Tony Buzbee, the attorney representing the 22 women who have filed lawsuits against Texans QB Deshaun Watson, said back in May that his clients would not agree to a settlement with Watson. Shortly thereafter, Watson’s attorney, Rusty Hardin, said that Buzbee had indeed approached him about a settlement, but that settlement is not an option unless “the terms are made public and all participants are allowed to speak in their own defense at all times.”
Even at an advanced NFL age, Justin Houston would provide value to a Dallas Cowboys squad in perpetual assistance of defensive firepower.
Navy cornerback Cameon Kinley had planned to try his hand in the NFL, until the Navy told him to cool his jets. Now, a U.S. Senator from the state where Kinley wants to play wants the Commander-in-Chief to override the order.
The Los Angeles Lakers lost in 6 games and the Phoenix Suns, and it is clear that they needed more from their roster offensively while LeBron James and Anthony Davis weren't at 100% due to injuries sustained during the regular season. It is clear that some moves need to be made for the future.
Brad Stevens saved the Boston Celtics a significant amount of cash with his move to trade former All-Star Kemba Walker to the Oklahoma City Thunder this week. Unfortunately, the deal has left the Celtics with a pretty big hole at point guard.
Spencer Dinwiddie has been a topic of discussion throughout the NBA season, even though he was sidelined with an ACL injury for most of the season. Dinwiddie was in trade rumors before the deadline, but nothing came to fruition. Now, by declining his $12.3 million player option for 2021-22, he’s set to become an unrestricted free agent and should have plenty of suitors.
NCAA president Mark Emmert sent a memo to schools this past week stating he plans to introduce temporary rules to allow student-athletes to be compensated for their name, image, and likeness if changes are not made by July, according to Ralph D. Russo of the Associated Press.
While official visits have wrapped up for the weekend, the Florida Gators have come out with at least one commitment. This time it's 2022 linebacker, Shemar James, out of Faith Academy in Mobile (Ala).
Oklahoma State head football coach Mike Gundy will take a $1 million pay cut for the second straight year during the 2021 season, according to a report by Bill Haisten of Tulsa World. Gundy volunteered to a similar pay cut in 2020 in light of the pandemic, shortening his contract from a five-year rollover to four years with a $1 million reduction.
The NHL playoffs is always a time when players tend to elevate their games. It also provides those set to become unrestricted free agents following the postseason an opportunity to shine.
Marc-Andre Fleury's gaffe has at least temporarily cost him his job.
Well, it seems like Vegas Golden Knights goalie Marc-Andre Fleury has completely moved on from his major blunder in Game 3 of the NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs semis against the Montreal Canadiens. In fact, he’s just made fun of it by recreating that forgettable moment for Vegas during practice ahead of Game 4.
The Boston Red Sox are one of the biggest surprises in 2021, sitting near the top of the MLB standings and demonstrating they are one of the best teams in baseball this year. With the trade deadline drawing closer, trade rumors are swirling about potential names on the move.
The Twins have signed reliever Kyle Barraclough to a minor league contract and assigned him to Triple-A St. Paul, according to an announcement from the Saints. The right-hander was released from a minors pact with the Yankees earlier this week.
The Washington Nationals' decision to move Kyle Schwarber into the leadoff spot is paying off.
It has been speculated that former Bayern Munich midfielder Javi Martinez would head back to Athletic Bilbao to continue his career, but the 32-year-old has instead it looks like he has signed with Qatar SC.
It just might be time to start getting excited about next season.
The Green Bay Packers still don’t know whether or not Aaron Rodgers will return for the 2021 NFL season. With the reigning NFL MVP’s future uncertain, it may not be long before the franchise shifts its focus to Davante Adams.
Despite all of the confidence the Las Vegas Raiders have shown in Derek Carr this offseason, the team continues to get mentioned in quarterback trade rumors. Aaron Rodgers’ issues with the Green Bay Packers remain unresolved, which means it’s possible that he gets traded. Considering the fact he listed the Raiders as one of the few teams he’d play for, they will likely remain linked to him until the situation is resolved.
The 49ers may be a team to watch for GM hires in the near future. In addition to top John Lynch lieutenant Adam Peters, the team has moved other staffers to jobs from which teams often poach GMs.
There is often a lot of focus on the moves that teams end up making. The blockbuster trades, the signings in the buyout market, and the players that franchises end up drafting. Sometimes though, fans look at the missed possibilities as well.
In a record-setting, MVP caliber season in which he won the NBA scoring title, Stephen Curry led the Golden State Warriors within one basket of a playoff spot.
The Boston Celtics have traded Kemba Walker… now what? While Walker’s injuries, age and namely salary bogged down his long-term value for the Cs, his exit from Beantown still leaves a major hole at point guard.
In response to a statement released Friday by outgoing Pac-12 commissioner Larry Scott, American Athletic Conference commissioner Mike Aresco told ESPN on Saturday that guaranteeing each Power 5 conference champion a spot in a potential 12-team playoff format would be "an enormous step in the wrong direction."
In addition to the usual suspects — including the Ducks, Flyers, Wild, Kings and perhaps the Rangers — there is a previously undisclosed entrant in the Hunt for Jack Eichel.