Six NFL teams facing must-win games in Week 6

Every game should be considered a “must win” in the NFL, but teams currently in the midst of a losing streak have added pressure to snap their slump and get back into the win column. Here are six teams—including four with losing streaks of at least three games—in desperate need of a victory in Week […]

Five soccer clubs heating up at the right time

With the break in international play now in the books, the European football leagues are set to resume play this weekend. While still early in the season, the top contenders are at or near the top of their respective tables. However, a closer look finds some storied clubs woefully underperforming. For some, however, there is reason […]

Wayne Gretzky, Mark Messier open Oilers’ new arena with lap (VIDEO)

The best way to open the Edmonton Oilers’ new arena, Rogers Place, was to bring in two former players that created so many memories at the old one. Mark Messier and Wayne Gretzky were part of a 40-minute-long ceremony before Wednesday’s game against the Flames, and they took a lap in front of the fans […]

Kevin Durant eats young fan’s nachos during open practice (VIDEO)

Golden State Warriors’ big free-agent acquisition, Kevin Durant, already seems to be getting comfortable playing at Oracle Arena. And while he’s the villain in Oklahoma City, he’s already been drawing plenty of praise in the Bay Area, with fans flocking to buy his jersey. But that’s not the only thing he’s received. Durant got some […]

Dez Bryant skewers Skip Bayless over Cowboys fandom

FOX analyst Skip Bayless has gone back and forth regarding the NFL team he roots for, and Dez Bryant called him out on it. Bayless was his usual trolling self on Wednesday’s edition of “Undisputed,” stating that the Cowboys might be better off with their “diva” receiver. That’s a really dumb thing to say. "I […]

First overall draft pick Auston Matthews scores four goals in first NHL game

No.1 overall draft pick Auston Matthews turned in an amazing performance in his first NHL game on Wednesday night, scoring four goals in the first two periods alone. Matthews certainly celebrated hard after the first one, understandably so, but as the game progressed, he handled himself like a veteran. After scoring goal No. 4, you’d […]

Andrew Luck takes blame for Colts leading the league in sacks

How do the Indianapolis Colts explain giving up 20 sacks in five games? Andrew Luck says don’t blame the offensive line, blame him. “I’ve said this before: I don’t think the sacks are totals are necessarily indicative of how well our offensive line is playing,” the Colts quarterback told reporters on Wednesday, according to

Cowboys have most rushing TDs through five games since 1995 Cowboys

The Dallas Cowboys are scoring rushing touchdowns at a pace not seen since Emmitt Smith was once plowing into the end zone at the old Texas Stadium. According to ESPN Stats and Information, the Cowboys already have 11 rushing touchdowns in 2016—the most by an NFL team after five games since the 1995 Cowboys. The

Tom Brady walks out of presser after Donald Trump question (VIDEO)

Patriots quarterback Tom Brady has been in the league for 17 years, so he knows how to handle himself during press conferences. So when a reporter asked him a question that was a bit absurd, clearly looking for a reaction or a witty response, Brady didn’t even waste his time answering it. He just simply […]

Justin Houston cleared for football activities

Chiefs pass rusher Justin Houston, who is on the physically unable to perform list, has been cleared to take part in football activities according to Houston, who had a league-high 22 sacks two years ago and 7.5 last season, can come off the PUP list as soon as Monday. At that point, he will […]

Blaine Gabbert isn’t happy he lost his job to Colin Kaepernick

The San Francisco 49ers decided to promote Colin Kaepernick to starting quarterback in place of Blaine Gabbert. Gabbert, like any human who loses a job, isn’t thrilled. The new backup spoke with Matt Maiocco of CSN Bay Area: “It sucks,” Gabbert said. “I don’t like it. I don’t like not playing. I’m very forward about […]

DeAndre Jordan wouldn’t mind Clippers picking up Chris Bosh

How does a Blake Griffin-DeAndre Jordan-Chris Bosh tandem sound? If Jordan has his way, the Los Angeles Clippers will sign Bosh once his ugly split with the Miami Heat concludes. TMZ captured the funny exchange: So, when we shot Jordan out in L.A. Tuesday night, we asked what he thinks Bosh should do next. “I […]

Ben Roethlisberger suggests Steelers’ contact practices explain injury woes

With the Pittsburgh Steelers dealing with injuries to key names, quarterback Ben Roethlisberger has hinted at an explanation for the problems. We’re talking about practice. Big Ben caught up with Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and suggested practices play a role: “We have a lot of injuries,” Roethlisberger said on his radio spot on […]

Randy Moss thinks he could dominate today’s NFL at 39 years old

Randy Moss never lacked for confidence. Now 39 years old and suiting up for the broadcast booth instead of cleats to hit the field, Moss hasn’t shied away from suggesting he could be one of the best in the game. Jonathan Jones of Sports Illustrated  caught up with Moss, who suggested he could go off […]

Eric Decker going on IR, likely ending season

Jets wide receiver Eric Decker is being placed on injured reserve, according to Decker will probably undergo shoulder surgery, which will likely end his season. This is a big blow to a Jets team that’s already struggling at 1-4. Decker was the Jets’ No. 2 receiver last year with 80 receptions and 12 touchdowns. He had […]

Best, worst players during MLB playoffs so far

The postseason provides an opportunity for players to raise their stature in the MLB hierarchy. With the spotlight squarely on a select group, it’s also a time in which others becomes victims to playoff pressure. If ever there was a best to have a hot streak or worst time to have a slump, this would […]

Streaking, slumping NFL teams right now

Streaks and slumps that occur early on can make or break a season for NFL teams. After five weeks, the unbeaten Minnesota Vikings and two unexpected 4-1 teams highlight the streaks, while both New York teams and the defending NFC champions mark the most significant slumps. Here is a closer look at the NFL teams streaking […]

Chicago Cubs players celebrate with champagne, dance party (VIDEO)

The Chicago Cubs punched their ticket to the National League Championship Series with a thrilling ninth-inning surge, coming back from a 5-2 deficit, to defeat the Giants, 6-5. Here’s what the scene in the dugout looked like after Aroldis Chapman locked it down, recording three outs very quickly for the save. They await the winner […]

Miami Heat pay tribute to Jose Fernandez before game (VIDEO)

The Miami Heat players honored the late Jose Fernandez with t-shirts and a moment of silence before Tuesday night’s exhibition game against the Brooklyn Nets. It was the team’s first home game of the season, and Dee Gordon, among others, was in attendance. The warmup shirts the Heat players wore had Fernandez’s initials, “JDF,” and […]

LOOK: D’Angelo Russell gets Muhammad Ali tattoo as tribute

D’Angelo Russell joined a long list of athletes who have been paying tribute to the late Muhammad Ali with a great piece of artwork. Russell got a tattoo on his right calf featuring a portrait of Ali, and it’s pretty neat. Check out the size of his head compared to the rest of his body. […]

Draymond Green throws out awful first pitch before Cubs-Giants game (VIDEO)

Golden State Warriors big man Draymond Green was asked to throw out the ceremonial first pitch before Game 4 of the National League Division Series at AT&T Park on Tuesday, and he failed miserably. Green took the time to get warmed up before taking the mound, and seemed to have a decent throwing motion. .

Corey Coleman buys mom new house for her birthday

Corey Coleman promised his mom a house when he got to the NFL. On Tuesday, the Cleveland Browns rookie wide receiver made good on his promise, surprising his mom, Cassandra Jones, with the keys to a Texas home on her birthday, according to TMZ Sports. Her reaction was priceless. Coleman was the 15th pick overall in the […]