May 2, 2024

X extends pact with NFL to expand content scope

X renewed its deal with the NFL this week to amplify even more content on the platform. X CEO Linda Yaccarino announced the renewal on Monday in a post. “A dream team of epic proportions! Whether you’re at the game or streaming it live, the energy from fans is contagious on X,” she wrote. “Sharing […]

May 1, 2024

NFL Draft smashes attendance, viewership records

Last week’s NFL Draft shattered attendance records and saw an increase in viewers for the highly anticipated first round. More than 775,000 fans attended the three-day event in Detroit, smashing the 600,000 attendees in Nashville in 2019.  Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer broke the news to an energized crowd on Saturday. “We have shown the world […]

April 30, 2024

Jason Kelce to join ESPN, be part of ‘Monday Night Football’ pregame show

Jason Kelce will join ESPN‘s “Monday Night Countdown” after retiring from the Philadelphia Eagles earlier this year, according to a person with knowledge of the deal. The person confirmed the deal to The Associated Press on the condition of anonymity on Monday because it was not expected to be announced until the ESPN/Disney upfront presentation […]

April 30, 2024

Chiefs sign star tight end Travis Kelce to new 2-year, $34.25 million deal

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Chiefs signed Travis Kelce to a new two-year, $34.25 million contract on Monday, wrapping up their star tight end as they attempt to win an unprecedented third straight Super Bowl, a person familiar with the terms told The Associated Press. Kelce’s deal with Kansas City includes $17 million guaranteed for […]

April 29, 2024

Ravens add help for secondary, offensive line in draft

OWINGS MILLS, Md. — Eric DeCosta felt the Baltimore Ravens were ahead of the curve with their first two draft picks, when they took a cornerback and an offensive tackle. “It seems like if you’re going to define this draft, it’s the draft of the run,” the Baltimore general manager said. “You saw the quarterbacks […]

April 28, 2024

Commanders focus on culture fit over need

Adam Peters says he can’t believe how good new quarterback Jayden Daniels is. The Washington Commanders’ general manager didn’t start studying this year’s quarterback prospects until January and the eventual No. 2 pick leaped off the screen. After what Peters described as a thorough predraft process, he was left with only one question: Why shouldn’t […]