Rams lose Clay Matthews for 4-6 weeks with broken jaw

After losing a heartbreaking game on Thursday Night Football, the Los Angeles Rams suffered another blow on Friday. Rams head coach Sean McVay announced outside linebacker Clay Matthews suffered a broken jaw during Thursday’s game. As a result, he will miss four-to-six weeks. Rams’ HC Sean McVay said LB Clay Matthews suffered a broken jaw … [Read entire story]

Antonio Brown says he ‘will not be playing in the NFL anymore’

Disgraced former superstar wide receiver Antonio Brown is saying on Twitter that he “will not be playing in the NFL anymore.” Brown’s statement which came in a flurry of tweets, some of which have since been deleted, Sunday morning. They also come just two days after being released by the New England Patriots following disturbing sexual allegations. Read: Jaguars Wise to Retain Jalen Ramsey … [Read entire story]

Steelers’ Ben Roethlisberger to have season-ending elbow surgery

The elbow injury that took Ben Roethlisberger out of Sunday’s game against Seattle will also keep him out for the remainder of the 2019 season. Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin released a statement Monday morning, through the team’s website, announcing Roethlisberger will undergo surgery on his injured elbow and will be … [Read entire story]

Antonio Brown not on exempt list yet, expected to play against Dolphins

Antonio Brown will not go on Roger Goodell’s Commissioner’s Exempt list “at this point,” Adam Schefter reports: At this point, NFL will not place Antonio Brown on commissioner exempt list, as there is no criminal investigation, making him eligible to play Sunday vs. Miami, per sources. NFL has opened its investigation, which will include interviews with Antonio Brown and his accuser. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) September 13, 2019 Brown is facing a civil lawsuit from his former trainer, Britney Taylor, who alleges that he sexually assaulted her… [Read entire story]

Cowboys, Ezekiel Elliott may be close to reaching deal

As the regular season draws closer and the Dallas Cowboys gear up for a critical season, star running back Ezekiel Elliott is reportedly flying home to Dallas and a contract resolution could happen in the near future. According to WFAA’s Mike Leslie, Elliott is flying back from Cabo to Dallas on Saturday and both sides remain optimistic that a new contract extension will be reached soon. Elliott’s holdout began at the… [Read entire story]

Cowboys QB Dak Prescott reportedly looking for $40 million a season

Dak Prescott has reportedly turned down an offer from the Dallas Cowboys that would make him one of the top-five highest-paid quarterbacks in the league. According to Jane Slater of NFL Network, not only did Prescott turn down $30 million per year, but he’s seeking $40 million per year instead. I can confirm reports that QB Dak Prescott has, in fact, turned down 30M a year offer and is instead seeking 40M a year per source informed. #Cowboys — Jane Slater (@SlaterNFL) August 12, 2019 But based on what Cowboys executive vice… [Read entire story]

Report: Dak Prescott turned down $30 million per season contract

Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports The Dallas Cowboys have spent the offseason deadlocked in contract negotiations with several of their biggest names. Quarterback Dak Prescott, running back Ezekiel Elliott and wide receiver Amari Cooper have all been angling for a long-term contract extension. And they’re playing hardball, particularly Prescott, who has sky-high demands, according to the Atlantic’s Michael Lombardi. Lombardi reported Sunday that he has been told Prescott turned down an offer from the Cowboys that would have paid … [Read entire story]

Tiger Woods withdraws from Northern Trust citing ‘mild’ injury

Image via Zimbio Tiger Woods withdrew from the Northern Trust golf tournament with an oblique injury, according to Dylan Dethier of Golf.com. Tiger Woods has WD'd from the Northern Trust with an oblique strain. — Dylan Dethier (@dylan_dethier) August 9, 2019 The 43-year-old, who came back from spinal fusion surgery in 2017, looked a shadow of the player who won the Masters in April as he carded a first-round 75 at… [Read entire story]

