Kevin Durant, then of the Thunder, smiles next to Warriors head coach Steve Kerr during the first half of a March 3, 2016 game. It’s also important to note that the rotation order and starting nods aren’t always listed in order of importance. Jonah Keri talks with Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr, Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon and Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll about why they’ve made fun such central parts of their leadership philosophies, and how driving their players to enjoy themselves has helped create some of the most successful teams in their respective sports.
Brandon Browner is a free agent again after recently finding himself on the wrong side of the Seahawks' roster bubble. Though he experienced some success with the Patriots and Darrelle Revis during the 2014 season, he probably won't wind up back in New England or with Revis in New York. For one, Browner just isn't any good. He's a frequently penalized, inconsistent, and old (32) cornerback. And secondly, he once reportedly punched Revis in the face. On Wednesday, the Boston Herald's Jeff Howe revealed a story on his "Locked On Patriots" podcast about Browner's stint with the Patriots. That story involves Browner clocking Revis during practice. Here's the story, as told by Howe: This is, again,
Goalkeeper Hope Solo has decided to end her season with the Seattle Reign of the National Women's Soccer League. The beleaguered goalkeeper, who was handed a six-month suspension and saw her contract with U.S. Soccer terminated last week, announced her departure from her professional club team in a statement Tuesday. U.S. Soccer suspended Solo following disparaging comments she made about Sweden during the Rio de Janeiro Olympics, calling her opponents a "bunch of cowards" for their defensive style of play during the quarterfinals. She won't be eligible for selection to the national team again until February. Before a match last weekend against the Portland Thorns, the Reign announced Solo was