Nets GM Sean Marks said Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving are committed to making the team’s new Big Three jell on the court.
By trading James Harden to the Brooklyn Nets, the Houston Rockets now have a “real direction” and “can just move forward,” guard Eric Gordon said.
Despite their long and storied histories, with the Cleveland Browns having joined the NFL in 1950 and the Kansas City Chiefs with the AFL-NFL merger some 16 years later, the two franchises have rarely met – and never in the playoffs. Start with the coaches: The Browns’ Kevin Stefanski, who missed their first playoff win since 2002 last week in Pittsburgh due to COVID-19, was a summer intern for Chiefs counterpart Andy Reid during his days with Philadelphia. Stefanski later followed Reid disciple Brad Childress to Minnesota, learning many of the nuances of his system along the way.
Colts head coach Frank Reich said multiple times this year that he expected quarterback Philip Rivers to spend more than one season with the team, but nothingâ€™s been set in stone at this point. Rivers is out of contract and said after last Saturdayâ€™s loss to the Bills that â€śitâ€™s not that easyâ€ť to make [more]
The NFL has clarified its eligibility requirements for the draft to allow college players who would’ve played a fourth season during the pandemic-altered 2020 season to be eligible. In a memo sent to teams that was obtained by Sports Betting News on Thursday, the league said the 2020 college football season will be considered a season of participation for all college football student-athletes, including players who opted out, received a redshirt, were academically ineligible or attended schools that canceled or postponed their seasons. A player who entered college in 2017 and already received a redshirt year, has to submit a petition for special eligibility to be eligible for the draft.
The Detroit Lions have agreed to terms with Brad Holmes to be their general manager, a person familiar with the situation told Sports Betting News. Holmes led the Rams’ college scouting department for eight years and started his 18-year career with them as a public relations intern in 2003. Holmes had a second interview in Detroit on Wednesday, meeting with the franchise’s leaders in person, and was impressive enough to land the job.
James Wiseman’s next two games each will present a matchup with a high level of difficulty.
The Bucs’ Tom Brady is leaps and bounds the superior quarterback in his upcoming matchup with the Saints’ Drew Brees.
GM Sean Marks details his initial conversation with James Harden and how confident he is that Harden will fit in with Durant, Irving, and the rest of the Nets.
Nets star Kyrie Irving has been away from the team due to ‘personal reasons.’ Here’s the latest on his absence…
Durant found a way to make it happen in Golden State when he played alongside Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson on the way to a pair of NBA titles. It worked there because Curry and Thompson, more than happily, checked their egos at the door and made it seem like a seamless incorporation. Harden never made the NBA Finals in Houston with big-time backcourt partners like Chris Paul and Russell Westbrook, plus didn’t even give it a chance this season alongside John Wall.
The Boston Celtics expect to return to game action on Friday against the Orlando Magic after a weeklong hiatus because of coronavirus-related issues.