Dak Prescott and the Dallas Cowboys expected to face Aaron Rodgers, but instead, they will play against Zach Wilson.
Wild card (sports) News & Breaking Stories
The San Francisco Giants defeat the Colorado Rockies 11-10, ending their nine-game road losing streak and boosting their wild card chances.
Get ready for an exciting NFL season opener between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the Minnesota Vikings. Watch it live on CBS or stream it for free on fuboTV.
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Baker Mayfield's career took a turn after the Browns delayed his contract extension, similar to Kirk Cousins' situation.
The NFL season has kicked off with the Kansas City Chiefs hosting the Detroit Lions. FOX, CBS, NBC, ESPN, and Amazon Prime Video will broadcast games throughout the season. YouTube TV will carry NFL Sunday Ticket. Pro Picks predicts the Bengals will win Super Bowl 58.
Ben Shelton breaks his own record for fastest serve at US Open 2023, with Coco Gauff reacting with a rocket emoji.
The Cincinnati Reds have claimed Harrison Bader and Hunter Renfroe, adding salary and boosting morale for the team.
The Reds have acquired outfielders Harrison Bader and Hunter Renfroe via waivers to bolster their playoff push, adding veteran players to their young roster. The move allows the Yankees and Angels to shed salary and potentially avoid luxury tax penalties.
John Isner's career ended with a final-set tiebreaker, losing in the U.S. Open second round to Michael Mmoh.
The Los Angeles Angels are placing several players on waivers in an effort to lessen their financial burden after a failed trade deadline.
The New York Yankees have placed center fielder Harrison Bader on waivers, making him available for other teams to claim. Bader is an impending free agent and could be a valuable addition for a playoff contender. The Yankees acquired Bader last year for pitcher Jordan Montgomery, but injuries have limited his playing time. Despite struggling at the plate recently, Bader's defense and speed could make a difference in the playoffs. The Yankees may look to give opportunities to other players, such as Everson Pereira or Jasson Domínguez, in center field.
The Yankees' decision to trade for Josh Donaldson based on his exit velocity and age backfired as he became their third-worst hitter ever.
Defending champion Iga Swiatek dominates in her opening victory at the US Open as Novak Djokovic eyes a return to the top of the men's world rankings.
The Chargers traded Dustin Hopkins to Cleveland for a 2025 pick, choosing Cameron Dicker as their starting placekicker.
Novak Djokovic's quest for a Grand Slam victory at the U.S. Open can be watched from anywhere with the help of VPNs.
"$6.7B Washington Commanders Owner, Josh Harris, to Throw Ceremonial First Pitch at 'Capital Crossover' Event with Nationals in Next Month"
Billionaire sports franchise owner Josh Harris makes MLB debut with a joint venture between the Washington Commanders and the Washington Nationals.
The Red Sox lose to the Dodgers 7-4 in a three-game series at Fenway Park, falling to 68-61 while the Dodgers improve to 79-48.
Gerrit Cole aims to help the struggling Yankees end their six-game losing streak against the Red Sox.
Venus Williams defeats 16th seed Veroninka Kudermetova at ATP/WTA Cincinnati Open, her first win against a top 20 player in four years.
Seattle Seahawks star running back Kenneth Walker is recovering from a groin strain and will not play in the preseason game against the Minnesota Vikings. Despite the injury, Walker is expected to play a pivotal role in the upcoming season.
Japanese sensation Shohei Ohtani fails to deliver a walk-off win for the Angels, facing scrutiny after striking out in the ninth inning.
Cooper Kupp's hamstring injury is a concern for the Rams as they prepare for the upcoming season. Other receivers may struggle to fill the void if Kupp is sidelined.
"Josh Bell traded to Marlins as Guardians make surprising move, clearing up DH spot and adding prospect talent."
The Red Sox barely made any moves at the trade deadline, acquiring infielder Luis Urias but missing out on pitching help.
The New York Mets have traded outfielder Tommy Pham to the Arizona Diamondbacks, adding to his long list of teams. Pham has been a solid player throughout his career and will join the Diamondbacks in their push for the postseason. The Mets, on the other hand, have become sellers and are looking towards the future with prospects like Jeremy Rodriguez.
The New York Yankees are facing the reality that they are below average without Gerrit Cole and Aaron Judge, and their record in the AL East is disappointing. They need to focus on building for the future rather than making questionable trades.
New York Yankees slugger Aaron Judge may be rested for Sunday's game against the Baltimore Orioles due to his recovering torn toe ligament.
Texas Rangers close in on acquiring Max Scherzer from the New York Mets, pending approval from Scherzer.
"Nolan Arenado's potential trade to Dodgers sparks excitement as Cardinals star weighs options amidst struggling season. Boosting defense and pitching."
Mets trade reliever David Robertson, signaling plans to sell talent.
Shohei Ohtani throws one-hit shutout, hits two homers in doubleheader sweep.
Los Angeles Angels acquire Giolito and Lopez from White Sox, trade prospects.
Updates, Speculation, and Rumors Surround Arizona Diamondbacks Trades ahead of 2023 MLB Trade Deadline
Arizona Diamondbacks active at trade deadline, looking to improve pitching.
DeAndre Hopkins reportedly signs two-year contract with Tennessee Titans worth $26-32 million.
Wimbledon 2023 could see a final between players from Belarus and Ukraine, with Aryna Sabalenka and Elina Svitolina as the favorites. The match would take place in front of the Princess of Wales, who is the patron of the All England Club. Ons Jabeur will first have to defeat Sabalenka to reach the final.
Elina Svitolina's victory over Iga Swiatek at Wimbledon reflects her concerns for Ukraine war and her baby
Elina Svitolina, a tennis player from Ukraine, reaches Wimbledon semifinals.
Iga Swiatek survives two match points to reach Wimbledon quarterfinals.
Protests and rain dominate Day 3 of Wimbledon 2022 tournament.
Day Three of Wimbledon 2023: Novak Djokovic competes against Jordan Thompson, while Jodie Burrage takes the stage
Novak Djokovic returns to Centre Court at Wimbledon for day three.
What news can we find under Wild card (sports) News Section?
So have you ever wondered, "what exactly is this 'wild card' I keep hearing about in sports news?" In the concept of sports, just as it does in cards, a wild card can be quite an intriguing game-changer. A wild card entry refers to a team or individual that didn't qualify directly for a tournament because they didn't meet certain criteria such as having enough points or standing in their respective league.
"Doesn’t seem fair right?” You might ask. But there's actually an exciting twist hidden beneath this wildcard phenomenon! Wildcards make tournaments more unpredictable and thrilling because now these underdogs get another shot at proving themselves against top-ranked opponents. Pretty cool eh?
The wildcard system, usually found in professional leagues like Baseball’s MLB, Football’s NFL and Tennis Grand Slam events has generated some of world's most marvelous competitive moments. Could anything be more engaging than a team rising from nowhere and winning right?
All said done though, do all sporting events have wildcards? Nope! Each sport has its own way of running things over; including rules around granting wildcard entries. They are not always about 'second chances'. Sometimes wild-cards may be granted on geographic grounds or marketing strategies too!
To sum up - the next time you hear some commentator saying those buzzwords,“They’ve got the wild-card!”, don’t let perplexity cloud your understanding – you know they’re talking about our unassuming hero who got selected outside conventional qualifying standards but could very well turn out to be the ‘wild’ surprise everyone celebrates!