Tennessee coach Butch Jones says he’s disappointed but not discouraged and believes he still has the support of athletic director John Currie as the Volunteers try to snap a four-game skid.
Jones said Saturday after a 29-26 loss to Kentucky that he absolutely felt he still had Currie’s support. Jones said Monday that nothing has changed at all in that regard and that he and the athletic director talk every day.
He’s a great person to work for, Jones said.
He certainly deserves (his success) — he was always working hard, even in the minors, Devils forward Blake Coleman told NJ Advance Media. It’s really nice to see good guys get rewarded for their hard work, and he’s a huge part of the team’s success right now.
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Meanwhile, the Canucks are also getting strong efforts from unsung heroes — a good sign as stars Daniel and Henrik Sedin are struggling to display their former offensive prowess. The latest to shine was multidimensional forward Sam Gagner, who scored his first goal of the season in a 2-1 overtime loss to the Dallas Stars on Monday.
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Five days after his first child was born, St. Louis Blues defenseman Carl Gunnarsson left the rink with a special present for his daughter.
It also was a wake-up call to the rest of the NFL players about who exactly was asking to “unite” with them.
Appropriate, since McNair’s repulsive words and equally feeble explanations (he tried two of them) turned up the heat under the Texans’ players, and those across the league and into other sports, like never before. There was no twisting of the players’ message into something anti-military, or anti-flag, or unpatriotic, no matter how hard many were sure to try.
DeRozan had 15 points in the first quarter and the teams were knotted at 29 going into the second. DeRozan led the Raptors with 24 points in the 101-92 victory over the Lakers.
The Blazers went cold in the second quarter. Really cold. They went 0-for-16 from the field until Turner’s layup with 5 seconds left before the half. Portland’s other four points in the quarter came from free throws and the Raptors led 54-35 at the break.
The Blazers’ six total points were a franchise low for the second quarter.
“It wasn’t like they were unstoppable,” Lillard said. “They were scoring and we weren’t.”
Going back into the first quarter, the Blazers missed 20 straight shots over the miserable stretch.
“Brutal,” Coach Terry Stotts said about the stretch. “It was tough. I felt bad for them.”
Goligoski scored with 14.4 seconds left on the clock in OT and Arizona (1-10-1) avoided setting an NHL record for most consecutive losses to start a season.
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Yeah, it felt like it wasn’t going to be easy when it didn’t come, Goligoski said. And it wasn’t, but we stuck with it. It’s really nice. We don’t have to worry about that anymore. We can kind of go about our business.
Babcock will make some line-up changes for Wednesday’s game at Anaheim. Winger Josh Leivo takes Dominic Moore’s spot in the line-up and will play with Nazim Kadri and Leo Komarov. Connor Carrick replaces Roman Polak on defense. Center Tyler Bozak who found himself a spectator for the third period against the Sharks was skating on the fourth line at practice on Tuesday with Mitch Marner and Matt Martin. Patrick Marleau who took Bozak’s spot at center for the third period of the Leafs loss at San Jose was centering a line with James Van Riemsdyk and Connor Brown.
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It doesn’t matter how good a player you are, confidence is the first thing. It’s not that Bozak’s not trying or putting an effort in. It’s that it’s not going in for right now, Babcock said. When things don’t go right for him, he owns it.
Goligoski scored the winner from a sharp angle in the 3-on-3 overtime period after a pass from Clayton Keller. The Coyotes leaped off the bench and swarmed Goligoski to celebrate their first win.
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Manning to the Jaguars still makes too much sense to actually happen, although it probably won’t take place as a trade before this week’s deadline. Assuming he wants to play for a competitor with cap space, the market for 2018 isn’t going to leave Eli with many other options. Could he follow his big brother to Denver?
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In this topsy-turvy year with no undefeated teams and just a single one-loss team (the Eagles) through Week 8, the title of Super Bowl favorite has been traded only once. The Patriots entered the season as prohibitive favorites and then ceded that nod to the Chiefs in the season opener, who have held it ever since. The Chiefs were comfortable favorites until narrowly losing each of the past two weeks, and if they were to fall to the Broncos on Monday night, FPI would push them out of first place.
