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Tonight’s matchup: With another chance to get above .500 at home, Heat hoping to carry over success from their play on the road

The Clippers’ Willie Reed shoots surrounded by Tyler Johnson, Josh Richardson and Kelly Olynyk during the Heat’s win in L.A. this season. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill) LOS ANGELES CLIPPERS VS. MIAMI HEAT When: Saturday, 8 p.m. Where: AmericanAirlines Arena, Miami TV/Radio: Fox Sports Sun/WAXY 790AM, WAQI 710AM (Spanish) Records: Miami 14-14, Clippers 11-16 Line: Miami is favored...
Five takeaways: With another big effort from the bench, Heat hold on against Hornets for another road win

Five takeaways: With another big effort from the bench, Heat hold on against Hornets for another road win

Charlotte’s Kemba Walker tries to get around Miami’s Jordan Mickey  during Friday’s game in Charlotte. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton) The Miami Heat continue to play their best basketball on the road. The Heat held off a furious Charlotte Hornets rally Friday to escape with a 104-98 victory at the Spectrum center. The Heat led by 17 points with 7:30 to play before the Hornets...
Miami Dolphins’ Michael Thomas doubtful for Bills – and uncertain for final two games

Miami Dolphins’ Michael Thomas doubtful for Bills – and uncertain for final two games

The Dolphins’ Michael Thomas is doubtful for Sunday’s game in Buffalo. (Jim Rassol/Sun Sentinel/TNS) DAVIE — There can be no mistaking Michael Thomas’ value to the Dolphins. He’s their special teams captain, he helped seal Monday’s victory over the Patriots and, according to special teams coordinator Darren Rizzi, he leads the NFL in special teams ...
Hosting bowl game serious business for FAU Owls

Hosting bowl game serious business for FAU Owls

Florida Atlantic players are reluctant to call their stay at the Boca Resort a vacation. For center Antonyo Woods and teammates, their weekend hotel stay is for business, not pleasure. “We can have fun, we can hang out and what not, but we still have a job to do,” said Woods, one of three FAU offensive lineman named to Conference USA’s All-First Team last week. “We still got...
Miami Dolphins’ Ndamukong Suh never came off field, and Cameron Wake can’t stop being impressed

Miami Dolphins’ Ndamukong Suh never came off field, and Cameron Wake can’t stop being impressed

Dolphins defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh (93) puts pressure on Patriots quarterback Tom Brady on Monday night. (Andres Leiva / The Palm Beach Post) DAVIE — For all the talk about the multiple looks the Dolphins gave the Patriots last Monday, one thing remained constant. Every time Tom Brady looked across the line of scrimmage, he saw Ndamukong Suh, T.J. McDonald, Reshad...
Exclusive: Miami Dolphins’ Lawrence Timmons, on ex-teammate Ryan Shazier’s injury: ‘It killed me’

Exclusive: Miami Dolphins’ Lawrence Timmons, on ex-teammate Ryan Shazier’s injury: ‘It killed me’

Ryan Shazier of the Pittsburgh Steelers reacts as he is carted off the field after being injured against the Bengals. (Photo by John Grieshop/Getty Images) DAVIE — Lawrence Timmons isn’t a Steeler anymore. Ryan Shazier no longer is a teammate. It does not matter. When Timmons saw the horrific play in which Shazier, a Steelers linebacker, suffered a severe spinal injury while...
Dolphins CB Xavien Howard had flu during two-interception game vs. Patriots

Dolphins CB Xavien Howard had flu during two-interception game vs. Patriots

Xavien Howard’s tremendous game came under brutal conditions. (Allen Eyestone/The Post) DAVIE—The best game of Dolphins cornerback Xavien Howard’s career came on a night he spent vomiting on the sideline because of the flu. Howard was everywhere in Miami’s 27-20 victory over the Patriots and intercepted Tom Brady twice despite being miserable the entire...
Column: Smooth on the field, Jeter struggles in front office

Column: Smooth on the field, Jeter struggles in front office

Derek Jeter, The Player, glided through two decades in the Big Apple. His charisma made it all look so effortless, a beloved figure who could seemingly do no wrong, even in the media cauldron that is New York City. Which makes Derek Jeter, The Baseball Executive, all the more baffling. How has a guy who rarely took a wrong step during his long career as the Yankees shortstop and captain managed to...
Miami Dolphins’ Adam Gase gives final update before heading to Buffalo to face the Bills

Miami Dolphins’ Adam Gase gives final update before heading to Buffalo to face the Bills

Adam Gase. (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images) DAVIE — Here’s what Dolphins coach Adam Gase said Friday, a day before heading to Buffalo for a game vital to Miami’s playoff hopes: Injury report: Andre Branch questionable; Jermon Bushrod out; MarQueis Gray is fine; Xavien Howard questionable; Matt Moore questionable; Cordrea Tankersley doubtful, Michael...
Miami Dolphins practice report: Last check-in before Buffalo Bills game

Miami Dolphins practice report: Last check-in before Buffalo Bills game

Cordrea Tankersley would be a big help to the Dolphins on Sunday. (Bill Ingram/The Post) DAVIE–All the momentum the Dolphins have built over the past two weeks is tenuous as they head into what promises to be a frigid game at Buffalo on Sunday, and health will be a big factor in their ability to maintain it. As Miami strives to stay in the playoff chase and even its record at 7-7...
MRI on Justise Winslow’s left knee negative, Heat  confirm; no timetable on return

MRI on Justise Winslow’s left knee negative, Heat  confirm; no timetable on return

