Correa out 6-8 weeks with torn thumb ligament

Correa out 6-8 weeks with torn thumb ligament

The Houston Astros will be without one of their superstars for a good chunk of the second half. The club announced Tuesday that All-Star shortstop Carlos Correa has been placed on the 10-day disabled list with a torn ligament in his left thumb. Correa will undergo surgery to repair the ligament and is expected to […]

Lonzo Ball named summer league MVP

Lonzo Ball named summer league MVP

Lonzo Ball’s NBA career is off to one heck of a start. The Los Angeles Lakers’ rookie point guard was named the Most Valuable Player of the Las Vegas Summer League on Monday evening. Ball becomes the first Laker ever to receive the honor, having averaged 16.3 points on 38.2 percent shooting, 9.3 assists (a […]

Liverpool: Klopp dismisses Salah spell at Chelsea

Liverpool: Klopp dismisses Salah spell at Chelsea

Jurgen Klopp has dismissed Mohamed Salah’s last disappointing spell in England as an irrelevance, arguing a number of top-class players have struggled at Chelsea, writes Chris Bascombe. Liverpool manager Klopp referenced Kevin De Bruyne as another talented youngster who – like Salah – has thrived after failing to impress at Stamford Bridge. Salah moved to […]

Redskins: Cousins offered highest guarantee for QB, received no counter

Redskins: Cousins offered highest guarantee for QB, received no counter

While the Washington Redskins did not reach a long-term agreement with Kirk Cousins before Monday’s deadline, they did offer him the highest amount of guaranteed salary to a quarterback at signing, according to a statement from president Bruce Allen. Allen said the Redskins offered Cousins a contract that guarantee him $53 million at the time […]

James Harden: Melo would help Rockets tremendously

James Harden: Melo would help Rockets tremendously

While James Harden won’t pressure the Houston Rockets to acquire Carmelo Anthony, he did give the New York Knicks forward a ringing endorsement. Amid trade rumors that Melo could be Houston bound, Harden heaped praise on the 10-time All-Star and made it crystal clear he’d love to have him aboard. Anthony is “one of the […]

Report: Red Sox moving closer to acquiring Todd Frazier

Report: Red Sox moving closer to acquiring Todd Frazier

The trade rumor that just won’t go away, it seems inevitable at this point that Todd Frazier will be a member of the Boston Red Sox by the July 31 trade deadline. The club is closing in on a trade for the Chicago White Sox third baseman, according to Bob Nightengale of USA Today Sports. […]

Dwight Howard: Beef with Kobe was made up by media

Dwight Howard: Beef with Kobe was made up by media

Dwight Howard and Kobe Bryant as teammates on the 2012-2013 Los Angeles Lakers was a tale of polar opposite personalities that just couldn’t seem to mesh on or off the court. Does that mean Howard hated The Black Mamba, or vice versa? Not according to the new Charlotte Hornets center, anyway. During a Q-and-A session […]