Saint Peter’s off Purdue to extend shock March Madness run into Elite Eight | NCAA tournament 2022

Doug Edert hopped on the press table and punched his fist in the air toward a delirious section of Saint Peter’s fans – aren’t they all? – as his teammates thumped their chests and flashed eight fingers as the mayhem became a perfect Peacock party. Edert’s giant leap toward the roaring crowd might have been … Read more

Jimmy Haslam: Pursuit of Deshaun Watson came from football operations, not ownership

Getty Images Browns owner Jimmy Haslam says he’s not the one who first decided his team would attempt to trade for quarterback Deshaun Watson. Haslam said that the Browns’ football operations department felt that acquiring Watson could help the team, and once they started looking into it, everyone else got on board. “It was definitely … Read more

Los Angeles Lakers’ Frank Vogel touts LeBron James’ case for MVP

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — If it were up to Los Angeles Lakers coach Frank Vogel, LeBron James would be adding a fifth MVP award to his career accomplishments after this season. “He is as deserving for MVP consideration as anybody in the league,” Vogel said after practice Friday. “I know how the voting goes — … Read more

Lia Thomas: Trans swimmer didn’t have unfair advantage, data shows

On March 17, Lia Thomas became the first openly transgender athlete to win America’s top trophy in university sports when she swam to victory in the women’s 500 yard (457 meters) freestyle race. Ms Thomas, 22, won first place in the National Collegiate Athletic Association’s (NCAA) first division swimming championship, her final competition as a … Read more

Green Bay Packers sign CB Keisean Nixon

on friday, Pro Football Focus’ Doug Kyed reported that the Green Bay Packers will sign cornerback Keisean Nixon. The Las Vegas Raiders had an opportunity to tender Nixon, then a restricted free agent, this offseason but chose not to in Marchmaking Nixon an unrestricted free agent. Nixon is more of a special teams player than … Read more