“They get a lot of attempted rips around the passer,” Ryan said. “They’ve very good at getting the ball out in the pocket, causing sack-fumbles. We’ve got to do a great job in pass protection and with ball security in the pocket and be aware of where they’re at. They both play with great effort and they’re very physical.” … [Read more...] about Ryan trying to stay positive during Falcons’ rough start
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Extra bases For all its ingenuity in fielding contending teams, Oakland has not won a playoff series since 2006, when it swept the Twins in the Division Series then got swept by the Tigers in the ALCS. The A’s have lost nine consecutive elimination games, a record. “It’s frustrating. It’s very sudden,” manager Bob Melvin said after losing the wild-card game against the Rays. “Baseball, usually you have a series to kind of have a tomorrow and come back and win a game. And we’ve been really good this year about having a tough game and coming back and responding. There’s no responding in a game like this. It’s a little out of the norm for baseball. Both teams battled to get to this point and knew it would be one and out. They just played better than we did.” . . . Yankees right fielder Aaron Judge on the mentality of the modern hitter: “I feel like there are so many shifts and so many different things going on in … [Read more...] about Red Sox willing to take their time replacing Dave Dombrowski
Alternative airports: When you fly to or from a metro area with multiple airports—such as Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, or Washington—airlines consider all of the airports in the area to be equivalent, and you can book a replacement flight to/from any mix of the ones your airline serves. Some airlines also allow you to reschedule to/from different airports in the same region—Milwaukee for Chicago, for example, or Philadelphia for New York—without paying a change fee and a fare difference. From there they might cover alternative transportation like rail or bus. … [Read more...] about What Are My Rights in a Winter Storm Flight Cancellation?
“Well, I always knew she had grit, it’s sometimes you need the opportunity to display it,” he said. “You know, she was injured in the Chicago Finals that year and a lot more injured, I think, than she was here. I credit our medical staff and our physical therapists for doing an unbelievable job with all of our players. We’ve had a lot more bumps and bruises and injuries and we’ve kind of — not hid from everybody, but we just don’t talk about it as a team. I think they did a great job. … [Read more...] about NBA not looking so fearless in face of China controversy