Sam Darnold's downfield passing. Oklahoma's pass defense. Michigan's offense. It wasn't pretty for several top-10 teams. How worried should they be about their Week 4 performances?
Los Angeles Teams
Limiting the Chiefs' explosive plays will be a challenge for the Chargers on Sunday, and it goes beyond focusing on the elusive Tyreek Hill.
Seth Walder ESPN Analytics
Where is USC in FPI? Well the Trojans dropped to No. 16, though their rating stayed about the same. The model has been down on USC since the preseason, and only beating Cal by 10 didn't impress FPI enough to move the Trojans up.
The Chargers, in need of a cornerback after Jason Verrett was placed on injured reserve, recently reached out to free-agent Darrelle Revis, according to league sources.
Bryce Love rushed for a career-high 263 yards and a touchdown to pad his conference-leading total, third-string quarterback K.J. Costello came off the bench and threw for two touchdowns and ran for another as Stanford beat UCLA 58-34 on Saturday.
Stephen Carr ran for a fourth-quarter touchdown two plays after Southern California's defense forced one of its six turnovers and the fifth-ranked Trojans won their 13th straight game, 30-20 over California on Saturday.
Edward Aschoff ESPN Staff Writer
For those counting at home, Bryce Love now has 263 yards on 30 carries after that 69-yard touchdown run. UCLA just can't find any sort of answer when it comes to trying to strop the run. Coming into tonight, the Bruins ranked last in the Pac-12 and 124th nationally in run defense, allowing 275 YPC
Crowded leaderboard for Saturday's homers
Khris Davis barely clipped Daniel Murphy for the longest bomb in MLB Saturday. Evan Gattis and Justin Upton weren't far behind, while Giancarlo Stanton's 57th of the year landed at No. 5.
Nick Wagoner ESPN Staff Writer
UCLA QB Josh Rosen with an up and down first half, similar to what USC QB Sam Darnold did earlier today against Cal. Rosen was 16-of-28 for 176 yards with a touchdown and an interception in the opening two quarters against Stanford. Rosen only went under center twice but seemed perfectly comfortable out of the gun or at the line of scrimmage.
Ivan Maisel ESPN Senior Writer
Stanford offense is in desperate need of a quarterback. K.J. Costello provides a spark, but just took on 3 UCLA tacklers at the goal line. If David Shaw didn't faint, He'll tell Costello to cut it out
The Golden State Warriors hadn't made a final decision on whether to visit the White House. But that was before President Trump fired a social media missive.
An article earlier this week suggested the WNBA is underpaying its players, and members of the Lynx and Sparks were on the same side Saturday ahead of Game 1, agreeing they deserve a bigger cut of revenue.
With Jason Verrett out for the season with a knee injury, the CB will have missed 39 of a possible 64 games in his four seasons with the Chargers.
As incredible as it is to believe, Jansen's dominant numbers this season actually improve when looking only at high-leverage situations.