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Posted June 13, 2017

Utility man Scooter Gennett joins elite group with 4 HRs on 'surreal' night.

CINCINNATI — Improbable. Inconceivable. Incredible. Scooter Gennett hit four home runs, matching the major league record, and finished with 10 RBIs as the Cincinnati Reds routed the slumping St. Louis Cardinals 13-1 on Tuesday night. Gennett became the 17th player to homer four times in one game — and perhaps the least likely. A second … Continue reading “Utility man Scooter Gennett joins elite group with 4 HRs on ‘surreal’ night.” Read More

Posted June 13, 2017

Hard-working Jose Abreu earns AL weekly honors

CHICAGO — Jose Abreu earned American League Player of the Week honors for the stretch of May 22-28, hitting .452 with three doubles, two home runs, five RBIs, seven runs scored and a 1.194 OPS over seven games. It marks Abreu’s fourth career weekly honor. But the seeds of Abreu’s 2017 excellence actually took root … Continue reading “Hard-working Jose Abreu earns AL weekly honors” Read More

Posted June 13, 2017

On Memorial Day, Justin Verlander remembers veterans with poppy flower

CHICAGO – Justin Verlander will be wearing a poppy flower to the ballpark Monday. He will enter Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., wearing it in honor of Memorial Day, a holiday which has resonated more with the Detroit Tigers’ ace since he attended Old Dominion, located close to the country’s largest Naval base in … Continue reading “On Memorial Day, Justin Verlander remembers veterans with poppy flower” Read More

Posted June 13, 2017

Discovery's 'Diesel Brothers' Partners With MLB Network for Two-Night Special Starring Miguel Cabrera

The special will feature Detroit Tigers star Miguel Cabrera and two MLB Network analysts, Hall of Famer Pedro Martinez and former all-star Carlos Pena, working alongside the show’s stars to trick out Cabrera’s Chevy Silverado. Discovery Channel has partnered with MLB Network for a two-night Diesel Brothers special airing in June.Diesel Brothers: The Doubleheader, will … Continue reading “Discovery’s ‘Diesel Brothers’ Partners With MLB Network for Two-Night Special Starring Miguel Cabrera” Read More

Posted June 13, 2017

Andrelton Simmons Is Peerless

In the face of a golden generation of slugging shortstops, the 27-year-old is a glove-first throwback Yeah, that was pretty cool,” Andrelton Simmons said. “I liked that one.” I’d just asked him about a play from April 8, when he’d leaped to corral a wayward throw from first baseman Jefry Marté, then twisted down to … Continue reading “Andrelton Simmons Is Peerless” Read More

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Utility man Scooter Gennett joins elite group with 4 HRs on ‘surreal’ night.

CINCINNATI — Improbable. Inconceivable. Incredible. Scooter Gennett hit four home runs, matching the major league record, and finished with 10 RBIs as the Cincinnati Reds routed the slumping St. Louis Cardinals 13-1 on Tuesday night. Gennett became the 17th player to homer four times in one game — and perhaps the least likely. A second … Continue reading “Utility man Scooter Gennett joins elite group with 4 HRs on ‘surreal’ night.”

Hard-working Jose Abreu earns AL weekly honors

CHICAGO — Jose Abreu earned American League Player of the Week honors for the stretch of May 22-28, hitting .452 with three doubles, two home runs, five RBIs, seven runs scored and a 1.194 OPS over seven games. It marks Abreu’s fourth career weekly honor. But the seeds of Abreu’s 2017 excellence actually took root … Continue reading “Hard-working Jose Abreu earns AL weekly honors”

On Memorial Day, Justin Verlander remembers veterans with poppy flower

CHICAGO – Justin Verlander will be wearing a poppy flower to the ballpark Monday. He will enter Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., wearing it in honor of Memorial Day, a holiday which has resonated more with the Detroit Tigers’ ace since he attended Old Dominion, located close to the country’s largest Naval base in … Continue reading “On Memorial Day, Justin Verlander remembers veterans with poppy flower”

