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Football rules ratings, but 'Big Bang Theory' energized – Star Tribune

Football rules ratings, but 'Big Bang Theory' energized – Star Tribune

LOS ANGELES — “The Big Bang Theory” is starting to pick up ratings steam in the final stretch of its 12-year run. The CBS sitcom was last week’s most-watched entertainment show as total viewership ticked up to a 2018-19 season high of more than 13 million, according to Nielsen figures Tuesday. That’s a welcome sign […]

Jose Mourinho, Fabio Capello and Andre Villas-Boas: How Largs shaped them – BBC Sport

Jose Mourinho, Fabio Capello and Andre Villas-Boas: How Largs shaped them – BBC Sport

The Inverclyde National Sports Centre in the 1990s (left) and today (right) As the men descended on the bar and ordered pints, the young Portuguese in their midst was gently teased. Earlier in the week he had mentioned some impressive contacts in European football while his business card carried the Barcelona crest. His new-found friends […]

Ref Watch: Should Paul Pogba have been sent off against Tottenham? – SkySports

Ref Watch: Should Paul Pogba have been sent off against Tottenham? – SkySports

Last Updated: 14/01/19 2:23pm Pogba (right) catches Alli with a high boot at Wembley, but was it worthy of a red? Should Paul Pogba have seen red against Tottenham? Were Liverpool fortunate to get a penalty at the Amex? Former Premier League referee Dermot Gallagher gives us his verdict from the weekend’s games and Tuesday’s […]

Memphis football: What Mike Norvell, new coordinators said as Tigers coaches are introduced – The Commercial Appeal

Memphis football: What Mike Norvell, new coordinators said as Tigers coaches are introduced – The Commercial Appeal

CLOSE Memphis coach Mike Norvell speaks on his seven new assistants and what they bring to the football team Evan Barnes, The Commercial Appeal It would be understandable if Memphis football coach Mike Norvell passed out nametags when he introduced the newest members of his coaching staff Saturday. Norvell hired seven assistants, the most changes […]

Second hospitalized Oregon football player files lawsuit against UO, Willie Taggart, strength coach, NCAA for $5 million – OregonLive

Second hospitalized Oregon football player files lawsuit against UO, Willie Taggart, strength coach, NCAA for $5 million – OregonLive

EUGENE — A second Oregon football player who was hospitalized in January 2017 following strenuous offseason workouts that resulted in rhabdomyolysis has filed a lawsuit against the University of Oregon, former football coach Willie Taggart, former strength coach Irele Oderinde and the NCAA for negligence. Sam Poutasi, an offensive lineman who just completed his redshirt-sophomore […]

'Football is what I do. It's not who I am:' 5 things we heard from Cody Parkey on his 'Today' show appearance – Chicago Tribune

'Football is what I do. It's not who I am:' 5 things we heard from Cody Parkey on his 'Today' show appearance – Chicago Tribune

Bears kicker Cody Parkey went on NBC’s “Today” show on Friday morning to talk about his botched 43-yard field-goal attempt that cost his team a first-round playoff victory Sunday. Parkey’s attempt bounced off the left upright, hit the crossbar and bounced out — dubbed a “double doink” by NBC analyst Cris Collinsworth — to give […]

Eye On The Y: While BYU's football and basketball teams were mired in mediocrity last fall, its other sports soared to record heights – Salt Lake Tribune

Eye On The Y: While BYU's football and basketball teams were mired in mediocrity last fall, its other sports soared to record heights – Salt Lake Tribune

Eye On The Y is The Salt Lake Tribune’s weekly newsletter covering BYU athletics. Subscribe here. Provo • BYU’s football team slogged its way through another less-than-inspiring season in 2018 and its men’s basketball program has a mediocre record (9-8) and was blown out three times in the past five games. Cougar Nation has definitely […]

Man City 9-0 Burton: Eight-hour journey for 15 mins of football – stories – BBC Sport

Man City 9-0 Burton: Eight-hour journey for 15 mins of football – stories – BBC Sport

Traffic, goals and a reunion – all at Etihad Stadium Hours stuck on the motorway, a 9-0 loss and possibly another hammering to come. Spare a thought for Burton Albion’s fans. The League One team travelled to Premier League champions Manchester City on Wednesday night to compete in their first ever semi-final. It was supposed […]

Ellen surprises college football player during chat about coming out – KSTU FOX 13 Salt Lake City

Ellen surprises college football player during chat about coming out – KSTU FOX 13 Salt Lake City

ST. LOUIS — Jake Bain is now playing Division I football at Indiana State University, one year after the star athlete came out as gay during a speech to fellow St. Louis high school students that went viral in early 2018. Ellen DeGeneres invited Bain to her daily talk show for an update on his […]

What are Penn State's odds of winning next season's College Football Playoff? – PennLive

What are Penn State's odds of winning next season's College Football Playoff? – PennLive

Penn State must replace record-setting quarterback Trace McSorley, two starting offensive lineman, a starting tailback, and a first-team defensive end in 2019. That’s not to mention the fact that starters must also be found at one corner and one safety spot, and also at linebacker, due to graduation. Needless to say, head coach James Franklin […]

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