• First-place Jets host surging Panthers (Feb 18, 2018)

    First-place Jets host surging Panthers (Feb 18, 2018)0

    WINNIPEG, Manitoba — Dustin Byfuglien may have had a fun time Friday night, singing along to the in-game songs and clapping for his teammates as they ran away with a 6-1 victory over the Colorado Avalanche, but don’t expect him to be content spending 17 consecutive minutes in the penalty box Sunday when the Florida

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  • Austin Seferian-Jenkins joins fellow NFL players on trip to Israel

    Austin Seferian-Jenkins joins fellow NFL players on trip to Israel0

    The 2018 NFL offseason is a huge one for Austin Seferian-Jenkins. After turning his entire life around and giving up drinking to not only improve his play on the field and his life off of it, ASJ is a free agent and in line for a decent payday from either the Jets or another NFL

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  • NBA Slam Dunk Contest: Over reliance on Past Makes Contest Forgettable

    NBA Slam Dunk Contest: Over reliance on Past Makes Contest Forgettable0

    LOS ANGELES—The Slam Dunk Contest had all the storylines, human props, retro jerseys and costume changes necessary for a classic. But all those accouterments couldn’t overcome a central flaw: the four-man field simply couldn’t deliver the top-level technique, ultra-complex combination slams that have become commonplace in recent years. Utah’s Donovan Mitchell emerged as the latest

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  • Grading the Slam Dunk Contest

    Grading the Slam Dunk Contest0

    The NBA Slam Dunk Contest is the main event of All-Star Saturday night, and arguably the most subjective moment of the weekend. Here’s how the high-flying quartet graded out in an exhibition of showmanship that included tributes to three legendary dunkers. Donovan MitchellJazzGuard | Grade: A Round 1: 48 + 50 = 98 Round 2:

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  • Noi scores 19, TCU trails early and beats Oklahoma St. 90-70 (Feb 17, 2018)

    Noi scores 19, TCU trails early and beats Oklahoma St. 90-70 (Feb 17, 2018)0

    FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) Kouat Noi scored 19 to lead six players in double figures and TCU stormed back to beat Oklahoma State 90-70 on Saturday night. TCU (18-9, 6-8 Big 12 Conference) rallied from an early 12-point deficit and won for just the fifth time in its last 13 games. OSU (15-12, 5-9) has

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  • Packers’ Aaron Jones was one of the most effective running backs in the NFL in 2017

    Packers’ Aaron Jones was one of the most effective running backs in the NFL in 20170

    We at Acme Packing Company put a lot of stock in Football Outsiders’ numbers. The folks at FO take a fully results-based look at the NFL, looking simply at final numbers in creative ways rather than attempting to grade players and plays subjectively. That’s why, when we see something jump off the page in one

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