Archive for December, 2019

NFL Podcast: Browns, Giants continue house-cleaning as Black Monday extends into Tuesday

Tuesday, December 31st, 2019

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Redskins Find Their New Head Coach

Tuesday, December 31st, 2019

The Redskins can check off one New Year's resolution; They've found their head coach for 2019 and beyond. Mike Silver of NFL Network reports that the two sides have agreed to a five-year deal that will keep Rivera under contract through 2024. The move comes days after the team fired Bruce Allen, who retained the position as team president for 10 seasons, along with lead trainer Larry Hess.

Oilers narrowly avoid historic collapse as clock hits zero in escape of Rangers

Tuesday, December 31st, 2019

James Neal had three goals and an assist and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins had a goal and three helpers as the Edmonton Oilers barely hung on for a 7-5 victory over the New York Rangers after holding a 6-0 lead on Tuesday.

Flames set sights on 2020 after dismal start in loss to Blackhawks

Tuesday, December 31st, 2019

Patrick Kane had two goals and two assists on Tuesday night as the Chicago Blackhawks jumped out to a 4-0 lead then persevered a furious late Calgary rally for a 5-3 victory over the Flames.

Former Steelers first-round pick Artie Burns ready to find new team

Tuesday, December 31st, 2019

The top draft pick of the Steelers in 2016 is eager to find a new opportunity after four seasons in Pittsburgh. According to Jacob Klinger of, cornerback Artie Burns is ready to find a new place to play beginning in 2020. “I gotta get to another team and do what I got to do,” Burns said.

Kyle Connor’s 1st regular-season hat trick helps Jets soar past Avs into new decade

Tuesday, December 31st, 2019
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Kyle Connor had three goals for his first regular season hat trick to lead the Winnipeg Jets over the Colorado Avalanche 7-4 Tuesday night.

Was Belichick’s pre-halftime decision a vote of no-confidence in the Patriots offense?

Tuesday, December 31st, 2019

Will Bill Belichick's decision to essentially let the clock run out before the end of the first half when his team had the ball in the Patriots' stunning Week 17 loss to the Miami Dolphins undermine his already struggling offense in the playoffs? It's a question that has lingered since Sunday and former Pats QB Matt Cassel discussed it on Tom E. Curran's Patriots Talk Podcast this week (the discussion comes at the six-minute mark and again at 32 minutes in). "I get why they did it.

Hurricanes foil Charlie Lindgren’s season debut to lower ball on Montreal’s 2019

Tuesday, December 31st, 2019

Erik Haula had a goal and an assist and Charlie Lindgren made 33 saves in his first start of the season, leading the Carolina Hurricanes to a 3-1 win over the Montreal Canadiens on Tuesday night.

Predators, Stars gearing up for Texas-sized Winter Classic

Tuesday, December 31st, 2019

Welcome to a Texas-sized NHL Winter Classic. The annual showcase is going to be one big outdoor game when the Dallas Stars host the Nashville Predators at the historic Cotton Bowl Stadium on Wednesday – even without ”Big Tex” booming out the customary ”Howdy, folks!” that visitors to the State Fair of Texas hear each fall. More than 84,000 fans are expected for the NHL's 12th New Year's Day game, this one at the stadium where the boots belonging to the fair's iconic 55-foot talking cowboy will be near the rink with an oversized, ranch-style entry arch.

Raptors cap championship year with easy victory over Cavaliers

Tuesday, December 31st, 2019

Kyle Lowry scored 24 points while Serge Ibaka had 20 points and 10 rebounds and the Toronto Raptors notched an easy 117-97 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on New Year's Eve.