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…

Ex-MLB star Jim Edmonds went to hospital for coronavirus test

Former All-Star outfielder Jim Edmonds announced on his Instagram page that he went to the hospital to be tested for the coronavirus after displaying some symptoms. The 49-year-old Edmonds sent a v…

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…

Nets will want Joe Harris back — if they can afford him

Part 7 of a series analyzing the Brooklyn Nets: Joe Harris is a pending free agent, one who likely will get a big raise this summer. But the sharpshooter wants to re-sign with the Nets, partly to t…

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-…

Man City believe Arsenal are behind plot to uphold European ban amid coronavirus crisis

Manchester City believe Arsenal are the club leading the plot to make sure their ban from European football is upheld if no appeal can be heard because of the coronavirus pandemic.

'F*ck you pr*ck!': Tyson Fury's young son offers cheeky rebuke during dad's quarantine home workout

When you are a 6ft 9in heavyweight champion, exercising at home during a period of self-imposed isolation can be tricky but Tyson Fury isn't letting the coronavirus situation - or indeed his son - get in the way of his routine.

Uefa boss sets deadline on when current season ‘will probably be lost’

Aleksander Ceferin hopes football across Europe can resume eas early as mid-May, but feels a delay beyond the end of June will leave officials no other choice than to void the 2019/20 season

What coronavirus has stolen from MLB

Jacob deGrom would have thrown one of the first pitches of the 2020 season, shortly after 1 p.m. Thursday. Perhaps 20 minutes later and 205 miles to the south of Citi Field, Gerrit Cole would have …

Tour de France could still take place, without roadside spectators

The French sports minister has said it is too soon to decide if the Tour de France, the world's premier cycling race, can go ahead amid the coronavirus pandemic. But if it does take place from 27 Jun…

Football clubs' good deeds go a long way but shutdown exposes financial faultlines | Paul Wilson

The game’s wealthier end is doing what it can in the coronavirus crisis but the precarious financial reality for too many lower-league clubs also plain to see

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