Calvin Johnson has become the fastest player to 10,000 yards receiving, reaching the mark in his 115th game. The Detroit star surpassed that milestone in the first half Thursday against the Chicago Bears. Torry Holt reached 10,000 yards in 116 games.
Tension in nearby Ferguson, Missouri, put the NFL and St. Louis Rams in contingency mode this week.
Authorities have returned to the home of ex-New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez seeking sneakers they believe were worn on the night of a 2013 killing he’s charged in.
The Redskins plan to start quarterback Colt McCoy over Robert Griffin III on Sunday against the Indianapolis Colts. Washington coach Jay Gruden told Colts reporters on a conference call that Griffin “just needs a little more time” to master the team’s offensive scheme.
I would think fairness should matter to all athletic conferences across the country when it comes to membership and ensuring everyone within the framework has an equal opportunity at success. In this sense, the Mountain West and its TV contract for football has failed miserably for many schools, particularly UNLV.
The NFL runs dozens of computers for 24 hours a day for 12 weeks to evaluate its millions of possible schedule combinations. The puzzle is determining which week each game will be played, and which TV slot it will slide into.
Overeating and betting against the Lions have been Thanksgiving traditions for years, but one of those trends was interrupted last season, and it had nothing to do with turkey.
UNR quarterback Cody Fajardo is exactly the type of quarterback the Rebels don’t want to see. They will try to keep him from making big plays on the ground and in the air when the teams meet Saturday at Sam Boyd Stadium.
Five players to watch when UNLV’s football team plays UNR at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Sam Boyd Stadium.
This week, of course, is the big one against Reno, and it’s going to be a great day.