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Browns right to extend Myles Garrett the chance to be

Myles Garrett is one of the best defensive players in the NFL. The Cleveland Browns are giving him the chance to prove it. If Garrett proves the Browns right, that will give both the chance to put an ugly 2019 season in the rear-view mirror for good.  NFL.com reports that Garrett is close to a five-year, $125 million extension…

Ex-Auburn coach Tommy Tuberville earns GOP nod in Alabama U

NCAA Football Written By Tom GattoShare Former Auburn football coach Tommy Tuberville on Tuesday advanced to the general election in Alabama's 2020 U.S. Senate race, defeating former Sen. and U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions in a Republican Party primary runoff.Tuberville moves on to face Democratic incumbent Doug Jones on Nov. 3.FLASHBACK: Tuberville compares Lubbock to IraqTuesday's runoff was needed…

2020 MLB Top Prospects: Ranking the rookies, sleepers to add

Fantasy Written By Frank NevilleShare Even though the veteran-laden Nationals took home the World Series title last year, youth remained the name of the game throughout the majors -- and in fantasy baseball leagues. Every season, fantasy owners look for undervalued sleepers and potential breakouts, and it's now more common to see top prospects and…

Tiger Woods will be ready to go despite five-month break,

Written By Dejan KalinicShare Dustin Johnson believes Tiger Woods will be ready to go at the Memorial Tournament, his first event in five months.Woods will play on the PGA Tour for the first time since February when the event begins Thursday at Muirfield Village in Ohio.MORE: Ryder Cup postponed to 2021Johnson, who has missed the…

Redskins superfan Dale Earnhardt Jr

Written By Tom GattoShare Dale Earnhardt Jr. is sticking with Washington's NFL team, which is searching for a new identity.Earnhardt affirmed his allegiance a day after the franchise announced it was retiring "Redskins," the club's moniker since 1933, and replacing it at some point with . . . something else."I'm all for it," the NASCAR…

Cam Newton promises he’ll give Patriots an upgrade over Tom

The last time we saw Cam Newton on a football field, he was wearing a Carolina Panthers uniform and dealing with a busted wheel.He’s talking now as if he has been rejuvenated in both form and fashion — and might be able to function as an upgrade over the Patriots' previous QB.In a roundtable conversation with…

Patriots’ Bill Belichick becomes a meme eating a sub during

Written By Tom GattoShare Bill Belichick was spotted Tuesday in Connecticut taking what appeared to be a very long lunch break.OK, so the Patriots coach was actually filming a Subway commercial and a couple of footlong subs were the main props.MORE: Cam Newton says Pats can call a different game with him at QBAs is often the case when…

Madden 21 must be joking with its QB ratings of

Written By Dan BernsteinShare EA Sports disrespected Aaron Rodgers in its initial "Madden 21" ratings reveal this week, giving him an 89 overall mark just behind Tom Brady (90) and significantly behind Drew Brees (93).The Packers quarterback is six years younger than Brady and four years younger than Brees, and he worked behind a worse offensive…

Lamar Jackson was in disbelief after learning his ‘Madden 21’

Written By SJ LynnShare Lamar Jackson was not happy with his "Madden 21" rating.The reigning league MVP, who is also on the cover of this season's game, had his rating revealed during an interview Monday night with ESPN's Sage Steele on "SportsCenter."'MADDEN 21' QB RATINGS: The best quarterbacks by overall, speed, throw power & more"A 94?!" Jackson said…

Dak Prescott contract updates: Will Cowboys beat deadline, sign QB

Welcome to Dak Prescott contract week. The deadline for the Cowboys to sign their 26-year-old franchise quarterback to a long-term contract is fast approaching, and updates are worth monitoring, because the hours leading up to 4 p.m. ET on Wednesday could significantly alter Dallas' salary cap situation.After roughly a year of contract talks with Prescott…

NBA Twitter points to Chris Paul as source of ‘snitch

When the NBA shared its return plan and campus setup for the basketball "bubble" in Orlando, Fla., one minor element became a source of fascination for NBA Twitter: the anonymous tip hotline.The league has a system in place that allows NBA players to report potential rule violations, and apparently it is already working. On Tuesday, The Athletic's…

Shaquille O’Neal helps Florida driver stranded on side of road

Written By SJ LynnShare Shaquille O'Neal is living up to his "Superman" nickname.The Basketball Hall of Famer saw a family that needed help and took action. After witnessing a car stranded on the side of I-75 in Florida, O'Neal pulled over and stayed with the family until officers arrived on the scene.MORE: NBA store says 'Free Hong Kong'…

Madden 21 ratings feature five players in the 99 overall

Written By Jordan HeckShare Reaching 99 overall in "Madden NFL 21" is an honor, and that honor will only go to five special players at launch.A 99 overall player shows you're not only one of the best at your position, but one of the best players in the entire league. Madden ratings only go up…

Fantasy Baseball Points League Strategy Tips, Advice

Fantasy Written By Dan Malin, FantasyAlarm.comShare Points leagues are not the most popular format in fantasy baseball, but some, like yours truly, greatly prefer the points format. Objectively speaking, it probably isn’t the ideal way to determine the best overall fantasy baseball team, but in points leagues, you’ll find the best fantasy baseball owners. Of course, if…

Former Patriots player explains why Cam Newton won’t start for

Written By Jordan HeckShare The Patriots made a big announcement this month when they signed Cam Newton.Newton was dominant in Carolina, leading the Panthers to a Super Bowl appearance while also winning MVP. Injuries have limited him in recent years, but many feel he's still one of the best quarterbacks in the league. So they were…