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Jansen loses game, but Roberts still happy to have his closer back

Jansen loses game, but Roberts still happy to have his closer back
  • Jansen loses game, but Roberts still happy to have his closer back FWC: Jansen loses game, but Roberts still happy to have his closer back

    The velocity was good, Kenley Jansen’s fastball touching 93 mph on the Dodger Stadium radar gun, and the closer’s arm action and release point looked fine in his return from the disabled list Monday night. It was pitch execution and probably a little too much rust and adrenaline that doomed the…

  • The Steelers have the preseason’s best backup quarterback battle FWC: The Steelers have the preseason’s best backup quarterback battle

    Ben Roethlisberger is still there — but who steps up when he gets hurt? Ben Roethlisberger isn’t injury prone. Given the amount of hits he absorbs every season, he might just be the league’s most durable player. But as he ages into his late 30s, he’s no longer a lock to play all 16 games in the regular season. That…

  • Regionals: Alisson deal nearly folded FWC: Regionals: Alisson deal nearly folded

    Why Jurgen Klopp considered pulling the plug on signing Alisson for Liverpool, plus more from Monday’s regional papers.

  • Neville's message for Woodward FWC: Neville’s message for Woodward

    Gary Neville has called on Ed Woodward to adopt a modern strategy at Manchester United that delivers profits on the pitch as well as off it.

  • Why Your Team Sucks 2018: Seattle Seahawks FWC: Why Your Team Sucks 2018: Seattle Seahawks

    Some people are fans of the Seattle Seahawks. But many, many more people are NOT fans of the Seattle Seahawks. This 2018 Deadspin NFL team preview is for those in the latter group. Read all the previews so far here.Read more…

  • Rookie Roquan Smith will play in Bears' third preseason game FWC: Rookie Roquan Smith will play in Bears’ third preseason game

    Roquan Smith reported to training camp last Monday after holding out from signing his rookie contract because of certain clauses.

  • Watch: Dwight Howard gets obliterated by HBO's John Oliver FWC: Watch: Dwight Howard gets obliterated by HBO’s John Oliver

    Dwight Howard was on the receiving end of a savage shot courtesy of HBO’s John Oliver during Sunday’s edition of “Last Week Tonight.” The brutal take down of the now-Washington Wizard came during the Oliver’s preamble ahead of the main topic of the evening’s program, trade, of course from a political perspective.Oliver delivered a brutal zinger at Howard’s expense when…

  • IndyCar driver Wickens to have surgery on spinal injury FWC: IndyCar driver Wickens to have surgery on spinal injury

    IndyCar driver Wickens to have surgery on spinal injury