The former wife of the late Pittsburgh Steelers offensive lineman Justin Strzelczyk criticized comments made by New York Jets rookie Jamal Adams that were iinterpreted as insensitive about the degenerative brain disease known as chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE). “I don’t even know what to say. This guy (Adams) doesn’t know what’s coming down the pipeline.
SEATTLE — Coming off a berth in the national semifinals, the biggest question surrounding Washington is whether it will be able to replace four players taken in the first 43 picks of the NFL draft, three of them in the secondary. If that sounds familiar, nearly the exact same scenario played out after the 2015
NAPA, Calif. — While Oakland Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie called Pro Bowl left tackle Donald Penn “my guy” on a few occasions Monday, McKenzie reiterated that he would not negotiate in the media as Penn’s holdout reached its third day. Penn signed a two-year, $11.9 million contract with the Raiders in March 2016. While
The 2017 postseason began on the last day of July — at least it did in the National League. And if the Los Angeles Dodgers are the regular-season team no one can beat, they now look almost as unbeatable as we peek ahead to the playoffs. Let’s get the obvious caveat out of the way.
Former Ireland boss Michael Bradley has been named head coach of Italian side Zebre ahead of the new Guinness PRO12 season. Zebre are now under the control of the Italian Rugby Federation (FIR) who confirmed Monday that Bradley would take charge of the Parma-based outfit. A statement from the FIR read: “With the appointment of
UFC president Dana White wasn’t happy with what he saw from Tyron Woodley on Saturday night, and apparently the feeling is mutual. During an appearance on The MMA Hour on Monday afternoon, Woodley, who retained the welterweight title via a unanimous decision win over Demian Maia at UFC 214, demanded “a public apology” from his
Russell Westbrook winning the MVP award over James Harden has Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey wondering if the NBA should just eliminate awards. Morey told The Crossover in a telephone interview that he has questions about the method of voting the league uses to name its award winners. Morey made his comments on Saturday
BUFFALO, N.Y. — Newly acquired Buffalo Sabres defenseman Nathan Beaulieu has agreed to a two-year, $4.8 million deal in foregoing the opportunity to have his contract determined at an arbitration hearing. The Sabres announced the agreement on Monday, five days before both sides were scheduled to present their case before an NHL arbitrator. Beaulieu was
BEREA, Ohio — The work does not end for Myles Garrett and DeShone Kizer when the Cleveland Browns finish practice. Suffice it to say the extra work the pair does is not typical. Garrett and Kizer both do several 100-yard sprints. “I want to be more than prepared for the games for the preseason and
With Nemanja Matic reportedly on his way to Old Trafford, the FC crew debate Manchester United’s title chances. Steve Nicol feels Pogba has the ability to be one of the world’s best players, but doesn’t agree he’s at a Barca level yet. Manchester United’s Jose Mourinho believes Paul Pogba is just as good as the