The Cleveland Cavaliers and Boston Celtics dominated the offseason narrative as if the Eastern Conference were a battle between two teams. “It doesn’t matter if I have 10 catches or two catches. There’s a lot of stuff I’ll make an impact in the game with. It doesn’t matter if I’m getting the ball or not.…Read More Defensive-minded Raptors visit Nuggets
The Chargers (3-5) learned Sunday that knocking out the Patriots (6-2) in Foxborough is one of the NFL’s tallest orders — too tall for Los Angeles in a white-knuckle 21-13 loss to New England. Here’s what we learned: Melvin Ingram and Joey Bosa entered the game with 34.5 combined sacks the past two seasons, tops…Read More Patriots take advantage of Chargers’ errors in win
Standing next to his car in Victory Lane, in this season he never thought possible, Martin Truex Jr. struggled with his emotions. He raced to his career-best sixth victory Sunday at Charlotte Motor Speedway, and this win is worth an automatic slot in the next round of NASCAR’s playoffs. He’s clearly the driver to beat…Read More Martin Truex Jr. wins another playoff race for Toyota
Alabama: The Crimson Tide got an unexpected test in this one which will certainly give Saban plenty of things to work on with his team. The win wasn’t as pretty as most of their victories have been this season, but a closer game like this could be good experience for Alabama as the season continues.…Read More So why is that first one so difficult?
SDSU’s Christian Chapman threw for 172 yards and had a 14-yard touchdown run in the second quarter. The Aztecs out gained UNLV 302-106 on the ground. “They are a good defensive front,” Sanchez said. “When you are sitting there with your first and second down and not doing really well, only getting two, three yards,…Read More Juwan Washington added 95 yards on 10 carries and a touchdown for the Aztecs, who have won 27 of their last 30 games.
Kelly Bryant smiled and joked after No. 2 Clemson improved to 6-0 for a third consecutive season with a 28-14 victory over Wake Forest on Saturday. Whether he” remain smiling later in the week is anyone’s guess. Bryant sprained his left ankle in the third quarter. He tried to jog a bit on the sidelines…Read More No. 2 Clemson tops Wake Forest 28-14 as Bryant injured
Headed to overtime for the second time this season, Texas coach Tom Herman gathered his offense for a pep talk. “Just like at USC,” he told them. “Yean, except we’re going to win this time,” junior offensive guard Patrick Vahe shot back. There’s a new attitude at Texas under Herman and it’s starting to pay…Read More Warren’s bull-rush lifts Texas over K-State 40-34 in 2OT
Overtime in college football seems to always result in a bad beat for bettors, with those on Kansas State +4.5 Saturday joining the club. The Wildcats led 27-24 late in the fourth quarter, but Texas would tie it with a Joshua Rowland 34-yard field goal with 1:37 left. After Kansas State’s Jesse Ertz was picked…Read More It’s up to us to play better in front of them.
The Bengals are 0-2 so far this season after failing to score a touchdown during their first eight quarters of play. “Without such a policy, you could envision a potential scenario in which a teammate or team personnel could be approached by a third party to sell inside information about a player’s undisclosed injury that…Read More Bengals coach Marvin Lewis warns players about their job security
Taylor Decker wasn’t at MetLife Stadium, but the injured Lions offensive tackle watched Detroit’s 24-10 win over the Giants. Decker, who is out after suffering a shoulder injury in June, liked most of what he saw and heard, but there was one particular error by ESPN play-by-play announcer Sean McDonough that prompted the tackle to…Read More Ohio State alum Taylor Decker upset after Sean McDonough says he went to Michigan