SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Kicker Billy Cundiff is inactive for the San Francisco 49ers playoff game against Green Bay after being brought in to challenge incumbent David Akers.
Coach Jim Harbaugh said earlier in the week that Akers would be his kicker for Saturday's game but did not rule out the possibility of dressing two kickers. Akers has missed 13 of 42 field goal attempts this season.
Among the other inactives for the 49ers are defensive linemen Tony Jerod-Eddie and Ian Williams. That could indicate the Niners aren't worried about the health of starter Justin Smith, who missed the final two games of the regular season with a partially torn left triceps muscle.
Receiver Donald Driver is active for Green Bay after being a healthy scratch last week against Minnesota.
Nationals ace Max Scherzer added another incredible chapter to his legendary career Wednesday, pitching seven shutout innings against the Phillies after breaking his nose in a batting practice accident the day before.
To honor Scherzer's toughness, one amazing Nats fan wore arguably the greatest shirt ever seen at a baseball game.
(Photo: NBC Sports Washington)
This isn't a good shirt. This is a GREAT shirt, worthy of the man who's face it features.
Someone get this fan a signed Scherzer baseball.
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LeBron James has begun assembling his team to take on the Monstars in Space Jam 2, and as you'd expect, the roster is full of star power.
According to Shams Charania of The Athletic, Damian Lillard, Anthony Davis, and Klay Thompson are expected to have key roles, along with WNBA players Diana Taurasi and Nneka Ogwumike. Several other NBA and WNBA players, including Nneka's sister Chiney Ogwumike, are expected to appear in the movie.
Fittingly, Davis will be teaming up with James in real life too, after the Lakers acquired the All-Star big man from the Pelicans.
Space Jam 2 is scheduled to hit theaters on July 16, 2021. The movie will be produced by Black Panther and Creed director Ryan Coogler, while Terence Nance will direct.
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