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By sending its linebackers downhill, UCLA is hoping for an uptick in performance

By sending its linebackers downhill, UCLA is hoping for an uptick in performance
  • By sending its linebackers downhill, UCLA is hoping for an uptick in performance FWC: By sending its linebackers downhill, UCLA is hoping for an uptick in performance

    Anyone watching UCLA deploy its linebackers in what’s officially been dubbed a 3-4 defense might come away slightly confused. On any given play, it could more closely resemble a 5-2 or a 4-3, depending on how many linebackers are blitzing versus dropping back into pass coverage. “A lot of pressures…

  • Cam Newton, Kelvin Benjamin had pre-game chat FWC: Cam Newton, Kelvin Benjamin had pre-game chat

    Given the way things flared up following negative comments Kelvin Benjamin made about his former teammate, Cam Newton, we wondered what might happen the next time they met up.Thankfully, we didn’t have to wait long for that to happen, as the Carolina Panthers are visiting the Buffalo Bills in Week 1 of the preseason slate.Before the game, Newton and Benjamin…

  • Sources: Clips drop Bowen after Kawhi remarks FWC: Sources: Clips drop Bowen after Kawhi remarks

    After Bruce Bowen made some critical comments about free-agent target Kawhi Leonard in June, he will not be renewed as the LA Clippers television game analyst next season, sources told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski.

  • Browns coach explains why Baker Mayfield has no chance of starting FWC: Browns coach explains why Baker Mayfield has no chance of starting

    Cleveland Browns coach Hue Jackson has been clear from day one of camp: Tyrod Taylor is his starting quarterback, and No. 1 overall pick Baker Mayfield will not see the field, at least to start his rookie season.There is some strong thinking behind Jackson’s position. He has tried to hand the Browns over to rookie quarterbacks in each of the…

  • Stephen Curry donates $25,000 to pro golfer's wife battling cancer FWC: Stephen Curry donates $25,000 to pro golfer’s wife battling cancer

    Two-time NBA MVP Stephen Curry was on hand for the Web.com’s Ellie Mae Classic this weekend. It didn’t go too swimmingly for the champ, as he finished dead last in the tournament. That’s not really what matters here.A known aficionado of the green, the Golden State Warriors’ star has also made some new friends as he tries his hand in…

  • Ronald Acuña Jr. Is Donging His Way Into The Record Books FWC: Ronald Acuña Jr. Is Donging His Way Into The Record Books

    Ronald Acuña Jr.—the second-most impressive sub-legal drinking age player in the NL East—is having an extremely good time these days. He’s batting leadoff for an Atlanta Braves team that suddenly finds itself half a game up in the division, and he is smoking the hell out of the damn baseball.Read more…

  • Kawhi Leonard 'primarily' interested in signing with Lakers or Clippers FWC: Kawhi Leonard ‘primarily’ interested in signing with Lakers or Clippers

    It has been a couple of weeks since All-Star forward Kawhi Leonard had his situation with the San Antonio Spurs resolved with a blockbuster trade to the Toronto Raptors.However, this hasn’t stopped the rumors of his interest to play in his hometown of Los Angeles. According to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN, Leonard is believed to be fixated on joining either…

  • Vettel confident he can catch Hamilton FWC: Vettel confident he can catch Hamilton

    The Formula One drivers’ title is still in Sebastian Vettel’s sights despite Lewis Hamilton’s back-to-back wins in Germany and Hungary.