Big brother J.J. Watt helped T.J. prepare for NFL Combine

No draft prospect can really know what’s coming at the NFL Scouting Combine — not at an event that, sometimes by design, challenges them with the unexpected. It’s going to be a bit harder for NFL clubs to throw T.J. Watt off his game, however. The former Wisconsin linebacker had …

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Cowboys Not Ruling Out Keeping Tony Romo

The Dallas Cowboys have not ruled out bringing back Tony Romo next season. Jones and Romo have had one extended visit since the end of the season. Romo currently has a cap hit of $24.7 million for 2017. Releasing Romo would save the Cowboys $5.1 million but cost them nearly $20 …

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Washington Signs Jay Gruden To Two-Year Extension

Washington has signed Jay Gruden to a two-year contract extension. Gruden had two seasons remaining on his original five-year deal. The extension now runs through the 2020 season. Gruden is now the first coach to receive an extension during the ownership tenure of Dan Snyder. Snyder has had seven head coaches …

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Festus Ezeli To Undergo Knee Surgery With Cadaver Donor

Festus Ezeli is expected to undergo an unconventional surgical procedure on his left knee next week. The procedure will involve the use of a cadaver donor, league sources said. Ezeli has sought a donor for months, sources said, but due to his 6-foot-11 stature, finding a matching donor was problematic. …

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How far can Russell Westbrook take OKC this season?

Twelve teams in the NBA have at least a 99 percent chance of making the playoffs, according to ESPN’s Basketball Power Index (BPI), and the Oklahoma City Thunder are one of them. While there is a chance the Thunder could rise to as high as the No. 4 seed in …

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