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Day: 25 August 2019

NFL preseason Week 3 takeaways

[ad_1] The third NFL preseason game is often looked upon as a dress rehearsal for the regular season. If so, the Tennessee Titans have to cram to get their lines memorized, as Marcus Mariota completed zero passes and was sacked for a safety while the defense gave up two first-quarter touchdowns in a loss to […]

Taggart names Blackman Seminoles’ starting QB

[ad_1] TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — James Blackman was the front-runner all along and now the quarterback has won Florida State’s starting job. Coach Willie Taggart made the announcement on Sunday night in a statement posted on the school’s website. Blackman beat out Wisconsin graduate transfer Alex Hornibrook and Louisville transfer Jordan Travis. The redshirt sophomore will […]

Sources — Nets, LeVert reach 3-year, $52.5M deal

[ad_1] Brooklyn Nets guard Caris LeVert has agreed to a three-year, $52.5 million contract extension, league sources told ESPN. LeVert, who turned 25 on Sunday, was eligible for his rookie extension as a member of the NBA’s draft class of 2016. His new deal will begin with the 2020-21 season. The deal gives LeVert security […]

Judge delivers on HR promise to coach’s dad

[ad_1] Aaron Judge is a man of his word. The New York Yankees outfielder, while catching up with Yankees bullpen coach Jason Brown’s father on the field prior to Sunday’s series finale at Dodger Stadium, told him, “I’ll hit one for you tonight,” as he walked away. A man of the people @TheJudge44 pic.twitter.com/8uDeuD3lBs — […]

Yankees’ Judge delivers on HR promise to fan

[ad_1] Aaron Judge is a man of his word. The New York Yankees outfielder, while meeting an older fan on the field prior to Sunday’s series finale at Dodger Stadium, told the man, “I’ll hit one for you tonight,” as he walked away. A man of the people @TheJudge44 pic.twitter.com/8uDeuD3lBs — R2C2 is UNINTERRUPTED (@R2C2) […]

Shutout shoutout — Louisiana wins LLWS crown

[ad_1] SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. — Louisiana claimed its first Little League World Series title on Sunday, as Marshall Louque hit a pair of doubles and drove in three runs and pitcher Egan Prather threw a two-hit shutout to lead a team from River Ridge past Curacao 8-0. Prather shut down a powerful Curacao lineup, throwing […]

For McIlroy, this FedEx Cup win was about righting some wrongs

[ad_1] ATLANTA — As much as he later said he enjoyed being part of and witness to history a year ago at East Lake Golf Club, Rory McIlroy didn’t much relish that final-hole walk. Fans rushing past him. That chanting and singing and hollering for someone else. The fleeting fear of being trampled. It was […]