Miguel Cabrera speaks candidly about his Venezuelan home: ‘They’ll kill me.’

Usually when a baseball player takes to Instagram stories — the 24-hour video and photo clips that disappear daily — it’s to show off their vacations or fun behind-the-scenes clips of ballpark life. On Monday, Detroit Tigers’ first baseman Miguel Cabrera’s videos clips made international headlines. This wasn’t the Yanks just butting in on a …

Willson Contreras is firing the Cubs back to the top of their division

The Chicago Cubs may not have the prettiest record of all the current division leaders in baseball, but there’s no question that they’ve surged since the halfway point of the All-Star break. They went into the break five-and-a-half games back of the Milwaukee Brewers, and ever since then they’ve been up as many as two-and-a-half …

Diamondbacks starter Robbie Ray leaves game after getting hit in head

Diamondbacks starting pitcher Robbie Ray was removed from Friday’s game against the Cardinals after taking a line drive off the head in the second inning. Steve Rogers, even though he was a pitcher, you know, most everyday players Lebron James Cheap Jerseys don’t hang out with pitchers, but this guy, when I first came up …

Yankees will have names on the back of their jerseys for the first time

The Yankees have a longstanding tradition of not having names on the back of their jerseys. But due to a special event in baseball, that’s going to change. MLB announced Wednesday that from Aug. 25-27 it will be celebrating Players Weekend. What NBA Cheap Jerseys Free Shipping does that mean? It means players get to …

Dee Gordon breaks up Gio Gonzalez’s no-hitter in ninth inning

Gio Gonzalez took a no-hitter into the ninth inning against the Marlins, but Dee Gordon broke it up with a lead-off single. Nationals manager Dusty Baker then pulled Gonzalez, who had thrown 106 pitches and left the field to an ovation from the crowd at Marlins Park. “I’m not going to rush anything,” Contreras said, …

Jay Cutler signs with the Dolphins to reunite with Adam Gase

The Dolphins are bracing for the worst with Ryan Tannehill’s left knee, but have turned to a veteran quarterback who has an established relationship with their head coach. Jay Cutler agreed Sunday to sign with the Dolphins to compete with Matt Moore to be Miami’s starting quarterback in Tannehill’s absence. Miami officially announced the signing …

Kovalchuk indeed will remain in Russian to play out the final year of his contract with SKA St. Petersburg

Two teams in the 2017 postseason — the Oilers in the first round and Ducks in the second round — have lost by six or more goals. Both came back to win their next game. Three stars 3. Carter Rowney, Penguins — At this time of year, Penguins tend to come out of the woodwork. …

Stanley Cup Final 2017: How Nashville came together to will its Predators back into series

The NHL is here, in full force, and has been for some time. Of course, all of this has been written in the present tense when we might be talking about a career that is now in the past. There was no language in Chicago’s release Wednesday morning that gave much in the way of …

Rajon Rondo will ‘absolutely’ ask for a trade from Bulls if benching continues

Bulls coach Fred Hoiberg played every one his players Saturday in a 20-point loss to the Bucks — everyone except Rajon Rondo, who was a healthy scratch. Rondo, who was benched for the entire second half Friday in a loss to the Pacers, is understandably upset with Hoiberg’s decisions, although the second-year coach said the …

2017 NBA All-Star Voting: SN’s Sean Deveney’s official media ballot

For the first time, an email arrived in the old inbox here in mid-January. The NBA had invited 75 of us media folks to vote for what will amount to 25 percent of the input in the league’s All-Star starting five. The fan vote will still count for 50 percent of the tally, and players …