SANTA CLARA, CA - FEBRUARY 07:  Von Miller #58 of the Denver Broncos reacts against the Carolina Panthers during Super Bowl 50 at Levi's Stadium on February 7, 2016 in Santa Clara, California.  (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

NFL franchise tag deadline tracker: Who signed, who didn’t?

Friday afternoon was the deadline for NFL players given the franchise tag to sign long-term deals. Eight players were given the tag in 2016: Denver Broncos linebacker Von Miller, Chicago Bears receiver Alshon Jeffery, Washington Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins, New York Jets defensive lineman Muhammad Wilkerson, Buffalo Bills offensive tackle Cordy Glenn, Kansas City Chiefs safety […]

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John Cena blasts Roger Goodell in ESPYS opening

WWE superstar John Cena is known for being dominant in the ring, but he’s much more intelligent and savvy than many would think. Cena has begun branching out his career to work on life outside of wrestling, landing TV and movie gigs along the way. And he was given a pretty big honor on Wednesday […]

CHARLOTTE, NC - OCTOBER 21:  A helmet of the Dallas Cowboys during their game at Bank of America Stadium on October 21, 2012 in Charlotte, North Carolina.  (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Forbes declares the Dallas Cowboys as the most valuable sports team in the world

The Dallas Cowboys are the most valuable sports team in the world. According to Forbes, the Cowboys are now valued at a remarkable $4 billion, giving Jerry Jones’ NFL franchise the overall lead over Spanish soccer giants Real Madrid and Barcelona for the title of the world’s most valuable team. The New York Yankees and Manchester United of the English […]

MIAMI, FL - DECEMBER 19:  Running back Ricky Williams #34 of the Miami Dolphins is upended by cornerback Donte Whitner #20 of the Buffalo Bills during a game at Sun Life Stadium on December 19, 2010 in Miami, Florida. The Bills defeated the Dolphins 17-14. (Photo by Marc Serota/Getty Images)

Ricky Williams says majority of players, some coaches use marijuana

SI.com’s documentary of former NFL running back Ricky Williams has been released today, and among the nuggets in the film is Williams’ claim that between 60 to 70 percent of NFL players, as well as some coaches, smoke marijuana. Williams rushed for 10,009 yards in an 11-year career that never lived up to its promise after the […]

HOUSTON, TX - DECEMBER 21:  Steve Smith Sr. #89 of the Baltimore Ravens works out on the field before the start of the game against the Houston Texans at NRG Stadium on December 21, 2014 in Houston, Texas.  (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Steve Smith goes off about NFL’s Top 100 list

Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Steve Smith has never been one to shy away from criticism, and when he feels he’s being wronged or sold short, he speaks his mind. So when the NFL Network released the majority of its Top 100 list (players ranked No. 1 through No. 10 will be revealed on Wednesday night) […]

BOSTON - MAY 01:  Johnny Damon #18 of the New York Yankees goes back into the dugout after popping out to third base in the fifth inning against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park May 1, 2006 in Boston, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Eight biggest traitors in sports history

Kevin Durant provided some Fourth of July fireworks, lighting up the NBA landscape with his decision to sign with the Warriors. The Warriors stormed back from a 3-1 deficit in this year’s Western Conference finals to defeat Durant and the Thunder in seven games. A rivalry was born, and now Durant is switching sides. A […]

JACKSONVILLE, FL - DECEMBER 13:   Denard Robinson #16 of the Jacksonville Jaguars runs for yardage during the game against the Indianapolis Colts at EverBank Field on December 13, 2015 in Jacksonville, Florida.  (Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)

Denard Robinson falls asleep, drives car into Jacksonville pond

Jacksonville police spent the early hours of Sunday morning helping Jaguars running back Denard Robinson and his Chevrolet Impala out of a local pond. According to the Florida Times-Union, Robinson fell asleep at the wheel and drove his vehicle into the retention pond around 4:00 a.m. Authorities are not pressing DUI charges, although the police […]

