Bradley Beal, Mason Plumlee part of Alex Rodriguez’s bid to buy Mets

Beal’s group is competing against several other groups, with the first round of bids reportedly due Thursday. Josh Harris, owner of the Sixers, heads one group. Hedge fund billionaire Steve Cohen has made a top bid so far of $2 billion. Rodriguez’s group reportedly bid $1.7 million. The first-round of bids is non-binding, but it […]

Bucks GM not worried about other players recruiting Giannis Antetokounmpo inside bubble

What happens in the playoffs could impact Antetokounmpo’s decision, but in the end he is expected to stay with the Bucks — they can offer the most money, they are a contending team, and Milwaukee is the only home he has known in the United States. It’s where his family is, where his child lives. […]

Justin Verlander changed his mechanics to prolong his career

As Brooks Baseball shows, Verlander drastically altered his release point after being traded to the Astros from the Tigers on August 31, 2017. The change resulted in a huge bump in his strikeout rate. Verlander’s strikeout rate ranged between 16% and 27.4% with the Tigers, mostly settling in the 23-25% range. With The Tigers through […]

Ty Blach to undergo Tommy John surgery

Martin, 25, injured his wrist on a slide during an intrasquad game on Friday. The Orioles initially described the injury as just a fingernail laceration, but an X-ray revealed a broken bone. Martin made his major league debut last year, posting a .581 OPS over 309 plate appearances.

NHRA back after 4 1/2 months: Line, B. Torrence, Hagan, Oehler win in Indy

“We’re so glad to be doing this here with NHRA and fans in the stands,” Hagan said. “I can’t just say enough about NHRA and this team. These guys are my family and what an amazing job by my crew chief Dickie Venables. He’s dangerous when you give him a couple laps.”

NBCSN will present ‘Race and Sports in America: Conversations’ Monday

NASCAR banned the Confederate flag at its race after lobbying by Bubba Wallace, the only Black driver in the premier Cup Series. In Formula One, six-time series champion Lewis Hamilton has joined Black Lives Matter marches in London and also formed a panel on diversity. The lone Black driver in F1 also led 14 of […]

Jordan Taylor has interest from NASCAR Cup, ARCA to race Daytona

The Corvette Racing driver said Monday he has an offer from an ARCA team and has talked to a Cup team about driving in the Aug. 14-16 weekend that will feature ARCA, trucks Xfinity and Cup. Taylor was planning to circle back Monday on the Cup ride, which would be dependent on sponsorship.

Extreme E reveals competition format for its global races next season

As well as being used as platform for equality and illutstrating the capabilities of electric vehicle technology, Extreme E will highlight the impact that climate change is having on its remote race locations, using a committee of leading scientists to help bring global attention to issues such as deforestation in Brazil, rising sea levels along […]

Sara Price hired by Chip Ganassi Racing as first driver in Extreme E

“This is a tremendous opportunity for me and something I’ve been working my whole career for,” Price, who started her career in dirt bikes and also was an X Games medalist, said in a release Thursday. “When you think of the name Chip Ganassi, you immediately think about winning. It’s a team I’ve long admired […]

Chip Ganassi Racing names Kyle LeDuc as second Extreme E driver

Kyle LeDuc, Driver, Chip Ganassi Racing said: “I am beyond excited to announce that I will be driving in the Extreme E series for Chip Ganassi Racing. Not only do I get to drive these fully electric 4-wheel drive cars around the world, but I get to do it for the man himself, the biggest team […]