Six Nations: Tom Curry fit to start for England against Ireland, Alex Dombrandt is on the bench | Rugby Union News

England will face Ireland on Saturday at Twickenham in the Six Nations Last Updated: 10/03/22 1:11 pm Please use Chrome browser for a more accessible video player England head coach Eddie Jones has described Ireland as the most cohesive team in the world but says his England side will not be intimidated by them ahead … Read more

Jackie Robinson’s 75th anniversary may be the only hope to save season

Perhaps honoring Jackie Robinson’s memory is the last way to save most of the major league season. The owners and the players can use a unifying force, and if one of the most important Americans and baseball’s sacred date cannot provide that connective tissue, well, then wake me up for Opening Day in May or … Read more

MLB cancels more games, pushing Opening Day to April 14

Major League Baseball on Wednesday said the league has canceled more games, pushing Opening Day to April 14 as negotiations between the owners and players union remain at a standstill. “Because of the logistical realities of the calendar, another two series are being removed from the schedule,” MLB Commissioner Robert Manfred said in a statement. … Read more

Julius Randle’s career-high 46 points spark Knicks’ win over Kings

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Julius Randle got fined by the NBA on Sunday and got even on Monday. This time it was the Knicks’ turn to rally from a big deficit and capture a desperately needed victory. Randle exploded for a career-high 46 points to lead a 44-point third-quarter barrage as the Knicks rallied from 19 … Read more

Players agree to shift restrictions, larger bases and a pitch clock

The shift was never the problem.Illustration: Shutterstock Negotiations in MLB didn’t really get any better yesterday. There was buzz that the players gave up even more in their quest to get the luxury tax threshold raised, even though they still haven’t really asked for any guarantee that more than a few teams would even approach … Read more

Super League: Talking points and team news for Saturday and Sunday’s matches | Rugby League News

Ian Watson is preparing Huddersfield to face his old club Salford on Sunday We look at what is being said and team news as Round 4 of the 2022 Betfred Super League season concludes with three weekend matches … Toulouse Olympique vs Wigan Warriors (5pm GMT Saturday, Stade Ernest Wallon) Saturday’s Super League clash in … Read more

Westchester’s Cameron Young proving he belongs on PGA Tour

ORLANDO, Fla. – It appears he belongs. Cameron Young, at age 24, has welcomed himself to the PGA Tour in what has been a revelation of a rookie year. Thursday’s opening-round 2-under 70 at the Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill provided further proof, adding to what has been a terrific run of success for … Read more

Knicks’ RJ Barrett can’t let hopeless team keep him from greatness

The modern history of Knicks basketball is defined by countless sad facts, but this particular one is a doozy: They have not drafted, developed and kept a true star player since they took Georgetown’s Patrick Ewing first overall in 1985. Ponder that for a second. Ronald Reagan was in the early stages of his second … Read more

Baseball’s Labor Problem Has a Familiar Culprit: Taxes

JUPITER, Fla. — Major League Baseball players went on strike in 1994 to stop owners from implementing a salary cap. They refused to budge as the World Series was canceled and stood firm for 232 days, in the face of public outcry, to block an artificial constraint on what free agents could earn. Management lost … Read more