MORRISSEY: Bears show the clueless what it means to be American

On Sunday, the Bears became patriots. An organization that usually recoils from controversy, risk or anything that might carry a future price tag watched many of its players lock arms in solidarity during the national anthem at Soldier Field. Those players had finally crossed a line, shoved by a U.S. president who apparently doesn’t know what freedom means. President Donald Trump’s scathing comments about athletes who kneel in protest during the anthem induced a huge response in the sports world, pushing those who had stood on the sidelines into activists. During a Friday rally in Huntsville, Ala., Trump had said NFL owners should fire players for disrespecting the American flag.… Read More

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After absolutely devastating loss, raging fire engulfs food outside Lions locker room

The Lions suffered their first loss of the season in heart-breaking fashion after what appeared to be a game-winning touchdown by Golden Tate was overturned by replay. Of all the Lions losses, this one was the Lions-est. pic.twitter.com/DE3dIlbEKH — Don Van Natta Jr. (@DVNJr) September 24, 2017 A review triggers a 10-second run-off, and there were only eight seconds left on the clock when Tate was ruled down. Game over. Falcons win 30-26. The heartbreak wasn’t even close to being over, though. At least not for any Lions players who were looking forward to a delicious postgame meal. Unless they enjoy their meals burnt to a crisp, that is. To… Read More

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Marcus Maye says Jets’ defense made ‘statement’ vs. Dolphins

The Jets played a lot better on defense Sunday. EAST RUTHERFORD — After flopping so badly, and missing so many tackles, in the first two games, the Jets’ defense returned to expected form on Sunday. Now, can this group keep it up? In a 20-6 win over the Dolphins, the Jets held the Dolphins to 225 yards, including 30 rushing yards on 15 carries. The defense’s production and tackling form was an about-face from the losses in Buffalo and Oakland. “We came out today and made a statement about it,” safety Marcus Maye told NJ Advance Media, regarding the missed tackles from the first two weeks. The Raiders last week… Read More

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Steve Kerr: ‘Isn’t it you who must honor the White House, Mr. President?’

Steve Kerr continues to speak his truth about the White House invitation situation involving President Donald Trump. The Warriors coach communicated his views at length to SI.com’s Chris Mannix on Sunday. Related Articles Kurtenbach: Donald Trump picked the wrong team to fight Kurtenbach: The Warriors seem to love being the NBA’s most hated team Steve Kerr delivers upbeat health report, quotes Vin Scully Steve Kerr: Warriors will meet to discuss a potential White House visit “In his tweet to Steph, Trump talked about honoring the White House but, really, isn’t it you who must honor the White House, Mr. President?” Kerr said. “And the way to do that is through… Read More

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Steve Kerr: ‘Isn’t it you who must honor the White House, Mr. President?’

Steve Kerr continues to speak his truth about the White House invitation situation involving President Donald Trump. The Warriors coach communicated his views at length to SI.com’s Chris Mannix on Sunday. Related Articles Kurtenbach: Donald Trump picked the wrong team to fight Kurtenbach: The Warriors seem to love being the NBA’s most hated team Steve Kerr delivers upbeat health report, quotes Vin Scully Steve Kerr: Warriors will meet to discuss a potential White House visit “In his tweet to Steph, Trump talked about honoring the White House but, really, isn’t it you who must honor the White House, Mr. President?” Kerr said. “And the way to do that is through… Read More

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