Making sense of potential Odell Beckham-Giants standoff, recapping minicamp | PODCAST

When Giants head coach Pat Shurmur revealed last week during minicamp that wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. had been medically cleared to practice, he inadvertently may have set the stage for a summer contract standoff. When Giants head coach Pat Shurmur revealed last week during minicamp that wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. had been medically cleared to practice, he inadvertently may have set the stage for a summer contract standoff. Beckham, of course, is entering the final year of his rookie contract, and Shurmur’s revelation took away any ambiguity about the wide receiver’s health should he opt not to take the field when training camp begins on July 25 at… Read More

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Dodgers’ Kershaw to make minor-league rehab start

CHICAGO — Los Angeles Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw is scheduled make a minor-league rehab start on Saturday as he continues his recovery from a strained lower back. The three-time NL Cy Young Award could be back pitching in the majors soon. According to manager Dave Roberts, Kershaw will be limited to four innings and 60 pitches when he returns to the mound with Triple-A Oklahoma City at Omaha. If the outing goes well, Roberts hoped the left-hander’s next appearance would be with Los Angeles. Kershaw threw a three-inning simulated game before the Dodgers’ postponed series opener against the Chicago Cubs on Monday night. Afterward, Kershaw said he felt really good.… Read More

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MLB All-Star Game 2018 voting: Yankees’ Gary Sanchez, Aaron Judge going in opposite directions

The 2018 MLB All-Star Game will be played on Tuesday, July 17, 2018 (7/17/18) at Nationals Park in Washington, DC. Yankees right fielder Aaron Judge, catcher Gary Sanchez, outfielder Giancarlo Stanton and rookie second baseman Gleyber Torres are vying for spots in the American League’s starting lineup. The latest round of MLB All-Star game votes have been counted. It’s good news for Yankees right fielder Aaron Judge, who remains in the starting lineup for the American League in the 2018 MLB All-Star Game. But not-so-good news for slumping catcher Gary Sanchez, who’s been overtaken by Rays backstop Wilson Ramos. Outfielder Giancarlo Stanton, second baseman Gleyber Torres and shortstop Didi Gregorius… Read More

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Devils announce 2018-19 preseason schedule

The Devils will play six games in the 2018-19 preseason, including the finale in Switzerland. The Devils announced their 2018-19 preseason schedule, which will lead into the team’s regular-season opener in Sweden. The six-game slate will be highlighted by the finale, when they play SC Bern in Bern, Switzerland. at 7:30 p.m. local time (1:30 p.m. EST) on Monday, Oct. 1 at PostFinance Arena. The Devils will stay in Europe to open their season against the Edmonton Oilers at 7 p.m. local time on Saturday, Oct. 6, at Scandinavium in Gothenburg, Sweden. That translates to a 1 p.m. face-off time in New Jersey. Was Hall’s season best in Devils history?… Read More

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Senegal trims Poland in Group H action at the World Cup

Senegal sits in a tie for first place in Group H at the FIFA World Cup following a 2-1 win over Poland on Tuesday in Moscow. An own-goal by Polish defender Thiago Cionek gifted Senegal a 1-0 lead in the 38th minute. 2018 World Cup coverage on Sportsnet The FIFA World Cup in Russia runs from June 14 to July 15, and Sportsnet.ca will have in-depth daily coverage. Daily news & feature stories | Match schedule | Group standings | Team profiles | History of the World Cup | Scoreboard Mbaye Niang padded the Africans’ lead in the 60th minute following a comical defensive breakdown by the Polish side. Grzegorz… Read More

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Senegal trims Poland in Group H action at the World Cup

Senegal sits in a tie for first place in Group H at the FIFA World Cup following a 2-1 win over Poland on Tuesday in Moscow. An own-goal by Polish defender Thiago Cionek gifted Senegal a 1-0 lead in the 38th minute. 2018 World Cup coverage on Sportsnet The FIFA World Cup in Russia runs from June 14 to July 15, and Sportsnet.ca will have in-depth daily coverage. Daily news & feature stories | Match schedule | Group standings | Team profiles | History of the World Cup | Scoreboard Mbaye Niang padded the Africans’ lead in the 60th minute following a comical defensive breakdown by the Polish side. Grzegorz… Read More

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