Why Cam Newton’s career path to Patriots bears a striking resemblance to a star quarterback from decade’s past

Cam Newton was at the height of his “Superman” powers five years ago, sparking a debate whether he was the best quarterback in the NFL. Once Super Bowl 50 rolled around, it was easy to state Newton’s case as the game’s best signal-caller.  Newton was at the top of his Read more

Legendary Notre Dame women’s basketball coach Muffet McGraw retires after Hall of Fame career

After an illustrious 33-year career leading the Notre Dame women’s basketball team, Hall of Fame coach Muffet McGraw announced Wednesday that she is retiring from coaching. A formal announcement will be made in a virtual press conference at 4 p.m. ET, with her retirement effective today. Former Fighting Irish player Read more

Ex-Patriots kicker Stephen Gostkowski wants to continue NFL career: ‘I’m not ready to just hang it up’

When Tom Brady decided to sign with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in free agency, that bumped veteran kicker Stephen Gostkowski to being the longest-tenured player on the New England Patriots. That title was held briefly, however, after the club released the 36-year-old in late March. That put an end to Read more

College football GA puts career on hold to work as nurse on coronavirus front lines in New York

Alex Charlton has become an extreme rarity. From halfway across the country, he intentionally got on a plane to New York last Friday, wading emotionally and physically into the coronavirus pandemic. “I’ll be honest with you,” the 29-year-old Midwestern State graduate assistant said. “One way or another, I’m probably going Read more

Jack Nicklaus career earnings: What the 18-time major winner could have earned in the modern era of golf

Jack Nicklaus made $5.7 million in his career on the PGA Tour. That’s just $1.5 million more than Justin Thomas has made during the truncated 2019-20 PGA Tour season. Of course, golf is different in 2020 than it was in 1970. Purses are exponentially bigger. Sponsors are far more ubiquitous. Read more