The Oakland Athletics announced on Tuesday they will begin exploring relocation options after receiving the go-ahead from Major League Baseball. The A's declaration is likely designed to scare the local government into approving their plans for a new waterfront ballpark at the Howard Terminal site. While the team's proposal includes a privately financed stadium, it also requires an $855 million commitment from the city to invest in and improve infrastructure, per ESPN's Jeff Passan.
Jarred Kelenic is going to be called up Thursday by Seattle to make his debut at home against Cleveland.
The Padres announced that they have placed shortstop Fernando Tatis Jr. and utilitymen Jurickson Profar and Jorge Mateo on the injured list because of Major League Baseball’s health and safety protocols. They’ll decide on corresponding moves before their game against the Rockies on Tuesday.
Manchester City fell to Chelsea on Saturday and missed out on the opportunity to clinch the 2020-21 Premier League title.
UFC legend Conor McGregor has said he will do "big things" with Manchester United if he were to buy the club.
On Monday's episode of "Nothing Personal with David Samson," David Samson discussed what is going on with the Los Angeles Dodgers and pitcher Trevor Bauer's comments on the team. The defending World Series champions have been struggling as of late — they've gone 5-15 since starting the season 13-2 — and Bauer is upset because he says he joined the squad to win. Samson says that's not so.
The Houston Astros will no longer have to wear masks in the dugout to satisfy health and safety protocols, and nobody is happier about it than Dusty Baker.
It's been clear since the emergence of Mets hitting guru "Donnie Stevenson" that Stevenson didn't actually exist. And the mystery has now been solved.
Italian FA president Gabriele Gravina said on Monday that Juventus face expulsion from Serie A if they don't withdraw from the European Super League.
Bayern Munich are interested in continuing their quest to hoover up every good player in the Bundesliga by striking a deal for Borussia Dortmund winger Jadon Sancho.
Color commentator F.P. Santangelo, a former major-league infielder, has been pulled from Washington Nationals broadcasts following allegations of inappropriate behavior that included sexual misconduct, multiple outlets reported.
The Atlanta Braves are closing in on a deal with free agent reliever Shane Greene, reports The Athletic's Ken Rosenthal.
The Mariners announced they’re selecting the contract of reliever JT Chargois. Right-hander Ljay Newsome has been placed on the 10-day injured list with right elbow inflammation.
According to a report from Tutto Mercato Web, Bayern Munich’s Joshua Zirkzee might still have some clubs interested in him after a disappointing loan stint at Parma Calcio 1913:
Jadon Sancho, who is reportedly on Chelsea’s summer shortlist once again, played a key role in Borussia Dortmund’s vital 3-2 victory over RB Leipzig earlier today, scoring two of the three goals to take his tally for the season to 14. With the win, Dortmund have moved at least temporarily into fourth position, the final Champions League spot in the Bundesliga, two points above fifth-place Eintracht Frankfurt who do have a game in hand
Michael Conforto is on pace to become a free agent this coming winter.
Max Scherzer joined some rarefied air at Yankee Stadium on Saturday by striking out at least 10 batters in a game for the 100th time in his career. He notched the milestone K by striking out Brett Gardner to end the fourth inning.
Reports of Kris Bryant’s demise have proven premature. The 2016 National League MVP is playing like, well, an MVP again here in 2021. He’s healthy, he’s adjusted to the high fastball and he boasts a fantastic .306/.391/.658 slash and entered Friday with a career-best 194 OPS+.
PSG on Saturday have announced the contract extension of 29-year-old Brazilian attacking superstar Neymar, who is now tied to the club until June 2027.
Champions League finalists Chelsea and Manchester City have emerged as contenders to sign Bayern Munich's Robert Lewandowski this summer, sources told ESPN, with the striker undecided on his future.
The Milwaukee Brewers have been decimated by injuries during the first month-plus of the 2021 MLB regular season. Even first-line backups like Manny Pina, Jace Peterson, and Daniel Robertson have gotten hurt, leaving the Brewers very thin on depth and giving meaningful playing time to the likes of Pablo Reyes and Billy McKinney. But early this afternoon the club made a move to bring in someone who should help shore things up on the infield, and in the outfield, and on the mound, and perhaps even behind the plate, reuniting with old friend Hernan Perez:
Miguel Cabrera finally ended his own personal Curse of the Bambino.
The Rangers have traded catcher Drew Butera to the Angels for cash considerations, Texas announced. This will be Butera’s second tour of duty with the Angels. To make room, the Angels designated Jack Kruger for assignment, per Bill Shaikin of the L.A. Times.
The Champions League final between Manchester City and Chelsea slated to be played in Istanbul on May 29 is likely to be moved from the Turkish city, sources have told ESPN, with UEFA and the English FA in talks over staging the game in England after the UK government's decision to place Turkey on its travel red list.
The Premier League will impose substantial fines on the six sides that were involved in the breakaway European Super League, The Telegraph's Sam Wallace reports.