For professional athletes whose windows to make money off their skills are often very small, maximizing that potential is crucial. Rackfest provides an avenue for them to do exactly that. Stories of professional athletes who have made millions of dollars during their playing careers only to end up broke have been more prevalent in sports
The National Football League announced the three games that will be shipped off to London for the 2018 regular season. For once, they’re good contests. After years of giving London some of the worst games imaginable, the NFL is finally sending over some very intriguing matchups. The slate is three games long again, as it
Though it’ll be the best game this weekend, the New Orleans Saints will beat the Minnesota Vikings to reach the NFC Championship. Here are five reasons why. It’s divisional round weekend in the NFL playoffs. Only eight teams are left with Super Bowl LII aspirations. At this juncture, frankly all eight remaining fan bases can
The Minnesota Vikings will host the New Orleans Saints on Sunday afternoon. Here is the game preview, the betting odds and a final score prediction. And then there were eight. That is the amount of teams still alive to hoist the Lombardi Trophy at the end of Super Bowl LII being held in Minneapolis. It’s
INDIANAPOLIS, IN – NOVEMBER 12: Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Ryan Shazier (50) warms up on the field before the NFL game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Indianapolis Colts on November 12, 2017, at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, IN. (Photo by Zach Bolinger/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images) Have Andrew Bogut and Spencer Hawes been blacklisted from
In AFC Divisional Round action, the Pittsburgh Steelers will take on the Jacksonville Jaguars on Sunday afternoon inside Heinz Field. The Pittsburgh Steelers made it all the way to the AFC Championship Game last year, but fell just short of the Super Bowl, as they were beaten by the New England Patriots. After earning the
WACO, TX – SEPTEMBER 2: Baylor Bears head coach Matt Rhule looks on against the Liberty Flames during a football game at McLane Stadium on September 2, 2017 in Waco, Texas. (Photo by Cooper Neill/Getty Images) Overwatch League recap: First day of inaugural season ends with blockbuster matchup by Christine Wang The Indianapolis Colts have
PITTSBURGH, PA – NOVEMBER 26: Ryan Shazier 2018 NFL Draft: Alabama RB Damien Harris decides to stay in school by Nicholas Ian Allen Romelu Lukaku seeking legal advice after Moshiri’s voodoo comment by Thomas Wheaton Ryan Shazier attends his first Pittsburgh Steelers practice since his nightmare injury in Cincinnati. Steelers linebacker Ryan Shazier attended a
Hiring Matt Patricia has seemed like a formality for the Detroit Lions, but he may be shifting his focus. As head coaching openings are starting to be filled around the league, the Detroit Lions, New York Giants, Indianapolis Colts and Arizona Cardinals are still looking. New England Patriots defensive coordinator Matt Patricia has been a
The Green Bay Packers are turning over their coaching staff, and they’ve reportedly found a defensive coordinator. After missing the playoffs for the first time since 2008 (Aaron Rodgers’ first year as a starter), the Green Bay Packers are experiencing some major turnover. As it relates to on the field, Mike McCarthy has turned over
The NFL playoffs are underway and four teams have already been eliminated. So how does the remaining eight teams in the league stack up from good to best? The NFL postseason began with a dozen clubs and was quickly reduced to eight teams in the span of two days. We saw both road teams win
The battle of the birds will go down this weekend in Philadelphia. Will the Philadelphia Eagles or Atlanta Falcons advance to the NFC championship? The Atlanta Falcons showed their playoff experience last week. They beat the upstart Los Angeles Rams 26-13 on the road. Now they travel to Philadelphia to challenge the NFC’s top seed.
The 2018 NFL Draft got even more quarterback-heavy, as both Sam Darnold and Josh Rosen declared themselves eligible this past week. This past week, the 2018 NFL Draft saw some big names added to it, as both Sam Darnold and Josh Rosen made themselves eligible to be drafted. In addition, running backs like Ronald Jones
The Carolina Panthers are making a switch at offensive coordinator, and Norv Turner could be their guy. After a Wild Card round loss to the New Orleans Saints on Sunday, the Carolina Panthers made changes to their coaching staff on Tuesday. Offensive coordinator Mike Shula and quarterbacks coach Ken Dorsey have been fired, and the
The Houston Texans struck gold in Deshaun Watson, and after ending his 2017 NFL season with an injury, he looks to be on track to return in 2018. During his small stint as the starting quarterback for the Houston Texans, Deshaun Watson showed why the team moved up in the first round to grab him.
