Jaguars’ Doug Pederson: ‘I do believe there has to be some kind of healing’ after what transpired last year

The Jacksonville Jaguars started their rookie minicamp Friday with the No. 1 overall pick, Travon Walker, and a new head coach, Doug Pederson, for the second straight year. If Jacksonville intends to avoid picking atop the draft for a third consecutive time at the conclusion of the 2022 season, it will take more than just improvement on the field. “I do believe there has to be some kind of healing with the situation and everything that transpired last year because […]

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Steelers rookie QB Kenny Pickett says Ben Roethlisberger reached out following draft

Kenny Pickett was the only quarterback drafted in the first round of the 2022 NFL Draft, going No. 20 overall and two rounds before any other QB. With that selection, Pickett stayed in his hometown and has the chance to eventually become the next franchise quarterback for a team which has had the same player at the position for almost two decades. And as he takes in his first practices as a Steeler during this week’s rookie minicamp, Pickett has […]

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Padres sign veteran Cano to add spark to offense

Veteran infielder Robinson Cano has signed with the San Diego Padres, it was announced Friday. The New York Mets released the 39-year-old Cano on Sunday after designating him for assignment a week earlier. The Padres likely will use the left-handed-hitting Cano at designated hitter, hoping he can improve their offensive production at the position. Entering Thursday’s games, Padres designated hitters are batting just .206 with two home runs and 12 RBIs this season. Both those home runs came via Luke […]

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Fred Warner believes ‘it’s just a matter of time’ before Deebo Samuel, 49ers strike new deal

A Deebo Samuel trade hasn’t materialized and doesn’t seem to be anywhere near imminent, leaving the situation stagnant, if not at a stalemate. Samuel’s teammate, linebacker Fred Warner, can relate to a degree. Warner, a 2020 first-team All-Pro, reached 2021 without an extension and spent enough time awaiting a new deal to develop an understanding of the situation in which Samuel now finds himself. Warner believes Samuel and the 49ers will mend fences and come to an agreement that reunites […]

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Dodgers’ Kershaw to miss start after going on IL

ESPN baseball reporter. Covered the L.A. Rams for ESPN from 2016 to 2018 and the L.A. Angels for MLB.com from 2012 to 2016. The Los Angeles Dodgers placed Clayton Kershaw on the injured list ahead of his scheduled start Friday with inflammation in his right SI joint, which connects the base of the spine to the hip bones. Kershaw had been scheduled to make his sixth start of the season from Dodger Stadium on Friday night opposite Philadelphia Phillies right-hander […]

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NFL roundup: Latest league news from Thursday, May 12

The Atlanta Falcons are signing former Raiders linebacker Nick Kwiatkoski to a one-year deal, NFL Network’s Tom Pelissero reported, per a source. The six-year veteran had spent the previous two seasons with Las Vegas and ended 2021 on the injured reserve. Pelissero previously reported that Kwiatkoski visited those same Raiders on Tuesday, sparking the potential for a reunion, but the inside linebacker has elected to work with a different familiar face instead. By joining the Falcons, Kwiatkoski will be reunited […]

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Broncos WR Jerry Jeudy arrested on misdemeanor criminal tampering charges

Denver Broncos receiver Jerry Jeudy was arrested Thursday on second-degree criminal tampering charges with a domestic violence enhancer, the Arapahoe County (Colo.) Sheriff’s Office announced. Jeudy, 23, was taken into custody around noon local time and is on a no-bond hold. Jeudy must remain in jail until he sees a judge, who can then issue a restraining order. His hearing is expected to take place within the next 24 hours. Second-degree criminal tampering in Colorado means tampering with another person’s […]

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MLB Power Rankings: Which red-hot teams are making the case for a top spot?

The Los Angeles Dodgers, New York Yankees and New York Mets continue to dominate over a month into the MLB season. However, some new faces have emerged in the last couple of weeks. A red-hot Los Angeles Angels squad has won six of its last seven games, outscoring opponents 52-19, and the San Diego Padres are thriving despite being without their young star. How do they compare to some of the best teams in the game? Our expert panel has […]

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Yelich hits for 3rd cycle in career, ties MLB mark

The Milwaukee Brewers’ Christian Yelich joined an exclusive club Wednesday, hitting for the third cycle of his career during a 14-11 loss to the Cincinnati Reds. Yelich’s three career cycles tie him with five other players for the MLB lead. Trea Turner was the most recent player to accomplish the feat, doing so on his birthday last season when he was with the Washington Nationals. All three of Yelich’s cycles have come against the Reds, who have allowed 20 cycles […]

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Which current NFL player would you most like to see in the broadcast booth one day?

Tom Brady is heading to the broadcast booth after he really decides to retire from the NFL. On Tuesday, Fox Sports announced that the seven-time Super Bowl champion will be its lead NFL analyst when his playing days are over, and his contract with the network is reportedly for 10 years and $375 million. This news arrives a day after NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported three-time All-Pro cornerback Richard Sherman is deep in talks with Amazon for a key […]

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