Jason Whitlock says LeBron James doesn’t deal with real racism

Jason Whitlock thinks LeBron James doesn’t deal with real racism because he isn’t poor. The Fox Sports personality was a guest on The Herd Thursday and was asked about the way James responded to the racist graffiti that was spray-painted on his Los Angeles home Wednesday. In certain situations, the only people who don’t stand […]

Reds honor Pete Rose with statue of his iconic headfirst slide

Pete Rose’s all-out approach to baseball, which earned him the nickname Charlie Hustle, may be best personified by his headfirst slide into bases. Now, Rose’s iconic slide will live on as a larger-than-life sculpture outside Great American Ball Park. The 76-year-old Rose was on hand, along with several of his former teammates from Cincinnati’s Big […]

Pirates’ Jameson Taillon to be cleared for workouts after cancer diagnosis

Francis Martes (17) and David Paulino (47) are two flamethrowers Pittsburgh would likely require in any trade involving Cole. While the addition of Watson could force outfielder Kyle Tucker (30) to become part of the deal as well. That would be a huge asking price for the Astros, but they are young enough to afford […]

David Ortiz mentions Yankees in failed PED test conspiracy theory

David Ortiz’s failed 2003 drug test tends to be a juicy subject. His explanation for how his name was revealed to the public is juicier. There will never again be a player signed to a contract from Cuba on the level of Yasiel Puig, Yoan Moncada or Aroldis Chapman. There will be plenty more players […]

Nationals reportedly open to extending Dusty Baker past 2017

Dusty Baker took over for the Nationals last season and made a positive impact with the team’s young players. According to the Washington Post, Washington’s brass were so impressed with the 67-year-old manager that they are considering extending his contract past 2017. Baker will return this season seeking his first World Series title in his […]

Jake Arrieta: I’m with Cubs ‘for one more year’

Jake Arrieta could be headed for a $200 million contract after the 2017 season, but it sounds like it won’t be with the Cubs. According to Chicago radio station WSCR, the 2016 Cy Young Award winner seemed resigned to the fact he may be headed out of the Windy City. The timeline is kind of […]

Anthony Rendon drives in 10 of Nationals’ 23 runs in history-making blowout vs. Mets

Apparently, Nationals third baseman Anthony Rendon ate his Wheaties Sunday morning. Rendon led the Nationals to a 23-5 win over the Mets while collecting six hits (6 for 6) with five runs scored, three home runs and 10 RBIs. The Nationals became the first team in MLB history to score at least 14 runs in […]

Agent of Patriots CB Malcolm Butler trying to get client out of New England

Most players are trying to find a way into New England, not out, but Malcolm Butler isn’t most players. The talented cornerback knows his days with the Patriots are numbered after the team gave a large contract to free agent Stephon Gilmore. Gilmore, another talented CB, was given a $65 million deal over five years, […]

Red Sox minor leaguer critically injured in fiery Florida crash

Red Sox minor league pitcher Kevin Steen was critically injured Wednesday night in a fiery wreck that left the driver of the other vehicle dead. According to The News-Press , the Florida Highway Patrol said Steen was driving his 2007 Cadillac Escalade along Lee Blvd. in Lehigh Acres, Fla., when a 2002 Dodge Neon traveling […]

49ers great Dwight Clark announces he has ALS

Former 49ers wide receiver Dwight Clark announced Sunday night he has ALS, often referred to as Lou Gehrig’s disease. I have ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, Clark, 60, wrote on his blog, via San Jose Mercury News. Those words are still very hard for me to say. ALS is a progressive neurodegenerative disease […]