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Minshew Mania nearly leads Jacksonville Jaguars to upset of Texans – Jacksonville Jaguars Blog

[ad_1] HOUSTON -- If you thought Minshew Mania was nuts last week, wait until this week.The rookie quarterback led the Jacksonville Jaguars on a late touchdown drive, and though the Jaguars' two-point try came up just short in a 13-12 loss to the Houston Texans, the franchise has to be ecstatic about what Gardner Minshew showed Sunday at NRG Stadium. After an up-and-down performance through the first 3½ quarters, Minshew
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Fan tackled after running at Ogwumike sisters

[ad_1] 10:39 PM ETMechelle VoepelespnW.com CloseMechelle Voepel covers the WNBA, women's college basketball, and other college sports for espnW. Voepel began covering women's basketball in 1984, and has been with ESPN since 1996.A fan ran on the Staples Center court after the Los Angeles Sparks-Seattle Storm WNBA playoff game on Sunday before being tackled by security guards.The fan, who, according to reports, had earlier been reprimanded for doing pushups on
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Prescott not motivated by Norman’s critique

[ad_1] LANDOVER, Md. -- Yes, Dak Prescott heard Washington Redskins cornerback Josh Norman was not impressed with his perfect performance in the Dallas Cowboys' season-opening win against the New York Giants.But it's not like that drove Prescott to play well Sunday."I'm not going to allow him to be a motivation to me," Prescott said after the Cowboys beat the Redskins 31-21 Sunday at FedEx Field. "I've got enough things that
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Week 2 NFL takeaways – Huge days for Patriots, 49ers, Cowboys

[ad_1] 6:30 PM ETNFL NationESPN New England and San Francisco each put up 40-plus points on their way to 2-0 starts. Lamar Jackson had another huge game to keep Baltimore undefeated. Meanwhile, Pittsburgh, Cincinnati and Jacksonville were among the teams that stumbled again and dropped to 0-2.NFL Nation reporters give you what you need to know for every Week 2 game:Jump to a matchup:KC-OAK | NO-LAR | CHI-DENMIN-GB | IND-TEN
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Falcons rookie 1st-rounder McGary injures knee

[ad_1] ATLANTA -- Atlanta Falcons rookie right tackle Kaleb McGary, the second of the team's two first-round draft picks, left Sunday night's game against the Philadelphia Eagles with a first-half knee injury and did not return after halftime.McGary, the 31st overall pick in last April's NFL draft, didn't appear to put any pressure on his left leg as he was helped to the sideline by two members of the athletic
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Is Pac-12 already out of the playoff race? We rank each conference’s chances

[ad_1] The Pac-12 has already seen some of its top College Football Playoff contenders -- outside of Utah -- lose a game: Oregon in Week 1, Washington last week and USC this weekend.Is the conference in danger of missing the College Football Playoff for a third straight season?It's fair to say the league is playing from behind because the top contenders in the other Power 5 conferences have also been
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The Latest: Truex wins NASCAR’s opening playoff race

[ad_1] LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on NASCAR’s opening playoff race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway (all times local): 7:10 p.m. Martin Truex Jr. has won the opening race of NASCAR’s playoffs to earn an automatic berth into the second round. Truex’s victory Sunday at Las Vegas Motor Speedway was his series-best fifth of the season and again cemented Joe Gibbs Racing as the team to beat in this
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Saints suffer another officiating error vs. Rams

[ad_1] LOS ANGELES -- Believe it or not, the New Orleans Saints were victims of yet another officiating error in their Week 2 rematch against the Los Angeles Rams. Saints defensive end Cameron Jordan appeared to return a fumble 87 yards for a touchdown late in the second quarter Sunday. But officials initially ruled the play as an incomplete pass by Jared Goff, so they whistled the play dead.The Saints
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Clutch Suzann Pettersen leads Europe to redeeming Solheim Cup win

[ad_1] GLENEAGLES, Scotland -- Redemption. Validation. Closure.The 2019 Solheim Cup was all of these things and more for Suzann Pettersen, who holed the decisive putt for Europe, securing the narrowest of wins (14 1/2-13 1/2) amid scenes of delirium on the 18th green.Pettersen was a left-field captain's pick when Catriona Matthew plucked her from 18 months of inactivity, putting the wild in wild card.And upon her clinching putt, she was