Blog

Shannon Sharpe: We all believe Kap has been whiteballed – FOXSports.com

Posted: Tuesday, October 17, 2017

– Unless there’s email, a paper trail, maybe you have someone that was close to an owner and he overheard conversation. I just don’t know how you’d prove this. We all believe it, Skip, that Colin Kaepernick has been whiteballed. That because of his stance that he took against social injustice and police brutality against unarmed people of color, we believe that is being held against him. But it doesn’t…

Is watching sport as good as playing it? – The Guardian

Posted: Monday, October 16, 2017

I haven’t been to the gym for two weeks, but it’s fine: I just need to watch sport on television. A study from the University of Montreal has found that watching ice hockey substantially increases your heart rate. For television-watchers, the increase was an average 75%, while for those watching live it rose by 110%. This is equivalent, say the researchers, to moderate and vigorous exercise respectively. Heart rates were…

Colin Kaepernick files collusion grievance against NFL owners – CBSSports.com

Posted: Monday, October 16, 2017

There are many people who believe Colin Kaepernick is being blackballed and apparently one of those people is Kaepernick himself, as the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback, who has remained unemployed for months, is pursuing his options to file a grievance against the NFL owners, CBS Sports NFL Insider Jason La Canfora reports.  The obvious gist of this grievance would be that Kaepernick has been unemployed not because of his…

Aaron Rodgers ‘could miss the rest of the season’ after breaking collarbone – CBSSports.com

Posted: Monday, October 16, 2017

Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers could miss the rest of the 2017 season after suffering a serious injury against the Vikings on Sunday. Rodgers left the game in the first quarter and was later diagnosed with a broken collarbone. Although the Packers haven’t given a possible recovery timeline for Rodgers, the team did announce that he could potentially miss the rest of the year. This is the second time in his career that…

Colin Kaepernick Files Grievance Against NFL Owners for Collusion – Sports Illustrated

Posted: Monday, October 16, 2017

Colin Kaepernick is pursuing a collusion grievance against the NFL under the CBA. Free agent quarterback Colin Kaepernick is pursuing a collusion grievance against the NFL under the CBA, according to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports and Mike Freeman of Bleacher Report. The NFL spokesman told La Canfora that he is checking on it. Kaepernick remains a free agent since opting out of his contract with the San Francisco 49ers in…

Colin Kaepernick files collusion grievance against owners – CBSSports.com

Posted: Monday, October 16, 2017

There are many people who believe Colin Kaepernick is being blackballed and apparently one of those people is Kaepernick himself, as the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback, who has remained unemployed for months, is pursuing his options to file a grievance against the NFL owners, CBS Sports NFL Insider Jason La Canfora reports.  The obvious gist of this grievance would be that Kaepernick has been unemployed not because of his…

TV Ratings Continue to Plummet for Sport That Once Epitomized Middle American Values – Slate Magazine (blog)

Posted: Monday, October 16, 2017

I’m talking, of course, about NASCAR, the sport that’s been hemorrhaging viewers from its predominately white audience for years amid the trend toward cord-cutting and complaints about constant commercial breaks.

NFL games today, Week 6 scores, schedule, updates: Chargers win another close game – CBSSports.com

Posted: Monday, October 16, 2017

NFL Week  6 is underway. To keep tabs on some of the choicest highlights and other big news throughout Sunday, keep it here for updates. But first the schedule.   Thursday Philadelphia Eagles 28, Carolina Panthers 23 (Takeaways) Sunday Chicago Bears  27,  Baltimore Ravens  24 in OT (Recap) Houston Texans  33,  Cleveland Browns  17 (Recap)  New Orleans Saints  52, Detroit Lions 38 (Recap)  Minnesota Vikings  23, Green Bay Packers  10…

Jerry Jones’ comments about protests fostering frustration in Cowboys locker room – CBSSports.com

Posted: Sunday, October 15, 2017

Cowboys players have become frustrated and, in some cases, angry, with owner Jerry Jones for his remarks in the past week about protests during the national anthem, taking an issue that had not been particularly charged in that locker room to one that is now at the forefront, according to player and union sources. The Cowboys had been presenting a united gameday display on the matter for the most part….

