National Sports Headlines

  • Odell Beckham definitely should hold out
    by Mike Florio on June 23, 2018 at 3:41 pm

    The New York Football Giants, a bedrock NFL franchise, have negotiated thousands of player contracts over the decades. Giants receiver Odell Beckham Jr., who received a slotted rookie deal in 2014, has negotiated as a practical matter none. And the Giants surely have been banking on that imbalance in lowballing Beckham. That’s why Beckham needs [mor […]

  • Chris Webber accepts Jim Harbaugh’s invitation to be honorary Michigan football captain
    by Scott Phillips on June 23, 2018 at 3:30 pm

    Chris Webber's frosty relationship with the University of Michigan might be thawing thanks to an invitation from football coach Jim Harbaugh. […]

  • INDYCAR Paddock Pass: Road America (video)
    by Kyle Lavigne on June 23, 2018 at 3:08 pm

    Drivers discuss the challenge of Road America ahead of Sunday's KOHLER Grand Prix (12:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN). […]

  • Mike Vick gets some coaching experience in advance of AAF debut
    by Mike Florio on June 23, 2018 at 2:58 pm

    A former NFL quarterback who had a reputation for ignoring coaching has become a coach. Setting aside for now the question of whether karma will connect with Mike Vick when he officially launches his coaching career in the AAF come February, Vick is spending some time quasi-coaching in advance of the real thing. Via MontanaSports.com, [mor […]

  • Does the NFL have a referee problem?
    by Mike Florio on June 23, 2018 at 2:16 pm

    Of the 17 referees on the NFL’s payroll during the 2017 season, four of them have now left. Does that leave the NFL with a referee problem? It’s a fair question to ask as the 2018 season approaches. While the departures of Ed Hochuli and Jeff Triplette had been known for months, the bang-bang retirements [mor […]