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Rockies Place 1B Justin Morneau on 15-Day DL

8 hours agoSports / Baseball : Bats

The Colorado Rockies placed first baseman Justin Morneau on the 15-day disabled list with a strained neck.

Anderson Varejao with a hat looks like a regular guy

An investigative report reveals Anderson Varejao did not cut off his hair. Monday evening, this crossed my timeline: Anderson Varejao's Sideshow Bob look? Gone. — 3030 (@jose3030) July 21, 2014 My jaw dropped. Show More Summary

Federal appeals court refuses rehearing on Arizona execution case

8 hours agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

A federal appeals court has denied Arizona a rehearing in a capital punishment case, setting the stage for the state to ask the U.S. Supreme Court to intervene.

We Remember: 10th Anniversary of Manny Ramirez Cutting Off Johnny Damon's Throw

Ten years ago today, Manny Ramirez made sure that the phrase "Manny being Manny" would never be forgotten. On July 21, 2004, the Baltimore Orioles' David Newhan hit a ball to deep center. Boston Red Sox outfielder Johnny Damon was unable to catch the ball and ended up having to chase it down after it bounced away from him. Show More Summary

What MLB Teams Need to Watch Out For in the Second Half of the Season?

The second half of the MLB season is underway, and there are still pennant races to be won. With a lot of baseball left, we can see some changes in the standings. What teams should you expect to make a second-half surge? Brian Anderson and Cal Ripken Jr. Show More Summary

Improved parenting may fortify low-income kids against poverty effects

9 hours agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

For children growing up in poverty, the seeds of poor health in adulthood appear to be sown early. But a nurturing parent may be able to foster a child's resilience to such conditions as allergies, diabetes, heart disease and some cancers, says a new study.

Hanley Ramirez, Yasiel Puig not in Dodgers lineup Monday

9 hours agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Hanley Ramirez and Yasiel Puig won’t be in the lineup Monday for the Dodgers’ series opener against the Pittsburgh Pirates at PNC Park.

Remembering the most forgettable quarterbacks of the 1990s

In the 1990s, future Hall of Famers like Steve Young, Brett Favre, Troy Aikman, and John Elway all won Super Bowls. Everyone else was terrible at playing quarterback. These are the worst of them.

Nick Young officially re-signs with Lakers

9 hours agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

On Monday, the Lakers officially re-signed free agent guard/forward Nick Young to an estimated four-year, $21.5 million contract.

FIFA report on World Cup corruption delayed until September

FIFA's report was originally supposed to be delivered in July. FIFA's report on corruption charges surrounding the bids for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups has been delayed until at least September. Originally, FIFA investigator Michael...Show More Summary

Washington NFL team claims half of earth cares about its preseason camps

Everyone's a winner when Dan Snyder's team comes to town... except the town itself. An inflated sense of self-importance is a mainstay of today's NFL, but few teams can boast hubris on par with Dan Snyder's Washington NFL team, you know the one that's got a nickname that totally honors Native Americans. Show More Summary

Sammy Watkins has the best and worst day at Bills training camp

Sammy Watkins torched defenders and suffered his first injury scare at training camp on Monday. He's fine. Buffalo Bills rookie wide receiver Sammy Watkins is already a dominant player in the NFL... at least during training camp. Watkins...Show More Summary

Justin Morneau Injury: Updates on Rockies Star's Neck and Return

Colorado Rockies first baseman Justin Morneau will be headed to the disabled list with a strained neck. Patrick Saunders of The Denver Post reported the news of Morneau's injury on Monday, and the Rockies' official communications department...Show More Summary

Clemson's Swinney retorts Big Ten 'basketball conference' comment

Clemson beat Ohio State. Who's the real football conference now? ACC Media Days are happening right now. Maryland coach Randy Edsall is not attending, because he now coaches in the Big Ten. Edsall said last week that he was happy toShow More Summary

Newbee win $5 million, the 2014 championship and redefine Dota 2's metagame

There's a new champion in Seattle and Newbee will redefine the game in doing so. There's an old tired phrase in sports that says "It's not how you start, but how you finish." This phrase encompasses the core ideals of Chinese Dota in the international metagame. Show More Summary

Evan Turner signs with Boston Celtics, according to report

Turner will look to revive his career on a Celtics team that likely will be in the lottery again. Former No. 2 pick Evan Turner has signed with the Boston Celtics after falling on hard times in Indiana last season, reports Steve Bulpett of the Boston Herald. Celtics finishing deal for FA Evan Turner, sources tell Herald. Show More Summary

Alex Rios Trade Rumors: Latest Buzz and Speculation Surrounding Rangers Star

Currently in the midst of one of his most consistent seasons in the MLB, veteran Alex Rios is reportedly drawing interest from a postseason contender as a trade target. Jon Heyman of CBS Sports reports the Kansas City Royals are considering...Show More Summary

Mark Teixeira Injury: Updates on Yankees Star's Lat and Return

A slight lat muscle strain will keep New York Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira out of the lineup on a day-to-day basis. Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News reported on Teixeira's ailment on Monday: The New York Times' David Waldstein...Show More Summary

U.S. women win first saber title in nearly a decade

10 hours agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Fencing isn't exactly a high-profile sport, but the U.S. women's saber team made international news Monday by winning its first world championship in nearly a decade.

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