The Kansas City linebacker was unable to walk off the field without assistance. Chiefs linebacker Derrick Johnson suffered a left Achilles injury in the second quarter of Kansas City’s Thursday Night Football matchup against the Oakland Raiders. Show More Summary
Raiders punter Marquette King is widely recognized as an awesome guy because he’s a helluva punter and he makes it fun with his celebrations. Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce didn’t want to let King have all the fun though. When TyreekShow More Summary
Smith’s awareness on this play kept the Chiefs’ offense moving. It looked like Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith maybe should have been penalized for crossing the line of scrimmage in the second quarter of Thursday Night Football...Show More Summary
It's still spinning, but let's jump on for a minute, shall we? Subscribe to The Solid Verbal: iTunes | RSS Follow Us: Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | SoundCloud After quick, notable hires at Texas and LSU, let's figure out how we feel...Show More Summary
It isn’t easy. Noted visor-wearer and head football coach Steve Spurrier was at college football’s big awards show on Thursday night in Atlanta, because it was a big, fancy college football event, and big, fancy college football events...Show More Summary
Hill outran everyone for a 36-yard TD. The Chiefs took a 7-3 lead over the AFC-leading Oakland Raiders on Thursday Night Football when Alex Smith hit Tyreek Hill with a 36-yard touchdown pass in the second quarter. Hill, the fastestShow More Summary
The final phase of the winter meetings gives team officials a chance to raid other clubs’ minor league systems for potential Roberto Clementes, George Bells or R.A. Dickeys.
Mood: not amused. At Thursday’s College Football Awards in Atlanta, the show had a break in the action for some sort of interpretive-seeming musical performance, in which the artist painted a picture of famed head coach Steve Spurrier. Show More Summary
Coming off an 11-point game where he shot just 3-of-16, Karl-Anthony Towns is right back to his normal self. Here he is — a 7’0 center — faking a handoff pass, splitting the defense, taking a couple of dribbles to the rim, and then throwing it down all over poor Jonas Valanciunas. What are you supposed to do?
Connor McDavid remembers. Let’s flash back to Connor McDavid’s rookie season. Oh good, that was last year. We don’t have to think back too far. McDavid, essentially considered the second coming of Sidney Crosby, was beginning the second...Show More Summary
Poor Kyle Palmieri. The Montreal Canadiens are currently ravaged with injuries, so maybe that explains why goalie Carey Price threw haymakers at a poor New Jersey Devils player who entered his crease on Thursday. Or maybe he’s just really territorial. Show More Summary
Whoops. For a minute there, it seemed like Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Ben Bishop was hitting his stride after a rough start to the season. Sure, he’s suffered seven losses in his last 12 starts. But he held the Capitals and Hurricanes to a combined two goals in his last couple of appearances, so maybe things are looking up! Oh. Show More Summary
Pitt’s redshirt junior had a season that lived up to his own inspiring image. On Thursday night in Atlanta, Pitt running back James Conner accepted the Disney Sports Spirit Award, given out every year to an inspirational figure in college football. Show More Summary
The rare behind-the-back goal! Of most of the NHL’s recent former first overall picks, John Tavares might be the most unassuming. The New York Islanders captain is terrific, but not always flashy about it. But that’s okay, because he met his super flashy goal quota for the year on Thursday against the St. Show More Summary
The party in National Harbor, Maryland, is over. Major League Baseball's winter meetings have come and gone, leaving us to pick up the pieces. Tell you one thing: It's not hard to see who made out well and who didn't. Let's get into that by looking at the six winners and four losers of the winter meetings. Show More Summary
But it SPARKLES. Charles Barkley stole Thursday Night Football’s thunder with this....fashion statement. He looks like he repurposed the fabric of an early 2000s prom dress. Turns out it actually is repurposed, but not from prom or a pop star’s jumpsuit or Elton John. That’s right. Show More Summary
The highest-stakes game of 2016 goes down in primetime. The winner of the AFC West, a first-round bye, possible home-field advantage in the playoffs, and even some NFL MVP votes may all rest on the outcome of Thursday Night Football....Show More Summary
We’ll update this post throughout the show. The 2016 College Football Awards Show is happening Thursday night on ESPN. The sport’s National College Football Awards Association (NCFAA) hands out nine major awards on this occasion – pretty much all the national biggies, except for the Heisman and the All-American teams. Show More Summary
The Red Sox and Yankees emerged as winners, beefing up their lineups. The Jays, meanwhile, still have work to do.
Vegas likes the Louisville quarterback to leave New York with the big prize. The field of Heisman Trophy finalists is set at five: Louisville’s Lamar Jackson, Clemson’s Deshaun Watson, Michigan’s Jabrill Peppers, and Oklahoma’s Baker...Show More Summary