Enjoy Southampton's lofty start while it lasts

The first six months of Mauricio Pochettino’s tenure at Southampton were a strange paradox. The Argentine failed to beat QPR, Newcastle, Norwich and Wigan — all, bar but Norwich, finished beneath them on the table — but led his side to victories over Manchester City, Chelsea and Liverpool. This season, that rather odd trend has slowly been dispelled, with Southampton’s ...

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The Millsap All-Stars, starring Andre Drummond, John Henson and Jimmer Fredette

Back from 2006-2008, Paul Millsap played in every single Jazz game as a 21- and 22-year-old. He averaged about 19 minutes per game over the two seasons and performed really well in those minutes. As Carlos Boozer struggled with injury and eventually left as a free agent, Millsap’s role grew. A daily column on the NBA.10/17: Melodrama II begins10/16: Bogut, ...

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Andrew Bynum back at 'game weight,' according to report

Cleveland Cavaliers center Andrew Bynum has returned to his “game weight” and is getting closer to a return to the court, according to Jason Lloyd of the Akron Beacon Journal. Bynum weighed over 300 pounds when he signed with the Cavs this offseason, but he has put in a lot of work during his rehab and is back down to the ...

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This land is your land, this land is my land: Football and assets of community value

Typically, Britain’s football fans have enjoyed an uneasy relationship with Conservative governments. Throughout the 1980s, the country’s oldest political party was overtly hostile toward those that watched the national game, but Italia ’90, Murdoch ’92 and Blair ’97 changed all that. Even current Prime Minister David Cameron — who foolishly told Parliament in 2001 that he wasn’t a football fan — ...

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Fantasy football start/sit advice, Week 7 TNF: Larry Fitzgerald

Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald spent all week leading up to Week 6 as a big question mark as he dealt with a hamstring strain, then played Sunday and had his biggest yardage game of the season. As he continues to deal with the hamstring, Fitzgerald looks to continue that production Thursday night against the Seattle Seahawks. Fitzgerald, who ...

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Broncos vs. Colts 2013, Week 7: Live coverage, score updates and more

Peyton Manning returns to Indianapolis for the first time since leaving the Colts. Can the Broncos stay undefeated, or will Indy’s new franchise quarterback Andrew Luck defend home turf? If you removed the quarterbacks from the equation, Sunday’s game between Denver and Indianapolis would still have several great story lines. The Colts and Broncos are two of the best teams ...

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NFL Quarterback Watch, Week 7: Nick Foles settles in and Josh Freeman's back!

The QB carousel never takes a break, and it continued to spin like mad again in Week 7. The Vikings wasted no time in starting their newest acquisition, but will he do any better for a team that might be equally as bad, if not worse, than his old team? Also, controversies heat up in Philadelphia and Houston and Buffalo ...

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Seahawks vs. Cardinals 2013 game preview: NFC West foes meet on Thursday night

The Arizona Cardinals host the Seattle Seahawks in the first game of Week 7 on Thursday Night Football. This game has early implications for an NFC West that was supposed to be one of the toughest in football, but hasn’t quite lived up to the hype yet. The Seahawks hold a one-game lead in the division at 5-1 and have ...

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Bills vs. Dolphins 2013 odds and lines: Miami favored at home

The Miami Dolphins host the Buffalo Bills in Week 7, and are comfortable favorites in the early going. According to Oddsshark, the Dolphins are favored by eight points in Vegas. The line opened at minus-11.5 points in Miami’s favor, but has gone down since then. Miami is coming off a bye week hoping to right the ship after two straight losses. ...

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Easy Call: Week 8 college football spread picks, lobster rolls

On Week 8 of Easy Call, Dan Rubenstein breaks down and picks college football’s five biggest games — Florida State/Clemson, UCLA/Stanford, Auburn/Texas A&M, Florida/Missouri, and USC/Notre Dame. He does this all while evaluating superior seafood sandwiches. Powered by WPeMatico

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