Sources: Seahawks get Duane Brown from Texans for Jeremy Lane, picks – ESPN

8:40 PM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment SEATTLE — The Seahawks have acquired Pro Bowl left tackle Duane Brown in a trade with the Texans, sources told ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Seattle is sending cornerback Jeremy Lane to Houston along with a 2018 fifth-round pick and a 2019 second-round pick, sources told […]

Zach Miller to remain in hospital after emergency vascular surgery – ESPN

Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment Chicago Bears tight end Zach Miller will remain in a New Orleans hospital after undergoing emergency surgery Sunday to repair a damaged artery in his left leg. The Bears announced Monday that vascular surgeons at University Medical Center New Orleans stabilized Miller’s injury, which was diagnosed as […]

Expect Georgia and Alabama to be 1-2 in first College Football Playoff rankings – Washington Post

Georgia defensive back J.R. Reed (20) celebrates with teammates after recovering a Florida fumble and scoring a touchdown. (AP Photo/John Raoux) Cade Massey, a practice professor at the Wharton School, and Rufus Peabody, a Washington-based sports analyst, developed this ranking system for projecting future performance. Ratings represent a team’s predicted point differential against an average […]

NFL Week 8: Wilson, Watson electric, as Houston-Seattle play game of the year; most Texans kneel to protest owner – Washington Post

Most Texans players took a knee to protest owner Bob McNair’s comment calling them “inmates.” (Elaine Thompson/Associated Press) Top story lines | Protest news | Injury newsFantasy football | ATS betting tips/Picks Just as players’ national anthem demonstrations were, for the most part, giving way to pure football matters, an NFL owner’s ugly comment raised the ire […]

Justin Verlander among World Series pitchers who think ball feels different – ESPN

8:43 PM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment HOUSTON — Justin Verlander threw 17 sliders in Game 2 of the World Series last Wednesday night at Dodger Stadium. Only one of those pitches produced a swing-and-miss, leading the Houston Astros ace to suspect something might be amiss. Verlander isn’t alone. A new […]

Kyle Busch punches ticket to final four with dramatic win at Martinsville – USA TODAY

Kyle Busch punches ticket to final four with dramatic win at Martinsville – USA TODAY

Kyle Busch celebrates next to the winner’s grandfather clock after taking the victory at Martinsville Speedway Sunday.(Photo: Jared C. Tilton, Getty Images) MARTINSVILLE, Va. — Highlights of Sunday’s First Data 500, the first race of the third round of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series playoffs, at Martinsville Speedway: WINNER: Kyle Busch overtook Denny Hamlin […]

New Orleans Saints top Chicago Bears using blue-collar formula – NFL.com

NEW ORLEANS — The New Orleans Saints sent a powerful message to the rest of the NFC with their 20-12 win over the Chicago Bears on Sunday. They really are a different team when compared with those the Saints have fielded the past few seasons, and this drastic change in style isn’t about to end […]