Building the perfect college basketball team - ESPN
We're not talking All-America teams or the 10 best players. We are talking the best "team" from the first five on the floor to the subs off the bench. That includes Miles Bridges as one of the five starters.
Michigan State QB Rocky Lombardi raring to master complex offense - DFP
Lombardi must beat the veteran competition ahead of him before he takes the field. Redshirt sophomore Brian Lewerke has been tabbed as the starter going into preseason camp, while senior Damion Terry and redshirt freshman Messiah deWeaver are pushing for playing time.
4-star TE Trent Gillison's 5 a.m. wake-ups pay off, is now Michigan State's highest-rated commit | MLive.com
Gillison, from Pickerington Central High School in Ohio, has been committed to Michigan State since January.
MSU sells out first batch of Breslin floor pieces, and then some - DFP
Bad news for anyone who missed out on Friday's sale of floor pieces from the Breslin Student Events Center: Those who came out Friday bought far more than the staff of the MSU Surplus Store expected.
Daily Debate: Will MSU have a 1,000-yard rusher in 2017? - 247
Michigan State will look to produce its first 1,000-yard rusher since 2014. They haven't had a running back eclipse the 1,000-yard barrier since Jeremy Langford did it in back-to-back seasons in 2013 and 2014.
Le'Veon Bell, David Johnson or Ezekiel Elliott: Best all-around running back?
As the July 17 deadline approaches for Le'Veon Bell and Pittsburgh to reach a long-term deal -- or proceed with the franchise tag attached for 2017 -- the Steelers star is fielding strong support from a man who knows quite well what life is like for a do-everything back: "I hope he gets the deal he deserves," Arizona Cardinals RB David Johnson told the MMQB. "I hope it's going to be the type of deal that cornerbacks get and quarterbacks get."
Patriots TE Matt Lengel uses platform to support police
The 6-foot-7 Lengel has been using his platform as an up-and-coming NFL player to highlight something that has significant meaning to him: Supporting police officers.
Best fits for 2017's remaining NFL free agents - NFL Videos
The "NFL Total Access" crew tells us where the best landing spots are for the top available free agents in 2017, including Colin Kaepernick and Darrelle Revis.
Michael Floyd Suspended 4 Games by NFL for DUI Arrest in December
ESPN's Field Yates reported Friday that Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Michael Floyd will be suspended four games by the NFL for his December DUI arrest. The arrest led to his release by the Arizona Cardinals before signing with the New England Patriots en route to earning a Super Bowl ring.
The NFL Network might’ve cost TCU a 4-star recruit. Wait, what? - SBNation.com
The network dipped its toe into amateur football, and according to one report, accidentally made a wave.
Tyler Higbee Pleads Guilty to Assault Charges, TE Will Avoid Jail Time
Los Angeles Rams tight end Tyler Higbee pleaded guilty Friday to assault under extreme emotional disturbance after concussing Nawaf Alsaleh in a fight last April, per The Associated Press.
Martavis Bryant wants to have a 'man-to-man' conversation with Ben Roethlisberger
Now that Martavis Bryant is back in the saddle with the Pittsburgh Steelers, he wants to have a "man-to-man" conversation with Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger over his critical statements about Bryant’s suspension last year.
Lucky Whitehead’s dog was kidnapped, held for ransom, and then thankfully brought home
It’s rare that a Dallas Cowboys story completely takes us by surprise, but Lucky Whitehead’s dog being kidnapped was one for the ages.
Why the Panthers fired general manager Dave Gettleman
Retired NFL lineman and former Panther Geoff Schwartz has some thoughts on Carolina’s decision to fire their GM in July.
Ezekiel Elliott Involved in Incident at Dallas Bar; Police Report No Arrests
Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott was reportedly involved in an altercation Sunday night at a Dallas bar, though no arrests have been made. Not much is known about the events leading up to the incident, which took place at Dallas' Clutch Bar. Police confirmed that no arrests have been reported.
Texans RB B D'Onta Foreman arrested early Sunday
Former Texas running back D’Onta Forman was taken into custody about 3 a.m. Sunday and charged with marijuana possession of two ounces or less and unlawful carrying of a weapon, according to jail records.
NFL Coaches Hot Seat Going Into 2017 Season - Last Word on Pro Football
NFL Coaches Hot Seat Going Into 2017 Season. Here are the coaches whose seats are hot and who desperately need to perform well in 2017.
Kirk Cousins, Redskins Fail to Agree on Contract Despite 'Repeated Attempts'
The Washington Redskins failed to agree to terms with quarterback Kirk Cousins on a long-term deal before Monday's franchise tag deadline. Team president Bruce Allen released a statement on the negotiations, effectively blaming Cousins for not accepting a contract despite "repeated attempts" at a deal.
Watching NBA players learn their ‘2K18’ ratings is priceless - SBNation.com
We live and die by our 2K rating, folks. NBA 2K18 is exactly two months away, and a few notable players discovered their ratings in advance of the drop date. Some of their reactions were priceless.