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QB Marcus Mariota (Tennessee Titans) He’s the real deal and should have a career year in his third season as a pro. His numbers have improved each season and another … Continue reading
Author: TonyK
Posted: August 23, 2017, 12:51 am
The 2017 fantasy football season is almost here – which means it is time for draft planning and scheming. It is time to show your football IQ and football know … Continue reading
Author: TonyK
Posted: August 10, 2017, 2:08 pm
My College Football Spotlight teams are squads that will improve by at least 3 games from the previous year. This often results in a lot of upset wins (covers). I … Continue reading
Author: TonyK
Posted: July 25, 2017, 5:51 pm
The Hall of Fame Game is the first NFL preseason game of the year, which closes the annual Hall of Fame enshrinement festivities. On August 3rd, 2017, the Arizona Cardinals … Continue reading
Author: TonyK
Posted: July 12, 2017, 2:00 pm
Jeff Hochman of VegasTopDogs cashed with long shot Cloud Computing in the Preakness for all customers/followers. Lets hope for the same result in the last leg of the Triple Crown … Continue reading
Author: TonyK
Posted: June 10, 2017, 3:29 am
We are getting the NBA FINALS that we all wanted. We are also getting the finals that we all knew in our hearts was going to happen. The playoffs, for … Continue reading
Author: TonyK
Posted: May 30, 2017, 1:18 pm
Compliments of South Point Casino/Sportsbook in Las Vegas. Last year’s schedule in Week 1 was one of the best ever,  said Mike Anthony, VegasTopDogs expert handicapper and former oddsmaker. The … Continue reading
Author: TonyK
Posted: May 26, 2017, 5:32 pm
Unlike last year’s top-heavy race, the 143rd Kentucky Derby is wide open. Classic Empire, Always Dreaming, McCraken, Irish War Cry, Gunnevera, Irap and Thunder Snow are just some of the … Continue reading
Author: TonyK
Posted: May 4, 2017, 12:17 am
  The Warriors have shown time & time again why they deserve to billed as favorites to win the NBA. I feel that Golden State’s knack @ consistently hitting from … Continue reading
Author: TonyK
Posted: April 30, 2017, 5:43 pm
​​VegasTopDogs 2017 NFL DRAFT PREVIEW – *********************************************** With another NFL draft upcoming – that which has an excellent amount of skilled RBs in particular, with Leonard Fournette, Dalvin Cook and … Continue reading
Author: TonyK
Posted: April 24, 2017, 3:46 pm

Yahoo Sports - Top News

Latest news and information from the world of sports.

Odell Beckham

New York Giants receiver Odell Beckham could miss a week or two of the regular season, according to a report.


Posted: August 23, 2017, 1:04 pm

Wayne Rooney

Wayne Rooney made the announcement Wednesday, less than 10 months before what would have been his fourth World Cup.


Posted: August 23, 2017, 12:28 pm

Busbee on ESPN removes announcer Robert Lee from UVa game

ESPN pulled a broadcaster named Robert Lee from a University of Virginia game, creating a far bigger mess than it was trying to prevent.


Posted: August 23, 2017, 12:20 pm

Jon Jones

Jones said his previous failed drug test was an accident, so what can he say this time around to try to defend himself?


Posted: August 23, 2017, 6:15 am

Kyrie Irving is headed to the Celtics after six seasons in Cleveland. (Getty)

Kyrie Irving has long hungered to be a bigger star. Now free of LeBron, he'll get his chance with a Boston team that's already an established contender.


Posted: August 23, 2017, 5:59 am

Kyrie Irving, LeBron

Every other team in the Eastern Conference will be an afterthought now that Kyrie Irving and LeBron James are on opposite sides of the Cavs-Celtics rivalry.


Posted: August 23, 2017, 3:45 am

The Virginia football squad runs a play during spring NCAA college football practice at the school's indoor facility in Charlottesville, Va. (AP)

The network switches the announcer to another game following the violence in Charlottesvillie because of the "coincidence of his name."


