JUPITER, Fla. — St. Louis manager Mike Shildt’s phone lit up with texts and calls praising the character of Paul Goldschmidt after the Cardinals traded for the slugging first baseman in December. “A lot of times the hyperbole doesn’t meet what’s real,” Shildt said. “In this case it’s exceeded it.Read More →

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Now that Kyler Murray has decided to play in the NFL instead of reporting to spring training as a first-round draft pick by baseball’s Oakland Athletics, the questions can shift to the Heisman Trophy winner’s height. The former Oklahoma star says everyone will get theirRead More →

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Arike Ogunbowale scored 22 points and No. 5 Notre Dame took over with 12 unanswered points in a dominating third quarter to beat No. 9 North Carolina State 95-72 on Monday night. Marina Mabrey added 21 points for the Fighting Irish (24-3, 11-2 Atlantic Coast Conference),Read More →

The Dallas Cowboys could put the franchise tag on defensive end DeMarcus Lawrence beginning Tuesday, but they apparently do not want to be forced into using that option. Dec 9, 2018; Arlington, TX, USA; Dallas Cowboys defensive end Demarcus Lawrence (90) rushes the passer in the third quarter against theRead More →

San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy announced Monday that he will retire after the 2019 season. FILE PHOTO: San Francisco Giants Manager Bruce Bochy stands next to the World Series trophy before the team’s MLB National League baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals in San Francisco, California April 7,Read More →

Buffalo Bills quarterback Josh Allen and Jacksonville Jaguars cornerback Jalen Ramsey have been feuding back and forth all season. Now, even though the season has ended and their trash talk appears to have died down, it seems their beef is still alive and well. Allen, while signing autographs last weekend,Read More →

NHL rumors: Bruins among teams “believed to be interested” in Wayne Simmonds originally appeared on nbcsportsboston.com The Boston Bruins are on a 10-game point streak and have won five consecutive games, leading many people to believe this team is a legitimate Stanley Cup contender. The B’s have a solid rosterRead More →

TEMPE, Ariz. – If there’s anything more dreary than labor it’s relations. But, here we are. And on we go. Mike Trout may have lost some of his gee-whiz along the way, replacing it with a sense of belonging and that thing he does where he beats the crap outRead More →