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Boulder County coroner says Rashaan Salaam shot himself in head

Chicago Bears Rashaan Salaam steps on Minnesota Viking Pete Bercich in the first quarter for a one yard gain and advances to the Minnesota 27 yard line 28 October at the Metrodome in Minneapolis, MN. He was 21 years, 77 days old and rushed for 1,074 and 10 touchdowns that season. Salaam, who had played for the Chicago Bears and the Cleveland Browns, lived in Superior, Colorado, just southeast of Boulder.

Carmelo Anthony Ejected for Striking Thabo Sefolosha's Head in Knicks vs. Hawks

The Hawks took advantage of Anthony's second-quarter ejection to beat the New York Knicks 102-98 in overtime . For the second time this season, Carmelo Anthony has been ejected from a game. Initially, Sefolosha was called for a technical foul. There was good news for Atlanta in Monday's loss, as center Dwight Howard returned from a back injury to score 20 points on 9-of-9 shooting to go with 12 rebounds .

Who wins the NFC North?

The Lions can still make the playoffs if they lose, but they'll need help. Absent a tie, the Packers-Lions loser would be out of the running, a half-match behind Washington for the second trump card spot. That would allow a week of rest and the ability to skip playing during Wild Card Weekend. And after all, there is one Standard season National Football League week left.

Carmelo Anthony makes Christmas special for young Knicks fan with cancer

NY shot 50 percent from the field on 18 of 36 shooting, while Boston went 22 of 49 for 44.9 percent in two quarters. As was the case in their 28-point blowout in "Beantown" in their first meeting of the season back in November, the Knicks allowed the Celtics to thrive behind the arc.

Chelsea beat Bournemouth to set club record for Premier League wins

Chelsea , who have conceded only two goals on their winning run under Antonio Conte and scored 27, added the third in stoppage time when Pedro's surging run ended with the ball deflected into the goal. Victory over Stoke next Saturday will see them equal the Premier League record of 13 straight wins - raising the possibility of them setting a new mark at Tottenham the following week.

Twitter reacts to Virgil van Dijk's £50m transfer rumours

English Premier League club Manchester City have been reportedly considering a mouthwatering move for Southampton defender Virgil Van Dijk ahead of the January 2017 transfer window. Van Dijk's current contract with Southampton runs until the end of the 2022 season, making the situation even more complicated for the suitors of the player and sending the asking price for acquiring the services of the player even higher.

Edwin Encarnacion Signs with Indians

Cleveland knocked off Boston and Toronto in the playoffs and jumped out to a 3-1 lead in the Series before the Chicago Cubs rallied to win in seven games and capture their first title in 108 years. From reclamation product to bona fide middle-of-the-order star, Encarnacion - who will turn 34 on January 7 - was a quiet fan favourite who did his talking with the bat, hitting 239 home runs over seven-plus seasons in Toronto, placing him third in franchise history behind Carlos Delgado (336) and ...

Joe Mixon Set To Address The Media Friday Afternoon

After an argument that began outside Pickleman's Gourmet Cafe and continued inside, Molitor shoved Mixon before his closed fist connected with her face. The incident happened in July 2014. A young guy having an opportunity to rehabilitate and to have some kind of discipline and come back from it is really not there anymore.

The NFL's Twitter account just got hacked

Update: 9:40am: This post was updated with details on the Marvel account hack. "Don't worry we are just testing your security", read one of the tweets posted to the Netflix account. The group has hacked the social accounts of many high-profile persons and companies this year, including Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg, Twitter's Jack Dorsey and Evan Williams, Google CEO Sundar Pichai, Wikipedia co-founder Jimmy Wales, BuzzFeed and, most recently, Forbes .

Cleveland Cavaliers' J.R. Smith leaves with thumb injury

Although, it looks like the Cleveland Cavaliers will have to head into the NBA Finals rematch without one of their key cogs. Cavs coach Tyronn Lue said he was unsure of how Smith injured his thumb, however Cavs broadcast partner Fox Sports Ohio reported it occurred when Smith swiped down on the Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo .

Red Sox pitcher Clay Buchholtz traded to Philadelphia Phillies

On the other hand, with the addition of the aforementioned Sale, the Red Sox are also sporting the likes of Rick Porcello , David Price , Steven Wright , Drew Pomeranz and Eduardo Rodriguez atop their rotation, which left no room for Buchholz.

National Basketball Association players, media to join fans in 2017 All-Star Game voting

For the first time, NBA players and basketball media will join fans in voting for the starters for the 2017 NBA All-Star Game, the league announced Monday . Also, Fans may submit votes for ten unique players per day throughout the voting period. Voting begins on Christmas, ends on January 16, and the starters will be announced January 19 on TNT.

Barcelona Turn On The Style Against Espanyol

The Argentine maestro cut the Espanyol defence to ribbons again to allow Jordi Alba to score the third in the 68th before capping the victory with a goal of his own in the 89th, after David Lopez had pulled one back for the visiting side.

Christian McCaffrey to skip bowl game to focus on draft prep

After all, there was no guarantee that Fournette would play anyway. The Cardinal star will instead start prepping for the 2017 NFL Draft. Stanford running back Christian McCaffrey is choosing not to gamble on his career in the Sun Bowl, which is leaving bettors not very happy.

Gamblers unhappy with Christian McCaffrey's Sun Bowl decision

For three years Christian has not only been a great player, but a great teammate as well. When he announced two weeks ago that he would forego his senior season at Stanford to enter the draft, McCaffrey said he was making the announcement so that questions about his status wouldn't be a distraction to the team.

