Matt Johnson

Matt Johnson
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Writer at Sportsnaut. Journalism student at San Diego State University. Seen on MSN. Previously: eDraft, The Connection
Patrick Mahomes, contract

Report: Chiefs likely to sign Patrick Mahomes to record extension after NFL Draft

Coming off a Super Bowl title, the Kansas City Chiefs have been pretty quiet this offseason with their spending. That is reportedly expected to change...

Eagles owner donates $1 million towards COVID-19 research

Philadelphia Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie is joining the fight against COVID-19 with an incredible donation to Penn Medicine to help fund research efforts into COVID-19.

Report: Kobe Bryant, Tim Duncan, Kevin Garnett to be inducted into Basketball Hall of...

Kobe Bryant, Tim Duncan and Kevin Garnett will be inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame this summer, per The Athletic's Shams Charania....
DeAndre Hopkins, Bill O'Brien

Bill O’Brien says trading DeAndre Hopkins was best for the team

Even weeks after the Houston Texans traded All-Pro receiver DeAndre Hopkins to the Arizona Cardinals, many around the NFL remain baffled by the decision. On...
EA Sports, NFL Draft

EA Sports to create virtual walk-up moments for 2020 NFL Draft prospects

The COVID-19 pandemic forced the NFL to cancel its public events for the 2020 NFL Draft and make it a virtual experience. While the decision...

Joel Embiid, 76ers partners donate $1.3 million in support for health care workers

As the COVID-19 pandemic worsens across the country, more people from across professional sports are coming through to help those in need. Now, Philadelphia 76ers...
Patriots, Jarrett Stidham

Report: Patriots believe Jarrett Stidham ready to replace Tom Brady

The New England Patriots will head into the 2020 season with a new quarterback leading their offense for the first time in nearly two decades....
NFL, owners, quarterbacks

Report: NFL owners wanted NBA-like max contracts in new CBA

As the NFL salary cap continues to rise each season and the value of franchise quarterbacks skyrockets with each record deal, NFL owners reportedly tried...
Bears, quarterback

Bears GM: Team will have open competition at QB

Chicago Bears general manager Ryan Pace came out of the team's disappointing 2019 season vowing that Mitch Trubisky would be the team's starting quarterback in...
Chase Young, Redskins

Report: Redskins targeting Chase Young with No. 2 pick

The 2020 NFL Draft is weeks away and with the Cincinnati Bengals expected to take Joe Burrow with the No. 1 overall pick, the Washington...
Jadeveon Clowney, Seahawks

Report: Jadeveon Clowney not close to decision, Seahawks still involved

Once expected to be one of the most coveted players in free agency, edge rusher Jadeveon Clowney has not received the interest he hoped for....
eSports

Four eSports events to watch this week

While major sports have come to a complete stop due to the COVID-19 pandemic, sports fans can still find a taste of action thanks to...
Rangers

Rangers player suffers season-ending injury after unusual at-home accident

The suspension of the 2020 MLB season has offered many injured players the chance to return home and heal up before baseball returns. Unfortunately for...
Yankees rumors

Yankees, NYCFC create $1.4 million COVID-19 relief fund for stadium employees

The COVID-19 pandemic has left many across the country without work, including stadium employees for pro sports teams. Fortunately, the New York Yankees and New...
Al Horford

Al Horford donates $500K towards COVID-19 relief in Dominican Republic, United States

Philadelphia 76ers center Al Horford has always been praised for his contributions on the court. Now with the NBA season suspended due to the COVID-19...
LaMelo Ball

LaMelo Ball, manager buy his former Australian NBL team

While the 2020 NBA Draft is just months away, guard LaMelo Ball is the kind of talent that has NBA team owners dreaming of taking...

NFL exec says Dolphins could win AFC East next season

The Miami Dolphins came into the offseason with the most cap space in the NFL and were determined to reshape their roster. Now after spending...
Derrick Henry, Titans

Report: Derrick Henry signs $10.2 million franchise tender

The Tennessee Titans will officially have their dynamic duo back for the 2020 season after running back Derrick Henry reportedly signed his $10.2 million franchise...
Super Bowl, COVID-19

Florida governor suggests COVID-19 was spread at the Super Bowl

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to worsen across the United States, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis recently suggested this week that the virus could have been...
COVID-19

Report: Team executives doubt NFL season will start on time

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to get worse around the country, the NFL announced on Tuesday that it is sticking to its plan to have...
Joe Burrow, Bengals

Report: Bengals unlikely to trade No. 1 pick

Coming off a historic season, former LSU Tigers quarterback Joe Burrow cemented his status as a franchise-caliber quarterback and the likely No. 1 overall pick...
DeAndre Ayton, Kevin Durant, NBA 2K

Kevin Durant, DeAndre Ayton co-favorites to win players-only NBA 2K tournament

After watching the incredible success NASCAR had with eNASCAR the past two weeks, the NBA is now getting ready to embrace eSports with a players-only...
JuJu Smith-Schuster, Steelers

Report: Steelers to let JuJu Smith-Schuster hit free agency next offseason?

Pittsburgh Steelers receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster quickly emerged as one of the NFL's best, young receivers following his first two NFL seasons. Despite the 23-year-old putting...
Mark Cuban, NBA

Mark Cuban backs off optimism for NBA return, says no discussions of potential return...

Just a week after Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban expressed optimism for the NBA to return in May or June, he backed off that belief...