Tom Brady or Matt Ryan? Ranking every NFL team’s quarterback situation

June 28th, 2017

With organized team activities over and training camps still several weeks away, teams are evaluating not only where the 90-ish players on their rosters fit, but also what areas are in need of upgrading. Quarterback, of course, is the first position that comes to mind when evaluating teams from an outside perspective. Tom Brady captured his fifth Super Bowl last season.

Diamond League Moments Part 2

June 28th, 2017
Diamond League Moments Part 2

Former Canadian sprinter Anson Henry recaps more of the latest and greatest moments of the 2017 IAAF Diamond League.

Usian Bolt on retirement: ‘There is nothing else to do’

June 28th, 2017
Usian Bolt on retirement: 'There is nothing else to do'

The Olympic champion discusses his reasoning for retiring from track and field.

Chip Kelly shares how close Eagles got to trading for Marcus Mariota

June 28th, 2017

Chip Kelly will make a transition this fall from coaching on the sidelines to analyzing games in the television booth for ESPN. Chip seems excited at the opportunity to study new trends and see where the game is going.

Ex-Redskins RB Clinton Portis was ready to commit murder until friend talked him out of it

June 28th, 2017

Former Washington Redskins running back Clinton Portis contemplated killing one of his former managers after losing millions of dollars in various investments, helping to wipe out part of his NFL fortune. In a story published by Sports Illustrated, Portis recounted a night four years ago in which he sat in a car outside a building, holding a gun and awaiting one of the managers he felt had ruined him financially. Portis had made $43.1 million in his nine-year NFL career, but most of it had either been spent or lost through investments or, one suit claimed, bank withdrawals without his consent. An anonymous friend, a television producer who had been trained as a family therapist, talked him out

Oilers’ Connor McDavid to sign $106M deal: reports

June 28th, 2017
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Edmonton Oilers star Connor McDavid is set to sign an 8-year deal, expected to worth $13.25 million US annually, according to reports.

Bill Belichick took part in a surprisingly sweet photoshoot with his girlfriend, and the NFL world loved it

June 28th, 2017

Bill Belichick is not known as a jovial guy. Nantucket is the town Belichick calls home during much of the off-season, and this month he, along with his longtime partner Linda Holliday, discussed their love of the town while appearing on the cover of the magazine.

John McEnroe proposes women play against men to settle Serena debate

June 28th, 2017
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John McEnroe has an idea for how to validate his controversial statements about Serena Williams: have women compete against men in tennis.

Clippers’ Chris Paul dealt to Rockets in blockbuster: report

June 28th, 2017
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The Los Angeles Clippers are sending star point guard Chris Paul to the Houston Rockets, according to The Vertical's Adrian Wojnarowski.

Canadian curling championships adding wild-card team

June 28th, 2017
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A 16th team has been added to next year's Canadian men's and women's curling championships, and it will have to win its way in via a wild-card game. Curling Canada revamped the format of the Tim Hortons Brier and Scotties Tournament of Hearts because the previous pre-tournament qualifier was unpopular.