Floyd Mayweather is the latest celebrity whose vaccine stance we

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Please go awayPhoto: Getty ImagesFloyd Mayweather has decided to weigh in on the Kyrie vaccine situation and, in a move that shocked absolutely no one, not only supported Irving’s stance but actually went so far as to say that Kyrie was “leading a revolution.”In a video posted on Twitter, the retired pro boxer read a…

Barnwell: How Jon Gruden’s roster-building left the Raiders in terrible

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As you've surely heard by now, the Las Vegas Raiders and Jon Gruden parted ways on Monday. It goes without saying that the emails uncovered as part of the NFL's investigation into Daniel Snyder and the Washington Football Team were abhorrent and unbecoming of a leader. My colleagues have addressed Gruden's resignation, and what's now…

Steelers still can win with Ben Roethlisberger at QB, but

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The conclusion arrived not on the horrid interception that even the beneficiary could not comprehend, nor on the laughable decision to throw a flare pass to a running back on fourth-and-10 from the opponent’s 11-yard-line. These were calamitous, certainly, and not what anyone would expect from a quarterback who ranks among the game’s greats in…

Houston Texans owner Cal McNair is the latest disgrace in

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Cal McNair, national embarrassment.Photo: Getty ImagesI’m starting to sense a pattern here.The Washington Football Team is not the only embarrassing franchise in the NFL. For at least the last five years, the Houston Texans have systematically ruined a promising young team through mismanagement, power grabs, and scandal — the most recent of which features team…

The most unlikely college hoops powerhouse, centuries in the making

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THE PARENTS OF Ryan Turell, the best player on the team with the longest active winning streak in men's college basketball, originally wanted their son to attend another school.They're sitting on an August Sunday afternoon in the living room of their ranch house in Sherman Oaks, California. Laurel, a personal trainer who appeared in some…

Oregon’s Kayvon Thibodeaux is more than the next potential No

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KAYVON THIBODEAUX SAT in Mario Cristobal's office on a recruiting visit, searching for answers.As the No. 1 prospect in the country, he was trying to wade through the thousands of text messages and recruiting pitches from coaches hoping to persuade him to attend their schools.But Thibodeaux was tired of coaches telling him how they could…

Can Ohio State crash the Alabama-Clemson party, and more burning

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After what easily was the most drama-filled decision-making process of any major conference in college football, the Big Ten will kick off its long-awaited season at 8 p.m. ET Friday night when No. 14 Wisconsin hosts Illinois.No, really.On Aug. 5, the league announced its revamped schedule (the first time) with great fanfare. Six days later,…

Which NFL teams are most, least analytics-advanced? We surveyed 22

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The Cleveland Browns have taken over the title of the NFL's analytically advanced franchise from a division rival.When we surveyed analytics staffers across the league a year ago, they voted the Baltimore Ravens as the most analytically advanced -- defined by a combination of the level of data-driven work produced and the degree to which…

Week 6 takeaways and big questions: Ravens and Rams roll,

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Oct 18, 2021NFL NationESPN Week 6 of the 2021 NFL season featured a Bills-Titans battle with seven lead changes, but Derrick Henry's 143 yards and three TDs were a key to victory. There was also a statement win from the Ravens, who blew out the Chargers in a highly anticipated AFC matchup. The Rams and…

LIVE Transfer Talk: Haaland wants Real Madrid over PSG

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The summer transfer window is closed for the top leagues in Europe! After a summer full of international football, countless clubs waited until the last minute to pull off their transfers. See all the major deals here and check out how we graded the biggest signings. But just because the window is shut until January,…