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Harry Lyles Jr.

Reuben Foster had the best jersey of Rams-49ers even if he didn't play

SAVAGE!

49ers rookie linebacker Reuben Foster suffered a high ankle sprain in the 49ers’ Week 1 loss to the Panthers. The sprain has kept Foster out for the team’s game against the Rams on Thursday night, but he’s still making himself seen.

Foster, unlike most players who are injured, was wearing his jersey on the sideline. But instead of Foster on the back, it said “SAVAGE”:

A post shared by bigbodycisco (@bigbodycisco) on Sep 21, 2017 at 6:11pm PDT

Foster is expected to be...

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Morgan Moriarty

This Temple lineman got a strip-sack, recovery, and long TD, all by himself

It gave the Owls their first touchdown of the night.

This is one heck of a Piesman moment play. Late in the second quarter of Temple vs No. 21 USF, Owls defensive lineman Jacob Martin gave his team its first touchdown of the night when he strip-sacked Bulls quarterback Quinton Flowers and returned it to the house.

The score cut the Bulls’ lead to 20-7, so Temple has a bit of momentum as it heads to the locker room at Raymond James Stadium. Martin is a senior who finished with 18 tackles...

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Harry Lyles Jr.

Todd Gurley had 3 touchdowns in the first half vs. 49ers on ‘Thursday Night Football’

Gurley is giving the 49ers defense fits.

The Rams’ 24-13 first half lead over the 49ers on Thursday Night Football was fueled by Todd Gurley.

Gurley had three touchdowns for the Rams in the first half, and he made them look easy. The first one came after the Rams intercepted Brian Hoyer on the very first play of the game, taking the ball down to the 49ers’ 3-yard line, where he punched it in.

Later on in the first quarter, Gurley got this 7-yard receiving touchdown from Jared Goff, who...

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NCAA Rules Runner Ryan Trahan Can't Use Athletics to Promote His Company

The NCAA announced in a series of tweets Thursday that Texas A&M cross country runner Ryan Trahan cannot use his status as a collegiate athlete to promote his water bottle company on YouTube. 

In a video posted Wednesday, Trahan said he had to file to have his eligibility reinstated because he's currently considered ineligible while the NCAA investigates how he's used his name, likeness and status as an athlete to promote his company, Neptune Bottle. 

"These are the two biggest things in...

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Follow live: 49ers host Rams in NFC West battle

Follow live: 49ers host Rams in NFC West battle

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Whitney McIntosh

Rob Manfred says MLB is "redoubling" protective netting efforts after Yankee Stadium incident

A young fan was hit with a foul ball at Yankee Stadium earlier this week.

On Wednesday, a young fan was hit with a foul ball at Yankee Stadium along the third base line. She was cared for by first aid workers before going to the hospital, where her father said that “she’s doing all right” but that it was still too soon to tell whether surgery would be necessary.

Reactions from many in and around the sport were swift and decisive: more protective netting is needed at many stadiums....

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Morgan Moriarty

Temple’s fake field goal attempt against USF went horribly wrong

Not ideal!

During Thursday night’s game between the Temple Owls and the No. 21 USF Bulls, there was a pretty bad fake field goal attempt by the Owls in the first quarter. Temple lined up to try a 52-yard field goal but the holder, Owls quarterback Logan Marchi, caught the snap and took off to throw it — but the thing is it looked like he didn’t even have anyone to throw to.

Oh noooo

Marchi’s one receiver on the play, who came from the right side of the formation, turned to block...

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Harry Lyles Jr.

Rams intercept Brian Hoyer on first play of game, score TD on next play all in 12 seconds

That was fast.

The San Francisco 49ers had one of the worst possible starts to Thursday Night Football that you could have possibly conceived against the Rams.

The Rams kicked off to start the game. On the 49ers’ very first play on offense, Brian Hoyer threw an interception to Nickell Robey-Coleman at the 49ers’ 28-yard line, who took the ball back to the 3.

On the Rams’ first play on offense, Todd Gurley punched it in from 3 yards out to make it a 7-0 game. The Rams scored in the...

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Harry Lyles Jr.

Carlos Hyde injures hip vs. Rams, returns in second quarter

Hyde suffered the injury in the first quarter.

Carlos Hyde suffered a hip injury against the Rams in the first quarter of the 49ers’ Thursday Night Football game in Santa Clara.

The 49ers announced that Hyde would be questionable to return to the game. Hyde had gotten off to a good start in the game, with four carries for 29 yards early.

Hyde would eventually return in the second quarter.

Carlos Hyde is back in at running back. #LARvsSF

— San Francisco 49ers (@49ers) September 22,...

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Fight Week with Gokhan Saki in Japan

The UFC debut of Dutch-Turkish kickboxing icon Gokhan Saki has garnered loads of attention this week ahead of Fight Night Japan Friday night on FXX. Saki has been inactive the past few years since his kickboxing career came to a halt. He was looking for renewed motivation and he's found it in mixed martial arts.Here's a quick tour through his first official UFC fight week, beginning with a warning for the light heavyweight division he gave to UFC Facebook earlier this week. Want to see the...

