‘Humbled’ by first loss, OU football players say practice ahead of TCU game is intense

NORMAN — If the Sooners didn’t believe in Murphy’s Law at first, they do now. The adage essentially states that if anything can go wrong, it will. And it did this past weekend. in a game where it struggled to get out of its own way. The Sooners committed a season-high 11 penalties for 87 … Read more

John Harbaugh agrees with players like OBJ: Every team should have the best playing surface

This content is not available due to your privacy preferences. Update your settings here to see it. After Giants receiver suffered a non-contact, non-cut ACL tear on Monday night at MetLife Stadium, former Giants receiver Odell Beckham Jr. questioned why . That exchange caused some on social media to dust off comments made by Ravens … Read more

Fantasy Football: Players to drop for your Week 4 waiver wire pickups

By ,  Special to Iheart Sports With so many injuries this fantasy season, it’s not the easiest to evaluate who to drop and when to actually do it. However, we need to evolve and make roster improvements, especially after some of the soul-crushing performances of Week 3. Here are my recommendations for some players to … Read more

Here’s the Kansas City Chiefs’ list of inactive players against the Indianapolis Colts

The Chiefs’ group of players not playing Sunday against the at Lucas Oil Stadium doesn’t carry any surprises. The Chiefs list kicker (left ankle sprain), defensive end Mike Danna (calf), running back Ronald Jones, quarterback , rookie offensive lineman Darian Kinnard, defensive end and rookie defensive end Benton Whitley as inactive. Jones is a healthy … Read more

U.S. women’s basketball team wins FIBA World Cup opener missing players

SYDNEY — It’s been a whirlwind week for Alyssa Thomas. She went from losing in the WNBA Finals on Sunday to flying 10,000 miles to Australia a day later to play for the United States in the World Cup. Thomas had 14 points, nine assists and seven rebounds in her debut for the Americans, who … Read more

Bruins training camp: Four young players who could make the NHL roster

This content is not available due to your privacy preferences. Update your settings here to see it. originally appeared on The Boston Bruins need to do a better job drafting younger players, developing them and giving them a real opportunity to showcase their talents at the NHL level. A failure in recent years to accomplish … Read more

Today’s Preps Overtime highlights: Pictures, players, rankings and polls

Welcome to The Sacramento Bee’s Preps Overtime, our comprehensive high school sports coverage in your eEdition. Here you will find our exclusive coverage of this week’s games, scores, highlights and more, giving you detailed and current news about the San Joaquin-Sacramento region. Let’s roll through today’s highlights: News: Looking for the daily ? It’s still … Read more

Spain Women players deny asking for national coach Jorge Vilda to be sacked

Spain’s women players insist they have never called for the dismissal of head coach Jorge Vilda – and hit out at the governing body for going public over their concerns. The Royal Spanish Football Federation said it had received 15 e-mails from players who refused to continue representing their country under Vilda. According to the … Read more

Mike Grier clarifies Sharks’ stance on Czech guidelines for Russian players

originally appeared on Editor’s note: Sheng Peng will be a regular contributor to NBC Sports California’s Sharks coverage. You can read more of his coverage on , listen to him on the , and follow him on Twitter at . Two weeks before the ’ season-opening visit to Prague, GM Mike Grier made his stance clear on the possibility of … Read more