• Best Memes of the New England Patriots & Matthew Slater Electing to Kick
Best Memes of the New England Patriots & Matthew Slater Electing to Kick

Losing that way in an important game? Patriots wide receiver and special teams captain Matthew Slater apparently elected to kick off after New England won the coin toss, though he appeared to be arguing with officials as the teams left the field.

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  • Dallas Cowboys QB Kellen Moore will start vs. Buffalo Bills
Dallas Cowboys QB Kellen Moore will start vs. Buffalo Bills

The last time the Cowboys used four quarterbacks was 2001, when Quincy Carter made eight starts to three each for Ryan Leaf and Anthony Wright and two for Clint Stoerner. The pick was particularly unsightly, as Cassel appeared to be trying to throw the ball away out of bounds, but didn't get enough on it. Moore threw a touchdown after replacing C...

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  • Texas Tornadoes Kill 11
Texas Tornadoes Kill 11

Eight summonses were issued for traffic violations, two people were arrested on outstanding driving warrants and one person arrested for an outstanding criminal code warrant.

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  • Pharmacist retracts claims of Peyton Manning using drugs
Pharmacist retracts claims of Peyton Manning using drugs

The information in the Al Jazeera documentary - which included claims that Manning used human growth hormone and that Zimmerman was one of the several athletes who used a hormone supplement known as Delta-2 - was new to the leagues this weekend, officials said.

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  • How the Houston Texans can win the AFC South
How the Houston Texans can win the AFC South

In the days leading up to his first National Football League start past year - at home against Houston -Titans quarterback Zach Mettenberger posted silly social media selfies, experimented with different haircuts and played the part of the locker-room cut-up.

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  • Will Andy Dalton's thumb injury derail the Bengals season?
Will Andy Dalton's thumb injury derail the Bengals season?

He had 23 carries for 76 yards for a 3.3 average, well below his 4.9 season average. He had an appointment Monday with a specialist, who recommended that the fracture could heal without surgery. It's games like that that make it appropriate that the National Football League is sponsored by beer companies because that game definitely led some fans t...

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  • Watch Derrick Henry's family react to him winning the Heisman
Watch Derrick Henry's family react to him winning the Heisman

His competition was Stanford's rocket-fast punt returner Christian McCaffrey (1,539) and Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson (1,165). Henry's margin of victory was narrower than recent Heisman winners', the Associated Press notes, but the contest wasn't quite a squeaker.

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  • Panthers vs. Falcons final score: Full highlights and recap
Panthers vs. Falcons final score: Full highlights and recap

The Panthers were riding the momentum of the grin and attitude of their MVP-level quarterback Cam Newton . Their first set of downs would have resulted in a three and out, but an unnecessary roughness flag on some post-whistle action from Charles Tillman gave the Falcons a first down on their own 30.

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  • Adrian Peterson texted support to Odell Beckham Jr. over suspension
Adrian Peterson texted support to Odell Beckham Jr. over suspension

Sunday night's game marks the first time the Vikings and Giants will meet on NBC Sports' " Sunday Night Football ". Defensive tackle Linval Joseph (foot) has missed three straight. The Vikings should have a good shot at making the playoffs, but they are still fighting for their division and the top Wild Card spot in the NFC. They beat us again (i...

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  • Michael hoping to build on strong 1st game back with Seattle
Michael hoping to build on strong 1st game back with Seattle

The running game has been largely the same - 143 yards per game with Nowak and 152 with Lewis - but the passing game has made the running game more effective on third downs and in the red zone. Louis Rams (6-8) on Sunday afternoon. Wagner ranks second on the team with 101 tackles (56 solo), becoming the second player in franchise history to recor...

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  • Conor McGregor labelled a 'p***y' by Donald Cerrone as UFC lightweight
Conor McGregor labelled a 'p***y' by Donald Cerrone as UFC lightweight

Cerrone faces current lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos at UFC on Fox 17 this weekend in a rematch of their UFC Fight Night 27 encounter which the Brazilian won by unanimous decision. "I need to win, and then we can dance, baby". "In hindsight, I wish I would have known Conor was coming and stayed". I don't want to beat some other guy because w...

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  • Why the Carolina Panthers are so good
Why the Carolina Panthers are so good

They can't do that until next week at the earliest, and for that to happen, they need to beat the Giants and hope the Cardinals lose in Philadelphia. San Diego still had two seconds left, and an incomplete pass that would have ended the game was blown dead for a false start.

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  • Denver Broncos: Will Peyton Manning Replace Brock Osweiler?
Denver Broncos: Will Peyton Manning Replace Brock Osweiler?

The Denver Broncos' preference of Brock Osweiler , left, at quarterback may be a ploy to wrest back control of the offense from Peyton Manning , right.

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  • NFC East: Playoff Scenarios
NFC East: Playoff Scenarios

Jackson said he's not motivated by the chance to knock the Eagles out of playoff contention for the second season in a row. They are now tied with the Philadelphia Eagles and New York Giants atop the NFC East division.

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  • Panthers CB Norman lands two fines
Panthers CB Norman lands two fines

Beckham is not allowed to attend practices or have any contact with the Giants, apart from arrangements for off-site medical procedures or physical therapy, until his reinstatement on Monday. It's, at least, the second time this season Beckham has been punished for in-game conduct. "I wanted him to play because I wanted to play against the best",...

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  • College Bowl Scores And Results On Dec. 22
College Bowl Scores And Results On Dec. 22

With four seconds left, Stein converted a short field goal to take a 13-7 lead into the half. Akron is 28th in scoring defense, yielding 21.5 points per game, while Utah State is 64th, giving up 27 points per contest. Though Utah State running back Devante Mays broke off some impressive runs and Kent Myers struck a couple of times through...

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  • Derrick Henry Wins 2015 Heisman Trophy
Derrick Henry Wins 2015 Heisman Trophy

McCaffrey is the fourth Cardinal in seven seasons to be the Heisman runner-up. "Everyone asks about [the high number of] carries and how I felt, but when you have teammates like those, it doesn't matter how much it hurts". 96 Normal 0 false false false EN-US JA ...

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  • Lindsey Vonn continues hot streak
Lindsey Vonn continues hot streak

VAL D'ISERE, France - Henrik Kristoffersen of Norway easily protected his lead from the first run to win the opening World Cup slalom race of the season on Sunday, beating Marcel Hirscher of Austria by 1.09 seconds and taking the first round in what promises to be a fascinating contest for the overall slalom title.

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  • Ball State coach Pete Lembo joins Maryland staff as assistant
Ball State coach Pete Lembo joins Maryland staff as assistant

His contract with Ball State had been scheduled to run from January 1, 2014 through February 28, 2019. Lembo joins former Syracuse head coach Scott Shafer and former Virginia head coach Mike London as former head coaches on DJ Durkin's staff.

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  • Serena Williams Named Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year
Serena Williams Named Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year

She stayed atop the world rankings every day throughout 2015, winning three Grand Slam titles. The 34-year-old came within just two matches of tennis' first calendar-year Grand Slam since 1988. "I didn't run the whole way this year, but next year I will", Williams said in the Facebook video. The announcement marks Sports Illustrated's ...

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