Collingwood slapped with fine after changeroom phone debacle

Collingwood has been handed a $20,000 fine by the AFL after injured players Jordan De Goey and Jeremy Howe used their mobile phones in the changerooms on Friday night. Vision of the pair handling their phones was quickly picked up by TV cameras during the game, sparking plenty of reaction from the AFL community. Watch the 2021 Toyota AFL Premiership Season. Every match of every round Live on Kayo. New

Seahawks DE Aldon Smith wanted for second-degree battery in Louisiana

An warrant was issued Monday for the arrest of Seattle Seahawks defensive end Aldon Smith on a second-degree battery charge, the St. Bernard Parish (La.) District Attorney’s Office announced. According to authorities, Smith, 31, allegedly caused severe injuries to a male victim on Saturday, which warranted a judge to sign an arrest warrant Sunday. Smith could face a fine of up to $2,000 and/or a maximum prison sentence of eight

Tom Brady injury update: Buccaneers QB feeling 'pretty good' after offseason knee surgery

Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady underwent left knee surgery shortly after Tampa Bay’s Super Bowl 55 victory. It’s unclear whether the procedure was just “a little cleanup” or something more extensive, but at this point, Brady is simply focused on his recovery, which appears to be going well. The 43-year-old told ESPN’s Jenna Laine on Sunday that he hopes he will be able to participate in mandatory June minicamp. Brady made an appearance

Ronald Acuna Jr. injury update: Braves star to be examined after suffering abdominal strain

The Braves are awaiting an update on the status of star outfielder Ronald Acuna Jr., who suffered an abdominal strain that forced him out of Sunday night’s game against the Cubs at Wrigley Field.  Acuna will be examined Monday, a Braves off-day, in New York. Atlanta will play the Yankees in a two-game series beginning Tuesday at Yankee Stadium. Braves manager Brian Snitker told reporters that Sunday’s game ended too late for

Opinion: Thrilling San Diego Padres-Los Angeles Dodgers weekend series delivered every emotion possible

SAN DIEGO — It was a dramatic made-for-TV mini-series played on a baseball field, giving you possibly everything you could want. Suspense. Non-stop action. Heroes. Villains. Obscenities. Heated gestures.. Emotional outbursts. Chest-thumping. Head-scratching. Exhilaration. And heartbreak. The Los Angeles Dodgers and San Diego Padres, over 11 hours and 17 glorious minutes this weekend at Petco Park, delivered every emotion possible, with the Padres avoiding a three-game sweep Sunday with a

Presumptive No. 1 pick Trevor Lawrence clarifies his drive: 'I love football as much or more than anyone'

Trevor Lawrence wants to set the record straight: He’s all-in on football. It’s just not all of him. The presumptive No. 1 pick of the 2021 NFL Draft drew criticism this week for some of his comments in a Sports Illustrated cover story. In the feature, Lawrence admits he doesn’t “have this huge chip on my shoulder, that everyone’s out to get me and I’m trying to prove everybody wrong.”

Bears sign wide receiver Goodwin to 1-year deal

LAKE FOREST, Ill. — The Chicago Bears signed wide receiver Marquise Goodwin to a one-year contract Friday. Goodwin has 140 receptions for 2,323 yards and 13 touchdowns over seven seasons with the Buffalo Bills (2013-16) and San Francisco 49ers (2017-19). He had a career-best 962 yards in 2017 with San Francisco. Goodwin opted out of last season — his first and only year with Philadelphia — because of COVID-19 concerns.