Heat announce Bosh will not return for playoffs

The Miami Heat announced Wednesday that Chris Bosh will not return for the 2016 NBA playoffs due to his continuing battle with a blood-clot-related condition. The Miami HEAT and Chris Bosh announce that Chris will not be playing in the remainder of the 2016 NBA Playoffs. The HEAT, Chris, the…

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Texans' Brown has PED suspension overturned

The next time you take a Mexican vacation, remember to save all of your receipts, because they could one day help you get an NFL suspension overturned. Just ask Texans offensive lineman Duane Brown about that. Back in November, the NFL sent a letter to Brown letting him know that…


Matz hurls gem as Mets mash 4 HRs in 8-0 win over Braves

Al Bello/Getty Images Steven Matz only allows two hits and fans eight batters over 7.2 innings. Terry Collins couldn’t have drawn it up much better than this. Steven Matz pitched a gem and the Mets’ bats broke out of a short cold streak Wednesday afternoon, mashing four home runs in…


Yankees place A-Rod on the 15-day DL with hamstring strain

Patrick Smith/Getty Images Alex Rodriguez has to leave Tuesday’s game vs. Orioles and ends up on the 15-day DL. BALTIMORE – Alex Rodriguez won’t help the Yankees’ offense get out of its funk any time soon. The Yankees placed the 40-year-old designated hitter on the 15-day disabled list with a…


Bud Black the favorite to manage Braves in '17?

The Braves, still in the midst of a deep rebuild, were expected to be very bad in 2016. However, they’ve been even worse than expected thus far, and that’s led to much speculation about the job security of manager Fredi Gonzalez, who’s helmed the Braves since 2011. On that front,…


Cardinals' Arians, 63, says this will be 'last job'

Bruce Arians’ coaching log at Pro Football Reference dates back to 1975, when he served as a graduate assistant for Virginia Tech. Arians was 23 then. Today, he’s 63 and the head coach of the Arizona Cardinals. After a near-championship season, he seemingly has them on the cusp of a…


Cowboys' DC 'elated' with Ezekiel Elliott pick

Rod Marinelli was so close to acquiring and coaching Jalen Ramsey. Instead, he’ll be forced — again — to make the best of a bad situation. By the sound of it, though, the Cowboys‘ defensive coordinator approves of the team’s draft. On Thursday night, Jerry and Stephen Jones could’ve given…


Jeter says Yankees-Red Sox has lost its luster

This past weekend, the Red Sox swept a three-game home series from the Yankees. This, of course, is regarded as baseball’s signature rivalry, but said this particular set wasn’t even the Sox’s best-attended home series of the young season. This squares with what seems be a prevailing notion that Sox-Yanks,…


How Ryan Leaf, NFL's biggest draft bust, turned his life around

Sam Costanza/for New York Daily News Ryan Leaf shares his story to a group of residents at a Manhattan recovery home this week. Ryan Leaf, the second overall pick in the 1998 NFL Draft, arrives at a five-story walkup building on West 71st Street, a sober living home that stands…


Report: MLB set to announce another PED ban

T.J. Quinn of ESPN’s Outside the Lines reports that MLB is expected to announce soon that another player has been suspended for failing a PED test. Quinn writes: Major League Baseball is expected to announce in the next few days that another player has tested positive for the steroid Turinabol,…