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Linebacker Jack Cichy out for season for No. 11 Wisconsin

Linebacker Jack Cichy out for season for No. 11 Wisconsin

Back-to-back losses to Ohio State and MI put Wisconsin in a hole in its own division. "He didn't hurt it worse by (playing in the second half), I do know that", coach Paul Chryst said. Backup outside linebacker Zack Baun missed the Iowa game with his own left leg injury. "After the midway point last week, I thought he'd be, whatever 100 percent is, I thought he'd be that by (Tuesday)", Riley said.



Cubs open as heavy favorite to beat Indians in World Series

Anthony Rizzo and Willson Contreras blasted home runs to support the two-hit pitching of Kyle Hendricks and Aroldis Chapman that sent Cubs fans into delirium, rocked the 102-year-old stadium in Chicago and ignited a city-wide celebration.


Julian Finney/Getty Images Kerber edges Halep to close in on WTA semis

Julian Finney/Getty Images Kerber edges Halep to close in on WTA semis

She posted 11 winners and 16 unforced errors to 24 winners and 35 unforced errors for Halep, who is 1-1. "I have much more confidence right now because I know how to win very big matches, tight matches". 25, 2016. If Kerber wins on Thursday, the only scenario in which Halep would not advance is if she loses in straight sets to Cibulkova. "Of course I believe much more in my game and in myself than 12 months ago, especially after Singapore one year ago".


Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski moonlighting as a Lyft driver

Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski moonlighting as a Lyft driver

History tells us that when Lyft releases another in its series of videos in which sports stars get into disguises and drive unsuspecting passengers around, there's a good chance the Early Lead will write about it. Gronkowski even discusses himself with another passenger, saying, "What if you met Rob Gronkowski?" On the play, Gronkowski said, "It was just a play where there was a split safety and I just had a little bender to go right up the middle".


Is David Johnson the best running back in the NFL?

Is David Johnson the best running back in the NFL?

However, that is exactly what has happened – Johnson is now widely regarded as one of the top running backs in the business; and he is one of the very few three-down stars in the National Football League. Statistically, Johnson is one of the best in the NFL but it is his work in the trenches that stands him apart from the rest. The Cardinals back rivals Le’Veon Bell for the most patient running back accolade and his willingness to hold and hit the gaps is a key reason for his ...


Terry urges respect for England 'legend' Rooney

Terry urges respect for England 'legend' Rooney

Hart was singled out for praise after he helped spare England embarrassment with a succession of outstanding saves, including a world-class reflex save when he turned Jasmin Kurtic's header on to the crossbar seconds after half-time. "We would have liked six points from these last two games but we have four and haven't conceded a goal". Fortunately, the 29-year-old was able to continue and received plenty of plaudits for the stop.