Here's why the Dolphins elevated this rookie into their starting group on Sunday

Here's why the Dolphins elevated this rookie into their starting group on Sunday

The Dolphins injected rookie third-round pick Jerome Baker into their starting lineup on Sunday, sacrificing girth but adding speed and what they hope will be additional playmaking to their first-team linebacker group. Baker replaced Stephone Anthony, who wasn’t a factor in limited snaps against Tampa Bay on Sunday. “It was very exciting,” Baker said after […]

Redskins training camp practice report, Day 12

Redskins training camp practice report, Day 12

RICHMOND—The Redskins get back to work today with their first practice after their preseason game against New England. Open up a browser tab and refresh often to follow along. —It’s very warm but we don’t yet have the blazing heat that we suffered through last week. There’s no rain in the forecast for today and […]

Now something's wrong with Yankees' Neil Walker

Now something's wrong with Yankees' Neil Walker

NEW YORK — The Yankees‘ list of walking wounded has grown again. Add Neil Walker, who is dealing with neck issues and sickness, according to manager Aaron Boone. Boone revealed the news following a 12-5 loss to the Rangers at Yankee Stadium on Friday. Walker had hit two home runs — one from each side of the […]

Donnel Pumphrey misses Eagles preseason opener

Donnel Pumphrey misses Eagles preseason opener

As the Star-Spangled Banner began to play at Lincoln Financial Field on Thursday night before the first preseason game of the Eagles’ 2018 season, safety Malcolm Jenkins resumed the silent demonstration he paused toward the end of last season.  Jenkins rose his right fist in the air, a protest against racial and social inequality in […]

NFL Training Camp Notes: Browns Are NFL's Most Interesting Team

NFL Training Camp Notes: Browns Are NFL's Most Interesting Team

0 of 10 David Dermer/Associated Press We’re one day away from the start of the 2018 NFL preseason in earnest. On Thursday, 24 teams will be in action, including the Cleveland Browns. Fresh off the second 0-16 season in NFL history, the Browns have already had plenty of action this week. They sent a 2016 […]

Yanks OF Ellsbury out after hip surgery, didn't play in '18

Yanks OF Ellsbury out after hip surgery, didn't play in '18

by Associated Press August 7 at 7:27 PM NEW YORK — New York Yankees outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury is out for the season after surgery on his left hip. The Yankees said Tuesday that Ellsbury had arthroscopic surgery to repair a torn labrum the previous day. The expected recovery time is about six months. The 34-year-old […]

Courtney Smith, ex-wife of Zach Smith, says she'll cooperate with Ohio State investigation

Courtney Smith, ex-wife of Zach Smith, says she'll cooperate with Ohio State investigation

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The attorney for Courtney Smith, the ex-wife of former Ohio State assistant coach Zach Smith, said in a statement that her client will cooperate with the university’s investigation into how Urban Meyer handled domestic abuse allegations against Zach Smith in 2015. Julia Leveridge, the attorney for Courtney Smith, released this statement to […]

The schedule is about to get easier for Yankees, at least on paper

The schedule is about to get easier for Yankees, at least on paper

CHICAGO — With the Yankees trailing the Red Sox by a season-high 9 ½ games entering Monday night, the calendar is not their friend. The schedule? That’s another matter. Though the hill to catch Boston atop the AL East is steep — and obviously an impossibility if the Red Sox don’t cool off a bit […]