Cardinals’ JJ Watt and wife Kealia Ohai expecting first child

It seems the Arizona Cardinals’ youngest fan will be making their debut just in time for football season. Cardinals defensive end JJ Watt announced Thursday that he and wife Kealia Ohai are expecting their first child together, sharing a collection of photos from their maternity shoot on social media. “Could not be more excited,” Watt, … Read more

Chris Russo erupts at Stephen A. Smith during ESPN argument

It’s Wednesday, you know what that means. It’s time for Stephen A. Smith and Chris Russo to duke it out on ESPN’s “First Take,” preferably arguing over things that are unprovable and may or may not matter. In this week’s edition, Russo was tasked with naming his all-time five greatest North American professional sports franchises, … Read more

Deshaun Watson has new lawsuit filed against him, makes total 23

According to the report, the plaintiff changed her mind about filing the civil suit after watching the HBO “Real Sports” segment in which two of Watson’s accusers, Ashley Solis and Kyla Hayes, came forward and spoke with Soledad O’Brien about the alleged incidents. The two massage therapists talked about their alleged experiences with Watson in … Read more

Saint-Étienne fans throw flares at players after relegation

Saint-Étienne fans went ballistic when their team was demoted to a lower French soccer league, Ligue 2, on Sunday. Fans rushed onto the field and threw flares at players after Saint-Étienne lost in a penalty shootout against Auxerre. Video shows chaos erupting on the pitch with smoke and people getting tackled left and right.

Yankees’ bats too quiet again in loss to Rays

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Aaron Judge homered again on Sunday. The rest of the Yankees’ lineup hardly did anything, though, as they dropped a second straight to Tampa Bay, 4-2, to split the series at Tropicana Field. For the third consecutive game, they were held to two runs or less and Luis Severino and the … Read more

Betting and examining the NL East through 40 games

The quarter-point of the MLB season has come and gone with every team surpassing 40 games played. The sample is now more than big enough to draw meaningful conclusions about all 30 teams using their underlying numbers, run differential, and assess where we may have gone wrong or been right in our preseason assessments of … Read more

Generals hold off Bandits to clinch spot in USFL playoffs

A local football team finally made the playoffs. The New Jersey Generals became the first team to qualify for a USFL playoff spot after holding on for a 20-13 victory over the Tampa Bay Bandits at Protective Stadium in Birmingham, Ala., on Saturday. But it wasn’t easy. New Jersey, which built a 17-3 halftime lead, … Read more