The NFL’s popularity continues to decline.
Cowboys owner Jerry Jones was among 17 team owners who spoke on a conference call Thursday in an effort to determine if they could hijack commissioner Roger Goodell’s pending contract extension, ESPN reported, citing unidentified league sources.
Maurkice Pouncey is calling out Detroit’s defense.
Pouncey was adamant that a suspension could be warranted for hitting on a kneeling play.
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After picking up their third straight win at Ford Field, the Steelers will get a bye in Week 9 before visiting the Colts in Week 10.
After Leonardo Bonucci’s early sent-off during Milan’s home draw against Genoa, which cost him a two-match ban, now the Bianconeri have lost a key asset, as Blaise Matuidi is thought to be missing the game due to a flexor strain.
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Massimiliano Allegri has seen just another of his crucial players being ruled out of an important match due to injury and will have to do without him despite Juventus’ increasing defending lacks.
It was not until 1973, however, that NFL games were televised in their home markets. Until then, owners blacked them out to encourage tickets sales. This is one lesson the NFL learned quite well: Television is king.
Enough pointing fingers at embattled left tackle Ereck Flowers or the New York Giants’ offensive line. General manager Jerry Reese says to point them directly at him after the team’s 1-6 start to the season.
Bowen: Josh Doctson, WR, Redskins. I’ll take a flier here on Doctson, who got the start over Terrelle Pryor Sr. on Monday night. Doctson caught three of five targets in that game, and it’s obvious that the Redskins want to increase his workload in the offense. With great body control at the point of attack and red zone ability, Doctson could surprise this Sunday against a Cowboys defense giving up an average of 36.6 points per game to opposing receivers (27th in the NFL).
“I asked them explicitly, ‘Can you at least tell me if I’m going to be here next year to play this position?'” Reid said. “They told me ‘no.’ … Right now, I just trust that the film I have at safety is good enough for me to enter free agency with. And just get some film at linebacker, as well.”
In their letter granting permission to seek a trade, the Bills noted that Boldin might not make visits, undergo a physical or try out with other teams at this time. The Bills reserved the right to have ultimate say on trade compensation and the designated club.
The trade deadline is Tuesday, so there is a finite window on any talks.
Drafted by the Arizona Cardinals, where he played his first seven seasons, Boldin walked away from the game with 1,076 receptions for 13,779 yards and 82 touchdowns. He won a Super Bowl with the Baltimore Ravens in the 2012 season. He also played for the San Francisco 49ers and the Detroit Lions.
Standout left tackle Jason Peters and middle linebacker Jordan Hicks are out for the remainder of the season, Philadelphia Eagles head coach Doug Pederson said Tuesday.
Both players were hurt during Monday night’s 34-24 win over the Washington Redskins. Peters was carted Ha Ha Clinton-Dix Womens Jersey off the field early in the third quarter after suffering injuries to his MCL and ACL in his right knee. Hicks needed assistance leaving the field just two plays into the game after suffering a ruptured right Achilles tendon.
His reputation is certainly complicated by his habit of making mistakes in important moments, especially considering that he has played behind one of the NFL’s best offensive lines, according to Football Outsiders. In the red zone last year, Cousins was one of the least efficient starting quarterbacks, completing just 45.8 percent of his passes. Inside the 10-yard line, he was even worse, connecting on 31.6 percent of his throws, dead last in the NFL. And although he has cut down on the interceptions that plagued him early in his career, he threw arguably his worst pick in the regular-season finale against the Giants last season.
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Fales was with the Dolphins in training camp and cut before the season. He was drafted by the Chicago Bears in 2014 and has appeared in one career game, attempting five passes.
The Dolphins (4-2) will travel to play the Baltimore Ravens (3-4) on Thursday.
