Francisco Lindor didn’t realize he was in middle of ‘act-professional’ controversy

The polarizing broadcasting clip involving Francisco Lindor that went viral on Wednesday came as a surprise to Lindor on Thursday. In the fifth inning of Wednesday’s victory over the Phillies, the Mets shortstop caught a line drive from Edmundo Sosa on a play that began with Kody Clemens attempting to steal second base. Clemens, no doubt doubled off, made no attempt to return to first base. Lindor lobbed a two-hopper to Pete Alonso for the...

Rams defensive coordinator Raheem Morris helps save drowning 3-year-old in Las Vegas

Rams defensive coordinator Raheem Morris played the ultimate defense in a Las Vegas pool over the weekend. Morris, 46, helped save a 3-year-old from drowning at Wynn Encore while he was vacationing there with his family, elaborating on the scary scene to ESPN on Wednesday. When the child was taken out of the pool, he didn’t have a pulse – and when a lifeguard started performing CPR, Morris rushed into action. Raheem MorrisGetty Images “I saw...

Travis Kelce among 10 players not in attendance for Day 6 of Chiefs’ OTAs

The All-Pro tight end skipped the voluntary media look this week.

Yankees facing tough decision with veteran outfielder’s future

The New York Yankees face a difficult decision with veteran outfielder Kole Calhoun. Kole Calhoun is currently in his 12th year of professional baseball, but he hasn't appeared in an MLB game yet this season. Instead, he's currently playing for the New York Yankees' triple-A affili...

Here's what Tom Brady, who changed teams late in his own career, thinks is key to Aaron Rodgers' time with Jets

Tom Brady understands The Plan. The Denver Broncos tried and failed to execute The Plan last year. The New York Jets tried and successfully launched The Plan this year. The seven-time Super Bowl champion quarterback understands the impetus. The Plan? Recruit four-time MVP quarterback Aaron Rodgers … in part, by recruiting his close friend and offen...

Raiders’ Josh McDaniels Addresses Rumors Jimmy Garoppolo Won’t Be Able to Play in ’23

The Las Vegas coach weighed in on the speculation about his quarterback’s health going into next season.

Cardinals make splashy effort to re-spark season turnaround with latest move

The St. Louis Cardinals decided to bring back one player who brought excitement to the team earlier in the season. The St. Louis Cardinals had a rough start to the season, with the team looking to figure out some solutions to turn things around. There was the benching of Willson Contreras, only t...

NBA Finals: Heat at Nuggets, Game 1 live updates, scores, lineups, injury report, how to watch, TV channel

The Denver Nuggets have had more than a week of rest ahead of the NBA Finals. The Miami Heat needed seven games to advance to face the Nuggets. Will the Nuggets be rusty? Will the Heat have any legs left? Game 1 of the NBA Finals (8:30 p.m. ET Thursday) will answer one of the top questions of the series. Another big concern is how the Heat will sto...

Cowboys couldn’t ask for better news from injured star

After he rewarded the Dallas Cowboys with a career-best campaign in 2022, it appears running back Tony Pollard is ready to take on the upcoming NFL season. Running back Tony Pollard enjoyed a career year in 2022 but it came to a disappointing end in the playoffs at San Francisco. Not only did the...

Rob Manfred’s weak leadership on display again with Dodgers’ Pride Night debacle

If a Law of Averages exists, Rob Manfred is due to get one right. Long overdue. Following the Commissioner of Baseball is like watching .208 batters swing as hard as they can at 0-2 pitches. It defies logic — and helps explain why they’re batting .208 — but persists as a modern, sense-defying standard. Our sports leagues are suddenly in the business of virtue signaling by conducting Pride Day/Night games to demonstrate support for the LGBTQ+...

UFC star Israel Adesanya ripped for ‘darwinism’ comment about missing teen Cameron Robbins

UFC fighter Israel Adesanya has come under fire for mocking a teen who jumped off a boat into shark-infested waters. Cameron Robbins, an 18-year-old recent high school graduate from Louisiana, jumped off the Blackbeard’s Revenge dinner cruise ship off the coast of the Bahamas and was last seen on May 24. Robbins reportedly jumped off the ship on a dare, and a search for the missing teen was suspended last week. Adesanya, a two-time UFC...

Two months in, MLB's new pitch clock is shortening games, speeding up action and bringing fans to the ballpark

As Major League Baseball heads into June, let's look at how the pitch clock is working or not working

Broncos' Sean Payton suggests this young player could be Denver's secret weapon in 2023

Payton had some notable comments after practice Thursday

Blue Jays’ Anthony Bass booed by Toronto crowd after anti-trans post

It’s never a good look when the home crowd turns on one of its players. Toronto Blue Jays reliever Anthony Bass was greeted with deafening boos at Rogers Centre on Wednesday, two days after he endorsed what appeared to be an anti-LGBTQ+ video on his Instagram Story. The near sold-out crowd at the SkyDome (42,205) let Bass have it as he left the bullpen and ran to the mound — with loud boos drowning out his walk-out music and the television...

