The NFL and the NCAA could make a stand against Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act, showing once again that the world of sports can’t be detached from its social and political environs.
The Nationals have become an organization lauded for pitching depth which, in turn, means every pitcher that comes through the organization has some facet of interaction with Williams.
Adding Mariota, a highly regarded quarterback, would disrupt the peace that general manager Scot McCloughan and coach Jay Gruden have worked so hard to craft in recent months. And, it’s not such an implausible scenario.
Storen left Monday’s 6-2 loss to the Cardinals in the sixth inning after aggravating a blister on his right big toe. Manager Matt Williams said Storen has had the blister, and it did not bother him during his last appearance.
Rendon sprained the MCL in the knee while diving for a ground ball March 9. He has not been cleared for baseball activities and was experiencing lingering soreness in the knee over the past few days.
Den Dekker, an outfielder who spent parts of the last two seasons with the Mets, was traded to the Nationals on Tuesday in exchange for Blevins, a left-handed reliever.
An MRI exam revealed tendinitis in Janssen’s right shoulder, and manager Matt Williams isn’t sure whether the right-hander will be available next week.
Duke’s Okafor and Wisconsin’s Kaminsky were joined on the first team by Notre Dame senior Jerian Grant, Kentucky junior Willie Cauley-Stein and Ohio State freshman D’Angelo Russell, the organization announced.
Paulsen, a three-time Patriot League coach of the year who spent the last seven seasons at Bucknell, will replace Paul Hewitt, who was fired earlier this month after four seasons.
With his 1-2-3 hitters from last season still recovering from injuries, how will manager Matt Williams construct his lineup for next week’s opener?
It is the fifth time at least three No. 1 seeds reached the Final Four. The only top-seed sweep was in 2008, and this is the third consecutive year one conference has had two teams in the Final Four.
The NFL has suspended Browns general manager Ray Farmer for four games for sending text messages to the sideline last season during games.