• How the Chargers and Broncos match up for the season opener Monday
How the Chargers and Broncos match up for the season opener Monday

Ready and lucky. After an early pick six was dropped by Chargers cornerback Casey Hayward , Siemian regrouped and led the Broncos to victory. But rally the Chargers did anyway. Monday night's Broncos-Chargers game featured a familiar AFC West rivalry with some unfamiliar twists. "It's obviously a special thing on the big picture", Jo...

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  • 4 things to look for in opening Monday Night Football games
4 things to look for in opening Monday Night Football games

It would be Peterson's longest run of the night, as he appeared to be frustrated with coach Sean Payton with his lack of snaps. There's no conflict. I got a lot of respect for coach Payton and his offense. It was about being tight. "That is what they are trying to do". Only a couple of hiccups made the Vikings offensive line noticeable. "We did t...

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  • Here's Why Mourinho Refused To Shake Hands With Mark Hughes
Here's Why Mourinho Refused To Shake Hands With Mark Hughes

Jurgen Klopp's side have made an impressive start to the new season with seven points from their opening three games and dismantled Arsenal 4-0 before the worldwide break. "You relish competition. As long as it can make you better and makes you win you relish the challenge at the time ". "Logically, you'd say he'll go close if he gets a go...

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  • Broken clavicle sends Kevin White back to IR
Broken clavicle sends Kevin White back to IR

With this loss, the Bears' passing game could be the one thing that will hold back the offense, and put much pressure on the running game. White left the game in the fourth quarter with a shoulder injury. ABOUT THE FALCONS (2016: 11-5, 1st in NFC South): Atlanta boasted the league's top scoring offense last season, averaging 33.8 points, and ther...

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  • Jets at New Era Field
Jets at New Era Field

With that, here are five takeaways from the Bills win over the Jets . He took himself out of the game after a 3-yard run near the goal line early in the fourth quarter, appearing to be in significant pain on the sideline. NY lost, 21-12. "In this league, everyone has to prove themselves", Taylor said. "It's about this team". Buffalo scored ba...

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  • Jacksonville defence nails 10 sacks in comfortable win over Houston
Jacksonville defence nails 10 sacks in comfortable win over Houston

The Jaguars are coming off a 2016 season that saw them go just 3-13 overall while managing a 10-6 record with the over, but that was due to a defense that allowed 25 points per game. Houston would like to control the ball with running back Lamar Miller to avoid putting the relatively inexperienced Savage in obvious passing settings, but Campbel...

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  • In first game with Seattle, Eddie Lacy returns to Green Bay
In first game with Seattle, Eddie Lacy returns to Green Bay

He did a great job. For all the talk about Seattle's defense, Green Bay didn't give up a first down until five minutes into the second quarter. The fact that he could will this team to 10 wins last season behind its patchwork line just shows how physically and mentally talented he is.

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  • Carson Wentz and offense uneven, but Eagles win wild ride
Carson Wentz and offense uneven, but Eagles win wild ride

The Eagles haven't won there since the first game of the infamous Chip Kelly era back in 2013. Eight plays later, Wentz passed 1 yard to running back LeGarrette Blount for the score, but Sturgis missed the extra point. The Eagles top cornerback Ronald Darby suffered an ankle injury after he landed on it awkwardly backing up a play. Stur...

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  • Ohio State Tied at 3 at the Half
Ohio State Tied at 3 at the Half

And all the Big Ten games are remaining. The 2014 and 2015 seasons both ended in losses to Clemson , which averaged 38.5 points in those games. Looking back to last week... The running game was non-existent and Barrett struggled to find receivers downfield when they couldn't separate themselves from Oklahoma's cornerbacks.

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  • Big Sam: Sakho can save De Boer's Crystal Palace job
Big Sam: Sakho can save De Boer's Crystal Palace job

Or in a season of just 38 games, knowing relegation would be catastrophic and that luck doesn't always even itself out despite the clichés, do they go back to what they know? But however painful these 90 minutes at Turf Moor turned out to be, Palace were - according to Sean Dyche - "genuinely the better side" and were improved.

