Dad never allowed his son to feel an ounce of self-pity.

Now, that O’Leary-like doubt could creep back into his world. Griffin reminds everyone that his edge has been meticulously building from age four to 22. That his father, Terry, never treated him like he had one hand. No, it’d get ridiculous with Dad starting at 150 pushups per night and adding 25 reps each week. […]

Rutgers basketball handed another brutal Big Ten slate in 2018-19

Rutgers’ conference schedule won’t get any easier next season. But it will provide more star power at home. The Scarlet Knights will play four of the Big Ten’s top teams – national runner-up Michigan, NIT champion Penn State and NCAA Tournament squads Ohio State and Michigan State – home-and-home in 2018-19 and will also host Maryland […]

Rare pair: Wisconsin high school wide receiver teammates share draft dream

Rare pair: Wisconsin high school wide receiver teammates share draft dream More If someone dares you to name a wide receiver born in this state over the past 50 years who has had more than a middling career in the NFL, don’t take the bet. Then in 2017, a group of four former cheerleaders from the […]

Report: Brady focusing less on football this offseason than in past

Until Tom Brady either shows up to a team-organized workout or publicly commits to playing in 2018, speculation will continue swirling that he is contemplating his football future. The latest report won’t help. An undrafted free agent out of Southern Utah, Pringle played running back and receiver in college — rushing for 1,130 yards and […]

Report: Peyton Manning could get up to $10 million per year from FOX or ESPN

Twenty years ago, as a rookie quarterback in the NFL, Peyton Manning signed a contract that paid him $8 million per year. Soon, he could be making 25 percent more than that as a rookie broadcaster. Michael McCarthy of SportingNews.com reports that ESPN and FOX are prepared to pay Manning up to $10 million per […]

The Giants will be trying something different with Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie this season.

Rodgers-Cromartie has spent his 10-year NFL career as a cornerback, but year No. 11 will see him taking on a new position. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reported Saturday that Rodgers-Cromartie will be moving to safety. Rodgers-Cromartie confirmed he’ll be on the move and told his colleague Kimberly Jones that all I need is a […]

Getting to the bottom of the Lamar Jackson wideout workout request

NFL teams asked Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson to work out as a receiver. Unless they didn’t. PFT has uncovered the final answer: Both. So there it is. No team directly asked Jackson to work out as a receiver, but at least one team made a request that was communicated on a second-hand basis to Jackson, […]

Former Nets coach taking Alabama to new heights

It sounds impossible because it seems impossible: Alabama basketball once was better than Alabama football. In the early years of the 21st Century, while Mike Shula was struggling to put together winning seasons with one of the most storied programs in the nation, Mark Gottfried was treating the largely indifferent Tuscaloosa campus to five straight […]

Report: Seahawks to cut Richard Sherman today

It seemed obvious that something was up with Richard Sherman the other day, when he was telling his teammates goodbye. Now, the inevitable end has come. As far as the rules devaluing kickoff returners, that’s true. But the Patriots do a better job of that against guys like Patterson than a lot of other teams […]