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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.