New York Yankees pitcher Luis Severino activated for first time in nearly two years

The New York Yankees right-hander Luis Severino, who hasn’t thrown a big-league pitch since the 2019 season, was activated prior to Monday’s series opener. The 27-year-old Severino has missed nearly two years recovering from Tommy John surgery, in addition to a prolonged absence during the 2019 season because of shoulder issues. Severino has made only […]

Indianapolis Colts’ QB Carson Wentz sprains both ankles; uncertain for Sunday’s game vs. Titans

Indianapolis Colts quarterback Carson Wentz suffered sprains to both ankles during Sunday’s loss to the Rams. Wentz exited the game after his right ankle got rolled up on when defensive tackle Aaron Donald hit him in the fourth quarter; the QB is undergoing further testing to determine the severity of both injuries. After Sunday’s game, […]

Philadephia Eagles’ Brandon Graham suffers season-ending Achilles tear

Star defensive end Brandon Graham is out for the season with the Philadelphia Eagles after tearing his achilles tendon against the 49ers on Sunday. During a play in the second half, Graham attempted to get to 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo but wobbled and appeared to suffer a non-contact injury. Graham limped back to the sidelines […]

Miami Dolphins QB Tua Tagovailoa exits game against Bills with rib injury

Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa exited Sunday’s game vs. the Bills during the first quarter after he was hit on a 4th-and-2 play by Buffalo defensive lineman A.J. Epenesa. Tagovailoa threw an incomplete pass before he was hit, and he attempted to walk to the sideline before trainers came to assist. Tagovailoa was helped to […]

Kansas City Royals Salvador Perez ties the single-season record for most home runs by a catcher

Kansas City Royals veteran catcher Salvador Perez has made history; after the 31-year-old homered in the bottom of the first inning Thursday in Kauffman Stadium, he officially tied Johnny Bench for most home runs in a season by a catcher. The homerun was number 45 on the season for Perez, which also increased his major-league-leading […]

Dallas Cowboys defensive end DeMarcus Lawrence to miss 6-8 weeks after undergoing foot surgery

Dallas Cowboys coach Mike McCarthy said defensive end DeMarcus Lawrence underwent surgery on his broken foot on Thursday, and will miss six to eight weeks. NFL Network reported that the injury occurred Wednesday during practice. With Lawrence on the injured list, the Cowboys (0-1) will play the Los Angeles Chargers (1-0) on Sunday without four […]

Simone Biles, Aly Raisman and more testify that USA Gymnastics ‘enabled and perpetrated’ abuse from Larry Nassar

Simone Biles, Aly Raisman and more top U.S. women gymnasts were among those to provide testimony Wednesday at the Senate Judiciary Committee’s hearing on sexual abuse allegations against former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar. Biles was joined by McKayla Maroney, Maggie Nichols and Aly Raisman in Washington, D.C., just four of the gymnasts among hundreds […]

Browns WR Odell Beckham Jr. ruled out for Week 2 vs. Texans

Cleveland Browns head coach Kevin Stefanski told reporters Wednesday that Odell Beckham Jr. will miss the team’s Week 2 matchup vs. the Houston Texans as he continues to rehabilitate his knee. Beckham also missed the team’s Week 1 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs. Beckham has struggled with injuries since the start of the 2017 […]

Aaron Gordon agrees to 4-year, $92M extension with the Denver Nuggets

Forward Aaron Gordon has agreed to a four-year contract extension with the Denver Nuggets worth $92 million — $88 million in base salary and $4 million in incentives — over the four years. The deal also includes a player option for the fourth year in 2025-26. Gordon was traded to the Nuggets in March, and […]

San Francisco 49ers RB Raheem Mostert to have season-ending knee surgery

San Francisco 49ers running back Raheem Mostert took to social media on Tuesday to announce that a knee injury he suffered during the season opener vs. the Detroit Lions will end his 2021 season. Said Mostert: “This gives me, without a doubt in my mind, the best possibility at coming back 110%. I have ALWAYS […]