Boston Red Sox bring back Alex Cora as manager

The Boston Red Sox have rehired former manager Alex Cora, the team announced Friday. Cora led the Red Sox to the 2018 World Series title but mutually agreed to part with the club amid the Houston Astros sign-stealing scandal. He was suspended for one season by Major League Baseball for his role in the scandal. […]


When will the Raiders’ massive, and expensive, O-line get back together?

A first-round pick, No. 15 overall, was used on left tackle in Kolton Miller in 2018. Richie Incognito was initially coaxed out of retirement to play left guard by a one-year “prove-it” deal in the spring of 2019 before earning a two-year, $14 million extension with $6.365 million in guarantees last winter. Rodney Hudson’s three-year, […]


Las Vegas Raiders’ Trent Brown goes back on reserve/COVID-19 list

Las Vegas Raiders right tackle Trent Brown was returned to the reserve/COVID-19 list on Thursday, the second time he has been on the list after testing positive for the coronavirus two weeks ago. The Raiders made the move because Brown still has complications from the illness. Brown had come off the list last week and […]


Tottenham’s Mourinho aims dig at Madrid media after Bale’s first Premier League goal

Tottenham manager Jose Mourinho has said he is looking forward to seeing how the media in Madrid react after Gareth Bale scored the winner in Sunday’s 2-1 victory against Brighton, his first goal since returning to the Premier League. Bale left Spurs to join Real Madrid seven years ago but returned to the north London […]


Man City’s Aguero will not be rushed back for Liverpool game – Guardiola

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has said Sergio Aguero will not be rushed back from injury to face Liverpool, even if it means facing Jurgen Klopp’s side without a striker. Aguero has sat out the last two games with a muscle problem and will also miss the Champions League clash with Olympiakos at the Etihad […]


Free agent Jon Lester spends $47K on beers for Chicago fans in possible farewell

If free-agent hurler Jon Lester has pitched his last game for the Chicago Cubs, he’s going out on a high note with the fans. Lester, 36, bought beers for patrons over Halloween weekend at four Chicago bars, tweeting out his tab, which included a 34% tip, the same number he wore on his uniform. Lester […]


Chicago White Sox decline options on Edwin Encarnacion, Gio Gonzalez

The Chicago White Sox have declined a $12 million option for designated hitter Edwin Encarnacion and a $7 million option for left-hander Gio nfl nike jersey The team announced the moves Friday, making both players free agents. Encarnacion’s deal did not include a buyout, while Gonzalez will receive $500,000. The team also exercised a […]


After decades of dominance, Patriots are a long shot to win AFC East

The New England Patriots have suddenly gone from top dog to underdog. They have a 3% chance to win the AFC East, according to ESPN’s Football Power Index, which are long odds for a franchise that has grown accustomed to winning division crowns over the past two decades. The Patriots have won 11 straight AFC […]


Buffalo Bills snap seven-game losing streak to New England Patriots

Since the offseason, the Buffalo Bills have proclaimed their goal of winning the AFC East this season, with the acknowledgment that they needed to beat the New England Patriots to do so. Midway into the season, they’ve proved themselves capable of doing both. Buffalo snapped a seven-game losing streak to the Patriots with a 24-21 […]


Lakers’ Danny Green expects vets to use load management with shorter NBA offseason

With the Los Angeles Lakers just coming off having won the NBA championship on Oct. 11, Danny Green doesn’t expect LeBron James and some of his other veteran teammates to be on the floor every night if the new season begins on Dec. 22. “If we start in December, I think most guys [are like], […]