Daily Archives: 20th October 2017

Report: Manny Acta 'lit up the room' during Mets interview for manager

The New York Mets‘ interview process for their managerial vacancy is expected to continue through the end of this week, but one candidate may have secured themselves the position with a stellar interview. On Friday, a report surfaced from the New York Post’s Mike Vaccaro, claiming Manny Acta “lit up the room” during his interview, which could be good news ...

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Packers place Aaron Rodgers on IR, but door isn't closed on a late-season return

The Packers made the dreaded but expected and necessary move of placing Aaron Rodgers on injured reserve Friday with a broken collarbone. But that doesn’t mean Rodgers can’t or won’t return at some point this season. Under NFL rules, Rodgers is eligible to return after eight weeks. And according to ESPN’s Rob Demovsky, the Packers are

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Brooklyn Nets guard Jeremy Lin has knee surgery, will miss rest of the season

NEW YORK — Jeremy Lin had season-ending surgery to repair a ruptured patella tendon in his right knee Friday morning, hours before the Brooklyn Nets played their home opener. The procedure was performed at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York. The Nets said the surgery was successful and Lin is expected to make a full recovery. Lin tweeted ...

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The Dusty Baker stigma unfairly remains alive and well after ouster from Nationals

The Washington Nationals have decided to go in another direction at manager, leaving Dusty Baker behind. Many will celebrate without a second thought. I feel this is misguided.  Thanks to rather embarrassing conclusions to the 2002 World Series (as Giants manager) and 2003 NLCS (as Cubs manager), it seems that the overwhelming majority has long since decid… CBSSports.com MLB Headlines ...

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Packers place QB Aaron Rodgers on injured reserve

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Green Bay Packers placed Aaron Rodgers on injured reserve Friday after the quarterback had surgery on his broken collarbone. Rodgers would be eligible to return from injured reserve after eight weeks and able to return to practice after six weeks. But coach Mike McCarthy has said that there is no timeline for Rodgers’ return, ...

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3 Things Every Canadian Can Do To Help The Rohingya

Fred Rogers’ mother once told him to “look for the helpers” when he saw scary stories on the news. At UNICEF, we are the helpers, and in disasters, we look for the children. Hundreds of thousands of children are among the more than half a million Rohingya refugees streaming across the border between Myanmar and Bangladesh. What was once the ...

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Arkansas mailbag: New football coach possibilities and hoops/baseball predictions

Welcome to SEC Country’s weekly Arkansas sports mailbag with reporter Eric W. Bolin. In this edition, we discuss potential next Arkansas football coaches, the very real chances Arkansas still goes bowling and both Razorbacks basketball and baseball projections. Feels like the end Where does the football tea… Baseball News PLEASE CLICK ON PUBLISHER AT END OF TEXT TO READ THE ...

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Do The Patriots Have What It Takes For a Super Bowl Return?

Even at 4-2, in sole possession of first place in the AFC East, there’s plenty of cause for concern with this incarnation of the New England Patriots. In some ways the Patriots are victims of their own standard of excellence, including the narrative that 19-0 was in play for the team in the preseason. Not every New England team that ...

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