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Look what Hosmer was offered to return to the Royals

Eric Hosmer, coveted all winter by the San Diego Padres, now has another surprising small-market team going head-to-head for his services. Yes, his old team. The Kansas City Royals have offered Hosmer a franchise-record seven-year, $147 million contract, persons close to Hosmer told USA TODAY Sports on the condition of anonymity since negotiations are still [...]

2018-01-03T15:43:54+00:00 January 3rd, 2018|

Winter Olympics: 2018 Team USA men’s hockey roster for Pyeongchang Games

The 2018 Games next month in Pyeongchang, South Korea, will mark the first time since 1994 that active NHLers have not played in the Olympic Winter Games. Chris Bourque, the son of Hockey Hall of Famer Raymond Bourque, is another important player. Chris is 31 and has long been a standout in the American Hockey [...]

2018-01-01T22:36:35+00:00 January 1st, 2018|

Indiana lawmaker wants Indianapolis Colts to refund upset fans if

Indiana lawmaker wants Indianapolis Colts to refund upset fans if players kneel during anthem December 28, 2017 11:29 PM Indianapolis football fans who want their money back when Colts players kneel during the playing of the national anthem could soon get their way -- if legislation filed this week by a state lawmaker is approved. [...]

2017-12-29T17:05:12+00:00 December 29th, 2017|

MLB legend Darryl Strawberry reveals he had sex during Mets games

MLB legend Darryl Strawberry reveals he had sex during Mets games December 22, 2017 5:45 PM MLB legend Darryl Strawberry is well-known for both his on-field and off-field antics.   MLB legend Darryl Strawberry is well-known for both his on-field and off-field antics. Strawberry revealed he would have sex during games when he was on [...]

2017-12-27T17:18:41+00:00 December 27th, 2017|

Aaron Rodgers: Green Bay Packers may have violated IR rules after shutting down QB

Injured Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers walks on the sidelines during the first half of an NFL game against the Chicago Bears at Soldier Field in Chicago on November 12, 2017. File photo by Kamil Krzaczynski/UPI | License Photo Several teams complained to the NFL last week that the Green Bay Packersviolated the rules regarding injured [...]

2017-12-25T13:55:46+00:00 December 25th, 2017|

Longtime sports broadcaster Dick Enberg dies at 82

Legendary sports broadcaster Dick Enberg died suddenly on Thursday, and sports fans took to Twitter to remember the all-time great broadcaster. USA TODAY SPORTS Corrections & clarifications: An earlier version of this story misstated the number of Wimbledon tournaments that Enberg worked. He called 28 Wimbledon tournaments.  Legendary sports broadcaster Dick Enberg, whose career spanned [...]

2017-12-22T15:04:19+00:00 December 22nd, 2017|

Tina Becker takes control of Carolina Panthers as one of highest-ranking female executives in NFL

Tina Becker was announced as the Carolina Panthers' new chief operating officer on Monday. Owner and co-founder Jerry Richardson stepped down from the role. Photo courtesy of the Carolina Panthers. Dec. 18 (UPI) -- Tina Becker is now the chief operating officer for the Carolina Panthers. Carolina announced the move on Monday. Becker will take full control [...]

2017-12-19T17:35:14+00:00 December 19th, 2017|

Ben Roethlisberger: Steelers were confused by coaches’ call on fake spike play

PITTSBURGH – With the clock trickling down into the final seconds of the game, confusion reigned for the Pittsburgh Steelers. In the team’s 27-24 loss Sunday evening against the New England Patriots, a failed fake spike attempt by Pittsburgh quarterback Ben Roethlisberger led to an interception that effectively ended the game. Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben [...]

2017-12-18T15:16:00+00:00 December 18th, 2017|

Carolina Panthers owner Jerry Richardson is selling the team

Carolina Panthers announce owner Jerry Richardson, dealing with a workplace misconduct investigation, will sell the team. (AP Photo/Bob Leverone, File) Amid an investigation into allegations of sexual and racist misconduct in the workplace, Jerry Richardson is selling his Carolina Panthers franchise. The team announced on Twitter that Richardson is selling the team, linking to a [...]

2017-12-18T13:26:38+00:00 December 18th, 2017|

Dallas Cowboys: DeMarcus Lawrence rips officials

Dallas Cowboys defensive end DeMarcus Lawrence sacks Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan during their game in November. Photo by David Tulis/UPI | License Photo FRISCO, Texas - Dallas Cowboys defensive end DeMarcus Lawrence could be facing a fine from the NFL. The NFL's sack leader ripped the officiating crew after the Cowboys' 30-10 win over the New York Giants Sunday afternoon for [...]

2017-12-13T19:03:30+00:00 December 13th, 2017|