Watch: Theo Epstein, Joe Maddon on the rain delay from heaven

ubs president Theo Epstein trusted manager Joe Maddon during last fall’s epic World Series. Not that Epstein always agreed with what his skipper was doing. Suffice it to say things turned out better than OK, but also know that the two have a unique relationship. As the two appear on Tuesday’s “Real Sports with Bryant …

MLB, HBO enter cross-promotion deal around Game of Thrones

If you go to a baseball game this summer, you may come away with some Game of Thrones merchandise. That’s because MLB and HBO have entered into an agreement whereby the hit show will be promoted at ballparks. Nineteen MLB teams are participating with more expected to sign on, SportsBusiness Daily reports. Details in terms …

Stafford might seem like a success considering he’s still “the guy” in Detroit.

Cap space. This is not something the Coyotes have to worry about. According to capfriendly.com the cap-space facing them next year is over $26 million. The major players they have to re-sign under that space? Anthony Duclair, Alex Burmistrov, Teemu Pulkkinen. Players like Zbynek Michalek, Shane Doan and Radim Vrbata come in that group too, …

The conclusion has already been drawn. T

I’m of two minds. The first one is logical and reasonable. The Mets have been bitten by the injury bug early and often, yes, because that’s the chair that is pulled out from under baseball teams when the music stops. It doesn’t have to mean anything. They might be weird when it comes to playing …

Kupp sounds like he’s roaring to get going.

There’s a lot of good FCS football, and EWU’s one of its best programs. Kupp was its best receiver for four years. There are receivers in the league now (Pierre Garcon, Tyrell Williams, and more) and in the past (some guy named Jerry Rice) who didn’t play top-division ball. But it wasn’t a draft plus. …