Eagles use Philly Special again as they beat Falcons in NFL season opener

Jay Ajayi had a pair of touchdown runs and Nick Foles caught another pass as the defending champions won a messy game against the Falcons Jay Ajayi had a pair of touchdown runs, Nick Foles caught another pass to jump-start a sputtering offense and the defending champion Philadelphia Eagles needed…

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Three Philadelphia Eagles stay off field for anthem before Super Bowl rematch

Malcolm Jenkins and DeVante Bausby stayed in the tunnel during the national anthem one week after raising their fists in protest in the exhibition opener Philadelphia Eagles defensive backs Malcolm Jenkins and DeVante Bausby remained in the tunnel during the national anthem before the Super Bowl rematch against the New…

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Colts’ Andrew Luck throws interception on first drive after 18 months out

The Baltimore Ravens spoiled Andrew Lucks Indianapolis homecoming as the Indianapolis Colts lost and the quarterback threw an early interception The Baltimore Ravens spoiled Andrew Lucks Indianapolis homecoming. They picked him off before allowing a completion, and Terrell Suggs nearly chopped the ball out of Lucks hands on a sack.…

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‘They entrusted their son to us’: Maryland accepts fault in football player’s death

Maryland have acknowledged that mistakes were made in the treatment of Jordan McNair, who collapsed on the practice field and subsequently died Marylands college football team have parted ways with their strength and conditioning coach and have acknowledged that mistakes were made in the treatment of offensive lineman Jordan McNair,…

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Urban Meyer probe shows the days of sports ignoring domestic abuse are over

For years larger-than-life coaches like Meyer could operate without oversight or interference, but society has evolved and sports have caught up For years, the two most powerful coaches in college football have been Alabamas Nick Saban and Ohio States Urban Meyer. Combined, their teams have won nine of the last…

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Dwyane Wade offered three-year, $25m deal by China’s Zhejiang Golden Bulls

Chinese media reports the Zhejiang Golden Bulls have offered the future Hall of Famer a $25m contract over three years With his NBA future still undecided, Dwyane Wade is apparently being courted heavily by teams in the Chinese Basketball Association. According to a report from Chinese journalist Zhang Dou, the…

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