Miami Heat forward Justise Winslow drives against the Phoenix Suns during a game earlier this year. in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Matt York) Heat coach Erik Spoelstra confirmed today an MRI on Justise Winslow’s left knee was negative. Spoelstra, though gave no timetable on his return. The Heat (13-14) are in Charlotte to face the Hornets (10-17) tonight but ...
'Tis the season, and nobody loves bowl games more than this guy

'Tis the season, and nobody loves bowl games more than this guy

When you find someone who says things like "The Bahamians are starting to learn about college football, and they like it," you must find time for the conversation. Wright Waters accommodated. Some people may like college football bowl games more than Waters, but nobody advocates for the bowl concept like Waters. "They so unique and so important to the success of college football,"...
Watch our Dolphins-Bills Week 15 simulation on Madden 18

Watch our Dolphins-Bills Week 15 simulation on Madden 18

This NFL season, we at the Post are making our predictions every week.  But it's another thing entirely to play the game out in advance. And that's precisely what we're doing each week.  And you get to watch.  Each week of the 2017 Dolphins season, we'll have Madden NFL 18 — yes, the brand-spanking-new version of the game! — simulate that week's matchup, and you get to stream...
What to know about tonight’s matchup: Without Hassan Whiteside, Justise Winslow vs. Hornets, Heat look to get back to .500

What to know about tonight’s matchup: Without Hassan Whiteside, Justise Winslow vs. Hornets, Heat look to get back to .500

MIAMI HEAT VS. CHARLOTTE HORNETS When: Friday, 7 p.m. Where: Spectrum Center, Charlotte, N.C. TV/Radio: Fox Sports Sun/WAXY 790AM, WAQI 710AM (Spanish) Records: Miami 13-14, Charlotte 10-17 Line: Hornets favored by 5 points Miami Heat’s Dion Waiters (11) drives as Charlotte Hornets’ Michael Kidd-Gilchrist defends during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Friday,...
Dolphins vs. Bills: How do they match up in Week 15?

Dolphins vs. Bills: How do they match up in Week 15?

How do the Miami Dolphins (6-7) and Buffalo Bills (7-6) match up for Sunday’s NFL Week 15 tilt at New Era Field? LeSean McCoy #25 of the Buffalo Bills is upended while running with the ball by Michael Thomas #31 and Kiko Alonso #47 of the Miami Dolphins during the first quarter at New Era Field on December 24, 2016 in Orchard Park, New York. The Miami Dolphins defeated...
Dolphins WR Jakeem Grant’s mom shreds him for dropped pass vs. Patriots

Dolphins WR Jakeem Grant’s mom shreds him for dropped pass vs. Patriots

Jakeem Grant would’ve made his life a lot easier if he’d caught this ball. (Allen Eyestone/The Post) DAVIE—One of the great things about moms is they love everything you do. Pretty much anything you do is met with unconditional approval and a hug. Jakeem Grant’s mom isn’t that kind of mom. She’s harder on him than any of the Dolphins’ coaches....
Kenny Stills: Dolphins haven’t lost faith in WR DeVante Parker

Kenny Stills: Dolphins haven’t lost faith in WR DeVante Parker

The Dolphins need more from DeVante Parker. (Allen Eyestone/The Post) DAVIE—DeVante Parker has shown too much ability and done too much work on his game behind the scenes for the Dolphins to give up on him now. It’s been a while since Parker had a good game, and he’s managed just 10 catches for 76 yards the last four weeks. He had back-to-back weeks of one...
Dolphins’ Jermon Bushrod stares down possible final chapter of career

Dolphins’ Jermon Bushrod stares down possible final chapter of career

Jermon Bushrod has plenty going on in his life besides football. (Allen Eyestone/The Post) DAVIE—Jermon Bushrod knew what he signed up for when he eschewed retirement for one more season on the Dolphins’ offensive line. As an 11-year veteran, he’s fully familiar with brutal nature of the game. But that doesn’t make this any easier. Bushrod has been inactive for...
Why Miami Dolphins’ Ndamukong Suh played every single defensive snap on Monday

Why Miami Dolphins’ Ndamukong Suh played every single defensive snap on Monday

Miami Dolphins defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh puts pressure on New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady at Hard Rock Stadium on Monday. (Andres Leiva / The Palm Beach Post) DAVIE — The Miami Dolphins played 61 defensive snaps against Tom Brady and the New England Patriots on Monday night and, remarkably, defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh...
Miami Dolphins’ Jay Cutler shows he’s more comfortable, on and off the field

Miami Dolphins’ Jay Cutler shows he’s more comfortable, on and off the field

Miami Dolphins quarterback Jay Cutler looks to pass during the first half of an NFL football game against the Patriots on Monday night. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee) DAVIE — When the Miami Dolphins decided to sign Jay Cutler this off-season, they realized he has been studying to be a broadcaster, not at all preparing to play quarterback in the ...
Miami Dolphins: How Adam Gase crushed play design and calls vs. Pats

Miami Dolphins: How Adam Gase crushed play design and calls vs. Pats

Head coach Adam Gase looking on during the game against the New England Patriots at Hard Rock Stadium on Monday in Miami Gardens. (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images) DAVIE — Points are up, mistakes are down and creativity is in. Adam Gase has the Miami Dolphins offense pointed in the right direction, and he deserves some props. Gase isn’t ready to take ...
Why the Miami Dolphins played more press and man coverage

