Sammy Watkins once grasp the attack of the ram.

IRVINE, Calif. — The Los Angeles Rams navigated through 11-on-11 drills on Monday afternoon, and new wide receiver Sammy Watkins just watched, helmet by his side, No. 2 jersey on his back. He took part only in individual drills, then deliberately ran routes with Jared Goff after the rest of his teammates came off the […]

Cowboy Tyrone Crawford is in practice by ankle injury

OXNARD, California — Dallas Cowboys defensive lineman Tyrone Crawford was carted off the field Tuesday night with a right ankle injury suffered in practice. Crawford was injured while chasing down Ezekiel Elliott on a run, when their legs became tangled and Elliott inadvertently stepped on the defensive lineman’s right ankle. Crawford grabbed for his lower […]

Ryan Johansen and Predators signed a $ 64 million contract for eight years

    NASHVILLE — Center Ryan Johansen signed an eight-year, $64 million contract with the Nashville Predators on Friday. It runs through the 2024-25 season and has an average annual value of $8 million. “This is probably one of the best days of my life right now,” said Johansen, who turns 25 on Monday. “I’m […]

J.D. Martinez was diagnosed with a contusion after exiting D-backs

CINCINNATI — J.D. Martinez bruised his left hand while striking out Wednesday night, forcing him out of his debut with the Arizona Diamondbacks. The right fielder was hit on the side of the left hand while swinging at a two-strike pitch from the Reds’ Tim Adleman in the fourth inning. Martinez’s hand was shaking as […]

Aaron Judge may be the next face of baseball, comm ish said

Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred says New York Yankees outfielder Aaron Judge is the kind of player “who can become the face of the game.” Speaking to the Baseball Writers’ Association of America on Tuesday, Manfred called Judge “absolutely phenomenal.” “I mean, there is no other word to describe it,” Manfred said. “He is […]

Angels of the Mike Trout makes Rehabilitation begin to hurt the thumb

The Los Angeles Angels announced that outfielder Mike Trout will make his first rehab start playing for Inland Empire on Wednesday night against Stockton. Trout tore the ulnar collateral ligament in his left thumb on May 28 during a headfirst slide and had surgery three days later to repair the ligament and dorsal capsule.   […]

Wizards provides John Wall 4 years, more than $ 170 million super sports car

The Washington Wizards have offered John Wall a four-year contract extension for roughly $170 million, but Wall will take some time to consider the offer, sources told ESPN. The contract offer, known as “the supermax” as part of the new collective bargaining agreement, is possible because Wall made the All-NBA team this past season. Wall […]

Rockets top free agent, including Chris Paul

The Houston Rockets are aggressively trying to make trades in conjunction with Thursday’s NBA draft to create the needed financial flexibility this summer to pursue a marquee free agent, according to league sources. Sources told ESPN on Wednesday that the Rockets have at least four top-tier free agents in their summer sights: Atlanta’s Paul Millsap, […]

Yoenis Cespedes returning to lineup Monday

ATLANTA — Mets manager Terry Collins says slugger Yoenis Cespedes is available to pinch hit Sunday and will return to the lineup for the following two games when New York hosts the Chicago Cubs. Cespedes hit a grand slam in his return Saturday from a left hamstring injury that landed him on the disabled list […]

Goaltender Pekka Rinne: Never a doubt I was starting Game 3

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Pekka Rinne, whose status as Nashville’s starting goaltender was seemingly in question entering Game 3, not only started but saved 27 of 28 shots on goal as the Predators beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 5-1 Saturday night at Bridgestone Arena. The embattled Rinne allowed eight goals to the Penguins in Games 1 and […]