Jason Witten: Ezekiel Elliott has chance to grow from suspension – ESPN

3:31 AM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment LOS ANGELES — A day after the Dallas Cowboys learned that they could be without Ezekiel Elliott for the first six games of the season, they expressed support for their teammate, but the perspective from Jason Witten comes from a different place. As a […]

Bryce Harper hurts knee running out grounder in slip atop first base – ESPN

Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment WASHINGTON — Bryce Harper hyperextended his left knee when he slipped on a wet first base Saturday night, dealing a potentially devastating blow to the National League East-leading Nationals. Manager Dusty Baker said Harper would undergo an MRI on Sunday and the Nationals would know more about […]

Conor McGregor: Sparring partner Paulie Malignaggi quit due to getting ‘whooped’ – ESPN

2:54 AM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment LAS VEGAS — According to Conor McGregor, former world champion boxer Paulie Malignaggi quit as one of his primary sparring partners because he was getting “whopped” during sessions. Earlier this month, Malignaggi bailed on McGregor’s preparations for his Aug. 26 boxing match against Floyd […]

Ezekiel Elliott apologizes for ‘distraction and disruption,’ disagrees ‘strongly’ with NFL – Washington Post

Ezekiel Elliott is entering his second season with the Cowboys. (Tom Pennington/Getty Images) Ezekiel Elliott posted a statement Friday evening in which he apologized for causing “distraction and disruption.” The Cowboys running back also said that he disagreed “strongly” with the NFL, which announced earlier in the day that it was handing him a six-game […]

Winners and losers from Bills, Rams, Eagles mega-trades – ESPN

2:49 PM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment Just when you thought the biggest story of the weekend might be the Ezekiel Elliott suspension, the Bills decided to flip their roster overnight with a pair of out-of-nowhere trades. Bills ship Watkins to Rams as part of two deals The Bills made a […]

Chiefs fall 27-17 to 49ers in preseason opener – FOXSports.com

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Alex Smith led the Chiefs to a quick touchdown and first-round pick Patrick Mahomes II had an impressive debut before the San Francisco backups led the 49ers to a 27-17 victory over Kansas City in their preseason opener Friday night. “I’m right there, right? I’m watching intently,” said Smith, who was […]