• Islanders' belief unwavering despite label of Game 6 underdog

    10 days ago - By Sportsnet

    EDMONTON - Barry Trotz stopped putting his New York Islanders through practice weeks ago.
    They're a team that needs to “red line” in order to have any sort of success, according to the veteran head coach, and that requires the time spent inside the NHL bubble not playing to be devoted solely to rest and recovery.
    The Islanders are 369 days into this season and still fighting. It says something about the soul of this group that they found a way to extend the Eastern Conference Final to a sixth game. And they're not shying away from the fact that there's considerable duress to be found in...
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  • Oklahoma QB Spencer Rattler No. 2 in ESPN's ‘Heisman Watch'

    Oklahoma QB Spencer Rattler No. 2 in ESPN's ‘Heisman Watch'

    10 days ago - By Yahoo Sports

    Oklahoma QB Spencer Rattler comes in at No. 2 in ESPN's 'Heisman Watch'. Rattler was named Big 12 Newcomer of the Week after dropping 290 yards and four touchdowns in OU's season-opening rout of Missouri State. OU is set to kick off Big 12 action by hosting Kansas State at 11 a.m. CT in Norman, Oklahoma
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  • NFL Odds: Here Are Three Underdogs To Bet On In Week 2 Of 2020 Season

    NFL Odds: Here Are Three Underdogs To Bet On In Week 2 Of 2020 Season

    10 days ago - By NESN

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    Week 1 of the 2020 NFL season was a bit of a crapshoot from a gambling perspective, as the lack of a preseason prevented bettors from gaining knowledge on each team.
    The jury still is out on the majority of clubs across the league, but at least we have a slate of NFL action under our belt as we navigate the Week 2 board.
    If you're in the marking for some value plays this weekend, consider putting action on these three underdogs.
    Denver Broncos at Pittsburgh Steelers
    Ben Roethlisberger looked sharp in his first game since Week 2 of last season. Pittsburgh's longtime starting...
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  • Cowboys expect to have 20,000 fans in attendance for home opener

    10 days ago - By Yardbarker

    It will be interesting to see how the environment looks in Dallas once the Cowboys' Week 2 game kicks off on Sunday.
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  • NFL Week 2 Picks: Game-by-Game Over-Under Predictions

    10 days ago - By Bleacher Report

    The 2020 NFL season kicked off with the defending Super Bowl champion Kansas City Chiefs taking down the Houston Texans. While the Chiefs held serve, other contenders stumbled out of the gate...
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  • Miles Sanders, Lane Johnson expected to play for Eagles in Week 2 vs. Rams, per report

    10 days ago - By CBSSports

    Both offensive starters were sorely missed in the team's season-opening loss
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  • ACC teams look to fix opening-week miscues for Week 2 games

    10 days ago - By Yahoo Sports

    Now the 12th-ranked Tar Heels and the rest of the Atlantic Coast Conference teams that played last week get the chance to correct mistakes that surfaced - some from the typical opening-game jitters, others potentially tied back to altered offseason training and interrupted routines amid the coronavirus pandemic. ''Coaches say it to nauseum, but you improve the most between the first game and the second game,'' said Brown, whose Tar Heels won 31-6 against Syracuse despite their miscues. Entering the week, only 42 of 130 Bowl Subdivision teams have taken the field, while Boston College...
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