The Laver Cup, which was announced in August 2016, is tennis's answer to golf's Ryder Cup and pits Team Europe against Team World. The competition (named after Australian tennis legend Rod Laver) will see a team of the six best players from Europe against six of their counterparts from the rest of the world.
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.
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