on the pulse of the Packers and Redskins

Browns set to name Baker Mayfield starting QB on Monday after talking with Tyrod Taylor
09/23/2018 11:03am

Cleveland is going to go with the rookie under center

2018 Tour Championship leaderboard: Live coverage, golf scores, Tiger Woods score, Round 4 highlights
09/23/2018 10:49am

Live scores, updates, analysis and highlights from the final round at East Lake Golf Club in Atlanta

Saints vs. Falcons odds: Best picks and predictions from proven model on 53-36 roll
09/23/2018 10:39am

Our advanced computer model simulated Sunday's Falcons vs. Saints game 10,000 times

College football bowl projections: Notre Dame gains from Virginia Tech's massive upset loss
09/23/2018 10:33am

There was a shakeup in Jerry Palm's New Year's Six projections this week thanks to a few major upsets



Follow live: Red-hot Chiefs, Mahomes host 49ers in Arrowhead opener
09/22/2018 5:17pm

The Chiefs are one of seven 2-0 teams, but the only 2-0 team that played its first two games on the road.

Sources: Pats nearly dealt Gronk to Lions in April
09/23/2018 10:12am

The Patriots and Lions were deep into trade discussions that peaked during the week of the draft, when the teams nearly completed a blockbuster trade involving Rob Gronkowski, league sources told ESPN.

Virginia Tech dismisses DE Hill from team
09/23/2018 12:35pm

Virginia Tech has dismissed defensive end Trevon Hill from the team.

Sources: Seahawks mulling fine on Thomas
09/23/2018 10:34am

The Seattle Seahawks are considering levying a significant fine on safety Earl Thomas for conduct detrimental to the team because he missed practice twice this past week, according to organizational sources.

Sources: Wolves owner wants Butler dealt quickly
09/23/2018 1:12am

Despite the objections of Timberwolves president of basketball operations/coach Tom Thibodeau, owner Glen Taylor has mandated that a deal needs to be negotiated to trade disgruntled All-Star Jimmy Butler in the next several days, sources told ESPN.

Fox News

Fox News

Tennessee coach sends player to locker room for refusing to enter game
09/23/2018 8:03am

A Tennessee football player didn’t quit the team during Saturday’s embarrassing loss to Florida but he was asked to leave the sideline after refusing to enter the game.

Yankees clinch AL wild card with 11-inning win over Orioles
09/23/2018 4:38am

Aaron Hicks and the New York Yankees reached the playoffs the same way they played the regular season: They got hurt, stood up and kept on going.

Chicago Cubs shortstop Addison Russell placed on leave after domestic violence claims
09/22/2018 12:11pm

Chicago Cubs shortstop Addison Russell was placed on administrative leave Friday following fresh allegations of domestic violence from his ex-wife.

FanDuel pays out $56,000 to New Jersey men on $75 'pricing error' bet
09/21/2018 10:30am

Two New Jersey men scored a $56,325 jackpot off a $75 bet after FanDuel, following talks with state gambling regulators on Thursday, flipped on its initial refusal to pay bets involving “an obvious pricing error” during Sunday’s Denver Broncos comeback 20-19 win over the Oakland Raiders.

Cleveland Browns rack up win, possum capture at stadium
09/21/2018 10:11am

A Cleveland Browns win is a rare thing to see -- but perhaps not as unusual as the sight of a loose possum scurrying around the stands at FirstEnergy Stadium.

USA Today

USA Today

Rob Gronkowski threatened to retire if traded to Detroit Lions, per report
09/23/2018 10:40am

Rob Gronkowski almost was traded to the Detroit Lions, but the superstar tight end seemed completely uninterested in that idea.        

Amway Coaches Poll: Virginia Tech plummets after ODU upset, Kentucky surges to No. 17
09/23/2018 11:52am

Week 4 in college football produced plenty of chaos in the poll, though the shuffling barely touched the top 10.        

Winners and losers from college football's Week 4 headlined by Alabama's dominance
09/23/2018 12:01am

Alabama's dominance headlines the list of winners and losers from Saturday's action across college football.        

College Football Playoff projection: Saying bad things about Alabama and goodbye to Oklahoma
09/23/2018 10:45am

College Football Playoff projection: Alabama, Ohio State lead way while we say goodbye to Oklahoma after their near loss to Army        

Tiger Woods is 18 holes away from historic win at Tour Championship
09/23/2018 1:36am

Tiger Woods made birdie on six of his first seven holes at the Tour Championship, where he'll tee off alongside Rory McIlroy in the final round.        

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