Greg Bishop is a senior writer for Sports Illustrated whose feature subjects have ranged from Ricky Williams to Adrian Peterson to Aaron Rodgers. He spent time as the Jets beat writer for the New York Times and the Seahawks beat writer for the Seattle Times.
Mayweather-McGregor will be the event of the year—even if it's likely to be more circus than slugfest. For boxing purists, the real show comes next month, when Alvarez and Golovkin square off. Don't know those names? Well, you should.
Oscar De La Hoya believes the future of boxing lies not in the hype over his old rival Floyd Mayweather taking on UFC star Conor McGregor, but rather in Canelo Alvarez and his bout with Gennady Golovkin three weeks later.
On the cusp of greatness his entire career, Matt Ryan finally made the leap in 2016 with an MVP season, and he nearly achieved legendary status—until the Patriots overcame a 25-point deficit to win Super Bowl 51. How will the Falcons overcome that psychological hurdle? For starters, Ryan isn’t changing a thing
As the Patriots' QB ages over the hill, he's trying to stay in the moment when it comes to his preparation—and if that means watching every offensive play from 2016 twice, then that's what Tom Brady does.