The Seattle Mariners assemble a complete team, for a clear victory of the Texas Rangers, sliding into the top Wild Card spot

The Seattle Mariners assemble a complete team, for a clear victory of the Texas Rangers, sliding into the top Wild Card spot

When assembling a puzzle, there is nothing more satisfying than when you place that last piece and can see the entire picture, perfectly matching the photo on the box, and sometimes even more impressive in its full scope than you imagined it would be. If the Mariners’ rebuild is a puzzle, they came into this … Read more

Another Steelers steal: Why George Pickens looks like the next star wideout picked by Pittsburgh after Round 1

Another Steelers steal: Why George Pickens looks like the next star wideout picked by Pittsburgh after Round 1

It’s the long-time neglect of a specific, high-profile position in the first round of the draft you haven’t heard about in excess over the past three years. Of course, I’m referencing the Steelers and the fact that they haven’t picked a receiver in Round 1 since Santonio Holmes was selected in 2006 (the Packers, more … Read more

Fernando Tatis Jr. Suspended 80 Games For Performance-Enhancing Drug Violation

Fernando Tatis Jr. Suspended 80 Games For Performance-Enhancing Drug Violation

Fernando Tatis Jr.’s 2022 season is over. In a stunning development, Major League Baseball announced Friday afternoon that the Padres star has tested positive for Clostebol, a banned performance-enhancing substance. He’s been suspended for 80 games without pay, effective immediately. Tatis, who confirmed he’s already dropped an appeal he’d initially filed, goes on the restricted … Read more

Kyler Murray dons headset, calls plays in Arizona Cardinals’ first preseason game

Kyler Murray dons headset, calls plays in Arizona Cardinals' first preseason game

He might not have been in uniform Friday night but Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray was still able to put to use what he did in practice in the weeks leading up to the first preseason game of the season against the Cincinnati Bengals. Murray helped call offensive plays during the fourth quarter of the … Read more

Journeyman Wynton Bernard keys Colorado Rockies win after 10 seasons in minors

Journeyman Wynton Bernard keys Colorado Rockies win after 10 seasons in minors

DENVER — Wynton Bernard finally got his chance to play in the major leagues a decade after he was drafted by the San Diego Padres. Bernard singled, stole a base and scored in his major league debut, helping the Colorado Rockies beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-3 on Friday night. The 31-year-old Bernard toiled in the … Read more

Zach Wilson to undergo an MRI after suffering knee injury in Jets’ first preseason game

Zach Wilson to undergo an MRI after suffering knee injury in Jets' first preseason game

USATSI Jets second-year quarterback Zach Wilson departed New York’s preseason opener against the Philadelphia Eagles after suffering a knee injury. With over four minutes to play in the first quarter, Wilson took a first-and-10 snap from New York’s 40-yard line and scrambled out right. As he turned upfield, Wilson tried to make a cut towards … Read more

Hamstring injury expected to keep San Francisco 49ers RB Elijah Mitchell out of preseason, source says

Hamstring injury expected to keep San Francisco 49ers RB Elijah Mitchell out of preseason, source says

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — San Francisco 49ers running back Elijah Mitchell is expected to miss all three of the team’s preseason games after suffering a hamstring injury, a league source told ESPN’s Adam Schefter on Friday. Mitchell is, however, expected to be ready for the regular season, the source told Schefter. Mitchell did not participate … Read more

Fernando Tatis Jr. suspended 80 games for violating MLB’s PED policy

Fernando Tatis Jr. has been suspended 80 games for violating MLB's PED policy.

San Diego Padres superstar shortstop Fernando Tatis Jr. has been suspended 80 games for violating MLB’s performance-enhancing drug policy. MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred announced in a statement on Friday that Tatis has been suspended 80 games without pay after testing positive for Clostebol, an illegal substance under MLB’s Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program. “It … Read more

Zach Wilson exits Jets’ first preseason game with injury

Zach Wilson exits Jets' first preseason game with injury

PHILADELPHIA — Zach Wilson’s second season with the Jets went from bad to worse quickly in the team’s first preseason game Friday night. Wilson exited the game with a right knee injury after a 7-yard scramble in the first quarter against the Eagles at Lincoln Financial Field. The severity of the injury was not immediately … Read more