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Rugby, Argentina and Australia secure the semifinal

Argentina become the third semifinalist team of the eighth edition of the World Rugby Championship after the remarkable success against the Republic of Ireland. The Pumas, who had won just five of their 15 encounters, played a perfect match, qualifying for the second time in the history of the top four teams in the event. […]

Vikings, Thielen agree to 4-year, $64M extension

Two-time Pro Bowl wide receiver Adam Thielen has agreed to a four-year contract extension with the Minnesota Vikings, the team announced on Friday afternoon. The details of Thielen’s new deal were revealed in an Instagram post by Team IFA, the agency that represents the 28-year-old receiver. Thielen is set to make $64 million with the […]

Redskins have changed free-spending ways but not the results

During the early days of Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder’s tenure, cornerback Deion Sanders stood at his locker, oozing the aura of “Prime Time” surrounded by cameras and microphones, and proclaimed the following: “Every owner in the league tries to secure free agents. The difference is, Dan shops at Versace, other owners shop at Walmart.” […]

Jake Pope banned after doping test was positive

Jake Pope has been banned for six months after taking cocaine and cannabis. The rookie forward, 21, was also fined £1,000 after failing his second drugs test in just over a year. Having made just six appearances for the Premiership club Pope has been handed a lifeline by Sharks boss Steve Diamond, who has vowed […]

Source: Pats retain Gostkowski with 2-year deal

The New England Patriots and kicker Stephen Gostkowski have agreed to a two-year, $8.5 million deal, a source told ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Gostkowski, who turned 35 in January, has been the Patriots’ kicker since the team selected him in the fourth round (118th overall) of the 2006 draft. He had big shoes to fill, replacing […]

Who’s the boss? Aaron Rodgers says it’s Packers coach Matt LaFleur

There’s brighter paint in the hallways, new motivational messages on the walls, and the players all have different seating assignments in the team meeting room. Things aren’t the same old, same old around the Green Bay Packers. • Brown’s resentment grew with JuJu reception • Rosen has what it takes to run Air Raid • […]

Missouri man cited for flashing laser at Brady

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A citation has been issued against a Missouri man accused of flashing a laser at New England quarterback Tom Brady during the Patriots’ AFC Championship Game victory over the Kansas City Chiefs. Prosecutors said Tuesday that Dwyan Morgan, 64, of Lee’s Summit, Missouri, faces a single count of disturbing the peace, […]

Ex-NFL, Longhorns QB Young arrested for DWI

Former Texas Longhorns and NFL quarterback Vince Young was arrested in Fort Bend County, Texas, early Monday on a charge of suspicion of driving while intoxicated. Young paid a $500 bond and was released. Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office The Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Department told the Houston Chronicle that Young’s black Cadillac was stopped […]

John Harbaugh: Free agents will want to play with Lamar Jackson

OWINGS MILLS, Md. — Lamar Jackson quickly won over the Baltimore Ravens locker room with his humility, youthful exuberance and genuine personality. Can Jackson have that same affect on free agents this offseason? It’s a legitimate question to ask, especially when it comes to wide receivers. After Jackson took over as starting quarterback and the […]