Rachel Nichols to Showtime after public ESPN exit

[ad_1] Former ESPN reporter Rachel Nichols has been hired at Showtime Basketball, the network said Friday, where she will work on content as a producer and a host. The network said that Nichols will be on the basketball vertical and “contribute to multiple programs and projects from Showtime Basketball across multiple platforms.” Nichols left ESPN earlier this … Read more

What are the steps for return to play?

[ad_1] The National Football League’s concussion protocol is again in the spotlight after Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa was injured during Thursday night’s game against the Cincinnati Bengals.  The latest hit happened four days after Tagovailoa was injured when he was pushed by Buffalo Bills linebacker Matt Milano, causing his head to hit the turf. The NFL Players Association said … Read more

Jacksonville Jaguars receiver Christian Kirk shocked by contract offer

[ad_1] The four-year, $72 million deal that the Jacksonville Jaguars gave to Christian Kirk in March shocked most of the football world, including even Christian Kirk, apparently. In an episode of a podcast called “The Room” that dropped Thursday, Kirk told Houston Texans quarterback Kyle Allen that he was “in shock” after his agent told him what … Read more

Chet Holmgren learning about NBA life despite season-ending injury

[ad_1] Chet Holmgren has talked to Joel Embiid and knows the similar stories of Blake Griffin and Ben Simmons. From wiped-out rookie seasons to all-NBA.  “It’s always great to look at something, knowing it’s been done before,” Holmgren said Thursday in his first press conference since suffering a Lisfranc injury on Aug. 20, which required surgery that ended his … Read more