David Bakhtiari returns, Romeo Doubs steps up and more notables from the Packers win

David Bakhtiari returns, Romeo Doubs steps up and more notables from the Packers win TAMPA, Fla. — David Bakhtiari knows he’s not in the clear just yet. The five-time All-Pro left tackle tore his ACL on Dec. 31, 2020, and didn’t return until Week 18 last season, only to miss…

AP college football rankings: Who should be No. 4? Why isn’t Kansas in the Top 25?

AP college football rankings: Who should be No. 4? Why isn’t Kansas in the Top 25? Welcome to this week’s AP Top 25, where everybody outside the top three is ranked too high and Kansas is ranked too low by not being ranked at all. The Jayhawks were on my…

Dolphins survive disastrous BUTT PUNT vs. Bills for 3-0 start to the season

Dolphins survive disastrous BUTT PUNT vs. Bills for 3-0 start to the season Football has given fans so many things. Including the Butt Fumble, and even the Butt Interception. On Sunday down in Miami, the Butt Punt joined the party. With the Buffalo Bills trailing the Miami Dolphins by a…

Socceroos vs New Zealand, Talking Elements, Garang Kuol, Jason Cummings, World Cup, squad, Graham Arnold

Socceroos vs New Zealand, Talking Factors, Garang Kuol, Jason Cummings, World Cup, squad, Graham Arnold The Socceroos wrapped up their World Cup preparations with a 2-0 victory over New Zealand in Auckland to make it two wins and two clean sheets against the trans-Tasman rivals. It wasn’t all smooth-sailing as…

Eric Cantona: Former players promoting Qatar World Cup making ‘enormous mistake’

Eric Cantona says he would never have followed other former players in promoting the forthcoming World Cup in Qatar. The Manchester United legend has been an outspoken critic of FIFA’s decision to hold the tournament in the Gulf state, with the host nation a controversial choice for reasons explained by…

Broncos defense buys Russell Wilson time to finish off an ugly win over 49ers

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Oilers notes Vs. Jets, Dylan Holloway impresses, Stuart Skinner wonderful, and more

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Packers win over Bucs shows why this team is different than in recent years

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Buckley: Mac Jones’ toughness was on display despite injury in the loss to Ravens

Buckley: Mac Jones’ toughness was on display despite injury in the loss to Ravens FOXBORO, Mass. — Had Mac Jones merely walked off the field late Sunday afternoon at Gillette Stadium — as in standard, by-the-books steps, one foot in front of the other — the ongoing debate over the…

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