Cowboys cut Forbath to clear path for Zuerlein

The Dallas Cowboys released kicker Kai Forbath on Saturday in a move that likely clears the path for Greg Zuerlein to claim the job.Zuerlein signed a three-year, $7.5 million contract in the offseason.Forbath, 32, went 10 of 10 on field-goal attempts in three games for the Cowboys late last season, having joined in December after the release of Brett Maher. He also made all 10 extra-point tries.An eight-year veteran, Forbath has a career field-goal percentage of 86.8 in 81 games with six different teams.Zuerlein, 32, who has spent all eight of his NFL seasons with the St. Louis/Los Angeles Rams, is coming off one of the worst seasons in his career. He made just 72.7 percent of his field goals, however he did convert 5 of 7 from 50 yards or longer.

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How a yellow jersey is dividing Brazil

How a yellow jersey is dividing Brazil

Brazil’s bright yellow jersey is a symbol that unites the country through a love of football and national pride, but over the past two years the shirt’s adoption by right wing supporters of Jair Bolsonaro, who wear it at protests and rallies to show their political allegiance to the Brazilian president, is causing controversy. That…

LeBron James laughs off Trump’s criticism of NBA players taking a knee

LeBron James laughs off Trump’s criticism of NBA players taking a knee

NBA star LeBron James says the league won’t miss Donald Trump’s viewership after the US President criticized players for kneeling during the national anthem. Following the deaths of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor, NBA players have been vocal in their calls for social justice and, as the season resumed last week, every player knelt during…

American billionaire agrees deal to buy Italian football giant AS Roma

American billionaire agrees deal to buy Italian football giant AS Roma

US billionaire Dan Friedkin has agreed a deal to purchase AS Roma, the Italian soccer giant confirmed on Thursday. The Serie A side said formal contracts with Friedkin’s consortium were signed on Wednesday, in a deal worth 591 million euros ($700m). The transaction is expected to be completed by the end of August. Friedkin is…

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