9:56 PM ET NORMAN, Okla. — First-year Oklahoma coach Brent Venables said Monday that he’s been proud of his team’s resolve and focus following longtime assistant coach Cale Gundy’s sudden resignation last week and the way the players have so quickly bought into the new staff’s vision. “All things considered, they’ve handled everything great and
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9:07 PM ET Texas lost two key players to season-ending injuries during Saturday’s scrimmage, Longhorns coach Steve Sarkisian said Monday. Fifth-year offensive lineman Junior Angilau, who has started 34 games for the Longhorns over the past three seasons, and wide receiver Isaiah Neyor, a newcomer who transferred from Wyoming, both suffered ACL injuries, according to
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2:47 PM ET Who’s going to be Mr. November? MLB released its preliminary postseason schedule on Monday, and the slate could feature a game played at the latest calendar date in World Series history. If the Fall Classic extends to a seventh game, that contest would be played on Saturday, Nov. 5. The 2001 and
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6:06 PM ET New York Yankees manager Aaron Boone said Monday that second baseman DJ LeMahieu is day-to-day due to inflammation in his right big toe. Speaking to the media ahead of Monday night’s series opener against the Tampa Bay Rays, Boone said LeMahieu will receive treatment on what he called a “tricky” injury, which
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7:59 PM ET Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS — Kansas City relief pitcher Amir Garrett received a three-game suspension and an undisclosed fine from Major League Baseball on Monday for tossing a drink at a fan behind the Royals’ dugout during a game at Chicago two weeks ago. Garrett appealed the punishment, allowing him to continue to
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7:55 PM ET Associated Press ATLANTA — The New York Mets placed infielder Luis Guillorme on the 10-day injured list Monday when an MRI revealed a moderate left groin strain. Guillorme was hurt while scoring from second base in the fourth inning of Sunday’s win over Philadelphia. Eduardo Escobar started at third base Monday against
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1:47 PM ET Jeff PassanESPN Close ESPN MLB insiderAuthor of “The Arm: Inside the Billion-Dollar Mystery of the Most Valuable Commodity in Sports” The Texas Rangers fired manager Chris Woodward on Monday amid a season of dissatisfactory progress despite the investment of more than a half-billion guaranteed dollars in the free agent market over the
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6:43 PM ET Fernando Tatis Jr.’s father backed up his son’s claim that he violated Major League Baseball’s drug policy because of a steroid that was contained within a ringworm medication and called it “a catastrophe” that the San Diego Padres superstar’s reputation has been tarnished because of it. Fernando Tatis Sr., who played in
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