Diamondbacks trade for lefty Anthony Misiewicz from Cardinals

The Arizona Diamondbacks acquired left-handed reliever Anthony Misiewicz for cash considerations Friday, two days after he was designated for assignment by the St. Louis Cardinals. To make room on the 40-man roster, the Diamondbacks transferred right-hander Corbin Martin (shoulder) to the 60-day injured list. Misiewicz, 28, did not make the Cardinals’ Opening Day roster despite …

Game schedule, teams, players, stats

6:50 AM ET DJ Bien-AimeESPN Heading into Week 7 of the XFL season, the league’s lone winless team is in jeopardy of being eliminated from playoff contention, and keeping its hopes alive won’t be easy. The Orlando Guardians head into Saturday’s matchup against the last remaining undefeated team in the D.C. Defenders. With a loss, …

Top 2023 NFL draft quarterbacks: Best traits, highlights, throws

This year, for the first time since 2018, there’s legitimate intrigue about which quarterback will go No. 1 overall. It’s a massive decision for the Carolina Panthers, who traded up for the pick. This is a loaded group of passers, with four likely to go in the top 10 and one more who could make …

Jackson State’s Isaiah Bolden raises stock for NFL draft during pro day workout — Andscape

NFL scouts left last year’s pro day at Jackson State University buzzing about linebacker James Houston, whom the Detroit Lions ultimately selected in the sixth round of the 2022 draft. On Monday, Tigers football coach T.C. Taylor wondered who they would be talking about after this year’s workout. The answer: cornerback Isaiah Bolden.  Bolden, a …

Yankees shortstop Anthony Volpe is the talk of New York

WHEN ISABELLE DE LEON and Michael Volpe drive to and from work in Manhattan, New York, each day, turning on sports talk radio is automatic: WFAN’s Boomer Esiason in the morning, ESPN New York’s Michael Kay on the way home. When the couple met at SUNY Downstate Medical School in Brooklyn in 1990, they bonded …

How LeBron, Durant, other NBA stars affect fantasy basketball

2:00 PM ET Andre SnellingsESPN What do the returning superstars mean for their teams’ fantasy and betting outlooks? Kevin Durant is expected to make his return to the lineup for the Suns on Wednesday night. This caps a week in which several Western Conference playoffs contenders have gotten injured/absent franchise players back. A fifth superstar …

Minnesota Timberwolves are finally whole again, but will it be enough?

7:30 AM ET Kendra AndrewsESPN MINNESOTA TIMBERWOLVES center Karl-Anthony Towns called it. Three seconds before, down one with 18 seconds left against the Golden State Warriors, Kyle Anderson had intercepted a bad pass from Draymond Green. Anderson took two dribbles, spotted his big man sprinting down the floor to meet him, and dished it. Towns …

A beginner’s guide to the 2023 season

Major League Baseball is back. With legalized sports betting available in 33 states and DC, America’s pastime may induce more bettors than ever before. And with a full 162-game season on tap, there are plenty of betting opportunities. Football and basketball make life easy for bettors, as a point spread is the great equalizer and …

Fantasy baseball – Eric Karabell’s bullpen blog

Fantasy baseball managers still have good reason to ask questions about which pitchers will save games for roughly half of the major league teams this week, and the closing situation with the Seattle Mariners is certainly one of them. Last season, the Mariners boasted one of the better relief corps in the sport, finishing sixth …

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