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Michigan Making Bold QB Addition

Faced with pressure to return to the top of the Big Ten, Michigan is bringing in reinforcements. Ole Miss quarterback Shea Patterson announced on Monday that he intends to transfer to Ann Arbor, where he'll provide a spark, if ruled eligible for 2018. More»
Will Leitch

The Yankees We Know Are Back

Even non-Yankees fans could find the Yankees likable last season when they made a run to the ALCS. However, after they acquired Giancarlo Stanton to pair with Aaron Judge, the rest of baseball is back to chasing New York. More»
Cy Brown

Ranking UCL Round of 16 Matchups

In the wake of one of the least eventful UEFA Champions League group stages in recent years, the soccer gods have seen fit to bless us with a fantastic slate of knockout round matches. Let's rank all eight pairings. More»
Michael Tunison

AFR: Jaguars Add Intrigue To AFC

The AFC is presumed to be a two-team race between the Patriots and Steelers, but with an impressive win over Seattle in Week 14, it's hard to deny the Jaguars are ready to be real factors in the 2017 playoffs. So how far can Jacksonville go? More»

Steelers Lock Up Division With Late Field Goal

Chris Boswell made a 46-yard field goal with 42 seconds left and Pittsburgh's defense overcame a sloppy night to stop one Baltimore's last-gasp drive in the Steelers' 39-38 victory Sunday night. More»
Jason B. Hirschhorn

Wentz Injury Changes Playoff Race

The Eagles beat the Rams to clinch the NFC East, but the win came at a steep price: Star quarterback Carson Wentz left the game with a torn ACL that will end his season. With the MVP candidate sidelined, the NFC becomes wide-open. More»

Jaguars Beat Seattle, Take AFC South Lead

The Jaguars made a statement on Sunday, as they intercepted Russell Wilson three times while Blake Bortles threw for two TDs in a 30-24 victory over the Seahawks. The win puts Jacksonville a game ahead of Tennessee in their division. More»

Cardinals Pull Off Ugly Win over Titans

In a game in which no receiver or running back topped 70 yards for either team and no quarterback topped 180 yards through the air, the Cardinals gutted out a 12-7 win at home. The Arizona defense held the Titans' offense to only one touchdown all game. More»

Bolts Flatten Redskins, Continue to Roll

The Chargers won their fourth game in a row, as Phillip Rivers threw for over 300 yards against the Redskins. The defense held Kirk Cousins to only one touchdown while both Keenan Allen and Tyrell Williams each totaled over 100 yards receiving for LA. More»
NYJ @ DEN blog

McCown Injured As Broncos Shut Out Jets

The Jets struggled to get anything going against the Broncos' defense on the road in a game in which QB Josh McCown injured his hand. The Broncos won 23-0 and held the Jets to 100 yards of total offense. More»

Stewart Leads Panthers To Key NFC Win

To keep pace with the Falcons and Saints, the Panthers needed a big victory at home over the 10-win Vikings. They did just that behind veteran Jonathan Stewart, who ran for over 100 yards and three scores, and a defense that registered six sacks. More»

Browns Blow Late Lead To Remain Winless

With Josh Gordon back, the Browns looked like they were going to pick up their first win of the season, leading by two touchdowns in the final quarter. Brett Hundley, however, had other plans, throwing a game-tying score with 17 seconds left as well as the winner in OT. More»

Garoppolo Shines As Niners Top Texans

Jimmy Garoppolo got 49ers fans excited about the future, as he threw for 334 yards in a victory over the Texans. DeAndre Hopkins did all he could for Houston, hauling in two TDs, but with T.J. Yates under center for an injured Tom Savage, they fell short. More»

Stafford engineers game-winning drive vs. Bucs

Despite having an injured hand, Matthew Stafford kept his foot on the gas pedal against the Bucs, passing for 381 yards and setting up the game-winning field goal in the fourth quarter. Matt Prater kicked a 46-yarder in the closing seconds to secure a 24-21 win over Tampa Bay. More»

Chiefs get statement victory at home over Raiders

The Kansas City defense held Derek Carr and the Raiders scoreless over three quarters before cruising to a 26-15 victory. Kareem Hunt ran for 116 yards and a touchdown as the Chiefs picked up a big division win and snapped a four-game losing streak. More»

Bills Brave The Snow To Pick Up Win in OT

In a snowy game filled with difficult visibility and slippery conditions, neither the Bills nor the Colts could get anything going on offense. Buffalo eventually came away with a 13-7 victory in overtime, behind LeSean McCoy's 157 yards on the ground. More»

