March 2018 archive

Mar 30

Brian Costello of the New York Post, explained that the “whatever” in “whatever it takes” could be a five-year, $150 million offer.

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As great as Acuna was last season, there was one thing missing. He saw roommates Ozzie Albies and Johan Camargo have success in the majors while he made his way through the minors. The three shared an apartment near SunTrust Park. Albies and Camargo walked to work in September when they were at home, and …

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Mar 27

Eric Reid: NFL teams won’t sign me because of anthem protests

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Eric Reid: NFL teams won’t sign me because of anthem protests More Eric Reid believes kneeling with Colin Kaepernick is the reason he is still a free agent. The safety was the first 49er to protest inequality during the national anthem alongside Kaepernick and a few days into the signing period, he isn’t on a …

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Mar 25

Report: Ebron to visit Panthers, Colts, potentially Patriots

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Former first-round tight end Eric Ebron is set to visit with the Carolina Panthers on Friday and the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday, a source told Adam Schefter of ESPN. It was also suggested to Schefter that Ebron will subsequently meet with the New England Patriots if he leaves both prior destinations unsigned. He remained at …

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Mar 22

Why the Packers released Jordy Nelson after 10 seasons in Green Bay

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Jordy Nelson emerged as Aaron Rodgers’ top target in a decade of playing with the Packers. Now, he’ll have to build a connection with a new quarterback after Green Bay released its longest-tenured wide receiver Tuesday, the team announced. “We cannot thank Jordy enough for all that he has given the Green Bay Packers and …

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Mar 20

MLB free agents: Spring training is here, but the offseason still has a ways to go

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Meanwhile, the Yankees, Astros, Angels and Phillies have already made enough big moves to have their offseasons considered successful. But questions regarding New York’s and Los Angeles’ starting rotations and whether Philadelphia’s young players can do enough to contend for a wild-card spot are still left unanswered. Spring Training hasn’t begun with this much uncertainty …

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Mar 17

In his letter, Cousins touched on the positive memories of playing in Washington.

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That included having his “car mobbed” by fans at 3 a.m. at Redskins Park when they returned home from the division-clinching win at Philadelphia. There was his “You like that!” comeback win over Tampa Bay in 2015 that led to this becoming his catchphrase, one that he used to help raise money for the International …

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Mar 15

Aaron Judge injury update: Yankees slugger won’t be fully healthy until Opening Day

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Yankees star Aaron Judge will see his first action of the spring Wednesday, but won’t be at 100 percent until the games truly matter. Judge told ESPN.com on Monday his surgically repaired left shoulder is a “work in progress until Opening Day.” He’s taken part in practice and live BP sessions, but sat out the …

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Mar 13

MLB free agents work out, wait for calls at camp in Florida

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As the baseball season quickly approaches and spring training begins, there are still many talented veteran free agents that remain unsigned. Pitchers like Jake Arrieta, Lance Lynn and Alex Cobb, first baseman Lucas Duda, third baseman Mike Moustakas and outfielders Jon Jay and Carlos Gonzalez still have a hazy and unclear future. What might be …

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Mar 12

This move also means that Trumaine Johnson will hit free agency. That’s a smart financial play for the Rams.

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Why Sherman would make sense: Pairing him with Sherman would give Houston a veteran duo on the sidelines with accomplishments few other cornerback pairings could match. The question is whether or not they could still be effective on the wrong side of 30. What’s their current CB situation? As is tradition, the Browns need help …

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Mar 08

DeMarcus Cousins injury update: Pelicans center tore Achilles tendon, out rest of season

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Pelicans star forward DeMarcus Cousins was helped off the court in obvious pain Friday with just seconds remaining in the fourth quarter of New Orleans’ home game against Houston. Our NHL experts tackle the pressing questions as we head into the stretch run of the regular season, including whether we’ll see another wild-card team make …

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