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Oakland Raiders trading WR Ryan Switzer to Pittsburgh Steelers

Oakland Raiders trading WR Ryan Switzer to Pittsburgh Steelers

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The Oakland Raiders are finalizing a trade that will send wide receiver Ryan Switzer to the Pittsburgh Steelers, multiple media outlets reported Monday. Pittsburgh also will acquire a 2019 sixth-round pick from the Raiders, while Oakland will receive a fifth-round pick in next year's draft. Switzer had six catches for 41 yards with the Dallas Cowboys last year as a rookie. He also returned 29 punts for 256 yards and a touchdown. Switzer was traded from the Cowboys to the Raiders in exchange for defensive lineman Jihad Ward in April. Now, Switzer will be traded for the second time in five months. Since being acquired by the Raiders, Oakland has obtained wide receivers Martavis Bryant and Jordy Nelson. Switzer was also trying to make the Raiders' roster as a punt returner, but he retu...
Hearts manager Craig Levein recovering in hospital after being taken ill on Monday morning

Hearts manager Craig Levein recovering in hospital after being taken ill on Monday morning

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'he's recovering well' The club have asked that his privacy is respected Hearts manager Craig Levein was rushed to hospital on Monday morning after falling ill. The Scottish Premiership club confirmed in a brief statement the 53-year-old received medical treatment and is now recovering well. Hearts confirmed he was taken to hospital on Monday The statement read: “Heart of Midlothian Football Club can confirm that manager Craig Levein was taken to hospital this morning. “Having received medical treatment, Craig is now recovering well in hospital. “No further comment will be made at this time and the club asks that Craig and his family’s privacy be respected, as we all wish him a speedy recov...
Pittsburgh Steelers thin at tight end after Jesse James injury

Pittsburgh Steelers thin at tight end after Jesse James injury

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Pittsburgh is thin at the tight end position and could very well be hanging up a "help wanted" sign after seeing Jesse James go down in Saturday night's 16-6 win over the Tennessee Titans. James suffered a contusion to his back, Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin said after the game. "I don't know the severity. ... We'll give you an appropriate update when we get it," Tomlin said of James' injury. James was injured while leaping to catch a pass from quarterback Ben Roethlisberger in the second quarter. "I was most disappointed throwing to him," Roethlisberger told reporters after the game. "We've had some good connections in the past. That's on me. He was in the right spots. I was sailing [the football] a little bit. ... I hate that he got hit because of a pass I threw tonight." The St...
Watford vs Crystal Palace: Live talkSPORT commentary, team news and kick-off time from Vicarage Road

Watford vs Crystal Palace: Live talkSPORT commentary, team news and kick-off time from Vicarage Road

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LISTEN IN The Hornets have made a superb start to the season and you can hear their game against Palace right here Unbeaten Watford are going for a third Premier League win on the bounce when they host Crystal Palace. It’s been a superb start for the Hornets, who have distracted Brighton and Burnley in their opening two games. Getty Palace fell to a 2-0 defeat against Liverpool Palace began the season with a good win away at Fulham, but were overwhelmed by Liverpool on Monday night. The sides last met here in April, where they played out a drab 0-0 draw. What time is kick-off? The action gets underway at 1.30pm on Sunday, August 26. Watford have only lost of their last ten home games in all competitions and will be hoping for ...
Catalans Dragons make history with Challenge Cup win – report & highlights

Catalans Dragons make history with Challenge Cup win – report & highlights

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Media playback is not supported on this device Ladbrokes Challenge Cup final: Catalans Dragons v Warrington WolvesCatalans Dragons (14) 20Tries: Tierney, Garcia, Wiliame Goals: Drinkwater 4Warrington Wolves (6) 14Tries: Murdoch-Masila, King Goals: Roberts 3Catalans Dragons pulled off one of Wembley's biggest upsets as the unfancied French side beat Warrington to win their first Challenge Cup.No team from outside England had ever won the trophy in its 122-year history.But from the moment that Lewis Tierney went over in the second minute, the Dragons looked capable of defying the odds. ...