I hope to do a lot of things they were able to do in Jacksonville

Fournette, who grow up in New Orleans and went to college in Baton Rouge, has been a Louisiana guy his whole life. But he hasn’t wasted any time embracing the Jacksonville community, getting off to a great start as the new face of both the Jaguars’ franchise and the city’s sports landscape. “It just feels…

In that sense, it’s not just the preseason for backup quarterbacks.

Gabbert is the backup most closely linked with Kaepernick because of their time together in San Francisco, where they took turns taking the starting job from each other in 2015 and 2016. Gabbert has been widely criticized throughout his career, but he didn’t let any of that in against the Cowboys. He finished 8 of…

Predators have transformed Nashville during Stanley Cup Final run

Jeff Diamond is the former president of the Titans and the former vice president/general manager of the Vikings. He was selected NFL Executive of the Year in 1998. Diamond is currently a business and sports consultant who also does broadcast and online media work. He is the former chairman and CEO of The Ingram Group.…

NBA rumors: Pistons, T-wolves reportedly discussing blockbuster trade

The Pistons and Timberwolves are reportedly ready to make a blockbuster move. According to ESPN.com, the two teams have held discussions regarding a point guard swap that would send Reggie Jackson to Minnesota and Ricky Rubio to Detroit. The Timberwolves would also add Shabazz Muhammad to sweeten the deal. Jackson signed a five-year, $80 million…

‘NBA 2K18’ reveals soundtrack featuring big names like Kendrick Lamar, Damian Lillard

Video game publisher 2K Sports has successfully used soundtracks in recent years to reach larger audiences, leveraging popular musicians like Jay-Z, Pharrell Williams and DJ Khaled (plus the likes of LeBron James) to put their names on the box as curators of the playlists. The Titans last year experienced just their second winning season in…

Russell Westbrook’s latest triple-double sets NBA mark for points

Russell Westbrook recorded his 38th triple-double of the season Wednesday, moving the Thunder guard just three shy of Oscar Robertson’s record 41 triple-doubles in the 1961-62 season. Westbrook’s latest triple-double is one of his most impressive. He had 13 rebounds and 11 assists, but scored 57 points in Oklahoma City’s 114-106 win over the Magic…

LaVar Ball chimes in on the Lonzo vs. De’Aaron Fox beef

Before the NBA Draft there were legitimate discussions as to whether the Lakers should draft Kentucky’s De’Aaron Fox over Lonzo Ball. Through the process, Fox was quick to point out his head-to-head success against Ball and UCLA. In two games against the Bruins, including a Sweet 16 win, Fox averaged 29.5 points and 6.5 assists…

You might think is a case of Minaj just choosing a random punter to make a lyric work

His extension ties him with three-time champion Dwyane Wade’s, whose Li-Ning deal pays him $8 million a year, as the league’s highest-paid endorser of a Chinese brand. Working with ANTA, whose released two Thompson signature shoes. They released an outdoor model as well and are set to roll out a third signature with accompanying apparel…