Daily Roundup: Feb. 15

2/15/2019
Here’s a recap of the latest sports news: High school football players in New Jersey will be limited to 15 minutes of full-contact practice each week under new rules that state officials called the toughest in the country, The New York Times reports. Franchise tag season is almost upon us. Monday Morning Quarterback’s Conor Orr looks at how each of the 32 NFL teams could use the tag this offseason. Will Bryce Harper an

Daily Roundup: Feb. 14

2/14/2019
Happy Valentine’s Day. Here’s a recap of the latest sports news: The Broncos’ never-ending search for a post-Peyton Manning quarterback turns to Joe Flacco. The Monday Morning Quarterback’s Andy Benoit on why John Elway is betting that Flacco can return to his old, “good enough” form. In his latest SI Media Podcast, Jimmy Traina talks with John Ourand about the Bob Costas-NBC-NFL saga, NBA ratings and more. UNC

Daily Roundup: Feb. 13

2/13/2019
Here’s a recap of the latest sports news: Steph Curry’s shot changed basketball, but his ability to turn weaknesses into strengths has propelled him to one of the greatest careers in NBA⁠ ⁠history, writes the Ringer’s Kevin O’Connor. Two years after Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura died in a single-car crash in his native Dominican Republic, the $20.25 million remaining on his contract has not been paid, the Kans

Daily Roundup: Feb. 12

2/12/2019
Here’s a recap of the latest sports news: ABC will carry the NFL Combine this year, according to the Ringer’s Bryan Curtis. For 64-year-old Dan Jiggetts, a former Bears offensive lineman and a much-loved Chicago media personality, the pain from old football injuries to his shoulder, back and hips began to take over his life some time ago, The Chicago Sun Times’ Rick Telander reports. He was the first U.S.-born player to

Daily Rondup: Feb. 11

2/11/2019
Here’s a recap of the latest sports news: ESPN Outside the Lines on how Bob Costas was yanked from last year’s Super Bowl over his comments linking football and brain damage. Lindsey Vonn might not have won every race. But as she showed in the final one of her career, she never let herself get beaten, writes USA Today’s Nancy Armour. How did Brian Hoyer, who played very few meaningful snaps this NFL season, play a crucia

Daily Roundup: Feb. 8

2/08/2019
The sports world lost a legend yesterday with the passing of Frank Robinson. Here’s a look at how various news outlets covered Robinson’s death: New York Times’ obituary ESPN obituary The Baltimore Sun’s obituary The Washington Post’s obituary – “There was a real big heart in there, but he didn’t always let you see it.” Frank Robinson had a hard shell to break through. But once you did, it was well worth it

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