2:30 PM EDT, Sun July 24, 2016

Yao Ming: I was too shy to correct teammates to call me Ming, not Yao

Yao Ming isheaded to the Hall of Fame. Maybe that finally gave him enough confidence to address an issue that has plagued him since his rookie year with the Rockets. Yao in The Players Tribune: everyone called me Yao they thought it was my first name. In China, our surnames come first and our []

Scot McCloughan balances paying Kirk Cousins with having a winning team

In Washington,where the local NFL team is willing to pay quarterback Kirk Cousins $20 million for 2016 only but only $24 million on a long-term deal, the coming season will entail deciding whether Cousins deserves $24 million for 2017 (or a long-term deal with a lot more than $24 million guaranteed) or whether the team

Roger Goodell makes rare Twitter appearance to pander to Annie Apple again

It appears commissioner Roger Goodell and the NFL have found a potential face for Operation Mom. And it wouldnt be a stretch to think theyre trying to make sure they stay on her good side. Goodell, who is not what youd call an active Twitter user, just stepped out to pander to Annie Apple

Kamar Aiken caught passes from Joe Flacco, says he looks “the exact same”

Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco said earlier this week that he expects to be on the field for the teams first workouts in training camp after tearing his ACL last November. Thats been the direction things have been pointing for some time, so it wont be long before we have an idea about what effect the
The Dream Shake Jun 30, 2016

The Dream Shake Podcast, Ep. 23: Free agent dreaming

Ryan Dunsmore and Ethan Rothstein talk about the Rockets' 2016 draft class and the free agency market. The Dream Shake Podcast: Episode No. 23 Hosts: Ryan Dunsmore and Ethan Rothstein On this week's podcast, the boys talk about how the Rockets did in the draft and the free agency wish list. Ryan continues to stumble over names and Ethan breathes into the microphone. We remind the people that Zhou Qi is not Yao Ming. The Rockets passed on Maryland's Diamond Stone much to Ethan's chagrin. Ryan talks about a Longhorn. Here we go: 2016 NBA Draft Rockets draft Lousiville center Chinanu Onuaku...

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