Browsing Archives of - 2017 December

Whether because injuries or coaches’ decisions, there are multiple quarterback changes in Week 13.

Poll 100 random NBA fans and only 5-10 have probably even heard of Nwaba, but the second-year player has earned praise from coach Fred Hoiberg in the last two games for his hustle and energy. He is priced at $4,500 or less on both DraftKings and FanDuel, even after scoring over 28 DFS points in... Read More »

Baker Mayfield, the Heisman front-runner, has been infuriating and iconic.

Even his opponents, who should despise him, can’t help but respect and be in awe of the OU QB. Not only was Mayfield a two-time walk-on, but he was also an undersized recruit coming out of talent-rich Texas. Even when he did get his opportunity to play at Oklahoma, he had to fight hard for... Read More »

Giancarlo Stanton said Derek Jeter wanted to subtract, not add to Marlins

Marlins owner Derek Jeter scoffed at the notion that the Yankees got a sweetheart deal when they acquired National League MVP Giancarlo Stanton for Starlin Castro and two prospects.. To put this total into perspective, it is more than 20 percentage points higher than the 50.2 percent GBR that landed New England’s defense in last... Read More »

Next, Bazemore stole Mack’s inbounds pass from the sideline, and again raced for a dunk with 18 seconds left to put away the Magic.

Magic: Vucevic on back-to-back nights combined for 52 points and 30 rebounds after scoring 21 points and grabbing a season-high 17 rebounds in a loss to Denver. . . . In Gordon’s place, 6-foot-8 guard/forward Mario Hezonja made his first start. The native of Croatia scored seven points and on 3-of-9 shooting. . . .... Read More »

Colin Wilson, Erik Johnson and Mikko Rantanen also had goals for the Avalanche.

While the Mustangs struggled at times in 2017, Sutton, who will forgo his senior season next year and enter the draft, continued to piece together a resume that puts him among the best receivers in the country. One NFL general manager, who spoke to Sporting News about a variety of topics, raved about the prospect... Read More »

Bobrovsky is expected to start his fifth consecutive game Tuesday.

It came on the first shot Vancouver had generated in four power-play chances. Up until that point, Calgary had done an excellent job stifling the Canucks’ ninth-ranked power play. Calgary tied it when Garnet Hathaway’s alert pass found Tkachuk in the slot and the 19-year-old sent a backhander into the top corner. Tkachuk was back... Read More »

Derek Carr threw for 300 yards and a touchdown for the Raiders

Jay Cutler, Kenyan Drake and Damien Williams provided a much-needed spark for Adam Gase’s offense, but the defense is starting to crumble on every level beyond the bad secondary. That’s bad news before facing the Panthers’ now-more-run-heavy attack. Cam Newton will complete a few needed deep shots while Christian McCaffrey helps by shooting past Miami’s... Read More »

The IR moves end a disappointing season for Pryor and a breakthrough year for Thompson.

The Titans and Jaguars are in a dead heat with a lot left to play before their second matchup. According to odds from Bovada, both the Titans and Jaguars are 11/10 to win the division. The Titans have won four consecutive games after getting ripped by Deshaun Watson and going in the tank with Matt... Read More »

The Braves said in a statement they “understand and accept the decision regarding the penalties that have been handed down.

The Braves lost 13 prospects and former general manager John Coppolella was banned for life by Major League Baseball on Tuesday for circumventing international signing rules from 2015 to 2017. Former Atlanta special assistant Gordon Blakeley, who was the team’s international scouting chief, was suspended from baseball for one year by commissioner Rob Manfred. “As... Read More »

I know Peyton Manning complained about not getting a possession in OT that one year the Colts lost to the Chargers in the playoffs

President Trump has spent the last month waging a loud, continuous, messy fight with the NFL over player protests during the national anthem. And while Trump has whipped up plenty of rage and support from his base over the protests, a new poll indicates that a majority of Americans believe he went too far in... Read More »