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Sports Bears to release backup QB Glennon
Author: 0 Bears to release backup QB Glennon

Glennon's days as a starter are finished, and it seems unlikely he'll sniff another contract even approaching the $18.5 million in guarantees he got from the Bears . Dispatching Demps was also anticipated after Adrian Amos and Eddie Jackson solidified the safety corps past year. "We're going to build our offense around Mitch", Howard said .

Sports Russian Federation gives Olympic athletes a heroes' welcome home
Author: 0 Russian Federation gives Olympic athletes a heroes' welcome home

Testing of samples taken from Russians in Pyeongchang is nearing its end, and Russian IOC member Shamil Tarpishchev told the state news agency RIA Novosti on Monday that reinstatement could come as soon as Tuesday. The IOC's ruling brought sharp criticism from an alliance of national anti-doping agencies, iNADO. "The suspension of the Russian Olympic Committee is automatically lifted with immediate effect", it added in a statement.

Sports Rajinikanth's 'Kaala' teaser postponed, Dhanush apologises to fans
Author: 0 Rajinikanth's 'Kaala' teaser postponed, Dhanush apologises to fans

Kaala also marks the Tamil comeback of veteran Bollywood actor Nana Patekar after nine years his debut Tamil film Bommalattam was released in 2008. But the producer of the movie, Dhanush has chosen to postpone it by a day. Expectations on the album of Kaala is quite high since the first look posters was released.The film features Rajinikanth fighting for the rights of oppressed Tamils in Mumbai.

Sports Tim Lincecum, Texas Rangers nearing deal
Author: 0 Tim Lincecum, Texas Rangers nearing deal

While he has been a starter for most of his career, Lincecum could be used out of the bullpen and possibly become the team's closer , per Passan. Lincecum has been working out at the Driveline baseball facility that has helped pitchers get their careers back on track. It is, however, interesting to note that his potential deal with the Rangers is not of the minor league variety.

Sports Courtois backs Chelsea to seal Champions League spot
Author: 0 Courtois backs Chelsea to seal Champions League spot

Lukaku had not netted in any of his six previous matches against top six English Premier League opponents, leading to suggestions the Belgian was a flat-track bully, but he has now scored 22 times in all competitions since joining United from Everton in July past year.

Sports Nicolas Gaitan set for China switch
Author: 0 Nicolas Gaitan set for China switch

The China League One champions reportedly paid about €30 million (R427 million) for Carrasco, while Gaitan reportedly cost an additional €18 million (R256 million). Carrasco made 17 LaLiga appearances for Atletico this season, scoring three goals for Diego Simeone's men. The players from Argentina and Belgium are the latest entrants in the Chinese Super League, after they were deemed surplus to requirements at Atletico Madrid .

Sports Jimmy Butler has surgery on right meniscus, no timetable for return
Author: 0 Jimmy Butler has surgery on right meniscus, no timetable for return

UPDATE: Butler will have surgery and will return within four to six weeks. Minnesota is now third in the Western Conference, sitting 11 games over.500, after a 122-104 victory over Chicago on Saturday at Target Center. Wiggins, signed to a five-year, $148 million max contract in October, has had a maddeningly inconsistent season that has left many questioning whether he was worth the investment owner Glen Taylor and Thobideau made in him.

Sports Panthers: Release of Kurt Coleman, Charles Johnson signals change
Author: 0 Panthers: Release of Kurt Coleman, Charles Johnson signals change

The release of Coleman who will turn 30 in July gave the Panthers $2.65 million in cap space. Johnson , 31, signed a two-year extension last year worth $9.5 million. He appeared in four games for the 49ers in 2016 with one start. Releasing Johnson , meanwhile, clears another $3.25 million in cap space. These moves signify they want to start fresh.

Sports Woman mauled to death at 'lion whisperer' reserve in South Africa
Author: 0 Woman mauled to death at 'lion whisperer' reserve in South Africa

The 22-year-old was visiting a camp run by Kevin Richardson at the Dinokeng Game Reserve in Gauteng, near Johannesburg , when she was attacked on Tuesday morning. A herd of eight elephants broke out of the reserve, around 30 miles from Pretoria, in April previous year. "We assessed the landscape for other big 5 animals and as per procedure sent out a notification that we were walking in the reserve", Richardson wrote in a Facebook post on Wednesday.

