Establish the run on offense. Stop the run on defense. Make timely plays on both sides of the ball. … Click to Continue »
When the Oakland Raiders travel east, their performance usually heads south. … Click to Continue »
It's been a rough stretch for the Chicago Bears with three losses in four games, and a loud, emotional locker room after the latest one. … Click to Continue »
They are second-year coaches who have zoomed up the success ladder in the NFL. … Click to Continue »
Jarome Iginla collected his first two goals for Colorado and had an assist, helping the Avalanche beat the Vancouver Canucks 7-3 on Friday night. … Click to Continue »
Isaiah Thomas scored 19 points off the bench and Goran Dragic added 18 points on 8-of-11 shooting to help the Phoenix Suns close out the NBA preseason with a 105-100 victory over the Utah Jazz on Friday night.
The Kansas City Royals came to San Francisco with one goal in mind. Get the series back to Kauffman Stadium. … Click to Continue »
The preseason is over for the Toronto Raptors, and they finished it in style. … Click to Continue »
Ray McCallum beat the final buzzer with a tip-in to lift the Sacramento Kings a 93-92 win over the Los Angeles Lakers in the preseason finale for both teams. … Click to Continue »
Corey Perry and defenseman Sami Vatanen scored power-play goals in the first period, and the Anaheim Ducks beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 4-1 on Friday night for their seventh consecutive victory.
The tabloids have the trap door set for Rex Ryan in New York. Talk radio can't chat enough about who the next coach of the Falcons will be. … Click to Continue »
The future and fortunes of the Kansas City Chiefs changed dramatically by what happened in St. Louis two years ago, in the early stages of a game that they weren't even playing.
Tony Romo could barely walk the last time he saw the Washington Redskins. Colt McCoy barely came away with a win in his last visit to the home of the Dallas Cowboys.
Andrew Luck understands weekly comparisons between himself and the opposing quarterback, even if the Indianapolis Colts star doesn't quite get it. … Click to Continue »
USC is atop the Pac-12 Conference South Division, but the Trojans will be tested against a Utah team that has lost only one game and is going for a sweep of the Los Angeles schools.
Jason Brown was all revved up, ready to put on a show for his home crowd. … Click to Continue »
After the long wait to finally get to the World Series, it was the first pitch of the game that helped put Tim Hudson in a hole San Francisco could never overcome.
Jordan Eberle had two goals and an assist, and the Edmonton Oilers beat the Carolina Hurricanes 6-3 on Friday night for their third consecutive victory. … Click to Continue »
Leon Draisaitl notched his first career goal and the Edmonton Oilers scored three unanswered goals in the third period to defeat the winless Carolina Hurricanes, 6-3, on Friday. … Click to Continue »
The Tigers, No. 6 in The Star’s Big Class rankings, took the opening kickoff and marched 80 yards in 12 plays. Blue Valley, 7-1 overall and now 2-0 in Kansas 6A District 3, scored on its first four possessions.
It's a long flight to England, and it'll be an even longer flight back for whichever team loses at Wembley Stadium on Sunday. … Click to Continue »
Leslie Frazier has moved on since being fired in Minnesota, settling into a position with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers that hasn't allowed much time to ponder what went wrong in his old job.
In a bit of a scheduling quirk, the Seattle Seahawks keep finding their way to Charlotte to play the Carolina Panthers. … Click to Continue »
One of Aaron Rodgers' vivid memories of his first season as an NFL starter involves a nationally televised, prime-time contest in the Superdome. … Click to Continue »
If the Miami Dolphins are going to be a playoff contender, they probably need to start stacking some wins together. … Click to Continue »
Ben Bishop stepped up when the Tampa Bay Lightning needed a big effort from the goaltender. … Click to Continue »
LOS ANGELES-A few days from now, eyes will be fixed on the first top-25 list released by the College Football Playoff selection committee. … Click to Continue »
Grant Hedrick threw for a career-high 410 yards and had four touchdowns passes in Boise State's 55-30 victory over BYU on Friday night. … Click to Continue »
John Gibson stopped 16 shots for his first win of the season as the Anaheim Ducks topped the Columbus Blue Jackets, 4-1, on Friday. … Click to Continue »
Terrance Sanders leads Blue Springs to district victory against Lee’s Summit. … Click to Continue »