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Degenerative Brain Disease Found in Most Donated NFL Players


Dr Ann McKee, director of Boston University's CTE Center, which led the study, cautioned against drawing any immediate conclusions. "We need to take our heads out of the sand". CTE is often found in people who have endured rehashed head injury. As of Tuesday, we have a better idea just how widespread the NFL's concussion issue spans. Read More »

Medical study reveals CTE in 48 of 53 deceased college football players


They are from players you have never heard of and players, like Ken Stabler, who are enshrined in the Hall of Fame. Dr. Ann McKee, a neuroscientist from Boston University says questions regarding the number of years played, the genetic risk, and the dietary and lifestyle choices of the players are variables that have an unknown role. Read More »

La'el Collins reportedly gets huge two-year extension from Cowboys


His agent Deryk Gilmore hoped to salvage things by requesting teams not draft him, allowing him to sign with the Cowboys as a free agent and hopefully make up some of the money after his deal was up. With the retirement of Doug Free, the Cowboys moved Collins to right tackle in the offseason. According to the Fort Worth Star-Telegram , there's also a $2 million escalator clause in the deal that Collins can hit if he plays in 85 percent of the Cowboys' offensive snaps. Read More »

Alvaro Morata gets assist on debut as Chelsea lose to Bayern Munich

Chelsea ended the half stronger, but Marcos Alonso fired over before Tom Starke saved brilliantly to deny Michy Batshuayi . David Luiz making a big impact off the bench. Bayern Munich manager Carlo Ancelotti has admitted that expensive teenage star Renato Sanches could leave this summer, having failed to impress last season. Read More »

Inter Have Manchester United Target On List of Potential Signings


He's our player and I have a lot of confidence in him. According to Louis Sealey of Metro , Ancelotti confirmed a decision is yet to be made on the midfielder's immediate future. "A move could be a possibility but there is also a chance he could stay with us for the season", the Bayern boss said, as quoted by Sky Sports . Read More »

What's next for Kyrie Irving, LeBron James and Cleveland Cavaliers?


The reason he wants out of Cleveland is because he's done playing in LeBron's shadow. "I understand we're in a very peculiar place", said Irving. Instead, he could be a complementary scoring option to LeBron James and Co. For instance, LeBron may prefer to play with Carmelo Anthony , and Minnesota could easily beat any offer from Pat Riley by including Andrew Wiggins. Read More »

Carmelo Anthony and OKC 'Circling Each Other'


Weaver, Syracuse's assistant coach at the time, was the one who urged head coach Jim Boeheim to scout Anthony in high school and is widely credited as the guy who delivered Anthony to the Orange. There's room for a trade to work. Oklahoma City would likely try to add a draft pick in order to get a trade done, but even that probably wouldn't be enough. Read More »

Jason Garrett, Cowboys were unaware Lucky Whitehead was arrested


After TMZ Sports broke the story, Garrett faced the media after Day 1 of Cowboys training camp and was immediately asked about Whitehead's standing with the team. Running back Ezekiel Elliott was involved in an incident at a Dallas bar on July 16 that left a man with a nose injury. He also rushed 20 times for 189 yards and caught nine passes for 64 yards. Read More »

Kevin De Bruyne Says Don't Compare Romelu Lukaku To Lionel Messi


He's one of the best in the world and what is he, 24? A good thing today for me is to see that he's a team player. Given the potential of both strikers and the bond they already seem to share on the pitch, it's hard not to make the connection with United's most memorable and lethal strike partnerships in Yorke and Cole - who, in the famous 1998/99 campaign, had amassed 53 goals between them. Read More »

ISL draft: Jamshedpur FC pick Anas Edathodika


Hello and welcome to the LIVE coverage of Indian Super League's Players' Draft. Jamshedpur FC coach Steve Coppell expressed satisfaction with the club's player selection at the draft and hoped that his team will give a good account of themselves in their debut season in the ISL. Read More »

Branden Grace makes golf history

Open at Erin Hills. South Africa's Branden Grace failed to repeat his spectacular third-round performance in the British Open on Sunday but was happy enough to finish tied for sixth. Pettersen and Norris shook hands and put their arms around each other's shoulders as they walked the 18th fairway, and the 38-year-old Pettersen tapped in for bogey for what he thought was a round of 5 over. Read More »

Jose Mourinho: I'm 100 per cent confident Man United star will stay

The post Real Madrid Will Not Sign David De Gea -Jose Mourinho appeared first on 360Nobs.com . "I couldn't be happier with what he's doing, and I could not be happier we managed to sign him before the pre-season". Asked on Sunday (AEST) if that was also the case with Bale, Mourinho said: "Yes, the same". Mourinho said: "My plan for the team, for the evolution of the team in this second transfer window for me - because the transfer window of last December we didn't use that - I told you ... Read More »

