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July 14, 2018 3:45 PM 'Papa John' Schnatter claims he was ‘pushed’ to use n-word

John Schnatter quits as chairman after using racial slur during a conference call on how to handle controversial situations. Embattled pizza chain Papa John’s on Friday moved to erase the memory of founder John Schnatter — literally. In addition, Major League Baseball has discontinued its Papa Slam promotion with the Louisville, Ky.-based company, and at least 70

July 7, 2018 4:15 PM Astros bring up outfielder Kyle Tucker for MLB debut

Tucker, 21, has been outstanding this season at Triple-A Fresno and figures to see playing time in the corner outfield for the Astros. He will be in the starting lineup for Saturday's game against the Chicago White Sox, batting seventh and playing left field. To make room for Tucker on the roster, the Astros have optioned slumping outfielder Jake Marisnick 57

July 5, 2018 2:19 PM Todd Gurley Says NFL Player Strike's On the Table to Get Guaranteed Contracts

Todd Gurley wants ALL contracts to be guaranteed in the NFL ... and he says players might have to STRIKE in order to get 'em! It's been a heated debate for years -- with NFL players like Eric Winston saying they're so serious about making NFL deals more like the NBA and MLB ... they're ready to call for a work stoppage to force owners to pay up. The current 45

July 4, 2018 12:53 AM Wade LeBlanc, Mariners agree to 1-year extension

The Seattle Mariners have reached agreement on a one-year contract extension with starting pitcher Wade LeBlanc, the team announced Tuesday. The deal will pay LeBlanc a guaranteed $2.75 million in 2019, a source told ESPN.com, and can increase to $4.75 million with performance bonuses based on innings pitched. The agreement includes three club/vesting 66

July 1, 2018 10:35 PM Carlos Carrasco to return to Indians' rotation Friday; Adam Plutko optioned

The right-hander has been sidelined since being hit by a line drive to his right elbow in a game against the Minnesota Twins on June 16. With Carrasco set to return, the Indians optioned right-hander Adam Plutko to Triple-A Columbus and called up left-handed reliever Marc Rzepczynski. Plutko is 4-2 with a 4.66 ERA in seven appearances (six starts) this season 65

July 1, 2018 7:15 AM MLB's Christian Yelich Buys $5.6 mil Malibu Beach Pad, With Assist From Mom

Christian Yelich's mom knocked house hunting for her son out of the park ... 'cause she just helped the Milwaukee Brewers star score a $5.6 MILLION beach house in Malibu!! Alecia Yelich repped her baby boy -- a 26-year-old outfielder -- in the house hunt ... and got $400,000 knocked off the original listing price of $6 mil ... and the house is sick. It's a 2,500-square-foot 78

June 25, 2018 3:14 PM The Marlins' next opponent is heading to town with a Miami-esque flair

The Marlins' next opponent is heading to town with a Miami-esque flair Prior to heading to South Florida for their four-game series with the Marlins that starts Monday, the Diamondbacks posted a picture on Twitter of the team dressed with a Miami Vice flair. The common theme in the clubhouse: White, whether it was suits, t-shirts, button-downs or sports 68

June 23, 2018 3:57 AM Braves' Ronald Acuna Jr. hitless in first rehab game

Ronald Acuna Jr., the touted Atlanta Braves youngster on the disabled list since May 28 due to a knee injury, went hitless in two at-bats for Triple-A Gwinnett on Friday night in what was his first rehab appearance. Acuna has been dealing with a mild ACL sprain in his left knee suffered while running through first base on a grounder at Fenway Park on May 27. The 20-year-old 50

June 21, 2018 10:23 PM Ultimate Draft Rank: Which schools produce the most draft talent?

When Trae Young was selected No. 5 overall in the 2018 NBA draft on June 21, he became the fifth Oklahoma Sooner to be taken in the top 10 this year alone. Kyler Murray made headlines after he was selected No. 9 by the Oakland Athletics in June, Baker Mayfield was the No. 1 overall pick in the NFL draft back in April and softball teammates Paige Lowary 52

June 20, 2018 6:38 PM Omaha to host Tigers-Royals game as kickoff event for 2019 CWS

OMAHA, Neb. -- The Detroit Tigers and Kansas City Royals will play a regular-season game in Omaha the week the 2019 College World Series opens, a source confirmed to ESPN's Mitch Sherman on Wednesday. The collaboration between Major League Baseball and the NCAA to arrange a game as a kickoff event to the CWS was first reported by The Associated Press 55