Wendi Nix: The ESPN anchor is on the cover of Improper Bostonian this month, and in a wide-ranging Q&A, said she isn’t insulted when referred to as a “sideline hottie,” is a Bud Light kind of girl, “loves to hate” Rex Ryan, thinks Tom Brady’s hair is at the ponytail stage, and is a fan of the Oregon Duck mascot. Not mentioned: The fact that she’s divorced (or in the process of getting divorced) from Boston Red Sox Vice President of Player Personnel Ben Cherington. In our various talks with ESPN sources, the word most often associated with Nix: “cool.” [Improper Bostonian]
Bryce Harper was ejected for arguing a third strike call and throwing his helmet on Saturday.
Connor Shaw suffered a gruesome leg injury during the Bears’ preseason game on Saturday.
Tennessee’s football team will honor Pat Summitt with a helmet sticker this year.
Miami booted two of its top defensive players from the football team on Saturday after they violated NCAA rules.
Tony Romo is out with a broken bone in his back. Will miss 6-to-10 weeks.
Two Western Michigan football players are custody after allegedly holding up a female student while brandishing an automatic weapon and (…)
Colin Kaepernick explained his decision not to stand for the national anthem on Friday night to NFL.com’s Steve Wyche. He sounds like (…)
Colin Kaepernick remained seated during the playing of the national anthem before Friday night’s preseason game against Green Bay, (…)
Fun at the ballpark.
Utecht retired from the NFL after five concussions in college and the pros.