Lollygagging Gary Sanchez has used up his second chances

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — A self-help best-seller by Gary Sanchez, coming soon to a Kindle near you: “How To Offend Your Defenders.” Bookends of epic Sanchez laziness defined the Yankees’ 7-6 loss to the Rays on Monday night at Tropicana Field, and the onus falls on rookie manager Aaron Boone to fix this. The Yankees have now dropped five straight

The Warriors are a historically great passing team

It doesn’t take a basketball savant to see that the Golden State Warriors are really, really good at passing. In the four years that Steve Kerr has been head coach, the team has led the league in assists four times, and it’s never been particularly close. Part of this is due to having great shooters who can capitalize on the

Here’s why Michael Irvin is worried about Dez Bryant’s ‘state of mind’

Ability isn’t the issue. Michael Irvin is unwavering in his conviction that Dez Bryant remains one of the NFL’s better receivers. But as an unemployed Bryant watches players around the league report to training camp, Irvin can’t shake one, gnawing concern. “I worry about Dez’s state of mind,” the Hall of Fame receiver said. Revenge can motivate. Those overtones ran

Trail Blazers Make The Top 10 Of ESPN’s Latest NBA Power Rankings

The 2018 offseason has been something of a mixed bag for the Portland Trail Blazers. One one hand, starting center Jusuf Nurkić was re-signed to a very team-friendly contract, quality summer league performances from rookies Anfernee Simons and Gary Trent Jr. provided reason for optimism and using what little space they had to sign free agents Seth Curry and Nik

Carmelo Anthony to sign with Rockets on minimum contract, report says

After over a week of speculation, it appears that Carmelo Anthony will indeed sign with the Houston Rockets, as a new report from the New York Times has confirmed Anthony’s plans. Marc Stein notes that Anthony will join the Rockets once he clears waivers and will sign a veteran minimum contract. Anthony will make about $1.8 million from the Rockets

Brandon Boykin speaks the truth about Antonio Brown

Brandon Boykin only had one season with the Pittsburgh Steelers. And while things didn’t go according to plan, he did get to spend some time watching Antonio Brown up close and personal. Boykin recently did an interview for and he offered up some truths about Brown. “There’s nobody better than [Brown] in the league, and I got to go

Here’s everything we know on the Josh Gordon situation

Josh Gordon will not appear this week at the opening of Cleveland Browns training camp in Berea. Gordon said in a statement released on his social media that he is not going to participate as “part of my overall health and treatment plan.” Here’s what we know about Gordon’s situation, what it means for the Browns and what the options

Packers should keep an eye on John Simon during training camp

Last summer, the Green Bay Packers jumped at the chance to add veteran edge rusher Ahmad Brooks, who was released by the 49ers in August after a scheme change in San Francisco. A similar type of opportunity could be available later this summer. The Packers should be monitoring the roster status of Indianapolis Colts edge rusher John Simon during training