Raiders' Jon Gruden unconcerned about Allegiant Stadium's nickname despite 'Star Wars' history

Las Vegas Raiders coach Jon Gruden thumbed his nose at “Star Wars” history and backed the nickname for Allegiant Stadium ahead of the NFL’s first game in the city.

No. 13 Cincinnati rolls past Austin Peay 55-20 in opener

No. 13 Cincinnati had to wait a while to kick off its season. Once it got started, the Bearcats found their stride in a hurry.

Notre Dame demolishes South Florida to extend home win streak

SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Ian Book ran for three first-half touchdowns and No. 7 Notre Dame won its 20th straight home game 52-0 against South Florida on Saturday. Coach Brian Kelly’s Fighting Irish…

NYCFC extend unbeaten streak with hard-earned tie

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — Sean Johnson had seven saves for his third shutout in the last four games and New York City played the New England Revolution to a 0-0 tie Saturday. Johnson had a pair of diving…

Daniel Jones needs to take this next step for Giants

As the dust cleared Monday night, into Tuesday morning, the Giants were bestowed a rare gift by most of their blue-tinted constituency: perspective. Most Giants fans believed the Steelers were the …

ESPN’s Maria Taylor fires back at Doug Gottlieb over Anthony Davis ‘mistake’

Maria Taylor said she made a “clear mistake” on her All-NBA ballot, but that hasn’t stopped critics from coming at her on social media once again. The ESPN “NBA Countdown…

Tyron Woodley says Colby Covington is in for a big surprise ahead of grudge match

By any stretch, Tyron Woodley has had a remarkable MMA career, which makes his two most recent losses that much more puzzling.

Dalvin Tomlinson talks Giants, girlfriend Giselle, life

Giants defensive lineman, and Captain, Dalvin Tomlinson takes time out to tackle some Q&A with Post columnist Steve Serby. Q: What drives you? A: Even though my mom [Melinda] passed away [heart…

Bale's back: Gareth Bale ends Real Madrid exile by returning to Premier League with former club Tott

Seven years after leaving English Premier League giants Tottenham for Liga champions Real Madrid in a then-world record deal, wantaway winger Gareth Bale has rejoined his former club on loan to curtail an unhappy period in Spain.

Overblown Tom Brady, Bruce Arians nonsense needs to stop

Can we all please cool our jets about any sort of rift between quarterback Tom Brady and coach Bruce Arians in Tampa Bay? A mere week into the season, the sensitivity police were out in force after…

Jets’ fans worst Sam Darnold fears reach breaking point

A tug of war over Sam Darnold has already begun to rage: He has a dearth of weapons, no No. 1 receiver, no Le’Veon Bell or running game, an overhauled offensive line, and a head coach who has remin…

Why Russell Wilson finally getting to lead pass-first offense is NFL's top early season development

Matt Harmon runs through his advanced metrics notebook heading into Week 2 and shows why the Seahawks unleashing Russell Wilson suddenly makes them a favored Super Bowl contender.