There are plenty of NFL coaches who wouldn’t dare call out Tom Brady. But Bill Belichick isn’t most NFL coaches. The New England Patriots head coach and quarterback have shared unprecedented success, teaming up to win four Super Bowls, six conference championships and 14 division titles. Brady, of course, has been at the center of that success, establishing a reputation as arguably the best quarterback ever. But if you think Brady is beyond Belichick’s reproach, you couldn’t be more wrong. In a revealing article published Wednesday, MMQB.com’s Jenny Vrentas spoke to several former Patriots who recalled times when Belichick was extremely critical of — even downright disrespectful to — his star
MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif. — Things are a little different for Tim Howard these days. One thing, however, that remains unshakable, and will likely do so until the end of his career, is Howard’s refusal to accept less than maximum commitment, from both himself and his colleagues. Which is why, in an interview on a sunny Tuesday, overlooking a picturesque golf course, Howard spoke about the recent troubles of the United States national team with as much fire and conviction as if he’d just stepped from the field. For the veteran goalkeeper, even more troubling than a pair of November defeats to begin the final stage of World Cup qualifying, was the growing sense that under former head coach Jurgen Klinsmann a group of players had allowed their pride in representing their country to slip.
Yahoo Sports' Eric Edholm breaks down who's still attending the annual event that could make an early splash in the draft process.