“Taking what the defense gives me,” the Houston Texans’ 24-year-old quarterback says, though he’s not talking about a game that has made him rich and famous and, if not the league’s most valuable player, his team’s most essential one.
New York Giants cornerback Darnay Holmes playing chess in Los Angeles while he was still a student-athlete at UCLA.Seth Makowsky By Zack Rosenblatt | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com Darnay Holmes is in a meeting room at UCLA, balancing on one foot, a dumbbell in one hand. Pawn to E4. Seth Makowsky makes his move. Holmes […]
The rising star of USA swimming tells Olympic Channel how taking up chess has made him a better swimmer, and why many early critics of his unique methods have now turned into supporters.
CB Darnay Holmes is always one move ahead
The Texans superstar can diagram a play at a moment’s notice, he’s taken up chess to calm his mind in the huddle and he just might be the NFL’s best QB—if his team can keep him standing.
ESPN UCLA features POISON PAWN and Seth Makowsky in SEPTEMBER GAME VS CINCY
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ESPN UCLA Poison Pawn September Game Va. Cincy
Joshua Kelley anticipated his move as he studied the game footage. The linebackers plugged the openings created by the offensive line, producing a conundrum for the running back. Should he cut outside? Crash into the middle of the line? Charge toward a hole that hadn’t materialized? Kelley, UCLA’s star tailback, felt as if he knew what to […]
UCLA running back Joshua Kelley gives interviews at the Pac-12 media day Wednesday, July 24, 2019 in Hollywood, CA. (Photo by David Crane, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG)