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MLB moving amateur draft to All-Star week in July

Major League Baseball is moving its amateur draft to the All-Star break beginning next season.A three-day draft of at least 20 rounds will begin Sunday, July 11 as part of All-Star week in Atlanta, the league announced Thursday. The first night, which has traditionally included only the first round, will take place before the All-Star…

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No. 15 Oklahoma State unsure of QB for West Virginia game

With Spencer Sanders’ status unclear for Saturday’s game against West Virginia, it is uncertain who will be at quarterback for No. 15 Oklahoma State in the Big 12 opener for both schools.Will Sanders’ right foot injury, which caused him to leave the Cowboys’ season-opening 16-7 victory over Tulsa last week late in the first quarter,…

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Pac-12 announces football season will begin in November

The Pac-12 announced on Thursday that it will play football in 2020.Starting on Nov. 6, the Pac-12 will begin its seven-game schedule, after the conference’s CEO group of university presidents voted unanimously to resume football and basketball, ending a Jan. 1 halt on athletic events for Pac-12 schools.Both the men’s and women’s basketball seasons will…

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NFL, NBA, WNBA players should steer athletes away from Louisville, Kentucky amid Breonna Taylor case, Rev. Jesse Jackson says

Rev. Jesse Jackson called on professional athletes to discourage high-profile high school athletes from attending the University of Louisville and the University of Kentucky in wake of the Breonna Taylor indictment decision.Jackson particularly called on players from the NFL, NBA and WNBA to help him out.HERSCHEL WALKER APPLAUDS BIDEN OVER LOUISVILLE VIOLENCE RESPONSE, CHALLENGES HARRIS“The…

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49ers’ Trent Williams concerned about turf at MetLife Stadium ahead of matchup vs. Giants

San Francisco 49ers offensive lineman Trent Williams is concerned about playing on the turf at MetLife Stadium a week after several 49ers players went down with injuries during their Week 2 matchup against the New York Jets.Jimmy Garoppolo, running back Raheem Mostert, and defensive linemen Nick Bosa and Solomon Thomas all suffered significant injuries.NFL WEEK 3 PREVIEW:…

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Tampa Bay momentum over Dallas into back-to-back Cup games

The Dallas Stars have to fix some things in a hurry, or this Stanley Cup Final could be over quickly.After consecutive games with three-goal periods, Tampa Bay has all of the momentum and a 2-1 series lead. This most unusual Stanley Cup is now headed into the first back-to-back games in a final since 2009…

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