Ryan Tannehill names himself Dolphins starter

One day after Miami Dolphins coach Joe Philbin declined to say that quarterback Ryan Tannehill would start in Week 4 against the Oakland Raiders, Tannehill admitted to reporters that the indecision has been a distraction in the locker room, and he even named himself the starter. Following the Dolphins’ embarrassing loss to a then-winless Kansas […]

that’s how Westbrook sees it. And Durant doesn’t seem ready to do that.

DeRozan’s 24 minutes were the most for any East player as Brad Stevens employed a democratic rotation. On a night dominated by 3s and dunks, DeRozan was an exception, using his midrange game. He also salvaged a play before the halftime buzzer in which Irving and James both passed up dunks. Time heals all wounds, […]

Chargers’ window to use franchise tag on Melvin Ingram opens Wednesday

The window for NFL teams to apply the franchise tag on players set to hit free agency begins on Wednesday and closes at 3 p.m. ET March 1. For the Los Angeles Chargers, it provides an opportunity for general manager Tom Telesco to figure out what to do about pending free agent Melvin Ingram. Ingram, […]

The Patriots were not yet in field goal range, much less in position for the winning touchdown

The Patriots had pulled within two points in a record-breaking fourth-quarter comeback, but with only 57 seconds remaining, the ensuing two-point conversion was probably a make-or-break play. They had only two timeouts remaining, so barring recovery of an onside kick, the Falcons could have run the clock out on the next possession. In the 2016 […]

Adrian Peterson needs to understand that if he wants to continue his career with the Vikings

Detroit has been coasting off that Clint Eastwood car commercial for far too long. The 2014 campaign, One Pride, produced a catchy rallying cry, but based on the well-tread tropes of losers — win or lose, we have each other and our bond formed by being born within 10 miles of one another. To Hell […]