Turkey Day Schedule

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Thu, Nov 26
9:30 AM
9:30 AM
Philadelphia Eagles
Philadelphia Eagles


@ Detroit Lions

Detroit Lions


Ford Field FOX
Thu, Nov 26
1:30 PM
1:30 PM
Carolina Panthers
Carolina Panthers


@ Dallas Cowboys

Dallas Cowboys


AT&T Stadium CBS
Thu, Nov 26
5:30 PM
5:30 PM
Chicago Bears
Chicago Bears


@ Green Bay Packers

Green Bay Packers


Lambeau Field NBC

Warriors Smash Lakers by 34…..Best Start Ever



Interim coach Luke Walton believes the time will come when the Golden State Warriors finally lose a game.

The defending champions set the record for best start in league history at 16-0, as Curry had 24 points and nine assists in a 111-77 rout of the Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday night.


With their coach sidelined, the Warriors surpassed the 15-0 starts by the Washington Capitols of 1948-49 and the 1993-94 Houston Rockets.

Confetti streamed down when the final buzzer sounded and Golden State’s players barely celebrated.

“It’s a special accomplishment any time you can do something that hasn’t been done before,” Curry said. “It’s not going to be total dominance for 82 games.”

Kobe Bryant shot 1 of 14 for just four points, matching the worst-shooting performance of his career in a game where he had at least one basket. The Lakers dropped to 2-12 with the second-worst record in the NBA.

“I could have scored 80 tonight, it wouldn’t have made a damn difference,” Bryant said.

Draymond Green added 18 points, seven rebounds and five assists as the Warriors extended their franchise-record home winning streak to 27 games with coach Steve Kerr watching from behind the scenes while recovering from complications following two back surgeries.

Walton is leading the way, and it might have been a little sweeter to set the record against the Lakers franchise he helped win two titles.

“Anything’s possible,” Walton said. “Eventually we will lose. It’s natural to let down at some point.”

Golden State became the sixth team in NBA history to win 20 consecutive regular-season games, a streak dating to last season. The Suns have the next shot at stopping this incredible start when the Warriors visit Phoenix on Friday night.

Now, the Warriors can aim for two more NBA records: 33 straight or 72 total wins.

Lynch Having Surgery

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Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch is slated to undergo surgery Wednesday to repair a sports hernia, according to reports.

Lynch traveled to Philadelphia on Monday to be evaluated by abdominal-injury specialist Dr. William Meyers. NFL Media and FOX Sports reported Lynch would undergo the procedure and he is expected to miss around a month of action, leaving the bulk of the 5-5 Seahawks’ rushing duties to rookie Thomas Rawls.

Lynch was listed as “questionable” on the Seahawks’ injury report ahead of their game against the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday. 

Lynch suffered the injury in practice before Seattle’s Week 10 game against the Arizona Cardinals. Beast Mode carried the ball only 11 times in the contest and was inactive for Sunday’s game against San Francisco.

Rawls had 209 yards and a touchdown in a 29-13 Seahawks win

Fight of the Year




To put it plainly, the Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (45-1-1, 32 KO) vs. Miguel “Junito” Cotto (40-4, 33 KO) bout on Saturday from Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas is the biggest non-Floyd Mayweather fight in the last three years.

The Mexican-Puerto Rican boxing rivalry is set to get another chapter added to its long line of high-profile bouts. Alvarez is without a doubt the most popular and successful active Mexican fighter in the sport, and the same can be said about Cotto in relation to his Puerto Rican heritage. He is the only fighter from Puerto Rico to win world titles in four weight classes.

The entire boxing world will be watching, as will many casual fans, and that’s when you know a fight and its hype have gone to the next level.

When: Saturday, November 21, at 6 p.m. PSt

Where: Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas

TV: HBO pay-per-view

What’s at Stake?

The title situation surrounding this fight has become complicated. Cotto was stripped of his WBC title after he refused to pay $1.1 million in sanctioning fees, per Lance Pugmire of the Los Angeles Times. Now the title will only be on the line for Canelo, who has a chance to gain his first piece of the middleweight crown.

Another huge payday could be on the horizon, as the winner would be expected to take on WBA and IBF champion Gennady Golovkin. A win by Cotto could muddy the picture. Because he wouldn’t be the WBC champion, there wouldn’t be any obligation for him to face the feared Kazakh slugger.

