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 […]

Blackhawks Douse Flames 4-1 Saturday Night

The win kept the Hawks ahead of the Predators in the race for third place in the Central Division, but there is still more work that needs to be done. The Hawks currently trail the Dallas Stars and St. Louis Blues by six points in the Central Division standings, and with just seven games remaining, […]

Eagles Cheerleaders Will Shoot Calendar At The Jersey Shore

The Eagles cheerleaders are going down the shore. The recently selected 38 women chosen to be on the 2013 Eagles Cheerleaders squad will shoot their new calendar right here at the New Jersey shore. The 2012 edition of the popular swimsuit calendar was shot in the Bahamas. All proceeds from the calendar will be donated […]

Bills LB Tarpley Cites 2 Concussions as Reason to Retire

Buffalo Bills linebacker A.J. Tarpley is retiring from football after just one season rather than risk suffering another concussion. Not even one last visit to his locker stall at the Bills’ facility could change his mind. The Bills issued a statement saying Tarpley informed coach Rex Ryan about his plans to retire, but the team […]

Opening Day: Flurries Early in Pittsburgh, Flag up in Kansas City

Cardinals leadoff man Matt Carpenter walked up to the plate, shook hands with the umpire, greeted the Pittsburgh catcher and got comfortable in the batter’s box. Just like that, fans everywhere settled in for a fresh new season. “Opening day, for me, is sort of like Christmas,” Commissioner Rob Manfred said at the Toronto-Tampa Bay […]