Buccaneers’ Todd Bowles has no timetable for Tom Brady’s return, ‘not concerned’ about QB’s extended absence

Tom Brady has been away from the Buccaneers for a week and there is no telling when he will be back. The star quarterback was released from training for undisclosed personal reasons and had apparently planned his extended absence prior to training camp. After initially saying Brady would be back after Saturday’s second preseason game, … Read more

Real Madrid’s Casemiro wants to go to Man United

07:15 ET Alex Kirkland Rodrigo Faez Casemiro wants to go to Manchester United, Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti has confirmed. The midfielder wants “a new challenge” away from the Bernabeu. ESPN reported on Thursday that the Brazil international midfielder – who has won five Champions Leagues and three LaLiga titles at Madrid in nine years … Read more

Browns’ Deshaun Watson banned for 11 games, fined $5 million

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Cleveland Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson will serve an unpaid 11-game suspension, pay a $5 million fine and undergo professional evaluation and treatment as part of a settlement with the NFL following sexual misconduct allegations by two dozen women. The league had attempted to suspend Watson for at least a year for … Read more

Skull Session: Life in the 11W Slack, Cade Stover Makes His Mom Proud, and Ohio State’s Tailgate Scene Needs Respect

When the Big Ten announced their record-breaking media rights deal with Fox, CBS and NBC on Thursday morning, Eleven warriors senior editor Johnny Ginter sent three separate messages to the company Slack. 9:59 am: SEVEN 9:59 am: BILLION 9:59 am: DOLLARS At 10:22 a.m., deputy editor-in-chief and chief football writer Dan Hope sent an update … Read more

Tom Brady: Tampa Bay Buccaneers ‘Not Concerned’ Over Star’s Continued Absence

It was announced last week that the 45-year-old quarterback would need some time to “handle things personal” and won’t be back until after the team’s second game against the Tennessee Titans on August 20. “We’ll see. We’ll talk about it next week. I’m not worried about it right now,” Bowles told reporters when asked when … Read more

Preseason Week 2 Recap: Instant Fantasy Football Takeaway From Thursday’s Game | Fantasy Football News, Rankings and Projections

• Chicago Bears RB Khalil Herbert played 100% of the team’s offensive snaps with the starters before leaving when the starters finished, indicating a potentially big role this season. • THE Cole Kmet targeted three of Justin Fields‘ five passes in his first action of the preseason. • Used the Seattle Seahawks Noah Fant, Will … Read more

Seahawks vs. Bears Score: Chicago Slows Seattle to Open Preseason Week 2

Thursday-evening football this week turned into a loss on Thursday-evening, as the Chicago Bears won their second game of the exhibition season against the Seattle Seahawks 27-11. Bear’s sophomore quarterback Justin Fields only played one drive, but that’s all Chicago really needed. A 14-0 run in the second quarter extended the Bears’ lead to 17 … Read more

Kamaru Usman, Leon Edwards squabble over style, cars, more

SALT LAKE CITY – Tensions between Kamaru Usman and Leon Edwards soared ahead of Saturday’s UFC 278 main event rematch. During Thursday’s pre-fight press conference, Usman (20-1 MMA, 15-0 UFC) and Edwards (18-3 MMA, 10-2 UFC) traded barbs on a host of things — much of which had nothing to do with with the fight … Read more