A perfect match? Jimmy Garoppolo and the Bay Area’s instant embrace

It took all of about one minute and seven seconds last season for a large number of Bay Area fans to embrace San Francisco 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo. That’s how long it took for Garoppolo to enter the game against the Seattle Seahawks, run for 4 yards, complete a pass for 8 and then evade […]


Panthers’ Efe Obada on NFL journey: ‘I don’t take anything for granted’

There are countless stories about the struggles of players on their journey to the NFL, but few, if any, are like the one of defensive end Efe Obada, who went from homeless in a foreign land to the 53-man roster of the Carolina stitched nfl jerseys free shipping But it is that path that […]


Marouane Fellaini confident Manchester United are Premier League contenders

Marouane Fellaini believes Manchester United are capable of defying 40-1 odds and winning the Premier League title this season. The Belgium international played a key role as Jose Mourinho’s team ended a run of two-straight defeats with a 2-0 victory over Burnley at Turf Moor on Sunday. United are as long as 40-1 for the […]


Barcelona’s Lionel Messi: Real Madrid ‘less good’ after Cristiano Ronaldo exit

Lionel Messi was surprised by Cristiano Ronaldo’s decision to leave Real Madrid for Juventus and says the European champions won’t be as strong a team after losing the Portuguese forward. Ronaldo, 33, joined Juve in July for €100 million after spending the best part of the last nine years competing with Barcelona’s Messi for collective […]


Andrew McCutchen gets warm welcome from Yankees fans, goes hitless in debut

Andrew McCutchen admitted Saturday afternoon that he was nervous as he put on his pinstripes for the first time, officially starting the once-hoped-for New York Yankees phase of his career. “I feel like a lot of baseball players want to throw on the pinstripes for who knows how long, just to say you did it,” […]


Cubs rotation enters the stretch run ready to dominate

It has to be every other National League contender’s worst nightmare: The starting rotation of the Chicago Cubs is finally finding its groove at exactly the right time in the season. The calendar might say September, but the starters are beginning to pitch as if it’s October. “This is as locked-in as I’ve felt,” Saturday’s […]


Evan Engram working on limiting drops after second most among TEs in 2017

The low point of an otherwise impressive rookie campaign for New York Giants tight end Evan Engram last year came on Thanksgiving night against the Washington nike nfl jerseys free shipping It was the third quarter of another impotent offensive performance during a miserable, lost season. The Giants, who failed to get a first […]


Cowboys TE Rico Gathers charged with marijuana possession

Dallas Cowboys tight end Rico Gathers was arrested Friday night and charged with possession of marijuana less than 24 hours before NFL teams had to reach the 53-man roster limit. Gathers was released from jail Saturday morning after posting bond. He was arrested at approximately 10:52 p.m. CT Friday in the 3100 block of Parkwood […]


Patrick Cutrone scores late, VAR disallows two goals in eventful AC Milan win

A late stoppage-time goal by substitute Patrick Cutrone gave AC Milan a 2-1 home win over Roma in an electrifying Serie A clash on Friday and eased the pressure on manager Gennaro Gattuso. Following the opening round’s 3-2 defeat at Napoli when they threw away a 2-0 lead, Milan appeared set to suffer another disappointing […]


Manchester City’s Pep Guardiola defends under-pressure Man United boss Jose Mourinho

Jose Mourinho has found an unlikely ally in Pep Guardiola after the Manchester City manager jumped to the defence of the Portuguese coach. The Manchester United boss is under increasing pressure after losing two of the opening three games of the Premier League, with suggestions his job could be under threat. Mourinho and Guardiola had […]