From the archive: Moe knew what nobody else knew—how to hit the ball exactly, positively where he wanted it to go. So why was he so unappreciated?
Posted: April 1, 2020, 12:20 pm
Chris Godwin apparently gave Tom Brady his No. 12 jersey for free, but the new Bucs QB still found a way to thank his top wide receiver.
Posted: April 1, 2020, 12:15 pm
"Fast arms, slow hands" might seem counter-intuitive to making better contact, but it's key to hitting solid shots
Posted: April 1, 2020, 12:00 pm
Wimbledon looks certain to be scrapped for the first time since World War II by tournament chiefs on Wednesday as the coronavirus wreaks further havoc on the global sporting calendar. The cancellation of the only grasscourt Grand Slam tournament at the All England Club would leave the tennis season in disarray after the French Open was controversially moved and all events cancelled until June 7. Wimbledon, in leafy southwest London, is due to run for two weeks from June 29, with Novak Djokovic and Simona Halep set to defend their singles titles.
Posted: April 1, 2020, 9:52 am
Nepotism is as much a part of the NFL as is the league's ubiquitous shield. And the franchise that has dominated the NFL for much of the past two decades has a clear and obvious nepotism situation playing out in plain sight. Steve Belichick, the 32-year-old son of legendary Patriots coach Bill Belichick, has emerged [more]
Posted: April 1, 2020, 9:18 am
Ravens tight end Mark Andrews wasn't happy to see fellow tight end Hayden Hurst traded from Baltimore to Atlanta last month. Andrews told the Baltimore Sun that Hurst is “one of my best friends,” and that he didn't want to see him go. “I think, first of all, it was kind of a shock for [more]
Posted: April 1, 2020, 8:36 am
The world in 1919 was hardly a place for fun and games. A war like no other had ravaged Europe, killing untold millions and leaving the continent devastated. The Spanish Flu pandemic was waning but still wreaking its horrors, with some 50 million people dead worldwide, including 675,000 in the United States.
Posted: April 1, 2020, 6:26 am
Who is the best college football team of all-time?
Posted: April 1, 2020, 4:09 am
Which NBA team was the best of all time? Vote on it in our Best Ever bracket series.
Posted: April 1, 2020, 4:09 am
Fan vote determines which teams advance to the NFL's ultimate final four.
Posted: April 1, 2020, 4:09 am
Which college basketball team put together the best season ever? Vote on it in our Best Ever bracket series.
Posted: April 1, 2020, 4:08 am
Which MLB team put together the best season ever? Vote on it in our Best Ever bracket series.
Posted: April 1, 2020, 4:08 am
As we await Major League Baseball's report on the Red Sox alleged sign-stealing from their 2018 championship season, MLB does not want the notes from its interviews with Red Sox - and Houston Astros - personnel used in a current trial involving those allegations, The Athletic reports.
Posted: April 1, 2020, 4:03 am
An ex-Baltimore Ravens scout revealed then-Cleveland Browns coach Bill Belichick's 1991 offensive blueprint in which he details what he looks for in a quarterback. He appears to have eventually found one that fit the description.
Posted: April 1, 2020, 2:47 am
Jason Kipnis aired some of his grievances over the challenges players will have getting back into game shape after a long layoff.
Posted: April 1, 2020, 2:26 am
Tom Brady missed Rob Gronkowski last season. The two combined for 7,786 yards before the tight end retired. Brady, who signed with the Buccaneers last week, now has former first-round draft choice O.J. Howard as his tight end. The Bucs had Howard on the trade block last year. Now, Howard has fallen into the best [more]
Posted: April 1, 2020, 2:19 am
After a nine-win improvement last season, much is expected of the 49ers heading into 2020.
Posted: April 1, 2020, 1:20 am
Because of coronavirus outbreak, James van Riemsdyk sees possible 'unique opportunity' for NHL playoffs
James van Riemsdyk sees a possible "unique opportunity" for the NHL and its playoff format as the coronavirus outbreak continues to push back the 2019-20 season. By Jordan Hall
Posted: April 1, 2020, 12:17 am
The Steelers don't have a first-round draft choice this year. The last time they didn't make a first-round pick was 1967. Steelers General Manager Kevin Colbert is just fine not having a first-round choice. That's because the team traded its top pick to Miami for safety Minkah Fitzpatrick, who made the Pro Bowl and earned [more]
Posted: April 1, 2020, 12:00 am
Versatile forward Jordan Bruner has reportedly narrowed down his transfer options to Maryland, Alabama and Baylor.
Posted: March 31, 2020, 11:58 pm
The Cleveland Browns plan to sign veteran free agent defensive end Adrian Clayborn to a two-year, $6 million contract, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press on Tuesday. Clayborn, who spent last season with the Atlanta Falcons, has agreed to terms on a deal that includes another $1 million in incentives, said the person who spoke on condition of anonymity because he must still pass a physical. The 31-year-old had four sacks in 15 games last season with the Falcons.
Posted: March 31, 2020, 11:36 pm
The team is looking pretty good at the moment, but could get better.
Posted: March 31, 2020, 11:30 pm
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) -- The Chicago Bears finalized a trade with the Jacksonville Jaguars for 2018 Super Bowl MVP Nick Foles on Tuesday.
