Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers posted on Instagram following his shoulder surgery on Thursday, writing that the procedure "went well" and thanking fans for supporting him.
Enes Kanter has watched from afar as his home country of Turkey has descended into autocratic violence. Kanter understands too well the value of free speech, and he is "trying to be the voice of all those innocent people in jail getting tortured."
In Five for Friday, the MMQB's Albert Breer gives his favorite games of the Week 7 slate, which includes a Super Bowl rematch between the Patriots and Falcons.
The Detroit Tigers are expected to name Diamondbacks bench coach Ron Gardenhire as their next manager. Gardenhire hasn't managed a team since parting ways with the Twins in 2014.
LEADING OFF: Verlander, Astros try to force Game 7 in ALCS; Yanks need road win to reach 41st World Series; Kershaw preps for World Series opener; Seager expected back for Dodgers; Tigers in talks with Gardenhire
Michigan State running back LJ Scott was arrested on Wednesday for driving on a suspended license. This is the seventh time that Scott has been charged for driving on a suspended license or a similar infraction.