Gold rush: Goldschmidt’s walk-off grand slam launches Cardinals to 7-3 victory vs. Toronto | St. Louis Cardinals

Unflinching in his devotion to leave at-bats behind and not let any result – good, bad, or blech – leak into many, Paul Goldschmidt did not fixate Monday on the unforgiving math of his first four plate appearances. He did not measure the sunk costs of three strikeouts or the five outs he caused, calculating … Read more

Big league bound: Cardinals call on Gorman, Liberatore to revamp roster after late loss to Mets | St. Louis Cardinals

NEW YORK – The Cardinals wasted no time Thursday sifting through the rubble from an extra-innings loss at Citi Field before putting pieces together to give them a dramatic new look. The New York Mets had not yet stopped celebrating their 7-6 victory in the 10th inning when the Cardinals management began revamping the roster … Read more

Big league bound: Cardinals call on Gorman, Liberatore to revamp roster after late loss to Mets | St. Louis Cardinals

NEW YORK – The Cardinals wasted no time Thursday sifting through the rubble from an extra-innings loss at Citi Field before putting pieces together to give them a dramatic new look. The New York Mets had not yet stopped celebrating their 7-6 victory in the 10th inning when the Cardinals management began revamping the roster … Read more

NBA Conference Finals preview: Stunning upsets, experienced vets and one inspired Slovenian

First, the Boston Celtics knocked out the reigning champion Milwaukee Bucks with an imposing 109-81 victory. Playing in Phoenix against the Suns – the team with the best regular season record in the NBA and who made last year’s Finals – the Mavericks dominated from start to finish, comfortably beating the Suns 123-90. The stunning … Read more

BenFred: Yadier Molina, just as Cardinals catcher predicted, is starting to find his form | Ben Frederickson

When Yadier Molina arrived late to Cardinals spring training, the future Hall of Famer told the truth. He was not in his usual preseason shape. He was going to need some patience after an offseason impacted by personal matters. He was going to share more of the catching workload with Andrew Knizner than he had … Read more

Luka Doncic makes history as Mavericks force Game 7 against Suns; Heat eliminate 76ers

Luka Doncic, facing the first elimination game of his young career, came up big with 33 points, 11 rebounds and eight assists to drag the Mavs to a deciding game back in Phoenix on Sunday. In what has become an increasingly chippy series – in particular between the two young stars from each team, the … Read more

NBA Playoffs: Fan incident involving Chris Paul’s family mars Mavericks Game 4 win over Suns

The game was overshadowed by an incident involving Suns guard Chris Paul’s family: ESPN reporter Dave McMenamin reported from a source familiar with the situation that Mavs fans allegedly touched Paul’s mother and pushed his wife in front of Paul’s children. In a video seen on social media, a fan wearing a Mavericks jersey is … Read more

Pep Guardiola defends his Manchester City stars after Champions League exit

Pep Guardiola launched an impassionate account of expectations around Manchester City after another crushing Champions League blow in midweek. Guardiola revealed that he had not spoken to his browbeaten players following the bruising 6-5 aggregate semi-final defeat by Real Madrid and plans to address them on Saturday. The 51-year-old, speaking with the emotion of a … Read more

McKewon: Texas Tech transfer Devin Drew adds durability to Nebraska’s front seven | Football

Nebraska received a commitment from Texas Tech transfer Devin Drew. Three takes on the decision of the 6-foot-2, 280 pounder: ยป Nebraska is in the running for the biggest program winner in the transfer portal. Granted, the Huskers still have to play the games, but, if one had to bet, NU will have 2022 transfer … Read more

MANCHESTER UNITED FAN VIEW: Ralf Rangnick combining consultancy role with Austria job will NOT WORK

Ralf Rangnick has talked a good game during his ill-fated spell as interim manager of Manchester United. Last week, Rangnick was insistent and adamant that he knew what the catalog of problems were and suggested he knew how to start fixing the amountgled mess left by years of incompetent management stemming from the very top … Read more