Germany needs its core to regain form as post-World Cup work continues

The last time the German national team welcomed supporters to an open training session, it had just won the World Cup in Brazil. Four years later, Joachim Low and his men are anxious to avoid relegation in the Nations League after a 0-0 draw in their opening match at home to France. But that rather […]


Holding blocks, telling Goff what to do: Inside the Rams OL

The Los Angeles Rams offensive line has performed at an elite level this season, a sometimes-unsung group in the team’s 5-0 start. And that’s why they can find humor in at least one play that went somewhat astray. Saffold, a ninth-year pro, started to chuckle when he recalled a particular moment during a Week 3 […]


What we learned in Week 5: Get ready for a defensive spending spree

A funny thing happened here Sunday night. Two NFL teams — the Cowboys and the Texans — played a game and neither one of them scored 20 points. Not even with the help of an overtime period. Yes, even in the high-flying NFL of 2018, you still can find some pockets of defense being played […]


Twins’ Sano won’t face charges after hitting officer with his truck

Minnesota Twins third baseman Miguel Sano will not face criminal charges for his involvement in an accident in the Dominican Republic early Sunday morning in which a police officer suffered a broken leg. Sano, who was leaving a nightclub in his native San Pedro de Macoris at 3 a.m. on Sunday in the company of […]


George Springer’s shot ties AL playoff record en route to sweep of Indians

The Houston Astros tied an American League record Monday by hitting a home run in their 12th consecutive postseason game, and advanced to the AL Championship Series for the second straight year, completing a division-round sweep of Cleveland with an 11-3 nfl jerseys china nike George Springer’s fifth-inning home run off Mike Clevinger tied […]


Breaking down the defense: Don’t focus on attacking returns

In fact, the top nine outfield players in the Premier League so far this season, in terms of fantasy points, are forwards and midfielders. That being said, defenders are important, too. Your fantasy matchup will sometimes be very close, and just a couple of extra points could make all the nfl jerseys china nike […]


Wayne Rooney’s dramatic brace keeps D.C. United’s playoff hopes alive

Wayne Rooney scored twice as D.C. United came from a goal down in the second half to secure a crucial 2-1 victory over the Chicago Fire at Audi Field on Sunday nike nfl jerseys wholesale Rooney converted a simple tap-in to tie it 11 minutes after D.C. (41 points) went behind, then won the […]


Marcus Smart on scuffle with JR Smith: ‘Ain’t no punk right here’

The Boston Celtics and Cleveland Cavaliers played Saturday night in a preseason rematch of last season’s Eastern Conference finals, and it wasn’t long before some of last season’s postseason animosity emerged. With 3 minutes, 38 seconds left in the first quarter at Quicken Loans Arena, a scuffle broke out between the teams that resulted in […]


Inside Gordon Hayward’s misery-filled fight to play again

It was Hayward’s first time playing one-on-one against an NBA starter since undergoing an unexpected second surgery in late May to remove a plate and screws from around the left ankle Hayward shattered five minutes into his Celtics career. The discovery that he needed another surgery had devastated Hayward. It threw his rehabilitation timetable into […]


Move over Rams, Ravens are the NFL’s most complete team

But the most complete team in the NFL? That title currently goes to the Baltimore Ravens, and the numbers back this up. The Ravens are the only team to rank in the top 10 in offense, defense and special teams efficiency, according to ESPN Stats & Information. “The most balanced teams in this league usually […]