Yankees manager Aaron Boone took a leave of absence from the team to get a pacemaker and intends to return to work in a few days. The team said the procedure took place Wednesday at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Tampa, Florida, and went as expected. Bench coach Carlos Mendoza took over as acting manager for Wednesday night’s exhibition against Toronto in Tampa.
Ezekiel Ansah appeared in just two games and did not record a tackle or a sack in his first season with the San Francisco 49ers in 2020. He has only started three games in as many years, but Ansah was a solid contributor for much of his career with the Detroit Lions. That may be enough to at least consider bringing him in for more depth.
Former Georgia great Thomas Davis is about to hang up the cleats. Davis, who initially announced his retirement from football in December, was officially released by the Washington Football Team on Wednesday. He was set to become a free agent on Wednesday.