College football coach carousel: Every FBS coaching change in 2021

The 2021 FBS coaching carousel is moving fast, and we're just starting November. Virginia Tech coach Justin Fuente was fired on Tuesday after six seasons. Fuente is the 12th coaching change in the 2021 season. That list includes seven Power 5 openings. Washington's Jimmy Lake was fired on Sunday.There were 18 coaching changes last season, […]

USMNT's faltering draw to Jamaica illustrates bumpy road to Qatar 2022

There was a moment in the first half, not even 20 minutes into the United States’ World Cup qualifier at Jamaica, that American midfielder Yunus Musah gathered the ball in the center of the field at Independence Park and contemplated one of his favored rampages toward the opposing goal. He had demolished Mexico with his […]

CONCACAF 2022 World Cup Qualifying: Schedule, standings, TV for soccer Octagonal

We're now into the second half of the qualifying schedule and it's Canada at the top of the CONCACAF 2022 World Cup qualifying standings. A 2-1 home win over Mexico allowed the Canadians to overtake the USA atop the eight-team table. Canada is the only remaining unbeaten team in qualifying as it continues to push to qualify […]

Yankees have strong free-agent options at shortstop, center field and starter

George Steinbrenner, the fiery, volatile Yankees owner who prioritized winning over pretty much everything else, died of a heart attack at 80 years old in July 2010, about nine months after his club won the 2009 World Series in six games over the Phillies. The Yankees, who won seven World Series titles in Steinbrenner’s era […]

Ranking the 20 best free-agent starting pitchers, with potential landing spots

So your favorite team needs pitching? Join the club. To quote Yankees GM Brian Cashman at the GM meetings earlier this week: “Pitching, pitching, pitching.” There’s something for every team in this year’s market. There are veterans looking for short-term, high-dollar deals, starters around 30 years old looking for lengthy, lucrative deals and plenty of […]

Don't expect Carlos Correa's take on Derek Jeter to be a deal-breaker for Yankees

Carlos Correa's statement last week that Yankees legend Derek Jeter "did not deserve" any of his five Gold Gloves wouldn't be as controversial if Correa wasn't one of the hottest free agents on the market this offseason and would solve the Yankees' current shortstop problems. Goodness knows, he isn't the only person who has said […]

NBA after Kenosha: A timeline of basketball's response to protests through Kyle Rittenhouse trial

As the NBA has grown in popularity, so has the influence of its players. In recent years, members of the basketball community have raised their voices and stepped up their efforts in advancing social justice. One particular date served as a major turning point in the NBA's movement. On Aug. 23, 2020, Jacob Blake, a […]