Chicago Bears QB Nick Foles stepped in for Mitchell Trubisky in the third quarter of Sunday’s game, and helped his team score 20 points in the fourth-quarter to comeback from behind with a 30-26 win against the Atlanta Falcons. Foles threw for three touchdowns in the final seven minutes, including the go-ahead score on a 28-yard connection
The St. Louis Cardinals clinch a postseason berth on the final day of the regular season with a 5-2 win over Milwaukee, and the Brewers also earned a playoff spot Sunday. St. Louis will be the fifth seed in the NL and open a three-game wild-card series at San Diego on Wednesday. The Brewers clinched a postseason berth after the Padres beat
Kansas City Royals outfielder Alex Gordon will retire after the season ends. Gordon said during a Zoom news conference Thursday that the pandemic reinforced his feelings that he wants to spend more time with his family and “catch up on things I’ve missed my whole life.” Gordon will end his career with the team where it began.
On Thursday, Pac-12 league presidents and chancellors voted to return to play. The Pac-12 season will start Nov. 6. ESPN reported the league will play a seven-game regular season. On Aug. 11, the league postponed all sports competition through the end of the calendar year, the same day the Big Ten postponed its fall sports.
The Tampa Bay Lightning defeated the Dallas Stars 5-2 in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final on Wednesday, taking a 2-1 lead in the best-of-seven series. Tampa Bay led 2-1 after one period before scoring three unanswered second-period goals. Lightning center Steven Stamkos scored a goal despite taking the ice for just 2:47. The Stars earned a
On Wednesday, the NFL players union said it has launched an investigation into the Los Angeles Chargers’ handling of an injury to veteran quarterback Tyrod Taylor. The Chargers said the 31-year-old Taylor had difficulty breathing before their game Sunday, and was transported to a hospital, missing his Week 2 start against the Kansas City
The National Football League has handed some of their coaches and teams hefty fines for failing to wear masks properly during Week 2 games. The league fined the Denver Broncos, Las Vegas Raiders, New Orleans Saints, San Francisco 49ers and Seattle Seahawks $250,000 each, while the head coach of each team received an additional $100,000 fine for
The Chicago Bulls announced on Tuesday that they have hired former Oklahoma City Thunder coach Billy Donovan as their next head coach. Donovan’s new job comes less than two weeks after he mutually parted ways with the Thunder after five seasons. He replaces Jim Boylen, who was fired by the Bulls in August. Donovan posted a 243-157 record
The New York Giants officially announced that star running back Saquon Barkley will miss the entire season due to a torn ACL. The Giants organization released the following statement on Monday: “Giants running back Saquon Barkley underwent an MRI of his right knee this morning at Hospital for Special Surgery. The results of the
Edmonton Oilers forward Leon Draisaitl was named the NHL‘s best player for the 2019/20 regular season. Draisaitl won both the Hart Trophy and Ted Lindsay Award, the league announced Monday afternoon. The Hart Trophy is awarded to the NHL’s most valuable players as voted on by members of the Professional Hockey Writers Association. The