Just like Sandy Koufax did before him. Like Mickey Lolich, and Bob Gibson and Orel Hershiser. The Giants’ country-strong left-hander earned his place in World Series lore with three remarkable performances on the way to a championship.
After recording 14 tackles against the Tennessee Titans and being named the NFC defensive player of the week, Robinson racked up 10 tackles against the Dallas Cowboys on Monday night, including the sack that temporarily knocked quarterback Tony Romo out of the game.
Pierce’s influence on the game, his first with the Wizards, was vast. It also was not enough. The Wizards’ 107-95 loss arrived after they were undone by 35 fourth-quarter Miami points.
Griffin completed a full practice Wednesday, marking the first time he’s been able to do so since injuring the ankle in the Redskins’ victory over Jacksonville on Sept. 14.
Justin Abdelkader scored twice in the third period to help the Detroit Red Wings rally for a 4-2 victory over the Washington Capitals on Wednesday night.
Not to make light of an athlete’s injury or misfortune, but tearing your ACL while celebrating a sack is fairly hilarious. Especially when it happens to one player five weeks after it happened to another, both times with eerily similar dance moves that conclude with the players wincing and going down as if shot.
Three days after throwing a shutout in Game 5, Madison Bumgarner came on to pitch the final five innings in relief for the Giants.
This would be the perfect time for a midseason awards column, but It would be more helpful to analyze a handful of players whose first-half contributions may have been overlooked and who could be fantasy difference-makers in the second half.
United’s postseason kicks off Sunday in the Eastern Conference semifinals when the club travels to face the winner of Thursday’s knockout-round match between the New York Red Bulls and Sporting Kansas City.
The 19-year-old power forward was the SEC’s top freshman while helping Kentucky to reach the NCAA championship game.
The family says the 86-year-old Howe is showing some signs of improvement, but there is a long road to recovery ahead.
Wizards shooting guard Glen Rice Jr. said he will be ready to play tonight in the team’s opener in Miami against the Heat.