Free-agent quarterback Colin Kaepernick has filed a grievance under the latest collective bargaining agreement against NFL owners for collusion, according to his attorney, Mark Geragos.
Kaepernick is not going through the NFL Players Association but has instead hired Geragos, who has represented several high-profile clients, including Michael Jackson, former NASCAR driver Jeremy Mayfield and musician Chris Brown.
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The Cowboys kneeled before the anthem prior to their Week 3 Monday Night Football game against the Arizona Cardinals. After that game, head coach Jason Garrett explained the team 鈥?players, coaches, and ownership 鈥?collectively decided it was the best thing to do.
After that demonstration, Jones said I can’t say enough about the understanding and the awareness of our team, and these young men that basically said, ‘you know, that makes sense.’ There’s no need for us to talk about unity and equality and have 60 percent of this country mad at you because you’re not perceived to be honoring the flag. And this was a way to do both.
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Before cutting Bowman, the 49ers had agreed to trade the veteran to the New Orleans Saints for a seventh-round draft pick, league sources told ESPN. But after agreeing to the trade, the 49ers learned that Bowman preferred to be a free agent and decide where he would play next.
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We’re approaching the time of the season when we see the rookies who are making a consistent impact. Some are first-round picks, but a few are mid-round steals. It’s time for an update of my rankings of the top rookies in the NFL. I’m going 30 deep on this one, and I’m including where each player landed on my final top 300 prospects list before the 2017 draft.
It wasn’t always going to be easy for Hunt, who had six total touchdowns in his first three games but hasn’t scored in his past three. He’s still on the fringe of the MVP race. Hunt leads the NFL in rushing yards (630) and is averaging 5.9 yards per carry, which ranks second in the league. What I liked about the third-round pick from Toledo is that he was involved in the passing game in college. He had 41 catches for 403 yards in 2016. He has catches for 255 yards and two TDs in Kansas City. The Chiefs have a tough month ahead, with games at the Raiders, Cowboys and Giants, plus a divisional home game against the Broncos.
Peterson continued to terrorize the Bears. In 16 career games through 2015, Peterson rushed for 1562 yards against us with 14 touchdowns and 4.94 yards per carry.
Hester continued to terrorize the Vikings. In 16 career games through 2014, Hester scored 10 touchdowns. His most against any other opponent was three. Those 10 TDs included four returns, also a top against any opponent.
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Hester’s receiving touchdown was the dawning of a new day in his career. The team began developing him as a wide receiver, leading to the most controversial portion of his career, and a two-year drought in return touchdowns.
In 18 minutes Sunday, he had 61. That’s what going up against the Patriots’ defense can do for a role-player wideout.
The Patriots adjusted, however, giving hope these plucky visitors can escape a showdown with the Jets with a road win. Malcolm Butler intercepted McCown with under a minute remaining to end a potential New York scoring drive and give New England new life. From there, Brady led the Pats 63 yards in 26 seconds to reset the game at 14-14 — a drive highlighted by a 42-yard bomb to new favorite target Brandin Cooks.
My favorite part of these weekly videos is finding excellent blocks by skill position players. And we found another one by Steelers wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster. The last time, JuJu knocked down a safety in the hole of a counter run. This past weekend, he helps a tight end knock down a defensive end on a goal-line run. This is beautiful from a receiver. I love it
Finally, we end in Dallas with the Los Angeles Rams. I can’t see the number on this receiver, but bravo, sir. Long runs/passes often turn into touchdowns when receivers throw blocks like this. The Dallas defender had no idea what was coming.
There’s not much to like about the Tennessee-Miami matchup (Matt Cassel vs. Jay Cutler, yikes) but the mix of Dolphin teal and Titan sky blue is incredibly soothing to me. Stop the game and make them do tai chi on TV, I’ll be perfectly centered.
Carson Wentz has thrown three touchdowns in the first quarter, and Philly leads Arizona 21-0. In the seven other games being played, only three teams have managed even a single touchdown.
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