Aaron Rodgers blasted the 'Game of Thrones' finale just a week after appearing as an extra in the epic series

Warning: Major spoilers ahead for the series finale of HBO’s “Game of Thrones,” “The Iron Throne.” Aaron Rodgers blasted the “Game of Thrones” finale while speaking with reporters. Rodgers took issue with Bran Stark rising to become ruler of the Six Kingdoms, arguing that Dany should have wound up on the throne. Rodgers also criticized Tyrion and Bran for their […]

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N.F.L. Draft 2019: What to Expect in the First Round

The 2019 N.F.L. draft will take place in Nashville, with 254 picks spread out over three days. Day 1 will feature the first round (32 picks), and will undoubtedly change the fortunes of several franchises. The New York Times will provide live updates on each of Thursday’s selections as soon as the draft begins at 8 p.m. Eastern. Here is […]

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Top NFL draft busts of all time — where are they now?

The road from top NFL draft pick to super-stardom is lined with the guys that didn’t make it. The 2019 NFL draft will be the 53rd in league history, and there have been numerous first-round picks who have gone from can’t-miss studs to can’t-find flameouts. In some cases, it’s only taken a few short seasons to find that a guy […]

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Nick Bosa Comes With The Kind of Baggage That Doesn’t Matter

Michael Sam dropped in the 2014 N.F.L. draft compared to most experts’ predictions after he came out as gay earlier that year. Laremy Tunsil slid several spots in the 2016 draft when video of him apparently smoking marijuana surfaced on draft night. Even if fans may not approve, teams’ aversion to off-field “issues” when deciding whom to select has a […]

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Browns see projected win total jump 3 games

The Cleveland Browns are suddenly betting darlings after an impressive offseason that included trading for wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. Already the favorite in Las Vegas to win the AFC North, one sportsbook operator has kept expectations high for next season. The NFL draft is still nearly a month away, but sportsbook operator CG Technology released NFL win totals for […]

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The NFL is not buying Rob Gronkowski’s retirement

Rob Gronkowski could not convince his own agent, whose job is to believe in him and represent him, that he is 100 percent retired. So the ones a Gronk return could really damage — rival teams — are not eliminating another touchdown spike from their minds. Various coaches in Phoenix at the NFL annual meetings were asked about the retirement […]

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Patriots’ Owner Robert Kraft’s Power Faces Its Biggest Test

Two Fridays ago, Robert K. Kraft, the owner of the New England Patriots, was in Los Angeles, one of his homes away from home. He started the day at Nate and Al’s, the Beverly Hills delicatessen where he occasionally dines with friends, including Larry King and Steve Tisch, the co-owner of the Giants. Later that day, he was supposed to […]

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Veteran NFL wide receiver Demaryius Thomas arrested on vehicular assault charge

Veteran NFL wide receiver Demaryius Thomas was arrested on charges of “vehicular assault, reckless driving and driving without insurance,” local media reported.  (Getty Images) Veteran NFL wide receiver Demaryius Thomas was reportedly arrested Wednesday on a vehicular assault charge linked to a crash in Denver earlier in February. Thomas, 31, was arrested on charges of “vehicular assault, reckless driving and […]

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