Why players like Jalen Green heading to the G League won’t hurt college basketball as much as you think

For 11 straight years, from 1995 to 2005, some of the best amateur prospects in America — among them future stars like Kevin Garnett, Kobe Bryant, Tracy McGrady, Amar’e Stoudemire and LeBron James — entered the NBA Draft directly out of high school and, by extension, skipped college completely. And Read more

Steelers new tight end Eric Ebron denies quitting on the Colts, says Indianapolis wanted him to play hurt

Eric Ebron’s time with the Colts did not have the best of endings. A year after making his first Pro Bowl, Ebron, who has signed a two-year, $12 million deal with the Steelers, caught just 31 passes and three touchdowns in 2019, his final season in Indianapolis. Ebron’s final season Read more

Joel Embiid to donate money to help 76ers employees hurt by organization-wide 20 percent pay cut, per report

Philadelphia 76ers owner Josh Harris announced Monday that he would institute a 20 percent pay cut to all at-will team employees making at least $50,000 per year, who will also now be working four-day weeks. This includes coaches and front office executives, but also support staff such as the marketing and Read more

NFL Draft 2020: Why the combine for Jalen Reagor, A.J. Epenesa, and other prospects shouldn’t hurt their stock

As a huge advocate of the predictive powers of the NFL combine, it’s rare that I’ll all but completely dismiss a poor showing from a prospect in Indianapolis. But the combine isn’t the be-all, end-all of pre-draft evaluation of course, and some combine performances don’t matter as much as others.  Read more