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John Gagliardi, winningest coach in college football history, dies at 91

John Gagliardi, winningest coach in college football history, dies at 91

John Gagliardi, the winningest coach in college football history, has died at the age of 91. Gagliardi’s daughter Gina Gagliardi Benson announced the former coach’s death Sunday morning on Facebook. “John was a winner in so many ways, but mostly in his ability to connect with others,” she wrote. “His appreciation of others ran so […]

NFL DFS for Week 5: Optimal DraftKings, FanDuel daily fantasy football picks and lineups

NFL DFS for Week 5: Optimal DraftKings, FanDuel daily fantasy football picks and lineups

Scoring records are falling left and right this season, and Week 5 brings another opportunity for NFL DFS players to exploit matchups against porous defenses. Sunday’s 12-game main slate features five games with an Over-Under of 50 or more, so look for plenty of fireworks once again. With so many elite options like Todd Gurley […]

NFL DFS for Week 5: Best DraftKings, FanDuel daily fantasy football picks and lineups

NFL DFS for Week 5: Best DraftKings, FanDuel daily fantasy football picks and lineups

End-of-week injury reports are in and there’s a lot for NFL DFS players to digest. In Minnesota, Dalvin Cook is a game-time decision with a hamstring injury, which could open the door for Latavius Murray to be the bellcow back. In Green Bay, Davante Adams (calf) and Geronimo Allison (concussion) are both questionable, which could thrust […]

Football Ferns look to future after damning report confirms bullying inside NZF

Football Ferns look to future after damning report confirms bullying inside NZF

It started with 12 players making 13 complaints about the behaviour of one coach over two tours. It continued with 80 interviews and a three-month review into the conduct and culture inside New Zealand Football. This week a damning 22-page report found allegations from the Football Ferns, NZ’s national women’s football team, that former coach […]

Spread picks for every game in 2018's college football Week 6

Spread picks for every game in 2018's college football Week 6

The top three teams in the preseason AP poll were Alabama, Georgia, and Clemson. After five weeks, they are No. 1, No. 2, and No. 4. Ohio State (preseason No. 5) is third. Oklahoma is still No. 7. Preseason No. 9 Auburn is No. 8. Aside from LSU’s rise from 25th to fifth and Wisconsin’s […]

15 players to start in fantasy football for Week 5

15 players to start in fantasy football for Week 5

Week 4 of the NFL season saw an odd number of close games and blowouts, leading to some wacky fantasy results. We faired well last week, with 11 of our 15 chosen “start” players either scoring a touchdown or topping 100 yards. As usual, we try to avoid the most obvious picks — though sometimes […]

Stonehill College football player from Ramsey dies

Stonehill College football player from Ramsey dies

Marc Tarabocchia(Photo: Stonehill College) Marc Tarabocchia will be remembered for his work ethic, his smile and his friendly nature. Tarabocchia, a 20-year-old junior at Stonehill College in Massachusetts and a Ramsey High School graduate, died suddenly Tuesday morning, the college stated. Tarabocchia was an offensive lineman for the football team for three years at Stonehill […]

Understanding the Georgia high school football death

Understanding the Georgia high school football death

Grieving continues in Georgia, after a high school football player died two days after being hit in a game. 16-year-old Dylan Thomas suffered a head injury before collapsing on the sidelines Friday night.  He suffered from swelling of the brain, and passed away Sunday. According to the National Center for Catastrophic Sport Injury Research, 4.4 […]

Here are Week 6's new college football rankings

Here are Week 6's new college football rankings

College football’s Week 5 results gave us some important action at the height of the top-25 rankings, with Ohio State beating Penn State and Notre Dame whooping Stanford. Elsewhere in the previous top 25: Washington, Florida, Virginia Tech, Oregon, and West Virginia beat ranked teams, meaning shakeups all over the bottom of the rankings too. […]

The Times' high school football rankings

The Times' high school football rankings

The Times’ high school football rankings  Los Angeles Times Full coverage Source link