Quick hits: Albert Pujols, Lars Nootvaal score in 13th | After Cardinals dominate defense | St. Louis Cardinals

Cincinnati — It took two outs with five infielders and two outs at home plate in extra innings for the Cardinals to show off their stellar defense and give offense opportunity after offense opportunity to do something. It didn’t even have to be stellar. The Cardinals were hitless in 17 at-bats and had no runners … Read more

Serena Williams beats world No. 2 Annette Kontavate in singles at US Open

“After I lost the second set, I was like, ‘Oh, this could be the end, so I have to do my best,’” Williams said in an on-court post-match interview with ESPN. Williams looked better than he did earlier this year when he was trying to shake off the rust of a lengthy layoff. However, at … Read more

Agent Perspectives: 10 Aggressive Recovery Candidates Trying to Prove They Still Belong

Every season, different players come to crossroads or prove something for different reasons. The most common reasons are related to age, contract or salary his cap issues, injuries, poor performance, or off-field issues. Here are 10 offensive players who aren’t quarterbacks who fit into one of the categories to watch in 2022. Elliott has gone … Read more

Los Angeles Angels star Shohei Ohtani becomes first player in MLB history to hit 30 homers and win 10 pitches in the same season

ANAHEIM, Calif. — Shohei Ohtani came up with the night’s biggest hit as the top two players of the American League Most Valuable Players faced off. The current AL MVP became the first player in major league history to hit 30 home runs and record 10 inning wins in the same season as the Los … Read more

ACC commissioner says conference is on good track but football’s good start is ‘important’

4:58 PM ET Andrea Adelson near ESPN Senior Writer AC Reporter. Joined in 2010. Graduated from the University of Florida. David M. Hale near ESPN Staff Writer AC Reporter. Joined ESPN in 2012. Graduated from the University of Delaware. After an offseason filled with questions about the future of the Atlantic Coast Conference, commissioner … Read more

Lee Thomas dies – MLB trade rumors

The Phillies announced the passing of former major league player and general manager Lee Thomas this afternoon. he was 87 years old. A native of St. Louis, Thomas began his professional career in 1954 immediately after graduating from high school. He ran through the Yankees farm system for his seven years, became the first New … Read more

Media appearances sponsored by Aaron Donald included an effort to block publicists from asking questions about the helmet incident

Getty Images Six days after Rams defensive tackle Aaron Donald became the talk of the league, Donald didn’t want to talk about the incident. He gave a media tour on Wednesday to promote the product.It’s easy returnPlayers submit to interviews knowing that they will have the opportunity to promote their products. Generally, no effort is … Read more