Scherzer wins his Dodgers debut, fans 10 Astros

Joined ESPN in 2016 to cover the Los Angeles Rams Previously covered the Angels for MLB.com LOS ANGELES — Max Scherzer’s Los Angeles Dodgers debut included three strikeouts of Jose Altuve and ended with a curtain call. It was, in other words, as advertised. Scherzer pitched seven innings of two-run

What channel is Steelers vs. Cowboys on today? Time, TV schedule for NFL’s Hall of Fame Game

The NFL’s Hall of Fame Game is supposed to be annual, but in the past decade, the event has only been held once. In 2011, it was cancelled due to the NFL lockout. In 2016, the game was called off because of poor field conditions — “congealing and rubberized” field paint to

49ers DC DeMeco Ryan on Nick Bosa progress: Still day to day

Nick Bosa exploded out of his stance and onto the scene during a rookie season in which he was a crucial component in the San Francisco 49ers’ run to a Super Bowl appearance. Bosa’s second campaign never got to denotate due to an ACL tear and the watch continues as

AFL star forced into retirement at age 22

West Coast Eagles midfielder Daniel Venables has announced his retirement from the game after an AFL medical panel recommended the youngster avoid contact sport. The 22-year-old suffered a brain trauma injury during an Eagles clash against Melbourne in 2019 when he was hurt in a marking contest. Venables was the

Best of Tuesday at NFL training camps: Cam Newton and Derek Carr shine

Tuesday’s 2021 NFL training camp practices were highlighted by several teams practicing in pads for the first time and quarterback news. Cam Newton had a big day for the New England Patriots as he works to cement his role as the starter entering the season, Jacksonville Jaguars rookie Trevor Lawrence

Source: WFT vaccination rate climbs to 84%

Covered the Redskins for the Washington Examiner and other media outlets since 1994 Authored or co-authored three books on the Redskins and one on the Cleveland Browns ASHBURN, Va. — A plea about vaccinations from Washington Football Team coach Ron Rivera over the weekend appears to have worked. The team

Fantasy Superflex Rankings 2021: Top 200 for PPR leagues

There used to be a time when basic, standard leagues ruled fantasy football. Back then, the most exotic variation you saw was tight ends being eligible in the flex position. Now, things are much more varied, with two-QB and superflex leagues gaining in popularity and PPR becoming the default on many sites.

Broncos rookie CB Patrick Surtain II wows Vic Fangio with 'rare' camp: 'It's not too big for him'

The Denver Broncos bypassed drafting a first-round quarterback in 2021. Instead, they plucked Alabama corner Patrick Surtain II, who the club believes will be a lock-down defender in Vic Fangio’s system. Thus far, the reviews from Broncos training camp have been overwhelmingly positive. Surtain has caught on so quickly that

Collingwood’s Chris Mayne to retire from AFL at season’s end

Veteran Collingwood defender Chris Mayne has announced he will retire at the end of this season, putting an end to an accomplished AFL career. The 32-year-old has performed solidly in the Magpies backline this year but has decided to hang up the boots at season’s end so he can spend