Coaches Poll top 25: Penn State moves up to No. 2 after Week 7 shake-up – CBSSports.com

Posted: Sunday, October 15, 2017

What was advertised as an off weekend for marquee college football games ended up as one of the  most impactful weeks of the season in terms of the rankings and College Football Playoff picture.  Clemson Tigers , Washington Huskies and Washington State Cougars all lost for the first time this season, and now face a climb back into the playoff picture with no margin for error along the way. San…

Davante Adams details the infamous hit from Danny Trevathan – FOXSports.com

Posted: Sunday, October 15, 2017

Here’s why Aaron Rodgers, not Tom Brady, is the greatest QB in NFL history 15 mins ago

What Rutgers’ 2-sport star Jawuan Harris did to further grow his legend – NJ.com

Posted: Sunday, October 15, 2017

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — There is a popular cross-sports simile that playing safety in football is like playing center field in baseball. But that doesn’t mean football teams should steal the baseball team’s center fielder and make him a safety. Or does it? Jawuan Harris could be proof that it works after he had a team-high 11 tackles, one interception and one forced fumble in leading Rutgers to a 35-24 victory against Illinois….

Sky Sports presenter David Tanner opens up about shock departure after 18 years – Mirror.co.uk

Posted: Sunday, October 15, 2017

Football presenter and TV host David Tanner has spoken for the first time about his shock departure from Sky Sports , report the Daily Record. The 45-year-old has been replaced by Hayley McQueen after 18 years fronting the station’s Scottish football coverage. He broke his silence on being dropped – and revealed he’s been bombarded by texts and calls from gutted players including Celtic skipper Scott Brown. The star’s sudden…

Yasiel Puig Sparks Dodgers Again in NLCS Game 1 Win Over Cubs – Sports Illustrated

Posted: Sunday, October 15, 2017

The rematch between last year’s National League Championship Series participants, this time with the Dodgers as the 104-win juggernaut that had at one point elicited comparisons to history’s greatest squads, opened at Dodger Stadium with a duel between southpaws. Neither a well-rested Clayton Kershaw nor a barely-rested Jose Quintana figured in the final outcome, however, as the Dodgers’ ace showed more rust than rest, and the Cubs’ crosstown import ran…

Stink In Sports – Deadspin

Posted: Sunday, October 15, 2017

Photo: Orlando/Three Lions/Getty Images Good news for the crowd that wants to stick to sports. Gizmodo Media Group illustrator Sam Woolley joined me for an episode all about the messes that plague the sporting person. The topic provided an excuse to mine the Ask a Clean Person files to find out which activity generates the most queries. I wasn’t at all surprised—although you might be—to learn that hockey has inspired…

Butch Jones on firing line after living up to ‘Botch’ nickname in South Carolina loss – CBSSports.com

Posted: Saturday, October 14, 2017

Tennessee, it’s time. It’s time to embrace your future, forget about the past and move on from coach Butch Jones. If getting shellacked 41-0 by Georgia two weeks ago at Neyland Stadium wasn’t enough to force Jones out during the bye week, Saturday’s 15-9 loss to South Carolina should do the trick.  Jones is now 0-4 against Will Muschamp during his Tennessee career, including last season’s upset when the Vols…

Weekend Hot Clicks: Syracuse Shocks Clemson; Soccer Players Kneel in Germany; Sarah Scotford – Sports Illustrated

Posted: Saturday, October 14, 2017

Foe the first time in college football history, two-top-10 teams lost on the same Friday night. Plus, we say hello to the lovely Sarah Scotford.  College Football Chaos For the first time in college football history, two top-10 teams lost on the same Friday night. Syracuse shocked Clemson, and for the second time in three weeks, #Pac12AfterDark took another top-10 victim, during which Cal QB Ross Bowers nearly completed a…

Friday’s Sports in Brief – FOXSports.com

Posted: Saturday, October 14, 2017

COLLEGE SPORTS North Carolina can move forward, closing one of the most embarrassing chapters in the school’s history now that the long-running NCAA academic case has ended with UNC facing no penalty. Still, even with what had to be the best possible outcome – a weight being lifted that has loomed over the Chapel Hill campus for years – school officials greeted the news more with cautious relief than exuberance….

A Blueprint for Women’s Sports Success. But Can It Be Copied? – New York Times

Posted: Saturday, October 14, 2017

“Look, Portland’s a great soccer market, there’s no question about it,” said Merritt Paulson, the owner of the Thorns and their affiliated Major League Soccer club, the Portland Timbers, who have sold out 122 consecutive home games and counting. “But there are other great soccer markets in this country. The N.W.S.L. can succeed, and succeed well, in a lot of markets. We don’t have fairy dust that’s unique to Portland.”…