Lucchino will be stepping down as president and CEO of the Red Sox at the end of the year following three World Series victories and, combined with his time with the Orioles and Redskins, has had quite a career.
Defensive shifting has become more frequent in recent years, with the baseball mindset evolving to the point where teams now have a different approach to nearly every hitter.
One of the quietest young stars in the major leagues, Goldschmidt, an annual all-star, has worried less about becoming a personality and instead has focused on letting his performance do the talking.
Morris has rushed for more yards than anyone else in his first three seasons, but how he fares in his fourth year, with different demands, will play a large role in determining the value of his next contract.
During the week before the game that led to the New England Patriots’ “Deflategate” scandal, a Baltimore Ravens coach tipped off the Indianapolis Colts about issues the Ravens had just had with game footballs and air pressure, the Baltimore Sun reported.
Strasburg pitched 5 2/3 innings for Triple-A Syracuse on Monday night, striking out 11 batters, and could rejoin the Nationals’ rotation this weekend after missing a month with a strained left oblique.
Orakpo, who left the Redskins after six seasons in March when he signed a four-year, $31 million contract, overhauled his offseason workout plan after tearing a pectoral muscle three times.
Spieth’s pursuit of the Grand Slam ended with a one-stroke loss in the British Open last month, but he’ll attempt to capture his third major title next week with a victory in the PGA Championship.
Football players, executives and entertainers all have one thing in common when it comes to getting another opportunity: Somehow, they “deserve” that chance.
The three-game sweep at the hands of the Mets proved that the Nationals, despite their certainty, are nowhere near challenging for the World Series and will likely have to scrap just to get into the playoffs.
Although Jackson appreciated the Redskins’ signing of cornerback Chris Culliver during the offseason, he doesn’t think Culliver, or anyone else in the league, can contain his explosive talent.
Rookie Zack Godley pitched six scoreless innings and the Diamondbacks hit four home runs in a 6-4 victory that knocked the Nationals out of first place in the NL East.