Former longtime New York Jets offensive linemen Marvin Powell and Jim Sweeney died this week, the team announced Sunday. Powell was a three-time All-Pro at right tackle and served as president of the NFL Players Association for two years during his 11-year NFL career, the first nine with the Jets. He died Friday, the Jets said. Powell was 67. Sweeney was one of the Jets’ … Continue reading Former Jets linemen Marvin Powell, Jim Sweeney dead!!
The spotlight Sunday will be on the usual suspects for the Giants. Daniel Jones, still trying to prove he can be the franchise quarterback. Saquon Barkley, coming off a disappointing 2021. Brian Daboll, in his first game as an NFL head coach. But they will not be the only ones under scrutiny when the Giants open their season at the Titans in Nashville, Tenn. As … Continue reading Five under-the-radar Giants players to watch in Week 1
Zach Plesac continues to find unique ways to earn a trip to the injured list. The Guardians placed the right-hander on the IL with a broken pitching hand on Friday. Manager Terry Francona told reporters Plesac’s right palm was swollen and the team believes the injury occurred when he punched the mound after allowing a home run to the Mariners Jake Lamb in his last … Continue reading Guardians’ Zach Plesac breaks hand punching mound to land on IL
A fight broke out at Giants camp Tuesday as tempers flared through four straight plays and escalated to punches thrown on both sides. Center Jon Feliciano threw the first punch at linebacker Cam Brown after he was dragged out of a scrum by Brown. Feliciano looked to be playing dead and joking around but got to his feet and swung. Offensive line coach Bobby Johnson … Continue reading Punches fly in heated fight at Giants training camp
(CNN.com) It was a spectacular night of sprinting at the World Championships on Thursday as records tumbled in both the men’s and women’s 200m finals. First, Shericka Jackson set a new national and championship record after beating Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce to gold. The Jamaican dominated the race and won in a time of 21.45 seconds – becoming the second fastest woman of all-time behind only American Florence Griffith-Joyner. It was … Continue reading Shericka Jackson and Noah Lyles both smash 200m sprint records at World Championships
Panic ensued at the World Series of Poker amid a false report of an active shooter in Las Vegas on Saturday night. “Players have been told to clear the tournament area,” the official WSOP account tweeted early Sunday morning. “No update at this moment about the status of tournaments that were happening. There does NOT appear to be an active shooter at Paris.” Poker star Daniel … Continue reading Crazy scenes at World Series of Poker over active shooter report!!￼