Free throws are going to be a lot more valuable in the NBA G League this season. They announced that they would be experimenting with a new single foul shot rule. Players will shoot one free throw that will be worth the value of the shot they were fouled on. While the league will go back to traditional foul shot rules in the final two minutes and overtime of a game, SI Now’s Robin Lundberg and Ryan Asselta debate if they think this is a good rule or not.
After 15 seasons with the Seattle Mariners, Felix Hernandez is expected to move on in free agency or possibly retire. But that didn’t stop the Mariners crowd from serenading King Felix in what’s likely to be his last home start for the team. However, the six-time all-star and Cy Young award winner didn’t get a chance to showcase his talent in October. SI Now hosts Robin Lundberg and Ryan Asselta reflect on King Felix’s stellar career.
Pop stars Jennifer Lopez and Shakira announced on Twitter on Thursday that they will be performing together in the Super Bowl LIV Halftime Show which takes place in Miami. SI Now’s Robin Lundberg and Ryan Asselta react to the announcement.
NFL hall of fame quarterback Terry Bradshaw consistently comments on the contracts of todays NFL players. ESPN’s Adam Schefter is reporting there’s a chance Chief’s Patrick Mahomes is in line to receive a $200-million contract this offseason. Bradshaw talks to SI Now’s Robin Lundberg about Mahomes’ exciting style of play and if he’s deserving of the money.
Hall of fame quarterback and FOX NFL Sunday analyst Terry Bradshaw has had harsh critiques of Antonio Brown. He joined SI Now’s Robin Lundberg in studio to discuss whether or not he believes Antonio Brown will be welcomed back in the NFL and also believes Brown may need to seek psychological help.
Jalen Ramsey has had quite the eventful week without taking a snap on the field. From trade demands to calling out sick from Jaguars practice, he’s now gone home to Nashville for the birth of his second daughter. According to head coach Doug Marrone, Ramsey “will return when he’s ready.” SI Now’s Robin Lundberg and Amy Campbell weigh in on the latest chapter of the Ramsey saga.
From shooting woes to shoulder injuries, Markelle Fultz has faced a lot of scrutiny early in his career. Now that he’s playing for the Orlando Magic, the former number one overall pick has a fresh start to live up to his potential. SI Now hosts Robin Lundberg and Amy Campbell assess what we should expect from Fultz this season.
Last season, the Houston Rockets decided to part ways with Carmelo Anthony after just ten games. Owner Tilman Fertitta shares insight to SI Now’s Robin Lundberg on Melo's stay with the Rockets, and why he's surprised the former all-star has been unable to land with a team.
LaMelo Ball’s success in Australia has shot him up NBA draft boards. ESPN reportedly has Ball as a potential top pick in 2020. SI Now’s Robin Lundberg and Amy Campbell discuss what type of impact would it have for international basketball if Ball is the number one pick, and how he should maneuver handling his father and the Big Baller Brand.
After losing out on the MVP award to Giannis Antetokounmpo, James Harden blamed the media for influencing the votes. Tilman Fertitta joined SI Now to defend his all-star and whether or not Harden should be considered in the same league as Michael Jordan.
A University of Wisconsin student posted a video of his bedroom that’s decked out in Giannis Antetokounmpo swag. SI Now hosts Robin Lundberg and Amy Campbell discuss if this shrine is taking fandom a little too far.
The league’s explanation was that under the rules, “teams cannot commit to offer a ‘supermax’ extension prior to the summer following a player’s seventh season in the NBA.” While the NBA is trying to enforce frequently broken tampering rules, SI Now’s Robin Lundberg and Amy Campbell react to the league’s disciplinary action.
The always-entertaining Philadelphia Flyers mascot Gritty turns one today, and what a year it’s been. From axe throwing, to making an appearance on a wrecking ball, Gritty’s star has risen to one of the best things in sports. SI Now hosts Robin Lundberg and Amy Campbell recall their favorite Gritty memories.
The University of Houston announced that quarterback D’Eriq King will redshirt the rest of this season and come back in 2020. Last year, a new redshirt rule was put in place that allows players to appear in up to four games in a season and still take a redshirt, so they don’t lose a year of eligibility. King’s father told Houston’s FOX 26 that his son plans to transfer. King’s statement says he plans to stay at Houston, get his degree, and develop as a QB. He set the AAC single-season record with 50 total touchdowns in 2018. SI Now hosts Robin Lundberg and Amy Campbell weigh in on the decision.
The Philadelphia Eagles suffered another tough loss after losing 27-24 to the Detroit Lions. The Eagles are full of injuries and despite Carson Wentz best efforts, the lack of able bodies was too much to overcome the Lions. MMQB’s Jonathan Jones joined SI Now to highlight how despite having such a talented roster, until they get players healthy the team will struggle.
On Sunday, the much-anticipated quarterback matchup between Patrick Mahomes and Lamar Jackson was one sided as Mahomes put on an excellent showing of quarterback play once again. MMQB’s Jonathan Jones talks to SI Now’s Robin Lundberg about Mahomes brilliance against the Ravens
Jacksonville Jaguar’s cornerback Jalen Ramsey reportedly is skipping Jags practice today and potentially the rest of the weak due to “sickness.” With Ramsey actively seeking to be traded, MMQB’s Jonathan Jones joins SI Now to discuss the standoff between Ramsey and the team.
WWE is considered the mecca of pro wrestling but with the growing buzz of All Elite Wrestling, many are wondering if WWE should be concerned by the competition. WWE champion Kofi shares his thoughts on AEW and why he thinks it's a win for all fans of sports entertainment.
CBS broadcaster Tony Romo accepted an invite to make his third PGA Tour start. If he makes his first-ever cut, he wouldn’t be able to handle his broadcast responsibilities that weekend. SI Now hosts Robin Lundberg and Amy Campbell decide what Romo should focus on more.
New York Giants rookie quarterback Daniel Jones is set to make his first regular season start Sunday against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. While some Giants fans are excited to see what the first-round pick can do, SI Now hosts Robin Lundberg and Amy Campbell forecast Jones’ starting debut.