Why did the Kings bench Marvin Bagley? Former No. 2 pick falls out of rotation

October 23, 2021 0 Comments

The drama continues in the saga between the Sacramento Kings and Marvin Bagley III.  The latest installment of the ordeal came prior to opening night of the 2021-22 season when the forward was informed he would not be starting for the Kings. That decision prompted a reaction from the player’s agent, Jeff Schwartz, who is one of the …

What channel is Alabama vs. Tennessee on today? Time, TV schedule for ‘Third Saturday in October’

October 23, 2021 0 Comments

Week 8 of the college football season is, on paper, one of the weaker weekend slates of the 2021 season. That it includes “The Third Saturday in October” rivalry between No. 4 Alabama and Tennessee says a lot about the current state of this series. The Crimson Tide have won 14 straight in this rivalry, …

What channel is USC vs. Notre Dame on today? Time, TV schedule for Week 8 rivalry game

October 23, 2021 0 Comments

The Jeweled Shillelagh — or the annual battle for it, at least — has lost its sheen in 2021. On one side of the rivalry you have USC, which has started the season 3-3 and finally fired Clay Helton after a Week 2 loss to Stanford proved the program had progressed as far as possible …

What channel is LSU vs. Ole Miss on today? Time, TV schedule for 2021 Magnolia Bowl

October 23, 2021 0 Comments

The 2021 meeting between LSU and No. 12 Ole Miss will be a curious entry into their Magnolia Bowl rivalry. The 12th-ranked Rebels are 5-1 and 2-1 in SEC play, jumping to their highest in-season ranking since 2016. The Tigers, meanwhile, are a team in transition. LSU on Sunday announced it was moving on from …

NFL odds, lines, point spreads: Updated Week 7 betting information for picking every game

October 23, 2021 0 Comments

Week 6 of the 2021 NFL season was a strange one for bettors. The first two games of the week — a “Thursday Night Football” clash and the Jaguars-Dolphins London game — were both covered by the underdogs. Then came the Sunday main slate, which saw the favorites put up a record of 8-2 against …

The day Chuck Hughes died: Remembering the only NFL player to die in a game

October 23, 2021 0 Comments

The pass, on third and 1, sails incomplete as the clock ticks down in the fourth quarter. He had lined up on the right side of the formation as the Lions, trailing 28-23, try to mount a comeback against the rival Bears. He races downfield on a post pattern, but Greg Landry’s pass, intended for …

NASCAR lineup at Kansas: Starting order, pole for Sunday’s playoff race without qualifying

October 23, 2021 0 Comments

The starting lineup for Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series playoff race at Kansas Speedway was set by applying the statistical formula NASCAR is using for the majority of Cup races in 2021. Drivers’ starting positions for the Hollywood Casino 400, the second race in the Round of 8 and the eighth race of the 2021 Cup Series …

What channel is Dodgers vs. Braves on today? Time, TV schedule for 2021 NLCS Game 6

October 23, 2021 0 Comments

Dave Roberts has leaned on his bullpen a lot this postseason. When Game 6 of the NLCS rolls around Saturday, the Dodgers manager may have to lean heavily on it again. That’s because Max Scherzer, Los Angeles’ scheduled Game 6 starter, won’t go because of arm fatigue and recent heavy usage on short rest. MORE: Scherzer …

Why Yordan Alvarez’s ALCS MVP performance shouldn’t come as a surprise

October 23, 2021 0 Comments

If there was any doubt about just how good Yordan Alvarez was or how integral to the Astros’ postseason hopes he has been, he answered those questions emphatically on Friday night. In one of the biggest games of his career, the soft-spoken Alvarez let his play speak for him. He punctuated his ALCS performance with a …

Astros vs. Red Sox final score, results: Luis Garcia, Yordan Alvarez help propel Astros to World Series

October 23, 2021 0 Comments

Luis Garcia picked a good time to have the best game of his young career. After lasting just one inning in Game 2 of the ALCS, the Astros starter was dominant in Game 6 on Friday against the Red Sox, going 5 2/3 innings and giving up just one hit while striking out seven. Houston …