• Vikings beat Packers 17-14, but Adrian Peterson hurt!
Vikings beat Packers 17-14, but Adrian Peterson hurt!

Bank Stadium in primetime last night against division rival Green Bay. Greenway is one of 24 Vikings all-time to play at least 140 games with the team, reaching 142 games on Sunday, two games behind teammate Brian Robison. It's something they didn't do a lot of in the first two years under head coach Mike Zimmer, and it was sort of the next progr...

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  • David Price Earns 17th Win, Boston Sweeps Orioles
David Price Earns 17th Win, Boston Sweeps Orioles

His five strikeouts were a little low for Price, but he has shown in his last nine starts that he is the front-line starter the Red Sox thought they had when they signed him. Wearing a huge grin, Baltimore center fielder Adam Jones handed Ortiz the shattered phone box, which was mounted to a wooden case. David Ortiz fouled off a tough two-strik...

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  • Eagles' defense doesn't fear tough test vs Brown, Steelers
Eagles' defense doesn't fear tough test vs Brown, Steelers

Oh wait, the Eagles played the Browns and the Bears. The Pitt defense is giving up just 16 points per game, but allowing 398 yards per contest. Referee: Brad Allen Competence factor: Allen, in his third year as an National Football League white hat, did not work a Steelers game in 2015.

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  • Stefon Diggs named NFC offensive player of the week for week 2
Stefon Diggs named NFC offensive player of the week for week 2

The term "Number One Wide Receiver" is thrown around by National Football League analysts far too much and used far too liberally. So now that the focal point of that offense is lost for the foreseeable future, the season is over, right? According to Zeidenfeld's Twitter version of events, with about 11 minutes left in the game and Minnesota fa...

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  • Return for Aguero as Kompany misses out
Return for Aguero as Kompany misses out

The Argentine has served his ban for elbowing West Ham's Winston Reid before the last global break and is expected to return to the starting line-up for the trip to the Swans , despite the form the Nigerian forward who deputised for him. But the summer signing has set about making up for lost time impressively, shining in a 4-0 Champions League de...

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  • Adrian Peterson to undergo surgery, could return in 2016
Adrian Peterson to undergo surgery, could return in 2016

The Vikings had denied that, and Peterson texted ESPN's Josina Anderson saying, "no torn LCL". "He's a good athlete and he's going to compete and fight", a testy Vikings coach Mike Zimmer said when discussing Clemmings on Wednesday. LIONS: Starting running back Ameer Abdullah went on injured reserve with a foot injury he suffered in Sunday's...

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  • Antonio Brown unsportsmanlike twerked, and the internet blew up
Antonio Brown unsportsmanlike twerked, and the internet blew up

That Ben Roethlisberger-to-Antonio Brown 29-yard touchdown early in the second quarter was the highest degree of difficulty, but these two have their favorites in their bag of goodies; they ran the same play in the third preseason game against the New Orleans Saints, also for a touchdown.

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  • Lupul To Injured Reserve, Future With Leafs In Doubt
Lupul To Injured Reserve, Future With Leafs In Doubt

When asked for confirmation, Lupul reportedly said he will address the media on Thursday - the same day the Leafs announce their camp roster in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Eight Leafs are taking part in the World Cup: Matthews and Morgan Rielly (North America), Milan Michalek and Roman Polak (Czech Republic), Leo Komarov (Finland), rookie Nikita Zaitsev ...

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  • Puig gets in last word as LA wins in rout
Puig gets in last word as LA wins in rout

He tossed 5.1 shutout innings while allowing eight hits, walking two and striking out six before exiting. Sergio Romo tossed a ideal ninth inning Tuesday as the Giants won 2-0 and moved into a three-way tie with St. It was still a very good night for Maeda, who became eligible for a $1.5 million bonus by making his 30th start of the season. Was...

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  • Aaron Rodgers: We don't worry about outside opinions
Aaron Rodgers: We don't worry about outside opinions

His work ethic is probably as high as it's ever been. We clearly understand the importance of the quarterback position. "We had that drive there in the fourth quarter where we're kind of telling ourselves that it doesn't really matter how bad we've played up until this point, we got a chance to go down and score and either tie it up or take the...

