White steps in, leads Jets to wild 34-31 win over Bengals
Mike White threw for 405 yards and three touchdowns in his first NFL start, caught a 2-point conversion pass on the go-ahead score and had the fans chanting his name while leading the New York Jets to a wild 34-31 comeback victory over the Cincinnati Bengals.
Rafer Johnson, 1960 Olympic decathlon champion, dies at 86
Rafer Johnson, who won the decathlon at the 1960 Rome Olympics and helped subdue Robert F. Kennedy's assassin in 1968, died Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2020. (AP Photo)LOS ANGELES – Rafer Johnson, who won the decathlon at the 1960 Rome Olympics and helped subdue Robert F. Kennedy’s assassin in 1968, died Wednesday. Johnson won a gold medal at the Pan American Games in 1955 while competing in just his fourth decathlon. Johnson, Yang, and Kuznetzov had their way with the record books between the 1956 and 1960 Olympics. Johnson won over the Soviet audience with his gutsy performance in front of what had been a hostile crowd.
Tulsa snaps No. 11 UCF's 21-game home winning streak, 34-26
Tulsa players pose on the middle of the field after a win over Central Florida during an NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 3, 2020, in Orlando, Fla. Tulsa's win snapped UCF's 21-game home winning streak. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)
Tulsa snaps No. 11 UCF's 21-game home winning streak, 34-26
Tulsa players pose on the middle of the field after a win over Central Florida during an NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 3, 2020, in Orlando, Fla. Tulsa's win snapped UCF's 21-game home winning streak. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)ORLANDO, Fla. – There is something about UCF that brings that best out of Tulsa. Zach Smith threw three touchdown passes and Tulsa erased an 18-point first-half deficit to beat No. 11 UCF 34-26, snapping the Knights' 21-game home winning streak Saturday night. “Turnovers were huge in the football game,” UCF coach Josh Heupel said.
Memphis football vs. UL Monroe: Time, TV schedule, game preview, score
LINE: Memphis -14.5The Tigers have been getting the job done defensively against the pass, ranking No. 1 in the nation in passing yards allowed with 103 per game. Offensively, Memphis' passing attack also has been efficient, with Brady White completing 73.3 percent of his attempts for 914 yards and eight touchdowns. Louisiana-Monroe QB Caleb Evans is third in the Sun Belt Conference in both passing yards (221.5) and total offense (265) per game. PREDICTION: Memphis 35, Louisiana-Monroe 17More college football scoresCopyright 2019 by WDIV ClickOnDetroit - All rights reserved.
Florida State football vs. UL Monroe: Time, TV schedule, game preview, score
Deondre Francois #12 of the Florida State Seminoles throws a pass in the first quarter of the game against the Virginia Tech Hokies at Doak Campbell Stadium on September 3, 2018 in Tallahassee, Florida. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Florida State entered this season hoping for a fresh start after last year's disappointing five-win campaign. LINE: Florida State -21"There's some positive things in this game that we can build off of," Florida State head coach Willie Taggart told reporters after the Boise State loss. The Seminoles needed just 3:25 of game time to score three touchdowns against Boise State. PREDICTION: Florida State 44, ULM 20More college football scoresCopyright 2019 by WDIV ClickOnDetroit - All rights reserved.
Detroit Lions Week 1: Breaking down the roster after preseason
The Browns defeated theOver the weekend, the Lions made their final roster cuts to get to the NFL's mandated 53-man roster. As part of the process, some players were cut but added to the Lions' practice squad. Another surprising move here: the Lions traded for Blough after playing the Browns in the last preseason game. He suffered a concussion in the first preseason game, missed the next two games and didn't play well in the fourth preseason game, leading the Lions to cut him. Drafted in the seventh round of this year's draft, Nauta didn't do enough during the preseason to crack the roster.
Rookie Seibert makes kicks, Browns down winless Lions 20-16
CLEVELAND - Once Austin Seibert straightened himself out, the Browns' kicking competition got on target. The Browns (3-1) are hoping to contend for a playoff spot this season and need a dependable kicker. Coach Freddie Kitchens would not commit to Seibert as his starter, and downplayed his second straight strong performance. "He's supposed to perform," said Kitchens, who earlier in the week said he would give Joseph all the kicks. Browns third-string QB Garrett Gilbert threw a 7-yard touchdown pass to running back Dontrell Hilliard in the first half.
Lions vs. Browns: Follow live game updates here
Nick Chubb of the Cleveland Browns scores a first quarter touchdown while playing the Detroit Lions during a preseason game at Ford Field on August 30, 2018 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)The Detroit Lions meet the Cleveland Browns in the final week of the NFL preseason on Thursday night in Cleveland. Lions have signed quarterback Luis Perez and cut quarterback David Fales, giving them another option behind Matthew Stafford. Detroit made the move Tuesday, two days before playing its final preseason game at Cleveland. Follow live game updates here:Copyright 2019 by WDIV ClickOnDetroit - All rights reserved.
Detroit Lions wrap up preseason tonight: 3 things to watch
HOUSTON, TX - AUGUST 17: Head coach Matt Patricia of the Detroit Lions watches players warm up before the preseason game against the Houston Texans at NRG Stadium on August 17, 2019 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Tim Warner/Getty Images)The Detroit Lions will finish their preseason schedule on Thursday night against the Cleveland Browns. The Lions are 0-3 in the preseason, so far, not that it really matters at all. Here are three things to watch tonight:Backup QB jobA rotating door of backup quarterbacks has pushed through Detroit in the last few years, and this year is not different. We'll likely see a lot of backup quarterback play against Cleveland, so maybe one of these guys can take the job.
Lions coach Patricia hope to see defense grow this year
The Detroit Lions meet the Cleveland Browns in the final week of the NFL preseason on Thursday night in Cleveland. There's a lot of new pieces, there's a lot of new parts. It will be something that needs to develop and grow this year," said coach Patricia. Lions have signed quarterback Luis Perez and cut quarterback David Fales, giving them another option behind Matthew Stafford. Detroit made the move Tuesday, two days before playing its final preseason game at Cleveland.