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Monthly Archives: July 2018

MLB podcast: We Got (Trade) Deadlines to Meet

Welcome to Expand the Zone, theScore’s weekly MLB podcast hosted by Jonah Birenbaum and Michael Bradburn. Find the show on iTunes, SoundCloud, and Stitcher. Topics for this special bonus edition include:<… MLB | theScore

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5 things about Jarome Iginla

[unable to retrieve full-text content] With the Flames great officially hanging up his skates, Rob Pizzo looks at 5 things you may not know about the man they call Iggy. … CBC | NHL News

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Royals OF Brian Goodwin goes on DL with groin strain

CHICAGO (AP) The Kansas City Royals have placed outfielder Brian Goodwin on the 10-day disabled list with a left groin strain. Goodwin got hurt running the bases in the seventh inning of Saturday night’s 5-4 loss to the New York Yankees in the second game of a doubleheader. Goodwin is 8 for 17 with a homer and four RBIs in ...

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Perry's plan: How Knicks' quiet summer could pay off big in 2019

The New York Knicks went an entire summer without shooting themselves in the foot. By their standards, that counts as a win. General manager Scott Perry broke Knicks convention by showing restraint. Instead of constructing an ill-conceived “superteam” comprised of over-the-hill veterans, Perry limited the Knicks to a remarkably quiet summer in which underachieving shooting guard <a data-in-app-uri="thescore:///nba/players/44889" … NBA ...

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Ramsey ahead of showdown with Odell: 'He's the best WR, I'm the best CB'

The 2018 NFL season will begin with a matchup between two of the league’s brightest young stars. The Jacksonville Jaguars will open their campaign on the road against the New York Giants, marking the first head-to-head between Jaguars All-Pro corner <a data-in-app-uri="thescore:///nfl/players/74546" … NFL | theScore

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Winners and losers of the MLB trade deadline

With Major League Baseball’s non-waiver trade deadline officially behind us, Jonah Birenbaum, theScore’s senior MLB writer, breaks down the winners and losers from this season’s final flurry of wheelings and dealings. Loser – Washington Nationals If the risk of a wrong decision is preferable to the terror of indecision, as the great biblical scholar Maimonides once put it, Nationals general ...

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Brewers scoop up 2B Jonathan Schoop from Orioles

MILWAUKEE (AP) The Milwaukee Brewers acquired second baseman Jonathan Schoop in a trade with the Baltimore Orioles, adding another option to a crowded infield as they make a push for the playoffs. The Brewers sent second baseman Jonathan Villar and two prospects to Baltimore. … FOX Sports Digital

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Retired Iginla on playing in Calgary: 'It was a true honour'

Jarome Iginla stood at the podium — wearing a dark suit jacket and unbuttoned, white-collared shirt — and spoke about the “many great memories” of playing for the Calgary Flames, joking with ex-teammates and thanking everyone he could think of who played an important role in his 20 NHL seasons. “It’s very humbling to be here,” the 41-year-old said Monday at his ...

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Travis Mack named new Xfinity Series crew chief for Michael Annett

Travis Mack, who began the season as Kasey Kahne’s crew chief in the NASCAR Cup Series, is returning to JR Motorsports. Mack will take over as crew chief for JRM’s No. 5 Chevrolet team and driver Michael Annett in the Xfinity Series beginning this weekend at Watkins Glen (N.Y.) International. Mack replaces Jason Stockert. Mack, 35, is a former employee ...

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