Lions put DT Ngata on IR, sign DT Reid and DE Jones

The Detroit Lions have put defensive tackle Haloti Ngata on injured reserve. Ngata left Sunday’s game against the Carolina Panthers with an elbow injury. He had two sacks in five starts this year. The Lions signed defensive tackle Caraun Reid and defensive end Datone Jones. They also cut linebacker Thurston Armbrister on Wednesday. Reid had…

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Cornered Yanks Win Again | The New Yorker

Yes , it was the Yankees again last night, a relatively easy 7–3 win at the Stadium that began in the rain and featured a thrilling seven-inning, nine-strikeout performance by their twenty-three-year-old ace, Luis Severino. This was the third lose-and-you’re-out win by the Yanks, going back to their single-game wild-card elimination win over the Twins,…

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Cubs-Nationals NLDS Game 4 postponed until Wednesday

Tuesday’s game was pushed back due to rain. (John McDonnell/The Washington Post) CHICAGO — The postponement of Tuesday’s Game 4 of the National League Division Series between the Nationals and Cubs gifted the Nationals the unexpected opportunity to hand the ball to Stephen Strasburg, perhaps the best pitcher in baseball since mid-August, with their season…

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UAE: Qatar must shun ‘extremism’ to host 2022 World Cup

DUBAI (Reuters) – A senior United Arab Emirates official said Qatar’s hosting of the 2022 World Cup should depend on it rejecting “extremism and terrorism”, in comments drawing the soccer tournament into in the worst diplomatic row between rich Gulf monarchies in years. The UAE, Saudi Arabia and Bahrain severed diplomatic, trade and travel ties…

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