Felt like I should be doing something important

The latest act took place on Kessel’s Instagram Monday, when the now two-time Stanley Cup champion winger posted a photo of himself eating hot dogs out of the Stanley Cup. The impetus was a column written by Steve Simmons of the Toronto Star following Kessel’s 2015 trade from the Maple Leafs to the Penguins, which […]

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2017 Stanley Cup playoffs: Picking a winner for each Western Conference series

What a difference a year made in the Western Conference. Last spring, prognosticators couldn’t figure right from left in a conference that was stacked top to bottom with Stanley Cup contenders. Now there seems to be only one clear-cut favorite from this year’s crop with serious question marks surrounding some usual characters. Gone are the […]

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Nolan Arenado made one of the most ridiculous plays of the 2017 MLB season

Nolan Arenado has played four full seasons in the major leagues, and he has four Gold Gloves. He’s already one of the 10 best defensive third basemen of all-time, according to at least one metric, and he’s just 26. Cut that out, Nolan Arenado. That is not natural, and your treachery against nature will be […]

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Stanley Cup gets Nova Scotia tour, courtesy of Sidney Crosby

Sidney Crosby is very good at hockey and he has the hardware to prove it,. The Penguins center took the Stanley Cup on a tour of his native Nova Scotia as part of a celebration for his 30th birthday weekend. Crosby, who will turn 30 on Monday, also had laid out for his birthday party […]

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College World Series 2017, Florida vs. LSU: Time, TV schedule, and live stream

Florida took down LSU in Game 1 of the College World Series final series on Monday night in a wild, highlight-heavy affair. The Gators and Tigers meet for the second session in a best-of-three series on Tuesday night at 8 p.m. ET. The story of this year’s finals is pitching. Who can hit whom, and […]

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Doug Martin not guaranteed starting position, Buccaneers GM says

Doug Martin will finish serving a four-game suspension for violating the NFL’s substance abuse policy this upcoming season, but when he returns his starting position might not be available. “I don’t even know what to say. This guy (Adams) doesn’t know what’s coming down the pipeline,” McMahon told the Daily News. “He has no idea […]

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Panthers players raving about rookie Christian McCaffrey

Elliott thus far has avoided serious legal trouble, but the pattern is disconcerting, Aikman continued, especially considering that Elliott should know he’s living his life under a microscope. “He’s coming from a big program at Ohio State where there was a lot of attention and a lot of focus on him there. This isn’t new […]

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Eli Manning’s $20.85 million cap hit was close to 17 percent of the New York Giants’ $123 million salary cap.

Carr’s $25 million per year is a significant amount but represents less than 15 percent of the $167 million salary cap. It will also only count $15.6 million against the Oakland Raiders’ cap in 2017. Four years ago, Eli Manning’s $20.85 million cap hit was close to 17 percent of the New York Giants’ $123 […]

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Former NFL great Jim Plunkett says ‘My life sucks’ at 69

Jim Plunkett, a former Super Bowl MVP, is the latest former NFL player to detail a life of crippling pain and misery. My life sucks, Plunkett told the San Jose Mercury News. It’s no fun being in this body right now. Everything hurts. Now 69, Plunkett led the Raiders to two Super Bowls after a […]

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Cardinals’ starters won’t play in Hall of Fame Game vs. Cowboys

Arizona fans itching to get their first look at the 2017 Cardinals in Thursday night’s Hall of Fame Game are advised to go deep. On the roster. Newton had previously sat out several team drills during the second half of Carolina’s practice Sunday, but coach Ron Rivera simply described the nagging injury as routine maintenance […]

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