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Saints hero Tom Dempsey dies at 73 after COVID-19 complications

Football Apr 6, 2020

Saints hero Tom Dempsey dies at 73 after COVID-19 complications

Tom Dempsey, the kicker born without toes on his kicking foot who made a then-record 63-yard field goal, died late Saturday while struggling with complications from the new coronavirus. He was 73. The Times-Picayune/The New Orleans Advocate first reported Dempsey's death. Ashley Dempsey said Sunday ...

NFL keeping its draft in April as scheduled

More Sports / Football Mar 27, 2020

NFL keeping its draft in April as scheduled

Commissioner Roger Goodell told NFL teams on Thursday that the draft will go on as originally scheduled for next month. The draft will still take place April 23-25. It was originally scheduled for a big outdoor production in Las Vegas, but those plans were scrapped ...

Tom Brady over Jameis Winston an easy decision for Buccaneers

Football Mar 26, 2020

Tom Brady over Jameis Winston an easy decision for Buccaneers

The decision to pursue Tom Brady in free agency was a no-brainer for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. That’s not to suggest a lot of thinking and planning didn’t go into it. In snaring the six-time Super Bowl winner, who signed a two-year, $50 million contract that’s ...

More Sports / Football Mar 24, 2020

Patriots release all-time leading scorer Stephen Gostkowski

The Patriots said goodbye Monday to another longtime staple of their two-decade run of championships, releasing kicker and franchise-leading scorer Stephen Gostkowski. The three-time Super Bowl champion has spent his entire 14-year career in New England. Drafted in 2006, Gostkowski has long passed Adam Vinatieri as ...

New era as Brady signs with Bucs

More Sports / Football Mar 21, 2020

New era as Brady signs with Bucs

A new look for the NFL: Tom Brady in Tampa Bay pewter and red rather than Patriots red, white and blue. The six-time Super Bowl champion quarterback signed a two-year contract in free agency on Friday, embarking on a "new football journey" with the Buccaneers. ...