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In reversal, Seoul to keep Japan military intelligence pact

In reversal, Seoul to keep Japan military intelligence pact

The two countries have struggled to deal with North Korea's nuclear threat while squabbling over defense

Defense Secretary Mark Esper said the agreement allows fast and effective information exchanges between

The agreement, which complemented a three-way 2014 deal that allowed Seoul and Tokyo to pass information

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Colorado prep football playoff games to watch in Week 13

Colorado prep football playoff games to watch in Week 13

beat the state’s most explosive passing attack (386.9 yards per game) facing the state’s stingiest defense

A Bruins pass rush led by Delonte Dickey (9.0 sacks, 7.0 tackles for loss) will make him earn it.

season began with a 23-13 upset of Pomona in Week 1 — a game that turned on Nicco Marchiol’s 80-yard TD pass

Eaglecrest QB Max Marsh had a hand in four TDs in the win, including the game-winning TD pass to Jalen

The disruptive Ralston Valley defense (31 turnovers, 80 tackles for loss) is next, with Mustangs senior

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Surging Ravens Visit LA Rams for Monday Night Showdown

Surging Ravens Visit LA Rams for Monday Night Showdown

"You can play defense great and be perfect, but he's the X factor, and you can't get down when he does

Jared Goff is hoping to have all four of the Rams' top receivers and both of his pass-catching tight

"They are different enough to give the defense some issues with their different styles and how they run

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Eagles Fans Can Thank Seahawks For Legend Of Nick Foles

Eagles Fans Can Thank Seahawks For Legend Of Nick Foles

In a 27-24 overtime win at previously unbeaten San Francisco before the bye, Seattle’s pass rush finally

Jarran Reed, Quinton Jefferson and even Shaquem Griffin caused issues for San Francisco’s pass protection

He may not get a ton of snaps as Seattle has used its base defense a surprising amount this season, even

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Jared Goff, Rams face another week of change going into Monday night Ravens game

Jared Goff, Rams face another week of change going into Monday night Ravens game

’ll have one of his key receivers, or how well his young offensive line will handle a game of heavy pass

blocking against the Baltimore Ravens’ surging defense.

Peters’ frequent interceptions are a product of a gambling style of pass coverage, something of which

uncertainty about the Rams’ passing game is the offensive line, shaken up by recent injuries, facing a Ravens defense

practice-squad quarterback John Wolford is playing the role of Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson when the Rams defense

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Michigan looking to continue dominance over Hoosiers

Michigan looking to continue dominance over Hoosiers

Michigan's pass defense. Ramsey has played well in place of the oft-injured Michael Penix Jr.

His pass efficiency rating (157.3) is third in the Big Ten.

But his worst game of the season came against the Buckeyes, the league's top-rated pass defense.

The Wolverines defense has allowed 228 yards and 11.4 points per game in the last seven contests. ...

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Gophers football vs. Northwestern: How to watch and who has the edge?

Gophers football vs. Northwestern: How to watch and who has the edge?

Northwestern defense.

Northwestern defense: Morgan is 13-3 in 16 consecutive starts dating back to October 2018, while Kramer

Northwestern’s defense is its strength, allowing only 23.5 points a game (40th in the nation).

They are better against the pass than the run.

Gophers defense vs.

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'Raiders To Get Win On The Road' Vs. Jets, According To CBS Denver's Michael Spencer

'Raiders To Get Win On The Road' Vs. Jets, According To CBS Denver's Michael Spencer

The Jets’ run defense, allowing just 79.1 yards per game, certainly seems like the real deal as well.

And while the Raiders’ pass rush has only generated 25 sacks so far this season, 10 of them have come

But the Jets can also beat the Raiders, if their dependable run defense holds up, Darnold stays hot and

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Jets rookie Williams struggling to put up stats

Jets rookie Williams struggling to put up stats

being physical, he’s trying to stalemate or get movement and pushback, getting other guys free in the pass-rush

Williams’ defense is they play different positions.

show it, but Raiders coach Jon Gruden said Williams is a main reason the Jets have the NFL’s No. 1 run defense

“They’re the No. 1 rushing defense in football and he’s the reason why,” Gruden said on a conference

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Fantasy football: Start Jamison Crowder, Dallas Goedert; Sit Carson Wentz in Week 12

Fantasy football: Start Jamison Crowder, Dallas Goedert; Sit Carson Wentz in Week 12

He has 18 catches for 280 yards and faces a Raiders defense that is weak against the passing game.

and you shouldn't — but with so many woes at wide receiver, Goedert does emerge as a de facto No. 2 pass

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Derrick Gunn's Top NFL Games to Watch in Week 12

Derrick Gunn's Top NFL Games to Watch in Week 12

That's not good for a porous Texans pass defense.

While the boys can rack up the points they must figure out a solid patriots defense that leads the league

The big question is how will the packers Swiss cheese defense plug the holes to slow down a lethal niners

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Klobuchar and Buttigieg stand out in tame night for Democrats

Klobuchar and Buttigieg stand out in tame night for Democrats

"No man has a right to raise a hand to a woman in anger, other than in self-defense and that rarely ever

"It couldn't pass the United States Senate now with Democrats, it couldn't pass the House," he said.

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Nate Gerry: 'It Hurts Me Deep Down'

Nate Gerry: 'It Hurts Me Deep Down'

Six plays later, Julian Edelman's TD pass to Phillip Dorsett gave the Patriots their only touchdown.

He's 7th on the defense is snaps but 4th in tackles.

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U.S. military may be forced into open-ended deployment to counter Iran

U.S. military may be forced into open-ended deployment to counter Iran

precision, the U.S. military could be forced to maintain a large force in the region with air and missile defense

additional 14,000 troops to the Middle East, with two squadrons of fighter aircraft, and air and missile defense

Almost one third of all global oil and petroleum product exports pass through the narrow Strait of Hormuz

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Shaquem Griffin grateful for chance at new role as edge rusher with Seahawks

Shaquem Griffin grateful for chance at new role as edge rusher with Seahawks

Griffin notes that in his role as a pass rusher, the goal is to run by the offensive linemen and not

and another on a play nullified by a penalty) came in a game in which the Seahawks played the best defense

with the season on the line, and the Seahawks looking for anything they could find to rejuvenate a defense

That spot calls for some pass rushing and coverage.

“It was amazing,’’ Griffin said of finally seeing some significant playing time on defense.”It was a

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Democratic debate: Joe Biden says we need to ‘keep punching’ at domestic violence

Democratic debate: Joe Biden says we need to ‘keep punching’ at domestic violence

Biden said he’s authored the original Violence Against Women Act and that its reauthorization needs to pass

“No man has a right to raise a hand to a woman in anger, other than self-defense and that rarely ever

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Wednesday at Raiders HQ: Derek Carr reminisces about first start vs. Jets

Wednesday at Raiders HQ: Derek Carr reminisces about first start vs. Jets

The game book shows Carr throwing a pass to fullback Marcel Reece for no gain.

The game book shows Carr throwing a 12-yard touchdown pass to Rod Streater for a 12-yard touchdown and

The game book shows Carr throwing a 30-yard touchdown pass to James Jones.

“I still have the football that was my first touchdown (pass).

The Jets, who were very good defensively in 2014, are a handful on defense in 2019 despite a 3-7 record

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Hopkins has 2 TDs, Texans beat Colts 20-17 to top AFC South

Houston's defense stepped up after that, forcing a punt on the next drive before stopping the Colts (

There were about 8 minutes left in the second when Kenny Moore tipped a pass from Watson and intercepted

half when Watson avoided the rush and found Hopkins wide open in the end zone for a 35-yard touchdown pass

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Kiszla: These aren’t your grandfather’s run-and-fun Nuggets. Can Denver win NBA championship with defense?

Can Denver win NBA championship with defense?

If he has a pass, he’s going to make a pass. When he wants to score, he’s going to score.

Nuggets coach Michael Malone referred to the scrambling, doubling defense against the Beard, who got

Defense.