Poulter revels in return to major contention at Royal Birkdale

I think it would be hard for me to talk about that right now. "But I think with the Open Championship you're playing in them enough that you're going to get your good draws and bad draws". To be out with injury a year ago and miss an Open was tough. "I didn't think about 2008 (when he was second) until the putt on the last, to be honest". Read More »

Chris Froome still has the edge in Tour de France


A similar scenario happened two years ago when Froome fought back after he had been attacked by Vincenzo Nibali moments after suffering a mechanical in the stage to La Toussuire - the same edition of the Tour when Froome was allegedly on the receiving end of a cup of urine. Read More »

Derrick Rose meeting with the Lakers on Thursday


Free agent point guard Derrick Rose and the Cavaliers are in " serious talks " about a one-year deal, ESPN's Brian Windhorst and Adrian Wojnarowski report . However, unlike Rose to this point, Carter also developed and transformed his game in order to reduce the toll taken by his body throughout the season, most notably by adding a three-point shot - something Rose does not possess. Read More »

Paulie Malignaggi Sparred With Conor McGregor For 8 Rounds


FLOYD MAYWEATHER and Conor McGregor travelled to Los Angeles, Toronto, New York and London ahead of their historic bout - here are some of the best photos from their press tour. He's got a game plan. "I think (he's) definitively an underdog, but he has a method to what he's doing and he has a thinking process behind it". 'Eight rounds, good work. Read More »

When Sachin Tendulkar helped Harmanpreet Kaur to get a job

How are the expectations against England, whom India beat in the opening match? The home nation made it through to the final with a thrilling close-fought victory over South Africa on Tuesday. The NatWest win of 2002 made the team believe in themselves, injecting a wave of confidence that helped them become world beaters as the decade progressed. Read More »

Chicharito : West Ham agree terms with Leverkusen for striker

Sky claim that Arnautovic will be West Ham's highest-paid player when he signs a five-year contract, but the Mexico international's wage demands may be higher. Compared to the disappointing arrivals of last summer, West Ham's owners have, to their credit, come good on the promise to bring top-quality players to the London Stadium . Read More »

Patience pays off for Jason Day at Royal Birkdale


It didn't get much better, and he finished last in the field with an 81. "I think everyone thinks, if I put the week together, it could be me at the end of the week holding the trophy, " he said. "The back nine is playing really, really hard". Spieth was rarely in trouble. He matched Kuchar's birdie on the third hole to stay one shot ahead. Read More »

Anti-govt protesters march in Polish cities


Poland is poised to dissolve a key separation of government powers, as President Andrzej Duda is expected to sign a bill that puts the nation's Supreme Court under the control of the ruling party, despite citizens' protests and pleas from allies in the European Union and U.S. Read More »

Amazing Grace shatters major golf record, Johnson makes move


We'll let Michael Scott take it from here. Grace shot 74 and began the round in a tie for 45th place at 4 over par.?He will be at 4 under entering Sunday's final round. The lowest ever score in a major championship is 9-under, however. It has to do with it was someone else's day, and I didn't play as well as I should have. Read More »

Chelsea Transfers: Alvaro Morata Set For £70 Million Switch From Real Madrid

Manchester United had been heavily linked with a move for Morata throughout the summer and were locked in talks with Real for a number of weeks as a fee was negotiated. Conte brought Morata to Juventus before departing to join the Italy national team but he will have a far more experienced striker at his disposal when the Spaniard arrives this time. Read More »

Alexis Sanchez close to contract agreement with PSG


With Virgil van Dijk at Southampton having declared this week that he is not in the right frame of mind to train normally with his team-mates , Arsenal do not expect similar issues with Sanchez. "For the rest... we played 20 years in the Champions League , that's 17 years before Sanchez arrived and three years with him so he can get us back in there". Read More »

Jurgen Klopp wants this Liverpool signing above all other summer targets


Keita is Klopp's prime target, and there is a confidence within the club that the Guinea worldwide will be enticed by the prospect of playing for the five-time European Champions. Yes, Macau. Are we in Macau? No. The 22-year-old Guinea worldwide midfielder is "understood to be keen on a move to Anfield now" rather than next summer, says the Daily Mail , even though the terms of his contract stipulate that his release clause comes into play at the end of next season. Read More »

Tour de France cyclist shares photo of his legs after 16 stages


The Tour de France is the world's biggest and most iconic cycling race. Today's tough mountain stage, which included the infamous Col du Galibier, gave Slovenian Primoz Roglic his first win at the Tour. It's a great victory for her, particularly as suffered broken bones in a crash in the Rio Olympics. The pack passes a wheat field during the fourth stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 207.5 kilometers (129 miles) with start in Mondorf-les-Bains, Luxembourg, and finish in ... Read More »

Scores and latest from Royal Birkdale on day one of tournament


Spieth was in thick rough to the right of the 16th fairway when his shot crept into the back of a pot bunker. "This is unsafe", he said to his caddie. "It looked like anything under par was going to be a good score". Koepka, fresh from a month off after winning his first major at the recent US Open , was one-under at the turn before a rollercoaster ride on the way home. Read More »