All 32 NFL Teams To Be Represented In Madden NFL Esports Event

After that, Club Finals will then take place, where four competitors per club will earn a place in that club's finals, with events taking place in different venues depending on teams. "Competitive gaming and esports isn't just for the elite few", said Electronic Arts CEO Andrew Wilson during an interview. "There's strong interest across ownership in many leagues", Halpin said.

National Football League player remembers fallen Fla. cops during preseason game

He included a photo of his black cleats with the four names in white. Howard and Baxter, both of the Kissimmee , Fla., police department, were shot and killed August 18; Clayton, who was from the Orlando Police Department, was shot and killed last December; and Lewis, a former college football player and an Orange County Sheriff's Deputy, was killed in a traffic crash looking for the suspect in Clayton's death.

NBA Rookies: Celtics' Jayson Tatum To Enjoy Best Career Of 2017 Class

The former NC State and current Mavericks point guard received 25.7 percent of the vote to win Rookie of the Year. So Smith has all of the ingredients in place to put together a Rookie of the Year campaign. Smith Jr. was the ninth overall selection. Smith Jr. also ran away with the "most athletic" category, finishing with 43.6 percent of the vote. Simmons tied for fourth at 6.7% past year - behind Brandon Ingram , Kris Dunn and Buddy Hield .

Dodgers' Alex Wood Could Skip Next Start Due to Shoulder Injury

Wood, who is 14-1 with a 2.41 ERA, is out with inflammation in the sternoclavicular joint in front of his left shoulder. "The cost of trying to get him through it versus the upside, I just think it's smart to be on the cautious side", manager Dave Roberts said .

Chesapeake's David Wright will DH for Mets Class-A team

The Chesapeake native and former Norfolk Tide, has been suffering from a herniated disc in his neck and spinal stenosis . Wright has been sidelined since spring training with shoulder impingement, which has prevented him from throwing.

Celtics Reportedly 'Nearing Deal' For Kyrie Irving

User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Since then not much has changed, but there were a few new reports that came out about these two sides. The names in the trade haven't fully been released, but the deal centers around the two all-star point guards, and obviously the Celtics would have to toss in other contracts.

Celtic qualify for UEFA Champions League group stage

The final result is the highest-scoring aggregate in UEFA Champions League play-off history. Celtic were back on level terms seven minutes later when Scott Sinclair curled a delightful effort into the corner, but the Scottish outfit nearly conceded a second before half time, with Gordon having to be alert to keep out Marin Anicic's header.

Wolfpack suspend 3, dismiss 2 ahead of season opener vs. Gamecocks

On Monday, published a story on why two freshman football players had been dismissed from NC State: Antoine Thompson and Kevince Brown . The school launched its investigation the next day and has turned its findings over to the Wake County District Attorney's office, though at this time no charges have been filed.

National Basketball Association rookies voted Jayson Tatum and Lonzo Ball as most likely succeed

And rookies have tended to pick someone other than the No. 1 pick for this question. Lonzo Ball of the Los Angeles Lakers finished in second with 20 percent. Dennis Smith Jr . was already getting major hype from the media and the fans heading into his rookie season, but now he's getting praised by his peers.

14-year-old boy dies during football practice in New York City

Officers responded to a 911 call and found him "unconscious and unresponsive", police said. A 16-year-old Staten Island high school football player collapsed and died during a practice on September 1, 2014. The school noted, "Grief counselors will be at the school to help students cope with the tragedy". The campus has a natural-grass football field with stands that can seat 3,000 spectators, according to the academy's website.

Trent Richardson Won't Sign Contract with CFL's Saskatchewan Roughriders

According to, the reason for Richardson's change of heart is that the proposed deal had a team option for the second year. Considered the best running back available in the 2012 NFL Draft, Richardson's rookie season started with an injury but ended with 950 yards and 12 touchdowns.

Spurs near signing of €25m Inter, Man Utd target

That follows on from a previous L'Equipe report that said personal terms were also 95% agreed. Jose Mourinho has also been tipped to make further additions before the end of the month and Aurier would be a long-term replacement for 32-year-old Antonio Valencia if he moved to Old Trafford.