Why the Miami Dolphins played more press and man coverage

Xavien Howard intercepts Tom Brady. And he did it twice. (Allen Eyestone/The Post) DAVIE — On the third offensive play in Miami’s defeat of New England on Monday night, Tom Brady scanned the field from his shotgun position. Brady looked to his left and noticed Xavien Howard two yards off of Brandin Cooks, in man-to-man press coverage. He also saw Bobby McCain...
Miami Dolphins’ Jakeem Grant: I’m a receiver first, not a return specialist

Miami Dolphins’ Jakeem Grant: I’m a receiver first, not a return specialist

Jakeem Grant made one of the biggest plays of his career, catching this 25-yard touchdown pass over the Patriots’ Malcolm Butler. (Allen Eyestone/The Post) DAVIE — It was, by his own definition, a great play. It also was his first NFL touchdown. Against a Super Bowl hero. But please, Jakeem Grant asks, stop hitting him up with this “good game” stuff. The 25-yard...
Season-opening drop in 2016 stays with Dolphins WR Kenny Stills as motivation

Season-opening drop in 2016 stays with Dolphins WR Kenny Stills as motivation

Kenny Stills is in reach of the best season of his career. (Allen Eyestone/The Post) DAVIE— Dolphins wide receiver Kenny Stills has done a lot of good things since last year’s season opener, but the frustration over the embarrassing drop he had against the Seahawks that afternoon is still in his mind. Stills won’t let go of that miscue, which would have been...
Dave George: Adam Gase adept at handling week-to-week chaos

Dave George: Adam Gase adept at handling week-to-week chaos

With Vince Lombardi, you knew that a lot of power sweeps were coming. Tony Dungy largely put his offense in the hands of Peyton Manning, figuring that anything the Hall of Famer saw at the line of scrimmage and decided to do about it was probably going to work out fine. Nearly two years into the Adam Gase regime, however, the Miami Dolphins remain a work in progress on both sides of the ball because...
Mike Pouncey: Beating Patriots huge for Dolphins’ entire organization

Mike Pouncey: Beating Patriots huge for Dolphins’ entire organization

Mike Pouncey got one of the biggest wins of his career Monday. (Allen Eyestone/The Post) DAVIE—The upset over New England meant more to the Dolphins that keeping their season alive. It was a statement for the organization, both to the team it’s chasing in the AFC East and to the country. Miami played terribly in its four previous standalone games this season, losing...
Heat played Kelly Olynyk, Bam Adebayo together vs. Portland. Could two-big look continue when Hassan Whiteside returns?

Heat played Kelly Olynyk, Bam Adebayo together vs. Portland. Could two-big look continue when Hassan Whiteside returns?

MIAMI — Erik Spoelstra is always open to new ideas. But early this season, it seemed like Spoelstra wasn’t open to the idea of playing 7-footers Hassan Whiteside and Kelly Olynyk together. Damian Lillard #0 of the Portland Trail Blazers drives against Kelly Olynyk #9 of the Miami Heat in the fourth quarter at American Airlines Arena on December 13, 2017 in Miami...
Lane Kiffin used time under Nick Saban to improve as recruiter

Lane Kiffin used time under Nick Saban to improve as recruiter

For all his playful jabs and tweets at Alabama coach Nick Saban, FAU head coach Lane Kiffin still has heavy respect for the five-time national champion who was his boss for three seasons. *More Owls coverage As Kiffin tries turning the 10-3 Owls into a Conference USA dynasty the way Saban has with Alabama in the SEC, the former Crimson Tide offensive coordinator is using wisdom learned from Saban...
Good Heat news is Hassan Whiteside is getting closer to a return. Bad news is Justise Winslow, Whiteside will miss Friday’s game vs. Hornets

Good Heat news is Hassan Whiteside is getting closer to a return. Bad news is Justise Winslow, Whiteside will miss Friday’s game vs. Hornets

MIAMI — Injuries derailed the Heat last season. And injuries are becoming a problem this season, too. The Heat (13-14) will be without center Hassan Whiteside and forward Justise Winslow on Friday when they face the Hornets in Charlotte. Whiteside (left knee bone bruise) and Winslow (left knee strain) will not make the trip as they recover from their injuries. Miami...
Dolphins ponder game plan as they brace for winter weather at Bills

Dolphins ponder game plan as they brace for winter weather at Bills

Adam Gase called the conditions in Buffalo last week “crazy” for play calling. (Getty Images) DAVIE—Matt Burke was the linebackers coach for the Lions when they played in a game at Philadelphia that was so snowy the players could barely see downfield. When he finally got off the field at the end of that frigid afternoon, he turned one of his fellow coaches...
This will be a long and painful Royals rebuild

This will be a long and painful Royals rebuild

The Royals’ biggest mistake now is the message, which is better than the last few years when their problem was the method. The story of their third offseason since the parade involves sober analysis and embracing losing, with a touch of denial. Let’s start with the sober analysis.   The Royals, mostly through general manager Dayton Moore, have transitioned their signals from...
FAU linebacker Azeez Al-Shaair embraces opportunity to help raise his two younger brothers

FAU linebacker Azeez Al-Shaair embraces opportunity to help raise his two younger brothers

There were times Florida Atlantic linebacker Azeez Al-Shaair had trouble focusing on football. His mind would often drift, thinking of his younger brothers Abdul-Lateef and Abdur-Rahmaan back home in Tampa. He wondered if they were eating, if they were safe.  He doesn’t have those thoughts anymore, because Al-Shaair moved them to his Boca Raton apartment last summer.  At 20, he serves...
After riding Capitals bench, Brett Connolly is riding a hot streak

