Most fighters don't get to end their careers on their own terms. But at 40, Manny Pacquiao has a chance to leave boxing on top after downing Keith Thurman. Says Freddie Roach: “There’s nothing left to prove.’
The NFL followed the lead of local authorities, choosing not to discipline Kansas City wide receiver Tyreek Hill when he wasn’t charged with a crime. But the audio recording, in which Hill threatens his fiancée, should have been enough to suspend him under the league’s Personal Conduct Policy.
As athletes continue to demand attention with their sartorial choices and superfly style, the editors of Sports Illustrated, in partnership with the CFDA, unveil the fourth annual Fashionable 50 list, honoring the world’s most stylish athletes.
While NBA free agency was marked by player movement, the Blazers made the decision to double down on their cornerstones. Instead of moving one of their stars, Portland rebuilt around CJ McCollum and Damian Lillard.
While pain management and marijuana have grabbed the headlines, the league and union are looking for more ways to encourage players to seek help when they need it. And players like Solomon Thomas are trying to get teammates to buy in.
On this week's episode of The MMQB NFL Podcast, Albert Breer, Jenny Vrentas and Conor Orr cover Ezekiel Elliott and Melvin Gordon's contract stances, the feasibility of an 18-game season and a potential Giants-Lions blockbuster trade.
"As the umpires, according to prior arrangements, waved their arms and stopped play, an urgent voice came over the radio: 'Here is a bulletin from WWDC News, Apollo 11 is 100 feet from the surface of the moon.'"