Russell Westbrook: Stephen Curry scuffle about protecting teammates

Russell Westbrook said his scuffle with Stephen Curry during the Thunder’s loss to the Golden State Warriors was about protecting his teammates. Emotions have run high between the two teams since Kevin Durant’s decision to leave the Thunder for the Warriors in the offseason. The injured Durant was courtside for Monday’s contest at Chesapeake Energy […]

Lil Wayne denies partying with Giants, riffs on Packers love

Lil Wayne is a huge Packers fan cup-holder-in-the-shape-of-a-cheesehead huge. Last week he became a fringe player in the Packers’ wild-card matchup with the Giants. Word came out that the hip-hop superstar met up in Miami with the Giants Cheap Hats And Jerseys players who went to South Beach for some New Year’s R&R. That quarterback, […]

Derek Carr sacrificed money from record contract so Raiders could re-sign guard Gabe Jackson

The record deal Derek Carr signed with the Raiders last month could have been even bigger. While the $25 million annual value of Carr’s five-year, $125 million contract extension is the highest in the NFL, the quarterback left money on the table to make it easier for the Raiders to keep other key players. One […]

Ben Roethlisberger: AFC title game ‘too big’ for young Steelers receivers

After the Steelers were ousted from the playoffs Sunday night with 36-17 loss at New England, Pittsburgh quarterback Ben Roethlisberger suggested the lights of the AFC championship game were too bright for some of his young receivers. According to documents filed in federal court Monday, Smith repaid the team $844,396.82 between August 2014 and March […]