Yes, defense wins championships.

To win the West, the Nuggets will need more than clamp-down defense.

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The saving grace of the Redskins’ disastrous season? The games end quickly.

The saving grace of the Redskins’ disastrous season? The games end quickly.

“It sends a message,” he said after taking over for former coach Jay Gruden, his famously pass-happy

Opponents putting together lengthy drives on the team’s porous defense exacerbates that stat.

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‘We Build the Wall’ Lands in South Texas, Vilifies Priest and Butterfly Refuge

Treviño-Wright, and Father Roy Snipes, a local Catholic priest—took to the Rio Grande in Snipes’ boat to pass

Snipes, a beloved figure in the border town of Mission known for his love of Lone Star beer and vocal defense

assured me that the new fence—which will have roughly five-inch gaps between fence posts to let water pass—won

Read full article: ‘We Build the Wall’ Lands in South Texas...→
Dems could draft 4 articles of impeachment, GOP plans for full Senate trial, sources say

Dems could draft 4 articles of impeachment, GOP plans for full Senate trial, sources say

However, the House theoretically could pass articles of impeachment, but delay a vote to send them to

In the Senate, impeachment procedures would allow witnesses to be called by the president's defense lawyers

The White House has signaled it will mount an aggressive defense

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OANN White House correspondent implies in deleted tweet that Hill and Vindman aren't Americans, despite the fact they are

"Fiona Hill with that Prince Andrew accent, and 'Defense Minister' Vindman from the Ukraine..." she wrote

the worst, most xenophobic, embarrassing take I have ever seen from someone who actually has a press pass

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After Khalil Mack’s shutout, Chuck Pagano must get creative

After Khalil Mack’s shutout, Chuck Pagano must get creative

Mack got six pass-rush snaps, dropping into coverage five times.

That meant fewer obvious pass rushes for Mack and his teammates.

opportunities other than four times to really rush the passer for anybody, not only him but for our defense

“The challenge that the Bears defense presents is that there’s other guys at other levels of the defense

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'Like The Raiders To Get Win On The Road,' Says CBS Denver's Michael Spencer

'Like The Raiders To Get Win On The Road,' Says CBS Denver's Michael Spencer

His 23-32, 338-yard, two-touchdown performance brought hope, which the New England Patriots defense stepped

The Jets’ run defense, allowing just 79.1 yards per game, certainly seems like the real deal as well.

And while the Raiders’ pass rush has only generated 25 sacks so far this season, 10 of them have come

Read full article: 'Like The Raiders To Get Win On The Road...→
Pelosi, McConnell Trade Digs on Gun Control, USMCA

Pelosi, McConnell Trade Digs on Gun Control, USMCA

And if the House can't pass the trade legislation this year, "there is no way they'll be able to claim

He also pointed out that there has been no agreement from the House for Department of Defense or armed

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#8 Penn State Vs. #2 Ohio State: 'Penn State Needs Best Performance Of Season On Defense' Says 247Sports' Tyler Donohue

. #2 Ohio State: 'Penn State Needs Best Performance Of Season On Defense' Says 247Sports' Tyler Donohue

“The concerning part is, a lot of times, it hasn’t really been a contested pass.

“There has been a lack of a defensive pass rush.

“If this defense is not able to take a step forward and shake off some of the issues it has had, I just

“If we don’t see Penn State deliver perhaps its best performance of the season on defense, certainly

But, it will be tough sledding against an Ohio State defense that has allowed just 90.4 yards per game

Read full article: #8 Penn State Vs. #2 Ohio State: 'Penn S...→
Ntilikina gaining confidence as starter for Knicks

Ntilikina gaining confidence as starter for Knicks

Knicks guard Frank Ntilikina looks to pass the ball against the Hornets during the first half at Madison

What the Knicks want from him is defense, which he has always done, and score when the opportunity arises

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High school football semifinals: Games to watch this weekend

High school football semifinals: Games to watch this weekend

If the defense isn’t as good as last year, it’s getting close.

It’s possible the Padres won’t have to try anything out of the ordinary if a defense led by end Nusi

Tackle Jamal Boyd, linebacker Nelson Suisala and LB/safety Albert Taufui lead the Hayward defense.

Both Encinal and De Anza have speed and athleticism, and both play defense.

going to wow opponents with their offense — 265 yards per game, evenly divided between the run and pass

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Miami Commissioners to Cast Final Vote on Whether to Give Themselves Pensions

Miami Commissioners to Cast Final Vote on Whether to Give Themselves Pensions

They keep deferring it, hoping to pass it under the radar during the holidays while nobody's paying attention

Hardemon, a criminal defense attorney, said he has witnessed the sentencing of people who have "stabbed

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How the Patriots can jump-start their offense with two quick fixes

How the Patriots can jump-start their offense with two quick fixes

So here it is: Run more often from light personnel groupings and pass more often from heavier ones.

When they pass from 11 personnel, the Patriots rank 12th in the league by Expected Points Added (EPA)

You could be defending a pass-catching running back one play, a fullback, then a tight end on another

“With all the defensive backs the defense usually uses against it, (pre-snap calls) can change and that

This season, it ought to flow through this idea: Run when you show pass. Pass when you show run.

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AP: Catholic Church boards reviewing sex abuse fail victims

AP: Catholic Church boards reviewing sex abuse fail victims

When a victim in Florida went before a board, a church defense attorney there grilled him about his abuse

Bishops have appointed church defense attorneys and top aides to boards.

Then the church's defense attorney started pelting questions: Did he remember the color of the bath houses

' Dead priests there commonly get a pass, even if their victims are still suffering, and cases against

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IE Varsity’s CIF Southern Section football semifinal previews

IE Varsity’s CIF Southern Section football semifinal previews

taking the final lead when Frankie Castillo made a leaping catch in the end zone for a 35-yard touchdown pass

Nathan O’Rourke leads the defense with 132 tackles.

Monte is a heavily run-dominant offense, In fact, the Lions have more rushing touchdowns (66) than pass

Julian Castaneda leads Ramona’s defense with 105 tackles.

Julian Medina has thrown 27 touchdown pass, eight coming in the team’s two playoff games.

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Cowboys’ Michael Bennett on return to face Patriots: ‘It’s never personal’

Cowboys’ Michael Bennett on return to face Patriots: ‘It’s never personal’

He never quite fit well with a dominant Patriots defense, with others on the line outplaying him, and

the Cowboys needed a pass rusher.

In Dallas, Bennett has experienced something of a revival and is playing a significant role on the defense

, where Belichick said he’s playing mostly on sub-three techniques and in pass rushing situations.

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Presto’s college football picks: Navy plays for postseason, Maryland for pride | WTOP

They were shut out Labor Day Weekend by a Syracuse defense that would cough up 104 points in its next

The Cavaliers’ defense started strong but has surrendered an average of 29 points in its last three games

Defense may take the day off in College Park; Nebraska’s allowed 35 points per game during their slide

The Panthers bring a decent defense to Blacksburg, leading the ACC in stopping the run (only 2.8 yards

They’re last in the AAC and 124th nationally in stopping the pass.

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High school football semifinals: Games to watch this weekend

High school football semifinals: Games to watch this weekend

If the defense isn’t as good as last year, it’s getting close.

