Ken Rosenthal:
The Texas Rangers will hire Pirates bench coach Jeff Banister as their new manager.

Panthers WR Kelvin Benjamin missed his 2nd straight practice because of a concussion.

Bengals WR AJ Green is still dealing with a toe injury, and sat out workouts today.

Patriots LB Jerod Mayo had surgery to repair his torn patellar tendon, and will miss at least 6 months of action.

A sexual assault lawsuit filed against Cowboys owner Jerry Jones was dismissed after a judge ruled the statue of limitations had run out on the alleged incident that occurred in 2009.

Kentucky is the preseason #1 in the college basketball coaches poll.

The Giants rallied to beat the Cardinals 6-4 in Game 4 of the N-L-C-S. San Francisco leads the series 3-1. Game 5 is tonight in San Francisco at 8pm E-T.

In the NHL game of the night, the Bruins edged the Red Wings 3-2 in a shootout. David Krecji and Reilly Smith each scored a goal in regulation and a goal in the shootout.  

Kevin Love suffered a neck injury in the Cavaliers preseason game against the Pacers. He will re-evaluate before Friday's game against the Dallas Mavericks. 


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