Sports Illustrated experimented with just what you can put on a supermarket rack without a plastic cover way back in 2015 when the cover of their swimsuit issue featured model Hannah Davis (now Jeter) pulling her bikini bottoms down to her vulva, but have you checked in lately? At this point, the SI swimsuit Twitter…
The Baltimore Orioles have allowed five or more runs in each of their last 19 games, and tonight, they have a chance to tie the all-time record for most consecutive games with five or more runs allowed.
At this point, there is no use becoming attached to any player on the Oakland Athletics. All of them will eventually be jettisoned, and often in a frustrating and unceremonious way.
Max Scherzer came very close to throwing a no-hitter while you were eating lunch. And then, with one out in the eighth inning, everything went to shit. It was a quintessential Max Scherzer game until it wasn’t, and it was yet another display of Dusty Baker’s peculiar judgment.
The Yankees have lost seven straight and have ceded first place in the AL East to the Red Sox, and right now the club seems powerless to change what isn’t working.
Red Sox star Mookie Betts uses a weird bat that’s gotten a lot of attention over the last few seasons. Instead of the normal knob that is standard on wooden bats, the bottom of Betts’s looks more like an axe handle; logic is that the more streamlined handle leads to fewer blisters on the palm.
What do the three best teams in the National League all have in common? They all play in the NL West. As of Tuesday, the Diamondbacks have won seven games in a row, the Rockies have won five in a row, and the Dodgers have won four in a row. In their last 10 games, these teams are 9-1, 7-3, and 9-1, respectively.
The Washington Redskins won big today in a Supreme Court case that had nothing to do with them specifically.
Darren Baker, the son of Nationals skipper Dusty Baker and probably best known for almost being trampled at home plate during the 2002 World Series, was selected by the Nationals on Wednesday in the 27th round of the MLB Draft. We’re all so very old.
Just before the 2016 MLB playoffs, Baseball Prospectus emailed its staff and contributors to tell them that they would not be paid for work they did in August and September until January 2017. The costs of a website redesign and the collapse of daily-fantasy ad spending, the email explained, led to the payment freeze.
Cubs rookie Ian Happ went 1-for-5 last night with a walk, a grand slam, and four strikeouts during the Cubs’ 14-3 beatdown over the Mets. That makes him, per Baseball Reference, one of only five players in baseball history to hit a grand slam and earn a Golden Sombrero in a single game.
Former NBA commissioner David Stern is clearly still extremely mad about Real Sports host Bryant Gumbel calling Stern “some kind of modern plantation overseer” in 2011. He appeared on reporter Nunyo Demasio’s podcast this week—a good get for Demasio!—and let fly against Gumbel during the very lengthy episode.
After Super Bowl XLVII, I was inconsolable over the 49ers’ pants-pissing loss (I’m too young to remember the golden years), and the Giants’ post–World Series Opening Day seemed very, very far away. Bored and kind of depressed about the 49ers (if only I had known how much worse it could get), I began paying attention…
The Cincinnati Reds will probably select high school pitcher Hunter Greene with the second overall pick in tonight’s MLB amateur draft, gaining the most hyped high school prospect since Bryce Harper. They’ll also be getting one of the most interesting young prospects in recent memory.
The Phillies head into their game tonight at Marlins Park with a record of 6-21 in May. If you’re keeping score at home, that’s not very good. In fact, it’s atrocious.
The Astros walloped the Twins yesterday in a 16-8 game that turned in Houston’s favor with an 11-run eighth inning, in which the team batted around (and then some) to take a 13-8 lead into the ninth. It was not ideal for the Twins; it was a very good day for the ‘Stros.
The Giants-Cubs series in Chicago ended last night when Joe Panik struck out looking on a breaking ball on the outside corner. The Cubs were up 5-4 and the Giants were threatening with a man on second and two outs. Panik held on for a 3-2 count through six pitches, but Wade Davis finally got him with a curveball:
Have you heard about David Ross?
There’s no player in baseball—and maybe all of sports—quite like Zack Greinke. The man is a machine: efficient on the field, serious and direct off it, and constantly experimenting. He’s lost around five miles per hour off his fastball over the years, but Greinke on a night when he’s going well is still a marvel,…