The Tampa Bay Bucs appear ready to draft former Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston, despite the most recent civil lawsuit by the former FSU student who claims Winston raped her.
“I think you have to do your research, look a guy in the eye and feel comfortable with the answers you're getting. And I feel comfortable,” Tampa Bay Bucs coach Lovie Smith told the Tampa Bay Times.
The Pittsburgh Steelers have announced that linebacker James Harrison has signed a two-year deal with the team. Harrison, who ranks second on the Steelers all-time list with 69.5 sacks, was thinking about signing with the Tennessee Titans where he would have been reunited with former Steelers’ defensive coordinator Dick Lebeau, but he opted to stay in Pittsburgh.
Milwaukee Bucks center Larry Sanders, who walked away from the NBA to get his personal life in order, will collect $13.3 million as part of his buyout agreement.
“League sources claim the Bucks will use every year they are allotted under the NBA's ‘stretch provision,’” according to Gery Woelfel of the Journal Times. “And that means the Bucks will pay Sanders in annual...
The Seattle Seahawks’ controversial running back Marshawn Lynch has been offered a contract extension that would double his annual salary to $10 million, according to the NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport. The Seahawks are looking past Lynch’s bad behavior, and want to sign him to a generous new contract thanks to his incredible on-field performance.
Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon faces a one-year ban after testing positive for alcohol, according to NBC Sports. Gordon’s suspension looks to be a “done deal” and a reversal of the ban isn’t expected,” sources told NBC Sports’ Mike Florio. Gordon, 23, has a history of drug and alcohol problems.
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, and head coach Bill Belichick, are now under fire as a result of Deflategate.
Their integrity is on the line as the team approaches a Super Bowl showdown against the Seattle Seahawks on February 1.
Did they cheat? Did they know that 11 of 12 game balls were significantly underinflated, as ESPN reported?
ESPN’s Hannah Storm caused a firestorm by stiff-arming a makeup artist during a live “SportsCenter” broadcast.
“SportsCenter” ran a story Sunday morning about Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers in advance of the Packers vs. Dallas Cowboys NFC divisional playoff game at Lambeau Field.
The makeup artist tried to do a little touchup on Storm while she was off...
Former Buffalo Bills head coach Doug Marrone — who may be headed to the New York Jets — is a control freak and an average coach who rubbed many people the wrong way, according to a report from the New York Daily News’ Manish Mehta.
Marrone, who had a 15-17 record with the Bills and no playoff appearances, interviewed with the Jets on Saturday after opting out of the final...
Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James said he never told Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade that he wanted to reunite as teammates.
“I've seen the clip just like you've seen the clip,” James told Cleveland.com. “I don't know exactly what I said at the beginning, either. I know I said, ‘We'll get back together and do some bigger and better things,’ but it had nothing to do about...
Chicago Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall really got into it with Chicago radio show host Carmen DeFalco on ESPN 1000.
DeFalco said the Bears (5-11) were scared of Marshall and that “things were running amok up there.” Marshall argued with DeFalco and then called him a clown.
The good stuff starts at 2:40, but it’s worth listening to the entire entertaining interview:
Arkansas head coach Bret Bielema made a disrespectful “Horns Down” gesture while shaking Texas head coach Charlie Strong’s hand during a news conference before Monday’s AdvoCare V100 Texas Bowl. KARK-TV’s Aaron Peters captured the moment on his phone and tweeted the photo. Check out the shot:
Kobe Bryant’s nightmare became reality. He sat out the game the Los Angeles Lakers should have lost.
Head coach Byron Scott made the decision to rest Bryant who complained about being tired.
The decision was telling: The struggling Lakers, who are now 9-19 this season, beat the best team in the NBA, the Golden State Warriors, 115-105.
Lakers guard Jeremy Lin said it best —...
San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh once smeared a player’s blood on his face like war paint, when he started coaching at Stanford in 2007.
He gave a motivational speech. He told his team that he wanted to play in a game alongside them. He even told them that he wanted their blood on him.
One of the attorney’s representing the college student who said Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston allegedly raped her is considering an appeal, after Winston was cleared of violating the FSU student conduct code.
“We will consider an appeal but right now we feel a little duped,” Baine Kerr, one of the woman's lawyers, told the Associated Press via The New York Times...
The Cleveland Browns are scouting Oregon quarterback and Heisman Trophy winner Marcus Mariota, and they’re considering trading up to draft him, according to Cleveland.com.
Head coach Mike Pettine admitted that the Browns have doubts about Johnny Manziel even if he hits “it out of the park” the rest of the season. They’ll have “a ton of doubts” if he doesn’t play well.
NBA commissioner Adam Silver responded to claims that the Philadelphia 76ers (2-23) are actually trying to throw their games. “I absolutely don’t think any team is trying to lose,” Silver told ESPN’s Andy Katz. “No player is going out there to lose.”
Five-year-old Bennett Williams from Dublin, Ohio donated his $1 allowance to the University of Alabama at Birmingham in an attempt to save the football program.
“Bennett was devastated,” his father, Brad Williams, told AL.com when he learned that the UAB football program was going out of business because it cost too much to run.
Bennett insisted that he send his $1 allowance...
Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant and Philadelphia Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins pretty much hate each other.
So they got into some heated trash talking with each other during warm-ups before their Sunday night game in Philly.
They really got into it and had to be separated. The Cowboys' Terrance Williams and Dwayne Harris helped keep the peace.
Check out the video:
Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning may retire after this season and take a shot at buying the Tennessee Titans in 2015, according to a report from CBS Sports’ Jason La Canfora.
Manning, 38, is a five-time NFL MVP and the NFL’s all-time leader in touchdown passes. The Broncos clinched their fourth straight AFC West title and are headed to the playoffs. It’s always best...
Cleveland Browns rookie quarterback Johnny Manziel said there’s no animosity between he and Brian Hoyer, now that Manziel will make his first career start this Sunday against the Cincinnati Bengals.
“Me and Brian have a great relationship,” Manziel told Cleveland.com. “We’re teammates. We’re not enemies. I feel he's fully behind me.”
The Bengals (8-4-1) will play...
Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James may wear an “I Can’t Breathe” T-shirt during warm-ups for the Cavs’ game against the Brooklyn Nets Monday night — a game that Britain's Prince William and his wife, Duchess Kate Middleton, plan to attend.
“It's possible,” James told Cleveland.com. “I'm looking for one. I think it was great.”
James wants to pay tribute...
The Cleveland Browns’ decision to start quarterback Brian Hoyer over rookie QB Johnny Manziel against the Indianapolis Colts came after head coach Mike Pettine consulted with assistant coaches and players who backed Hoyer.
“During those conversations with assistant coaches and team leaders, sources said there was near universal support that, with the team still in the playoff...
Chicago Bulls guard Derrick Rose wore an “I Can’t Breathe” T-shirt, during warm-ups before Saturday night’s game against the Golden State Warriors in Chicago’s United Center.
It was a show of support for Eric Garner, who died last July after New York City police officer Daniel Pantaleo placed him in a chokehold.
Those were the last words Eric Garner said. 120 Sports tweeted...
Fired Florida Gators head coach Will Muschamp may be headed to Auburn to replace defensive coordinator Ellis Johnson.
Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn fired Johnson on Sunday — just one day after the Tigers lost to arch rival Alabama, 55-44, in the Iron Bowl.