• Fans travel to cheer on the Astros for Opening Day
Fans travel to cheer on the Astros for Opening Day

Overall, it marks the 18th season that the Astros and Rangers have played in the regular season with the victor of the year's series receiving the coveted Silver Boot. Justin Verlander is through six innings of scoreless ball. Because of Joey Gallo's huge power, Houston Astros manager A.J. Hinch used a unique tactic to ensure the Texas Rang...

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  • Ibrahimovic excited for LA Galaxy debut
Ibrahimovic excited for LA Galaxy debut

When I came to England, they all said I was old. 'Things goes how they are not supposed to. "I think this period with Galaxy will be very good for him, will be very good for American football, because what he can do, what he can teach, what he can attract, his personality, his passion for football, the level of professionalism he always has", t...

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  • Colorado Rockies: Greg Holland finally has a contract
Colorado Rockies: Greg Holland finally has a contract

The Athletic noted the move is complete pending a physical. Earlier on Thursday, FanRag Sports' Jon Heyman first reported about the deal being close and then added that it was just about done, pending a physical. The Mets have tabbed righty Jacob deGrom as their starter. deGrom recorded 239 strikeouts over 201 innings previous year (with on...

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  • Rusty Staub, legendary original Expo and six-time all-star, dies at 73
Rusty Staub, legendary original Expo and six-time all-star, dies at 73

In his retirement he also quietly and without fanfare fed millions of needy people via food pantries and other services run through Catholic Charities. You never forget your first sports hero. "First hockey game I ever saw, we had a day game and he got a bunch of tickets, it was a playoff game Canadiens vs.

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  • Grant Hill to enter Basketball Hall of Fame
Grant Hill to enter Basketball Hall of Fame

The formal announcement for the full 2018 Hall of Fame class will come at a Final Four news conference in San Antonio this weekend. He appeared in 435 games, averaging 16.4 points, 6.4 rebounds and 6.3 assists. Nash played for the Mavs from 1998-2004, winning an MVP during the 2004-05 season and then again the following season with the Phoenix S...

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  • Getting to Know Your Yankee Hitting Coaches: Marcus Thames And PJ Pilittere
Getting to Know Your Yankee Hitting Coaches: Marcus Thames And PJ Pilittere

Judge, however, doesn't have the same track record, leaving some to wonder whether he can avoid a sophomore slump. "You never know what the results are going to turn out to be, but as far as the preparation going into the season, I think I was able to progress gradually during spring versus last spring", Tanaka said .

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  • National Football League owners OK simplified catch language
National Football League owners OK simplified catch language

This prompted the Bert Emanuel Rule, which allowed for the football to touch the ground so long as it was firmly in the receiver's control. In hopes of clarifying what has consistently been one of the most frustrating issues on the field, the league announced Tuesday that it had redefined, and hopefully simplified, what constitutes a catch .

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  • National Football League cheerleader, fired over Instagram post, files complaint claiming discrimination
National Football League cheerleader, fired over Instagram post, files complaint claiming discrimination

According to the report the team accused Davis of violating team policy by appearing nude, semi-nude or in lingerie in an Instagram photo. But on Sunday, the New York Times published an infuriating report that reveals that some teams exert nearly maniacal control over both the public image and personal lives of cheerleaders - all based on toxi...

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  • Giants' Shurmur expecting WR Beckham at offseason workouts
Giants' Shurmur expecting WR Beckham at offseason workouts

When asked about the video released earlier this month that appears to show Beckham holding a brown cigarette, Gettleman joked he only saw the pizza, via Paul Schwartz of the New York Post. Last season, Beckham fractured his left ankle in Week 5 against the Los Angeles Chargers. In no way does this sug