Discovery’s ‘Diesel Brothers’ Partners With MLB Network for Two-Night Special Starring Miguel Cabrera

The special will feature Detroit Tigers star Miguel Cabrera and two MLB Network analysts, Hall of Famer Pedro Martinez and former all-star Carlos Pena, working alongside the show’s stars to trick out Cabrera’s Chevy Silverado. Discovery Channel has partnered with MLB Network for a two-night Diesel Brothers special airing in June.Diesel Brothers: The Doubleheader, will … Continue reading “Discovery’s ‘Diesel Brothers’ Partners With MLB Network for Two-Night Special Starring Miguel Cabrera”

Andrelton Simmons Is Peerless

In the face of a golden generation of slugging shortstops, the 27-year-old is a glove-first throwback Yeah, that was pretty cool,” Andrelton Simmons said. “I liked that one.” I’d just asked him about a play from April 8, when he’d leaped to corral a wayward throw from first baseman Jefry Marté, then twisted down to … Continue reading “Andrelton Simmons Is Peerless”

Nomar Mazara: My dream came true, but it wasn’t easy

My name is Nomar Mazara, but you can call me “Big Chill.” I’m cool with that. I’m an outfielder for the Texas Rangers, and this is me in real life. Baseball means everything in the Dominican Republic. It’s the top sport there, and every little kid dreams of being in the Major Leagues. I’m only … Continue reading “Nomar Mazara: My dream came true, but it wasn’t easy”

Red Sox manager John Farrell starts ticket program for lymphoma patients.

Red Sox manager John Farrell, who successfully battled lymphoma in the summer of 2015, is giving back to those affected by the disease. Farrell and the team announced today that they will create a new ticket program, called “Farrell’s Fighters,” that will invite patients being treated for lymphoma, and their families, to a game each … Continue reading “Red Sox manager John Farrell starts ticket program for lymphoma patients.”

How Jazz guard Rodney Hood finds his purpose, calms his nerves and connects to a higher power.

Utah Jazz guard Rodney Hood (5) and teammates listen to the national anthem in the first half of Game 2 of the NBA Western Conference semifinals at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif. on Thursday, May 04, 2017. Don’t stress about what could/should happen because what did happen prepared you for what’s going to happen. If … Continue reading “How Jazz guard Rodney Hood finds his purpose, calms his nerves and connects to a higher power.”

Knicks looking for more players like Courtney Lee in free agency.

Even the most loyal Knicks fans would admit that New York’s big-name signings last summer didn’t work out well. Derrick Rose got to the basket whenever he wanted to in 2016-17, but he struggled on defense, one of the many reasons the Knicks never clicked on that side of the floor. Joakim Noah was limited … Continue reading “Knicks looking for more players like Courtney Lee in free agency.”

Don C is carrying on Michael Jordan’s sneaker legacy right now

When the Air Jordan II was originally introduced back in 1987, it represented a tremendous change in direction for the fledgling Air Jordan brand. The Air Jordan 1 was a mainstream hit, selling millions of pairs at $65 apiece, putting “Air Jordan” into the vernacular and revitalizing—if not outright saving—Nike in the process. The II … Continue reading “Don C is carrying on Michael Jordan’s sneaker legacy right now”

Michael Bennett Has Earned Our Respect. It’s Time We Show It.

Outspoken and candid, the 31-year-old star defensive end is making a very positive difference off the field. Michael Bennett is of the NFL’s good guys. When teammate Cliff Avril ran a race last weekend to help raise money for juvenile Diabetes research, Bennett was there all day to offer his help. When Avril went to … Continue reading “Michael Bennett Has Earned Our Respect. It’s Time We Show It.”