Posted: August 23, 2017, 3:15 am

George Foreman (Getty Images)

Former heavyweight champion George Foreman weighs in on anthem protesters.


Posted: August 22, 2017, 7:20 pm

Sources: OBJ eyeing $100M insurance policy

If contract talks with the Giants stall, Odell Beckham Jr. will explore an injury insurance policy to protect against hits like the one he suffered Monday.


Posted: August 22, 2017, 6:07 pm

No shortage of 'MayGregor' prop bets

What hat will Floyd Mayweather wear to the ring on Saturday? What song will Conor McGregor walk out to?


Posted: August 22, 2017, 1:55 am

NFL on Yahoo! Sports - News, Scores, Standings, Rumors, Fantasy Games

Comprehensive National Football League news, scores, standings, fantasy games, rumors, and more

Patriots coach Bill Belichick has 90 roster spots that, in 10 days, will be reduced to 53. At a Wednesday press conference, he was asked whether it's important for players on the bubble to not feel pressure when they get a chance to perform as cut-down day approaches. The short answer: Everyone in
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: August 23, 2017, 3:32 pm
A Tale of Two Games: The 49ers at Their Best and Worst
Author: 49ers Webzone
Posted: August 23, 2017, 3:30 pm
Hank Aaron is going to bat for Colin Kaepernick. Hammerin' Hank stood up for Kaepernick this week when he told BlackAmericaWeb.com he believes the QB is being blackballed by NFL owners who disagree with Kaepernick's politics. "I think he's getting a raw deal," Aaron said. "
Author: NY Daily News
Posted: August 23, 2017, 3:29 pm
With Le'Veon Bell getting closer to his return to the Steelers, they're practically rolling out the welcome mat. Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger said he was excited to have his star running back back with the team, and there were “no hard feelings.” “We will be ready for [Bell] whenever he gets
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: August 23, 2017, 3:24 pm
NFL Network's Kyle Brandt explains Patriots wide receiver Brandin Cooks is the best player to draft in the second round of fantasy.
Author: NFL Highlights
Posted: August 23, 2017, 3:22 pm
Patriots QB Tom Brady talks about playing in Preseason Week 3 and working with wide receiver Brandin Cooks.
Author: NFL Highlights
Posted: August 23, 2017, 3:22 pm
Ben Roethlisberger expects to play for the first time this preseason when the Steelers host the Indianapolis Colts at Heinz Field on Saturday night. He just doesn't expect to be out there too long, though. “I think that's what it's going to depend on how well we play, how long we play,” said
Author: steelers.com
Posted: August 23, 2017, 3:20 pm
The eyes of the sports TV world will be on NBC on Thursday, Sept. 7 as the network televises the 2017 NFL regular-season opener between the Patriots and Chiefs. With the controversy surrounding Colin Kaepernick's national anthem protest still raging, the network will televise the playing of the national
Author: Sporting News
Posted: August 23, 2017, 3:14 pm
Patriots and Chiefs players who choose to protest during the playing of the national anthem — and those who choose not to protest — will do so under the spotlight of national TV during the NFL season opener.
Author: Yahoo7
Posted: August 23, 2017, 3:14 pm
Mike Gillislee signed with the Patriots this offseason as a restricted free agent for two years at $6.4 million, and he's still considered the frontrunner to replace LeGarrette Blount in New England. That would make Gillislee the starter, but it will be a crowded backfield with the Patriots since
Author: CBS Sports
Posted: August 23, 2017, 3:13 pm
Civil right attorney Cyrus Mehri, co-author of the NFL's Rooney Rule requiring teams to interview at least one minority candidate for any coaching or general manager openings, announced this week that he plans to challenge NFLPA executive director DeMaurice Smith for his job.  Mehri made the announcement
Author: CBS Sports
Posted: August 23, 2017, 3:13 pm
Week 3 of the preseason is as close as we'll get to actual regular-season NFL football in the month of August, with actual stars playing meaningful minutes. Coaches may even do a little game-planning as a dress rehearsal for the next four months. Jobs will be won (or lost), depth charts will start
