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Daily Archives: 16th March 2018

Hosmer homers vs. former team

PEORIA, Ariz. — In seven seasons with Kansas City, Eric Hosmer racked up 127 homers for the Royals. He now has one Cactus League dinger to his name against them. Facing his former team for the second time this spring, Hosmer launched an 0-2 fastball from Royals right-hander Kelvin Herrera off th… MLB News Index

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F1 launches first-ever global marketing campaign

Formula 1 has launched its first-ever global marketing campaign ahead of next weekend’s 2018 season-opener in Australia. The 60s film [bottom] features six of F1’s biggest ‘super fans’, and is intended to shine a spotlight on “the innovation, endurance and elemental nature of the sport, putting superfans at the visceral heart of the action, as though they are the ones ...

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Kanter wants no part in tanking: 'They can develop guys in the G League'

The New York Knicks have lost nine straight games and now sit closer to the best odds of acquiring the No. 1 pick in the upcoming draft than they do a playoff spot. Enes Kanter, though, isn’t interested in trying to improve his squad’s chances in the lottery. Nor is he enthusiastic about his team supposedly shifting its focus to… ...

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Report: Patriots reach agreement with Adrian Clayborn

[unable to retrieve full-text content] The New England Patriots reached an agreement with free-agent defensive end Adrian Clayborn, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter. Clayborn recorded 21 tackles, 9.5 sacks, and two forced fumbles in 16 games with the Atlanta Falcons during the 2017 season. He notched six of those sacks in a Nov. 12 contest against the

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Kemp carving out big-time spot on Dodgers

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Manager Dave Roberts didn’t like the question as much as his answer when asked if the Dodgers’ lineup he fielded on Friday was essentially what he has in mind for Opening Day against the Giants on March 29. “I wrote it down and said, ‘That’s a good-looking lineup. I like our chances,'” Roberts said of a lineup ...

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Report: Raiders, Rashaan Melvin agree to 1-year contract worth $6.5M

[unable to retrieve full-text content] The Oakland Raiders are expected to sign cornerback Rashaan Melvin, a source told NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport. Melvin agreed to a one-year, $ 6.5-million contract Friday, ESPN's Adam Schefter reports, citing a source. The 28-year-old recorded 36 tackles, 13 pass deflections, and thr… NFL | theScore

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BREAKING: Altuve agrees to 5-year extension

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Astros superstar second baseman Jose Altuve agreed to a five-year extension worth $ 150 million that begins in 2020, MLB.com has learned. The club has not confirmed the report. The deal, which would be the richest in club history, begins at the conclusion of the deal he signed in 2013, and locks up one of ...

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