Manfred’s leadership was tested with Gurriel — and he passed – ESPN

7:50 PM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment HOUSTON — Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred issued Yuli Gurriel a five-game suspension on Saturday with full knowledge that some segments of the baseball community — and perhaps people who have never even seen a baseball game — would be upset by the timing or […]

The Latest: Dodgers, Astros go into 9th tied at 1-all – USA TODAY

Los Angeles Dodgers relief pitcher Tony Watson throws during the eighth inning of Game 4 of baseball’s World Series against the Houston Astros Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)(Photo: The Associated Press) HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on Game 4 of the World Series between the Los Angeles Dodgers and Houston […]

‘What the heck just happened?’ Ohio State’s comeback for the ages – ESPN

6:10 PM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment COLUMBUS, Ohio — It’s not even November. We are three days from the first College Football Playoff ranking and 36 days from the last. There’s so much we are yet to know. But in the delirium of Ohio Stadium on Saturday night, as the […]

As Astros celebrate homecoming, the last shelter empties – ESPN

10:15 PM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment HOUSTON — On the same day of the first World Series game in Houston, in a random confluence of events and life paths, the last shelter housing Hurricane Harvey evacuees closed. A little before 9 in the morning, I drove out to the northern […]

Richard Sherman denounces Texans owner Bob McNair’s comments – ESPN

10:03 PM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment RENTON, Wash. — Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman said Friday that Houston Texans owner Bob McNair exposed his true feelings with a recent comment in which he likened NFL players who protest during the national anthem to “inmates running the prison.” Sherman expressed his […]

Who Won the Marcell Dareus Trade? Aggression, Pragmatism on Display From Bills, Jaguars – Sports Illustrated

In the end, it will be safer and smarter to declare the Bills the winners of Friday night’s stunning trade, which sent former No. 3 overall pick Marcell Dareus to the Jacksonville Jaguars in exchange for a sixth-round pick.  As ESPN.com noted, Buffalo gains immediate cap flexibility—nearly $6 million this year, $2.375 next year and whatever headaches […]