Sources — Bears QB Mitchell Trubisky (shoulder) to play vs. Saints

Chicago Bears quarterback Mitchell Trubisky, listed as questionable with a shoulder injury, will play in Sunday’s game against the New Orleans Saints, sources told ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Trubisky suffered a dislocated left shoulder and slight labrum tear in the first quarter of Chicago’s victory over the Vikings on Sept. 29. Team doctors determined Trubisky would

Joe Burrow sets LSU’s single-season touchdown passing mark

STARKVILLE, Miss. — It took only seven games for LSU quarterback Joe Burrow to break the school’s record for passing touchdowns in a single season. Burrow threw his record-setting 29th passing touchdown of the season during the second half Saturday, putting the No. 2-ranked Tigers ahead of Mississippi State 36-7 in an eventual 36-13 win.

Supercars pay tribute to departing GRM

Some of Supercars’ biggest names have paid tribute to Garry Rogers after the Hall of Famer confirmed he would walk away at the end of 2019, ending 24 years in the category. Garry Rogers Motorsport (GRM)’s entries were a glaring omission when submissions for the 2020 Supercars season were made this week. The writing was

Hassan Diarra commits to play for Aggies, coach Buzz Williams

ESPN 100 guard Hassan Diarra committed to Texas A&M on Friday, giving new coach Buzz Williams his first top-100 recruit since taking over the program in the spring. Diarra chose A&M over Indiana and Georgia. He took official visits to all three schools, capped by a trip to College Station last weekend. “I just feel

New York Yankees’ CC Sabathia hurts shoulder, limps off ALCS field

1:56 AM ET Marly RiveraESPN Writer Close Marly Rivera is a writer for and NEW YORK — CC Sabathia left it all on the field, but it wasn’t enough for the New York Yankees, who lost a lot more than the fourth game of the American League Championship Series in an 8-3 defeat

Harrison Barnes, Malik Jackson paying for funeral of woman killed in home by police officer

Sacramento Kings forward Harrison Barnes and his wife and Philadelphia Eagles defensive tackle Malik Jackson have offered to pay for the funeral of a Fort Worth, Texas, woman killed in her home by a police officer last week. Atatiana Jefferson, 28, was taking care of her 8-year-old nephew Saturday when a police officer making a

Fantasy hockey – Panic or patience regarding slow starts

Panic or exercise a little patience? Now that we’re a few games out of the 2019-20 gate, here’s a round-up of several popular fantasy figures falling short of preseason expectations. And whether invested managers should wait it out or make adjustments in the here and now. Cause for concern Thomas Chabot, D, Ottawa Senators (90.4

‘Scary Terry’ McLaurin warms up to nickname, just wants to play ball – Washington Redskins Blog

ASHBURN, Va. — The nickname wasn’t original and might not stick, but it was appropriate. Washington Redskins quarterback Case Keenum, so he claims, dubbed rookie receiver Terry McLaurin as “Scary Terry” in training camp. The moniker reached his high school, prompting his former coach at Cathedral High in Indianapolis, Rick Streiff, to chuckle. “We laughed

House, Senate members drum up support for compensating college athletes

WASHINGTON — Federal lawmakers returned to Capitol Hill this week with interest piqued in finding new ways to compensate college athletes. U.S. Rep. Mark Walker, R-N.C., spent Wednesday drumming up support for a proposed bill that could make it possible for all U.S. college athletes to accept endorsement money as early as January 2021. Walker

John Calipari of Kentucky Wildcats — More NBA draft rounds would be all about G League

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Kentucky coach John Calipari came out strongly against the idea that the NBA would consider expanding beyond its current draft format, which includes two rounds. Speaking at the SEC Tipoff event on Wednesday afternoon, Calipari argued that the more rounds wouldn’t be for the NBA but rather to stock its developmental arm,