10 most athletic players in the NFL

New England Patriots safety Nate Ebner called Terrelle Pryor one of the best athletes he’s ever faced, which got us thinking. Who are the top 10 athletic players in the NFL? Despite Pryor becoming the first player to have at least 120 receiving yards, at least 30 passing yards, and at least 20 rushing yards in a single […]

Zach Randolph to come off the bench for Grizzlies this season

Zach Randolph has been a starter for most of his 16-year career, but first-year Memphis Grizzlies coach David Fizdale announced Wednesday that Randolph will come off the bench this season. “Zach’s coming off the bench this year,” Fizdale told reporters after practice Wednesday, according to Tim MacMahon of “We’ve talked about it. He’s been incredible […]

Jimmy Garoppolo cost Patriots by not starting vs Bills

Sunday’s 16-0 beating at the hands of the Buffalo Bills might have been avoided if Jimmy Garoppolo had been playing quarterback for the New England Patriots instead of an injured Jacoby Brissett. It was reported Friday by WEEI that Garoppolo, who suffered a sprained AC joint in his throwing shoulder two weeks ago, would be […]

John Harbaugh regrets not forcing Raiders to kick field goal in fourth quarter

After stopping the Oakland Raiders on third down in the fourth quarter of a tight game Sunday, John Harbaugh made a decision that might have cost the Baltimore Ravens four points. Instead of forcing Sebastian Janikowski to kick what would’ve been a 42-yard field goal on 4th-and-1, Harbaugh accepted a 16-yard unnecessary roughness penalty that set up a 3rd-and-17 […]

Paxton Lynch throws first career TD pass (VIDEO)

Rookie quarterback Paxton Lynch made his debut for the Denver Broncos on Sunday. He relieved Trevor Siemian, who was carted off the field with a left non-throwing shoulder injury late in the second quarter against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. In the fourth quarter, Lynch connected with wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders off the bootleg for a five-yard score […]

Watch: Virginia’s Jordan Mack destroys Duke QB to help seal win

Freshman defensive back Jordan Mack helped seal a win for Virginia on Saturday with the most brutal sack of the college football season. With Duke trailing 27-20 in the fourth quarter and the offense backed up at the 1-yard line, freshman quarterback Daniel Jones attempted to find an open receiver before getting crushed by Mack […]

Report: Bills place Sammy Watkins on IR

And there it is. The Buffalo Bills told reporters there is “major concern” regarding Watkins’ availability moving forward this season. Watkins made six catches for 63 yards in the first two games before missing last week’s game against the Arizona Cardinals after his foot was stepped on in practice. A first-round pick in 2014, Watkins had a breakout […]

Hurricanes paying tribute to Jose Fernandez with helmet sticker

The Miami Hurricanes are paying tribute to Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez by wearing stickers with his initials and jersey number on the backs of their helmets for Saturday’s game against Georgia Tech. This past Sunday, we lost a big piece of our community. Tomorrow, we honor his memory.

Kendrick Perkins advised Kevin Durant to join the Spurs

If Kevin Durant took Kendrick Perkins’ advice, he’d be playing for the San Antonio Spurs, not the Golden State Warriors. During an appearance on The Vertical Podcast with Adrian Wojnarowski, Perkins, who played several seasons in OKC with Durant, provided some insight on his former teammate’s decision to leave the Thunder and join the Warriors. […]

Thunders’ Cameron Payne suffers fracture in foot during scrimmage

The Oklahoma City Thunder announced on Thursday that point guard Cameron Payne has an acute fracture in his right foot, which he suffered earlier this week during a team scrimmage. A timetable for Payne’s return is currently unknown. Payne had surgery in late July on his right foot to repair a stress fracture. While the injury from […]

St. Louis bar invites fans to take their shot at Rams owner, literally

Hotshots Sports Bar and Grill, the St. Louis bar that is offering $1 off domestic pitchers for every touchdown scored against the Los Angeles Rams this season, has come out with another attraction for furious fans of the St. Louis Rams. After throwing back a couple of beers, bar-goers can go to the bathroom and take […]

Report: Clint Dempsey to miss rest of 2016 MLS season

Seattle Sounders star forward Clint Dempsey has been ruled out for the remainder of the 2016 MLS season due to an irregular heartbeat, the club announced on Tuesday. Dempsey, 33, had been dealing with the issue since August. He returned to practice on Sep. 14 after undergoing a medical procedure for his condition, at which point […]

Ten things we learned from Sunday’s NFL Week 3 action

Week 3 of the 2016 NFL season taught us that anything is possible, among other things. For example, the Los Angeles Rams finally scored a touchdown, something they hadn’t done heading into their game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Furthermore, the Denver Broncos are undefeated, with an inexperienced rookie quarterback starting under center. Meanwhile, the […]

Report: Kevin Garnett to retire

Kevin Garnett will join Kobe Bryant and Tim Duncan as NBA legends to retire in the same year. Garnett and the Minnesota Timberwolves came to an agreement Friday on a contract settlement and a retirement announcement from Garnett is expected shortly, reports Kent Youngblood of the Star Tribune. Garnett, 40, had one year remaining on his […]