The AJ Brown trade might be a game-changer for the Eagles

In the aftermath of the Philadelphia Eagles’ trade for AJ Brown, there were questions about the risk involved. Like there’s no risk in the first-round draft pick the Eagles shipped off, or any contract given to a talented player. Eagles general manager Howie Roseman took a shot not many teams other than the Los Angeles … Read more

What happened to the Bear Raid siren at Soldier Field?

Officials called the penalty on rookie punter/holder Trenton Gill, but kicker Cairo Santos took the blame. With the Chicago Bears setting up for a 47-yard field-goal attempt that would have given them their first points in the second quarter Sunday, Santos wanted to use Gill’s towel to pat down the grass where he was going … Read more

Carlos Alcaraz wins US Open for 1st Slam title, top ranking

NEW YORK (AP) – Walking out for his first Grand Slam final at the age of 19, Carlos Alcaraz bumped fists with fans leaning over a railing along the path leading to the Arthur Ashe Stadium court. Moments later, after the coin toss, Alcaraz turned to sprint to the baseline for the warmup, until being … Read more

Raiders winners and losers in 24-19 defeat vs. Chargers

The Raiders’ new-look offense got off to a hot start on Sunday against the Chargers, as wide receiver Davante Adams caught multiple passes from quarterback Derek Carr right out of the gate and looked good doing so. But then, reality hit Las Vegas. Buy Raiders Tickets The offense slowed to a near halt, due largely … Read more

What MLB players and managers are saying about the rule changes for 2023

Major League Baseball’s competition committee approved a slate of rule changes that will go into effect for the 2023 season. The changes include the implementation of a pitch clock, restrictions on defensive shifts and larger bases. The new rules sparked varied reactions from around the league. The Players Association had four seats on the 11-person … Read more

AJ Brown flies high in Eagles debut

As great as AJ Brown was in his Tennessee days, he was more secret weapon than anything. Rookie season? Brown finished as the fantasy WR9 despite ranking 46th in receiver targets. The following year, it was more of the same — WR9 finish, 30th on the target board. Brown’s rank collapsed to WR32 last year, … Read more

Detroit Lions defense falls flat in opening loss to Eagles

There were no silver linings in Sunday’s season-opening loss to the Philadelphia Eagles, not for Amon-Ra St. Brown and not for the Detroit Lions. The Lions lost to the Eagles, 38-35, in a game that was more competitive than last year’s 44-6 blowout, but followed a similar disappointing script. The Eagles gobbled up chunks of … Read more