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Cam Newton keeps playing after three hits to head during Panthers-Broncos game
Carolina quarterback Cam Newton took three hits to the head from Denver Broncos defenders Thursday night, including one from safety Darian Stewart with 36 seconds left. Those watching on TV must have been thinking there was no way Newton could continue to play after a helmet-to-helmet hit like...
33 points by Los Angeles Times | John Elway Thought Question American football National Football League Flag of the United States The Play Newton Stewart
How NFL failed on two fronts to protect Cam Newton
The NFL and its referees have some explaining to do after Cam Newton’s head was used as a piñata by the Broncos’ ferocious pass rush in the league’s opener on Thursday night. The two questions surrounding the Panthers quarterback: Why were there not more penalties called for blatant head shots? And why was he allowed...
70 points by New York Post | American football American football positions Athletic trainer The League The Play Blitz Ad nauseam Athletic training
Broncos edge Panthers in NFL curtain-raiser
Denver opens its title defense with win after Graham Gano misses last-second field goal.         
4654 points by Arizona Republic | American football Denver Broncos John Elway National Football League The Play Indianapolis Colts Houston Texans Gary Kubiak
EMU’s Ike Spearman rewarded for perseverance
After missing each of the last two seasons with two different leg injuries, Eastern Michigan redshirt senior linebacker Ike Spearman was, to say the least, eager for Friday’s 61-14 win over Mississippi Valley State.        
-1 points by The Detroit News | Southeastern Conference American football Eastern Michigan University Mid-American Conference Ypsilanti Michigan The Play Eagles Redshirt
Linebacker Dowell comes up big for Michigan State
Dowell played in 13 games as a true freshman in 2015 but saw limited time at linebacker.        
-1 points by The Detroit News | Linebacker American football Michigan State University Blitz The Play American football positions Mark Dantonio American football terminology
Susan Koerber: Embrace all who want to play
It has been a long while since I have found myself able to write clear and coherent thoughts about the chaotic and contentious times we are experiencing. The voice that has been persistent, however, is that of one of my mentors, Vivian Paley, a retired kindergarten teacher in Chicago. One of my favo...
-2 points by Concord Monitor | Want The Play WANT Garden Need Invasive species John Elway
The man the PGA Tour goes to for its weather forecast
Stewart Williams arrived at his cramped trailer on a Riviera Country Club tennis court at 5 a.m. Friday. He sat in front of two laptops, a copier to his left, a handheld radio, cup of coffee and breakfast burrito to his right. Not much room for anything else. He bought the burrito from the food...
6 points by Los Angeles Times | Storm Weather Wind Rain PGA Tour Tropical cyclone Meteorology The Play
Wings' Nyquist calls high stick 'completely accidental'
Lifted stick caught Wild's Jared Spurgeon above the lip, which led to a double minor in the first period of Sunday's 6-3 loss.        
-2 points by The Detroit News | Detroit Red Wings Henrik Zetterberg Coach 2003–04 Detroit Red Wings season Chapman Stick Ken Kal The Play King Crimson
Bruins defensemen in a rush to get involved
One of the early hallmarks of the Bruce Cassidy era in Boston has been a more aggressive style of play from the Bruins’ defensemen.While former coach Claude Julien preached a defense-first mentality, Cassidy has taken the restrictor plates off, encouraging his defensemen to take more chances jumping into rushes to throttle up the offense.
6 points by Boston Herald | National Hockey League Brad Marchand Play Play from scrimmage Offensive tackle Rush Limbaugh Mindset The Play
Michael Reilly, Zach Laramie lead Andover past Central Catholic
 Michael Reilly sat out much of the second period of Saturday night’s Dual County/Merrimack Valley 1 showdown with Central Catholic after breaking one of his skates.One period later, Reilly was breaking a scoreless tie and putting a crack in Central Catholic’s stranglehold on the league standings. The senior sniped home the game’s lone goal with 5:26 to play to lift the Golden Warriors to a big 1-0 victory against the Raiders at the Valley Forum in Lawrence.
