NFL sky judge concept gaining support of Competition Committee, ex-VP of officials says

The NFL’s Competition Committee is coming around on the idea of a so-called “sky judge” who could help keep on-field officials from missing calls, a former league vice president of officiating says. Dean Blandino told the Toronto Sun on Wednesday that the committee, which was unanimous in its opposition to the concept last year, is studying […]

Jim Edmonds confirms in an Instagram Story that he tested positive for COVID-19

Former Major League Baseball player Jim Edmonds confirmed in a story posted to his Instagram account on Wednesday that he did test positive for COVID-19 and is now symptom free. Edmonds, a four-time All-Star who played 17 seasons most of which with the St. Louis Cardinals and California/Anaheim Angels, was hospitalized last week, tested positive for […]

Pending reinstatement, Aldon Smith will sign with Cowboys

When defensive end Aldon Smith — who hasn’t played an NFL game since 2015 — is officially reinstated he’ll be playing for the Dallas Cowboys. LATEST ANALYSIS  › ’17 draft do-over: Watson to Niners  › DJ’s top 50 4.0: Hurts makes debut  › 8 draft trades teams SHOULD make  › Ranking all 11 position groups in draft MOCK DRAFTS  › […]

Patriots cut QB Cody Kessler, leaving Jarrett Stidham and Brian Hoyer as only options on roster

Could the Patriots be in the market for another quarterback? After Wednesday, it seems more than likely after the Patriots released Cody Kessler. Signed last year, Kessler was the third quarterback on the Patriots roster and that now leaves the team with just Jarrett Stidham and Brian Hoyer on the depth chart. Moving on from […]

Peyton Manning's Broncos debut airs tonight on NBCSN

Historically, many of the NFL’s finest quarterbacks have not fared well after moving on from the franchises they initially starred. Then again, historically there aren’t too many quarterbacks like Peyton Manning. Revisit two of Manning’s most memorable outings in his second act as Broncos quarterback as the all-time great’s Denver debut and return to Indianapolis […]

The problem with ‘Major League II’ is that you should root for the White Sox

“Major League” is one of the best sports movies of all time.   It was the right underdog movie at the right time at the height of an incredible run of 1980s baseball movies that included “Bull Durham” and “Field of Dreams.” The connection with Rick “Wild Thing” Vaughn, Willie Mays Hayes and Jake Taylor remains strong more than 30 years later. It is my favorite sports movie.   In […]

Tyrann Mathieu, Jarvis Landry among NFL stars in Madden tournament for COVID-19 relief

NFL stars are coming together to raise money in aid of COVID-19 relief efforts by competing in The Checkdown’s Madden 20 tournament.  Formula One have already hosted a Virtual Grand Prix, while professional footballers have also gone head-to-head on FIFA 20 and now some of the NFL’s biggest names are ready to go head-to-head for […]

Cards have talked contract with DeAndre Hopkins' reps

DeAndre Hopkins’ world changed dramatically when he learned of the Texans’ stunning trade that sent him to Arizona earlier this month. A new payday could be coming with it. Cardinals chairman and team president Michael Bidwill told reporters on a conference call Tuesday that general manager Steve Keim has had discussions with Hopkins’ representation about […]