Angels’ Shohei Ohtani won’t go on injured list although MRI results aren’t revealed

Two-way player Shohei Ohtani is expected to be with the Angels when the team opens a six-game trip in Seattle on Tuesday, said a person with knowledge of the situation who was not able to publicly comment. Ohtani underwent an MRI exam on his right arm after his brief start Sunday, his second MLB outing […]

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Northwestern suspends football activities after player tests positive for coronavirus

Northwestern has suspended football activities after a player tested positive for coronavirus. | Nam Y. Huh/AP Northwestern’s news comes shortly after Illinois’ athletic department announced it has recorded 23 positive COVID-19 test results since players started arriving on campus for voluntary team activities in early June. Northwestern has halted football workouts after a player tested positive for […]

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UCLA’s Chris Smith withdraws name from NBA draft, will play senior season with Bruins

The Pac-12 Conference’s most improved player could become its most valuable. Chris Smith is returning to UCLA for his senior season, putting off the NBA for one more chance to continue his dramatic upward college trajectory. Sean Smith, Chris’ father, made the announcement Monday. “Chris is returning to school due to too much uncertainty on […]

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Yoenis Céspedes: 5 Things To Know About NY Mets Player Who Opted Out Of The Season Due To COVID-19

The NY Mets said earlier that player Yoenis Céspedes ‘has not reported’ to the ballpark in Atlanta — but later confirmed the star had decided to ‘opt-out’ of the season. UPDATE (8/2/2020 @ 7:40 p.m. ET): New York Mets GM Brodie Van Wagenen has confirmed that Yoenis is safe, but decided to opt-out of the […]

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Yoenis Céspedes: 5 Things To Know About NY Mets Player Who Failed To Show Up For Game

The NY Mets have confirmed that player Yoenis Céspedes ‘has not reported’ to the ballpark in Atlanta & contact attempts have been ‘unsuccessful.’ Learn more about the 34-year-old star. NY Mets star Yoenis Céspedes, 34, didn’t show up for a scheduled game against the Atlanta Braves on Sunday, Aug. 1. “As of game time, Yoenis […]

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Matt Dumba kneels; NHL puts focus on Black Lives Matter movement

Minnesota’s Matt Dumba on Saturday became the first NHL player to kneel during the U.S. national anthem when he did so before the opening playoff game between the Oilers and Blackhawks in Edmonton, Canada. Dumba knelt at center ice while fellow Black players Malcolm Subban of Chicago and Darnell Nurse of Edmonton each stood with […]

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Four more from St. Louis Cardinals test positive for coronavirus

The Cardinals-Brewers game in Milwaukee on Saturday was postponed after one more player and three staff members with St. Louis tested positive for the coronavirus, a person familiar with the situation told the Associated Press. The Miami Marlins received no new positive results in their latest round of coronavirus testing, a different person familiar with […]

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Cardinals-Brewers game postponed after St. Louis player tests positive for COVID-19

The Brewers home opener at Miller Park was postponed after a Cardinals player tested positive for COVID-19. | Morry Gash/AP Two more teams join the list of games needing to be made up in an already shortened season. NEW YORK — The coronavirus forced another change in Major League Baseball’s schedule, bringing the league’s total […]

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Cardinals player tests positive for coronavirus, forcing postponement of Brewers’ home opener

The Brewers home opener at Miller Park was postponed after a Cardinals player tested positive for COVID-19. | Morry Gash/AP Two more teams join the list of games needing to be made up in an already shortened season. Major League Baseball’s quest to play its truncated season has taken another hit. Friday’s game between the […]

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Greg Kelley Talks “Outcry” & Life After Child Rape Exoneration | Daily Pop | E! News

Ex-high school football player talks being falsely accused of child rape in Showtime’s true crime docuseries. Watch "Daily Pop" weekdays at 12:30pm ET|9:30am PT! #GregKelley #ENews #DailyPop Subscribe: http://bit.ly/enewssub Subscribe to Daily Pop The PODCAST: http://linktr.ee/dailypop About Daily Pop: Come for the Hollywood headlines, stay for the hot takes and juicy gossip. Our hosts discuss, […]

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Top-ranked Ash Barty to skip U.S. Open tennis tournament because of coronavirus

Ash Barty of Australia, the world’s top-ranked female tennis player, said Wednesday she will skip the U.S. Open because of her concerns about the risks posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. The tournament is scheduled to be played Aug. 31 through Sept. 13 without fans in attendance. Usually the last Grand Slam in the calendar year, […]

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Bears starting DL Eddie Goldman opts out of 2020 season: report

Annie Costabile The recently agreed upon provision in the CBA allows any player concerned about getting the coronavirus to skip the season. As Bears players arrive Tuesday for training camp, one mainstay won’t be with them. Starting defensive lineman Eddie Goldman informed the team that he will opt out of the 2020 season, NFL Network […]

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WNBA season tips off with question mark that could become exclamation point

Nneka Ogwumike parsed through epidemiologist research, league proposals and player feedback. She sat on video conference calls for hours and sent group messages. All of it was to outline what a WNBA season played during a pandemic against a backdrop of social unrest would look like when it started. Sometimes the “when” felt more like […]

