Ali’s title belt, Cobain’s guitar and a $1 billion offer: Inside the Jim Irsay Collection

Stephen Holder, ESPNJul 14, 2023, 06:26 AM ET Close Stephen joined ESPN in 2022, covering the Indianapolis Colts and NFL at large. Stephen finished first place in column writing in the 2015 Indiana Associated Press Media Editors competition, and he is a previous top-10 winner in explanatory journalism in the Associated Press Sports Editors national … Read more

Giants’ Saquon Barkley ponders Week 1 holdout amid franchise tag drama, disputes reported contract offer

Getty Images Saquon Barkley has said repeatedly this offseason he’d like to be back with the Giants. With days to go until the deadline for franchise-tagged players to reach long-term deals, however, the star running back is prepared to stay away for a while, and is considering a Week 1 holdout, according to ESPN. “Barkley … Read more

Robert Kraft shares how Tom Brady reacted to Patriots homecoming offer

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft opened up about how retired quarterback Tom Brady reacted to a homecoming invite for the upcoming NFL season.  “We always knew he was a Patriot at heart and we wanted him back here — and we want our fans to be able to recognize everything he did for us … Read more