Jets cut long-tenured guard Brian Winters in salary cap move

Jets cut long-tenured guard Brian Winters in salary cap move

Brian Winters has been with the Jets through three general managers and three head coaches, but his time with the team came to an end Sunday. The Jets released Winters, ending his long run with the team. The 29-year-old guard was the longest-tenured player on the Jets. The team took him in the third round … Read more

Yoenis Cespedes was frustrated with Mets before opting out

Yoenis Cespedes was frustrated with Mets before opting out

ATLANTA – Yoenis Cespedes walked. Is it because money talks? The Mets announced Sunday that Cespedes opted out of this season over concerns about the coronavirus, and a friend backed up that version. But multiple sources confirmed that twice in the first nine games of the season, Cespedes confronted Mets officials because he was concerned … Read more

Nets essentially punch NBA playoff ticket with win over Wizards

Nets essentially punch NBA playoff ticket with win over Wizards

For the Nets, Sunday’s game was always going to be playoffs or possible play-in. And Brooklyn came up big behind the few stalwarts they have left. They drove a stake through Washington’s postseason hopes, and essentially punched their own playoff ticket behind Caris LeVert, Joe Harris and Jarrett Allen. The Nets shook off a slow … Read more

Yoenis Cespedes opting out of rest of Mets’ 2020 season

Yoenis Cespedes opting out of rest of Mets' 2020 season

Yoenis Cespedes has opted out of the rest of the 2020 MLB season, ending a hectic stretch Sunday in which the Mets superstar’s whereabouts were unknown. Cespedes, 34, did not show up for the Mets’ 4-0 loss in Atlanta and the team initially wasn’t sure of the slugger’s status when they couldn’t get in touch … Read more

Mets’ slump continues amid Yoenis Cespedes fiasco

Mets' slump continues amid Yoenis Cespedes fiasco

Like Yoenis Cespedes, the Mets’ bats have gone AWOL. After exploding for 10 runs in the first six innings Friday night, the Mets have managed just one over the last 22 innings and have now lost five straight games following Sunday’s dismal 4-0 loss to the Braves in Atlanta. As has been the case for … Read more

Cardinals have more coronavirus cases after latest tests

Cardinals have more coronavirus cases after latest tests

The St. Louis Cardinals’ coronavirus problem has gotten worse. The team on Sunday received more positive test results, according to multiple reports. The latest round of test results were “not good,” a source told ESPN. The Cardinals previously were known to have four positives, including three players and one member of the coaching staff. Other … Read more

Why NBA forced Jimmy Butler to change his nameless Heat jersey

Why NBA forced Jimmy Butler to change his nameless Heat jersey

All protests must be approved. Miami Heat star Jimmy Butler was forced to remove a jersey with no name on it prior to Saturday’s game against the Nuggets, due to the blank space not being included in the league’s official list of acceptable social justice messages. Butler was then given a replacement jersey sporting his … Read more

Tom Brady’s iPhone revelation has Twitter losing its mind

Tom Brady's iPhone revelation has Twitter losing its mind

Tom Brady’s latest Instagram share has Twitter collectively dropping the head-exploding emoji. On Saturday, the Buccanneers quarterback posted a photo to his Instagram story from the inside of his car, highlighting the 99-degree temperature outdoors. Though the post could have been overlooked by some, eagle-eyed sleuths noticed a not-so-hidden detail about Brady’s accessories, namely his … Read more

Luka Garza returns to Iowa from the NBA Draft with a new mission

Luka Garza returns to Iowa from the NBA Draft with a new mission

Merely by returning to the Iowa Hawkeyes for his senior season in 2020-21, All-American center Luka Garza is joining esteemed company as one of the rare Sporting News Player of the Year award winners to return the following season. That is not the only elite group he’s wishing to join. With Garza returning to the Hawkeyes, … Read more

Matt LaCosse brings Patriots’ opt-out list to eight players

Matt LaCosse brings Patriots' opt-out list to eight players

The Patriots’ roster is getting thinner and thinner. A whopping eighth Patriots player opted out of the 2020 NFL season on Sunday with tight end Matt LaCosse bowing out, according to multiple reports, as the NFL prepares to try to play through the coronavirus pandemic. The former Giants tight end joins linebacker Dont’a Hightower, safety … Read more