Usain Bolt’s proposed A-League trial will go ahead — but only if Football Federation Australia agrees to contribute around $900,000 from its marquee fund should the Jamaican sprint king prove worthy of a contract. Australian football agent Tony Rallis says an “in-principle” deal has been reached to bring the eight-time
Former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo rallied from four points back to win his first American Century Championship on Sunday at Lake Tahoe. Romo, who retired after the 2016 NFL season and is now an NFL analyst, had 27 points on the day to beat three-time defending champion Mark Mulder
The Pro Football Hall of Fame will not acknowledge Terrell Owens individually during enshrinement weekend in Canton, Ohio, next month, the Hall’s executive director says. “The focus is on the guys who are here,” Hall of Fame executive director Joe Horrigan told the Talk of Fame Sports Network on Thursday.
The Houston Astros have optioned reliever Ken Giles to Triple-A Fresno, a night after he appeared to curse at manager A.J. Hinch when he lifted him from the game. Despite Tuesday night’s incident, the Astros insisted that the move was about baseball and not the right-hander’s behavior. “We need to
One of the more intriguing elements to the Manny Machado trade discussions — beyond the question of Machado’s destination — is the Baltimore Orioles’ approach to fielding offers for the four-time All-Star. ESPN’s Buster Olney has spoken to competing executives who see a more focused, purposeful and engaged Orioles front
As Major League Baseball’s competition committee debates the impact of defensive shifts, lots of people have theories on why hitters have been slow to adjust and are falling into a depressed, statistically impaired state as hot shots to the right side routinely result in outs. The list of interested bystanders
If Los Angeles Rams linebackers coach Joe Barry had his way, he would have started coaching Cory Littleton more than two years ago. Barry, a former assistant with the Washington Redskins, implored the Redskins to select Littleton in the 2016 draft. “When we were in Washington we loved him,” Barry
His job used to require protecting quarterbacks and opening pathways for Barry Sanders as an offensive tackle for the Detroit Lions and Seattle Seahawks. Now, Roberts helps create pathways for children with intellectual disabilities — although he cringes a little when the word “disabilities” is used. He offers ideas and