Champions League final: Liverpool, Real Madrid’s Paris opportunity

It is, in one sense, a classic Champions League final. Real Madrid against Liverpool. The most successful side of the competition had known against the most successful English side. It will be the first matchup to have happened in the final three times; it’s even happened once before in the same city, albeit in a … Read more

Colin Kaepernick’s Raiders workout: public reaction is everything

When the Ravens briefly entertained the idea of ​​bringing in Colin Kaepernick in 2017, the collective outrage from concerned citizens and fans — alongside folks who just enjoy dumping dry leaves onto a roaring fire — was so significant that the team ended up releasing statements from both its general manager and team president. The … Read more

How Top Gun’s Jon Hamm fell in love with 80s wrestling

SI.com’s Week in Wrestling is published every week and provides beneath-the-surface coverage of the business of pro wrestling. Jon Hamm: “I’ll always be an’ 80s WWF guy ” In May 1986, Nikolai Volkoff and the Iron Sheik were still headlining house shows for the World Wrestling Federation. “Macho Man” Randy Savage wore the intercontinental title, … Read more

When and for how long will Deshaun Watson be suspended?

Back from Atlanta, and here we go… From George Halmi (@ Hammer5726): When and how long will Watson be suspended? From John May (@juandemayo): Number of games for Deshaun Watson suspension? George and John — putting a number on it’s difficult. Offhand, I would say an eight-game suspension, but that’s a guess based on history. … Read more