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Solheim Cup win for Europe must not paper over slow play issue

Solheim Cup win for Europe must not paper over slow play issue

Media playback is not supported on this device Highlights: Europe beat USA by one point to win Solheim CupThere was so much to celebrate in a dramatic European Solheim Cup victory that generated iconic golfing memories that will last a lifetime.As the Scottish sun shone and Suzann Pettersen cast a lengthy shadow on Gleneagles’ 18th…

Jaguars star CB Jalen Ramsey requests trade

Jaguars star CB Jalen Ramsey requests trade

By Jelani Scott NFL.com Published: Sept. 16, 2019 at 06:19 p.m. Updated: Sept. 16, 2019 at 06:34 p.m. Jalen Ramsey wants out of Jacksonville. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Monday that the Jaguars All-Pro cornerback has requested a trade after increasingly becoming more frustrated with the organization. Sources: #Jaguars Pro Bowl CB Jalen Ramsey…

Colts coach Reich: Adam Vinatieri ‘is our kicker’

Colts coach Reich: Adam Vinatieri ‘is our kicker’

False alarm on the Adam Vinatieri front. The 46-year-old kicker will continue kicking for the Indianapolis Colts. So says Colts coach Frank Reich, who spoke on a conference call with reporters Monday to clarify Vinatieri’s status with the team after another iffy game and an ominous message. “Adam is our kicker,” Reich said, per The…

Taco Charlton still wants out of Dallas, tweets ‘free me’

Taco Charlton still wants out of Dallas, tweets ‘free me’

Taco Charlton still wants out of Dallas. The Cowboys 2017 first-round draft pick tweeted “free me” in response to a tweet regarding why the defensive end has been inactive the first two weeks of the season. The tweet has since been deleted. Charlton sought a trade this offseason, which didn’t come to fruition. Now the…

Browns DE Smith to play following girlfriend’s death

Browns DE Smith to play following girlfriend’s death

Cleveland Browns defensive end Chris Smith will play Monday night after his girlfriend was killed in a car accident last week. Petara Cordero and Smith were pulled over to the side of the highway Wednesday morning after Smith’s vehicle had a tire malfunction and hit the median. After exiting the car without significant injuries, Cordero…

Shurmur non-committal on starting Manning in Week 3

Shurmur non-committal on starting Manning in Week 3

The Giants might have a new starting quarterback this week in Tampa Bay. Pressed on whether Eli Manning was still QB1, New York coach Pat Shurmur essentially told reporters Monday maybe, maybe not. “He’s been our starter to this point,” Shurmur said. “I’m not ready to talk about that.” Not publicly, at least. Shurmur said…

Steelers’ Ben Roethlisberger (elbow) out for the year

Steelers’ Ben Roethlisberger (elbow) out for the year

Big Ben will be shut down for the rest of 2019. The Pittsburgh Steelers announced Monday that quarterback Ben Roethlisberger will undergo surgery to his injured right elbow and is out for the season. Big Ben later was placed on injured reserve. Surgery was deemed necessary after an MRI on Roethlisberger’s elbow Sunday night. The…

Drew Brees to have surgery on torn right thumb

Drew Brees to have surgery on torn right thumb

The New Orleans Saints will be without future Hall of Fame quarterback Drew Brees for an extended period. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reports that Brees will undergo surgery to repair a torn ligament on his throwing thumb, per sources informed of the situation. The initial timeframe for recovery is approximately six weeks, per Rapoport.…

Injuries: Michael Gallup (knee) to miss 2 to 4 weeks

Injuries: Michael Gallup (knee) to miss 2 to 4 weeks

The New England Patriots blew the Miami Dolphins out of the water Sunday but are now holding their collective breath that they didn’t lose a valuable member of the offensive line for a significant amount of time. Left tackle Isaiah Wynn suffered a toe injury Sunday and is expected to undergo an MRI on Monday,…