Dolphins, Bengals pits Hill vs Apple

Tua Tagovailoa (left) and Tyreek HillPhoto: Getty Images Week 4 of the season starts off with the battle of surprise teams. Last year the Cincinnati Bengals shocked the league and took that momentum all the way to the Super Bowl. Through three weeks in 2022, the Miami Dolphins take that crown as they’re 3-0 with … Read more

NBA hypocritical in honoring Bill Russell

Isn’t that Bill Russell’s number, Alex Caruso?Image: Getty Images The honorable Bill Russell. Argue among yourselves about which player is the best in the history of the NBA, there is no name more revered in the 76-year history of the league than his. He was drafted into the league eight years into the NBL and … Read more

Iranian soccer players protest Mahsa Amini murder, cover all Iran signs

Players showing solidarityScreenshot: 1 Direct A truly incredibly scene unfolded on Tuesday when the Iranian national team, before their match against Senegal, took the field in black jackets and covered up any logo or emblem having to do with Iran to show solidarity with the current protests going on in their country over the murder … Read more

Dick Butkus got a hold of the Chicago Bears’ Twitter account and had some fun

Screenshot: Twitter: @ChicagoBears When the NFL’s 100 Greatest Players of All Time list was assembled back in 2010, legendary Chicago Bears middle linebacker Dick Butkus was voted 10th by the panel. He was presented by longtime Indianapolis Colts offensive line coach Howard Mudd. A story he told about Butkus pretty much sums up the legend’s … Read more

Yankees’ Aaron Judge ties Roger Maris with 61st home run

Aaron Judge has moment to remember, but this glove-wearing clown has one to forget.Image: Screenshot (Getty Images) I thought I was annoyed when all the Yankees fans were complaining about Aaron Judge walking all the time (just wait for the ALDS, Vinnie Bag O’ Screwdrivers). Then we got back to all the crusty baseball men … Read more

MetLife Stadium turf gains reputation as one of NFL’s most dangerous

Welcome to the scene of your demise, NFL players.Image: Getty Images Some of you out there remember what used to be unanimously known as the worst venue in major North American professional sports, Veterans Stadium in Philadelphia. The Eagles and Phillies shared that facility for more than 20 years. When The Vet housed those teams, … Read more

Chicago Bulls’ Lonzo Ball to have third knee surgery

Lonzo Ball needs another procedureImage: Getty Images The ideal version of this Chicago Bulls roster — the one that started last season 27-11 and featured three wing-sized guys on the perimeter that played defense, scored, and shared the ball — is like so many teams whose bright future hinged upon versions of players that no … Read more

USMNT’s Gregg Berhalter needs to get over himself before the World Cup

Gregg BerhalterPhoto: Getty Images All right, I’m gonna be Sammy Sunshine about the USMNT. It’s not easy, but there’s a lot of dark clouds after the team went 0-for-180 minutes in scoring goals, or looking like they could get a goal, or even looking like they were interested in scoring a goal, in their last … Read more

Hurricane Ian has sports world rescheduling games

A police patrol drives around a neighborhood of St. Pete Beach as the winds from Hurricane Ian arrive on September 28, 2022 in St. Petersburg, FloridaImage: Getty Images As large parts of Florida brace for the impact of Hurricane Ian, the sports world has rescheduled several games, with more likely on the way. Ian, a … Read more