Eli Manning was originally drafted No. 1 overall by the San Diego Chargers, but was traded to the New York Giants when he said he would not play for San Diego. What are the best moments for each NFL franchise? In the 2004 draft, the San Diego Chargers owned the No. 1 overall pick and expected to draft Mississippi quarterback Eli Manning.
Players on both the New York Giants and the San Diego Chargers try to avoid snowball thrown by fans at Giants Stadium in 1995. Crews at the Meadowlands removed much of the snowfall, but a good amount remained under the seats when the gates opened for the Giants’ final game of the regular season. With the Giants en route to losing to the San Diego Chargers, dropping their record to 5-11, fans began throwing snowballs onto the field.
The crossover from rugby to football and vice versa is in full swing, and on both sides of the Pond.
All-Start guard Damian Lillard thinks people will never be able to admit that a player is better than Michael Jordan.
Over the last couple of years, a trend described as “challenge culture” has developed on the internet where someone does something interesting and people try to copy or one-up the original content. Whether it’s the Running Man Challenge, Mannequin Challenge or r/nba’s recent 400 3-pointer Challenge, people can’t get enough of these internet competitions.
The Mets really can’t catch a break this year. On Thursday, All-Star left fielder Michael Conforto collapsed in a heap on the ground after swinging and missing on a fastball from Diamondbacks starter Robbie Ray as a result of a dislocated left shoulder, the Mets announced. X-rays after the contest revealed Conforto is dealing with a torn shoulder capsule.
Kyrie Irving and Isaiah Thomas are trading places, but the blockbuster deal also has lasting ramifications for others with the Cavs and Celtics.
On Tuesday, the Cleveland Cavaliers agreed to a bombshell trade in which the team sent disgruntled point guard Kyrie Irving to the Boston Celtics in exchange for Isaiah Thomas, Jae Crowder, Ante Zizic and a 2018 first-rounder. As expected, Twitter lost its collective mind on the heels of the most dramatic trade in a whirlwind NBA offseason.
The 31-year-old WWE champion released from WWE in 2014, but made a triumphant return two years later thanks to a new mindset and improved physique.
Rule changes can help reduce head injuries to only a certain degree in an inherently violent sport. That's why advancements in equipment and training technology are being touted as football's best bet for long-term survival.
Mavericks first round pick Dennis Smith Jr. was asked to do something pretty strange in a pre-draft meeting with the Knicks. Former president of the Knicks and longtime Bulls and Lakers head coach Phil Jackson is known around the NBA for his non-traditional tactics. On Saturday, rookie point guard and NC State grad Dennis Smith Jr. further added to the mystery surrounding Phil through the telling of a funny story from his pre-draft interviews with New York.
On the 18th hole of the third round of the PGA Championship, Jason Day essentially saw his quest for a second major title derailed due to an extremely poor decision with his second shot on the par-four final hole.
Usain Bolt, perhaps the greatest sprinter ever, was hoping to ride off into the sunset with a successful showing at this year’s world championships in London. “It’s a cramp in his left hamstring, but a lot of the pain is from disappointment from losing the race,” Jamaican team doctor Kevin Jones said. Usain Bolt’s final race took an unfortunate turn on Saturday.
Jordan Montgomery and the Yankees dodged a bullet on Saturday. There was an extremely scary moment on Saturday afternoon as the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox prepared for their day game in the Bronx. During batting practice, Yankees starting pitcher Jordan Montgomery was inadvertently hit on the right side of the head by an errant foul ball struck by Red Sox catcher Sandy Leon.
Joe West, who just umpired his 5,000th career game, felt the brunt of this dichotomy on Tuesday with MLB handing out a three-game suspension for his comments about Rangers third basemen Adrian Beltre in a USA today article published June 20. West was asked who the “biggest complainer” was in his experience behind the plate, and the 64-year-old had no qualms about calling out the newest member of the 3,000-hit club. “It’s got to be Adrian Beltre.
Marouane Fellaini proved the power of self deprecation on Tuesday. On Tuesday, Manchester United midfielder Marouane Fellaini did exactly that by posting a picture on his Twitter account of a ball hitting his face during United’s 2-1 UEFA Super Cup loss to Real Madrid. The impact of the ball resulted in the 29-year-old’s facial features being hilariously, momentarily altered.