The NFL’s regular season is entering Week 3, which means fantasy football season is starting to heat up. Here are six players you should consider off the fantasy football waiver wire this week: The Seahawks finally have a lead running back and it’s Carson, a rookie from Oklahoma State. Carson had 20 carries for 93 yards on Sunday, dominating Seattle’s backfield workload. Carson was on the field for 51 of the Seahawks’ offensive snaps, more than Thomas Rawls and C.J. Prosise, who each had 16 snaps. Eddie Lacy, by the way, was a healthy scratch. The Ravens may have also found a lead running back on Sunday. With Danny Woodhead on injured reserve and Terrance West said to be “day-to-day” with a soft
NBA players Marcus and Markieff Morris go on trial Monday on felony assault charges stemming from a beating outside a Phoenix recreation center more than two years ago. The twin brothers could face a maximum of nearly four years in prison if they are found guilty. The trial threatens to disrupt the start of their 2017 NBA season with training camp set to begin for both players on Sept. 26.
Roaring from behind and then finally winning in extra innings, the Boston Red Sox did more than merely maintain their lead in the A.L. East. Andrew Benintendi hit a two-run single in the 11th inning, Mookie Betts had four RBIs and Boston beat the Baltimore Orioles 10-8 Monday night for their ninth win in 12 games. Xander Bogaerts homered and scored three runs for the Red Sox, who remained three games ahead of the second-place Yankees in the AL East and reduced to four their magic number for clinching a playoff berth.