Demetris Robertson, former No. 1 WR, transferring to Georgia

Demetris Robertson, the No. 1 receiver in college football’s 2016 recruiting class, is transferring to Georgia from Cal. He announced his move Saturday: [embedded content] He’s just the latest blue-chip addition for the Dawgs, who already signed the second-best recruiting class in the rankings era last winter. They’re building an embarrassment of riches, and Robertson […]


Don’t freak over Jimmy Butler declining the Wolves’ contract extension… yet

Jimmy Butler set NBA — mainly Timberwolves — Twitter on fire when KSTP’s Darren Wolfson reported the All-Star wing declined a four-year, max contract extension in the $ 110 million range. And to the untrained eye, Friday’s news may be indication that Butler doesn’t want to re-sign in Minnesota after this season. But while that […]


Jeremy Lin traded to Hawks, Kenneth Faried to Nets in salary cap deals

The Brooklyn Nets traded veteran point guard Jeremy Lin to the Atlanta Hawks, then acquired Kenneth Faried, Darrell Arthut, a 2019 protected first-round pick and a future second-round pick from the Denver Nuggets, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. The pick is protected from 1-12, which means it will likely convey to the Nets should the […]

The 2018 World Cup, by the numbers

As the FIFA World Cup builds up to the final this Sunday, we must also take this moment to freak out about the fact that it’s ending. The past month has been totally brilliant and totally nerve-racking and I am not ready to say goodbye. What am I supposed to do when this thing is […]


Croatia celebrated by crashing into a photographer and he captured every moment

As Croatia scored its second goal in the World Cup semifinal game against England, the players celebrated and abruptly crashed into a photographer on their collective way down. But that resulted in an arguably better shot than Mario Mandzukic’s goal in extra time. Even as the players slid towards his direction, photographer Yuri Cortez’s direction […]


Follow along live with France vs. Belgium

Eternal tinkerman Roberto Martinez has changed up his team again. Mousa Dembele has finally been introduced, but not in his preferred midfield position. Belgium will be playing him as a wingback. France has just one change, re-introducing Blaise Matuidi, who was suspended for the quarterfinal. France vs. Belgium lineups The 2018 World Cup is down […]