Eli Manning will start for the New York Giants in tonight's game in Carolina, but that doesn't necessarily mean the first pick in the NFL draft has beaten out Kurt Warner for the team's starting quarterback job. \n"It's a rotation that I planned to do all along," coach Tom Coughlin said. "It's Eli's turn. Eli will go. He'll start. Last week was Kurt. This week it's Eli." \nWarner, signed by the Giants after being released by St. Louis, started the Giants' first game, a 34-24 win over Kansas City last Friday. \n"The decision coming in was that they were going to compete for the job," Coughlin said. "Therefore, we were going to give both of them the opportunity to start, and this week is Eli's opportunity." \nColts \nIndianapolis got a scare Tuesday when Marvin Harrison took a big hit. The five-time Pro Bowl selection and NFL's single-season reception record holder caught a ball over the middle and got caught between Anthony Floyd and Joseph Jefferson. When Harrison got up, he flexed his right arm a few times and took a few plays off. He returned to practice after a brief break. \nThe Colts lost starting safety Idrees Bashir with injured ribs after he collided with tight end Dallas Clark. Coach Tony Dungy was uncertain how much time Bashir would miss. \nRedskins \nWashington cut Ifeanyi Ohalete, who started 15 games at strong safety last season. \nOhalete was beaten for a 68-yard touchdown pass in a 23-20 overtime loss to Carolina on Saturday. He already had lost his starting job when the Redskins drafted Sean Taylor with the fifth overall pick in April's draft and shifted Matt Bowen to safety. \nCowboys \nCoach Bill Parcells said quarterback Vinny Testaverde will start Saturday night's preseason game at Oakland. But instead of trying to play both Drew Henson and Tony Romo after that, Parcells may use one of them this week and the other in the next game. He didn't indicate who would play after Testaverde this week.
‘CRIMINAL ACT’: The UCI said it ‘strongly condemns’ Dylan Groenewegen’s ‘dangerous behavior,’ which left Jakobsen in critical condition and injured other cyclists Dutch cyclist Fabio Jakobsen was in a coma on Wednesday, in “serious” condition, after he was thrown into and over a barrier at 80kph in the conclusion to the opening stage of the Tour de Pologne. Footage showed 23-year-old Jakobsen, of the Deceuninck-Quick-Step, racing elbow-to-elbow with fellow Dutchman Dylan Groenewegen of Jumbo-Visma as both men frantically tussled in a tight sprint to the line in Katowice. However, Jakobsen came off worst, somersaulting over the barriers before colliding with a photographer after Groenewegen had veered suddenly to the right, squeezing his rival into the security wall. “His condition is very serious. His life is
Taiwan Steel on Sunday grabbed three points with a narrow 1-0 win against Hang Yuan FC, to move into the No. 2 spot on the Taiwan Football Premier League (TFPL) log, while Taipower FC beat NTUS 2-0 to maintain first place. Taking advantage early in the match of opposition defenders who had not yet settled down, Taiwan Steel’s attacking trio of Wu Chun-ching, Marc Fenelus from the Turks and Caicos Islands, and Benchy Astama from Haiti pushed forward with good passes. After only one minute of play, Fenelus dribbled from the right flank, feeding a short pass inside the penalty area to
STAYING COOL: Hamilton said that his ‘heart nearly stopped’ when he noticed the puncture, but he kept going to beat Alain Prost’s total of six home wins in France Lewis Hamilton said he feared he might not make it home when a last lap puncture almost derailed his charge to a record seventh British Grand Prix victory on Sunday. “I didn’t think I would make it round the last two corners,” the world champion said. The front left tire of his Mercedes had delaminated and deflated on his final lap, leaving the six-time world champion to nurse his vehicle to the finish as second-placed Max Verstappen hunted him down. “I just can’t believe it,” Hamilton said. “It was heart-stopping. I backed off and stayed chilled and was so glad it happened on
Growing concern over health standards in e-sports has prompted a new federation to pledge to address the problem, as players fall victim to conditions ranging from wrist injuries to obesity, stress and diabetes. The retirement of top Chinese player Jian Zihao, better known by his gaming handle “Uzi,” sent tremors through the booming sport, whose revenues are predicted to reach US$1.1 billion this year, according to industry analyst Newzoo. The 23-year-old, hailed as an “icon” of the League of Legends game, stepped away from e-sports in June, saying that “chronic stress, obesity, irregular diet, staying up late and other reasons” had given