The scouting challenge facing Yankees and other MLB teams

Since 1988, Damon Oppenheimer has been scouting high school and college baseball players while married to the same routine of flying or driving to evaluate players and then repeating the process in…

These classic baseball stories can fill present void

Today I come to you as Knothole Pete, former star first-sacker for the Eastern League’s Manchester Marsupials. I now specialize in spinning yarns and swappin’ tales about baseball played in yestery…

Forces that should keep Alexandar Georgiev with Rangers

Part 7 in a series analyzing the New York Rangers. He could have become the answer to a trivia question. “Who was the guy who played goal for the Rangers between Henrik Lundqvist and Igor Shesterki…

Whose NBA career is better? Dwight Howard vs. Rajon Rondo

In this series, we attempt to settle scores of NBA undercard debates — or at least give you fodder for your next “Who is better?” argument.

Scott Boras rips shortened MLB draft: ‘Sends wrong message’

Once again Scott Boras has a bone to pick with baseball. The super agent told USA Today Sports on Friday that possibly changing the draft and affecting the money available to amateur players as sug…

MLB early roster expansion change helps fantasy baseball

As everyone in the baseball world remains positive and works toward putting as much of a full season onto the field as possible, MLB owners and the Players Association agreed upon a number of rule-…

Clemson QB Trevor Lawrence restarts coronavirus fundraising

Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence and his girlfriend Marissa Mowry announced on social media Saturday a new GoFundMe initiative to raise money for victims and their families affected by the coron…

Boxing Legends Fantasy Draft: Picking our all-time greats

The rules were simple. Each team would consist of nine fighters, one in each of the original eight classes and then a wild card that could be a fighter from any weight class who hadn’t been chosen.

LeBron James saved Carmelo Anthony's life on Bahamas vacation: 'He jumped off the boat into the wate

While the NBA season continues to remain on hold because of the outbreak of COVID-19, Portland Trail Blazers’ Carmelo Anthony and NBA analyst Dwyane Wade are passing the time by sharing old stories with fans via social media. 

Devils’ front-office decision shouldn’t wait on coronavirus

Four teams entered the coronavirus-induced suspension of the NHL season with interim head coaches, and one of those clubs, the Devils, was also operating with an interim general manager when the (s…

Breaking down the Giants’ NFL free agency haul

With the bulk of free agency in the books around the NFL, and certainly for the Giants, it is a good time to sit back and assess what general manager Dave Gettleman did and why, and where the playe…

UFC’s Jon Jones says coronavirus ‘stir-crazy’ led to DWI arrest

Jon Jones said he was getting “stir-crazy” at home during the coronavirus pandemic, which led him to getting behind the wheel and ultimately being arrested Thursday morning in Albuquerq…

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