Seattle Mariners end playoff drought on Cal Raleigh’s walk-off home run

SEATTLE — Cal Raleigh hit a winning home run with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning, and the Seattle Mariners ended the longest playoff drought in baseball with a 2-1 victory over the Oakland Athletics on Friday night. Raleigh, pinch-hitting for Luis Torrens, hit a 3-2 pitch from Domingo Acevedo (3-4) just … Read more

Miami Dolphins QB Tagovailoa in good spirits after concussion as NFL review underway

CNN  —  Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa is “in good spirits” Friday after receiving a concussion during Thursday night’s game, head coach Mike McDaniel told reporters. The NFL and Dolphins are under scrutiny for the decision to allow Tagovailoa to play Thursday, after the quarterback was injured in a game just last Sunday. McDaniel said … Read more

Jacob deGrom falters as Mets drop series-opener to Braves

ATLANTA — Superman suddenly has developed a kryptonite problem, at the worst possible time for the Mets.  Jacob deGrom is still faster than a speeding bullet and more powerful than a locomotive, but he can’t avoid the long ball. To start their most anticipated series in several years, the Mets needed their ace Friday night, … Read more

Ime Udoka made crude remarks that led to yearlong suspension: report

A significant factor into Boston Celtics coach Ime Udoka’s yearlong suspension was his crude language with a female staffer prior to beginning a relationship with her, according to a new report. Udoka’s dialogue was deemed especially concerning coming from someone of such power in the organization. Boston Celtics coach Ime Udoka was suspended last week … Read more

More Details Emerge In Ime Udoka Situation

New details have emerged regarding head coach Ime Udoka‘s suspension from the Celtics for the entire 2022/23 season. Sources tell ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski that the independent law firm that investigated Udoka listed “the power dynamic associated with a superior’s improper relationship with a staff member” to be the main policy violation. In addition, the report … Read more

Updates on Jaire Alexander, Keenan Allen and others

7:58 PM ET NFL NationESPN Week 4 of the NFL season is here, and teams continue to assess injuries to their players ahead of game time. The San Francisco 49ers have suffered another blow to their offense, as star left tackle Trent Williams is expected to be out four to six weeks with an ankle … Read more