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Jason B. Hirschhorn

QB Injury Crisis Strikes Vikes Again

Stop us if you've heard this one before: The health of a quarterback has put the Minnesota Vikings' present and future plans on hold. This time it's Sam Bradford, whose recent mystery knee ailment continues to keep him off the field. More»
College Football

Huskies Run Away With Pac-12 Title Rematch

Jordan Miller's two interceptions and Myles Bryant's pick-six helped the seventh-ranked Washington Huskies overcame a slow start and hand Colorado its first loss, 37-10m on a cold, rainy Saturday night at Folsom Field. More»
College Football

Florida Rallies For 31st Straight Over Kentucky

Freddie Swain caught a five-yard touchdown pass 43 seconds remaining to cap No. 20 Florida's rally from a 13-point, fourth-quarter deficit that beat Kentucky 28-27 on Saturday night. The Gators extended their winning streak over the Wildcats to 31 games. More»
Matt Brown

Lions Roar Past Iowa On Final Play

Penn State star tailback Saquon Barkley racked up 305 yards from scrimmage and numerous highlights on Saturday night, and his effort didn't get wasted: The No. 4 Nittany Lions survived at Iowa 21-19 with a Juwan Johnson TD catch on the last play. More»
Terence Moore

Georgia Proves to be SEC Beast

At 4-0, following Saturday night's 31-3 dismantling of previously undefeated Mississippi State at Sanford Stadium, Georgia isn't Alabama, but these particular Bulldogs have plenty of bark and bite. The rest of the SEC better beware. More»
College Football

Sooners Survive Big Test From Baylor

Baker Mayfield threw three touchdowns, including the go-ahead score the next snap after his unsportsmanlike conduct penalty, and No. 3 Oklahoma overcame a feisty Baylor team 49-41 Saturday night to stretch the nation's longest winning streak to 14 games. More»
College Football

Michigan Fends Off Purdue Upset Bid

Chris Evans ran for two touchdowns in the second half and backup quarterback John O'Korn rallied No. 8 Michigan from a halftime deficit Saturday to a 28-10 victory at Purdue. O'Korn was forced into action when starter Wilson Speight left late in the first quarter with an injury. More»
College Football

Late Surge Pushes USC To Victory At Cal

Stephen Carr ran for a fourth-quarter touchdown two plays after Southern California's defense forced one of its six turnovers and the fifth-ranked Trojans won their 13th straight game, 30-20 over California on Saturday. More»
College Football

Alabama Shuts Down The 'Dores In Rout

Damien Harris ran for a career-high 151 yards and three touchdowns, Bo Scarbrough added two TDs and top-ranked Alabama crushed Vanderbilt 59-0 Saturday in the Southeastern Conference opener for both teams. More»
College Football

Clemson Pulls Away Late To Top BC

Adam Choice had a six-yard tiebreaking touchdown in the fourth quarter and Travis Etienne had two scoring runs in the final six minutes as No. 2 Clemson wore down Boston College in a 34-7 victory Saturday. More»
Matt Brown

Horned Frogs Leap Into Big 12 Race

Entering Saturday, Oklahoma State's offense appeared to be unstoppable. Leaving Saturday, there is a new best challenger to Oklahoma in the Big 12: TCU. The Horned Frogs went to Stillwater and upset the No. 6 Cowboys 44-31. More»
Alex Wong

Hello, Melo: Anthony Traded to OKC

The Knicks have finally ended their tumultuous relationship with Carmelo Anthony, trading the 33-year-old forward to the Thunder in exchange for Enes Kanter, Doug McDermott and a 2018 second-round pick. OKC should be a force with its Big Three. More»
David Ubben

Aggies Call Off The Hogs In Overtime

Faced with immense pressure after its season-opening collapse against UCLA, Texas A&M started off SEC play on the right foot. Led by Christian Kirk, the Aggies pulled off a thrilling 50-43 win in overtime against SEC West rival Arkansas. More»
College Football

Cards Bounce Back, Crush Kent State

Lamar Jackson accounted for three touchdowns to set a Louisville career record and lead the No. 19 Cardinals to a 42-3 victory at Kent State on Saturday. Despite missing Jaylen Smith the reigning Heisman Trophy winner threw for 299 yards and two touchdowns. More»
College Football

Barrett, Buckeyes Roll Past Rebels

J.T. Barrett threw touchdown passes to five different receivers in the first half, and No. 10 Ohio State cruised to a 54-21 win over UNLV on Saturday. The big half for Barrett moved him into second place behind Art Schlichter for all-time passing yards at Ohio State. More»
Matt Brown

NC Statement: 'Pack Takes Down FSU

Florida State has gotten off to an unlikely 0-2 start. After two weeks of not playing because of Hurricane Irma, the No. 12 Seminoles returned to the field and were upset by N.C. State, 27-21, in the Wolfpack's first top-25 win since 2012. More»
Joe Sparacio

