"Garish uniforms" was the two-word rationale the Redskins used in their proposal to opt out of wearing the NFL's Color Rush uniforms. The NFL is allowing teams to suggest rule changes for the upcoming 2017 season. It may come as a surprise as the Redskins' only Thursday night game last season was on Thanksgiving, meaning they did not have to participate in the Color Rush game.
The third seed has been sidelined by a right leg injury that forced him to concede a walkover in the Delray Beach Open final last month and withdraw from the Mexican Open and the BNP Paribas Open. "I have to be very happy with just the outcome, that I was able to get the win today, that I have another chance to play in two days,” said world number five Raonic. Joining the Canadian into the third round were Spanish fifth seed Rafa Nadal and Japanese second seed Kei Nishikori.
New Jersey Devils rookie Miles Wood goes after New York Rangers’ Nick Holden. New Jersey rookie Miles Wood scrolled through his text messages in the post-game dressing room after the Devils defeated their rivals, the Rangers, 3-2 in overtime Tuesday night. You see, late in the second period Tuesday, Wood helped to start a mini riot on the Prudential Center ice, the type of brawl that happened more frequently back in the eighties and nineties when his father, Randy Wood, played for the Islanders, Sabres, Maple Leafs and Stars over an 11-year National Hockey League career.