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Astros’ Justin Verlander to have Tommy John surgery, out through 2021: ‘Obviously, this is not good news’

Houston Astros pitcher Justin Verlander announced Saturday he will undergo Tommy John surgery and is expected to be out through the 2021 season.“In my simulated game a couple days ago, I felt someth

Milwaukee’s Giannis Antetokounmpo Wins Second M.V.P. Award

Giannis Antetokounmpo, the Milwaukee Bucks star, won his second straight Most Valuable Player Award, after another stellar regular season, the N.At 25 years old, Antetokounmpo is the first back-to-bac

Gene Budig, academic who ran American League, dies at 81

Gene Budig, the self-effacing educator and baseball fan from small-town Nebraska who became the head of three major universities and the last president of the American League, died Tuesday.His death w

Lou Brock, Baseball Hall of Famer Known for Stealing Bases, Dies at 81

As a boy, Brock never played organized baseball., and played baseball there, catching the attention of Buck O’Neil, the longtime Negro leagues player and manager who was scouting for the Cubs.The Cu

Chadwick Boseman’s death stuns sports stars, leagues

Chadwick Boseman’s death Friday night sent shockwaves throughout the sports world.Boseman played Jackie Robinson in “42” and Vontae Mack in “Draft Day.”.'BLACK PANTHER' STAR CHADWICK BOSEMAN

NBA to Resume Playoffs on Saturday, League Agrees to More Social Justice Initiatives

The NBA will pick back up its playoffs on Saturday, following a few days of player-led boycotts to protest the shooting of Jacob Blake by a Wisconsin police officer last weekend.The NBA and its playe

NBA Players Bringing ‘List of Actionable Items’ to League In Order to Resume Play

There's still hope the NBA players and league execs can work out a plan to save the season .with players compiling a list of 'actionable items' they want the NBA to endorse in order to proceed.the fe

NHL players call on league to do more as NBA, WNBA, MLB postpone games in wake of Jacob Blake shooting

Minnesota Wild defenseman Matt Dumba and San Jose Sharks forward Evander Kane criticized the NHL over its response to the Jacob Blake shooting while several games in the NBA, WNBA and MLB were postpon

Some Conferences Postponed Football. Not so Fast in the South.

ATLANTA — The Big Ten and the Pac-12 called off their football seasons before they started.The South’s premier college football conferences called a play for time.By midday on Wednesday, the Atlan

The Rock Buys XFL In $15 Million Deal with Investment Partner

The WWE legend just teamed up with an investment group to snatch up Vince McMahon's XFL league for $15 million, the league confirms in a statement.The league had filed for bankruptcy after being resu