• Former Cowboys exec says the Patriots only have one weakness heading into 2017
    New England Patriots
    Pats Pulpit

    Former Cowboys exec says the Patriots only have one weakness heading into 2017

    Former Dallas Cowboys vice president of player personnel Gil Brandt released his rankings for the Top 10 Most Talented Rosters in the NFL and the New England Patriots are an unsurprising first place. Brandt gives his justification for the ranking and explains where the team can still find a way to improve. “Not much of a mystery here: Take a strong team that just won the Super Bowl, add several top-end veterans who can help immediately, and you have the most talented squad in the NFL,” Brandt writes. “Brandin Cooks joins Julian Edelman, Malcolm Mitchell, Chris Hogan and Danny Amendola to form the NFL's deepest receiver corps. Rob Gronkowski will be back, with Dwayne Allen succeeding Martellus

  • LaVar Ball temporarily silenced as AAU team gets run off court by Compton squad
    Basketball
    USA Today

    LaVar Ball temporarily silenced as AAU team gets run off court by Compton squad

    ORANGE, Calif. — Coach LaVar Ball took it on the chin Saturday. Ball’s AAU basketball team — the Big Ballers, which feature his son LaMelo, a high school star from Chino Hills — lost 109-57 to the Compton Magic. And the Compton Magic did something almost unthinkable — they silenced Ball. Not for long, mind you, but for all to see inside a boisterous Orange Lutheran High School at the Magic Memorial Day Festival in Southern California. When one of the Magic’s players scored on a thunderous dunk to put Compton ahead by 50 points the crowd erupted, and Ball, who’d been talking almost non-stop since tipoff, could only grin. A few minutes later, Ball opened his mouth again and told one of his players,

  • Follow Indianapolis 500 live on Yahoo Sports
    Sports
    Yahoo Sports

    Follow Indianapolis 500 live on Yahoo Sports

    The 101st Indianapolis 500 is here. Follow along live starting at noon ET on Sunday to keep up with all the action at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.