American Sports News for 13 Aug 2019
The wide receiver, already dealing with a foot issue, wanted to wear an older helmet, but the N.F.L. said the model was no longer approved.
Gio Urshela says he didn't know the extent of his ability in the batter's box prior to Monday against the Orioles. But after he smashed a 461-foot home run in the fifth inning of the Yankees' 8-5... victory over the Orioles in the first game of a doubleheader in The Bronx, the third baseman guessed...
Torres has 13 home runs against the Orioles this season, the most any player has recorded against a single opponent in the divisional era.
ESPN baseball analyst Alex Rodriguez was among a group of people who had valuables stolen from an SUV Sunday night in San Francisco.
The FIBA Basketball World Cup is almost here. The tournament, which will include 32 nations competing for the Naismith Trophy, will begin with a match-up between Poland and Venezuela in Beijing, China... on August 31. USA Basketball will play its first official contest on September 1 against the Czech Republic. The team is coached by […] The post Who Will Represent Team USA In The FIBA World Cup? appeared first on SLAM.
The 18th edition of the FIBA Basketball World Cup will be the biggest yet. In just a few weeks, the tournament will kick off in China (a first-time host) with a record 32 teams. Seven are from the... Americas, eight from Asia and Oceania, five from Africa and 12 from Europe. Over 16 days (Aug. […] The post 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup Preview: Details and Major Storylines appeared first on SLAM.
Veteran free-agent safety Darian Stewart, who is entering his 10th NFL season and spent the past four seasons with the Broncos, has signed with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
As Kliff Kingsbury and Kyler Murray bring college's most productive passing offense to the pros, its creators have one nitpick: It's been there for years.
The smallest man on the Jets' offense will make a big impact for his quarterback thanks to his ability to separate quickly from defenders.
With a thin pipeline of prospects, the Mets have built the oldest Class AAA team in baseball.
Cardinals rookie quarterback Kyler Murray says he is not worried that he won't run his offensive scheme in its entirety during the preseason and is convinced he will still be ready Week 1 against... Detroit because of how well he knows the system.
After taking over for Kareem Hunt last season, Williams enters the season as Kansas City's top back. Can he shoulder the load?
Manchester United made some interesting moves during the transfer market, most notably after adding Crystal Palace's Aaron Wan-Bissaka and Leicester City's star centre-back Harry Maguire. They also... signed Daniel James from Swansea, although the 21-year-old winger was not expected to play a prominent role for The Red Devils early on this season. However, several things […] The post Youth Movement already Paying Dividends for Manchester United appeared first on Soccer News.
Cristiano Ronaldo said Zinedine Zidane made him feel special at the LaLiga giants as he hailed the Real Madrid head coach. Ronaldo left Madrid ahead of the 2018-19 season, joining Juventus in a... blockbuster €112million deal after three consecutive Champions League titles under Zidane. The five-time Ballon d’Or winner enjoyed great success during his time […] The post Cristiano Ronaldo hails Zinedine Zidane: He made me feel special appeared first on Soccer News.
Organizers for the 2028 L.A. Olympics would probably like everyone to forget about the homeless crisis, much like Japan wants visitors to ignore Fukushima.
Gleyber Torres' 13 homers vs. the Orioles this season are one shy of the MLB record.
The Washington Redskins communicated to prospective suitors they don't intend to trade offensive tackle Trent Williams , according to ESPN's Adam Schefter ...
Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards says the state is working on lease extensions with the New Orleans Saints designed to keep the NFL club in the Superdome for up to 30 additional years.
Wide receiver Rishard Matthews was released by the New Orleans Saints on Saturday. Head coach Sean Payton, speaking cryptically of the breakup, said of Matthews, "it's not for everyone," which... together with a "left squad designation" accompanying his release indicated that Matthews voluntarily bailed on a reasonable ...
Oakland Raiders receiver Antonio Brown lost his helmet grievance against the NFL but plans to return to the team.
Teams that have inquired about dealing for Williams have so far "been rebuffed," according to ESPN.
LeBron James “doesn’t have anything to prove to anyone”--in Los Angeles, or anywhere else for that matter--according to Lakers legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. Abdul-Jabbar says James can now compete... for an NBA title with Anthony Davis by his side. The Hall of Fame center adds that LeBron will eventually be considered among the Purple and Gold’s […] The post Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: LeBron James ‘Doesn't Have Anything to Prove to Anyone’ appeared first on SLAM.
The Los Angeles Chargers want to build off last year's promising campaign, but the team isn't about to make any bold predictions on how the season will go.
The King of the Ring is returning to WWE for the first time since 2015. The promotion announced Monday the event is coming back for the Aug. 19 edition of Raw. The tournament field remains unknown...