CHICAGO, IL - APRIL 28: Roger Goodell announces a draft pick during the 2016 NFL Draft at the Auditorium Theater on April 28, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Roger Goodell made a lot of money in 2015

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell has been amassed in turmoil over the last few years, but that hasn’t stopped him from making a ton of money. The Sports Business Journal was able to obtain the league’s tax findings, and found out that Goodell made a cooL $32 million in 2015. NFL paid Goodell $32 mil in […]

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - JANUARY 03:  Sam Bradford #7 of the Philadelphia Eagles throws the ball in the first half against the New York Giants during their game at MetLife Stadium on January 3, 2016 in East Rutherford, New Jersey.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Six most overpaid NFL quarterbacks in 2016

Andrew Luck is buying if there’s ever an occasion when a group of active NFL quarterbacks go out for dinner. The Colts signed their quarterback to a six-year, $139 million deal. It’s the biggest contract in NFL history, according to Spotrac. In this age of the $20 million quarterback, Luck now tops the list with […]

NEW ORLEANS - JANUARY 26:  Defensive coordinator Buddy Ryan of the Chicago Bears gets carried off the field by defensive lineman Richard Dent #95 and teammate as they celebrate their victory over the New England Patriots in Super bowl XX at Louisiana Superdome on January 26, 1996 in New Orleans, Louisiana.  The Bears won 46-10.  (Photy by Mike Powell/Getty Images)

Buddy Ryan’s eight most memorable NFL moments

The NFL lost a colorful character on Tuesday. Buddy Ryan was so controversial that no one seems to agree on his age. ESPN.com says he died at 85. The New York Daily News says he was 82. There’s no debate, however, about the mark Ryan made in the NFL as a defensive innovator. He was the […]

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OAKLAND, CA - DECEMBER 21:  Derek Carr #4 of the Oakland Raiders celebrates a touchdown in the fourth quarter against the Buffalo Bills at O.co Coliseum on December 21, 2014 in Oakland, California.  (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Five NFL teams that improved during the 2016 offseason

Rex Ryan can claim that the Bills are the NFL’s 2016 offseason champions, but since pads aren’t worn during the offseason, that hollow title is up for debate. Offseason activities across the league ended Thursday with 25 teams wrapping up their mandatory minicamps. The other seven teams finished last week. So now we can look back at free […]

CHICAGO, IL - APRIL 28: Roger Goodell announces a draft pick during the 2016 NFL Draft at the Auditorium Theater on April 28, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Roger Goodell jokes about ‘death’ after being hacked

The NFL’s Twitter account was hacked on Tuesday afternoon, and it was “reported” that NFL commissioner Roger Goodell had died. He didn’t, though. It didn’t take long for news to surface that the commish was alive and well, and that the league’s account had been hacked. Goodell was supposedly playing golf with HOF quarterback Jim […]

CHICAGO, IL - APRIL 28:  NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell speaks during the first round of the 2016 NFL Draft at the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University on April 28, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by Jon Durr/Getty Images)

NFL’s Twitter account hacked, fakes Roger Goodell’s death

Everyone’s getting hacked these days. Folks can no longer give an eye roll when an NFL player claims one of his social media accounts got hacked. Why? Tuesday it happened to the NFL in epic fashion. A prankster got ahold of the account one way or another and spoofed the death of commissioner Roger Goodell: […]

NEW ORLEANS, LA - NOVEMBER 01:  Drew Brees #9 of the New Orleans Saints reacts to a touchdown during the third quarter of a game against the New York Giants at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on November 1, 2015 in New Orleans, Louisiana.  (Photo by Sean Gardner/Getty Images)

Predicting the NFL’s next big contract extensions

Over the past week, Jacksonville Jaguars receiver Allen Hurns and Minnesota Vikings safety Harrison Smith cashed in with huge contract extensions. Hurns, a former undrafted free agent, signed a four-year, $40 million deal, while Smith became the league’s highest paid safety with a five-year, $51.2 million extension. The pair won’t be the last to sign […]

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