NFL Draft 2020: Roger Goodell shows off home basement where he’ll be announcing picks from

NFL GMs, head coaches and potential future players are adjusting for the first ever virtual NFL Draft on Thursday night. GMs and coaches have tweaked spots in their homes to create their very own war rooms, since in-person meetings are not possible due to the coronavirus pandemic.  Commissioner Roger Goodell needed Read more

Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal working to help fund lower-ranked tennis players during COVID-19

ATP tournaments from now until July are suspended as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, leaving many lower-ranked players without a stable income for the time being. To help ease their financial burdens, Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal are working with the ATP to create a funding system. Read more

NFL Draft 2020: Roger Goodell to announce first-round picks from basement, per report

The 2020 NFL Draft will have a different feel to it with the coronavirus pandemic shutting down the sports world. One aspect of the draft won’t change, commissioner Roger Goodell will announce the first-round picks — albeit in a very interesting location.  Per NBC’s Peter King, Goodell will announce the Read more

Coronavirus: Roger Goodell tells teams NFL will hold fully virtual draft, facilities to be closed indefinitely

The NFL will hold a fully virtual draft with team personnel separately located in their homes, commissioner Roger Goodell said in a memo sent to all 32 clubs. The league will continue on a temporary hiatus after the draft, and team facilities will remain closed indefinitely in the wake of the Read more

Roger Federer ‘devastated’ by Wimbledon cancellation, as other tennis stars share disappointment

To help contain the COVID-19 pandemic, the All-England Lawn and Tennis Club announced Wednesday that it’s canceling its Wimbledon for the first time since World War II, when it was on hold from 1940 to 1945. And the world’s top tennis players are sharing their collective disappointment.  Wimbledon’s cancellation is an Read more

Legendary boxing trainer Roger Mayweather, uncle of Floyd Mayweather, dies at age 58

Roger Mayweather, a former two-division world champion, accomplished trainer and uncle to boxing superstar Floyd Mayweather Jr., has died at age 58, the Mayweather camp confirmed to TMZ Sports. Lance Pugmire of The Athletic also confirmed the news of Mayweather’s death through a separate source.  Mayweather turned pro in 1981, Read more