After riding Capitals bench, Brett Connolly is riding a hot streak

Brett Connolly had been forced to watch the past two games as a healthy scratch, so just 1 minute 3 seconds into the Washington Capitals' game against the Columbus Blue Jackets earlier this month, on Connolly's first shift of the night, he lifted a centering pass into the netting. There was the jubilation of scoring and then the relief, Connolly able to loosen the grip on his stick because he wouldn't...
This is the scariest number for the Redskins

This is the scariest number for the Redskins

Tom Garrett could count on one hand the number of Redskins games he has missed during his adult life. Garrett, 39, followed a few games electronically when he was out of town with family. He once missed the first three quarters of a game during a flight, but caught the fourth quarter in the airport when he landed. When the Redskins got thrashed by the Chiefs in a near-empty stadium late in the 2013...
What Dolphins DC Matt Burke was thinking when this amazing photo was snapped

What Dolphins DC Matt Burke was thinking when this amazing photo was snapped

Miami Dolphins defensive coordinator Matt Burke celebrates on his way to the locker room after the end of the second half of the game against the New England Patriots at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Fla., on Monday. Final: Miami 27, New England, 20. (Andres Leiva / The Palm Beach Post) DAVIE — Matt Burke’s left fist is clenched. His eyes are intense...
What’s the fastest color? Olympic speedskaters now say blue

What’s the fastest color? Olympic speedskaters now say blue

Olympic-caliber speedskaters sometimes race for more than 6 miles, and gold medals can be determined by hundredths of a second. Countries that take the sport seriously have looked for every possible scientific advantage, from the composition of the hinge that connects the skate blade to the boot to the aerodynamics of hoods on racing suits. In the months leading up to the 2018 Winter Games in Pyeongchang...
In final deal for Goodell, NFL gets continuity

In final deal for Goodell, NFL gets continuity

When the NFL owners signed off on Commissioner Roger Goodell’s five-year extension, two important things happened: Goodell made it clear this would be his last deal with the league, and league owners took a moment to figure out exactly what they will get for the hundreds of millions they have committed to him during the next seven years. In a word, continuity, numerous owners said, and the start...
DEVELOPING: Miami Dolphins injury news involving key players

DEVELOPING: Miami Dolphins injury news involving key players

Dolphins cornerback Cordrea Tankersley returned to practice Thursday. (Andres Leiva/The Post) DAVIE — Several key Miami Dolphins players have returned to practice, at least on a limited basis, on Thursday. Those players include: cornerback Cordrea Tankersley (shoulder/ankle), running back Damien Williams (shoulder), guard Jermon Bushrod (foot) and quarterback Matt Moore (foot)...
Defining shots based on every club in the bag

Defining shots based on every club in the bag

Some of the defining shots on the PGA Tour this year were hit from the tee and fairway, from the bunkers and behind trees, and even from the driving range.  Two of them effectively clinched a first major. One of them introduced another young star.   One way to look back on 2017 is through every club in the bag. The shots weren't necessarily the best, but they helped shape the year. ...
What Miami Dolphins offensive coordinator Clyde Christensen said today

What Miami Dolphins offensive coordinator Clyde Christensen said today

Clyde Christensen and the offense are looking a lot sharper over the past few games. (Allen Eyestone/The Post) DAVIE–The Dolphins‘ offense is suddenly scoring. After a start to the season that had coach Adam Gase referring to it as “garbage,” the offense has averaged 31 points, 365 yards and 14 first downs over the past two games. The win over New England...
What Miami Dolphins defensive coordinator Matt Burke said Thursday before Bills game

What Miami Dolphins defensive coordinator Matt Burke said Thursday before Bills game

Miami Dolphins defensive coordinator Matt Burke celebrates on his way to the locker room after an upset of the New England Patriots on Monday night. (Andres Leiva / The Palm Beach Post) Here is some of what Miami Dolphins defensive coordinator Matt Burke said Thursday: • Ndamukong Suh played every single snap. It’s because of the way he prepares. They didn’t allow a...
What Miami Dolphins head coach Adam Gase said Thursday (Bills week)

What Miami Dolphins head coach Adam Gase said Thursday (Bills week)

Adam Gase beat Bill Belichick for the first time as a head coach Monday. (AP) DAVIE–The Dolphins are riding high after beating the Patriots on Monday Night Football, but as coach Adam Gase said, that won’t really matter if they crumble in Sunday’s game at Buffalo. It’ll be a tough game in many regards, the first of which being that the Bills are actually...
In an instant, Miami Dolphins’ Michael Thomas made right call to seal victory

In an instant, Miami Dolphins’ Michael Thomas made right call to seal victory

Michael Thomas and the Dolphins celebrated big-time after beating New England. (Andres Leiva/The Post) DAVIE — Dolphins special teams coordinator Darren Rizzi has a list and checks it twice every week. He knows nearly all the items on that list will come up about once a decade, but he also knows that failure to do so can make the Dolphins look stupid. Michael Thomas made the Dolphins...
What went wrong for the Heat down the stretch vs. Trail Blazers?

What went wrong for the Heat down the stretch vs. Trail Blazers?

