Daily Archives: February 17, 2024

J.J. Watt suggests reducing offensive holding from 10 yards to five yards

[ad_1] It’s no surprise that NFL officials look the other way on holding all too often. Former NFL defensive lineman J.J. Watt has an idea for getting more yellow flags to fly. Appearing recently on Pat McAfee’s show, Watt suggested reducing the penalty from 10 yards to five. “I think the refs understand that a 10-yard penalty is a massive …

Read More »

Flyers rep ‘Rocky,’ Devils ‘Sopranos’ for NHL Stadium Series

[ad_1] Kristen Shilton Close Kristen Shilton ESPN NHL reporterKristen Shilton is a national NHL reporter for ESPN. Greg Wyshynski Close Greg Wyshynski ESPNGreg Wyshynski is ESPN’s senior NHL writer.Feb 17, 2024, 06:34 PM ET NHL players usually arrive to their games in a suit. But the Stadium Series is no ordinary game. And the New Jersey Devils and Philadelphia Flyers …

Read More »

Georgia football WR coach Bryan McClendon departing program for NFL gig

[ad_1] Georgia wide receivers coach Bryan McClendon is leaving for the NFL, according to reports. The former UGA player and current pass game coordinator will be the Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receivers coach. ESPN’s Adam Shefter was the first to report to move. The University of Georgia and head coach Kirby Smart have yet to announce the departure. Smart was …

Read More »

Report: Raiders to hire Carnell Williams as their RBs coach

[ad_1] The Raiders are expected to hire former Auburn assistant coach Carnell “Cadillac” Williams as their running backs coach, Mike Gittens of The War Rapport reports. The Raiders originally targeted UCLA running backs coach DeShaun Foster, but Foster was promoted to head coach after Chip Kelly left the Bruins to become Ohio State’s offensive coordinator. Williams served as Auburn’s running …

Read More »

Penguins share laughs, praise as Jaromir Jagr joins team

[ad_1] Feb 17, 2024, 05:41 PM ET CRANBERRY TOWNSHIP, Pa. — Jaromir Jagr wore a Pittsburgh Penguins’ jersey for the first time in 22 years. Jagr, dressed in full gear, practiced with the Penguins at their suburban Pittsburgh practice facility on Saturday morning. The 52-year-old made his iconic name in the NHL and won two Stanley Cups with Pittsburgh, the …

Read More »

Five-star LB sets official visit date with Georgia

[ad_1] The Georgia Bulldogs and head coach Kirby Smart have the nation’s No. 8 recruiting class in the 2025 recruiting cycle. Georgia is in the hunt to land a commitment from five-star linebacker recruit Zayden Walker. Zayden Walker is the 10th ranked recruit in the class of 2025. Walker plays high school football for Schley County High School in Ellaville, …

Read More »

Report: Kansas football to lose offensive line coach Scott Fuchs to NFL’s Tennessee Titans

[ad_1] LAWRENCE — It appears Kansas football head coach Lance Leipold will have to make another assistant coach hire this offseason. According to a report from FootballScoop, the Jayhawks’ offensive line coach — Scott Fuchs — is making the jump from college football to professional football. Fuchs, the report states, will become an offensive assistant with the Tennessee Titans. And that would …

Read More »

Brandt Clarke scores 1st NHL goal in Los Angeles Kings’ win

[ad_1] Feb 17, 2024, 04:44 PM ET BOSTON — Former first-round pick Brandt Clarke scored on a breakaway with 27 seconds left in overtime for his first career goal and the Los Angeles Kings rallied to beat the slumping Boston Bruins 5-4 on Saturday. Clarke, the No. 8 overall selection in 2021, had just been sprung from the penalty box …

Read More »

Falcons are the favorites to land Kirk Cousins, if he leaves the Vikings

[ad_1] The clock is ticking on the Vikings to re-sign quarterback Kirk Cousins before he becomes a free agent. And the window is open for folks to bet on his next team. Friday’s PFT Live included a segment with the DraftKings odds for Cousins’s team in 2024. The Vikings remain the favorites, at -200. The non-Minnesota favorite is Atlanta, at …

Read More »

Four-star linebacker Riley Pettijohn announces USC as one of top six schools

[ad_1] This is exciting: 2025 four-star linebacker Riley Pettijohn, from McKinney High School in Texas, has USC as a finalist in his recruitment. Pettijohn holds offers from over 25 elite programs all over the country, but he recently announced he has already narrowed his list of contenders to six programs. Florida State, Florida State, USC, Ohio State, Texas,Texas A&M and …

Read More »

Steve Sarkisian contract: Texas coach to earn more than $10 million annually, nearly doubling current salary

[ad_1] Texas coach Steve Sarkisian’s salary will nearly double once the university’s Board of Regents approves the terms of his contract extension. Sarkisian, who made $5.6 million last year, will see his guaranteed compensation increase to $10.3 million this year under the terms of the deal, which were published in advance of the board’s Feb. 21-22 meeting in Austin, Texas. …

Read More »

New Raiders OC Luke Getsy discusses approach for 2024 offense, QB position, Aidan O’Connell and upcoming draft

[ad_1] The Las Vegas Raiders have officially introduced their next offensive coordinator. In a press conference Friday, Luke Getsy addressed the upcoming season and the questions that are lingering with the offense. Getsy said that from afar he has seen positive things from quarterback Aidan O’Connell, who started 10 games last season after taking the job from veteran Jimmy Garoppolo.  “Without …

Read More »