Marcus Mariota - the best personalized free web-based Email en en Marcus Mariota Nashville wants more history than just 1st Stanley Cup Final NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Nashville Predators, the final team into the NHL playoffs, are headed to the first Stanley Cup Final in franchise history. Coach Peter Laviolette insists they won't just be happy to be there either. "Our guys know the big picture," Laviolette said. "They understand what it is that we're trying to do here. And... Tue, 23 May 2017 06:13:00 GMT 2017-05-23T06:13:00Z Preds rally, beat Ducks 2-1 to take 2-1 Western finals lead NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Nashville Predators are so confident right now that not even having two goals in eight seconds waved off for goaltender interference can shake them. Especially not on home ice. Roman Josi scored a power-play goal with 2:43 left , and the Predators rallied to beat the Anaheim Ducks 2-1 Tuesday night in their f... Wed, 17 May 2017 04:29:00 GMT 2017-05-17T04:29:00Z The Latest: 49ers select Iowa QB Beathard late in 3rd round PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on the NFL draft (all times Eastern): 12:05 a.m. The second night of the draft concludes as the San Francisco 49ers take quarterback C.J. Beathard and the Pittsburgh Steelers pick running back James Conner late in the third round. No. 97 Miami: Cordrea Tankersley, CB, 6-1, 199, Clemson N... Sat, 29 Apr 2017 04:08:00 GMT 2017-04-29T04:08:00Z Pre-draft football: Prospects vs. kids at Shriners hospital PHILADELPHIA (AP) — One day away from discovering where their professional paths will lead, NFL draft prospects gathered for some impromptu football. The site: Shriners Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. The players: patients at the hospital — all of whom tugged at the heart strings of these physical specimens. "This is what it's all ... Wed, 26 Apr 2017 20:53:00 GMT 2017-04-26T20:53:00Z DEFENSE, DEFENSE: This draft crop is loaded on that side PHILADELPHIA (AP) — DE-FENSE, DE-FENSE. That's going to be the area of concentration in this draft, in the first round and through much of the proceedings in Philadelphia. Indeed, the first half-dozen or so selections could come from that side of the ball. That's often the fallout when there are no slam-dunk quarterbacks available. ... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 16:01:00 GMT 2017-04-25T16:01:00Z The Latest: Romo, Cowboys talk about role amid speculation INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest from the NFL's annual scouting combine in Indianapolis (all times local): 5:40 p.m. Dallas Cowboys coach Jason Garrett said Wednesday that team officials have spoken about quarterback Tony Romo's role next season. He didn't drop any hints about whether Romo would act... Wed, 01 Mar 2017 22:51:00 GMT 2017-03-01T22:51:00Z What lies ahead of for newest batch for 4- and 5-star QBs? Blue-chip quarterback recruits bring hype and hope to campuses. The reality is those celebrated QBs are more likely to transfer than start for the schools they sign with Wednesday. Of the top 25 quarterbacks in the class of 2013, at least 14 will not finish their college careers where they started. According to research by Fox Sports, 4... Wed, 01 Feb 2017 07:44:00 GMT 2017-02-01T07:44:00Z AFC has its 6 playoff teams; who will fill out NFC bracket? Bad form for the AFC, which has all six of its playoff qualifiers determined heading into the final Sunday of the schedule. While there are still some things to be decided there (seeding, matchups), the drama is center stage in the NFC. The sharpest spotlights will be in the nation's capital in the afternoon, then in the Motor City at night. ... Sat, 31 Dec 2016 15:23:00 GMT 2016-12-31T15:23:00Z Titans QB Mariota will have leg surgery on Wednesday NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota will have surgery Wednesday for his broken right leg, and coach Mike Mularkey says the recovery process will take four to five months. Mularkey said Monday that Mariota will have a plate inserted over the break by Dr. Bob Anderson in Charlotte, North Carolina. The Titans coach didn't shar... Mon, 26 Dec 2016 21:04:00 GMT 2016-12-26T21:04:00Z Titans sputter, lose Mariota, fall to inspired Jaguars 38-17 JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans delivered their worst performance of the year at the most inopportune time. The Jacksonville Jaguars played their best game much later than anyone expected. The result was a 38-17 drubbing that left the Titans (8-7) and Jaguars (3-12) considering what might have been. Blake Bortles played w... Sun, 25 Dec 2016 08:30:00 GMT 2016-12-25T08:30:00Z ICYMI in NFL Week 16: Win comes at cost for Oak; Browns win In one city, a win felt a lot like a loss. In another, the losers finally figured out how to win. The Oakland Raiders stayed