• Yankees Acquire James Paxton From Mariners
Yankees Acquire James Paxton From Mariners

The young Yankees , led by rookie manager Aaron Boone, won 100 games last season. "I continue to try to work toward being healthy for an entire season", said Paxton , via NJ.com . Now, it appears the Yankees have acquired the Paxton . In 88 Triple-A innings last season, Sheffield had a 2.56 ERA, 1.16 WHIP and 84 strikeouts in 88 innings.

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  • Kevin Durant explains why he snapped at heckling fan
Kevin Durant explains why he snapped at heckling fan

TMZ Sports also reported Durant asked the referees to intervene, but no action was taken. In a statement, NBA executive vice president of basketball operations Kiki VanDeWeghe said Durant was fined for " directing inappropriate language toward a fan ".

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  • 'Maybe I will go?' Trump toys with attending White House correspondents' dinner
'Maybe I will go?' Trump toys with attending White House correspondents' dinner

President Donald Trump said he may attend next year's White House Correspondents' Association dinner now that organizers have scrapped the usual format featuring a comedian. "The media is complicit". Some took issue with the "smoky eye" comment especially, saying it was a criticism of her appearance. While political observers expressed shoc...

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  • Champions League: Neymar, Mbappe injury concerns for PSG ahead of Liverpool clash
Champions League: Neymar, Mbappe injury concerns for PSG ahead of Liverpool clash

The Champions League clash with Liverpool is just a week away but early indications suggest the PSG pair could, at the very least, play some part in the showdown at Parc de Princes. Neymar played down his injury, saying in an Instagram message that "it was nothing serious". These troubles have been further compounded by events in France, as Kyl...

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  • J.R. Smith No Longer Actively With Cavs
J.R. Smith No Longer Actively With Cavs

Smith averaged 12.6 points a game in his first 14 National Basketball Association campaigns, which included stints at New Orleans and Denver before a 2011-12 season with China's Zhejiang Golden Bulls and an National Basketball Association return with the Knicks.

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  • Chargers look to regroup after loss to Broncos | AP sports
Chargers look to regroup after loss to Broncos | AP sports

Von Miller got his first interception in a regular-season game since 2012 when he picked off Rivers on a screen pass and returned it 40 yards to the Chargers' 18. He then threw a 6-yard TD to Antonio Gates on the opening possession of the second half. Miller's sack of Rivers in the second quarter gave him 10 for the season, which allowed him to ...

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  • NASCAR Cup Series: Each Championship 4 driver’s Homestead history
NASCAR Cup Series: Each Championship 4 driver’s Homestead history

Be sure to join us back here at FanSided.com on Sunday as we'll have full coverage of the Ford EcoBoost 400, including a preview, live race highlights, post-race analysis and much more as we close out the 2018 NASCAR season. "Our strong point was not the restarts tonight, and (we) wound up on the wrong side of it". So when the traditional pit s...

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  • Alexander Zverev Overthrows Roger Federer: Twitter Reacts
Alexander Zverev Overthrows Roger Federer: Twitter Reacts

Serbia's Novak Djokovic waves to the crowd holding his runners-up trophy after losing to Germany's Alexander Zverev in their men's singles final match on day eight of the ATP World Tour Finals tennis tournament at the O2 Arena in London on November 18, 2018.

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  • No fear of paralysis for F3 driver after surgery
No fear of paralysis for F3 driver after surgery

Doctors used bone from her hip to fix one of her vertebrae in the surgery, which lasted almost 10 hours. "We reckon she was traveling at [172 mph] at the time."The Macau Grand Prix restarted an hour after the crash.Shortly after the crash, IndyCar driver Robert Wickens took to social media to support Floersch".

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  • Erasmus believes nothing separated Scotland from Boks on Saturday
Erasmus believes nothing separated Scotland from Boks on Saturday

It was a cracking good contest with something for everyone. Pollard was named Man of the Match and in the process moved into third position on the all-time Springbok points' scoring list with 336 Test points, surpassing top try scorer Bryan Habana's 335.