Posted: March 31, 2020, 10:52 pm
Emmanuel Sanders' free-agency decision ultimately came down to the top three seeds in the NFC last season.
Posted: March 31, 2020, 10:14 pm
Herbert has been seen as the third QB all offseason, but can that change?
Posted: March 31, 2020, 9:47 pm
The People's Tight End has QB1's back.
Posted: March 31, 2020, 8:59 pm
Scott Pioli has experienced the incredible joys of winning a Super Bowl and the frustration of losing a Super Bowl thanks to Tom Brady. His latest story from Super Bowl LI is a worth a listen for Patriots fans.
Posted: March 31, 2020, 8:29 pm
The best point guard in Celtics history isn't even a debate. Chris Forsberg stacks up the best of the best in C's history, stretching from Bob Cousy to four different All-Stars over the past decade.
Posted: March 31, 2020, 8:25 pm
Michael Jordan made quite the impression on multiple members of the 1986 Celtics with an NBA-record 63-point playoff outburst.
Posted: March 31, 2020, 7:15 pm
Yes, records are made to be broken. But these select few may never be touched again in the history of the NBA.
Posted: March 31, 2020, 6:30 pm
The Bears land two potential starters in Todd McShay's post-free agency 2020 mock draft
Posted: March 31, 2020, 6:20 pm
The PGA Tour's motion to dismiss Hank Haney's lawsuit, first filed last December, has been denied by the Southern District of Florida.
Posted: March 31, 2020, 5:50 pm
Landon Collins, like all of us, has more time to scroll on Twitter these days. So, the safety answered tons of fan questions on Tuesday. Here are all of the best exchanges in one place.
Posted: March 31, 2020, 5:38 pm
Avril uses his own experiences as a free agent to relate to what Clowney is currently going through.
Posted: March 31, 2020, 5:21 pm
Reed had a monster season in the minors in 2015 but could not make the leap
Posted: March 31, 2020, 5:08 pm
Armed with three picks in the first round, the Miami Dolphins are making a run at the No. 1 selection in the 2020 NFL Draft, the Miami Herald reports. The Dolphins are believed to be most interested in LSU quarterback Joe Burrow, the Heisman Trophy winner widely viewed as the top prospect at the position in the draft. Miami has its own draft pick, No. 5, in addition to the 18th and 26th picks.
Posted: March 31, 2020, 4:20 pm
After the Chargers failed to land Tom Brady, they debated acquiring Cam Newton. The debate apparently has been resolved. Colin Cowherd, who has a relationship with the team that dates back to his visit to their war room on the first night of the 2018 draft, tried to make the case on Monday that Newton [more]
Posted: March 31, 2020, 4:10 pm
Jacoby Brissett showed poise last year, taking over the Colts after the surprise retirement of Andrew Luck during the preseason and leading them to a strong start. Likewise, he's going to have to handle another unexpected turn in his career path this season. Via Zak Keefer of TheAthletic.com, Colts coach Frank Reich said he called [more]
Posted: March 31, 2020, 3:27 pm
It will only be a matter of time before Tarleton State realizes they made a mistake hiring Billy Gillispie.
Posted: March 31, 2020, 3:00 pm
The New England Patriots defense has been hit hard by departures in NFL free agency, and one of the best places to replenish talent on that side of the ball is the 2020 NFL Draft.
Posted: March 31, 2020, 2:52 pm
Our Hindsight 2020 series kicks off by looking at some questionable personnel moves that GMs might want to take back. For the Red Sox, John Tomase focuses on 2010, when the Red Sox had to choose between two different Adrians \- and chose the wrong one.
Posted: March 31, 2020, 2:13 pm
Green-reading is not a science, but it helps to use logic. Here's how one of the LPGA's best putters gets her reads
Posted: March 31, 2020, 12:00 pm
At the DraftKings sportsbook, odds are available for the next landing spot for three quarterbacks: Andy Dalton, Cam Newton and Jameis Winston. ** The Jaguars are the only team with odds lower than +1000 (10-to-1) for all three quarterbacks. ** The Chargers and Jaguars sit 1-2 in some order for Newton and Winston.
Posted: March 30, 2020, 10:56 pm
According to a report from Jason La Canfora, the Redskins are reportedly interested in trading down from the No. 2 selection in the draft.
Posted: March 30, 2020, 8:39 pm
Many coaches around college football were ready for new starts. When that will actually happen now is unknown, creating extreme challenges amid this pandemic.
Posted: March 30, 2020, 8:12 pm
Muscular arms don't necessarily lead to increased velocity, but Aroldis Chapman is going to try anyway.
Posted: March 30, 2020, 7:55 pm
The Beavs' 2021 recruiting class starts off with a bang.
Posted: March 30, 2020, 7:47 pm
What if the Eagles don't take a WR in the first round? Dave Zangaro looks at a possible Eagles draft if that happens.
Posted: March 30, 2020, 7:44 pm
Baseball Hall of Famer Joe Torre just sold his New York lake house for $983,000, or $117,000 shy of what he paid for it in 2006.
Posted: March 30, 2020, 7:43 pm
Despite several offseason moves, the Bears have fallen in the latest NFL.com power rankings.
Posted: March 30, 2020, 7:40 pm
"I don't think there's an excuse to try to step over somebody."
Posted: March 30, 2020, 4:15 pm