in the hunt for home-field advantage through the playoffs, but their 33-25 victory over the Colts came at a cost. Their quarterback, Derek Carr, was carted off the field with a broken right leg and is out for the rest of the season. ... Sun, 25 Dec 2016 06:21:00 GMT 2016-12-25T06:21:00Z Inspired Jaguars knock out Mariota, rout Titans 38-17 JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Blake Bortles admittedly felt all the pressure of Jacksonville's lofty preseason expectations. Knowing the stakes included popular coach Gus Bradley's job, Bortles played tight all season. He tried to do too much and then even more when losses mounted. "I put way too much of it on my shoulders," Bortles said. "... Sun, 25 Dec 2016 04:48:00 GMT 2016-12-25T04:48:00Z The Latest: Falcons clinch, playoff picture becomes clearer The Latest on week 16 of the NFL season on Saturday (all times EST): 7:55 p.m. The Atlanta Falcons not only are in the playoffs, they will go into the postseason as NFC South champs. And thanks to Arizona's stunning 34-31 win in Seattle (9-5-1), the Falcons (10-5) will play for a first-round bye i... Sun, 25 Dec 2016 01:09:00 GMT 2016-12-25T01:09:00Z The Latest: Cowboys' Witten tops TO for 7th on catches list The Latest on the NFL's 15th Sunday. (all times Eastern): 10 p.m. Dallas tight end Jason Witten has passed former teammate Terrell Owens for seventh place on the career receptions list. Witten caught a 6-yard pass from rookie Dak Prescott early in the second quarter to pass Owens with his 1,079th catch. He had two more catches on that touchdown drive and finished the first h... Mon, 19 Dec 2016 03:03:00 GMT 2016-12-19T03:03:00Z Succop's 53-yard field goal gives Titans 19-17 win over KC KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Titans coach Mike Mularkey simply wanted to win, so he chose to try a 2-point conversion in the closing minutes in Kansas City rather than let Ryan Succop kick the tying extra point. Turns out Succop just needed to keep warm a little bit longer. After the Titans failed on their conversion attempt, they forced the Chiefs to punt the... Sun, 18 Dec 2016 23:19:00 GMT 2016-12-18T23:19:00Z Titans for real? Test with Chiefs will tell plenty The Tennessee Titans are making believers out of lots of folks. The idea that they could win the AFC South is very much alive after their victory over Denver. Should the Titans come out of Kansas City with another win on Sunday, the question might become are they good enough to not only make the playoffs, but do damage there? ... Sun, 18 Dec 2016 04:36:00 GMT 2016-12-18T04:36:00Z Titans tied atop AFC South after edging Denver Broncos 13-10 NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans are above .500 for the first time this season and tied atop the AFC South for a second straight week. For the Denver Broncos, the NFL's toughest finish is even more rugged — they're in a scrap for a playoff spot, just for a chance to defend their Super Bowl title. The Titans used the NFL's th... Mon, 12 Dec 2016 07:40:00 GMT 2016-12-12T07:40:00Z 2 Texas teams on top of their divisions hit the road Roaring out of Texas come the Dallas Cowboys , headed to the Big Apple ready to grab a division crown and maybe more. Crawling out of Texas come the Houston Texans , headed to Naptown for a first-place showdown with the Colts after blowing an exclusive AFC South lead. Yes, the Lone Star state has two division leaders heading into Sunday... Sat, 10 Dec 2016 15:11:00 GMT 2016-12-10T15:11:00Z Jackson, Watson divvy up wins at College Football Awards ATLANTA (AP) — Lamar Jackson picked up another trophy for his marvelous season. The Louisville quarterback got a glimpse of the one he really wants. On a red-carpet night in Atlanta, Jackson captured the Maxwell Award as the nation's top college player Thursday night and signaled himself as the clear favorite for the Heisman Trophy. ... Fri, 09 Dec 2016 04:32:00 GMT 2016-12-09T04:32:00Z Oregon hires Willie Taggart as new head football coach Willie Taggart has become known for rebuilding programs at Western Kentucky and South Florida. His next endeavor will be much more high profile, trying to turn around the struggling Oregon Ducks. Oregon announced Wednesday that it had hired Taggart to take over following a disappointing 4-8 season and the dismissal of coach Mark Helfrich. ... Wed, 07 Dec 2016 20:27:00 GMT 2016-12-07T20:27:00Z FANTASY PLAYS: Gronkowski injury big Week 13 question With just one crucial week left in the fantasy regular season, Week 12 snuck a few shots of chaos into the mix. Most notably, Rob Gronkowski, declared active after missing Week 11 with a punctured lung, left the game against the Jets with a back injury. There is no telling this early in the week how severe this may be or if Gronkowski will miss time, but — thankfully — the P... Mon, 28 Nov 2016 21:22:00 GMT 2016-11-28T21:22:00Z