Florida QB Feleipe Franks Out for Season With Dislocated Ankle Injury

Florida Gators quarterback Feleipe Franks suffered a serious leg injury while attempting to scramble for a first down in the third quarter of Saturday’s game against the Kentucky Wildcats. Florida head coach Dan Mullen said after the game Franks will likely miss the rest of the season with a dislocated ankle.  Franks exited the game …

Trainer For Triple Crown Winner Justify Denies Giving Banned Drug To Horse

Horse trainer Bob Baffert has vehemently denied allegations that the 2018 Triple-Crown winner Justify was intentionally given performance-enhancing drugs.  Baffert’s statement comes following a report that the horse failed a drug test following last year’s Santa Anita Derby, but was still allowed to compete for the Triple Crown. Baffert said that the Scopolamine found in Justify’s …

NY Jets QB Sam Darnold To Sit Out Monday Night’s Game Against Browns Due To Mono

New York Jets quarterback Sam Darnold is out for the Monday Night Football game against the Cleveland Browns. Jets head coach Adam Gase said Darnold was diagnosed with has mononucleosis and could possibly miss several weeks.  Trevor Siemian, a five-year veteran, will start in his place. He took most of the reps during Wednesday’s practice …

France Eliminates Team USA From FIBA World Cup

Team USA has been eliminated from medal contention by France at the FIBA World Cup, failing to capture gold at a major international tournament for the first time since the 2006 world championships. France beat Team USA 89-79 in the quarterfinals on Wednesday, rallying from a seven-point fourth-quarter deficit to pull off the upset. The …

Antonio Brown Practices With Patriots Despite Sexual Assault Lawsuit Against Him

New England Patriots receiver Antonio Brown attended practice with the team for the first time on Wednesday, a day after his former trainer filed a civil lawsuit in Florida accusing him of sexually assaulting her on three occasions. Coach Bill Belichick declined to answer additional questions about Brown before the practice session, including his status …

Michael Jordan Pledges $1M For Bahamas Hurricane Relief Efforts

Michael Jordan is pledging $1 million to organizations assisting with Hurricane Dorian relief efforts in the Bahamas. Jordan said in a statement Tuesday on Twitter through his spokeswoman, Estee Portnoy, that he’s “devastated” at the destruction in the Bahamas, adding “my heart goes out to everyone who is suffering and to those who have lost …

Longtime Detroit Sportscaster Fred McLeod Passes Away At 67

Former longtime Detroit sportscaster and current voice of the Cleveland Cavaliers, Fred McLeod, died unexpectedly Monday evening. He was 67. The Ohio native worked 22 seasons (1984-2006) as the Detroit Pistons play-by-play announcer — the longest tenure of a TV-only announcer with the same NBA team. He also served as the play-by-play voice of the …

Kansas City Chiefs’ Tyreek Hill Injures Clavicle, Out Indefinitely

Wide receiver Tyreek Hill was injured against the Jaguars with a shoulder injury, the Kansas City Chiefs announced. The injury was severe enough to require a trip to the local hospital, where he was treated by the trauma department. Hill suffered a sternal clavicular joint injury — where the collarbone comes into the sternum — …

Boston Red Sox Fire President Of Baseball Operations Dave Dombrowski

The Boston Red Sox have fired president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski, and elevated senior vice president Raquel Ferreira and assistant general managers Eddie Romero, Brian O’Halloran and Zack Scott to jointly lead their baseball operations department for the rest of the season. The Red Sox formally announced the firing Monday morning. Dombrowski, 63, was …