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The clock is ticking for  the Wilpons, who need to sell the Mets by year end.

Rumors Have Steve Cohen Back as First Round Mets Bidder

Billionaire hedge fund manager Steve Cohen is apparently taking another stab at buying the New York Mets. According to rumors, Cohen is a last minute participant in the first round of bidding for the MLB team. If the rumors are true, this would be Cohen’s second attempt to pry the […]

Jimmie Johnson tested positive for COVID-19 last week, but is now free of the disease, and will return to racing this Sunday. (Image: Getty)

Jimmie Johnson Ready to Return After COVID-19 Scare

After becoming the first Cup Series driver to contract COVID-19, Jimmie Johnson has been cleared by NASCAR officials to return to racing. The 44-year-old withdrew from last week’s Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway after testing positive for the disease. It was the first time in his career that Johnson […]

Some WNBA players staying at The Lodge at IMG Academy have reported substandard conditions. (Image: IMG Academy)

Housing Concerns, Kelly Loeffler Comments Among Issues Surrounding WNBA Bubble

Efforts to start the WNBA season at the IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida hit some snags this week as some players complained of substandard housing conditions and meals after arriving at the complex. While player experiences varied depending on where they were staying, some reported rodent traps and faulty plumbing […]

Patrick Cantlay is one of the top picks to win this week’s Workday Charity Open. (Image: Getty)

Workday Charity Open First of Two Events at Muirfield Village

PGA Tour players will spend the next two weeks competing on the same golf course in Columbus, Ohio, but this week’s Workday Charity Open will have different conditions than next week’s Memorial. Muirfield Village will be a much easier golf course this week than it will for next week’s event. […]

Washington Wizards Bradley Beal slices through the Brooklyn Nets. (Image: Porter Lambert/Getty)

No BB Wiz Restart, Bradley Beal Out with Shoulder Injury

Another bad beat for the Washington Wizards. The NBA’s second-best scorer, Bradley Beal, won’t join the Washington Wizards during the NBA restart in Orlando due to a nagging shoulder injury. The team hoped Beal’s shoulder would heal during the shutdown, but his pain increased. The Wizards (24-40) decided it will […]

San Francisco 49ers safety Jaquiski Tartt dives over the goal line against the Seattle Seahawks in 2019. (Image: Ezra Shaw/Getty)

NFC West Odds: Back-to-Back for Jimmy G and Run-Happy Niners

Seattle or San Francisco? This isn’t a tech job search, but it is NFL divisional betting. It will come down to another two-way fight to the finish to determine supremacy in the NFC West, a division that features three of the top-10 running attacks in the league. The San Francisco […]

The Washington Nationals will host the New York Yankees in the opening game of the 2020 MLB season. (Image: Jim McIssac/Getty)

Major League Baseball Releases 2020 Schedule, Opening Night Odds Posted

Major League Baseball unveiled its 2020 schedule on Monday night, revealing a campaign that begins with a two-game Opening Night slate on July 23. The 2020 schedule kicks off with the Washington Nationals hosting the New York Yankees, after which, the Los Angeles Dodgers will take on their traditional rivals, […]

Medical staff attend to Masahiro Tanaka (ground) after struck by a batted ball by teammate, Giancarlo Stanton (far left). (Image: Adam Hunger/AP)

Yankees Injury Report: Tanaka Line Drive Scare, LeMahieu Tests Positive

Kurozukoru means “close call” in Japanese. New York Yankees starting pitcher, Masahiro Tanaka, got drilled in the head with a scorching line drive off the bat of teammate Giancarlo Stanton during a practice game at Yankee Stadium. Tanaka got a stroke of luck with a “kurozukoru,” and didn’t suffer any […]

PGA Tour commissioner announced on Monday that the Memorial Tournament will not have fans in attendance. (Image: AP)

Memorial Tournament Will be Fan-Free

The PGA Tour has pulled back on its plan to have fans at the Memorial Tournament, announcing Monday it will now prohibit galleries from the event. The Memorial was supposed to be the first event that would have fans in attendance. The COVID-19 global pandemic has worsened in the US […]

Bryson DeChambeau is now the favorite to win the Masters at a couple of sportsbooks after winning the Rocket Mortgage Classic on Sunday. (Image: Getty)

Bryson DeChambeau Muscles Up to Become Masters Favorite

Bryson DeChambeau’s victory on Sunday rocketed him up the betting boards, making him the new favorite to win the Masters. DeChambeau, who had odds as high as 30/1 at the start of the year, is now the top pick at two sportsbooks. He’s also a co-favorite with Rory McIlroy at […]

Jorge Masvidal is stepping in to fight Kamaru Usman for the welterweight title at UFC 251. (Image: Steven Flynn/USA Today Sports)

UFC Notebook: Usman vs. Masvidal Booked for UFC 251 Main Event

Jorge Masvidal will step in to fight Kamaru Usman for the welterweight championship in the main event of UFC 251, the promotion announced late Sunday night. A series of events over the weekend led to the fight, which will headline the first UFC card at the so-called “Fight Island” facility […]

Magnus Carlsen defeated Anish Giri in straight sets to win the Chessable Masters final. (Image: Lennart Ootes/FIDE)

Magnus Carlsen Sweeps Anish Giri to Win Chessable Masters

Magnus Carlsen completed a dominating run through the Chessable Masters on Saturday, defeating Anish Giri in straight sets to win his second title on the Magnus Carlsen Chess Tour. Carlsen orchestrated a brilliancy in Game 1 of Saturday’s match, then hung on to take the decisive set 2.5-1.5. Carlsen Survives […]

Scotia Bank Arena in Toronto, Ontario will be one of the two cities to host the NHL restart. (Image: Sportsnet)

Secure Zone Canada: Toronto and Edmonton Named NHL Playoff Bubble Cities

Welcome to the Canadian bubble. The NHL finally selected Edmonton and Toronto as the two hub cities, aka the “Secure Zone” bubble, that will host the Stanley Cup playoffs and 24-team tournament. Toronto, Ontario will host the Eastern Conference, while the Western Conference will be based in Edmonton, Alberta. In […]

Kevin Harvick picked up his fourth win of the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series season at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Sunday. (Image: Jenna Watson/IndyStar)

Harvick Outduels Hamlin, Survives Overtime to Win at the Brickyard

Kevin Harvick held off Matt Kenseth in a two-lap overtime session to win the Big Machine Hand Sanitizer 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Sunday. Harvick picked up his fourth win of the NASCAR Cup Series season, tying him with Denny Hamlin for the most victories this season. Tire Trouble […]

In June, David Price paid $1,000 to more than 200 minor league players in the Dodgers' farm system. (Image:Russ D. Franklin/AP)

Dodgers Lose David Price for 2020 Season, Red Sox Save $6 Million

Citing family health concerns, MLB pitcher David Price has opted out of the 2020 season. It’s a tough break for the Dodgers, who traded for Price in February. Meanwhile, the Red Sox could get a little CBT buffer due to the pitcher’s hiatus. One of the biggest trades leading into […]