Stories tagged: football
Wed., Sept. 20, 2017, 11:55 a.m.
Former coaching colleagues face off when 49ers host Rams
Sean McVay and Kyle Shanahan took similar paths on their journey to becoming NFL coaches. Both rose from famous football families to their first NFL jobs as quality control assistants …
Wed., Sept. 20, 2017, 8:48 a.m.
DeMaurice Smith re-elected as head of NFL players’ union
DeMaurice Smith has been re-elected as executive director of the NFL players’ union in a special committee vote. Guidelines passed since his last election as NFL Players Association head in …
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 17, 2017, 6:15 p.m.
Seahawks wrap-up: Victory over 49ers, 12-9
Save for a pair of long, herculean carries by 49ers running back Carlos Hyde, Seattle bested its NFC West rival by nearly every metric Sunday.
Sun., Sept. 17, 2017, 3:21 p.m.
Seahawks vs. 49ers: Halftime report
Through the first six quarters of their respective campaigns, the Seahawks and 49ers have yet to reach the end zone.
Sun., Sept. 17, 2017, 1:12 p.m.
Seahawks vs. 49ers: Five things to watch
After both failing to reach the end zone in Week 1, the Seahawks and 49ers hope to show a semblance of offense today at CenturyLink Field.
Sat., Sept. 16, 2017, 10:40 p.m.
Top 25 capsules: No. 24 Florida stuns 23rd-ranked Tennessee with Hail Mary
Feleipe Franks heaved a 63-yard touchdown pass to Tyrie Cleveland as the clock expired, and No. 24 Florida beat 23rd-ranked Tennessee 26-20 in a wild, wacky and sometimes unwatchable rivalry …
Sat., Sept. 16, 2017, 8:16 p.m.
Ma’lik Richmond plays for Youngstown State after court decision
Ma’lik Richmond played in Youngstown State’s 59-9 win over Central Connecticut State on Saturday, a day after a federal appeals court declined a university request to keep the defensive end …
Sat., Sept. 16, 2017, 5:53 p.m.
Seahawks may be fortunate to find 49ers coming to town
If the Seahawks don’t improve on Sunday when they take on the San Francisco 49ers, then the doubts about this team and season will not only increase in intensity but …
Sat., Sept. 16, 2017
Christine Flowers: Liberal views intercepting sports
The implication was unmistakable: Black athletes who don’t disrespect the flag or the national anthem are Uncle Toms, while people like Kaepernick are heroic. I don’t know about you, but …
Fri., Sept. 15, 2017, 11:37 p.m.
Football roundup: Mt. Spokane rolls to 3-0 with dominant win over Eastmont
Brady Hill carried 11 times for 175 with a touchdown, and went 8 of 12 for 144 yards passing and another score and Mt. Spokane (3-0) dominated Eastmont 35-6 at …
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 15, 2017, 11:39 p.m.
No. 22 South Florida starts slowly before rolling over Illinois 47-23
Quinton Flowers threw for 280 yards and four touchdowns and No. 22 South Florida returned from a Hurricane Irma-imposed layoff to rout Illinois 47-23 on Friday night.
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 15, 2017, 11:51 p.m.
Coeur d’Alene defense rules the day in 35-7 win over Moses Lake
With a quick strike-offense such as Coeur d’Alene’s, its defense is disproportionately on the field, leaving it more susceptible to scoring plays. In Coeur d’Alene’s 35-7 drubbing of visiting Moses …
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 15, 2017, 11:58 p.m.
Central Valley overwhelms Ferris, 48-7 in GSL football
Neither team had played in two weeks. It appeared the Central Valley Bears, though, took advantage the most of the down time and defeated Ferris 48-7.
Fri., Sept. 15, 2017, 10:31 p.m.
Gonzaga Prep returns home for convincing win over Lewis and Clark
After logging a season’s worth of miles in two nonleague games, Gonzaga Prep came out Friday fired up for its first home game of the season.
Fri., Sept. 15, 2017, 9:18 p.m.
