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Dabo Swinney: Clemson QB Trevor Lawrence to play vs. Wake Forest

Dabo Swinney: Clemson QB Trevor Lawrence to play vs. Wake Forest

Sports
Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney told reporters that freshman quarterback Trevor Lawrence is expected to be under center to start Saturday's game against Wake Forest. "I definitely expect him to play," Swinney said on Tuesday. "That is why I put him back in practice last night. I don't see a reason why he wouldn't." Lawrence was a full participant in practice on Monday, two days removed from absorbing a vicious hit to the shoulder and head by defensive back Evan Foster during the second quarter of a 27-23 win over Syracuse. Lawrence was examined in the medical tent before retreating to the locker room. "He got the [expletive] knocked out of him," Swinney said. "It was head and neck. He had some pain, and you get put in concussion protocol with anything that creates a symptom. That's not...
Carabao Cup round-up: Nottingham Forest pile misery on Newcastle, Everton hold off brave Rotherham challenge, plus more

Carabao Cup round-up: Nottingham Forest pile misery on Newcastle, Everton hold off brave Rotherham challenge, plus more

Sports
ALL THE SCORES Wednesday night's action of the Carabao Cup also saw Watford travel to Reading while Millwall played host to Plymouth Here is the best of the action from Wednesday night’s action in the Carabao Cup second round: Nottingham Forest 3-1 Newcastle United A dramatic finale saw Nottingham Forest knock Newcastle out of the Carabao Cup for the second season running after securing a 3-1 win over Rafa Benitez’s side at the City Ground. The Championship side had the lead inside two minutes when Daryl Murphy nodded in Sam Byram’s fierce cross before Salomon Rondon equalised in the second minute of stoppage-time with a powerful shot. However, Forest regained the lead almost instantly when Matty Cash fired a loose ball home. ...
Famous birthdays for July 15: Forest Whitaker, Linda Ronstadt

Famous birthdays for July 15: Forest Whitaker, Linda Ronstadt

Entertainment
July 15 (UPI) -- Those born on this date are under the sign of Cancer. They include: -- Dutch painter Rembrandt van Rijn in 1606 -- Poet Clement Clarke Moore, author of "A Visit from St. Nicholas" ("Twas the Night Before Christmas") in 1779 -- Roman Catholic nun Frances Xavier Cabrini, the first U.S. citizen to be made a saint, in 1850 -- Actor Patrick Wayne in 1939 (age 79) -- Singer Linda Ronstadt in 1946 (age 72) UPI File Photo -- Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum, prime minister of United Arab Emirates, in 1949 (age 69) -- Political commentator Arianna Huffington in 1950 (age 68) -- Former pro wrestler/Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura in 1951 (age 67) -- Actor Terry O'Quinn in 1952 (...
Nottingham Forest in talks to sign Portugal youth international Daniel Podence on free transfer

Nottingham Forest in talks to sign Portugal youth international Daniel Podence on free transfer

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TRANSFER NEWS The 22-year-old winger is one of the many players to have terminated his contract with Sporting Nottingham Forest have held talks with Daniel Podence as they look to sign the Portugal youth international this summer. Podence, the winger, is one of the many players to have terminated his contract with Sporting CP, one of Portugal’s biggest clubs, meaning he is currently available for free. Podence has terminated his Sporting contract And ZeroZero in Podence’s homeland say Forest have already opened talks with the 22-year-old over joining the Championship side. Podence made 20 appearances for Sporting last season, chipping in with eight assists, and he should have increased that tally were it not for a foot injury, suf...
Forest health on one coast can affect forests on the other coast

Forest health on one coast can affect forests on the other coast

Science
May 16 (UPI) -- Shrinking forests don't just have local or regional consequences. New research suggests the loss of forests on one coast can affect forest health on the opposite coast. In a new study, published this week in the journal Environmental Research Letters, scientists at the University of Washington detailed the linked fates of forests on the East and West coasts of the United States. Die-offs on one coast, whether caused by wildfire, drought or disease -- or some combination thereof -- can have a measurable impact on the health of sections of forest a few thousand miles away. "These smaller areas of forest can have continental-scale impacts, and we really need to be considering this when we're thinking about ecological changes," Abigail Swann, an assistant professor of atmosph...