The Miami Dolphins announced new head coach Brian Flores’ full staff on Friday, and not surprisingly it includes a lot of current and former New England Patriots coaches, men Flores is familiar with from his decade-plus with the Patriots. It also includes, as previously reported, Jim Caldwell, and three holdoversRead More →

Several times, Robert Whittaker referred to Yoel Romero as “a monster.” The UFC middleweight champion meant it as the greatest of compliments, as praise for Romero’s incredible physical talents. Romero is an Olympic silver medal-winning wrestler who is one of the best pure wrestlers in mixed martial arts. His thick,Read More →

If you’re going to have an event to say you’re going to the Daytona 500, you should probably show up for the race. Especially if that event is less than 48 hours before when you’re supposed to be in Daytona. Obaika Racing held an event at the NASCAR Hall ofRead More →

Kyrie Irving reportedly requested a trade from the Cavaliers only after hearing they discussed trading him. But maybe Irving’s problem wasn’t with the Cavs as an organization exploring trading him. Maybe it was with a specific Cav looking to trade him – LeBron James. Jackie MacMullan of ESPN: He wasRead More →

Did Bucks owner break NBA tampering rules with Anthony Davis comments? originally appeared on nbcsportsboston.com Remember when Giannis Antetokounmpo jokingly (we think) accused LeBron James of tampering by selecting Anthony Davis in the NBA All-Star draft? Well, Antetokounmpo’s own boss may have actually crossed the tampering line. Here’s what BucksRead More →

NFL Rumors: Danny Amendola may leave Dolphins; Patriots reunion possible? originally appeared on nbcsportsboston.com Danny Amendola left the New England Patriots last offseason in free agency to sign a two-year, $12 million contract with the Miami Dolphins with an opt-out option for 2019. The wide receiver was not shy about discussingRead More →

LeBron James: I’m the reason why East teams loaded up at trade deadline originally appeared on nbcsportsboston.com No one is more aware of LeBron James’ impact on the NBA than LeBron James. During a trip to Boston that ended in a buzzer-beating win over the Celtics, the Los Angeles LakersRead More →

The day after his 30th birthday, good news broke for NBA veteran Isaiah Thomas. The Denver Nuggets point guard was given a rehab assignment in the G League, per Shams Charania of The Athletic and Stadium. In next step toward imminent return, Denver Nuggets’ Isaiah Thomas has been assigned toRead More →

The Eastern Conference contenders were big winners at the NBA trade deadline with the Philadelphia 76ers, Milwaukee Bucks and Toronto Raptors all making bold, aggressive moves. LeBron James watched it all as his Los Angeles Lakers failed to secure Anthony Davis from the New Orleans Pelicans. It’s the superstar’s firstRead More →

Dennis Eckersley silences Bill James over Frank Robinson tweet originally appeared on nbcsportsboston.com Dennis Eckersley remains an efficient worker in his post-retirement days. The former Boston Red Sox closer apparently took issue with Bill James’ tweet Thursday night about Hall of Fame player/manager Frank Robinson, who died Thursday at ageRead More →

Trade deadline winners and losers: Fultz is free; East contenders shine; Tough look for Lakers originally appeared on nbcsportsphiladelphia.com Anthony Davis is still a Pelican. But just about everything else in the NBA changed this past week.  Let’s dole out the winners and losers of a crazy trade deadline. WinnersRead More →

Unfortunately, Tom Brady just won his sixth Super Bowl.   Fortunately, he doesn’t win everything. A guest on the Dan Patrick Show on Friday, Jordan Spieth, who describes himself as “a big TB12 fan,” offered this story about a round he once played with the Patriots quarterback at Augusta National: “We hadRead More →

Saturday night on CBS, the same network that just broadcast Super Bowl LIII, there will be more football games. Depending where you are in the country, you can catch the San Diego Fleet at San Antonio Commanders, or Atlanta Legends at Orlando Apollos. Hey, it’s football. Plenty of people lookingRead More →

A weekly dive into the NBA’s hottest topics. Take One: LeBron James, Anthony Davis and the limits of player power In 2014, LeBron James wrote his own version of reality into existence. He left Andrew Wiggins out of the letter announcing he was returning to Cleveland. Within months, Wiggins wasRead More →

New England Patriots receiver Julian Edelman let his beard grow full and gnarly during the football season, but with the year done the Super Bowl LIII MVP was persuaded into taking it off — for a good cause. ‘Ellen’ appearance New England Patriots receiver Julian Edelman let Ellen Degeneres shave hisRead More →