It seems more likely that Golovkin would face another top middleweight for the vacant crown, which would probably be a less intriguing bout. If Canelo wins, then a bout between him and Golovkin would be logical sometime in the first quarter of 2016.

That would be a big-money bout, as Golovkin would be getting the biggest test of his career, and Canelo would be facing the best fighter he’s fought since he was outboxed by Mayweather in September 2013.

This is an intriguing battle, assuming the 35-year-old Cotto doesn’t look his age in the fight. He’ll be the most experienced body puncher Canelo has ever tangled with. That could be significant, because Alvarez’s midsection has never been tested.

Cotto is tough as nails, and he’s shown the penchant for getting off to fast starts in his last three fights. Fast starts are not normally a part of Canelo‘s makeup.

He can’t afford to allow a veteran like Cotto to get the drop on him early.

In the end, most like the bigger (5’9″ to 5’7″) and younger Alvarez by decision. He should have a slight edge in speed, and if he utilizes his jab, he could seize control and have Cotto hurt late.

Out of respect to Cotto‘s toughness, we’ll tab Canelo as the winner by decision, but the final four rounds will likely favor the Mexican star. Bet on Canelo going away.

Seahawks Desperate for a Win

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Quarterback Blaine Gabbert (left) won his first start in more than two years for the 49ers and now prepares to face a Seahawks secondary led by cornerback Richard Sherman (right).

The Seattle Seahawks have posted only two convincing victories – and one of them came against Sunday’s opponent – the San Francisco 49ers. The Seahawks put on a defensive clinic in a 20-3 victory at San Francisco on Oct. 22 and look to sweep the season series for the second straight year.

Seattle coughed up a fourth-quarter lead for the fifth time in last weekend’s 39-32 loss to Arizona that dropped the Seahawks below .500 and three games back of the Cardinals in the NFC West. Despite the defensive woes, Seattle has limited the 49ers to 13 points in the past three meetings.

San Francisco managed eight first downs and 142 yards of total offense in last month’s matchup, one of the reasons Colin Kaepernick was enevtually benched and replaced by Blaine Gabbert. Although Gabbert led the 49ers to a victory in his first start versus Atlanta, he faces a considerably tougher task in Seattle.

Here are three keys to the game for both the 49ers and Seahawks.

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1. Test the Legion of Boom

Gabbert carried a 5-22 career record into the start versus Atlanta so he’s not a panacea for all of San Francisco’s offensive struggles. However, he was praised for getting rid of the ball quickly and showing a willingness to run with 32 rushing yards versus the Falcons. Given the uncertainty of the 49ers’ backfield, Gabbert will have to throw the ball to give his team a chance.

2. Come after Russell Wilson

Perhaps the lone positive for San Francisco in the previous meeting versus the Seahawks was its ability to get to the quarterback, registering five of its 16 sacks. With NaVorro Bowman saying his surgically repair knee is feeling the best it has all season and fellow linebackers Aaron Lynch and Ahmad Brooks notching two sacks each against Wilson in the past, it’s one of the few areas where the Niners have a matchup edge.

3. Keep targeting Garrett Celek

Celek inherited the starting tight end job when Vernon Davis was traded to the Denver Broncos and responded by catching a pair of touchdown passes against the Falcons. Although they were Celek’s only two targets, Davis did have four catches for 61 yards against a Seattle defense that has repeatedly been burned by tight ends.


1. If it worked once …

Pro Bowl cornerback Richard Sherman still doesn’t have an interception but typically draws the assignment of covering the opposition’s top receiver. He shadowed San Francisco’s Torrey Smith last month and held the speedster to zero catches on one target. Although Smith contended he was open on plenty of occasions, why stray from the blanket strategy?

2. Backup plan at running back

Marshawn Lynch rushed for 122 yards on 27 carries – both season highs – at San Francisco to help Seattle control the game, but he has been dealing with an adominal injury. Rookie Thomas Rawls played superbly when Lynch was sidelined earlier in the season, but he had been slowed by a calf injury. Now healthy, it might be time to give Rawls a bigger workload.

