Houston receiver makes incredible one-handed TD catch (video)

Navy can pretty much forget about a Group of Five bid to a major bowl game, and this sick one-handed touchdown catch by Houston wide receiver Demarcus Ayers is one of the reasons why. This 62-yard reception from Greg Ward Jr. gave Houston a 38-17 lead over Navy in the third quarter. Houston (10-1, 6-1 American Athletic Conference) […]

PHILADELPHIA, PA - NOVEMBER 22:  Quarterback Jameis Winston #3 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers looks to pass against the Philadelphia Eagles in the third quarter at Lincoln Financial Field on November 22, 2015 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Four potential upsets in NFL Week 12

One upset already has taken place in Week 12 of the 2015 NFL season, but there could be more on Sunday. The NFL’s Thanksgiving slate served up a stunner when the Bears defeated the Packers 17-13 in the nightcap of the holiday tripleheader, and there should be enough leftovers for an upset sandwich or two before […]

GREEN BAY, WI - NOVEMBER 26:  Quarterback  Aaron Rodgers #12 of the Green Bay Packers warms up prior to the NFL game against the Chicago Bears at Lambeau Field on November 26, 2015 in Green Bay, Wisconsin.  (Photo by Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

Packers offense is broken, and not even Aaron Rodgers can fix it

The most awkward truth of the 2015 season was available for all to see to finish off the NFL’s Thanksgiving slate on Thursday night. The Green Bay Packers—a team quarterbacked by two-time NFL MVP Aaron Rodgers—are wholly inadequate at throwing the football and playing productive offense. On a night the Packers retired Brett Favre’s No. 4 and […]


Aaron Rodgers drops f-bomb after bad snap

The Green Bay Packers played arguably their most disappointing game of the season on Thursday night in their matchup against the Bears, as they continually beat themselves in almost every way possible. Whether it was wide receivers failing to get separation, the offensive line struggling to protect Aaron Rodgers or the turnover ratio that really did […]


Brett Favre, Bart Starr share warm embrace during Ring of Honor induction

Former Green Bay Packers quarterback Brett Favre was inducted into the team’s Ring of Honor during halftime of their Thursday night game against the Bears. And while the result was extremely disappointing for Packers fans, what happened during halftime was not, although it was a bit of a tear-jerker. Bart Starr, who has suffered two […]

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Tom Brady dresses up as Thanksgiving turkey, trolls his kids

No one expected Patriots quarterback Tom Brady to emerge out of a pile of leaves on Thanksgiving. His poor kids certainly didn’t. Brady dressed up as a turkey and popped out of a pile of leaves and scared the crap out of them on Thursday. It’s good to see the All-Pro quarterback has a sense […]

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Cam Newton scores TD, celebrates

It’s not a Carolina Panthers party until Cam Newton scores a touchdown. And with the Panthers defense setting the tone and completely shutting down the Dallas Cowboys in Thursday’s game, it was only fitting that Newton would find the end zone in the third quarter after placing balls into tight windows and making some tough […]

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Kurt Coleman destroys Jason Witten after INT

Nothing went right for the Dallas Cowboys in Thursday’s 33-14 loss to the Carolina Panthers. Quarterback Tony Romo exited the game with a clavicle injury, and veteran tight end Jason Witten got drilled on a big hit by a Panthers safety. Witten was running a seam route and Romo attempted to find him. Unfortunately, he […]

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Tony Romo exits game with shoulder injury

Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo left Thursday’s game against the Carolina Panthers after taking a bit hit from a Panthers linebacker at the end of the third quarter. Romo had been beaten up throughout most of the game, and a hit from Thomas Davis knocked him out of the NFC matchup. The Cowboys quarterback dropped […]

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Jordan Matthews gets drilled by Lions safety

Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Jordan Matthews got jacked up in Thursday’s game against the Detroit Lions. Matthews caught a pass on a quick slant, but he paid for it. Check out the hit Isa Abdul-Quddus put on him.


Lion takes swipe at Tony Parker’s face

San Antonio Spurs guard Tony Parker got a chin check from a lion cub on Wednesday. Parker was playing with the cub at the San Antonio Zoo when it suddenly took a swipe at his face. We don’t blame Parker for flinching. You don’t mess with lions, no matter their age. [FanSided]


Jason Kidd angrily swats ball out of ref’s hands, gets ejected

Bucks head coach Jason Kidd lost his cool during Wednesday’s game against the Kings, and he paid the price as a result. Kidd was ejected from the game for swatting the ball out of referee Zach Zarba’s hands after getting upset about a non-call. The Bucks coach thought Giannis Antetokounmpo was fouled, but no whistle […]

