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Daily Archives: 2nd July 2018

Nationals' Harper wants to play first base

Other than a couple games at designated hitter, every time Bryce Harper has taken the field in his seven-year career has been to play in the outfield. That might soon change. The Washington Nationals slugger was apparently seen fielding grounders at first while taking instructions from first-… MLB | theScore

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D-backs reinstate Pollock from disabled list

The D-backs reinstated A.J. Pollock from the disabled list Monday as part of a series of roster moves ahead of the club’s series opener with the Cardinals at Chase Field. Pollock, who has been sidelined since mid-May with a fractured left thumb, started in center field and was inserted in the cleanup spot in the lineup. Arizona also purchased the ...

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Report: Randle agrees to 2-year, $18M deal with Pelicans

After having his rights renounced by the Los Angeles Lakers, forward Julius Randle has agreed to a two-year, $ 18-million contract with the New Orleans Pelicans, league sources told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. The second year of his deal will include a player option. More to come. Let’… NBA | theScore

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Mexico Just Wasn't Good Enough

It would be easy to say that Mexico’s failure to reach the quarterfinal of the World Cup for the seventh consecutive time came down to the workings of the same remorseless fate that has doomed El Tri in each of the last six tournaments. It would be nice to believe that Mexico was simply snakebit again; that this was the ...

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John Tavares joins hometown Maple Leafs on 7-year deal

Star forward John Tavares celebrated Canada Day on Sunday by announcing he’s coming home to realize a boyhood dream of playing for the Toronto Maple Leafs. The crown jewel of this summer’s free-agent class, the Mississauga, Ont., native has agreed to a seven-year contract worth $ 77 million US, with an average annual value of $ 11 million against the salary cap. ...

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Report: Rondo agrees to 1-year, $9M deal with Lakers

Rajon Rondo has agreed to a one-year, $ 9-million contract with the Los Angeles Lakers, league sources told Yahoo Sports’ Shams Charania. Rondo will join the crop of big personalities to sign with the Lakers following the c… NBA | theScore

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Raptors agree to 2-year deal with Fred VanVleet: report

Fred VanVleet was the hard-working motor that powered the Toronto Raptors’ league-leading second unit last season. The Raptors plan to keep him around for at least a couple more seasons. Team president Masai Ujiri retained the team’s most important restricted free agent, agreeing to a two-year deal with VanVleet on Sunday, a source confirmed to The Canadian Press. The deal, ...

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Jameis Winston, agents part ways

Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston and his agents parted ways, according to Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk. The No. 1 pick of the 2015 NFL Draft had been represented for … NFL | theScore

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