Stephen A. Smith has Alabama losing to Tennessee with Jalen Milroe: ‘He ain’t no damn Bryce Young, OK?’

[ad_1] Stephen A. Smith doesn’t like what he’s seeing out of Tuscaloosa. As No. 3 Alabama (6-0) prepares for a road trip to No. 6 Tennessee (5-0), the ESPN host is in uncharted waters. “For the first time since I’ve been sitting up here, I’m actually thinking Alabama’s going to lose a game,” he told … Read more

Jahmir Young, Donta Scott detail first impressions of Kevin Willard at Big Ten Media Days

[ad_1] MINNEAPOLIS — If Maryland wants to outplay preseason expectations, Donna Scott has to be an All-Big Ten player. He knows that, and he’s embracing that challenge under first-year coach Kevin Willard. Scott had a chance to leave after a torturous 2021-22 campaign, but he stuck around because he bought into Willard’s vision. … Read more

Young Warriors creating fierce roster competition in training camp

[ad_1] SAN FRANCISCO — Steve Kerr has a special name for the start of Warriors practices: The Golden Hour. The first hour starts with the veterans working in the weight room or training room, getting the treatment their bodies need. The court, at that point, is all for the youngsters. It’s all about reps, reps … Read more

Nick Saban hopes Alabama QB Bryce Young will be ready for Tennessee

[ad_1] Alabama football coach Nick Saban told reporters on Monday that his hopeful quarterback Bryce Young will be ready to play Saturday at Tennessee. Young, who missed last weekend’s win over Texas A&M because of shoulder soreness, was reevaluated by the training staff on Monday. “Hopefully we’re going to try to get him ready to … Read more

Alabama Crimson Tide star quarterback Bryce Young does not start against Texas A&M Aggies

[ad_1] TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Alabama star quarterback Bryce Young did not start Saturday night’s game against Texas A&M as he continues to deal with shoulder soreness in his throwing arm. Young dressed out and was one of three team captains for the game but did not attempt any passes during pregame warmups. Shortly before kickoff, … Read more

What Nick Saban said about Bryce Young, ‘the media’ on his radio show

[ad_1] It’s time again for the Hey Coach Show with Nick Saban as the Alabama football coach spends his weekly hour on the radio. We’ll have the updates from his comments so refresh the page for the latest. Segment 1 — “Bryce has been about to practice some this week … but he still has … Read more

What Nick Saban said about Bryce Young, ‘the media’ on his radio show

[ad_1] It’s time again for the Hey Coach Show with Nick Saban as the Alabama football coach spends his weekly hour on the radio. We’ll have the updates from his comments so refresh the page for the latest. Segment 1 — “Bryce has been about to practice some this week … but he still has … Read more

College Football QB Power Rankings: Drake Maye rises to No. 2 as Bryce Young injury causes top-five shakeup

[ad_1] Nick Saban made me angry on Saturday, which I suppose is perfectly fair seeing how he gets angry with the media regularly, and turnabout is fair play. After no. 1 Alabama’s 43-20 win over Arkansas in which his Heisman-winning quarterback missed over half the game with a shoulder injury, Saban displayed his usual gruffness … Read more

Detroit Pistons, to some GMs, have the NBA’s best young core.

[ad_1] For a team not expected to make the 2023 NBA playoffs, the Detroit Pistons are getting a lot of love from those in the league. Some general managers are enamored with Troy Weaver’s latest draft class and think the Pistons’ youngsters are the league’s best, according to an nba.com survey of the GMs. The … Read more

Justin Verlander punctuates the Cy Young campaign with 5 no-hit innings in the season finale

[ad_1] Justin Verlander is in postseason form. The Houston Astros ace pitched five no-hit innings against the Philadelphia Phillies on Tuesday before manager Dusty Baker ended his night. The Astros bullpen failed to bring the no-hitter home as Will Smith allowed three hits in the ninth. But the Astros ran away with a 10-0 win … Read more