Matt Johnson

Matt Johnson
Writer at Sportsnaut. Journalism student at San Diego State University. Seen on MSN. Previously: eDraft, The Connection
Mississippi State QB K.J. Costello celebrates after a strong Week 4 performance

10 most jaw-dropping performances from college football Week 4

Week 4 of the college football season finally arrived and the SEC's return helped make Saturday's slate a memorable one thanks to a few stunning...
Atlanta Falcons helmets

Atlanta Falcons-Chicago Bears game in jeopardy due to positive COVID-19 test?

After the Atlanta Falcons placed cornerback A.J. Terrell on the reserve/COVID-19 list Saturday morning, could the team's Week 3 clash on Sunday against the Chicago...
San Francisco Giants outfielder Hunter Pence

Hunter Pence announces retirement with emotional farewell video

Hunter Pence announced on Saturday that he is retiring from baseball following a 14-year career that saw him become one of the most beloved players...
Oklahoma Sooners HC Lincoln Riley in Week 4 against Kansas State

CFB world reacts to Kansas State’s upset over No. 3 Oklahoma Sooners

The No. 3 Oklahoma Sooners came into the 2020 college football season with dreams of a magical year, and unranked Kansas State just shocked the...
Florida Gators QB Kyle Trask dominated the Ole Miss Rebels in a Week 4 victory

Winners, losers from Florida Gators’ explosive victory over Ole Miss Rebels

The No. 5 Florida Gators and unranked Ole Miss Rebels kicked off the SEC's college football season in Week 4 with an explosive battle, featuring...
Atlanta Falcons cornerback A.J. Terrell

Falcons’ place A.J. Terrell on reserve/COVID-19 list, first NFL player to miss game

Atlanta Falcons cornerback A.J. Terrell is landing on the reserve/COVID-19 list, making him the first NFL player to miss a game this season due to...
Ole Miss football coach Lane Kiffin

LOOK: Lane Kiffin brings the turnover bag to Ole Miss

When Ole Miss hired Lane Kiffin to runs its football program, everyone knew the eccentric coach would bring his special flair to the team. We...
New York Yankees outfielder Giancarlo Stanton

Yankees’ Giancarlo Stanton won’t opt-out of massive contract this offseason

When New York Yankees slugger Giancarlo Stanton's 2020 season comes to a close, he will officially make one of the easiest decisions in his life...
Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes

Ravens’ coordinator says Patrick Mahomes would be underpaid at $1 billion

Baltimore Ravens defensive coordinator Don Martindale knows the difference a great quarterback can make for a team and how much tougher they can make life...
Thursday Night Football banner for NFL

NFL ratings: ‘Thursday Night Football’ Week 3 game suffers stunning ratings hit

Coming off a strong Week 2 for viewership, the NFL went into Week 3 hoping "Thursday Night Football" would build upon a turnaround for the...
NFL wide receiver Antonio Brown is still waiting to sign with a team

NFL rumors: Surprise NFL team interested in Antonio Brown?

Antonio Brown is still waiting for an opportunity to sign with a team with Week 3 of the NFL season underway. With the All-Pro receiver...
San Francisco 49ers QB Nick Mullens will start in Week 3

49ers’ QB Nick Mullens to start Week 3 vs. New York Giants

The San Francisco 49ers will start backup quarterback Nick Mullens for their Week 3 matchup against the New York Giants, amid a myriad of injuries...
Pittsburgh Steelers helmet

Steelers already eyeing Ben Roethlisberger’s successor in 2021 NFL Draft?

The Pittsburgh Steelers are only two weeks into the 2020 season, but the team looks like a Super Bowl contender with a healthy Ben Roethlisberger...
Miami Dolphins QB Ryan Fitzpatrick throws against the Jacksonville Jaguars on Thursday Night Football

Thursday Night Football: Winners, losers from Dolphins’ dominant victory over Jaguars

The Miami Dolphins and Jacksonville Jaguars took the field on Thursday Night Football with fans expecting to witness a dull game. Instead, we saw quite...
Pac 12 will return for 2020 college football season

Pac-12 to resume college football season in November

While the 2020 college football season is underway, it hasn't felt the same without the SEC, Big Ten and Pac-12 conferences. Fortunately, the Pac-12 will...
Green Bay Packers WR Davante Adams enters Week 3 with a hamstring injury

NFL injury report: Latest news on Michael Thomas, Julio Jones, Davante Adams and top...

After a brutal Week 2 of the 2020 season that saw several stars go down with injuries, the NFL injury report heading into Week 3...
Purdue Boilermakers wide receier Rondale Moore

Purdue star Rondale Moore opts in to 2020 college football season

The Big Ten is returning for the 2020 college football season and with games set to begin in October, Purdue Boilermakers star Rondale Moore now...
Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott

Cowboys’ Dak Prescott reacts to ‘disgusting’ Breonna Taylor jury decision

Dallas Cowboys star Dak Prescott became the latest sports figure to react to a Kentucky grand jury's decision not to charge the Louisville police officers responsible for...
FOX logo for NFL Super Bowl LIV

NFL ratings: FOX to pay $2 billion a year for future NFL games?

The NFL ratings early in the 2020 season have fluctuated amid league-wide protests over racial inequality in the United States. Even amid a time of...
Baltimore Ravens cornerback Marcus Peters leads the best defense in the NFL

NFL defense rankings: Ravens on top, Patriots slide heading into Week 3

While the Arizona Cardinals offense draws all the attention, don't look past one of the NFL's most underrated defenses.

NFL Top 100 Players of 2020: DeAndre Hopkins moves up to #5

The two most-recent NFL MVP's. Record-breaking contracts and record-setting performances. As we delve into the NFL top 100 for the 2020 season, prepare to be surprised who is within the top five. Also, prepare to disagree with where one future Hall of Fame quarterback is ranked.
Nick Saban and the Alabama Crimson Tide will kick off their college football season in Week 4

College football Week 4: Schedule, game predictions, lines, tv info

The 2020 college football season rolls into Week 4 and the schedule is getting even better with SEC teams finally set to join this week's...
Saints Drew Brees greets Derek Carr after Week 2 game.

NFL Power Rankings: Saints tumble big time heading into Week 3

With the 2020 season upon us, it's time for a serious look at teams with Week 3 NFL Power Rankings. The NFL Week 3 schedule is set to begin on Thursday with the Jaguars and Dolphins doing battle. The Saints will also take on the Packers after an ugly Week 2 loss.
Hard Knocks cameras before the 2020 NFL season

NFL ratings: ‘Hard Knocks’ was least-watched in show’s history

Coming out of Week 1, the NFL was experiencing a significant dip in ratings with viewership down for some of the league's biggest games to...