The Dodgers’ Outfield Gambles – MLB Trade Rumors

It’s been a fairly quiet offseason by Dodgers’ standards, as they have shied away from the top-of-the-market commitments they’ve embraced in previous years. Los Angeles re-signed Clayton Kershawbrought in JD Martinez, Noah Syndergaard and Shelby Miller on one-year free agent pacts, and acquired Miguel Rojas from the Marlins to bolster their middle infield depth. They … Read more

Woelk: Coach Prime, Buffs Send Message On Signing Day

Story Links BOULDER — That noise you heard Wednesday afternoon? That is the sound of a program reawakening, a sleeping giant ready to stand up under the Flatirons, flex his muscles and return to work after too many years in slumber. The Colorado Buffaloes are back. Deion “Coach Prime” Sanders sent the message loud and … Read more

Senior Bowl 2023: Most impressive players so far

Iowa State’s Will McDonald IV will let you know who he is up front. You see the short dreads, tied up above his face today for the Senior Bowl media breakfast in the Mobile convention center. You see his hoodie depicting his favorite anime character, Killua Zoldyck from Hunter X Hunter. He also has a … Read more

As sluggish NBA trade market nears deadline, history has shown a player’s desired trade destination may not matter

The NBA trade market continues to hum along quietly, with little chatter of substantive deals gaining actual development. There are frameworks being passed around front offices and role players being made available, but this transaction landscape ahead of the Feb. 9 buzzer is desperately lacking significant talent on the block, in the eyes of leading … Read more

Golfbet Insider: AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am

1) Have fun2) Listen and learn3) Remain fluid Just as much as I espouse and advise my three rules for all pursuits of engagement in our corner of the universe, I also work by them. When we cracked open 2023 at Kapalua, the old FANTASY badging had been replaced by GOLFBET or Golfbet, depending on … Read more

One meal at a time, Husker friends

One piece at a time, a legendary poet named Johnny Cash once explained. That’s how he got it. He was singing about stealing parts out of “a ‘sembly line” to build a car, but we don’t have to get stuck right here on the details we wouldn’t want shared at Sunday School. Instead, just a … Read more

The Last Fight for the Last Emperor

In the fight game, you can never be 100 percent sure, but Fedor Emelianenko—arguably the greatest MMA heavyweight of all time—says that this weekend’s clash against Ryan Bader will be his last. He said something similar back in 2012 after he polished off Pedro Rizzo, but that retirement ended up being nothing more than a … Read more

How many top QB recruits transfer? The staggering attrition of CFB’s most coveted players

For college quarterbacks, transferring is now standard operating procedure. If you’re not playing, you’re leaving. If you are playing and one thing goes wrong, like a season-ending injury or a coaching change, you’re probably leaving. The Athletic studied the careers of the top 50 high school quarterbacks who signed with FBS programs in the recruiting … Read more