5:48 PM EDT, Mon August 31, 2015
Newark Star-Ledger 2 hours ago

What will Mets do about Terry Collins' contract?

Mets are in the midst of their best season in nearly a decade and Terry Collins is at the helm

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Newsday 2 hours ago
Sheldon Richardson pleads not guilty to resisting arrest and traffic charges in Missouri

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Jets defensive tackle Sheldon Richardson pleaded not guilty through an attorney on Monday to resisting arrest and various traffic charges stemming from his July 14 arrest in Missouri.
Boston Herald 2 hours ago

Mocked artist gets nod of approval from Pats QB Tom Brady

NEW YORK — A courtroom artist who some Internet critics say made New England quarterback Tom Brady look like an aging cartoon villain has gotten a wave and a "thank you" from the superstar.Jane Rosenberg returned to Manhattan federal court Monday several weeks after her drawing at Brady's first "Deflategate" hearing became a trending topic on Twitter, Facebook and other social networks.She says she was nearly alone in court finishing her drawing when Brady left a conference room and walked nearby with his lawyers.
Washington Post 6 hours ago

Jets, Texans and Cowboys among possible landing spots for Robert Griffin III if Redskins move on

It appears possible that the Washington Redskins will move on from Robert Griffin III, their would-be franchise quarterback and the NFL’s offensive rookie of the year in 2012.It is, in some ways, a stunning possibility, given the king’s ransom of draft picks that the Redskins sent to the St. Louis Rams to move up in the NFL draft order and select Griffin second overall. But it shouldn’t be particularly shocking to anyone who has watched Griffin fail to recapture his rookie-year magic since then.Read full article >>
Plain Dealer 29 mins ago
Mark Shapiro says 24-year journey with Cleveland Indians to end because of opportunity to 'grow and develop' in Toronto

Mark Shapiro says 24-year journey with Cleveland Indians to end because of opportunity to 'grow and develop' in Toronto

Mark Shapiro knew that the last day was an inevitability. When the Blue Jays came calling in late July, when owner Paul Dolan provided permission for the sides to negotiate and when the now 48-year-old received the blessing from his family, Shapiro knew the last day was near.
The Guardian 5 hours ago
David de Gea on verge of joining Real Madrid from Manchester United

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• United lower asking price with Keylor Navas set to move other way• Madrid set to seal £29.3m deal before Spanish window closes on Monday nightDavid de Gea’s transfer to Real Madrid is nearing completion after Manchester United blinked first in their staring contest with Real Madrid and agreed to drop their valuation for a cash-plus-player exchange involving Keylor Navas, the back-up goalkeeper at the Bernabéu.United had initially wanted a fee in the region of £35m to make De Gea the most expensive goalkeeper in history but instead have been negotiating a £29.3m package that will...
New York Daily News 3 hours ago
Giants WR Victor Cruz seems less certain he’ll play Week 1

Giants WR Victor Cruz seems less certain he’ll play Week 1

It was supposed to be a “minor” injury, a “little tweak,” as Victor Cruz put it exactly 11 days ago.
Baltimore Beatdown 6 hours ago

Steelers trade for veteran kicker Josh Scobee

The kicker merry go round continues in Pittsburgh... The Steelers continued a rough pre-season, losing their second kicker to injury. Following a torn ACL for longtime kicker Shaun Suisham, the team signed Garrett Hartley. Hartley was lost to a hamstring injury during the 3rd preseason game this past Saturday. In light of this, the Steelers hit the trade market and acquired a veteran kicker: The #Jaguars are trading longtime kicker Josh Scobee to the #Steelers. He’s been their kicker since 2004. Pitt had a K injury.— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) August 31, 2015 The trade is a bit of a...
Over the Monster 1 hour ago
Red Sox vs. Yankees lineups: The ideal outfield returns

Red Sox vs. Yankees lineups: The ideal outfield returns

Take all the time you need, Hanley. Oh glorious day! We have Bradley, Betts, and Castillo back! NEW YORK YANKEES BOSTON RED SOX Jacoby Ellsbury - CF Mookie Betts - CF Chris Young - LF Pablo Sandoval - 3B Alex Rodriguez - DH Xander Bogaerts - SS Carlos Beltran - RF David Ortiz - DH Brian McCann - C Travis Shaw - 1B Chase Headley - 3B Rusney Castillo - RF Greg Bird - 1B Brock Holt - 2B Didi Gregorius - SS Ryan Hanigan - C Brendan Ryan - 2B Jackie Bradley - LF Ivan Nova - RHP Eduardo Rodriguez - LHP No complaints here. None. Yes, we're without Blake...
Plain Dealer 46 mins ago
Live updates, chat: Cleveland Indians vs. Toronto Blue Jays on Monday night, Game No. 130

Live updates, chat: Cleveland Indians vs. Toronto Blue Jays on Monday night, Game No. 130

Get live updates and chat with beat writer Paul Hoynes as the Indians open a three-game series with Toronto on Monday night at Rogers Centre.
MetsBlog 1 hour ago

Game 131: Phillies at Mets, 7:10 p.m. on SNY

Bartolo Colon (11-11, 4.65 ERA) gets the start as the Mets (72-58) oppose Jerad Eickhoff (1-1, 2.25 ERA) and the Phillies (52-79) at Citi Field on Monday at 7:10 p.m. on SNY in the opener of a three-game series. Mets…
Redleg Nation 47 mins ago

Reds at Cubs – August 31, 2015

The Cincinnati Reds (53-76) finish their six game road trip in Chicago with a three game series against the 74-55 Cubs. The Cubs boast the third best record in the National League and the 4th best record in all the majors but are still just 3rd in the NL Central division. They are sitting 9.5 …
Washington Post 1 hour ago

Nats Journal: Tonight’s Nationals-Cardinals lineups

The Nationals begin a short three-game road trip in St. Louis on Monday. Yunel Escobar returns to the lineup after getting hitting by a pitch on the right hand on Thursday. Also, Jose Lobaton makes his second start in 16 days. Wilson Ramos had been swinging well, so Manager Matt Williams had been leaning heavily on him.  Since 2012, the Nationals are 7-16 against St. Louis in the regular season.Read full article >>

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