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Whatever happened to Michael Pineda?

PHOENIX -- A little over a year ago, on May 10, 2015, Michael Pineda threw arguably the best game by a New York Yankees starter all season.<p>On that …

Baltimore Orioles

Benches empty after MadBum fans Myers

SAN DIEGO -- Between Giants ace Madison Bumgarner and Padres slugger Wil Myers, there's more than enough competitive Carolina fire to go around.<p>But …

Baseball

Cards mulling options for Peralta's return

ST. LOUIS -- Though rainy weather kept Jhonny Peralta from taking on-field batting practice on Tuesday, the veteran shortstop is progressing well …

Baseball

Anderson's no-hit bid for Brewers broken up in 8th by Cubs

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Chase Anderson's no-hit bid for the Milwaukee Brewers against the Chicago Cubs has been broken up by Ben Zobrist's leadoff double in …

Dave Roberts doesn't rule out Adrian Gonzalez going on the Dodgers' disabled list

Dave Roberts exchanged text messages with Dodgers first baseman Adrian Gonzalez on Tuesday, and Gonzalez informed his manager his sore lower back was improving. But Roberts kept Gonzalez out of the lineup for Tuesday's game against the Angels, and could not rule out the possibility that Gonzalez …

Michael Bennett “almost threw up” after hearing Sam Bradford comments

Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett never minces words. On Tuesday, he used those words to turn Eagles quarterback Sam Bradford to mincemeat.<p>“I …

NFL

Dikembe Mutombo congratulates 76ers on lottery ... before it begins

The NBA lottery and conspiracy theories seem to go hand in hand, and Dikembe Mutombo fostered another one Tuesday afternoon.<p>Yes, that's right. …

Basketball

Rougned Odor, Jose Bautista, John Gibbons, More Suspended by MLB

Major League Baseball announced on May 17 it suspended Texas Rangers second baseman Rougned Odor eight games for his part in a bench-clearing brawl two days earlier, while Blue Jays outfielder Jose Bautista, among others, will receive a one-game suspension, per John Lott of Vice Sports:<p>Ken …

Fredi Gonzalez Fired by Braves: Latest Details, Comments and Reaction

The Atlanta Braves have the worst record in Major League Baseball this season at 9-28, and they opted to make a big change Tuesday, firing manager Fredi Gonzalez.<p>The Braves announced the dismissal of Gonzalez and bench coach Carlos Tosca, and stated skipper Brian Snitker of the Gwinnett Braves, the …

International League

How Magic Mushrooms Could Treat Depression

Treating depression is a major challenge, since among the millions of people affected worldwide, only one in five tends to respond well to …

Depression

Patrick Zane Thompson, Former ASU Football Player, Arrested for Animal Cruelty

Former Arizona State football player Patrick Zane Thompson was arrested Saturday after allegedly putting his family's dog in a lit smoker and breaking its neck.<p>Thompson, 42, had been smoking marijuana and having an "episode" before he broke the white poodle's neck, per court documents Katie Faller …

Magic-mushroom drug lifts depression in first human trial

Researchers' long fight to test psilocybin's safety finally yields fruit.<p>A hallucinogenic drug derived from magic mushrooms could be useful in …

Amid opioid epidemic, NFL player risks career to push for medical marijuana

In an industry plagued by controversy over concussions and injuries, Eugene Monroe is hoping to find a healthier way for players to deal with the pain<p>For a moment, Eugene Monroe felt paralyzed. It was December, and the offensive lineman for the Baltimore Ravens was sitting in a chair, recovering …

Brady could still delay suspension without Second Circuit rehearing

Getty Images<p>By next Monday, Tom Brady and the NFL Players Association almost definitely will file a petition for a rehearing of the federal appeal …

NFL

NFL players go to business school to prepare for life after football | Financial Times

Squashed into a meeting room at a real estate office in Ann Arbor, Michigan, 44 brawny men — many far north of six feet — listen to executives …

Football (U.S.)

