Astros’ pitcher out of playoffs after breaking hand during locker punch

[ad_1] Houston Astros relief pitcher Phil Maton will be unavailable for the MLB postseason because he broke a finger punching a locker. Maton revealed Tuesday that he suffered a fracture to his right pinkie after he became frustrated when the Astros lost their final game of the regular season. The pitcher had surgery Monday to … Read more

Stephen A. Smith Predicts Draymond Green’s Future In Wake of Fight

[ad_1] As a result of Draymond Green‘s altercation with Jordan Poole during a Warriors practice, the forward is spending time away from the team to let everything calm down. Green is due for a contract extension, as after this year he only has a $27 million player option on his deal left for next season. … Read more

NFL Teams Calling About Brian Burns, DJ Moore After Matt Rhule Firing

[ad_1] A day after another double-digit defeat, the Panthers made Matt Rhule the first midseason coaching firing of the 2022 season. The move could be the first of a series of big changes for the franchise in the weeks to come. SI‘s Albert Breer reports that teams have already begun to inquire about a pair … Read more

Alex Smith Slams Ron Rivera for Comments on Commanders’ QB Play

[ad_1] Commanders coach Ron Rivera took many viewers off guard on Monday when he was asked about what has separated his team from the rest of the NFC East division. Bluntly, the veteran coach responded, “Quarterback.” Count one of Rivera’s former players, Alex Smith, among those who were taken back. During ESPN’s pregame broadcast ahead … Read more

Best and worst performers in Week 5 loss

[ad_1] Brad Rempel-USA TODAY Sports WR Darnell Mooney – 72.0 TE Cole Kmet – 65.8 CB Kyler Gordon – 66.6 DE Dominique Robinson – 64.2 Darnell Mooney and Cole Kmet were the fourth- and fifth-highest graded offensive players for the Bears. Mooney had two catches for 52 yards, including an impressive one-handed 39-yard grab that … Read more

Buck Showalter Explains Why He Asked Umps To Check Joe Musgrove’s Ear

[ad_1] Behind a standout effort from All-Star pitcher Joe Musgrove, the Padres defeated the Mets on Sunday night to win 6-0 in a do-or-die Game 3 in their National League wild-card series. But, on a night where Musgrove’s dominance should’ve been the main story, the prevailing storyline at night’s end centered on Mets manager Buck … Read more

NFL World Reacts to Falcons’ Roughing the Passer on Tom Brady (Video)

[ad_1] Controversy broke out late in Sunday’s game between the Falcons and the Buccaneers. Similar to instances in the past, it involved Tom Brady and a head-scratching roughing the passer penalty. With Tampa Bay leading by six points in the fourth quarter—after being up 21–0 for much of the afternoon—Brady took a snap in shotgun … Read more

Deion Sanders Jr. Reactions to the Handshake Incident at Alabama State

[ad_1] Tensions ran high at the end of Saturday’s matchup between Jackson State and Alabama State when Hornets coach Eddie Robinson Jr. appeared to push Deion Sanders away as the Tigers coach went in for a hug during the pair’s postgame exchange. After JSU earned a 26–12 victory on the road–and during Alabama State’s homecoming … Read more

Oklahoma Coach Admits He ‘Did a Poor Job’ in Red River Showdown

[ad_1] After Oklahoma’s second consecutive blowout loss, this time at the hands of archrival Texas in the Red River Showdown, first-year Sooners coach Brent Venables was blunt in his assessment of his team’s performance in the postgame press conference. “Really disappointed in how we coached and played today. …I obviously did a poor job,” Venables … Read more

Alabama State Coach Explains Handshake Incident With Deion Sanders

[ad_1] Leading up to Jackson State facing Alabama State for its homecoming game on Saturday, Tigers football coach Deion Sanders did not shy away from sharing his excitement to travel to Montgomery, Alabama to face the Hornets. Sanders’ excitement to face Alabama State initially started two weeks ago after the Tigers dismantled Mississippi Valley before … Read more