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NBA All-Star Weekend in Los Angeles is almost upon us. Just a couple days of games remain on the schedule before the best of the best head to sunny Southern California for the annual dog-and-pony show. (read more)


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MLB's top 10 second basemen for 2018

20-2-2018 8:52 PM | yardbarker | similar news

To be among the top second basemen in today’s game requires being adept at more than just one or two facets of the game. You cannot just get on base regularly or steal a ton of bases. (read more)

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LeBron James’ perfect blend of strength, athleticism and instinct is why he’s one of the greatest players to have ever played the game.So you can imagine why NBA rookies aren’t all that excited about matching up with him. (read more)

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Sam Hinkie has been out of a job for almost two years now, but his sage advice is still very much in demand apparently.Bleacher Report’s Ric Bucher reported on Tuesday that NBA owners and executives routinely contact the former Philadelphia 76ers GM for advice. (read more)

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Comedian Kevin Hart might have bombed out big time during the pregame All-Star introductions in Los Angeles on Sunday, but that’s not stopping NBA legend Dwyane Wade and his girl, Gabrielle Union, from hanging out with the star.Wade, Union and Hart were seen at the posh Beverly Hills Mastro’s Steakhouse with Dave Chappelle Monday night. (read more)

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The San Diego Padres just landed one former All-Star, and they’re hoping that will help their other All-Star transition into a role in which he will be more comfortable.The team held an introductory press conference at camp on Tuesday for first baseman Eric Hosmer, who just signed an eight-year, $144 million contract with them. (read more)

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The Golden State Warriors have had the best record in the NBA for the last three consecutive seasons, but they probably won’t be breaking their backs to make it a fourth this year.In a feature by Anthony Slater of The Athletic that was published on Tuesday, Warriors forwards Draymond Green and Kevin Durant said that the team does not care about being at the top of the regular season standings agai (read more)

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For the Royals, replacing Eric Hosmer likely won’t mean paying another veteran significant dollars to line up at first base. As Rustin Dodd of the Kansas City Star writes, the current expectation is that Logan Morrison is an “unlikely” target. (read more)

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After suffering a triceps injury that forced him to miss his first ever NFL game after 10-plus seasons, Cleveland Browns All-Pro left tackle Joe Thomas has not yet fully committed to playing next season.In speaking with SiriusXM NFL Radio (h/t Pro Football Talk) on Tuesday, Thomas indicated that a decision is still pending on whether he’ll suit up for a 12th NFL season. (read more)

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Since the Philadelphia Eagles defeated the New England Patriots in Super Bowl LII earlier this month, a lot of the attention has been on the coaching staff, rather than a potential Super Bowl hangover.The Super Bowl hangover happens every year in the NFL as teams who went to the big game in the previous season, somehow fall flat on their face in the next season. (read more)

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Miami Marlins manager Don Mattingly has taken issue with Bryce Harper’s criticism of his team’s offseason moves, telling the Washington Nationals superstar to “take care of your own dugout.”The Marlins, under the leadership of new co-owner and CEO Derek Jeter, essentially orchestrated a complete teardown of the organization, jettisoning star players like Giancarlo Stanton, Christian Yelich, Marcel (read more)

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The Miami Marlins have not reached the postseason since 2003, but one of their former up and coming stars believes all of that was about to change before tragedy struck the organization in September of 2016.Christian Yelich, who was traded to the Milwaukee Brewers this offseason after five years in Miami, told ESPN’s Jerry Crasnick this week that things went into a tailspin for the Marlins after J (read more)

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