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Charles McDonald

7 of the most surprisingly athletic NFL players from the past 20 years

Just because you aren’t chiseled doesn’t mean you can’t ball in the NFL.

No sporting event this year was as visibly jarring as heavyweight boxer Andy Ruiz getting a TKO against Anthony Joshua. Joshua looked like he was in peak physical condition while Ruiz confidently rocked the dad bod. Their contrasting physiques suggested that Joshua should’ve been the clear favorite, but Ruiz was the superior athlete in the ring.

That got me thinking: which current or former NFL players didn’t...

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Report: Erik Karlsson, Sharks Agree on 8-Year Contract Worth More Than $88M

Erik Karlsson is reportedly staying in San Jose. According to Pierre LeBrun of TSN, the star defenseman has reportedly agreed to an eight-year contract extension with the ...

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Women's World Cup Schedule 2019: Live Stream and Group Times for Monday Fixtures

France and Germany resume their 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup campaigns on Monday, and each have an opportunity to win their respective groups with a perfect record...


David Fucillo

Vegas sportsbook took $10,000 Lakers bet three hours before Anthony Davis trade

Someone might have had a little bit of inside information about Saturday’s NBA madness.

The Los Angeles Lakers turned the NBA on its head Saturday evening when they acquired Anthony Davis in a blockbuster trade with the New Orleans Pelicans. The Lakers dealt away Lonzo Ball, Brandon Ingram, Josh Hart, and three first-round picks to pair the superstar forward with LeBron James.

The trade sent shockwaves through the NBA and reinforced a new potential power structure in the league. Prior to...


Tom Ziller

The rise of the mercenary NBA superstar

Stars switching teams has become completely normal, and now NBA teams aren’t expecting any guarantees.

When the Boston Celtics traded picks and players for Kyrie Irving, they did not believe it would be a short-term rental. They saw Kyrie as a foundational piece for the next great Boston team. Yet as his contract ends in a couple of weeks, Irving is widely expected to leave in free agency. This specter has already affected the Celtics’ other potential moves, namely by keeping them on the...


Bill Connelly

Mike Leach gets weirder (and Washington State gets better) with age

2018 was supposed to be a setback year for Leach and Wazzu. It was anything but.

Bill C’s annual preview series of every FBS team in college football continues. Catch up here!

Each year, it seems Mike Leach becomes a little more Mike Leach.

It’s been nearly 15 years since Leach started talking to his team about pirates and swords and nearly eight since he wrote a memoir with a pirate-themed title. Since, he’s moved on to writing a book about Geronimo (nearly five years ago now),...


Reports: Karlsson gets 8-year deal from Sharks

Free-agent defenseman Erik Karlsson has reportedly agreed to a deal with the Sharks.


Rockets' Morey addresses Paul, Harden tension

Rockets GM Daryl Morey attributes the reported tension between Chris Paul and James Harden on the two stars being "extremely competitive."

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2019 NHL Mock Draft: Latest Predictions for All 1st-Round Prospects

June is shaping up to be quite the month for the NHL . The St. Louis Blue just wrapped up a seven game series over the Boston Bruin in the Stanley Cup Final, and the entry draft is set to kick off on June 21...

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Power Moments: What We Learned from the 2nd Set of Women's World Cup Matches

With some teams already confirmed for the last 16 and every game now making or breaking teams' progress in France, it's time to review what we've learned. 1...

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Rockets Rumors: Most Explosive Details on James Harden, Chris Paul's Friction

All is not well in Houston. In the wake of a second consecutive loss to the Golden State Warriors in the postseason, Tim MacMahon of ESPN...

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D'Angelo Russell Rumors: Jazz 'Like' Nets PG, Only Interested as UFA

D'Angelo Russell's future is in flux. If the Brooklyn Nets sign Kyrie Irving this summer, they likely won't match any offer sheets he signs with other teams, as Russell and Irving don't seem like a natural fit as a backcourt pair...

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Fear, Texts and Bodyguards: How MLB's Venezuelan Stars Cope with Unrest at Home

On the third Wednesday in May, Cardinals outfielder Jose Martinez was playing in Atlanta and eagerly awaiting his mother's flight to St. Louis the following day...


Graham MacAree

Find the perfect prospect for your team in the 2019 NBA Draft

Tell us your team’s needs, and we’ll give you a custom draft board.

Zion Wiliamson

Zion Williamson turned into a worldwide phenomenon during his one-and-done season at Duke. His unprecedented combination of strength, agility, and athletic explosiveness would have been enough to make him a star on its own, but Williamson’s game is so much deeper than that. In putting together the most statistically dominant college season of the modern era, Williamson showed a refined skill set...


Stephanie Yang

The Paris Metro might be *too* efficient if you’re there for the World Cup

If you’re visiting Paris, be prepared to be 15 minutes early to everything.

PARIS, France — I used to have a problem with punctuality. Everything was always a race to be on time, usually ending with me at the entrance of my destination covered in sweat from sprinting the last five minutes.

At some point I decided I couldn’t go on that way, so now I aim to get everywhere about 15 minutes early. When combined with the multitudinous inefficiencies in Boston’s public transit system,...


Lowe: Where the Anthony Davis trade leaves the Lakers and Pelicans

Finally the Lakers have a deal to acquire Davis. Are they paying too much?

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2019 NFL Offseason's Biggest Winners and Losers so Far

Games aren't necessary to determine winners and losers around the NFL . The constant offseason churn of front-office personnel, coaching staffs and rosters provides limitless changes to the league's landscape every year...

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Women's World Cup Bracket 2019: Predicting Standings Pre-Monday's Group Fixtures

Teams in Group A and Group B will be out to secure their places in the knockout stages of the 2019 Women's World Cup on Monday...

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NHL Rumors: Notable Trade Reports on Road to 2019 Draft

NHL teams did not take long to start trading players after the end of the Stanley Cup Final. In the last 72 hours, Philadelphia acquired Matt Niskanen from Washington and Chicago brought in Olli Maatta in a trade with Pittsburgh...

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Rockets' Daryl Morey: Chris Paul Doesn't Want to Be Traded; Wants to Add a Star

Daryl Morey has made it clear in no uncertain terms: Chris Paul is not going anywhere. The Houston Rockets general manager appeared on SportsTalk 790 on Monday, unequivocally ...

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