The on-again, off-again move of the Oakland Raiders to Las Vegas appears to be very much on again, if recent reports on several fronts are accurate. The NFL has apparently established the relocation fee the Raiders must pay, and owners could be voting to approve the move as soon as next Monday. The
Jan Ross, wife of legendary former WWE commentator Jim Ross, was involved in a traffic accident that has left her in critical condition. While riding her Vespa en route to a gym near her Oklahoma home, Jan Ross was struck by a car. My wife Jan, my little angel, was hit while riding her Vespa & has
Colin Kaepernick, the free-agent quarterback now far better known for his protests during the national anthem than for his Super Bowl heroics of years gone by, became the subject of a presidential anecdote on Monday night. Speaking at a rally in Kentucky, President Donald Trump referenced Kaepernick
FBI Director James Comey is seated at House Intelligence Committee hearing into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election, on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., March 20, 2017. Comey was on Capitol Hill Monday morning to dispute and dismiss President Trump’s allegation that President Obama wiretapped
Ray Rice hasn’t played a snap of football since 2013. “I can still play football,” Rice told ESPN over the weekend at a charity basketball tournament. Rice hasn’t played since the revelation of a security tape showing him knocking his then-fiance unconscious.
There remain two pervasive mysteries surrounding Super Bowl LI and the New England Patriots’ triumphant victory. One, of course, is how the hell the Atlanta Falcons could blow a 25-point third-quarter lead (still not over it). The second is, who stole Tom Brady’s jersey?
Colin Kaepernick is still without a job for the 2017 season, but he’s been spending his time in pursuits far more noble than reading NFL defenses. Kaepernick, in association with a charitable effort known as Love Army for Somalia, has helped convince Turkish Airlines to donate the use of a 60-ton airplane
Dontari Poe, the most statistically successful quarterback in the history of the NFL, has signed a one-year deal with the Atlanta Falcons. Poe is a former first-round draft pick and two-time Pro Bowler who spends most of his time on the defensive side of the ball. Poe, a defensive tackle, will add
Tony Romo made $64 for one series this season. Tony Romo is in line to get his bonus for playing time in the 2016 season, and, well … it’s about enough for a decent steak and a glass of wine. The NFL distributed $3,995,000 to each club for performance-related bonuses, to be distributed based on how
Eddie Lacy has found a new job, and the Seattle Seahawks have solved their running back question, at least for a year. Seattle signed the former Packer to a one-year deal, $5.5 million with $3 million fully guaranteed.
In unrelated news, Terrelle Pryor recently jumped from the Cleveland Browns to the Washington Redskins. “You want to be with a team that wants you to be on the team,” Pryor said in his first comments as a member of the Redskins. As for the ever-revolving quarterback controversy that swirls around D.C
The Denver Broncos’ DeMarcus Ware, who ranks eighth on the NFL’s all-time sacks list with 138.5 sacks, has announced his retirement. “After a lot of thought and prayer,” Ware wrote, “I’ve decided to accept the unknown and retire from my NFL career.” Ware ends his career with nine Pro Bowl appearances
The shotgun marriage between the Houston Texans and Brock Osweiler began, as such things often do, with raised eyebrows last year at the thought of giving eight figures to an unproven backup. Putting aside a terrible season-long on-field performance — Osweiler ranked dead last among all starting quarterbacks
Lawyers for the players indicated that every single one of the doctors interviewed in the course of trial preparation indicated that there were errors, mistakes, and deliberate avoidance of federal law governing the use of painkillers. More than 1,800 former players are suing the NFL in U.S. District
“So grateful for my time in New England,” the post read. Given the fact that Garoppolo, the backup quarterback for the New England Patriots, is somehow the most coveted player this entire offseason even though he’s not a free agent, the farewell, potentially because of a trade, was all too believable
The Atlanta United football club arrived on Sunday night perfect, pure, innocent of all the sins of all the teams that this city has committed. It didn’t take the club long to get some vintage Atlanta stank on ‘em, but still: this was a debut full of promise, a debut of a team that could well own this
HAMPTON, Ga.—For the fifth time in the last six years, Kevin Harvick led the most laps at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Harvick had absolutely owned the Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500, owned it with a degree of excellence not often seen at this level. Harvick won the pole, won both of the first two stages,
Dale Earnhardt Jr. stood next to a steel-railed barrier, trying to make sense of a Daytona week that had begun with such promise and ended halfway through the Daytona 500 with a sudden shearing of sheet metal. Earnhardt stood near Daytona International Speedway’s infield care center, one of the first
Kyle Busch’s day at the Daytona 500 went from sublime to ruined in a matter of minutes. Forty-six laps after winning NASCAR’s first-ever race stage, Busch wrecked out of the race, victim of a blown tire. “Goodyear tires just suck,” Busch told a handful of reporters in the garage.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.—New England Patriots tight end and tailgate-in-human-form Rob Gronkowski is in Florida for the Daytona 500, and he’s enjoying himself immensely as a guest of both NASCAR and Monster Energy: Catching up with Rob Gronkowski, who is at his first Daytona 500, and is, of course, hanging
Every so often, Matt Crafton has a bad day at the office. Matt Crafton, the two-time Truck Series champion, is leading the race, just three turns from shaking off nearly two decades’ worth of frustration at Daytona. Take a ride with Matt and see.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.—The voice was familiar. The grin was, too. It’s just the finishing position that was strange.