A rendering of Los Angeles Football Club’s Banc of California Stadium. (LAFC) LOS ANGELES — When Don Garber took over as Major League Soccer commissioner on Aug. 4, 1999, his league had 12 teams. One, the Columbus Crew, had just built its own stadium.
The third preseason game is usually the dress rehearsal for the regular season, the one time in the four-game series when starters play into the third quarter as if the outcome mattered. It will be hard for the Kansas City Chiefs to approach Saturday's game in Chicago that way. Among them are pass rusher Tamba Hali, running backs Jamaal Charles and Charcandrick West and linebacker Josh Mauga.
The 2016 National Football League regular season now less than two weeks away, which means that time is running out to prepare for your fantasy football draft. Last year’s top breakout players were guys like Atlanta Falcons running back Devonta Freeman, Los Angeles Rams running back Todd Gurley, Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver Allen Robinson, and Miami Dolphins wide receiver Jarvis Landry.