President Trump turns down invite to throw first pitch on opening day
Lonzo Ball must have gotten his basketball genes from his mother. Famous dad LaVar Ball has been telling anyone who’ll listen that he would beat Michael Jordan in a game of 1-on-1. Men lie, women lie, ball don’t — well, now that we have video of LaVar playing, we can safely say that this Ball did lie.
You could employ a very good ballplayer for $22.2 million this season. Those are all-star dollars. But for that amount, the Boston Red Sox are paying old friend Allen Craig (making $11 million this season) and failed Cuban prospect Rusney Castillo (making $11.2 million) to return to the minor leagues. Craig is playing out the final year of that $31 million contract the Cardinals dumped on the Red Sox in the John Lackey deal. Castillo has another four years left on his $72.5 million contract. Neither player is on Boston's 40-man roster right now. If either player is promoted at some point, his salary would count toward the franchise's competitive balance tax. Should the Red Sox eat some salary
The most important line in NASCAR lately doesn’t involve when the checkered flag waves and definitively determines the winner of a race. No, this line is much hazier: The apparently nebulous border between being regarded a well-heeled, responsible citizen of NASCAR Nation who still gets a point across and (gasp!) an irresponsible scofflaw who indiscriminately commits revenge in the least noble of ways. In the wake of Kyle Busch and Austin Dillon escaping punishment for attempting to handle their own administering of justice, it seems everyone is searching for a line on where the line is in NASCAR … Or if it exists at all. These are desperate times, kids! (Especially with the Cup Series headed to Martinsville