Giants’ DeAndre Baker charged with four counts of robbery with a firearm, report says

Giants cornerback DeAndre Baker has been charged with four counts of robbery with a firearm, according to a release from the Broward State (Fla.) Attorney’s office (via NFL.com). According to the release, Baker, 22, faces a mandatory minimum sentence of 10 years — with a maximum of life — if

Cam: ‘Surreal’ to find himself with the Patriots

Covered Patriots since 1997 Joined ESPN in 2009 Cam Newton officially signed with the New England Patriots on July 8, but the longtime Carolina Panthers quarterback is still finding it hard to believe that he’s the top candidate to fill the void created by Tom Brady’s free-agent departure. “I’m still

Titans’ Beasley reports, starts COVID-19 testing

Covered Eagles for USA Today Covered the Ravens for Baltimore Times Played college football at Cheyney University NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Titans outside linebacker Vic Beasley, who had been absent from training camp since it began July 28, reported to the team facility for COVID-19 testing on Friday morning. The team

CFB player opt-out tracker: Who plans to enter 2021 NFL Draft?

Below are underclassmen who have stated their intent to opt out of the 2020 college football season amid the COVID-19 pandemic and enter the 2021 NFL Draft. Underclassmen typically have until a mid-January deadline to file declaration papers with the league, with a 72-hour period to reconsider after filing. The

FSU star Wilson critical of sitting out as protest

ACC reporter. Joined ESPN in 2012. Graduate of the University of Delaware. Florida State Seminoles defensive tackle Marvin Wilson was one of the most outspoken voices on social justice issues during the offseason. But he said Thursday that he’s not been a part of any conversations like the ones that

Ray Lewis’ sons will transfer to play at Kentucky

LEXINGTON, Ky. — Two sons of Pro Football Hall of Famer Ray Lewis have announced on social media that they will transfer to play at Kentucky. Rayshad Lewis and Rahsaan Lewis announced their decisions Wednesday on verified social media accounts. A Wildcats football spokesperson said the brothers are confirmed walk-ons.

Brandon Scherff wants to play entire career with Washington 

The Washington Football Team couldn’t come to terms on a long-term deal with guard Brandon Scherff before the franchise-tag deadline, but the former first-round pick has no desire to leave D.C. after this year. “I’m just glad I get to play another year here,” Scherff said, via the team’s official

Texas Tech AD meets with players after report on abuse in women’s basketball program

Texas Tech athletic director Kirby Hocutt released a statement Wednesday evening following a USA TODAY Sports investigation into the school’s women’s basketball program. Hocutt said he met with the Lady Raiders basketball players Wednesday afternoon for more than an hour, and subsequently with the team and coaching staff for more

Jon Gruden told Raiders players he had COVID-19 to teach them a lesson

The Raiders are having another bizarre offseason despite most of their activities taking place virtually amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Last week, coach Jon Gruden had special teams coordinator Rich Bisaccia lie to players on a video call by telling them Gruden had been hospitalized with the coronavirus. It was an apparent ploy

Dolphins RB Matt Breida: 'Nobody' faster than me in the NFL

A great, fictional NASCAR driver once began his storied on-screen career with one declaration: “I want to go fast.” Consider Dolphins running back Matt Breida to be kindred spirits with Ricky Bobby, the driver played by Will Ferrell who bulled his way to the top of the sport with reckless