Bowl Season! Reasons to watch all 39 games and who will win – Associated Press

Bowl Season! Reasons to watch all 39 games and who will win – Associated Press

A moment of silence, please, for Wyoming, Southern Miss, Miami (Ohio) and Louisiana-Monroe. Those four teams reached bowl eligibility, but there were no postseason games available for them to play. Don’t dare say there are too many bowls. Not when the Cowboys, Golden Eagles, RedHawks and Warhawks were left out. No freebie Fossil watches for […]

Source: Kentucky sophomore guard Quade Green transferring – The Athletic

Source: Kentucky sophomore guard Quade Green transferring – The Athletic

Editor’s note: Kentucky announced Green’s decision to transfer Wednesday afternoon. “Quade has my full support with this decision,” coach John Calipari said in a statement. “We haven’t had many kids leave, but when we do, we always support them and, in just about every case, stay in touch with each other. I hope that will […]

Yankees Closing In On Deal With J.A. Happ – MLB Trade Rumors

Yankees Closing In On Deal With J.A. Happ – MLB Trade Rumors

By Mark Polishuk | December 12, 2018 at 9:38am CDT 9:38am: The talks between Happ and the Yankees “had advanced to near [the] finish line,” as per Joel Sherman of the New York Post (Twitter link). 9:25am: Rosenthal updates his original report, now saying that the two sides are close to a deal but there’s […]

J.A. Happ reportedly near deal with Yankees – MLB.com

J.A. Happ reportedly near deal with Yankees – MLB.com

J.A. Happ could be staying with the Yankees. The free-agent left-hander is close to a deal with New York, where he pitched the final two months of last season, according to multiple reports from the Winter Meetings in Las Vegas on Wednesday. No agreement is in place. Happ, 36, reportedly has been seeking a three-year […]

It's Pretty Messed Up That The Red Sox Might Be Shedding Payroll – Deadspin

It's Pretty Messed Up That The Red Sox Might Be Shedding Payroll – Deadspin

Photo: Kevork Djansezian (Getty) The championship window is rarely open as long as you’d like or expect it to be—just ask the 2014 Red Sox. And the current defending World Series champs can see it coming. In the next two to three years, Boston is going to have to worry about the following players hitting […]

Kalidou Koulibaly: Napoli Feared Liverpool – The Liverpool Offside

Kalidou Koulibaly: Napoli Feared Liverpool – The Liverpool Offside

Kalidou Koulibaly had a hell of game against Liverpool on the first go around. In fact, he was a stand out player for Napoli in front of the home crowd, and he had Mohamed Salah on lockdown throughout Liverpool’s largely toothless performance in Italy. Of course, Anfield is a different animal altogether. The place has […]

Grading the FC Cincinnati expansion draft haul – The Athletic

Grading the FC Cincinnati expansion draft haul – The Athletic

The 72 hours following MLS Cup have been a whirlwind for 2019 expansion side FC Cincinnati. Sunday’s half-day trade window netted goalkeeper Spencer Richey in exchange for a 2020 third-round SuperDraft selection. They signed another five players from their United Soccer League roster on Monday, bringing the number of holdovers to a staggering 11 (counting […]

Red Sox Notes: Bogaerts, Payroll, Sale, Catchers – MLB Trade Rumors

Red Sox Notes: Bogaerts, Payroll, Sale, Catchers – MLB Trade Rumors

Following a startling afternoon report that the Red Sox would “listen” to offers on franchise cornerstones Xander Bogaerts, Rick Porcello, and Jackie Bradley Jr., presumably in order to clear payroll space for upgrades elsewhere on the diamond, the BoSox brass spent much of the evening in equivocation.  Indeed, NBC Sports Boston’s Evan Drellich reports that […]