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Malcolm Gladwell says Tom Brady should retire — now

Tom Brady's wife told the media a few months ago that the Patriots' superstar quarterback — the man atop most rankings of not only the greatest QB in NFL history but also the greatest player in NFL history — had concussions during the season that he did not disclose. Ignoring...

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 2:18pm

North Korea might co-host 2018 Winter Olympic Games

A report by the Washington Post on Wednesday revealed that South Korea, host of the 2018 Winter Olympic Games, could ask its controversial neighbor North Korea to help co-host the famed sporting event come February.  The games are to be held in PyeongChang, which is just 40 miles from the...

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 2:07pm

Metro Sports Editors argue Celtics, Knicks, Sixers, NBA Draft

The 2017 NBA Draft is just over 24 hours away and the rumors continue to fly. The Celtics and Sixers already made a whopper of a deal, and the Knicks are poised to make huge noise as well by trading Kristaps Porzingis, Carmelo Anthony or both. Metro's Sports Editors in Boston (Matt Burke),...

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 1:15pm

What are the Knicks doing with NBA draft, Kristaps Porzingis?

Weren't things looking OK a couple weeks ago?  Sure, Kristaps Porzingis and Phil Jackson weren't talking, but the New York Knicks had the No. 8 pick, there were rumors swirling that point guard Ricky Rubio might be shipped from the Minnesota Timberwolves and Kentucky's Malik Monk...

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 1:13pm

Sid Rosenberg: Where is the love for Brook Lopez?

Brook Lopez deserves a huge pat on the back from every Nets fan on his way out of Brooklyn.    Arguably the best big man to ever don a Nets jersey, Lopez was shipped to his home state of California Tuesday evening in a trade with the Los Angeles Lakers for D'Angelo Russell and...

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 12:09pm

Teenage Cosmos fan orchestrates Lucky Mkosana signing

Few fans, if any, in the history of sports will ever have the impact that 13-year-old Angelo Coniglio had this week for his favorite team.   Fans can have an incredible impact on sports teams, from rattling players to elevating a team at crucial moments. Sometimes their volume can cause a...

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 11:51am

Check out every NHL team's new Adidas jerseys

The NHL's busy week continued on Tuesday with the league and Adidas unveiling every organization's new jerseys. The league and clothing company signed a seven-year partnership in 2015 but it will officially kick in this summer, ending Reebok's 10-year run as the NHL's jersey...

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 11:39am

Mark Wahlberg talks Patriots, 'Transformers' and Mayweather vs. McGregor

Mark Wahlberg shipped up to Foxboro on Monday, but it wasn’t to hang out with his Super Bowl-winning pal Tom Brady. The Boston-bred star stopped by the Showcase Live Patriot Place cinema for a special red carpet event and screening of his latest action flick “Transformers: The Last...

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 9:34am

Tiger Woods admits he needs 'professional help' after drugged driving arrest

Tiger Woods announced Monday he is receiving “professional help” to manage his use of prescribed opioid painkillers following his arrest for driving while intoxicated last month. Florida police found the 41-year-old golf icon asleep behind the wheel of his Mercedes at 3 a.m. with the...

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 7:02pm

Nets trade Brook Lopez, pick to Lakers for D'Angelo Russell, Mozgov

The Vertical's Adrian Wojnarowski reported on Tuesday evening that the Brooklyn Nets have traded center Brook Lopez and the 27th-overall pick in the 2017 NBA draft to the Los Angeles Lakers for point guard D'Angelo Russell and center Timofey Mozgov. Lopez spent nine seasons with the Nets...

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 6:57pm

Every NHL team's greatest jersey ever

With the NHL and Adidas releasing their new-look jerseys on Wednesday night, we here at Metro decided to take a trip back in time and take a look at the best jerseys each team has worn. Fair warning, I am a '90s kid, which means some of my choices may shock and horrify you. But you can at...

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 6:29pm

Bruins will see transactions of all kinds in coming days

This isn’t your typical quiet off-season in the NHL, in fact the next few days are going to be what the league hopes is someday remembered as a monumental time in its history.    In addition to the usual NHL Awards ceremony on Wednesday (8, NBCSN) which is annually held in Las...

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 6:23pm

Courtney Stodden NSFW pics, photos resurface - gallery

Courtney Stodden gained fame by marrying Doug Hutchison when she was just 16-years-old and he was 50. After six years of marriage, they called it quits and Stodden held a divorce party. Above are some pics from that divorce party (including several seemingly common nip slips) as well as some of her...

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 6:18pm

NBA Rumors: Are Sixers interested in trading for Knicks' Kristaps Porzingis?

Anyone who is familiar with sports radio talk knows that fodder on the airwaves rarely does anything but rangle listeners to debate whatever the hot topic of the day is. However, it is a good barometer of what is important to sports fans in the city. So hearing Chris Carlin and Ike Reese on...

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 5:03pm

NHL rumors: Islanders Going For Duchene, Eberle, Galchenyuk?

There is cautious optimism surrounding the New York Islanders during the offseason.  That hasn't happened much over the past 25 years or so.  After missing the postseason for the first time since 2014, the Islanders are about to become engaged in one of the most important summers in...

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 4:57pm

Every future Celtics NBA Draft pick

The Celtics lined their war chest by acquiring yet another first round pick, adding a future lottery pick from the Sixers, moving back to third overall in the 2017 NBA Draft. Here's a full list of the picks and restrictions the team has in upcoming drafts by year: 2017 1st round...

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 4:24pm

French international Gignac targeted by LA Galaxy: Source

Andre-Pierre Gignac might be MLS-bound as the French international is a target of interest from at least one high-profile Western Conference team. A league source tells Metro New York that Gignac, a French striker on Mexican side Tigres, has indeed generated some interest from the LA Galaxy....

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 4:21pm

Kevin Love to Celtics in trade via Knicks? NBA rumors update

The Celtics have been in love with Kevin Love for years, the Knicks are in desperate need of draft picks and LeBron wants to play with his buddy Carmelo Anthony in Cleveland. Wouldn’t now be the time for these three teams to made a mega three-way trade? The Cavs might be the only team not...

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 4:14pm

Every future Sixers NBA Draft pick

The Sixers traded away a future first rounder in their move with the Celtics to acquire the No. 1 overall pick in the 2017 NBA Draft.  Here's a full list of the picks and restrictions the team has in upcoming drafts by year: 2017 1st round — Brooklyn via Boston (1st overall) 2nd...

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 3:50pm

Broad Street Brawlers play their way into The Basketball Tournament

The Broad Street Brawlers have punched their ticket to Las Vegas. Winners of two games on Saturday and Sunday at The Basketball Tournament Jamboree at Philadelphia University, this team of local Philadelphia talent will get their opportunity to compete for $2 million on July 15 in the West Region...

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 3:10pm