How Curtis Granderson, Mets handled constant trade rumors – NJ.com

NEW YORK — Mets outfielder Curtis Granderson has lived with trade rumors throughout the summer, and they finally came to fruition Friday night when he was traded to the Los Angeles Dodgers. Granderson knew the possibility of leaving New York was there, but he continued to prepare as if he was going to finish the season with […]

LEADING OFF: Granderson joins Dodgers, trio goes for No. 15 – FOXSports.com

A look at what’s happening all around the majors Saturday: — DODGERS LOADING UP Curtis Granderson could join the Dodgers at Detroit after the veteran outfielder was acquired from the New York Mets late Friday night. Los Angeles is running away with the NL West. The Dodgers are 86-34 after beating the Tigers 8-5 in […]

Seahawks’ Blair Walsh: Gestures at bench prompted by Vikings’ taunts – ESPN

4:03 AM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment SEATTLE — Seattle Seahawks kicker Blair Walsh said his gestures towards the Minnesota Vikings’ sideline Friday night were the result of his ex-teammates taunting him. Russell Wilson, Kasen Williams among Seahawks’ standouts vs. Vikings Russell Wilson was sharp in a 20-13 Seattle win Friday, […]

Justin Britt: Shared anthem moment was to support Michael Bennett – ESPN

3:39 AM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment SEATTLE — Michael Bennett once again sat during the national anthem before the Seattle Seahawks preseason game against the Minnesota Vikings on Friday. But this time, he had company with Justin Britt standing next to him. Britt put his arm on Bennett’s left shoulder […]

Aroldis Chapman a pricey Yankees problem – New York Post

BOSTON — A Yankees lead already had been blown when Aroldis Chapman entered Friday night’s game at Fenway Park. There already was pinstriped despair prior to Chapman’s appearance because the Yankees had rallied from a three-run deficit to gain a three-run lead and create exactly what they are built to want — a battle of […]

Justin Britt stands alongside Michael Bennett in national anthem protest – ESPN

11:23 PM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment SEATTLE — For the second straight week, Michael Bennett sat during the national anthem before the Seattle Seahawks‘ preseason game Friday night against the Minnesota Vikings. But this time, he had company with Justin Britt standing next to him. Seahawks LT Fant injures knee, […]

LT George Fant leaves Seahawks game with injured knee – ESPN

11:30 PM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment SEATTLE — Seattle Seahawks left tackle George Fant exited Friday’s game against the Minnesota Vikings with 8:49 left in the second quarter after suffering a right knee injury. Fant was moving backward in pass protection when teammate Justin Britt, who was on the ground, […]

John Wall becomes latest NBA star to speak out on the events in Charlottesville – Washington Post

Washington Wizards all-star John Wall greets volunteers at his fourth annual back-to-school event Friday at the Rosedale Community Center & Library. (Candace Buckner/The Washington Post) John Wall on Friday joined a growing chorus of NBA players who have expressed dismay stemming from the events last weekend in Charlottesville. While hosting a back-to-school event at the […]