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Watch: Florida, UCF got heated at end of Gasparilla Bowl

UCF had been waiting for well over a decade for a shot to face Florida, and they made the most of the opportunity on Thursday night. While the two schools hardly ever face one another, they certainly looked like in-state rivals after the final whistle blew.

Ricky Williams has Heisman Trophy-themed marijuana brand

Ricky Williams is known mostly for two things — his abilities on the football field and love for marijuana. The former NFL star has found a way to market himself using both.

Bills to place WR Gabriel Davis, OL Cody Ford on reserve/COVID-19 list

Already down Cole Beasley due to his placement on the reserve/COVID-19 list, the Bills are set to be without one of their other receiving weapons against the Patriots.

Timberwolves star Karl-Anthony Towns placed in COVID protocols

Towns had his own battle after contracting the virus last winter, as he lost 50 pounds.

Blazers say CJ McCollum's collapsed lung now 'fully healed'

Portland Trail Blazers guard CJ McCollum is on his way back from the alarming injury he suffered earlier this month.

LeBron James: Lakers 'have no idea what this team can be' yet

L.A. leads the league in starting 17 different lineups through the first stretch of the season thanks to injuries. Finding continuity when the lineup is constantly changing would be a challenge for any team.

AHL cancels 2022 All-Star Game

This will be the second year in a row that the AHL will not hold an All-Star Game after last year’s event was also canceled during the shortened season.

NHL, NHLPA officially pull out of Beijing Olympics

Now, as the league's release stated, the break in February previously set aside for the Olympics can be used to help reschedule at least some of the games that had to be postponed in December. 

NHL, NHLPA 'in agreement' that no players will participate in 2022 Beijing Olympics

If the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics go off as planned, there will almost certainly be no NHL players in attendance.

Wideout Cooper Kupp sets Rams' record for catches in a season

For Kupp to pass Isaac Bruce on the Rams’ all-time list is also a pretty darn good achievement considering that the Hall of Famer was part of the “Greatest Show on Turf” with Kurt Warner, Torry Holt and Marshall Faulk.

NBA postpones Raptors-Bulls game, OG Anunoby enters protocols

This is the second time in the last week that a Bulls-Raptors game has been postponed. The two teams were supposed to play in Chicago last Thursday, but the Bulls didn’t have enough players at that point.

The 'Most three-pointers in an NBA season' quiz

How many of the NBA players with the most three-point FGs in a single season can you name in five minutes?

Bills place wide receiver Cole Beasley on COVID-19 list

With Beasley being one of the more outspoken unvaccinated players, we now know that if he was placed on the list for a positive test, as opposed to having had close contact with an infected individual, he will miss the Bills’ upcoming game in Foxborough.

A lament at what has been lost with NHL bowing out of Beijing Olympics

So, allow me a moment of self-indulgent meanderings through my Olympic memory book as we digest the reality that NHL players will not be participating in the 2022 Olympics in Beijing in February.

What to expect from Team Canada at World Juniors

There’s no doubt that this club has the goods to compete and win gold on home ice, but the tournament field isn’t going to let the hosts just walk out of Edmonton with the most prized hardware.

NBA 'preparing contingencies' in case of Christmas Day postponements

The NBA hasn't gone on an official pause yet, like the NHL will do until next week, but the league is preparing for anything to happen, particularly with regard to the scheduled five-game slate on Christmas Day.

The 'Starting QBs from Week 14 of the 2006 NFL season' quiz

During Week 14 of the 2006 NFL regular season, the Miami Dolphins, led by Nick Saban, managed to shut out Tom Brady, Bill Belichick and the New England Patriots. How many of the starting QBs from across the league that week can you name in five minutes?

Chargers place Joey Bosa, Kemon Hall on COVID-19 list, out at Texans

Brandon Staley told reporters that star running back Austin Ekeler and center Corey Linsley were added to the reserve/COVID-19 list.

Karl-Anthony Towns, Jayson Tatum named Players of the Week

Towns’ Timberwolves went 3-0 during the week of Dec. 13-19, while Tatum's Celtics were 2-1.

