Cowboys RB Ezekiel Elliott benched for disciplinary reasons

Cowboys RB Ezekiel Elliott benched for disciplinary reasons

Dallas Cowboys’ Ezekiel Elliott (21) celebrates a touchdown run during the second half of an NFL football game against the Indianapolis Colts, Sunday, Dec. 4, 2022, in Arlington, Texas. Tony Gutierrez AP ARLINGTON Tony Pollard, the team’s leading rusher on the season and top big-play threat, got the start at running back in Sunday’s 54-19 … Read more

Fred McGriff elected to Baseball Hall of Fame via Contemporary Era Committee

Fred McGriff elected to Baseball Hall of Fame via Contemporary Era Committee

By: David O’Brien, Keith Law and Andrew Baggarly Fred McGriff was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame via the Contemporary Era Committee Sunday night. Here’s what you need to know: The Contemporary Era Committee consists of 16 members, including members of the National Baseball Hall of Fame, executives and veteran media members. McGriff was … Read more

Kawakami: Jimmy Garoppolo injury extends 49ers’ QB nightmare — enter Brock Purdy … and maybe Trey Lance?

Kawakami: Jimmy Garoppolo injury extends 49ers’ QB nightmare — enter Brock Purdy … and maybe Trey Lance?

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — The nightmare keeps repeating itself and yes, Kyle Shanahan and the 49ers would do anything to eject themselves from this particular cycle of doom. They build, they struggle a little, they get back on track, they rise and they get right to the brink of where they want to be. Then … Read more

England 3-0 Senegal: Bellingham sparkles, eight World Cup scorers, Henderson sets the tone

England 3-0 Senegal: Bellingham sparkles, eight World Cup scorers, Henderson sets the tone

England eased into the World Cup quarter-finals with a 3-0 win against Senegal and, not for the first time in Qatar, Jude Bellingham was the star. The teenage midfielder set up Jordan Henderson’s opening goal after a brilliant run beyond the Senegal defense and played a key role in the second, scored by Harry Kane. … Read more

Azzi Fudd exits early as No. 3 UConn women’s basketball suffers first loss of the season, 74-60 at No. 7 Notre Dame – Hartford Courant

Azzi Fudd exits early as No.  3 UConn women’s basketball suffers first loss of the season, 74-60 at No.  7 Notre Dame – Hartford Courant

Connecticut’s Aaliyah Edwards (3) blocks Notre Dame’s Maddy Westbeld (21) from shooting during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game on Sunday, Dec. 4, 2022, in South Bend, Ind. (AP Photo/Michael Caterina) (Michael Caterina/AP) SOUTH BEND, Ind. — The UConn women’s basketball team finally met its match. The No. 3 Huskies (6-1) entered … Read more

Japan vs. Croatia: Samurai Blue aiming to reach the World Cup quarterfinals for the first time

Japan vs.  Croatia: Samurai Blue aiming to reach the World Cup quarterfinals for the first time

CNN – In a World Cup of surprises, Japan has played a leading role in headline-making shock results. Not many would have predicted that the Samurai Blue would beat both Spain and Germany to top Group E in qualifying for the knockouts, but so impressive has the team been that not many would now raise … Read more