Pittsburgh Maulers USFL coach explains cutting player over pizza chicken salad incident

Pittsburgh Maulers head coach Kirby Wilson couldn’t avoid the inevitable questions regarding the release of running back De’Veon Smith after the team’s 17-3 loss in its USFL opener Monday night. The USFL released a “United By Football” documentary in the weeks leading up to Week 1 of the league’s reboot, showcasing teams’ training camp practices and locker room buildup. In the documentary, a clip went viral regarding the Maulers cutting Smith. The reason Wilson released Smith in the video is an interesting one, to say the least, as revealed in…

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Warriors’ newest death lineup doesn’t have a nickname yet but it’s looking just as lethal against Nuggets

Up until Saturday, we’d only talked hypothetically about the Golden State Warriors’ latest iteration of the “death lineup” — one that consists of Draymond Green at center surrounded by fast, skilled, athletic shooters and playmakers. Due to various injuries, the unit didn’t log a single minute during the regular season. The first edition featured Harrison Barnes and Andre Iguodala. Then Kevin Durant joined the fray, making things utterly unfair. Now the lineup consists of Green, Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson, Andrew Wiggins and Jordan Poole. They finally took the court together…

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