How Braves’ Charlie Morton got hurt, threw 16 pitches before exiting with a broken leg vs. Astros

October 27, 2021 0 Comments

On the surface, Charlie Morton’s stats from Game 1 of the World Series may not look too impressive. The Braves’ starter didn’t allow a run in Atlanta’s 6-2 win over the Astros, but he threw just 44 pitches over 2 1/3 innings during the contest. However, the numbers don’t tell the full story. Morton suffered …

Gay soccer player Josh Cavallo receives support from stars, clubs after coming out

October 27, 2021 0 Comments

Adelaide United’s Josh Cavallo has become the first active men’s player in Australia’s A-League to come out as gay. The 21-year-old is one of very few male footballers around the world to make to make the announcement while still playing.  Cavallo’s decision to come out publicly was centred around encouraging others to be more open and accepting of themselves and …

Week 8 Fantasy Football Flex Rankings for standard, superflex, 2-QB leagues

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Rank Player Position 1 Josh Allen, BUF vs. MIA QB 2 Patrick Mahomes, KC vs. NYG QB 3 Kyler Murray, ARI vs. GB QB 4 Jalen Hurts, PHI @ DET QB 5 Matthew Stafford, LAR @ HOU QB 6 Tom Brady, TB @ NO QB 7 Dak Prescott, DAL @ MIN QB 8 Kirk Cousins, …

Week 8 Fantasy Busts: Antonio Gibson, Michael Gallup among risky ‘starts’

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Identifying possible busts ahead of your fantasy start ’em, sit ’em decisions is how you avoid having disastrous weeks. When choices are limited, like they were last week, it can be tough to sit even borderline players. When choices are a little more plentiful, like this week, you might have a tough time deciding on two …

Deshaun Watson trade rumors: Latest news on Dolphins, Panthers, Eagles before 2021 NFL deadline

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The Deshaun Watson watch is on. Again. The Texans quarterback requested a trade during the offseason, but none came to pass; Soon after Watson’s January trade request, sexual assault allegations came to light that planted him firmly in Houston for the time being. MORE: Deshaun Watson sexual assault allegations, explained The NFL has yet to …

Welcome to the Ja Morant Show: The Grizzlies point guard is an A-list superstar

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When the bright lights come on, some players take extra energy from the situation, with the combination of adrenaline, responsibility and confidence morphing into superstar performances. At just 22 years old, Memphis Grizzlies point guard Ja Morant is quickly establishing himself as one of those bankable A-list hoopers as he continues to show that not only is he …

UFC 267 fight date, time, odds, PPV price, card & location for Jan Blachowicz vs. Glover Teixeira

October 27, 2021 0 Comments

The UFC returns to Abu Dhabi on October 30 for UFC 267 where Jan Blachowicz will defend his light heavyweight championship against Glover Teixeira.  UFC 267 also marks the first non pay-per-view numbered event in the United States since UFC 138 back in 2011.  But just because it is a free show, don’t think that …

Michigan vs. Michigan State odds, prediction, betting trends for Big Ten top-10 showdown

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Michigan vs. Michigan State odds, prediction, betting trends for Big Ten top-10 showdown No. 6 Michigan travels to No. 8 Michigan State in a Big Ten, top-10 showdown on Saturday.  Kickoff is scheduled for 12 pm. ET at Spartan Stadium in East Lansing, Mich. The game will be televised on FOX.  Michigan (7-0) is off …

Jim Harbaugh’s defining moment against Michigan State arrives in top-10 showdown

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When Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh doesn’t really want to answer your question, he turns on a default-setting answer at the press conference and repeats that phrase over and over again. Harbaugh had one queued up for questions around Saturday’s top-10 showdown between No. 6 Michigan and No. 8 Michigan State at Spartan Stadium (12 p.m., …

UFC 267 odds, predictions, betting trends for Jan Blachowicz vs. Glover Teixeira

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Jan Blachowicz will defend his UFC light heavyweight title against Glover Teixeira in the main event of UFC 267 at the Etihad Arena in Abu Dhabi. It will be Blachowicz’s second title defense following his decision victory over middleweight champion Israel Adesanya in March. He’ll be standing across the Octagon from Glover Teixeira, who is getting another …