14 points by Boston Herald | English-language films Left-wing politics Political spectrum Right-wing politics The League The Play American film actors French Revolution
When you see a Bob Falls play, you remember it
It has been more than 30 years since I saw my first Robert Falls’ production. While I haven’t seen most of his output, I’ve seen many, and remember them all. They lodge in the mind because, well, he takes the raw material of a playwright’s art, whittles it to a point and thrusts it into […]
121 points by Chicago Sun-Times | Philip Seymour Hoffman William Shakespeare Long Day's Journey into Night Mind The Iceman Cometh Audience The Play Jason Robards
Players perform play within play
Ever wonder what goes on behind the scenes of a theater production? Especially one that’s got a cast engulfed in turmoil?Well, look no further than the Community Players of Concord’s performance of Noises Off at the Concord City Auditorium this weekend.Noises Off is a play within a play and has been...
-2 points by Concord Monitor | Performance Actor Theatre The Play The Stage English-language films That that is is that that is not is not is that it it is Audience
Evergreen boys basketball readies for 4A state tournament run
Riding a six-game winning streak heading into Wednesday's Jeffco League showdown against Green Mountain, Class 4A No. 6 Evergreen (15-4) is looking as capable as any team in the field to make a deep postseason run.
66 points by The Denver Post | American film actors Playoffs American television actors Major League Baseball The Play Bench Paul Newman Bench
Al Pacino and the role that pulled him to the Pasadena Playhouse stage
Al Pacino stumbles onstage during rehearsals at the Pasadena Playhouse, his rumpled suit too loose, his hair disheveled, his eyes buggy. The set of playwright Dotson Rader’s “God Looked Away,” which begins performances Wednesday, is a lavish Chicago hotel in 1981, the evening before Tennessee Williams’...
4379 points by Los Angeles Times | Theatre Play Pasadena Playhouse The Play Play Al Pacino Pasadena California
Blackhawks have one of their best puck possession nights of season against Stars
Throughout the last few years, the Blackhawks have been able to win three Stanley Cups thanks to their strong puck possession. When the Hawks won each of their Stanley Cups, they were never below fourth in the statistic known as Corsi For percentage, which measures the percentage of shot attempts...
-2 points by Chicago Tribune | Ice hockey National Hockey League Game Stanley Cup Joel Quenneville The Play Colorado Avalanche English-language films
Wildcats earn 6-2 win over UMass in Hockey East matchup
DURHAM – While Tyler Kelleher did everything he could to get his team ahead, Danny Tirone did everything he could to keep it that way. The two upperclassmen led the rest of the University of New Hampshire men’s hockey team to a 6-2 win over UMass Amherst in Hockey East play Friday night at the Whitt...
2 points by Concord Monitor | Ice hockey Left-wing politics Right-wing politics Political spectrum French Revolution University of New Hampshire Hockey The Play
Pomona beats Columbine, while Regis Jesuit, Valor Christian and Cherry Creek also advance to 5A football semifinals
For the third straight year, the Panthers ended the Rebels' season, using a dominant second half en route to a 42-21 gut-check victory in a cold Friday night quarterfinal game at Jeffco Stadium.
484 points by The Denver Post | American football The Score Scores The Play Drive-in theater Game Score
Harris, McQuaid start to heat up in Spartans victory
Things started to come together for both as Harris scored 19 and McQuaid chipped in 15.        
-2 points by The Detroit News | Magic Johnson Michigan State University Basketball Game East Lansing Michigan Michigan State Spartans Guard The Play
UM freshman RB Chris Evans gets chance and runs with it
The running back soared to the top of crowded field of promising recruits in his first season.        
