Three Miami Dolphins players defied US president Donald Trump's fresh assertion that NFL players should stand for the American anthem by kneeling at Wembley on Sunday. Julius Thomas, Michael Thomas and Kenny Stills all took a knee during the Star-Spangled Banner nine days after Trump said that those
USWNT players Megan Rapinoe, Sydney Leroux and Becky Sauerbrunn were among players from both the Seattle Reign and FC Kansas City who did not appear for the national anthem at a NWSL game on Sunday. Rapinoe was the first USWNT player to kneel during the national anthem as she joined the protests led by NFL quarterback […]
Week 1 in the NFL is a wonderful thing. A Week 1 in the NFL that features Eagles-Redskins is even more wonderful. Washington has won its last five matchups with Philadelphia, and will look to keep that streak alive when the two NFC East franchises meet in the regular season opener at FedEx Field. Kirk […]
Thumbs up If Packers coach Mike McCarthy doesn’t throw the ball to his tight ends inside the red zone this season, he might be charged with high treason. Even with quarterback Aaron Rodgers given the night off, the tight ends feasted on the defense in the red zone, not only beating them for receptions but […]
Jeremy Maclin has high expectations for the receiving corps on his new team. The former Chiefs wide receiver believes the Ravens’ trio of himself, Mike Wallace and Breshad Perriman can be the NFL’s best.
With just a few days left until the Carolina Panthers head to Spartanburg for training camp (and a recent flurry of front-office activity), the largest questions left looming around the team are about the offense. The task of Carolina’s running backs, in particular, is a tall one. The group – led back Jonathan Stewart, rookie […]
The NFL’s three remaining franchise-tagged players appear unlikely to sign new contracts until much closer to the July 17 deadline – if at all. Negotiations between the Washington Redskins and Kirk Cousins have taken on an improved tone recently but a long-term deal is still considered to be a long shot, sources told ESPN's Adam […]
The Pittsburgh Steelers, with two-time Super Bowl winning quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, receiver Antonio Brown and running back Le’Veon Bell, have been among the most dominant offensive players the past three seasons. Roethlisberger has been in the top-five in passing yards per game in two of the three seasons, while Brown has been top-five in receiving […]
The Rockies, Dodgers and Diamondbacks are on fire, plus updates from across the league
It’s almost a tradition now to have NFL draft picks throw out the ceremonial first pitch at Major League Baseball games. The Cleveland Indians continued that tradition on Friday, inviting the Browns first rounders to Progressive Field for first pitch duties ahead of their game against the Seattle Mariners. The Browns went into Thursday with […]
The Jacksonville Jaguars made another huge splash in free agency Thursday, signing three starters expected to make a decent defense dynamic. The person spoke to The Associated Press on the condition of anonymity because the Jaguars won’t announce any moves until players formally sign Friday. The trio should significantly improve a defense that ranked sixth […]
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) The Jacksonville Jaguars made another huge splash in free agency Thursday, signing three starters expected to make a decent defense dynamic.