T.J. Ward says Broncos need to ‘fix’ slow starts

For the second week in a row, the Denver Broncos gave up a touchdown on the opening drive of the game. And for the second week in a row, the Broncos were unable to overcome the slow start. Philip Rivers and the San Diego Chargers opened Thursday night’s upset by marching down the field against […]

Roger Staubach weighs in on Cowboys’ QB situation

There are a lot of opinions flowing back and forth regarding whether or not Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo should get his starting job back when he’s healthy. A pretty significant voice has chimed in. Hall of Famer Roger Staubach, who led the Cowboys to victories in Super Bowl VI and Super Bowl XII, said that […]

Jim Nantz comments on national anthem protests on hot mic

Jim Nantz is the latest victim of the hot mic. Apparently Nantz got caught on camera last month talking about the national anthem protests so widespread in the NFL right now. To summarize, he suggests the protests might die out if the cameras don’t pay it any mind. DeadSpin has the video: Not a good […]

Eric Dickerson on Todd Gurley’s struggles: ‘There’s nowhere to run’

Hall of Fame running back Eric Dickerson isn’t going to blame Todd Gurley for his slow start to the 2016 season. In fact, Dickerson knows first hand that a running back can’t get going if he has nowhere to go. “If you watch the games, there’s nowhere to go; there’s nowhere to run,” said Dickerson, via ESPN. […]

Biggest question for each remaining MLB playoff team

There isn’t much left on the long road to a World Series title. Each of the four teams remaining are fully capable of taking it the distance — some, perhaps, more so than others. And by the time both League Championship Series match-ups conclude, these critical questions will be answered. Cleveland Indians: Can their pitching suppress […]

Five NFL teams that are locks to win in Week 6

Predicting NFL games is difficult. The only guarantee is that there will be at least one upset just about every week. In Week 6, however, five teams are above the fray. These teams have underdog immunity and are locks to put one in the win column. Steelers (4-1) at Dolphins (1-4) The Steelers are the […]

Chris Paul sends Damian Lillard to the floor with sick move (VIDEO)

Chris Paul has some of the best handles in the NBA, and poor Damian Lillard learned that lesson during Thursday’s exhibition matchup. Lillard was guarding Paul in the third quarter of the game, and CP3 changed direction by going behind his back. That sent Dame hurtling to the floor. 31 years old and still breaking […]

Jamal Crawford’s game-winner lifts Clippers to victory (VIDEO)

The Clippers trailed the Trail Blazers, 108-107, during Thursday night’s exhibition matchup, but Jamal Crawford provided the solution to their problem. Crawford set up near the top of the key, dribbled right and pulled up from the elbow. And oh yeah, he drained the game-winning jumper. His celebration was a bit premature, but in exhibition […]

Watch Clayton Kershaw record his first career MLB save

Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw came in to close out the Nationals’ season in Game 5 of the NLCS, and he did not disappoint. Many questioned whether or not he’d be able to get it done on just one day of rest, but Kershaw shut them up quickly. He got arguably the hottest hitter in the […]

Steve Young comments on Colin Kaepernick as 49ers QB

Hall of Fame QB Steve Young has been back-and-forth on the 49ers quarterback situation, as he seemed to favor Blaine Gabbert over Colin Kaepernick from the beginning. He’s now come out and said he wasn’t necessarily against making the move, but that the team’s timing was off and that they made it too late. “It’s […]

Philip Rivers could set Chargers record Thursday vs. Broncos

Philip Rivers is closing in another San Diego Chargers passing record. The 34-year-old quarterback needs 125 yards to pass Hall of Famer Dan Fouts for most all-time by a Charger. Rivers could set the record on Thursday night against the Denver Broncos. A first-round pick in 2004, Rivers has been the face of the Chargers […]

Lions OC says Matthew Stafford better without Calvin Johnson

After Calvin Johnson retired at the end of last season, the thought was Matthew Stafford would struggle this season without one of the best receivers in NFL history, but the Detroit Lions quarterback hasn’t missed a beat. Lions offensive coordinator Jim Bob Cooter says Stafford may be even better without Johnson. “I think he’s a […]

Dolphins aren’t pleased at all with Mario Williams

It seemed like a big deal—the Miami Dolphins signed Mario Williams over the offseason to put him on the same line as Ndamukong Suh. No dice. Williams has been ineffective at best, totaling seven tackles and a sack through five games and helping the team to a 1-4 record. Dolphins defensive coordinator Vance Joseph wasn’t […]

Broncos haven’t lost road game in AFC West since 2010

The Denver Broncos’ NFL record for consecutive road wins inside the division will be put on the line tonight against the San Diego Chargers. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the Broncos haven’t lost on the road to an AFC West opponent since 2010, a record span of 15 games. Denver owns longest road divisional win […]

Real ‘Hail Mary’ saved Sam Wyche’s life

Time was just about to run out on Sam Wyche. The former Bengals and Buccaneers coach was waiting for a heart transplant on Sept. 12 and down to his last day at Carolinas Medical Center. There was no heart available. Wyche’s son is an assistant coach for a high school team in Cincinnati and his grandson plays […]

Dennis Pitta says Marty Mornhinweg can ‘spark’ Ravens offense

Joe Flacco took responsibility for the Ravens’ offensive struggles on Wednesday, but in general the Ravens stood behind the firing of offensive coordinator Marc Trestman. On a personal level they were sorry to see Trestman go, but they knew a change was needed. “We were in kind of a bad place,” tight end Dennis Pitta told The […]

Dez Bryant says Friday’s practice will determine if he plays Sunday

Dez Bryant shook out the cobwebs Wednesday, practicing for the first time since he hurt his knee Sept. 25. The Cowboys receiver practiced on a limited basis, but told the Fort Worth Star-Telegram that he needed to get out there even if he doesn’t play Sunday at Green Bay. There is a chance he plays […]

Mike McCarthy isn’t worried about his Packers offense

Mike McCarthy is getting tired of the relentless questions about his Green Bay Packers offense. “You know, we had 400 yards of offense (against the New York Giants), so I don’t know why the hell I’ve got to come in here and answer questions about the things you think that went wrong,” McCarthy said Wednesday, according […]

Donald Trump takes aim at NFL’s concussion protocol

The NFL has taken a more measured approach to injuries in recent years due to the long-term ramifications of concussions. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump brought up the league’s rules in jest Wednesday after a woman in a Florida crowd fainted. CNN’s Ashley Killough captured what Trump had to say: It’s odd enough Trump was […]

Hockey fan climbs boards to run on ice during game, falls

An OHL game between the Mississauga Steelheads and Guelph Storm Wednesday was normal until a fan decided to impersonate Spider-Man and climb the boards. To the guy’s credit, he got over and onto the ice rather gracefully. The fall was anything but: Meanwhile in the OHL, a guy climbed the boards and ran onto the […]

Restructured contract for Colin Kaepernick wipes out injury guarantees

The San Francisco 49ers can now start Colin Kaepernick at quarterback without the background worry of a costly injury. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the 49ers agreed on Wednesday to a restructured contract with Kaepernick, who will no longer have injury guarantees tied into his deal for the 2017 season and beyond. His new contract […]

Report: Trevor Siemian will start against Chargers

The Denver Broncos will return their starting quarterback for tonight’s primetime matchup with the San Diego Chargers. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, quarterback Trevor Siemian—who missed Week 5 with a shoulder injury—will start under center for the Broncos on Thursday night. No big surprise, but Broncos’ QB Trevor Siemian will start tonight vs Chargers after […]