• Twitter reacts to Sam Darnold throwing pick-six on first National Football League pass
Twitter reacts to Sam Darnold throwing pick-six on first National Football League pass

And if the Lions come out with unfamiliar packages to confuse Darnold, Bowles said the Jets will just adjust. Late in the game, just before Cassel threw an interception, hundreds of NY fans chanted: "J-E-T-S, JETS!" But the Jets struck gold in the preseason by balancing the ground game with the spry pocket maneuvering of Darnold and now-depar...

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  • Weather Delays Make Titans-Dolphins Longest Game Ever
Weather Delays Make Titans-Dolphins Longest Game Ever

Mariota threw a strike as he's known to do on play action throws. Gabbert didn't do that, going 11 for 22 for 117 yards and an interception that sealed the win for Miami. Around 10,000 spectators remained at the finish of the Miami Dolphins' marathon win over Tennessee, and they were hardly fair weather fans. "Those guys got after the quarterba...

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  • Pittsburgh Steelers CB Joe Haden has mild hamstring pull
Pittsburgh Steelers CB Joe Haden has mild hamstring pull

It's somewhat understandable after the Steelers tied a much-improved Cleveland Browns team 21-21. Pittsburgh running back James Conner got the first touchdown of the game to give the Steelers an early 7-0 lead. The Buccaneers had 529 total yards against the Saints, who countered with 475. Next week is a showdown with Kansas City's explosive off...

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  • Fifth placed finish for Rory McIlroy at BMW Championship
Fifth placed finish for Rory McIlroy at BMW Championship

The 38-year-old narrowly missed a putt for par though, leaving the pair level on 20-under and forcing the additional hole. Britain's Justin Rose owns the 54-hole lead on 17-under par 193, one stroke ahead of Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy and American Xander Schauffele .

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  • Aaron Rodgers: Danica Patrick gloats about 'GOAT' performance from Packers QB
Aaron Rodgers: Danica Patrick gloats about 'GOAT' performance from Packers QB

While the heroics of Aaron Rodgers spoiled Mack's debut with the Bears, the young pass-rusher still had an incredible showing in the 24-23 loss. After Rodgers' injury against the Bears, the Packers were down to DeShone Kizer as the only available quarterback.

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  • Kei Nishikori cites Novak Djokovic's 'aggressive' play in US Open exit
Kei Nishikori cites Novak Djokovic's 'aggressive' play in US Open exit

Between del Potro's five-set victory over Roger Federer to claim the 2009 U.S. Open title and Sunday's final against Novak Djokovic , the 6-foot-6 Argentine underwent four wrist surgeries, including three on his left wrist that made it hard to hit a two-handed backhand properly.

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  • Nadal advances to US Open semi-final
Nadal advances to US Open semi-final

NEW YORK-"It's going to be stuck in my mind forever", Dominic Thiem said when his epic, five-set quarterfinal loss to Rafael Nadal was over. Nadal will now face third seed Juan Martin del Potro , who defeated John Isner , in a repeat of last year's semi-final.

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  • Herald Sun Cartoonist Defends Racist, Sexist Serena Williams Cartoon
Herald Sun Cartoonist Defends Racist, Sexist Serena Williams Cartoon

Mother of all meltdowns. Answering a comment from Julie Di Caro, Knight wrote: "Well Julie here's a cartoon I drew a few days before when Australian male tennis player Kyrgios at the US Open was behaving badly". Others on Twitter agreed the incident was reflective of how women are treated in wider society. Williams herself said she had ...

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  • 'Heartbreaking': Naomi Osaka brought to tears as US Open fans boo
'Heartbreaking': Naomi Osaka brought to tears as US Open fans boo

To her credit, Williams tried to put the spotlight back on Osaka after the match. It's one of the things Osaka always admired about Williams, made her choose her as the topic of that report years ago. All of this did take a toll on Osaka but after she had close out the match. Mouratoglou did it in a more obvious way, tennis coaches around the...

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  • Another Philly Special: Eagles outlast Falcons in NFL opener
Another Philly Special: Eagles outlast Falcons in NFL opener

The Eagles kicked off the 2018 National Football League season with an ugly 18-12 win over the Atlanta Falcons in Philly, and they took a play from New England's Super Bowl LII playbook to spark their offense. "I'm just focused on what I want to do, and be a great football player for this team and be a good example in the locker room, provi...

