Zion Williamson Makes Record-Breaking NBA Debut

Zion Williamson Makes Record-Breaking NBA Debut In the most anticipated NBA debut since LeBron James, Zion did not disappoint. The rookie set a new Pelicans record with 22 points in his first game. Williamson scored 17 straight points in the 4th quarter to give New Orleans a 107-106 lead before sitting out the final 5:23 of the game. The San Antonio Spurs defeated the Pelicans 121-117. Zion Williamson, via statement Williamson was 8-of-11 from the field, including 7 rebounds and 3 assists, in just 18 minutes. Alvin Gentry, Pelicans coach, via statement Williamson was the No. 1 pick of the 2019 NBA Draft after playing one season at Duke.

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3 former Dolphins provide Super Bowl boost to…

The Kansas City Chiefs saw value in a trio of players that were essentially castoffs from what was one of the least-successful franchises in the NFL over the past 10 years in Damien Williams, Matt Moore and Jordan Lucas

Role reversal: Pro Bowl provides chance for…

The Pro Bowl gives NFL players a chance to swap spots

Longtime Giants QB Eli Manning to Retire

Longtime Giants QB Eli Manning to Retire The 39-year-old two-time Super Bowl MVP will officially make the announcement on Friday. He steps away from the NFL after 16 seasons and two championships with New York. In his last year, Manning played in only four games, handing the reins to rookie QB Daniel Jones. Manning was originally taken first overall in the 2004 Draft by the Chargers. San Diego then traded the Ole Miss star to the Giants, where he spent his entire career. Manning ends his run with 366 TD passes, good for seventh all-time. He is also seventh in all-time passing yards and started 210 straight NFL games, which is the third-longest streak in league history for an NFL quarterback. Giants co-owner John Mara, via statement

49ers coach Kyle Shanahan reflects on blown Super…

Kyle Shanahan's play calls from his first trip to the Super Bowl as an offensive coordinator have been heavily scrutinized

Maryland lawmakers met with Redskins owner on…

Washington Redskins owner Daniel Snyder has met with Maryland lawmakers to discuss allowing sports betting at a new stadium in the state

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The Super Bowl History of the Kansas City Chiefs…

The Super Bowl History of the Kansas City Chiefs and the San Francisco 49ers On Feb. 2, the Kansas City Chiefs and the San Francisco 49ers will face off in Miami, Florida, for Super Bowl LIV. For the Chiefs, it will be their first Super Bowl appearance in 50 years. They last faced off against the Minnesota Vikings in 1970, emerging victorious, 23-7. Previously, the Chiefs made their Super Bowl debut in 1967, losing 10-35 against the Green Bay Packers. The 49ers have a much more extensive Super Bowl history, having made seven total appearances in the championship game, including this season. Under the leadership of star quarterback Joe Montana and legendary head coach Bill Walsh, they won their first Super Bowl in 1982, defeating the Cincinnati Bengals, 26-21. Walsh and Montana went on to lead the 49ers to two more Super Bowl wins in 1985 and 1989. In 1990, the 49ers crushed the Denver Broncos, 55-10, led by veteran quarterback Montana and the team’s new head coach, George Seifert. The 49ers then won Super Bowl XXIX in 1995, beating the San Diego Chargers 49-26. In 2013, the 49ers experienced their first Super Bowl loss to the Baltimore Ravens, ending the game with a nail-biting score of 31-34.

NJ OKs XFL bets, 6th state to allow wagers on…

New Jersey gambling regulators have authorized wagers on XFL football games, becoming the sixth state to allow betting on the revived league

Cardinals WR Fitzgerald purchases minority stake…

Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald has purchased a minority stake in the NBA's Phoenix Suns

Jaguars hire former Redskins coach Jay Gruden as…

The Jacksonville Jaguars have hired former Washington coach Jay Gruden as their offensive coordinator

Ex-Mississippi State football player found dead…

Authorities say the death of a former Mississippi State football player whose body was found in an Alabama home Tuesday is being investigated as a homicide

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Jalen Hurts eyes NFL, with 'boulder' not chip on…

Quarterback Jalen Hurts is trying to prove himself as a legitimate NFL prospect after leading two elite college programs. The Oklahoma and one-time Alabama star is auditioning for scouts, executives and coaches at the Senior Bowl all week