MLB player wants to race Bengals WR John Ross

Cincinnati Reds outfielder Billy Hamilton told reporters Thursday he wants to challenge Cincinnati Bengals first-round pick and NFL combine 40-yard dash record holder John Ross to a race now that the two share a zip code. “It’s something I look forward to. I’m a competitor, if something happens with him, it happens,” Hamilton said, according…

NFL Player Involved in Car Crash, Suffers Cuts and Bruises

The last few months for Doug Martin have been a roller coaster. The latest news on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back comes in the form of a car crash. The Tampa Bay Police report Martin’s BMW was hit Thursday afternoon by a car that ran a stop sign. During the crash, Martin’s vehicle was…

NFL Teams That Improved the Most Through the 2017 NFL Draft

This was a fantastic draft across the board for pretty much every single team in the NFL. Off the top of my head, there were five teams that I thought did poorly: the Los Angeles Rams, New York Jets, Chicago Bears, Denver Broncos, and New York Giants. The worst draft? The Chicago Bears. I don’t…

The Most Overrated Sports Legends

A lot of what sports is cannot be quantified by statistics. Becoming a legend is proof positive of this: One big moment, ad campaign from Nike, or playing on a talented team can elevate you to the status of certified legend. Look at David Tyree. The guy never had more than 211 receiving yards in…

2017 NFL Draft: The Surprise Could Come With the No. 2 Pick

The winner of the Super Bowl in 2018, 2020 or even 2027 could be determined by the decisions of a bunch of executives in Philadelphia on Thursday night. Here is what we know about this year’s N.F.L. draft. Follow our live coverage of the N.F.L. draft here. When is it? Round 1 is Thursday at…

NFL players offer financial advice to incoming rookies

During this week’s NFL Draft, many young men will achieve their dream of becoming a professional athlete. Some of them will also become instant millionaires. There’s no shortage of stories out there about professional athletes who make — and lose — millions of dollars. MarketWatch spoke with several current and former NFL players, as well…

Meet The NFL Draft’s Biggest Workout Freak

Just a few days after setting the football landscape aflame with his off-the-charts performance at the NFL combine in Indianapolis, safety Obi Melifonwu was back in the gym. The former UConn star was in his hometown of Grafton, Massachusetts, getting in some evening cardio at the local Anytime Fitness chain. He also greeted some friends…

DESPERATE KAEPERNICK REDUCED TO BEGGING FOR A JOB, GETS BEST BRUTAL RESPONSE EVER

There’s a reason that Colin Kaepernick has been out of public view for the last few months since his anti-American stunt all last season backfired on him in humiliating fashion. Since the second he decided to take a knee for the National Anthem and become the Black Lives Matter poster boy for every single game of…

Breaking news: See Why Aaron Hernandez commits suicide in prison

The former Patriots tight end, who scored a legal victory last week, committed suicide in prison last night, according to the Boston Globe. The Massachusetts Department of Correction issued a statement saying Hernandez was discovered hanging in his cell at the Souza Baranowski Correctional Center in Shirley Massachusetts around 3:05 a.m. this morning. “Mr. Hernandez was in…