Archive for December, 2018

Northwestern defense stuns No. 20 Utah 31-20 in Holiday Bowl

Monday, December 31st, 2018

A cold, hard rain in normally warm, dry San Diego made the Northwestern Wildcats feel right at home, especially as they enjoyed a downpour of Utah turnovers in the Holiday Bowl. In a dizzying nine-minute stretch of the third quarter, the Wildcats turned three turnovers into 21 points to stun the No. 20 Utes 31-20 Monday night. "Did I think we were going to be able to create that amount of turnovers?" coach Pat Fitzgerald said.

Marvin Lewis endorses Hue Jackson as his successor with Bengals

Monday, December 31st, 2018

Hue Jackson got a vote of confidence from outgoing Cincinnati Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis, but should that outweigh his track record with the Cleveland Browns?

Flames pour it on Sharks to retain lead atop Pacific

Monday, December 31st, 2018
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Johnny Gaudreau had two goals and two assists and Matthew Tkachuk scored twice to lift the Calgary Flames to a thrilling 8-5 win over the San Jose Sharks on Monday.

Fans celebrate the playoff-bound Philadelphia Eagles

Monday, December 31st, 2018

Fans celebrate the playoff-bound Philadelphia Eagles

Report: Buccaneers request interview with Vikings DC George Edwards

Monday, December 31st, 2018

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have requested permission to interview Minnesota Vikings defensive coordinator George Edwards for their open head coaching position, according to Tom Pelissero of the NFL Network. Edwards interviewed for the Chicago Bears job last year that ultimately went to Matt Nagy. Edwards has been an assistant coach in the NFL with six different teams since 1998.

Oilers drop the ball in 3rd as Jets skate away with road win

Monday, December 31st, 2018
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Brendan Lemieux scored a pair of goals as the Winnipeg Jets ended 2018 on an upbeat note, defeating the Edmonton Oilers 4-3 on Monday.

Saints re-sign Josh Robinson, waive tackle Cornelius Lucas

Monday, December 31st, 2018

Robinson has appeared in 11 games this season for New Orleans but was released last week to accommodate the additions of tackles Derek Newton and Lucas. Robinson has played just 26 defensive snaps this year for New Orleans but has been one of the most utilized pieces on special teams for the team throughout the season. Lucas started at right tackle against the Carolina Panthers on Sunday with Terron Armstead and Jermon Bushrod both inactive for the Saints’ regular season finale.

Jeff Petry buries quick OT winner as Habs take down Stars

Monday, December 31st, 2018
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Jeff Petry scored 14 seconds into overtime after Phillip Danault had both Montreal goals in regulation and the Canadiens rallied for a 3-2 victory over the Dallas Stars on Monday night.

Canada loses tightly fought game to Russia in world juniors round-robin finale

Monday, December 31st, 2018
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Pavel Shen scored the go-ahead goal in the third period of a tightly fought game, and Russia held on to beat Canada 2-1 on Monday in the round-robin finale for both teams at the world junior hockey championship.

Russia misses deadline, risks being banned by WADA once again

Monday, December 31st, 2018
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The deadline for Russia to turn over samples and other data from its Moscow anti-doping lab has passed, leaving the World Anti-Doping Agency to decide whether to reinstate the ban it had lifted in September.