With the Winter Olympics right around the corner, it’s fitting to see who would be each NFL team’s candidate if they were chosen to represent the USA. The National Football League is full of amazing athletes. Any position you want to talk about has them, whether you’re looking at quarterbacks, defensive ends or wide receivers.
OAKLAND, CA – NOVEMBER 18: Former head coach of the Oakland Raiders and now ESPN Monday Night Football Analyst Jon Gruden looks on during pre-game warm ups before an NFL football game between the New Orleans Saints and Oakland Raiders at O.co Coliseum on November 18, 2012 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty
It would be one of the biggest upsets in NFL history, but there are ways the Titans can beat the Patriots on Saturday. There might not be a team in the postseason as universally disrespected as the Tennessee Titans. To put it nicely, there isn’t anyone who isn’t a Titans fan giving them much of a
With the NFL Playoffs entering the Divisional Round, the Steelers are expected to get wideout Antonio Brown back for their game against the Jaguars. The Pittsburgh Steelers will take on the Jacksonville Jaguars on Sunday, in a matchup of two teams looking to clinch their berth in the AFC Championship Game. After missing the final
It was a rough 2017 for the Houston Texans, especially after quarterback Deshaun Watson tore his ACL in practice. He does seem to be rehabbing okay in 2018. Though it was mostly bad for the Houston Texans in 2017, it wasn’t all that bad. For the first time in franchise history, the Texans can safely
MINNEAPOLIS, MN – SEPTEMBER 11: New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees (9) is chased down by Minnesota Vikings defensive end Danielle Hunter (99) during a NFL game between the Minnesota Vikings and New Orleans Saints on September 11, 2017 at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, MN. The Vikings defeated the Saints 29-19.(Photo by Nick Wosika/Icon
Wild Card weekend lived up to its name and there are now only four teams remaining on the AFC side of the bracket for the Divisional round. This past weekend saw one game that was thrilling and another that could have put folks to sleep but all that matters is which team moves on. The Tennessee Titans walked
ORCHARD PARK, NY – NOVEMBER 3: Alex Smith Andrey Rublev part of the new guard in men’s tennis by Veronica Elizabeth Bruno Chris Hemsworth will likely be worthy of the hammer of Thor for a long time by Eric Chrisman The Chicago Bears wasted very little time in finding their new head coach. They announced
The Washington Redskins have been going year-to-year with Kirk Cousins, and head coach Jay Gruden has grown tired of it. The Washington Redskins have franchise tagged quarterback Kirk Cousins in each of the last two offseasons, as they’ve been unwilling to commit to him with a market value long-term deal. Cousins is not an elite
The Kansas City Chiefs told the nation what all their fans have known for years. If there is a way to lose a playoff game, that franchise will find it. There are plenty of takeaways from Wild Card weekend. The Los Angeles Rams weren’t ready for the bright lights. The Carolina Panthers need a receiver.
The New Orleans Saints defeated the Carolina Panthers in the NFC Wildcard round, 31-26. Here are all the highlights, the game recap and the final score. Wild Card Weekend in the NFL was certainly wild. All the games lived up to the billing, so there was no doubt the final game of the weekend slate
Wild Card Weekend is now behind us, which means it’s time for some more teams to look ahead to the NFL Draft. Even if your team is still in the playoffs, let’s look at a totally way too early knee-jerk mock to kick off the time of year where we will only see more of
JACKSONVILLE, FL – JANUARY 07: Cornerback A.J. Bouye Jeffrey Earnhardt could still find a 2018 Cup Series ride by Nick Tylwalk Johnny Manziel offered contract by CFL’s Hamilton Tiger-Cats by Brad Berreman On Sunday afternoon at EverBank Field, the Jacksonville Jaguars defeated the Buffalo Bills. What did we learn from this playoff clash? The only
Browns fans held a “0-16” parade for their football team, and King James responded. Many in the football world already knew the Cleveland Browns were bad, but their 0-16 season was rock bottom for a franchise that didn’t have far to fall from their lousy perch. As a response to their nadir of a season,
DETROIT, MI – DECEMBER 31: Brett Hundley No, O.J. Simpson is not at the Bills game in Jacksonville by Josh Hill The Green Bay Packers have promoted from within to replace former general manager Ted Thompson in hiring director of player personnel Brian Gutekunst. It didn’t take all that long for the Green Bay Packers