World Baseball Classic 2017: Top five free agents playing in tournament

For a number of players, the World Baseball Classic is as much a showcase as it is an international competition. A handful of free agents (major league and minor league) have made it to the 16 team rosters. Sporting News has identified the five best free agents competing in the 2017 World Baseball Classic. The […]

Rod Carew embracing new life after heart and kidney transplant

Six weeks after undergoing 13 hours of surgery for heart and kidney transplants, Rod Carew is loving life again. In a wide-ranging interview Sunday with Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, Carew and his wife, Rhonda, shared some of the dark moments of his failing health before the Dec. 16 surgery. With those episodes behind him, […]

Gov. Chris Christie: ‘Phillies suck’ and their stadium ‘not safe for civilized people’

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has doubled down on his disdain for Philadelphia sports, saying the Phillies “suck” and that Citizens Bank Park is “not safe for civilized people.” In an interview Wednesday on SNY TV, Christie ripped the Phillies and their fans. “The Phillies suck. Let’s just start with that,” Christie said, via CSNPhilly.com. […]

How many times have you seen replays at home and instantly see that a call at first base is right or wrong?

He played four seasons as a 6-3, 219-pound defensive lineman. His playing career may have been longer, but it was interrupted after the 1950 season when he served in the Korean War as a paratrooper for the Army’s 82nd Airborne Division. Matthews, who was born in Charleston, S.C., played college football Cheap Throwback NBA Jerseys […]

DeMarcus Ware opens up about his retirement from NFL

Former Cowboys and Broncos All-Pro DeMarcus Ware is retiring from the NFL, but it’s not because his body is telling him to. In an exclusive interview with The MMQB Tuesday, Ware opened up about why he felt it was time to call it quits. “You go through so much as a player to keep playing—for […]

Adam Jones to make significant donation to Negro Leagues Baseball Museum

With the Orioles in Kansas City for a three-game weekend series, Baltimore center fielder Adam Jones will visit the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum Saturday afternoon to make a $20,000 contribution to the shrine. “It’s about the game of baseball, about the Negro Leagues side of it, their point of view — the things that they […]

Cubs pushing to host bowl game at Wrigley Field

Wrigley Field — bowl destination? That certainly seems to be the case. The Cubs are preparing to host football games in the near future, but their ultimate goal is to have a bowl game every year at Wrigley Field, much like how the Yankees host the Pinstripe Bowl at Yankee Stadium. “Concerts that may not […]

Ex-NFL TE Jordan Cameron: Most players don’t love football

NFL players put their hearts into the game, but a lot of them don’t love football, former Pro Bowl tight end Jordan Cameron says. “Do you really love football?” he asked ESPN rhetorically. “A lot of guys don’t really love it. There’s a few guys that love it. Ray Lewis loves football. Peyton Manning. They […]

Get ready for more Alex Rodriguez on your TV in 2017

Are you ready for another a-bomb from A-Rod? The recently retired Alex Rodriguez found a second home with Fox as an MLB studio analyst and exceeded expectations, and now Rodriguez is expanding his position with the network, Fox announced. Rodriguez had a very confusing, awkward, public break-up with the Yankees in August 2016, which led […]

Joe Johnson came up huge in crunch time for the Jazz

The Jazz, on the other hand, suffered through a taxing seven-game series against the Los Angeles Clippers. Utah came out on top, eliminating the Clippers on their own home turf, but now must go to war with a team pegged to emerge from the Western Conference for a third straight season. Joe Johnson came up […]