Kurtenbach: Derek Carr looked great in Week 4, but there’s one thing still holding him back

first_imgHis struggles in the … CLICK HERE if you are having a problem viewing the photos on a mobile deviceHeading into the Raiders’ Week 4 game with the Browns, I questioned if the Derek Carr’s early season struggles — or, more specifically, the mixed messages coming from Jon Gruden about his quarterback’s play — were an example of the to-be-expected growing pains of a new offense or a harbinger of bad things to come.Carr provided an emphatic answer to that question against Cleveland:last_img read more

Death of 49ers scout Reggie Cobb sparks outpouring of grief

first_imgSANTA CLARA — Reggie Cobb, a 49ers scout the past decade and a former NFL running back, died unexpectedly Saturday, the team announced. He was 50.Among those leading an outpouring of grief and condolences was 49ers general manager John Lynch, who played with Cobb on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 1993.“We are devastated by the sudden loss of a tremendous teammate and loyal friend, Reggie Cobb,” 49ers general manager John Lynch said in a statement released by the team. “Reggie was an …last_img read more

Warriors’ Kevon Looney, Jacob Evans and Alen Smailagic to be reevaluated next week

first_imgSAN FRANCISCO — By the middle of next week, the Warriors will know more about potential reinforcements.Center Kevon Looney (neuropathic condition), guard Jacob Evans (adductor) and rookie center Alen Smailagic (ankle) will all be reevaluated Wednesday, the team announced. The Warriors will be in Dallas for the second-to-last game of a four-game trip. All three will miss at least the next three games before timetables for their returns are established.Looney, 23, played 11 minutes in the …last_img read more

Yeng Guiao to use NLEX’s early exit to prepare for elections

first_imgView comments Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles01:33Leo Austria, SMB wary of ‘more experienced’ Hotshots ahead of PBA Finals rematch01:44Undas tradition: 2 mom’s crusade against trash at cemeteries02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games02:11Trump awards medals to Jon Voight, Alison Krauss Panelo: Duterte ‘angry’ with SEA Games hosting hassles SEA Games hosting troubles anger Duterte MOST READ Guiao, however, thought that NLEX could’ve cracked the playoffs with how his team showed positivity during their practices.That positivity, however, didn’t translate to wins leaving the Road Warriors to regroup and wait for star sophomore Kiefer Ravena to return from his Fiba-imposed 18-month suspension that started in May 2018.There’s also the absence of Ravena’s backcourt partner Kevin Alas, who’s recovering from a knee injury.“I was feeling that we’ll make the next round, I saw the mood in practice, and I can see it in my players that they have this high morale, they’ve been working hard but they weren’t able to translate it into the game,” said Guiao in Filipino.“I think we sorely missed Keving and Kiefer at the point guard position, we need steady point guard work which I felt was lacking with our point guards.”ADVERTISEMENT LATEST STORIES Hontiveros presses for security audit of national power grid Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Private companies step in to help SEA Games hostingcenter_img Guiao said he’s adjusted well juggling his three commitments and that scheduling hasn’t been a problem even though it’s the campaign period for the 2019 midterm elections.“Usually, campaign is from early afternoon to night and I can balance things so far,” said Guiao Friday at Mall of Asia Arena.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSPalace wants Cayetano’s PHISGOC Foundation probed over corruption chargesSPORTSSingapore latest to raise issue on SEA Games food, logisticsNLEX, however, lost its do-or-die game against Alaska, 88-80, for the final playoff spot in the PBA Philippine Cup but it was a blessing in disguise for Guiao in terms of his preparations for the elections.“I’ll make good use of this break and right now there are no activities for the national team,” said Guiao. “This will give me a little bit more time because what I do before is go to practice in the morning, then go back to Pampanga around lunch time.” Philippine Arena Interchange inaugurated DA eyes importing ‘galunggong’ anew Duterte wants probe of SEA Games mess Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netMANILA, Philippines—Yeng Guiao is arguably the busiest head coach in the PBA with coaching duties getting divided to his commitments with NLEX and the Philippine national team.He’s also a career politician who’s seeking to return to the House of Representatives as the congressman for the First District of Pampanga.ADVERTISEMENT Cayetano: Senate, Drilon to be blamed for SEA Games mess Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next La Salle trounces Adamson, closes in on Final 4 spotlast_img read more