Daily Dose: Athletic Clubbed

Daniel E. Dobish takes a look at Oakland’s shaky ninth-inning situation, as well as Giancarlo Stanton’s hot July so far.

Beltre Ejected From Rangers Game While Warming Up On Deck

ARLINGTON (AP) — Adrian Beltre was ejected from the Texas Rangers games Wednesday night while waiting on deck to bat in the eighth inning. Beltre, who already had three hits in the game to increase his career total to 2,996, was warming up outside the on-deck circle when second base umpire and crew chief

Sale, Devers help Red Sox overpower Mariners

SEATTLE — Chris Sale pitched seven scoreless innings and Rafael Devers homered for his first major league hit as the Boston Red Sox defeated the Seattle Mariners 4-0 Wednesday afternoon at Safeco Field. Devers is the organization’s top prospect, and he was playing in just his second game after being

What was the most embarrassing snafu in NFL history?

With former Cowboys receiver Lucky Whitehead landing in New York, and given that several other teams were interested in him, the end result of the Oxnard ready-fire-aim approach is that it was a major embarrassment for the franchise. And that gives us …

Cowboys sign running back Ronnie Hillman

Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott is proceeding with practice as if nothing is out of the ordinary. But the team is making moves in case everything is not. According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, the Cowboys are signing veteran running back Ronnie Hillm…

Saints get a visit from Orlando Franklin

There’s suddenly an Orlando Franklin free agency tour. A league source tells PFT that the veteran guard is visiting with the Saints, and contract talks are underway. The 29-year-old guard also visited the Jets this week, looking for a new home. The Chargers released Franklin this spring, two years

Cowboys lead the league in suspensions, by a lot

In the last four years the Cowboys have had by far the most players suspended, forcing them to miss by far the most games, of any team in the NFL. The Dallas Morning News compiled suspensions around the league and found that the Cowboys have had 15 pla…

Patriots RBs coach wants to know: Who will play power football?

Mike Reiss ESPN Staff Writer Close Covered Patriots since 1997 Joined ESPN in 2009 Follow on Twitter FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — Fantasy football owners would like some clarity about the New England Patriots’ plans at running back without LeGarrette Blount, who led the club with 18 rushing touchdowns in