Power Rankings: John Deere Classic

Power Rankings: John Deere Classic

Jason Day, Cameron Champ, Charles Howell III and former champions Zach Johnson and Steve Stricker will be among the notables reviewed in Draws and Fades. The inaugural John Deere Classic was contested in 1971. Then-future PGA TOUR commissioner Deane Beman prevailed by two strokes over Dow Finsterwald. It was a satellite event and contested concurrently … Read more

Wes Johnson calls decision to join LSU Tigers ‘very tough,’ as Minnesota Twins adjust to ‘unique’ in-season transition

Wes Johnson calls decision to join LSU Tigers 'very tough,' as Minnesota Twins adjust to 'unique' in-season transition

CLEVELAND — Wes Johnson knows the timing isn’t ideal for the Minnesota Twins. It’s not easy for him, either, or without some personal pain. Johnson is leaving the Twins to return to his college coaching roots, taking over as LSU’s pitching coach. He said the decision took an emotional toll on him. “Very tough. I … Read more

Daniel Snyder is resisting subpoena, House oversight committee says

Daniel Snyder is resisting subpoena, House oversight committee says

Placeholder while article actions load Washington Commanders owner Daniel Snyder has “refused to accept service” of a subpoena by the House Committee on Oversight and Reform, the committee said Monday. Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney (D-N.Y.), the committee’s chairwoman, announced during Wednesday’s Capitol Hill hearing on the Commanders’ workplace that she would issue the subpoena in … Read more

Phillies trade ideas with Bryce Harper injured

Phillies trade ideas with Bryce Harper injured

Blake Snell became part of unfortunate Phillies trivia lore when his up-and-in fastball broke Bryce Harper’s left thumb Saturday night in San Diego.  Give yourself a star if you recall that it was Washington Nationals rookie left-hander John Lannan, in his big-league debut, who broke the right hand of Chase Utley with a pitch in … Read more

Phillies trade ideas with Bryce Harper injured

Phillies trade ideas with Bryce Harper injured

Blake Snell became part of unfortunate Phillies trivia lore when his up-and-in fastball broke Bryce Harper’s left thumb Saturday night in San Diego.  Give yourself a star if you recall that it was Washington Nationals rookie left-hander John Lannan, in his big-league debut, who broke the right hand of Chase Utley with a pitch in … Read more