The Milwaukee Brewers have reached an agreement with free agent first baseman Justin Smoak on a one-year, $5 million deal, a source told ESPN’s Jeff Passan on Thursday.
James “Radio” Kennedy, a man with an intellectual disability who befriended a high school football team in South Carolina and was the inspiration for the 2003 film “Radio,” died Sunday morning.
Free-agent outfielder Brett Gardner, the New York Yankees’ longest-tenured player, will remain with the team after reaching a one-year, $12.5 million deal, a source confirmed to ESPN’s Buster Olney on Thursday.
Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Alshon Jeffery will miss the rest of the season with what coach Doug Pederson called a “significant” foot injury, a source confirmed to ESPN’s Adam Schefter.
Ohio State leaped LSU as the No. 1 team in this week’s edition of the College Football Playoff rankings after downing Penn State on Saturday.
LSU is once again atop this week’s edition of the College Football Playoff rankings, with Alabama staying at No. 5 in the wake of quarterback Tua Tagovailoa’s season-ending hip injury.
Fresh off their victory in Tuscaloosa on Saturday, the LSU Tigers find themselves atop this week’s edition of the College Football Playoff ranking while No. 4 Georgia edged out No. 5 Alabama to break into the top four.
The first College Football Playoff ranking of the season has Ohio State debuting at No. 1 for the first time ever in the Playoff era and defending national champion Clemson on the outside looking in at No. 5.
The NCAA’s top decision makers voted unanimously Tuesday to allow college athletes to profit from their name, image and likeness “in a manner consistent with the collegiate model.”
New Orleans Pelicans rookie Zion Williamson has avoided a severe injury to his right knee but is expected to miss a period of weeks to start the regular season, sources told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski on Friday.