Football (U.S.)

NFL Rookies Already Looking Like Busts

The term "bust" is one of the most negative labels that can be slapped on an NFL player. Usually given to early-round draft picks, it means not only did a player fail to meet expectations, but he massively underperformed in his career.<p>We're talking about guys who quickly flamed out of the NFL, like …

Sports

New Photo Of NFL WR’s Girlfriend Is Going Viral

Danny Amendola has had a busy 2018. The former New England Patriots star dominated the playoffs and parlayed that into a big deal with the Miami …

Olivia Culpo

Patriots work out two running backs and a quarterback

Patriots work out two running backs and a quarterback<p>The Patriots held workouts for two running backs and a quarterback on Tuesday. Free agents …

Troy Brown

Urban Meyer Reportedly Warned Team Not to Draft Aaron Hernandez

Urban Meyer reportedly warned at least one NFL team not to select former Florida Gators tight end Aaron Hernandez prior to the 2010 NFL draft.<p>In his new book, <i>Belichick: The Making of the Greatest Football Coach of All Time</i>, ESPN's Ian O'Connor writes an official with the team Meyer warned was …

Aaron Hernandez

Watch: Colorado Mascot Carted Off Field After Shooting Self Below the Belt With T-Shirt Gun

It's always a shame when a football player has to be carted off the field during a game. It's just as shameful—but probably much stranger—when a …

College Football

Jameis Winston ‘Grabbed Uber Driver’s Crotch’ While Waiting for a Burrito: Lawsuit

Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston is facing yet another sexual-assault lawsuit, this time by an Uber driver in Arizona who accused him …

News (U.S.)

Video Shows College Football Mascot Suffering A Horrifying Injury

College football players aren’t the only ones who can suffer injuries on game days. Sometimes, the mascots go down.<p>That’s what happened on Saturday …

New Hampshire

Aaron Rodgers concerned injured knee will worsen through season

GREEN BAY, Wis. - The hope, of course, is that Aaron Rodgers' injured left knee improves as the season goes along.<p>The concern, however, is that the …

Aaron Rodgers

Dismissed LSU WR Drake Davis facing child porn charges, too

<b>Drake Davis</b>‘ legal issues aren’t just limited to the alleged abuse of women, as it turns out.<p>According to <i>WAFB-TV</i> in Baton Rouge, the erstwhile LSU …

College Football

Joe Thomas on those who believe Clay Matthews’ hit was a foul: “Please come forward and explain yourself”

AP<p>The NFL has vigorously defended the roughing the passer call against Clay Matthews for a hit on Kirk Cousins in Sunday’s game between the Minnesota …

Clay Matthews

Bill Belichick: Josh Gordon Trade Isn't Done Despite Official Announcement

New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick said Wednesday a trade with the Cleveland Browns for wide receiver Josh Gordon isn't complete despite Monday's announcement on the team's website.<p>Albert Breer of The MMQB reported the deal was listed on the NFL's personnel wire Tuesday. Gordon is also …

New England Patriots

College Football Playoff 2018: New Year’s Six Projections entering Week 4

Following losses in Week 3, can the Auburn Tigers and the Wisconsin Badgers remain in our College Football Playoff and New Year’s Six bowl …

College Football Playoff

Bettors claim to be cheated out of huge payouts from Broncos win

The Denver Broncos' 20-19 win over the Oakland Raiders on Sunday appeared to deliver one bettor an $82,610 payoff on a $110 bet. Two other bettors thought they were in line to collect $56,000.<p>Except it was a glitch in the system that made the miracle bet payouts possible. That led New Jersey …

New Jersey

Redskins: Riggo’s Rag Podcast – Making sense of midseason chaos

The Riggo’s Rag Podcast is back at an opportune time in the Redskins 2018 campaign.<p>Between the 21-9 loss to the Indianapolis Colts, the rabid advance …

Washington Redskins

Report: Tom Brady 'Would Divorce' Bill Belichick If He Could

A new book chronicling the life of Bill Belichick suggests New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady has grown tired of his longtime head coach.<p>According to a passage in <i>Belichick: The Making of the Greatest Football Coach of All Time</i>, a source with knowledge of the dynamic between Brady and …

