Tag: Sports

NBA to retire Bill Russell’s No. 6 jersey league-wide

The NBA announced Thursday that it was retiring Bill Russell‘s No. 6 jersey by all 30 of the professional basketball league’s teams, the first time a player has been honored this way league-wide. Players currently wearing No. 6, including Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James, can continue wearing it. Russell, who died last month at age […]

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Novak Djokovic handed late US Open boost

Novak Djokovic handed late US Open boost – AFP Novak Djokovic’s hopes of playing at the US Open have been given a late boost after American health chiefs relaxed nationwide coronavirus guidance for unvaccinated people two-and-a-half weeks before the tournament. Djokovic is currently banned from entering the United States over his refusal to get jabbed […]

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Reporter grills Commanders’ Carson Wentz in interview at training camp

‘Philly didn’t want you, Indy didn’t want you’ — Wentz hit hard in interview originally appeared on NBC Sports Philadelphia These weren’t softball questions. More like hardball. Former Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz recently had a sit-down interview with Scott Abraham of 7News DC. Wentz, now the QB of the Commanders, was asked some poignant (?) questions. The […]

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Commanders president threatens to restrict reporter’s access after ‘unprofessional’ Carson Wentz interview

Washington Commanders president Jason Wright wasn’t happy with the way one reporter handled an interview with quarterback Carson Wentz. Wright implied that he would restrict the reporter’s access after a “pompous, unprofessional” back and forth with Wentz. [Set, hut, hike! Create or join a fantasy football league now!] The reporter in question is Scott Abraham, […]

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Colts release Jason Spriggs

The Colts have made a move along their offensive line on Friday. Indianapolis announced the club has released Jason Spriggs. Spriggs signed with Indianapolis in June. Via Nate Atkins of the Indianapolis Star, Spriggs had been receiving second-team reps along the offensive line during training camp. A Packers second-round pick in the 2016 draft, Spriggs […]

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Former Tiger included in “rising star coaching” list

Reuters Production costs soar at Rusal due to Russia-Ukraine conflict Russian aluminium giant Rusal reported a 33% jump in first-half production costs on Friday, hit by a production halt at a refinery in Ukraine and Australia’s ban on exports of alumina and bauxite to Russia. The world’s largest aluminium producer outside China has been suffering […]

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Former Tiger included in “rising star coaching” list

Reuters Production costs soar at Rusal due to Russia-Ukraine conflict Russian aluminium giant Rusal reported a 33% jump in first-half production costs on Friday, hit by a production halt at a refinery in Ukraine and Australia’s ban on exports of alumina and bauxite to Russia. The world’s largest aluminium producer outside China has been suffering […]

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LSU defensive back enters the transfer portal

Jordan Toles, a six-foot-one, 209-pound Junior defensive back has entered his name into the transfer portal. Toles played in 14 games over two seasons for the Tigers finishing with 16 tackles. Toles was a four-star safety in the 2020 recruiting class. 247Sports had him listed as the No. 80 overall player, the No. 5 safety, […]

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LSU defensive back enters the transfer portal

Jordan Toles, a six-foot-one, 209-pound Junior defensive back has entered his name into the transfer portal. Toles played in 14 games over two seasons for the Tigers finishing with 16 tackles. Toles was a four-star safety in the 2020 recruiting class. 247Sports had him listed as the No. 80 overall player, the No. 5 safety, […]

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