Right-hander Zack Wheeler and the Philadelphia Phillies are in agreement on a five-year, $118 million contract, sources told ESPN’s Jeff Passan. Wheeler turned down a larger offer from the Chicago White Sox that was in excess of $120 million, sources told Passan. The 29-year-old Wheeler stays in the NL East
Gerrit Cole, the top pitcher on the free-agent market, was set to meet with New York Yankees officials in California on Tuesday. General manager Brian Cashman, manager Aaron Boone and new Yankees pitching coach Matt Blake made the trip to speak with the right-hander, according to multiple reports. The news
Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil has said he is always blamed when things go wrong at Arsenal, but that he will remain at the club until “at least 2021.” The former Germany international has struggled for game time this season, making just one Premier League and one Carabao Cup performance and
Astros manager AJ Hinch has heard the chatter — that Rays starter Tyler Glasnow was offering a sneak peek on his off-speed deliveries, that Houston had a poker-worthy tell on Yankees hard throwers James Paxton and Luis Severino. There’s no rule against noticing a tipped pitch, and Hinch stated plainly
Golden State Warriors superstar Stephen Curry scored 40 points in 25 minutes in Thursday night’s 143-123 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves. Curry’s dazzling offensive performance offered fans both a reminder of the former MVP’s talent and a glimpse at just how dominant he could be on certain nights as the
Philadelphia Eagles coach Doug Pederson just raised the stakes for Sunday’s all-important matchup at the Dallas Cowboys. During his weekly radio appearance on 94.1 WIP on Monday, Pederson said the Eagles would win Sunday at AT&T Stadium. When asked later Monday about the comments, Pederson denied ever making a guarantee.
While the quadriceps bruise Amari Cooper has dealt with the past two games is no worse than it was after three snaps in the loss to the New York Jets, the availability of the Dallas Cowboys’ wide receiver in Sunday’s first-place showdown against the Philadelphia Eagles is in serious question,