Shohei Ohtani left knee surgery

ANAHEIM — Angels designated hitter Shohei Ohtani will miss the rest of the season, as he’s set to undergo surgery to repair a bipartite patella in his left knee on Friday in Los Angeles. The Angels announced he’s expected to need eight to 12 weeks for a full recovery. A ANAHEIM — Angels designated hitter Shohei Ohtani will miss the rest of the season, as he’s set to undergo surgery to repair a bipartite patella in his left knee on Friday in Los Angeles. The Angels announced he’s expected to…

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Source — Pistons agree to deal with Joe Johnson

The Detroit Pistons and veteran swingman Joe Johnson have agreed to terms on a deal, according to ESPN and multiple reports. The deal is worth $2.6 million and has $220,000 in guaranteed money, a source told ESPN’s Bobby Marks. The balance of the contract will become fully guaranteed if Johnson is on the roster past Jan. 7. Johnson, 38, last played in the NBA during the 2017-18 season. He recently was named the MVP of the Big3 and led his team, the Triplets, to the league championship. He has averaged…

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10 NHL fantasy players to avoid in 2019-20 drafts

I can’t stand Devonta Freeman. Granted, I’ve never met Devonta Freeman or had a conversation with Devonta Freeman and don’t generally know anything about Devonta Freeman other than that he’s a running back for the Atlanta Falcons. But I have an intense, irrational dislike for another human being because he doesn’t perform up to the standards that I, an unathletic person staring at a browser tab, have established for him. Such is the fantasy sports experience. It’s the second year I’ve had Freeman on my NFL fantasy team, the unfortunate…

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Bowyer still regrets not hitting Truex at NASCAR round in April – NASCAR

Stewart-Haas Racing driver Clint Bowyer says he still regrets not pushing Martin Truex Jr out of the way to win the Richmond NASCAR Cup Series round five months ago. Bowyer just made it into the 2019 playoffs with his fifth place finish at Indianapolis last weekend, and has not won a race so far this year. His best chance came at Richmond in April, but he spent 70 laps pressuring Truex’s Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota for the lead without success and ended up pushed back to third by Joey Logano…

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UNLV Men’s Basketball Trains At UFC Performance Institute

The Rebels went through different strength-and-conditioning circuits as well as grappling and striking practice, which took them away from the monotony of preseason preparation. “I think this is a great experience for us,” junior guard Amauri Hardy said. “(It) allows us not only to get away from our facility, but allows us to be a family together, amongst each other (and) do something that we’re not really usually used to doing, and I think this is something great for us. Learning different skills, using different parts of our bodies and…

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W Series champion Jamie Chadwick commits to Extreme E off-road series

W Series champion Jamie Chadwick is among the drivers who have committed to competing in the new Extreme E electric SUV racing series in 2021. 1 Related Chadwick, a Williams development driver, won the inaugural season of the all-female W Series this year and joins a list of high-profile names signing up to Extreme E. They include multiple world rally champion Sebastian Ogier, two-time DTM champion Timo Scheider, Formula E champion Lucas di Grassi, Le Mans winner Andre Lotterer and former IndyCar racer Katherine Legge. Extreme E, which will host…

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Jets sign Morrissey to 8-year, $50M extension

WINNIPEG, Manitoba — The Winnipeg Jets have signed defenseman Josh Morrissey to an eight-year, $50 million contract extension. The Jets announced the move on Thursday, one day before the start of training camp. The deal, which starts in 2020-21 and carries Morrissey through the 2027-28 season, has an average annual value of $6.25 million. The 24-year-old Morrissey had one year left on a two-year contract with a cap hit of $3.15 million. Morrissey will be paid $8 million in the first two years and fourth year of the deal. He…

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