FOXBORO, MA - NOVEMBER 23:  Head coach Rex Ryan of the Buffalo Bills reacts during the third quarter against the New England Patriots at Gillette Stadium on November 23, 2015 in Foxboro, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Ray Lewis talked to Bills on eve of Monday’s game

Bills coach Rex Ryan turned to Ray Lewis to inspire his team the night before their showdown against the unbeaten Patriots. Rex Ryan confirms that Ray Lewis spoke to the Bills on Sunday night before Monday night’s game. Won’t get into what he told team. — Mike Rodak (@mikerodak)


Top 10 Thanksgiving Day memories in NFL history

Thanksgiving is here, and that can only mean one thing. There’s a lot of NFL football to watch. Yeah, families get together and have a big dinner and all that, but football is the real Thanksgiving tradition Here are the top 10 holiday memories the NFL has provided. No. 10: O.J. Simpson sets Thanksgiving rushing […]

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Nick Young rocks Gilbert Arenas’ gold shoes

Los Angeles Lakers guard Nick Young probably has some great stories dating back from his time spent as a member of the Washington Wizards. Young was a member of a team that had plenty of antics on their locker room. There were plenty of great pranks played on teammates during that time period. Gilbert Arenas […]

<> during a press conference before the game against the Tampa Bay Rays at Fenway Park on September 24, 2015 in Boston, Massachusetts.

Six MLB teams that will be most active at Winter Meetings

For MLB general managers, the best deals this holiday season reside in Nashville, TN — the site of the annual Winter Meetings from Dec. 6-10. Some will be more prone to shop around their assets than others. Here are the six clubs set to be wheeling and dealing with the greatest frequency. 6. Los Angeles Dodgers Of […]

FOXBORO, MA - NOVEMBER 23:  Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots reacts during the third quarter against the Buffalo Bills at Gillette Stadium on November 23, 2015 in Foxboro, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Breaking down the NFL playoff picture heading into Week 12

The 2015 NFL season has already reached Week 12, which means it’s time to start thinking seriously about the postseason. A handful of playoff spots are nearly locked up (see: Patriots, Panthers), but the majority are still very much up for grabs with six weeks left. Here’s an in-depth look at the NFL’s postseason picture […]

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Warriors fan trolls Lakers bench after hitting prize shots

It’s too easy to troll the Lakers nowadays. They’re so bad that the script just writes itself. Even NBA fans are piling on, and one Warriors fan even resorted to taunting the Lakers bench during a timeout in Tuesday night’s game. The fan was pumped up after knocking down a series of shots to win […]

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Blake Griffin drains alley-oop three-pointer

Blake Griffin isn’t just another big man who can only score when close to the hoop. He showed that in the third quarter of Tuesday night’s game against the Nuggets, when he knocked down an acrobatic shot that most guards in the league couldn’t even hit. Johnson received a pass from teammate Wesley Johnson with […]

OAKLAND, CA - DECEMBER 22:  Brett Favre #4 of the Green Bay Packers passes against the Oakland Raiders December 22, 2003  at the Network Associates Coliseum in Oakland, California.  (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

Five biggest moments of Brett Favre’s career with Packers

On Thanksgiving night, the Green Bay Packers will retire the No. 4 of future Hall of Fame quarterback Brett Favre. An 11-time Pro Bowler, Favre played 16 seasons in Green Bay, starting 253 games and throwing 442 of his 508 career touchdowns for the Packers from 1992 to 2007. Under Favre, the Packers won 160 […]

HOUSTON, TX - NOVEMBER 22:  Ryan Fitzpatrick #14 of the New York Jets is sacked by J.J. Watt #99 of the Houston Texans at NRG Stadium on November 22, 2015 in Houston, Texas.  (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Five struggling NFL teams trending downward

  Every year in the NFL, November has a way of exposing the pretenders. In 2015, some teams that started the season strong don’t look so good in the second half of the year. Other up-and-coming franchises that looked like they’d make the playoffs sooner than expected have been huge November disappointments. Here’s a look at five teams […]

FOXBORO, MA - NOVEMBER 23:  Referees gather during the third quarter of a game between the New England Patriots and the Buffalo Bills at Gillette Stadium on November 23, 2015 in Foxboro, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Referee on Bills’ final play: Sammy Watkins ‘had given himself up’

Referee Gene Steratore attempted to explain away some of the confusion regarding the conclusion of the New England Patriots’ 20-13 win over the Buffalo Bills on Monday night. On third down and with the clock ticking, Bills quarterback Tyrod Taylor completed a 16-yard pass to receiver Sammy Watkins near the far sideline. Watkins made the catch, […]