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Chiefs’ Harrison Butker kicks 77-yard field goal on empty practice field

Chiefs’ Harrison Butker kicks 77-yard field goal on empty practice field

Chiefs kicker Harrison Butker is able to practice his craft while practicing social distancing, and he posted an impressive video of a practice session. Butker tweeted a video of himself on an empty football field, kicking a 77-yard field goal. Butker acknowledged that he had a strong wind at his back, but 77 yards is…MORE

Tom Dempsey dies after COVID-19 battle

Tom Dempsey dies after COVID-19 battle

Only four days ago came word that Tom Dempsey had recovered from COVID-19. The good news was short lived. The former NFL kicker died late Saturday of complications from the coronavirus, the Times-Picayne reports. Dempsey was 73. Dempsey had battled Alzheimer’s disease and dementia since 2012. He was one of several residents of a senior…MORE

Josh Allen has a new best friend in Stefon Diggs

Josh Allen has a new best friend in Stefon Diggs

John Brown was the Bills’ leading receiver last season with 72 catches for 1,060 yards and six touchdowns. Stefon Diggs made 63 catches for 1,130 yards and six touchdowns for the Vikings last season. Now, Brown and Diggs are teammates in Buffalo, along with Cole Beasley. The Bills gave up four draft picks to get…MORE

Russell Wilson tells Jadeveon Clowney: I need you, homie

Russell Wilson tells Jadeveon Clowney: I need you, homie

A year ago, Jadeveon Clowney did not get a new team until Aug. 31. He should find a home before that this year, though he remains a free agent. The question is: Will it be a new home? The Seahawks want the defensive end to return. The sides, though, have not reached agreement on a…MORE

Kenny Stills: Negativity about DeAndre Hopkins trade won’t get us anywhere

Kenny Stills: Negativity about DeAndre Hopkins trade won’t get us anywhere

The Texans’ decision to trade wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins and a 2020 fourth-round pick to the Cardinals for running back David Johnson, a 2020 second-round pick and a 2021 fourth-round pick has not been met with praise. Responses have been almost universally negative about the move’s implications for the team on the field. Despite that,…MORE

California governor “not anticipating” football in full stadiums this year

California governor “not anticipating” football in full stadiums this year

California Governor Gavin Newsom thinks his state is more than five months away from being ready to pack tens of thousands of people into a stadium. Newsom said today that California’s battle against the coronavirus pandemic is unlikely to have made sufficient progress for the football season to be played as normal. “I’m not anticipating…MORE

President Trump believes NFL season should start on time

President Trump believes NFL season should start on time

The President conducted a conference call with sports commissioners on Saturday, and as to one sport in particular he expressed an opinion. Via ESPN.com, Donald Trump said that he believes the NFL’s regular season should begin on time in September. Trump also added that he hopes to have fans in stadiums and arenas by August…MORE

Will any of Jerry Rice’s major records be broken?

Will any of Jerry Rice’s major records be broken?

Jerry Rice retired as not only the greatest receiver of all time but also the greatest player of all time. While Tom Brady may have caught up with Rice as to the latter, there’s still no question as to the former. Cementing Rice’s brilliance are three major records that have not remotely been challenged in…MORE

College football faces even bigger hurdles than the NFL for 2020

College football faces even bigger hurdles than the NFL for 2020

Of all the major sports that are trying to figure out how to coexist with the coronavirus pandemic, college football could be the most vulnerable to a full-season cancellation. There are too many major programs. Too many huge stadiums in otherwise non-huge towns. Too little flexibility when it comes to shifting around schedules. Too many…MORE

“Edelman-to-Detroit” April 1 prank fooled some high-profile media members

“Edelman-to-Detroit” April 1 prank fooled some high-profile media members

Julian Edelman has not signed a contract with the Lions. Despite what you may have heard. On April 1, Bill Simmons went on Colin Cowherd’s show, and both Simmons and Cowherd talked about an Edelman-to-Detroit “report” that was actually an April Fools’ Day prank. “Even Edelman, it seems like he might be heading to Detroit.…MORE