Juan Soto jumps on the first pitch and clobbers a long ball out to left field to open the scoring in the bottom of the 2nd inning
Becton is 6-feet-7 and 370 pounds and the image next to Crowder, a wide receiver, is nothing short of astounding. Check out the image that is going viral: It looks like Becton, who played college ball at Louisville, is standing next to someone on a Pop Warner team, not an NFL wideout. I was definitely insecure growing up,” Becton told ESPN last week.
Marcus Morris either committed a cardinal basketball sin or had very unfortunate foot placement Tuesday night. In the third quarter of the Los Angeles Clippers' first-round Game 5 matchup with the Mavericks, Morris ran over to defend Luka Doncic prior to an inbound pass and stepped on the Dallas star's ankle. No one is allowed to say "Should the Mavs sign Marcus Morris" anymore.
Laura Stockton sounds perfectly happy to ride buses around Germany if it means she gets to play professional basketball. The 23-year-old daughter of retired Utah Jazz great John Stockton spent the past year-plus rehabbing an ACL injury that ended her collegiate career at Gonzaga. Stockton has signed her first professional contract to play for Herner TC in the German league.
Wiggins played in just 12 games for the Warriors after coming over from the Minnesota Timberwolves in February trade. The 24-year-old Wiggins enters the offseason knowing he must improve his shot in order to maximize his potential alongside the Splash Brothers.
There are people who will watch the games because they are college football, but some of these are not exactly appetizing matchups … even if you attend the schools. Here is ESPN's lineup for the “Week 0” and “Week 1” of the college football season. The highlight is Monday's BYU-Navy game.
The Los Angeles Rams made a handful of moves Tuesday, the most notable of which was waiving quarterback Josh Love. Along with Love, they cut linebacker Bryan London. To take their roster spots, the Rams brought back Daniel Bituli, who they originally signed as an undrafted rookie this year, and added linebacker Derrick Moncrief, who went undrafted in 2017 and spent some time in the CFL.
The 31-year-old Brantly, a career . hitter in six seasons, had no hits in three at-bats in his only game with the Giants this season. He also appeared in only one game in 2019, with Philadelphia.
The onerous task at hand for Tiger Woods is two-fold. One, he likely needs to finish fourth or better this week in the BMW Championship to advance to next week's Tour Championship at East Lake Golf Club in Atlanta for the FedEx Cup Playoffs finale. “I have to play well,” Woods said Wednesday with an emphasis on the second word.
It seems that every day some new sports analyst goes on the air and disrespects the Pittsburgh Steelers. I'm not sure what the reason is that so many pundits don't give the Steelers any credit. Colin Cowherd says the Steelers will finish under .
Serena Williams likened the frustration she felt in Tuesday's shock defeat by Maria Sakkari at the Western and Southern Open to that of being stuck in a bad relationship. Williams' 5-7 7-6(5) 6-1 loss in the round of 16 was a big blow to her preparations for next week's U.S. Open, where the 38-year-old is bidding for a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam singles title. It was a second exhausting three-setter in as many rounds for Williams, who squandered the opportunity to close out the contest on serve in the second set before her Greek opponent launched a comeback.
Phillippe Myers scored 2:40 into overtime to give the Philadelphia Flyers a 4-3 victory over the New York Islanders 4-3 on Wednesday, tying the second-round playoff series at a game apiece. The Islanders overall a 3-0 first-period deficit, with Jean-Gabriel Pageau getting the tying goal with 2:09 left in regulation. Myers ended it quickly, connecting on a shot from the right point that glanced off the stick of the Islanders' Anders Lee on the way in.
Retired NFL star Eli Manning has thrown his New Jersey home up for sale, asking $5.25 million for the luxury digs. The former New York Giants quarterback renovated and restored the six-bedroom, five-bathroom 1904 Georgian Revival in Summit, Realtor reports, after scoring the space for $4.7 million in 2014. For just over a cool $5 million, you and your team can live like football royalty in the 9,000 square-foot brick estate on over an acre.
Patrick Mahomes' no-look passes are majestic. Nothing Ryan Fitzpatrick has done on a football field can be called “majestic,” but he has no-look passes up his sleeve too. With the preseason canceled we're all clamoring for any football highlights we can get to get us to Week 1, and this no-look pass from the Miami Dolphins quarterback is just great.
49ers cornerback Richard Sherman went down at practice on Wednesday, before letting everyone — specifically quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo — know that he's fine. As explained by Matt Maiocco of NBCSportsBayArea.com, Sherman had a non-contact lower leg injury during individual drills. Defensive coordinator Robert Saleh and G.M. John Lynch, among others, came over to check on Sherman.
David Montgomery, the Chicago Bears' No. 1 running back, injured his groin during practice on Wednesday. It was an awkward fall for Montgomery, who was in obvious pain before struggling to his feet. #Bears RB David Montgomery slipped and has a groin injury.
Good news for 49ers wide receivers has been in short supply, but they got a glimpse of it Wednesday. According to Matt Barrows of TheAthletic.com, Deebo Samuel put in his most intense work yet on the side field, as he comes back from a broken foot. Samuel was sprinting and changing direction, which is a good sign in his recovery.
Damien Harris is a player that every fantasy football owner should keep on their radar. The New England Patriots running back has an average draft position of 244, but has served as the lead back in training camp through a few weeks of work. There is a significant chance that Sony Michel, the lead running back, could start the season on the physically unable to perform list.
LaMelo Ball hasn't been drafted yet but he's already making Ball brother history. According to The Athletic's Shams Charania, Ball is finalizing an endorsement deal with Puma, making him the first Ball brother to sign a shoe endorsement deal. Well, a shoe endorsement deal beyond Big Baller Brand, papa Lavar Ball's scandal-ridden, likely defunct shoe brand.
In just 19 days, the Pittsburgh Steelers and New York Giants will square off on Monday Night Football to kick off their 2020 NFL seasons. With the game getting so close it is important to not only track what is going on with the Steelers but the Giants as well. According to NFL reporter Ian Rapoport, the Giants defense took a significant hit this week with two projected starters going down with potentially serious injuries that could impact their Week One matchup.
The Trail Blazers are questioning the calls so far in Game 4. There is a lot of emotions and frustration early on for the Portland Trail Blazers. Portland entered Monday's Game 4 against the Lakers looking to even the series, but after a sluggish start and the Lakers hot start, the Blazers were down 24-8 midway through the first quarter.