BVAL MVP in the Pittsburg game as he was a force on Liberty’s defensive line, an endless motor for a defense

It’s possible the Padres won’t have to try anything out of the ordinary if a defense led by end Nusi

Both Encinal and De Anza have speed and athleticism, and both play defense.

going to wow opponents with their offense — 265 yards per game, evenly divided between the run and pass

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2020 Daily Trail Markers: The state of play in South Carolina, 100 days out from the primary

2020 Daily Trail Markers: The state of play in South Carolina, 100 days out from the primary

want us to take action to halt the effects of climate change, end our students' loan debt crisis, and pass

They are counting on us to pass paid family and medical leave, raise the minimum wage, and fight the

members and the chairman of Palantir, a data technology company that has been awarded major government defense

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‘Nobody cares anymore:’ Lions-Redskins could be peak apathy | WTOP

‘Nobody cares anymore:’ Lions-Redskins could be peak apathy | WTOP

Detroit ranks 30th in the NFL in defense, giving up 412.8 yards per game, and against the pass and on

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Kurtenbach: The 49ers could ask Jimmy Garoppolo to do the toughest thing in football

Kurtenbach: The 49ers could ask Jimmy Garoppolo to do the toughest thing in football

But now, at an impressive but increasingly mortal 9-1, that defense doesn’t look nearly as dominant as

Alexander’s appreciable versatility as a weak-side linebacker — paired with the Niners’ elite pass rush

— allowed San Francisco’s defense to be exotic and aggressive.

forward with Alexander out — at least not at the level previously displayed — and the added loss of pass

injuries), Emmanuel Sanders (rib cartilage injury), and Deebo Samuel (shoulder stinger) — the three best pass-catchers

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How Stephen Curry influenced Luka Doncic and a new generation of scorers

How Stephen Curry influenced Luka Doncic and a new generation of scorers

more than Doncic’s fellow 2018 draft selection Trae Young, who studied Curry’s games via NBA League Pass

Trae Young is not interested in Jamal Murray’s defense pic.twitter.com/OJieeIQmgA

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Blame the running game for the Patriots’ recent offensive struggles

Blame the running game for the Patriots’ recent offensive struggles

could fall back on Brady when it needed to, but was primarily to be driven to a seventh title by its defense

But while the defense has absolutely fulfilled that promise, the running game has fallen flat on its

favors to the Pats’ efficiency on early downs or in the red zone, and heap pressure on Brady and his pass

Instead, it’s all too easy for the defense to focus everything on Brady and a receiving corps that isn

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The one Knicks fear hanging over David Fizdale’s job status

The one Knicks fear hanging over David Fizdale’s job status

Knox put up three points and had one nice assist on a bomb pass to Dennis Smith Jr. for a layup.

mid-range jumpers and banged in two 3-pointers on four attempts — not to mention his ferocious play on defense

The Knicks are ranked 22nd in the NBA in 3-point defense, allowing a 36.3 conversion percentage.

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Nancy Pelosi feuds with Mitch McConnell on 2019 agenda amid impeachment inquiry

Nancy Pelosi feuds with Mitch McConnell on 2019 agenda amid impeachment inquiry

If the House cannot pass the USMCA this year, there is no way they’ll be able to claim the people’s business

issue with the lack of agreement from the House on funding for the armed forces and the Department of Defense

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Week 12 NFL picks

Week 12 NFL picks

Certainly, the Eagles have some things going for them, notably their improved pass rush and secondary

please note that they are 10.5-point underdogs to a 4-6 team that is now also missing its best player on defense

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Celtics can’t close the deal against Clippers

Celtics can’t close the deal against Clippers

They dug in on defense and held a team averaging 112.8 points to just 97 in regulation.

The defense on both ends was really outstanding.

Walker received the inbounds pass in the left corner, but the 6-foot guard’s twisting deep trey was knocked

with 34 seconds left, and Smart gave them another life on a spectacular play when he stole a Williams pass

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Catholic Boards Reviewing Sex Abuse Fail Victims

Catholic Boards Reviewing Sex Abuse Fail Victims

Bishops have appointed church defense attorneys and top aides to boards.

Dead priests there commonly get a pass, even if their victims are still suffering, and cases against

Read full article: Catholic Boards Reviewing Sex Abuse Fail...→
Tom Brady should decide whether Antonio Brown returns to the Patriots, says Stephen A. Smith

Tom Brady should decide whether Antonio Brown returns to the Patriots, says Stephen A. Smith

"When it comes to Tom Brady, you are going after the Super Bowl, specifically because your defense is

didn't lead the team in touchdown passes—wide receiver Julian Edelman threw New England's only touchdown pass

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PHOTOS: Denver Nuggets defeat Houston Rockets 105-95

PHOTOS: Denver Nuggets defeat Houston Rockets 105-95

Russell Westbrook (0) of the Houston Rockets pass as Nikola Jokic (15) of the Denver Nuggets closes in

charging Nikola Jokic (15) of the Denver Nuggets as Paul Millsap (4) and Torrey Craig (3) add help defense

DENVER, CO - NOVEMBER 20: Clint Capela (15) of the Houston Rockets blocks a pass by Jerami Grant (9)

Harden entered the game averaging a league best 39.2 points per game, but was held to 27 as the Denver defense

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Freshman Domingos Gomes leads Burke to soccer final in 3-1 win over Cohasset

Freshman Domingos Gomes leads Burke to soccer final in 3-1 win over Cohasset

The Skippers got six of nine corners in the second half, but the defense played them perfectly.

In the first half, Burke opened the scoring in the fifth minute as Ndione took a pass from Gomes right

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In reversal, Seoul to keep Japan military intelligence pact

In reversal, Seoul to keep Japan military intelligence pact

The two countries have struggled to deal with North Korea's nuclear threat while squabbling over defense

Defense Secretary Mark Esper said the agreement allows fast and effective information exchanges between

The agreement, which complemented a three-way 2014 deal that allowed Seoul and Tokyo to pass information

Read full article: In reversal, Seoul to keep Japan militar...→
Kiszla: These aren’t your grandfather’s run-and-fun Nuggets. Can Denver win NBA championship with defense?

Can Denver win NBA championship with defense?

If he has a pass, he’s going to make a pass. When he wants to score, he’s going to score.

Nuggets coach Michael Malone referred to the scrambling, doubling defense against the Beard, who got

Defense.

Yes, defense wins championships.

To win the West, the Nuggets will need more than clamp-down defense.

Read full article: Kiszla: These aren’t your grandfather’s ...→
Surging Ravens Visit LA Rams for Monday Night Showdown

Surging Ravens Visit LA Rams for Monday Night Showdown

"You can play defense great and be perfect, but he's the X factor, and you can't get down when he does

Jared Goff is hoping to have all four of the Rams' top receivers and both of his pass-catching tight

"They are different enough to give the defense some issues with their different styles and how they run

Read full article: Surging Ravens Visit LA Rams for Monday ...→
High school football semifinals: Games to watch this weekend

High school football semifinals: Games to watch this weekend

If the defense isn’t as good as last year, it’s getting close.

BVAL MVP in the Pittsburg game as he was a force on Liberty’s defensive line, an endless motor for a defense

It’s possible the Padres won’t have to try anything out of the ordinary if a defense led by end Nusi

Both Encinal and De Anza have speed and athleticism, and both play defense.

going to wow opponents with their offense — 265 yards per game, evenly divided between the run and pass

Read full article: High school football semifinals: Games t...→

‘We Build the Wall’ Lands in South Texas, Vilifies Priest and Butterfly Refuge

Treviño-Wright, and Father Roy Snipes, a local Catholic priest—took to the Rio Grande in Snipes’ boat to pass

Snipes, a beloved figure in the border town of Mission known for his love of Lone Star beer and vocal defense

assured me that the new fence—which will have roughly five-inch gaps between fence posts to let water pass—won

Read full article: ‘We Build the Wall’ Lands in South Texas...→
Jared Goff, Rams face another week of change going into Monday night Ravens game

Jared Goff, Rams face another week of change going into Monday night Ravens game

’ll have one of his key receivers, or how well his young offensive line will handle a game of heavy pass

blocking against the Baltimore Ravens’ surging defense.