Goran Dragic #7 of the Miami Heat reacts to a call by referee Curtis Blair #74 in the second quarter against the Portland Trail Blazers at American Airlines Arena on December 13, 2017 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Cliff Hawkins/Getty Images) MIAMI — So much went right for the Heat over the first 28 minutes of Wednesday’s game. From there, so much went wrong. With 8:30 remaining...
Derek Jeter apparently missed the memo on how fed up Marlins fans are with fire sales

Derek Jeter apparently missed the memo on how fed up Marlins fans are with fire sales

  With Aaron Judge and Giancarlo Stanton in the same lineup, every day will be Home Run Derby for the New York Yankees. It’s an excess of riches for Derek Jeter’s old team. And his new one? An excess of prospects, building toward some grand plan that Jeter, part-owner and top baseball executive of the Miami Marlins, has thus far failed to articulate. New Yankee Giancarlo...
Sunrise Report: Kenyan Drake preparing for wintry-weather in Buffalo

Sunrise Report: Kenyan Drake preparing for wintry-weather in Buffalo

Here are five things you should know to start your Thursday off right... The Dolphins running back is looking to keep his streak of 100-yard rushing games alive when Miami heads to Buffalo on Sunday -- where snow is predicted in the forecast. “I’ve never played in snow, so that’d be interesting,” Drake said. Drake has been the Dolphins workhorse since Jay Ajayi was dealt...
Five takeaways: Heat let big lead slip away in painful loss to Trail Blazers

Five takeaways: Heat let big lead slip away in painful loss to Trail Blazers

Miami Heat forward James Johnson, center, loses control of the ball as he drives against Portland Trail Blazers guard Shabazz Napier, rear, and forward Jake Layman (10) during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017, in Miami. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee) MIAMI — Wednesday was especially painful for the Heat. With a chance to win their third...
College football bowl schedule: Time, TV channel, live stream for Middle Tennessee State-Arkansas State in Camellia Bowl 2017

College football bowl schedule: Time, TV channel, live stream for Middle Tennessee State-Arkansas State in Camellia Bowl 2017

College football bowl season continues on Saturday December 16, 2017 with Middle Tennessee State and  Arkansas State in the Camellia Bowl. Below find you can find game time, television channel and live stream information for the game.  Arkansas State comes into the game with a 7-4 record but were very nearly champions of the Sun Belt. Middle Tennessee State meanwhile...
Wisconsin football recruiting: Updates on Badgers’ 2018 class

Wisconsin football recruiting: Updates on Badgers’ 2018 class

Wisconsin football recruiting is exactly where it usually is following its Big Ten title game loss to Ohio State. After unearthing gems like freshman RB Jonathan Taylor and sophomore QB Alex Hornibrook, the Badgers are doing their thing: Nabbing some beefy midwestern linemen and surrounding them with underrecruited skill players. Find the latest Wisconsin football recruiting news, plus...
New Mexico Bowl 2017: Time, TV channel, odds, live stream for Colorado State-Marshall

New Mexico Bowl 2017: Time, TV channel, odds, live stream for Colorado State-Marshall

Colorado State and Marshall meet in the 2017 New Mexico Bowl on Saturday, December 16. Below you can find time, TV and live stream information below. Both teams enter the game with a 7-5 records. Colorado State is coached by former Georgia offensive coordinator Mike Bobo. The 2017 New Mexico Bowl is set to start at 4:30 PM ET on ESPN. The game will air following the New Orleans Bowl. The...
College football bowl schedule: Time, TV channel, live stream for Troy-North Texas in New Orleans Bowl 2017

College football bowl schedule: Time, TV channel, live stream for Troy-North Texas in New Orleans Bowl 2017

College football bowl season continues on Thursday, December 29, 2017 with Troy and North Texas in the New Orleans Bowl. Below you can find time, television and live stream information for the game.  Troy comes in as the champions of the Sun Belt and a 10-2 record. North Texas played in the Conference USA Championship Game, where it lost to Florida Atlantic. The 2017...
Arkansas basketball vs. Troy: Preview, TV, how to watch (December 16, 2017)

Arkansas basketball vs. Troy: Preview, TV, how to watch (December 16, 2017)

Arkansas basketball will face Troy on Saturday night in front its fans in the central part of the state for the first and only time this season. The Hogs will host the Trojans inside the Verizon Arena in North Little Rock. As of Friday morning, online tickets inside the 18,000-seat arena were sold out for the game. The Hogs have a 4-2 record in North Little Rock games under...
Oregon-Boise State football: Time, TV channel, watch online, picks for 2017 Las Vegas Bowl

Oregon-Boise State football: Time, TV channel, watch online, picks for 2017 Las Vegas Bowl

Oregon and Boise State will meet in the 2017 Las Vegas Bowl on Saturday, December 16. Below you can find game, TV and online information for the game. Boise State comes in as champions of the Mountain West conference and are 10-3 on the season. Oregon meanwhile is 7-5, and will be coach by Mario Cristobal, who was promoted after Willie Taggart left...
College football bowl games schedule 2017-18: Dates, times, TV channels

College football bowl games schedule 2017-18: Dates, times, TV channels

College football bowl games are almost about to start for the season. Games begin Saturday, Dec. 16. Find the full schedule below, including the dates, times and TV channels. Games continue almost every day through January 1. On that day, the College Football Playoff starts with two semifinal games. The Rose Bowl will see Georgia-Oklahoma in the first semifinal at 5 p.m. ET...
LSU basketball versus Stephen F. Austin: Time, TV channel, how to stream online

