Dodgers Place Clayton Kershaw On Injured List

Dodgers Place Clayton Kershaw On Injured List

The Dodgers are placing Clayton Kershaw on the 15-day injured list due to right SI joint inflammation, the club informed reporters (including JP Hoornstra of the Southern California News Group). The team doesn’t anticipate it being a long-term absence. Reliever Garrett Cleavinger has been recalled from Triple-A Oklahoma City in a corresponding move. The SI … Read more

So Derby winner Rich Strike was a heart-warming story for less than a week

So Derby winner Rich Strike was a heart-warming story for less than a week

Sonny Leon and Rich Strike.Picture: Getty Images I wish Vegas would’ve given the public odds on how long Rich Strike’s feel-good story remained feel-good. While it didn’t take a turn to Cancel Town in the first 15 minutes after the race, it did get there during trainer Eric Reed’s 15 minutes of fame, so my … Read more

2022 Stanley Cup playoffs – X factors, predictions for Bruins-Hurricanes, Lightning-Maple Leafs, Kings-Oilers

2022 Stanley Cup playoffs - X factors, predictions for Bruins-Hurricanes, Lightning-Maple Leafs, Kings-Oilers

While the first round of the 2022 Stanley Cup playoffs has included a few too many blowouts for our liking, it has also provided at least three Game 7s, the ultimate “tension convention.” According to ESPN Stats & Information, Saturday will be the first time since Apr. 30, 2014, that there will be three Game … Read more

Brittney Griner’s detention in Russia has been extended by a month, Russian state news reports

Brittney Griner's detention in Russia has been extended by a month, Russian state news reports

Griner, who the US government has said is being wrongfully detained, will now be held at least until June 18, a court in Khimki outside Moscow ruled Friday, TASS reported, citing the court’s press service. Leaving a hearing Friday in the Khimki court, she was handcuffed, wearing an orange hooded pullover with her head down, … Read more

NFL Week 1 features record number of home underdogs

NFL Week 1 features record number of home underdogs

NFL point spreads hit the board at sportsbooks Thursday shortly after the league released its schedule for the 2022 season. Week 1 is packed with home underdogs. Ten home teams are underdogs in Week 1, the most in an opening week in the Super Bowl era, according to ESPN Stats & Information research. The Houston … Read more

James Harden vanishes in Game 6 amid contract uncertainty

James Harden vanishes in Game 6 amid contract uncertainty

James Harden was nowhere to be found in Thursday’s Philadelphia flop. The Sixers point guard—who was traded to Philadelphia at the deadline in February to help Joel Embiid in pursuit of a deep playoff push—was 4-of-9 with 11 points in 42 minutes of action. Harden took just two shots in the second half of Philadelphia’s … Read more

Chargers take Urban Meyer shot in savage video

Chargers take Urban Meyer shot in savage video

The Los Angeles Chargers have officially raised the bar for schedule release videos – and took some impeccable shots at other teams in the process. The team revealed their entire 2022 schedule in a hilarious anime send-up, going through all 17 matchups and animating each of their opponents – with varying levels of savagery. After … Read more

Jimmy Butler praises Joel Embiid, but blasts 76ers after eliminating former team: ‘Tobias Harris over me?’

Jimmy Butler praises Joel Embiid, but blasts 76ers after eliminating former team: 'Tobias Harris over me?'

After his Miami Heat dispensed from the Philadelphia 76ers on Thursday, Jimmy Butler said he still wishes he were teammates with Joel Embiid. In Butler’s walk-off interview, ESPN’s Jorge Sedano asked what he told Embiid after the buzzer. “That I love him,” Butler said. “I’m proud of him. Yes, yes, yes, I still wish I … Read more

Rafael Nadal suffers from recurring foot injury ahead of French Open

Rafael Nadal suffers from recurring foot injury ahead of French Open

The 21-time grand slam champion missed a large part of last season with the injury and says he is still learning to live and play through the pain. The Spaniard appeared to struggle badly toward the end of his last game on Thursday as he fell to defeat against Denis Shapovalov at the Italian Open. … Read more