Bears expected to add veteran QB, sources say

ESPN staff writer Previously a college football reporter for University of Florida graduate Mitch Trubisky is the Chicago Bears’ starting quarterback in 2020, but he’ll be pushed. Multiple league sources expect Chicago to add an established veteran quarterback this offseason, most likely with pedigree and extensive starter’s experience. The Bears are evaluating options, with the prevailing theme that an upgrade at the backup spot is necessary. Chase Daniel occupied

College basketball's winners and losers: Is Baylor's No. 1 seed in jeopardy after loss?

March is on the horizon, and the madness is already kicking in two weeks out from Selection Sunday. While NCAA tournament bubble teams are sweating whether they will hear their names called, college basketball's best teams are focused on closing out their conference seasons strong and securing a favorable seed for the tournament. Here's a look at the biggest winners and losers in that regard from Saturday:  Winners Kansas: The Jayhawks (26-3,

Tony Romo to re-up with CBS for about $17M annually

Tony Romo made about $127 million as an NFL quarterback. He’s on his way to making more than that as an NFL broadcaster. CBS and Romo have agreed to a multi-year contract worth approximately $17 million per season, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported, via sources informed of the deal. The New York Post first reported the news. With Romo’s rookie deal set to expire, CBS avoided a potential bidding

What channel is NY Guardians vs. LA Wildcats on today? Time, TV schedule for XFL Week 4 game

A pair of 1-2 XFL teams trending in very opposite directions will go head-to-head Saturday as the Los Angeles Wildcats travel to face the New York Guardians. The Wildcats finally got their first win in Week 3, and it was a big shocker as they rolled 39-9 over the previously undefeated DC Defenders. The big key for LA’s offense was quarterback Josh Johnson, who finally looked healthy as he completed 18

Tony Romo's reported record salary with CBS rivals what top NFL QBs are getting

Tony Romo’s second contract as a NFL TV analyst looks like something a middling NFL quarterback could command. Romo is due to make $17 million per season in a record-setting new deal with CBS, Andrew Marchand of the New York Post reported Friday night. The former Cowboys QB was poised to become a prized television free agent in the spring (ESPN, which has “Monday Night Football,” was rumored to be suitor), but

Ohio State RB J.K. Dobbins sits out drills at NFL Combine

INDIANAPOLIS — Former Ohio State RB J.K. Dobbins opted out of physical testing on his final day at the NFL Scouting Combine, according to NFL Network’s Kimberly Jones. Dobbins injured his ankle in the Buckeyes’ College Football Playoff loss to Clemson last month. He hinted at the decision during his media interview session on Wednesday, saying he might hold off until Ohio State’s pro day workout on March 25. He

Iowa's Tristan Wirfs posts record-breaking NFL combine workout

INDIANAPOLIS — Just when it looked like Mekhi Becton was going to steal the show at the NFL Scouting Combine on Friday, Tristan Wirfs took center stage and dominated. The former Iowa offensive tackle recorded a 40-yard dash of 4.85 seconds, the best time of any offensive lineman this year. Prior to his run, he posted a 36.5-inch vertical jump, which is a modern record among O-linemen. To top it

Changes to targeting penalty and video reviews among NCAA rule proposals for 2020

Allowing players penalized and disqualified to remain on the sideline and placing a time limit on replay reviews are among the changes proposed Friday by the NCAA Football Rules Committee, with the suggestions now sent to the NCAA Playing Rules Oversight Panel for possible approval in time for the 2020 season. Since the rule was established in 2013, players who were flagged for targeting — defined by the NCAA as forcible contact

Winston underwent surgery to repair torn meniscus

Jameis Winston, it turns out, was a banged-up player while throwing his 33 TDs and 30 INTs in 2019. Along with a broken thumb and LASIK eye surgery, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback underwent surgery to repair a torn meniscus that needed to be trimmed, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported. The meniscus surgery flew under the radar when Winston underwent eye surgery as noted by a local radio station

Hopeful of return, Eric Berry draws Colts' interest

A year passed with scarcely a peep about former Kansas City Chiefs All-Pro safety Eric Berry. The 31-year-old, who sat out all of last season and has played just four games the past three years, including playoffs, spent the time working out and is ready to make a comeback. We knew the safety intended to play in 2020, now we have a team linked to Berry. NFL Network’s Jim Trotter