Sources: Seattle to host 2023 MLB All-Star Game

ESPN MLB insider Author of “The Arm: Inside the Billion-Dollar Mystery of the Most Valuable Commodity in Sports” Seattle has been chosen to host Major League Baseball’s All-Star Game in 2023, sources familiar with the decision told ESPN on Tuesday. Plans to bring the All-Star Game and Home Run Derby

Stafford shows off big-play ability in electric debut

Covered Rams for two years for Los Angeles Times Previously covered the Falcons Has covered the NBA and college football and basketball INGLEWOOD, Calif. – Los Angeles Rams quarterback Matthew Stafford faked a handoff, rolled to his left, then it fly. The SoFi Stadium crowd jumped to its feet as

Rodgers: ‘I played bad,’ but still 16 games to go

Covered Packers for Green Bay Press-Gazette from 1997-2013 Two-time Wisconsin Sportswriter of the Year as selected by the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — This isn’t a stat line you see from Aaron Rodgers every day: 15-of-28 passing for 133 yards with no touchdowns and two interceptions. This

Medvedev into third Grand Slam final at US Open

NEW YORK — Daniil Medvedev was a point from finding himself tied at a set apiece in his US Open semifinal against Felix Auger-Aliassime. The No. 2-seeded Medvedev surged out of that tight spot, beat a mistake-prone Auger-Aliassime 6-4, 7-5, 6-2 on Friday and now is headed to his third

Portis 1 of 3 ex-players to plead guilty in scheme

Clinton Portis was among three former NFL players who have pleaded guilty for their roles in a nationwide scheme to defraud a healthcare program for retired NFL players, the U.S. Justice Department said Tuesday. The 40-year-old Portis, a former running back who was drafted by the Broncos in 2002 and

Texans officially name veteran Taylor starting QB

Tyrod Taylor was officially named the Houston Texans’ starting quarterback for Sunday’s Week 1 matchup against the Jacksonville Jaguars. It was assumed Taylor would get the start but coach David Culley didn’t make the announcement until Monday. Rookie Davis Mills will be Taylor’s backup. Deshaun Watson is also on the

Irish’s Kelly: Execution remark an old coach’s joke

College football reporter. Joined ESPN.com in 2008. Graduate of Northwestern University. Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly said he was joking when attempting to echo a quote from former Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach John McKay following Sunday’s 41-38 overtime win against Florida State. When asked by ABC’s Katie George about Notre

Fernandez, 18, upsets another ex-champ at Open

NEW YORK — Raising her right fist overhead to celebrate winner after winner, 18-year-old Leylah Fernandez demonstrated that her upset of defending champion Naomi Osaka at the US Open was certainly no fluke by beating another past title winner at Flushing Meadows. With grit and guile, and a veteran’s poise

Kotkaniemi a Cane as Canadiens decline to match

A week after the Carolina Hurricanes caused a social media stir by signing Jesperi Kotkaniemi to a one-year, $6.1 million offer sheet, the Montreal Canadiens formally declined to match it on Saturday. As a result, the 21-year-old forward will join the Hurricanes for at least this season, and Carolina will

Warrington on Lara loss: Lowest Ive ever been

•Reports on boxing for ESPN.co.uk, as well as several national newspapers •Has been reporting on British boxing for over 15 years •Appears on BoxNation’s Boxing Matters show Josh Warrington has admitted that losing to Mauricio Lara earlier this year left him too embarrassed to leave his house for six weeks.