Why the NFL is rooting for the Seahawks to beat the Patriots

It’s a strange thing to say, but the NFL, the most successful sports business in the world — an enterprise that brings in more money annually than the NBA and Premier League, combined — needs a win. They’re poised to get one this weekend, but only if the Seattle Seahawks cooperate. It’s no secret that […]

Report: Pirates, Nats discussed McCutchen blockbuster at deadline

Report: Pirates, Nats discussed McCutchen blockbuster at deadline

The Pittsburgh Pirates ended up sending closer Mark Melancon to the Washington Nationals ahead of the 2016 non-waiver trade deadline, but the two clubs reportedly discussed a much bigger deal as the home stretch neared, too. Before Melancon got shipped to Washington for a reliever and a prospect, the two teams discussed a separate blockbuster […]

Cowboys rookie Ezekiel Elliott reportedly has NFL’s best-selling jersey

Cowboys rookie Ezekiel Elliott reportedly has NFL’s best-selling jersey

Dallas Cowboys rookie Ezekiel Elliott has enjoyed immediate success on the field and apparently fans have taken notice. Elliott has the No. 1-selling jersey in the NFL from April 1 to Oct. 31, ESPN reported Monday. According to the report, Eagles rookie quarterback Carson Wentz is second with Patriots QB Tom Brady, Giants wideout Odell […]

Why Sunday’s win proved the Cowboys need Tony Romo now more than ever

Dak Prescott has started just seven games in the NFL. Remarkably, he’s won six of them with the biggest of his career coming on Sunday night against the Philadelphia Eagles – the Dallas Cowboys’ bitter rival. It kept the Cowboys alone in first place in the NFC East, steering them two games clear of everyone […]

Cam Newton wants to talk to Roger Goodell about “horsecrap” hits

Panthers quarterback Cam Newton was relieved to get a win. But he’s also tired of not getting the calls other quarterbacks get. Newton was angry about a low hit by Cardinals defensive tackle Calais Campbell, and when asked about the hit initially, replied: “I’m speechless, . . . Next question.” But when pressed, it was clear […]

Goodell asked to compare Josh Brown, Brady suspensions

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell was recently asked the million-dollar question. Speaking with New York Daily News’ Gary Myers earlier this week, many topics were broached, but Myers also made sure to ask Goodell to explain how New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady was suspended for four games for his role in the deflation of some […]

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