Former Buccaneers, Vikings, Colts QB Josh Freeman retiring from football

Former Buccaneers, Vikings, Colts QB Josh Freeman retiring from football

Former Buccaneers, Vikings and Colts quarterback Josh Freeman, most recently with the Canadian Football League’s Montreal Alouettes, is retiring, he told the team on Saturday. Freeman was a first-round pick in 2009 out of Kansas State. Freeman put together one of the most decorated careers of any Wildcat quarterback, setting program records for passing yards…
Cliff Avril says goal-line interception in Super Bowl stopped potential Seahawks dynasty

Cliff Avril says goal-line interception in Super Bowl stopped potential Seahawks dynasty

Malcolm Butler, who saved Super Bowl XLIX for the Patriots, barely played in Super Bowl LII. (Kathy Willens / Associated Press) Clearly, there’s still some bad feelings within the Seattle Seahawks organization after the infamous goal line meltdown of Super Bowl XLIX. Instead of handing the ball to superstar running back Marshawn “Beast Mode” Lynch at…
UFC Fight Night 130 main-card breakdown: Who’s ready to go helter-skelter in Liverpool?

UFC Fight Night 130 main-card breakdown: Who’s ready to go helter-skelter in Liverpool?

MMAjunkie Radio co-host and MMAjunkie contributor Dan Tom provides an in-depth breakdown of UFC Fight Night 130’s top bouts. Today, we look at the main card. UFC Fight Night 130 takes place Sunday at Echo Arena in Liverpool, England, and it airs on FS1 following early prelims on UFC Fight Pass. Also see: * *…
Indians’ Miller back on DL with knee troubles

Indians’ Miller back on DL with knee troubles

CLEVELAND -- Cleveland Indians reliever Andrew Miller is back on the 10-day disabled list, this time with inflammation in his right knee, and there's no timetable for his return. The AL Central-leading Indians made the move Saturday, a day after the lefty gave up three runs and got just two outs in an 11-2 loss…
In this year’s Stanley Cup finals matchup, perseverance meets precociousness

In this year’s Stanley Cup finals matchup, perseverance meets precociousness

The road to the Stanley Cup finals is long, difficult and emotionally wrenching, full of revision and personnel attrition, burdened by doubt. Just look at the Alex Ovechkin-era Washington Capitals. Or, if you can marry good fortune with good planning, the road can be short and thrilling and blessed with newborn charm. Just look at…
NFL Super Bowl odds 2019: Predictions, picks, teams to fade from Vegas expert

NFL Super Bowl odds 2019: Predictions, picks, teams to fade from Vegas expert

The NFL Draft is in the books. So is Super Bowl LII. Now, all eyes in the NFL are on the start of training camp and the 2019 Super Bowl, which takes place at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta on Feb. 3 on CBS. Major sports books are already taking action on which team hoists the…
Ovechkin slays demons on first trip to Stanley Cup Final

Ovechkin slays demons on first trip to Stanley Cup Final

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) Raw emotion came from Alex Ovechkin as he wore an ”Eastern Conference champions” hat for the first time. ”Oh my God,” he said. ”It’s unbelievable. I can’t explain my emotions. I’m just happy for my boys, for organizations, for fans. Finally.” Finally. Article continues below ... Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals will…
NFL vs. NBA: Which Will Be America’s Biggest Sport 10 Years From Now?

NFL vs. NBA: Which Will Be America’s Biggest Sport 10 Years From Now?

The Cleveland Cavaliers, headed by generational superstar LeBron James, are currently in a playoff dead heat with the Boston Celtics. The series, which will climax with a decisive Game 7 on Sunday, has generated the highest ratings for an NBA Eastern Conference semifinal since 2014, including a Wednesday game that drew 7.35 million viewers. That’s…
Le’Veon Bell takes aim at critics in latest hip-hop single as he seeks long-term deal

Le’Veon Bell takes aim at critics in latest hip-hop single as he seeks long-term...

Back in July 2016, weeks before Le'Veon Bell was to enter the final year of his rookie deal, the Steelers running back released a hip-hop single proclaiming that he wanted $15 million a year on his next contract. By August 2017, the $15 million had increased to $17 million.  That's Antonio Brown money. Which perhaps…
Lakers invite Lonzo Ball’s younger brother, LiAngelo, to pre-draft workout

Lakers invite Lonzo Ball’s younger brother, LiAngelo, to pre-draft workout

LaVar Ball has made it known that he hopes all three of his sons will one day play for the Los Angeles Lakers. Lonzo Ball, of course, is already there, having just finished his rookie season with an appearance on All-Rookie Second Team. Next up is LiAngelo, the middle of the three brothers.  It seems…

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