Tag: Football

In N.J. High School Football, a Victory Tempered by Grief

PHILADELPHIA — In a record year for gun violence at high school sporting events, Da’Vion Harper played a football game Wednesday with a somber tribute written on the shirt beneath his jersey: “R.I.P. Micah.” Beneath his helmet, Harper drew the number 10 on one cheek and a cross on the other. Last Friday night, 10-year-old […]

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10-Year-Old Boy Who Was Shot at High School Football Game Dies

A 10-year-old boy who was shot at a high school football playoff game in New Jersey on Friday night died Wednesday — the same day the Philadelphia Eagles hosted the game’s two teams to finish the last 17 minutes of their uncompleted contest. The boy, Micah Tennant, 10, a spectator at the game at Pleasantville […]

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Philadelphia Eagles sign ODU football product Rick Lovato to four-year contract extension

Rick Lovato moments after winning Super Bowl LII PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – In less than three years, Rick Lovato has gone from sub shop to a Super Bowl to signing a contract extension. Tuesday, the Philadelphia Eagles announced their long snapper, an Old Dominion University product, has signed a four-year contract extension. The deal keeps him […]

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Dazz Newsome, Hampton product & UNC standout, tabbed ACC’s Receiver of the Week

Dazz Newsome #5 celebrates his touchdown. (Photo by Joe Sargent/Getty Images) GREENSBORO, N.C. – North Carolina football standout Dazz Newsome, the Hampton High School alumnus, has been recognized by the Atlantic Coast Conference for his performance last weekend at Pitt. He was voted the conference’s Receiver of the Week. The junior receiver registered career highs […]

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‘Skins scoop: One year since Smith’s broken leg

Alex Smith lays on the field after being sacked and injured. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images) × ‘Skins scoop: One year since Smith’s broken leg Alex Smith lays on the field after being sacked and injured. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images) Alex Smith being carted off.(Photo by: Joe Robbins/Getty Images) LOUDOUN COUNTY, Va. – Monday marks […]

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Here’s the Waiver Colin Kaepernick Was Asked to Sign to Get Back on the NFL’s Plantation

Shortly before the NFL held a sham one-man slave auction combine for Colin Kaepernick, the league presented the embattled activist and quarterback with a waiver that essentially torched the prospect of Kaepernick participating in the public relations hoax reportedly concocted by Jay-Z, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, and NFL owners. To be clear, this was a […]

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VHSL football second round playoff pairings for local teams

Oscar Smith high school football HAMPTON ROADS, Va. – The Virginia High School League (VHSL) football playoffs continue this week with regional semifinal action. 17 schools from our viewing area are still alive in the postseason. Below are the pairings featuring our local teams: Class 6 – Region A (4) Landstown (8-3) vs. (1) Oscar […]

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At least 10 people were shot, 4 fatally, at a backyard football watch party in California

A group of family and friends were gathered in a backyard Sunday to watch a football game when a gunman walked up and began shooting, killing four people and wounding six others, according to authorities in Fresno, California. About 35 to 40 people were at the house, including several children, when the suspect — who […]

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Seven from Sunday | NFL week 11

NEW YORK (NFL Communications) – Courtesy of NFL Communications, here’s a look at seven statistical highlights from games played at 1:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. ET on Sunday, November 17, the 11th week of the 2019 season. Quarterback Lamar Jackson #8 of the Baltimore Ravens. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images) The BALTIMORE RAVENS rushed for […]

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The N.F.L.’s Tug of War With Colin Kaepernick’s Didn’t Resolve Anything

Colin Kaepernick spent six years in the N.F.L. displaying his abilities and the three years since his ouster arguing with the league over whether his abilities should still merit him a job. That dispute was as alive as ever on Saturday evening, when he addressed about 100 reporters and friends at a high school stadium […]

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Redskins end touchdown drought in defeat vs. Jets, fall to 1-and-9 on season

