Yankees and Rays educate Twitter followers on gun violence

Screenshot: Twitter: @Yankees As we sit in states of grief, hopelessness, and disbelief after yet another preventable massacre of children in UvaldeTexas, the New York Yankees shocked the nation by forgoing their usual Twitter programming during their game against the Tampa Bay Rays last night. In place of highlights, score updates, and lineup announcements, the … Read more

Edmonton defeats Flames to advance to Western Conference finals

Connor McDavid is going to the Western Conference Finals.Image: Getty Images OK, obviously not. But maybe? That has always been the perception about the truly transcendent from us plebes. Tom Brady gets every pass interference and roughing the passer call. Michael Jordan could draw a foul by just looking at the lane. Greg Maddux’s strike … Read more

Jon Gruden could unwittingly help Brian Flores in his lawsuit vs. the NFL

Uh … go Jon Gruden?Image: Getty Images Against all odds, disgraced former Raiders coach Jon Gruden has garnered some support from the public – grudging and conditional though it may be – in his fight against Roger Goodell and the NFL. You wouldn’t think he could come back from the racist, sexist, homophobic, slur-filled emails … Read more

A 75-year old Knicks’ streak could have been broken tonight

Frank Ntilikina was a Knick between 2018 and 2021.Image: Getty Images 2021 saw the end of one of the most famous Finals streaks of all-time. Thirty-seven consecutive NBA Finals between 1984 and 2020 saw at least one teammate of Shaquille O’Neal’s on one of the competing rosters. No one on last year’s Suns or Bucks … Read more

Titans QB Ryan Tannehill responds to his critics

Ryan TannehillIllustration: Getty Images Tennessee Titans quarterback Ryan Tannehill didn’t realize the firestorm he sparked when he claimed it isn’t his job to mentor rookie third-round QB pick Malik Willis. His comments quickly went viral and, according to Tannehill, got spun and twisted a bit. “I meant no disrespect to Malik or anything close to … Read more

Ole Miss’ Lane Kiffin says college football is a professional sport

Lane Kiffin: Hero of the people.Image: Getty Images Lane Kiffin isn’t the hero college football wanted, and certainly not the one we thought we’d get, but he may just be the hero college football needs. The 47-year-old Ole Miss coach has watched the SEC drama of the past week play out in a sort of … Read more

Getting rid of Kyrie Irving isn’t going to be easy

Damned if you do, damned if you don’t.Image: Getty Images Logically, it makes zero sense to give Kyrie Irving a long-term contract. Regardless of your stance on vaccines – because somehow public health is a political issue as well – his decision to not receive a vaxx for COVID was selfish. It was a choice … Read more

Jalen Hurts and Trey Lance getting serious Vegas love for MVP

Photo: Shutterstock The hype train for the 2022 NFL season has not just left the station, it leapt off the tracks, burst into the stratosphere, and started singing a collection of Tupac’s greatest hits. People are going crazy with some of these predictions! I mean who in their right minds is picking the Lions and … Read more

Alabama’s Nick Saban accuses Jimbo Fisher, Texas A&M of buying players

Nick Saban (l.) And Jimbo FisherImage: Getty Images The Nick Saban-Jimbo Fisher feud is a microcosm of the two schools of thought in college football right now. Texas A&M beat Alabama for the top recruiting class in the nation this year and one coach, Saban, was none too pleased, saying, “A&M bought every player on … Read more

Andrew Wiggins delivered the coup de grace to Luka Dončić and the Mavericks’ season

This is what we used to call getting “posterized” back in 1937.Image: Getty Images Entering this series, Luka Dončić’s heft, weight and skill were expected to overwhelm Andrew Wiggins. Instead, Wiggins’ capstone moment in his jewel of a playoff series came during Golden State’s 109-100 victory at the expense of the 23-year-old Dončić. Wiggins and … Read more