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By Thomas Gerbasi

Refreshed Gomi Ready To Put On A Show In Japan

Perhaps the worst thing to ask an active fighter is how he or she hopes to be remembered a hundred years from now. That didn’t stop me from posing that question to Takanori Gomi in the lead-up to his Friday bout against “Maestro” Dong Hyun Kim.The answer from “The Fireball Kid” was what I should have expected.“I am pretty sure that I would be dead by then, so I don't mind how they’re gonna talk about me,” he said.Well, if he doesn’t care, know that the fight fans of that...

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By Thomas Gerbasi

UFC Fight Night Japan: Fight by Fight

OVINCE SAINT PREUX VS YUSHIN OKAMI Yushin Okami stunned many in the fight world when he agreed to face Ovince Saint Preux on short notice after “Shogun” Rua was forced out of Friday’s main event due to injury. But is it that surprising? Okami is on a four-fight winning streak, he’s 17-1 at home in Japan and he didn’t have to go through a miserable weight cut. He already knows how to fight, and if he can upset Saint Preux, he’s off to a nice start in his second UFC run. He loses,...

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Kevin Lee: 'His mama's gonna do a little bit more crying than mine'

As he begins the final preparations for his main event battle with Tony Ferguson at UFC 216, Kevin Lee discusses his difficult beginnings, getting out of Detroit, and providing a good life for his parents in this Fox Sports profile. "His mama (@TonyFergusonXT) gonna do a little bit more crying than mine." On @MoTownPhenom, #25toLife and #UFC216! https://t.co/b9wKoHEThZ — FOX Sports: UFC (@UFCONFOX) September 21, 2017 UFC 216 airs on Pay Per View Saturday October 7, 2017, live from Las...

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By Matt Parrino

Rankings: Rockhold, Hall, Usman & Perry Rise

Luke Rockhold surpassed Yoel Romero this week when the official UFC rankings release was posted Wednesday evening. Rockhold now sits at the No. 2 spot in the middleweight divison behind only champion Michael Bisping and No. 1-ranked interim champion Robert Whittaker.Rockhold defeated No. 9-ranked David Branch by second-round TKO at Fight Night Pittsburgh to return to the win column after 15 months of inactivity following an upset loss to Bisping, costing Rockhold the middleweight title.CLICK...

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By Thomas Gerbasi

Yushin Okami – Thunder Seven

This Friday, Yushin Okami returns to the Octagon for the first time since 2013 to battle Ovince Saint Preux in the UFC Fight Night main event at Saitama Super Arena. It’s a tall order for Okami, coming in on short notice to move up a weight class and face OSP, but when the call came to step in for the injured Mauricio “Shogun” Rua, he didn’t hesitate.“I always wanted to make a comeback to the UFC so I am just very happy,” Okami said. Winner of four in a row, the former...

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Fight Night: Saint Preux vs. Okami - Official Weigh-in Results

Fight Night Japan, which is headlined by the light heavyweight bout between Ovince Saint Preux and Yushin Okami, airs live on FXX Friday, Sept. 22 at 10pm/7pm ETPT from Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan.Four prelim bouts will air live on FXX starting at 8pm/5pm ETPT. One fight will kick off the night of action on UFC FIGHT PASS starting at 7:30pm/4:30pm ETPT.Main Event – Five round boutOvince Saint Preux (206) vs Yushin Okami (203.5)FXX Main Card – 10pm/7pm ETPTClaudia Gadelha (115)...

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Juventus Transfer News: Beppe Marotta Addresses Pietro Pellegri Rumours

Juventus CEO Beppe Marotta has admitted the Bianconeri are interested in Genoa starlet Pietro Pellegri, revealing the Italian champions held talks for the teenager two years ago.

Speaking to Premium Sport (h/t Calciomercato.com), Marotta didn't hide the fact he's still on the club's radar:

"We are interested in signing him, that's for sure.

"We've always been interested in signing him. We talked to him two years ago but his price-tag, of course, was way lower than today's. He is a great...

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Derrius Guice Will Play vs. Syracuse Despite Knee Injury, Ed Orgeron Says

Contrary to what LSU Tigers head coach Ed Orgeron said Wednesday night, running back Derrius Guice will play Saturday evening against the Syracuse Orange after suffering an apparent knee injury.

According to The Advocate, the Tigers determined Guice was clear to play after he practiced Thursday and told the coaching staff "that he felt better."

            

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Tour Championship 2017: Kyle Stanley Leads After Impressive Thursday

Kyle Stanley shot a 64 to become the surprise leader through the first day at the Tour Championship.

The final individual tournament of the season features only the top 30 players in the FedEx Cup standings following last week's BMW Championship. Everyone remaining is trying to get their hands on a share of the $8.75 million purse, while the top players are also trying to bring home the $10 million prize to the FedEx Cup winner.

It will be a competitive week, but Stanley is out to the best...

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La Liga Table 2017: Thursday's Week 5 Results and Updated Standings

Levante put Real Sociedad to the sword at the Estadi Ciutat de Valencia in La Liga, winning 3-0 after a confident performance on Thursday.

Celta Vigo were denied their second win of the season by a late equaliser as they drew 1-1 with Getafe.

Villarreal and Espanyol played out a goalless draw at the Estadio de la Ceramica.

Here are the latest standings from Spain:

                                  

La Liga Table (Goal Difference)

1. Barcelona 15 (+15)

2. Sevilla 13...

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