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Mike Trout nervously awaits the birth of his son

For all Mike Trout has accomplished in the game—three American League most valuable player awards, rookie-of-the-year honors, eight straight All-Star Game appearances, seven Silver Sluggers—the Angels star is about to experience something more exhilarating than any emotion he’s felt on a baseball field. Trout’s wife, Jessica, is due to deliver the couple’s first child, a […]

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Former ‘Young and the Restless’ star Victoria Rowell is a streaming superstar

It’s safe to say that Victoria Rowell is the franchise player for UMC, the streaming platform featuring urban-themed TV series and movies. Rowell, 61, has a handful of projects on UMC, the network formed in 2015 by BET founder Robert Johnson and owned by AMC. Her do-it-yourself series, “Trash vs. Treasure,” is going strong while […]

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Tristan Thompson Selling $8.5 Million Home Amid Khloe Kardashian Reconciliation Speculation

Tristan Thompson put his Encino pad on the market! This happened as the NBA player continues to reunite with Khloe Kardashian (who lives in Calabasas) for family hangouts. Tristan Thompson, 29, is offering his home to buyers — and we’re not talking about his Ohio property! The Cleveland Cavaliers player recently listed his seven-bedroom, seven-bath […]

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Wall Street mogul Raymond McGuire preparing NYC mayoral bid

A Wall Street power player is quietly laying the groundwork for a campaign to become New York City’s second African American mayor, sources told The Post. Citigroup vice chairman Raymond McGuire has hired Jerry Goldfeder — an election attorney and New York political insider who has worked for Andrew Cuomo, Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama and […]

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Jamal Murray or Nikola Jokic: Which player is more important to the Nuggets? | First Take

Kendrick Perkins and Max Kellerman discuss which player is more important to the Denver Nuggets between Jamal Murray and Nikola Jokic. #FirstTake #NBA ✔️Subscribe to ESPN+ https://plus.espn.com/ ✔️ Get the ESPN App: http://www.espn.com/espn/apps/espn ✔️Subscribe to ESPN on YouTube: http://es.pn/SUBSCRIBEtoYOUTUBE ✔️ Subscribe to NBA on ESPN on YouTube: http://bit.ly/SUBSCRIBEtoNBAonESPN ✔️ Watch ESPN on YouTube TV: http://es.pn/YouTubeTV […]

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Kendrick Perkins isn’t counting out LeBron as NBA MVP | Get Up

Kendrick Perkins and Brian Windhorst discuss which player should be named 2019-20 NBA MVP between reigning MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo and LeBron James. #GetUp #NBA ✔️Subscribe to ESPN+ https://plus.espn.com/ ✔️ Get the ESPN App: http://www.espn.com/espn/apps/espn ✔️Subscribe to ESPN on YouTube: http://es.pn/SUBSCRIBEtoYOUTUBE ✔️ Subscribe to NBA on ESPN on YouTube: http://bit.ly/SUBSCRIBEtoNBAonESPN ✔️ Watch ESPN on YouTube TV: […]

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Fan-free tournament gives AVP Tour stop in Long Beach a different feel

On the eve of her sport’s return to action, beach volleyball player Alix Klineman went to bed Friday night with butterflies in her stomach. Her teammate, two-time Olympic medalist April Ross, felt the type of nervous adrenaline that usually doesn’t accompany a standard AVP tournament. Of course, little was standard about this weekend’s Monster Hydro […]

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Kendall Jenner & Devin Booker Fans Think Romance Is Heating Up After They Both Post Pics In Arizona

Kendall Jenner and Phoenix Suns player Devin Booker separately posted similar pics of themselves hanging out among mountains just days apart, prompting speculation that they’re spending a lot more time together. Are Kendall Jenner, 24, and Devin Booker, 23, taking their casual dating status to the next level? That’s the question on fans’ minds after the […]

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Browns sign Myles Garrett to 5-year, $125 million extension

The Browns have made Myles Garrett the NFL’s highest-paid defensive player. | Ron Schwane/AP The deal makes the talented edge rusher the NFL’s highest-paid defensive player. The extension includes $100 million guaranteed, according to NFL Network. CLEVELAND — Myles Garrett’s on-field misbehavior last season damaged his public image. It didn’t change how the Cleveland Browns […]

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He won’t catch Yu Darvish, but Cubs’ Willson Contreras wants bat in lineup ‘every single day’

Contreras greets Caratini after the latter player hit a home run in 2018. | Photo by Jon Durr/Getty Images Even with Victor Caratini repeating as Darvish’s personal catcher, Contreras hopes DHing will allow him to play all 60 games. From the news-that-probably-shouldn’t-surprise-anyone department: Yu Darvish and Victor Caratini will be paired again as Cubs battery […]

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Russell Westbrook Says He Tested Positive for the Coronavirus

Russell Westbrook, the Houston Rockets star and a former Most Valuable Player Award winner, said on Monday in a social media post that he had tested positive for the coronavirus. He said he got the results before the Rockets left for Walt Disney World in Florida, where the N.B.A. is attempting to restart its season. […]

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