Jupiterimages/Thinkstock(LOS ANGELES, Ca.) — The Los Angeles Lakers continue to receive bad news in 2014.

Forward Ryan Kelly tore his hamstring in Sunday night’s loss to the Golden State Warriors. Kelly is expected to miss at least six weeks.

The 2014 season has started about as poorly as it could. The team currently sits at the bottom of the Western Conference with a 1-9 record.

The Lakers also lost first round selection Julius Randle for the season on opening night when he broke his right tibia.

Kelly is averaging 3.7 points, 1.7 rebounds, 0.3 assists, and 0.33 steals in 8.2 minutes this season.

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Jupiterimages/Thinkstock(LOS ANGELES, Ca.) — The Los Angeles Lakers continue to receive bad news in 2014.

Forward Ryan Kelly tore his hamstring in Sunday night’s loss to the Golden State Warriors. Kelly is expected to miss at least six weeks.

The 2014 season has started about as poorly as it could. The team currently sits at the bottom of the Western Conference with a 1-9 record.

The Lakers also lost first round selection Julius Randle for the season on opening night when he broke his right tibia.

Kelly is averaging 3.7 points, 1.7 rebounds, 0.3 assists, and 0.33 steals in 8.2 minutes this season.

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iStock/Thinkstock(NEW ORLEANS, La.) — The struggling New Orleans Saints suffered another setback, as first round rookie wide receiver Brandin Cooks will be out for at least a month with a broken thumb.

Cooks’ agent, Jeff Sperbeck, announced that his client underwent successful surgery to repair the break on the thumb on his right hand.

When the injury occurred is not clear, but Cooks was seen grabbing his right hand after being tackled when returning a punt in last weeks loss to the Cincinnati Bengals.

Cooks has 53 catches and 550 yards with four total touchdowns this season, following being drafted out of Oregon State.

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Justin K. Aller/Getty Images(PITTSBURGH, Pa) — The Pittsburgh Steelers rallied from 11 points down at the start of the fourth quarter to defeat the Tennessee Titans 27-24 on Monday Night Football.

Coming off an upset loss to the New York Jets last week the Steelers continued to show signs of playing down to their opponent. With an opportunity to put the Titans in hole with less than one minute to in the first half, Ben Roethlisberger tossed an interception to defensive back Jason McCourty. Tennessee immediately capitalized when rookie quarterback Zach Mettenberger found a wide open Nate Washington streaking upfield for an 80 yard touchdown strike.

The Titans would enter halftime leading 17-13 and would assume a lead of 24-13 when late in the third quarter, Mettenberger connected with tight end Chase Coffman for a short touchdown.

The Steelers would regroup as their defense remained firm and Roethlisberger began to find a groove connecting with his receivers on short and intermediate passes. Running back LeVeon Bell also carried the load as he rushed for 204 yards on 33 carries and added a touchdown.

The Steelers are now 7-4 as they head into their bye week.

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Justin K. Aller/Getty Images(PITTSBURGH, Pa) — The Pittsburgh Steelers rallied from 11 points down at the start of the fourth quarter to defeat the Tennessee Titans 27-24 on Monday Night Football.

Coming off an upset loss to the New York Jets last week the Steelers continued to show signs of playing down to their opponent. With an opportunity to put the Titans in hole with less than one minute to in the first half, Ben Roethlisberger tossed an interception to defensive back Jason McCourty. Tennessee immediately capitalized when rookie quarterback Zach Mettenberger found a wide open Nate Washington streaking upfield for an 80 yard touchdown strike.

The Titans would enter halftime leading 17-13 and would assume a lead of 24-13 when late in the third quarter, Mettenberger connected with tight end Chase Coffman for a short touchdown.

The Steelers would regroup as their defense remained firm and Roethlisberger began to find a groove connecting with his receivers on short and intermediate passes. Running back LeVeon Bell also carried the load as he rushed for 204 yards on 33 carries and added a touchdown.

The Steelers are now 7-4 as they head into their bye week.

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Jupiterimages/Thinkstock(LOS ANGELES, Ca.) — The Los Angeles Lakers continue to receive bad news in 2014.

Forward Ryan Kelly tore his hamstring in Sunday night’s loss to the Golden State Warriors. Kelly is expected to miss at least six weeks.

The 2014 season has started about as poorly as it could. The team currently sits at the bottom of the Western Conference with a 1-9 record.

The Lakers also lost first round selection Julius Randle for the season on opening night when he broke his right tibia.

Kelly is averaging 3.7 points, 1.7 rebounds, 0.3 assists, and 0.33 steals in 8.2 minutes this season.

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iStock/Thinkstock(HENRICO, Va.) — A Virginia woman was arrested for allegedly making a false statement to the FBI during an international terrorism investigation.

