Matt Burke

matthew.burke@metro.us

Matt Burke is the Executive Sports Editor for Metro US Newspapers and Metro Bet. He can be reached at matthew.burke@metro.us.

Is the Tom Brady Patriots dynasty crumbling before our eyes?

For as long as Tom Brady and Bill Belichick are the quarterback and head coach of the Patriots, they will shoulder the load of the blame when things go wrong. Things went horribly wrong at Ford Field in Detroit on Sunday night as the Pats were shellacked, 26-10, giving New England fans a sense of...

Monday, September 24, 2018, 6:18 PM

How many girls did Tiger Woods have sex with while cheating on wife?

Tiger Woods is this generation’s great American sports hero, having been on top of the world for 15 years – before his empire was torn down in November of 2009. It took nearly 10 years, but Woods’ golf career has been resurrected as he won the Tour Championship this past weekend....

Monday, September 24, 2018, 12:48 PM

Sloppy Patriots roughed up by Lions in Detroit

The Patriots (1-2) find themselves under .500 after their 26-10 loss to Detroit (1-2) Sunday night as their offense looked broken and their defense allowed Matthew Stafford and Kerryon Johnson to have a field day. Tom Brady finished with an ugly 133 yards passing with a touchdown and an...

Sunday, September 23, 2018, 11:23 PM

Danny Ainge eyes Celtics Jimmy Butler trade - NBA rumors and more

Most would agree that the Celtics will have an exceptional team in 2018-19 but that they just aren’t at the level of the Golden State Warriors, particularly since Golden State added DeMarcus Cousins this summer. In this era of superstar one-ups-manship, the Celtics look to be one superstar...

Sunday, September 23, 2018, 12:28 PM

Did Karl Towns girlfriend Kawa Andrade have sex with Butler?

The biggest rumor coming out of Jimmy Butler’s request to be traded out of Minnesota is that there is significant beef between Butler and Karl Anthony Towns regarding Towns’ girlfriend Kawa Andrade. Very quickly Kawa Andrade girlfriend Karl Towns have sex was trending in basketball...

Thursday, September 20, 2018, 2:19 PM

Deal possible for LeVeon Bell Packers Seahawks NFL trade rumors

LeVeon Bell was removed from the Steelers’ active roster this week, signaling to many teams around the NFL that the relationship may be too far gone to repair. In other words, Bell is very much on the market for a trade. Here we look at LeVeon Bell Seahawks Packers NFL trade rumors and more...

Thursday, September 20, 2018, 1:17 PM

What time does Patriots Lions game start? Full preview

Since 2014, the Patriots are 11-5 in the first four games of the regular season. That’s a good mark for most franchises, but as we know by now the Pats are graded on a curve. Last season the Pats lost their season opener to the Chiefs, and then their fourth game of the season to the Panthers...

Wednesday, September 19, 2018, 4:21 PM

When does NBA and college basketball season start for 2018-19?

It doesn’t seem too long ago that the Golden State Warriors were putting the finishing touches on winning last season’s NBA title but pro basketball is less than a month away from returning. The 2018-19 NBA season will start on Tuesday, Oct. 16 with a TNT double-header. The Philadelphia...

Wednesday, September 19, 2018, 12:31 PM

After Gordon trade, Dez Bryant Patriots Browns NFL rumors persist

With the news that the Patriots landed Josh Gordon in a trade this week it seemingly put to rest all of those Dez Bryant Patriots Browns NFL rumors. But Bill Belichick has gotten greedy at the position in the past. It was an entirely different situation 11 years ago, but the Patriots brought in...

Tuesday, September 18, 2018, 4:33 PM

Marcus Smart Pacers Celtics NBA Trade Rumors - Bigger deal near?

The Indiana Pacers look to be in the second tier of NBA Eastern Conference powers, behind the first tier of the Celtics, Sixers and Raptors. The Pacers could be interested in swinging a deal near the deadline, however, in order to lift them into the elite class. The Ringer’s Bill Simmons and...

