It was just a few days ago that the Miami Marlins were expressing their outrage about the lineup that the Boston Red Sox placed on the field in a spring training game.
Eventually Red Sox general manager Ben Cherrington sent an apology via email to the Marlins hoping to diffuse the situation.
On Saturday Red sox owner John Henry figured it was time he weighed in on the whole situation...
The Green Bay Packers and cornerback Sam Shields have reached terms on a four-year deal.
Shields, 26, will receive $39 million over the course of the contract according to Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk.
As part of the deal, $12.5 million of that total will be paid via a signing bonus. He will be paid a $2.5 million salary in 2014. Shields will earn $6 million in 2015 and $9 million...
Regan Smith leave Las Vegas Motor Speedway as the points leader in the NASCAR Nationwide Series.
Smith entered the day with a five point lead over Trevor Bayne with a slue of others close behind. He will leave with that number down to three. The top six drivers are separated by 20 points.
WINNER: Brad Keselowski, full results
The next Nationwide Series race will be next week at...
Brad Keselowski won the Boyd Gaming 300 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Saturday leading 144 of 200 laps around the 1.5-mile track.
The driver of the No. 22 Discount Tire Ford Mustang was able to hold off a late charge by Kyle Buschl
Saturday’s NASCAR Nationwide Series race consisted of 200 laps around the 1.5-mile track located in Las Vegas, Nevada for a total of 300 miles.
Marcus Smart has a knack for flopping. So to welcome the talented Oklahoma State player to Ames the Iowa State student section poked fun at him.
To make sure things went off without a hitch, instructions were given out prior to the game.
I especially enjoy the pre-flop melancholy expression of the girl in the front row on this shot.
Free agent pitcher Ervin Santana has lowered his contract expectations to one-year offers. Now the right hander is said to be debating offers from the Baltimore Orioles and Toronto Blue Jays.
Enrique Rojas of ESPN Deportes reports that Santana is choosing between the two offers.
Ervin Santana cerca de decidir entre #BlueJays y #Orioles Nota en http://t.co/HYcrrq0OLb...
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers released right guard David Jospeh on Saturday saving $6 million against the salary cap.
While the Buccaneers were trying to trade Jospeh they could not find any takers for him largely due to his salary. He will now become a free agent and try to a market.
#Bucs have released G Davin Joseph, the Times has learned.
— Rick Stroud (@NFLSTROUD) March 8, 2014...
The NASCAR Nationwide Series will have its third race of the season on Saturday afternoon from Las Vegas Motor Speedway
Ty Dillon will lead a field of 40 cars to the green flag for the start of the Boyd Gaming 300.
The Nationwide Series will complete 200 laps around the 1.5-mile Las Vegas Motor Speedway to make up the 300 miles for Saturday’s race.
Coverage of the Boyd Gaming 300...
Ty Dillon won the pole for Saturday’s NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
The driver of the No. 3 VF/Jiffy Lube Chevrolet Camero set the fastest time in Saturday’s qualifying session beating out Brad Keselowski and Dale Earnhardt Jr. in knockout qualifying.
The Nationwide Series will run 200 laps around the 1.5-mile Las Vegas Motor Speedway to make up the...
NFL hopeful Michael Sam has turned down an invitation to attend the White House according to USA Today’s “For The Win.” “We respectfully declined,” said Howard Bragman, one of Sam’s advisers. “As much fun as I would have had and he would have had going, it sends the wrong message. If he gets on a team and plays well, he’ll probably be invited next year. I don’t...
Free agent pitcher Ervin Santana has lowered his asking price to a one-year deal according to FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal.
Santana, 31, could up his asking price if he were to wait until the season started as he would no longer be tied to draft pick compensation. However, it looks like he would rather just get his season started and find a place to pitch. He recently got rid of his...
The Minnesota Vikings have signed quarterback Matt Cassell to a two-year deal.
Cassell, 31, will make $10 million over the course of the deal. He immediately becomes the favorite to begin 2014 as the starter for the Vikings after throwing for 1,807 yards and 11 touchdowns.
The re-signing of Cassell does not take the Vikings out of the running for a signal caller in the draft...
Joey Logano won the pole for this weekends NASCAR Sprint Cup Series at Las Vegas Motor Speedway as knockout qualifying made its debut on 1.5-mile tracks.
