49ers’ Jarryd Hayne is retiring from the NFL to return to rugby

Hayne surprisingly made the roster last summer after impressing 49ers coaches with his punt return skills early in training camp. He also flashed the ability to make defenders miss in the open field and simply truck them over during his limited preseason snaps as a running back. Oh. That’s just former Rugby League star @jarrydhayne_1,Read more

2016 Fantasy Football Draft Prep: Post NFL Draft mock draft

I would normally have passed on Brees, who likely won’t be there in Round 7 in most formats, but as you’re well aware, quarterbacks fall in our drafts. But no one else stood out, and I didn’t want to settle for Frank Gore, Danny Woodhead, Charles Sims or Kevin White. Instead, I went with Brees,Read more

Carson Wentz reveals his thoughts on the Sam Bradford situation

Wentz doesn’t exactly see it that way. The rookie quarterback says that a quarterback competition is something that could benefit the team. “People want to make it a big situation, but like I said earlier, we’ll have a really good working relationship and I think it will benefit the team because we are going toRead more

Sparks rout Storm, ruin Breanna Stewart’s professional debut

The Sparks are 14 years removed from the franchise winning back-to-back titles in 2001-02. Parker has yet to experience a WNBA Finals appearance, despite winning two MVP awards. She just turned 30 last month, and making a serious run at the league championship is what’s foremost on her mind. As Parker mentioned, she has beenRead more

Danny Amendola restructures contract again to stay with Patriots

DH pick: David Ortiz, Red Sox Great year for Victor, but it’s Ortiz’s final season, he’s an MLB icon — whether you like it or not, sorry, he is — and he’s having a great year. Easiest pick on the board. Outfield options: Jose Bautista, Mookie Betts, Jackie Bradley, Melky Cabrera,Lorenzo Cain, Kole Calhoun, AdamRead more

BLACKHAWKS EXPECT TO RE-SIGN RICHARD PANIK

“We’ve had discussions, and I don’t think the contract is going to be a challenge,” Bowman said. “I think we’re going to get that worked out. I think he’s going to be a part of it. We’re looking for him to take that next step in his career.” Panik had six goals and two assistsRead more