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A quick look at the recent buzz on the Denver Broncos.
Jim Saccomano explains how TV played a massive role in making the NFL Draft what it is today.
Over the last two days, I’ve looked at the football oddity that teams that score 13 points had a better winning percentage than teams that scored 14 points.  Today, let’s look at the winning percentage for all points scored. That’s what the graph below shows: the winning percentage, based on...
Top free agent targets for the Miami Dolphins, players that must be re-signed, team cap space and more to get you ready for 2018 free agency.
The Dolphins fell on hard times in 2017 after a successful 2016. Here are some ideas for how they can rebound in 2018.
Home Ben Roethlisberger is a fantasy monster. Road Ben Roethlisberger is a fantasy drag. Scott Barrett once again dives in to try to find out why.
LOS ANGELES (AP)—Southern California forward Bennie Boatwright will miss the rest of the season after injuring his left knee against Oregon. The school said Friday that Boatwright will be sidelined several months although surgery is not expected. The junior was averaging 13.6 points and 6.4...
DAYTON, Ohio (AP)—Loudon Love scored 15 points and Wright State held off a late rally from Northern Kentucky 69-67 in a matchup of the Horizon League's top two teams on Friday night. The Raiders (20-8, 12-3) moved into a tie for first place in the conference standings with the Norse (19-8, 12-3)...
ASHWAUBENON, Wis. (AP)—Dikembe Dixson scored 18 points, Jordan Blount had 14 points and 15 rebounds and Illinois-Chicago beat Green Bay 83-75 on Friday night. UIC (16-12, 11-4 Horizon League) rebounded from a nine-point loss to Cleveland State that broke a seven-game win streak. The Flames moved...
STATESBORO, Ga. (AP)—Tookie Brown scored 23 points and Georgia Southern knocked off rival Georgia State 85-80 on Friday night. Brown, who was injured and missed the team's first meeting this season - an 83-66 win for Georgia State on Jan. 20 - was 6 of 12 from the floor and had five assists for the...
NEW YORK (AP)—Devon Goodman, who had scored 35 points all season, came off the bench to hit five 3-pointers and piled up 23 points to lead Pennsylvania to a 74-62 victory on Friday night that kept the Quakers tied with Harvard atop the Ivy League. Goodman made 5 of 8 shots from the arc while the...
OLEAN, N.Y. (AP)—Standing alone with the ball under the basket, St. Bonaventure forward LaDarien Griffin had only one thought come to mind. ''Don't miss,'' Griffin said of his dunk with 21.5 seconds remaining that provided the go-ahead points in the Bonnies 77-74 win over Rhode Island, and snapped...
ITHACA, N.Y. (AP)—Matt Morgan scored nine of his 31 points in triple-overtime and Cornell snapped a six-game losing skid against Princeton with a 107-101 victory on Friday night. It was the first time in the 118-year history of the series where both teams scored more than 100 points each. Morgan...
MILWAUKEE (AP)—T.J. Henderson's baseline 3-pointer gave IUPUI the lead with 50 seconds left in overtime and Jaylen Minnett then scored his only three points from the line to wrap up the Jaguars' 76-71 victory over Milwaukee on Friday night. Evan Hall was 10-of-15 shooting and scored 20 points with...
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP)—CJ Massinburg had 24 points, 12 rebounds and five assists and Buffalo clinched the Mid-American Conference East Division title on Friday night with a 95-82 win over Bowling Green. The Bulls (20-7, 12-2) made 12 of 20 from 3-point range to hold off the Falcons (16-11, 7-7), who...
The Nevada Wolf Pack seems to have finally gotten the hang of being ranked in the Top 25. Eric Musselman's Nevada squad had gone 0-for-4 the first three times it had been in the Top 25 this season. But the Wolf Pack finally won while being ranked and the 25-point win over San Diego State gave...
WEST LONG BEACH, N.J. (AP)—Isaiah Reese had 26 points and matched a career-high with six steals to lead Canisius to a 78-60 victory over Monmouth on Friday night for its sixth straight win. Canisius (19-9, 13-2 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference) moved into a first-place tie with Rider, and faces...
CLEVELAND (AP)—Jalen Hayes scored 24 points and Oakland beat Cleveland State 82-66 on Friday night to give coach Greg Kampe his 600th career victory. Kampe, in his 34th season at Oakland, became the 15th active coach to reach 600 Division-I victories. Kendrick Nunn added 17 points, Isaiah Brock had...
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP)—Seth Towns had seven of his 24 points in the final 3 1/2 minutes, Christian Juzang added a career-high 21 points, and Harvard survived with a 65-58 win over Brown on Friday night. Chris Lewis' right hook gave the Crimson (13-11, 8-1 Ivy League) the lead for good at 53-51 with...
NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. (AP)—James Towns scored 20 points, Kahlil Dukes added 17 and the pair fueled a second-half rally after Niagara lost high-scoring guard Matt Scott to edge Iona 85-84 on Friday night. Dukes' free throw gave the Purple Eagles (18-10, 11-4 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference) an 85-82...
