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Spangenberg Delivers in MLB Debut for Padres

21 hours agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Cory Spangenberg had a two-run single for his first big league hit and Tyson Ross pitched six strong innings to lead the San Diego Padres to a 3-1 victory against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Monday.

Dunn Homers in 1st At-Bat for A's, Tops White Sox

21 hours agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Adam Dunn provided instant pop for the struggling Athletics, hitting a towering, two-run homer in his first at-bat for Oakland to highlight a 6-1 win over the Seattle Mariners on Monday in a matchup of playoff contenders.

Watch Manny Pacquiao sing a moving ballad for the NFL

MORE LIKE GRAMMY PACQUIAO I don't know why this exists. I just know that it does and I am very happy for it: We already knew Manny Pacquiao loves to sing-- so much so that his vocal talents recently got the Drake parody treatment. I am utterly baffled by this, yet so, so, so appreciate. Keep singing, Manny.

Christine Michael still 'banged up,' not a fantasy option in Week 1

Christine Michael is battling a hamstring injury and might not be ready for Thursday's season opener. We break down the fantasy implications. Seattle Seahawks running back Christine Michael is slow to recovery from injury, and head coach Pete Carroll is uncertain about his status. Show More Summary

Angels find much stronger relief this season

21 hours agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

It was a look, and a feeling, that Angels General Manager Jerry Dipoto came to dread, not only last season, but at times in April and May. The bullpen gate would open in the late innings of a close game and a sense of uncertainty would trot in with an Angels reliever.

NFL news roundup: Ray McDonald says 'truth will come out' about arrest

The San Francisco 49ers defensive lineman says that his arrest for felony domestic violence is not what it appears while Alex Smith becomes the latest quarterback to earn a big payday. Ray McDonald believes truth will vindicate him Mere...Show More Summary

Kasey Kahne joins Big Brothers in Chase for Sprint Cup title

22 hours agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Kasey Kahne is a bit of an accidental tourist to the NASCAR Chase.

Southampton sign Sadio Mané

Southampton have completed the signing of Salzburg's Senegalese star, Sadio Mané. Red Bull Salzburg's midfield star Sadio Mané has joined Southampton on transfer deadline day. The 22-year-old, who has made several appearances for the...Show More Summary

Joc Pederson to Make Dodgers Debut: Latest Reports, Analysis and Reaction

Los Angeles Dodgers standout prospect Joc Pederson has been summoned to the big leagues. According to the club's official Twitter account, Pederson is among four minor league players to be promoted to LA's active roster on Monday: Manager...Show More Summary

Yankees’ Chase Headley Completes His Quest for a Hit in Every Ballpark

22 hours agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Even though he played all but the last six weeks in the National League, Yankees third baseman Chase Headley has managed to record at least one hit in all 30 current major league stadiums.

Baseball has the one indispensable union, and we missed it

Some thoughts about baseball, the arrow of work, the MLBPA, and the history of labor in the U.S. for a Labor Day evening. Few things are an unalloyed good, other than dental anesthesia, and even then I've heard tell of people expiring...Show More Summary

What makes Derek Carr so special?

The Raiders named Derek Carr their starting quarterback on Monday evening. Danny Kelly has a closer look at the quarterback the Raiders have been looking for. Derek Carr started Friday night's preseason Week 4 matchup against the defending...Show More Summary

Derek Carr named starting quarterback, per report; has small fantasy value

The Raiders are pulling the trigger on their second-round rookie, naming Derek Carr the Week 1 starter over Matt Schaub. We break down the fantasy implications. The Oakland Raiders are the first team to name a rookie quarterback their...Show More Summary

Queens Park Rangers sign Niko Kranjcar again

The Harry Redknapp and Niko Kranjcar love affair continues. Wherever Harry Redknapp goes, Niko Kranjcar will follow. The two are joined again, and it is at Queens Park Rangers, where Kranjcar played for Redknapp on loan last season.Show More Summary

Derek Carr named Raiders starting QB

The Raiders will go with rookie quarterback Derek Carr over veteran Matt Schaub The Oakland Raiders have decided to start rookie quarterback Derek Carr over veteran signal caller Matt Schaub according to NFL Insider Jay Glazer. Breaking:...Show More Summary

Official: Toby Alderweireld signs for Southampton

Toby Alderweireld has signed for Southampton from Atletico Madrid, the club have confirmed. Toby Alderweireld has officially signed for Southampton after the club confirmed his move from Atletico Madrid. The defender joins on a season-long...Show More Summary

Crystal Palace add striker depth with Kevin Doyle loan

If the price is right, why not? Crystal Palace have added some last minute desperation striker depth, signing Irish international Kevin Doyle on loan from Wolverhampton Wanderers until January. Doyle was an excellent player in his prime, but he hasn't played at a high level for a very long time. Show More Summary

Arsenal, Manchester United get extension to complete Danny Welbeck transfer

Danny Welbeck should be an Arsenal player eventually. The transfer window has closed and Arsenal and Manchester United have not yet finalized a deal for Danny Welbeck, but they still plan to do the transfer. The clubs have applied for...Show More Summary

Wheeler Struggles as Sloppy Mets Lose 9-6

22 hours agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Zack Wheeler struggled with his command on the mound early, and reliever Jeurys Familia and the New York Mets struggled in the field late.

Morgan Amalfitano signs for West Ham United

West Ham have completed the signing of Marseille attacker Morgan Amalfitano. West Ham have completed the signing of Morgan Amalfitano, the French attacker's previous club Marseille have confirmed. It means Amalfitano will be headingShow More Summary

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