Aug 07, 2022 Sports

Five things we learned from spending five days with Florida coach Todd Golden on the recruiting trail

We recently published a two-part deep dive that got into the nitty-gritty -- and lavish luxury -- of what it's like to recruit at a prestigious power-conference program. Florida coach Todd Golden allowed me to shadow him and his staff…

Aug 07, 2022 Sports

TJ Edwards becoming the star of summer

TJ Edwards becoming the star of the Eagles' training camp originally appeared on NBC Sports PhiladelphiaTJ Edwards isn't making it easy to take him off the field.When the Eagles this offseason added Kyzir White in free agency and then drafted…

Aug 07, 2022 Sports

Chiefs training camp notebook: Juan Thornhill stepping up as leader after Tyrann Mathieu’s departure

In late July, during his initial press conference at Kansas City Chiefs training camp in St. Joseph, defensive coordinator Steve Spagnuolo was questioned about the leadership ability that free-agent signee Justin Reid brought to his defense. The team decided to…

Aug 07, 2022 Sports

Barcelona believe Bernardo Silva move is still possible if Frenkie de Jong won’t leave

The summer transfer window is here, and there's plenty of gossip swirling about who's moving where. Transfer Talk brings you all the latest buzz on rumours, comings and goings and, of course, done deals!TOP STORY: Barca can sign Silva, keep…

Aug 07, 2022 Sports

It’s another Usman who has his day in the Octagon

On a night when not one of the 10 fights went to the scorecards, it seems somehow appropriate that one of the stars of the night was a guy with the last name Usman.Kamaru Usman is the UFC's welterweight champion,…

Aug 07, 2022 Sports

‘I want to play in the NCAA Tournament’

RALEIGH, NC -- Prior to leaving for the Bahamas, NC State guard Jarkel Joiner met with the media to discuss his time thus far with the program, what he's looking forward to during the foreign trip, prioritizing team success…

Aug 07, 2022 Sports

Kaia Kanepi advances to meet Liudmila Samsonova in Citi Open final

Comment on this storyCommentShe had an eight-year gap between singles finals, a span that included a brief hiatus from tennis to, among other things, attend professional driving school in Finland and learn how to navigate icy roads. The lesson there?…

Aug 07, 2022 Sports

Ben Simmons playing the 5? Don’t be surprised

When Steve Nash talked at the end of last season about how Ben Simmons could play the 5 for the Nets, it threw Nets fans for a loop. The 6'11" Simmons has been a point guard, an All-Star and All-NBA…

Aug 07, 2022 Sports

Roster spots starting to become more clear

Perry: Latest 53-man roster projection has some changes since camp kicked off originally appeared on NBC Sports BostonFOXBORO -- Bill Belichick will tell you. His players will tell you. His assistants will tell you. There's a long way to go…

Aug 07, 2022 Sports

Drew Lock Closes Gap in Seahawks QB Battle With Impressive Mock Game Performance

Playing in their first game setting of the 2022 season, the navy squad edged the green squad 17-13 in the Seahawks' annual mock game at Lumen Field on Saturday.Enjoying a strong performance while splitting first-team reps with Geno Smith, Drew…