Reggie Jackson praises Shohei Ohtani after brief meeting: 'There's no one that's done what he's done except Babe Ruth'

Reggie Jackson had some extremely high praise for Shohei Ohtani as the Angels kick off their series against the Astros.

UFC Vegas 74 Is Broken

UFC Vegas 74 is just one big mess.

Vikings work out QB Jordan Ta’amu

Could the team bring a fourth QB to camp?

Five-star DL Dominick McKinley announces top six schools

Longhorns in a battle for one of the top defensive prospects in the country.

Top 10 Diamondbacks Bobbleheads

What is your favourite bobblehead?

Drew Smith Records One-Out Save

New York Mets right-handed pitcher Drew Smith recorded his second save of the season in a 4-2 win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Thursday. The save was of the unconventional variety, as Brooks Raley recorded two outs in the ninth but allowed a baserunner, prompting the Mets to turn to the ...

Dodgers Pride Night controversy explained: Clayton Kershaw speaks out against Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence

The team had uninvited the group amid controversy around its depictions of Catholic nuns

Mets’ Max Scherzer infuriated rules didn’t allow full warmup: ‘Why do we have to be so anal’

Max Scherzer found a new reason to be mad about the pitch clock. This one came between innings, as the Mets right-hander wasn’t allowed to throw his usual eight warm-up pitches before the top of the fifth inning in Thursday’s 4-2 win over the Phillies at Citi Field. Home-plate umpire Tripp Gibson told Scherzer that the clock would expire if Gibson let him throw another pitch, since MLB rules prohibit any warm-up pitches once the clock between...

Cardinals Calling Up Jordan Walker

The St. Louis Cardinals are calling up outfield prospect Jordan Walker from Triple-A Memphis, according to a source with direct knowledge of the move. Walker will join the team's active roster on Friday before the game against the Pittsburgh Pirates. The 21-year-old is the No. 1 overall prospect in...

Ja Morant suspension updates: Latest news on NBA's investigation into second gun video

Unfortunately for Morant, the Grizzlies and NBA fans, his off-the-court troubles have somewhat overshadowed his on-the-court brilliance in recent months.

Kirk Herbstreit ‘kind of infuriated’ with The Athletic’s Reds article

Kirk Herbstreit became “kind of infuriated” with the tenor of a recent story in The Athletic about the Cincinnati Reds. Herbstreit, who is the top color commentator on ESPN’s college football coverage and an analyst for Amazon’s “Thursday Night Football” package, grew up about an hour outside of Cincinnati. He has stayed a fan of the Reds into adulthood and has been excited about their improved play that’s pushed Cincinnati just 2¹/₂ games out...

Phillies announcers blast Mets' Francisco Lindor for nonchalant throw on easy double play

Francisco Lindor required zero effort to turn a double play against the Phillies on Wednesday, but the away team's broadcast took issue with the shortstop's antics.

Grant Hill And Charles Barkley Needed Oxygen Masks Before Going On Air In Denver

Grant Hill and Charles Barkley were struggling in the Denver altitude as the city hosts it's first-ever NBA Finals matchup.

MLB Rumors: Cy Young winner could be traded in blockbuster package

Former National League Cy Young award winner Corbin Burnes has been named as a potential player to keep an eye on ahead of the trade deadline. Every single MLB season, fans follow every rumor and report about how the team can improve at the trade deadline. Whether that's bringing in a player...

Tom Brady on returning to NFL: 'I’m certain I’m not playing again'

Former NFL quarterback Tom Brady tells Sports Illustrated that there is no chance of him returning to play for a 24th season and he will stay retired.

Dodgers' Noah Syndergaard says he'd 'give my hypothetical firstborn' to regain his old form

Noah Syndergaard's first season with the Los Angeles Dodgers is not going according to plan, and it sounds like the struggles are starting to get to him. A rough night against the Washington Nationals on Wednesday — seven hits, five runs (all earned), three homers and only two strikeouts in five innings — pushed the right-hander's season ERA up to ...

MLB Pitcher Made a Very Sticky Mistake During Dugout Meltdown

That’s not water he poured on his head.

Best photos from the NBA Finals: All the action from Nuggets vs. Heat

The best photos from the 2023 NBA Finals between the Denver Nuggets and Miami Heat.

Jorge Lopez’s putrid night for Twins gets worse with self-made mistake

Jorge Lopez’s night on the mound for the Twins on Wednesday was bad enough, but he found a way to make it worse once he exited with a Powerade bath. The right-hander entered in the eighth inning against the Astros looking to preserve a shutout but instead faced four batters without recording an out, but Minnesota still cruised to an 8-2 victory. The relief pitcher gave up two hits, yielded one walk and was charged with two runs — and he got no...

