There has been much talk (blind hope?) the Cowboys could acquire three-time defensive player of the year J.J. Watt in a trade with Houston for QB Tony Romo. This would be against the philosophy shift this front office has made in recent years from making big splash moves in free agency or trades towards building through the draft. Why change now? There’s another member of the Watt family who fits in with what the Dallas Cowboys look for who is available via their conventional model. Wisconsin linebacker T.J. Watt recently declared for the 2017 NFL draft. Clear the elephant in the room, T.J. is not on the same level as the elder Watt when the latter was entering the draft in 2011. Nevertheless,
Trust Steve Kerr to always have a timely joke ready. After the Warriors' comfortable win over the Magic on Sunday morning, the Dubs coach brought the jokes to the postgame interview. While reminiscing about his brief playing days in Orlando, Kerr engaged in a little exaggeration. When asked by a reporter if this was his version of alternative facts — a phrase used by presidential advisor Kellyanne Conway to refer to the Trump administration's false claim that the inauguration was the highest-attended in history — Kerr laughed. "[Press secretary] Sean Spicer will be talking about my Magic career any second now," Kerr said. "14,000 points, greatest player in Magic history." Kerr played part of
Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson has the chance to become the second player to repeat as Heisman Trophy winner in 2017, but he’s not the early favorite to win the award.