Kershaw vs. Keuchel could swing the World Series – ESPN

8:20 AM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment HOUSTON — The players who populate the Houston Astros and Los Angeles Dodgers postseason rosters don’t have the luxury of sitting back, taking a deep breath and enjoying their involvement in what could turn out to be a classic World Series. They’re too immersed […]

Players coalition wants continued dialogue, says patience ‘wearing thin’ – ESPN

Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment On the heels of Bob McNair’s controversial “inmates running the prison” comment, a coalition of NFL players has extended an invitation to the Houston Texans owner, commissioner Roger Goodell and unsigned quarterback Colin Kaepernick to a Monday meeting in Philadelphia at which they hope to address players’ […]

Athletics catcher Bruce Maxwell arrested in Arizona on gun charge – ESPN

Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Oakland Athletics catcher Bruce Maxwell has been arrested after a female food delivery person alleged he pointed a gun at her. Maxwell was the only player in Major League Baseball this year to take a knee during the national anthem to protest racial injustice. […]

Eagles’ players react to Texans owner Bob McNair’s "inmate" comments; praise Jeffrey Lurie – NJ.com

PHILADELPHIA — Players around the NFL were taken aback on Friday when comments that Houston Texans owner Bob McNair made last week during a private NFL meeting, in which he referred to players as “inmates”, were made finally public.   The full comment, in which McNair stated the NFL can’t “have the inmates running the prison”, were made in […]

Luke Walton benches Lakers starters ‘as a teaching lesson’ in loss – ESPN

4:06 AM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment LOS ANGELES — Lonzo Ball‘s day started with LeBron James wishing him a happy birthday, and it ended with Los Angeles Lakers coach Luke Walton benching him and the rest of the team’s starters for the first time this season. On the day he […]

NBA: Highlights of Friday’s NBA games – Yahoo Sports

(The Sports Xchange) – Highlights from National Basketball Association games on Friday: Timberwolves 119, Thunder 116 Jimmy Butler scored a season-high 25 points, including 13 in the fourth quarter to lead the Minnesota Timberwolves to a 119-116 victory against the Oklahoma City Thunder on Friday. Karl-Anthony Towns had season highs with 33 points and 19 […]