Report: Brett Favre’s Charitable Foundation Funneled Funds to USM Athletics

A few weeks ago, text messages from Brett Favre were released detailing that he received state welfare funding from former Mississippi governor Phil Bryant to build a new indoor volleyball practice facility at the University of Southern Mississippi, his alma mater and where his daughter plays. A new report released by The Athletic on Wednesday … Read more

Buffalo Bills, set by injuries to secondary, sign CB Xavier Rhodes to practice squad, source says

11:06 PM ET Alaina GetzenbergESPN BUFFALO, NY — The Buffalo Bills are experiencing a rough stretch of injuries, and no spot on the roster has suffered more than the secondary. The Bills have added significant depth to the cornerback position by signing veteran Xavier Rhodes to the team’s practice squad, a source confirmed to ESPN’s … Read more

Giants top rookies can only learn from Cowboys schooling

What? Did you think they were going 17-0? After the feel-good 2-0 start, a lot of you thought the Giants were headed for at least 4-0. You know who you are. And that’s OK. No shame in that. Why not? The Giants began the season with the upset road win over the Titans, the 2021 … Read more

Giants’ Daniel Jones shows toughness in loss to Cowboys

Sacrificial tributes in “The Hunger Games” spend less time running for survival than Daniel Jones did against the Cowboys on Monday night. As impressive as any of Patrick Mahomes’ no-look passes or Lamar Jackson’s electrifying moves Jones was keeping his team competitive under siege from 24 pressures — the most against a Giants quarterback since … Read more

Kenny Golladay, Kadarius Toney and an old promise are killing Giants

The second-highest-paid receiving corps in the NFL needs a lot of help. If Giants owner John Mara spoke candidly to the media today, he likely would say the same thing that he said on Jan. 6, 2021: “There’s no question that we need to help our offense going forward and add some more pieces.” Put … Read more

Dallas Cowboys hand New York Giants first loss of the season behind back-up quarterback Cooper Rush

CNN — Starting for the second game in a row for the first time in his career, Cooper Rush has grabbed his opportunity with both hands. Having won last week against the Cincinnati Bengals, Rush and the Dallas Cowboys handed the New York Giants their first loss of the season, 23-16, on Monday night. Rush … Read more

Initial tests reveal serious knee injury to New York Giants WR Sterling Shepard

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ — New York Giants wide receiver Sterling Shepard suffered what is believed to be a serious left knee injury, multiple sources told ESPN, after Shepard underwent initial tests following Monday night’s game against the Dallas Cowboys. The non-contact injury happened in the final minutes of New York’s 23-16 loss to Dallas. A … Read more

San Francisco 49ers’ Trent Williams, Azeez Al-Shaair dealing with multiweek injuries

DENVER — The San Francisco 49ers will be without two more key starters for at least the next month because of injuries left tackle Trent Williams and linebacker Azeez Al-Shaair suffered in Sunday night’s loss to the Denver Broncos. Coach Kyle Shanahan said Monday that Williams will likely miss four to six weeks with a … Read more