Lorenzo Cain is opting-out of 2020 season

Mike Leake, Diamondbacks Ryan Zimmerman, Nationals Joe Ross, Nationals Ian Desmond, Rockies Tyson Ross, Free Agent David Price, Dodgers Welington Castillo, Nationals Félix Hernández, Braves Nick Markakis, Braves — who then opted back in on July 29 Hector Noesi, Pirates Buster Posey, Giants Michael Kopech, White Sox Jordan Hicks, Cardinals Collin McHugh, Red Sox Tim Collins, […]

NISA New York-based side New Amsterdam FC hires Eric Wynalda

NISA has nine teams preparing to start the fall season in August: New Amsterdam, Cal United, Chattnooga FC, Detroit City FC, LA Force, Michigan Stars, New York Cosmos, Oakland Roots, and Stumptown Athletic. San Diego 1904 FC is on hiatus and the league has announced the New Jersey Teamsters as well as clubs for Connecticut […]

Wynalda named head coach, technical director of Las Vegas Lights

After a season headlined by the lights, glitz and glamour off the field while fortunes on the field struggled, the Lights administration announced on Wednesday that it had hired Eric Wynalda to be its new manager. The former U.S. Men’s National Team striker takes over effective immediately, after Lights FC parted ways with Isidro Sanchez […]

Jimmy Butler tries to wear jersey with no name, referees make him change

The league put together a curated list of social justice messages that players could wear on their jerseys, but the list was not expansive enough for most players, who wanted more. In reaction, the NBPA and Russell Westbrook‘s clothing company teamed up for a line of social justice message apparel.

Warriors GM Bob Myers harbors no ill will toward Kevin Durant for leaving

“A lot of people that comment on him would say he shouldn’t have left or he shouldn’t have done this — everybody’s telling him how to live his life. The way I think about Kevin is … just because you don’t understand doesn’t mean he’s confused.”

IndyCar doubleheader race weekend Aug. 8-9 at Mid-Ohio postponed

Our team continues to work with all of our partners and our local government to identify a date later this year when we can host The Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio. More information will be forthcoming as it becomes available. Visit midohio.com for ongoing updates.

MotoGP cancels three races, adds new venue for season finale

FIM President Jorge Viegas: “I would like to thank Dorna, all the teams, the national federations and local organisers for enabling us to get back on track. In doing so, we adapt every day and we will have a very complete and competitive FIM MotoGP World Championship in 2020. The location of the 15th Grand Prix […]

Kyle Larson celebrates 28th birthday with seventh consecutive All Star win

The Elk Grove, California, driver’s winning streak in the All Star Circuit began July 10 at Portsmouth Raceway Park in Ohio. Larson (who skipped the series’ July 11 race) also has victories at Sharon Speedway (July 12), Williams Grove Speedway (July 17), Port Royal Speedway (July 18-19), Plymouth Dirt Track (July 30) and 34 Raceway […]

IMSA will move races to Road Atlanta, Charlotte Motor Speedway Roval

The GTLM and GTD classes had been scheduled to race Sept. 12 at Lime Rock Park. Both Connecticut and New York have quarantine restrictions because of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) that would have made the races at Watkins Glen and Lime Rock logistically impossible for IMSA and its teams.

Steve Kerr on Daryl Morey-China-Hong Kong situation: ‘I handled it really poorly’

Kerr is right: The NBA is far from unique as an American company operating in China. But the NBA looked ill-prepared for this inevitable dispute. And more than just tolerating authoritarianism in China, the NBA has reportedly even been complicit in abuses.