Padres win on Austin Nola’s RBI single off brother Aaron

Padres win on Austin Nola’s RBI single off brother Aaron

SAN DIEGO — Austin Nola lofted an opposite-field RBI single to right off his younger brother Aaron, turned toward the San Diego Padres’ dugout and raised his right fist. That was the extent of the emotion in the brotherly showdown. Aaron Nola, 29, went right back to work and retired the next two batters, and … Read more

Playoffs a ‘realistic goal’ for Jets this season

Playoffs a ‘realistic goal’ for Jets this season

The Jets hold the longest active playoff drought in the NFL, a streak that C.J. Mosley expects to end this season.  “I’m really expecting playoffs or bust,” Mosley, an Alabama native, told AL.com. “Obviously, that’s my goal every year, but I think it’s something that’s a realistic goal for our entire team and our coaches.”  … Read more

Title IX and the Rise and Fall of Women’s Sports

Title IX and the Rise and Fall of Women’s Sports

Demonstrators call on President Biden to protect women’s sports in Washington, June 23. Photo: Michaal Nigro/Zuma Press Bernice Sandler, the “godmother of Title IX,” said the legislation she helped to write was “the most important step for gender equality since the 19th Amendment gave us the right to vote.” Title IX turned 50 this week, … Read more

Disney, Apple and Amazon keep waiting as NFL considers Sunday Ticket offers

Disney, Apple and Amazon keep waiting as NFL considers Sunday Ticket offers

DK Metcalf, of the Seattle Seahawks, during a Meet & Greet with DIRECTV NFL SUNDAY TICKET subscribers at the DIRECTV NFL SUNDAY TICKET Lounge on Saturday Feb. 1, 2020, in Miami, FL. Peter Barreras | AP Disney, Apple and Amazon have all submitted bids to become the new broadcast rights owner of the National Football … Read more

Francisco Lindor, Buck Showalter lead Mets past Marlins

Francisco Lindor, Buck Showalter lead Mets past Marlins

MIAMI — Buck Showalter and Francisco Lindor combined for a rare form of double trouble Friday night.  First, the Mets manager won a double challenge on a double-play call in the sixth inning. Then, his star shortstop emerged to ensure it counted with a go-ahead three-run double that sent the Mets to a 5-3 victory … Read more