Month: January 2021

Ex-LSU tight end and former 5-star recruit Arik Gilbert says he’s transferring to Florida

Arik Gilbert is switching divisions in the SEC. The LSU tight end said Sunday that he would be transferring to Florida. He’s a huge addition to a Gators team looking to replace All-American tight end Kyle Pitts in 2021. After careful consideration I have decided to commit to the University of Florida. This is the …

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AP sources: MLB proposes delaying Opening Day until April 28, playing 154 games

AP sources: MLB proposes delaying Opening Day until April 28, playing 154 games

NEW YORK — Major League Baseball has proposed a one-month delay in starting spring training due to the coronavirus pandemic and pushing back Opening Day to April 28, two people familiar with the plan told The Associated Press. Under the plan presented to the players’ union on Friday, the regular season would be cut from …

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Whingeing gives way to winning as Venus Williams gets the positive result she craved most

Venus Williams — Whingeing gives way to winning as Venus Williams gets the positive result she craved most – GETTY IMAGES Sun cream and energy gels. Glowing aquamarine courts. Selfies with fans. The world’s tennis players have spent the past fortnight cooped up in their quarantine hotels Down Under. Finally, at the weekend, they tasted …

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Jamie Overton, Kohler-Cadmore serve reminders for England selectors with cameos

Jamie Overton, Kohler-Cadmore serve reminders for England selectors with cameos

News “I’d like to think more opportunities will come from this and we’ll see what happens,” Overton says England hopefuls Tom Kohler-Cadmore, Joe Clarke, Ben Duckett and Jamie Overton all performed with the bat at the T10 League on Sunday, serving up some timely reminders of their talent in a year of great opportunity for …

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Detroit Tigers’ Isaac Paredes smashes clutch HR in Game 7 of Mexican championship series

Detroit Tigers third baseman Isaac Paredes was nearly the hometown hero Saturday in Game 7 of the Mexican Pacific Winter League championship series. Jogging around second base, he pounded his chest eight times. His teammates celebrated with him upon his return to the dugout. Moments earlier, with Naranjeros de Hermosillo trailing 6-3 to Tomateros de …

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Detroit Pistons’ Rodney McGruder verbally dragged by Klay Thompson, Draymond Green

The Detroit Pistons opened their Western Conference road trip on Saturday by getting smacked by the Golden State Warriors, 118-91, in San Francisco. But it’s what happened immediately after the game that has the NBA world buzzing. And not in a good way, if you’re Pistons guard Rodney McGruder. BREAKOUT SEASON: Jerami Grant has blossomed. …

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Phlegmatic Ben Foakes prepared for Test recall after two years on the sidelines

Phlegmatic Ben Foakes prepared for Test recall after two years on the sidelines

News Foakes is set to keep wicket from the second Test onwards with Jos Buttler rested As Ben Foakes picked up his oversized Player-of-the-Series cheque following England’s clean sweep in Sri Lanka in November 2018, it was unthinkable – barring injury – that he would play only two out of their next 18 Test matches. …

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Mercedes' F1 domination 'a problem', says Eddie Jordan

Mercedes’ F1 domination ‘a problem’, says Eddie Jordan

Formula 1 has “a problem” with Mercedes’ dominance likely to go unchallenged this year, says former team boss Eddie Jordan. Mercedes aim to improve on a record seven consecutive constructors’ titles. They are still negotiating a new contract with seven-time champion Lewis Hamilton but Jordan believes both parties will “come to a good solution”. “The …

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