Pro football returns to San Diego: Here’s what it’s like at an AAF Fleet game

SAN DIEGO — San Diego pro football fans still can’t quite believe they lost their NFL team. It’s been two years since their Chargers relocated to Los Angeles after 56 years in San Diego. But now they have this – the San Diego Fleet, a new professional team in the Alliance of American Football that made its hometown debut Sunday at […]

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Kentucky high school football coach fired after exchanging sexual texts with student

Waggener (Matthews, Kentucky) High School football coach Jordan Johnson was fired last month after exchanging text messages of a sexual nature with a student, according to documents obtained from Jefferson County Public Schools. Johnson was fired for “insubordination, immoral character, conduct unbecoming a teacher and neglect of duty,” according to a Jan. 23 letter from JCPS superintendent Marty Pollio. According […]

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Female football stars are lovers who play for bitter rivals Chelsea and West Ham

The pair – who live together – came up against each other earlier on in the season when Lehmann's West Ham faced Bachmann's Chelsea. Both women were speaking in the latest installment of BBC Three documentary titled 'Britain's Youngest Football Boss' which follows 19-year-old Jack Sullivan – the son of Hammers co-owner David. The episode follows Lehmann, 20, and partner […]

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New football league wanted Kaepernick, but his $20M pricetag was too high

Is Nike’s gamble on Kaepernick paying off? Someone wanted Colin Kaepernick to play football again — but his price was too high. The new Alliance of American Football reached out to the former 49ers quarterback, according to The Athletic. AAF co-founder Bill Polian told The Athletic that CEO Charlie Ebersol reached out to Kaepernick, but nothing came of it. “I don’t know […]

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Potential Giants target and sack king disinvited from NFL Combine

Jaylon Ferguson, a potential Giants target, will not be permitted to attend the NFL Scouting combine, according to NFL Network. The NCAA’s all-time sack leader, who attended Louisiana Tech, had his combine invite rescinded because a background check revealed that he had been convicted of simple battery as a freshman after a fight at a McDonald’s, according to Tuesday’s report. […]

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In the Case of Kyler Murray, the A’s Bet Big and Lost

The Oakland Athletics were overjoyed to choose Kyler Murray with the ninth pick in the baseball draft last June. “We just don’t see athletes like this on the baseball field very often,” their scouting director, Eric Kubota, said then, praising Murray’s instincts despite his relative lack of baseball experience. “He’s just a tremendous athlete, which can translate to the baseball […]

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Bob Costas Accuses NBC of Retaliating for His Remarks on Concussions in N.F.L.

Bob Costas, the longtime sportscaster and prime-time host on NBC, alleged in an interview that aired on Sunday that the network’s executives abruptly removed him from covering last year’s Super Bowl after he criticized the violence in football and how the “game destroys people’s brains.” His nearly 40-year relationship with NBC Sports, first as its boyish announcer and later as […]

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