Ronaldo injured in Portugal’s 1-1 draw against Serbia

Europe 03/25/19, 16:58

Portugal drew with Serbia 1-1 in qualifying for the 2020 European Championship on Monday, with Cristiano Ronaldo playing only half an hour before being substituted with a right leg injury.In his second game with the national team since the World Cup, Ronaldo had to leave before halftime after pulling a ...

Georgia’s Deandre Baker says he’s the top CB in NFL draft

Football 03/20/19, 15:42

Deandre Baker proclaimed himself to be the best cornerback in the NFL draft after using Georgia's pro day to improve his time in the 40-yard dash.Baker posted two unofficial times of 4.46 seconds in the 40 on Wednesday. He was timed at 4.52 seconds in last month's NFL combine in ...

Hopkins’ big season helps Texans to playoffs

Sports 01/03/19, 15:17

DeAndre Hopkins had the best season of his career, carrying Houston's receivers in a year the group was decimated by injuries.Now the self-described best receiver in the NFL will need another big performance for the Texans to get a win over the Colts in the wild-card game on Saturday."I feel ...

No. 6 Georgia, No. 14 Texas clash in Sugar Bowl showdown

Sports 12/31/18, 11:25

Sugar Bowl: No. 6 Georgia (11-2, No. 5 College Football Playoff) vs. No. 14 Texas (9-4, No. 15 CFP) at New Orleans, Tuesday, 8:45 p.m. EST (ESPN)Line: Georgia by 12½.Series Record: Texas leads 3-1.WHAT'S AT STAKETexas is trying to cap an impressive season under second-year coach Tom Herman and provide ...

Update: Baker wins Thorpe, Taylor takes Doak Walker

Football 12/06/18, 19:46

The Latest on the college football awards show (all times local):7:45 p.m.Georgia cornerback Deandre Baker is the first Bulldogs' player to win the Thorpe Award as the nation's top defensive back. The senior beat out LSU cornerback Greedy Williams and Notre Dame cornerback Julian Love.Wisconsin's Jonathan Taylor, the nation's leading, ...

Texans look for 10th straight win as they host Colts

Football 12/06/18, 16:50

The Houston Texans are in a much different place now than the first time they faced the Indianapolis Colts this season when they were 0-3 and desperate for a win.Ka'imi Fairbairn made a field goal as time expired in overtime to lead the Texans to a 37-34 victory in that ...

Georgia faces Texas for first time since 1984 in Sugar Bowl

Football 12/02/18, 15:42

Georgia was oh-so-close to knocking off top-ranked Alabama in the Southeastern Conference championship game and earning a spot in the College Football Playoff.Instead, the Bulldogs must settle for an intriguing matchup against Texas in the Sugar Bowl on New Year's Day in New Orleans. It's the first time the powerhouse ...

No. 19 Syracuse gets major kick out of Andre Szmyt

Football 11/22/18, 14:46

Four years ago, Syracuse place-kicker Andre Szmyt was playing soccer at his high school in the northern Chicago suburbs, not even on the radar of the school's football coach. Now, he's a star for the 19th-ranked Orange.The 6-1, 195-pound redshirt freshman from Vernon Hills High School is one of three ...

No. 5 Georgia carries on its tradition as Running Back U

Football 11/08/18, 18:59

When Elijah Holyfield was pondering where he wanted to go to college, he certainly took an interest in history.Specifically, Georgia's long lineage of great running backs."It was a very big deal to me. I've watched Georgia football for a long time and I've really loved all the Georgia backs," said ...

European soccer weekend: What to watch in the main leagues

Soccer 10/18/18, 13:37

What to watch in the leading soccer leagues in Europe this weekend:SPAINReal Madrid and Barcelona hope the international break will help them turn things around in Spain.Barcelona hasn't won in four straight league games, while Madrid is winless in four matches in all competitions.Second-place Barcelona hosts leader Sevilla on Saturday, ...

Houston’s Hal returns to practice after fight with cancer

Football 10/17/18, 11:22

Safety Andre Hal, who is in remission after being diagnosed with Hodgkin lymphoma, resumed practicing with the Houston Texans on Wednesday, giving the team 21 days to take him off the non-football illness list and add him to the active roster.Hal was diagnosed with the disease in May and immediately ...

Jets’ Darnold drawing some early comparisons to Colts’ Luck

Football 10/10/18, 20:39

Sam Darnold remembers sitting at home in Southern California watching Andrew Luck sling the football all over the fields of the Pac-12 for Stanford.The young quarterback was a freshman in high school in 2012, when Luck became the No. 1 pick in the NFL draft and the future of the ...

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