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Football Margins: Brown may go after Jimmy Garoppolo.  Owner Willis’ first appearance;  Antonio Brown’s witty response to a meme

Football Margins: Brown may go after Jimmy Garoppolo. Owner Willis’ first appearance; Antonio Brown’s witty response to a meme

This week’s “Friday Football Footnotes” contains an update on Cleveland’s midfield plans if Deshaun Watson’s suspension gets longer. Malik Willis had some highlights in his pre-season debut in the NFL with the Tennessee Titans. Finally, the NFL is doing something right in terms of calling their midfield. And Antonio Brown actually did something clever. Plan …

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The widow is left during the disturbing testimony

The widow is left during the disturbing testimony

Warning: This story contains descriptions that some readers may find disturbing. LOS ANGELES — Vanessa Bryant cried and excused herself from a federal courtroom here Thursday as a former waiter from an area Mexican restaurant testified that he was shown pictures of body parts from the January 2020 helicopter crash that killed nine people, including …

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Patriots vs. Giants: Billy Zappy a bright spot in pre-season opening loss

Patriots vs. Giants: Billy Zappy a bright spot in pre-season opening loss

The New England Patriots started their pre-season with a last-second loss to the New York Giants Thursday night. With quarterback Mac Jones and most of the Patriots’ rookie players on board, the season opener was a chance to see what the rookies bring to the table. It also provided a glimpse at the players who …

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Takeaway from Kentucky 2 in the Bahamas vs Tec De Monterrey

Takeaway from Kentucky 2 in the Bahamas vs Tec De Monterrey

Sometimes two teams don’t belong on the same basketball floor together, and respectfully, that was the case on Thursday night when The University of Kentucky hosted Tec De Monterrey of Monterrey, Mexico, in a pre-season friendly competition On the beautiful island of New Providence in the Bahamas. For Kentucky, it was the show’s second game …

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Tom Brady will miss more than 10 days in what Bock calls a pre-planned absence

Tom Brady will miss more than 10 days in what Bock calls a pre-planned absence

Placeholder while loading article actions NFL quarterbacks don’t usually miss a long period of time shortly before the season starts, but Tom Brady isn’t your typical quarterback. The team revealed Thursday that the 45-year-old is set to miss the Tampa Bay Buccaneers for at least 10 days. Bucs officials played down this development because the …

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Skylar Diggins-Smith won’t return to the WNBA in 2022

Skylar Diggins-Smith won’t return to the WNBA in 2022

8:22 PM ET MA VoepelESPN.com Close Covers MA Voepel WNBA, women’s basketball and other college sports for espnW. Voepel began covering women’s basketball in 1984, and has been with ESPN since 1996. The Phoenix Mercury announced Thursday that Skylar Diggins-Smith will miss the last two regular season games of this season. Mercury also suspended her …

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Former OC coach accused of sexually assaulting underage girls arrested in Bakersfield

Former OC coach accused of sexually assaulting underage girls arrested in Bakersfield

Orange, California. (CAPK) – A prominent Southern California sports coach and former coach at a sports and rehabilitation facility in Orange County have been arrested for sexually assaulting underage girls, police said. The Santa Ana Police Department said Chris Flores was arrested in Bakersfield during a traffic stop Thursday. Police said he was with two …

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Bill Russell’s NBA Retirement Number: Who Will Be the Last Player to Wear the No. 6?

Bill Russell’s NBA Retirement Number: Who Will Be the Last Player to Wear the No. 6?

Daryl Nurnberg-USA Today Sport In honor of legend Bill Russell, The NBA retired its record number in the league on Thursday. Nobody will wear the No. 6 for the Orlando Magic or the Sacramento Kings again. In fact, even before this news, no one had ever worn the number 6 for magic or royalty. Both …

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2022 MLB Field of Dreams Game result: Drew Smyly powers the Cubs to a 4-2 win over the Reds at Iowa Cornfield

2022 MLB Field of Dreams Game result: Drew Smyly powers the Cubs to a 4-2 win over the Reds at Iowa Cornfield

The Chicago Cubs beat the Cincinnati Reds 4-2 Thursday evening in the 2022 edition of Major League Baseball’s Dream Field game. Like last year’s competition between the Chicago White Sox and the New York Yankees, Thursday’s competition was held at the film’s location in Dyersville, Iowa. The Cubs took an early lead, flanking three runs …

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