3. Take some deep shots

Any talk of the Seahawks’ passing game invariably revolves around whether tight end Jimmy Graham is being utilized properly. Doug Baldwin did provide a lift to the beleaguered wide receiving corps with a pair of touchdowns catches last weekend. However, blazing rookie Tyler Lockett had his best outing versus the 49ers and is facing an injury-ravaged secondary.

Huskies Desperate for a Win



It’s no longer a matter of what might be the better matchup for Washington or where the Huskies might fit in the Pac-12 hierarchy of bowl game associations.

After Washington collapsed in the second half against Arizona State on Saturday, the Huskies no longer have any wiggle room if they intend on playing beyond Thanksgiving weekend. Washington (4-6, 2-5 Pac-12) must win its final two games to become bowl eligible and play in the postseason for the sixth straight year.

And that’s not a simple task. The Huskies travel to struggling Oregon State on Saturday but then must turn around on a short week and host surging Washington State in the Apple Cup on Nov. 27.

“We’re down to two big weeks and we’re not even really talking about it in terms of two big weeks,” Washington coach Chris Petersen said Monday. “It’s one big week for us to continue to play at a high level on defense and take the next step on offense. Really that’s what we’re talking about.”

Petersen has never been left at home during the bowl season. He took Boise State to a bowl game every year he was in charge there and last year led Washington to a berth in the Cactus Bowl after an 8-5 regular season. The last time Petersen didn’t get to coach in a bowl game in some capacity was 2001, his first year as offensive coordinator at Boise State. The Broncos went 8-4 but missed out on a bowl berth.

Among other things, a bowl represents an opportunity for an inexperienced Huskies squad to get valuable practice time and experience.

“I think that those can be really important,” Petersen said. “I think for the bigger thing, if that happens that means we’re trending upward. We’re playing better football. We’re winning. I think that’s probably the most important thing when I think about a bowl situation. That’s the critical part there.”

Washington looked primed to take the mystery out of its postseason fate with its first-half performance against Arizona State. The Huskies had 341 yards but only led 17-3 at the break after missing on opportunities to get an even bigger lead. That came back to haunt Washington in the second half – and especially the fourth quarter – when the Huskies committed turnovers on their final four possessions and watched Arizona State score 17 fourth-quarter points to pull away.

The entire game was a microcosm of what this Washington team has been: glimpses of promise and potential mixed with maddening inconsistency and youthful mistakes. While the offensive problems in the second half garnered most of the attention, the Huskies may not have been in that situation if not for missed throws, dropped passes and stalled opportunities in the first half.

“Nobody is more frustrated at this situation than the people in this building,” Petersen said. “We can be frustrated all we want, we can’t let that stymie progress. And how do we do that? It comes back to our attention to detail in the meetings and our focus at practice and the speed that we practice with so you can kind of simulate the game situation the best you can.”

Coaching Rumors NCAA Football

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If you thought the coaching carousel was already getting out of hand, hold on to your butts, it could spin out of control according to Brian Jones of CBS Sports Radio.

Jones’ sources confirmed the hot seat rumors for LSU head coach Les Miles:

“It’s very real,” Jones said. “It was leaked. Only four or five people are aware of what’s going on with Les Miles at LSU. It was put out there on purpose, the fact that he’s in trouble.”

That was just the tip of the iceberg, as Jones believes two of the biggest jobs in college football could become open this offseason, as Texas head coach Charlie Strong may indeed bolt for opening at Miami:

“It’s come to me that someone in his camp may or may not have reached out to Miami prior to the Oklahoma game when Charlie was really feeling it,” Jones said.

“Additionally, Coach Strong and his staff haven’t really endeared themselves to the Texas high school coaches and it was pretty much a slap in the face when they said a year ago we’re going to go to Florida and do the bulk of our recruiting.”

If Strong does leave the Longhorns hanging, Jones believes Texas will make another run at the white whale, Alabama head coach Nick Saban:

“There will be another run at Mr. Saban,” Jones said. “They will break the bank. Whatever it takes.”

From the NFL to Austin, to staying in Tuscaloosa with arguably the best roster in college football; it appears Saban may have his pick of the three as soon as the season ends. Rest assured, someone will be breaking out the checkbook sooner or later for Saban’s services