Tag: football

Dec 02 2018

Alabama defeats Georgia, 35-28, securing the top seed in the four-team college football championship tournament – Fox News

Alabama quarterback Jalen Hurts (2) runs past Georgia linebacker Walter Grant (84) during the second half of the Southeastern Conference championship NCAA college football game, Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore) Top-ranked Alabama stormed back from a 14-point deficit to defeat Georgia, 35-28, and secure the top seed in the four-team college […]

Nov 29 2018

PSV Eindhoven vs. Barcelona – Football Match Report – November 28, 2018 – ESPN

5:09 PM ET Lionel Messi scored an excellent individual goal and laid on another as Barcelona beat PSV Eindhoven 2-1 to secure top spot in Champions League Group B on Wednesday. Messi provided an assist for defender Gerard Pique to score the second for the Liga champions, who have 13 points from their five matches […]

Nov 26 2018

Rodgers: Football mortality catches up to everybody

Sunday night’s loss to the Minnesota Vikings put the Green Bay Packers‘ season on the brink. In seasons past when situations seemed dire, Aaron Rodgers was known to calm the Cheesehead mob with an R-E-L-A-X or calling his team’s shot at making a late-season run. Sunday night’s loss brought little of that optimism, as the […]

Nov 26 2018

ESPN: College football power rankings after Week 13

Rivalry weekend didn’t disappoint. Four unbeatens still remain, but the race for the fourth and final Playoff spot is an intriguing storyline following Ohio State’s blowout win over previously fourth-ranked Michigan and Oklahoma’s three-point victory at West Virginia, which solidified a conference title game berth for the Sooners. All eyes will be centered around the […]

Nov 26 2018

The Monday newsletter: Oklahoma's focus needs to be on Texas, not Ohio State and College Football Playoff

[unable to retrieve full-text content] The Monday newsletter: Oklahoma’s focus needs to be on Texas, not Ohio State and College Football Playoff  Tulsa World Ohio State illustrates playoff committee’s failure to evolve its evaluation of offensive teams  USA TODAY Full coverage Source link

Nov 26 2018

Michigan football: Wolverines progressed, but more is necessary

Nick Baumgardner Detroit Free Press Published 6:00 AM EST Nov 26, 2018 For Michigan football, this was a blown opportunity, a massive disappointment and another example of an inability to secure a spot as a national contender.  But 2018 was not a wasted year or an abject failure.  Jim Harbaugh’s program is better today than […]

Nov 26 2018

Football affects youth brain development after just one season, study says

“Repetitive head impact exposure may have a cumulative effect in the rapidly developing brains of youth and high school football players,” said study co-author Gowtham Krishnan Murugesan, a radiology research assistant at UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, adding that the results mirror other recent findings. The study outfitted 60 youth and high school football […]

Nov 26 2018

College football scores, winners & losers in Week 13: The SEC is in a great spot, Jim Harbaugh is not

Rivalry week can be a time when the unexpected takes place. But as Week 13 of the college football season largely showed us, much of it turned out to actually be the expected.  Ohio State beat Michigan … again. Alabama beat Auburn … again. Washington beat Washington State … again. Virginia Tech beat Virginia … […]

Nov 26 2018

Bowl Predictions 2018: Projections for College Football Playoff

Mark J. Terrill/Associated Press After the final full Saturday schedule in college football, 81 teams are eligible to play in bowl games. However, not all of the programs that reached the six-win mark will play in the postseason since there are 78 bowl berths available. Nothing will be finalized until next Sunday, but teams are […]

Nov 26 2018

They Won't Make the College Football Playoff, but They Could Shape the Bracket

Supported by On College Football They Won’t Make the College Football Playoff, but They Could Shape the Bracket ImageKendrick Rogers’s touchdown helped Texas A&M beat L.S.U. in seven overtimes on Saturday.CreditCreditBob Levey/Getty Images By Marc Tracy Nov. 25, 2018 When the four-team field for the College Football Playoff is determined, three programs will have had […]