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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...
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...
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."...
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The Chiefs are one of seven 2-0 teams, but the only 2-0 team that played its first two games on the road.
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 has dismissed defensive end Trevon Hill from the team.
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.
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.
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.
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 was placed on administrative leave Friday following fresh allegations of domestic violence from his ex-wife.
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.
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.
Rob Gronkowski almost was traded to the Detroit Lions, but the superstar tight end seemed completely uninterested in that idea.
Week 4 in college football produced plenty of chaos in the poll, though the shuffling barely touched the top 10.
Alabama's dominance headlines the list of winners and losers from Saturday's action across college football.
College Football Playoff projection: Alabama, Ohio State lead way while we say goodbye to Oklahoma after their near loss to Army
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.