Fantasy Football Week 3: Start/Sit

It's Week 3 of the NFL season and some of you may be in an 0-2 fantasy football hole. Never fear -- there's time to turn things around. We'll help you configure your lineup (or just pick daily fantasy players) for a strong Sunday. More»
David Ubben

Sports World Reacts To President

President Donald Trump criticized NFL player protests on Friday night, then said the Warriors wouldn't get an invitation to the White House to celebrate their NBA title after Stephen Curry made it clear he would vote against his team attending. More»
Will Leitch

Dive Into Five: The Weekend Watch List

This is going to be an intense weekend of sports, with conference play in college football, the MLB playoff picture coming into focus, the Lions and Falcons going at it, and the WNBA Finals tipping off. Let us be your guide. More»
Cliff Corcoran

Coolest Hidden-Ball Tricks In MLB

On Friday night, Blue Jays shortstop Ryan Goins stole an out from the Yankees by catching Todd Frazier with the ol' hidden-ball trick. This is a rare feat, but one that has been replicated a few times throughout baseball history. More»
Will Leitch

On the Bright Sides: Eyes on 2018

In our weekly look at MLB teams that have been eliminated for playoff contention, we see better days ahead for the Braves, Marlins, Pirates, A's and Padres. More»
Terence Moore

After Super Fail, Falcons Flying Again

Ricardo Allen and the Atlanta Falcons were devastating after blowing a 28-3 lead in the Super Bowl last February. But to hear Allen tell it now, that's all in the past, as he and his teammates roll into Week 3 with a 2-0 record. More»

In Goff They Trust: Rams Top Niners

Jared Goff threw for 292 yards and three touchdowns and Todd Gurley ran for two TDs and caught another to help the Los Angeles Rams put up another big offensive performance with a 41-39 victory over the San Francisco 49ers on Thursday night. More»
Matt Brown

College Football Pick 'Em: Week 4

Week 4 of the college football season looks a lot more intriguing that it did in the preseason. Georgia-Mississippi State and TCU-Oklahoma State provide ranked matchups, and a long list of national contenders face potentially tricky road games. More»
David Ubben

Origins of the OK State Offense

Oklahoma State has built arguably the best offense in college football, with star quarterback Mason Rudolph throwing to a deep receiving corps. Who's behind it all? Coordinator Mike Yurcich, who coach Mike Gundy found in an unexpected place. More»
NFL News

Aaron Hernandez's Brain showed Severe CTE

Aaron Hernandez's lawyer says the former Patriots tight end's brain showed severe signs of the degenerative brain disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy. Hernandez's family is now suing the NFL and the Patriots. More»
College Sports

Huskers Fire AD For 'On-Field' Struggles

Nebraska has fired athletic director Shawn Eichorst, citing his failure to improve "on-field performance" by the Cornhuskers. Chancellor Ronnie Green announced the move Thursday, five days after Nebraska's football team lost at home to Northern Illinois. More»
Mike Lupica

This October Deserves Classic Hype

With all the ups and downs of this thrilling MLB regular season that is still providing plenty of drama, we start looking ahead to October, which is the best part in baseball. Last year was one of the best postseasons in history: Can 2017 top that? More»
Cliff Corcoran

Breaking Down the MVP Award Races

It's never too early to check in on the MVP Award races in baseball. I'll take a look at where things stand right now in each league, with the NL looking like an especially crowded field this year. More»
Will Leitch

MLB may make 100-win history

Here's something not a lot of people are talking about in MLB right now: There is a non-zero chance that, for the first time ever, we will have four 100-win teams. What does that mean as we head into October? More»
Will Leitch

NFL Confidence Pool: Week 3

This season, rather than doing pure NFL picks against the spread, I've decided to do weekly confidence pool rankings and pit myself against both Vegas and analytics. I'm currently 15th out of 123 competitors through two weeks -- see if you can do better in Week 3! More»
Cy Brown

Rule of 10 For the Premier League

The English Premier League season is long and arduous, and drawing conclusions this early in the season is usually a no-go. But according to one stat, three clubs already stand above the others in the race for the title. More»
Matt Brown

50 Best College Football Stadiums

In pro sports, there's always a race to create the most modern stadium. In college football, renovations are common, but the sport still features a long list of iconic, historic venues. We ranked the 50 best college football home fields. More»
Anthony Castrovince

Baseball's Second-half All-Stars

The Midsummer Classic takes place in July to recognize the MLB players that performed the best in the season's first half. But what about all the guys that got hot down the stretch? We've got them covered right here. More»
Mike Lupica

Astros On Mission, Bringing Joy

The Astros didn't change what Harvey did to Houston, but they did what sports can sometimes do at times like this, in places like this: They produced some normalcy for a few hours a day and made people cheer. Now, it's time for October. More»

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