Ronaldo's Hat Trick Fires Madrid To FIFA Club World Cup Title

Just one minute before the end of the first half, Gaku Shibasaki equalised for Kashima Antlers from an assist by Shoma Doi. Ronaldo's week sums a surreal 2016 for the 31-year-old which has seen him also win the UEFA Champions League with Real in May as well as the European Championship with Portugal in July.

Colorado defensive coordinator Jim Leavitt going to Oregon

But Leavitt posted to Twitter Wednesday evening: "I love CU, players, Boulder and all alum! South Champs! Been a great ride!" The Buffaloes ranked No. One year later, South Florida settled the wrongful termination lawsuit Leavitt filed by paying him a $2.75 million settlement, according to the Tampa Bay Times.

Antonio Conte shocked by speed of success at Chelsea

Antonio Conte believes Eden Hazard will be "fit" when Chelsea visit Crystal Palace on Saturday (17 December ) but refused to confirm whether the Belgium star will be ready to make the line-up. "In our path there was a hard method, when we had defeats against Liverpool and Arsenal, and we started to find the right way for us". "We will try for sure to win the game".

Floyd's Cardinals career ends after DUI

The addition of the 6-foot-2, 220-pound Floyd gives the Patriots a big body receiver the team lacks. A first-round pick back in 2012, Floyd has caught 33 passes for 446 yards and four touchdowns this season. The Cardinals mentioned Floyd's release without comment Wednesday in a news release that announced several other roster moves. Floyd, who was found passed out in his vehicle Monday and received a DUI, was put on waivers by Arizona on Wednesday.

Luis Suarez "overjoyed" by new Barcelona contract

Barcelona star striker Luis Suarez has agreed terms to a new deal with the Blaugrana that will keep him at Camp Nou until 2021, the club announced on social media platform Twitter on Thursday. Suarez said: "I am feeling overjoyed about being where I want to be. I feel very happy". "It was the decision that we all wanted, both the club and me, we have a great relationship".

Why Porsche Cars May Start Appearing In More Video Games

This supported the veracity of the rumor, considering arguments that the vehicle company would not have allowed its cars to appear in this racing game if it was still tied to EA. The EA-Porsche exclusivity license was never desirable and it's surprising that it took the parties this long to make this realization. Porsche will still appear in EA racers, but now the auto manufacturers are free to let other racers create virtual versions of their motors whenever they want.

Palace 1-2 Man United: Zlatan bails out Mourinho

United have not lost in the league since Mourinho's ill-fated return to face Chelsea and, coupling this win with Sunday's victory over Tottenham, they have finally found a way to win games. But he could do nothing to keep out the midfielder's leveller as he finished low from Damien Delaney's delightful flick. TV replays appeared to show Ibrahimovic using his upper arm when turning towards the fellow summer signing, with Pogba standing offside before tucking home.

Joshua wins to set up Klitschko bout

Joshua has teamed back up with former amateur mentor Rob McCracken ahead of the second defence of his IBF heavyweight title against Eric Molina in Manchester tonight. In a sign of the respect between the two fighters, who have been sparring partners in the past, Klitschko turned to Joshua and said: “I love you, you are awesome.”.

NFL Week 14 Predictions: New Orleans Saints vs. Tampa Bay Bucs 12/11/16

Brees tripped on guard Jahri Evans' foot and was sacked, forcing the Saints to kick a field goal. "You always know in crunch-time situations that teams go to one of their favorite plays and that was one of their favorite plays". So because they are the more desperate team, I'll pick the Saints . Brees locked in on Coleman early, Tandy read it and the rest is history. It was also the second straight week that Tandy had the game-cinching interception.

Murray, Titans run to early lead, hold off Broncos 13-10

He did everything he could possibly do". Despite all of that, the Broncos are in control of the sixth seed in the AFC, and we shouldn't write them off just yet. In addition, while Denver's defense has done its job against the pass, the same can't be said on the ground. He has set a franchise record in throwing at least two TDs in each of the past eight games, and he has thrown 21 TDs with just three interceptions in that span.

Catching up on the Dexter Fowler buzz

However, last season, Fowler climbed out of the red and recorded his first-ever positive full season by DRS, saving the Cubs a single run in just over 1,000 innings in center field. "We think about him as a leader". Fowler's remarkable offensive consistency should inspire confidence among St. Louis fans. "I was like, 'Uh, you know, I don't know, '" Fowler said with a grin.

Australia wins toss, to bat 1st in final ODI vs New Zealand

They are joint second behind Indian legend Sachin Tendulkar, who holds the record with nine. "He was the man who changed me from left-hand to right-hand", Warner said. "It was a nice way to finish". We put in a complete performance in all the three games. "It's very satisfying. We've played some very good One-Day cricket, guys have been getting some big runs".

Beaten Guardiola apologies over brawl which saw City reduced to nine men

It's fantastic this because I repeat, it's not easy to come here and win this game. "I don't want to say too much and get in trouble for saying things but I think we have ended up on the bad side of what happened". "They have few chances and they scored from them". "Now he's suspended so it's a shame for us as we're going to lose a great player for a lot of matches".

Frozen pitch 'should be OK' for Zorya Luhansk v Manchester United

The people are trying to make it better and put heat on it, but they can not do miracles, so let us hope that all goes well". "I think that is a problem". "Let's hope everything goes well". "We assumed from the beginning that it was an important competition for us - hard because we play Thursdays and then we play Sundays".

Arsenal on top in Europe as Lucas Perez sinks Basel

And while they could still face Bayern Munich or Real Madrid, their manager insists that, unlike in previous seasons, a tough draw on Monday will not prompt a bout of self-reproach. "I don't even know who we can get, but we can still have a hard draw, as I said last night", Wenger said after the win. Of the five potential opponents, only Juventus are now top of their domestic league.