Spencer Ware suffers sprained knee, but Chiefs reportedly believe ACL is intact

Spencer Ware went down with a non-contact injury in the early going of the Chiefs’ preseason loss to the Seahawks on Friday and had to be carted off the field. But after the game, he received some better than expected news. Chiefs coach Andy Reid revealed that Ware sprained his knee. Spencer Ware has a sprained knee, Reid says — Terez A. Paylor (@TerezPaylor) August 26, 2017 Here’s the good news: According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the Chiefs don’t believe Ware tore his ACL. Instead, they think he suffered a PCL injury. He will have an MRI on Saturday. Chiefs think Spencer Ware suffered PCL injury, but he will undergo an MRI on…

You can make MLB cross-sport prop bets on the Mayweather-McGregor fight

The world will finally find out who is better at boxing, a professional boxer or an accomplished MMA champion, when Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor meet in Las Vegas (live Saturday, 9 p.m. on Showtime PPV). It’s a big deal. You may have heard about it. The Mayweather-McGregor fight is such a big deal that you can now make cross-sport prop bets involving MLB games on the same day. Courtesy of Bovada, here are six MLB prop bets based on the Mayweather-McGregor fight: What will there be more of?Total Knockdowns by Conor McGregor: -140 (5/7)Total Home Runs by Giancarlo Stanton on Aug 26: EVEN (1/1)…

NFL preseason scores, schedule, updates, news: Rodgers hits new toy for Packers TD

Eighteen teams hit the field on Saturday as the preseason slate is stuffed with nine games, starting with the Carolina Panthers facing the Titans at 3 p.m. We’ll keep you updated right here all throughout the day with everything you need to know from today’s action. Scores and schedule Philadelphia Eagles  20, Buffalo Bills 16 (box score)Baltimore Ravens  31, Miami Dolphins 7 (box score)Tampa Bay Buccaneers  12, Jacksonville Jaguars  8 (box score)Seattle Seahawks 20,  Minnesota Vikings  13  (box score)Tennessee Titans  34, Panthers 27 (box score)Kansas City Chiefs at Cincinnati Bengals , 7 p.m. Sat. (GameTracker)Indianapolis Colts at Dallas Cowboys , 7 p.m. Sat. (GameTracker)New York…

Kaka and Ozil lead Real Madrid praise as Manchester United await Super Cup showdown

Current and former Merengue players used social media to celebrate the Champions League final triumph, while the defeated finalists received sympathy Gareth Bale, Alvaro Morata and Pepe used social media to celebrate Real Madrid’s Champions League final triumph over Juventus on Saturday, as former players offered their congratulations and commiserations. Ex-Madrid stars Mesut Ozil and Xabi Alonso were delighted to see their old side become the first team to retain the title since AC Milan’s successful defence of the old European Cup in 1990. Allegri: Juventus will be back There…

Ramsey believes Wenger will stay at Arsenal

After scoring his second winning goal in an FA Cup final, the Gunners midfielder said “of course” the long-time manager will stay at the club Aaron Ramsey said Arsene Wenger will stay at Arsenal after the midfielder scored the winner in Saturday’s 2-1 FA Cup final victory over Chelsea at Wembley. Ramsey stooped to head home a sublime Olivier Giroud centre to give Wenger his seventh FA Cup success and ensure Arsenal won the competition for a record 13th time. Time to show Wenger some respect The Wales international credited Wenger’s decision to switch to …

Biggest questions to consider for Stipe Miocic, Joanna Jedrzejczyk after UFC 211

It was billed as the fight card that could save what has been an underwhelming start to 2017 for the UFC.  Stacked with a pair of title fights on the marquee and plenty of potential for action, UFC 211 on Saturday in Dallas lived up to its end of the bargain from an entertainment standpoint.  That doesn’t mean it left fans, and experts alike, without a handful of important questions to consider as we move forward.  Is Stipe Miocic really that good or is the heavyweight division that bad?  With his first-round TKO of Junior dos Santos in the main event, Miocic exacted sweet revenge from his last defeat in 2014 and further distanced himself from the pack …

Mets get relatively good news about Jeurys Familia’s blood clot

Thursday morning, the New York Mets were dealt yet another blow in a season that has been full of them so far. Closer Jeurys Familia had to leave the team and head to St. Louis to have an anterior blood colt in his right shoulder examined . As expected, Familia needed surgery to remove the clot, but the Mets did get some good news. On Saturday the team announced the surgery was not as extensive as expected, and Familia will resume throwing in six weeks. He could return to the team in 3-4 months. It was originally believed…

Canelo-Chavez: Why We Thought Junior Had a Chance

Canelo-Chavez: Why We Thought Junior Had a ChanceCanelo-Chavez: Why We Thought Junior Had a ChanceBy: Sean Crose What was it that led so many of us – myself certainly included – to believe Julio Caesar Chavez Junior would make a good showing last Saturday evening against Saul Canelo Alvarez in Vegas? Junior had proven himself to be less than serious about the sport of boxing over the years, after all. Furthermore, he was up against a foe in Alvarez who had a long track record…