Cardinals GM Steve Keim expects DeAndre Hopkins to play Sunday: ‘He just doesn’t miss football games’

USATSI DeAndre Hopkins has not practiced all week after the Arizona Cardinals placed him on the injury report with a mysterious ankle issue. Hopkins has missed Wednesday practices throughout the year as the Cardinals have designated that as a “rest day” for their star wideout, but he also missed his Read more

Bill Belichick gives Patrick Mahomes a compliment the Patriots coach doesn’t give often

Bill Belichick couldn’t help himself when asked to discuss Patrick Mahomes‘ outstanding “Monday Night Football” performance for the Kansas City Chiefs, a night Mahomes threw for four touchdowns and rushed for another while becoming the fastest quarterback to reach 10,000 passing yards in NFL history (34 games).  In typical Belichick Read more

What Michael Jordan’s ‘The Last Dance’ doesn’t tell you about Scottie Pippen’s refusal to check in vs. Knicks

Twenty-six years ago, with Michael Jordan playing baseball for the Birmingham Barons, Scottie Pippen played some of the best basketball of his life.  “Scottie was our prime motivator, initiator,” then-Chicago Bulls coach Phil Jackson says in the seventh episode of “The Last Dance,” the 10-part ESPN/Netflix documentary. “(He) organized the Read more

Michael Jordan hits ‘The Shot’ over Ehlo: What ‘The Last Dance’ does and doesn’t say about the iconic moment

In the third episode of “The Last Dance,” Michael Jordan colorfully explains what was going through his head after “The Shot,” as he jumped and screamed and punched the air while Craig Ehlo crumpled to the floor.  “Get the f— out of here,” Jordan says. “Go f—in’ anywhere, but you’re Read more

Yasiel Puig confirms Marlins and others made him offers, but doesn’t think there will be 2020 season

Before the spread of the novel coronavirus delayed the beginning of Major League Baseball’s regular season until some indeterminable future date, there was essentially only one notable free agent left on the market: Yasiel Puig, who split last year between the two Ohio-based teams. Puig recently did an interview with Jorge Read more

Yasiel Puig confirms the Marlins and others made him offers, but doesn’t think there will be a 2020 season

Before the spread of the novel coronavirus delayed the start of Major League Baseball’s regular season until some indeterminable future date, there was essentially one notable free agent left on the market: outfielder Yasiel Puig, who split last year between the two Ohio-based teams. Puig recently did an interview with Read more