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The deal: The Yankees acquire LHP James Paxton from the Mariners for LHP Justus Sheffield, RHP Erik Swanson and OF Dom Thompson-Williams. Why the Yankees did it: Looking to bolster a rotation that ranked fifth in the American League in ERA in 2018, the Yankees added one of the premier left-handed pitchers in the majors -- and one of the few quality starters available on the trade market. Paxton had the second-highest fastball velocity among lefty starters in 2018, behind only that of Cy Young winner Blake Snell, while going 11-6 with a 3.76 ERA and 208 strikeouts in 160 1/3 innings. His strikeout rate of 32.2 percent ranked fifth among pitchers with at least 100 innings, and his 3.40 ERA the past two seasons ranks 22nd among pitchers with at least 250 innings. When hes on, Paxton will just blow the fastball past hitters, jam right-handed batters with a cutter and pile up strikeouts with his curveball....
The Big 12 publicly reprimanded Breckyn Hager on Monday after the Texas defensive end slammed rival Oklahoma following a postgame interview with reporters Saturday night. Wearing a cowboy hat and sunglasses with his hair braided, Hager was walking back to the locker room after Texas victory over Iowa State when a reporter informed him that the Sooners had just given up 40 points to Kansas. Hager turned around and said, Hey, OU has no defense. Hager then stopped again, pointed to a nearby clock and added: Wait, wait -- its 11:12 and what OU still sucks. Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby said Hagers comments violated the leagues sportsmanship and ethical conduct policies. Breckyn Hager violated the conference rule that prohibits coaches, student-athletes, athletic department staff and university personnel from making negative comments about other member institutions for his remarks about the...
The Los Angeles Rams outlasted the Kansas City Chiefs 54-51 in the highest-scoring Monday night game ever played
The Los Angeles Rams honored those impacted the past two weeks by the shooting at a Thousand Oaks bar and wildfires in Los Angeles and Ventura counties before the game against the Kansas City Chiefs
The St. Louis Blues fired coach Mike Yeo and named Craig Berube as his interim replacement
Lets run through the Rams epic 54-51 win over the Chiefs by the numbers
Dallas might be in pretty good position to win the NFC East all of a sudden
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Everything you need to know about L.A.s rollicking 54-51 win
Mahomes threw for a career-high 478 yards and a Monday Night Football-record six touchdowns. But he lost two fumbles and threw three INTs.
A game that quarterback Jared Goff fittingly called four quarters of craziness saw the Rams and Chiefs combine to add multiple entries to the NFL record book on Monday night.
Las Vegas sportsbook William Hill says Monday nights historic Chiefs-Rams game was a healthy seven-figure loss for its book, with 69 percent of customers betting the over.
The Mariners and Yankees completed a trade Monday that sends ace left-hander James Paxton to New York for three prospects, including top-rated lefty Justus Sheffield.
Milwaukee was forced to dig itself out of a deficit after one quarter for the eighth time in 16 games this season. We have to do a better job trying to set the tone, Giannis Antetokounmpo said.
An Illinois father was accused in a lawsuit of dressing up in his referee uniform to influence calls during his sons high school football playoff game and possibly putting a cloud over the championship.
LOS ANGELES Even before the fourth lead change of the fourth quarter, well before the 1,001st yard of combined offense was tallied, the Kansas City Chiefs and the Los Angeles Rams already knew this was a classic.
Newly-hired University of Kansas football coach Les Miles does have a tendency to snack on grass during practices and games, his daughter revealed Sunday.
The Washington Redskins will be without quarterback Alex Smith for the foreseeable future after Smiths gruesome leg injury in Sundays game against the Houston Texans-- but dont expect Colin Kaepernick to come running through the tunnel to replace him.
Monday night begins a six-game stretch during which Kansas City Chiefs star Patrick Mahomes will not only try to break an NFL record but also attempt toland one tasty endorsement deal.
The hype was more than justified, as the Chiefs and Rams combined for the second-most points in Monday Night Football history.
The Los Angeles Rams beat the Kansas City Chiefs in the highest-scoring Monday Night Football game ever. Here are some wild stats from the thriller.
The 2018 Holidays are upon us, which is another way of saying its time to start closely dissecting NFL playoff scenarios.
The Rams had an epic win Monday night. But what Jared Goff and Andrew Whitworth did after the game was way more meaningful than what they did in it.
A basketball coach at the Mississippi School for the Deaf used sign language to motivate his players in a video clip that has since gone viral.
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