Source: NFLPA files request to block Elliott ban

7:52 PM ET ESPN.com news services The NFL Players Association has filed a request for a temporary restraining order that again would put the six-game suspension of Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott on hold, a source told ESPN's Josina Anderson. The NFL players' union will request an en banc appeal hearing

Rodgers to have surgery on broken collarbone

6:57 PM ET GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers will have surgery on his broken right collarbone "in the near future," coach Mike McCarthy said Monday. Vikings coach Mike Zimmer said Monday that Anthony Barr's hit on Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers was "above board," and that the

Louisville votes to terminate Pitino’s contract

5:28 PM ET LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Louisville's athletic board voted unanimously to fire Rick Pitino despite arguments earlier Monday from his lawyers that the Hall of Fame basketball coach had no knowledge of activities alleged in an FBI investigation. The University of Louisville Athletic Association met for more than five hours Monday

Will Peterson and McKinnon continue to deliver fantasy value?

1:13 PM ET KC JoynerESPN Insider Close NFL and CFB analyst for ESPN Insider Known as "The Football Scientist" Uses proprietary metrics from game tape study The fantasy blocking breakdown series reviews the impact that run and pass blocking have on fantasy football performance, using methodologies detailed here. This week's fantasy blocking breakdown will review if Adrian

Tue, 10/17: Zoo Ghost Tours (The Lincoln Park Zoo…)

This after-hours ghost tour will share the zoo's cemetery roots, highlight a 19th-century "Suicide Bridge" and identify which animal house is most likely to be haunted. Appropriate for ages 16 and over. More information is available about this event online at lpzoo.org/haunted-history. Venue: The Lincoln Park Zoo, Chicago Event Type: Festivals - Holiday Event