Third straight loss a ‘slap’ to Panthers’ playoff hopes

Forty-four seconds remained and the Seattle Seahawks were running the clock down for the game-winning field goal when in the stunned silence of Bank of America Stadium a fan shouted: “You guys are horrible.” It reverberated so loudly you could hear it through the thick glass that separates the press box from the crowd. There […]


Seahawks’ strong finish sets them up for season’s home stretch

They were in danger of dropping yet another close game Sunday when Russell Wilson found David Moore for a 35-yard, game-tying touchdown. Seattle’s defense then stiffened just in time on the Carolina Panthers’ ensuing drive (which ended with Graham Gano’s missed 52-yard field goal attempt), before a long pass from Wilson to Tyler Lockett set […]


Yankees land James Paxton in trade, send top prospect to Mariners

The Mariners and Yankees completed a trade Monday that sends ace left-hander James Paxton to New York for three prospects, including top-rated lefty Justus official nike nfl jerseys The other two prospects going to Seattle are outfielder Dom Thompson-Williams and right-handed pitcher Erik Swanson. Paxton, who turned 30 this month, has spent his entire […]


Intense and eccentric, no one had more fun than Adrian Beltre

One of the great misconceptions about the brilliant career of Adrian Beltre is that he was mean and unapproachable. Those eyes, that stare, sometimes kept those who didn’t know him at a nike nfl jerseys paypal The truth is, he was one of the most enjoyable players to be around. Those eyes were actually […]


Gunshot survivor now in Falcons’ brotherhood thanks to Austin Hooper

If he could walk, Louisiana native Kyron Greenup probably would strut into the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on Thursday, proudly wearing his custom-made Atlanta Falcons jersey. If he could move his hands freely, Greenup probably would pump his fist every time the Falcons score a touchdown, especially if his new friend, tight end Austin Hooper, is the […]


Cowboys-Redskins have more than tradition on the line this Thanksgiving

There’s nothing like a big NFC East rivalry, especially one like the Cowboys and Redskins that spans so many generations. “I just think it’s huge,” Cowboys executive vice president Stephen Jones said in the locker room Sunday. “Redskins on Thanksgiving, it doesn’t get better than that. They’ll be ready to play. They’re a really good […]


Brad Stevens, Kyrie Irving call out Celtics after another loss to Jazz

After Celtics head coach Brad Stevens watched Utah Jazz power forward Derrick Favors slam home three thunderous alley-oop dunks early in the fourth quarter here at TD Garden on Saturday night, he decided he had seen enough. Out came Al Horford, Gordon Hayward and Jaylen Brown, joining Jayson Tatum on Boston’s bench. They, alongside Semi […]


Lonzo Ball, Lakers’ interior defense missing in first half of Florida trip

It was “Classic Night” in Orlando on Saturday; the Orlando Magic went with old-school video graphics and in-game music, as well as sweet vintage Shaquille O’Neal and Anfernee “Penny” Hardaway uniforms from the 1990s. As it turns out, the Los Angeles Lakers decided to participate to some degree, throwing back their defense to the start […]


Seahawks’ near-comeback results in another close loss to Rams

Seattle Seahawks left tackle Duane Brown stood outside the visitors locker room lamenting another close loss in a season that is threatening to become defined by them. “It sucks, man,” the veteran said. “It hurts.” Minutes earlier and a few feet away, a fired-up Pete Carroll stepped up to a podium and began his news […]


Rashaad Penny’s breakout game gives Seahawks’ backfield another hot hand

Pete Carroll called it a good problem to have, even if his running backs don’t see it that way. The Seattle Seahawks head coach is just fine with having more than one hot hand at the position — and he does at that, after rookie Rashaad Penny delivered a long-awaited breakout performance Sunday during the […]