A Gay Referee Tries to Find His Place in Hockey

Gay Men in Hockey: A Short History There are few men in hockey who seem to embody the sport quite like Brian Burke, whose famous gruffness toward a prying scrum of reporters as an executive roughly equaled his playing style as a college and minor league scrapper in the 1970s. He has spent nearly all…

Rob Gronkowski announces he’ll play for Patriots in 2018

Rob Gronkowski ended an offseason of speculation on Tuesday, announcing on Instagram that he intends to play for the New England Patriots in the upcoming season. Gronkowski was non-committal about continuing to play football after February’s Super Bowl loss. “I’m not ready for these type of questions right now,” Gronkowski said in the postgame news conference.…

On Pro Football: Jets and Giants Share Something Else: High Stakes at the Draft

The Giants, after bungling their quarterback situation, fired Coach Ben McAdoo and General Manager Jerry Reese with a month left in a 3-13 fiasco of a season. They hired Gettleman before the season ended so he could fire Marc Ross, who ran the team’s college scouting department, and have extra time to prepare for what…