The 40-yard dash is one of the most closely watched tests at the NFL Scouting Combine. A current NFL receiver holds the record for the fastest time.
LeBron James has added Boston Celtics forward Jayson Tatum to a short list of players he thinks deserve a special level of recognition.
Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Madison Bumgarner has been using an alias to compete in rodeo competitions during baseball’s offseason for several years.
The Milwaukee Bucks have clinched an NBA playoff berth in record time — and they did it on a day off.
Boston Celtics star Jayson Tatum has numerous tattoos. His latest ink is attracting attention for the wrong reason.
How players perform in workouts and interviews will go a long way toward determining who drafts them and when.
Quarterbacks command big money in the NFL and make it challenging for some teams to stay under the salary cap.
The only way Alabama’s Tua Tagovailoa get’s to play for his favorite NFL team is if he slides far down the first round of the NFL draft.
Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Bryce Harper is enjoying relative anonymity in spring training this season because there’s so much attention on the Astros.
John Beilein’s stay with the Cleveland Cavaliers was brief but didn’t set the NBA record for the shortest coaching tenure.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. draws upon personal experience in speaking up on behalf of winner Denny Hamlin after a near-tragedy at the Daytona 500.
After playing in another NBA All-Star Game, Joel Embiid of the Philadelphia 76ers believes the best player in pro basketball is …
Mike Krzyzewski will forever be associated with Duke University, where he has coached for 40 seasons.
The New York Jets selected Sam Darnold third in the 2018 NFL draft, but comedian Larry David had told their general manager there was a better option … and he looks right so far.
Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Stefon Diggs mysteriously removed several photos from his Instagram account this week.
Heavyweight boxing champion Tyson Fury has to make a big change to his diet while training for fights like the rematch with Deontay Wilder.
The second-ranked golfer in the world has added to the criticism of fellow PGA pro Patrick Reed over an incident at a recent tournament.
Already the owner of the NBA’s Dallas Mavericks, Mark Cuban has tried branching out over the years into another favorite sport without success. Cuban, who grew up following the Pittsburgh Pirates, tried to buy two Major League Baseball teams between 2008-10 and considered bidding on a third in 2012. None of those efforts panned out. …
Sportsbooks are accepting bets on how many times pitchers pluck Houston Astros batters this season. The over/under is pretty high.
Aubrey Huff has two years to clean up his image if the former Major League Baseball star intends to earn an invitation to the reunion celebrating the San Francisco Giants’ 2012 World Series championship. However, the retired slugger can forget about rubbing elbows with former teammates and front-office employees this summer when the Giants hold …
A college student’s observation 15 years ago led to him developing the Elam Ending employed in the NBA All-Star Game in Chicago.
Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin went on ESPN to slam the network for the way it has treated one of his players.
Houston Texas defensive end J.J. Watt has had a busy month, hosting a national TV show and marrying Kealia Ohai.
Tim Tebow has been playing minor-league baseball since 2016 with mixed results. That’s why a chance to return to football may have been enticing.
New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft’s arrest in Florida in 2019 triggered a constitutional question in the courts.
Minor-league baseball players are receiving raises in 2020, but the salaries for most remain shockingly low.
Alex Rodriguez and Jennifer Lopez have the money and connections if the retired MLB star really intends to submit a bid for the New York Mets.
Stephen A. Smith earns his living by expressing his opinions on TV. He ran into a bit of trouble for something he said on NBA All-Star Game weekend.
Anthony Davis set an individual scoring record the day his fellow NBA all-stars rang up a huge point total in New Orleans.
Maynard Troyer was highly respected for building race cars but is best remembered in NASCAR circles for a stunning one-car wreck.
XFL coaches didn’t realize that a major policy difference from what the NFL does would expose their secrets.
Jameis Winston is hoping that a procedure to correct his vision helps him cut down on a league-leading 30 interceptions.
Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James is helping to fund a program that will send 193 students to college for free.
Dwyane Wade and wife Gabrielle Union have been speaking up about supporting daughter Zaya.
Albert Pujols has been the leading beneficiary of MLB’s latest live-ball era, hitting more home runs than any active hitter.
Jeff Van Gundy has already coached the New York Knicks once. His name is in the mix to return to Madison Square Garden next season.
Lightly regarded heavyweight Buster Douglas handed unbeaten Mike Tyson his first loss 30 years ago in a stunning result in Tokyo.
Pitcher Mike Bolsinger’s final MLB appearance was one of his worst. He thinks he knows why and is suing the World Series champions for big money.
The NFL could upset fans by making a significant change to its policy on flexing games.
The Cleveland Browns struggled through a 6-10 season and suffered more bad news when their Bullmastiff mascot died.
The NFL can learn from the XFL, which has rolled out innovative rules to speed up the game, spice up the scoring, and make overtime fair.
The Boston Red Sox and MLB have a new mess on their hands because the highly publicized Mookie Betts trade fell apart.
The Golden State Warriors will get their money’s worth from Stephen Curry, but other teams are eating some of the NBA’s biggest salaries.
Dez Bryant and the Dallas Cowboys have been discussing a comeback for the 2020 NFL season.
Former Pittsburgh Steeler Landry Jones is one of the veteran players starting over in the reincarnation of the XFL.
William Wesley, nicknamed World Wide Wes, has powerful connections that will help the New York Knicks rebuild.
The NBA’s Knicks traded Marcus Morris to the Los Angeles Clippers, but New York may not have seen the last of him.
The New York Knicks are following the model of the Golden State Warriors and Los Angeles Lakers in selecting their next team president.
Shohei Ohtani will be able to alternate pitching in the minors and hitting for the Los Angeles Angels as he continues his injury rehab.
A salary dump via the Mookie Betts trade with the Los Angeles Dodgers is the latest way the Boston Red Sox are saving money.