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November 24, 2018 2:55 PM Charles Barkley slams Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson match: ‘This is some crappy golf’

Charles Barkley slammed the match between Phil Mickelson and Tiger Woods, calling it "crappy golf." (Getty Images/AP) NBA legend Charles Barkley, who is known for his outspoken thoughts, was happy to share them again during the highly anticipated matchup between golf stars Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson – and it wasn’t pretty. Barkley can be caught most days commentating 91

November 20, 2018 12:12 AM Fantasy baseball fallout of James Paxton-Justus Sheffield trade

The New York Yankees were involved in the first major deal of the offseason, trading for Seattle Mariners left-handed pitcher James Paxton on Monday. Heading back to Seattle is top-rated Yankees prospect Justus Sheffield, another hard-throwing southpaw. What does the deal mean from a fantasy perspective? ESPN Fantasy's Eric Karabell, Tristan H. Cockcroft 72

November 19, 2018 10:56 PM Yankees land James Paxton in trade, send top prospect to Mariners

The Mariners and Yankees completed a trade Monday that sends ace left-hander James Paxton to New York for three prospects, including top-rated lefty Justus Sheffield. The other two prospects going to Seattle are outfielder Dom Thompson-Williams and right-handed pitcher Erik Swanson. Paxton, who turned 30 this month, has spent his entire career with Seattle 60

November 15, 2018 7:11 PM Baseball owners extend commissioner Rob Manfred's contract

ATLANTA -- Baseball owners have extended the contract of Commissioner Rob Manfred after two days of meetings in Atlanta. The owners put off any decision Thursday on changes that might speed games. Manfred said they prefer to reach a consensus with the players' union. Manfred took over as commissioner from Bud Selig in 2015. His new deal runs through 69

November 13, 2018 2:01 PM Japan scores four runs in 9th to beat MLB All-Stars, leads series 3-1

HIROSHIMA, Japan -- Ryosuke Kikuchi drove in the go-ahead run as Japan rallied with four runs in the top of the ninth inning to beat the MLB All-Stars 5-3 and take a 3-1 lead in their six-game exhibition series on Tuesday. The ninth-inning comeback started when Kirby Yates walked leadoff batter Kazuki Tanaka, who stole second and scored on Seiji Uebayashi's 71

November 8, 2018 11:24 PM MLB owners expected to approve Manfred contract: report

Major League Baseball owners are expected to unanimously approve a five-year contract extension for commissioner Rob Manfred when they meet next week in Atlanta, USA Today reported Thursday. Manfred, 60, was elected as baseball’s 10th commissioner by unanimous vote in 2014 to replace Bud Selig, who held the post for 17 years. He assumed the role in January 74

November 2, 2018 7:20 PM Indians will listen to trade offers on veteran players

The Cleveland Indians will listen to trade offers for some of their veteran players this winter as they face the sort of difficult choices that small-market teams must address, according to sources. The Indians did not tender qualifying offers to free agents Michael Brantley, Andrew Miller and Cody Allen because of their payroll concerns. The Indians 76

November 1, 2018 1:16 AM Willie McCovey, Hall of Famer and Giants legend, dies at age 80

Willie McCovey, the Hall of Fame first baseman who played 19 of his 22 seasons with the San Francisco Giants and slugged 521 career home runs, died Wednesday at age 80. The Giants said McCovey died "peacefully" after battling "ongoing health issues." "San Francisco and the entire baseball community lost a true gentleman and legend, and our collective 87

November 1, 2018 12:32 AM San Francisco Giants Legend Willie McCovey Dead at 80

San Francisco Giants legend and Hall of Fame first baseman Willie McCovey has died. McCovey, who played 19 seasons for the Giants and is one of the franchise's most beloved players, passed away peacefully Wednesday at Stanford Hospital after battling ongoing health issues. Willie played for the Giants from 1959-73 and was inducted into the National Baseball 2170

October 23, 2018 2:46 PM Alex Rodriguez locked in legal battle with ex Cynthia Scurtis over massive support payments

Former Yankees star Alex Rodriguez is balking at the amount of money he is being forced to pay his ex-wife, Cynthia Scurtis. According to TMZ, the baseball star has been locked in a spousal and child support battle with Scurtis after claiming he’s paying roughly $155,000 a month, tax-free, in combined payments since their divorce in 2008 to her and their 70