5 October 2022
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Sports

Associated Press mulling change to NFL MVP voting system

2021 MVP Aaron RodgersPhoto: Getty Images Hark! The Associated Press is considering making changes to their NFL MVP voting process! I never thought I’d see the day. The Associated Press’ MVP Award has long been considered the “real” MVP. While other outlets may offer their own take on who the most valuable player is, the […]

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Kayvon Thibodeaux to debut for Giants against Cowboys in MNF showdown

Giants’ rookie linebacker Kayvon Thibodeaux will make his NFL debut tonight.Image: Getty Images The New York Giants are going to look different than they have all season when they go up against the Dallas Cowboys on Monday Night Football. For the first time this season, they will take the field with their top draft choice. […]

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Miami’s Tyler Van Dyke is sinking under the Hurricanes’ new regime

Miami’s Tyler Van Dyke was ridin’ the pines by the end of Saturday’s loss to Middle Tennessee State.Image: Getty Images A few days after Tyler Van Dyke criticized the home atmosphere at Hard Rock Stadium, he and the Miami Hurricanes let off a stink bomb, which left their fans with fewer reasons to root for […]

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Bettors banking on massive underdog Detroit Lions Super Bowl win

The Detroit Lions are receiving bets to win the Super BowlImage: Getty Images For many moons, the Detroit Lions have been the laughingstock of the NFL. They’ve been the Cleveland Browns of the NFC, the clowns at the circus, the Packers’ little brothers who just want to get a seat at the adult table on […]

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49ers’ Jimmy Garoppolo back under center after Trey Lance injury

The re-signing makes sense, now, doesn’t it?Image: Getty Images Jimmy Garroppolo is running the offense again in San Francisco after second-year quarterback Trey Lance suffered a horrific ankle injury Sunday, akin to Dak Prescott’s in 2020, during the Niners’ 27-7 win over the Seattle Seahawks. He was carted off the field toward the end of […]

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Nebraska’s biggest shame this week wasn’t a loss or a firing

Oklahoma’s Jovantae Barnes carries the ball during the Sooners’ drubbing of the Cornhuskers on Saturday.Photo: Getty Images Every time Nebraska fires a coach — Scott Frost being the fifth straight person to occupy that position and then get shown the door — there’s this narrative that who on earth would want that job. The expectations […]

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Business

How to watch, stream NFL Thursday nigh football games live online free without cable: NBC, Amazon

Thursday night football, for the past few years, has been the domain of the NFL Network and Fox. But starting Sept. 15, change is in the air. Just as Major League Baseball has sent some exclusive broadcast rights to Apple TV+, the NFL is embracing the streaming model, with Amazon Prime taking over Thursday night […]

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CBS hires Ray Hudson to call soccer

Ray HudsonImage: Getty Images CBS has mostly been a gift to soccer fans. Unlike Turner when it bought the Champions League rights, forgot about it until the day before the tournament started, and then dusted off some closet and called whatever former USMNT members were within an hour’s flight of the studio, CBS has taken […]

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The Marty McFly Rankings Week 2: USC is back, baby!

1. USC Image: Getty Images After two games, the No. 7 Trojans are 8-0 in the turnover battle, which is great. It means Caleb Williams is under control of the offense, the skill players are valuing ball security, and the defense is forcing takeaways. USC played so well against Stanford on Saturday night that Kirk […]

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Notre Dame and Texas A&M among the victims of Saturday’s upsets

Photo: Getty Images The unassuming weeks are always the most dangerous for college football, but especially so early in the season when the rankings are more guesses than earned distinctions. Still though, when you schedule an FCS school and pay them to come play non-conference patsy during homecoming or whatever else, you better not lose. […]

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