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.
In the shadow of the Sierra El Fraile mountains north of Monterrey, Mexico, lies a tiny, winding track known as Kartódromo de Monterrey. Fourteen years ago, an 11-year-old kid got behind the wheel of a go-kart for the very first time at the Kartódromo, and on Sunday, that same kid – Daniel Suarez –
Give Canadian tennis star Eugenie Bouchard credit: when she loses a bet, she pays up. Bouchard, like most of the planet watching Super Bowl LI, assumed that the New England Patriots would lose when they were down 21-0 points to the Atlanta Falcons.
EARNHARDT NATION, the complete biography of the Earnhardt family, written by Yahoo Sports’ Jay Busbee, is now out in paperback. In this exclusive excerpt, relive The Intimidator’s last great moment: his astounding come-from-behind white-knuckle victory at Talladega in 2000. The fall Talladega race
Roddy White spent years as a loyal soldier in the Falcons franchise, catching pass after pass from Matt Ryan … only to see his role reduced and, finally, ended altogether just before the team reached the Super Bowl. White remains close with many current and former Falcons, and he’s not shy about offering
The clue was right there, buried deep in an otherwise routine Tiger Woods interview last week: “I feel good, not great,” Woods said. For Woods, who has spent an entire career insisting, often in the face of all sane evidence, that he wasn’t just great, he was greater than you could imagine, this was
For a certain slice of the country, love of Tom Brady supersedes love for one’s own children, love for food, love for oxygen. TriStar Memorabilia is hosting a private signing for Brady, and as long as you’ve got the coin, you get the benefits. Oh, but that’s not all! Want to get Brady to write something
With the 2016 season in the rear-view mirror and the Dallas Cowboys poised once again to be one of the NFL’s top teams, the most important story in the NFL this offseason might just be what to do with a certain jobless Dallas quarterback. Cowboys owner Jerry Jones is in a peculiar position, holding
Bob Costas, the central voice of NBC’s Olympics coverage for a quarter-century, is leaving the host’s seat. Mike Tirico will take over as host of NBC’s Olympics programming starting next year with the Winter Games in PyeongChang, South Korea. Costas is also reducing his role in several other NBC sports
The New England Patriots’ decade-plus of dominance has befuddled the entire NFL, making even longtime analysts scramble for explanation. On NFL Network shortly after the Super Bowl, Ladainian Tomlinson suggested that some will say the Patriots’ dynasty will have an asterisk attached, but fellow commentator
Denis Shapovalov is sorry. Denis Shapovalov learned the fastest way to end a tennis match: just hit the umpire in the face with a tennis ball. Representing Canada in the Davis Cup, Shapovalov, age 17, was playing Great Britain’s Kyle Edmund.
In which a lifelong Falcons fan tries to come to terms with the soul-crushing, bone-shattering, faith-destroying brutality that was Atlanta’s loss in Super Bowl LI. New England put on an outstanding performance, and deserves the W. 3. My entire prediction for this game—a Falcons victory—revolved around
If there were any more doubts about the Super Bowl’s worldwide presence … Pope Francis himself has just released a Super Bowl message. On this special day, we bring you a very special message from Pope Francis (@Pontifex). “Great sporting events like today’s Super Bowl are highly symbolic, showing
Fox News commentator Bill O’Reilly sat down with Trump earlier this week for an interview that aired shortly before the Super Bowl. In the waning moments, though, O’Reilly pressed Trump for his Super Bowl prediction. “I like [Patriots owner] Bob Kraft, I like Coach [Bill] Belichick.
Cam Newton outruns a vicious defense in Buick’s Super Bowl ad. Super Bowl Sunday! It’s a national holiday when we have to sit through football in order to watch those beloved ads. For the fifth year, Yahoo Sports’ Jay Busbee (@jaybusbee) and Kevin Kaduk (@kevinkaduk) are here to walk you through the
Tough news for the Atlanta Falcons on the morning of the biggest game in franchise history: multiple sources are reporting that center Alex Mack still has a fracture in his left leg, and will attempt to play through it despite the pain. “Pro Bowl C Alex Mack will play Super Bowl LI with fracture in
Aaron Hernandez, the former New England Patriot already serving a life sentence for a 2013 murder, will return to the courtroom in February. Hernandez is charged in the death of two men in Boston in the summer of 2012. Hernandez has pleaded not guilty to charges of first-degree murder.
When it comes to the New England Patriots, fandom trumps Trump. In a recent survey conducted by B2B and Yahoo Sports, Patriots fans indicated that the close relationship between President Donald Trump and several prominent members of the New England organization—owner Robert Kraft, head coach Bill Belichick
When you’re talking end zone celebrations, Chad Johnson—you may know him as “Ochocinco”—has to be on any list. Whether it was putting with a pylon, proposing to a cheerleader, or donning a fake “Hall of Fame” jacket, you could always count on Ocho to come up with a celebration that delighted the fans
Before Matt and Julio, before the Dirty Bird, before either Super Bowl visit for the Atlanta Falcons, there was Neon Deion. Deion Sanders, Prime Time his ownself, started his NFL career with Atlanta, and to this day considers himself a Falcon. Over the course of five seasons (several partial, as he
Maybe Lady Gaga will end her Super Bowl halftime show by torching a 30-foot-tall effigy of President Donald Trump. Maybe she’ll spend her entire 13-minute halftime show reading Frederick Douglass speeches. Gaga stopped by Houston on Thursday afternoon to talk a bit about the halftime show in a news
HOUSTON—Thank heaven for Martellus Bennett, the man who is saving Super Bowl week. Which is where Bennett comes in. Bennett’s conversations with the media have been free-floating explorations of art, science, philosophy and nostalgia.