In the third and final segment the No. 22 of Logano was the fastest of the day claiming the pole at the 1.5-mile flat track located in Las Vegas, Nevada. Logano’s third segment set a new track record (193.278 mph), besting the...
The American Red Cross will be featured on the No. 16 Ford Fusion driven by NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Greg Biffle this weekend at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
On the hood of the car is a Red Cross blood donor sticker with “Your Name Here.” A campaign has been started which will run though the race at Darlington. One blood donor will have their name placed on the hood of Biffle’s...
Miguel Alfredo Gonzalez has not lived up to the expectations this spring. On Friday the righ hander gave up four runs in one inning of work against the Baltimore Orioles.
The Phillies need someone to step into the spot of Cole Hamels to start the season but it does not appear that Gonzalez will be that man.
Gonzalez allowed four hits and walked two today.
The Atlanta Braves were defeated 4-1 by the Boston Red Sox on Friday but there were plenty of positives to take away from the game.
Alex Wood pitched three scoreless innings on Friday bringing his spring total to five. Wood allowed two hits and struck out two against a Red Sox lineup which featured many of its projected starters.
The left hander is competing for a spot...
The Arizona Cardinals have signed tight end John Carlson to a two-year deal.
Carlson, 29, has dealt with concussion concerns during his NFL career. He was limited to just 32 catches for 344 yards and a touchdown across 13 games for the Minnesota Vikings last season.
The #Cardinals are paying TE John Carlson $4.65M over two years, according to a source.
— Ian Rapoport...
Kansas City Royals pitcher Luke Hochevar will undergo Tommy John surgery preventing him from pitching this season.
Hochevar, 30, was being given a chance to compete for a rotation spot this spring after making 58 appearances out of the bullpen last season posting a 1.92 ERA and a 0.82 WHIP.
Royals manager Ned Yost relayed the news on Friday about Hochevar who has a sprained...
The Indianapolis Colts have been trying to lock up cornerback Vontae Davis but thus far contract talks have not gone well/.
The Indianapolis Star reports that the two sides are “relatively far apart in negotiations.”
Talks between the Colts and Davis are ongoing but the feeling is the Colts may not be able to lock up Davis before other teams are allowed to speak...
Chad Henne has been re-signed by the Jacksonville Jaguars.
The Jaguars have given Henne a two-year deal which gives them some time should they draft a quarterback who is not ready for the NFL.
Chad Henne agrees to a two-year deal to stay with the Jaguars, source tells @FOXSports1
— Mike Garafolo (@MikeGarafolo) March 7, 2014
Jacksonville had expressed interest in...
Derek Carr will be selected in the 2014 NFL Draft. While Carr could jump right in as a starter, but any team that selects him would surely want to pair him with a veteran presence.
While appearing on Sirius XM Radio, Derek Carr told Alex Marvez and Phil Savage that teams have spoken about his older brother David coming along in a package deal.
“I wouldn’t want to step on anybody’s...
Boston Red Sox pitcher Jake Peavy is scheduled to throw a bullpen session on Saturday. If all goes well then Peavy will make his spring debut on March 13.
Peavy is a little behind after he cut his left index finger with a fishing knife. Even with the delay Peavy should be ready to go before the start of the season.
Jake Peavy will pitch an extended bullpen on Saturday and, if that...
The Indianapolis Colts have re-signed punter Pat McAfee.
During an appearance on NFL Network’s NFL AM on Friday morning, McAfee announced that he has signed a five-year deal to remain with the Colts.
McAfree has been handling the kickoff duties for the Colts and remains one of the best punters in the game. He played the 2013 season on the franchise tag, but the Colts and McAfee...
Free agent pitcher Ervin Santana has fired his agent, Bean Stringfellow.
Santana, 31, is frustrated that March has arrived and he is still without a major league contract. The right hander has been reported to be seeking a contract around $50 million, down from the $100 million he sought at the start of free agency.
Source: Ervin Santana has fired Bean Stringfellow...
NASCAR heads to Las Vegas Motor Speedway in Las Vegas, Nevada this weekend for the third races of the 2014 season.
Both the Nationwide and Sprint Cup series will race at the 1.5 mile track. The Camping World Truck Series is off this week. The Nationwide Series will run the Boyd Gaming 300 on Saturday and the Sprint Cup cars will run the Kobalt 400 on Sunday afternoon.