Trubisky, Howard impress as Bears Maul Bengals

Mitchell Trubisky had the best game of his young career vs. the Bengals on Sunday afternoon, throwing for nearly 300 yards with two total TDs. Jordan Howard, meanwhile, rushed for over 100 yards and found the end zone twice as well, as Chicago secured a 33-7 win. More»

Big Plays Give Cowboys Victory Over New York

The Cowboys got long receiving touchdowns courtesy of Dez Bryant and Rod Smith to put away the Giants and keep their playoff hopes alive. Big Blue, meanwhile, showed inspired play with Eli Manning back under center, but key drops derailed the Giants' afternoon. More»
Cy Brown

Man City Tops United, Makes History

Manchester City defeated Manchester United 2-1 on Sunday at Old Trafford to set the English Premier League record for consecutive wins in a season (14). With one hand on the Premier League title already, what else can City achieve? More»
Matt Brown

Tracking the CFB Coaching Carousel

The coaching carousel is always a hectic time on the college football calendar, and it's even more chaotic than usual in 2017. It can be a lot to keep up with, so we'll update this coaching carousel tracker as vacancies are officially created and filled. More»
Matt Brown

Mayfield Becomes An All-Time Great

After two top-four finishes, Oklahoma QB Baker Mayfield won the Heisman Trophy on Saturday night in a landslide over finalists Bryce Love and Lamar Jackson. It's a deserved win that further cements Mayfield's status among college football greats. More»
Matt Brown

Army Tops Navy In Snowy Classic

There could be no better or more picturesque way to end college football's regular season than the scene in Philadelphia on Saturday afternoon, as Army beat Navy for the second year in a row, 14-13, after a late touchdown and missed Navy field goal in the snow. More»
Cy Brown

Toronto FC Wins Its First MLS Cup

Toronto FC finished off the best season in MLS history by winning the 2017 MLS Cup. The Reds defeated the Seattle Sounders 2-0 on Saturday in a rematch of the 2016 final, behind goals from Jozy Altidore and Victor Vazquez More»
College Basketball

Boston College Stuns Top-Ranked Duke

Ky Bowman scored 30 points, adding 10 rebounds and nine assists to help Boston College upset No. 1 Duke 89-84 on Saturday. Jordan Chatman scored 22, hitting four straight free throws in the final 16 seconds to ice it. More»
Mike Lupica

Stanton to Yankees Has Familiar Feel

Giancarlo Stanton is on the verge of heading from the Marlins to the Yankees. It's a big move for the Yankees to acquire the 28-year-old slugger coming off a season with 59 home runs. It also can't help but feel like history repeating itself in New York. More»
Will Leitch

Ohtani Provides Big Spark To Angels

One of the most surprising facts in baseball is that Mike Trout, the best player in MLB, has never won a playoff game. His chances are about to get a lot better, as the Angels won the Hot Stove sweepstakes to land Shohei Ohtani. More»
Cliff Corcoran

Key MLB Hot Stove Moves To Know

Giancarlo Stanton and Shohei Ohtani continue to dominate the conversation around the Hot Stove, but those two aren't the only game in town. After the Marlins traded Dee Gordon to Seattle, here's a quick rundown of the biggest Hot Stove moves made so far. More»
Terence Moore

Atlanta Defense Rises To the Occasion

With 1:25 left and the Saints driving for the win, Falcons linebacker Deion Jones instead stepped up and intercepted Drew Brees in the end zone. The pick gave Atlanta a crucial 20-17 rivalry win to keep the Falcons in the NFC South race. More»
Matt Brown

Breaking Down The Heisman Race

Stanford's Bryce Love, Oklahoma's Baker Mayfield and Louisville's Lamar Jackson have been selected as the 2017 Heisman Trophy finalists. How did the three get here and who will win the prestigious award on Saturday night in New York? More»
Alex Wong

Okafor To Brooklyn: 3 Takeaways

On Thursday, the 76ers finally parted ways with Jahlil Okafor, sending the third overall pick in the 2015 draft -- along with Nik Stauskas and a 2019 second-round pick -- to the Nets in exchange for Trevor Booker. More»
Terence Moore

Tiger's Impact Still Larger Than Life

Tiger Woods is still peerless. Yeah, there were those wondrous things he did in his prime with a golf club, but I'm talking about his driving, chipping and putting toward the unprecedented: His unparalleled impact on the sport he plays. More»
Matt Brown

College Football All-America Teams

Earlier this week, Sports on Earth handed out its 2017 college football individual awards. It's time to go deeper and pick All-America teams. We've selected three teams honoring 75 talented players at every position who have had the best year. More»
Matt Brown

The Best of College Football 2017

The college football regular season is finished and the bowl matchups are set, which means it's time to start handing out 2017 awards. These are our picks for the best individual players and coaches in a variety of categories. More»

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