Kyler Murray Makes N.F.L. Draft History at No. 1

NASHVILLE — Kyler Murray completed his unlikely transformation on Thursday night, evolving in less than a year from a college backup planning a career in baseball to a Heisman Trophy-winning No. 1 overall pick in the N.F.L. draft and a prospective franchise quarterback for the Arizona Cardinals. Murray was supposed to play baseball for the Oakland Athletics, who chose him […]

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N.F.L. Draft 2019 Live Updates: Round 1 Pick-by-Pick Analysis

The 2019 N.F.L. draft is underway in Nashville, with 254 picks spread out over three days. Day 1 will feature the first round (32 picks), and will undoubtedly change the fortunes of several franchises. Click here to refresh for live updates on each of Thursday’s selections. Want exclusive sports news, highlights and analysis from a rotating cast of New York […]

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Draft Day and Labor Talks Share a Focus: Rookie Contracts

NASHVILLE — For hundreds of college football players, N.F.L. draft day is one of the happiest moments in their career. They are showered with applause, hundreds of thousands of dollars and, if everything goes well, millions more when they sign a second contract down the road. But for the first time in nearly a decade, the fundamental terms of that […]

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Nick Bosa Comes With The Kind of Baggage That Doesn’t Matter

Michael Sam dropped in the 2014 N.F.L. draft compared to most experts’ predictions after he came out as gay earlier that year. Laremy Tunsil slid several spots in the 2016 draft when video of him apparently smoking marijuana surfaced on draft night. Even if fans may not approve, teams’ aversion to off-field “issues” when deciding whom to select has a […]

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At Colorado, a Breach in Football’s Wall

BOULDER, Colo. — The University of Colorado hired a new football coach in December and, as coaches are wont to do, he talked tough. “Our team, we will be physical,” Coach Mel Tucker said at his introductory news conference. “My dad always told me the name of the game is hit, hit, H-I-T. There is always a place on the […]

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A Rams-Saints Rematch Is Among 2019 N.F.L. Schedule Highlights

It won’t have nearly the same stakes, but the New Orleans Saints, still smarting from an N.F.C. Championship game loss that hinged on a blown pass interference call, will get a shot at revenge against the Los Angeles Rams when the teams face each other in Los Angeles on Sept. 15. That game, which will undoubtedly be the most anticipated […]

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Manchester City crowned English Premier League champions

Man City win third league title in seven seasons after rivals Man United lose to West Bromwich Manchester City have won the English Premier League title without even playing on Sunday after nearest challenger Manchester United were shocked 1-0 loss at home to bottom-placed West Bromwich Albion. After all their efforts to stop City from clinching the league in their […]

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Gang Green? Now the Jets Are Gang (Gotham) Green

The Jets, a football team that has been an N.F.L. punch line for years, asked a comedian to be the master of ceremonies at a loud, flashy event to unveil the team’s new uniforms on Thursday. J.B. Smoove, who has been a suffering Jets fan for decades, stood on the stage at Gotham Hall in Manhattan and urged the star […]

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