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Best and worst QBs of Week 2: Allen, Darnold disastrous in losses

September 18, 2018 - 7:24am
A pair of four-touchdown games were only good enough for second and third, and a Bills QB finished last again.

Why NBArank is tough on Melo, Kobe and DeRozan

September 18, 2018 - 7:20am
The big surprises in NBArank are what make the list unique.

Vettel should be on the verge of a fifth world title

September 18, 2018 - 7:13am
Sebastian Vettel should be waltzing towards a fifth F1 world championship. Here we readjust the championship standings to reflect the alternate universe where he did not make the mistakes which have handed Lewis Hamilton the advantage.

Bottom 10: Dear Big Ten, be thankful for FSU

September 18, 2018 - 7:12am
In normal times, the Big Ten would own this week's Bottom 10. But friends, when FSU gets dominated by Syracuse and squeaks by Samford, we are not in normal times.

Ranking the best wins – and worst losses – by CFP impact

September 18, 2018 - 7:10am
A close win or bad loss against a quality cross-conference opponent early in the season could be the difference between No. 4 and No. 5 come playoff time.

NBArank: Wall, Booker, DeRozan and more top-50 players

September 18, 2018 - 7:03am
Our annual countdown forecasting the best players in the NBA continues at No. 50.

A conversation with Ben Zobrist

September 18, 2018 - 6:16am
Zobrist goes deep on the differences between '16 and '18, adjusting to his new role and what his future holds.

Boston's 'Cora Four' has the stuff dynasties are made of

September 18, 2018 - 6:16am
A quartet of young stars is helping the Red Sox romp through the record books under their rookie skipper. Next up: October.

Week 2 lessons: Will the Josh Gordon lottery ticket pay off?

September 18, 2018 - 6:13am
The concept of Gordon rediscovering his dominant form is thrilling, but his history says it would be foolish to expect it. Plus: Where's Dez?

FIFA chief against La Liga game held in U.S.

September 18, 2018 - 4:48am
La Liga may not get permission from FIFA to hold Girona's home game against Barcelona in the U.S., with president Gianni Infantino expressing doubt.

Yelich's second-half surge screams MVP

September 17, 2018 - 11:50pm
Hitting for the cycle twice in a season is one thing, but Christian Yelich has been as hot as anyone since the All-Star break.

Bears sack Seahawks' Wilson 5 times in first half

September 17, 2018 - 11:10pm
The Bears' defense roared in the first half at Seattle, as five different players recorded sacks of Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson.

Iowa St. golf champ found slain at Ames course

September 17, 2018 - 10:37pm
Former Iowa State golfer Celia Barquin Arozamena, 22, was found dead at an Ames golf course, and a suspect has been charged with first-degree murder.

QB protection penalties are way up, and the NFL has a problem

September 17, 2018 - 9:52pm
With 21 roughing the passer penalties through 31 games, the league is on an unprecedented pace for the season. Players seem unclear on what's next.

Takeaways for every team: Concern for Eagles, Steelers?

September 17, 2018 - 9:51pm
Contenders were dealt wake-up calls on Sunday, as the Eagles, Pats and Steelers all entered the loss column. NFL Nation breaks down Week 2.

De La Hoya wags finger at 'haters' in open letter

September 17, 2018 - 9:17pm
Oscar De La Hoya expressed pride and annoyance about some of the reaction in the wake of Canelo Alvarez's win over Gennady Golovkin and addressed it in what he called "An Open Letter to Fight Fans."

Yelich makes history with second cycle of season

September 17, 2018 - 8:33pm
Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Christian Yelich on Monday night became the first player in major league history to hit for the cycle against the same team twice in one season.

KD jokes about joining Rams; McVay: 'Anytime'

September 17, 2018 - 7:40pm
Rams coach Sean McVay says he would have no problem fitting Kevin Durant into the Rams' lineup. "I bet he'd be pretty dangerous in the red zone," McVay joked.

Tracing the Patriots' 25 (!) WR transactions since camp began

September 17, 2018 - 6:44pm
The revolving door kept spinning as the Pats traded for Josh Gordon and released Corey Coleman while they await the return of Julian Edelman.

Limited risk for Patriots in acquiring talented Josh Gordon

September 17, 2018 - 5:53pm
The Patriots gave up a fifth-round pick for Gordon. If he pans out, he fills their void at receiver. If he doesn't, the Pats will move on quickly.