NFL Week 8: Most Texans kneel to protest McNair; Bears lose Zach Miller to gruesome leg injury – Washington Post

Most Texans players took a knee to protest owner Bob McNair’s comment calling them “inmates.” (Elaine Thompson / Associated Press) Top story lines | Protest news | Injury newsFantasy football | ATS betting tips/Picks Just as players’ national anthem demonstrations were, for the most part, giving way to pure football matters, an NFL owner’s ugly comment raised […]

Source: Florida, Jim McElwain part ways – ESPN

Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment Florida and Jim McElwain have parted ways, a source told ESPN, confirming earlier reports. Sources also say that defensive coordinator Randy Shannon will be asked to serve as interim head coach. Shannon, who was Miami’s head coach from 2007-2010, was promoted to defensive coordinator in January. McElwain […]

AP Top 25: Georgia rises to No. 2, Ohio State up to No. 3 – USA TODAY

Georgia running back Elijah Holyfield (13) dives over the goal line in front of Florida defensive back Chauncey Gardner Jr. to compete a 39-yard touchdown run in the second half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017, in Jacksonville, Fla. Georgia won 42-7. (AP Photo/John Raoux)(Photo: The Associated Press) Georgia moved up […]

Chargers vs. Patriots: How they match up – Los Angeles Times

CHARGERS (3-4) AT NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS (5-2) When Chargers have the ball Chargers coaches and players keep waiting for a 30-plus-point outbreak because they believe there are enough playmakers to have a big day. But, because of how the defense has played, the Chargers have had the luxury of being a little more methodical on offense, keeping […]

Le’Veon Bell takes some Twitter shots at Bengals rookie Joe Mixon – ABC News

Le’Veon Bell takes some Twitter shots at Bengals rookie Joe Mixon – ABC News

CINCINNATI — Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell was clearly keeping an eye on Bengals rookie Joe Mixon on Sunday. Bell took some shots at Mixon via his Twitter account during the first half of the Bengals’ game against the Colts. With the Steelers playing in the late game, Bell was clearly watching the Bengals’ […]

Penn State vs. Ohio State live blog: Score updates and more from Week 9’s biggest game – SB Nation

Penn State vs. Ohio State live blog: Score updates and more from Week 9’s biggest game – SB Nation

2:41. Penn State on first down so far: five plays, minus-one yards. Ohio State has the best first-down defense in the country, and PSU has quickly gone three-and-out again. K.J. Hill returns the Gillikin punt 16 yards near midfield, and the Urban Meyer efficiency-and-field-position machine is starting to hum. Still down two scores, though. 4:38. […]

OKC Thunder plane damaged in mid-air; Delta says bird likely responsible – CBSSports.com

UPDATE: Delta Airlines, responsible for operating the Thunder’s chartered flight Friday night, has released a statement saying that the plane likely hit a bird during descent. Via The Oklahoman: “Delta flight 8935, operating from Minneapolis to Chicago-Midway as a charter flight for the Oklahoma City Thunder, likely encountered a bird while on descent into Chicago. […]