In the history of the NBA, there are 13 players who have won the MVP award multiple times. Michael Jordan and Stephen Curry are among them. (read more)

Predicting studs and duds for NFL Week 7

18-10-2017 5:22 AM | yardbarker | similar news

Week 7 in the NFL offers 15 fabulous matchups bound to produce some surprise personal performances. Who will shine or who will struggle when the New England Patriots host the Atlanta Falcons in a rematch of last year’s Super Bowl?Furthermore, the Dallas Cowboys are back from their bye. (read more)

Top matchup for each Week 7 NFL game

18-10-2017 3:27 AM | yardbarker | similar news

Unless you’re the San Francisco 49ers or Cleveland Browns, the first six weeks of the NFL season have flown by. We’re now entering a stage when teams have to take that next step from an early-season mentality to the real dog days of the fall. (read more)

Two San Francisco 49ers linebackers were held up at gunpoint at a club on early Monday morning, but they avoided theft by fleeing on foot.Missionlocal. (read more)

Two San Francisco 49ers linebackers, Reuben Foster and Ray-Ray Armstrong, were in attendance at the Love and Propaganda night club when they noticed a car apparently casing the area. That’s when Foster, a rookie first-round pick from Alabama, indicated that he felt he was going to be robbed, via Mission Local in San Francisco. (read more)

While Colin Kaepernick remains unsigned, he apparently had a chance to stay with the San Francisco 49ers — just not at what he was being paid.Team CEO and principal owner Jed York said on Tuesday that the team would not pay Kaepernick the north of $20 million that his contract said he was owed for the 2017 season. (read more)

Martavis Bryant isn’t taking the reports that he recently requested a trade from the Pittsburgh Steelers all too seriously.The fourth-year receiver took to Twitter this weekend to address the rumors: Then on Monday, Bryant was asked directly if he requested a trade from the team and responded in hilarious fashion. (read more)

Atlanta Falcons fans are not happy about the team’s most-recent loss. It came at home Sunday against what had been a struggling Miami Dolphins offense, led by Jay Cutler. (read more)

Alex Smith did not mince words bemoaning a hit by Mike Mitchell during the Kansas City Chiefs’ 19-13 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers last Sunday, referring to what many have deemed a cheap shot to be “about as flagrant as it gets.”The play in question occurred during a play in the third quarter. (read more)

A group of NFL players met with commissioner Roger Goodell and several team owners on Tuesday to discuss the issues surrounding national anthem protests, and it is unclear exactly how much progress was made.Shortly after the meeting ended, the NFL and NFLPA released a joint statement that did not say a whole lot but claimed the meeting was “productive. (read more)

It would appear that Ezekiel Elliott is going to remain suspended for the next six games, as an injunction that was previously allowing the Dallas Cowboys running back to play has been lifted.Elliott had previously been granted an injunction that blocked his six-game suspension, but judges from the 5th circuit ruled in the NFL’s favor last Thursday, citing a procedural issue with the way the NFLPA (read more)

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones has evolved into a central figure in the national anthem debate in which the NFL is currently embroiled. And two protesters confronted Jones as he entered the Conrad Hotel in New York for the NFL’s annual fall owners meeting. (read more)

Minnesota Vikings linebacker Anthony Barr was not flagged for the hit on Aaron Rodgers that resulted in the star quarterback breaking his collarbone, but that didn’t stop Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy for deeming the hit illegal. McCarthy’s counterpart disagrees with that assessment. (read more)

Some Chicago Cubs fans were seen leaving Tuesday night’s Game 4 of the NLCS early, and one Los Angeles Twitter account made sure to let them hear about it.Metro Los Angeles, which is responsible for public transit in the city, trolled Cubs fans who left Game 4 early with the following tweet: LA fans are notorious for leaving games early, though if you’ve ever had to sit in the Dodger Stadium parki (read more)

It’s no secret that the Cubs play with the same amount of energy and emotion during games — no matter what the score is.That was on display in Game 3 of the National League Championship Series on Tuesday night, when Javier Baez was seen taunting Yasiel Puig — even though his team was trailing by five runs at the time. (read more)

New York Yankees just refuse to go away

18-10-2017 5:45 AM | yardbarker | similar news

If nothing else this postseason, perhaps these managers will learn to be a little more patient.We get it—you want to put an end to the first sign of trouble, and quickly. (read more)


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