Marshawn Lynch fined $12K, 3 Pittsburgh Steelers docked $24K
Marshawn Lynch was fined $12,154 by the league for flipping the middle finger on both hands last Sunday in the fourth quarter of the Oakland Raider’s 26-16 victory at Tennessee.
Fri., Sept. 15, 2017, 9:14 p.m.
NFL seeks quick action to get Ezekiel Elliott suspension reinstated
The NFL filed an emergency motion in federal appeals court Friday, hoping to get a swift ruling on its request to overrule a judge who blocked a six-game suspension for …
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 15, 2017, 10:19 p.m.
Joseph Heitman ties single-game record for TD receptions, leads Mead to victory
Defending 4A state high and low hurdles champion Joseph Heitman is a difficult matchup, and he showed why on Friday. Heitman tied a Greater Spokane League single-game record with five …
Fri., Sept. 15, 2017, 8:36 p.m.
Court: Ohio rape convict can play football in Saturday game
A federal appeals court on Friday declined a university’s request to stop one of its football players convicted of rape as a teenager from playing on the team.
Thu., Sept. 14, 2017, 8:41 p.m.
Deshaun Watson runs for TD, leads Texans over Bengals 13-9 in debut
Deshaun Watson ran 49 yards for a touchdown in his first NFL start and led the Houston Texans’ depleted offense to a clinching field goal in the closing minutes for …
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 14, 2017, 7:56 p.m.
49ers DC Robert Saleh prepares to face former Seahawks team
San Francisco 49ers defensive coordinator Robert Saleh learned many lessons as a low-level assistant in Seattle for three years. It eventually helped him get his current job. Saleh is hoping …
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 14, 2017, 10:18 a.m.
Tom Brady: Concussions part of ‘the physical nature of our game’
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady says he doesn’t worry about concussions and considers them part of playing football. In an interview with CBS Sunday Morning, Brady says he understands …
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 14, 2017, 1:41 p.m.
Odell Beckham Jr. practices on limited basis, closer to playing
New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. took the next step in his recovery from a sprained left ankle by participating in the individual segment of practice. It was …
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 13, 2017, 6:52 p.m.
NFL trying to speed appeal over blocked Ezekiel Elliott suspension
The NFL is trying to accelerate the timeline in its appeal of a federal judge’s injunction that blocked Dallas running back Ezekiel Elliott’s six-game suspension over a domestic violence case. …
Wed., Sept. 13, 2017, 5:36 p.m.
Greg Lee: Greater Spokane League football will be nothing short of entertaining
What have we learned after two weeks of high school football for Greater Spokane League teams?
Wed., Sept. 13, 2017, 5:01 p.m.
Pick 6: Sam Adams, Greg Lee overcome air issues, bounce back
Even through smoke-filled skies, the Pick 6 duo bounced back from pedestrian efforts the first week.
Wed., Sept. 13, 2017, 4:53 p.m.
Seahawks rookie Shaquill Griffin stands out in first game
Cornerback Shaquill Griffin earned the respect of the veterans in the Seattle Seahawks locker room before his first game and that’s not easy to do. Griffin backed up the praise …
Wed., Sept. 13, 2017, 4:29 p.m.
Giorgio Tavecchio sticks with NFL dream and kicks way to history
Giorgio Tavecchio was ready to give up his dreams of kicking in the NFL and take a business job in London. The pain of being cut six times without ever …
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 13, 2017, 4:16 p.m.
Colin Kaepernick, others speak out in support of Seahawks’ Michael Bennett
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick is among athletes and activists showing support for Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett, who says he was subjected to racially motivated excessive force …
Wed., Sept. 13, 2017, 3:56 p.m.
Brian Hoyer looks to distance 49ers from recent history in Seattle
The 49ers have gone through one of their most dramatic transformations in recent memory. With it, they hope to wash away the stain of their last six trips to Seattle. …
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 13, 2017, 3:29 p.m.
Texans LB Brian Cushing suspended 10 games by NFL
Houston Texans linebacker Brian Cushing has been suspended for 10 games by the NFL for violating the league’s performance enhancers policy. It’s the second time Cushing has been suspended; he …