Category: Sports

Nov 19 2018

Saints' Drew Brees making his case for first-ever MVP award

NEW ORLEANS — The competition for the Most Valuable Player in the NFL has been a one-man race for most of this season, with Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes being the undisputed leader of the pack. He now has a legitimate fight on his hands, thanks to the astonishing play of New Orleans quarterback […]

Nov 19 2018

LeBron James scores 51 in first win at Miami since 2014 departure

11:22 PM ET MIAMI — LeBron James scored 51 points Sunday in the Los Angeles Lakers‘ 113-97 win over the Miami Heat, marking James’ first victory in Miami since leaving the Heat franchise in 2014. He also became just the fifth player in league history to score 50-plus points with three different franchises. “[My] environment […]

Nov 19 2018

NBA scores, highlights: LeBron wins in return to Miami; Spurs take down the Warriors

After a wild and historic Saturday night, the NBA is slowing down a bit on Sunday. At least in terms of the number of games; we’ve got five games on the docket. The Grizzlies got things started with a nice win over the Timberwolves to continue their strong start to the season. After that, the […]

Nov 19 2018

One of the Saints' Secrets to Success? Doing the Little Things Right, as Seen Against the Eagles

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Nov 19 2018

Malcolm Jenkins explains why he flipped off Sean Payton

The New Orleans Saints had their way with the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday to the tune of a 48-7 victory (see Roob’s observations). The frustration clearly boiled over for the Eagles players, including safety Malcolm Jenkins, who was caught on camera giving the finger in the direction of his former head coach Sean Payton. Jenkins was beaten […]

Nov 19 2018

Alex Smith Injury Isn't a Death Sentence for Washington Redskins

Joe Robbins/Getty Images The NFL may be a 100-percent injury league, but certain injuries are far more devastating and memorable than others. Unfortunately, Washington Redskins quarterback Alex Smith suffered such an injury Sunday at FedExField against the Houston Texans. Head coach Jay Gruden told reporters after the game Smith required immediate surgery after breaking his tibia […]

Nov 19 2018

LeBron James erupts for 51 points in Miami on Sunday

LeBron James dropped 51 points on Sunday night in the Lakers’ win against the Miami Heat. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson) More It’s no secret that LeBron James can score the basketball. In case any Miami Heat fans forgot that fact since he moved on from South Florida, though, James provided an excellent reminder on Sunday. James […]

Nov 19 2018

Redskins' quarterback Alex Smith suffers gruesome, season-ending leg injury

Washington Redskins quarterback Alex Smith suffered a gruesome, season-ending leg injury Sunday in the third-quarter of his team’s 23-21 loss to the Houston Texans. Smith, 34, broke his right tibia and fibula on a sack by Texans safety Kareem Jackson, and will require surgery. “I know it was very painful for him and heartbreaking for […]

Nov 19 2018

Saints' historic offense maintains incredible pace in rout

8:39 PM ET NEW ORLEANS — The New Orleans Saints‘ offense has gone to ludicrous speed. The Saints, who have been scoring points this season at the highest rate in NFL history, just routed the reigning champs for their ninth straight victory — a 48-7 blowout against the Philadelphia Eagles that saw Michael Thomas, Alvin […]

Nov 19 2018

Photos: Saints take down defending champion Eagles in dominant fashion at the Superdome

New Orleans Saints running back Alvin Kamara (41) celebrates a touchdown with New Orleans Saints wide receiver Michael Thomas (13), New Orleans Saints wide receiver Tre’Quan Smith (10) and New Orleans Saints running back Mark Ingram (22) during the second half of an NFL football game against the Philadelphia Eagles in New Orleans, La. Sunday, […]