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Cavs Blow-Out Victory Against Celtics A Sign Of Good Things To Come? | SI NOW | Sports Illustrated
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The Cleveland Cavaliers’ roster shakeup appears to have reinvigorated the team. Was their blow-out victory over the Boston Celtics a sign of things to come? Subscribe to ►► http://po.st/SubscribeSI Follow the latest NFL news and highlights, with updates on your favorite team and players. Want to know what’s up with Russell Wilson, Cam Newton, Tom […]

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How will each team perform against its win-loss projection?
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Another sign that the 2018 Major League Baseball season is nearing came Wednesday when Baseball Prospectus released its PECOTA projections forecasting win-loss totals for all 30 teams. theScore’s Michael Bradburn and Brandon Wile made their own predictions on whether each team will finish better than, worse than, or the same as their respective projections. AMERICAN […]

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Clark: MLBPA will continue to defend free agency against any attack
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Amid increasing furor from players and their agents over baseball's unmoving free-agent market, Tony Clark, the MLBPA's beleaguered executive director, reaffirmed in a statement Friday his commitment to defending free agency, the "cornerstone of baseball's economic system," against any attack. “For decades free agency has been the cornerstone of baseball’s economic system and has benefited […]

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Justin Bour wins arbitration case against Marlins
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Some positive news from the hot stove this evening: First baseman Justin Bour won his arbitration case against the Marlins on Friday, per an announcement from his agent, Marc J. Kligman. He’ll stand to make $3.4 million in 2018, just above the $3 million the Marlins countered with in January. Bour, 29

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Taillon fights against bullying at X Games
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Pirates pitcher Jameson Taillon took a break from his offseason routine over the weekend to stop by the 2018 X Games in Aspen, Colo. The 26-year-old right-hander was representing Major League Baseball on behalf of the Shred Hate bullying-prevention initiative.

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Is Tom Brady Getting Too Much Credit For Pats’ Win Against Jaguars? | SI NOW | Sports Illustrated
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Despite so much speculation regarding his injured hand, Tom Brady showed no ill effects in the Patriots’ victory over the Jaguars in the AFC Championship. Subscribe to ►► http://po.st/SubscribeSI Follow the latest NFL news and highlights, with updates on your favorite team and players. Want to know what’s up with Russell Wilson, Cam Newton, Tom […]

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MLB investigating sexual assault allegations against Sano
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Major League Baseball is investigating sexual assault allegations made against Minnesota Twins third baseman Miguel Sano, general manager Thad Levine confirmed Thursday. “Miguel is complying with everything Major League Baseball is pursuing,” Levine told Mike Berardino of the St. Paul Pioneer Press. “He’s desirous of clearing his name as soon as possible. We’re going to […]

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Baseball: MLB investigating assault allegation against Twins' Sano
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(The Sports Xchange) – Minnesota Twins All-Star slugger Miguel Sano is under investigation by Major League Baseball for a 2015 incident in which a photographer alleges Sano attempted to sexually assault her. The photographer, Betsy Bissen, wrote about the incident on her Twitter account on Thursday and

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Ortiz: MLB must take a stand against intentional tanking
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In the 20 seasons since the inaugural 1998 campaign, the Tampa Bay Devil Rays have dropped the Devil from their name and changed uniform colors and even the team icon from a devil ray fish to a bright yellow sunburst. One thing was always constant: popular ESPN basketball analyst Dick Vitale's unwavering

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Pete Rose's Defamation Suit Against John Dowd Dismissed
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Pete Rose's defamation suit against former MLB special counsel John Dowd was dismissed Friday by a federal court judge in Pennsylvania after the sides reached an agreement before Rose was to be deposed, according to multiple reports.

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Pete Rose drops defamation lawsuit against rape accuser John Dowd
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A defamation lawsuit filed by former major-league player Pete Rose against John Dowd was dismissed Friday after the two parties reached a mutual agreement to end the case, William Weinbaum of ESPN reports. Dowd, the former MLB counsel who led the probe that resulted in Rose being banished from baseball, accused the all-time hits king […]

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Yanks not 'rushing against time' to name skip
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Satisfied that he accomplished as much as possible during the General Managers Meetings, Brian Cashman checked out of the hotel on Wednesday, eager to board his flight back to New York and resume the search for the Yankees’ next manager on Thursday morning at Yankee Stadium.

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