Cora protests Rays game: Late subs a ‘total mess’

Confusion reigned in the Red Sox-Rays matchup Wednesday when a series of defensive changes prompted Boston manager Alex Cora to protest the game, due to the placement of subs into Tampa Bay’s lineup after the designated hitter was removed. The eighth-inning lineup switch appeared to leave the umpires bewildered in St. Petersburg, Florida. They stopped […]


Wizards to offer Beal 3-year, $111M extension

Washington Wizards general manager Tommy Sheppard will offer guard Bradley Beal a three-year, $111 million maximum contract extension upon the All-Star becoming eligible to sign on Friday, Sheppard told ESPN. “At the very first moment allowed, we are going to offer Brad the full max extension,” Sheppard told ESPN. Beal, 26, has until Oct. 21 […]


DPOY? Sack leader? Broncos’ Von Miller thinks that’s what’s next

One thing about Vic Fangio’s NFL career is abundantly clear: the guy can coach linebackers. Three, Ricky Jackson, Kevin Greene and Ray Lewis, are in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Now, Fangio arrives to his first year as the Denver Broncos’ head coach with one of the league’s best defensive players craving to be […]


Sashi Brown, JT III join retooled Wiz front office

The Washington Wizards have announced the hiring of Tommy Sheppard as the team’s new general manager and the inclusion of a few new faces in a reorganized management structure. Sashi Brown, the former executive vice president of the Cleveland Browns, will serve as chief planning and operations officer for Monumental Basketball — a group that […]


Arsenal happy to wait in transfer market – Emery

Arsenal manager Unai Emery said he is happy to be patient in the transfer market and will wait for the right player to become available. The Gunners head coach was speaking after watching his side make it two wins from two in the International Champions Cup with a 3-0 victory over Fiorentina in Charlotte. “Really […]


Man Utd’s McTominay not fazed by competition

Scott McTominay is determined to make himself a Manchester United regular next season despite Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s attempts to sign a new midfielder. United are interested in Sean Longstaff and Bruno Fernandes but McTominay says he is not concerned about the prospect of more competition. “Regardless of what other signings come in or who plays […]


Dodgers fuming after Phils’ Neris curses them out

The Los Angeles Dodgers are irate with Philadelphia Phillies reliever Hector Neris, who celebrated his save against them Thursday with a fist pump and then a stare-down into the L.A. dugout. “Neris got the save and looked right into our dugout and screamed as loud as he could, ‘F— you!’” Dodgers first baseman Max Muncy […]


Strasburg gets 2 hits in one inning, including HR

Washington Nationals right-hander Stephen Strasburg went 3-for-3 with five RBIs — including a single and a 420-foot home run in one inning — in Thursday’s 13-4 win over the Braves in Atlanta. Strasburg became the first Nationals pitcher to drive in five runs in a game and have two hits in one inning. He’s the […]


Source: Lakers to hire Raptors assistant Handy

The Los Angeles Lakers have agreed to hire former Toronto Raptors assistant Phil Handy as an assistant coach, a source told ESPN’s The Undefeated. Handy will be a front-of-the-bench assistant under new Lakers head coach Frank nike jerseys cheap china Handy has been an assistant coach with the Raptors (2018-19) and the Cleveland Cavaliers […]


Russ-to-Rockets official; Presti gives fond farewell

“Russell Westbrook is the most important player in the brief history of the Oklahoma City Thunder,” OKC general manager Sam Presti said in a statement. “He has left an indelible mark on this team, city and state. None of us could have anticipated the player he has become, and we are all deeply proud of […]