A WNBA draft unlike any other

Kentucky’s Rhyne Howard (r.) went first overall.Photo: AP The first HBCU player selected in two decades, first round picks from Northwestern and Florida Gulf Coast, UConn and South Carolina waiting until the second round to hear names from their rosters called — yesterday’s WNBA draft showed us just how shaken up the college basketball world … Read more

Niners TE George Kittle wants a second bye week

George Kittle (l.) and Kevin HartScreenshot: Cold As Balls An NFL season with two bye weeks, which the 49ers tight end advocated for on comedian Kevin Hart’s Cold As Balls show, could solve some scheduling and logistical issues for the league as well as allow athletes to have more time to recover during the season. … Read more

When we’ll see Michael Jordan vs. LeBron James for an NBA title

You know you want it.Image: Getty Images It’s the 2043 NBA Finals. The erosion of the east coast is impossible to ignore, and it will be illegal to hold summer football activities outdoors because the average temperature in most places will be 115 degrees. But indoors, the matchup the world has been waiting for will … Read more

‘Dirtbag’ Browns QB Deshaun Watson Called Out Amid Turmoil

Getty Deshaun Watson #4 of the Cleveland Browns walks off the field after the Cleveland Browns OTAs at CrossCountry Mortgage Campus on May 25, 2022 in Berea, Ohio. (Photo by Nick Cammett/Getty Images) The Cleveland Browns and their newly-acquired quarterback Deshaun Watson are facing a fresh round of backlash in the wake of new allegations … Read more

JaMarcus Russell tells his side of his story on Players’ Tribune

Image: The Players Tribune (Getty Images) JaMarcus Russell really does feel like one word. That’s the way that it goes for athletes like him, Tony Mandrich, Ryan Leaf, Anthony Bennett, and Trent Richardson. The reason for that, only one word comes to mind at the thought of them: Bust. There is possibly no draft bust … Read more

Nordic Darts Masters: Dimitri van den Bergh defeats Gary Anderson to claim maiden World Series title | Darts News

Dimitri van den Bergh raced into an 8-0 lead in the Nordic Masters final against Gary Anderson, eventually winning 11-5; watch the Premier League Play-Offs in Berlin on Monday, live on Sky Sports Action & Main Event from 7pm Last Updated: 11/06/22 11:55pm Dimitri van den Bergh overcame Gary Anderson 11-5 to win his first … Read more

Saquon Barkley feels like old self ahead of his Giants reinvention

The Saquon smile is back. The still-young Saquon Barkley looks healthy, sounds happy and says he feels so much better now than he did one year ago. The running back admits he is energized to fill a central role in the new offensive system, a system that should — repeat, should — reinvent Saquon Barkley … Read more

Channing Crowder revisits comments about Russell Wilson, Ciara

Channing Crowder doesn’t regret calling Broncos quarterback Russell Wilson a “square,” but the former Dolphins linebacker did retract his comments about Wilson’s wife, Ciara. “Bringing up Ciara, bringing up the man’s family – I’ll take that back,” Crowder said during a Tuesday appearance on “The Breakfast Club.” In an April episode of “The Pivot” podcast, … Read more

Giants’ Wan’Dale Robinson not short on heart

A short quiz for Wan’Dale Robinson:  Nate Robinson?  “I’ve heard Nate Robinson, especially whenever I played basketball when I was young and had the same last name … being passionate, being able to jump a little bit higher than a lot of people. Really whenever you see guys that aren’t as big as everyone else, … Read more

Rams coach marries Veronika Khomyn

Sean McVay is adding even more hardware to his growing collection this year. The Rams’ Super Bowl-winning head coach married longtime fiancée Veronika Khomyn on Saturday, according to social media posts that featured the caption, “Mr and Mrs Mcvay.” In one video, the newlyweds are seen dancing on stage alongside the band, while Khomyn is … Read more