Brady, McCaffrey and Wilson top NFL quotes of the week

9:11 AM ET ESPN.com Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print Russell Wilson compares himself to Weapon X, and more from our NFL quotes of the week. ‘I heal quick … I don’t know if it’s Wolverine blood or what.’ Denver Broncos quarterback Russell Wilson, on how his healing factor compares to that of the … Read more

Panthers dress up for Halloween event with hospital patients

Halloween is less than a week away, and many sports teams are getting into the spirit. The Carolina Panthers are the latest to celebrate, as they hosted their “Halloween Spooktacular” event. Carolina’s 2022 rookies and patients from the Levine Children’s Hospital in Charlotte, North Carolina, strutted their stuff while dressed up in costumes featuring various … Read more

Islanders legend Denis Potvin creates ‘Potvin Socks’

Anytime the New York Rangers play, their fans’ derogatory chant toward New York Islanders Hall of Fame defenseman Denis Potvin can be heard. It begins with a fan whistling from the stands, repeating the same five notes three times. Then three staccato whistles. Then the chorus: “POTVIN SUCKS!” The tune has existed for decades, whether … Read more

Tom Brady hosts young fan and his family at Bucs-Panthers

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady hosted 9-year-old George Cogdill, who is battling an autoimmune condition called Henoch-Schonlein purpura, and his family on Sunday as the Bucs prepared to take on the Carolina Panthers. 1 Related The seven-time Super Bowl champion treated the family from Pinewood, South Carolina — a two-hour drive … Read more

Taylor Swift’s ‘Midnights’ album launches many sports memes

5:08 PM ET Jeremy WillisESPN.com Pop music megastar Taylor Swift released her latest studio album, titled “Midnights,” on Friday. The 13-track album is Swift’s 10th. According to Spotify, the album broke the platform’s record for most album streams in a single day, and Swift broke the record for most-streamed artist in a single day. 1 … Read more

Rapper Jack Harlow disses Kentucky Wildcats at Louisville Cardinals’ Midnight Madness event

Grammy-nominated rapper Jack Harlow is a bona fide superstar now, proven by the global success of hits like “Churchill Downs” and “First Class.” But he’s also a Louisville native and a diehard Cardinals fan. Harlow made that clear Friday night during the program’s Midnight Madness event, “Louisville Live.” Harlow was a judge for the dunk … Read more

Christian McCaffrey trade stuns NFL Twitter

Christian McCaffrey is heading out west. In a blockbuster surprise trade, the Carolina Panthers have sent the running back to the San Francisco 49ers in exchange for draft picks, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter. McCaffrey has 393 rushing yards and two touchdowns this season, to go along with 277 receiving yards and a touchdown. The … Read more

Tony Romo’s Bills-Chiefs prediction tops NFL quotes of week

The “Tony Romo has supernatural predictive abilities” argument gets stronger, highlighting our NFL quotes of the week. ‘This is going to be a 24 to 20 type of game’ Announcer, former Dallas Cowboys quarterback and possible psychic Tony Romo, during the first quarter of Sunday’s game between the Buffalo Bills and Kansas City Chiefs. The … Read more

Gritty declares Philadelphia best sports city

1:41 PM ET Jeremy WillisESPN.com It is a great time to be a fan of Philadelphia sports. The city’s teams just keep winning. Let’s start with the Philadelphia Phillies. They are three wins from reaching the World Series for the first time since 2009. Philadelphia took Game 1 of the NLCS Tuesday, beating the San … Read more

Cooper Kupp meets up with TikTok-famous WWII veteran before Panthers-Rams

INGLEWOOD, California — As Cooper Kupp ran to the sideline, 97-year-old World War II veteran William Goode’s eyes lit up. 1 Related Goode’s story recently went viral when TikTok influencer Isaiah Garza filmed a video of the pair going to Disneyland together. As of Sunday, the video has been viewed more than 16 million times. … Read more