Uni of Virginia swimmer hailed a heroine after coming second at NCAA final to trans rival Lia Thomas

The college swimmer who came second to transgender athlete Lia Thomas on Thursday night has been praised as a heroine, with many on social media calling Emma Weyant the real winner.   Weyant, 20, from Florida, races for the University of Virginia and represented Team USA at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics – winning silver in the … Read more

Fletcher Cox reportedly returning to Eagles on one-year contract

After officially releasing him with a post-June 1 designation on Thursday, it appears the Philadelphia Eagles are re-signing Fletcher Cox. The @letsgo2thephone Twitter account, which originally pointed towards the Cox release hours before other news-breakers did, tweeted the following on Thursday evening. NFL insider Mike Garafolo clarified that, while nothing is yet finalized, progress is … Read more

Why the Iowa Hawkeyes and Kentucky Wildcats fell short and everything else we learned on March Madness Thursday

So how’s your March Madness bracket? A 2022 NCAA tournament Thursday that offered all the usual opportunities for upheaval delivered on more than a few of them. The No. 2 seed Kentucky Wildcats, a very trendy Final Four pick entering the day, lost in shocking fashion to the 15-seed Saint Peter’s Peacocks. The Iowa Hawkeyes, … Read more

Nick Kyrgios loses cool, smashes racket in obscenity-laced Indian Wells defeat to Rafael Nadal

INDIAN WELLS, Calif. — Rafael Nadal defeated Nick Kyrgios 7-6 (0), 5-7, 6-4 Thursday to reach the semifinals of the BNP Paribas Open in a match featuring obscenities, underhand serves, a point penalty and smashed rackets. Nadal improved to 19-0 this year, the third-best start to a season since 1990. “Happy about that third set … Read more

Salary cap implications of Packers trading WR Davante Adams

The Green Bay Packers will immediately gain almost $20 million in cap space when the trade of Davante Adams to the Las Vegas Raiders is officially completed. A team pushed up against the cap will suddenly be free to sign in-house free agents or pursue other available free agents. The Packers went into Thursday night … Read more