LEADING OFF: SCHERZER? TRADE DEADLINE LOOMS AFTER BIG MOVES

A look at what's happening around the majors on Friday:

VOTTO HOMERS IN RECORD 6TH GAME IN ROW AS REDS BEAT CUBS 7-4

Joey Votto set a Cincinnati Reds franchise record with another powerful show at Wrigley Field, while Kris Bryant was only a spectator...

 
 
 

NOT LEFT OUT: YANKEES GET BIG LEFTY BATS WITH GALLO, RIZZO

Desperate for a powerful, left-handed bat to park balls in the short porch at Yankee Stadium, the New York Yankees got two of them.

TWINS' 17-14 LOSS HAS A BIT OF HISTORY

 
 
 

BAD TIMING FOR MORE BAD TWINS BULLPEN NEWS AS DEADLINE LOOMS

JOE RYAN'S BIG WEEK: TRADED TO TWINS FOR NELSON CRUZ AND READY TO PITCH IN OLYMPICS

One of the two pitchers the Twins received in the Nelson Cruz trade, Joe Ryan is out to throw strikes, enjoy the moment and embrace...

 
 
 

AFTER GIVING UP 17 RUNS, SHOULD TWINS. TRADE THEIR BEST PITCHER?

Wednesday was just another example of a team with an uncanny ability to lose in many different ways. When that happens, you know it's...

TWINS BLAST SEVEN HOME RUNS, BUT STILL LOSE TO TIGERS 17-14

 
 
 

AS TRADE DEADLINE NEARS, TWINS GETTING PLENTY OF CALLS ON JOSE BERRIOS

Inquiries and offers to the Twins for the two-time All-Star "spiked" on Wednesday, two days short of Friday's trade deadline, according...

RUNNERS-UP IN MAX SCHERZER TRADE MIGHT NOW TURN ATTENTION TO TWINS' JOSE BERRIOS

Jose Berrios' trade value might never be higher as Friday's 3 p.m. deadline fast approaches.

 
 
 

NFL FACES PLAYBOOK FULL OF QUESTIONS AS TRAINING CAMPS OPEN

From players getting COVID-19 vaccinations to relaxed coronavirus protocols to lineup issues, particularly at quarterback, the NFL...

VIKINGS CLOSE TO SIGNING RECEIVER DEDE WESTBROOK TO ONE-YEAR DEAL

 
 
 

FLYERS TRADE VORACEK TO BLUE JACKETS ON BUSY DAY 2 OF DRAFT

A familiar bearded face is going back to Columbus, and the Blue Jackets' longest tenured player is off to Philadelphia.

MEET THE WILD'S 2021 DRAFT PICKS

 
 
 

WILD PIECES TOGETHER A LOOK AT THE FUTURE

ASTROS LOSE COMBO NO-HIT TRY IN 8TH; RANGERS' SKID HITS 11

Framber Valdez used so many pitches as he struggled to find the zone early on Saturday night that he was forced to leave the game after...

 
 
 

HERNÁNDEZ HITS 2 OF TORONTO'S 5 HOMERS IN 10-3 WIN OVER METS

All-Star Teoscar Hernández hit two of Toronto's five home runs and the Blue Jays beat New York Mets 10-3 Saturday night to stop a three-game...

BARNES HR, JANSEN BOUNCES BACK AS DODGERS EDGE ROCKIES 1-0

Austin Barnes homered early, Kenley Jansen preserved the lead late and the Los Angeles Dodgers snapped a three-game losing streak with...

 
 
 

SATURDAY'S TWINS-ANGELS RECAP

SAINTS BEAT OMAHA 3-1 FOR SIXTH VICTORY IN SEVEN GAMES

 
 
 



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Duckworth scores hard-fought win in Olympic Games debut

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Alex Bono comes up big as Toronto FC holds on to defeat Chicago Fire

Alex Bono comes up big as Toronto FC holds on to defeat Chicago Fire

Alex Bono stood tall in goal and Toronto FC got goals from Yeferson Soteldo and Nick DeLeon, hanging on for a 2-1 win over the Chicago Fire on Saturday that extended its... Read more ...

C.J. Sapong scores two goals early in Nashville SC's shutout win vs. FC...

C.J. Sapong scores two goals early in Nashville SC's shutout win vs. FC Cincinnati, 3-0

Nashville SC defeated FC Cincinnati, 3-0, thanks to goals from C.J. Sapong and Randall Leal in the 13th, 35th, and 57th minute. Nashville extends its unbeaten home streak to 12... Read more ...

Mexico dominates Honduras, 3-0, moves into semis with another clean sheet

Mexico dominates Honduras, 3-0, moves into semis with another clean sheet

Mexico remained unscored upon during the Gold Cup in a convincing 3-0 win over Honduras. Jonathan dos Santos, Rogelio Funes Mori, and Orbelin Pineda all scored thrilling goals... Read more ...

Draft Weekend Recap with Kings GM Rob Blake

Draft Weekend Recap with Kings GM Rob Blake

Thoughts from LA Kings GM Rob Blake, covering a myriad of topics, including the 2021 NHL Draft, pending contracts, trades, and more... On what was happening at the Kings Draft... Read more ...

Chicago Fire lose to Toronto FC, 2-1, despite putting up 12 shots on goal

Chicago Fire lose to Toronto FC, 2-1, despite putting up 12 shots on goal

The Chicago Fire put up 12 shots on goal, while Toronto FC put up three but still lost the match by a score of 2-1. Read more ...

Zarek Valentin's own goal costs Houston win over San Jose in 1-1 draw

Zarek Valentin's own goal costs Houston win over San Jose in 1-1 draw

The Houston Astros and San Jose Earthquakes played to a 1-1 draw, thanks to Zarek Valentin's own goal in the 45th minute. San Jose is now winless in its past 11 matches. Read more ...

Real Salt Lake cruises past Colorado Rapids, 3-0

Real Salt Lake cruises past Colorado Rapids, 3-0

Real Salt Lake dominated the Colorado Rapids, 3-0, Saturday night thanks to an own goal and Bobby Wood and Rubio Rubin goals. Read more ...

Arsenal transfer boost as club chief confirms midfielder is seeking a summer...

Arsenal transfer boost as club chief confirms midfielder is seeking a summer move

Arsenal have reportedly been given a huge boost in their hunt for a new midfielder as it looks like Denis Zakaria could be on the move this summer. The Gunners are being tipped... Read more ...

Bryson DeChambeau out of Tokyo Olympics golf after positive COVID-19 test

Bryson DeChambeau out of Tokyo Olympics golf after positive COVID-19 test

Patrick Reed will represent the USA in his place. Read more ...