David Price dialing back on video games to battle carpal tunnel

These kids and their video games. David Price, who didn’t pitch in this week’s series against the Yankees because of numbness in his pitching hand that was diagnosed as carpal tunnel syndrome, said Thursday he would cut down on playing video games as a result. The Red Sox lefty is expected to start Saturday against the Blue Jays and said […]

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Michael Conforto’s clutch homer in ninth helps Mets snap skid

PHILADELPHIA — Michael Conforto narrowly missed a home run in Friday’s ninth inning, but the Mets weren’t left to rue that for long. Two pitches later, Conforto unleashed a no-doubter that struck a sign attached to the right-field mezzanine at Citizens Bank Park, giving the Mets the go-ahead runs in a 3-1 victory over the Phillies. The Mets (19-17) avoided […]

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Football Leaks: Arsenal claimed to have handed Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang a whopping £15.15million signing-on fee to leave Borussia Dortmund while Manchester United could pay Alexis Sanchez over £25m a season

Der Spiegel and the book Football Leaks: Uncovering The Dirty Deals Behind The Beautiful Game have some huge numbers from some of the Premier League’s biggest deals. The Mail reveals Sanchez's basic £20.35m-a-year wages and marketing rights are boosted by another £75,000 every game he starts, as well as a £1.1m annual signing-on fee. Next season, if the Chile star […]

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‘Arsenal to launch summer move for Benfica star’

Arsenal are set to move for Benfica’s Andrija Zivkovic when the summer transfer window opens, reports Sport Witness. It’s claimed that the Gunners are set to move for the 21-year-old ahead of next season. The Serbian international has a €60million release clause in his contract at the Stadium of Light, which runs until 2021. The left-footed midfielder scored three goals […]

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Fox’s ‘Thursday Night Football’ plan is nearly complete

For its new Thursday night package, Fox wanted a big-name quarterback — and now the network is on the verge of having one. After striking out with Peyton Manning, Fox is closing in on a deal with its own Troy Aikman that would team him with his longtime partner, Joe Buck, to call its new “Thursday Night Football” package, sources […]

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The story behind Phil Mickelson’s ridiculous shirt

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. — Phil Mickelson won’t be around to play the weekend at the Players Championship, and neither will his shirt. Mickelson, who will miss the cut at the Players after following his nightmarish 7-over-par 79 in Thursday’s opening round with a 73 Friday, has been the talk of TPC Sawgrass despite his below-par performance on the course. […]

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NRL to treat disclosure of concussion breaches on 'case-by-case' basis

The NRL won't disclose if it has fined any clubs for concussion breaches since last year's early season crackdown for fear of running doctors out of the game. League Central will further strengthen game-day protocols around head knocks by ensuring all clubs have two doctors on hand at each NRL game next year and will consider introducing independent spotters at all […]

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