LSU basketball versus Stephen F. Austin: Time, TV channel, how to stream online

LSU basketball takes on Stephen F. Austin on Saturday afternoon in the Pete Maravich Assembly Center. See below for information on how you can watch, listen to and stream this game. Coming off an exciting win over Houston, the Tigers (6-2) will look to extend their undefeated home record with a matchup versus a quality Stephen F. Austin opponent. The Lumberjacks are 9-1...
College Football Playoff semifinals: Schedule, teams, dates

College Football Playoff semifinals: Schedule, teams, dates

The College Football Playoff semifinal matchups are all set. The season semifinal games are between No. 1 Clemson-No. 4 Alabama and No. 2 Oklahoma against No. 3 Georgia. The games will all be played on Jan. 1. The national championship game is to be played on Jan. 8 in Atlanta. Rose Bowl: Oklahoma vs. Georgia; 5:10 p.m. ET Monday, Jan. 1 Sugar Bowl...
NFL mock draft 2018: Predicting top players, first round in 2018 NFL Draft (12/16/2017)

NFL mock draft 2018: Predicting top players, first round in 2018 NFL Draft (12/16/2017)

As the NFL season comes to a close, some fans are already looking for future stars for the 2018 NFL Draft. And NFL teams looking for a quarterback will have options such as Heisman Trophy winner Baker Mayfield, as the Oklahoma quarterback is shooting up NFL mock draft boards. This draft figures to be quarterback heavy, with potentially four going in the top 9. Of the...
Iowa-Drake basketball: Time, TV channel, how to watch online

Iowa-Drake basketball: Time, TV channel, how to watch online

DES MOINES, Iowa — Iowa (5-6) and Drake (5-5) meet for the first time in two years in the opening game of the Hy-Vee Classic at Wells Fargo Arena at 1 p.m. CT Saturday. The Hawkeyes have won the last five meetings with the Bulldogs, including the previous two as part of the Hy-Vee Classic. Iowa leads the all-time series 58-10 and claimed 27 consecutive victories until...
Michigan-Detroit Mercy basketball: Time, TV channel, how to watch online (December 16, 2017)

Michigan-Detroit Mercy basketball: Time, TV channel, how to watch online (December 16, 2017)

Michigan basketball plays Detroit Mercy on Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017, at Little Caesars Arena in in downtown Detroit. Find the game time, TV channel, watch online, radio and streaming information for the game below. The Wolverines have beaten UCLA at home and Texas on the road in their last two games to improve to 9-3 heading into this game against Detroit Mercy (4-6) of...
Auburn basketball-Middle Tennessee: Time, TV channel, how to watch online(12/16/17)

Auburn basketball-Middle Tennessee: Time, TV channel, how to watch online(12/16/17)

Auburn basketball has had one of its most successful season starts since 2011 and is looking to keep things moving in the right direction this weekend as it enters the toughest stretch of its non-conference schedule. The Tigers (8-1) are looking to build on their impressive resume by adding another win against recognizable program in Middle Tennessee State University. Bruce...
Steelers plan to apply lessons learned from Dolphins’ win against Patriots

Steelers plan to apply lessons learned from Dolphins’ win against Patriots

The Pittsburgh Steelers have not defeated the New England Patriots since 2011, but they feel that the Miami Dolphins provided a blueprint to victory on Monday night. The Dolphins defeated the Patriots 27-20, but were dominant throughout the game. Patriots quarterback Tom Brady did not throw for a single passing yard in the first quarter, and tallied 2 interceptions on the day...

Girls soccer: Olympic Heights earns 11th victory

Skylar Deutch scored a hat trick, leading the Olympic Heights girls soccer team to an 8-0 rout of Inlet Grove on Friday night in Riviera Beach. Sydney Durrance added two goals and an assist and Victoria Barreto earned her 12th shutout and scored on a penalty kick for the Lions (11-2-2). Oxbridge Academy 5, Cardinal Newman 0: Allison Breed scored two goals and Lizzie Spears, Camryn Socha and Hannah...

Boys basketball: No. 4 Suncoast tops No. 8 Palm Beach Lakes

Miclenby Geffrard scored 15 points, leading the fourth-ranked Suncoast boys basketball team to a 56-50 victory over eighth-ranked Palm Beach Lakes on Friday night in Riviera Beach. Isaiah Eden added 10 points and Samuel Rolle contributed five points, eight assists and eight rebounds for the Chargers (7-0). Lake Worth 67, No. 9 Spanish River 55: Avery Brooks had 22 points and 10 rebounds, Marques Spann...

Girls basketball: No. 2 Oxbridge Academy rolls to victory

Alexa Zaph made four 3-pointers and scored 25 points, leading the second-ranked Oxbridge Academy girls basketball team to a 68-40 rout of Southwest Ranches-Archbishop McCarthy on Friday night in West Palm Beach. Aaliyah Stanley added 11 points for the Thunderwolves (8-3). No. 9 Grandview Prep 49, Pinecrest-Gulliver Prep 38: Scarlett Anosier had 21 points and 11 rebounds, Alexis Romer added 11 points...

