SEC commissioner Greg Sankey open to major March Madness changes

SEC commissioner Greg Sankey open to major March Madness changes

Southeastern Conference commissioner Greg Sankey, probably the most influential person in college athletics, said Thursday he wants to take “a fresh look” at the NCAA men’s basketball tournament—perhaps with an eye toward expansion of the current 68-team field. Sankey cautions that he is “not ready to make headlines there yet.” But he also is open … Read more

Aaron Rodgers says Ayahuasca helped him on field, win two MVPs

Aaron Rodgers says Ayahuasca helped him on field, win two MVPs

1. Let me be clear right out of the gate here: I don’t care whether Aaron Rodgers does legal drugs, illegal drugs or anything in between. It has no bearing on my life. Having said that, I found Rodgers’s admission on a podcast this week that ayahuasca has changed his life on and off the … Read more

WWE SummerSlam recap: Triple H first PPV in charge was a success

WWE SummerSlam recap: Triple H first PPV in charge was a success

After the seismic shift in WWE with the departure of Vince McMahon over sexual misconduct allegations, Saturday’s SummerSlam was the first test of the new regime. The first major show was a success, both artistically and aesthetically, with 40,117 fans at Nissan Stadium in Nashville. The visuals were impressive, giving the show a look that … Read more

Ric Flair’s return symbolizes more than a wrestling match

Ric Flair's return symbolizes more than a wrestling match

A legend from a past era makes a modern-day return this Sunday, as “The Nature Boy” Ric Flair returns to the wrestling ring for his final match. Flair, 73, has wrestled all sorts of battles outside the ring. Whether that was controversy related to sexual assault or issues related to health woes, retirement has reinforced … Read more