(9/17/17) | NFL Week 2. In 4 career games vs. AFC, has 437 rush yards (109.3 per game) & 7 TDs (6 rush, 1 rec.). yards & TD in Week 1. Has 11,947 career rec. yards last week. Broncos notes: QB TREVOR SIEMIAN passed for 2 TDs vs. 1 INT & had 1st career rush TD in Week 1. In past 5 vs. NFC, has 431 scrimmage yards (86.2 per game) with 4 TDs (3 rush, 1 rec.). Has 80+ scrimmage yards in 11 of past 12 vs. NFC & 14 total TDs (10 rush, 4 rec.) Has 497 catches & 6,937 rec. yards (74.0 per game) & rec.
Sitake doesn’t hold back on criticism after Wisconsin routs BYU 40-6. The 10th-ranked Wisconsin Badgers, looking very much the part of a college football playoff contender, steamrolled offensively inept BYU 40-6 in front of 61,143 fans on a picture-perfect fall afternoon that turned ugly for the Cougars (1-3). “If I were to put into words the game, I thought we were overwhelmed as a group,” BYU coach Kalani Sitake said in his harshest post-game comments to date as Cougars coach. He said that word — overwhelmed — several times and then admitted even if the Cougars had played their best game of the season, “I don’t know what the outcome would have been today, even with that.” The Cougars finished with 81 yards on the ground, and ran 46 plays, including five in the fourth quarter. Wisconsin dominated time of possession, holding the ball for 40 minutes and 9 seconds and racking up 491 yards and 28 first downs. The Badgers were 8 of 12 of third down, with sophomore quarterback Alex Hornibrook picking apart the Cougar defense when he had to. It took Butch Pau’u wrestling the ball away from a wide receiver for Hornibrook to not have a perfect day. It was BYU’s worst home loss since a 54-10 demolition at the hands of Utah in 2011. Storylines •Badgers quarterback Alex Hornibrook plays flawlessly in completing 18 of 19 passes for 256 yards and four touchdowns. • The Cougars generate 192 yards of offense and give up 491 to the Badgers.
ANAHEIM -- Rangers outfielder Nomar Mazara left Friday night's 7-6 loss to the Angels still experiencing tightness in his left quad muscle, a problem that has been bothering him for over a week. It is one of a number of signs the Rangers may be running out of gas as they go down the stretch and start to fade in the American League Wild Card race. The loss was the Rangers' seventh in the last nine games and they are five games behind the Twins for the second spot with 15 to play. Carlos Gomez is still out with a sprained right ankle and Rougned Odor, hitting .143 in his last 24 games, is dealing with an ankle issue. The Rangers went to check on him during a third inning at-bat. "Everybody is playing with something. You just have to keep playing." Choo hit a two-run home run in the sixth to give the Rangers a 4-2 lead. "I don't know if we are running out of gas but we have some guys out there with lower leg injuries and it may look that way," Banister said. Sullivan has covered the Rangers since 1989, and for MLB.com since 2006.
Bengals can easily escape Andy Dalton’s contract after the season. Andy Dalton‘s job is safe, according to a head coach whose job isn’t. Answer: Whatever the Bengals want to happen with Dalton. His Kaepernick-style, year-to-year contract has only one year left of unallocated signing bonus money, making the cap hit associated with unloading him only $2.3 million in 2018. Keeping him would cost $13.9 million in cash, a figure that currently is creeping toward the bottom of the starting-quarterback pay scale. Which may be fitting, since Dalton is currently creeping toward the bottom of the starting quarterback barrel. Through two games in 2017, Dalton has five turnovers, no touchdowns, fewer than 200 yards passing per game, and a passer rating of 47.2. That puts him behind every NFL quarterback other than Scott-Freakin’-Tolzien. It eventually should put Dalton behind A.J. McCarron, and it could in time put Dalton out on the street.
1 RB Noah Cain to See OU on Back-to-Back Weekends. Noah Cain Game Clips Noah Cain Game Clips 2:41 Loading x player version 2.5.8 playback state -1 Noah Cain Game Clips 2:41 Start video Large play-pause toggle Share X Twitter Facebook / Small (320x180) Medium (480x270) Large (640x360) Learn More This video is not available. x This video is not available. x This video is geo-restricted. Ads keep our content free for all to enjoy so please turn off any ad blockers to keep watching. This video is not available on your platform. This video is not available for this device, browser, or operating system. x Noah Cain, a 5-foot-11, 207-pound running back from Bradenton (Fla.) IMG Academy was in Columbus, Ohio, last weekend when the Oklahoma Sooners took down the Ohio State Buckeyes 31-16. He ran for 1,683 yards and 22 touchdowns for more than eight yards per carry. 2015: Cain made his varsity debut as a freshman and did not disappoint, rushing for 1,058 yards and ten touchdowns on 9.4 yards per carry.
OU will appear three times nationally on FS1 starting Jan. 14 as the Sooners host Baylor inside Lloyd Noble Center at 1 p.m. CT. OU’s Feb. 3 (2 p.m.) matchup against West Virginia and its final league game of the year at Texas on Feb. 27 (6 p.m.) will also air on Fox Sports 1. For more information on Oklahoma women’s basketball, follow the Sooners on Twitter (@OU_WBBall) or like Oklahoma Sooners Women’s Basketball on Facebook. Norman Norman Dec. 28 Texas Norman Jan. 20 Oklahoma State Norman 12 p.m. Jan. 24 Kansas Norman Jan. 31 Kansas State Norman Feb. 21 Iowa State Norman – PK80 Invitational – Eugene, Ore. $ – SEC/Big 12 Challenge – Norman, Okla. ^ – Women's Holiday Showcase – Uncasville, Conn.
The Oklahoma City Thunder have enjoyed some of the game’s best floor generals in their short history. As the Thunder await Westbrook’s signature on his super max contract they are all too familiar with how important he is to the franchise. And, this isn’t just because Westbrook is a super star or franchise player. Ball movement and pace dominate NBA courts and floor generals are the key to success. Yet, the Oklahoma City Thunder realized the importance of the point guard position right from the start of their franchise beginning. Recognizing the point guard was an integral ingredient to a NBA championship team Sam Presti made it a priorty. Russell Westbrook has been the man at point guard since 2008, but the Thunder have been able to add key point guards in addition to Westbrook over the years. He will be a solid floor general to backup Russell Westbrook this season. The pairing of Westbrook and Felton will give the Thunder one of the best point guard rotations they have put together in years. As the season draw near, Thunderous Intentions takes a look at the top five point guards in Thunder history.
OSU football: Player to watch, prediction and pick for Oklahoma State-Pittsburgh. A look -- with some projections -- for Oklahoma State’s final regular-season nonconference game until Sept. 1, 2018 (looking at you, Missouri State) … Player to watch That means he had more than James Washington -- two more. He had 46 yards receiving last week, and Pittsburgh has struggled mightily to cover running backs in the pass game this year. And those adjustments -- combined with the attention James Washington will surely get after he had nearly 300 yards receiving against Pittsburgh last year -- could open things up for McCleskey to have a big game. Prediction Cowboy fans have been spoiled in the first two games of this year. Oklahoma State led Tulsa 21-0 after one. So it has a 38-0 advantage in opening quarters this season. Though OSU has been solid on the road in the past two seasons, going 8-2, it has not always been easy. Oklahoma State averaged 6.2 points per game in the first quarter of its five road games last season. Pick Oklahoma State’s players look the same as they did in August: Cool, confident and unfazed.