Arsenal and Man Utd receive Lemar transfer boost

Both the Gunners and the Red Devils have done similar business in the transfer window so far with both clubs spending big on forwards, while also bringing in reinforcements at the back. He did say that he is open to signing an "exceptional" player and Thomas Lemar is likely to fall in that bracket. The 21-year-old has been strongly linked with a move to Arsenal all summer but the Daily Record reported last week that Man Utd were also eyeing a move for the £55m-rated French global.

Hull City's Clucas set for Premier League move

Swansea have been looking to replace Gylfi Sigurdsson after the talismanic playmaker sealed a £45m move to Everton this month, and reportedly see the 26-year-old is an ideal replacement. "When you haven't got Gylfi, you haven't got Fernando Llorente and you haven't got Ki Sung-Yueng, who did well for us at the end of last season, then of course we are weaker".

Visiting football fans 'asked to show bras' at Stevenage FC

An open letter sent to Stevenage by Grimsby Town fans group the Mariners Trust also accused stewards of asking to feel the underwiring of any bras during the "gross invasion of privacy". The fans group also said children as young as five were subjected to full body searches and supporters had items confiscated that were not listed as being banned, such as "contact lens solution, cough candies and medication".

Lane Kiffin talks to Art Briles to 'bounce' things off him

It's his system that he started years and years ago. Former Baylor coach Art Briles is taking on a bit of an informal advisory role with Florida Atlantic. Probably not. But now that they have, there's no reason to be surprised that it's happening. The saga has shown no sign of ending anytime soon. And with Kiffin already hiring Kendal Briles following the Baylor scandal and creating headlines for adding so many transfers from Last Chance U , it would seem only fitting for Kiffin to go ...

EA unveil new Federation Internationale de Football Association 18 trailer and official cover art

Ahead of the release date on September 29th, the much-anticipated official trailer for Federation Internationale de Football Association 18 has arrived. EA has also announced the Icon Edition of the game. As many will know before watching, gamers will see a new "Team Systems" feature that will enable you to virtually replicate all the various styles of the top teams around the world upon playing Federation Internationale de Football Association 18, whether it's tiki-taka, gegenpressing or ...

Danny Rose set for decisive talks on Tottenham future

The Tottenham defender is unhappy with the amount of money the club pays its top players, with chairman Daniel Levy reportedly having a £100k per week cap on wages. Alli signed a new six-year contract worth around £60,000 a week at Spurs last September, but he knows he could make more than £200,000 a week elsewhere, with both Manchester clubs and Chelsea anxious to sign him.

Danny Rose, Tottenham Set for 'Decisive Talks' Over Player's Spurs Future

It was great to play in this atmosphere. Tottenham have lost seven of their last nine matches at Wembley, while the result also ended Spurs' 19-game home Premier League unbeaten run. "I think those stadiums make that and all the teams that come here, instead of being impressed they will give more so for Spurs it won't be easy but if they have their fans, with 80-90,000 people they can make it hard for a lot of teams".

Barcelona sues Neymar for €8.5m over breach of contract

However, the biggest transfer saga of the summer has now taken another twist as Barcelona are seeking €8.5m in damages, linked to the payment handed over to the player as part of a renewal bonus when he signed a new contract past year. On Sunday, Neymar launched a scathing attack at Barcelona club directors; suggesting they were square pegs in round holes. The club also claims that PSG subsidise the amounts in the event that the player can not take responsibility.

Chelsea keen on signing prolific Premier League striker to partner Alvaro Morata

Reportedly, Lille are interested in making a £36m bid for Michy Batshuayi , and the Blues will use that cash to land Vardy at Stamford Bridge. Jamie Vardy is now the most likely striker to join Chelsea this summer, according to Ladbrokes .

Arsenal offer Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain massive new deal amid Chelsea transfer links

The England global is into the final year of his contract and is yet to agree an extension, with the Gunners keen for him to commit his future to the club. Arsenal continued their shaky start to the 2017/18 Premier League campaign, following up their nervy 4-3 opening day victory against Leicester City with a 1-0 loss away to Stoke City.

Samarth and Nair script comeback win

South Africa had won the first unofficial Test by 235 runs . Markram and Stephen Cook then made merry of ideal batting conditions on the first day as they shared a 167-run partnership. Andile Phehlukwayo fell even before the hosts were able to add a run to their overnight score and that opened the floodgates. The onus was again on the openers - R Samarth and Sudip Chatterjee - considering three below par outings from the batting unit earlier in the series.

