9:41 PM EDT, Sun October 23, 2016
Columbus Dispatch 1 hour ago

Blue Jackets notebook | Penalty kill has been bright spot

LOS ANGELES — The identity the Blue Jackets are trying to forge this season — gritty, relentless, bend but don’t break, etc. — won’t be fully formed unless they are good on the penalty kill.adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-BLUE_NEWS","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-BLUE_NEWS"};
Newsday 1 hour ago

Chris Kreider out with back spasms, Oscar Lindberg plays

With Chris Kreider unexpectedly sidelined by neck spasms, presumably from the physical game against the Capitals on Saturday, and Pavel Buchnevich not recovered from back spasms, center Oscar Lindberg, who has been out since hip surgery in May, was pressed into service Sunday.

Josh Huff's acrobatic kick return touchdown sparks Eagles to win

In a sloppy game offensively, Josh Huff sparked the Eagles to a win with a 98-yard kick return and a flip into the endzone. By Dave Zangaro

No Kam Chancellor or John Brown on Sunday night

The Cardinals and Seahawks will be in action on Sunday night and the release of their inactive lists shows that there wasnt any late good news for either John Brown or Kam Chancellor. Brown is inactive for the Cardinals as a result of the leg issues that hes been dealing with this week. The wide
Arizona Republic 2 hours ago

Coyotes' Smith week-to-week with injury

The Coyotes have learned goaltender Mike Smith’s lower-body injury isn’t severe, but Smith will remain in Arizona for the rest of their six-game road trip and is considered week-to-week.         

Patriots ride LeGarrette Blount, beat Steelers 27-16

The Steelers made seven trips into Patriots territory over the course of Sundays game against the Patriots, including a pair of drives that started there after Patriots turnovers. The Steelers didnt get any points on either of those drives, however, and they only scored one touchdown over the course of the game. The Patriots got

LeBron James says he can still win MVP with reduced workload, cites Stephen Curry

The door is open for LeBron James to win a legacy-altering fifth MVP. But his Cavaliers could also win another championship, leaving Cleveland coach Tyronn Lue planning to limit LeBrons minutes in preparation of a long playoff run. LeBron, via Dave McMenamin of ESPN No, James said Saturday when asked if he was concerned that []

Trade winds blow regarding Joe Thomas . . . again

A year after the Browns nearly traded tackle Joe Thomas to the Broncos (unless they didnt), the question of whether the long-time fixture on the teams offensive line will be shipped to a contender will once again land in the middle of the leagues radar screen. Per a source with knowledge of the situation, a

Buccaneers get to .500 with easy win over 49ers

This season has been rocky at times for the Buccaneers, but a trip to San Francisco can make any team look good. The Bucs took on the 49ers today and beat them easily, earning a 34-17 win that improved the Bucs to 3-3 on the season. It was a particularly big game for Buccaneers running

League, union dispute whether NFLPA pressed for Josh Brown ruling

One lingering question regarding the NFLs badlyunforced error in the Josh Brown case arises from the leagues decision to impose discipline on the Giants kicker before the authorities in King County, Washington concluded their investigation. Making that question more legitimate is the fact that Brown was arrested in May 2015, and that Browns one-game suspension