Jimmy Moreland #32 of the Washington Redskins is upended. (Photo by Scott Taetsch/Getty Images) LANDOVER, Md. – One drought is ended while one is extended. Sunday, the Washington Redskins scored their first touchdown since October 13th – a span of more than a month. Rookie quarterback Dwayne Haskins, making his first home start, connected on […]

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‘Skins quarterback Dwayne Haskins makes his first FedEx Field start in Redskins vs. Jets

ORCHARD PARK, NY – NOVEMBER 03: Dwayne Haskins #7 of the Washington Redskins passes the ball during the third quarter against the Buffalo Bills. (Photo by Brett Carlsen/Getty Images) LANDOVER, Md. – Sunday’s game between the Washington Redskins (1-and-9) and New York Jets (2-and-7) features two of the worst teams in the National Football League, […]

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Norfolk State earns third straight win, beats Delaware State 33-17

× Norfolk State earns third straight win, beats Delaware State 33-17 DOVER, Del. (NSUSpartans.com) – Norfolk State overcame an early 10-0 deficit and outscored Delaware State 33-7 the rest of the way, securing its first three-game winning streak in eight years with a 33-17 victory over the Hornets on Saturday at Alumni Stadium. Juwan Carter threw […]

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Colin Kaepernick changes NFL workout location and holds his own session for media

RIVERDALE, GA – NOVEMBER 16: Colin Kaepernick looks to make a pass during a private NFL workout. (Photo by Carmen Mandato/Getty Images) ATLANTA – Colin Kaepernick’s workout on Saturday was for far fewer scouts than flew into Atlanta to watch the free-agent quarterback who claimed the NFL and its teams colluded to keep him from […]

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Colin Kaepernick Moves Workout Amid Dispute With the N.F.L.

Colin Kaepernick made a last-second decision on Saturday to move his workout for N.F.L. team officials to a new location in a bid, he said in a statement, for a “legitimate process” that the league “has not provided” because it would not allow the news media or an independent film crew to attend. Kaepernick said […]

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5 men arrested after high school football game shooting injures 3

Police have charged five men in connection with a shooting at a New Jersey high school football game that injured one adult and two minors. The shooting happened Friday during a game between Camden and Pleasantville high schools in Pleasantville, CNN affiliate WPVI-TV reported. It started at the end of the third quarter. At a Saturday afternoon press conference, […]

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The Locker Room Show | November 15

Please enable Javascript to watch this video Please enable Javascript to watch this video Please enable Javascript to watch this video NORFOLK, Va. – In this week’s edition of the award-winning Locker Room, Wink and Megan deliver high school highlights from across Hampton Roads during the season’s first week of the postseason. 31 teams from […]

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Injury Report: Jets vs. Redskins – Week 11

Chris Thompson #25 of the Washington Redskins. (Photo by Scott Taetsch/Getty Images) LANDOVER, Md. – Following a week off, the Redskins are not completely healthy and healed. Entering Sunday’s home game vs. the New York Jets, Washington released its final injury report. Running back Chris Thompson is OUT with a toe injury. He hasn’t played […]

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N.F.L. Week 11 Predictions: Our Picks Against the Spread

Over the last two weeks, the N.F.L.’s two remaining unbeaten teams each took a loss; the Chiefs were defeated with Patrick Mahomes under center; and the Saints were crushed at home. While not exactly resetting expectations, these losses certainly added some spice to a season that was turning stale. This week those top teams will […]

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Who Is Myles Garrett? A Fearsome Rusher With a History of Penalties

Myles Garrett, the star defensive end for the Cleveland Browns who removed an opponent’s helmet and hitting him with it on Thursday night, is a player for whom stellar play and questionable hits have occasionally gone hand-in-hand. During an on-field fracas as the Browns played the Pittsburgh Steelers, Garrett pulled off the helmet of Steelers […]

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Browns’ Myles Garrett Suspended Indefinitely for Hitting Quarterback With Helmet

Myles Garrett of the Cleveland Browns was suspended for at least the rest of the season on Friday for pulling off the helmet of Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph and hitting him in the head with it. The suspension is the longest for any player for a single on-field incident, and the N.F.L. said in a […]

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