Sports

ESPN admits its mistake in not showing Brian Urlacher’s halftime ceremony

Getty Images<p>At halftime of Monday Night Football, the Chicago Bears honored Brian Urlacher by presenting him with his Pro Football Hall of Fame ring. …

Brian Urlacher

Denver Broncos: Time for Chad Kelly to be ready to go

A backup’s job is always to stay ready because you’re always just one play away from action. Denver Broncos backup Chad Kelly had better be ready on …

Denver Broncos

Either Brady Or Belichick Won't Be With Patriots Next Season

The organizational dysfunction surrounding the New England Patriots has been well documented and further details have surfaced due to Ian O'Connor's …

Tom Brady

LeSean McCoy Accused Of Child Abuse By Ex-Girlfriend

Stephanie Maisonet claimed in a recent court filing that her 6-year-old son with LeSean McCoy often came home from visits with the Buffalo Bills …

Home Invasion

Iowa State football to honor murdered ex-Cyclones golfer before, during Week 4 Akron game

An absolutely awful situation that unfolded Tuesday morning in Ames has drawn a heartfelt response from the Iowa State football program.<p>The body of …

College Football

Vernon Davis, brother of retired Buffalo Bills cornerback, Vontae Davis, took to social media to respond to his brother's abrupt retirement.

Vernon Davis reacts to brother Vontae Davis' abrupt retirement<p>Instagram.com/@vernondavis85<p>Easily the most talked about story following Week 2 in the …

Eli Manning

NFL's decision to ignore Atlanta music scene for Super Bowl halftime show is a missed opportunity

ATLANTA — Dear NFL,<p>As a resident of this wonderful city, let me welcome you well in advance of your visit next Feb. 3 for Super Bowl LIII. I must admit, ever since you announced that your showcase event was coming to Mercedes-Benz, I was curious about who you would choose as your featured performer …

San Francisco 49ers

Dolphins’ FitzMagic says he’s willing to share nickname

Miami Dolphins rookie safety Minkah Fitzpatrick wants to trademark his nickname but says he'd be happy to share it with Tampa Bay Buccaneers …

Business

'Thursday Night Football' odds: Jets vs. Browns picks by expert who's 4-1 on Cleveland games

Mike Tierney has his finger on the pulse of Hue Jackson and the Browns<p>The Browns have a golden chance to end their 19-game winless streak when the …

The X-Factor

Former Giants HC Bill Parcells takes a shot at former coordinator Bill Belichick

ESPN's Ian O'Connor's new book, "Belichick: The Making of the Greatest Football Coach of All Time," has many revealing tales in its pages. And of …

Hall of Fame

It might be difficult getting Bill Belichick to talk about Josh Gordon

Bill Belichick doesn’t talk about anything he doesn’t want to talk about, and it’s pretty clear that he’s not yet ready to talk about Josh …

Josh Gordon

Bears Grades: Top 5 performers on offense vs. Seahawks

The Chicago Bears are still waiting for their offense to get rolling, especially after an offseason that included investments in the coaching staff and skill positions geared toward putting points on the board.<p>It’s been a bumpy ride through two games, which is to be expected with a second-year …

Deshaun Watson

Broncos Four Downs: Avoiding negative-yardage plays helping offense

FIRST DOWN: Avoiding negative plays<p>A big reason why the Broncos are averaging 427.5 yards per game (fourth in the NFL) is their ability to avoid …

Denver Broncos

Cyclone recruiting mailbag: Which target could alter the future of Iowa State hoops?

CLOSE<p>Iowa State Athletic Director Jamie Pollard reacts to the death of former student-athlete Celia Barquin Arozamena.<p>Let's get right to the mailbag …

Iowa

Start 'Em, Sit 'Em Week 3: Reviewing Fantasy Football's Top Fringe Starters

Week 3 of the 2018 NFL season kicks off Thursday as the Cleveland Browns host the New York Jets. Fourteen games will take place Sunday, with a few potential shootouts (San Francisco 49ers at Kansas City Chiefs among them) serving as the potential highlights of the weekend. The Pittsburgh Steelers …

Fantasy Football