HOUSTON, TX - JANUARY 09:  J.J. Watt #99 of the Houston Texans looks on during the AFC Wild Card Playoff game against the Kansas City Chiefs at NRG Stadium on January 9, 2016 in Houston, Texas.  (Photo by Thomas B. Shea/Getty Images)

J.J. Watt has back surgery, expected to be out for season

It looks like J.J. Watt’s season is over. Watt had been placed on injured reserve this week with a back injury, but the Texans had held out hope that Watt could return at some point this season. Those chances dropped significantly when Watt underwent back surgery Thursday. Texans’ Pro Bowl DE J.J. Watt underwent back surgery today and […]

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Chicago Cubs fan gets ‘world champions’ tattoo

One particular Chicago Cubs fan may have doomed the team regarding their chances of ending the 108-year drought and winning a World Series this season. The blame goes to both the fan and radio station 1460 KXnO, who held a contest to provide one lucky fan with a free tattoo. This was the result: We […]

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AJ Green elevates for amazing 51-yard catch vs Dolphins (VIDEO)

The Dolphins had no answer for A.J. Green during Thursday night’s game, as he destroyed them for 128 yards in the first half alone. Whether he was single or double-covered, it didn’t seem to matter, and 51 of those yards came on an exceptional grab where he channeled Randy Moss. Green stands at six-foot-four, but […]

CINCINNATI, OH - SEPTEMBER 29:  Karlos Dansby #56 of the Cincinnati Bengals tackles Isaiah Pead #22 of the Miami Dolphins during the second quarter at Paul Brown Stadium on September 29, 2016 in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photo by John Grieshop/Getty Images)

Miami Dolphins’ ugly ‘Color Rush’ jerseys destroyed on social media

The Miami Dolphins elected to look like a bag of Cheetos for Thursday night’s game against the Cincinnati Bengals, and they’re getting eviscerated on social media as a result. It was the first time fans got a look at the Dolphins’ “Color Rush” jerseys, and maybe they should go back in the closet, because the […]

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Kenny Stills burns Dolphins for long TD (VIDEO)

The Miami Dolphins started Thursday night’s game against the Cincinnati Bengals off with a bang. Everyone expected them to come out with a conservative gameplan on the road during their first drive of the game, but that’s not what happened. They threw on first down, and then followed that up with an even longer throw […]

DENVER, CO - JANUARY 19:  Cameron Payne #22 of the Oklahoma City Thunder puts up a shot only to have it blocked by Will Barton #5 of the Denver Nuggets at Pepsi Center on January 19, 2016 in Denver, Colorado. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Thunders’ Cameron Payne suffers fracture in foot during scrimmage

The Oklahoma City Thunder announced on Thursday that point guard Cameron Payne has an acute fracture in his right foot, which he suffered earlier this week during a team scrimmage. A timetable for Payne’s return is currently unknown. Payne had surgery in late July on his right foot to repair a stress fracture. While the injury from […]

HOUSTON, TX - JANUARY 09:  J.J. Watt #99 of the Houston Texans walks off the field at halftime during the AFC Wild Card Playoff game against the Kansas City Chiefs at NRG Stadium on January 9, 2016 in Houston, Texas.  (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Report: ‘Slim’ chance J.J. Watt returns in 2016

Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt (back) is not expected to come off injured reserve and return to the field during the 2016 season. According to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network, the Texans believe Watt will be back in 2017 without any long-term concerns, but hope is still “slim” regarding his return this season. My […]

PITTSBURGH, PA - SEPTEMBER 18:  DeAngelo Williams #34 of the Pittsburgh Steelers celebrates his touchdown reception in the fourth quarter during the game against the Cincinnati Bengals at Heinz Field on September 18, 2016 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Joe Sargent/Getty Images)

DeAngelo Williams pokes fun at Terrelle Pryor’s optimism

DeAngelo Williams apparently has a little more time for social media now that LeVeon Bell is back. The Steelers running back had some fun with the Browns after Terrelle Pryor said his 0-3 team is capable of winning the rest of its games. “Maybe he was talking about Ohio State!” Williams

ARLINGTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 25:  Dez Bryant #88 of the Dallas Cowboys looks on before a game between the Dallas Cowboys and the Chicago Bears at AT&T Stadium on September 25, 2016 in Arlington, Texas.  (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Dez Bryant fined for skipping MRI, Jason Garrett angry with star WR

Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant didn’t want to know the results of an MRI…so he skipped it. Head coach Jason Garrett confirmed the news Thursday, revealing Bryant skipped an MRI, a treatment and team meeting and got fined for his evasive behavior. The Dallas News‘ Jon Machota captured the quotes: Jason Garrett on Dez […]

JACKSONVILLE, FL - AUGUST 28: Head coach Gus Bradley of the Jacksonville Jaguars claps during the second half of the preseason game against the Cincinnati Bengals at EverBank Field on August 28, 2016 in Jacksonville, Florida. (Photo by Rob Foldy/Getty Images)

Can Gus Bradley avoid the London curse?

