Colin Kaepernick will likely opt out of his contract, which leaves the 49ers with a difficult call. Should they extend him or let him test the market which may hold anthem protest against him.
This summer will mark the 25th anniversary of Larry Bird’s retirement from professional basketball. The Legend remains one of the most revered and decorated players in the history of the sport — a 12-time All-Star, three-time champion, a three-time Most Valuable Player and one of the greatest shooters ever to set foot on a basketball court. Thirteen seasons of hard-charging play against some of the best big men and wingmen the NBA had to offer — plus another two full seasons of postseason games, which most players will tell you take an even greater toll on you than regular-season contests — did a number on the Boston Celtics magician’s body, most notably his back, forcing him to step away from the sport at age 35, just 209 points shy of 22,000 for his illustrious career.
Pending an unforeseen development, the college football coaching carousel has come to a quick and quiet halt in the Power Five conferences. When Oregon hired Willie Taggart on Wednesday, it filled the last of just six vacancies among the 64 most desirable jobs in the sport. None of them came from another