• Cubs are first team in baseball to 80 wins after Jake Arrieta's gem

    Cross another milestone off the list for the World Series-favorite Chicago Cubs. The Nats and Rangers each have 73 wins, so it would be at least another week for them to reach 80. Meanwhile, the Cubs’ win gives them a 13-game lead in the NL Central.

    Big League Stew18 mins ago
  • David Robinson cautions that Durant and Warriors have short title window

    David Robinson and Steve Kerr celebrate the re-opening of a championship window. Despite the recent break provided by the Olympics, the bulk of this NBA offseason has been occupied by discussion and emotion regarding Kevin Durant’s move to the Golden State Warriors. Like LeBron James before him,…

    Ball Don't Lie24 mins ago
  • Look how far Billy Hamilton ran to make this amazing catch

    Somebody give Billy Hamilton a gold medal. Sure, the Olympics are over, but holy moly, the catch the Cincinnati Reds centerfielder made Tuesday night against the Texas Rangers is worth a medal and a trip to the top of a podium. Carlos Beltran hit a ball to left-center that seemed like a…

    Big League Stew
    Wed, Aug 24
    7:10 PM EDT
    Texas at Cincinnati
    Preview Game
  • Nate Diaz could face suspension for vaping cannabis after Conor McGregor fight

    Nate Diaz was seen casually vaping on the dais when speaking to the media following his Saturday night loss to Conor McGregor at UFC 202. Little did he know that it may get him into some hot water with USADA. “It’s CBD,” Diaz said.

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  • Chris Archer's toughest opponent Tuesday was his hoodie

    Over his career, Tampa Bay Rays ace Chris Archer hasn’t been effective against the Boston Red Sox. Through 14 starts, Archer carries a 1-9 record and a 5.82 ERA against Boston. No team has hit Archer harder.

    Big League Stew
    Wed, Aug 24
    7:10 PM EDT
    Boston at Tampa Bay
    Preview Game
  • What's Not In My Wallet: The case against Cam Newton

    My wallet is like anyone else’s — some cash, some credit cards, some receipts I probably should throw away. Oh, and a whole bunch of football players. I’ve drafted more than ever in 2016, in anticipation of the season. Later this week, I’ll discuss the common-thread players I keep landing, the keys…

    Roto Arcade
  • Ronda Rousey will not return at UFC 205 in New York

    UFC president Dana White ruled out a November comeback for the former women's bantamweight champion.

    Cagewriter
  • Watch live: Nats and Orioles clash in Free MLB Game of the Day

    Any sports fan who went to the library as a kid is familiar with the works of author Matt Christopher. Over his career, Christopher published over 100 novels, a large amount of which were about sports. One of Christopher’s most famous baseball-related books is “The Kid Who Only Hit Homers.” We’re…

    Big League Stew
    Wed, Aug 24
    7:05 PM EDT
    Baltimore at Washington
    Preview Game
  • Social Hour: The college football Lego animation you never knew you wanted

    Miss something that happened on Dr. Saturday’s social media presence? Well, we’ve got your roundup right here. Don’t let this happen again. Always be in the know by following Dr. Saturday on Twitter, Facebook and Tumblr.

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  • Attorney for deceased UCF player: 'UCF can go to hell'

    The lawyer for deceased Central Florida player Ereck Plancher had strong words for the university when he learned the school was erecting a statue of former coach George O’Leary. UCF’s athletic association was found negligent and Plancher’s family was awarded $10 million by a jury in 2011. While…

    Dr. Saturday
  • LeBron James totally wasn't trolling the Warriors with that Ultimate Warrior shirt, you guys

    Cleveland Cavaliers’ Lebron James, center, holds up the NBA Championship trophy alongside teammates Kyrie Irving, left, Kevin Love, rear right, J.R. Smith, right, and Tristan Thompson, front, at the airport in Cleveland on June 20, 2016. Hey, remember when LeBron James stepped off the Cleveland…

    Ball Don't Lie
  • When Starbucks butchered Su'a Cravens' name, the Washington rookie got creative

    Just ask Washington rookie safety Su’a Cravens. The second-round pick from the University of Southern California has already developed a routine in his new home of getting his weekly coffee, but he’s had to make a little change. “I go to Starbucks every Sunday and order my white chocolate mocha.

    Shutdown Corner
  • Demaryius Thomas has ultimate comeback for Josh Norman's talk

    Josh Norman plans to say whatever he wants this season, but the NFL receivers he talks about aren’t going to quietly take his trash talk. Norman said a lot of things in an ESPN the Magazine piece this week, and he talked about how he shut down Denver Broncos receiver Demaryius Thomas in Super Bowl…

    Shutdown Corner
  • This Little League World Series coach’s mound visit will warm your heart

    Joel Jensen tells his son Isaiah that he loves him. What makes the Little League World Series great isn’t necessarily the baseball — though, as we’re reminded every summer, there’s something about watching kids play the game that is surprisingly entertaining. No, what makes the Little League…

    Big League Stew
  • Nebraska unveils new white and metallic alternative uniforms (Photos)

    Nebraska will wear white alternative uniforms against Northwestern on Sept. 24 that feature red numbers and lettering with silver accents and trim. According to Adidas the uniforms were, “Developed in collaboration with the University of Nebraska athletic department, and inspired by the city of…

    Dr. Saturday
  • Power Rankings: Kevin Harvick capitalizes on misfortune above, moves to No. 1

    1. Kevin Harvick (LW: 6): Harvick makes a five-spot leap simply because four of the five drivers ahead of him had major issues throughout the race. Hell, so did Denny Hamlin, but we’ll get to him in a second. Harvick didn’t qualify well (22nd), but that can be attributed to the lack of a…

    From The Marbles
  • Former No. 1 draft pick Kwame Brown might be looking to make an NBA comeback

    More than three years after his last NBA appearance, Kwame Brown (center) appears intent on making a comeback. As the NBA world gets set to tuck in for an abbreviated late-summer vacation, now that the bulk of free agency and the 2016 Summer Olympics are in the rear-view mirror, we’re starting to…

    Ball Don't Lie