November 10, 2007 |
Santana Moss and Antwaan Randle El were unable to practice Friday, putting the Washington Redskins in a perilous position at wide receiver for Sunday's game against the Philadelphia Eagles. Moss is sidelined because of a bruised heel and is listed as questionable on the injury report, but neither Moss nor Coach Joe Gibbs was optimistic that it would heal sufficiently before game time. "Same that it felt all week. Sore. Hurts. Painful," Moss said. "I couldn't tell you yes or no right now.
August 25, 2006 |
Carson Palmer is ready to play. With his rebuilt knee holding up in practice, the Cincinnati Bengals' quarterback said Thursday that he would play in the next exhibition, stepping on the field and taking a hit for the first time since his injury in the playoffs seven months ago. Palmer is expected to start against the Green Bay Packers on Monday night, when his left knee will get its biggest test yet. "I'm going to play," Palmer said. "Nothing's changed.
December 12, 2005 |
Matt Hasselbeck got up wheezing after throwing his first incompletion Sunday. San Francisco's Derek Smith had just buried his helmet into the Seattle quarterback's chest and drove him into the ground. "I was just trying to breathe. I felt like I was under water," he said. A few welcomed running plays later, Hasselbeck found his breath -- and then flooded the futile 49ers.
March 30, 2003 |
Joe Nemechek won his second NASCAR Busch Series race of the season Saturday, crossing the finish line under caution in an event marred by two red flags and eight other caution periods at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth. Nemechek was in front on the restart on the 196th of 200 laps in the O'Reilly 300 after the second red flag, which was brought out after a chain-reaction accident that involved 15 cars and caused a 22-minute stoppage.
January 1, 1999
Andy Katzenmoyer isn't talking much this season, which is fine because there isn't much for him to talk about. He was all-this and all-that in 1997. The Butkus Award winner as the nation's top linebacker. First team All-American. And he was only a sophomore. There was some talk that he would turn pro. He should have. The 1998 year, beginning with the Sugar Bowl on Jan. 1, has only seen a devaluation in the Katzenmoyer currency.
January 5, 2000 |
The San Diego Padres and the city council filed lawsuits Tuesday to block a citizens' group from forcing another public vote on a downtown ballpark proposal that was approved by voters a year ago. The suits allege that the group's proposed ballot measure is illegal because it is too late, would require a series of additional public votes, and contains factual misstatements.
September 27, 2009 |
Top-seeded Gael Monfils reached the Open de Moselle final with a 6-4, 6-3 win over fellow Frenchman Richard Gasquet on Saturday at Metz, France. Monfils will face second-seeded Philipp Kohlschreiber of Germany, who ousted Paul-Henri Mathieu of France 7-6 (5), 6-4. The 13th-ranked Monfils will play his second final in Metz after losing to Ivan Ljubicic in 2005. He is chasing his second ATP title after a win at Sopot, Poland, in 2005. Kohlschreiber reached his first final on the ATP tour since finishing runner-up to Roger Federer last year in Halle, Germany.
April 22, 2006 |
Roger Federer thinks he's ahead of schedule in his bid to win the French Open tennis championship. Rafael Nadal says he's starting to reach his potential. Both easily won quarterfinals Friday at the Monte Carlo Masters, dropping only seven games combined, and are one victory from meeting in Sunday's final in Monaco. Federer, the world's top-ranked player, defeated eighth-seeded David Ferrer of Spain, 6-1, 6-3, in slightly more than one hour and will play Fernando Gonzalez of Chile today.
November 25, 2002 |
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers left no doubt about who has the NFL's best defense. The Buccaneers beat the Packers, 21-7, in a meeting Sunday of the teams with the NFL's best records. The superb effort by Tampa Bay was overshadowed by an ugly exchange between Packer Coach Mike Sherman and Tampa Bay defensive tackle Warren Sapp as they walked off the field.
September 10, 2006 |
The National Football League injury report for this week's games, as provided by the league: TODAY * CINCINNATI BENGALS AT KANSAS CITY CHIEFS -- Bengals: OUT: WR Antonio Chatman (groin). QUESTIONABLE: CB Deltha O'Neal (knee); LB David Pollack (hamstring). PROBABLE: DT Sam Adams (knee); LB Ahmad Brooks (neck); WR T.J. Houshmandzadeh (heel). Chiefs: PROBABLE: T Kevin Sampson (hamstring). * DENVER BRONCOS AT ST. LOUIS RAMS -- Broncos: QUESTIONABLE: DE Courtney Brown (knee).