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Phil Foden can offset Kevin De Bruyne’s absence for Man City

Premier League champions sometimes need goals from unlikely sources. Granted, they will usually have a striker trying to win a golden boot and a prolific attacking midfielder in the running for player of the year honours, but contributions can also come from less obvious sources, who choose the perfect moment to score their first goal […]

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Nani scores late winner as Orlando City blanks Whitecaps

Nani scored in the 88th minute and Brian Rowe had two saves to lead Orlando City SC to a 1-0 victory over the Vancouver Whitecaps on Saturday afternoon in Orlando, Fla. Sacha Kljestan, who entered the game in the 76th minute, skidded a crossing pass by Ruan from the right side of the box that […]

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Yanks drop Smith’s ‘God Bless America’ recording

The Yankees have suspended the use of Kate Smith’s recording of “God Bless America” during the seventh-inning stretch while they investigate an allegation of racism against the late singer.nfl nike jerseys for cheap The New York Daily News reported Thursday there are conflicting claims about Smith’s 1939 song “That’s Why Darkies Were Born.” The song […]

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Indians prospect Benson hits 4 HRs in A-ball

Cleveland Indians prospect Will Benson hit four home runs for Class-A Lake County on Thursday night. He’s the first minor leaguer to hit four homers in a game since 2014, when Yankees prospect Mike Ford hit four for Class-A Charleston and Diamondbacks prospect Jon Griffin also accomplished the feat for Mobile in Double-A. Benson opened […]

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Patriots’ season opens against Steelers

Tom Brady and the reigning Super Bowl champion New England Patriots will open their 2019 regular season with a Sunday-night matchup at home against Ben Roethlisberger and the Pittsburgh Steelers, the team announced Wednesday. The Patriots’ schedule also features a rematch of last season’s AFC Championship Game, as New England will host Patrick Mahomes and […]

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Ravens’ Jackson faults his mechanics

In watching film this offseason, Lamar Jackson realized the biggest problem with his consistency was mechanics. Over the past two months, Jackson threw the ball every day during the week in Florida, looking to improve his timing, footwork and ultimately his accuracy. He completed 58.2 percent of his passes last season, which ranked 37th in […]

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Unai Emery, Arsenal need to settle on a ‘Plan A’ and identity to progress forward

On the face of it, this was an excellent night for Arsenal — three points, back into the top four, and at long last, a clean sheet away from home. But this was a hugely disappointing performance, especially when Arsenal’s two matchwinners here were actually opposition players. Ben Foster’s dawdling when attempting to clear a […]

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Liverpool must win something to be called world’s best – Milner

James Milner says Liverpool must win something before they can live up to Porto head coach Sergio Conceicao’s assertion that they are sometimes “the best team in the world.” Liverpool take a 2-0 lead into the second-leg of their Champions League quarterfinal at the Estadio Dragao on Wednesday, and speaking ahead of the game, Conceicao […]

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The MLB Racial and Gender Report Card

There is nothing that better signals the end of a bitter winter and the beginning of spring like the start of another Major League Baseball season. Baseball has a special place on the mantel of American history. It gained its lore in the Roaring ’20s with the likes of Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, and Rogers […]

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Time to cut bait on struggling fantasy baseball players?

Victor Caratini hit .349 this spring for the Chicago Cubs. That didn’t move the needle at all on him in terms of getting drafted. However, despite being rostered in less than 1 percent of ESPN leagues, the catcher entered play Sunday in the top 10 in terms of fantasy points earned this season. Meanwhile, Gary […]