Joey Slye made a 41-yard field goal attempt with 1:38 remaining as Virginia Tech qualified for a bowl game for the 23rd consecutive season, prolonging Beamer’s stay as coach with a 23-20 victory.
Brandon Ross ran 80 yards for a touchdown with 4:40 left as Maryland gave interim coach Mike Locksley his first victory in a season-ending 46-41 victory at Rutgers on Saturday.
Chimera scored his third power-play goal of the season after having just 10 in his first 15 years, and the Capitals cruised to an easy, 4-0 victory on Friday afternoon over the visiting Lightning.
Sullinger had 18 points and 15 rebounds in only three quarters, and the Celtics rolled to a 111-78 home victory over the Wizards on Friday night.
Greg Ward Jr. threw for 308 yards and three touchdowns as Houston defeated Navy, 52-31, on Friday afternoon, ending the Midshipmen’s hopes of appearing in a New Year’s Six bowl game.
Culliver was placed on injured reserve after tearing his ACL and MCL in his right knee. Cornerback Bashaud Breeland missed Friday’s practice with an illness and is questionable for Sunday’s game against the New York Giants.
Losing Culliver for the rest of the season is a big blow to the secondary, but the Redskins are confident in the depth they have at cornerback. Still, new faces like Quinton Dunbar and Deshazor Everett could be tested on Sunday.
Lucchino, who served as an executive with the Redskins, Orioles and Padres before joining the Red Sox in 2001, recently stepped down from that role. He addressed that departure and his future plans in an interview.
The Redskins’ cornerback returned to practice after having his shoulder examined on Wednesday, then injured his right knee in Thursday’s practice. Culliver also missed three games earlier this season with a left knee injury.
Schmidt spent parts of the last two seasons with the Capitals and in the minor leagues, and after signing a two-year contract in July, he recognized that he needed to adjust if he hoped to stick in the NHL.
Jackson scored his first touchdown of the season last week against the Panthers on a 56-yard reception. It was his best game since returning from a hamstring injury.
It may not be quite the same today as it was in the 1950s and 1960s, when the opening of the deer season might as well have been a state holiday, but it’s still a special day for many.
Sports provide a distraction from the real-life issues that can consume our daily lives. As such, many coaches and players have given us a reason to be truly thankful this year.
Williams is playing at a significantly lighter weight this season after losing more than 30 pounds. The Redskins’ left tackle has mostly changed his lifestyle and eating habits and has seen the positive effects on the field.
Jones has shown flashes of brilliance in his rookie season, but his four fumbles are a concern for the coaching staff. Coach Jay Gruden been patient with the young back, but also wants Jones to understand the importance of ball security.
Although they took steps during the offseason to add players who could fit their new offensive system, the Wizards have struggled to adequately incorporate their big men and utilize their strengths.
Orlov scored a goal in his third consecutive game and Braden Holtby finished with 23 saves as the Capitals rallied back to defeat the visiting Jets, 5-3, on Wednesday night.
The Wizards went 0-for-17 on their final 19 possessions and were outscored by 23 points to close the game as the Hornets took a 101-87 victory on Wednesday night.