Gus Bradley better hope his Jacksonville Jaguars don’t return from London with an 0-4 record. Recent history suggests a trip across the pond can be the beginning of the end for a head coach in charge of a struggling football team. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, eight head coaches have been fired in the same […]

WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 01: Floyd Mayweather looks on after Adrien Broner and Ashley Theophane fought at the DC Armory on April 1, 2016 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Floyd Mayweather hints at Conor McGregor fight, coming out of retirement

Floyd Mayweather still wants the Conor McGregor to happen. The man called “Money” tried to get the fight to happen once. For McGregor’s part, he dropped hints at a bout with Mayweather at a recent UFC press conference. As such, TMZ caught up with Mayweather to ask him about the potential superfight: Long story short […]

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LOOK: Mariners make rookie hazing fun with hilarious costumes

The Seattle Mariners love their rookies, but boy do they take hazing to the next level. In the social-media world, the last thing a rookie wants to do is get caught doing something silly. The Mariners didn’t give them much of a choice, though, not with getups like this: Rookie Day pic.twitter.com/UiL0ZFklKz — Edwin Diaz […]

GLENDALE, AZ - SEPTEMBER 18:  Quarterback Jameis Winston #3 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers drops back to pass during the NFL game against the Arizona Cardinals at the University of Phoenix Stadium on September 18, 2016 in Glendale, Arizona. The Cardinals defeated the Buccaneers  40-7.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Buccaneers plan to have Jameis Winston throw less during games

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers aren’t in love with how much Jameis Winston has had to sling it to start the 2016 NFL season. Winston leads the NFL with 142 passing attempt through three games, a silly number considering he attempted 535 through 16 games as a rookie. A former pitcher with a strong arm or […]

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 05:  Flag bearer Sheng Lei of the People's Republic of China leads his team during the Opening Ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Maracana Stadium on August 5, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

NFL could scrap plans for 2018 opener in China

That 2018 NFL season opener that was going to be played in China? Not so fast. The Rams and 49ers would be the teams to play if the NFL opens the 2018 season in China, but in a stunning turn of events, the league is actually recognizing that it might not make sense to play a […]

CHARLOTTE, NC - SEPTEMBER 18:   Cam Newton #1 of the Carolina Panthers reacts after a play against the San Francisco 49ers during their game at Bank of America Stadium on September 18, 2016 in Charlotte, North Carolina.  (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Cam Newton on Panthers’ 1-2 start: ‘It is frustrating’

The Carolina Panthers’ 1-2 start isn’t sitting well with quarterback Cam Newton. “Oh, it’s frustrating. It is frustrating,’’ quarterback Cam Newton said, via ESPN. The Panthers came into the season having won 20 of their last 21 regular-season games. But throw in last year’s Super Bowl with losses to Denver and Minnesota to start this season, […]

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - OCTOBER 24:  Conor McGregor of Ireland interacts with fans during a Q&A session before the UFC 179 weigh-in  at Maracanazinho on October 24, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.  (Photo by Buda Mendes/Getty Images)

LOOK: Conor McGregor smokes a joint in NYC

Conor McGregor, as usual, put on quite a show at the UFC 205 press conference on Tuesday. And judging by the look of things, he seemed to have had a fun time partying in New York City afterwards. McGregor took to Instagram Wednesday morning and posted a photo which shows him holding what looks to […]

NEW ORLEANS, LA - SEPTEMBER 26: Matt Ryan #2 of the Atlanta Falcons throws the ball during the first half of a game against the New Orleans Saints at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on September 26, 2016 in New Orleans, Louisiana.  (Photo by Jonathan Bachman/Getty Images)

Five potential upsets in NFL Week 4

There are a few underdogs worth a look when making your picks for Week 4 of the 2016 NFL season. The upsets could start bright and early because Sunday’s NFL action begins with a game in London that kicks off at 9:30 a.m. EST. (Covers.com was used for point spreads.) Indianapolis at Jacksonville (+2.5) The […]

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LOOK: Carson Wentz hunts deer on bye week

Life is pretty good for Philadelphia Eagles rookie QB Carson Wentz right now. His team is 3-0, and he’s tossed five touchdowns and no interceptions. How did he celebrate? By returning to North Carolina and hunting deer. What do you do on your bye week? You get your first bow buck! Thanks

PORT ST. LUCIE, FL - SEPTEMBER 20: Tim Tebow #15 of the New York Mets speaks at a press conference after a work out at an instructional league day at Tradition Field on September 20, 2016 in Port St. Lucie, Florida. (Photo by Rob Foldy/Getty Images)

Tim Tebow crushes home run in first pro at-bat (VIDEO)

Tim Tebow, at 29 years of age, is one of the oldest players competing in an MLB instructional league game, and even though professional baseball is new to him, he looked like a veteran in his first at-bat during Wednesday’s game. Tebow played in his first game against St. Louis Cardinals prospects in Port St. […]

ARLINGTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 3: Blake Barnett #8 of the Alabama Crimson Tide throws against the USC Trojans in the first quarter during the AdvoCare Classic at AT&T Stadium on September 3, 2016 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Former starting QB Blake Barnett transferring out of Alabama

Blake Barnett started the season with Alabama as the team’s starting quarterback on the right foot — by destroying USC, 52-6. Barnett, who redshirted, didn’t have to do too much in the game and was more of a manager, but did his job by completing five of six passes for 100 yards. But it’s clear […]

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - SEPTEMBER 25:   Sterling Shepard #87 of the New York Giants celebrates his touchdown with teammate Odell Beckham #13 in the first quarter against the Washington Redskins at MetLife Stadium on September 25, 2016 in East Rutherford, New Jersey.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Giants have three WRs on pace for 1,000 yards

No trio of receivers has combined for more yards than Odell Beckham Jr., Sterling Shepard and Victor Cruz of the New York Giants. In fact, according to NFL Research, Beckham, Shepard and Cruz are all on pace for over 1,000 receiving yards after three games in 2016. NYG’s Odell Beckham Jr., Sterling Shepard & Victor […]

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Kansas Jayhawks players show off sick $12M dorm

When you have a successful athletics program, it allows you to buy nice things. The Kansas Jayhawks have been one of the nation’s top teams over the past decade, and that’s probably why they now have one of the most lavish dorms in the country. The $12 million McCarthy Hall houses basketball players and is […]

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