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August 17, 2019

Fantasy football cheat sheet central
A collection of downloadable, printable cheat sheets for the 2019 fantasy football season, including PPR, non-PPR and dynasty/keeper leagues.... More >>

Reid rips Jay-Z over Kap remarks, deal with NFL
Panthers safety Eric Reid continued to be critical of Jay-Z on Friday, saying it was "asinine" of him to say "we've moved past kneeling" and calling his partnership with the NFL a "money move."... More >>

Pats' Gordon reinstated; eligible for reg. season
The NFL is reinstating New England Patriots wide receiver Josh Gordon, who will be eligible to play in the regular season.... More >>

Filings suggest Nike paid in pursuit of players
Newly released emails and text messages in the case against attorney Michael Avenatti suggested that Nike officials were making under-the-table payments to handlers and families of top college basketball prospects.... More >>

Barnes: New Team USA 'motivated' by skeptics
The remaining USA Basketball players are eager to prove that they all belong after several of USA's biggest stars skipped the World Cup. "We're motivated more than anything to keep the gold standard going," Harrison Barnes said.... More >>

Yanks' Boone: Worth exploring MLB 'mercy rule'
Yankees manager Aaron Boone wouldn't mind seeing the MLB consider a "mercy rule," saying it would be nice to end a game that had gotten out of hand early rather than go through the motions of completing nine innings.... More >>

Slayer axed as sponsor for NASCAR's Yeley
Heavy metal band Slayer's sponsorship of J.J. Yeley's No. 54 car for the NASCAR Cup race at Bristol Motor Speedway on Saturday night has been removed amid controversy.... More >>

Why did Nate Diaz disappear for three years after the biggest fight of his life?
Diaz vanished from the UFC after his fight with Conor McGregor at UFC 202. Why has Diaz stayed away?... More >>

UFC 241 Viewers Guide: The rematch and the return we've been waiting for
Daniel Cormier and Stipe Miocic met last summer and the UFC heavyweight championship changed hands. Will there be another dethroning on Saturday?... More >>

Week 2 preseason takeaways: Up and down night for Giants rookie QB Daniel Jones
The No. 6 overall pick had a roller-coaster game the night after No. 1 overall pick Kyler Murray struggled.... More >>

Behind the scenes of J.J. Watt's Wisconsin homecoming
Watt called going to Lambeau Field a "dream come true." It's his latest meaningful return to Wisconsin, where he grew up and faced pivotal moments in his career.... More >>

Josh Gordon's return just what depleted Patriots needed
With injuries piling up at wide receiver, the playmaker's conditional reinstatement comes at the perfect time for Tom Brady and the offense.... More >>

The teams that will break through and bounce back in 2019
Florida and Texas A&M should sustain 2018 breakthroughs, while TCU and Wisconsin are primed to be among the top bounce-back candidates.... More >>

Can Notre Dame transfer QB Brandon Wimbush keep UCF rolling?
The Knights look to Wimbush as they battle for a third straight undefeated regular season.... More >>

All the reasons why the FedEx Cup means so much this weekend
Tiger is still hoping for a spot at East Lake. Everybody is still chasing Brooks Koepka. And why next year's majors are on some players' minds this weekend.... More >>

How a fan's viral video turned Aaron Boone's Yankees into 'savages'
It's all over social media and on T-shirts worn by players and sold in the team store. So why did the skipper's rant turn into a rallying cry? You can thank a guy called Jomboy.... More >>

With another ninth-inning nightmare, Cubs' road woes could be their undoing
Two straight devastating walk-off losses in Philly and Pittsburgh make it clear: If the Cubs can't find a way to win away from Wrigley, they won't find their way into October.... More >>

An intern no more, Darius Bazley is ready for the NBA challenge
After a year in a unique role with New Balance, the Oklahoma City Thunder forward is ready for the transition to the NBA and ready to help anyone who wants to follow his path.... More >>

Weekend preview: Galaxy stabilize summer swoon; RSL find life after Petke
The LA Galaxy seek a second straight win at home, while Real Salt Lake haven't slowed down without Mike Petke. That and more in MLS W2W4.... More >>

MLS Playoff Picture: LAFC are clear favorites but who else has a chance?
With the end of the summer doldrums upon us, the stretch run of the MLS regular season can commence. Here's how the playoff race is shaking out.... More >>

Griezmann unable to lead Barca to victory in season opener
Barcelona were without Lionel Messi at Athletic Bilbao, and Antoine Griezmann was unable to make it a debut to remember as the Blaugrana fell 1-0.... More >>

Who's the next undisputed junior featherweight champion?
Three champions carry the four world titles in boxing's 122-pound division, but does Emanuel Navarrete, Danny Roman or Rey Vargas have what it takes to become the undisputed champion?... More >>

Clutch, Damonte heat up in LCS playoffs
Clutch Gaming mid laner Tanner "Damonte" Damonte has led his team from a ninth-place finish in the spring final to two wins away from a world championship berth.... More >>

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