MLB trade tracker: Every deal completed by July 31 deadline

MLB teams produced a flurry of trades as the second half of the season got underway in mid-July. The final dominoes fell Monday as several big-name pitchers changed teams in the afternoon. Below are all the reported deals leading up to and including the trade deadline. SN’s Ryan Fagan has commentary on Monday’s activity. Kintzler […]

Mets fail to trade Asdrubal Cabrera, promote top prospect Amed Rosario anyway

The wait is over, the second-best prospect in baseball is heading to MLB. The Mets are calling up 21-year-old shortstop Amed Rosario to make his major-league debut on Tuesday against the Rockies, general manger Sandy Alderson announced Monday. Rosario was batting .328/.367/.466 with seven homers and 19 steals in 94 games with Triple-A Las Vegas. […]

Hall of Famers Ivan Rodriguez, Tim Raines salute Adrian Beltre for 3,000th hit

Some days, the timing of baseball is almost unbelievable. Sunday was one of those days. Rangers third baseman Adrian Beltre has been churning toward his 3,000th career hit for quite a while, and it’s possible he could have reached the milestone — which is essentially a guaranteed ticket to the Hall of Fame — a […]

John Elway doesn’t need new Broncos quarterback — just for Paxton Lynch to be better

John Elway is executive vice president of the Denver Broncos, but he tweeted a lot like the president of the United States on Wednesday. With his team’s quarterback situation becoming messier than anticipated in Year 2 of Trevor Siemian vs. Paxton Lynch, Elway had to shoot down rumors of the Broncos pursuing a third option: […]

Pro Football Hall of Fame: Which NFL quarterbacks are Canton-bound next?

Kurt Warner becomes the 26th modern-era quarterback to be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday in Canton, Ohio. That’s a prestigious club that includes legendary quarterbacks ranging from Johnny Unitas to Joe Montana to Brett Favre. Warner, however, is simply the next quarterback. Rest assured, a floodgate is coming. Peyton Manning, […]

what happened Wednesday shouldn’t fall solely on Fleury.

Marc Methot, Derek Brassard and Zack Smith also scored in the first period. Smith’s goal forced Penguins coach Mike Sullivan to pull goaltender Marc-André Fleury from the game and insert backup Matt Murray. The Senators scored the four goals on just nine shots with Fleury in net. Fleury’s poor play Wednesday raises a question: Should […]

Phil Kessel bails out Nick Bonino from car trouble with roadside assist

Phil Kessel’s best assist Sunday came well before the Penguins scored any of their seven goals in a Game 5 rout of the Senators. On the way to PPG Paints Arena, Nick Bonino became stranded on the side of the highway when his truck abruptly broke down. Luckily, Kessel arrived to bail out his former […]

It instead will serve as an enduring moment for a tutor and the understudy.

Eastern Conference finals: Penguins at Senators, Game 4, 8 p.m. ET, NBCSN (Senators lead 2-1) — The Penguins’ defense and goalie Marc-Andre Fleury disappeared early in Game 3, giving up an astounding four goals in the game’s first 13 minutes. That led coach Mike Sullivan to pull Fleury for Matt Murray. The collapse was even […]

NBA Draft stock watch: Grayson Allen is tripping over his pro future

The level of play in college basketball this season is higher than it’s been in years, thanks in large part to a freshman class that has exceeded even the loftiest of expectations. Players such as Josh Jackson, Markelle Fultz, Dennis Smith and Lonzo Ball have already established themselves as likely top 10 picks, with many […]

Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant dynamic explosive on court

The Golden State Warriors may have some bad news for the rest of the NBA — they’ve apparently settled on a rotation that makes superstars Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant even more effective. Last Sunday against the Sacramento Kings, coach Steve Kerr went with an experimental rotation that put Curry and Durant in the game […]