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

New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman calls comments by Houston Astros owner Jim Crane ‘deflection’

New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman calls comments by Houston Astros owner Jim Crane 'deflection'

10:01 PM ET Marly RiveraESPNWriter Close Marly Rivera is a writer for ESPNdeportes.com and ESPN.com. CHICAGO — Nice try, Jim. That was Brian Cashman’s sarcastic response when addressing Astros owner Jim Crane’s comments against the Yankees’ general manager concerning Houston’s sign-stealing scandal. “I don’t think anybody’s going to dance to the tune he’s singing,” Cashman … Read more

Elon Musk says Trump SHOULDN’T run for president in 2024 but will get his Twitter back

Elon Musk believes Trump shouldn't run for a second term in 2024, even as he promises to restore the former president's Twitter account

Elon Musk says Donald Trump should skip the 2024 election even as he vows to restore the former president’s Twitter account. The Tesla CEO shared his views on US politics in a series of tweets Thursday evening. He said Trump shouldn’t run for office because a ‘less divisive candidate would be better in 2024,’ before … Read more

Cleveland Guardians have no new COVID-19 cases; pitching coach Carl Willis to manage

Multiple positive COVID-19 tests in Cleveland Guardians organization; game vs. Chicago White Sox postponed

The Cleveland Guardians reported no new COVID-19 cases Thursday, a day after an outbreak inside their clubhouse caused a postponement in Chicago and sent manager Terry Francona and five coaches home from a road trip. The team said pitching coach Carl Willis will serve as the club’s acting manager for a three-game series this weekend … Read more

Pregnant woman sues Travis Scott for wrongful death after losing her baby after Astroworld concert

Shanazia Williamson is suing Travis Scott (above) for the death of her unborn child, who she says she lost due to injuries sustained during the Astroworld Festival in November

A woman who says she lost her pregnancy as a result of injuries sustained during the Astroworld Festival crowd-crush is suing Travis Scott and the festival organizers for the wrongful death of her unborn baby. Shanazia Williamson and her husband Jarawd Owens of Dayton, Ohio, say they were expecting a child when they attended the … Read more

Denver Broncos WR Jerry Jeudy arrested, faces charges of criminal tampering with domestic violence enhancer

Denver Broncos WR Jerry Jeudy arrested, faces charges of criminal tampering with domestic violence enhancer

ENGLEWOOD, Col. — Denver Broncos wide receiver Jerry Jeudy was arrested Thursday afternoon by the Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office. “Professional football player Jerry Jeudy has been arrested by Arapahoe Co. sheriff deputies. He’s being held at the Arapahoe Co. jail on charges of 2nd degree criminal tampering w/a domestic violence enhancer, a misdemeanor. He’s on … Read more

Kansas City Chiefs to visit Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Week 4, setting up Patrick Mahomes-Tom Brady rematch

Kansas City Chiefs to visit Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Week 4, setting up Patrick Mahomes-Tom Brady rematch

The Kansas City Chiefs will visit the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Oct. 2 of the upcoming 2022 season, setting up a Super Bowl LV rematch in what will be the latest installment in the Patrick Mahomes-Tom Brady rivalry. The NFL announced the Week 4 game Thursday morning, ahead of the release of the full regular-season … Read more

NBA unveils new trophies, awards honoring Larry Bird, Magic Johnson, Bob Cousy, Oscar Robertson

NBA unveils new trophies, awards honoring Larry Bird, Magic Johnson, Bob Cousy, Oscar Robertson

It’s no coincidence that in the same year the NBA is celebrating its 75th anniversary, the league is unveiling an ensemble of trophies and awards that will feature new designs and will honor iconic players such as Larry Bird, Earvin “Magic” Johnson, Bob Cousy and Oscar Robertson. During the conference finals, which could begin Sunday … Read more