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  • Sloane Stephens: The comeback queen
Sloane Stephens: The comeback queen

From there, Smith exited to the concourse, stopping briefly for well-wishes and selfies and thanking the strangers who said something neither she nor her daughter would have expected merely five weeks ago: "Congratulations, Mom!" Her father, Richard, said he and Venus both heard the n-word used by players.

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  • Is Perfection Possible? Predictions For 2017 New England Patriots
Is Perfection Possible? Predictions For 2017 New England Patriots

They have the only guy who can compete with Tom Brady , and that is Aaron Rodgers. After Week 1, though, they are winless. Oh, of course, there was the business of unfurling the new championship banner to hang on the closed end of Gillette Stadium, which was revealed as soon as a larger banner was unfurled on the field.

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  • Nadal on track for 'luckiest' slam win ever?
Nadal on track for 'luckiest' slam win ever?

So, too, the fact that he is about to contest his 23rd Grand Slam final and his South African opponent his first. With the U.S. Open, Nadal would hold two of the grand slams this year (French) while Fed holds the other two (Australia, Wimbledon).

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  • Quad City native advances to semifinals of US Open
Quad City native advances to semifinals of US Open

As the lowly Americans from the overmatched country impress even when losing decisively, someone from that exceptional Williams family, Venus, will grace her 39th Grand Slam quarterfinal. In the second set, Vandeweghe channeled her energy into her game and became more focused. "The younger ones were looking at Lindsay, Jennifer, and Serena and Ve...

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  • Nadal advances to US Open semi-finals
Nadal advances to US Open semi-finals

Incredibly, though, their compelling 37-match rivalry has never reached Flushing Meadows. Juan Martin del Potro staged a remarkable recovery to edge Dominic Thiem in a thrilling fourth-round clash at the US Open . Interestingly, Rublev grew up idolising Nadal and even practised with the Spaniard in Majorca a few years ago. He got to this poi...

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  • Australia edge ahead of Bangladesh after David Warner century and late collapse
Australia edge ahead of Bangladesh after David Warner century and late collapse

He had been at the crease for around two hours on a day where the temperature was in the low 30s, but felt like considerably more because of the extreme humidity. Handscomb made a desperate dive but could not beat Shakib Al Hasan's direct throw from square leg. With the visitors resuming at 225-2, vice-captain David Warner backed up his triumph...

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  • Hamilton says he will extend Mercedes deal this year
Hamilton says he will extend Mercedes deal this year

Bottas has performed well in his first season with the Silver Arrows and sits 41 points adrift of current leader Sebastian Vettel and 34 short of Hamilton in the standings. Verstappen, Vettel, Bottas and then Hamilton took top spot as the times tumbled. Despite the mixed conditions, the usual suspects dropped out in Q1, with Kevin Magnussen , Jo...

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  • Showtime calls Mayweather-McGregor massive success
Showtime calls Mayweather-McGregor massive success

Despite this, the mega fight is expected to break records for pay per view sales, gate takings and total revenue. "Let's get through Mayweather first", White replied. McGregor had some success early on against a watchful Mayweather, but the MMA superstar ultimately proved no match in a ring for boxing's self-proclaimed Best Ever.

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  • Conor McGregor says 'solid fighter' Floyd Mayweather could excel in UFC
Conor McGregor says 'solid fighter' Floyd Mayweather could excel in UFC

And recently, I was shocked to see the amount of fan following MMA and combat sport possess in the city, during the Conor-Floyd fight - a lot of people came to me and discussed about the match. I'd rather start from scratch and go step-by-step, not disrespecting anyone. "There's a lot on the line here, let me keep going". Mayweather defeated Mc...

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  • Conor McGregor Talks About his Nerves and Emotions Before a Fight
Conor McGregor Talks About his Nerves and Emotions Before a Fight

Roddy also discusses the fact McGregor's personality on camera and in the ring - i.e. that of the World's Most Confident Man - is exactly what he's like outside of the public eye, too. I don't want to have my flag inside of your truck like this.' I said, 'Man, I'm not anxious about that.' He's saying, 'You never know if you ever need someone, so....

