Archive for August, 2016

Sorry, NFL was right to demand Al Michaels, not Mike Tirico, call TNF games

Monday, August 22nd, 2016

NBC promised its A-team for Thursday Night Football, and now it has to deliver.

Clemson leads seven usual suspects faced with high preseason expectations

Monday, August 22nd, 2016

We’ve heard this story before: A team comes in with a high preseason ranking, but those expectations are almost impossible to live up to.

Josh Gordon, working with Browns’ first team, still can make it look ‘effortless’

Monday, August 22nd, 2016

Josh Gordon looks just as good as ever in practice.

John Oliver takes down Ryan Lochte

Monday, August 22nd, 2016

John Oliver’s rant on Ryan Lochte is glorious.

Billy Butler injured in clubhouse fight with A’s teammate Danny Valencia, report says

Monday, August 22nd, 2016

The incident occurred Friday, according to the San Francisco Chronicle, and Butler hasn’t played since because of “nausea and vomiting.”

Madden 17 review: NFL’s most thrilling moments finally leveraged in new game

Monday, August 22nd, 2016

Madden NFL 17 provides an unpredictable and rewarding experience for gamers.

Darryl Strawberry reaches out to Daily News in attempt to save Dwight Gooden’s life

Monday, August 22nd, 2016

Darryl Strawberry is gravely concerned about Dwight Gooden and is conducting what amounts to an intervention via the New York Daily News.

Kobe Bryant helps start $100 million venture-capital fund

Monday, August 22nd, 2016

The recently retired NBA superstar is teaming with entrepreneur/investor Jeff Stibel on the fund focusing on tech, media and data companies.

Preseason No. 1 vs. national champion: Alabama gets third chance under Nick Saban

Monday, August 22nd, 2016

History is not on Alabama’s side as the preseason No. 1. Here’s a look at all the top-ranked teams entering the season since 2000, and where they ended up.

Michigan: Complete schedule, times, TV info for Pure Michigan 400

Monday, August 22nd, 2016

Schedule and start times for the Sprint Cup and Camping World Trucks races at Michigan and the Xfinity race at Road America. Matt Kenseth is the defending champion of the Sprint Cup race.