The New England Patriots were the most popular pick to win this season’s Super Bowl. If you wanted to be different and not pick the Patriots, you probably picked the Pittsburgh Steelers. Neither of them has looked like a Super Bowl team so far.
New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. apparently has a different explanation the day after for his unsportsmanlike conduct penalty following a fourth-quarter touchdown catch against the Philadelphia Eagles. Beckham pretended to walk like a dog after the score and simulated peeing on the field. He said after the game there were no regrets and didn't mention anything about a connection to president Donald Trump's recent comments about NFL players. That changed on social media Monday afternoon. Beckham provided a much different explanation after the 27-24 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles. "I'm a dog, so I acted like a dog. I don't know if the rulebook said you can't hike your leg. He said
When New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft came out publicly against President Trump over the ongoing spat over NFL players kneeling during the "Star-Spangled Banner" ahead of games, the man who previously called the president a “very good friend” was not alone, as multiple owners are beginning to speak out on the issue. "There is no greater unifier in this country than sports, and unfortunately, nothing more divisive than politics," Kraft said in a statement tweeted by the Patriots. The champion team's CEO came out against Trump after the president made comments during a rally in Huntsville, Alabama on Friday, saying, "Wouldn’t you love to see one of the NFL owners, when somebody disrespects