Tom Brady’s broadcasting future presents new challenge for the ultimate champion

CNN — Tom Brady was the ultimate winner on the field but that success does not guarantee the seven-time Super Bowl champion will make a seamless transition when he steps into the TV booth to begin his new role as a lead NFL analyst. The 45-year-old Brady, who retired from the National Football League earlier … Read more

Why the Super Bowl is ‘a big moment for a lot of Black, young quarterbacks coming up’

CNN — For Doug Williams, the first Black quarterback to start and win the Super Bowl, watching the NFL Conference Championship games on Sunday was an emotional moment. Almost exactly 35 years after he won the Super Bowl with the then-Washington Redskins, Williams happily watched on as Patrick Mahomes and Jalen Hurts led the Kansas … Read more

Ryan Reynolds watches Wrexham draw thrilling FA Cup encounter

CNN — As the saying goes, it’s the hope that kills you as a soccer fan – just ask Ryan Reynolds. The Hollywood actor experienced the full spectrum of emotions on Sunday as he watched Wrexham – the club Reynolds co-owns with Rob McElhenney – draw 3-3 against Sheffield United in a thrilling FA Cup … Read more

Donna Kelce becomes first mother to have two sons play against each other in the Super Bowl

CNN — Seeing your children succeed is what every parent wants. But for Donna Kelce, the success of both her sons will provide a conflict of interest. Donna’s two sons – Jason and Travis – are stars in the NFL, both stalwarts for their respective Philadelphia Eagles and the Kansas City Chiefs, and on Sunday, … Read more

Kansas City Chiefs to face Philadelphia Eagles in Super Bowl LVII

CNN — The Kansas City Chiefs are advancing to Super Bowl LVII following a 23-20 victory over the Cincinnati Bengals in the AFC Championship game on Sunday at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri. After suffering a high ankle sprain last week in the Chiefs’ Divisional Round win over the Jacksonville Jaguars, Patrick Mahomes led … Read more

NFL Playoffs: Conference Championships Preview

CNN — The race for the NFL’s coveted Lombardi trophy has narrowed to just four teams. The playoff excitement continues on Sunday with the Conference Championships. First up, Brock Purdy and the 49ers will face Jalen Hurts and the Philadelphia Eagles. Later that evening, Joe Burrow and the Cincinnati Bengals will take on Patrick Mahomes … Read more

Los Angeles Lakers furious after missed foul in loss to Boston Celtics

CNN — LeBron James was left hunched on the court in frustration after referees missed a foul on his attempted game-winning layup, and the Los Angeles Lakers succumbed to a 125-121 overtime loss against the Boston Celtics. With the game tied at 105 and less than three seconds on the clock, James drove in for … Read more

Patrick Mahomes will start AFC Championship game despite ankle sprain

CNN — Star quarterback Patrick Mahomes will start for the Kansas City Chiefs when they face the Cincinnati Bengals in the AFC Championship Game on Sunday, despite suffering a high ankle sprain last week. The 27-year-old had been expected to play after he was listed as a full participant in practices all week but his … Read more

Jessie Lemonier: Former Detroit Lions and Los Angeles Chargers linebacker dies aged 25

CNN — Former Detroit Lions and Los Angeles Chargers linebacker Jessie Lemonier died on Thursday aged 25, according to a statement from the Lions. “We are shocked and saddened to learn of the passing of former Detroit Lion Jessie Lemonier,” the team said on Twitter. “Jessie was a model team mate and wonderful young man … Read more

LeBron James scores 46 points in Lakers loss, moves closer to NBA’s all-time scoring record

CNN — LeBron James moved to within 177 points of the NBA’s all-time scoring record as the Los Angeles Lakers were beaten 133-115 by the Los Angeles Clippers. James scored 46 points in the losing cause but in the process made history as the first player to hit 40 points against every franchise in the … Read more