Month: August 2021

Detroit Lions cut both kickers to establish initial 53-man roster

The kicking situation was so bad that the Detroit Lions kicked position, at least when it came to defining their initial 53-man roster. The Lions released kickers Randy Bullock and Zane Gonzalez on Tuesday, leaving them without kickers currently under contract. Bullock and Gonzalez, who signed in mid-August, struggled...

Day 7 recap: Afghan Paralympic beats odds to compete in Tokyo

After a dramatic evacuation of Kabul, held by the Taliban and a covert operation to take him to Tokyo, Afghan Paralympian Hossain Rasouli beat all odds on Tuesday to participate in the long jump. It wasn’t the event he expected to compete in, having qualified for the T47 100m,...

CR7 dedicates Man United to former boss Ferguson

MANCHESTER: Cristiano Ronaldo has said he is back in his place after joining Manchester United from Juventus on Tuesday on a two-year contract, with the forward dedicating the transfer to his mentor Alex Ferguson. United announced that they had reached a deal with Juventus to bring the 36-year-old back...

NRL News | The mole

A youngster who achieved yesterday what no Australian athlete has achieved for four decades is set to sign a contract with the Penrith Panthers. Ryley Smith, a promising 18-year-old hooker, woke up yesterday morning to learn that he had been selected for the Australian Schoolboy League’s merit squad. READ...

2021 Paralympic Games: African performances on Tuesday, August 31

South African para-cyclist Nicolas Pieter Preez wins Paralympic gold in time trial South Africa again won gold at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games. Para-cyclist Nicolas Pieter Preez is indeed crowned in the H1 time trial. He outclassed his opponents by setting a time of 43mn41. The reigning world champion...

Cardinals place CB Malcolm Butler on reserve / retiree list

The Arizona Cardinals placed defensive back Malcolm Butler on the reserve / retiree list Tuesday afternoon, the team announced. Butler missed a second straight practice on Tuesday amid reports the two-time Super Bowl champion is considering retiring for personal reasons. NFL Network reported Monday night that Butler is going...

CYFN organizes its first ice hockey camp at the Center

The Council of Yukon First Nations (CYFN) hosted two hockey camps last week. Through Morris Procope to August 27, 2021 The Council of Yukon First Nations (CYFN) hosted two hockey camps last week. The Center Ice Co-ed camp was held August 17-19. A girls-only clinic was held August 21-22....