MIAMI — A day after getting jammed on a chilly afternoon at Nationals Park, Nationals starter Max Scherzer’s right thumb is still swollen, Manager Matt Williams said. Williams said the team is “treating him aggressively,” and that he expects Scherzer to make his next start. Scherzer said after Thursday’s game that he expects the same thing.Read full article >>
I guess Don Mattingly, being a Yankee, didn't get the memo that Dodgers fans hate the Giants and vice versa. So to hold out Zack Greinke from the Giant series, rest regulars and treat the Giants as a last-place team flies in the face of the storied rivalry. Getting swept should serve as a wake-up...
The Texas Rangers are close to reacquiring troubled former MVP outfielder Josh Hamilton from the Angels, per reports from T.R. Sullivan of MLB.com and Jeff Wilson of Fox Sports Southwest. It is unknown just what other players or howShow More Summary
This panda was allegedly pushed out of the tree by another panda. ATTEMPTED PANDACIDE? Please watch this video a couple hundred times: A video posted by National Geographic (@natgeo) on Apr 24, 2015 at 2:41pm PDT This is, of course, amazing. Show More Summary
At least, we THINK that's supposed to be A-Rod. Early look at Daily News back page. Mets & Harvey (The Dark Knight) take on Yanks & A-Rod (The Joker) in Gotham clash pic.twitter.com/GUroD6ZI5U — Tom Biersdorfer (@TomBiersdorfer) April 24, 2015 Granted, neither Matt Harvey nor A-Rod look like that. Show More Summary
The roof is closed on a humid night in Miami as the Nationals and Marlins open a three-game set at Marlins Park. The pitching matchup features two starters who have underachieved so far this season, Marlins right-hander Mat Latos (0-3, 10.24) and Nationals righty Jordan Zimmermann (1-2, 6.14). Show More Summary
MIAMI — Part of the deal the Nationals made in getting center fielder Denard Span back from surgery so fast was that situations may arise where he would have to take things slow. So far, Span has looked healthy, swinging freely and fielding fearlessly. He scored from first in his first game back. But he has yet to steal a base.Read full article >>
Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens deserve their plaques in Cooperstown.
James, you are a riddle literally wrapped in an enigma. Prior to Friday's Game 3 between the Rockets and Mavericks: Dwight has arrived. Camo blazer. pic.twitter.com/NSOnP8mp6b — Houston Rockets (@HoustonRockets) April 24, 2015 The Beard is in the building. Show More Summary
Although Matt Kenseth is almost certainly in the Chase thanks to a win last week, don’t expect him to be any more or less aggressive. Dale Earnhardt Jr. and others have spoken wistfully about how a win changes a teams' mindset for the...Show More Summary
He's so smart and stylish. He makes really good decisions, too. Looks like Tom Brady showed up at the Apple Store in NYC to check out the Apple Watch (H/T @katjasherlock) pic.twitter.com/CHvMfRjyVn — Darren Rovell (@darrenrovell) April 24, 2015 Ugh, look at this guy. Show More Summary
In a story April 17 about a Detroit Tigers win over the White Sox, The Associated Press reported erroneously the name of the Chicago outfielder who couldn't catch Castellanos' liner in the ninth inning. It was Avisail Garcia.
There's a LOT that was discussed about the world's most decorated fighter. ESPN's Outside the Lines segment took a half-hour to discuss and dissect Floyd Mayweather prior to his huge fight with Manny Pacquiao May 2. But the topics and investigation didn't focus on Mayweather's impenetrable defense or his amazing counter-punching abilities. Show More Summary
Joe Wieland is expected to start for the Dodgers this weekend against the San Diego Padres, according to a person familiar with the situation who spoke under condition of anonymity because the right-hander hasn’t yet been officially recalled from triple-A Oklahoma City.
Hope springs eternal. That's the refrain at the beginning of the 2015 MLB season. Technically, it's still spring. But already, a number of teams have giant metaphorical forks sticking out of their backs. The calendar has yet to flipShow More Summary
In 2014, despite losing Teddy Bridgewater, DeVante Parker posted eye-popping numbers for the Louisville Cardinals. Though a foot injury limited him to just six games, Parker showed that he absolutely has what it takes to excel at the next level. Watch on YouTube | Subscribe to SB Nation on YouTube
Tiger Woods, you may have heard, is in China this week to promote golf, his redesign of a Beijing course in the nation where the game is technically illegal, and, of course, to shill for his primary sponsor. Hello Yao, awesome day at Nike campus in Shanghai. Show More Summary
In Randy Gregory's two seasons in Lincoln, he was one of the best, most athletic pass-rushers in the country. But due to testing positive for marijuana at February's scouting combine, he's expected to slip a bit in the draft, where a team will happily scoop him up and reap the benefits of his ability to terrorize QBs. Watch on YouTube | Subscribe to SB Nation on YouTube
Another week of baseball action is in the books, which means it's time once again for Bleacher Report's MLB Team of the Week. You know the drill: 10 players (one per position, excluding relievers but including designated hitters) who...Show More Summary
Injuries have forever altered Rose's career, but his play against the Bucks so far has been a joyous reminder of when he became the youngest MVP ever. The phrase "Derrick Rose is back" carries so much baggage, even though it's thrown around light-heartedly after every spectacular layup or incredible game these days. Show More Summary