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Big shake-up to SuperCoach NRL trades in 2018

YES, yes I know it’s summer and the Ashes are on but it’s never too early to talk SuperCoach, especially when there’s some new rules to work through.

Hurn hopeful as Eagles weigh up next skipper

WEST Coast veteran Shannon Hurn believes he has plenty more to offer as skipper and he wants to retain the role while the club enters a new AFL era.

Gronkowski suspension shows Roger Goodell doesn’t know when to use his power

One-game penalty is unconscionably short for Patriots tight end who took a vicious shot at a defenseless foe long after a play had ended.

After tearing his Achilles, Ravens’ Jimmy Smith reportedly drops appeal of PED

The cornerback will serve his suspension over the remainder of Baltimore's regular season.

Los Angeles Chargers should be favored to capture AFC West crown over Raiders,

Chargers are the seventh team in the Super Bowl era to start 0-4 and then go 6-2 or better in their next 8 games,

The Redskins’ 20 pending unrestricted free agents have plenty on the line in the

Washington Redskins, NFL, Bashaud Breeland, Junior Galette, Chris Carter

Jay Gruden: Redskins ‘don’t have any plans to shut anybody down’

Coach says the trainers will determine if any players have season-ending injuries.

New York Giants fire Ben McAdoo, Jerry Reese

The Giants have just two wins in what has become a disastrous season for a franchise accustomed to success.

Arizona State names Herm Edwards coach, announces NFL-style structure for

Edwards will also serve as the CEO of the Sun Devils' New Leadership Model.

Patriots' Rob Gronkowski suspended by NFL for one game after dirty hit. It makes

The Patriots tight end says he is frustrated, a feeling Tom Brady understands. But Bill Belichick was less sympathetic and the NFL may be, too.

Green Bay Packers' playoff odds stand at 750-to-1 even if Aaron Rodgers returns

Any and all playoff hopes for Green Bay require it winning out the rest of the way and ending the season with a 10-6 record.

‘Human rights cannot be compromised’: Colin Kaepernick honored by ACLU

Kaepernick, who also was named a finalist on Monday for Time's "Person of the Year," said, “We must confront systemic oppression as a doctor would a disease. You identify it, you

Pittsburgh Steelers' Le'Veon Bell should be the NFL's MVP front-runner

Bell leads the league in yards from scrimmage with 125.2 per game and also leads the league in percentage of team scrimmage yards.

49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo looks to be an ideal fit for Kyle Shanahan's

The QB's stats were modest in win over Bears, but there was a lot to like about his performance.

Fantasy football Week 13 takeaways: Josh Gordon could become a monster

In his first NFL game in three years, the Browns WR thrilled his fantasy owners, while some other notable names had their ups and downs in Week 13.

With Coach Ben McAdoo’s future in doubt, Eli Manning says, ‘I plan on playing

But will he be playing for the Giants or another team? One of the NFL's steadiest franchises is encountering turbulence that's mostly of its own making.

Raiders and Chargers move into position to steal putrid AFC West from the Chiefs

Coach Andy Reid refuses to make a big move that might jolt the Chiefs out of their doldrums, giving Oakland and L.A. the chance to salvage their once-lost seasons.

Conspiracy as ugly ‘stink’ sours Hayne deal

RUGBY league journalist Paul Kent has slammed Jarryd Hayne’s return to Parramatta from the Gold Coast, blasting the NRL to allow a deal that “stinks” to go through.

Seattle Seahawks' upset Philadelphia Eagles and shake the entire NFC playoff

With one result Sunday, the NFC postseason picture totally changed complexion.

Star moves as NRL swap finalised

PENRITH has confirmed the signing of NSW five-eighth James Maloney for the next three NRL seasons.

Spews and 5am alarms: Nick’s living the dream

WELCOME to the AFL, young fella.

‘Ridiculous’: Why Pearce won’t buy finals hype

MITCHELL Pearce has responded to Paul Gallen’s backhanded swipe, declaring he isn’t worried about his NSW representative future after signing with Newcastle.

Suns young gun steps into big boots

GOLD Coast has handed Gary Ablett’s No.9 to one of the club’s brightest young stars.

Young backs must step up for Swans

SYDNEY coach John Longmire wants his emerging key defenders Lewis Melican and Aliir Aliir to take the load of their more experienced colleagues next season.

New direction suits Hartung

BILLY Hartung is well aware of his shortcomings.

Brayshaw brothers ready for rivalry

HAMISH Brayshaw has backed his brother Andrew to handle the pressure of being the No.2 draft pick at Fremantle and also says he is joining West Coast on a level playing field

How snub made Powell a draft bolter

GOLD Coast’s shock first round draft selection Wil Powell says the frustration at being snubbed by his home state representative selectors helped him find the other level that

Begley motors in Bombers time trial

THE fridge was running at Tullamarine on Friday.

Gap closing? State of play in world rugby

NOBODY was left in any doubt about which team sits atop the world rugby pecking order, with New Zealand’s clinical finishing and robust defence in their end-of-season campaign once

Russell Wilson, back in the MVP conversation, drags Seahawks into the playoff

No player means more to his team than Russell Wilson does to the Seahawks, who have an inside track to the playoffs despite glaring flaws and harsh injuries.

Geno Smith rips ex-coach Rex Ryan as a ‘coward’ after starting for Giants

Ryan had called Eli Manning's benching in favor of Smith a “slap in the face” to the veteran quarterback.

World Cup Team of the Tournament

AUSTRALIA may have claimed the spoils at the 2017 Rugby League World Cup, but who made the team of the tournament?

Chiefs’ Marcus Peters throws penalty flag into stands, wrongly thinks he’s been

The Kansas City cornerback briefly left a game against the Jets, but returned to see his team fall to 6-6 after starting the season 5-0.

Rob Gronkowski’s dirty hit overshadows day of stellar play

The Patriots' tight end is apologetic but questions why officials never penalize defenders for holding him.

Case Keenum, Minnesota Vikings are real Super Bowl contenders

Minnesota beats the Falcons on Sunday to stay in the mix for the No. 1 seed in the NFC.

Exciting changes to SuperCoach scoring

YOU voted, we delivered.

Giants’ Ben McAdoo reportedly could be fired after Sunday’s game against Raiders

A two-win season and botching the benching of a Super Bowl hero are a bad combination.

NFL Week 13: Eli Manning sits, national anthem protests anticipated; Injury

Geno Smith takes over, Alshon Jeffrey gets a new deal and Aaron Rodgers practices.