Washington safety Deshazor Everett was driver in fatal crash, according to sheriff’s office

ASHBURN, Va. According to a report from the sheriff’s office, Everett’s 2010 Nissan GT-R left the right side of the roadway, struck several trees and rolled over. Everett is being treated for injuries that are considered serious but non-life-threatening. Sources told ESPN that two other Washington players — linebacker Jamin Davis and cornerback Benjamin St-Juste […]

Bruins seek consistency, scoring to bounce back after NHL holiday break

“What we’ve been trying to do is just build our consistency,” defenseman Charlie McAvoy said Thursday. “I still think we’re a solid team,” Boston coach Bruce Cassidy said Tuesday. Cassidy and Bruins president Cam Neely highlighted the need for additional offense. We started doing a better job with that maybe not the last two games, […]

How the Tampa Bay Buccaneers will try to offset the losses of Chris Godwin, Mike Evans and Leonard Fournette

TAMPA, Fla. Wide receiver Chris Godwin suffered a torn ACL and is done for the season with no shot of returning for the postseason. Together, those three players had comprised 3,299 of the Bucs’ 5,634 yards from scrimmage this season and 27 of their 50 touchdowns. The ankle injury is no longer a concern after […]

Bad night for Jimmy Garoppolo a bad sign for San Francisco 49ers’ potential playoff run

Garoppolo wasn’t throwing often but when he did, it was usually turning into something positive as Garoppolo jumped to the NFL lead in yards per attempt. Garoppolo threw a pair of costly interceptions, missed wide-open fullback Kyle Juszczyk for what should have been a walk-in touchdown and nearly threw another pair of picks. The Niners […]

Los Angeles Rams RB Cam Akers off non-football injury list; team won’t rush return

What a resilient, tough-minded guy,” Rams coach Sean McVay said Thursday about Akers’ rehabilitation effort. A second-round pick from Florida State, Akers finished his rookie season as the Rams’ leading rusher with 625 yards, which included a 171-rushing yard performance in a Week 14 rout of the New England Patriots. As a second-year pro, Akers […]