Trainer Robert Garcia gives his expert take on the closing moments of Antonio Margarito’s 2009 title fight against ‘Sugar’ Shane Mosley, during which Mosley dismantled the reigning WBA welterweight champion to win via a ninth-round TKO.
Jerry Jones was notably silent as football season approached with the NFL engulfed in the nation's larger race reckoning. As the league shifted its stance to match public sentiment on player protest, the normally outspoken Dallas Cowboys owner had nothing to say publicly on the matter. On Tuesday he addressed Sunday night's pregame against the Los Angeles Rams that saw Dallas defensive tackle Dontari Poe take a knee during the national anthem.
Odell Beckham Jr.'s very blunt analysis of Browns' loss to Ravens originally appeared on NBC Sports Washington Once again the Cleveland Browns didn't live up to the season opening hype Sunday against the Baltimore Ravens, losing by 32 points. In said loss, quarterback Baker Mayfield and star receiver Odell Beckham Jr. could never quite get on the same page -- OBJ finished with just three receptions for 22 yards. "It's not feasible for me to be thinking about what he [Mayfield] may be going through back there, or if there's pressure, I know there's a lot on his plate," Beckham said.
Big South - Robert Morris would have competed as an FCS independent in the fall, but indications are the incoming member will be included in the spring season and eligible for the conference title. There would make for eight teams, but North Alabama is not eligibile for the title during its Division I transition. CAA Football - The Daily News-Record of Harrisonburg, Virginia, was the first to report the 12-member conference is considering a split into north and south divisions for the spring, and the division winners would meet in a championship game.
NBA players react to Livingston, Barbosa rejoining Warriors originally appeared on NBC Sports Bayarea Monday was a pretty special day for the Warriors, as the organization welcomed back former players Leandro Barbosa and Shaun Livingston to the coaching staff and front office respectively. Barbosa will serve as a player mentor coach, while Livingston's title is director of players affairs and engagement. Klay Thompson reacted by posting an Instagram story of a picture of himself and Barbosa with the caption: "LLLBBB welcome back!!"
Two months ahead of their scheduled head-to-head, boxer Roy Jones Jr. is admitting he may have “made a mistake” when he agreed to fight in an exhibition with former heavyweight champ Mike Tyson. According to reports, Jones and Tyson were originally supposed to fight this month, but promoters pushed the exhibition back to attract a larger audience. Now the duo is set to compete in an unofficial bout on Nov. 28 in Carson, California.
Subscribe to the Yahoo Fantasy Football Forecast Week 1 is officially behind us and many of you are already rushing to the waiver wire to bolster your roster. Our own Andy Behrens and Scott Pianowski react to the Marlon Mack and Blake Jarwin season-ending injuries. Andy and Scott also dive into the wide receiver and quarterback positions as a few players surprised last week.
Bill Belichick addressed the New England Patriots after their 21-11 win over the Miami Dolphins in Week 1 of the 2020 season. It was Cam Newton's debut, but the coach instead spoke broadly about the team's performance. Alright men, that was a good team win.
Sports Illustrated declared the Buffalo Braves “better than ever” entering the 1974-75 season. “I'm reluctant to vault us into the higher echelons,” Ramsay said. Buffalo failed to reach even the conference finals, losing by 19 to the Washington Bullets in Game 7 of the previous round.
It's hard to be upset with Derrick Henry's Week 1 performance. Week 2 Fantasy Rankings: QBs | RBs | WRs | TEs | FLEX | DST | Kickers] He rushed for 116 yards. Sure, it came on a whopping 31 touches, but hey, we'll take it.
Mike Ditka was a guest on Newsmax and he delivered exactly what the program expected, telling NFL players, “if you can't respect this country, get the hell out.” NFL 🏈: Hall-of-Fame coach Mike Ditka tells protesting players that if 'they can't respect this country, get the hell out of it.'
Jeremy Lin said Tuesday he is leaving the Beijing Ducks after one season in China and wants to return to the NBA, where he sparked the "Linsanity" craze of 2012. The 32-year-old guard, who as a Toronto Raptors player in 2019 became the first Asian-American to win an NBA championship, signed for Beijing as an unrestricted free agent last year. Lin helped Beijing reach the semi-finals of the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) league, where they were edged out by eventual champions Guangdong Southern Tigers.
Bryson DeChambeau has mapped out his approach for Winged Foot. DeChambeau's strategy, not surprisingly, runs counter to some of his peers, who said they were going to emphasize putting the ball in play more often to avoid the long, gnarly rough. In fact, just a few minutes before DeChambeau's presser, Rory McIlroy spoke in the interview area.
Phillies sign two veteran players, including a former All-Star originally appeared on NBC Sports Philadelphia The Phillies played beat the clock and signed a couple of veteran players to minor-league contracts Tuesday night. Catcher Jonathan Lucroy and first baseman Greg Bird were both added to the Phillies' 60-man player pool in time to be eligible for postseason play with the club. The deadline was September 15.
They could have tried a one-in-a-million Hail Mary or hook-and-ladder play (they opted instead to throw the ball into a wide swath of green grass), or they could have given kicker Brandon McManus an opportunity to make all-time NFL history. Yes, it would have been a 74-yard field goal, extending the record by 10 yards. But, yes, McManus has the leg.
Running backs to target on waiver wire Nyheim Hines, Indianapolis Colts (20% rostered) Entering the year, Hines had already established himself as one of the league's most reliable backfield receiving options. He delivered 107 receptions on 139 targets over his first two pro seasons. On Sunday, he added another eight catches to that career total.
The Yankees have transformed back into Bronx Bombers after a three-week stretch in which they nearly bombed out of postseason contention. DJ LeMahieu and Luke Voit and became the first players at the top of New York's batting order to have five RBIs the same game, and New York rocketed past the Toronto Blue Jays into second place in the AL East with a 20-6 blowout Tuesday night that extended its winning streak to six. Voit homered twice from the No. 2 slot, raising his major league-leading total to 18.
Arizona safety Budda Baker had a tremendous outing on Sunday, recording 15 tackles while leading the Cardinals to a 24-20 win against the San Francisco 49ers. Baker, however, received some awful direct messages from a 49ers fan after the game — something San Francisco quickly condemned on Tuesday. Baker receives horrific, racist direct messages Baker shared a screenshot of three messages he received on Instagram, all of which contained multiple racial slurs.
Gruden ribs Carr for using coach's wife's name as audible originally appeared on NBC Sports Bayarea Jon Gruden heard that strange audible during the Raiders' win over the Carolina Panthers on Sunday, and his reaction Monday was quintessentially quippy. Quarterback Derek Carr called an audible of "Cindy Gruden-Tiger Woods" during the first quarter of the Raiders' 34-30 win in Charlotte, which was loud enough to hear on Sunday's broadcast from an empty Bank of America Stadium. When Gruden was asked how his wife and the golf legend ended up in a call, the coach jokingly pleaded the fifth.
The Pittsburgh Steelers had agreed to all wear stickers on the backs of their helmets this season. The team had agreed to wear the name Antwon Rose Jr. for the full season. Offensive tackle Alejandro Villanueva changes his helmet up and instead of Rose, he put the name Alwyn Cashe.