Spanish swimmer honors Barcelona with minute of silence during race

So he took matters into his own hands on Saturday and spent the first 60 seconds of the race standing in silence, before finally joining the other swimmers. "It's something that has affected us all, particularly because of the distance and because I have family there". "I really think it would have been a good detail".

Group Of Browns Players Huddle, Kneel Together During Anthem

Rookie quarterback DeShone Kizer , offensive tackle Shon Coleman , punter Britton Colquitt , defensive back Jason McCourty and offensive lineman Marcus Martin stood and supported their teammates by putting their hands on their shoulders.

Barcelona sue Neymar for breach of contract

Barcelona is also demanding 8.5 million Euros in damages as well as an additional 10 percent for the delayed payment. It was reported that Neymar's father - also his agent - held up the move to PSG beyond the end of July in order to trigger the payment, which had been inserted as part of his new deal.

National Basketball Association rookies view Dennis Smith Jr. as ROY favorite, draft's top athlete

But Tatum will be given an opportunity to develop on a good franchise with an excellent coach. Ball was the second pick. NBA .com spoke with 39 rookies at the recent Rookie Photo Shoot in NY. Kyle Kuzma , Donovan Mitchell , and Ben Simmons tied for fourth with 5.7 percent. Smith also received 43.6% of the vote for the most athletic rookie, while Ball was a runaway favorite for the best playmaker in the class (71.% of the vote).

Marrone has day in mind for decision on Jaguars QB

Jaguars brass thought their longstanding quarterback woes were solved when Bortles was drafted third overall in 2014. "I feel like at the end of the day as long as we're jelling together, because Chad's in there, Blake's in there, I don't think we pay any mind who's under center", right guard A.J.

Former cricketer sorry for 'unacceptable' comment — Geoffrey Boycott

But he has since apologised on Twitter by "apologise unreservedly" for his comments. The former England opener, whose career coincided with that of such West Indies stars as Garfield Sobers, Michael Holding and Vivian Richards, added: "I take no pleasure out of saying this as I played against some of the greatest players the world has ever seen wearing the maroon cap of the West Indies".

Blake Griffin on LeBron James: "I don't see him coming to LA"

So, how did Bron feel about that? In understandable fashion, James pled the fifth, telling photogs "I don't even know what you're talking about shawty". Paul engineered an offseason trade to the Houston Rockets in June to play with James Harden , but he has not made any public commitment beyond 2017-18.

Makarova upsets Kerber to advance in Cincinnati

It showed against Tiafoe, who was more aggressive as the match went along. "No excuses, nothing at all", Nadal said. "And he's too good of a player to beat when I'm in this stage". The match went 2 hours, 45 minutes - her longest of the tournament. "I'm definitely not thinking at all about number one", Muguruza said. "I played pretty sloppy for the first three games", Dimitrov said of the second set.

Manchester United Duo Ashley Young And Luke Shaw Near First Team Return

The young England worldwide said he was feeling good with his starting place and ready to move forward. 'Whenever that is, I'm really looking forward to it. Mourinho wasn't in attendance to see his players' return opting to instead watch Man City take on Everton at the Etihad, but is sure to be pleased that both managed 58 minutes after an aim of playing 45-60.

Cutler enjoys 'change of pace' as Dolphins practice in Philadelphia

Now with a fresh start after being signed two weeks ago by the Miami Dolphins , Cutler admits the losing in Chi-town wore him down. And the juices are already flowing as are the fastballs. Those adjustments include working on the chemistry with a very talented receiving group which includes star slot receiver Jarvis Landry , DeVante Parker and Stills.

Srikanth enters second round of World Championship

Led by Kidambi Srikanth , Indian shuttlers were off to a flying start at the BWF World Championships in Glasgow on Monday. She takes on Airi Mikkela of Finland today. With World No 1, Tai Tzu-ying missing in action, two- time champion Carolina Marin, seeded third, will be posing the biggest threat for Saina and Sindhu.

Former Manchester United trio named in Fancy Bears' latest leak document

Files from the World Anti-Doping Agency were made available to download online today, with the group pledging to "dispel the myth about doping free football". The Bears also claim that 160 professional players failed drug tests in 2015, four of which were registered by the United Kingdom anti-doping authorities - three for cocaine and one for ecstasy...