Phillies welcome Trea Turner after finalizing $300M deal

PHILADELPHIA — Bryce Harper lobbed Philadelphia’s first recruiting pitch over the summer when the injured All-Star used a guest stint in the broadcast booth to advocate for future free agent and former Washington teammate Trea Turner. “Trea Turner, he’s my favorite player in the league,” Harper said. “Not even close.” Harper and Turner have been … Read more

Louisville hires Jeff Brohm: Former Cardinals QB, assistant returns to alma mater after six years at Purdue

Louisville has hired Jeff Brohm as its next coach, the university announced Thursday. Brohm, a native of Louisville who also quarterbacked the Cardinals in the 1990s, leaves Purdue after six successful seasons to return to his alma mater. The Louisville board of trustees formally approved Brohm’s contract in a meeting on Thursday. Brohm led the … Read more

WNBA to give Brittney Griner ‘some time and space’ before ‘re-engaging with the WNBA and our players’

Brittney Griner is safe, in United States custody and on her way home following a 10-month detention and eventual imprisonment in Russia after the US government agreed to exchange international arms health Viktor Bout for Griner. And while many will want to hear from the professional basketball star, WNBA commissioner Cathy Engelbert said the league … Read more