Category Archives: Blog Sample 2

Center left spot in the “In the Know” section.

Packers QB Rodgers says he will guest-host on ‘Jeopardy!’

Packers QB Rodgers says he will guest-host on ‘Jeopardy!’

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers says he will be a guest host on “Jeopardy!” during the offseason. The show is currently using a series of interim hosts to replace Alex Trebek, who died of cancer on Nov. 8. That process began when record-holding contestant Ken Jennings made his debut…More

Analysis: DeVonta Smith, in just a half, wasn’t half bad

Analysis: DeVonta Smith, in just a half, wasn’t half bad

By TIM REYNOLDS MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — DeVonta Smith did not catch a single pass after halftime. He didn’t have to, either. He’d done plenty. The Heisman Trophy-winning receiver from Alabama put his stamp all over the College Football Playoff championship game in the first two quarters, and the Crimson Tide are national champions…More

Lamar leads Ravens to 20-13 win over Titans

Lamar leads Ravens to 20-13 win over Titans

By TERESA M. WALKER NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Lamar Jackson finally has his first postseason victory — and on the road, no less. Combine that with Baltimore smothering 2,000-yard rusher Derrick Henry, and the Ravens look playoff tough. Jackson ran for 136 yards and a 48-yard touchdown while throwing for 179 more as the Ravens…More

Bills beat Colts 27-24 for 1st playoff win in 25 years

Bills beat Colts 27-24 for 1st playoff win in 25 years

By JOHN WAWROW ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Quarterback Josh Allen and safety Micah Hyde teamed up to make the Buffalo Bills’ losing past history. Now do you Bill-ieve? In a season in which the Bills busted numerous slumps, Allen became Buffalo’s first starter in a quarter century to win a playoff game. And Hyde…More

Harris English leads by 2 at Kapalua

Harris English leads by 2 at Kapalua

By DOUG FERGUSON KAPALUA, Hawaii (AP) — A new year, and Harris English keeps right on rolling. English finished with a 10-foot birdie to cap off an ideal Friday of low scores and whale watching at the Sentry Tournament of Champions. His 6-under 67 gave him a two-shot lead over a quartet of players that…More

No surprise: Peyton Manning a Hall of Fame finalist

No surprise: Peyton Manning a Hall of Fame finalist

By BARRY WILNER Peyton Manning, no surprise, is among 15 finalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s class of 2021. The star quarterback, owner of a record five NFL Most Valuable Player awards and two Super Bowl titles, was the first finalist revealed by the hall on Tuesday night. Manning, of course, was one…More

Alabama’s Smith could set new standard for Heisman receivers

Alabama’s Smith could set new standard for Heisman receivers

By RALPH D. RUSSO DeVonta Smith would be a Heisman Trophy winner unlike any other. The Alabama star receiver is considered the favorite to win the award Tuesday night over three quarterbacks: Crimson Tide teammate Mac Jones, Clemson’s Trevor Lawrence and Florida’s Kyle Trask. Smith would be the fourth wide receiver to take home the…More

NFL playoff field: powerhouses, pretenders and a 7-9 team

NFL playoff field: powerhouses, pretenders and a 7-9 team

By BARRY WILNER From the rested in Kansas City and Pittsburgh to the relieved in Cleveland, Chicago and Los Angeles, the field for the Super Bowl chase is set. There are some powerhouses and some pretenders — and a team with a losing record. The reigning Super Bowl champion Chiefs (14-2) and Green Bay (13-3)…More