HANOVER, N.H. (AP)—Blake Reynolds scored 17 points, Miye Oni added 15 and Yale rolled to a 77-65 victory over Dartmouth on Friday night. Yale (12-13, 5-4 Ivy League) has won three in a row, and has a one-game lead over Brown for third place in the league standings. Dartmouth (5-17, 1-8) has lost 11...
NORMAN, Okla.—Entering Saturday's matchup between No. 23 Oklahoma and Texas at Lloyd Noble Center, both teams are in desperate need of a win. For the Longhorns, it's a matter of getting back into NCAA Tournament contention. Texas (15-11, 5-8 Big 12) has lost three consecutive games since a 79-74...
In its run to the national title game last season, Gonzaga found a strength not normally associated with Zags basketball: defense. The Bulldogs, long known for their offensive prowess, were No. 1 in defensive efficiency, according to various advanced mathematical ratings systems. This season's Zags...
No. 21 Texas A&M responded to its return to the Top 25 by losing at Missouri on Wednesday and now the Aggies likely must win at Arkansas on Saturday to remain in the rankings. The Aggies (17-9, 6-7 SEC) have rebounded from their 0-5 start in the SEC, but they are just 2-6 in true road games this...
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP)—Kameron Chatman had his ninth double-double of the season with 26 points and 11 rebounds to help Detroit Mercy beat Youngstown State 94-84 on Friday night. Chatman was 10 of 13 from the field and made one 3-pointer and all five of his foul shots. Roschon Prince added 16 points...
LOUISVILLE—Louisville hosts No. 14 North Carolina on Saturday night in what is likely the Cardinals' biggest home game of the season. The Tar Heels team that Louisville (18-8, 8-5 ACC) will face Saturday (8 p.m. ET, ESPN) is a far cry from the one that ended January with a 5-5 ACC league record....
No. 18 Tennessee bounced back from its worst performance in months with a hard-fought win over South Carolina on Wednesday. The surging Volunteers will try to continue to build momentum down the stretch of the regular season as they head to resilient Georgia on Saturday. Tennessee has won seven of...
A A week ago, Saint Mary's was riding the nation's longest winning streak at 19 games, heading toward a probable No. 2 seed in the NCAA Tournament and sitting on top of the West Coast Conference standings getting ready for a showdown with arch-rival Gonzaga. How quickly things change in the world...
No. 10 Auburn defeated Kentucky by 10 points on Valentine's Day, making Tigers coach Bruce Pearl love leading scorer Bryce Brown even more heading into Saturday's game at South Carolina. Brown, suffering from a strained shoulder, went from a no-go in the morning shootaround to informing Auburn's...
It's been a historic season for the Xavier, but as the No. 4 Musketeers try to lock down their first Big East Conference title and a possible No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament, they'll have to find a way to topple No. 3 Villanova on Saturday afternoon in Cincinnati at the Cintas Center. Xavier...
ROSEMONT, Ill.—Throughout the course of what has been a challenging and emotional season both on and off the court, Tom Izzo has gone back to coaching basics—and it seems to be working. No. 2 Michigan State (25-3, 13-2 Big Ten) has won nine straight, including a thrilling 68-65 victory over...
WACO, Texas—It's the time of year when every college basketball game sparks conversation about NCAA Tournament credentials - whether a team is a lock, looks good or is surfing on the bubble. When No. 7 Texas Tech travels to Baylor for a Saturday evening clash, it looks like the Red Raiders are a...
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP)—Florida State's 2016 basketball recruiting class is showing that it shouldn't be defined by just one person. Jonathan Isaac garnered most of the attention last season before deciding to leave college after one year for the NBA, where he was the sixth overall selection by...
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP)—Louisville's title prospects appeared shaky 11 days ago following a third consecutive loss and a left ankle injury that sidelined leading scorer Deng Adel. But the Cardinals (18-8, 8-5 Atlantic Coast Conference) are back in the race with consecutive blowouts of Georgia Tech and...
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP)—Clemson point guard Shelton Mitchell is doubtful with a concussion for the 11th-ranked Tigers game with No.12 Duke, further impacting a roster that has already stretched thin due to injuries. The surprising Tigers (20-5, 9-4 Atlantic Coast Conference), picked 13th in the 15-team...
Nick Foles lost his “safe space” in Philadelphia after winning the Super Bowl.
OLEAN, N.Y. (AP)—Rhode Island guard E.C. Matthews has been given the go-ahead to play against St. Bonaventure on Friday night, three days after the 16th-ranked Rams' second-leading scorer hurt his left knee. Team spokesman Shane Donaldson provided the update a little over an hour before tip-off...
CINCINNATI (AP)—Xavier envisioned itself playing for the Big East regular-season championship when it moved into the reconfigured conference five years ago. The Musketeers finally have a chance to unseat four-time champion Villanova and get what they so dearly want. And they can do it on their home...