To a fair number of NFL followers, Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers is the best player in the league at the position right now. Chatting from the golf course at this month’s AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am on “In Depth with Graham Bensinger,” Rodgers addressed Super Bowl LI, which of course saw Brady and the New England Patriots post a historic comeback for the franchise’s fifth championship.
Breanna Stewart, the first pick in the 2016 WNBA draft, appeared on SportsCenter on Thursday night to discuss the allegations from former WNBA player Candice Wiggins that she was bullied and retired earlier than she wanted to. It was an allegation she made during an interview with the San Diego Union-Tribune, in which she also declared the 98 percent of the league is gay. That 98 percent figure, she later said, was just meant to be illustrative. But what it did was put the league and its players in a tough position: Do you allow a stereotype that detractors of the game want to throw out as a low-level, uneducated and bigoted insult? And for a league that does have a number of openly gay players,
Pat Perez created controversy earlier this week after taking a dismal view of Tiger Woods's career prospects. In a Thursday