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Kevin White: Chicago Bears officially put WR on I.R., promote WR Gentry to active roster

Kevin White: Chicago Bears officially put WR on I.R., promote WR Gentry to active roster

Sports
Sept. 12 (UPI) -- Wide receiver Kevin White has landed on injured reserve after suffering a serious injury for the third consecutive season.White, 25, was the No. 7 overall pick in the 2015 NFL Draft. He had two catches for six yards in the Chicago Bears' loss Sunday to the Atlanta Falcons before exiting with a fractured shoulder blade. The Bears also added linebacker Jerrell Freeman to injured reserve due to a pectoral injury.Freeman, a six-year veteran, had 110 combined tackles in 12 games last season.Chicago also signed linebacker Jonathan Anderson and wide receiver Tanner Gentry to its active roster from its practice squad. The Bears signed running back Joshua Rounds and wide receiver Mario Alford to their practice squad. Chicago released wide receiver Rueben Randle from its injured re...
Hurricane Irma bears down on Turks and Caicos islands

Hurricane Irma bears down on Turks and Caicos islands

World
Media playback is unsupported on your deviceHaiti and the Turks and Caicos islands have been preparing for the arrival of Hurricane Irma, which has left a trail of destruction across the Caribbean.Poverty-stricken Haiti is seen as particularly vulnerable as its infrastructure has yet to recover from a devastating earthquake in 2010.Low-lying Turks and Caicos is said to be at risk of a storm surge, with the possibility of destructive waves up to 6m (20ft) higher than usual.Irma is a category five hurricane.This is the highest possible level for a hurricane, and its winds are travelling at up to 185mph (290km/h). At least 10 people have already died in the region.The small island of Barbuda is said to be "barely habitable". Officials warn that St Martin is almost destroyed, and the death tol...