Panthers place Greg Olsen on IR with designation to return

The Panthers announced Tuesday that Pro Bowl tight end Greg Olsen has been placed on injured reserve with a broken foot. The Panthers hope Olsen, who was injured in Sunday’s 9-3 win over the Bills, can return in eight weeks and begin practicing in six weeks.

Olsen would be eligible to practice on Halloween and could play in Carolina’s Week 10 home game against the Dolphins on Nov. 13. The Panthers have their bye the following week before a Nov. 26 showdown with the Jets at MetLife Stadium.

That, the players’ attorneys say, unleashed a cash-grab by, among others, lenders who have charged interest rates of 50 percent or more to players who agreed to pay back the money when they received their parts of the settlement.

“We don’t want to watch these awards be cannibalized,” player attorney Christopher Seeger told Judge Anita B. Brody of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, who is overseeing the settlement.

According to the Times, Brody convened the hearing in response to news reports of what she called “purportedly deceptive or misleading solicitations.”

During the course of Tuesday’s hearing, player attorneys said hundreds of their clients may have been swindled by unscrupulous lenders and advisers, some of whom Nike NFL Jerseys From China described themselves as “claims service providers” who would help players file claims for fees of Philadelphia Eagles Cheap Jerseys up to 15 percent of any cash awards.

Dikembe Mutombo trying to get group together to buy Rockets

After retiring from the Rockets in 2009, Dikembe Mutombo is looking to reunite with his former team.

The former All-Star center is working to get a group of people together to buy the Rockets after Houston CEO Tad Brown announced the team is for sale on Monday.

McGrady was a seven-time All-Star and led the NBA in scoring in the 2002-03 and 2003-04 seasons as a member of the Magic. He also played for the Rockets, Raptors, Pistons, Knicks, Hawks and Spurs during his 15-year career in the league.

Self has led the Jayhawks to 13 straight Big 12 regular-season titles and the national title in 2008.

Krause, who died March 21, was twice named NBA executive of the year and was the architect of the Bulls’ dynasty in the 1990s.

McGinnis was a six-time All-Star, earning the honor three times in the ABA and three times in the NBA. As a member of the Indiana Pacers, he shared the ABA MVP award with Julius Erving in 1974-75.

Lobo led UConn to the 1995 national championship and was a member of Team USA’s gold-medal winning team at the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta.

The Class of 2017 will be inducted Sept. 8 at the facility in Springfield, Mass.

In the 2016 playoffs, the Cavs completed sweeps against the Pistons in the first round and Hawks in the second round on the road, beat the Raptors in Game 6 of the Philadelphia Eagles Cheap Jerseys Eastern Conference Finals in Toronto and won the title in Game 7 on the road against Nike NFL Jerseys Supply Golden State, giving the world enough 3-1 jokes about the Warriors for the rest of eternity. The core group knows this team is capable of reaching a higher ceiling than any other East rivals when running at its highest gear, and after the historic comeback last June, there won’t be any panic in the locker room.