About George Willis

George Willis is a veteran sports journalist whose career includes stops at the New York Times, Newsday, Memphis (Commercial Appeal), New York Post, and Las Cruces (N.M) Sun-News. He is author of the "The Bite Fight: Tyson, Holyfield, and the night that changed boxing forever," and co-author of the NY Times Best-Seller "Unnecessary Roughness: Inside the Trial and final days of Aaron Hernandez."

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By the end of the regular season, the impact of the NFL Defensive Player of the Year on their team may surpass that of the Most Valuable Player of the Year.
With the season at the midway point, we look at where players like Joe Burrow, Patrick Mahomes, and Jalen Hurts rank in the 2023 NFL MVP race.
The ‘Tush Push’, perfected by the Philadelphia Eagles, has fashionable because of the unbridled shoving from behind. But it looks more like rugby than football.
Even if Travis Kelce wants to see the NFL’s coverage of Taylor Swift reduced, the extra attention is great for the sport.
canelo alvarez
Julio Cesar Chavez, who retired in 2005, is the recognized GOAT of Mexican boxing. But Canelo Alvarez is Mexico’s best active fighter and is gaining on Chavez.
Saquon Barkley will try to get back quickly, but he should not return until he’s completely healed and give himself the best chance for a better contract.
After suffering an Achilles injury in his Jets debut, Aaron Rodgers should call it a career. But there’s little doubt that he’ll retire on his own terms.
tight end
The days of tight ends living in the NFL shadows and being unsung heroes are ending. They’re no longer an overlooked and underappreciated commodity.
Brooks Kopeka Ryder Cup
Picking the six captains for the U.S. Ryder Cup team, including the divisive Brooks Koepka.
lionel messi
Lionel Messi said winning Inter Miami’s first championship of any kind after being founded in 2020 would be “awesome” for everyone involved.