Tanner Roark returns to Grapefruit League action as the Nationals take on the Astros on MASN and 106.7 the FAN and MLB.tv at 1:05 PM EDT. Before that, the Washington Nationals right-hander made just one appearance in relief for the U.S., but after a ten-day layoff in-between outings, Roark tossed four scoreless, allowing a walk and two hits in a 48-pitch effort in a 2-1 win on a rainy night last week in LAs Dodger Stadium. Arm felt good, felt nice and loose, Roark told reporters after the win.
The Browns have needed a good quarterback for … oh, just since they returned to Cleveland in 1999. They settled for Brock Osweiler this offseason in a stunning trade, and maybe he will be the answer for them that he wasn’t for the Texans. In the process, though, the Browns made pretty clear that they weren’t interested in Colin Kaepernick, the 29-year-old who led the 49ers to the Super Bowl all of four years ago and has put up better numbers than Osweiler almost across the board. Why did they resist the free agent? Let Joe Thomas, the Browns’ 10-year Pro Bowl left tackle and team captain, explain: Now, Thomas’ point ignores two important truths: Kaepernick has been very good as a starter in the
Kansas guard Frank Mason and his teammates kept thinking the Jayhawks were going to mount a comeback against Oregon in the Ducks’ 74-60 Elite Eight win. Kansas has turned its past two NCAA tournament games from close contests to routs in a matter of seconds with second-half blizzards. Surely, when