Those who followed David Ortiz’s career know it’s the kind of event he feared. Here are the details of the MLB slugger’s nightmare-come-true.
They might not be leading their division, but the Chicago White Sox are leading the way for MLB teams by extending protective netting.
There are many family legacies in baseball history, and these five young sons of former MLB players are ready to make a name for themselves.
Of all the Major League Baseball teams hitting tons of home runs, no squad is doing it quite like the New York Yankees.
Whether she adds another grand slam title or retires, everything that happens to Serena Williams from here on out is bonus material.
Babe Ruth continues to be one of the biggest names in sports, specifically in the world of baseball memorabilia.
Many pros walk away from home plate disappointed. But two players, Mike Trout and Cody Bellinger, make an art of avoiding strikeouts.
Sports and politics are connected in a way they haven’t been before. Unsurprisingly, the Toronto Raptors’ White House visit is in question.
The NBA MVP award proves to be a hard award to predict. Because of the arbitrary qualifications, voters can get the MVP wrong.
With a promising rookie class joining the NFL, veterans may find themselves as free agents or retirees before the regular season begins.
The Oakland Raiders added several players with, uh, big personalities this offseason. Now it’s up to coach Jon Gruden to rein them in.
Can Kevin Durant come back from his Achilles injury as the same type of talent he was? Some players did just that.
Some NBA players win titles as the focal point, some do it by hardly playing. Jeremy Lin and these four players earned rings on the bench.
LeBron James is a great basketball player, but now he wants to become an entertainment mogul. Three other athletes want to follow his lead.
Cole Beasley is happy to be in Buffalo after years with the Dallas Cowboys, and he has very specific reasons for feeling that way.
Jimmy Butler didn’t leave the Minnesota Timberwolves on good terms, but former teammate Derrick Rose has his back — kind of.
Steve Kerry played with and coached some of the best players ever, but only one person makes the cut to be on his NBA Mount Rushmore.
The lottery gets all the love in the NBA draft, but these seven players overcame their draft slot to become the best second-round picks ever.
Most NFL players enter the league in the draft. The Cleveland Browns’ newest player lied to get into a workout, and they signed him anyway.
Trading Giancarlo Stanton and Christian Yelich are just two of the shortsighted moves that killed the 2019 season for the Miami Marlins.
As Kevin Durant ponders free agency in 2019, we offer three reasons for him to stay with the Golden State Warriors and three reasons to leave.
Playing in the NBA Finals is challenging enough when healthy. These four players upped the ante by playing while sick or injured.
Some notable NBA players, and even Ayesha Curry, an NBA wife, got caught sending some of the most notorious tweets in league history.
Everyone remembers the legendary performances and Game 7 thrillers, but these five NBA Finals series are criminally underrated.
Kyrie Irving is one of the most coveted NBA free agents in 2019, but should he stay with the Boston Celtic, or leave town?
The 2019 NBA free agency period will see marquee names hit the market, and four teams have tough choices to make this offseason.
All NFL players are ultimately judged on how they perform on the field. These five players might be feeling the pressure to succeed in 2019.
Nearly every NBA team would love to add a player like Zion Williamson, but don’t expect to see any outrageous trade offers on draft day.
Kawhi Leonard is one of the star players on the free agent market in 2019, but should he stay with the Raptors or leave Toronto behind?
The Bryce Harper era in Philadelphia is off to a roller coaster start, but is it time for the Phillies to start worrying about his performance?
Joel Embiid got emotional over the heartbreaking end to the Philadelphia 76ers season, but he eventually found the silver lining.
The Oakland Raiders used several picks in the 2019 NFL draft on players from Clemson, and there’s one reason they did so.
Every player picked in the 2019 NFL draft hopes to be the next Tom Brady, but these five late-round selections have the best chance to do so.
The NFL is the most popular sport in the United States. Every year’s Super Bowl viewership shows the sport has plenty of support overseas, but football is still very much an American sport. There are professional and semi-professional leagues across the world, but none carry the same cache as other international leagues in basketball and …
Texas Rangers slugger Joey Gallo is one of the MLB players to reach 100 home runs the fastest, and he owns one crazy record because of it.
The Kansas City Chiefs rebuilt their defense during the 2019 offseason, and each of the new additions brings something special to the table.
The recently retired Sebastian Janikowski was a strong-legged, reliable NFL career during his career, and he made a fortune because of it.
Several players have joined the ranks of NFL quarterbacks since 2009, but not all of them are superstars. These five are.
These six veteran NFL players could soon be out of the league or coming off the bench as promising rookies take their jobs.
Carolina Panthers running back Christian McCaffrey looks as muscular as ever heading into the 2019 season. But how did he do it?
Let’s take a look at the reasons Justin Verlander has a case to call himself the best starting pitcher of the 21st century.
Vince Carter plans to come back for a 22nd NBA season in 2019-20. If he does, he will pass four players to have the longest NBA career ever.
These three NFL teams as currently constructed have as good a chance as any to become the league’s next Cinderella stories in 2019.
Justin Verlander signed a huge contract extension with the Houston Astros, and you won’t believe how it compares to his rookie salary.
Defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh is one of the best remaining NFL free agents, and he might have decided on his two top destinations.
Series-ending buzzer-beaters in the NBA playoffs don’t happen often, and only Damian Lillard and three other players have ever done it.
Other elite NFL players should thank Russell Wilson for playing hardball during his contract negotiations with Seattle. Here’s why.
When Bruce Arians strolls the sidelines for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers next season, he will do so with a coaching staff unlike any in the NFL.
What makes longtime NFL coordinator and first-time head coach Vic Fangio the perfect fit for the Denver Broncos? Let’s find out.
DeMarcus Cousins might be a lightning rod for controversy, but some tough luck in his career makes that reputation a tad unfair.