Rose Lavelle returning to Cincinnati, with a goal and 3 assists in the United States 8–0 victory over Paraguay. Alex Morgan scoring a hat trick, Catarina Macario had two goals, and Sophia Smith had a goal in the starting lineup. Carli Lloyd coming off the bench in the second half scoring a goal. There were seven changes in tonight’s lineup. The younger players such as Smith, Andi Sullivan, and Macario got on the score sheets in these past two matches.

The next two matches are against South Korea in October. The match sites are in Kansas City, Missouri, and St.Paul…

Here are my NFL Week 3 picks.

Carolina beat Houston

Pittsburgh beat Cincinnati

Buffalo beat Washington

Cleveland beat Chicago

Baltimore beat Detroit

Arizona beat Jacksonville

Kansas City beat LA Chargers

New England beat New Orleans

New York Giants beat Atlanta

Tennessee beat Indianapolis

Denver beat NY Jets

Las Vegas beat Miami

Tampa Bay beat LA Rams

Seattle beat Minnesota

San Francisco beat Green Bay

Dallas beat Philadelphia

The Steelers running game was again non existent and the defense suffered some injuries. T.J. Watt injured his groin in the second quarter and that hurt the Steelers in the second half. Tyson Alualu suffered an broken ankle and will be out between 6 to 8 weeks. Joe Haden and Devin Bush were inactive due to injuries. The defense was are shorthanded before the game. The Steelers shutdown the Raider running game but Derek Carr threw for 382 yards and 2 touchdowns. The Steelers offense was Ben Roethlisberger throwing for 295 yards and 2 touchdowns. Najee Harris rushed for 38…

Carli Lloyd had an amazing night with 5 goals in the United States 9–0 rout of Paraguay. The first team that the United States would play after getting the bronze medal in Summer Olympics last month in Tokyo would have a tough evening. It was the United States from start to finish. There were other players who made an impact. Lynn Williams and Tobin Heath would both score goals. Mallory Pugh who is doing well in the NWSL had three assists. Andi Sullivan had two goals. There is another match against Paraguay on Tuesday at TQL Stadium in Cincinnati, Ohio…

Today, T.J. Watt had a good game when the Pittsburgh Steelers defeated the Buffalo Bills 23 to 16. He caused a fumble and had two sacks against the Bills. On Thursday, Watt signed for a 4-year extension for $112 million dollars. Watt’s contract will pay him 28 million dollars for the next four years. He will get 80 million dollars guaranteed, and it didn’t affect his performance today.

The Steelers made a smart decision getting Watt his contract extended. They need Watt to help the team get to the Super Bowl. Other players will have to be signed in the off-season. They will worry about that after this season. Now they are getting ready for the Las Vegas Raiders next Sunday afternoon.

The Steelers offense had a tough start in the first half. They could not move the ball against Buffalo’s defense. The offense in the second half got it in gear. Ben Roethlisberger was throwing well and it was 188 yards, plus a touchdown to Dionate Johnson. Najee Harris had a tough game in his NFL debut rushing for 45 yards. The offensive line had a slow start with the running game, and gave up two sacks. Juju Smith Schuster had a good second half with 4 catches for 52 yards.

The defense was great the whole game, with T.J Watt…

Here are my picks for NFL Week 2.

NY Giants beat Washington

Chicago beat Cincinnati

Cleveland beat Houston

LA Rams beat Indianapolis

Miami beat Buffalo

New England beat NY Jets

San Francisco beat Philadelphia

Pittsburgh beat Las Vegas

Jacksonville beat Denver

Arizona beat Minnesota

Tampa Bay beat Atlanta

LA Chargers beat Dallas

Seattle beat Tennessee

Kansas City beat Baltimore

Green Bay beat Detroit

Here are my NFL Week 1 picks.

Tampa Bay beat Dallas

Carolina beat NY Jets

Pittsburgh beat Buffalo

Jacksonville beat Houston

Tennessee beat Arizona

Green Bay beat New Orleans

Washington beat LA Chargers

Seattle beat Indianapolis

NY Giants beat Denver

San Francisco beat Detroit

Miami beat New England

Atlanta beat Philadelphia

Kansas City beat Cleveland

LA Rams beat Chicago

Baltimore beat Las Vegas

I am writing this blog after attending the 2020 Pro Football Hall of Fame induction ceremony last Saturday night. Also, I was watching the Tokyo Olympics for the past two weeks. These two events were postponed for a year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. I wanted to be in the sports media, and longing to be where the action is. Instead, it was the most miserable year of my life. I was watching events with little or no fans in the arenas and stadiums. I usually go to a Steelers and Penguins game, but the Penguins game I was supposed…

The year 2020 was testing people's willingness to discuss serious issues like social justice. Mental health was another issue and during the Summer Olympics, one athlete was dealing it in front of the world. Simone Biles was supposed to be winning multiple gold medals in gymnastics. Biles had a tough landing on the vault during practice for the team competition. Biles was dropping out of the team and all-around competitions. The United States would get a silver medal in the team competition. Biles would return for the balance beam and getting a bronze medal.

Biles was dealing with the twisties…

Rob Layton

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