Buccaneers kicker Ryan Succop is first ‘Mr. Irrelevant’ to play in, win Super Bowl

Buccaneers kicker Ryan Succop is first ‘Mr. Irrelevant’ to play in, win Super Bowl

(Getty Images) https://images.daznservices.com/di/library/sporting_news/3a/e4/ryan-succop-021621-getty-ftr_11e2axfspd83d1nj9u7wa4nkic.jpg?t=-1369609529&w=500&quality=80 Tampa Bay kicker Ryan Succop made Super Bowl history this year. With the Buccaneers’ 31-9 win over the Chiefs in Super Bowl 55, Succop became the first “Mr. Irrelevant” since the term originated in 1976 to play in the Super Bowl and win the Lombardi Trophy. And the 256th pick of the…

Deshaun Watson trade rumors: Texans QB photographed with Dolphins players in Miami

Deshaun Watson trade rumors: Texans QB photographed with Dolphins players in Miami

(Getty Images) https://images.daznservices.com/di/library/sporting_news/2f/be/deshaun-watson-092419-getty-ftrjpg_ygzdln1u4d0o1ess7nixz0ymb.jpg?t=1756736685&w=500&quality=80 The Deshaun Watson trade sweepstakes have officially entered the NFL offseason. Watson’s ongoing feud with the Texans remains the biggest storyline in the NFL, especially as everyone tries to parse where the quarterback wants to be traded. Houston remains adamant that it won’t oblige him, so it’s uncertain where Watson will ultimately…

Meet the first-year FBS coaches for 2021: SEC shuffle continues across Power 5, Group of 5

Meet the first-year FBS coaches for 2021: SEC shuffle continues across Power 5, Group of 5

The 2020-21 college football coaching carousel produced 15 coaching changes.   There were seven new hires made in the Power 5 and eight in the Group of 5. This cycle revolved around the SEC — past, present and perhaps future.  There are four new coaches in the SEC, including Tennessee’s Josh Heupel, Auburn’s Bryan Harsin, Vanderbilt’s Clark Lea and South…

ESPN issues response three days after UFC president Dana White called reporter Ariel Helwani a ‘douche’

ESPN issues response three days after UFC president Dana White called reporter Ariel Helwani a ‘douche’

(Getty Images) https://images.daznservices.com/di/library/sporting_news/ed/7f/dana-white-031520-getty-ftrjpg_acbte2o011vy19pgkana044op.jpg?t=-578184560&w=500&quality=80 ESPN on Monday finally issued a response to UFC president Dana White, who on Friday — three days before the network issued a statement — called well-known MMA reporter Ariel Helwani a “douche.” ESPN and UFC are corporate partners, with the former holding exclusive rights to UFC’s pay-per-view events. That might explain…