Huston Street likes Angels' potential addition of Tim Lincecum

Angels closer Huston Street said he is excited by the team's expected acquisition of Tim Lincecum and credited the front office for attempting to bolster the roster after a rocky week.<p>"I think it's a phenomenal sign for us," Street said. "For us in the clubhouse, it establishes very firmly that, …

Bregman homers, drives in four for Hooks

Alex Bregman put together one of his best performances Monday in San Antonio, but it was a game the shortstop and his team will remember for other …

Trayce Thompson's power not enough for Dodgers

LOS ANGELES -- Trayce Thompson flashed the power for the Los Angeles Dodgers, while the Los Angeles Angels were able to hit in the clutch.<p>A combined …

Boston Celtics’ NBA Draft history in the top ten

After all of Ainge’s wheeling and dealing the Celtics are well placed for the upcoming NBA draft. With a war chest of picks meticulously accumulated …

Basketball

Tuesday's Lakers Links: Mitch Kupchak mum on lottery

<b>Ben Simmons shifts shoe strategy</b>: Projected top pick Ben Simmons and his agent, Rich Paul, are now changing course and plan to wait until after the …

Russell Westbrook fuels Thunder to improbable 1-0 lead over Warriors

OKC follows the lead of its star guard Monday night and comes away victorious<p><b>THUNDER STEAL GAME 1</b> <b>| PLAYOFF SCHEDULE | EXPERT PREDICTIONS</b><p>OAKLAND, …

Canseco, Blue Jays Call out 'Cowardly' Rangers and Odor after Punch to Bautista

We can only hope Canseco's former teams meet again in October.<p>World War III broke out in Arlington on Sunday, when the Rangers and Blue Jays concluded their three-game set with fireworks.<p>There's a history here, of course. Jose Bautista emphatically ended the Rangers' season with a mammoth …

Patriots rookie Ted Karras embracing his inner Mongo

Ted Karras only pawn, in game of football.<p>Particularly since he plays for the Patriots, and specifically because he’s the great-nephew of former …

NFL

5 Most Intriguing Rookie Storylines from Denver Broncos OTAs

The Denver Broncos will continue their offseason activities this week. The team is still in a Super Bowl window with most of their world-class defense returning for 2016. To fill holes on the roster, the Broncos did find certain veterans in free agency for both sides of the ball. Along with the …

Australia briefed on Zika virus ahead of Windies tour

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Australia captain Steven Smith and his team have been warned about risks associated with the Zika virus ahead of their tour of the West Indies next month.<p>Australia will play West Indies and South Africa in a triangular one-day international tournament in St Kitts & Nevis, …

Public Health

Dave Roberts loses a game of managerial chess, and Dodgers lose to the Cardinals, 5-2

The game of managerial chess unfolded in brisk fashion, one move forcing another, until both Dodgers Manager<p>Dave Robertsand Mike Matheny, hisSt. Louis Cardinalscounterpart, could meddle no longer.<p>With two runners on in the seventh inning Sunday, control of a 1-1 game left the minds of the managers …

Super 8 Baseball Projection, Version 3.0

Each week in May, ESPNBoston.com will release its projections for the field of eight in the MIAA Division 1A Tournament, right up to the official …

76ers become first NBA team to ink deal with uniform sponsor

Last month, the NBA Board of Governors gave teams the go-ahead to work out deals with sponsors that would place their logos on team jerseys, becoming the first of the “Big Four” U.S. sports leagues to allow such advertisements. And now we have the first deal.<p>Observers think the ads could bring in …

76ers Announce StubHub as 1st Sponsor on NBA Jersey

The Philadelphia 76ers became the first major North American professional sports team to have sponsored jerseys Monday, announcing a partnership with secondary-market ticket provider StubHub. Major League Soccer and the WNBA are among other professional sports leagues in the U.S. that already have …

49ers’ Jarryd Hayne retires from NFL

The experiment is over.<p>After one up-and-down season in the NFL, 49ers running back Jarryd Hayne retired today. In a statement released by the team, the former Australian rugby league star said he’s leaving the NFL because the Fiji Rugby Sevens team reached out to him about joining the team for the …

Football (U.S.)