Warriors sign Draymond Green to 4-year max contract

Just about a month after they signed Klay Thompson to a max contract, Adrian Wojnarowski reports Golden State has signed All-NBA defender Draymond Green to a four-year, $100 million extension. Image via Zimbio As a result, The Golden State Warriors have their original championship core intact for the next few years. With free agency looming next summer, three-time All-Star Draymond Green has agreed to a four-year, $100M maximum contract extension with Golden State, agent Rich Paul of Klutch Sports tells ESPN. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) August 3, 2019 Green was meant to be a free agent… [Read entire story]

Indians trade for Yasiel Puig, send Trevor Bauer to Reds

Cleveland Indians pitcher Trevor Bauer has been traded to the Cincinnati Reds. He’s part of a deal that sends Yasiel Puig in the opposite direction, and both teams confirmed the news on Wednesday. Trevor Bauer angered Indians manager Terry Francona on Sunday after hurling a baseball over center field in frustration. As a result, he joins the Reds after six years in Cleveland. GOOD MORNING. We… [Read entire story]

Cowboys holdout Ezekiel Elliott has not countered latest contract offer

The Dallas Cowboys officially placed star running back Ezekiel Elliott on the did not report list on Friday. This means he’s officially a holdout from the team’s training camp as the back looks for a record-breaking contract extension. In talking about the situation at hand, NFL Media’s Jane Slater notes that Elliott and his camp… [Read entire story]

Free-agent J.R. Smith visits with the Bucks

The Milwaukee Bucks will reportedly host free-agent forward J.R. Smith on Thursday. Shams Charania of The Athletic reported on the meeting, noting the “Bucks are searching for a wing shooter and both sides will have an opportunity to sit down.” Smith was released by the Cleveland Cavaliers earlier this week. The move was a long time coming, but Cleveland held out hope that perhaps Smith might be moved in a trade. When rumblings of his release first started percolating around the NBA, it was thought that Smith would be an ideal candidate to re-join LeBron James… [Read entire story]

Dolphins defender has arm amputated after car crash in Florida

Miami Dolphins defensive tackle Kendrick Norton was in a car accident that resulted in the amputation of his left arm, according to multiple reports. Norton was in critical condition but expected to live, reported Omar Kelly of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel. Early reports said the accident could end Norton’s football career. Then came more serious reports that said his arm was amputated. Terrible news: #Dolphins DT Kendrick Norton was in a car accident last night and doctors amputated his arm, sources say. Other details are not yet available. But… [Read entire story]

Former Kentucky QB Jared Lorenzen dies at 38

Former Kentucky standout and NFL quarterback Jared Lorenzen has been in the hospital over the past several days battling for his life. Jared Lorenzen was admitted to the hospital Friday evening with cardiac and renal issues while also being on Dialysis. Sadly, Lorenzen’s family announced on Wednesday that he has passed away at the young age of 38. Here is a statement from the family of Jared Lorenzen pic.twitter.com/vTJn2gdNU5 — Matt … [Read entire story]

Free agent Kemba Walker expected to sign with Celtics

Finally cashing in on his All-NBA status, Kemba Walker is poised to sign a four-year, $141 million deal with the Boston Celtics when free agency officially kicks off Sunday. Per The Athletic’s Shams Charania: Kemba Walker plans to commit to a four-year, $141M maximum contract with the Boston Celtics after free agency opens on Sunday, league sources tell @TheAthleticNBA @Stadium. — Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) June 29, 2019 The eight-year NBA veteran is coming off his third straight All-Star appearance and first All-NBA nod, earning… [Read entire story]

Mastermind in David Ortiz shooting arrested in the Dominican Republic

Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports Police in the Dominican Republic said Friday they arrested the mastermind behind the June 9 shooting of former Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz in what turned out to be a case of mistaken identity. Per the Associated Press, Victor Hugo Gomez was taken into custody by Dominican authorities. Jean Alain Rodriguez Sanchez, the Dominican Republic attorney general, said Gomez orchestrated… [Read entire story]

