“In my 12 years in the NFL, I have taken tremendous pride in upholding the integrity of the NFL shield and all that it entails,” Gates said. “I have taken extreme care of my body with a holistic approach and never taken any substance that was illegal or banned by the NFL. In an effort to recover from a long season and although I was unaware at the time, I regret to confirm that I tested positive for a substance that is currently on the NFL banned substance list.”.

The Clippers scored six straight points, with four from Austin Rivers, to cut the lead to a basket with less than a minute left. But on the next possession, Harden stepped back and knocked down a long 2 pointer with Rivers in his face to make it 100 96.Rivers missed a 3 pointer after that before Harden made one of two free throws with 6.2 seconds left to secure the victory.It Houston third straight win and snaps a three game winning streak for the Clippers.Tobias Harris led the Clippers with 29 points and Rivers had 20.The Clippers scored six points in a row, with the last four from Jawun Evans, to tie it at 80 all early in the fourth quarter. Houston got 3 pointers from Eric Gordon and Luc Mbah a Moute in an 8 2 run after that to make it 88 82 with 8 1/2 minutes left.Houston led by four later in the fourth before Harden made a 3 pointer to make it 93 86 midway through the quarter.

AUBURN, AL (WSFA) Following backup QB Sean White’s dismissal from the team on Sunday, Malik Willis has been elevated to the backup QB position. Malzahn is still looking into who will fill that third spot, stating “Ryan Davis is a possibility.”And running back Kerryon Johnson will return to the field this week after an injury he suffered back in Week 1. His presence will take a little of the workload off Kamryn Pettway.

Burke, 77, passed away at his Mandarin home with his family by his side. A loyal member of Holy Family parish, he was a jovial character who charmed all those he met. Fond of nurses waitresses, he impressed them with his wit clever sayings. LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (News release) Arkansas Blood Institute and the American Red Cross Greater Ozarks Arkansas Region will form a new operational alignment to serve the blood donors and blood drive sponsors of Central Arkansas. Effective Jan.

Going to use this as a learning opportunity and motivation, said Wentz. Being here all week, seeing it all, it will give me an edge to want to be back, without a doubt. And pundits alike dismissed the Eagles when they lost their 2016 first round pick, who was firmly in the conversation for NFL MVP before suffering a torn ACL in Week 14..