Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady announces his retirement

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) – This time, Tom Brady says he’s done for good. The seven-time Super Bowl winner with New England and Tampa Bay announced his retirement from the NFL on Wednesday, exactly one year after first saying his playing days were over, by posting a brief video lasting just under one minute on social … Read more

How Bo Horvat made himself an NHL star, and the Islanders new hope

Three games into Bo Horvat’s NHL career, his coach threw him right into the fire. The Canucks were getting blown out at the Staples Center that night in November 2014, with the defending-champion Kings up three goals after the first period. At some point, Vancouver coach Willie Desjardins decided he’d seen enough of his stars … Read more

Travis, Jason Kelce’s mom Donna opens up about Super Bowl sons

She is the first mother to have two sons playing against each other in a Super Bowl — Jason Kelce, who throws the ball to Eagles quarterback Jalen Hurts, versus Travis Kelce, who catches passes from Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes. “It’s gonna be really tough but I’m just gonna cheer my head off when the … Read more

Former Blackhawks great Bobby Hull dies at 84

The Blackhawks and their fans lost one of the franchise’s greatest and most iconic players Monday morning with the passing of legendary forward Bobby Hull. The team’s all-time leading goal scorer died at the age of 84. No cause of death is yet available. The controversial Hull, who possessed a howitzer of a shot that … Read more

Hurts, Eagles soar into Super Bowl, rout 49ers for NFC title

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Jalen Hurts can conduct a singalong about as well as he can orchestrate the kind of punishing scoring drives that sent the Eagles into the Super Bowl. At the end of one more triumph, Hurts stood on the stage on the field — as his Eagles teammates passed around the NFC championship … Read more

Sami Zayn, Cody Rhodes, Rhea Ripley shine

The 2023 Royal Rumble was far from the perfect show. It did however deliver a perfect ending even if it didn’t include The Rock. Sami Zayn finally turned on Roman Reigns in a dramatic set of events straight out of an Emmy Award-winning show and leaves The Bloodline potentially shattering from within. It was the … Read more

Jets join trade frenzy, Giants add receiver

The Serbian Mock Draft 1.0 breaks from tradition and swings three trades at the top of this quarterback-crazed 2023 draft, including a move by Jets general manager Joe Douglas into the top 10. Mock 1 features picks 1-10 — plus Giants GM Joe Schoen, with the 25th pick, drafting a downfield weapon for Daniel Jones. … Read more

QB Will Levis to Seahawks? Brock & Salk react to Kiper’s mock draft

It’s officially mock draft season, and one of the biggest names in the business has the Seahawks making a bit of a surprising selection with the fifth pick in April’s NFL Draft. Could Colts DT DeForest Buckner be a trade fit for the Seahawks? The Seahawks have commonly been linked to star defensive linemen with … Read more

Scott Rolen voted into Baseball Hall of Fame, Kent off ballots

Scott Rolen is the 18th 3B to be elected into the baseball Hall of FameImage: AP Unlike most sports’ Hall of Fame votes nowadays, the Major League Baseball Hall of Fame voting process has been the subject of much analysis, scrutiny, and often ridicule in recent years. There isn’t another major sport with so much … Read more

A roadmap to Giants closing the glaring talent gap on the NFC

The 1980 Ray Perkins Giants finished in fifth and last place in the NFC East with a 4-12 record. But the 9-7 1981 Ray Perkins Giants ended an 18-year playoff drought and beat the defending NFC champion Eagles in a wild-card game. It helped that general manager George Young was lucky enough to use the … Read more