Commish: ACC will meet to alter hoops narrative

ACC reporter. Joined in 2010. Graduate of the University of Florida. GREENVILLE, S.C. — ACC commissioner Jim Phillips told ESPN on Saturday that he will meet with his league’s men’s basketball coaches and athletic directors as soon as the season ends to discuss ways to be more “proactive” and “aggressive” in changing the narrative surrounding the conference. The ACC got only five bids this season to the NCAA men’s

Ohtani back with Angels, 'fine-tuning' for opener

TEMPE, Ariz. — It was back to business as usual for Shohei Ohtani on Friday. The two-way star returned to Los Angeles Angels camp after his MVP performance in the World Baseball Classic. Three days after striking out Mike Trout to clinch the WBC title for Japan against the United States in Miami, Ohtani was on the back fields in Tempe, pitching in a minor league game against some Arizona

Jerry Green, Detroit sports writer who covered 56 Super Bowls, dies at age 94

Jerry Green, a Detroit sports writer who covered 56 consecutive Super Bowls, has died at 94, The Detroit News said Friday. Green retired as a columnist at the News in 2004 but continued to attend the Super Bowl for the newspaper until this year. His streak began with Green Bay’s 35-10 victory over Kansas City in the first Super Bowl in 1967. “Jerry Green is part of the very fabric

Marcus Davenport wants to 'start from zero' with Vikings after disappointing final season with Saints

The New Orleans Saints famously traded two first-round picks to leap up in the 2018 NFL Draft to select athletic edge rusher Marcus Davenport out of UTSA. It was a surprise splash move in a weak draft at edge rusher. The Saints hoped Davenport would grow into a menace opposite Cameron Jordan, giving them one final piece to a championship puzzle. It didn’t work out. Related Links 2023 NFL free

Zeke eyeing Eagles, Jets, Bengals, sources say

Former Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott has narrowed down his options about where to play in 2023 to the Philadelphia Eagles, New York Jets and Cincinnati Bengals, sources told ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Elliott, 27, would like to make his decision about where to sign by the end of next week, the sources told Schefter. When he does sign with a team, it will likely be in a new number

New Browns DE Ogbonnia Okoronkwo looking forward to 'disrupt the pocket' with Myles Garrett

The Cleveland Browns hope the signing of Ogbonnia Okoronkwo finally answers the question of who will cause havoc up front opposite Myles Garrett. The edge rusher played his first four seasons with the L.A. Rams as a rotational player before getting his first consistent chance at playing time last season with the Houston Texans. Okoronkwo ran with the opportunity, netting 5.0 sacks and repeatedly getting into the backfield with a

WR Mecole Hardman agrees to one-year deal with Jets worth up to $6.5 million

The New York Jets continue to add offensive firepower while they wait for movement on the Aaron Rodgers front. The Jets are signing wide receiver Mecole Hardman, NFL Network Insider Tom Pelissero reported Wednesday, per a source. The one-year deal could potentially be worth up to $6.5 million, per NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport. Hardman, who turned 25 recently, spent the first four seasons of his NFL career with the

Top seat in Mets' members-only spot costs $25K

NEW YORK — The Mets have an elite car sponsor to go along with their record luxury tax payroll. New York announced Tuesday it will open a membership only speakeasy behind Citi Field’s right-field fence this season called The Cadillac Club at Payson’s, in honor of founding owner Joan Whitney Payson. Memberships in the first row cost $24,999 per seat, team spokeswoman Katie Agostin said. Rows 3 and 4, the

Rodgers' Jets number choice as No.12 'guaranteed' to be off the table

We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you’ve consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info Soon-to-be New York Jet Aaron Rodgers will not be taking his iconic No.12 jersey with him to the MetLife Stadium according to CBS analyst Boomer Esiason, despite being given the