Author: CBS Sports
Posted: August 23, 2017, 3:13 pm
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The New York Giants have waived Michael Bowie days after finding out that the offensive lineman had been charged with assault and battery in Oklahoma.
Author: Associated Press
Posted: August 23, 2017, 3:11 pm
NFL Network's Peter Schrager talks about why Cowboys QB Cooper Rush is the underappreciated storyline to watch.
Author: NFL Highlights
Posted: August 23, 2017, 3:10 pm
The Jets brain trust has made some wise moves in the past couple years to help rebuild a wayward franchise, but there is one strategic blunder that could sting for a very long time. The Jets whiffed in grandiose fashion by choosing to give a big-money contract to Muhammad Wilkerson instead of Damon Harrison
Author: NY Daily News
Posted: August 23, 2017, 3:08 pm
There were flashes of promise during wide receiver Marquess Wilson‘s time with the Bears that made some think he could be a factor for them offensively, but Wilson’s time in Chicago was ultimately defined more than time off the field due to injuries than anything he did on it. His attempt to turn that
Author: ProFootball Talk on NBC Sports
Posted: August 23, 2017, 3:07 pm
Baseball icon Hank Aaron said Colin Kaepernick is “getting a raw deal” from NFL team owners who are silently refusing to sign the ex-San Francisco 49ers quarterback because of his on-field protests during the national anthem over police brutality. In a Wednesday interview on The Tom Joyner Show, Aaron—the
Author: The Daily Beast
Posted: August 23, 2017, 3:06 pm
The Miami Dolphins' Thursday night road game against the Philadelphia Eagles is the only preseason game in which the starters are expected to play the entire first half.
Author: Sun-Sentinel.com
Posted: August 23, 2017, 3:04 pm
Since the beginning of training camp, the role of quarterback has been in question. With Joe Flacco out with a back injury, Ryan Mallett has been in charge of the first-team offense, with varying results. After throwing five interceptions in an early practice, coach John Harbaugh has been happy with
Author: Yardbarker
Posted: August 23, 2017, 3:00 pm
"The problem today is Jason Garrett because it's the deadly serious head coach who can't keep himself away from his "good guys" speech and threatens to make a national laughingstock of this team off the field. Jones had just handled the first question about having so many players
Author: SportsDay
Posted: August 23, 2017, 3:00 pm
1. WR Chris Godwin With Mike Evans sitting Wednesday's practice out, Godwin stepped in with the Buccaneers' first-team offense and had an impressive day. He caught a one-handed touchdown pass over Javien Elliott during one-on-one drills and caught a beautiful pass with his fingertips in the middle
Author: buccaneers.com
Posted: August 23, 2017, 2:52 pm
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — The Giants waived Michael Bowie on Wednesday, two days after the offensive lineman turned himself in to police to face charges of domestic violence. Tulsa County (Oklahoma) Assistant District Attorney Kenneth Elmore told the Tulsa World that Bowie grabbed his girlfriend
Author: CBS Local
Posted: August 23, 2017, 2:50 pm
Robert E. Lee was an American general who commanded the Confederate Army more than 150 years ago. A statue in his honor has been the cause of great controversy in Charlottesville, Va., where a white nationalist rally protesting the city's planned removal of the landmark turned deadly earlier this
Author: latimes.com
Posted: August 23, 2017, 2:50 pm
Welcome to the 2017 Training Camp Blog, your daily resource for up-to-date news and notes throughout the Cowboys' training camp and preseason. (Aug. 23; 9:50 a.m.) – Defensive lineman Tyrone Crawford's sprained ankle is “getting better and better,” head coach Jason Garrett says, though he'
Author: Dallas Cowboys
Posted: August 23, 2017, 2:47 pm
Todd Bowles usually keeps everything pretty close to the vest, but in a recent WFAN interview with Mike Francesca, the Jets head coach offered a rather positive message regarding the team's outlook. Bowles, speaking indirectly to fans, gave some encouraging comments. “I would tell them that we'
