Monthly Archives: August 2017

Pelicans Rookie Frank Jackson to Undergo Surgery for Foot Injury

New Orleans Pelicans guard Frank Jackson will have surgery on Friday after fracturing his foot.  ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported Jackson would require surgery to fix his broken right foot.        This article will be updated to provide more information on this story as it becomes available. Get the best sports content from the web and social in the new B/R

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Lane Kiffin Says Alabama Wins National Championship vs. Clemson If He’d Been OC

Florida Atlantic head coach Lane Kiffin told the Washington Post‘s Adam Kilgore on Thursday he believes the Alabama Crimson Tide would have defeated the Clemson Tigers in January’s national title game had he not been jettisoned as the team’s offensive coordinator. "It’s no disrespect to Steve [Sarkisian]," Kiffin said. "No matter who it was, you’ve been there all year long. You’ve

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DeAndre Hopkins, Texans Reportedly Agree to New 5-Year, $81M Contract

DeAndre Hopkins may get his wish to spend his entire career in Houston after all. The Texans reportedly agreed to a five-year contract with their former All-Pro wideout that will give him the highest guarantee for a receiver in the NFL.  Adam Schefter of ESPN reported the news and added the five-year deal is worth $81 million with $49 million guaranteed.  Hopkins,

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Ten things to ponder ahead of fantasy season (Yahoo Sports)

With fantasy draft season nearing an end, here are the 10 things most on my mind heading into the season, and the analytics behind these thoughts. 1. “Is Todd Gurley even good?” He had the second worst rushing season (yards per rush) since the merger (minimum 200 attempts), for a first- or second-year player. On the list of sub-3.5-yard rushing

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Stephen Curry Donates $118K to Hurricane Harvey Relief After Making 18 of 25 3’s

Jean Catuffe/Getty Images Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry, in conjunction with Active Faith Sports, has offered a donation of more than $100,000 to relief efforts of Hurricane Harvey in Texas. Active Faith Sports’ Instagram account posted a video of Curry knocking down 18 of 25 three-point attempts, with the organization offering $1,000 for each made shot. The two-time MVP

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C.J. Fiedorowicz, Texans Reportedly Agree to New 3-Year, $22M Contact

The Houston Texans and tight end C.J. Fiedorowicz reportedly agreed to terms Thursday on a three-year, $22 million contract extension that includes $10.1 million guaranteed, according to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport.  Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle first reported the sides were finalizing a deal worth an average of appoximately $7 million annually.  The 25-year-old was initially scheduled to earn $1.8 million in the

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Roger Federer Pushed to 5th Set Again, Beats Mikhail Youzhny at 2017 US Open

For the second straight round, Roger Federer was pushed to a fifth set at the 2017 U.S. Open. For the second straight round, Federer got the job done.   The third-seeded Swiss dispatched of Mikhail Youzhny in a 6-1, 6-7 (3), 4-6, 6-4, 6-2 triumph that once again tested his fortitude. After breezing through the first set in just 26 minutes,

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