World Series 2020: Will Dodgers be OK if Dustin May, Tony Gonsolin don’t contribute more?

The Los Angeles Dodgers were three days removed from a taxing seventh game of the National League Championship Series and needed Tony Gonsolin to give them as much as he could as their opener in Game 2 of the World Series on Wednesday. He provided four outs but allowed a home run to the second […]


Seattle Seahawks sign LB Mychal Kendricks to practice squad

The Seattle Seahawks announced Wednesday they have signed linebacker Mychal Kendricks to their practice squad. Kendricks, 30, spent the past two seasons with Seattle but wasn’t re-signed over the offseason. He tore his ACL in Week 17 of last season and also finished the 2018 season on injured reserve “Mychal’s a really good ballplayer,” head […]


New York Jets’ Sam Darnold practices with hopes QB can start

Desperate for an offensive spark, the New York Jets are hoping quarterback Sam Darnold will return to the lineup Sunday after missing two games with a shoulder injury. Darnold, who suffered an AC joint sprain on Oct. 1, returned to practice Wednesday for the first time, albeit on a limited basis. He took first-team reps […]


Africans Abroad: Victor Osimhen makes a stand, Ademola Lookman returns in style

Ademola Lookman marked his first English Premier League start since 2018-19 with his first top-flight goal in three years as Fulham put their first points on the board at the weekend, while Victor Osimhen took a stand for Nigerians back home during a sublime display in Napoli’s 4-1 victory over Atalanta. Lookman has, at times […]


Merseyside Police investigate Pickford, Richarlison social media ‘threats’

Merseyside Police are investigating “unacceptable” online threats made towards Everton duo Jordan Pickford and Richarlison after the 2-2 draw in the derby against Liverpool on Saturday. Goalkeeper Pickford made a challenge on Liverpool’s Virgil van Dijk which forced the defender to leave the field after five minutes. As a result, the defender suffered an anterior […]


Atlanta Braves bemoan Game 7 baserunning blunder: ‘It was huge’

The Atlanta Braves made another baserunning mistake with a lead in the National League Championship Series. This one was much more costly. The Braves ruined a promising fourth inning by running into a wild double play before the bats went cold in a 4-3 loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 7 on Sunday […]


Dave Roberts’ trust in Julio Urias pays off in NLCS Game 7

Game 7 of the National League Championship Series began to look bleak in the top of the fourth, when there were two on, none out, and Los Angeles Dodgers manager Dave Roberts already had to deploy Blake Treinen, one of his most trusted high-leverage relievers. “That wasn’t part of the scenarios,” Roberts said, smiling, after […]


With TD pass vs. Jacksonville Jaguars, Matthew Stafford now has TD vs. every team but Detroit Lions

With a 1-yard touchdown pass to T.J. Hockenson in the third quarter during the Detroit Lions’ 34-16 victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars, the 32-year-old quarterback completed the journey of throwing a TD pass against every other team in the NFL. Stafford had played Jacksonville twice before in his career, and threw for over 250 yards […]


Jaguars in the Trevor Lawrence sweepstakes after another embarrassing loss

After another dismal Sunday at TIAA Bank Field, one thing became perfectly clear: The No. 1 overall pick is definitely in play for the Jacksonville Jaguars. It didn’t look that way after the first two weeks after beating Indianapolis in the season opener and playing Tennessee tight in Nashville, where they’ve struggled to keep games […]


Spain boss Luis Enrique defends Man United’s De Gea amid criticism: ‘Bad habit’ to blame him

Spain coach Luis Enrique has defended David De Gea after the Manchester United goalkeeper put in another disappointing display for his country in a 1-0 loss to Ukraine in the UEFA Nations League. Viktor Tsygankov’s 76th minute winner on Tuesday night saw De Gea caught out of position as Spain suffered their first defeat since […]