Author: USA Today
Posted: August 23, 2017, 2:45 pm
A Tale of Two Games: The 49ers at Their Best and Worst
Author: 49ers Webzone
Posted: August 23, 2017, 2:45 pm
Jake Kring-Schreifels Staff Writer Before Eliana Pieprz moved from America to Israel, she watched Redskins games with her father on Sunday afternoons, like most fans. But once her family settled across the Atlantic Ocean, she had to adjust her schedule. School is on Sundays where she lives and there&
Author: redskins.com
Posted: August 23, 2017, 2:45 pm
The "Good Morning Football" crew talks about the the likelihood that Rams defensive end Aaron Donald will holdout all season.
Author: NFL Highlights
Posted: August 23, 2017, 2:44 pm
For a guy who hasn’t even practiced yet, the Lions are confident defensive end Ziggy Ansah will be ready for the regular season. Ansah remains on the physically unable to perform list, coming off a career-worst sack season in 2016 in which he was bothered by a high ankle sprain. But the Lions seem certain
Author: ProFootball Talk on NBC Sports
Posted: August 23, 2017, 2:42 pm
Three weeks into his first NFL preseason, DeShone Kizer emerged as the starting quarterback of the Cleveland Browns. The rookie second-round pick out of Notre Dame earned a chance to solidify his spot atop the pecking order of passers for the Browns with a start in Cleveland's preseason game against
Author: UPI
Posted: August 23, 2017, 2:41 pm
The object of the exercise on Saturday night was to let Jaylon Smith return to game action and then quickly move on to the next one.   I acknowledge that.  So, let me say at the top that it is unfair to then scrutinize his every move.  If the threshold of success was to merely participate, then we don
Author: SportsDay
Posted: August 23, 2017, 2:40 pm
Week 3 of the preseason is typically the week where the intensity gets ramped up. It is essentially a dress rehersal where the starters play into the third quarter and the coaches game plan as if it is the regular season. The real thing is just two weeks away, so it's time to get serious. Josh McCown
Author: USA Today
Posted: August 23, 2017, 2:39 pm
A Tale of Two Games: The 49ers at Their Best and Worst
Author: 49ers Webzone
Posted: August 23, 2017, 2:31 pm
There have been rumblings all offseason about Colin Kaepernick not being committed enough to his football career, and those concerns apparently still exist for some NFL coaches and executives. ESPN's Mike Sando recently conducted his fourth annual QB Tiers survey, which asked 50 NFL coaches and execs
Author: Yardbarker
Posted: August 23, 2017, 2:30 pm
Odell Beckham Jr.'s ankle injury might be more serious than we initially thought. According to a report from ESPN.com's Dan Graziano and Jordan Ranaan, Beckham could potentially miss the Giants' season opener against the Dallas Cowboys on September 10.  It's "not out of the question
Author: CBS Sports
Posted: August 23, 2017, 2:27 pm
Series history, broadcast information, connections and more from Sunday's Redskins-Bengals 2017 Preseason Week 3 matchup at FedExField in Landover, Md. PRESEASON WEEK 3 WASHINGTON REDSKINS (0-2) vs. CINCINNATI BENGALS (1-1) Sunday, August 27 | 7:30 p.m. ET FedExField (82,000) | Landover, Md. – Download
Author: redskins.com
Posted: August 23, 2017, 2:25 pm
Jonah Keri kicks off NFL season with USA Today football writer Lindsay Jones about the changing NFL; being a national writer based in Denver; John Elway, Tom Brady, and Colin Kaepernick; the upcoming draft and free agency classes; the game in NFL vs. college; race and quarterbacks; activism in NFL and
Author: CBS Sports
Posted: August 23, 2017, 2:23 pm
Eric Winston said some interesting stuff Tuesday. Thank goodness for Interesting Stuff and for Eric Winston providing it. The days are going Groundhog at the Small Park on the Big Brown, and the football team is still playing fake games. We needed some grist. Winston is a Bengals tackle and, more prominently
Author: Cincinnati.com
Posted: August 23, 2017, 2:22 pm
