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Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz underwent a scan on his back Wednesday that was inconclusive and was scheduled to undergo an MRI on Thursday to help diagnose an issue that has plagued him for several weeks, a source told ESPNs Adam Schefter. Wentz is unlikely to play Sunday night against the Los Angeles Rams, the source said. NFL Network first reported that Wentz was unlikely to play this week. Eagles coach Doug Pederson said Wentz was experiencing soreness and tightness in his back when he said the quarterback wouldnt practice Wednesday. This isnt the first time this season that Wentz has appeared on the injury report because of his back. He was a limited participant on consecutive Wednesdays in late October, but Wednesdays absence marked the first time he has missed a practice this season. It was one year ago Monday that Wentz tore the ACL and LCL in his left knee against the Rams. The main storyline heading into...
NEW YORK -- Jose Canseco is ready to take a swing at politics. The former major league slugger has made his pitch for a big job at the White House, tweeting Wednesday to President Donald Trump: u need a bash brother for Chief if sic Staff. Canseco told his little buddy he has a secret reorg plan already. He suggested Trump send him a direct message and signed off yeswecanseco. This wasnt the first time Canseco volunteered to serve in Trumps administration. On Oct. 9, after Nikki Haley announced that she was stepping down as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, Canseco said hed be up for the job. The outspoken Canseco knows his way around Washington. He testified on Capitol Hill before Congress during its 2005 hearings into the use of steroids in baseball. Canseco hit 462 home runs during 17 seasons in the majors. He played for seven teams from 1985 to 2001 and was the 1988 American League MVP with Oakland. ...
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. -- Phil Jackson visited the Los Angeles Lakers practice facility Wednesday. It was the first time Jackson has been seen by the media at the facility over the past two seasons. The team said its former coach just stopped by. Jackson still has several ties to the organization. Lakers controlling owner and governor Jeanie Buss posted a photo of her having dinner with Jackson, Kurt Rambis and his wife, Linda, in Manhattan Beach in early November. Rambis rejoined the organization in September as a senior basketball adviser to president of basketball operationsMagic Johnson. Jackson is a regular guest at the Lakers offices and has an open door to stop by any time hes in Los Angeles, sources said. He still has close relationships with several Lakers staffers, including coach Luke Walton and G-League coach Coby Karl. Walton, who has kept in touch with Jackson and at times solicits advice from his mentor, said he didnt...
Kyle Lowry had 23 points and 12 assists to lead a balanced Toronto offense while leading scorer Kawhi Leonard sat out, and the Raptors dominated Golden State from the start in routing the Warriors 113-93 to complete a season sweep
Hornets owner Michael Jordan says smack on the back of second-year guard Malik Monks head in closing seconds of win against the Pistons was tap of endearment
The SEC kept its spot atop the conference power rankings after another stellar season
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Hornets owner Michael Jordan says lightly smacking the back of second-year guard Malik Monks head in the closing seconds of Wednesday nights win against the Pistons was a tap of endearment.
Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz is unlikely to play Sunday after a scan on his back came back inconclusive Wednesday. He is undergoing an MRI on Thursday to help diagnose the issue.
Jose Canseco tweeted to Donald Trump that he would be a good chief of staff.
After the Raptors swept the season series from the Warriors on Wednesday, Kevin Durant emphasized that they arent just some young, up-and-coming team. Theyre here, he said.
Washington Redskins defensive captain Mason Foster cursed out his team and its fan base in a leaked Instagram conversation with a fanTuesday.
Jose Canseco, the former slugger who helped proliferate -- and then blew the whistle on -- steroid use in Major League Baseball, told President Trump in a tweet Wednesday he has a secret plan to pump Trump up and hes willing to serve as chief of staff to carry it out.
The Minnesota Vikings had a ton of expectations coming into the 2018 season after being one win away from a Super Bowl berth in January. This year, the team has largely been a disappointment -- and fans have taken notice.
The Oakland Raiders, NFL owners and other league officials have formed an illegal cartel and violated federal antitrust laws and California laws by attempting to move the franchise to Las Vegas in 2020, a lawsuit filed by the city of Oakland on Tuesday claimed.
NBA star Steph Curry told ESPN Wednesdayhe was joking earlier this week when he said he did not think humans had ever landed on the moon -- and he revealed hed accept an invitation from NASA to visit lunar artifacts at the Johnson Space Center in Houston.
Hornets owner Michael Jordan playfully smacked Hornets guard Malik Monk upside the head for drawing a technical foul for prematurely celebrating.
The college football postseason features 40 games with 39 bowls before the championship game. USA TODAY Sports staff picks all the matchups.
Six weeks after being by fired by Maryland, D.J. Durkin is working in a consultant-like capacity at Alabama, according to AL.com.
Warriors guard Stephen Curry says that Shaquille ONeal is dead wrong in saying that the 2000s Lakers would beat this eras Warriors.
Nicolas Chauvin, a youth player for French rugby team Stade Franais Paris, died four days after breaking his neck on a tackle. He was 19.
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