Why the KC Royals need to avoid this pair of players

The KC Royals proved again this week that they’ll leave few stones unturned in their so-far futile struggle to rediscover the relevance they briefly found in 2013, 2014 and 2015. This time, the club added to its record of collecting castoff veterans, players trying valiantly to come back from assorted injuries, and once-promising but failed prospects … Read more

WNBA odds, lines, picks: Proven experts reveal parlay for June 12 that would pay almost 6-1

Two teams looking to build significant winning streaks collide Sunday as the Phoenix Mercury visit the Washington Mystics in a WNBA matchup. Both clubs have posted back-to-back victories, with Phoenix coming off a 90-88 home triumph over Atlanta on Friday and Washington having rolled past Minnesota 76-59 on the road. The showdown is one of … Read more

IPL media rights: With $12 million per match, IPL only behind NFL as world’s 2nd most lucrative sports league

The Indian Premier League (IPL) is all set to scale new heights in the upcoming days as the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is expecting an intense bidding war between some of the biggest broadcasting and digital giants across the globe to battle it out for the IPL media rights for the … Read more

Brittney Griner’s release called for by Penny Taylor at hall of fame induction

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Penny Taylor used her induction into the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame to call for the release of her former WNBA Phoenix Mercury teammate Brittney Griner, noting it’s been 114 days since the seven-time WNBA All-Star was detained. “BG is our family,” Taylor said in asking President Biden’s help freeing Griner. … Read more

Detroit Lions Receivers Coach Antwaan Randle El Talks DJ Chark Jameson Williams

Detroit Lions wide receivers coach Antwaan Randle El has some new toys to play with in the Lions’ receivers room this upcoming season. One of them is former Jacksonville Jaguars wideout and deep threat DJ Chark, while the other is former Alabama standout receiver and speedster Jameson Williams.  Detroit general manager Brad Holmes inked Chark … Read more