MLB players honor Jackie Robinson on anniversary of historic debut: ‘Today is bigger than baseball’

The spread of the novel coronavirus has, at minimum, delayed the start of the Major League Baseball season. The season might eventually get underway later this year, albeit in an altered form than that of which we’re accustomed to seeing. Unfortunately, the delay meant that Wednesday came and passed without Read more

Nevada approves esports league betting for Counter Strike: Global Offensive in historic ruling

Most sportsbooks around the country have little to offer because the major sports are on hiatus during the coronavirus outbreak, but a historic decision in Nevada is changing that. The state approved sports betting outlets in the state to accept esports wagers for Counter Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO). Previously, regulators Read more

MLB shutdown could cost several players historic milestones, including Albert Pujols and Justin Verlander

Major League Baseball, like many sports leagues around the world, has been shut down indefinitely because of the growing threat that is the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Spring training was suspended and Opening Day has been pushed back to at least mid-May, and that remains subject to change as the situation Read more

LeBron James, Giannis Antetokounmpo among 10 NBA players putting up historic stats before coronavirus stoppage

Well, this is weird. The NBA rightfully shut down operations due to the coronavirus, and now those of us who cover the sport are left in an odd position with no games to discuss or player availability to report. There will surely be more developments in the coming weeks regarding Read more

NBA Star Index: Zion Williamson’s historic start continues; Kawhi Leonard quietly having career season

Welcome back to the NBA Star Index — a weekly gauge of the players who are most controlling the buzz in and around the league. Reminder: Inclusion on this list isn’t necessarily a good thing. It simply means that you’re capturing the NBA world’s attention. Also, this is not a ranking. The Read more