Injury news and position battles dominate the headlines for any training camp, and it was no different on Thursday. Training camp continued for most of the NFL on Thursday and, as usual, the biggest news pieces of the day revolve around injuries and training camp battles. Show More Summary
Nobody seems to know what to do now that the Tigers have added David Price to an already impressive rotation. Once everyone finally caught their breath from guffawing over the Jon Lester deal, all eyes turned towards the Tampa Bay Rays and what they'd ultimately do with David Price. Show More Summary
Jon Bois and Ryan Nanni would explain to you what baseball is, but baseball is impossible for them to understand or describe. So instead, they speak to baseball writers Grant Brisbee and Stacey Folkemer. One time, SB Nation writers Jon Bois and Ryan Nanni attempted to discuss baseball in a rational and informed manner. Show More Summary
We've already explained why the Tampa Bay Rays needed to trade David Price. His value was sky-high, and the Rays —even after a good month of baseball —weren't close enough to switch out of sell mode. Plus, with aces like Jeff Samardzija...Show More Summary
Jake Arrieta struck out seven in seven innings, leading the Chicago Cubs to a 3-1 victory over the Colorado Rockies on Thursday.
The Chicago Cubs acquired catcher prospect Victor Caratini as part of a trade with the Atlanta Braves that saw Chicago get rid of utility player Emilio Bonifacio and southpaw pitcher James Russell. MLB Roster Moves reported the newsShow More Summary
The last-place Boston Red Sox have traded pitching for power.
Thursday's action-packed, non-waiver trade deadline saw the New York Yankees add Stephen Drew and Martin Prado. Surprisingly, the archrival Boston Red Sox dealt Drew to the Yankees, as first reported by ESPNBoston.com’s Gordon Edes. The...Show More Summary
Prado, signed through 2016, is a versatile player with a career.290 batting average. Drew, although he was hitting.176 for the Red Sox, is a shortstop.
David Price may be going from a sub-.500 team to a World Series contender, but one Tampa Bay news channel believes the All-Star pitcher is getting the short end of the trade. Shortly before Thursday's MLB trade deadline, Fox Sports' Ken Rosenthal reported that the Tampa Bay Rays had traded Price to the Detroit Tigers in a three-team deal. Show More Summary
Seattle Mariners pitcher Felix Hernandez set a modern MLB record on Wednesday night by recording a 14th consecutive start with seven-plus innings pitched and two or fewer runs allowed, as reported by MLB.com's Greg Johns. The recordShow More Summary
In Wednesday night's 2-0 victory over the Seattle Mariners, the Cleveland Indians' Corey Kluber faced just 28 batters over nine full innings for a second straight game. Per Elias Sports Bureau (via ESPN Stats & Info), he's the only pitcher...Show More Summary
This is a new one. It's not uncommon for a golf ball to get lodged up in a tree on the PGA Tour. This season alone, we've seen balls get stuck up in a tree at Pebble Beach and stuck to the side of a cactus at TPC Scottsdale. Last year, Sergio Garcia climbed up a tree and hit a shot out of it. Show More Summary
The Mariners would probably rather have David Price, but considering what they gave up, they shouldn't be disappointed at all. Before the trade deadline, the Mariners were in the news for all the wrong reasons. Look at this danged headline: Trader Jack? As Seattle's GM struggles to complete deals, some rival executives wonder Damning. Show More Summary
The San Francisco Giants have been slowly crumbling over the last two months, going from a powerhouse team with the best record in baseball to a wild-card contender. Adjustments in August and September will determine whether the team...Show More Summary
Chris Fowler gets a promotion, while Mack Brown and Tim Tebow are among the new faces. Real live college football starts in just about three weeks, and ESPN has announced their team of over 100 television personalities that will appear...Show More Summary
Lawyers challenging President Obama's healthcare law filed a quick appeal with the Supreme Court on Thursday, urging justices to take up the issue this fall and throw out insurance subsidies for nearly 5 million Americans.
Terrible Tampa telecast team tweets terrible tweet to Tigers town. The tossers. Well, this is a shitty tweet: Making fun of urban decay and poverty to make a #joke about #sports. Very, very classy. Good job, Action News Team of Tampa. I wonder what they would feel like if people started making fun of Florida, all day, every day. Show More Summary
The man who shot his boss before taking his own life in a downtown Chicago office building was a high-ranking executive of a technology company, officials told the Los Angeles Times.
If the U.S. doesn't win the FIBA World Cup it's all Mesut Özil's fault. The U.S. is getting ready to take on the rest of the planet at the FIBA World Cup, and who better to get pointers from than FIFA World Cup champion Mesut Özil? The German stopped by U.S. Show More Summary