Month: October 2017

Adam Vinatieri kicks his 27th career game winner to beat the 49ers in overtime, 26-23

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The San Francisco 49ers and Indianapolis Colts were a couple minutes away from giving us the first tie of the 2017 season, but Adam Vinatieri snatched away a victory with a 51-yard field goal to give the Colts a 26-23 win. Vinatieri, 44, passed Gary Anderson for second all-time in successful field goals with the…

C.J. Beathard Jersey upstaging Cousins’ ‘audition’ is plot twist in 49ers’ QB drama

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The running joke all week was that the winless 49ers’ visit to Washington on Sunday would be Kirk Cousins’ live audition for next year’s quarterback gig in San Francisco. But suddenly, midway through the second quarter, after a Cousins interception, that tryout schedule changed. Or so it seemed. Brian Hoyer, Kyle Shanahan’s seat-warmer, was out….

Chargers waive Younghoe Koo, our favorite NFL kicker

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The Chargers announced Thursday that the team has waived kicker Younghoe Koo. We’re very sorry about this turn of events, because he was our favorite NFL kicker. It was impossible to not root for Koo. The Korean-born kicker never even saw a football until he moved to the United States at age 12. He was…

Carlos Correa homered for the Astros as they took a first-inning lead for the third straight game.

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The Flames’ search for reliable goaltending has extended over multiple seasons, and coach Glen Gulutzan hopes the former All-Star is the answer. “He gives us confidence with just his puck play and the saves he is making,” Gulutzan said after the Anaheim win. “Our team has a real sense of security there. Now, we are…

Miami went on to make four straight Finals, winning it all twice

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Schwarber’s costly play was part of a strange day in the field for the Cubs. Quintana and Zobrist also committed an error, but Russell made a spectacular diving stop on Michael A. Taylor’s grounder to shortstop in the seventh and Zobrist robbed Trea Turner of a hit with a solid play at second in the…

He made his return later in the first half.

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Vontaze Burfict, LB, Cincinnati Bengals: Burfict suffered a left thumb injury in the first quarter of the game against the Bills and was deemed probable to return. Rob Gronkowski, TE, New England Patriots: A thigh contusion made Gronk a late scratch for the game against the Buccaneers — much to the chagrin of fantasy owners…

Sporting News provided live updates throughout Sunday’s game.

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For pro football players, it’s no fun growing old. Adams won a big game Sunday and looked and acted perfectly fine afterward. It still didn’t feel right. Imagine what would’ve been said about the NFL and its concussion protocol had he taken another big shot to the helmet against Dallas. As much as Adams earned…

Raiders’ Donald Penn has verbal altercation with fans in parking lot

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Raiders Pro Bowl left tackle Donald Penn had a verbal altercation with fans as he exited the players’ parking lot at the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum following his team’s 30-17 loss to the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday. A video shows fans yelling at Penn, with one removing his cap as if ready to brawl with the…

We already saw the best case scenario for Dalton.

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The team’s offensive line was among the best in football in 2015 and he had A.J. Green, Mohamed Sanu and Marvin Jones — each of whom are among the 16 receivers making at least $6 million in 2017 — at his disposal. A thumb injury spoiled a good season, but it wasn’t a great one….

Tom Brady unperturbed by concussions in NFL

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Limiting concussions has become a major focal point for the NFL in recent years, but Patriots quarterback Tom Brady isn’t nearly as worried about them. “I’m not oblivious to them,” Brady said in a CBS Sunday Morning interview, via the Associated Press. “I mean, I understand the risks that come with the physical nature of…


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