Sports Jets LB Donahue charged with DWI after Lincoln Tunnel…
Author: 0 Jets LB Donahue charged with DWI after Lincoln Tunnel…

According to reports, Donahue, 25, was arrested for " Driving While Intoxicated and reckless driving" after he drove the wrong direction down the Lincoln Tunnel in New York City and crashed into a bus. Via NJ.com, according to the Port Authority of NY and New Jersey, Donahue, a fifth-round draft pick past year, was driving the wrong way in the tunnel at 2 a.m.

Sports Augustana Vikings to host opening round of NCAA Tournament
Author: 0 Augustana Vikings to host opening round of NCAA Tournament

Saturday in York against the victor of the Nazareth-Hamilton first-round game. Winners of the College Conference of IL and Wisconsin automatic bid, the Titans are making their second straight and 11th overall NCAA Division III tournament appearance.

Sports Patrice Bergeron Out At Least Two Weeks With Fractured Right Foot
Author: 0 Patrice Bergeron Out At Least Two Weeks With Fractured Right Foot

As of Wednesday morning, Boston is five points off of top spot in the Atlantic with two games in hand on the Lightning and one point back of the Toronto Maple Leafs for second in the division with five games in hand. This is a big loss for the Bruins as Bergeron was having an MVP-like season. He underwent an X-ray after the game that came back negative, according to the team, but left in a walking boot .

Sports Rapper NBA YoungBoy arrested in Leon County
Author: 0 Rapper NBA YoungBoy arrested in Leon County

Billboard obtained county records that can confirm YoungBoy's custody and charges, which include two felonies, notably kidnapping and aggravated assault (Family violence). Instead, she said that the couple was just "playing" around, despite what appeared to be a harrowing case of domestic abuse . Jania took to social media to downplaying the incident, according to TMZ , as she said in the clip, 'I was pulling him, that's just us, that's just the way we play'.

Sports Knights get Tomas Tatar from Detroit; miss out on Ottawa's Karlsson
Author: 0 Knights get Tomas Tatar from Detroit; miss out on Ottawa's Karlsson

He has scored 20-plus goals in each of the last three seasons and should fit in nicely with the Golden Knights . The veteran forward had three years remaining on his contract with a 5.3 million dollar cap hit per season. The player everyone felt the Red Wings would trade, defenseman Mike Green , went nowhere. In a third trade, McPhee added some strength and physicality to the Golden Knights' roster for the playoff push.

Sports Red Sox's JD Martinez introductory news conference set for Monday
Author: 0 Red Sox's JD Martinez introductory news conference set for Monday

Martinez is on the Red Sox schedule today for field work with the club at 10 a.m. and batting practice at 10:40 am with Hanley Ramirez , Xander Bogaerts and Mitch Moreland . Martinez hit 45 home runs and drove in 104 runs in 119 games last season split with the Detroit Tigers and Arizona Diamondbacks . Known for his studiousness in the video room and keeping notebooks filled with scouting reports on pitchers, Martinez has been among the most productive hitters in the majors since he was ...

Sports Chiefs Continue Team Rebuild by Trading Marcus Peters — TIMEOUT
Author: 0 Chiefs Continue Team Rebuild by Trading Marcus Peters — TIMEOUT

The Rams will have until May 3 to pick up Peters' fifth-year option for 2019. As Rapoport noted, the trade can not become official until the new league year begins March 14. Kansas City must have been too eager to wait, as they've agreed to two trades already. Peters became expendable when the Chiefs signed free agent David Amerson last week and the team will acquire Kendall Fuller when the Alex Smith trade with the Washington Redskins is officially completed, also on March 14.

Sports Bills agree to contract with cornerback Vontae Davis
Author: 0 Bills agree to contract with cornerback Vontae Davis

Davis , who turns 30 in May, was a Pro Bowl choice in 2014 and 2015. The former Colt , and brother of long-time 49ers tight end Vernon Davis, will instead join the Buffalo Bills , according to an ESPN report. The signing of Davis puts E.J. Gaines' future in the Queen City in doubt. Gaines and Davis may be a similar type of player as the two have both battled injuries and both would command around $8-10 million.

Author: 0 More Xbox 360 games are now backwards compatible, Xbox One X Enhanced

For the full list of Xbox One X Enhanced Xbox 360 titles and additional details, check out the full blog post . It's the ability to play specified Xbox 360 and original Xbox games on the Xbox One, Xbox One S, and Xbox One X. Just pull up the game settings , and set it to optimize for graphics, or for performance. Now it appears Microsoft is going to extra mile to make even Xbox 360 games look good on 4K television screens.

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