Justin Tuck lauds Jason Pierre-Paul’s perseverance through adversity

Many wrote off New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul after the infamous fireworks incident in 2015 claimed multiple fingers on his right hand. One person who was in his corner the whole time was former teammate Justin Tuck. Tuck was there when Pierre-Paul burst onto the scene and recorded a 16.5-sack season in just … Continue reading “Justin Tuck lauds Jason Pierre-Paul’s perseverance through adversity”

Leaner, healthier Noah Spence is primed to be the NFL’s next great pass rusher.

TAMPA, Fla. — The story is already legendary around the Tampa Bay Buccaneerscomplex, especially since it involved a rookie. Pain is part of the job in the NFL, but pain and rookies sometimes don’t go together that well. Many check out for a trip to the sideline for a bit because they don’t understand the … Continue reading “Leaner, healthier Noah Spence is primed to be the NFL’s next great pass rusher.”

Shaq Thompson: “I’m going to make every rep count”

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Marcus Peters partners with Marshawn Lynch’s Beast Mode brand, releases Juiceman Underwear

The Chiefs and Raiders don’t get along but Marcus Peters and Marshawn Lynch are old friends from Oakland. According to a press release, Peters is partnering with the Beast Mode brand and releasing his own line of clothing called Juiceman Underwear. (The Juiceman a reference to his Instagram name) It doesn’t feel quite right seeing … Continue reading “Marcus Peters partners with Marshawn Lynch’s Beast Mode brand, releases Juiceman Underwear”

A HOFer in Hiding? Jags WR Allen Robinson Determined to Rise Above the Losses.

  JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The shredded 6’3″, 218-pounder in a 2XL Mike Bibby throwback cannot catch a break. The harder he tries, the uglier it gets. It was his idea to golf. Why exactly is unknown. At the extravagant Topgolf driving range, Allen Robinson lines up his feet, adjusts his grip, switches up clubs and … Continue reading “A HOFer in Hiding? Jags WR Allen Robinson Determined to Rise Above the Losses.”

Bucs DE Noah Spence’s game ‘more fluid’ after changes to training and diet.

TAMPA, Fla. — Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive end Noah Spence is rehabbing a shoulder injury, but that hasn’t kept him from getting into top shape this offseason. “I only lost like two pounds,” said Spence, who played at 250 pounds last year and has since improved his lean body mass significantly. “I went from 15-16 … Continue reading “Bucs DE Noah Spence’s game ‘more fluid’ after changes to training and diet.”

Davis Webb is already turning heads at Giants rookie camp.

Davis Webb might not become Eli Manning’s heir, but he certainly carries himself as if he intends to be. Webb’s first day of Giants rookie minicamp in East Rutherford on Friday wasn’t perfect: He bobbled a snap from former Florida center Jon Halapio in individual drills. He aimed some throws instead of letting it rip. … Continue reading “Davis Webb is already turning heads at Giants rookie camp.”

It’s never too early to plan post-NFL life. Justin Forsett offers advice to all players.

Justin Forsett offers a lesson to all players, the fight for marijuana use continues and will Jay Cutler be any good in the TV booth?     1. Life After the NFL There was a moment in December when everything changed for Justin Forsett. It happened quickly. Forsett had just been released by the Detroit Lions. … Continue reading “It’s never too early to plan post-NFL life. Justin Forsett offers advice to all players.”

Lucinda K. Treat Joins ISE as Executive Vice President and General Counsel

LUCINDA K. TREAT JOINS INDEPENDENT SPORTS & ENTERTAINMENT AS EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT AND GENERAL COUNSEL NEW YORK, May 4, 2017 – Independent Sports & Entertainment (ISE) – an integrated sports, media, entertainment and management company – announced today that Lucinda K. Treat has joined the company as executive vice president and general counsel. Treat is a seasoned corporate executive … Continue reading “Lucinda K. Treat Joins ISE as Executive Vice President and General Counsel”