The first fallout of the pending return of Le'Veon Bell is happening. The Pittsburgh Steelers announced on Wednesday that they are releasing running back Brandon Brown-Dukes. In his place, the team is adding some depth with former West Virginia cornerback Antonio Crawford. Brown-Dukes was never in
Author: USA Today
Posted: August 23, 2017, 2:20 pm
The Ravens practiced without 13 players because of injuries on Wednesday, including players like quarterback Joe Flacco and wide receiver Breshad Perriman that have been out of action for an extended period of time. Running back Danny Woodhead is a newer addition to the list. Woodhead played against
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: August 23, 2017, 2:19 pm
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Ty Montgomery knows the dangers and the history. But he also knows his body and knows the facts about sickle-cell trait. And that's why the Green Bay Packers running back plans to play in Saturday night's preseason game at Denver, even though the altitude there has been an
Author: ESPN.com
Posted: August 23, 2017, 2:18 pm
CHARLOTTE - One of the top items on the Panthers' wish list this offseason was help at slot receiver. With two weeks remaining in preseason, Ron Rivera is pleased with his options. "That quick burst, change of direction-type guy. We had that a couple years ago with (Jerricho Cotchery),"
Author: panthers.com
Posted: August 23, 2017, 2:18 pm
Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell says that he plans to return to the team after their final preseason game, as implied in a tweet on Tuesday night.
Author: Sports Illustrated
Posted: August 23, 2017, 2:15 pm
FOXBORO, Mass. — In a strikingly candid chat with reporters Wednesday morning, tight end Dwayne Allen detailed what has been a rocky transition from the Indianapolis Colts to his current team, the New England Patriots. Allen, who is expected to be New England's No. 2 tight end this season behind
Author: NESN.com
Posted: August 23, 2017, 2:13 pm
STEPHEN GRAYSON GREENVILLE, NC Do you think that all the rookie DB's will make the 53-man roster even though they have been injured? Also, will they take someone else's spot that may be important? Like linebacker or receiver? Bryan: I don't see Marquez White currently making the final 53.
Author: Dallas Cowboys
Posted: August 23, 2017, 2:10 pm
The 2017 Monster Energy Cup Series season has already brought us some memorable moments. Count them down with us as we look at moments 10-8.
Author: NASCAR.com
Posted: August 23, 2017, 2:04 pm
In the season premiere of “The Hurry-Up” presented by MyBookie.ag, we take a look at the AFC's biggest storylines heading into the season. NESN.com's Mike Cole predicts the winners of each division while Ricky Doyle forecasts over-under win totals for some teams. Also in the show, Zack Cox and
Author: NESN.com
Posted: August 23, 2017, 2:04 pm
Todd Archer ESPN Staff Writer Close Covered NFL since 1997, Cowboys since 2003 Previously covered Bengals and Dolphins Lives in Dallas area with his wife and two children Follow on Twitter FRISCO, Texas -- Before Dak Prescott spoke to the media Tuesday, he had Cooper Rush stand in front of his locker
Author: ESPN.com
Posted: August 23, 2017, 2:00 pm
BOWLING GREEN — It was somewhat surprising to see Clint Stephens on the field for Saturday's Bowling Green State University football scrimmage. Stephens saw extensive action at cornerback in his first two years with the Falcons before missing last season because of an ACL injury. But in some ways
Author: BCSN | The Blade
Posted: August 23, 2017, 2:00 pm
This is a stressful time for many NFL players. While the stars of the league are often just going through the motions and trying to stay fresh for September, other veterans are desperately fighting for jobs or even their careers.  With two weeks of the preseason in the books, many depth charts are beginning
Author: Bleacher Report
Posted: August 23, 2017, 2:00 pm
New York Daily News sports writer Gary Myers talks about why former NFL wide receiver Terrell Owens has not been voted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
Posted: August 22, 2017, 1:28 pm

 

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