Saturday Shenanigans You Might Have Missed
Cleveland Browns wide receiver Amari Cooper will play on Sunday against the Cincinnati Bengals, as long as there not any pregame setbacks. The 28-year-old was a limited participant in practice throughout the week as he continues to nurse a hip injury. He was previously listed as questionable for Sunday's game.
Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Trevor Lawrence is expected to play on Sunday against the Tennessee Titans. Lawrence did return to practice Friday, although a limited participant, after missing the 1st 2 practices of the week because of a toe injury. The 23-year-old suffered the injury while going down during a sack late in the 1st half of last weeks loss to the Detroit Lions. He did miss a few plays but ultimately did return to the game.
Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Kadarius Toney will not play on Sunday against the Denver Broncos siting a hamstring injury. The 23-year-old has missed the last 2 games with the injury. The team is hopeful to see his return in week 15 against the Houston Texans.
The New York Mets and free-agent right-hander Kodai Senga have come to an agreement on a 5 year, $75-million contract. The is pending a physical.
The New York Yankees are preparing to make an offer to 30-year-old, free-agent, left-hander Carlos Rodon. He is reportedly looking for at least 7 years and $100-million or more in a contract.
Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Kris Letang returned to the ice on Saturday for their 3-1 win over the Buffalo Sabres. Less then 2 weeks ago the 35-year-old suffered the 2nd stroke of his career. Letang led all Penguins skaters with over 22 minutes on the ice.
Saturday came with the announcement that the 2023 Heritage Classic between the Edmonton Oilers and the Calgary Flames will be played outdoors for the 1st time at Commonwealth Stadium. A date for the event has not been set yet.