Roethlisberger Conner hurt as Steelers fall to 0-2

PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Steelers dropped to 0-2 after their fourth-quarter rally fell short in Sunday’s home opener against the Seattle Seahawks.

But potentially even more concerning than the team’s 28-26 loss were the early departures of two key offensive starters.

Ben Roethlisberger exited late in the second quarter with an elbow injury to his throwing arm, and running back James Conner left in the fourth quarter with a knee injury.

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Bears at Broncos final score: Chicago rallies for last-second field goal win Eddy Pineiro is the hero

The Chicago Bears did something very few teams have accomplished since 2000 — defeating the Broncos in Denver in the first two weeks of September during a wild 16-14 victory. As my colleague R.J. White pointed out earlier this week, going back to 1975, the Broncos are 48-6 straight up at home in Weeks 1 and 2 (including 22-1 since 2000). We can make that 22-2 now since 2000.

The game took a while to get going —

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Sam Darnold Out Indefinitely With Mono

The virus will keep the Jets quarterback sidelined during a brutal stretch in the team’s schedule.

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. — A new coach, a marquee running back and a second-year quarterback brought renewed hope to the Jets this season. But one week in, that optimism has quickly diminished.

Sam Darnold has mononucleosis and will not play on Monday night against the Cleveland Browns (0-1), Coach Adam Gase announced Thursday. There is no timetable for his return.

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Former Raiders Linebacker Neiron Ball Dead at 27 After Battling a Rare Brain Condition

Ball, who played on the Oakland Raiders and the Florida Gators during his football career, died on Tuesday, almost a year after suffering from an aneurysm rupture caused by a rare brain condition.

The Sports and Entertainment Group, which represented Ball, confirmed his sad passing.

“We join the Ball family in thanking the numerous supporters of Neiron and his journey to recovery,” the agency said in their statement. “Neiron was a rare and special spirit with the ability to touch anyone he met.

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‘Adversity is hitting early’ as Browns’ Baker Mayfield-OBJ era opens with loss to Titans

CLEVELAND — Odell Beckham’s skill can change a team’s direction, but it cannot alter its history or improve its discipline.

Beckham had a few moments (7 catches, 71 yards) when he showed why he can be a difference-maker in the Cleveland Browns’ future. But the Browns, a franchise with 11 consecutive losing seasons, showed they have more to learn about winning after falling 43-13 to the Tennessee Titans in the first game of the Baker Mayfield-Beckham Era.

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Nick Foles suffers broken collarbone in Jaguars debut

Quarterback Nick Foles’s debut for the Jacksonville Jaguars did not exactly go as scripted.

Foles, the former Super Bowl MVP for the Philadelphia Eagles who signed with Jacksonville as a free agent in the offseason, exited Sunday’s game against the Kansas City Chiefs after suffering a broken left clavicle.

Coach Doug Marrone told reporters after the game that he did not have an immediate timetable for Foles’s return. But the Jaguars are looking at Foles being sidelined for an extended period.

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With New Contract Pending Ezekiel Elliott’s Agent Says He’s ‘Committed’

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – On Tuesday all the talk in the sports world was about Big D… D as in Dallas… as in Dallas Cowboys.

Jerry Jones started his day vowing, “I ain’t messing around” when it comes to haggling and negotiating the end to Ezekiel Elliott’s hold out.

Elliott is back in Dallas after a vacation in Cabo San Lucas.

CBS 11 News had a crew at the airport for his arrival.

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Notre Dame vs. Louisville score: Live game updates highlights college football scores full coverage


A new era begins for Louisville on Monday night, and Scott Satterfield’s first test as coach of the Cardinals is sure to be a difficult one. No. 9 Notre Dame comes to town as the Fighting Irish play their first game since losing to Clemson 30-3 in last season’s College Football Playoff semifinal at the Cotton Bowl. The Irish finished last season at 12-1, which put them on a different end of the spectrum than the Cardinals as Louisville posted a 2-10 mark.

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American Taylor Townsend upsets Simona Halep at U.S. Open

American Taylor Townsend handed an upset defeat to Wimbledon champion Simona Halep of Romania, the fourth seed, in the second round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament Thursday. Halep took the first round 6-2, but Townsend came back to win the next two sets 6-3, 7-6.

In the final set, Halep was at match point but Townsend came back to win the set and force a tie breaker. Townsend then took the tie breaker 7-5.

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Clemson vs. Georgia Tech: Live stream watch online TV channel radio prediction pick odds line

The college football season kicks off in full on Thursday night with the reigning national champions taking the field for the first time. No. 1 Clemson will host Georgia Tech at home in Death Valley as it looks to continue its dominant run of success through the ACC over the last five years. With the conference receiving a lack of offseason criticism for its lacking depth, can the Yellow Jackets shut up the haters and make some noise against one of the nation’s bests teams?

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