Peters’ frequent interceptions are a product of a gambling style of pass coverage, something of which

uncertainty about the Rams’ passing game is the offensive line, shaken up by recent injuries, facing a Ravens defense

practice-squad quarterback John Wolford is playing the role of Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson when the Rams defense

Read full article: Jared Goff, Rams face another week of ch...→
‘Nobody cares anymore:’ Lions-Redskins could be peak apathy | WTOP

‘Nobody cares anymore:’ Lions-Redskins could be peak apathy | WTOP

Detroit ranks 30th in the NFL in defense, giving up 412.8 yards per game, and against the pass and on

Read full article: ‘Nobody cares anymore:’ Lions-Redskins c...→

OANN White House correspondent implies in deleted tweet that Hill and Vindman aren't Americans, despite the fact they are

"Fiona Hill with that Prince Andrew accent, and 'Defense Minister' Vindman from the Ukraine..." she wrote

the worst, most xenophobic, embarrassing take I have ever seen from someone who actually has a press pass

Read full article: OANN White House correspondent implies i...→
Gophers football vs. Northwestern: How to watch and who has the edge?

Gophers football vs. Northwestern: How to watch and who has the edge?

Northwestern defense.

Northwestern defense: Morgan is 13-3 in 16 consecutive starts dating back to October 2018, while Kramer

Northwestern’s defense is its strength, allowing only 23.5 points a game (40th in the nation).

They are better against the pass than the run.

Gophers defense vs.

Read full article: Gophers football vs. Northwestern: How t...→
How Stephen Curry influenced Luka Doncic and a new generation of scorers

How Stephen Curry influenced Luka Doncic and a new generation of scorers

more than Doncic’s fellow 2018 draft selection Trae Young, who studied Curry’s games via NBA League Pass

Trae Young is not interested in Jamal Murray’s defense pic.twitter.com/OJieeIQmgA

Read full article: How Stephen Curry influenced Luka Doncic...→
'Like The Raiders To Get Win On The Road,' Says CBS Denver's Michael Spencer

'Like The Raiders To Get Win On The Road,' Says CBS Denver's Michael Spencer

His 23-32, 338-yard, two-touchdown performance brought hope, which the New England Patriots defense stepped

The Jets’ run defense, allowing just 79.1 yards per game, certainly seems like the real deal as well.

And while the Raiders’ pass rush has only generated 25 sacks so far this season, 10 of them have come

Read full article: 'Like The Raiders To Get Win On The Road...→
Jets rookie Williams struggling to put up stats

Jets rookie Williams struggling to put up stats

being physical, he’s trying to stalemate or get movement and pushback, getting other guys free in the pass-rush

Williams’ defense is they play different positions.

show it, but Raiders coach Jon Gruden said Williams is a main reason the Jets have the NFL’s No. 1 run defense

“They’re the No. 1 rushing defense in football and he’s the reason why,” Gruden said on a conference

Read full article: Jets rookie Williams struggling to put u...→
The one Knicks fear hanging over David Fizdale’s job status

The one Knicks fear hanging over David Fizdale’s job status

Knox put up three points and had one nice assist on a bomb pass to Dennis Smith Jr. for a layup.

mid-range jumpers and banged in two 3-pointers on four attempts — not to mention his ferocious play on defense

The Knicks are ranked 22nd in the NBA in 3-point defense, allowing a 36.3 conversion percentage.

Read full article: The one Knicks fear hanging over David F...→
#8 Penn State Vs. #2 Ohio State: 'Penn State Needs Best Performance Of Season On Defense' Says 247Sports' Tyler Donohue

. #2 Ohio State: 'Penn State Needs Best Performance Of Season On Defense' Says 247Sports' Tyler Donohue

“The concerning part is, a lot of times, it hasn’t really been a contested pass.

“There has been a lack of a defensive pass rush.

“If this defense is not able to take a step forward and shake off some of the issues it has had, I just

“If we don’t see Penn State deliver perhaps its best performance of the season on defense, certainly

But, it will be tough sledding against an Ohio State defense that has allowed just 90.4 yards per game

Read full article: #8 Penn State Vs. #2 Ohio State: 'Penn S...→
Derrick Gunn's Top NFL Games to Watch in Week 12

Derrick Gunn's Top NFL Games to Watch in Week 12

That's not good for a porous Texans pass defense.

While the boys can rack up the points they must figure out a solid patriots defense that leads the league

The big question is how will the packers Swiss cheese defense plug the holes to slow down a lethal niners

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Week 12 NFL picks

Week 12 NFL picks

Certainly, the Eagles have some things going for them, notably their improved pass rush and secondary

please note that they are 10.5-point underdogs to a 4-6 team that is now also missing its best player on defense

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High school football semifinals: Games to watch this weekend

High school football semifinals: Games to watch this weekend

If the defense isn’t as good as last year, it’s getting close.

It’s possible the Padres won’t have to try anything out of the ordinary if a defense led by end Nusi

Tackle Jamal Boyd, linebacker Nelson Suisala and LB/safety Albert Taufui lead the Hayward defense.

Both Encinal and De Anza have speed and athleticism, and both play defense.

going to wow opponents with their offense — 265 yards per game, evenly divided between the run and pass

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Nate Gerry: 'It Hurts Me Deep Down'

Nate Gerry: 'It Hurts Me Deep Down'

Six plays later, Julian Edelman's TD pass to Phillip Dorsett gave the Patriots their only touchdown.

He's 7th on the defense is snaps but 4th in tackles.

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Catholic Boards Reviewing Sex Abuse Fail Victims

Catholic Boards Reviewing Sex Abuse Fail Victims

Bishops have appointed church defense attorneys and top aides to boards.

Dead priests there commonly get a pass, even if their victims are still suffering, and cases against

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How the Patriots can jump-start their offense with two quick fixes

How the Patriots can jump-start their offense with two quick fixes

So here it is: Run more often from light personnel groupings and pass more often from heavier ones.

When they pass from 11 personnel, the Patriots rank 12th in the league by Expected Points Added (EPA)

You could be defending a pass-catching running back one play, a fullback, then a tight end on another

“With all the defensive backs the defense usually uses against it, (pre-snap calls) can change and that

This season, it ought to flow through this idea: Run when you show pass. Pass when you show run.

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Shaquem Griffin grateful for chance at new role as edge rusher with Seahawks

Shaquem Griffin grateful for chance at new role as edge rusher with Seahawks

Griffin notes that in his role as a pass rusher, the goal is to run by the offensive linemen and not

and another on a play nullified by a penalty) came in a game in which the Seahawks played the best defense

with the season on the line, and the Seahawks looking for anything they could find to rejuvenate a defense

That spot calls for some pass rushing and coverage.

“It was amazing,’’ Griffin said of finally seeing some significant playing time on defense.”It was a

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PHOTOS: Denver Nuggets defeat Houston Rockets 105-95

PHOTOS: Denver Nuggets defeat Houston Rockets 105-95

Russell Westbrook (0) of the Houston Rockets pass as Nikola Jokic (15) of the Denver Nuggets closes in

charging Nikola Jokic (15) of the Denver Nuggets as Paul Millsap (4) and Torrey Craig (3) add help defense

DENVER, CO - NOVEMBER 20: Clint Capela (15) of the Houston Rockets blocks a pass by Jerami Grant (9)

Harden entered the game averaging a league best 39.2 points per game, but was held to 27 as the Denver defense

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IE Varsity’s CIF Southern Section football semifinal previews

IE Varsity’s CIF Southern Section football semifinal previews

taking the final lead when Frankie Castillo made a leaping catch in the end zone for a 35-yard touchdown pass

Nathan O’Rourke leads the defense with 132 tackles.

Monte is a heavily run-dominant offense, In fact, the Lions have more rushing touchdowns (66) than pass

Julian Castaneda leads Ramona’s defense with 105 tackles.

Julian Medina has thrown 27 touchdown pass, eight coming in the team’s two playoff games.

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Wednesday at Raiders HQ: Derek Carr reminisces about first start vs. Jets

Wednesday at Raiders HQ: Derek Carr reminisces about first start vs. Jets

The game book shows Carr throwing a pass to fullback Marcel Reece for no gain.

The game book shows Carr throwing a 12-yard touchdown pass to Rod Streater for a 12-yard touchdown and

The game book shows Carr throwing a 30-yard touchdown pass to James Jones.

