• Kyle Shanahan explains why Robert Griffin III is having trouble finding NFL work
    NFL
    CBS Sports

    Kyle Shanahan explains why Robert Griffin III is having trouble finding NFL work

    Five years ago, the Redskins were fresh off drafting Robert Griffin III with the No. 2 overall pick. Moving up the board to take Griffin was an expensive gamble, but the early returns were more than encouraging; RG3 won offensive rookie of the year and played a big role in the Redskins' seven-game winning streak that catapulted the Redskins to the division title and the playoffs. But that rookie season proved to be an aberration; injuries and inconsistency plagued Griffin's final three years in Washington, and last offseason he ended up signing with the Browns. More injuries, more inconsistency and Griffin is again looking for work. So what happened? New 49ers coach Kyle Shanahan, who was the

  • NBA on TNT crew's playoffs talk gets weirdly personal between Shaq and Charles Barkley
    Basketball
    For The Win

    NBA on TNT crew's playoffs talk gets weirdly personal between Shaq and Charles Barkley

    After the Cavaliers beat the Celtics in Game 4 on Tuesday night, the NBA on TNT crew talked about the next game, per usual, except for some reason — maybe the producers asked for it, maybe Shaq was in a weird mood, maybe they were all just hungry — Shaq and Charles Barkley really got into it for a minute. It started with Shaq telling Charles what we’ve heard before: that Charles can’t talk about championship teams because he has never won one himself. From there, Chuck hit back, saying Shaq rode Kobe Bryant, Dwyane Wade and others’ coattails to get his rings, and food was almost thrown. At one point, Ernie Johnson asks, “Why did that get so personal?” These guys love to roast each other, so I

  • Cody Garbrandt off UFC 213; Romero vs. Whittaker interim title fight added
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    Cagewriter

    Cody Garbrandt off UFC 213; Romero vs. Whittaker interim title fight added

    Yoel Romero will face Robert Whittaker for the interim UFC middlewight title at UFC 213. There has been a bit of a shakeup to the UFC’s big July show in Las Vegas that will likely affect future cards as well. Speaking to ESPN.com, Dana White announced that bantamweight champion Cody Garbrandt will