Candice Wiggins says she was bullied for being straight in predominantly gay WNBA
Here’s how the Pittsburgh Steelers ’ past three seasons have ended: Wild-card loss to the Baltimore Ravens , divisional-round loss to the Denver Broncos , conference championship loss to the New England Patriots . Both Denver and New England went on to win the Super Bowl. If we assume that the Steelers’ success is linear, then in a year’s time they will be in their ninth Super Bowl. Unfortunately for Steelers fans, a straight line isn’t representative of the relational complexities of more than five months of football. In simpler terms: In the NFL, past success doesn’t guarantee you anything in the future. Look no further than the Carolina Panthers , who went 15-1 in 2015 and faced the aforementioned
Zach Britton was clad in a sharp navy blue suit and green tie, not his Baltimore Orioles uniform, when he accepted the 2016 Mariano Rivera Award last October, commemorating one of the greatest relief pitching seasons in baseball history. Just before picking up his hardware, Britton took a detour across the grass at Wrigley Field to chat up one of his best friends in baseball, who was dressed a bit more casually. Andrew Miller was preparing for Game 4 of the World Series, a night he added two more innings of relief work to a postseason that cast Miller as a convention-shattering playoff beast. Miller struck out 30 of 73 batters faced in the playoffs while entering games as early as the fifth inning – fueling an Indians run that saw them nearly win a World Series largely on the backs of three relievers deployed by a manager unbound by convention.
Yahoo Sports' Jay Busbee and Nick Bromberg look ahead to the upcoming race to the Monster Cup Series title, including how a new scoring system will affect strategy and the title chances of Jimmie Johnson and Dale Earnhardt, Jr.