How J.J. Watt made WWII veteran and Chicago Cardinals star

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TEMPE, Ariz. -- Ellen Tullos was asleep in her bed at home in Killeen, Texas, this past March when her phone rang.It was TMZ.Tullos, 73, knew instantly who they were calling about -- her father, former Chicago Cardinals two-way star Marshall Goldberg -- she just didn't know why.Turns out, TMZ was wondering if Tullos would…

Y’all must have Forgot! The Cowboys, Patriots and Chiefs sent

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Cowboys vs. FalconsImage: Getty ImagesThe Cowboys were expected to defeat the Atlanta Falcons at home, and they did so handily.As great as the Cowboys have played in 2021, last week’s 30-16 loss to the Denver Broncos didn’t need a highlighter to stand out. All-pro left tackle Tyron Smith did not play and the Broncos held…

Move over Jeremy Lin, Mike White’s Jets jersey is fastest

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Welp.Illustration: Getty ImagesThis Mike White charade is over.The hype has vanished quicker than a New Yorker having a cup of coffee and a sweet roll.And with White’s debacle of a game on Sunday, his jersey will be marked down 75 percent faster than Jeremy Lin’s Knicks jersey was after Linsanity took its dirt nap.White is…

Week 10 Fantasy Busts: Eno Benjamin, D’Ernest Johnson go from

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Whether it's because of matchups, injuries, or declining usage trends, there are plenty of reasons why a player can struggle in a given week. It's always important to try to identify these busts in advance, and heading into Week 10, our list is features such notable names as Antonio Gibson and Jalen Hurts. We also…

Seahawks QB Wilson: Close to 100% after injury

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Nov 11, 2021Brady HendersonESPN RENTON, Wash. -- As Russell Wilson was sidelined by the most significant injury of his career, the toughest game for the Seattle Seahawks quarterback to watch was the first one he missed. Wilson wanted to break Brett Favre's NFL record of 297 consecutive starts, but his own streak ended at 149…

Huskies AD: Lake firing not due to just one factor

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Washington on Sunday fired second-year football coach Jimmy Lake.Defensive coordinator Bob Gregory will serve as interim coach for the 4-6 Huskies."Making a head-coaching change in any sport is difficult, recognizing that the decision impacts coaches, staff, student-athletes and their families," Washington athletic director Jen Cohen said in a statement. "However, as the steward of UW…

Sources: Utd stars frustrated over Ole promises

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7:40 AM ETRob DawsonCorrespondent Frustration within the Manchester United squad has grown because of manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's reluctance to rotate, sources have told ESPN, with some squad players feeling they have been misled about their prospects of playing this season.Under-fire United boss Solskjaer accepted during meetings over the summer that he had "overplayed" key…

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…

Jets’ Wilson focused on his health, not job status

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FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- New York Jets quarterback Zach Wilson, whose job security is being threatened by the emergence of fan-favorite Mike White, said Thursday he's focused on his health, not his playing status."I can't even worry about that," said Wilson, who will miss his third straight game with a sprained right knee.The 2021 second…

Superman returns: Cam rejoins QB-thin Panthers

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- "Superman," the sequel, began for the Carolina Panthers on Thursday when quarterback Cam Newton returned to the team he led to the Super Bowl in 2015 with a one-year contract.The deal is worth up to $10 million for the remainder of the season, including $4.5 million guaranteed and a $1.5 million roster…