“I still have the football that was my first touchdown (pass).

The Jets, who were very good defensively in 2014, are a handful on defense in 2019 despite a 3-7 record

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Hopkins has 2 TDs, Texans beat Colts 20-17 to top AFC South

Houston's defense stepped up after that, forcing a punt on the next drive before stopping the Colts (

There were about 8 minutes left in the second when Kenny Moore tipped a pass from Watson and intercepted

half when Watson avoided the rush and found Hopkins wide open in the end zone for a 35-yard touchdown pass

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Colorado prep football playoff games to watch in Week 13

Colorado prep football playoff games to watch in Week 13

beat the state’s most explosive passing attack (386.9 yards per game) facing the state’s stingiest defense

A Bruins pass rush led by Delonte Dickey (9.0 sacks, 7.0 tackles for loss) will make him earn it.

season began with a 23-13 upset of Pomona in Week 1 — a game that turned on Nicco Marchiol’s 80-yard TD pass

Eaglecrest QB Max Marsh had a hand in four TDs in the win, including the game-winning TD pass to Jalen

The disruptive Ralston Valley defense (31 turnovers, 80 tackles for loss) is next, with Mustangs senior

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Presto’s college football picks: Navy plays for postseason, Maryland for pride | WTOP

They were shut out Labor Day Weekend by a Syracuse defense that would cough up 104 points in its next

The Cavaliers’ defense started strong but has surrendered an average of 29 points in its last three games

Defense may take the day off in College Park; Nebraska’s allowed 35 points per game during their slide

The Panthers bring a decent defense to Blacksburg, leading the ACC in stopping the run (only 2.8 yards

They’re last in the AAC and 124th nationally in stopping the pass.

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The saving grace of the Redskins’ disastrous season? The games end quickly.

The saving grace of the Redskins’ disastrous season? The games end quickly.

“It sends a message,” he said after taking over for former coach Jay Gruden, his famously pass-happy

Opponents putting together lengthy drives on the team’s porous defense exacerbates that stat.

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Eagles Fans Can Thank Seahawks For Legend Of Nick Foles

Eagles Fans Can Thank Seahawks For Legend Of Nick Foles

In a 27-24 overtime win at previously unbeaten San Francisco before the bye, Seattle’s pass rush finally

Jarran Reed, Quinton Jefferson and even Shaquem Griffin caused issues for San Francisco’s pass protection

He may not get a ton of snaps as Seattle has used its base defense a surprising amount this season, even

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2020 Daily Trail Markers: The state of play in South Carolina, 100 days out from the primary

2020 Daily Trail Markers: The state of play in South Carolina, 100 days out from the primary

want us to take action to halt the effects of climate change, end our students' loan debt crisis, and pass

They are counting on us to pass paid family and medical leave, raise the minimum wage, and fight the

members and the chairman of Palantir, a data technology company that has been awarded major government defense

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Dems could draft 4 articles of impeachment, GOP plans for full Senate trial, sources say

Dems could draft 4 articles of impeachment, GOP plans for full Senate trial, sources say

However, the House theoretically could pass articles of impeachment, but delay a vote to send them to

In the Senate, impeachment procedures would allow witnesses to be called by the president's defense lawyers

The White House has signaled it will mount an aggressive defense

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Michigan looking to continue dominance over Hoosiers

Michigan looking to continue dominance over Hoosiers

Michigan's pass defense. Ramsey has played well in place of the oft-injured Michael Penix Jr.

His pass efficiency rating (157.3) is third in the Big Ten.

But his worst game of the season came against the Buckeyes, the league's top-rated pass defense.

The Wolverines defense has allowed 228 yards and 11.4 points per game in the last seven contests. ...

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Kurtenbach: The 49ers could ask Jimmy Garoppolo to do the toughest thing in football

Kurtenbach: The 49ers could ask Jimmy Garoppolo to do the toughest thing in football

But now, at an impressive but increasingly mortal 9-1, that defense doesn’t look nearly as dominant as

Alexander’s appreciable versatility as a weak-side linebacker — paired with the Niners’ elite pass rush

— allowed San Francisco’s defense to be exotic and aggressive.

forward with Alexander out — at least not at the level previously displayed — and the added loss of pass

injuries), Emmanuel Sanders (rib cartilage injury), and Deebo Samuel (shoulder stinger) — the three best pass-catchers

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After Khalil Mack’s shutout, Chuck Pagano must get creative

After Khalil Mack’s shutout, Chuck Pagano must get creative

Mack got six pass-rush snaps, dropping into coverage five times.

That meant fewer obvious pass rushes for Mack and his teammates.

opportunities other than four times to really rush the passer for anybody, not only him but for our defense

“The challenge that the Bears defense presents is that there’s other guys at other levels of the defense

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'Raiders To Get Win On The Road' Vs. Jets, According To CBS Denver's Michael Spencer

'Raiders To Get Win On The Road' Vs. Jets, According To CBS Denver's Michael Spencer

The Jets’ run defense, allowing just 79.1 yards per game, certainly seems like the real deal as well.

And while the Raiders’ pass rush has only generated 25 sacks so far this season, 10 of them have come

But the Jets can also beat the Raiders, if their dependable run defense holds up, Darnold stays hot and

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Blame the running game for the Patriots’ recent offensive struggles

Blame the running game for the Patriots’ recent offensive struggles

could fall back on Brady when it needed to, but was primarily to be driven to a seventh title by its defense

But while the defense has absolutely fulfilled that promise, the running game has fallen flat on its

favors to the Pats’ efficiency on early downs or in the red zone, and heap pressure on Brady and his pass

Instead, it’s all too easy for the defense to focus everything on Brady and a receiving corps that isn

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Pelosi, McConnell Trade Digs on Gun Control, USMCA

Pelosi, McConnell Trade Digs on Gun Control, USMCA

And if the House can't pass the trade legislation this year, "there is no way they'll be able to claim

He also pointed out that there has been no agreement from the House for Department of Defense or armed

Read full article: Pelosi, McConnell Trade Digs on Gun Cont...→
Fantasy football: Start Jamison Crowder, Dallas Goedert; Sit Carson Wentz in Week 12

Fantasy football: Start Jamison Crowder, Dallas Goedert; Sit Carson Wentz in Week 12

He has 18 catches for 280 yards and faces a Raiders defense that is weak against the passing game.

and you shouldn't — but with so many woes at wide receiver, Goedert does emerge as a de facto No. 2 pass

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Nancy Pelosi feuds with Mitch McConnell on 2019 agenda amid impeachment inquiry

Nancy Pelosi feuds with Mitch McConnell on 2019 agenda amid impeachment inquiry

If the House cannot pass the USMCA this year, there is no way they’ll be able to claim the people’s business

issue with the lack of agreement from the House on funding for the armed forces and the Department of Defense

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Ntilikina gaining confidence as starter for Knicks

Ntilikina gaining confidence as starter for Knicks

Knicks guard Frank Ntilikina looks to pass the ball against the Hornets during the first half at Madison

What the Knicks want from him is defense, which he has always done, and score when the opportunity arises

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Klobuchar and Buttigieg stand out in tame night for Democrats

Klobuchar and Buttigieg stand out in tame night for Democrats

"No man has a right to raise a hand to a woman in anger, other than in self-defense and that rarely ever

"It couldn't pass the United States Senate now with Democrats, it couldn't pass the House," he said.

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Celtics can’t close the deal against Clippers

Celtics can’t close the deal against Clippers

They dug in on defense and held a team averaging 112.8 points to just 97 in regulation.

The defense on both ends was really outstanding.