-2 points by The Detroit News | American football Touchdown Jim Harbaugh Canadian football American football positions American football plays Fullback The Play
Where the middle-class dream turns into the world's worst game show
The presidential election results aren’t directly referenced in “The Super Variety Match Bonus Round!” but they add prescient urgency and relevance to Deb Hiett’s quirky new culture war satire at the Met Theatre in L.A. The play’s lively world premier staging by Cameron Watson for Rogue Machine...
59 points by Los Angeles Times | Game show The Play Angry Inch The Met Sleater-Kinney
SEE IT: Teacher snatches microphone from boy with autism
A boy with autism was reduced to tears during his school’s play after a teacher ripped the microphone away before he could speak.
3596 points by Daily News | Boy School Harrison County West Virginia Nutter Fort West Virginia High-functioning autism Microphone The Play
Northwestern hurting after last-second loss at Butler: 'We came to win'
To pop the bubble that permanently envelops this program, Northwestern needs to win games like this. On the road. Against a respected opponent. The Wildcats came close, but close doesn't count. "I'm tired of moral victories," forward Vic Law said. "This ain't the Northwestern that, I guess, you...
4 points by Chicago Tribune | Ice hockey terminology Game Ice hockey statistics Big Ten Conference Shot on goal The Play Goaltender The Last Shot
Frolik scores 49 seconds into OT, Flames beat Coyotes 2-1
CALGARY, Alberta — Stopped twice on dangerous chances earlier, Michael Frolik wasn't about to let Mike Smith deny him a third time.Frolik scored 49 seconds into overtime to give the Calgary Flames a 2-1 win over the Arizona Coyotes on Wednesday night.Frolik stole the puck from Brad Richardson after a faceoff in the Flames' end and skated in at top speed and ripped a shot inside the post on Coyotes goalie Mike Smith for his team-leading sixth of the season.
-1 points by Boston Herald | Phoenix Coyotes National Hockey League Winnipeg Jets Wrist shot 2008–09 NHL season Ice hockey terminology Dave Tippett The Play
Pirates preserve playoff chances with 6-3 win over
MILWAUKEE — The Pittsburgh Pirates had timely hitting, but a key double play helped even more.Andrew McCutchen, Jody Mercer and Josh Bell each drove in two runs and the Pirates preserved their faint playoff hopes with a 6-3 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Tuesday night.
-1 points by Boston Herald | Baseball Milwaukee Brewers National League Baseball statistics Major League Baseball Chicago Cubs Florida Marlins The Play
Florida Gators vs Tennessee Volunteers: College football game preview
The Sports Xchange Understanding the one-sided dominance of the Southeastern Conference rivalry between Florida and Tennessee requires a numerical exhibit.
4 points by UPI | American football Game Neyland Stadium American football positions Southeastern Conference The Streak The Play
No. 19 Florida rules out QB Del Rio vs. 14th-ranked Vols
GAINESVILLE, Fla. – No. 19 Florida will be without quarterback Luke Del Rio as it begins a stretch of seven consecutive Southeastern Conference games.Coach Jim McElwain officially ruled Del Rio out Monday because of a knee injury, saying he won’t play at No. 14 Tennessee (3-0) on Saturday and could...
-1 points by Concord Monitor | American football American football positions Tight end College football The Play Jim McElwain Rio Grande Eligible receiver
How Victor Cruz’s moment unleashed a touching dance party
ARLINGTON, Texas — Every NFL player knows there are no guarantees you ever will have a dream moment again once you wreck your knee and your body keeps betraying you, so every New York Football Giant knew what being the hero against the Cowboys meant for Victor Cruz on the day that we celebrated the...
73 points by New York Post | New York Giants American football Eli Manning Giant Super Bowl XLII Giants Stadium Play from scrimmage The Play
Elzayat, Alhanek lead Dearborn Fordson past Belleville
Dearborn Fordson continued to put up big numbers, defeating Belleville, 34-25, in a Western Wayne Blue Division opener.       
-1 points by The Detroit News | American football Glossary of American football American football positions American football terminology Touchdown The Play Play from scrimmage Canadian football