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Steelers' Mike Mitchell fined $48K for hit on Chiefs QB Alex Smith

Steelers' Mike Mitchell fined $48K for hit on Chiefs QB Alex Smith

Mitchell has been fined twice before for unnecessary roughness on tight ends Tyler Eifert of the Cincinnati Bengals and Antonio Gates of the Los Angeles Chargers. Mitchell went on to say that Smith was indeed upset with him immediately following the hit. "I'm not a dirty player", Mitchell told the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review .


Texas Teen Driving Deaths Drop 27%

Texas Teen Driving Deaths Drop 27%

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety reports that the number of teen driving deaths nationwide fell from 4,981 in 2007 to 2,715 in 2015, the past year in which figures are available. "Sharing even simple tips with teens, like how to maintain tires, could result in a few extra feet of stopping distance that could mean the difference between life and death", Scott Clark, chief operating officer for Michelin North America says in the statement.


Bridgewater 'definitely' thinks he will play for the Vikings this season

Bridgewater 'definitely' thinks he will play for the Vikings this season

Bridgewater remains on the physically unable to perform last, and the Vikings have three weeks to put him on the active roster. "I definitely believe I'll play this year". "I know I haven't played in a football game yet, but just being back on the practice field when I thought all hope was gone, I hope that my story can motivate someone ".


National Football League notebook: Goodell says no changes will be made to anthem policy

National Football League notebook: Goodell says no changes will be made to anthem policy

National Football League commissioner Roger Goodell after the meetings said that the players really care about those issues affecting. The NFL stopped short of meeting Trump's desire that players be forced to stop protesting. "What we're trying to do is stay out of politics", Goodell said. Many players and even some owners participated in demonstrations, some in unity with Kaepernick's cause, some in protest of Kaepernick's unemployed status, and some in opposition to Trump.


Draymond Green strains knee as Warriors lose opener

Draymond Green strains knee as Warriors lose opener

Green was later taken out of the basketball game because of an injury. However, the fact that the Warriors are heading into a back-to-back set could prompt coach Steve Kerr to rest his All-star big man for one, or both of those contests.


Cubs escape elimination, defeat Dodgers 3-2 in NLCS Game 4

Cubs escape elimination, defeat Dodgers 3-2 in NLCS Game 4

Considering that this was Davis' first appearance since throwing 43 pitches and earning seven outs Thursday in the fifth and deciding game of the NL Division Series, the Cubs will need resources other than Davis to force a sixth game and send the series back to Los Angeles on Saturday so he could be available.