Saints vs. Redskins

Saints vs. Redskins odds: Monday Night Football picks and predictions from advanced model on 58-37 roll

The Washington Redskins, who scored a season-high 31 points in a win over the Packers last time out, face one of the league’s highest-scoring teams, the New Orleans Saints, on Monday Night Football at 8:15 p.m. ET. History could be made in the final game of Week 5, as Saints quarterback Drew Brees is just 201 yards shy of passing Peyton Manning for […]

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Sharks center Joe Thornton has knee infection

After Joe Thornton was put on injured reserve with discomfort in his surgically repaired right knee, the San Jose Sharks got some good news on Monday. Coach Peter DeBoer said the center has an infection in the knee and nothing worse. “Nothing structurally. It looks like an infection, put him on antibiotics,” DeBoer said, according […]

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Stephen Curry of Golden State Warriors admits team talks about three-peat

OAKLAND, Calif. — Golden State Warriors superstar Stephen Curry admits that talk of a potential three-peat is something he and his teammates have discussed as they get set to open the 2018-19 season. “We talk about the three-peat just because it’s in front of us,” Curry said. “I don’t think that’s something that’s repeated every […]

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Nick Diaz Knows He Can Beat Khabib Nurmagomedov • MMA News

  Can anybody beat Khabib Nurmagomedov? Nick Diaz believes he can. Over the weekend (Sat. October 6, 2018) Khabib successfully defended his UFC lightweight title against Conor McGregor. “The Eagle” scored a fourth-round submission win via neck crank. His mixed martial arts (MMA) record remains perfect at 27-0. Former UFC welterweight title challenger Nick Diaz […]

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Fantasy football — Jameis Winston, Nyheim Hines among top fantasy football free-agent finds for Week 6

It has been said that timing is everything in life; it can apply to fantasy football, too. As we cruise into Week 6 of the NFL season, another notable saying comes to mind: it’s never too soon to plan ahead. In this case, these two thoughts tie together. Though there are just two teams on […]

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What NFL rookies plan to do with their first paycheck – NFL Nation

What do the top NFL rookies plan to do with their first paycheck? From cars to houses to taking care of their parents, here’s a look: Cardinals quarterback Josh Rosen says he plans to save and invest his signing bonus. He thinks it will come in handy when he has a family and kids later […]

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Draymond Green says Golden State Warriors ‘at our best when we feel threatened’

OAKLAND, Calif. — After the Golden State Warriors suffered a 22-point blowout loss to the Houston Rockets in Game 2 of the Western Conference finals, Draymond Green said he expects his team to have an edge heading into Game 3 on Sunday. “I think we’re at our best when we feel threatened,” Green said following […]

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Sweden crushes United States to reach final at ice hockey worlds

COPENHAGEN, Denmark — Sweden strode into the final of the ice hockey world championship by crushing the United States 6-0 on Saturday. The defending champion set up a gold-medal game on Sunday against Switzerland, a 3-2 winner over Canada. The Swedes set up the victory with three goals in three minutes and seven seconds midway […]

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Cubs’ Montgomery still on standby for first start of the year

CINCINNATI — Chicago Cubs lefty Mike Montgomery will have to wait to get his first start of the year, but for how long? Montgomery was scheduled to pitch one game of the Cubs’ doubleheader against the Cincinnati Reds on Saturday, but a rainout Thursday in Atlanta changed the team’s plans. During the winter, he publicly […]

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