Celtics players are hitting back at the reporting Chris Broussard did on the Isaiah Thomas-Kyrie Irving trade. On Skip Bayless' FS1 show "Undisputed," Broussard, a Fox Sports analyst, said league executives told him Celtics teammates had trouble getting along with Thomas. "I spoke to several executives, or texted with several executives, last night," Broussard said.
Who says there’s no NASCAR racing this weekend? Sure, the NASCAR Cup and Camping World Truck Series will enjoy the weekend off, but not the Xfinity Series. Drivers in that series will be competing Sunday at what has become one of the most challenging and popular road courses on the Xfinity schedule: the twisting 4.048-mile road course at Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin.
Houston’s offense started the night leading the majors in runs scored (699), total hits (1240), doubles (266), AVG (.287), OBP (.351), and SLG (.491). Dusty Baker talked before the series opener with the Astros in Minute Maid Park about the team he and the Washington Nationals were set to face. “They can hit,” the Nats’ skipper said, “and they’re an aggressive club. They run, they play good defense, and they’re capable, like I said, much like us, they’re capable of a big inning, you know what I mean, so we might have to take the air out of the ball a few times, because they strike and they strike in a hurry. “They got some formidable guys there, they’ve got quite a few left-hand hitters there,