Amir Khan was booed by the fans at Madison Square Garden on Saturday night after declining to continue following a low blow by Bud Crawford in the sixth round of their WBO welterweight title. Khan was struck in the groin by a massive left uppercut from Crawford in the first minute of the sixth round. He appeared to be in great discomfort and decided he could not continue. His trainer Virgil Hunter later said it was Khan’s decision not to continue, not the corner’s. … [Read more...] about Amir Khan booed after failing to continue following low blow
Andre Iguodala believes he can play past his current contract, which expires at the end of next season, but he’ll only do it if the price is right, relaysMark Medina of The San Jose Mercury News. Iguodala will be 36 when his $17.18M deal is up next summer, and he has no doubts about his ability to remain in the league.“Yeah I can easily,” he said. “But it’s going to cost you.” Iguodala refused to name a dollar amount, but added, “For whoever wants me to play, I ain’t playing to play. I’m playing to help my guys. It’s got to be worth my time. … Depending on what the salary cap is. What is the team, coach, ownership as well as the stakeholders?”Coming off a non-invasive procedure on his left leg during the offseason, Iguodala played in 71 games, even though his minutes were limited to a career-low 23.2 per night. A vegan diet has helped to prolong his career, along with weight training, meditation, … [Read more...] about Andre Iguodala on playing in 2019-20: ‘It’s got to be worth my time’
The Seattle Seahawks are open to trading Frank Clark, though their price for a deal is reportedly high. Seattle is seeking a first-round pick in return for Clark, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter.The Seahawks franchise-tagged Clark this offseason and would owe him around $17.1 million if he were to sign the tender. He has stayed away from the team in hopes of receiving a contract extension. However, due to the money the Seahawks just gave to Russell Wilson, they may want to try to shed Clark’s potential salary.Several teams have expressed interest in a Clark trade. The Buffalo Bills and New York Jets have been mentioned as potential trade partners.Clark, 25, had 13 sacks last season. He has 32 sacks over the last three seasons. … [Read more...] about Seahawks seeking first-round pick in Frank Clark trade?
T.J. Hockenson to the Denver Broncos Jesse Johnson-USA TODAY Sports Denver has committed to Joe Flacco at quarterback. At this stage of his career, the former Super Bowl MVP needs weapons. The ultra-athletic Hockenson is a matchup nightmare who can stretch the field. He would create opportunities for himself and open up looks on the outside for talented, but unproven Courtland Sutton. Dwayne Haskins to the Cincinnati Bengals Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports It's possible Haskins will be gone by pick No. 11, but Cincinnati and new head coach Zac Taylor — a known quarterback guru — should draft him if given the chance. Haskins is a similar quarterback to Jared Goff, Taylor’s former pupil in Los Angeles. He'd be the perfect player to teach up as the Bengals rebuild. Dalton Risner to the Houston Texans Chuck Cook-USA TODAY Sports There’s simply no way Houston can enter the 2019 season with struggling veteran Matt Kalil … [Read more...] about The most logical fits of the 2019 NFL Draft
Brooklyn Nets forward Jared Dudley has eagerly embraced the villain role in his team’s series against the Philadelphia 76ers. Dudley was ejected from Game 4 on Saturday after getting into a scuffle with the Sixers, and he didn’t waste any time loading up Twitter in the locker room and liking angry tweets from Philadelphia fans. … [Read more...] about Jared Dudley liked angry tweets about him after ejection