Patriots notebook: David Andrews injury takes center stage leading up to Week 3 matchup with Raiders

The Patriots will be squaring off against the Raiders on Sunday without a key piece to their offensive attack. On Saturday, New England placed starting center David Andrews on injured reserve after missing the past week of practice due to what they are calling a hand injury. Jay Glazer of FOX Read more

Dennis Rodman trade: How Michael Jordan’s Bulls landed one of NBA’s best rebounders for a backup center

Will Perdue was a solid NBA player, who averaged 4.7 points per game across a 13-year career. There’s nothing wrong with that kind of production, especially when you’re playing with Michael Jordan’s Chicago Bulls. Plenty of players would trade places with him just for a chance at one of his Read more

Bob Arum wants to speak with Vince McMahon about holding fights in WWE Performance Center

Bob Arum, Top Rank’s founder and CEO, has strongly advocated for a cautious approach to holding sporting events during the global coronavirus pandemic. Boxing as a whole has come to a complete standstill with fighters unable to train or travel and gathering size restrictions complicating even the idea of holding Read more

German soccer power Borussia Dortmund turns stadium into coronavirus treatment center

In yet another example of the coronavirus pandemic forcing a country to repurpose a sports facility to better tackle the disease, Germany is using Borussia Dortmund’s stadium to help out with the country’s efforts. Signal Iduna Park is being turned into a coronavirus testing facility, the club announced in a Read more

Coronavirus: Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, home of the US Open, converts into temporary hospital

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to affect nearly every corner of the globe, more and more things are having to be repurposed in a way that helps parts of this country better deal with this disease. The latest transformation comes from the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, which Read more

Rutgers gets commitment from four-star center Cliff Omoruyi, the program’s highest rated commit since 2008

Rutgers basketball reeled in its highest-rated recruit in more than a decade on Sunday as four-star New Jersey prospect Cliff Omoruyi, a 6-foot-10 center, committed to the Scarlet Knights over Arizona State and Auburn. Omoruyi rates just behind Rutgers’ all-time highest-rated recruit, 2008 signee Mike Rosario, and just ahead of Read more

Duke basketball lands Columbia graduate transfer center Patrick Tape to bolster frontcourt

Duke landed a commitment from Columbia graduate transfer Patrick Tape on Tuesday, according to 247Sports. It’s an addition that will bring a veteran presence to the Blue Devils’ front court. The 6-foot-10 Tape averaged 11.3 points and 5.9 rebounds on 66.5% shooting as a junior in the 2018-19 season before Read more

Travis Frederick retires from NFL: Cowboys have ready-made options to replace the All-Pro center in 2020

Nobody saw it coming, and that includes Travis Frederick. When the five-time Pro Bowl center announced on Monday he’d be retiring from the NFL, the Dallas Cowboys were as thrown aback as they were respectful of his decision. After all, Frederick was able to defeat the odds and return to Read more