Dodgers’ Ross Stripling discusses how pitchers would get ready for 2020 season, MLB’s plan in Texas and more

Even before the season was suspended due to the nationwide distruption caused by COVID-19, Ross Stripling was already having a pretty eventful offseason. He was initially part of the Dodgers flurry of moves to acquire Mookie Betts, with a reported trade that would have sent him to the Angels ultimately Read more

Mike Trout discusses ‘red flags’ with MLB’s potential Arizona plan: ‘It has to be realistic’

Although Los Angeles Angels outfielder Mike Trout is widely held as the best player in Major League Baseball, he seldom goes out of his way to comment on many topics, or to otherwise insert himself into the story. Trout’s taciturn nature can work against him, as it limits his visibility Read more

Charlotte Flair discusses WWE WrestleMania 36 championship victory, reveals ideal NXT opponent

With the global coronavirus pandemic forcing WWE to pre-tape WrestleMania 36 and air it over two nights this past weekend, Charlotte Flair was like any other wrestling fan on Sunday night: sitting at home and watching her win over Rhea Ripley to claim the NXT women’s championship. “Getting to actually Read more

Rashad Evans discusses how he went from 195 pounds to the heavyweight winner of ‘The Ultimate Fighter 2’

When Rashad Evans stepped into “The Ultimate Fighter” house in 2005, the show was heading into its second year after the first season breathed new life into the UFC. Evans entered the tournament as a heavyweight, despite having competed as a light heavyweight throughout his pre-TUF career. Evans was the Read more

Cubs’ Anthony Rizzo discusses potential ‘sprint’ of short season; Reds reliever still hoping for ‘all 162’

With Major League Baseball on hold due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the specifics of the 2020 season remain up in the air. A full season seems unlikely, and a condensed version could mean playing lots of doubleheaders and/or extending the playoffs into the winter. In the case of the latter, Read more

Paul Pierce discusses his issues with former Celtics teammate Ray Allen, the state of their relationship today

Former NBA stars Paul Pierce and Ray Allen have had a famously rocky relationship since Allen left Boston and joined the Miami Heat. The two won a title together with the Celtics in 2008, but Allen’s decision to defect to the rival Heat in free agency in 2012 didn’t sit Read more

NBA commissioner Adam Silver discusses impact of coronavirus, says he believes league can ‘salvage’ season

The coronavirus has caused the shutdown of sports leagues across the world, including the NBA, which was one of the first to act — at least stateside. A week removed from the decision to shut down following Rudy Gobert’s positive test for the virus, NBA commissioner Adam Silver sat down Read more