UConn expected to rejoin Big East, leaving football program in limbo

UConn is on the verge of joining the Big East for all sports that the conference sponsors including basketball, sources confirmed Saturday. Though the university is awaiting and fully expecting an official invitation from the Big East, an announcement of the Huskies’ move is forthcoming. As Yahoo Sports’ Pete Thamel wrote, aligning with the Big East makes sense for UConn from a basketball perspective: “The Huskies lost their geographic relevance in basketball by leaving the Big East, as organic … [Read entire story]

Stephen Curry heavy betting favorite to win MVP

The odds are Stephen Curry will soon have that elusive NBA Finals MVP in his possession — at least if you believe the Caesars Palace Race and Sports Book. Golden State’s Game 2 victory evened the NBA Finals series on Sunday. Afterwards, the Warriors’ star was installed as the favorite at -200 to capture MVP honors. It would be his first MVP… [Read entire story]

Browns coach tells Greedy Williams to chill with Super Bowl guarantees

Something special is happening in The Land ?? It’s our time. #DawgPound #BeGreedyShave By #Braun #DesignedForWhatMatters #ad pic.twitter.com/GviThya6xL — Greedy Williams ™? (@Greedy) April 27, 2019 “I know one thing – that the Browns are going to the Super Bowl this year – that’s a fact.” That’s what standout LSU cornerback Greedy Williams had to say about after being drafted by the Cleveland Browns in the second round of the 2019 NFL Draft. The Browns… [Read entire story]

Chiefs suspend Tyreek Hill after chilling child abuse audio leaks

MOMENTS AGO: Kansas City Chiefs GM Brett Veach announced the team has suspended wide receiver Tyreek Hill from all team activities pending an investigation. pic.twitter.com/ImbUfTPRbo — 41 Action News (@41actionnews) April 26, 2019 Kansas City Chiefs general manager Brett Veach announced late Thursday night, Chiefs’ star wide receiver, Tyreek Hill, has been suspended from team activities. This announcement comes following the audio surfacing … [Read entire story]

Browns to officially introduce Odell Beckham to Cleveland on Monday

USA Today The Cleveland Browns are expected to introduce Odell Beckham Jr. to the team on Monday, April 1, that per Tom Withers of the Associated Press. #Browns planning to introduce Odell Beckham Jr. on Monday. Quite an opening day. — Tom Withers (@twithersAP) March 29, 2019 The announcement will make for a media frenzy in Cleveland considering it’s opening day for the Cleveland Indians. The Browns got Beckham in a trade from the New … [Read entire story]

Sorry, ladies! Cam Newton is celibate this month

Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton is taking a page out of George Costanza’s book in hopes that abstinence will kick his brain into overdrive. Appearing Thursday on The Late Late Show with James Corden, Newton suggested that he will go through the entire month of March without engaging in sexual activity. “In March—I hope this is an adult crowd, it looks like it—no climax,” Newton said. Newton noted that he wanted to do something challenging on the heels of undergoing shoulder surgery, and added, “So now when the season … [Read entire story]

Dolphins trade QB Ryan Tannehill to Titans

Miami ?? Nashville Best @ryantannehill1 ? » https://t.co/mm3UjWUe6k pic.twitter.com/skmRbz3Rmg — Tennessee Titans (@Titans) March 16, 2019 The Miami Dolphins’ quarterback room is about to be completely empty. According to the agent for veteran quarterback Ryan Tannehill, he’s headed to the Tennessee Titans in a trade. This deal seemingly came out of left field. After Miami lost out on… [Read entire story]

Patriots early betting favorites over Rams in Super Bowl LIII

Patriots open as -1 point favorites for Super Bowl LIII:https://t.co/uM1HAKTVZi pic.twitter.com/Ca4Mv0hXMP — BetOnline.ag (@betonline_ag) January 21, 2019 Super Bowl LIII is still two weeks away, but as of now, the oddsmakers believe the New England Patriots have the edge over the Los Angeles Rams. There will be no home-field advantage for either team and the elements will have no impact with the game being played … [Read entire story]

