• The Cheat Sheet12 minutes ago

    The New England Patriots

    Less than a week after the New England Patriots were accused of bending the NFL’s formation rules, they were again struck by a scandalous controversy. At first thought, one may presume that deflated footballs would be a disadvantage. In reality, slightly deflated footballs are easier to throw and catch.

  • PGA Tour players ignite Twitter debate on OWGR bias

    PGA Tour players ignite Twitter debate on OWGR bias

    Sometimes it only takes a comment or two to open up a festering issue. Especially in golf. That was the case when PGA Tour player Kelly Kraft dropped this tweet after action commenced last Wednesday at the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play (in which some players who compete in Europe or Asia exclusively earned spots in the high-powered field). OK, before we get into this: Let’s clarify. Kraft isn’t criticizing the players themselves, but the Official World Golf Ranking for being skewed unfavorably toward golfers competing outside the PGA Tour. Fellow PGA Tour pro Grayson Murray, a lightning rod on Twitter, backed up Kraft’s thoughts. Again, let us be clear: Murray is being sarcastic here (he’s

  • NBC Sports

    Falcons' Blank hopes new stadium has big impact

    Falcons owner Arthur Blank believes his new $1.5 billion multi-use stadium will turn Atlanta into a major sports hub.