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NFL notebook: Bears G Long reportedly out 6-8 weeks

NFL notebook: Bears G Long reportedly out 6-8 weeks

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Chicago Bears guard Kyle Long is expected to be sidelined six-to-eight weeks after sustaining a foot injury in the team's 24-10 win over the New York Jets, according to a published report Wednesday. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported that Long could be placed on injured reserve and designated to return. Rookie James Daniels could be in line to replace the 6-foot-6, 316-pound Long, who has missed 14 games over the two previous seasons due to serious ankle, shoulder, neck and elbow surgeries. Long sustained the injury on Sunday after teammate Dion Sims rolled up on his leg at the end of a play. The 29-year-old Long was helped off the field and later was sporting a walking boot on the foot and using crutches to move around the locker room. In 2016, Long suffered a severe right an...
Pope Francis reportedly has no intention of resigning

Pope Francis reportedly has no intention of resigning

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Pope Francis has no intention of stepping down as he fights accusations that he protected a former archbishop accused of sexual abuse, Italian news agency ANSA reported, citing “close associates” of the pope. The pontiff was “embittered” by a letter written by the Vatican’s former ambassador to the United States, Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano, in which the former diplomat accused the pope and his predecessor, Pope Benedict XVI, of knowing of abuse allegedly carried out by the former archbishop in Washington, Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, the associates said, according to ANSA. But, they said, Francis, 81, "is not thinking about resignation,” ANSA reported. Vigano wrote that Francis and Benedict knew that McCarrick -- who resigned as a cardinal in Ju...
Deontay Wilder v Tyson Fury announcement press conference reportedly planned for Monday

Deontay Wilder v Tyson Fury announcement press conference reportedly planned for Monday

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DONE DEAL? The heavyweight blockbuster appears to be edging closer Deontay Wilder v Tyson Fury is reportedly set to be officially announced on Monday, assuming he beats Francesco Pianeta this weekend. It is thought the fight could be confirmed in the ring immediately after Fury’s bout at Windsor Park on Saturday, with the American set to be ringside. Wilder and Fury are set to square off in 2018 However, according to the Standard, Wilder v Fury will be rubber stamped for certain at a presser on Monday, which will take place at BT Tower. Fury, 30, was out of the ring for nearly 1000 days after initially becoming the unified heavyweight champion by beating Wladimir Klitschko in 2015. He returned with an underwhelming win aga...
Manchester United reportedly reject Barcelona offer for Paul Pogba

Manchester United reportedly reject Barcelona offer for Paul Pogba

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NO DEAL The Blaugrana are said to have made a serious attempt to sign the Frenchman Manchester United have reportedly rejected an offer from Barcelona to sign Paul Pogba. The Catalan side are said to be targeting the Frenchman and intend to have him link up with new signing Arturo Vidal in their midfield next season. Manchester United are not eager to listen to offers for Paul Pogba Now, according to Di Marzio, they have even submitted an opening offer of €50m (£45m) + Yerry Mina + Andre Gomes. However, Manchester United don’t plan to sell any of their star players this summer and have rejected the proposal. The Red Devils have expressed an interest in signing Mina, but Gomes is not on their radar. ...
Washington Redskins reportedly ink backup QB Colt McCoy through 2019

Washington Redskins reportedly ink backup QB Colt McCoy through 2019

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Washington Redskins backup quarterback Colt McCoy signed a contract extension on Thursday that will keep him with the team through the 2019 season. The NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reported that the contract is worth "up to $ 7 million" with "void and buyback provisions" that would allow the team or McCoy to walk away from the deal with little to no risk. McCoy has been the Redskins' backup quarterback since 2014. For his career, McCoy has a 60.3 completion percentage with 5,586 yards, 25 touchdowns, 23 interceptions and a 78.9 quarterback rating. He was drafted in 2010 by the Cleveland Browns, where he played three seasons before playing one season for the San Francisco 49ers prior to joining the Redskins. Let's block ads! (Why?) Sports News - UPI.com