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Daily Archives: 6th February 2018

Patriots' Malcolm Butler calls reports of off-field misconduct 'ridiculous'

Patriots cornerback Malcolm Butler says he didn’t miss a curfew or do anything off the field that would have hurt New England’s chances of winning the Super Bowl before he was benched for the game. In a statement released Tuesday on Twitter and Instagram, Butler says reports of misconduct off the field are “ridiculous.” He says he visited with family ...

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Detroit Pistons' Willie Reed suspended six games

NEW YORK – The NBA announced today that Willie Reed of the Detroit Pistons has been suspended for six games without pay as a result of a domestic violence incident involving his wife. The incident occurred on Aug. 5, 2017, in Miami, after which Reed was arrested and charged with a misdemeanor offense.  On Oct. 16, 2017, Reed entered into a pretrial ...

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Severino, Yanks not fazed by big '17 workload

TAMPA, Fla. — Coming off a breakout season that saw him finish third in the American League Cy Young Award race, Luis Severino has set his sights upon turning in the same numbers “or even better” for the Yankees in 2018. Severino, who turns 24 later this month, fired a bullpen session on Tuesday in front of pitching coach Larry ...

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Jones ready to inherit legacy of the No.20

Erik Jones isn’t just climbing into a new ride this season at Joe Gibbs Racing; he knows he’s taking over one of the sport’s most successful car numbers. So on Tuesday, Jones posted a video on his social media channels letting fans know he’s up to the task. Beginning in Daytona, Jones is the new driver of the JGR No.20 ...

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Is collusion against MLB free agents to blame for 'cold stove'? Six things to know

The story of the 2017-18 offseason has been the dawdling nature of it — suspiciously dawdling, some would argue. At this writing, we’re less than a fortnight from pitchers and catchers reporting to spring training, and the wide majority of premium free agents remains unsigned. Given the full light of owner-player relationships in the free-agent era — i.e., 1976 onward ...

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Pats' Butler refutes rumors for SB LII benching

5:29 PM ET FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — New England Patriots cornerback Malcolm Butler took to Twitter on Tuesday to refute rumors of possible reasons he didn’t play on defense in Super Bowl LII. Meanwhile, sources tel… www.espn.com – NFL PLEASE CLICK ON PUBLISHER AT END OF TEXT TO READ THE COMPLETE ARTICLE

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Giants to retire Barry Bonds' No. 25 jersey

Home run king Barry Bonds will have his No. 25 jersey retired this August by the San Francisco Giants when his former Pittsburgh Pirates are in town. The Giants announced Tuesday they would hold a ceremony to honour the former slugger and seven-time NL MVP on Aug. 11. He will become only the 12th player from the New York or ...

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