By scoring 52 points Thursday against Carolina, the Steelers climbed into AFC elite status with defending conference champion New England and 8-1 Kansas City.
A once promising return to the sideline turned into a nightmare Thursday night in Santa Clara against a 49ers team that already had lost twice to lowly Arizona.
The Chiefs have covered 11 straight regular-season games. This is a team capable of making a Super Bowl run. But 9½ or 10 points are a huge handicap in the betting world.
If the college football season ended right now, most would agree that the final four would be Alabama, Ohio State, Clemson and Notre Dame. But sports are never that simple. Chaos could be around the corner.
No time for sightseeing, but that didn’t stop your intrepid reporter from strolling around the stadium that Jaguars owner Shad Khan hopes to buy so that he can play half of his team’s eight home games here in Europe.
The Raiders are trying for two consecutive victories Sunday when they play the Los Angeles Chargers. The schedule says it’s a road game, but there will be more Raiders fans at StubHub Center than Charger fans.
October reigns supreme for sports bettors. Football rages. Baseball flourishes. Hockey and basketball begin. I’ll take October for cashing tickets.
One game does not an All-Pro quarterback make. But Baker Mayfield’s performance Thursday for the Browns was a smash-hit debut, especially for those of us who took Cleveland as a 3-point favorite.
Fists fly and engines roar. It’s party time in Las Vegas, so let’s cash some tickets on boxing and NASCAR this weekend — and, of course, football.
Cashing tickets is what it’s all about, so here’s two picks for Saturday and three for Sunday.