Walker received the inbounds pass in the left corner, but the 6-foot guard’s twisting deep trey was knocked

with 34 seconds left, and Smart gave them another life on a spectacular play when he stole a Williams pass

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Miami Commissioners to Cast Final Vote on Whether to Give Themselves Pensions

Miami Commissioners to Cast Final Vote on Whether to Give Themselves Pensions

They keep deferring it, hoping to pass it under the radar during the holidays while nobody's paying attention

Hardemon, a criminal defense attorney, said he has witnessed the sentencing of people who have "stabbed

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U.S. military may be forced into open-ended deployment to counter Iran

U.S. military may be forced into open-ended deployment to counter Iran

precision, the U.S. military could be forced to maintain a large force in the region with air and missile defense

additional 14,000 troops to the Middle East, with two squadrons of fighter aircraft, and air and missile defense

Almost one third of all global oil and petroleum product exports pass through the narrow Strait of Hormuz

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Tom Brady should decide whether Antonio Brown returns to the Patriots, says Stephen A. Smith

Tom Brady should decide whether Antonio Brown returns to the Patriots, says Stephen A. Smith

"When it comes to Tom Brady, you are going after the Super Bowl, specifically because your defense is

didn't lead the team in touchdown passes—wide receiver Julian Edelman threw New England's only touchdown pass

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AP: Catholic Church boards reviewing sex abuse fail victims

AP: Catholic Church boards reviewing sex abuse fail victims

When a victim in Florida went before a board, a church defense attorney there grilled him about his abuse

Bishops have appointed church defense attorneys and top aides to boards.

Then the church's defense attorney started pelting questions: Did he remember the color of the bath houses

' Dead priests there commonly get a pass, even if their victims are still suffering, and cases against

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Democratic debate: Joe Biden says we need to ‘keep punching’ at domestic violence

Democratic debate: Joe Biden says we need to ‘keep punching’ at domestic violence

Biden said he’s authored the original Violence Against Women Act and that its reauthorization needs to pass

“No man has a right to raise a hand to a woman in anger, other than self-defense and that rarely ever

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Freshman Domingos Gomes leads Burke to soccer final in 3-1 win over Cohasset

Freshman Domingos Gomes leads Burke to soccer final in 3-1 win over Cohasset

The Skippers got six of nine corners in the second half, but the defense played them perfectly.

In the first half, Burke opened the scoring in the fifth minute as Ndione took a pass from Gomes right

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Cowboys’ Michael Bennett on return to face Patriots: ‘It’s never personal’

Cowboys’ Michael Bennett on return to face Patriots: ‘It’s never personal’

He never quite fit well with a dominant Patriots defense, with others on the line outplaying him, and

the Cowboys needed a pass rusher.

In Dallas, Bennett has experienced something of a revival and is playing a significant role on the defense

, where Belichick said he’s playing mostly on sub-three techniques and in pass rushing situations.

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In reversal, Seoul to keep Japan military intelligence pact

In reversal, Seoul to keep Japan military intelligence pact

The two countries have struggled to deal with North Korea's nuclear threat while squabbling over defense

Defense Secretary Mark Esper said the agreement allows fast and effective information exchanges between

The agreement, which complemented a three-way 2014 deal that allowed Seoul and Tokyo to pass information

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Hopkins has 2 TDs, Texans beat Colts 20-17 to top AFC South

Houston's defense stepped up after that, forcing a punt on the next drive before stopping the Colts (

There were about 8 minutes left in the second when Kenny Moore tipped a pass from Watson and intercepted

half when Watson avoided the rush and found Hopkins wide open in the end zone for a 35-yard touchdown pass

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Colorado prep football playoff games to watch in Week 13

Colorado prep football playoff games to watch in Week 13

beat the state’s most explosive passing attack (386.9 yards per game) facing the state’s stingiest defense

A Bruins pass rush led by Delonte Dickey (9.0 sacks, 7.0 tackles for loss) will make him earn it.

season began with a 23-13 upset of Pomona in Week 1 — a game that turned on Nicco Marchiol’s 80-yard TD pass

Eaglecrest QB Max Marsh had a hand in four TDs in the win, including the game-winning TD pass to Jalen

The disruptive Ralston Valley defense (31 turnovers, 80 tackles for loss) is next, with Mustangs senior

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Kiszla: These aren’t your grandfather’s run-and-fun Nuggets. Can Denver win NBA championship with defense?

Can Denver win NBA championship with defense?

If he has a pass, he’s going to make a pass. When he wants to score, he’s going to score.

Nuggets coach Michael Malone referred to the scrambling, doubling defense against the Beard, who got

Defense.

Yes, defense wins championships.

To win the West, the Nuggets will need more than clamp-down defense.

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Presto’s college football picks: Navy plays for postseason, Maryland for pride | WTOP

They were shut out Labor Day Weekend by a Syracuse defense that would cough up 104 points in its next

The Cavaliers’ defense started strong but has surrendered an average of 29 points in its last three games

Defense may take the day off in College Park; Nebraska’s allowed 35 points per game during their slide

The Panthers bring a decent defense to Blacksburg, leading the ACC in stopping the run (only 2.8 yards

They’re last in the AAC and 124th nationally in stopping the pass.

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Surging Ravens Visit LA Rams for Monday Night Showdown

Surging Ravens Visit LA Rams for Monday Night Showdown

"You can play defense great and be perfect, but he's the X factor, and you can't get down when he does

Jared Goff is hoping to have all four of the Rams' top receivers and both of his pass-catching tight

"They are different enough to give the defense some issues with their different styles and how they run

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The saving grace of the Redskins’ disastrous season? The games end quickly.

The saving grace of the Redskins’ disastrous season? The games end quickly.

“It sends a message,” he said after taking over for former coach Jay Gruden, his famously pass-happy

Opponents putting together lengthy drives on the team’s porous defense exacerbates that stat.

Read full article: The saving grace of the Redskins’ disast...→
High school football semifinals: Games to watch this weekend

High school football semifinals: Games to watch this weekend

If the defense isn’t as good as last year, it’s getting close.

BVAL MVP in the Pittsburg game as he was a force on Liberty’s defensive line, an endless motor for a defense

It’s possible the Padres won’t have to try anything out of the ordinary if a defense led by end Nusi

Both Encinal and De Anza have speed and athleticism, and both play defense.

going to wow opponents with their offense — 265 yards per game, evenly divided between the run and pass

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Eagles Fans Can Thank Seahawks For Legend Of Nick Foles

Eagles Fans Can Thank Seahawks For Legend Of Nick Foles

In a 27-24 overtime win at previously unbeaten San Francisco before the bye, Seattle’s pass rush finally

Jarran Reed, Quinton Jefferson and even Shaquem Griffin caused issues for San Francisco’s pass protection

He may not get a ton of snaps as Seattle has used its base defense a surprising amount this season, even

Read full article: Eagles Fans Can Thank Seahawks For Legen...→

‘We Build the Wall’ Lands in South Texas, Vilifies Priest and Butterfly Refuge

Treviño-Wright, and Father Roy Snipes, a local Catholic priest—took to the Rio Grande in Snipes’ boat to pass

Snipes, a beloved figure in the border town of Mission known for his love of Lone Star beer and vocal defense

assured me that the new fence—which will have roughly five-inch gaps between fence posts to let water pass—won

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2020 Daily Trail Markers: The state of play in South Carolina, 100 days out from the primary

2020 Daily Trail Markers: The state of play in South Carolina, 100 days out from the primary

want us to take action to halt the effects of climate change, end our students' loan debt crisis, and pass

They are counting on us to pass paid family and medical leave, raise the minimum wage, and fight the

members and the chairman of Palantir, a data technology company that has been awarded major government defense

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Jared Goff, Rams face another week of change going into Monday night Ravens game

Jared Goff, Rams face another week of change going into Monday night Ravens game

’ll have one of his key receivers, or how well his young offensive line will handle a game of heavy pass

blocking against the Baltimore Ravens’ surging defense.