Heather Elizabeth Coffman of Henrico, Va., was arrested Friday. She “is suspected of conspiring and attempting to provide material support” to ISIS, according to charging documents. Specifically, she had allegedly used several Facebook accounts that featured messages promoting “jihad” and images supporting ISIS, authorities charge. Among other postings, on June 23, she allegedly posted two images with the words “we are all ISIS,” and in July she allegedly posted pictures of armed men with an image of an ISIS flag in between them.

When someone asked her why she keeps posting pro-ISIS pictures, she allegedly replied, “I love ISIS!”

In July, an FBI undercover agent began contact with her and even met with her, according to charging documents. In those meetings, she allegedly said she had previously tried to help someone – whom she claimed was her husband – travel to a country near Syria to link up with ISIS operatives. In addition, she allegedly indicated she was prepared to provide that person with money to help them join ISIS overseas.

In September, she allegedly sent the undercover FBI agent messages saying of her supposed husband, “I want him in Syria and I want him die as a shaheed,” or martyr.

During a series of subsequent meetings with the undercover FBI agent, she allegedly offered to help people she believed were tied to ISIS.

The FBI then went to interview her at her work last week. She allegedly said the person she didn’t realize was an FBI undercover agent never supported ISIS, and she was charged for lying to the FBI.

Coffman made an initial appearance in U.S. District Court on Monday and was ordered held until a Wednesday afternoon detention hearing, court documents show. Her attorney was not immediately available for comment.

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iStock/Thinkstock(MASON, Texas) — A 4-year-old part-Beagle named Buddy who hung on for miles to the outside of an ambulance that had his owner inside is quickly becoming a viral star.

“His stardom has taken off tremendously, to say the least,” Brian Wright told ABC News.

It was Wright who first shared the story of Buddy’s heroic efforts to local media around the Mason, Texas, ranch where Buddy lives with his owner, J.R. Nicholson.

Nicholson, 85, was taken by ambulance late last month to Hill Country Memorial Hospital after complaining of dizziness.

Wright stayed behind to close up the ranch and noticed that Buddy was missing but, he says, had no reason to be concerned.

“Buddy is part-Beagle and I never get too concerned when he’s missing because he always comes back,” Wright said.

When Wright arrived at the hospital a short time later, medical staff told him that Nicholson was stable and that Buddy was there at the hospital too.

“They told me they rode anywhere from 15 to 21 miles until a motorist flagged them down and told them there was a dog on the side of the ambulance,” Wright said.

The first responders pulled Buddy into the ambulance, where he rode the rest of the nearly one-hour drive to the hospital.

The road that Buddy traversed while hanging on to the ambulance included twists and hills, a bridge and a highway.

“Buddy was not injured,” Wright said. “That’s the only reason it’s such a good story.”

Buddy, whom Nicholson’s daughter got him from a shelter four months ago, is used to riding along on utility vehicles around the ranch, according to Wright.

Those involved believe it was likely that familiarity with being on the road, plus the sight of his beloved owner leaving, that prompted Buddy to jump on the ambulance.

“I don’t think he wanted to leave his buddy, his best friend,” Wright said.

The story had an even happier ending because Nicholson was also able to leave the hospital that same day, with no complications.

Both owner and dog are now back at home and adjusting to life in the spotlight. The pair, along with Wright, was on their way back from a photo shoot when reached by ABC News.

Wright says they hope their happy story inspires other people to do two things.

“Going to an animal shelter and helping a dog or thanking first responders because we think those are the most important things right now,” he said.

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Hemera/Getty Images(NEW YORK) – NBA: Dallas Mavericks 107 (8-3) – Charlotte Hornets 80 (4-7)

Denver Nuggets 106 (3-7) – Cleveland Cavaliers 97 (5-4)

NHL: Tampa Bay Lightning 5 (13-4-2, 26pts) – New York Rangers 1 (7-7-4, 18pts)

Top-25 College Basketball: (7) Louisville 88 (2-0) – Jacksonville State 39 (0-2)

Miami 69 (2-0) – (8) Florida 67 (1-1)

(12) Villanova 81 (2-0) – Maryland-Eastern Shore 44 (0-2)

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Tony Firriolo/MLB Photos via Getty Images(ATLANTA) — The Atlanta Braves parted ways with outfielder Jason Heyward and reliever Jordan Walden on Monday in return for St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Shelby Miller and a minor leaguer.

Heyward is coming off a season in which he hit .271 with 11 homers, 58 RBIs, and 20 stolen bases.

Heyward, 27, is due $7.8 million next season and then will be a free agent at the end of the year.

Newly hired Braves general manager John Hart is looking to bolster up on young pitching, just like the Braves did with Tom Glavine, John Smoltz, and Greg Maddux in the early ’90s.

The Cardinals were looking for outfield help after the tragic death of their outfielder Oscar Tavares last month.

Miller went 10-9 with a 3.74 ERA for the Cardinals this year and was one of the reasons St. Louis made it all the way to the NLCS. He was 15-9 with a 3.06 ERA in his rookie year in 2013.

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