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  • Dramatic late five-minute fightback seals Netherlands draw against Germany
Dramatic late five-minute fightback seals Netherlands draw against Germany

Virgil Van Dijk , left, Frenkie De Jong celebrate after the Oranje win. However, they paid for not capitalizing further on their dominance as the Dutch struck twice inside the last five minutes, the first coming from an edge-of-the-box strike from Quincey Promes , before Van Dijk scored a majestic volley past Manuel Neuer at the back post.

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  • Jimmy Butler on adjusting to Sixers: ‘Basketball is basketball to me’
Jimmy Butler on adjusting to Sixers: ‘Basketball is basketball to me’

Coach Brett Brown drew it up for Butler to win the game, showing confidence in his new recruit after he missed a shot at the end of regulation from a similar spot. "He is just hard to guard and he is really unique". But it was Butler who stole the headlines after his three point jumper over Dwayne Bacon with 0.3 seconds to go backed his reputat...

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  • QB Trubisky does just enough in Chicago Bears victory
QB Trubisky does just enough in Chicago Bears victory

It's way too early into Kirk Cousins' contract for the Vikings to have buyer's remorse, but it isn't too early for the frustration to mount. For Rivers, this was not a "big game" to go to 8-2 on the season, but for a quarterback who twice in his career led the league in interceptions, and twice in fumbles lost, he made big mistakes at the worst ...

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  • Wizards fine Wall for yelling expletive at coach Brooks
Wizards fine Wall for yelling expletive at coach Brooks

Sources told ESPN that Washington still hopes to reshape the team around Wall and Beal, but that there has been only lukewarm interest in forwards Otto Porter Jr . Turns out, the team may have a good reason for making everyone available in trades. Things are rough right now for the Wizards and with it now being public that any one of their pla...

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  • Ex-49ers RB Jarryd Hayne Arrested for Sexual Assault, Faces 20 Years
Ex-49ers RB Jarryd Hayne Arrested for Sexual Assault, Faces 20 Years

The charge carries a maximum 20-year sentence if Hayne is convicted. The alleged victim said she and some friends met Hayne and his friends at a bar. No charges have been laid at this stage, though Channel Nine's Danny Weidler says he in the process of being charged with aggravated sexual assault.

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  • Manchester United's David De Gea receives backing from Spain boss Luis Enrique
Manchester United's David De Gea receives backing from Spain boss Luis Enrique

De Gea is yet to sign a new contract, and his current deal will expire next summer. Neville, speaking ahead of England's Nations League victory over Croatia , revealed he had serious doubts about Pickford but the former United defender is coming round to the 24-year-old.

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  • India in Australia ready to beat a home team in turmoil
India in Australia ready to beat a home team in turmoil

But we've also had a bit of success against him with the new ball as well. On his part, he says he'd "love to" pull such a feat off, but remains wary and realistic of the challenge ahead. "Those two conditions are obviously very challenging and Australia specially have tall bowlers who extract bounce and use it to their advantage". "If I look at ...

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  • Redskins have signed free agent QB Mark Sanchez
Redskins have signed free agent QB Mark Sanchez

Yates, EJ Manuel and Josh Johnson following Smith's injury. Redskins quarterback Alex Smith was carted off the field after being sacked midway through the third quarter of Sunday's game against the Texans . Redskins offensive coordinator Matt Cavanaugh was his quarterback coach with the Jets from 2009 to 2012 and offensive line coach B...

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  • Pakistan need 139 runs to beat New Zealand in first Test
Pakistan need 139 runs to beat New Zealand in first Test

Azhar Ali fought a lone battle for Pakistan with 65 and was the last man out when he was trapped leg-before wicket by Patel. Bilal Asif tried to slog a straight ball from Patel and was bowled leaving Pakistan 154 for seven, still 22 runs short of victory.

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  • Faf du Plessis reveals his retirement plans
Faf du Plessis reveals his retirement plans

The T20 is the start of four matches for Australia over the next week with three internationals against India . "The boys are really positive, we're definitely moving in the right direction... Billy Stanlake and Maxwell picked one wicket each. That left South Africa at 84 for three, triggering a rash of late wickets for only 24 runs. Sout...

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