Free agent Tarik Cohen injures Achilles, family tragedies

Tarik Cohen is dealing with a devastating injury and terrible personal news at the same time.Image: Getty Images What happened to Tarik Cohen is part of the game. Whatever you might consider the game to be. Whether it’s just professional athletes — especially football players — being more susceptible to bodily injury than those who … Read more

The Sacramento Kings move up to No. 4 pick in NBA Draft

Sacramento Kings owner Vivek Ranadivé and company will have another shot at passing over a superior player for a lesser one.Image: Getty Images The Sacramento Kings received another undeserved lifeline during Tuesday night’s NBA Draft Lottery in the form of a nine-pick bounce from their projected slot at 13th to the fourth overall pick. Cue … Read more

The USFL’s Tampa Bay Bandits have a turnover whip

Pictured: A whip? Huh?photo: Getty Images Having a mascot/nickname that’s intimidating is essential in sports. There’s a reason why teams are never called the “librarians” or the “kittens.” And ever since Miami Football introduced the turnover chain a few years ago, we’ve seen multiple teams replicate the gimmick. But, every now and then, somebody takes … Read more

‘Historic’ equal pay deal for US men and women soccer teams

Catarina Macario of the USA celebrates after scoring a goal against Iceland in February 2022 The US men’s and women’s national soccer teams will receive equal pay under a “historic” agreement announced by the US Soccer Federation on Wednesday, following years of pressure from female players. The move makes the federation the first in the … Read more

Is the Pittsburgh Penguins’ window closing?

Is this it for the Pens?Image: Getty Images This is yet another distasteful side effect of the NHL’s salary cap. Fans and observers of a certain team, especially a successful one, have to start judging just how much sand is left in the hourglass. They have to weigh the age of the best players, salaries … Read more

Jack Nicklaus is the latest golfer to tell Saudi golf league where to go

Jack Nicklausphoto: Getty Images Despite Phil Mickelson sticking his foot so far down his throat it almost came out the other end, LIV (read: Saudi-backed league) golf continues to press forward with their plan of an eight-event series that begins this June in London and includes five tournaments in America . The only problem? Mickelson … Read more

PGA Championship: Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy, Jon Rahm on Phil Mickelson missing title defence | Golf News

Phil Mickelson not at Southern Hills to defend his PGA Championship title this week; Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy and Jon Rahm among the players to discuss his absence dele- watch throughout the week live on Sky Sports Golf Last Updated: 5/18/22 6:50am Please use Chrome browser for a more accessible video player Tiger Woods admitted … Read more

Luka Dončić, Dallas Mavericks still being overlooked in NBA title race

Luka Dončićphoto: Getty Images I think it’s fair to say that Dallas isn’t going to get the press that Boston has been getting since about a month into its second-half turnaround. Jayson Tatum has been unbelievable, which is new for him because he’s lacked the consistency that’s demanded of great players. What Luka Dončić is … Read more

Tennessee’s Treylon Burks can prove doubters wrong

Treylon Burksphoto: Getty Images Before the 2021 NFL season started, before the preseason started, before team minicamps started, from the moment Ja’Marr Chase was drafted, people were calling him a bust. I’m not some saint in this situation either. I wholeheartedly believed that the Bengals should’ve selected Penei Sewell with the fifth overall pick. When … Read more

Battle of Alberta vs. Battle of Florida in Stanley Cup playoffs

Connor McDavid (l.) and Matthew Tkachukphoto: Getty Images The second round of the playoffs worked, in part, the way that the NHL dreamed up when it went to this postseason format of divisional brackets. You can question the wisdom of it happening in the second round, but we’re getting the Battle of Alberta and the … Read more