Matt Johnson

Matt Johnson
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Writer at Sportsnaut. Journalism student at San Diego State University. Seen on MSN. Previously: eDraft, The Connection
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Hilarious mistake by ESPN shows Tulane safety had eight sacks in Week 1

Either Tulane Green Wave safety Roderic Teamer Jr. had the best statistical game ever for a defensive player or ESPN made a hilarious mistake. Tulane's senior safety was...
Khalil Mack

Khalil Mack was shocked Raiders traded him

The past 72 hours have been quite the emotional rollercoaster for All-Pro pass rusher Khalil Mack. On Friday, he was in the midst of a holdout with the...
Robert Griffin III during the Hall of Fame Game

Report: Ravens won’t trade Robert Griffin III

After an impressive preseason by Baltimore Ravens quarterback Robert Griffin III, many wondered if he would be a trade candidate. According to Tom Pelissero of NFL Network, the...
Denver Broncos quarterback Paxton Lynch

Report: Broncos waive former first-round pick Paxton Lynch

While Paxton Lynch survived the first wave of cuts on Saturday, the former first-round pick will not survive another day on the Denver Broncos roster. According to Adam...

15 most jaw-dropping performances in college football Week 1

The opening week of college football season certainly provided some memorable moments. From an incredible, one-handed touchdown to defenders being put in a blender, there seemed to be a highlight...

Twitter reacts to brutal no-call on obvious targeting against Jake Browning

There are few things as controversial in college football as the targeting penalty. Often the ire of many fans and sometimes the whole country, it can drastically...

WATCH: Huskies’ Quinten Pounds makes insane one-handed, touchdown catch

On the first college football Saturday in September, Washington Huskies wide receiver Quinten Pounds made a catch that many will remember for years to come. Late in the...
Marshawn Lynch

Report: Martavis Bryant has pending appeal of drug suspension

In a career riddled with setbacks off the field, it appears wide receiver Martavis Bryant might have sustained the last of his NFL career. According to Dan Graziano...

Vikings’ Terence Newman retires, joins coaching staff

When one door closes, another opens. On Saturday, the Vikings announced 39-year-old cornerback Terence Newman was retiring and would join the team's coaching staff. Newman, who played 15...

Report: Eagles plan to start Nick Foles in season opener on Thursday

When the Philadelphia Eagles kick off the NFL season against the Atlanta Falcons, Nick Foles will reportedly start at quarterback. According to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network, Wentz...
Denver Broncos quarterback Paxton Lynch

10 most stunning moves on NFL cut day

Teams around the NFL were busy on Saturday making dozens of moves to make their 53-man roster. While plenty of moves were expected, some were downright shocking. Our...

Report: Brewers acquire Curtis Granderson

The Milwaukee Brewers were active at August's waiver trade deadline. After acquiring Xavier Cedeño and Gio Gonzalez, Milwaukee has now addressed its outfield depth with the addition...
Aug 11, 2016; Arlington, TX, USA; A general view of the MLB logo with Colorado Rockies batting gear on it during the game against the Texas Rangers at Globe Life Park in Arlington. Colorado Rockies won 12-9. Mandatory Credit: Tim Heitman-USA TODAY Sports

WATCH: Phillies’ Asdrubal Cabrera drills walk-off home run

When the Philadelphia Phillies acquired Asdrubal Cabrera, they dreamed of moments like this. On Friday night, Cabrera delivered a magical moment in a crucial game for the...
Oakland Raiders defensive end Khalil Mack

Report: Raiders listening to offers for Khalil Mack

As the saga surrounding Oakland Raiders star pass rusher Khalil Mack continues, it now appears Mack could be traded after all. According to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network,...

Report: Josh Donaldson traded to the Indians

A year after Justin Verlander was traded at the August trade deadline, another superstar has been dealt a year later. The Cleveland Indians acquired third baseman Josh...
Gio Gonzalez should be considered an ace-type pitcher.

Report: Nationals’ Gio Gonzalez traded to the Brewers

After acquiring a relief pitcher earlier on Friday, the Milwaukee Brewers have now landed a starting pitcher to help provide some stability to their rotation. According to Ken...

Cubs place Jason Heyward on disabled list

As the Chicago Cubs gear up for a critical stretch in September, they'll now have to do it without outfielder Jason Heyward for some time. On Friday, Chicago...
Chris Sale

Chris Sale provides positive update on recovery

Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Chris Sale provided fans with a slight sigh of relief on Friday. Boston's ace indicated he is making further progress in his...

White Sox’ relief pitcher Xavier Cedeño traded to Brewers

In an effort to further strengthen their bullpen, the Milwaukee Brewers struck a deal with the Chicago White Sox to acquire relief pitcher Xavier Cedeño. https://twitter.com/whitesox/status/1035622250282737665 Cedeño has pitched...
Aug 11, 2016; Arlington, TX, USA; A general view of the MLB logo with Colorado Rockies batting gear on it during the game against the Texas Rangers at Globe Life Park in Arlington. Colorado Rockies won 12-9. Mandatory Credit: Tim Heitman-USA TODAY Sports

Report: Ryan Madson traded to the Dodgers

In an effort to bolster their bullpen, the Los Angeles Dodgers have acquired relief pitcher Ryan Madson from the Washington Nationals. https://twitter.com/JonHeyman/status/1035586330078543873 The 38-year-old reliever has struggled this season...
Ryan Anderson

Report: Rockets move Ryan Anderson to Suns in four-player trade

The Houston Rockets have found a home for Ryan Anderson, reportedly agreeing to a deal sending Anderson and De'Anthony Melton to the Phoenix Suns. According to Adrian Wojnarowski...

Winners, losers from Thursday night’s college football action

College football is back, and Thursday night's action provided us our first taste of what should be an electrifying season. Even more importantly, it provided us some...

Report: Patriots add $4.3 million in incentives to Rob Gronkowski’s contract

New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski finally has the pay increase he has been waiting for. On Wednesday, Gronkowski and the Patriots reportedly agreed to restructure...

Shocking details emerge regarding former MSU coach Todd Moyer

A former strength and conditioning coach for Michigan State University's basketball team was texting and looking up strip clubs when he crashed his car, which killed a...