This ‘Tom Brady to the 49ers, Jimmy Garoppolo to the Pats’ trade rumor is peak NFL offseason

The XFL was supposed to alleviate football withdrawl symptoms, but it seems the new league is not quite enough to stem crazed NFL offseason rumors.  Case in point: Tom Brady is rumored to be an under-the-radar free agent target of the 49ers, with incumbent quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo headed to the

Chicago State, UMKC cancel basketball games against Seattle U as precaution against coronavirus

Chicago State became the first Division I men's basketball program to cancel games due to the coronavirus outbreak, announcing on Tuesday the decision not to travel to Seattle University on Thursday or Utah Valley on Saturday.  The University of Missouri-Kansas City declared Wednesday the Roos men's team would not travel to

Tampa Bay Vipers QB/RB Quinton Flowers says he requested trade from team

Quinton Flowers left the Tampa Bay Vipers last week for what the team described as personal reasons. The quarterback, who is also listed on the roster as a running back, returned to the team this week and participated in practice Wednesday.  But Flowers may not be with the Vipers for long.

Sounds like Tom Brady and Bill Belichick had a pretty awkward phone conversation

Those who know Bill Belichick best say the Patriots coach has two sides: the strictly business football czar who answers media questions with one-word answers, and the lighter guy with a sense of humor and a more laid-back disposition. So it might be telling that Brady, who knows Belichick as well

Cynthia Frelund 2020 NFL mock draft: Who would analytics pick?

Welcome to my first official Round 1 simulation of the 2020 draft season! My analytics-based mock is based solely on a contextual, data-driven model that aims to do one thing: maximize each team’s potential to win as many games as possible in 2020. So, before you read any further, take

Reds’ Bauer, Manfred have ‘productive meeting’

Trevor Bauer has been one of Rob Manfred’s most vocal critics but on Wednesday the Cincinnati Reds pitcher and the MLB commissioner met and the meeting was “very productive,” the right-hander tweeted. Bauer tweeted about the meeting after he had already spoken with reporters at the team’s spring training complex

Combine snub not the end for NFL Prospects with desire to succeed

The NFL combine is a divisive issue, not least among experts debating the effectiveness in its ability to help evaluate talent. It provides top talent with an opportunity to meet with team officials, as well as the chance to show off their speed in the highlight of combine week: the

Bill Belichick to receive key to City of Annapolis

Bill Belichick’s foundation included the United States Naval Academy, the City of Annapolis and the sport of lacrosse. LATEST ANALYSIS  › Top 101 free agents of 2020  › Teams most likely to draft Tua  › Combine winners and losers:     » Day 1 | Day 2 | Day 3 | Day 4  › Top 10

FA Wilkerson arrested for DWI, drug possession

Muhammad Wilkerson was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated. NFL Network’s Mike Garafolo reported Wednesday that the former Jets and Packers defensive lineman was arrested earlier this week by New Jersey State Police and charged with DWI, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia, per an NJ State

Joe Burrow shuts down Tom Brady comparison: ‘Please don’t compare me to the best player of all time’

Coming off the most productive season for a quarterback in college football history by many metrics, Joe Burrow is going to face heightened expectations the moment he steps onto an NFL field.  The Cincinnati Bengals' potential selection of him with the No. 1 pick in the NFL draft also will inflate those