Ohio State AD Gene Smith has 50 million reasons to not want games without fans, but player safety is at top

Ohio State is in the process of evaluating a possible $50 million loss in revenue from playing a season without fans in the nation’s sixth-largest college football stadium.    Buckeyes’ Athletic Director Gene Smith put that possibility in perspective at the end of a Friday morning conference call with the media. Read more

2020 NBA Draft prospects tracker: Nico Mannion, Jalen Smith, Jordan Nwora make declarations

The 2020 NBA Draft class already figures to be loaded for teams to choose from at point guard, and it’s only getting deeper. Just this week alone French guard Theo Maledon, Kentucky guard Ashton Hagans and Arizona’s Nico Mannion officially made themselves available for the draft, deepening a position that Read more

UFC fighter Anthony Smith details wild fight with home intruder: ‘No normal human is able to fight like that’

On Sunday, a man was charged after entering UFC fighter Anthony Smith’s Nebraska home. According to Sgt. Wayne Hudson of the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office, Luke Haberman was arrested and charged with first-degree criminal trespass. In an interview with ESPN’s Ariel Helwani, Smith said that he was forced to fight Read more

Fantasy Football Dynasty Rankings Update: Jonnu Smith and Hayden Hurst lead a crowd of tight end winners

There may not have been any position that’s changed more over the past month than tight end. By my count, 16 teams have had either a significant addition or subtraction at the position. That’s half the league, at a minimum, whose tight end production is going to look noticeably different Read more

Chris Smith reportedly signs a one-year deal with hometown Panthers after a year of tragedy

Defensive end Chris Smith had a tough year. Last September, he lost his girlfriend in a tragic accident. In December, he was waived by the Cleveland Browns. Now, he gets another chance with his hometown team.  On Wednesday night, ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported that Smith is signing a one-year deal Read more

Lakers meet with Dion Waiters on Monday, expected to work out J.R. Smith early this week, per reports

The trade deadline has passed, but contending teams like the Los Angeles Lakers are still making roster moves around the margins. Their wheeling and dealing continued on Sunday when they waived veteran guard Troy Daniels in order to create an open roster spot. The team announced the move ahead of Read more