UFC on ESPN 18 rookie report: Grading the lone newcomer in Las Vegas

UFC on ESPN 18 rookie report: Grading the lone newcomer in Las Vegas

Division: HeavyweightResult: Parker Porter def. Josh Parisian via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-27, 29-28)Record: 13-4 MMA, 0-1 UFCGrade: D It wasn’t particularly technical, but Josh Parisian’s debut performance showed bags of heart, a solid gas tank and impressive durability as he dished out almost as much punishment as he received over a breathless three-round heavyweight bout…

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Broncos rookie receiver Kendall Hinton to get chance to shine … at quarterback

Broncos rookie receiver Kendall Hinton to get chance to shine … at quarterback

Outside of maybe Ken Karcher starting three replacement games 33 years ago, the Broncos will have the most unlikely starting quarterback in team history when they face New Orleans. Meet Kendall Hinton, starting quarterback. No, for real. All four Broncos quarterbacks are ineligible to play — third-teamer Jeff Driskel tested positive for COVID-19 on Thursday…

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How do the 2020 rookie QBs compare to the legendary 2004 class?

How do the 2020 rookie QBs compare to the legendary 2004 class?

All you need to mention is “2004” when it comes to the NFL Draft, and football fans immediately know what you mean. The 2004 draft produced some of the best players of the last 20 years, but it was headlined and remember for the trio of Hall of Fame quarterbacks who indelibly changed the game.…

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UFC 254 rookie report: Grading the newcomers in Abu Dhabi

UFC 254 rookie report: Grading the newcomers in Abu Dhabi

By Simon Head | October 25, 2020 4:00 pm Follow @simonhead Fighters from around the globe dream of the day they’ll step into the UFC octagon for the first time. For five athletes, Saturday’s UFC 254 event marked that special moment in their careers. Check out this week’s rookie report to see what kind of…

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Chargers rookie QB Justin Herbert named starter for rest of season

Chargers rookie QB Justin Herbert named starter for rest of season

Oct. 8 (UPI) — Los Angeles Chargers head coach Anthony Lynn on Thursday named rookie quarterback Justin Herbert the team’s starter for the remainder of the season. Lynn previously said that Tyrod Taylor, who was sidelined after a team doctor accidentally punctured his lung while administering a painkilling injection, would retain his starting job when…

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Washington rookie Young out with groin injury

2:04 PM ETJohn KeimESPN Staff Writer CloseCovered the Redskins for the Washington Examiner and other media outlets since 1994 Authored or co-authored three books on the Redskins and one on the Cleveland BrownsWashington rookie defensive end Chase Young was ruled out with a groin injury suffered in the second quarter of the team’s 34-20 loss…

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