The heir apparent to the Saudi throne, 34-year-old Mohammed bin Salman is the financial engine behind the Newcastle United sale. (Image: AP)

Amnesty International Pushes EPL to Block £300M Newcastle Sale

Amnesty International entered the Newcastle United takeover saga this week, writing a letter to the Premier League raising concerns about Saudi Arabia’s human rights record. The letter followed reports that Newcastle owner Mike Ashley’s £300 million sale of the club to a Saudi-backed syndicate involving Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman […]

Harry Kane may be the latest Spurs player moving from North London to Manchester. The price: a record £200 million. (Image: Premier League)

Got £200 Million? Spurs Put Star Striker Harry Kane Up for Sale

The latest example of every player having his price comes from Tottenham Hotspur, which apparently made standout striker Harry Kane available in an effort to alleviate financial pressures stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic. That price? A record £200 million, according to published reports. Kane’s £200 million price tag is more […]

Ex-New England Patriots kicker, Stephen Gostkowski, kicking off during a game at Gillette Field in Foxboro, MA in 2018. (Image: Ryan Mansfield/Getty)

New England Patriots Release Kicker Stephen Gostkowski After 14 Seasons

Stephen Gostkowski has gotten the boot after 14 years of kicking for the New England Patriots and coach Bill Belichick. Gostkowski, a 4-time Pro Bowler, played four games last season before undergoing season-ending hip surgery. Gostkowski, 36, is currently #12 on the all-time NFL kicking list with 1,775 points. Ex-Patriots […]

Tom Brady is finalizing a contract with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, who have become Super Bowl contenders at sportsbooks since the signing was announced. (Image: Getty)

Tom Brady Signing Makes Tampa Bay a Contender, But Not a Favorite

When news broke that Tom Brady was signing with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, it was a shock to many Patriots fans who lost the quarterback that guided one of the most successful dynasties in NFL history. But the move also upended the 2020 NFL futures market, as both the Bucs […]

Teddy Bridgewater during warmups for the New Orleans Saints at the Superdome. (Image: Ryan Mansfield/Getty)

Carolina Panthers Sign QB Teddy Bridgewater, What Now for Cam Newton?

The quarterback shuffle continues in the NFL. The Carolina Panthers signed Teddy Bridgewater to a three-year deal worth $63 million. Now it’s up to the Panthers to trade Cam Newton, but where will the former MVP end up? At least $40 million of Bridgewater’s new contract is guaranteed money. Bridgewater […]

Reggie Jackson, ex-guard with the Detroit Pistons, during a game at Little Caesars Arena in Detroit, MI. (Image: Nelson Chenault/USA Today Sports)

Reggie Jackson to Sign with LA Clippers, Joins Best Bench in the NBA

Reggie Jackson secured a contract buy-out with the Detroit Pistons and, once he clears waivers, he’s expected to sign with the LA Clippers. The Clippers are looking to bolster their reserves with Jackson, creating what could become the best and deepest bench in the NBA. In nine NBA seasons, Jackson […]

Breanna Stewart signed a new contract with the Seattle Storm, but will also continue to play overseas in Europe. (Image: Ethan Miller/Getty)

Breanna Stewart, Brittney Griner Sign New Deals in Hectic WNBA Offseason

WNBA stars Brittney Griner and Breanna Stewart each signed new contracts with their respective teams this week, part of one of the busiest offseason periods in league history. Stewart re-signed with the Seattle Storm on Thursday, rejoining the team after missing a season due to a ruptured Achilles tendon suffered […]

The NFL reinstated Myles Garrett, lifting his indefinite suspension after just six games missed. (Image: Erik Drost/Flickr)

NFL Reinstates Myles Garrett After Missing Final Six Games of 2019 Season

The NFL reinstated Myles Garrett on Wednesday, a move that allows the defensive end to rejoin the Cleveland Browns for the 2020 season. Garrett faced an indefinite suspension after he hit Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph with a helmet during a last-minute brawl at the end of a Week 10 […]

Pete Rose sent a petition to MLB commissioner Rob Manfred asking for his lifetime ban from baseball to be lifted. (Image: Sam Greene/Cincinnati Enquirer)

Pete Rose Cites Astros Scandal, Steroid Era in Appeal for MLB Reinstatement

Pete Rose remains on Major League Baseball’s ineligible list more than 30 years after being banned for gambling on baseball while he was the manager of the Cincinnati Reds. Now, Rose is asking to have that ban overturned, saying his punishment is disproportionate when compared to the discipline handed out […]

Clint Capela moved from Houston to Atlanta as one of the key pieces in a huge 12-player, four-team NBA trade. (Image: Jason Getz/USA Today Sports)

Clint Capela, Robert Covington Among 12 Players Moved in Four-Team NBA Trade

The Houston Rockets worked out a deal with the Minnesota Timberwolves, Atlanta Hawks, and Denver Nuggets on Tuesday that will see 12 players move to new teams in one of the most complex deals in recent NBA history. The Rockets picked up Timberwolves forward Robert Covington, with Houston center Clint […]

The Red Sox traded Mookie Betts and David Price to the Los Angeles Dodgers as part of a three-team deal. (Image: Kim Klement/USA Today Sports)

Dodgers Become World Series Favorites Following Trade with Red Sox

The Boston Red Sox have agreed to a trade that will send Mookie Betts and David Price to the Los Angeles Dodgers, according to multiple media reports. The Red Sox will receive outfielder Alex Verdugo back from Los Angeles, part of a package of players that has yet to be […]

Minnesota Timberwolves center, Karl-Anthony Towns, during a loss against the Denver Nuggets at Pepsi Center in Denver. (Image: Jordan Johnson/Getty)

Keep Fading the Minnesota Timberwolves? Losing Skid Hits 12

The Minnesota Timberwolves (15-34) have now lost 12 games in a row. Their current losing streak began shortly after the Timberwolves went on an 0-11 stretch at the start of December. Only three other teams in the NBA have a worse record. Fans hope a recent trade will turn the […]

Kris Bryant lost his grievance against the Chicago Cubs, meaning the third baseman won’t become a free agent until after the 2021 season. (Image: Joe Robbins/Getty)

Kris Bryant Loses Grievance With Cubs, Accelerating Trade Rumors

Kris Bryant came up empty in his bid to be credited with an extra year of service time, according to an ESPN report that cited sources familiar with the ruling. Arbitrator Mark Irvings ruled that Bryant’s 2015 season did not count as a year of service, meaning Bryant won’t become […]

Ed Orgeron agreed to a six-year, $42 million contract extension with the LSU Tigers after leading the team to a national title last season. (Image: Nick Wagner/AP)

LSU Coach Ed Orgeron Signs Six-Year, $42M Extension after National Title Win

Ed Orgeron found out that winning pays, as LSU on Friday agreed to a six-year contract extension worth more than $42 million to its head football coach. Oregron becomes the fifth-highest paid coach in college football, according to The Advocate. Orgeron Reaps Rewards The deal pays Orgeron a base annual […]

Slap Shot in the Face: The Outrageous Firing of Gerard Gallant (Op-Ed)

Slap Shot in the Face: The Outrageous Firing of Gerard Gallant (Op-Ed)

Coach Gerard Gallant’s firing by the Las Vegas Golden Knights was the slap shot heard around the hockey world. The stunning decision to fire a highly-successful NHL head coach and architect for a miracle on ice in the desert makes no sense whatsoever. So, what happened? Gerard Gallant was once […]