Detroit Lions exploring trade options with LB Jamie Collins

Detroit Lions exploring trade options with LB Jamie Collins

Before the Detroit Lions see what they have in Derrick Barnes, they want to see what they can get for Jamie Collins. The Lions are exploring trade options for Collins, a team source told the Free Press on Wednesday, one day after coach Dan Campbell said Barnes “deserves a shot” at more playing time. NFL … Read more

Vaccination required for Team USA athletes

Vaccination required for Team USA athletes

The U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee will require athletes hoping to compete at the 2022 Winter Olympics to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by Dec. 1. USOPC CEO Sarah Hirshland announced the new policy Wednesday. It also applies to coaches, staffers and all other members of the Team USA delegation headed to Beijing for the … Read more

Karl-Anthony Towns not pleased with Timberwolves firing Gersson Rosas

Karl-Anthony Towns not pleased with Timberwolves firing Gersson Rosas

The Timberwolves, under new ownership led by Alex Rodriguez, have seemingly irritated their most important player. Following the news Wednesday that Minnesota fired president of basketball operations Gersson Rosas, superstar center Karl-Anthony Towns responded with a three-letter tweet: “wtf…” The dismissal came on the same day Rosas was in the gym with the team in … Read more

How firing GM impacts Timberwolves’ future for Karl-Anthony Towns and potential Ben Simmons trade

How firing GM impacts Timberwolves' future for Karl-Anthony Towns and potential Ben Simmons trade

The Timberwolves are parting ways with president of basketball operations Gersson Rosas, according to Shams Charania of The Athletic.  Rosas’ dismissal comes five days before the NBA’s start of training camp on Monday, a delicate time for such a decision. But according to Chris Hine of the Star Tribune, “there has been a growing discord … Read more

Rangers expected to name captain as front-runner emerges

Rangers expected to name captain as front-runner emerges

We are less than three weeks from the Rangers naming their first captain since Ryan McDonagh was sent away in the 2018 deadline purge. “I think it’s really important, there’s no doubt,” new head coach Gerard Gallant said on Wednesday in his pre-camp press briefing. “I don’t know for sure what’s going to happen, but … Read more

Alabama running back Brian Robinson day-to-day with injury

Alabama running back Brian Robinson day-to-day with injury

Alabama could be without its leading rusher for this week’s game against Southern Miss. During his Wednesday Zoom call with reporters, Nick Saban updated the status of Brian Robinson Jr., stating the fifth-year senior is currently day-to-day. Following Alabama’s 31-29 victory at Florida over the weekend, Saban revealed that Robinson had injured ribs against the … Read more

Upgraded Devils look to take the next step

Upgraded Devils look to take the next step

Devils general manager Tom Fitzgerald was active this offseason, looking to address as many areas within the still-rebuilding team as possible. As he begins his second year, Fitzgerald added to the defense, to the forward group and in goal, but there are still a heap of questions looming over how the lineup will fall into … Read more

Linebacker retires just 8 days after signing with Jets

Linebacker retires just 8 days after signing with Jets

The Jets placed veteran linebacker B.J. Goodson on Reserve/Retired list Wednesday, the team announced. The move comes a little over a week after he joined Gang Green. Goodson signed a one-year, $2.1 million deal with New York on Sept. 14 after the Jets lost two linebackers with multi-week injuries. Goodson joined the Jets after stints … Read more