Ravens never putting Earl Thomas and ‘comfortable’ in same sentence

Earl Thomas acknowledges it will take time for him to learn the Baltimore Ravens’ defense after spending all nine of his NFL seasons in Seattle. Ravens coaches and players are also getting familiar with the six-time Pro Bowl safety and an intensity that few players bring. Walking around with that no-nonsense stare, Thomas wears a […]


Seahawks rookie receiver DK Metcalf has brains to go with brawn

Of the 10 practices between rookie minicamp, organized team activities and veteran minicamp that were open to reporters, not one went by without Metcalf making a head-turning play or two. He beat defenders off the line of scrimmage, and he made outstretched catches in traffic over the middle and leaping ones down the sideline. He […]


Source: Donaldson wins appeal; ban dropped

Atlanta Braves third baseman Josh Donaldson won his appeal and will not be suspended after a benches-clearing incident with the Pittsburgh Pirates, a source told ESPN’s Jeff Passan.china nike nfl jerseys cheap His fine for the incident was also reduced to $1,000, the source said. Donaldson had been suspended for one game following a skirmish […]


Picking between peak Pujols or Trout today, who’s better?

One of the amazing things about the return of Albert Pujols to St. Louis this weekend isn’t about him at all. Before Friday, Redbird Nation had never gotten a first-hand look at the game’s greatest player: Pujols’ Angels teammate Mike Trout. Yet Trout’s St. Lou debut barely caused a ripple in the flood of Albert […]


Cavaliers owner Gilbert released from hospital

Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert has been released from the hospital as he continues to recover from a stroke suffered last nike nfl jerseys wholesale Quicken Loans CEO Jay Farner said in a statement Thursday that Gilbert was discharged Wednesday and would continue his recovery at an in-patient rehabilitation center. “Dan is looking forward […]


Horford expected to leave Celtics, sources say

Boston Celtics center Al Horford will decline to exercise his $30.1 million option for the 2019-20 season and seek to leave the franchise as an unrestricted free agent this summer, league sources told nfl nike jerseys china Talks on a new deal with the Celtics have perished, with too great of a gulf between […]


Ben Roethlisberger: Nice for Steelers to return to ‘normalcy’

Before fading into the quiet summer, Ben Roethlisberger entertained hundreds of football campers for about six hours Sunday, throwing go balls to young teens and helping feed 5,000 families through a Kraft Hunger initiative. Before he left the camp, the Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback addressed the new, less dramatic reality with his team. “It’s been a […]


Eagles to cut back on public training camp access, will charge (for charity)

The Philadelphia Eagles plan to cut the number of public training camp practices at Lincoln Financial Field from two to one this summer and will charge admission, sources said, with proceeds going to the team’s charity. Ticket prices will be $10, and the money will go to the Eagles Autism Challenge, which raises funds for […]


Brazil searching for identity after VAR denies them points vs. Venezuela

What VAR gives, VAR can take away. In Friday’s Copa America-opening victory against Bolivia, Brazil’s breakthrough came when a new handball ruling gave them a penalty, which Philippe Coutinho converted. Four days later against Venezuela, they had the ball in the back of the net three times, but none of them counted. One was ruled […]


Sources: City target Rodri wants Atletico exit

Manchester City target Rodri has told Atletico Madrid he wants to leave this summer but the Spain international is yet to decide his next move, sources have told ESPN FC. Sources had told ESPN FC in April that Pep Guardiola had earmarked Rodri as a top priority for the summer transfer window and the midfielder […]