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  • Adrian Peterson has 'successful' surgery
Adrian Peterson has 'successful' surgery

Peterson was injured in the third quarter of Sunday's win over the Packers. While McKinnon declined comment, quarterback Sam Bradford expressed confidence in McKinnon and Asiata, even if they've only been teammates for less than three weeks.

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  • Assault arrest for man who hit Sacramento mayor with pie
Assault arrest for man who hit Sacramento mayor with pie

Strait emphasized that it was a genuinely serious and scary situation and there was nothing amusing about it, especially because no one including the mayor could tell immediately that it was a pie the man was holding. However, according to reporter Nick Miller of the East Bay Express , the scuffle was more like a beatdown, Deadspin reports. ...

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  • Driver, marshal survive close calls at Singapore GP
Driver, marshal survive close calls at Singapore GP

Nico Rosberg won his third successive Grand Prix as he took the chequered flag in Singapore ahead of Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo with Lewis Hamilton in third. Wolff joined Mercedes in January 2013 and has since presided over 21 of Rosberg's 22 grand prix victories, and feels his latest win on Sunday is the best of that bunch.

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  • Pep Wants These Three Stars At City
Pep Wants These Three Stars At City

City face Bournemouth without the suspended Aguero on Saturday looking to make it five straight wins to kick off the Premier League season, but Guardiola is taking nothing for granted despite his side's fast start. Summer signing Ilkay Gundogan replaced him in the midweek squad to make his debut for the club, but Guardiola has not yet decided whe...

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  • Man City's early season focus not on titles, says Pep Guardiola
Man City's early season focus not on titles, says Pep Guardiola

The 19-year-old admits that he is full of confidence at the moment but is aware that he must continue to work hard to stake a claim for a regular starting berth. Kevin De Bruyne's free kick under the wall in the 15th minute open a flurry of goals for Pep Guardiola's side. That is what I like the most because the people are so proud when famous pl...

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  • Turnover-free Dak has Cowboys in better shape without Romo
Turnover-free Dak has Cowboys in better shape without Romo

The reports , citing players who have chosen to remain anonymous, are saying that players are upset with Cousins' "lack of decisiveness, erratic play, and confusion". The Washington Redskins take on the New York Giants in one of the National Football League games on Sunday, start time at 1:00 PM ET, at MetLife Stadium, East Rutherford, New Jer...

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  • Hamlin wins again at Richmond but Newman steals spotlight
Hamlin wins again at Richmond but Newman steals spotlight

When Newman was wrecked by Tony Stewart on Lap 364, that might have opened things up for McMurray, who ran near the front for much of the race. So the field is set for the Chase for the Sprint Cup. Look it up. YouTube and everything else. Going down the back straightaway there, I guess he thought he was in a Sprint Car again; did not know how to ...

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  • Sprained thumb could leave struggling Bears without Cutler
Sprained thumb could leave struggling Bears without Cutler

Bears quarterback Jay Cutler could be out of action for a while after re-injuring the thumb on his throwing hand in the home opener loss to the Eagles. The only update coach John Fox provided on Cutler is that "he iced [the thumb]" over the last 48 hours. Maybe not to the point of being a clear-cut title contender, but at the very least being a fr...

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  • Kerber wins 1st set of US Open final vs Pliskova
Kerber wins 1st set of US Open final vs Pliskova

World number one and defending champion Novak Djokovic and third-seeded Stan Wawrinka will spend Saturday prepping for their championship showdown on Sunday. She's going to enjoy it. Still, Pliskova surely had a lot to do with Williams' woes. Pliskova served out the second set - the only one dropped by Kerber all tournament - and spiked a ball.

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  • Jerry Jones Comments on Ezekiel Elliott's Fumble Issues for Cowboys
Jerry Jones Comments on Ezekiel Elliott's Fumble Issues for Cowboys

And running behind an offensive line considered by many to be the best in the National Football League, those expectations are high outside of the organization. "The criticism is what I expect, honestly". "It's exciting to get on the big stage", Elliott said. The Dallas Cowboys got their first win of the 2016 season on Sunday, and their first-...

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