UCLA football finding what works under pandemic constraints

UCLA football finding what works under pandemic constraints

While the UCLA football program is still running without any players as a result of tracking down contact with the coronavirus, the team has found a successful balance where offense and defense complement each other. In the event of an attack, UCLA’s backfield has borne most of the burden for the past two weeks, while … Read more

Whicker: Rams bite the dust in another tug-of-war with the physical 49ers

Whicker: Rams bite the dust in another tug-of-war with the physical 49ers

In the tightening NFC West, the Seattle Seahawks play San Francisco in the 15th game. The Arizona Cardinals play against San Francisco in the 16th game. They like that. The rams are done with San Francisco. They really like that. Styles make fights in professional football just like in boxing, and the Rams keep losing … Read more

Kiszla: Shame on NFL for rubbing COVID hypocrisy in face of Broncos, making them play without QB in ridiculous loss

Kiszla: Shame on NFL for rubbing COVID hypocrisy in face of Broncos, making them play without QB in ridiculous loss

It was a clown show that shamed the NFL from head to toe. Too stubborn to forfeit and too proud to beg, Denver got the league’s hypocrisy rubbed in his face. The Broncos were forced to take the field without a professional quarterback on Sunday and lost 31-3 to New Orleans in a game that … Read more

Chargers DE Joey Bosa has monster outing in loss to Buffalo Bills

Chargers DE Joey Bosa has monster outing in loss to Buffalo Bills

Chargers defensive end Joey Bosa struggled to acknowledge his massive statline afterward Sunday 27-17 loss to the Buffalo Bills. “I mean, it’s great … it just sucks,” Bosa said. ‘I really wanted to get that out. And it’s hard to be excited after such a difficult game. ” Bosa did almost everything he could to … Read more

Saints coach Sean Payton doesn’t have much sympathy for Vic Fangio. Or for the Broncos.

Saints coach Sean Payton doesn’t have much sympathy for Vic Fangio. Or for the Broncos.

Did you some sympathy for Broncos coach Vic Fangio, Sean Payton? Any sympathy, given that the guy was forced to foul, in an NFL game, without the services of an NFL quarterback? “Yeah, look, I think it’s hard for all (teams),” replied the Saints coach. “Look, this is a challenging year. I felt bad for … Read more

Patrick Mahomes, Tyreek Hill have huge day, Chiefs hold off Buccaneers in Week 12

Patrick Mahomes, Tyreek Hill have huge day, Chiefs hold off Buccaneers in Week 12

TAMPA, Fla. Patrick Mahomes threw for 462 yards and three touchdowns to defeat Tom Brady and lead the Kansas City Chiefs to a 27-24 victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday. Tyreek Hill scored on receptions of 75, 44 and 20 yards, backflipping into the end zone on his second TD, and finished with … Read more

Rams’ defense can’t save the day in 23-20 loss to 49ers

Rams’ defense can’t save the day in 23-20 loss to 49ers

Ram’s quarterback Jared Goff (16) is surrounded by 49 defenders before being fired for a loss during the first half of Sunday, November 29, 2020 at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood. The Los Angeles Rams will host the San Francisco 49ers in a National Football League NFC Western Division game on Sunday, November 30, 2020 (Photo … Read more

Kendall Hinton makes NFL debut with Broncos: How the sports world reacted on social media

Kendall Hinton makes NFL debut with Broncos: How the sports world reacted on social media

Kendall Hinton’s NFL debut probably wasn’t what he had in mind. The practice squad receiver for the Broncos became week 12-starting quarterback – in the space of a day – finished with 1 of 9 passing for 13 yards and two inceptions in a 31-3 loss to the visiting Saints. The sports world responded to … Read more

PHOTOS: Denver Broncos vs. New Orleans Saints, Nov. 29, 2020

PHOTOS: Denver Broncos vs. New Orleans Saints, Nov. 29, 2020

Katie Rausch | Deputy director of photography Katie Rausch is the assistant director of photography at The Denver Post. Prior to joining The Post in 2018, Katie was a visual journalist with The Blade, in Toledo, Ohio, and the Jackson Citizen Patriot in Jackson, Michigan. Her work in Michigan and Ohio has been recognized by … Read more

USC football and basketball COVID-19 update

The USC soccer team had canceled its game against Colorado at the Colosseum on Saturday, Nov. 28, and declared no game by the Pac-12 on Thursday after three players tested positive and five others were quarantined. ESPN reported that the players were all offensive linemen. A USC spokesperson said on Sunday, Nov. 29 that the … Read more