At 39, after 17 years of absorbing blindside hits and carrying the weight and fate of two franchises on his shoulders, is it any surprise that Peyton Manning is tired? He’s tired, all right. Tired of answering all those questions about his age.
The only team with wins over both the AFC and NFC champions on its résumé in 2014? That would be Andy Reid’s Kansas City Chiefs, who, despite a confounding slew of injuries and suspensions, tended to play up — or down — to just about every opponent last fall.
Dez Bryant has been vocal his whole career, and now he’s not afraid to let it be known that he wants a lucrative, long-term deal with the Cowboys. However, holdouts during the offseason are hardly a rare occurrence, and players publicly stating their dissatisfaction with their contract situation are just a common side show.
After one of the best stories of the summer last year in which Jackie Robinson West won the United States’ side of the Little League World Series, it was taken away for having ineligible players. After arguing for their case, they have filed a lawsuit against Little League to take back the title. They initially were accused of stretching their geographical boundaries to gain a better selection of players.
To little surprise, Cavaliers’ forward Kevin Love decided to forgo the final year of his contract in an effort for a better deal. Although he would have been paid over $16 million for the year, he will now enter free agency with the hopes of a bigger, longer contract. After a season that seemed to disappoint, especially with his injury early in the playoffs, he still remains a highly valuable player.
A little more than a week has passed since the Golden State Warriors raised the Larry O’Brien Trophy as NBA champions, and it’s already time to start prepping for next season. On Thursday night, lives and basketball franchises will change forever as the 2015 NBA Draft is set to take place. While Karl Anthony-Towns seems to be the universal choice for the No.