We are through two weeks of fantasy football and some under-the-radar players have catapulted up to the top of the scoring charts. SI Now’s Robin Lundberg and Amy Campbell break down FullTime Fantasy’s top ten overall scorers.
Troy Aikman discussed the NFL’s state of officiating with Jimmy Traina on the SI Media Podcast, lamenting how it seems there is a penalty on seemingly every play. Aikman called it ‘nauseating,’ SI Now hosts Robin Lundberg and Amy Campbell assess the league’s mediating.
Professional athletes ranging from Dennis Rodman to Ricky Williams trusted Peggy King with their wealth, only for their worst nightmares to become reality. SI senior writer Alex Prewitt tells SI Now’s Robin Lundberg how she pulled off the ultimate scam, and what lead to her downfall.
Juju Smith-Schuster has a large following on YouTube and is an avid video-gaming enthusiast. On SI Now he explains to Robin Lundberg how he handles expectations from fans who don’t understand his life away from the football field.
Steelers wide receiver Juju Smith-Schuster spoke with SI Now’s Robin Lundberg about quarterback Ben Roethlisberger’s season ending injury and how they must now rally behind young quarterback Mason Rudolph to lead the team.
Former Michigan and NFL wide receiver Braylon Edwards spoke with SI Now’s Ryan Asselta on if Michigan should consider making a coaching change if head coach Jim Harbaugh continues to be incapable of beating Michigan rival Ohio State.
Former NFL wide receiver Braylon Edwards joined SI Now in studio and made the claim that DeAndre Hopkins is currently the best receiver in the league due to his ability to run the full route tree and dominate both inside and outside.
The Buffalo Bills are now 2-0 with wins over the New York Jets and Giants to open the season. Quarterback Josh Allen was asked about beating two teams that could have drafted him and said, “I am in New York.” While the Jets and Giants play in New Jersey, SI Now hosts Robin Lundberg and Ryan Asselta decide if Allen and the Bills are New York’s best squad.
The University of Tennessee gifted a young fan with the present of a lifetime after he was being bullied for wearing a homemade Tennessee Volunteers shirt. The team not only started selling apparel based of his design, they also offered him a four-year scholarship in 2032 assuming he meets all the admission requirements.
USA Basketball has had a dreadful showing at the FIBA World Cup this summer, and managing director Jerry Colangelo says he’ll remember which players backed out of their commitments. Of the 35 players originally selected to the player pool, only four made it to China. The will U.S. finish no higher than seventh after losing back-to-back games, the worst finish ever by USA men’s squad in a major tournament. With the 2020 Olympics looming, SI Now debates if Colangelo is handling this the right way.
With the USC Trojans losing starting quarterback J.T. Daniels in week one, their season was already in jeopardy. However, backup Kedon Slovis shined in USC’s win over Stanford. SI college football writer Laken Litman says that while it’s too soon to tell if Slovis will follow Sam Darnold’s footsteps, there is a reason to be optimistic in LA.
After a stellar performance at Texas, LSU quarterback Joe Burrow has already entered the Heisman Trophy conversation. SI college football writer Laken Litman says LSU finally has found their signal caller.
On SI Now, Dallas Cowboys Jason Witten opened up about his stint in sports broadcasting with ‘Monday Night Football.’ Witten touches on the attention it garnered on social media and how he was able to learn from the experience and move forward.
Dallas Cowboys tight end Jason Witten spoke with SI Now’s Amy Campbell about former players like Andrew Luck and Rob Gronkowski walking away from the game early. He believes it is a trend that can continue but also believes the league’s at a good place in terms of safety for players.
Want an autograph from a Dallas Cowboys star? You better come wearing the proper attire. As one young Giants fan wearing a Saquon Barkley jersey learned the hard way, Cowboys defensive star Demarcus Lawrence snubbed the fans request for an autograph saying, “You need the right jersey son!” While Lawrence defended his actions to the media, SI Now hosts Robin Lundberg and Amy Campbell discuss if kids wearing a rival jersey should be denied autographs.
Who doesn’t love a ‘Madden’ glitch? In this alternate universe, a Pittsburgh Steelers player fumbles the ball to a Detroit Lions player that appears to throw the ball more than 30 yards downfield to Lion-clad Aaron Donald. SI Now’s Robin Lundberg and Amy Campbell react to this crazy play.
Derrick Rose spoke with SI Now’s Robin Lundberg about load management and tells him that if he feels healthy enough to play then he will. However, he says players like Kevin Durant need to listen to their bodies to determine if they should be on the court or not.
SI senior editor and author of ‘Billion Dollar Fantasy’ Albert Chen spoke with SI Now’s Ryan Asselta about how leaders of FanDuel and DraftKings were literally waking up wondering if the company was going to go under or even end up in prison due to the 2015 scandal around sports betting.
On Sunday, Kansas City Chief’s Tyreek Hill suffered an injury to his collarbones that will keep him sidelined for several games. MMQB’s Jonathan Jones told SI Now’s Robin Lundberg that he believes although Hill can’t be replaced, Patrick Mahomes still has a plethora of weapons to keep the offense running smoothly.