Don't Ask Bill Belichick If It's Time To Think About His Quarterbacks

The Patriots were bad, bad, bad last night, getting beaten soundly on both sides of the ball in a 41-14 road thumping at the hands of the Chiefs. But a good part of the attention is naturally going to settle on Tom Brady, who's been so consistently great over the course of his career that this season's very real… » 9/30/14 9:27am Today 9:27am

Report: MLS Will Shut Down Chivas USA

Per ESPN, Chivas USA is expected to cease operations after season's end and remain dormant for a minimum of two years before coming back as a totally different club, which is a politically correct way to say they're blowing it all up and starting over. It's the nuclear option for an MLS club that seemed doomed from… » 9/29/14 5:30pm Yesterday 5:30pm

The Cardinals Took Care Not To Celebrate In The Diamondbacks' Pool

The Cardinals found themselves in much the same position as the Dodgers did a year ago: at Chase Field, about to clinch the division. Would they celebrate the same way, by diving into the right-field pool and peeing all over the unwritten rules? They would not, because the Cardinals are class personified. » 9/29/14 11:42am Yesterday 11:42am

As Fans Chant For Vick, Rex Ryan Backs Geno Smith

Things for the Jets are probably going to get worse before they get better—the Chargers, Broncos, and Patriots are up next on the schedule—but after another shaky outing, Geno Smith got an immediate and unequivocal vote of confidence from his coach. » 9/29/14 9:10am Yesterday 9:10am

The Sports Guy Vs. ESPN: How Bill Simmons Lost Bristol

It was, he would later tell a confidant, like something out of The Godfather. Bill Simmons was meeting with two of the most powerful executives at ESPN, John Skipper and John Walsh, in a conference room in ESPN's then-unfinished Los Angeles office hard by the Staples Center. Within three years, this would be the… » 9/26/14 1:32pm Friday 1:32pm