Peters’ frequent interceptions are a product of a gambling style of pass coverage, something of which

uncertainty about the Rams’ passing game is the offensive line, shaken up by recent injuries, facing a Ravens defense

practice-squad quarterback John Wolford is playing the role of Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson when the Rams defense

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Dems could draft 4 articles of impeachment, GOP plans for full Senate trial, sources say

Dems could draft 4 articles of impeachment, GOP plans for full Senate trial, sources say

However, the House theoretically could pass articles of impeachment, but delay a vote to send them to

In the Senate, impeachment procedures would allow witnesses to be called by the president's defense lawyers

The White House has signaled it will mount an aggressive defense

Read full article: Dems could draft 4 articles of impeachme...→
‘Nobody cares anymore:’ Lions-Redskins could be peak apathy | WTOP

‘Nobody cares anymore:’ Lions-Redskins could be peak apathy | WTOP

Detroit ranks 30th in the NFL in defense, giving up 412.8 yards per game, and against the pass and on

Read full article: ‘Nobody cares anymore:’ Lions-Redskins c...→
Michigan looking to continue dominance over Hoosiers

Michigan looking to continue dominance over Hoosiers

Michigan's pass defense. Ramsey has played well in place of the oft-injured Michael Penix Jr.

His pass efficiency rating (157.3) is third in the Big Ten.

But his worst game of the season came against the Buckeyes, the league's top-rated pass defense.

The Wolverines defense has allowed 228 yards and 11.4 points per game in the last seven contests. ...

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OANN White House correspondent implies in deleted tweet that Hill and Vindman aren't Americans, despite the fact they are

"Fiona Hill with that Prince Andrew accent, and 'Defense Minister' Vindman from the Ukraine..." she wrote

the worst, most xenophobic, embarrassing take I have ever seen from someone who actually has a press pass

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Kurtenbach: The 49ers could ask Jimmy Garoppolo to do the toughest thing in football

Kurtenbach: The 49ers could ask Jimmy Garoppolo to do the toughest thing in football

But now, at an impressive but increasingly mortal 9-1, that defense doesn’t look nearly as dominant as

Alexander’s appreciable versatility as a weak-side linebacker — paired with the Niners’ elite pass rush

— allowed San Francisco’s defense to be exotic and aggressive.

forward with Alexander out — at least not at the level previously displayed — and the added loss of pass

injuries), Emmanuel Sanders (rib cartilage injury), and Deebo Samuel (shoulder stinger) — the three best pass-catchers

Read full article: Kurtenbach: The 49ers could ask Jimmy Ga...→
Gophers football vs. Northwestern: How to watch and who has the edge?

Gophers football vs. Northwestern: How to watch and who has the edge?

Northwestern defense.

Northwestern defense: Morgan is 13-3 in 16 consecutive starts dating back to October 2018, while Kramer

Northwestern’s defense is its strength, allowing only 23.5 points a game (40th in the nation).

They are better against the pass than the run.

Gophers defense vs.

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After Khalil Mack’s shutout, Chuck Pagano must get creative

After Khalil Mack’s shutout, Chuck Pagano must get creative

Mack got six pass-rush snaps, dropping into coverage five times.

That meant fewer obvious pass rushes for Mack and his teammates.

opportunities other than four times to really rush the passer for anybody, not only him but for our defense

“The challenge that the Bears defense presents is that there’s other guys at other levels of the defense

Read full article: After Khalil Mack’s shutout, Chuck Pagan...→
How Stephen Curry influenced Luka Doncic and a new generation of scorers

How Stephen Curry influenced Luka Doncic and a new generation of scorers

more than Doncic’s fellow 2018 draft selection Trae Young, who studied Curry’s games via NBA League Pass

Trae Young is not interested in Jamal Murray’s defense pic.twitter.com/OJieeIQmgA

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'Raiders To Get Win On The Road' Vs. Jets, According To CBS Denver's Michael Spencer

'Raiders To Get Win On The Road' Vs. Jets, According To CBS Denver's Michael Spencer

The Jets’ run defense, allowing just 79.1 yards per game, certainly seems like the real deal as well.

And while the Raiders’ pass rush has only generated 25 sacks so far this season, 10 of them have come

But the Jets can also beat the Raiders, if their dependable run defense holds up, Darnold stays hot and

Read full article: 'Raiders To Get Win On The Road' Vs. Jet...→
'Like The Raiders To Get Win On The Road,' Says CBS Denver's Michael Spencer

'Like The Raiders To Get Win On The Road,' Says CBS Denver's Michael Spencer

His 23-32, 338-yard, two-touchdown performance brought hope, which the New England Patriots defense stepped

The Jets’ run defense, allowing just 79.1 yards per game, certainly seems like the real deal as well.

And while the Raiders’ pass rush has only generated 25 sacks so far this season, 10 of them have come

Read full article: 'Like The Raiders To Get Win On The Road...→
Blame the running game for the Patriots’ recent offensive struggles

Blame the running game for the Patriots’ recent offensive struggles

could fall back on Brady when it needed to, but was primarily to be driven to a seventh title by its defense

But while the defense has absolutely fulfilled that promise, the running game has fallen flat on its

favors to the Pats’ efficiency on early downs or in the red zone, and heap pressure on Brady and his pass

Instead, it’s all too easy for the defense to focus everything on Brady and a receiving corps that isn

Read full article: Blame the running game for the Patriots’...→
Jets rookie Williams struggling to put up stats

Jets rookie Williams struggling to put up stats

being physical, he’s trying to stalemate or get movement and pushback, getting other guys free in the pass-rush

Williams’ defense is they play different positions.

show it, but Raiders coach Jon Gruden said Williams is a main reason the Jets have the NFL’s No. 1 run defense

“They’re the No. 1 rushing defense in football and he’s the reason why,” Gruden said on a conference

Read full article: Jets rookie Williams struggling to put u...→
Pelosi, McConnell Trade Digs on Gun Control, USMCA

Pelosi, McConnell Trade Digs on Gun Control, USMCA

And if the House can't pass the trade legislation this year, "there is no way they'll be able to claim

He also pointed out that there has been no agreement from the House for Department of Defense or armed

Read full article: Pelosi, McConnell Trade Digs on Gun Cont...→
The one Knicks fear hanging over David Fizdale’s job status

The one Knicks fear hanging over David Fizdale’s job status

Knox put up three points and had one nice assist on a bomb pass to Dennis Smith Jr. for a layup.

mid-range jumpers and banged in two 3-pointers on four attempts — not to mention his ferocious play on defense

The Knicks are ranked 22nd in the NBA in 3-point defense, allowing a 36.3 conversion percentage.

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Fantasy football: Start Jamison Crowder, Dallas Goedert; Sit Carson Wentz in Week 12

Fantasy football: Start Jamison Crowder, Dallas Goedert; Sit Carson Wentz in Week 12

He has 18 catches for 280 yards and faces a Raiders defense that is weak against the passing game.

and you shouldn't — but with so many woes at wide receiver, Goedert does emerge as a de facto No. 2 pass

Read full article: Fantasy football: Start Jamison Crowder,...→
#8 Penn State Vs. #2 Ohio State: 'Penn State Needs Best Performance Of Season On Defense' Says 247Sports' Tyler Donohue

. #2 Ohio State: 'Penn State Needs Best Performance Of Season On Defense' Says 247Sports' Tyler Donohue

“The concerning part is, a lot of times, it hasn’t really been a contested pass.

“There has been a lack of a defensive pass rush.

“If this defense is not able to take a step forward and shake off some of the issues it has had, I just

“If we don’t see Penn State deliver perhaps its best performance of the season on defense, certainly

But, it will be tough sledding against an Ohio State defense that has allowed just 90.4 yards per game

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Nancy Pelosi feuds with Mitch McConnell on 2019 agenda amid impeachment inquiry

Nancy Pelosi feuds with Mitch McConnell on 2019 agenda amid impeachment inquiry

If the House cannot pass the USMCA this year, there is no way they’ll be able to claim the people’s business

issue with the lack of agreement from the House on funding for the armed forces and the Department of Defense

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Derrick Gunn's Top NFL Games to Watch in Week 12

Derrick Gunn's Top NFL Games to Watch in Week 12

That's not good for a porous Texans pass defense.

