Kyler Murray chose football over baseball and became unique among first-round quarterbacks when he went No. 1 in the NFL draft.
Like the team formerly known as Washington Redskins and Cleveland Indians, two NHL teams are under fire for their logos and nicknames.
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell still plans to hand out the Super Bowl trophy after the 2020 season, but there might not be fans there to see it because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Carson Wentz has been mediocre and Jalen Hurts has been lightly used as the Eagles struggle to figure out their QB situation.
Ben Simmons made a bet with a 76ers executive years ago, and now he’s cashing in that bet in an eye-catching way.
Dale Earnhardt Sr. and Dale Earnhardt Jr. are both NASCAR legends, but which Earnhardt earned more career wins on the big circuit?
Patrick Mahomes, Lamar Jackson, and Kyler Murray are elite NFL QBs, but it’s their running ability that separates them from past quarterbacks.
Russell Wilson’s stellar play makes him a leading NFL MVP candidate, but Patrick Mahomes is complicating the race.
Giannis Antetokounmpo has been vacationing in Europe while the rest of the NBA speculates on his future with the Milwaukee Bucks.
Tom Brady was a backup quarterback before becoming one of the best QBs ever, and he isn’t the only star who began his career as a backup QB.
Patrick Mahomes has a contract worth $500 million with the Chiefs, but money and Super Bowls aren’t the only reasons he loves Kansas City.
Joe Burrow’s talent as a quarterback is undeniable, but his talent might be a curse that sets back the Bengals for years.
Jim Marshall’s wrong-way touchdown run in 1964 is almost ancient history but was a precursor to the Minnesota Vikings’ dismal 2020 season.
In the midst of sinking rankings and NFL boycott talk, Fox could double its yearly investment in NFL broadcast rights to $2 billion or more.
Kobe Bryant was one of the greatest NBA players ever, and an upcoming auction lets fans take the floor — if they can afford it.
Lewis Hamilton has dominated Formula One racing since he joined the circuit, but he he feels the current batch of F1 tires isn’t up to snuff.
The Philadelphia 76ers need a head coach, and Villanova’s Jay Wright could be the perfect fit — if he’s ready to jump to the NBA.
Danny Ainge was an underrated yet vital part of two championships with the Boston Celtics, and he might be the most underrated executive in the NBA.
Serena Williams is one of the best women’s tennis players ever, but Martina Navratilova contests Williams’ status as the greatest of all time.
Michael Jordan has an extensive car collection, and one of old Mercedes’ with custom features sold for six figures at auction. It’s just the latest piece of high-priced Jordan memorabilia to sell at auction.
Alvin Gentry learned to coach from some of the NBA’s best, but it’s time for the New Orleans Pelicans to fire him and find a new coach.
Stephen Curry is one of the best NBA players of his generation, but basketball isn’t the only sport at which he excels.
Mookie Betts and Chris Paul are baseball and basketball stars, respectively, but they’re both good enough to go pro in another sport if they wanted.
Phil Knight sold running shoes out of the trunk of his car before founding Nike and building an enormous net worth.
Ryan Howard is one of the leading home run hitters in Philadelphia Phillies history, and he was paid handsomely for his power hitting.
Jerry West played in the NBA before salaries exploded, but you’d never know it from looking at his net worth.
Max Scherzer and Justin Verlander formed the backbone of a ferocious Detroit Tigers pitching staff, but were they friends when they played together?
Sammy Sosa is one of the greatest sluggers in Major League Baseball History, but does he deserve a spot in the Hall of Fame?
Carlos Delgado grew up idolizing former Pittsburgh Pirate outfielder Roberto Clemente, a fellow Puerto Rican who died six months after Delgado was born. And while Delgado went on to have a tremendous career that spanned 17 years, unlike his idol, the former first baseman for the Blue Jays and New York Mets was not voted …
Charles Fisher has his NFL career with the Cincinnati Bengals cut short, but his football knowledge led to a lucrative second act when he retired.
Dave Dravecky was on his way to having a solid career as a starting left-handed pitcher when life went sideways for him in 1988. A 21st-round draft pick of the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 1978 MLB draft, the Youngstown Ohio native compiled 64 wins against 57 losses in his eight years in the majors. Dravecky, …
LeBron James know how hard the adjustment to NBA life can be, which is why he plans to mentor young players such as Zion Williamson.
Vince Carter experienced a personal highlight and a career lowlight on the same day early in his NBA career.
Jason Kidd is a popular name to fill NBA head coaching vacancies, but he’d be a terrible choice for the Brooklyn Nets.
Golden Tate signed a multi-million dollar rookie contract with the Seahawks, but he still tried stealing donuts from a Seattle store.
Khabib Nurmagomedov started by wrestling bears in Russua before he became an MMA fighter and extremely wealthy UFC champion.
Baker Mayfield has had some struggles with the Cleveland Browns, but Oklahoma football is about to make him a permanent part of history.
Adam Schefter is a top NFL insider at ESPN, and his podcast is one of the best ways for fans to keep track of breaking NFL news.
Frank Thomas carried ‘The Big Hurt’ moniker throughout his career, and it might be one of the best MLB nicknames of all time.
Being named Pennsylvania’s Mr. Football in his senior year was the crowning glory of a fabled high school career for the Philadelphia Eagles rookie running back, Miles Sanders. With dreams of following other Penn State greats into the NFL, Sanders signed to play for the Nittany Lions, figuring that he and incumbent star Saquon Barkley …
We have seen a lot of former players become NFL head coaches, but how much of Lions coach Matt Patricia’s experience came on the field?
David Blough didn’t have to wait long to toss his first NFL touchdown — he did it on his first completion — but was he the first to do so?
Before the NFL ruled the sports world, the upstart AFL tried to grab the spotlight, and New York Jets QB Joe Namath led the way.
On Nov. 10, 2019, the Atlanta Falcons shocked the world — well, maybe just those who follow the NFL — by defeating the 7-1 New Orleans Saints, 29-6 at the Superdome. One of the more noteworthy stats of the Falcons win was that superstar wide receiver Julio Jones was limited to 79 yards on three …
They’re both tall and both stars in the their sports, but NBA player Kawhi Leonard and MLB pitcher Stephen Strasburg have another connection.
Punters don’t always get a ton of respect in the NFL, but it’s not hard to appreciate what Ray Guy accomplished when you see some of his stats.
Doris Burke is one of the best NBA analysts on TV, and she’s good that fellow announcers call her the LeBron James of sportscasters.
NFL players are some of the fastest athletes around, but the person with the fastest run of the 2019 season (so far) might surprise you.
The 2020 Super Bowl seems like a far-fetched dream for the Eagles, but there are four ways they can make it to the big game this season.
They might not make as much as the superstar players, but the people performing as NBA mascots aren’t living in the poor house, either.
As a sport whose single-game violence is reported to be much like 63 car crashes, football is the perfect breeding ground for a retirement career filled with similar mayhem. That’s right — the logical next step after hanging up the cleats is donning a pair of tights in the WWE and applying powerful finishing holds …