Gleyber Torres injury update: Yankees infielder sent to hospital with ‘core issue’

The Yankees can’t seem to shake injuries this season and Gleyber Torres might be the next player to land on the injured list.Torres suffered a “core issue” during the Yankees’ 7-4 win over the Red Sox. Aaron Boone confirmed Torres went to a hospital to undergo further testing. He did not have an immediate update on … Read more Gleyber Torres injury update: Yankees infielder sent to hospital with ‘core issue’

Mohammad Abbas targets record 50 Test wickets on final day of Dubai Test

On a Dubai pitch where other fast bowlers have struggled to get much movement either with the old or new ball, Pakistan seamer Mohammad Abbas has been on top snaring seven wickets across two innings with a promise of more on the fifth and final day of the first Test against Australia. Australia openers Aaron … Read more Mohammad Abbas targets record 50 Test wickets on final day of Dubai Test

Flames sign Andrew Mangiapane to one-year contract

The Flames can scratch one more item off their offseason to-do list.Calgary announced Sunday, about 27 hours prior to its first exhibition of the preseason, that it had signed forward Andrew Mangiapane to a one-year, two-way contract with an average annual value (AAV) of $715,000. Mangiapane, who in recent days reportedly lowered his ask to $850,000 … Read more Flames sign Andrew Mangiapane to one-year contract

Anthony Joshua has been recognized as OBE in UK

Anthony Joshua sat at the New York City podium three months before his rematch against Andy Ruiz Jr. in December, with his nameplate sitting in front of him. Some viewers were intrigued. It read, “Anthony Joshua, OBE.” What is an OBE?  The 29-year-old British boxer is one of the greatest heavyweight fighters in the world and … Read more Anthony Joshua has been recognized as OBE in UK

Dempster insists Heckingbottom was only one offered Hibernian job

Hibernian chief executive Leeann Dempster insisted nobody was offered the job of head coach other than Paul Heckingbottom.Michael Appleton was widely tipped to take over early this week after caretaker boss Eddie May was told a new man had been lined up ahead of his final match in charge last Saturday.But contract talks reportedly broke … Read more Dempster insists Heckingbottom was only one offered Hibernian job

Willian urges Callum Hudson-Odoi to stay and fulfil his potential at Chelsea

Willian says Callum Hudson-Odoi can be one of the world’s best players if he stays at Chelsea.Hudson-Odoi submitted a transfer request after public declarations of interest from Bayern Munich, which have been branded unprofessional by Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri.Reports on Monday suggested Chelsea have rejected Hudson-Odoi’s request and have no intention of selling prior to … Read more Willian urges Callum Hudson-Odoi to stay and fulfil his potential at Chelsea

USC, Mike Bohn must answer Clay Helton question sooner rather than later

LOS ANGELES — Moments after USC defeated UCLA 52-35 on Saturday, Trojans coach Clay Helton presented a game ball to “Coach Bohn.” That would be new USC athletic director Mike Bohn, who must now decide Helton’s fate as USC’s coach.That is a decision Bohn wasn’t willing to talk about on Saturday night. “Not today,” Bohn … Read more USC, Mike Bohn must answer Clay Helton question sooner rather than later

Grizzlies shutting down Jonas Valanciunas (foot) for rest of preseason, report says

It appears like Memphis’ Jonas Valanciunas won’t notch another preseason appearance this year.The Grizzlies center has been shut down for the remainder of the preseason after struggling with foot soreness, according to The Athletic. Memphis is hopeful he can play in its season opener though, as there is no structural damage. The Grizzlies are electing to shut Jonas … Read more Grizzlies shutting down Jonas Valanciunas (foot) for rest of preseason, report says

Warnock rues ‘cruel’ defeat as Burnley add to Cardiff’s worries

Neil Warnock complained football was a “cruel game” after his Cardiff side suffered a fourth straight Premier League defeat to Burnley.Johann Berg Gudmundsson and Sam Vokes were on target in the second half as Burnley scored with their only two shots on target.Josh Murphy, with his first goal since making an £11million summer switch from … Read more Warnock rues ‘cruel’ defeat as Burnley add to Cardiff’s worries

LSU vs. Alabama odds, prediction, betting trends for No. 1 vs. No. 2 showdown

No. 1 LSU (8-0) travels to No. 2 Alabama (8-0) in a regular-season “Game of the Century” at Bryant-Denny Stadium on Saturday. The game will be televised nationally at 3:30 p.m. ET on CBS.It is the first No. 1-vs.-No. 2 matchup in the regular season since the top-ranked Tigers beat the second-ranked Crimson Tide 9-6 … Read more LSU vs. Alabama odds, prediction, betting trends for No. 1 vs. No. 2 showdown