Lakers will be without LeBron James for at least another week

The Los Angeles Lakers will reportedly be without LeBron James for at least one more week as he continues to recover from his groin injury. Shams Charania of The Athletic reported Friday that James’ injured groin will be re-evaluated in one week. Lakers' LeBron James (groin) will be re-evaluated in one week. — Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) January 4, 2019 James has been out since Christmas Day when he said he felt a “pop” as he was injured in the game against the Golden State Warriors. The Lakers have lost three of their four games since James was injured… [Read entire story]

Clemson defensive stud Dexter Lawrence fails NCAA drug test

Starting defensive lineman Dexter Lawrence is one of the three #Clemson players who failed a drug test, according to #Clemson coach Dabo Swinney, due to trace amounts of ostarine. B Sample could clear players by Wednesday — Manie Robinson (@maniebeingmanie) December 24, 2018 Clemson starting defensive lineman Dexter Lawrence was one of three Tigers to fail a drug test, Dabo Swinney told reporters on Monday ahead of the Cotton Bowl. Lawrence’s test shows… [Read entire story]

Antonio Brown thinks JuJu Smith-Schuster will “be there” for Steelers in New Orleans

It looks like JuJu Smith-Schuster is going to give it a go Sunday when the Pittsburgh Steelers take on the New Orleans Saints. Teammate Ramon Foster said Smith-Schuster went through the team’s walkthrough on Friday, and fellow receiver Antonio Brown told ESPN’s Jeremy Fowler he thought Smith-Schuster will “be … [Read entire story]

Pitt will face Clemson in ACC Championship

COASTAL CLINCHED. We will see you in Charlotte!#H2P pic.twitter.com/XXajjsMHcT — Pitt Football (@Pitt_FB) November 17, 2018 There is still one week of regular season football to be played, but we’ve already got a few of the league title game matchups decided. We’ve known for a few weeks that Alabama will take on Georgia in the SEC’s championship game. Now we know who will… [Read entire story]

Rob Gronkowski limited with reported ankle injury

USA Today Rob Gronkowski was a new addition to the New England Patriots’ injury report Thursday. The prolific tight end was limited in practice with an ankle injury, according to the team. It’s unclear how significant the injury is or if it will affect his status against the Detroit Lions on Sunday night. Gronk had a… [Read entire story]

49ers lose Reuben Foster to concussion in preseason loss to Colts

Reuben Foster indeed has a concussion, ruled out from returning to #49ers vs #Colts. They planned to play him in exhibition finale but I doubt he can get cleared in time and likely done until Week 3 after his 2-game suspension. — Cam Inman (@CamInman) August 25, 2018 San Francisco 49ers linebacker Reuben Foster … [Read entire story]

Patriots release Jordan Matthews after placing him on IR

The Jordan Matthews’ saga in New England is over already. Having dealt with a hamstring injury early in camp, the free agent signing was on the verge of being released by the Patriots. The Patriots have released WR Jordan Matthews from IR with an injury settlement. He’s now a free agent and, when healthy, can seek a new team. — Field Yates (@FieldYates) August 7, 2018 That’s when the team opted to place him… [Read entire story]

Sam Bradford likely Week 1 starter for Cardinals

Barring some drastic struggles in camp or yet another injury setback, free agent acquisition Sam Bradford will be the Arizona Cardinals’ starting quarterback Week 1 against the Washington Redskins. Wilks re backup quarterback it’s competition between Glennon and Rosen. It’s Sam Bradford job to lose. #CardsCamp — Mike Jurecki (@mikejurecki) July 28, 2018 This shouldn’t come as too much of a surprise. Arizona didn’t sign Bradford to a bloated one-year, $20 million deal to hold a clipboard. Though, reports during the offseason noted that rookie top-10 pick Josh Rosen could earn… [Read entire story]

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