Harbaugh, Frost and the joy (and pain) of coaching your alma mater

Twenty-two head coaches in the FBS share the responsibility of leading the programs for which they played. There’s joy in the experience, immense pride and always, at some point, a dash of pain. “You can’t call it work,” said Appalachian State coach Scott Satterfield, who quarterbacked the Mountaineers from 1992 to ’95. The highs are […]


Meet the receivers fueling Alabama’s potent passing game

A bond exists between members of the same recruiting class, and in particular players at the same position. But a group of Alabama wide receivers felt different last season. Whether on the field or on the bench, former four-star prospects Jerry Jeudy, Henry Ruggs III and DeVonta Smith were practically inseparable as freshmen. In fact, […]


Champions League alternative fans’ guide: biggest games, best kits and scariest trips

Other box-office smashes include Juventus’ double-header (Oct. 23 at Old Trafford, Nov. 7 in Turin) with Man United, a game redolent in nostalgia not only for the ding-dong battles of the 1990s but for Ronaldo heading back to Old Trafford and Paul Pogba returning to Italy, where he might decide to lock himself in his […]


Chelsea, Arsenal cruise in Europa League openers; Rangers draw

Maurizio Sarri’s Chelsea maintained their flying start to the season with a 1-0 victory at PAOK Salonika in their opening Europa League Group L fixture on Thursday. Brazil midfielder Willian’s early strike proved sufficient to seal the points, although Chelsea could have won by a wider margin had they been sharper in front of […]


Dave Roberts: Things ‘coming together at the right time’ for Dodgers

The Dodgers have spent most of the year profiling as one of the greatest teams in the sport, with an impressive run differential, unrivaled depth and a wealth of star talent. But it never really came together for them — until, perhaps, right now, in the most important juncture of their season. The Dodgers beat […]


It’s all about October as Aaron Judge returns to the Yankees

As he kicked the dirt in the Yankee Stadium batter’s box, Aaron Judge looked down at his feet and paused. An ovation still echoed around the park. The slugger, absent for nearly eight weeks due to a wrist injury, was being celebrated for his return to action. He took an extra beat or two to […]


Humboldt Broncos host first game since bus crash

Brayden Camrud and Derek Patter were back on the ice for the Humboldt Broncos on Wednesday night in the team’s first game since 10 teammates and six other people were killed in a bus crash. Camrud and Patter are the only survivors back with the junior hockey team. In a game televised commercial-free in Canada […]


Nashville Predators’ Austin Watson suspended for domestic assault

Nashville Predators forward Austin Watson has been suspended 27 games without pay for “unacceptable off-ice conduct,” the NHL announced Wednesday. Watson, who also is suspended without pay for the entire preseason, pleaded no contest in July to a domestic assault charge. The NHL Players’ Association is filing an appeal on Watson’s behalf. If the appeal […]


United States opening of ‘real interest’ to ex-Man United manager David Moyes

David Moyes said he would be interested in replacing Bruce Arena as the United States national team coach if he was presented with the nfl jerseys china nike Moyes, who has been out of management since saving West Ham United from relegation last season, has been linked to the opening, which has been filled […]


Chris Smalling: England snub for World Cup motivates me at Manchester United

Chris Smalling is hoping to turn his World Cup disappointment into a positive by re-establishing himself at Manchester United. The defender, who has 31 caps, was axed from the England squad by manager Gareth Southgate in the build-up to the tournament in Russia and has been overlooked for games against Spain and Switzerland this season. […]