Category: Sports

Robert Saleh backs Jets’ Zach Wilson, slams ‘instant-coffee’ era

FLORHAM PARK, NJ — New York Jets coach Robert Saleh defended embattled quarterback Zach Wilson on Monday, but wouldn’t give him this week’s starting assignment — not yet, anyway. Saleh was noncommittal on which quarterback will start Thursday night against the Jacksonville Jaguars, saying Mike White (fractured ribs) was still being evaluated by doctors. The …

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Commanders’ Ron Rivera sounds off on officiating in loss to Giants: ‘Don’t ask me about the refereeing’

Washington Commanders head coach Ron Rivera had little to say during his press conference Sunday night when asked about a controversial call and seemingly missed penalty late in the fourth quarter against the New York Giants which could have ultimately changed the outcome of the game. On 3rd and goal with just over a minute …

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Giovani Bernard takes full responsibility for botched fake punt amid testy exchange with reporters

Getty Images The Buccaneers’ second-half meltdown in Sunday’s loss to the Bengals began with a botched fake punt on which running back Giovani Bernard was supposed to get the snap and run for a first down, but instead didn’t seem to realize the snap was going to him until the ball hits …

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Dodgers mainstay Justin Turner reportedly signs with Red Sox

Justin Turner is joining the Red Sox after nine seasons with the Dodgers. (Darren Yamashita/Reuters) Justin Turner is leaving Los Angeles. The Dodgers mainstay who made two All-Star teams and won a World Series in LA is signing a two-year deal with the Boston Red Sox, ESPN’s Jeff Passan reports. The 38-year-old infielder will make …

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Terry McLaurin: I checked with the official if I was lined up legally, and he said I was good

USA Today Commanders wide receiver Terry McLaurin was flagged for an illegal formation penalty that wiped out a touchdown in the final moments of Sunday night’s loss to the Giants, and after the game he said he checked with the official to make sure he was lined up legally. McLaurin said that …

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