Boys soccer: Royal Palm Beach tops Lake Worth

Brando Marcus and Rick Chrysotome each scored a goal, helping the Royal Palm Beach boys soccer team edge Lake Worth 2-1 on Friday night in Royal Palm Beach. Matt Jachim had five saves for the Wildcats (9-3-2). John I. Leonard 4, Park Vista 1: Christopher Diaz and Victor Garcia each had a goal and an assist as the Lancers (10-0) defeated the Cobras (4-2-2) in Greenacres. Suncoast 3, Oxbridge Academy...
Texas Tech relives LB Dakota Allen’s impact in heartfelt tribute video

Texas Tech relives LB Dakota Allen’s impact in heartfelt tribute video

The road to success has been a long and eventful one for Texas Tech linebacker Dakota Allen. Originally a Red Raider, Allen was kicked off the team ahead of his junior season for his role in a residential home invasion that involved guns theft, and thus, spent the 2016 campaign at East Mississippi C.C. which was famously featured on the Netflix documentary, “Last...
Broncos have “rookie dinner” that hopefully the young guys planned for

Broncos have “rookie dinner” that hopefully the young guys planned for

Just because the Denver Broncos are having a tough season on the field doesn’t mean that the rookies were getting out of paying for a dinner for the veterans. Broncos right tackle Menelik Watson posted the event on his Instagram story, and the bill was equal to about the price of out-of-state tuition. The meal cost $30,000, per The Denver Post’s Nicki Jhabvala....
LOOK: Vanderbilt lights up Dudley Field for the holiday season

LOOK: Vanderbilt lights up Dudley Field for the holiday season

After going bowling in 2016, the Vanderbilt Commodores are staying home for the holidays in 2017 after finishing 5-7, with their only SEC win coming against lowly Tennessee. So what is the football program doing with all of that extra time? Evidently, getting into the holiday spirit a little bit early. On Friday, the team revealed an awesome-looking set of lights around the...
Cowboys will be without David Iriving, Orlando Scandrick against Raiders

Cowboys will be without David Iriving, Orlando Scandrick against Raiders

Dallas Cowboys defensive linemen David Irving and cornerback Orlando Scandrick still aren’t ready for game action. Neither player participated in practice during the week and they, along with linebacker Justin Durant, have been ruled out of Sunday’s game against the Oakland Raiders. All three players also did not play in Week 14 against the New York Giants. Cowboys tackles...
Oklahoma State lands WDE Cutter Cleveland

Oklahoma State lands WDE Cutter Cleveland

With the early signing period looming, Oklahoma State’s 2018 class has now added another piece. On Friday evening, Rockwall (Texas) weak-side defensive end Cutter Cleveland announced his commitment to Oklahoma State. An unranked prospect, Cleveland picked up an offer from the Cowboys on Thursday, and just one day later, capitalized on the invitation and joined Mike Gundy’s...
Michigan State recruiting: Jalen Nailor sees potential fit at Michigan State

Michigan State recruiting: Jalen Nailor sees potential fit at Michigan State

On the banks of the Red Cedar, recruiting never stops. We’re here every step of the way to keep you informed with our  daily notebook. Recruiting questions? Comment below or direct them to  lucas.srodulski@coxinc.com, and we’ll do our best to get them answered. “We’re a young team.” Michigan State players and coaches...
Alabama football: Nick Saban announces hiring of Pete Golding, explains how staff is filling in for Jeremy Pruitt

Alabama football: Nick Saban announces hiring of Pete Golding, explains how staff is filling in for Jeremy Pruitt

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Alabama coach Nick Saban announced Friday that the Crimson Tide has hired UT-San Antonio assistant coach Pete Golding to its staff. Golding spent the past two years as the defensive coordinator and cornerbacks coach for UTSA. “We hired Pete Golding as an assistant coach,” Saban said Friday. “Technically we’re hiring him as the 10th coach...
Mike Gundy expects Oklahoma State’s 2018 class to add more before early signing period

Mike Gundy expects Oklahoma State’s 2018 class to add more before early signing period

On Wednesday, Dec. 20, recruits will be able to sign their National Letter of Intent as part of a newly-implemented early signing period. Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy is expecting that to be a good day for himself and his Cowboys. To date, Oklahoma State’s 2018 class holds 21 pledges, and despite a hefty haul already soon bound for Stillwater, Okla., Gundy wants more...
Nebraska recruiting: Big weekend as Huskers host several prospects for official visits

Nebraska recruiting: Big weekend as Huskers host several prospects for official visits

S tay updated with Nebraska Cornhuskers football recruiting in the latest edition of The Harvest, which posts at 7:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday. Be sure to check out previous editions of  The Harvest here. The inaugural early signing period has already impacted the way recruits, programs and coaches conduct business...
Arizona State reportedly promotes WR coach Rob Likens to offensive coordinator

Arizona State reportedly promotes WR coach Rob Likens to offensive coordinator

According to multiple reports, new Arizona State head coach Herm Edwards is expected to promote wide receiver coach Rob Likens to the position of offensive coordinator. The news was announced on Friday afternoon. According to Sun Devil Source’s Fabian Ardaya, Likens told his players that he intended to interview for the position, made vacant when Billy...
Billionaire booster Red McCombs wants Incarnate Word to hire Art Briles

Billionaire booster Red McCombs wants Incarnate Word to hire Art Briles

University of the Incarnate Word needs a new football coach, and former Baylor coach Art Briles could be a candidate for the opening. Famed billionaire booster B.J. “Red” McCombs is urging Incarnate Word to hire Briles as its next coach, according to a report from the San Antonio Express-News. “You not only will be getting the best football coach available...
Paul Tyson, Bear Bryant’s great-grandson, gets offered by Alabama

Paul Tyson, Bear Bryant’s great-grandson, gets offered by Alabama

Bear Bryant’s legacy at Alabama could continue in the form of his great-grandson. Paul Tyson, a 2019 4-star quarterback from Hewitt-Trussville High School (Trussville, Ala.), added an offer from the Crimson Tide on Friday night. Tyson had a tremendous season for the Huskies. Tyson completed over 70 percent of his passes and threw for 3,392 yards, 36 touchdowns to just...
Florida State zeroing in on former Tennessee QB commit Michael Penix

