Brewers claim RHP Lyles from Padres

Brewers claim RHP Lyles from Padres

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers announced they had claimed right-hander Jordan Lyles off waivers from the San Diego Padres on Sunday. The 27-year-old Lyles is 2-4 with a 4.29 ERA in 24 appearances, including eight starts, this season. “He’s always had a really good arm. He’s proven he has some versatility being able to […]

Why Raiders cut incumbent starting kicker Giorgio Tavecchio

Why Raiders cut incumbent starting kicker Giorgio Tavecchio

NAPA — Jon Gruden initially wanted to see Giorgio Tavecchio compete with Eddy Piñeiro during preseason games, but the Raiders pulled the trigger and cut Tavecchio on Friday. In his place, the Raiders signed veteran right-footer Mike Nugent, who joined the team for Saturday’s practice wearing No. 6. “The young kid is really kicking the ball […]

Carson Wentz sits out 11-on-11s again, but Eagles insist there's no setback

Carson Wentz sits out 11-on-11s again, but Eagles insist there's no setback

You never forget your first. Your first kiss. Your first car. Your first job.  And, if your name is Brian Dawkins Jr., your first workout with “Weapon X.” “I threw up. I couldn’t finish the workout. It was too intense,” Brian Dawkins Jr. told NBC Sports Philadelphia. “Everyone knows his intensity, but I didn’t know […]

Dodgers explode for 21 runs, Brewers lose series finale

Dodgers explode for 21 runs, Brewers lose series finale

LOS ANGELES — Cody Bellinger hit a grand slam, Joc Pederson and Yasiel Puig hit two homers each, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Milwaukee Brewers 21-5 on Thursday night. Brian Dozier and Justin Turner also went deep as the Dodgers finished with their highest scoring total at Dodger Stadium. Los Angeles hit a […]

Former UFC champ Cody Garbrandt on controversial tweets: 'I was a teenager'

Former UFC champ Cody Garbrandt on controversial tweets: 'I was a teenager'

Cody Garbrandt’s controversial old tweets have resurfaced as of late, causing a bit of a stir on social media. The former UFC bantamweight champion’s tweets in question were from 2012-2013. He has since deleted these all from his profile. Garbrandt, who fights this weekend, was questioned about it during a media event to promote UFC […]

Johnny Cueto to undergo Tommy John surgery

Johnny Cueto to undergo Tommy John surgery

The inevitable has come for Johnny Cueto. The San Francisco Giants announced on Wednesday that Cueto will undergo Tommy John surgery on Thursday. The #SFGiants announced today that right-handed pitcher Johnny Cueto will undergo Tommy John surgery tomorrow. Dr. Neal ElAttrache will perform the procedure at the Kerlin Jobe clinic in Los Angeles. Cueto went […]

Manchester United's Anthony Martial risks fine after going AWOL

Manchester United's Anthony Martial risks fine after going AWOL

By Rob Dawson, Manchester United correspondent Raphael Honigstein dives into Manchester United’s transfer situation, while Steve Nicol wonders if the club is still a top destination for players. Jose Mourinho doesn’t feel his Manchester United side are benefitting from their pre-season matches in the International Champions Cup. The FC crew reassess Jose Mourinho’s Manchester United […]

Johnny Manziel to make first CFL start for Montreal Alouettes on Friday

Johnny Manziel to make first CFL start for Montreal Alouettes on Friday

Johnny Manziel, Montreal fan favorite. (Graham Hughes/The Canadian Press via AP) by Matt Bonesteel July 31 at 2:18 PM Email the author Johnny Manziel will take a major step in his attempt at career revitalization Friday night, when he will start for the Montreal Alouettes at home against the Hamilton Tiger-Cats. It will be his […]

The Latest: Braves get OF Duvall from Reds for 3 players

The Latest: Braves get OF Duvall from Reds for 3 players

FILE – In this May 1, 2018, file photo Toronto Blue Jays’ pitcher Roberto Osuna throws against the Minnesota Twins in a baseball game in Minneapolis. The Houston Astros traded Ken Giles to the Blue Jays along with a pair of pitching prospects for Roberto Osuna. Houston also sent right-handers David Paulino and Hector Perez […]