Bucs’ Josh McCown (thumb) to have second opinion

The Buccaneers face a few crises — most notably at the quarterback position. With Josh McCown to have a second opinion on his thumb, there is concern that he could miss a few weeks with ligament damage.

Cozart out at second as Reds lose challenge

Reds manager Bryan Price lost a challenge on Friday as his team played the Cardinals at Busch Stadium.

Raburn’s season ends with left knee surgery

On Friday, Ryan Raburn underwent arthroscopic surgery at the Cleveland Clinic, where Dr. Rick Parker repaired a lateral meniscus tear in the veteran’s left knee. Raburn is expected to need around six to eight weeks for a full recovery, giving him enough time to be ready in time for Spring Training.

Kershaw wins 20th as LA closes in on playoff berth

Clayton Kershaw struck out nine over five innings for his 20th win and the Dodgers’ offense erupted to rout the Cubs, 14-5, on Friday at Wrigley Field.

Royals recall lefty Collins for pennant race

Left-handed reliever Tim Collins was recalled from Triple-A Omaha on Friday, rejoining the Royals after an absence of more than 2 1/2 months.

Jamaal Charles practices, to split work with Davis?

After having his Week 3 status in doubt, Kansas Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles is only questionable. Will he take the field, and if he does, how many reps will he split with Knile Davis?

NCAA: ‘Critical’ for appeal decision by Aug. 15

NCAA: ‘Critical’ for appeal decision by Aug. 15

Today’s Top Fantasy Sports Headlines September 19, 2014

Here are today’s top fantasy sports headlines brought to you by the GNUru! Kyle Rudolph: (Abdomen) Probable Against Saints Vernon Davis: (Ankle) No Friday Practice NCAA: 'Critical' for appeal decision by Aug. 15 Josh Hamilton: (Chest/Rib) Out Friday Ryan Zimmerman: (Hamstring) Activation Likely Saturday Cordarrelle Patterson: (Chest) Probable Against Saints Oswaldo Arcia: (Back) Returns To ...

Dodgers Jump on Jackson, Pound Cubs Pitching – Dodgers 14, Cubs 5

Game One Hundred Fifty-Four: Cubs 5, Dodgers 14 WP – Clayton Kershaw (20-3) LP – Edwin Jackson (6-15) Save – None Edwin Jackson lasted just two-thirds of an inning as…

Petition filed for protection of Adrian Peterson’s son

On Friday the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office filed a petition to protect Adrian Peterson’s 4-year-old son after an internal investigation revealed that injuries the child sustained “were serious enough to meet the legal threshold.”