MLB notebook: Study determines balls weren’t juiced

The rise in home runs in 2019 wasn’t because of a juiced ball, but rather due, in part, to inconsistent seam height on the baseball combined with “player behavior,”... Read more »

NFL notebook: Eagles’ Jeffery reportedly out for season

The Philadelphia Eagles’ 23-17 overtime victory Monday against the New York Giants came with a heavy price. Jan 21, 2018; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Alshon Jeffery... Read more »

NFL notebook: Giants officially give Manning starting nod

Eli Manning will start at quarterback for the New York Giants against the Philadelphia Eagles on Monday night in place of rookie Daniel Jones, who has been ruled out... Read more »

NBA notebook: Portland reportedly will guarantee Anthony’s deal

The Portland Trail Blazers will change Carmelo Anthony’s contract into a guaranteed deal, ESPN reported Thursday. Dec 4, 2019; Portland, OR, USA; Portland Trail Blazers forward Carmelo Anthony (00)... Read more »

MLB notebook: Mariners trade C Narvaez to Brewers

The Milwaukee Brewers acquired catcher Omar Narvaez from the Seattle Mariners on Thursday for minor-league pitcher Adam Hill and a draft pick. Sep 28, 2019; Denver, CO, USA; Milwaukee... Read more »

MLB notebook: Moustakas agrees to deal with Reds

The Cincinnati Reds and free agent infielder Mike Moustakas agreed to a four-year, $64 million contract, multiple media outlets reported Monday. FILE PHOTO: Sep 29, 2019; Denver, CO, USA;... Read more »

NFL notebook: Eagles’ Jackson set for core surgery

Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson is scheduled to undergo surgery Tuesday to repair a core muscle injury, the team announced Monday. Nov 3, 2019; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia... Read more »

NASCAR notebook: Elliott must overcome blown engine — again

MARTINSVILLE, Va. — For a driver below the cut line at the start of the Round of 8 in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs, taking the green... Read more »

MLB notebook: Angels hire Maddon as manager

The Los Angeles Angels and Joe Maddon agreed to terms on a contract to make him the team’s next manager. FILE PHOTO: Apr 28, 2019; Phoenix, AZ, USA; Chicago... Read more »

NFL notebook: Broncos’ Bausby had temporary paralysis

Denver Broncos cornerback De’Vante Bausby told reporters Tuesday he couldn’t move for 30 minutes after a collision with a teammate Sunday during a road game against the Los Angeles... Read more »