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This isn't the ending the Giants wanted for Eli

This isn't the ending the Giants wanted for Eli

The Giants' owner said the "ideal" situation this year would be Eli Manning having a great season and Daniel Jones never seeing the field. So much for that. ... Continue Reading
Report: Iman Shumpert rejects offer from Rockets, who’ll have several familiar names in minicamp

Report: Iman Shumpert rejects offer from Rockets, who’ll have several familiar names in minicamp

Apparently because he spent the offseason negotiating with the Rockets, but those talks haven't produced a deal. Shams Charania of The Athletic: Kelly Iko of The Athletic: Alykhan Bijani of The Athletic: I wonder whether Houston tried to sign Shumpert to a contract similar to Nene's, creating another trade chip. The Rockets are close to… ... Continue Reading
Bill Belichick makes interesting admission about Patriots-Jets trade history

Bill Belichick makes interesting admission about Patriots-Jets trade history

The New England Patriots' trade with the New York Jets last week involving Demaryius Thomas ended a twenty-year dry spell between the AFC East competitors. When asked Tuesday about the Patriots' recent trade with the Jets -- their first since acquiring Belichick himself from New York in 2000 -- the head coach admitted there was… ... Continue Reading
Steelers sign Paxton Lynch to practice squad with Ben Roethlisberger sidelined

Steelers sign Paxton Lynch to practice squad with Ben Roethlisberger sidelined

The Pittsburgh Steelers want to see what former first-round pick Paxton Lynch still has in the tank. The Steelers signed Lynch to the practice squad following that workout. The Steelers are in need of another quarterback after Ben Roethlisberger was injured during Sunday's game. ... Continue Reading
Giants' Mike Yastrzemski returns to Boston as one of NL's best rookies

Giants' Mike Yastrzemski returns to Boston as one of NL's best rookies

As manager Bruce Bochy watched all this, he never had any concerns about his leadoff hitter's ability to take the field Tuesday. "I think going to Boston, I don't think anything would have kept him from going and playing," Bochy said. This is going to be a special week for Yastrzemski, his family and generations… ... Continue Reading
Barry Zito rooted against his own team in the 2010 World Series

Barry Zito rooted against his own team in the 2010 World Series

Retired big league pitcher Barry Zito has a memoir coming out. Much of it will likely track the usual course of an athlete's memoir. The thrill of victory, the agony of defeat and a few fun and/or sad and/or thoughtful anecdotes along the way. ... Continue Reading
Was Steelers' trade for Minkah Fitzpatrick bold or senseless?

Was Steelers' trade for Minkah Fitzpatrick bold or senseless?

Make no mistake about it, the Pittsburgh Steelers are currently on a slippery slope. After limping out to a surprising 0-2 start, the typically solid Steelers — who will be without quarterback Ben Roethlisberger the rest of the season due to a devastating elbow injury — are potentially one loss, and certainly one more quarterback injury, away from the… ... Continue Reading
The Rush: The OBJ show returns to the Meadowlands in Browns destruction of Jets

The Rush: The OBJ show returns to the Meadowlands in Browns destruction of Jets

In his return to the Meadowlands, OBJ led the Cleveland Browns to a win over the New York Jets, Drew Brees and Ben Roethlisberger are both going to miss extended time with their injuries, Jalen Ramsey demanded a trade from the Jacksonville Jaguars, and NFL stalwarts Eli Manning and Adam Vianatier both may be closer… ... Continue Reading
Browns vs. Jets highlights | Week 2

Browns vs. Jets highlights | Week 2

Watch highlights from the Cleveland Browns' win over the New York Jets on "Monday Night Football" in Week 2. This game is streaming live on the Yahoo Sports mobile app, or on ESPN ... Continue Reading
After ugly loss to Browns, Jets' season might already be unsalvageable

After ugly loss to Browns, Jets' season might already be unsalvageable

At least the New York Jets won't be the worst team in the AFC East. While the Jets didn't sink to Miami Dolphins lows, they couldn't have exited Monday night's 23-3 loss to the Cleveland Browns feeling anything but despair for the rest of the season. Quarterback Sam Darnold is out with mono. ... Continue Reading
RJ Barrett says he would love to posterize Kristaps Porzingis