Florida State zeroing in on former Tennessee QB commit Michael Penix

TAMPA, Fla. — Tampa Bay Tech quarterback Michael Penix Jr. was on the Florida State campus Friday for his official visit with the Seminoles. Florida State coach Willie Taggart knows Tampa Bay area high school football like few others, so it’s worth noting he has offered Penix a scholarship on three different occasions. Taggart was at South Florida when he made his...
SEC Memes: Alabama and Auburn in crosshairs as College Football Playoff nears

SEC Memes: Alabama and Auburn in crosshairs as College Football Playoff nears

The College Football Playoff is on the minds of SEC fans as we draw closer to the postseason. For the conference’s meme-makers, that not only means setting their sights on the tournament’s No. 4-seed Alabama, but also on the Crimson Tide’s cross-state rival Auburn, who painfully sits on the outside-looking in on college football’s ultimate stage. We...
Carolina Panthers investigating owner Jerry Richardson for workplace misconduct

Carolina Panthers investigating owner Jerry Richardson for workplace misconduct

The Carolina Panthers are investigating team owner Jerry Richardson. ESPN’ Jim Trotter first reported that Richardson was being investigated for workplace misconduct. Minutes later, the Panthers released a statement. In it, they revealed that the franchise is investigating Richardson for workplace misconduct. They have hired an outside law firm to lead the...
Live updates: Nick Saban addresses reporters as Alabama opens bowl practices

Live updates: Nick Saban addresses reporters as Alabama opens bowl practices

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — The University of Alabama football team held its first postseason practice on Friday as the Crimson Tide began preparations to face Clemson in the Sugar Bowl semifinal on Jan. 1 (8:45 p.m. , ESPN). Here’s what Nick Saban had to say afterward:   (We’re in a holding pattern here) This story will be regularly updated during the press conference...
Season highlight include new playoff formats and Forest Hill rebirth

Season highlight include new playoff formats and Forest Hill rebirth

The 2017 football season came to a close last weekend, and it was a good one for many Palm Beach County teams. Thirteen area teams made the postseason in the first year of a new playoff format instituted by the Florida High School Athletic Association. Seven of them won at least one playoff game, while two played for state championships. Oxbridge Academy and Atlantic both traveled to Orlando last...
UCLA football recruiting: Two more 4-star studs join the Bruins this week

UCLA football recruiting: Two more 4-star studs join the Bruins this week

UCLA’s recruiting class has taken a momentary dip last week, in which four prospects decommitted from the Bruins. It’s to be expected with a coaching change like the one the program recently underwent, so don’t go touching that panic button. New head coach Chip Kelly is working on getting “his guys” into the program. But that changed this week...
Steelers WR JuJu Smith-Schuster questionable to play against Patriots

Steelers WR JuJu Smith-Schuster questionable to play against Patriots

The Pittsburgh Steelers could be without wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster against the Patriots on Sunday. Schuster first showed up on the injury report Thursday as a limited participant in practice with a hamstring injury. He was again limited in practice on Friday, and is questionable to play against the Patriots. Steelers cornerback Joe Haden has also been limited in ...
Leonard Fournette after NFL fines him for role in Jaguars-Seahawks fight: ‘Worth it’

Leonard Fournette after NFL fines him for role in Jaguars-Seahawks fight: ‘Worth it’

After Sunday’s crazy ending to the Jaguars and Seahawks matchup that featured a fight on the field as well as one player trying to enter the seats to go after fans, the NFL has announced discipline for the incidents. Former LSU star Leonard Fournette received one of the heavier penalties despite others clearly displaying worse behavior. No players involved were suspended, but the...
Washington football recruiting: Huskies vault up rankings after multiple commitments this week

Washington football recruiting: Huskies vault up rankings after multiple commitments this week

After winning the Pac-12 Championship and earning a trip to the College Football Playoff last year, the Washington Huskies were on the rise in the recruiting world. While the Huskies did not make the Pac-12 Championship game this season, they’ve put together another strong year and the direction of the program is resonating with recruits. The Huskies have finished in...
Oklahoma’s recent success against ranked opponents has been otherworldly

Oklahoma’s recent success against ranked opponents has been otherworldly

On Jan. 1, the Oklahoma Sooners will begin the new year against a ranked foe in No. 3 Georgia. Aside from a trip to the College Football Playoff National Championship that awaits the winner, the stakes quite literally can’t get any higher. Fortunately for Oklahoma, the Sooners have no only been in an abundance of big games throughout the past two years in preparation...
Patriots DT Alan Branch has been ruled out against Steelers

Patriots DT Alan Branch has been ruled out against Steelers

New England Patriots defensive tackle Alan Branch will not be able to play in arguably the biggest game of the 2017 regular season against the Pittsburgh Steelers. Branch went down on Monday night against the Miami Dolphins with a knee injury. He left the game and was able to return. However, he has been ruled out against the Steelers. He has not been able to...
Keyshawn Johnson Jr. announces he will not return to Nebraska

Keyshawn Johnson Jr. announces he will not return to Nebraska

Keyshawn Johnson Jr. will not be part of Nebraska’s program under Scott Frost. Johnson announced he would not return to the Huskers in a tweet on Friday afternoon. “Thank you Coach Riley and The University of Nebraska for giving me the opportunity to play at the Division 1 level. Although it was a short stand, it was one that I will never forget,” Johnson...
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