Bobby Wagner and other players who have trucked overstepping fans

photo: Getty Images Several memorable plays were made during the San Francisco 49ers’ 24-9 victory against the Los Angeles Rams on Monday. There was Deebo Samuel’s back shoulder catch that he turned into a 50-plus yard touchdownas well as Jeff Wilson Jr.‘s touchdown run that first gave the 49ers the lead. The 49ers not blocking … Read more

Deebo Samuel, Talanoa Hufanga making 49ers must-see TV

Deebo Samuel (front)photo: Getty Images In the fall of 1994, Michael Jordan was still away from the NBA and the World Series was cancelled. For a young Chicago Bulls and White Sox fan, there wasn’t much to look forward to in sports, especially with Horace Grant having just signed with the Orlando Magic in free … Read more

Wisconsin, Nebraska among 5 schools with football coaching vacancies

Iowa State’s Matt Campbell and Baylor’s Dave Aranda are poised to move up the college ranks in a big way this offseason.Image: Getty Images College football programs are racing to fire their coaches so they can perfect that desperate vibe in an attempt to attract a new hire. You know which desperate vibe I’m talking … Read more

Cowboys’ ‘Doomsday Defense’ back in Dallas

The Cowboys’ defense is ferocious, but is it all-time?photo: Getty Images The Dallas Cowboys are playing the best defensive football we’ve seen from them in quite some time. Last year the defense was good at creating turnovers, but this season they’re barely giving up anything to opposing offenses. Comparisons to past Cowboys defenses are beginning … Read more

From NWSL to Hockey Canada, governing bodies fail us

illustration: Getty Images Yesterday was just a banner day for the governing bodies of sports. We know that people in power will do just about anything to protect what little fiefdom they have. In the grand scheme of things, having a seat on the organization running whatever league or game is a pretty small fiefdom. … Read more

Jerry Jones’ Dallas Cowboys are frauds

Jourdan Lewis (center) and teammatesphoto: Getty Images Sports has a short menu: wins and losses. Normally, that’s all that matters. Then there’s the Dallas Cowboys. For sure, their 3-1 record has come as a surprise to most. On Sunday, they beat the Washington Commanders, 25-10, to win their third straight game. Even more shocking is … Read more

A Cooper Rush vs. Dak Prescott ‘QB controversy’

Cooper Rushphoto: Getty Images The Dallas Cowboys are undefeated since Cooper Rush became their starting quarterback following Dak Prescott’s Week 1 thumb injury. Rush is 3-0 this season, and 4-0 in his career, the Cowboys QB1. On Sunday, Rush became the first Dallas QB to start their career with four consecutive wins. He also joins … Read more

Patrick Mahomes and Baker Mayfield

Mahomes > Mayfieldillustration: Getty Images Justin Jefferson’s 10 catches for 147 yards yards in London buoyed the Vikings’ win over New Orleans, Saquon Barkley once again took on multiple duties in the Giants’ zero-quarterback offense and Seattle’s Geno Smith earned the weekend’s highest pass-rating, but in Kansas City’s resounding win, Patrick Mahomes illustrated the difference … Read more

Seattle Seahawks’ Geno Smith is making the most of this opportunity by playing historically well

Seahawks QB Geno Smith celebrates in the end zone.Image: Getty Images You remember Geno Smith do not you? The former New York Jets starting quarterback whose career was derailed in 2015 after getting sucker punched by a defensive player who hasn’t played in the NFL since that season. The guy who replaced Eli Manning for … Read more

New York’s Jets, Giants and Bills means business early in 2022 season

Was a good Sunday in New York.illustration: Getty Images Look at the state of New York through the first four games of the season. Football fans from across the Empire State — and certain parts of New Jersey, Connecticut, and Canada — have reason to enjoy watching their teams through the first month of the … Read more