Russell-fly effect: Broncos drafted a great CB in Patrick Surtain, and it sunk the franchise

Denver cornerback Patrick Surtain II is a marvelous player. Before the end of his second season he’s already one of the best young defensive players in football. have Surtain ranked as the ninth-best cornerback in the NFL, and that seems low. He has shut down some of the game’s best receivers. He’s a star. Surtain … Read more

A focus on Russell Wilson’s bathrooms illustrates how bad things are for Broncos

There is a lot of history associated with the date Sept. 17. On Sept. 17, 1787, the U.S. Constitution was signed by delegates. On that date 1862, the Battle of Antietam was the in the Civil War. Closer to home, Charlie Finley paid the Beatles to play in Kansas City on Sept. 17, 1964. And … Read more

“About half the team” attended Russell Wilson’s birthday party

This content is not available due to your privacy preferences. Update your settings here to see it. Eat your heart out, Bo Callahan. The fictional first overall pick in Draft Day raised red flags for the because he had no teammates at his 21st birthday party. The very real quarterback of the did slightly better, … Read more

Add sideline spat to Russell Wilson’s lost season in Denver

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) Whether or not there’s a fissure in the ‘ locker room, there certainly is frustration. and were quick to dismiss their sideline spat Sunday as an emotional exchange between competitive personalities. ”Frustration,” Purcell said, was the root of his brief blowup with Wilson during the Broncos’ 23-10 loss to the on Sunday. … Read more

Watch Spurs Collins bloody Russell Westbrook with a foul, get ejected

was dominating the paint, scoring 12 points on 6-of-8 shooting with nine rebounds in 10 minutes, and giving the Lakers serious trouble. Then he had to leave the game with a sore quad, meaning would get more run. Collins was ejected for a flagrant foul 2 on that left the Lakers guard bloodied. This content … Read more

Spurs’ Zach Collins ejected after hard foul that drew blood on Russell Westbrook

San Antonio Spurs forward Zach Collins was ejected from their game against the on Saturday night after he hit Russell Westbrook hard in the head, drawing blood and sparking a brief altercation in the lane at the AT&T Center. Collins, late in the third quarter of the game, blocked Westbrook at the rim and hit … Read more

Analysis: Russell Wilson trade looks like Herschel Walker’s

DENVER (AP) — The most lopsided trade in NFL history sent Herschel Walker to Minnesota for two fistfuls of players and draft picks that served as the pillars of the Dallas Cowboys’ dynasty of the 1990s. The trade isn’t quite so cockeyed, but eight months in it sure looks as one-sided as any deal since … Read more

No relationship is worth misery. Russell Westbrook and the Lakers is no different

Long before I was ever anything close to what could be considered an expert on the NBA, I was something of an expert on relationships. I’ve always found human interaction fascinating (and that was even before the years of therapy). Relatedly, one of the many basketball hills I’m prone to die on is that it’s … Read more

Russell notches up first F1 win as Mercedes boss Brazilian GP sprint

Mercedes’ George Russell claimed the first victory of his Formula One career on Saturday when he won a closely-contested sprint race at the Brazilian Grand Prix. The 24-year-old Briton, in his 81st Grand Prix weekend, started third on the grid behind maiden pole-sitter Kevin Magnussen of Haas and two-time champion Max Verstappen of Red Bull, … Read more

Timberwolves have a decision to make with D’Angelo Russell

coach Chris Finch finally his hit breaking point Friday in Memphis. The Timberwolves were on defense and trailing the by 11 points with five minutes to play. D’Angelo Russell was defending Grizzlies forward , a general non-factor on offense, who was standing in the corner. Russell was sagging far off Aldama, potentially thinking he would … Read more