Friday Facts You Might Have Missed
Tennessee Titans quarterback Ryan Tannehill will be a game-time decision on Sunday. The team officially listed Tannehill as questionable on the final injury report for Week 9. The 34-year-old suffered an ankle injury in week 7 and missed Titan's 17-10 victory over the Houston Texans in Week 8 due to the ankle injury and illness.
Indianapolis Colts running back Jonathan Taylor will be out of Sunday's game against the New England Patriots. The team is siting an ankle injury, and says he will not go on the IR but will be a week to week decision.
The Los Angeles Chargers star wide receiver Kennan Allen played in week 7 after missing 5 games with a hamstring injury but unfortunately suffered a setback during their bye week last week. The team announced that Allen will again be out this week when they face the Atlanta Falcons. The Chargers will also be missing Mike Williams and DeAndre Carter when they take the field this week.
Nike made the announcement on Friday that they have suspended their relationship with Kyrie Irving as continued fallout over his antisemitic tweet and his lack of an apology afterwards. They also said they will not be releasing the Kyrie 8, which is the signature shoe that was set for release. The company saying in their statement:
"At Nike, we believe there is no place for hate speech, and we condemn any form of antisemitism. To that end, we've made the decision to suspend our relationship with Kyrie Irving effective immediately and will no longer launch the Kyrie 8."
Toronto Raptors forward Pascal Siakam exited Friday's 111-110 loss against the Dallas Mavericks with a strained groin. The 28-year-old slipped while attempting a crossover with just under a minute to play in the 3rd quarter. He did manage to walk to the locker room but did not return and was ruled out.
The Milwaukee Bucks beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 115-102 on Friday night to move to 8-0, this is the best start to a season in franchise history. Giannis Antetokounmpo with the triple-double scoring 26 points, had 13 rebounds and 11 assists, Jrue Holiday scored 29 points, had 8 rebounds and 6 assists. Also getting support off the bench from Bobby Portis Jr. who scored 18 points. The Bucks remain the only undefeated team in the NBA.
World Series Game 6 : Saturday, November 5 - Philadelphia Phillies at Houston Astros (HOU 3 - PHI 2) - 8:03pm - FOX : starting pitchers PHI - Zack Wheeler, HOU - Framber Valdez