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There was some talk after Week 1 that Rob Gronkowski may have lost a step and could struggle with explosiveness this season, but New Orleans Saints safety Marcus Williams did his best to put that to rest early on Sunday. The Patriots took a 13-3 lead over the Saints in the first quarter after Tom Brady and Gronkowski hooked up for a big play. (read more)


Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott was, like many of us, watching Penn State take on Iowa on Saturday night and was blown away by Saquon Barkley. We couldn’t agree more with you, Zeke. (read more)

In a surreal moment, Donald Trump sent a tweet Saturday afternoon in response to Roger Goodell, calling on the NFL commissioner to make the league’s players stand for the anthem.The dialogue about the subject matter began on Friday night when President Trump called those who protest the national anthem a “son of a b—-” while speaking in Alabama. (read more)

Derek Carr is known for slinging the football around, and he’s pretty darn good at his day job. But if he ever decides football is a thing of the past, he might have already found his future as a pop star based on a music video-style commercial the Oakland Raiders quarterback did for EECU. (read more)

Los Angeles Chargers cornerback Jason Verrett will be out for the season after opting for knee surgery, according to a report.ESPN’s Adam Schefter says Verrett will undergo surgery and be placed on IR. (read more)

The Los Angeles Chargers will be playing the rest of the season without cornerback Jason Verrett, who is one of their top defensive backs. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, Verrett is opting to have season-ending knee surgery and will be placed on IR. (read more)

The Miami Dolphins recently suspended Lawrence Timmons “indefinitelyâ€* after the linebacker went AWOL before the team’s Week 2 game in Los Angeles. On that same day, Miami made a trade to acquire linebacker Stephone Anthony, a former first-round pick of the New Orleans Saints. (read more)

Six teams on upset alert in NFL Week 3

23-9-2017 4:00 PM | yardbarker | similar news

Week 3 in the NFL already started out on a exhilarating and surprising note. Thursday night’s game reminded us anything can happen, and there’s plenty more where that came from as the 15 remaining games play out this weekend. (read more)

The Cleveland Indians are moving Mike Clevinger to the bullpen for the playoffs, manager Terry Francona announced on Saturday. Clevinger is 11-5 with a 3. (read more)

Twins slugger Brian Dozier is known for his power and home run hitting ability, having hit 32 home runs on the year heading into Saturday’s game against the Tigers. But the one he hit during the AL Central matchup was a bit unorthodox, and wasn’t produced in the way he usually manufactures home runs. (read more)

Here we are: the 2017 Major League Baseball Postseason is merely weeks away. Many divisions have already been clinched, and other contending ball clubs are on the verge of clinching a postseason berth. (read more)

Cubs fans are getting good at trolling

23-9-2017 8:15 PM | yardbarker | similar news

When it comes to cheering for your favorite team, there’s a typically a pretty fine line between being obnoxious and being clever.The following falls under the latter. (read more)

Kevin Kisner tweeted Friday that he was looking to get a helicopter ride to the Georgia game. His wish was granted with some help from Justin Thomas. (read more)

Carmelo Anthony has finally been traded by the New York Knicks, putting to an end a stalemate that saw Phil Jackson and Anthony wage a standoff that ultimately cost Jackson his job. But the damage was done and there was no fixing the relationship between Anthony and the Knicks. (read more)

Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry addressed the media for the first time since Donald Trump cited him as the reason that the team would not be invited to the White House. Unsurprisingly, Curry was defiant, cracking jokes and stating that the whole thing only made him feel better about his stance. (read more)

The Golden State Warriors issued a statement on behalf of the team Saturday in response to President Donald Trump’s decision to deny them a White House invite.The team said that they were “disappointed” that they were not given the opportunity to have an open dialogue on issues that matter to them, but made clear that they still intend to do events in Washington, D. (read more)

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