Heat’s Jimmy Butler shoots down playing power forward (and shows off new hairstyle); Herro downplays starting role, exte

When it comes to Jimmy Butler potentially playing power forward this season, the ’s leading man said Monday that his team had better start considering Plan B. With power forward having left in free agency for the , and with the Heat not signing an outside replacement, Butler was asked at the team’s media day … Read more

Why Lil’Jordan Humphrey is playing more than Kendrick Bourne

This content is not available due to your privacy preferences. Update your settings here to see it. originally appeared on FOXBORO — ended up as the second-most productive Patriots wideout against the Ravens, despite seeing the workload of a part-time player. Bourne played less than one-third of the Patriots’ 66 offensive plays Sunday. But he … Read more

Chargers coach Brandon Staley let Justin Herbert decide to keep playing injured in blowout loss to Jaguars

was a game-time decision to play on Sunday against the after fracturing rib cartilage in Week 2. Then he when Pro Bowl left tackle left the game with a biceps injury. So why — when his — was the franchise quarterback still on the field late in the game? It’s a question that surfaced in … Read more

NFLPA initiates concussion investigation after wobbly Tua Tagovailoa continued playing vs. Bills

Following a quarterback stumbling to the ground and requiring help to stand in a , the NFL Players Association has initiated an investigation into how Tagovailoa was cleared to continue playing Sunday. A league source familiar with the union’s request, which is authorized by the collective bargaining agreement, said the NFLPA is seeking information on … Read more

Trevor Lawrence is playing like the star we expected, which has flipped the Jaguars’ outlook already

The appear to have a real deal franchise quarterback. Trevor Lawrence is slowly becoming the bonafide signal-caller that they were expecting him to be when he was selected with the first overall pick in the 2021 NFL draft. Lawrence finished 28-of-39 for 262 yards, three touchdowns and zero interceptions in of the the franchise’s first … Read more

Alan Rickman’s Journals Reveal Why the ‘Harry Potter’ Actor Decided to Continue Playing Snape: ‘See It Through. It’s You

Excerpts ’s diaries published by offer a glimpse into the late actor’s decade-long journey through the “” franchise, with insight into why he decided to continue playing the role of Severus Snape across all eight films. Prior to production beginning on the series’ fifth entry “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix,” Rickman was … Read more

Yeah, I drank the Kool-Aid on playing what some consider an old person’s game: Bridge

The regulars, around 14 of them, are drinking coffee, chatting and enjoying some freshly baked goods still warm to the touch. The air in this austere room in Overland Park has a feel of electricity, anticipation, like you might sense just before a sporting event. They are preparing to play bridge. In the universe of … Read more

Perceptron: Multilingual, laughing, Pitfall-playing and streetwise AI

Research in the field of machine learning and AI, now a key technology in practically every industry and company, is far too voluminous for anyone to read it all. This column, , aims to collect some of the most relevant recent discoveries and papers — particularly in, but not limited to, artificial intelligence — and explain … Read more

Is Taylor Swift Playing the 2023 Super Bowl Halftime Show?

When the NFL announced at midnight ET that Apple Music is the new sponsor of the Super Bowl Halftime Show, the Swift-iverse went into overdrive speculating that will be the performer: The announcement was made at midnight, Taylor releases her new music at midnight (er, like 99% of all major artists in the streaming age) … Read more

Brian Daboll glad Kenny Golladay’s unhappy about not playing

This content is not available due to your privacy preferences. Update your settings here to see it. Giants wide receiver vented his frustration with his role on the team on Wednesday and head coach Brian Daboll had his chance to respond to Golladay on Thursday. Golladay only played two snaps in last Sunday’s win over … Read more