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Daily Archives: 2nd August 2018

New Season, New Policies For The NFL

With guest host Celeste Headlee. The National Football League’s preseason starts tomorrow. And the furor over players protesting during the national anthem hasn’t gone away. Back in May, the NFL said it would require all players to stand for the anthem. But the following month, the league hit pause. Vox explains it this way: With the regular NFL season slated ...

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Deng growing restless with Lakers: 'I play for people who believe in me'

Since signing his lucrative four-year, $ 72-million contract with the Los Angeles Lakers two summers ago, veteran forward Luol Deng has seen the floor a grand total of 57 times – 56 of which came in 2016-17 – due to the team’s commitment to its younger players. All the 33-year-old wants is a chanc… NBA | theScore

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Ankiel looking to return to mound 14 years after last major-league pitch

Rick Ankiel is trying to make a return to baseball at the position in which he first rose to prominence nearly two decades ago. If his body holds up and he finds a team willing to buy into his comeback dreams, Ankiel said he’ll attempt to make a major-league roster as a relief pitcher. “I have nothing to lose,” the ...

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This 39-year-old is attempting a comeback

Rick Ankiel might not be done with the Major Leagues yet. Ankiel, 39, told Tim Brown of Yahoo Sports on Wednesday that he is “toying with” the idea of pitching in professional baseball once again. Ankiel last played in the Majors in 2013 as a member of the Mets, and has not pitched in an MLB game since ’04. Rick ...

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Formula One great Niki Lauda has lung transplant

VIENNA (Reuters) – Austrian motor racing great Niki Lauda has had a successful lung transplant in Vienna, the hospital that treated him said on Thursday. Lauda, who was badly burned in a near-fatal Formula One crash in 1976 and later became an airline entrepreneur, was taken ill recently. Austrian media had said he was being treated in hospital, though reports ...

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Report: Eric Reid to visit Titans

Former San Francisco 49ers safety Eric Reid is scheduled to visit the Tennessee Titans on Friday, a source told ESPN’s Adam Schefter. The <a data-in-app-uri=… NFL | theScore

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