Thompson, the second-year running back, is among several unproven players who have gotten an opportunity to play for the Redskins in the final month of the season, but those chances have almost exclusively come as the result of an injury to someone else.
The oldest active player in the league drags smaller and mid-sized point guards down into the post. He goes up, right and left in stops and fits. It’s an archaic model of offense. Coach Randy Wittman joked the last time someone used a similar style was in the 1930s.
The Boston Celtics traded point guard Rajon Rondo to Dallas on Thursday night, cutting ties with the last remnant of their last NBA championship while giving Dirk Nowitzki and the Mavericks a chance at another title.
Fehr scored 42 seconds into overtime to lead Washington to a 5-4 victory over Columbus on Thursday night, extending the Capitals’ point streak to seven games and snapping the Blue Jackets’ winning streak at seven.
Justin Anderson scored 14 of his 16 points in the second half, helping Virginia shake off the rust of an 11-day layoff for exams and defeat Cleveland State, 70-54.
Jordan Todman juked one defender and stiff-armed another on his way to a 62-yard touchdown run that helped the Jacksonville Jaguars beat the Tennessee Titans 21-13 on Thursday night.
Your three-time Silver Slugger award-winning shortstop and your ace no-hitter pitcher are one season away from saying goodbye. What do we do? Panic? Pay them? On Wednesday, Mike Rizzo’s message was to relax.
Boston Red Sox owner John W. Henry is facing a lawsuit over a woman who fell down an elevator shaft at Fenway Park.
Beckham is certainly a contender headed into his game at St. Louis on Sunday, based on his last 10 games. If he wins rookie of the year honors, he’d be the first Giants player to win the award.
Jason Hatcher missed a fifth straight practice as he continues to nurse a right knee injury, while Trent Williams was a limited participant Thursday.
Jones was an overlooked third-string quarterback just four months ago. Now the third-year sophomore is the central figure in a Buckeyes’ offense heading into the national semifinal game against Alabama at the Sugar Bowl on Jan. 1.
The St. Petersburg City Council has rejected a deal reached earlier this month between the Rays and the city’s mayor that would have allowed the team to search for new stadium sites on both sides of Tampa Bay.