• NFL Notes: Sam released, Kuechly won’t be fined posted 17 hours ago

    The Dallas Cowboys have released Michael Sam from their practice squad.  The NFL’s first openly gay player was cut Tuesday as the Cowboys wanted to get some other reinforcements to return to the defensive line.  Sam had been cut by the team that drafted him in the seventh round, the St. Louis Rams, at the […]

  • Giants Take Game One of the World Series posted 17 hours ago

    The World Series started at Kansas City Tuesday night and the San Francisco Giants struck quickly in the first innings and went on to win the opener 7-1.  Madison Bumgarner, the former Caldwell County High School and Legion star, pitched another outstanding game in the postseason, picking up his third World Series win without a […]

  • Hornets lose to the Hawks in Atlanta (Exhibition NBA) posted 2 days ago

    The Charlotte Hornets, playing shorthanded Monday night, lost to the Atlanta Hawks 117-114 in overtime in an exhibition game.  Playing without four core players, Cody Zeller helped to take up the slack with 18 points and eight rebounds on 8-11 shooting before fouling out in overtime.  Gary Neal led the Hornets scoring with 21 points […]

  • Steelers rally for win over the Texans posted 2 days ago

    A late first half surge keyed by turnovers led the Pittsburgh Steelers to a 30-23 win over the Houston Texans in Monday Night Football.  Trailing 13-3 late in the first half, the Steelers scored three touchdowns in just over a minute to take a 24-13 lead into halftime.  The Texans self-desturcted with turnovers during the […]

  • World Series starts Tuesday in Kansas City posted 3 days ago

    The World Series starts Tuesday night in Kansas City for the Giants and Royals.  James Shields will start on the mound for KC against the Giants Madison Baumgarner.  First pitch will be at around 8:07PM.  The Best of seven will have the first two games in Kansas City, take a travel day off Thursday, then […]

  • Bulls beat Hornets in Exhibition posted 3 days ago

    Kirk Hinrich scored 26 points on 11-14 shooting and the Chicago Bulls beat the Charlotte Hornets 101-96 in Chicago.  Pau Gasol added 15 points and 10 rebounds, and Derrick Rose had 17 points.  Lance Stephenson and Michael Kidd-Gilchrist had 14 points apiece for Charlotte, who is now 3-3 for the season.  The Hornets are in […]

  • College Football: Mississippi State stays Tops in the Polls posted 3 days ago

    Despite not playing this past weekend, Mississippi State remains Number one in the Polls.  Florida State, after their close 31-27  win over Notre Dame Saturday remains Number Two, with Mississippi third, Alabama fourth, and Auburn fifth.  Notre Dame dropped only two spots to seventh after their loss to Florida State.  East Carolina stays 18th in […]

  • Racing: Keselowski wins at Talladega, advances to next round of the Chase for the Cup posted 3 days ago

    Brad Keselowski got a must win for himself at Talladega in the GEICO 500, and avoids elimination in the second round of the Cup Series  Championship.  Keselowski held off Matt Kenseth after two two-lap overtimes to advance to Round three.  He joins teammate Joey Logano, Kevin Harvick, Ryan Newman, Denny Hamlin, Kenseth, Carl Edwards, and […]

  • NFL: Panthers Clobbered, Skins win, Manning sets new TD pass record posted 3 days ago

    Another busy Sunday in the NFL, and the Carolina Panthers found Green Bay a cold and inhospitable place, as they were thrashed by the Green Bay Packers 38-17.  The Packers scored touchdowns on their first three possessions, led 28-3 by halftime, and 35-3 at one point.  Aaron Rodgers completed 19 of 22 passes for 255 yards […]

  • College Football: Tarheels try to shake Ga. Tech Jinx posted 5 days ago

    North Carolina will try to snap a four game losing streak against a Georgia Tech team that has dominated them in recent years.  The Yellow Jackets have won five straight and 14 of 16 meetings between the two programs.  Tech is 5-1 overall, suffering their first loss of the season last week against Duke, and […]