NC State men's basketball team gets one-year probation

Additionally, former coach Matt Gottfried was handed a one-year show-cause order, and the school received a «$5,000 fine, scholarship losses for this season and 2022-23, plus some standard recruiting limitations,» according to CBS Sports.

Buccaneers star WR Chris Godwin out for season with torn ACL

It's a brutal blow for both a Tampa Bay team looking to repeat as champions and a young one-time Pro Bowl selection who played the 2021 campaign on the franchise tag.

NHL not restricting travel for players over Christmas break

The NHL announced a league-wide shutdown on Monday due to COVID-19. The shutdown is planned to last through Christmas, with practices resuming on Dec. 26 and play restarting on Dec.

Ranking the new college football head coaching hires for 2021

Unlike most years, we weren't treated to any head-scratching hires. Of course, some of the new head coaches will fail and become fired themselves in a few years, but none of them seemed destined to do so.

Nick Saban: '90 percent' of Alabama players vaccinated against COVID-19, have received boosters

Alabama got through the 2020 holiday season without significant COVID-19 issues at a time when vaccines weren't available to players.

How Chris Godwin's torn ACL impacts Buccaneers' Super Bowl defense

With Tom Brady's top target now sidelined for the Bucs' title defense, Tampa needs others to step up.

Bruce Arians ready to welcome Antonio Brown back to Bucs

This is certainly a change of heart for Arians, who made it clear he wouldn't tolerate bad behavior from Brown when the embattled wideout signed with the team in 2020.

NBA allows teams to sign replacement players in wake of COVID outbreaks

The amended rules went into effect on Sunday and will remain active until Jan. 19, at which point the league will decide how to move forward.

Browns QBs Baker Mayfield, Case Keenum unable to clear COVID protocol, out vs. Raiders

Mayfield and Keenum are just two of the players unavailable for the Browns on Monday, as nearly half of the roster is still sidelined due to COVID protocols.

Buccaneers WR Chris Godwin expected to miss remainder of regular season

The Pro Bowl receiver caught a pass over the middle early in Sunday’s game and turned upfield to extend the play. But with his right leg planted, he took a direct shot to his knee and suffered a hyperextension.

Ja Morant on verge of returning for Grizzlies

Morant, who exited the health and safety protocols over the weekend, has been on the shelf since Nov. 26 due to a left knee sprain.

Washington adds All-Pro guard Brandon Scherff to COVID list

The COVID-19 situation for the Washington Football Team continues to evolve.

Washington Football Team places All-Pro G Brandon Scherff on COVID-19 list

With the All-Pro guard added to the tally, WFT currently has 16 players on the list headed into Tuesday’s game against the Eagles.

Teddy Bridgewater leaves hospital, enters NFL concussion protocol

The veteran QB was injured during the third quarter of Sunday's matchup with the Cincinnati Bengals when he dove for a first down and landed face down on the field.  

Buccaneers’ loss to Saints ends incredible Tom Brady streak

The Buccaneers also lost Mike Evans, Chris Godwin and Leonard Fournette to injury during the game.

NHL players will not be attending 2022 Olympics?

The move to not send players to the Olympics is likely the right, albeit tough, choice. Players who might test positive overseas could be forced into a four-week quarantine period, meaning they would likely lose NHL games.

Who's hot and who's not in the NHL? Canucks duo on the rise

A pair of Canucks are trending in the right direction, while a Devil and Oiler aren't faring quite as well.

Panthers lose kicker Zane Gonzalez to quad injury suffered in warmups

The Carolina Panthers will be without a kicker for a Week 15 game against the Buffalo Bills after Zane Gonzalez suffered a right quad injury in warmups.

Rams activate Odell Beckham Jr., five others from reserve/COVID-19 list

Along with Beckham, the Rams activated Dont'e Deayon, Darrell Henderson Jr., Justin Hollins, Brycen Hopkins and Alaric Jackson.

Devils' P.K. Subban enters COVID protocol; MacKenzie Blackwood out with neck injury

Mackenzie Blackwood is dealing with a neck injury, while defenseman P.K. Subban has been placed in COVID protocol.
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