Tuesday, September 18, 2018, 1:24 PM

Latest on Patriots Josh Gordon with a deal imminent

Here is the latest on Patriots Josh Gordon and a potential deal. The Patriots will likely finalize a deal for troubled wide receiver Josh Gordon tonight. NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport tweeted out on Monday afternoon that, “the Patriots are getting close on a deal for Browns WR Josh Gordon...

Monday, September 17, 2018, 3:29 PM

Live stream Monday Night Football link - free 2018 streaming and schedule

Live stream Monday Night Football link for the 2018 NFL season. In the first week of the season ESPN treated us to a pair of Monday night games but we’re back to the regular schedule to finish off Week 2. Here is the MNF schedule for the rest of the 2018 season. All games start at 8:15 p.m....

Monday, September 17, 2018, 1:52 PM

Fantasy football Carson Wentz add start advice for Colts game

Fantasy football Carson Wentz add start advice for the Indianapolis Colts game this coming Sunday. Wentz is “on track” to play against the Colts this coming Sunday. So what are the fantasy implications?    That depends on who you have as your current quarterback. None of the...

Monday, September 17, 2018, 1:09 PM

Rob Gronkowski held in check as Patriots are pounded by Jaguars

The Patriots have made an art form out of the second half comeback in recent years but on Sunday in sizzling Jacksonville the Pats couldn’t climb out of a giant early hole. The Jaguars put up 21 points and the Pats offense only mustered a field goal in the first half, paving the way to a 31-...

Sunday, September 16, 2018, 7:47 PM

2018 NFL season Week 3 odds spread lines for pro football

Here is a look at the early, early odds for NFL Week 3. Games will be played on Thursday, Sept. 20, Sunday, Sept. 23 and Monday, Sept. 24.   New York Jets at Cleveland Browns (-1.5) New Orleans Saints at Atlanta Falcons (-3.5) San Francisco 49ers at Kansas City Chiefs (-7) Oakland Raiders...

Sunday, September 16, 2018, 3:59 PM

Latest on Josh Gordon Patriots Redskins Cowboys - trade close?

Based on Las Vegas odds and the latest rumblings around the NFL, it looks as though the Patriots Cowboys and Redskins are the most likely teams to trade for Josh Gordon. It is not entirely clear what the final straw was for Gordon in Cleveland, but ESPN reported that Gordon “broke the team...

Sunday, September 16, 2018, 1:40 PM

Free GGG Canelo Live Stream link - Golovkin Alvarez fight streaming

Here is info on a free GGG Canelo Live Stream link for the fight. Gennady GGG Golovkin and Canelo Alvarez will treat fans to a sequel of their 2017 classic on Saturday night. The fight will be broadcast live on Pay Per View for a cool $85. You can bet on the fight now at Sugar House. Canelo...

Saturday, September 15, 2018, 10:01 AM

What time does GGG Golovkin Canelo Alvarez fight start end?

Boxing doesn't have many super fights available for public consumption these days but make no mistake that Gennady GGG Golovkin versus Canelo Alvarez is one of them. Here is a look at what time does GGG Golovkin Canelo Alvarez fight start end as well as more information. Golovkin is 38-0-1...

Friday, September 14, 2018, 4:46 PM

2019 NFL Mock Draft Rumors Patriots Broncos take QB

Pro scouts are already looking at the college ranks for next spring as NFL Mock Draft Rumors Patriots are already being discussed. The 2019 NFL Draft is already shaping up to be an interesting one as it doesn’t seem like too many teams will be eyeing quarterbacks in the first round. The Bills...

Thursday, September 13, 2018, 4:06 PM

Sony Michel Leonard Fournette Fantasy football injuries - Start?

Sony Michel Leonard Fournette Fantasy football injuries and advice for Week 2 of the NFL season. If the Patriots activate RB Sony Michel for this Sunday’s game against the Jaguars, add him if you have some semblance of roster flexibility. Michel could be the talk of the fantasy football world...

Wednesday, September 12, 2018, 4:45 PM