On the weekend the Seattle Seahawks honored their past, their performance on the field looked like the height of their run a decade ago. An offense that leaned on a strong run game. A convincing second-half effort after a shaky start. And a frenzied crowd that caused problems for the opponent.
Top Fuel’s Doug Kalitta stayed undefeated in the NHRA Countdown to the Championship playoffs, picking up his second straight win on Sunday at zMAX Dragway in Concord and moving into the points lead for the first time in three years at the history-making Betway NHRA Carolina Nationals.
Jakorey Hawkins returned a blocked punt 62 yards for a touchdown with less than two minutes to play, Wrook Brown made an interception at the 6-yard line with 12 seconds left and Wyoming edged Appalachian State 22-19 on Saturday night.
And I won’t back down. Charlotte’s defense stood tall against the 25th-ranked Gators on Tom Petty night and Jalon Jones energized the offense late in the first half but Charlotte fell on the road, 22-7.
NASCAR Cup Series driver Michael McDowell, alongside 30 local elementary students from five area schools, helped Charlotte Motor Speedway staff prepare for the upcoming Bank of America ROVAL™ 400 weekend by painting “turtles” at America’s Home for Racing on Monday.
Notre Dame had started the season with little on-field stress and even less drama. That’s one reason why coach Marcus Freeman was so pleased with the way his 10th-ranked Fighting Irish responded to playing on the road in the fourth quarter of a tight game.