Football

Veteran backup Josh Johnson among three QBs signed by XFL

Veteran NFL backup Josh Johnson was among three new quarterbacks signed by the XFL on Friday ahead of a supplemental round to its inaugural draft, raising the total of league-distributed quarterbacks to 11.Johnson, who started three games for the Washington Redskins in 2018, will join the Los Angeles Wildcats. He
Football

Cowboys’ Ezekiel Elliott undeterred by 92 rushing yards in two games – Dallas Cowboys Blog

FRISCO, Texas -- Ezekiel Elliott is surprised some believe he should be frustrated by the lack of success the Dallas Cowboys' running game has had the past two games, including last weekend's victory against the Detroit Lions when the offense scored 35 points and piled up 509 yards."That's what a

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Auto/Moto Formula 1

Ricciardo welcomes Toro Rosso pressure in F1 finale

Pierre Gasly's shock podium finish at the Brazilian Grand Prix has helped Toro Rosso to close to within eight points of Renault in the team
Auto/Moto Moto GP

Binder was “lost” on KTM before following Pedrosa

This year’s Moto2 runner-up Binder will make contest his debut MotoGP season with the works KTM squad, having been promoted from the Tech 3 team

Sainz relishing McLaren continuity after “weird” end at Renault

FIA admits 2020 tyre choice process “not perfect”

Baseball

Report: M’s to sign White to six-year deal

The Mariners are locking down their first baseman of the future -- and potentially making him their first baseman of the present in the process. No. 58 overall prospect Evan White is expected to sign a six-year, $24 million contract with the Mariners, according to MLB.com's Jim Callis. The deal
Baseball

Brown, Payton pilot polished A’s pack

Leading that charge is a seasoned bunch pounding on the proverbial door to the big leagues. Triple-A Las Vegas finished first or second in virtually every offensive category in the hitter-friendly Pacific Coast League last season, and Double-A Midland came in third in team ERA in the Texas League (3.92).
Baseball

Toolshed: Reasons for AL fans to give thanks

Enough with the white or dark meat, canned or homemade cranberry sauce. This Thanksgiving, try to gather around the family table and agree on something for once. As ever, start with baseball. With American Thanksgiving coming up next Thursday, the next two Toolsheds will offer reasons for fans of all

JAWS and the 2020 Hall of Fame Ballot: Omar Vizquel

Yasmani Grandal Signals a New Strategy for the White Sox

On 40-Man Decision Day and the Prospects Who Moved

Auto/Moto Nascar

Johnson asserts “this is not retirement from racing”

Johnson hasn't missed a Cup race since November, 2001, but that streak will end following next season. Although it will be the end of his career as a full-time Cup driver, it won't be a retirement from racing.  "No, I'm wide open this is not a retirement from from driving
Auto/Moto Nascar

Denny Hamlin undergoes successful shoulder surgery

Hamlin revealed earlier this month that he would undergo shoulder surgery during the offseason in order to repair a torn labrum in his shoulder. Read Also: The discomfort did not preclude him from winning his way into the final four and battling for the 2019 championship, ultimately placing fourth in the
Auto/Moto Nascar

Myatt Snider to debut in Xfinity Series in 2020 with RCR

The team announced Thursday that Snider, 24, would run a partial schedule in the Xfinity Series in 2020 with sponsorship from TaxSlayer. His first race will be the Feb. 15 season opener at Daytona International Speedway. “I am thrilled to be driving for Richard Childress Racing in 2020,” Snider said.

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Soccer

Pulisic fit to face Man City after Chelsea star misses USMNT matches

The 21-year-old winger will be available for his club's match against the reigning league champions after recovering over the international break Chelsea manager Frank Lampard has revealed that Christian Pulisic is fit for the Blues’ Premier League clash with Manchester City, despite not featuring for the USMNT over the international break. The 21-year-old started and scored in the 2-0 win