Out of the Shark Zone, Sept. 11, 2018

Eagles’ Carson Wentz not to play until “he is 100 percent healthy”

After suffering a major knee injury last season, the Eagles do not plan on putting Carson Wentz on the field unless he is 100 percent healed. Wentz tore both his ACL and left LCL in December and recently had knee surgery. Although the quarterback is eager to get back on the field, the Eagles will continue to start Nick Foles until Wentz is cleared.

NFL lockout in 2021 is “going to happen” according to players

Claims of a possible NFL lockout— where players remain in the locker room instead of going on the field—  in 2021 have been confirmed by 49ers cornerback Richard Sherman and Bengals tackle Eric Winston. Sherman stated to his teammates that the lockout “is going to happen so it’s not like guys are guessing on that one,” according to USA Today. “Honestly I don’t care and I don’t think the guys in this locker room care whether this thing’s going to be around in 20 years because none of us are going to be playing,” Winston said according to Sports Illustrated. The current collective bargaining agreement, that has drawn major criticism for keeping money from players, runs through the 2020 season. When the agreement is up, many players have stated that they do not plan on playing until a suitable agreement is made.

Serena Williams to compete in US Open final

Serena Williams has secured her spot in the US Open finals. After returning from having her first child, Williams has managed to be back on her game, delighting many fans around the world. Although she lost to Angelique Kerber at the Wimbledon final in July, prospects of another Williams win are looking good.

Lawsuit claims Kevin Garnett’s former accountant stole $77 million

According to an AP Report, retired NBA star Kevin Garnett sued his former accountant who allegedly helped a wealth manager steal $77 million. Garnett filed the lawsuit on Sept. 5. The lawsuit states that Kentucky-based accountant, Michael Wertheim, helped steal money from the former power forward. Banks has been sentenced to four years in prison for defrauding former Spurs star Tim Duncan.  

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