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Daily Archives: 24th May 2018

Red Sox to activate Pedroia from DL

The heart and soul of the Boston Red Sox will return to the team’s lineup this weekend. The Red Sox plan to activate second baseman Dustin Pedroia from the disabled list on Friday, manager Alex Cora said, according to <a href="http://www.espn.com/mlb/story/_/id/23596479/boston-red-sox-activate-dust… MLB | theScore

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Bauer praises Cole, looks forward to matchup

CLEVELAND — It is no secret that Indians starter Trevor Bauer and Astros starter Gerrit Cole did not get along during their days as a prolific collegiate pitching duo for the UCLA Bruins. Much has been made over the years of that history, but Bauer took a step toward trying to move on prior to Thursday’s game against Houston. In ...

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Ovechkin and Capitals finally break through to reach Stanley Cup final

Alex Ovechkin lifted the Prince of Wales Trophy, spun around and set it back down on a table. The rest of the Capitals joined him for a team photo after beating the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-0 on Wednesday night in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference final, a victory that sent Washington to the Stanley Cup final for the first time in ...

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MLB panel says baseballs getting extra lift but cause unknown

Baseballs really have been getting extra lift since 2015, and it’s not from the exaggerated uppercuts batters are taking, according to a 10-person committee of researchers hired by the commissioner’s office. “The aerodynamic properties of the ball have changed, allowing it to carry farther,” said committee chairman Alan Nathan, professor emeritus of physics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. ...

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Report: Divac went to son's graduation over scouting Doncic in EuroLeague

The Sacramento Kings hold the No. 2 pick in the upcoming draft, but they did not scout Slovenian sensation Luka Doncic at the EuroLeague finals. The initial plan was for general manager Vlade Divac to travel to Belgrade, where Doncic led Real Madrid to the EuroLeague championship in addition to being named 2017-18 MVP, but Divac chose instead to attend ...

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Bob Elliott's Baseball: Phenom Shohei Ohtani continues to amaze

Away back during the courtship period — long before free-agent Shohei Ohtani signed with the Los Angeles Angels — we asked a scout about the player’s best attribute? “His speed,” said the scout who had been to Japan. His velocity? “No, he’s fast, I saw him break late to cover first and he still beat a quick runner to take the throw ...

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Report: Tom Izzo won't be hired as Magic's head coach

Michigan State‘s Tom Izzo won’t fill the Orlando Magic‘s head coach vacancy, according to Graham Couch of the Lansing State Journal. Izzo was never seriously considered for the position, as he didn’t have a standing offer from Orlando and wasn’t granted an … NBA | theScore

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Seahawks' Carroll expects Thomas back for minicamp

The Seattle Seahawks expect star safety Earl Thomas to report for mandatory minicamp, head coach Pete Carroll said Thursday, according to the Seattle Times’ Bob Condotta. Carroll said he has been in contact with Thomas, reiterati… NFL | theScore

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Seahawks' Carroll expects Thomas back for minicamp

The Seattle Seahawks expect star safety Earl Thomas to report for mandatory minicamp, head coach Pete Carroll said Thursday, according to the Seattle Times’ Bob Condotta. Carroll said he has been in contact with Thomas, reiterati… NFL | theScore

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