Latest from Jake Russell

Michael McDowell wins Daytona 500 as race ends with fiery crash

Michael McDowell earns his first Cup series win after hours of weather delays and chaos in the closing stretch.
  • Feb 15, 2021

Week 15 NFL playoff standings and tiebreakers

See where every team stands in the NFL playoff picture, with most of Week 15 in the books.
  • Dec 20, 2020

Jets stun Rams for first win and Chiefs edge Saints in NFL Week 15

The New York Jets stole the show Sunday afternoon by stunning the Los Angeles Rams and relegating themselves, for now, to the No. 2 slot in the NFL draft.
  • Dec 20, 2020

Ohio State-Illinois game canceled after more Buckeyes test positive for coronavirus

Coach Ryan Day was among those at Ohio State who tested positive.
  • Nov 27, 2020

Baylor’s unscheduled trip to Las Vegas is the 2020 college basketball season in a nutshell

The Baylor men's basketball team had to cancel its first three games, but it will play two new opponents in Las Vegas. With the coronavirus pandemic upsetting schedules nationwide, the Bears are hardly alone in their improvisation.
  • Nov 27, 2020

Doc Walker among layoffs at the Team 980 as part of new partnership with 106.7 the Fan

Doc Walker, Scott Linn and Chris Johnson were laid off by The Team 980, which was acquired by Entercom this month. Entercom also owns 106.7 The Fan, a decade-long sports talk competitor.
  • Nov 21, 2020

Pennsylvania backtracks on in-game mask requirement for state’s football teams

After initially saying the Pittsburgh Steelers were not exempt from a new mask requirement, the state of Pennsylvania changed course Friday.
  • Nov 20, 2020

Washington Football Team will wear throwback uniforms for first time since name change

This is the ninth straight season Washington has gone with 1930s-themed throwback uniforms, but this year's rendition has a couple tweaks.
  • Nov 19, 2020

A little known Cubs reliever accidentally received an NL MVP vote meant for Trea Turner

Rick Hummel, the Hall of Fame baseball writer for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, admitted to his clerical error on the electronic ballot.
  • Nov 14, 2020

Arizona State Coach Herm Edwards tests positive as Pac-12 gets hit hard by coronavirus

Arizona State and Utah are both dealing with the ramifications of coronavirus outbreaks, causing the cancellations of the schools' games this weekend.
  • Nov 13, 2020