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Daily Archives: 26th June 2018

Mets GM Alderson to take leave of absence due to cancer recurrence

New York Mets general manager Sandy Alderson will take a leave of absence, effective immediately, to prioritize his health following a recurrence of cancer, club owner Jeff Wilpon announced at a news conference Tuesday. Alderson, who was initially diagnosed with cancer in 2015, said he’s been undergoing treatment since the recur… MLB | theScore

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Seahawks punter Jon Ryan steps aside as Regina Pride's grand marshal

The Seattle Seahawks’ Jon Ryan has decided to withdraw as grand marshal of Regina’s Pride parade, saying the decision came after much thought and conversation with his wife and friends in the LGBT community. “The negativity it’s bringing is the opposite of what pride stands for and as an ally, I want to step aside so that the community has ...

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BREAKING: Bryant (shoulder) placed on DL

LOS ANGELES — The Cubs placed third baseman Kris Bryant on the disabled list on Tuesday for the first time in his career because of left shoulder inflammation. The move is retroactive to Saturday. Bryant, who was batting .280 with nine home runs and 36 RBIs, has not played since Friday. <a class="article-item__gameday-link" href="https://www.mlb.com/gameday/530585"… MLB News Index

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Indiana Pacers decline team option on guard Lance Stephenson

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana Pacers are parting ways with guard Lance Stephenson, the gritty veteran who brought energy off the bench in last season’s surprising run to the playoffs. The team will not pick up the team option next season, Pacers President of Basketball Operations Kevin Pritchard said Monday. ”This was a very difficult decision, but as free agency begins on July ...

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Jays' Stroman shines in return to mound, keeping Angels quiet

After losing 10 of their previous 11 games away from home, the Toronto Blue Jays got timely plays to break out of their rut. Steve Pearce hit a three-run homer in the ninth inning and the Blue Jays ended a five-game road losing streak with a 4-1 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Saturday night. “We needed it. We ...

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