Madison Bumgarner, who shows virtually no emotion on the mound, got the Giants off to a terrific start in Game 1. Given an early cushion by Hunter Pence’s home run, the man called MadBum by his teammates carried a shutout into the seventh inning and beat the Royals 7-1 Tuesday night.
Thousands of fans left FedEx Field Sunday afternoon with memories of Kai Forbath’s game-winning 22-yard field goal as time expired, the lasting image of the ball splitting the uprights and players spilling onto the field to celebrate. Few fans think twice about the snap that set it up.
The Kansas City Monarchs, the Negro National League champions, faced Philadelphia’s Hilldale Baseball Club, the champions of the competing Eastern Colored League. It marked the first time two Negro League champions from different leagues agreed to play in a championship series of note.
As the Terps enter their first season in the Big Ten, they will do so with a largely revamped roster and a brand-new motion offense, a scheme somewhat similar to what the San Antonio Spurs use.
Sam, the SEC defensive player of the year last season at Missouri, has yet to make an appearance on an NFL team’s 53-man active roster for a game.
With a 3-0-2 record and victories in their last two games, the Capitals head to Edmonton, Calgary and Vancouver this week as the only team in the Eastern Conference without a regulation loss.
Durant said he’s never had surgery, so he doesn’t know how he will respond to it. He says he won’t rush his return.
Gordon, a 6-foot-1, 213-pound junior, leads the nation with an average of 174.3 yards per game as part of an offense that’s averaging 343 yards rushing.
Palm Beach County has long appeared to be the favored spot for the teams, but they still haven’t agreed on a suitable site for the project. Nonetheless, Tuesday’s vote should help the process along.
Adriano’s five-goal performance in Belarus —with two goals from the penalty spot — equaled Lionel Messi’s five against Bayer Leverkusen in 2012.
Oscar Pistorius was taken away in a police van with barred windows Tuesday to start serving a five-year prison sentence for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
No matter the results after Jay Gruden names a starter for Monday night, his team will continue to seek long-term answers to its pressing questions at football’s most important position. Pickings are slim.