ISE Announces Latest Phase of Long-Term Growth Plan

INDEPENDENT SPORTS & ENTERTAINMENT ANNOUNCES LATEST PHASE OF LONG-TERM GROWTH PLAN President and CEO Hank Ratner Continues To Build Client-Centric, Diversified Company That Now Represents More Than 300 MLB, NBA and NFL Athletes NEW YORK, March 10, 2017 – Independent Sports & Entertainment (ISE) – an integrated sports, media, entertainment and management company – continues to … Continue reading “ISE Announces Latest Phase of Long-Term Growth Plan”

Richard Rosenstein Joins ISE as Chief Financial Officer

RICHARD ROSENSTEIN JOINS ISE AS CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

David Bauman Named General Counsel for ISE’s Sports Agency Division

DAVID BAUMAN NAMED GENERAL COUNSEL FOR INDEPENDENT SPORTS & ENTERTAINMENT’S (ISE) SPORTS AGENCY DIVISION Well-Respected, Industry Vet to Also Serve as Senior Vice President & Assistant General Counsel for ISE NEW YORK, December 6, 2016 – Independent Sports & Entertainment (ISE), an integrated sports, media, entertainment and management company, announced David Bauman as general counsel for the company’s … Continue reading “David Bauman Named General Counsel for ISE’s Sports Agency Division”

Chris Grancio Joins (ISE) as Chief Marketing Officer

CHRIS GRANCIO JOINS INDEPENDENT SPORTS & ENTERTAINMENT (ISE) AS CHIEF MARKETING OFFICER Seasoned Branding Expert to Lead ISE Global…

Allen Robinson Talks Tats, Kobe, & Man Buns

Star Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver Allen Robinson pays a visit to the YH Studio to scoop us on what he’s been up to in the off-season …

How Michael Bennett’s ‘gruesome’ Hawaii workouts helped NFL pass-rushers

Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett and other pass-rushers exchanged tips and learned from one another in Hawaii. Aaron M. Sprecher/AP Photo Aug 16, 2016 Michael RothsteinESPN Staff Writer ALLEN PARK, Mich. — They gathered together on the beaches of the North Shore getting ready to train. In front of them were endless views of sand for … Continue reading “How Michael Bennett’s ‘gruesome’ Hawaii workouts helped NFL pass-rushers”

CBSSPORTS.COM 247SPORTS MAXPREPS SPORTSLINE SHOP FOLLOW CBS SPORTS HOME SCORES STANDINGS SCHEDULE FANTASY TEAMS PLAY WATCH LISTEN Indians prospect sets modern minor-league record with 46-game hitting streak

http://cbsprt.co/2aWZ4LC Indians catching prospect Francisco Mejia has had a stressful week. Last weekend, Mejia’s name surfaced in the Jonathan Lucroy trade talks. Obviously those went for naught, but that didn’t end the drama. On Thursday, Mejia stepped to the plate in the ninth inning 0 for 4 on the night — notable, since his 45-game … Continue reading “CBSSPORTS.COM 247SPORTS MAXPREPS SPORTSLINE SHOP FOLLOW CBS SPORTS HOME SCORES STANDINGS SCHEDULE FANTASY TEAMS PLAY WATCH LISTEN Indians prospect sets modern minor-league record with 46-game hitting streak”

DeMarcus Cousins says winning gold medal ‘best feeling ever’

The United States men’s basketball squad was an overwhelming favorite to win the gold medal at the Rio Olympics, but the path wasn’t always …

Robert Covington: ‘I Can’t Wait To See What We’re Capable Of’

Robert Covington is a man with many nicknames. There’s so many that he can’t even keep track of them, so he just lets the fans go wild …

Cameron Payne returns home to Memphis to give back

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Pistons’ Reggie Bullock opens up on transgender sister’s murder in must-see interview

In July 2014, Detroit Pistons guard Reggie Bullock faced the unthinkable. His sister, Mia Henderson, who was born as his brother, Kevin Long, was …