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Report: LaMelo Ball Returns to High School, LiAngelo Ball Enters G League Player Pool

Report: LaMelo Ball Returns to High School, LiAngelo Ball Enters G League Player Pool

LaMelo Bell will reportedly enroll at Spire Institute in Geneva, Ohio. His brother, LiAngelo, will reportedly enter the G League player pool. LaMelo Ball will return to high school and enroll at Spire Institute in Geneva, Ohio, for his senior year, the Ball family told SLAM Magazine. His older brother, LiAngelo Ball, who went undrafted in June, has […]

Yankees GM Brian Cashman focused on improving pitching

Yankees GM Brian Cashman focused on improving pitching

CARLSBAD, Calif. – Brian Cashman typically avoids specifics at this time of year, but did not do so Monday in discussing the Yankees’ offseason priorities. “We need to reinforce our pitching,” Cashman said at the annual general managers meetings. “We’ll gravitate toward anything that makes sense [free agents or via trade]. I’m interested in adding […]

The scene inside the Jets locker room tells the whole story

The scene inside the Jets locker room tells the whole story

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — The scenes around the quiet visitors’ locker room late Sunday afternoon at Hard Rock Stadium painted a portrait of a team that has come to the sobering realization all hope for a successful season has expired. Jamal Adams, the emotionally combustible second-year safety, stood motionless, facing his locker with a towel […]

BOZICH | Louisville's Season of Awful a defensive nightmare at Clemson

BOZICH | Louisville's Season of Awful a defensive nightmare at Clemson

Mark it down as Louisville’s third loss by 30 or more and sixth loss by 18 more. Officially, it was Louisville’s seventh loss in nine games, confirmation the Cardinals will not participate in a bowl game for the first time since 2009, Steve Kragthorpe’s final season. Petrino’s team has been relentlessly non-competitive. Source link

Dana White wanted Jon Jones to headline UFC 230, but former champ 'wasn't in shape'

Dana White wanted Jon Jones to headline UFC 230, but former champ 'wasn't in shape'

Jon Jones will be returning to the Octagon at UFC 232 this December, but that was not the original plan. According to UFC president Dana White in a recent interview with ESPN’s First Take, the promotion was hoping to book Jones’ return for UFC 230 this weekend in New York City. The only problem was […]

Clayton Kershaw: New deal gives me chance to prove people wrong

Clayton Kershaw: New deal gives me chance to prove people wrong

LOS ANGELES — Clayton Kershaw and the Los Angeles Dodgers have agreed on a three-year extension that will keep the greatest pitcher of his generation from venturing into the free-agent market. The Dodgers announced the extension Friday. The deal will pay Kershaw $93 million, a source told ESPN, and includes incentives based on workload and […]

About Last Night: Let's recognize the Kings

About Last Night: Let's recognize the Kings

Sacramento has something to be “proud” of. Through nine games, the Kings are 6-3 and off to their best start since the 2002-03 season. Their latest win came on Thursday when De’Aaron Fox posted a huge triple-double and gashed Atlanta’s defense to fuel a 146-115 rout. That’s now five straight wins for Sacramento, a franchise that […]

The legend of Baker Mayfield and Patrick Mahomes' 2016 epic

The legend of Baker Mayfield and Patrick Mahomes' 2016 epic

For the first time as pros, Patrick Mahomes and Baker Mayfield will square off Sunday when Kansas City travels to Cleveland. Yet two years before they began lighting up the NFL, the two young quarterback stars lit up the scoreboard in a college football shootout for the ages. Even to those who were there that […]

With championship parades, Boston has its ducks in a row

With championship parades, Boston has its ducks in a row

With championship parades, Boston has its ducks in a row  The Boston Globe Red Sox World Series parade: From Cora’s jab at the Yankees to Price’s announcement, the best of Boston’s celebration  CBSSports.com David Price to decline option to become free agent, will stay with Red Sox  ESPN Daniel W. Drezner: What Alex Cora can teach America’s leaders  Salt […]

Mets Introduce Brodie Van Wagenen, Their New GM (and a Recovering Agent)

Mets Introduce Brodie Van Wagenen, Their New GM (and a Recovering Agent)

“I want them to be involved,” Van Wagenen said. “The truth of the matter is, if they’re not, that’s bad ownership.” Wilpon first broached the idea of Van Wagenen as a possible general manager soon after Alderson left. Based on his friendship with Van Wagenen, Wilpon asked him for candidates, and the conversation soon flipped […]