Liverpool teenager Harvey Elliott has received a 14-day club football ban for a social media video in which he appeared to perform an offensive impersonation of Tottenham striker Harry Kane. The Football Association handed the punishment down on Friday, citing a breach of FA Rule E3 as it included reference
Rich Hill scoffed at the notion that Clayton Kershaw carried the blame for the Los Angeles Dodgers’ stunning elimination. “No,” Hill said forcefully, “we wouldn’t be here without him.” And then, for nearly 15 seconds, Hill paused, gathering himself, trying desperately to avoid breaking down with the cameras recording him.
When it comes to the hardest things to find in professional football, the discussion usually starts with franchise quarterback. Then maybe top pass-rusher. Or left tackle. Possibly shutdown corner. Not often mentioned yet worthy of being in the discussion is the three-down linebacker. Rare is the ‘backer who can dominate
Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford is expected to play Sunday against the Kansas City Chiefs, though he is dealing with a lot of pain, sources told ESPN’s Jeremy Fowler and Adam Schefter. Stafford’s name made a surprise appearance on the Lions’ injury report Friday as questionable because of a hip
The Carolina Hurricanes announced the signing of former Toronto Maple Leafs defenseman Jake Gardiner on Friday. The 29-year-old’s four-year contract carries an average annual value of $4.05 million. Drafted 17th overall by the Anaheim Ducks in 2008, Gardiner went to the Maple Leafs via a February 9, 2011, trade before