The evolution of Steven Gerrard as told by those who have witnessed it

Gerrard’s evolution – from unrefined teenager to world-class player, captain extraordinaire, youth coach and now manager – is told to Melissa Reddy by those who witnessed it firsthand

One way Joe Flacco can stop any Jets’ QB controversy chatter

Here’s how the Jets’ signing of Joe Flacco to be Sam Darnold’s backup is going to work best: If Flacco makes it work. On paper, the acquisition looks like the perfect move as insurance for the 22-y…

Reasoning behind Scott Boras’ rallying cry to MLB players

With Major League Baseball veering toward a Titanic-like disaster, Scott Boras, trying to rally the playing universe, invoked a Leonardo DiCaprio line from the epic film about the ill-fated cruise …

The death of George Floyd spurs outcry among NFL stars, with many channeling Colin Kaepernick's mess

The past couple of days remind us of what an insult it is that the league’s team owners blackballed Kaepernick for shining a light on deaths like Floyd’s.

Mets releasing minor league players to cut costs

With the possibility of a minor league season all but evaporated, the Mets are among the teams releasing players from their organization, according to an industry source. It’s unclear how many mino…

Arsenal chairman Sir Chips Keswick retires

Arsenal chairman Sir Chips Keswick has retired, it has been confirmed. A lifelong fan Sir Chips has been a member of the club board since 2005 and took over as chairman seven years ago. The club have confirmed that moving forward the board will now be composed of Stan Kroenke, Josh Kroenke, Lord Harris and Ken Friar. “We would like to express our i

The ‘remarkable’ trait that has helped make Ronny Mauricio Mets’ top prospect

Ronny Mauricio’s early numbers don’t scream “exceptional talent,” but his athletic ability and maturity tell Mets evaluators otherwise. A 19-year-old shortstop, Mauricio is widely regarded as the o…

Texans' star J.J. Watt 'training like' NFL season will start on time

Houston Texans’ star defensive end J.J. Watt isn’t sure what’s going to happen with the 2020-2021 NFL season, but the three-time Defensive Player of the Year will “stay ready.”

Phil Mickelson teases big plans for ‘The Match’ that include Michael Jordan

If you liked Sunday’s match involving Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, Tom Brady and Peyton Manning to benefit coronavirus relief, you’ll be happy to hear that it looks like you’re going to get more of…

What went into Mariano Rivera’s perfect ending: ‘Well, go ahead’

Mariano Rivera’s final appearance of his Hall of Fame career started like so many others, with him running in from the bullpen, “Enter Sandman” by Metallica playing in the background. From th…

Cristiano Ronaldo sports longer hairstyle as he waits for Juventus' season to start again

Cristiano Ronaldo is really just like the rest of us – he could really use a haircut.

Giants’ Aldrick Rosas under pressure for bounce-back year

Part 11 in a series analyzing the New York Giants. The one thing you notice about the kicking specialists the Giants employ is they look, well, like football players. Aldrick Rosas is a strongly bu…

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