Prominent Southern California youth coach Chris Flores arrested on charges of sexual assault of minor

A warrant for Flores’ arrest had been issued by the Santa Ana Police Department and was executed with the assistance of Bakersfield police, according to Santa Ana police Sgt. Maria Lopez. Flores had been under investigation in the wake of allegations of sexual misconduct involving underage girls. Flores, also known as “Coach Frogg,” is well-known […]

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2022-23 ESPN Fantasy Hockey rankings

While many line combinations and goalie splits around the NHL landscape are still to be decided, next season’s top picks won’t look that different from the last. Want Hart Trophy winner Auston Matthews or Vezina Trophy winner Igor Shesterkin? Well, you’re going need a top pick or pay up in a salary cap draft. So […]

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Vegas Golden Knights goaltender Robin Lehner set for hip surgery, expected to miss 2022-23 season

A full timeline on Lehner’s recovery is still to be determined. Vegas did not provide further details on when or how it was determined that Lehner needed surgery. Lehner, 31, was Vegas’ primary starter for the first time last season but was sidelined multiple times by various ailments. He was eventually shut down in April […]

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USA Basketball sets 12-man roster for August World Cup qualifiers

Jim Boylen will return as coach, assisted again by Ty Ellis and Othella Harrington. The roster will include six players — Michael Frazier II, Langston Galloway, David Stockton, DaQuan Jeffries, John Jenkins and Eric Mika — who were with the Americans for the previous qualifying window in July. The other six players for games Aug. […]

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Bill Russell’s No. 6 to be retired across NBA following legend’s death last month

Russell becomes the first player in NBA history to have his jersey retired leaguewide. Additionally, all NBA players will wear a commemorative patch on the right shoulder of their jerseys during the 2022-23 season, and every court will display a shamrock-shaped logo with Russell’s No. 6 on the sideline near the scorer’s table. “Bill Russell’s […]

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MLB Power Rankings Week 18: Red-hot NL teams take top two spots

Two-team races have emerged in both leagues as we enter Week 18 of the MLB season. A month ago, it seemed like no American League team would be able to catch up to the Yankees. But New York has seen its lead in the AL dissipate after going just 13-20 since July 3 and is […]

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Dominican Jeter? How the career paths of Fernando Tatis Jr. and The Captain intersect

It remains a goal he’s held onto throughout the years. “When I see Derek Jeter, I see respect, and that’s what I want to be,” Tatis told ESPN’s Jeff Passan in 2020. When Tatis makes his 2022 debut after completing his recovery from a wrist injury, the moment will mark the beginning of an abbreviated […]

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Fantasy baseball pitcher rankings, lineup advice for Friday’s MLB games

Note: This file will be updated with any overnight pitching changes or weather-related game postponements, along with the addition of the latest MLB game odds as of the indicated time of publication. By Todd Zola • Closer Chart: Latest bullpen intel • MLB Depth Charts for every team • Player news wire with fantasy spin […]

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