Raiders Defense Fared Well In First Game Under Pagano Whether it was the change in defensive play-callers, the opportunity to face Paxton Lynch or a matter of just making some plays, the Oakland Raiders are coming off their best defensive performance of the season.
Raiders Hope Change In Defensive Coordinators Provides Needed SparkOakland Raiders coach Jack Del Rio had seen enough. Tired of watching his defense fail to generate turnovers, get off the field on third downs and limit big plays by the opponents, Del Rio decided to fire defensive coordinator Ken Norton Jr. this week and replace him with assistant John Pagano.
Cal Putting Emphasis On Defense Under New Head CoachThe Golden Bears have undergone a complete overhaul in philosophy.
5 Best MLB Catches So Far This SeasonAn early look at the most impressive catches in baseball based on Catch Probability.
Pentagon: Test Successful, Mock Warhead Over Pacific Shot DownThe Pentagon scored an important success Tuesday in a test of its oft-criticized missile defense program, destroying a mock warhead over the Pacific Ocean with an interceptor that is key to protecting U.S. territory from a North Korean attack.
Nate Goodyear: High School Basketball Player Just Can't Quit [VIDEO]There's some old saying about getting back on the horse after it bucks you off, or something to that effect. The lesson here: if the horse bucks you off, maybe you should stop bothering the damn horse.
Raiders Offense Unable To Overcome Defensive WoesCarr committed two turnovers and led the Raiders to just one score after the opening drive and the Chiefs picked apart Oakland's defense for a 26-10 victory Sunday.
Denver Brings Dominant Defense To Super Bowl 50Peyton Manning wanted to make one thing perfectly clear when he arrived in the Golden Gate City for the golden anniversary of the Super Bowl: "Our defense is what got us here."
Fantasy Football: Top 10 NFL Defenses To DraftWill new "points of emphasis," which may limit how defensive backs defend receivers, affect the physical Seahawks? Check back at midseason for an answer. For now, there's no reason to think the Seahawks will surrender the top spot.
New Training Videos Helping To Reduce Dog Shootings By PoliceThe majority of shootings in most U.S. police departments involve animals, usually dogs, and experts say a new series of videos can help change often quick-trigger decisions fueled by fear.
49er Defense Must Stop Run, Create Turnovers To Defeat SeattleWhen the 49ers and Seahawks meet for the third time this season the stakes could not be higher. The winner will move on to the Super Bowl, while the loser will have to deal with falling just short of the big stage and to make matters worse at the hands of their hated division rival.
Fantasy Football: Top 12 Sleepers By PositionHere’s a look at some sleepers that could pay dividends in your fantasy league.