Staal, Niederreiter lift Hurricanes past Predators 5-2
Jordan Staal scored twice and Nino Niederreiter beat Juuse Saros for the go-ahead goal early in the third period, helping the Carolina Hurricanes to a 5-2 win over the Nashville Predators in the first game of the teams' first-round playoff series.
College athletes add voices to those protesting injustice
(AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)NORMAN, Okla. College athletes across the country added their voices to those calling for an end to racial injustice riday with football players and others marching on campus or stepping away from practices to protest the police shooting of Jacob Blake in Wisconsin. The problems out there are real, said Oklahoma coach Lincoln Riley, who led the march and spoke at the event. This shouldnt be a troubling time for college-age persons.Members of the Baylor football team marched around campus Friday. The Ole Miss football team decided not to take to the practice field Friday after a similar demonstration a day earlier at Mississippi State. Football coach Jeremy Pruitt moved practice so his players could attend.
The Latest: Army football schedule includes Navy, Air Force
The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___Army has finalized its football schedule and the Black Knights will play 11 games, eight at home. The rest of the home slate includes Louisiana-Monroe, BYU, Abilene Christian, The Citadel, Mercer, Air Force and Georgia Southern. ___Duke will open its season for football and other fall sports with no fans at home games because of the coronavirus pandemic. The school will contact football fans who have purchased season or single-game tickets or have seating and suite contracts in Blue Devil Tower regarding potential options. The school will allow fans to purchase a fan cutout of a person or pet to be placed in seats for football games.
Virginia football vs. Duke: Time, TV schedule, game preview, score
Over its previous four games, the Blue Devils have strung together 24- (North Carolina A&T), 34- (Middle Tennessee State), 31- (Virginia Tech) and 27-straight (Pittsburgh) points. Virginia's defense is second in the nation with 27 sacks (4.5 per game), 13th in rushing defense (93.5 yards) and 11th in total defense (277.2). Virginia leads the all-time series 37-33 and has won four straight, holding Duke to 58 rush yards in last season's 28-14 victory. Cavaliers WR Joe Reed is one of only two players in the nation with 400 kick return yards and a return average of 33 yards in FBS this season. PREDICTION: Virginia 21, Duke 16More college football scoresCopyright 2019 by WDIV ClickOnDetroit - All rights reserved.
Duke football vs. Georgia Tech: Time, TV schedule, game preview, score
Quentin Harris #18 of the Duke Blue Devils in the first half against Alabama at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on August 31, 2019 in Atlanta, Georgia. The Blue Devils were down 23 points with less than three minutes left against Pittsburgh last week but rallied to go ahead by four points. After scoring just three points against Alabama, the Blue Devils are averaging 40.3 points across their past four contests. Georgia Tech junior LB David Curry set a career high against North Carolina with 16 tackles, the most by a Georgia Tech defender since 2005. PREDICTION: Duke 37, Georgia Tech 17More college football scoresCopyright 2019 by WDIV ClickOnDetroit - All rights reserved.
Virginia Tech football vs. Duke: Time, TV schedule, game preview, score
Defensive back Chamarri Conner #22 of the Virginia Tech Hokies celebrates his sack against the Furman Paladins in the first half at Lane Stadium on September 14, 2019 in Blacksburg, Virginia. Quentin Harris hopes to build off his record-setting performance as Duke opens ACC play at Virginia Tech on Friday night. "But it can also fuel your fire and desire to improve and find a way to play it well. Blue Devils QB Thomas Sirk matched Harris's output from last week, throwing four TD passes and running for 109 yards in a 45-43, four-overtime victory over the Hokies in 2015. PREDICTION: Virginia Tech 26, Duke 24More college football scoresCopyright 2019 by WDIV ClickOnDetroit - All rights reserved.
Duke football vs. North Carolina A&T: Time, TV schedule, game preview, score
North Carolina A&T opened the season last week with a three-point win over Elon, prevailing at the buzzer for its sixth straight win, dating to last year. ABOUT NORTH CAROLINA A&T (1-0)The Aggies have not allowed more than 23 points in any of their last 22 games, dating back almost two full years. They held Elon scoreless in the fourth quarter last week to give Noel Ruiz enough opportunities to make a 52-yard field goal at the horn after missing two earlier kicks in the fourth quarter. Kylil Carter (two touchdown passes) and Elijah Bell (nine catches, including a touchdown) were among the offensive stars for North Carolina A&T in Week 1. PREDICTION: Duke 55, North Carolina A&T 13More college football scoresCopyright 2019 by WDIV ClickOnDetroit - All rights reserved.
Alabama football vs. Duke: Time, TV schedule, game preview, score
ATLANTA - Second-ranked Alabama begins pursuit of its fifth consecutive College Football Playoff championship appearance when it faces Duke on Saturday in the Chick-Fil-A Kickoff Game in Atlanta. The Crimson Tide lost to Clemson in last season's title game after winning two of the previous three national crowns. "We've always had a highly disciplined team, and our team was that way last year to a point for a while. Crimson Tide junior G Deonte Brown will miss the first four games due to an NCAA violation. PREDICTION: Alabama 58, Duke 20More college football scoresCopyright 2019 by WDIV ClickOnDetroit - All rights reserved.
Secret rehab saved Peyton Manning's career
Secret rehab saved Peyton Manning's career Duke football coach David Cutcliffe has privately coached Peyton and Eli Manning throughout their NFL careers and provided the secret rehab that saved Peyton's career after injury. Watch Jack Ford's full report on Tuesday, Sept. 2 at 10 p.m. ET/PT for 60 Minutes Sports only on SHOWTIME.cbsnews.com