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  • Colin Kaepernick Nike ad riles President Trump
Colin Kaepernick Nike ad riles President Trump

Now, a new two minute ad has dropped, narrated by Kaepernick and featuring some of Nike's highest profile athletes including Lebron James and Serena Williams . "All I could say it's awesome so, kudos to Nike". And now, the first video ad featuring Colin Kaepernick just rolled out . "Obviously Nike's very big in the industry, has some ...

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  • Osaka storms past Keys to reach first Grand Slam final
Osaka storms past Keys to reach first Grand Slam final

She then, in ideal form, clarified that was, in fact, the "Pokemon" theme song, but insisted the intent was still true. I should still think of it as another match. Meanwhile, Osaka's arrival hasn't come without streakiness. She was ranked No. 44 in the world and had just hired Williams' former hitting partner, Sascha Bajin, as her coach when she...

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  • Watson on key to success this season:
Watson on key to success this season: "Be me. That's it".

To compensate, the Patriots will lean on playing fundamental football and making in-game adjustments for things they didn't see on film. 'I'll take a few of these. "We work together", Brady said. "And I think people [journalists and commentators] are just looking for something to write and talk about". "And we were on the sixth hole, which is a...

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  • Newcastle United match will be part of VAR Premier League trial
Newcastle United match will be part of VAR Premier League trial

Now looking to see game time with his country during the global break, he told Globo Esporte of his early experiences in England: "My start has been good, good adaptation". "It's been fine. Having Brazilians in the team helps". Now (the next step) it's really to make the debut. "What I read is that Pogba is unhappy at Manchester United and hi...

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  • Suarez says Manchester United midfielder will be happy at Barcelona
Suarez says Manchester United midfielder will be happy at Barcelona

There are a lot of points to play for and the real season starts after the worldwide break". "I never blame a player for missing penalties", he said . Manchester United and the Spanish tax agency both declined to comment. In a report by RAC1 Suarez praised Pogba's qualities and stated that after his world club win he may stand a better ...

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  • Nadal outlasts Thiem in marathon U.S. Open quarterfinal
Nadal outlasts Thiem in marathon U.S. Open quarterfinal

Nadal met the Austrian in the quarter-finals of the U.S. open, a tournament the Spaniard has won four times. Facing his semi-final against Argentine Juan Martin del Potro , Nadal hopes to rest before the challenge against an opponent who plays well on all surfaces.

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  • Smiling Sevastova prepared for bombardment in maiden slam semi
Smiling Sevastova prepared for bombardment in maiden slam semi

Sevastova looked rocky in the first set, but took advantage of uncharacteristically slow play from Stephens and won the first set 6-2. "That's the most important thing to me". Today, I served well at certain moments, so I think I'm on the right track. "I had to dig a little bit deeper to win a point", Mertens said. Pliskova defeated Williams in the...

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  • Messi Snubbed As FIFA Men’s Player Of The Year Shortlist Revealed
Messi Snubbed As FIFA Men’s Player Of The Year Shortlist Revealed

They have, however, gone three years without European glory, with arch-rivals Real Madrid enjoying an unprecedented run of success in Champions League competition. Lionel Messi has been left out of FIFA's "The Best" shortlist, despite winning La Liga and finishing as the league's highest goalscorer in 2017/18.

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  • Ryder Cup Announcement Held in West Conshohocken
Ryder Cup Announcement Held in West Conshohocken

Tiger Woods is returning to the Ryder Cup as a player for the first time in six years. Woods closed with a 71 and tied for 24th; Mickelson, who has played on every Ryder Cup team since 1995, made nine birdies Monday in a closing round of 63.

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  • Eagles expected to start Nick Foles in opener
Eagles expected to start Nick Foles in opener

The 50-year-old coach responded by sarcastically thanking the media for "putting words in my mouth this week", with reports that Super Bowl MVP Nick Foles, as expected, was set to get the start as Carson Wentz continued to rehabilitate from knee surgery.

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