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All about Barracuda Championship, Ezekiel Ansah, Beckham and Giants agreement

The duo of Pederson, 50, and Roseman, 43, steered the Eagles to a stunning 41-33 victory over the New England Patriots in Super Bowl LII to cap a dream season.


Reuters Last Updated at 06 Aug 2018, 22:08 IST
All about Barracuda Championship, Ezekiel Ansah, Beckham and Giants agreement
  • Rookie Sam Darnold was late to training camp but still "has a very fair shot" of opening the regular season as the New York Jets' starting quarterback, according to a report by ESPN. (Image Credit: Twitter)

NFL notebook: Eagles hand extensions to Pederson, Roseman

The reigning champion Philadelphia Eagles, fresh off winning the franchise's first Super Bowl in February, extended the contracts of head coach Doug Pederson and executive vice president of football operations Howie Roseman through the 2022 season, the team announced Sunday. The duo of Pederson, 50, and Roseman, 43, steered the Eagles to a stunning 41-33 victory over the New England Patriots in Super Bowl LII to cap a dream season.

New Hall of Fame WR Owens works out for CFL team

One day after hosting his own Pro Football Hall of Fame induction ceremony, Terrell Owens worked out for a Canadian Football League team with an eye toward a potential comeback. The 44-year-old former wide receiver participated Sunday in a Saskatchewan Roughriders tryout session at South Pittsburg (Tenn.) High School, the Chattanooga (Tenn.) Times Free Press reported. The workout was overseen by Roughriders head coach and general manager Chris Jones.

MLB notebook: Scioscia denies planning to step down

Mike Scioscia, the sixth-longest tenured manager in major league history, denied a report he has made up his mind to step down from the Los Angeles Angels at the end of the season. Scioscia said that he'll talk to general manager Billy Eppler and owner Arte Moreno after the season, as he'd previously indicated after last season ended.

Golf - Putnam wins Barracuda Championship for the first title

Andrew Putnam grabbed his first PGA Tour victory on Sunday by winning the Barracuda Championship in Reno. Entering the day with a three-point lead at the event, which is played under the modified Stableford format, Putnam birdied two of his first four holes and scored nine points on the day to take him to 47, four clear of runner-up Chad Campbell.

MLB roundup: Red Sox, Phillies cap 4-game sweeps

Jackie Bradley Jr. scored the tying run on a throwing error by third baseman Miguel Andujar with two outs in the ninth inning, and Andrew Benintendi hit a game-winning single with two outs in the 10th as the Boston Red Sox beat the New York Yankees 5-4 Sunday night, completing a four-game sweep at Fenway Park. Yankees closer Aroldis Chapman blew his first save chance since May 4, ending a streak of 22 straight converted. He allowed three walks and J.D. Martinez's two-out, two-run, bases-loaded single over second baseman Gleyber Torres' leaping attempt, cutting New York's lead to 4-3.

Report: Darnold impressing Jets, could start at quarterback

Rookie Sam Darnold was late to training camp but still "has a very fair shot" of opening the regular season as the New York Jets' starting quarterback, according to a report by ESPN. Darnold is further along in his readiness than the Jets anticipated and although he still has work to do, he has reportedly impressed coaches so far.

Lions defensive end Ansah comes off PUP list

The Detroit Lions have taken defensive end Ezekiel Ansah off the active/physically unable to perform list, the team announced Monday. The team never announced why Ansah, 29, was placed on the PUP list. He had a variety of leg injuries the past two seasons, and the Detroit Free Press reported in March that Ansah had a clean-out procedure on his knee after the 2017 season. He participated on a limited basis during offseason practices.

Report: Beckham, Giants can't reach a contract agreement

Wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. and the New York Giants failed to agree on a new contract over the weekend, according to an ESPN report. On Saturday, Beckham told reporters he was "optimistic" the two sides would work out a deal. But according to ESPN, Beckham's agent left town without an agreement.

WTA roundup: Buzarnescu wins the first title, breaks into top 20

Mihaela Buzarnescu picked a perfect way to break into the top 20 in the world rankings -- with her first career WTA championship. The fifth-seeded Romanian steamrolled the first-time finalist Maria Sakkari of Greece, winning 6-1, 6-0 on Sunday to win the inaugural Mubadala Silicon Valley Classic in San Jose, Calif., and become the sixth first-time winner on the Tour this year.

Thomas clinches Ryder Cup spot; Tiger still 20th

Justin Thomas moved into third place in the United States team points race and clinched his Ryder Cup spot on Monday, the day after winning the World Golf Championships - Bridgestone Invitational by four shots in Akron, Ohio. The victory also moved Thomas past England's Justin Rose to No. 2 in the official world golf rankings. Dustin Johnson remained in the No. 1 spot.

(This story has not been edited by Devdiscourse staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)


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