Final Scoreboard: Lakers-Celtics to Game 7, Swiss Upset Spain in World Cup Play
The Lakers mopped the floor of the Staples Center with the Celts, force Game 7 in the Finals. The World Cup favorite is stunned in its opener and the hosts are dealt a critical blow to advancing. A look at today's 'Final Scoreboard'...Lakers-Celtics: It's Going Seven Part of me wishes that could I have gotten in some betting action on last night's ...
'Final Scoreboard': World Cup Round-Up: Paraguay advances on PKs, Spain ousts Portugal
Paraguay advances on PKs, Spain ousts PortugalAfter 120 minutes of play, Paraguay and Japan were all equal at 0-0. That match went to the always drama-filled tiebreaker of penalty kicks where World Cup dreams were kept alive, realized or shattered all together. After Japan's Yuichi Komano hit the crossbar on in the third round, Oscar Cardozo calmly...
"The Spread" College Football Podcast: Week 10 Winners and Losers
CreditAndy Dalton and TCU sent a message to the BCS in their romp at Utah (George Frey-Getty Images)What other teams lost this past Saturday, others gained greatly. As the picture continues to get clearer towards the conference and national championship races, we are heading into territory only reserved for those that are contenders. In what was su...
"The Spread" College Football Podcast-Week of October 30
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NFL Week 7 Wrap Up 10-26-2010: Almost, Halfway Home
Darren McFadden and the Raiders Hang 59 on the Broncos in Denver Week 7 proved no different than the rest of the year in this wacky NFL season. One of the presumed worst team in the NFL beat the defending champs, the Bucs found a way to get it done again and it might be time to break glass in San Diego and Dallas.
His to Lose: Newton Tightens grip on Heisman
Someone send a memo out to Oregon's LaMichael James. If he wants to keep pace with a fellow down on The Plains, he better lobby to Chip Kelly for as many carries as he can get.
College Football Weekly: Week 6 Winners and Losers
The second week in October has brought the first real sense of drama and discussion. The #1 team in the nation has fallen and now the debates begin as to who belongs in what spots in the rankings. There were some clutch performances in Week 6, so here are the winners and losers: Winners South Carolina Everything else aside, beating #1 Alabama was enough.
NFL Week 4 Roundup: 10-05-2010
If the Bears want Jay Cutler or any of their QBs to survive, they have to protect better (AP Photo)Week 4 in the NFL proved to be the Week of the Upset. Several favored teams fell to underdogs and two of the three undefeated teams left in the league lost on Sunday. At the quarter mark of the NFL, the only certain thing is that the NFL appears at th...
College Football Weekly: Week 5 Winners and Losers
Yet another big week in college football and the picture starts to form a little clearer. While there were great performances all across the nation, two teams stood out to me on this big college football weekend. Here are college football's Week 5 winners and losers
NFL Week 3 Wrap: Bears, Chief, Steelers Surprise; Niners, Chargers, Giants Reeling
Tim Jennings (26) and the Bears pick up a late fumble and a W (Jonathan Daniel-Getty Images)Week 3 in the NFL saw a few of 0-2 teams get off the snide, and a couple of 0-2 teams continue their misery. Biggest surprises? It's who still undefeated. Here's the wrap-up for Week 3.Pleasant Surprises: Bears, Chiefs and Steelers Still UnscathedIt's not a ...
College Football Weekly: Week 4 Winners and Losers
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Ingram, Alabama Find A Way
Week 4 in the college football world set the stage for what we can expect in the always critical month of October. The first month of the season is done and we found a few pleasant surprises while some teams experienced some unpleasant ones. Here are the winners and losers from Week 4:
Stern Warning: Commissioner tells Arenas, Wizards to Stay Mum about Guns
Can Arenas Stay Quiet As David Stern wishes? Training camps around the NBA will be gearing up soon. It's an exciting time around Washington, as the Wizards welcome #1 overall pick John Wall to its backcourt where he will team with troubled superstar Gilbert Arenas. The former "Agent Zero" returns to the Wizards after a 50-game suspension last seaso...
College Football Week 4 Preview: Showdown in Fayetteville
Stanford looks for its first win in South Bend in 18 years (Getty Images)The first day of autumn marks the heating up of the college football schedule. Week 4 around the college football landscape provides us a tantalizing slate of match-ups that will go some way in determining the position in the conference races, heading into the critical month o...
NFL Wrap Up Week 2: Up, Down and All-Around
Red Shirt: Vick Named Eagles Starter After Impressive Week 2 (AP Photo)Week 2 gave presented a few surprises. Surprise! The Bucs, Chiefs, Texans and Dolphins are all 2-0. Bigger Surprise: The Vikings and Cowboys are 0-2. The Biggest Surprise?: Maybe that the Steelers are 2-0 despite uncertainty under center. Here's the best and worst from Week 2.Of...
NFL Notes: Broncos Player Dies, Suicide Likely; Bush Out; Edwards Arrested
McKinley finished his college career as the No. 3 receiver in SEC history. (AP Photo) McKinley Dead at 23Broncos second-year WR Kenny McKinley was found dead in his Denver-area home on Monday evening from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. He was 23. According to reports, he was found in the master bedroom by a female friend and his son.
College Football Week 3 Winners and Losers
Mark Ingram made a triumphant return for the Tide (IGN)Week 3 didn't have the bells and whistles of last week's Monster Saturday. There were some huge matchups and good games that kept the remote busy. Here are winners and losers from Week 3: Winners:Alabama RB Mark Ingram The defending champs are clicking and just got their Heisman Trophy winner b...
College Football News and Notes: Spartans into AP Top 25; Dantonio Suffers heart attack; Keenum Out
Brooks Reed and Arizona sacked Ricky Stanzi and Iowa in Tuscon Saturday night (Getty Images)-After their stunning victory over Notre Dame on a fake field goal for a touchdown last night, Michigan State (3-0) jumped into the polls, debuting at #25 in the AP poll and #23 in the USA Today Poll. Arizona, who defeated Iowa (#18 AP and USA Today) 34-27, ...
Logan's Ouster Trouble for USA Track & Field
USATF has troubles passing the baton. How will a search for a new CEO go? (TIME)It was bad enough that USA Track & Field had their hands full competing with Jamaica in the sprints, Africans in the long distance and the entire world in field events. Now, they add the search for a new CEO onto their plate with less than two years away from the Su...
Return Game: Bush To Give Back Heisman
If it wasn't for the whole Super Bowl thing, Reggie Bush would be having a lousy 12 months. Now his trophy case will lack the biggest individual achievement he has garnered to date: The 2005 award for the most outstanding player in college football.