While the boys can rack up the points they must figure out a solid patriots defense that leads the league

The big question is how will the packers Swiss cheese defense plug the holes to slow down a lethal niners

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Ntilikina gaining confidence as starter for Knicks

Ntilikina gaining confidence as starter for Knicks

Knicks guard Frank Ntilikina looks to pass the ball against the Hornets during the first half at Madison

What the Knicks want from him is defense, which he has always done, and score when the opportunity arises

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Week 12 NFL picks

Week 12 NFL picks

Certainly, the Eagles have some things going for them, notably their improved pass rush and secondary

please note that they are 10.5-point underdogs to a 4-6 team that is now also missing its best player on defense

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Klobuchar and Buttigieg stand out in tame night for Democrats

Klobuchar and Buttigieg stand out in tame night for Democrats

"No man has a right to raise a hand to a woman in anger, other than in self-defense and that rarely ever

"It couldn't pass the United States Senate now with Democrats, it couldn't pass the House," he said.

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High school football semifinals: Games to watch this weekend

High school football semifinals: Games to watch this weekend

If the defense isn’t as good as last year, it’s getting close.

It’s possible the Padres won’t have to try anything out of the ordinary if a defense led by end Nusi

Tackle Jamal Boyd, linebacker Nelson Suisala and LB/safety Albert Taufui lead the Hayward defense.

Both Encinal and De Anza have speed and athleticism, and both play defense.

going to wow opponents with their offense — 265 yards per game, evenly divided between the run and pass

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Celtics can’t close the deal against Clippers

Celtics can’t close the deal against Clippers

They dug in on defense and held a team averaging 112.8 points to just 97 in regulation.

The defense on both ends was really outstanding.

Walker received the inbounds pass in the left corner, but the 6-foot guard’s twisting deep trey was knocked

with 34 seconds left, and Smart gave them another life on a spectacular play when he stole a Williams pass

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Nate Gerry: 'It Hurts Me Deep Down'

Nate Gerry: 'It Hurts Me Deep Down'

Six plays later, Julian Edelman's TD pass to Phillip Dorsett gave the Patriots their only touchdown.

He's 7th on the defense is snaps but 4th in tackles.

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Miami Commissioners to Cast Final Vote on Whether to Give Themselves Pensions

Miami Commissioners to Cast Final Vote on Whether to Give Themselves Pensions

They keep deferring it, hoping to pass it under the radar during the holidays while nobody's paying attention

Hardemon, a criminal defense attorney, said he has witnessed the sentencing of people who have "stabbed

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Catholic Boards Reviewing Sex Abuse Fail Victims

Catholic Boards Reviewing Sex Abuse Fail Victims

Bishops have appointed church defense attorneys and top aides to boards.

Dead priests there commonly get a pass, even if their victims are still suffering, and cases against

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U.S. military may be forced into open-ended deployment to counter Iran

U.S. military may be forced into open-ended deployment to counter Iran

precision, the U.S. military could be forced to maintain a large force in the region with air and missile defense

additional 14,000 troops to the Middle East, with two squadrons of fighter aircraft, and air and missile defense

Almost one third of all global oil and petroleum product exports pass through the narrow Strait of Hormuz

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How the Patriots can jump-start their offense with two quick fixes

How the Patriots can jump-start their offense with two quick fixes

So here it is: Run more often from light personnel groupings and pass more often from heavier ones.

When they pass from 11 personnel, the Patriots rank 12th in the league by Expected Points Added (EPA)

You could be defending a pass-catching running back one play, a fullback, then a tight end on another

“With all the defensive backs the defense usually uses against it, (pre-snap calls) can change and that

This season, it ought to flow through this idea: Run when you show pass. Pass when you show run.

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Tom Brady should decide whether Antonio Brown returns to the Patriots, says Stephen A. Smith

Tom Brady should decide whether Antonio Brown returns to the Patriots, says Stephen A. Smith

"When it comes to Tom Brady, you are going after the Super Bowl, specifically because your defense is

didn't lead the team in touchdown passes—wide receiver Julian Edelman threw New England's only touchdown pass

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Shaquem Griffin grateful for chance at new role as edge rusher with Seahawks

Shaquem Griffin grateful for chance at new role as edge rusher with Seahawks

Griffin notes that in his role as a pass rusher, the goal is to run by the offensive linemen and not

and another on a play nullified by a penalty) came in a game in which the Seahawks played the best defense

with the season on the line, and the Seahawks looking for anything they could find to rejuvenate a defense

That spot calls for some pass rushing and coverage.

“It was amazing,’’ Griffin said of finally seeing some significant playing time on defense.”It was a

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AP: Catholic Church boards reviewing sex abuse fail victims

AP: Catholic Church boards reviewing sex abuse fail victims

When a victim in Florida went before a board, a church defense attorney there grilled him about his abuse

Bishops have appointed church defense attorneys and top aides to boards.

Then the church's defense attorney started pelting questions: Did he remember the color of the bath houses

' Dead priests there commonly get a pass, even if their victims are still suffering, and cases against

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PHOTOS: Denver Nuggets defeat Houston Rockets 105-95

PHOTOS: Denver Nuggets defeat Houston Rockets 105-95

Russell Westbrook (0) of the Houston Rockets pass as Nikola Jokic (15) of the Denver Nuggets closes in

charging Nikola Jokic (15) of the Denver Nuggets as Paul Millsap (4) and Torrey Craig (3) add help defense

DENVER, CO - NOVEMBER 20: Clint Capela (15) of the Houston Rockets blocks a pass by Jerami Grant (9)

Harden entered the game averaging a league best 39.2 points per game, but was held to 27 as the Denver defense

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Democratic debate: Joe Biden says we need to ‘keep punching’ at domestic violence

Democratic debate: Joe Biden says we need to ‘keep punching’ at domestic violence

Biden said he’s authored the original Violence Against Women Act and that its reauthorization needs to pass

“No man has a right to raise a hand to a woman in anger, other than self-defense and that rarely ever

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IE Varsity’s CIF Southern Section football semifinal previews

IE Varsity’s CIF Southern Section football semifinal previews

taking the final lead when Frankie Castillo made a leaping catch in the end zone for a 35-yard touchdown pass

Nathan O’Rourke leads the defense with 132 tackles.

Monte is a heavily run-dominant offense, In fact, the Lions have more rushing touchdowns (66) than pass

Julian Castaneda leads Ramona’s defense with 105 tackles.

Julian Medina has thrown 27 touchdown pass, eight coming in the team’s two playoff games.

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Freshman Domingos Gomes leads Burke to soccer final in 3-1 win over Cohasset

Freshman Domingos Gomes leads Burke to soccer final in 3-1 win over Cohasset

The Skippers got six of nine corners in the second half, but the defense played them perfectly.

In the first half, Burke opened the scoring in the fifth minute as Ndione took a pass from Gomes right

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Wednesday at Raiders HQ: Derek Carr reminisces about first start vs. Jets

Wednesday at Raiders HQ: Derek Carr reminisces about first start vs. Jets

The game book shows Carr throwing a pass to fullback Marcel Reece for no gain.

The game book shows Carr throwing a 12-yard touchdown pass to Rod Streater for a 12-yard touchdown and

The game book shows Carr throwing a 30-yard touchdown pass to James Jones.

“I still have the football that was my first touchdown (pass).

The Jets, who were very good defensively in 2014, are a handful on defense in 2019 despite a 3-7 record

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Cowboys’ Michael Bennett on return to face Patriots: ‘It’s never personal’

Cowboys’ Michael Bennett on return to face Patriots: ‘It’s never personal’

He never quite fit well with a dominant Patriots defense, with others on the line outplaying him, and

the Cowboys needed a pass rusher.

In Dallas, Bennett has experienced something of a revival and is playing a significant role on the defense

, where Belichick said he’s playing mostly on sub-three techniques and in pass rushing situations.

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