After backing out of NFL Draft, TE Daniel Barker working to become complete player at Michigan State

After backing out of NFL Draft, TE Daniel Barker working to become complete player at Michigan State

The people who spend time around Daniel Barker every day in Michigan State’s facility describe him as a jovial, effervescent personality. Along with talent and drive, the transfer tight end brings an uplifting spirit that fills the room, they say. Head coach Mel Tucker notes Barker’s energy and passion for football. Tight ends coach Ted … Read more

Green Bay Packers practice news and notes, 8/9: Jordan Love takes snaps with “the ones” during Aaron Rodgers’ veteran rest day

Green Bay Packers practice news and notes, 8/9: Jordan Love takes snaps with “the ones” during Aaron Rodgers’ veteran rest day

In a private practice closed to fans on Tuesday, the Green Bay Packers gave backup quarterback Jordan Love most of the team’s snaps under center as starter Aaron Rodgers was given a veteran rest day. Yesterday, it was announced that the team would start Love, with Danny Etling as his sole backup, in the Packers’ … Read more

Kingsley Suamataia ‘Freakish Athleticism’ Standing Out At BYU Camp

Kingsley Suamataia ‘Freakish Athleticism’ Standing Out At BYU Camp

PROVO, Utah – It’s full steam ahead for the Cougars as BYU enters week two of fall camp. Despite a large amount of returning production from last year’s 10-win squad, BYU will be relying on a number of new additions to make immediate impacts. One of those players is offensive lineman Kingsley Suamataia, whose making … Read more

3 fighters get UFC contracts

3 fighters get UFC contracts

LAS VEGAS – MMA Junkie was on scene and reporting live from Tuesday’s Dana White’s Contender Series 49 event. Dana White’s Contender Series cards see prospects fighting for the opportunity to sign a UFC deal, with UFC president Dana White on hand to make the decisions. The third week of the sixth season saw 10 … Read more

Serena Williams announces she will ‘evolve away from tennis’ after upcoming US Open

Serena Williams announces she will ‘evolve away from tennis’ after upcoming US Open

In an article in Vogue, the 23-time grand slam winner said that, although she will try to win at the US Open, it is time for her to move “in a different direction.” “There comes a time in life when we have to decide to move in a different direction,” Williams posted on Instagram with … Read more

Warriors who barely played, from Chris Boucher to Gary Payton II

Warriors who barely played, from Chris Boucher to Gary Payton II

If you question most serious Golden State Warriors fans about who the team’s two-way contracts were in the 2021-22 NBA season, you’ll probably get a fairly expeditious answer: Chris Chiozza and Quinndary Weatherspoon. In most cases the answer will end there. Each team is allotted two spots for two-way contracts, and Chiozza and Weatherspoon occupied … Read more

World Junior Championship roundup: Czechia defeats Slovakia on late goal

Tuesday was the first day of the 2022 IIHF World Junior Championship, which is being held at Rogers Place in Edmonton. Day 1 games Czechia 5, Slovakia 4: Gabriel Szturc, a prospect for the 2023 NHL Draft, scored with 1:50 remaining in the third period to lead Czechia in its first preliminary round game in … Read more