The Pittsburgh Steelers drafted Alabama RB Najee Harris in the first round in part because they believed he could be the next Derrick Henry. After this stiff arm from Harris, it looks like they may have been right on the money.
In the first half of today’s game against the Las Vegas Raiders, Harris took the ball up the right sideline and came face-to-face with a Raiders defender. That Raiders player quickly regretted trying to tackle Harris high.
Harris stuck out his left arm shoved the defender away like he was pushing over a rack of clothing. The defender was turned completely onto his back as Harris kept running with the ball.
Harris was eventually tackled and taken down. But not before a big gain.
Najee Harris was a dominating force at Alabama between 2019 and 2020. Last year he finished
Sunday’s regular season finale between the Golden State Warriors and the Memphis Grizzlies quickly turned into the Steph Curry show late in the fourth quarter, as the 33-year-old sharpshooter closed out his team’s campaign on a high note.
With the No. 8 seed in the Western Conference on the line, Curry’s Warriors held off a late run from Dillon Brooks and the Grizzlies to snag the 113-101 victory. The win clinched the 8-seed for Golden State and sent Memphis back home for a date with the San Antonio Spurs on Wednesday in the first game of the play-in tournament.
Curry proved to be the Warriors guiding light on Sunday, scoring 31 second half points to lock up the win. Two of his career-high 22 three-point attempts came in the final two minutes and proved to be daggers to the Grizzlies comeback.
The UFC closed out its 2020 pay-per-view events with a fight card that suffered from several title bouts dropping off, but which delivered when it came to action come fight time.
There were numerous candidates for the UFC 256 performance bonuses, including both the Fight of the Night honors and the Performance of the Night awards, for which fighters receive a $50,000 bonus.
Performance of the Night: Kevin Holland
Middleweight contender Kevin Holland continued raging through 2020 with his fifth victory of the year at UFC 256.
Fighting off of his back, Holland knocked out Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza less than two minutes into their main card bout, earning a Performance of the Night bonus.
“(Holland) destroyed Jacare from his back. Very, very impressive. I was blown away with him tonight,” UFC president Dana White said at the post-fight press