RJ Barrett says he would love to posterize Kristaps Porzingis

New York Knicks rookie RJ Barrett might be a little upset Kristaps Porzingis forced his way out of town. When asked who he was looking forward to posterizing the most, Barrett told Bleacher Report it was Porzingis. Knicks fans should be fired up about that answer. ... Continue Reading
In slight to Ravens and others, Steve Young says AFC is a ‘wrap’

In slight to Ravens and others, Steve Young says AFC is a ‘wrap’

Through two weeks of the NFL season, the Baltimore Ravens have looked impressive. Yes, it's a small sample size, but a 2-0 record compounded with strong performances from Lamar Jackson and others has the team looking like it could be a strong contender in the conference. It's early, but it's not crazy to think that… ... Continue Reading
Forde-Yard Dash: Does Alabama have legitimate gripe about early kickoff times?

Forde-Yard Dash: Does Alabama have legitimate gripe about early kickoff times?

The LSU superfan, who last year made a very public stink about SEC officiating that he alleged to be pro-Alabama and anti-LSU, is going to have to reconcile that conspiracy theory with a different issue where the league office seems to favor the Bayou Bengals. When the SEC announced that Alabama's home game against Southern… ... Continue Reading
Fantasy waiver wire targets for Week 3

Fantasy waiver wire targets for Week 3

With several rookies in the top 5, see which NFL fantasy players you need to pick up on waivers for Week 3 of the 2019 NFL season. ... Continue Reading
In Jalen Ramsey trade, 49ers should be willing to do whatever it takes

In Jalen Ramsey trade, 49ers should be willing to do whatever it takes

The 49ers had an offensive breakthrough in Week 2. While San Francisco was laying waste to the Bengals, the Jaguars were getting frustrated in a close divisional loss to the Texans. ESPN's Adam Schefter and Chris Mortensen were the first to report the trade demand, citing Ramsey's agent, David Mulugheta. ... Continue Reading
Garrett Smithley rebukes Kyle Busch to ‘tell my story and defend myself’

Garrett Smithley rebukes Kyle Busch to ‘tell my story and defend myself’

Garrett Smithley took to Twitter again on Monday to rebuke Kyle Busch about their contact in Sunday's NASCAR Cup playoff-opening race in Las Vegas. While Smithley said he understands Busch's frustration, he insisted he did nothing wrong and chided Busch for not understanding the road Smithley has had to travel to get to where he… ... Continue Reading
Fangio takes shot at officials after bizarre ending

Fangio takes shot at officials after bizarre ending

Vic Fangio is just the second of the Denver Broncos' 17 head coaches to start his career 0-2, but he believes that should come with an asterisk. Fangio disputed two calls on Chicago's final drive Sunday and helped the Bears escape with a 16-14 win on Eddy Pineiro's field goal as time expired. One was… ... Continue Reading
Andy Reid cracks sewage joke after final Chiefs-Raiders game in Coliseum

Andy Reid cracks sewage joke after final Chiefs-Raiders game in Coliseum

Sunday likely was the final time Andy Reid and the Kansas City Chiefs will visit the Oakland Coliseum. The two storied franchises have played many memorable games in the stadium, but barring any setbacks with the Raiders' new Las Vegas home, Sunday's 28-10 Chiefs win was the final time the two AFC West rivals will… ... Continue Reading
Warriors' Steph Curry ranked best shooter of decade; Klay Thompson No. 4

Warriors' Steph Curry ranked best shooter of decade; Klay Thompson No. 4

What is not arguable, however, is that Curry is the greatest shooter of this decade. But just in case you don't believe what your eyes have seen over the last nine-plus years, ESPN's Kirk Goldsberry most recent article should set you straight. In an assessment of the best shooters of the 2010s, Goldsberry's data revealed… ... Continue Reading
No. 9 Florida turns to Trask, giving him 1st start since '12

No. 9 Florida turns to Trask, giving him 1st start since '12

Kyle Trask waited nearly seven years between starts, an unusual path that could have prompted the backup quarterback to leave Florida long ago. Trask will make his first collegiate start - and first since his freshman year in high school - when the ninth-ranked Gators (3-0, 1-0 Southeastern Conference) host Tennessee (1-2, 0-0) on Saturday.… ... Continue Reading

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