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  • Showtime Says Mayweather vs. McGregor Trending to Break PPV Record
Showtime Says Mayweather vs. McGregor Trending to Break PPV Record

This week, footage emerged of Cleveland Cavaliers superstars LeBron James and J.R. Smith speaking on McGregor facing off against the boxing icon. And being competitive isn't quite enough. Confidence or arrogance, depending on how you look at it, oozes from both Mayweather and McGregor. When you see a boxer take a good blow to the face on TV -...

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  • CC Sabathia's criticism won't stop Red Sox from bunting
CC Sabathia's criticism won't stop Red Sox from bunting

Fister (4-7) gave up doubles by Brett Gardner and Aaron Judge to begin the first inning, and little else. Boston is also 5-1 in Pomeranz's last six road starts and 20-8 in Pomeranz's last 28 starts. Opponents can only try to beat the Yankees left-hander one way. He allowed 4 hits, struck out 5 and walked 1. Asked whether the Red Sox said anyt...

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  • Showtime Says Mayweather vs. McGregor Trending to Break PPV Record
Showtime Says Mayweather vs. McGregor Trending to Break PPV Record

This week, footage emerged of Cleveland Cavaliers superstars LeBron James and J.R. Smith speaking on McGregor facing off against the boxing icon. And being competitive isn't quite enough. Confidence or arrogance, depending on how you look at it, oozes from both Mayweather and McGregor. When you see a boxer take a good blow to the face on TV -...

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  • McGregor Blasts Mayweather Fight As 'The Rules Of A Circus'
McGregor Blasts Mayweather Fight As 'The Rules Of A Circus'

He believed it would have been a closer fight had he prepared a little differently, after losing via technical knockout in the 10th round. She likened the mismatch to "having a dance partner who's on a different rhythm to you", with the thought being that this could throw off Mayweather .

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  • Fairfield Little Leaguers get invite onto the field at Yankee Stadium
Fairfield Little Leaguers get invite onto the field at Yankee Stadium

Thursday night saw the Yankees win the opener of the four-game series by a count of 6-2. MILWAUKEE - Zach Davies won his 16th game to tie Arizona's Zack Greinke for the most victories in the majors, Jonathan Villar homered and Milwaukee beat Washington.

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  • Ohio State strong in second half for 49-21 victory over Indiana
Ohio State strong in second half for 49-21 victory over Indiana

While we await those highly anticipated games, take a look at some of #2 Ohio State's highlights from last night's win over Indiana . Richard Lagow threw for 278 yards and two touchdowns in the first half to lead the Hoosiers to a 14-13 lead at intermission.

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  • Florida State Schedule Breakdown 2017
Florida State Schedule Breakdown 2017

But Scarbrough is a 6-foot-2, 235-pound bulldozer with a huge upside. The only problem James has had is keeping his emotions in check. The second goal is to narrow the scope of the column so it highlights a few more games that are close to home.

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  • Bangladesh eye series triumph after maiden Australia win
Bangladesh eye series triumph after maiden Australia win

In a match which nearly came right down to the wire, the hosts Bangladesh won the Test at Shere Bangla National Stadium, Dhaka . In the previous 16 years of their test history, the Bangladeshis had defeated only Zimbabwe and a second-string West Indies team affected by a player strike.

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  • Saina Nehwal settles Bronze, now focus on Sidhu's performance
Saina Nehwal settles Bronze, now focus on Sidhu's performance

The 27-year-old Indian, who won a silver medal at the last edition at Jakarta, dug deep into her reservoir to eke out a 21-19, 18-21, 21-15 win over the world No. It was a fearless effort, but Kirsty Gilmour's hopes of a medal at badminton's Total BWF World Championships slipped away at the Emirates Arena in Glasgow .

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  • 3rd ODI: Sri Lanka win toss, ask India to bowl
3rd ODI: Sri Lanka win toss, ask India to bowl

Sri Lanka 54 for 2 after 15 overs. Kusal Mendis goes cheap for one run. Inspite of losing quick wickets Sri Lanka has made a strong comeback thanks to 72 run partnership between Chandimal and Thirimanne.The left hander Thirimanne scored his 17th ODI fifty.

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