Ja Morant

Dale Earnhardt Jr. leaving NBC for Amazon, Warner Bros. Discovery

Dale Earnhardt Jr. leaving NBC for Amazon, Warner Bros. Discovery

Ja Morant The biggest name in NASCAR is on the move. Dale Earnhardt Jr. is leaving NBC and heading to racing newcomers Amazon Prime Video and Warner Bros. Discovery Sports, sources briefed on his decision told The Athletic. Earnhardt is expected to take this season off and then resume his broadcasting career in 2025 when WBD Sports and Amazon begin …

Read More »

Phillies Have Made Offer To Yoshinobu Yamamoto

Phillies Have Made Offer To Yoshinobu Yamamoto

Ja Morant The Phillies have put forth a formal contract offer to Yoshinobu Yamamoto, writes Matt Gelb of the Athletic. While terms are unreported, Alex Coffey of the Philadelphia Inquirer wrote earlier in the week the club was planning to be aggressive in its pursuit of the NPB star. It’s notable, if unsurprising, that the Phillies have put an official proposal …

Read More »

Monday Night Football odds, spread, line: Ravens vs. 49ers picks, Christmas NFL predictions by 45-18 expert

Monday Night Football odds, spread, line: Ravens vs. 49ers picks, Christmas NFL predictions by 45-18 expert

Ja Morant Monday Night Football odds, spread, line: Ravens vs. 49ers picks, Christmas NFL predictions by 45-18 expert  CBS Sports’Monday Night Football’: NFL betting odds, picks, tips  ESPNMatchup To Watch In Ravens-49ers  CBS SportsCan Ravens upend 49ers in the latest “game of the year”?  NBC Sports49ers news: The 2 biggest advantages over Lamar Jackson’s Ravens  Niners Nation…Read More

Read More »

Detroit Lions behind-the-scenes video on Dan Campbell building a legacy

Detroit Lions behind-the-scenes video on Dan Campbell building a legacy

Ja Morant There have been a ton of awesome videos in the aftermath of the Detroit Lions first NFC North crown ever. There’s Dan Campbell’s postgame speech honoring the veterans on the team who have gone through the wringer with this organization. Or Dan Miller’s amazing call of Ifeatu Melifonwu’s game-sealing interception. Or a compilation of locker room celebration videos …

Read More »

Yuki Matsui, Japanese reliever, signs with Padres

Yuki Matsui, Japanese reliever, signs with Padres

Ja Morant Yuki Matsui, Japanese reliever, signs with Padres  MLB.comPadres Sign Yuki Matsui to Five-Year Contract  FriarWirePadres sign Japanese pitcher Yuki Matsui to rare MLB reliever contract  New York Post Padres Sign Yuki Matsui To Five-Year Deal  MLB Trade RumorsAs 2023 luxury tax figure comes in, Padres finalize deal for Japanese reliever Yuki Matsui  The San Diego Union-Tribune…Read More

Read More »

Broncos cut king of unnecessary roughness Kareem Jackson

Broncos cut king of unnecessary roughness Kareem Jackson

Ja Morant Photo: Getty Images Bronco’s safety Kareem Jackson was released Tuesday after his roster exemption expired. Jackson has accumulated $89,670 in fines this season for repeated violations of unnecessary roughness. Aaron Rodgers slams Sean Payton for recent comments The 14-year veteran has been suspended twice this year and ejected from two games. One was for a hit to the …

Read More »

As Commanders bench Sam Howell, here’s how AI might answer big questions

As Commanders bench Sam Howell, here’s how AI might answer big questions

Ja Morant These are confusing times for Commanders fans. Wins are bad, losses are good, quarterbacks are getting benched and assistant coaches have already been fired. As the new year approaches, there are lots of confusing and competing scenarios being thrown around in Washington. To help ease the angst of an again-bewildered fan base, we imagine how an AI-based Commanders …

Read More »

Broncos reportedly benching QB Russell Wilson; where does he go from here?

Broncos reportedly benching QB Russell Wilson; where does he go from here?

Ja Morant The Denver Broncos are benching quarterback Russell Wilson in a move that could have major ramifications for both his future and theirs. Although the move keeps open the team’s options next year and could ultimately save the Broncos $37 million, coach Sean Payton on Wednesday called the switch to journeyman Jarrett Stidham more of a football decision than …

Read More »

Ravens lock up AFC’s top seed, AFC North title with win over Dolphins

Ravens lock up AFC’s top seed, AFC North title with win over Dolphins

Ja Morant The Baltimore Ravens are the kings of the AFC — and the AFC North. With their 56-19 win Sunday over the Miami Dolphins, the Ravens clinched the conference’s top seed along with the AFC North title. Along with the winner’s spoils of home-field advantage throughout the AFC playoffs, the Ravens have now secured the conference’s only bye to …

Read More »

Seahawks Place Jamal Adams & Dee Eskridge On Injured Reserve, Waive Frank Clark & Sign Three Off Practice Squad

Seahawks Place Jamal Adams & Dee Eskridge On Injured Reserve, Waive Frank Clark & Sign Three Off Practice Squad

Ja Morant The Seahawks placed safety Jamal Adams and receiver Dee Eskridge on injured reserve, and waived outside linebacker Frank Clark Sr. ahead of Sunday’s game against the Steelers. Three players were signed off the practice squad to take those spots on the 53-man roster: linebacker Patrick O’Connell, safety Ty Okada and tackle Jake Curhan. Additionally, nose tackle Austin Faoliu …

Read More »

Aaron Donald feels no excitement about facing his hometown team

Aaron Donald feels no excitement about facing his hometown team

Ja Morant Rams defensive tackle Aaron Donald grew up in Pittsburgh. He was a Steelers fan. His family was full of Steelers fans. He played college football at Pitt, which shares a stadium and a practice facility with the Steelers. Donald and the Rams host the Steelers for the first time in L.A. on Sunday. On Thursday, he was asked …

Read More »

Ranger Suarez could be in for a longer start this time

Ranger Suarez could be in for a longer start this time

Ja Morant PHOENIX — Ranger Suarez’ start Thursday afternoon in Game 3 of the NLCS will be his eighth playoff appearance with the Phillies.  They’ve won the prior seven.  Suarez appeared last October as a starter, setup man and closer. His versatility has been important for the Phillies, but for now, he’s solidified as the No. 3 behind Zack Wheeler …

Read More »

Fantasy football Week 4 inactives

Fantasy football Week 4 inactives

Ja Morant Whom should you start? Whom should you sit? To help you set your fantasy football lineups and avoid starting an offensive player who won’t be in the lineup, we’ll post fantasy-relevant updates and analysis here as NFL teams release their official inactives lists. Any rankings cited in this column come from our ESPN Fantasy staff ranks. Official Sunday …

Read More »

Manchester United 2-1 Brentford analysed: McTominay’s comeback, Ten Hag’s position, Onana’s struggles

Manchester United 2-1 Brentford analysed: McTominay’s comeback, Ten Hag’s position, Onana’s struggles

Ja Morant Manchester United have some hope. The question is: how much? A last-gasp 2-1 win over Brentford from 1-0 down at 90 minutes glossed over another underwhelming performance but, United will hope, gives them the springboard to reignite their season. Scott McTominay was the hero, scoring twice off the bench in the 93rd and 97th minutes to claim the …

Read More »