No. 3 FSU beats Oklahoma State in Women’s College World Series opening game

Seminoles make 14th Women’s College World Series apperance

‘Betrayed’ Garcia Abandoned After ‘Tank’ Loss

Video: Ryan Garcia reveals he was abandoned by his own "Golden Boy" team after the Gervonta Davis loss in Las Vegas but did get some support from Team Tank.

Tom Brady Shuts the Door on NFL Return, Praises Lebron James and Aaron Rodgers

NFL legend Tom Brady spoke with Sports Illustrated's Robin Lundberg about why his retirement is permanent, what LeBron's thought process could be, and advice he'd give to Aaron Rodgers.

Messi? It's getting messy in Miami

If the rumours that Lionel Messi has an offer to join Inter Miami are true, the Major League Soccer club must be hoping the Argentine doesn't look too closely at the team's current state before making his decision. Miami have long been linked with Messi and the club have done little to dampen the speculation of a move for the 35-year-old Argentine whose contract with Paris St Germain ends this month.

3 bold predictions for the Browns from Sports Illustrated

Back in the day, it was Sports Illustrated, the Sporting News, Sports, Lindy’s Sports, Football Digest, and a handful of lesser-known publications if you wanted to get your NFL news on a national basis. The one national sports pub that had everyone’s attention was Sports Illustrated (SI). They became known as front and center with anything to do with any sporting event. Their first issue came out in 1954 and Issue #1 brings a healthy sum. Their...

Antonio Brown wants Cam Newton to play in arena football game: 'I'm offering Cam 150K'

Antonio Brown has been unpredictable over the years. After recently being a no-show for Albany's indoor football team, he is now seeking the help of veteran NFL QB Cam Newton.

Excuses?! ‘Sick’ Paul Never Should Have Fought Fury

Jake Paul’s perfect boxing record is no more.

Lopez insists he’s doing great despite personal issues outside the ring

Teofimo Lopez says he’s going through a divorce, but has learned valuable life lessons that he’s taking with him.

Byron Buxton Removed From Thursday's Game After Hit By Pitch

Minnesota Twins outfielder Byron Buxton (ribs) was removed from Thursday's game against the Cleveland Guardians after being hit by a pitch in the ribs. He went 0-for-1 before being replaced by Donovan Solano. The severity of Buxton's injury is unknown, and he is considered day-to-day. He will ...

American Taylor Fritz shushes booing French Open crowd after he beats French player

PARIS (AP) — The French Open crowd was not happy with American player Taylor Fritz after he beat one of their own — indeed, their last man in the bracket — so they booed and whistle relentlessly. Fritz's response? He told them to shush. Over and over again. Fritz, a 25-year-old from California who is seeded No. 9 at Roland Garros, got into a back-and-forth with the fans at Court Suzanne Lenglen after his 2-6, 6-4, 6-3, 6-4 comeback victory over...

Pat McAfee ‘alarmed’ over fans’ response to ESPN move

Pat McAfee didn’t expect the backlash he received “from my own people” after announcing his move from FanDuel to ESPN in a multi-million dollar deal last month. The titular host of “The Pat McAfee Show” — who is in the second year of a four-year, $120 million contract with FanDuel — is expected to take the show to ESPN in the fall, The Post first reported. McAfee, during the latest installment of the “SI Media With Jimmy Traina” podcast, opened...

Seahawks sign pair, waive pair to start June

Even with significant numbers already at the cornerback position, the Seahawks added two more to the roster Thursday.

Vikings TE Ben Ellefson Announces His Retirement

The first post-June 1st domino fell, but it wasn’t one anyone was expecting. Minnesota Vikings tight end Ben Ellefson announced his retirement today. In an official statement posted on his Instagram account, Ben cited injuries as a reason why he decided to hang up the cleats. Ellefson grew up in Hawley, Minnesota, and played football at North Dakota State before signing with the Jacksonville Jaguars as an undrafted free agent in 2020. After...

Rory McIlroy collapses on 18th hole at Memorial; sits 5 back

The Northern Irishman had a solid round going through 17, but an errant drive on the final hole led to a disappointing finish.

Detroit Lions OTA Week 2 observations: Offense struggles, kickers shine

The Detroit Lions 5th OTA practice was not pretty for the offense, but the team’s kicker battle looks strong.

Man files lawsuit against Angels, ex-outfielder Juan Lagares after being blinded by 'randomly hurled ball'

A California man filed a lawsuit against the Los Angeles Angels and former outfielder Juan Lagares this week after Lagares allegedly hurled a ball into the stands at a game last summer that hit him in the face and left him blind. David Mermelstein filed the lawsuit in Orange County Superior Court on Tuesday, according to the OCRegister. Mermelstein...

STL Cardinals Rumors: Insider names likely trade chips if Cards sell at deadline

The St. Louis Cardinals could be sellers at the MLB trade deadline. Here are the names to watch out for. The St. Louis Cardinals began the season expecting to contend. Fast forward to the start of June, and the team is 25-32 — barely fourth place in the lowly NL Central. After beginning ...