Gronkowski comes in second at the Belmont

Rob Gronkowski’s team came in second at the Super Bowl, and his horse came in second at the Belmont Stakes. Gronkowski, a horse named for and partially owned by the Patriots tight end, turned in a tremendous race today. A 24-1 underdog who was in last place in the early going, Gronkowski surged ahead and […]

Vikings rookie Hercules Mata’afa tears ACL

Vikings rookie defensive end Hercules Mata’afa tore an anterior cruciate ligament in Wednesday’s organized team activity, Tony Pauline of draftanalyst.com reports. Mata’afa was injured during a kickoff drill. Harrison did not run the 40-yard dash at the combine or his pro day because of a hamstring injury. He is such a quality prospect that few […]

Terrance Williams’ attorney: Kendall Wright not involved in wreck

Terrance Williams threw Kendall Wright under his $325,000 Lamborghini early Saturday morning — figuratively — by telling police the Vikings receiver wrecked his car. But Williams was lying, according to his own attorney. Chip Lewis, Williams’ attorney, said the Cowboys receiver was in the car alone when it crashed, Brandon George of the Dallas Morning […]

Nothing new and no driving reason for Ben Roethlisberger’s absence

Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger made an unexpected headline on Wednesday with the news that, after showing up for the first 2018 OTA session, Roethlisberger has stayed away. So why isn’t he there? Per a source with knowledge of the situation, there’s no driving reason for the absence. The source added that there’s nothing new about […]

Dak Prescott drops some weight, since he’s getting older

Dak Prescott has lost 10 pounds since the end of the season and looking thinner and trimmer as the Dallas Cowboys began the start of the offseason program this week in preparation for the 2018 season. I’m getting older, Prescott said Tuesday night. I figure I better fix my diet now. I guess I’ve dropped […]

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 […]

Cavaliers shake up starting lineup, JR Smith to come off bench for second time this season

Korver, who will turn 37 this weekend, will make his second start with the Cavs since being acquired last season. Hood is averaging 10.2 points on 41.1 percent shooting from the floor and 32.5 percent shooting from 3 in 11 games with the Cavs (four starts). He averaged 16.8 points on 42.5 percent shooting overall […]

Kings back in playoff position with 3-0 win over Canucks

Pearson put the Kings ahead 3-0 with his 13th goal at 10:53 of the third, waiting out Nilsson until the goalie was on his knees and had left an open net. It was Pearson’s third goal in five games following a stretch of 15 without one. The Kings are 7-4-1 in the first game of […]

Irving made the second choice.

As Sports Illustrated’s Ben Golliver notes, Irving’s scoring numbers increase across the board when facing elimination. In the past four elimination games against the Warriors, Irving is averaging 32.5 points per game on 53.3 percent shooting (55.2 percent from 3-point range). Klay Thompson has made life difficult for Irving throughout the series, but when the […]

Tigers’ Victor Martinez released from hospital, will remain in Detroit for monitoring

Victor Martinez was released from the hospital Saturday morning, after spending two nights there with an irregular heartbeat. The Tigers designated hitter, who went on the 10-day DL Friday, will remain in Detroit for monitoring over the next week to 10 days, according to the MLive Media Group. The Tigers are headed for the West […]