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Mahomes, Fitzpatrick Continue Air Assaults In NFL’s Week Two

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Two unheralded quarterbacks dazzled for the second week in a row and a pair of clutch field goal kickers were in the spotlight during the second week of the National Football League season.  Patrick Mahomes equalled a franchise record with six touchdown passes as the Kansas City Chiefs defeated the Pittsburgh Steelers 42-37 on Sunday. Ryan Fitzpatrick is making his …

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Corkman Eddie Dunbar Joins Team Sky

Corkman Eddie Dunbar has joined Team Sky, the British professional cycling team have announced today.  The 22-year-old was on the lookout for a new team after the closure of Aqua Blue Sport who he was contracted to in 2018. Dunbar will has signed a deal with Sky until the end of the 2019 season and he is set to make his …

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Injured Aaron Rodgers To Work With Rehab Group For NFL Packers

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers did not take part in full practice Wednesday, instead he worked with players rehabilitating injuries. The team are currently preparing for Sunday’s NFL clash with Minnesota. Packers coach Mike McCarthy said Rodgers’ status will be day-to-day after suffering a left knee injury during last Sunday’s season-opening 24-23 home victory over the Chicago Bears. “Obviously there’s …

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Reality Check For Shaquem Griffin In NFL Debut

The heartwarming story of Shaquem Griffin received another boost as the one-handed Seattle Seahawk linebacker made his NFL debut on Sunday with his twin brother Shaquill at his side. It was a family affair as the pair made key tackles together, however, the Seahawks couldn’t overcome the Denver Broncos won the contest 27-24. Von Miller, who had three sacks and …

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Fitzpatrick Lights Up Saints Defence, Luck Loses In Return

Ryan Fitzpatrick got his campaign off to an electrifying start, delivering four-touchdowns as the Tampa Bay Buccaneers opened their season with a 48-40 upset of the New Orleans Saints. The journeyman quarterback Fitzpatrick punctuated his night with two scoring strikes of 50 yards or more, including one to Mike Evans that gave them a 17-point lead in the third quarter. …

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Hobbled Rodgers’ Heroics Secures Historic Green Bay Comeback

Aaron Rodgers led one of the greatest comebacks in Green Bay history, returning from a first-half knee injury to throw three touchdowns in a stunning 24-23 win over the Chicago Bears. The legendary quarterback delivered a game for the ages in the Packers season opener on Sunday at Lambeau Field in Green Bay. Rodgers did it while hobbling on one …

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Watch: MotoGP Rider Bizarrely Grabs Rival’s Brake During Race

This is one of the most dangerous manoeuvres you’ll see in any sport.  Moto2 rider Romano Fenati has been banned for two races for grabbing Italian rival Stefano Manzi’s brake during the San Marino motorcycling Grand Prix on Sunday. Both were competing at high-speed around the Misano track when 22-year-old Kalex rider Fenati leaned over and pressed Manzi’s brake lever. …

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Nike Sales Rise 31% In Days Following Kaepernick Ad Unveiling

Nike sales surged 31% in the days following the unveiling of the advertisement starring former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick an analyst said on Saturday. According to Edison Trends, a digital commerce research company: “Nike sales grew 31% from Sunday through Tuesday over Labor Day this year, besting 2017’s comparative 17% increase.” The ad was first released by Nike on Monday, the …

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Woods Praises ‘Impressive’ Serena, Backs ‘Special’ Kaepernick Ad

Tiger Woods praised fellow comeback star Serena Williams for her US Open finals run on Friday while also lauding a new commercial for former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick. Woods, a 14-time major champion, was a runner-up at August’s PGA Championship in his comeback season while Williams has advanced to the US Open final a year after giving birth to …

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Foles Re-Enacts Philly Special As Eagles Win NFL Opener

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Jay Ajayi scored two touchdowns as the Philadelphia Eagles began their Super Bowl title defence by defeating the Atlanta Falcons 18-12 in the NFL season opener on Thursday. Ajayi also rushed for a two-point conversion and quarterback Nick Foles caught a pass for the second straight NFL game as the Eagles re-enacted a trick play from the Super Bowl before …

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One-Handed NFL Rookie Griffin Confirmed For Debut

Shaquem Griffin is poised to write another chapter in his remarkable journey to the National Football League after the one-handed linebacker was confirmed as a starter for the Seattle Seahawks’ season-opening game against Denver. Seahawks coach Pete Carroll confirmed that Griffin, who had his hand amputated as a four-year-old because of a rare birth defect, would be given his debut …

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Explained: American Sports Betting In The Modern Era

Sports betting is as classic in sports as Hitchcock’s ‘The Birds’ is in cinema. Waging on fights, sports matches and races has occurred for hundreds of years throughout the world. Some bets are casual agreements between friends, while others are professional agreements made through bookies. These types of wagers transitioned to the internet in the 1990’s. It all started on …

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Serena Williams Lauds Nike For Kaepernick Campaign

Serena Williams reiterated her admiration for American football player turned activist Colin Kaepernick on Tuesday and praised apparel maker Nike for featuring him in a new ad campaign. “Especially proud to be a part of the Nike family today. #justdoit,” the 23-time Grand Slam champion tweeted before she headed out to book a US Open semi-final berth with a 6-4, …

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Colin Kaepernick Fronts Nike’s ‘Just Do It’ Ad Campaign

Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick has been chosen as the face of a new Nike advertising campaign to mark the 30th anniversary of the company’s iconic “Just Do It” slogan, it was confirmed Monday. Kaepernick, who triggered a political firestorm after kneeling during the US national anthem in 2016 to protest racial injustice, has not played in the …

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Reports: Rodgers To Stay With NFL Packers For $134 Million

Aaron Rodgers has agreed to a four-year NFL contract extension worth $134 million with the Green Bay Packers, securing the Super Bowl champion quarterback’s services through the 2023 campaign, according to reports. The NFL Network and ESPN, citing unnamed sources, said the 34-year-old passer who guided Green Bay to victory in Super Bowl 45 in 2011 would be set with the …

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Manu Ginobili Confirms NBA Retirement Following Epic Career

San Antonio Spurs star Manu Ginobili confirmed his retirement from basketball on Monday, bringing down the curtain on a 23-year career that included four NBA Finals victories. The 41-year-old Argentine star, widely seen as the most successful foreign player in the history of the NBA, confirmed his retirement in a brief posting on social media. “Today, with a wide range …

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Bruce Buffer Shuts Down Nate Diaz And His Complaining

The legendary octagon announcer has given his two-cents on Nate Diaz and his seemingly endless problems with the UFC and their promotion of him. Nate Diaz is finally making his long-awaited return to the octagon to face in-form lightweight contender Dustin Poirier and to be honest, there was almost a sense of relief from the fans upon the announcement of …

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The Decimation Of The Seattle Seahawks “Legion Of Boom”

Richard Sherman, Kam Chancellor and Earl Thomas made up the spine of the perhaps the best secondary defence the NFL has ever seen, commonly known as ‘The Legion of Boom’. From 2013 to 2015 the Seattle Seahawks were the top-ranked defence in the NFL, due largely to the work of the secondary. In fact, since 2012 the Seahawks have not …

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