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Monthly Archives: April 2020

Fan hit by foul ball takes action vs. Cubs, MLB

A complaint was filed in Chicago on Tuesday against Major League Baseball and the Chicago Cubs on behalf of a fan hit by...

Gronk: Bucs playbook comment was just a joke

Rob Gronkowski isn't joking around this time -- he has his Tampa Bay Buccaneers playbook and says it arrived after last week's trade...

CFL seeking federal assistance amid pandemic

Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau told reporters Wednesday that his country is working with the Canadian Football League on potential financial assistance in...

Giants pick up options on TE Engram, S Peppers

The New York Giants exercised fifth-year options on the contracts of tight end Evan Engram and safety Jabrill Peppers.Teams had until May 5...

Showalter: Players feed off emotion from fans

With Major League Baseball mulling its options on returning to play amid the coronavirus pandemic, Buck Showalter, who managed the only game in...

Herro eager to resume ROY bid after lockdown

8:58 PM ETEric WoodyardESPN Memphis Grizzlies guard Ja Morant and New Orleans Pelicans forward Zion Williamson often are at the forefront of the...

LeBron backs prime-time tribute for HS '20 class

LeBron James is combining two of his off-court passions -- education and entertainment -- in a prime-time event to honor the high school...

How weed became 'whatever': Leagues are ditching old policies

Ricky Williams smoked marijuana a few times in high school, and a couple of times when he played football for the University of...

NHL hopes to reopen training facilities in late May

The NHL is hoping its players can return to local team training facilities at "some point in the latter half of May," if...

Sources: Matthews filing grievance against Rams

Linebacker Clay Matthews is filing a grievance against the Los Angeles Rams over $2 million in unpaid guarantees, sources told ESPN.Former Rams Matthews...

Ex-Jag Smith arrested for unlawful sex with minor

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Former Jacksonville Jaguars linebacker Telvin Smith was arrested Wednesday and charged with one count of unlawful sexual activity with certain...

The long shot that changed a homeless caddie's life

Llewellyn Barnes outside his home - a shipping container located on a golf course in South AfricaLlewellyn Barnes was so poor growing up...

Reports: Rays to furlough some full-time staffers

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- The Tampa Bay Rays are the first Major League Baseball team known to plan furloughs of some full-time employees...

Baseball Hall postpones July inductions until 2021

Derek Jeter, Larry Walker and the rest of this year's Baseball Hall of Fame class will have to wait another year for their...

Cards, Red Sox, Cubs join teams offering refunds

The St. Louis Cardinals, Boston Red Sox and Chicago Cubs announced ticket refund policies on Wednesday for games not played through May because...

New York, Seattle arenas on track for 2021-22

The New York Islanders and the NHL's Seattle expansion franchise said their respective arena construction projects remain on schedule despite the coronavirus pandemic...

Wings sign Swedish forward Brome for one year

The Detroit Red Wings have signed left wing Mathias Brome to a one-year contract, the team announced Wednesday, adding one of the leading...

Man Utd: Ed Woodward admits uncertainty over cup competitions

Woodward was named executive vice-chairman...

Winston: Brees has always been there for me

METAIRIE, La. -- Jameis Winston has proudly boasted for years that he was the first kid to get an autograph from Drew Brees...

Ohio State's Brutus Buckeye trolls Tom Brady for unintentional endorsement

Ohio State got an endorsement Wednesday from an odd source on social media. Former Michigan quarterback Tom Brady's video appeared on Brutus Buckeye's...

Vote: Which classic Derek Jeter game do you most want to see?

Few athletes have delivered as many signature performances as Derek Jeter has.In celebration of the New York Yankees captain's Hall of Fame career,...

NBA players staying sharp with portable hoops

3:08 PM ETEric WoodyardESPN As Tyler Herro was in the midst of moving from his Miami apartment into a house as the coronavirus...

Matthew Berry's Love/Hate, 2020 NFL draft edition

The 2020 NFL draft was amazing for a variety of reasons, but certainly, for fantasy purposes, it was a fascinating one. Such a...

Mancini: World changed during cancer surgery

Baltimore Orioles star Trey Mancini on Wednesday described the "weird couple of months" that he's been through since having surgery for stage 3...