David Ortiz claims he's been drug tested "more than 80" times since 2004. Hardball Talk notes that this means one of two things: Either Ortiz is lying about how often he's been tested, or that Ortiz is tested so frequently because he has tested positive before. » 3/27/15 4:55pm Yesterday 4:55pm

NCAA Issues Statement Over Indiana Anti-Gay Law, NFL Says Nothing…

Yesterday, in a private ceremony in his office, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence signed into law the state's "religious freedom" bill, which would allow businesses to refuse service to LGBT customers. Numerous local companies and institutions have wasted no time in condemning the law, and that includes the NCAA. » 3/27/15 11:33am Yesterday 11:33am

In "A Whole New Low," Buffalo Fans Cheer Sabres' Loss

Above is video of Sam Gagner's overtime goal to put the Coyotes over the Sabres. The game was in Buffalo, yet the crowd cheered the Arizona winner. Cheered loudly, and spontaneously, to the point where if you're not a hockey fan, you might wonder if Coyotes fans travel particularly well. (They do not. And if Yotes… » 3/27/15 9:15am Yesterday 9:15am

Alex Rodriguez Talking Baseball Is Great

Ken Rosenthal has a story on Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius wowing his new teammates with his defensive prowess, which is especially impressive considering they've had a pylon at short for the last two decades. But the real gold comes from Alex Rodriguez, who gives his impressions of Gregorius in pure scouting… » 3/26/15 11:15am Thursday 11:15am

Bill Belichick Is Pissed The NFL Won't Adopt His Great Idea

This seems as uncontroversial as it comes: everyone, from fans to bookmakers to players and coaches and officials alike, just wants the NFL to get calls right. So why is there so much resistance to Bill Belichick's long-fought attempts to have cameras permanently installed on every field's boundary lines? The owners… » 3/26/15 9:38am Thursday 9:38am

Chip Kelly Says He Wanted Sam Bradford And Nick Foles

The Eagles knew they were taking a risk when they stripped personnel power from GM Howie Roseman and handed it to Chip Kelly, who might be brilliant or crazy. Owner Jeffrey Lurie admitted as much in comments at the owners' meeting yesterday, and said the team could have been content racking up 10-win seasons and early… » 3/25/15 4:28pm Wednesday 4:28pm

MLB Investigating Claim That Marlins Pitcher Jarred Cosart Bet On Sports

We have no idea if Jarred Cosart bets on sports. (Maybe you do! Let's talk.) MLB doesn't either, but it intends to find out. After last nights emergence of screenshots of Twitter messages claiming to show the Marlins starter talking bets, MLB has announced that its Department of Investigations will look into the… » 3/25/15 11:30am Wednesday 11:30am

NFL owners rejected 12 of 13 proposals to change the replay process, including the Patriots' proposal that every single play be challengeable. The only replay-related rule that passed will allow officials to use video review to put the right amount of time on the clock at the end of halves. » 3/25/15 9:16am Wednesday 9:16am