Baltimore Sun A Sports Illustrated story released Tuesday stated that New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez was questioned by Massachusetts state police investigating the recent murder of an unidentified Boston man.Baltimore Ravens 9 hours ago
It Is What It Is | WEEI Aaron Hernandez was questioned by police on Monday in connection with a possible homicide in North Attleboro, according to a report from SI.com. The Patriots’ tight end is reportedly not considered a suspect, but a vehicle rented in his name has emerged as a key piece of evidence in the investigation. Meanwhile, according to SI.com, [...]
New England Patriots Blog | ESPN Boston New England Patriots tight Aaron Hernandez was questioned Monday by police investigating a homicide in Massachusetts, according to SI.com. Hernandez isn't believed to be a murder suspect but a vehicle registered in his name emerged as a key piece of evidence. A body was found less than a mile from Hernandez's house in North Attleboro. Si.com reports that a source acknowledged a connection between Hernandez and the case. SI also reported authorities were interested in searching Hernandez's home and that Hernandez has consulted with a lawyer.
News-Herald Lonnie Chisenhall's one-month hitting refresher course at Triple-A Columbus ended Tuesday as the Indians recalled the 24-year-old third baseman, hoping he can add some sock to the Tribe's limping offense.Cleveland Indians 11 hours ago
Akron Beacon Journal The Indians recalled infielder Lonnie Chisenhall today and sent pitcher Matt Langwell to the minor leagues. Here is the team's release: The Cleveland Indians today announced the following roster moves relative to the Major League roster: Recalled INF LONNIE CHISENHALL (#8) from AAA Columbus. OptionedRHP MATT LANGWELL to AAA Columbus. Chisenhall, 24, has been with Columbus since May 13 where he hit .390 (41-105) with 8 doubles, 2 triples, 6 home runs and 26RBI in 27 games for the Clippers (.455OB/.676SLG/1.132OPS). Since May 29 he has hit .467 (28-60) with 8 2B, 2 3B, 2HR & 16 ...
Plain Dealer The Indians, looked for an offensive boost, have recalled third baseman Lonnie Chisenhall from Class AAA Columbus. Right-hander Matt Langwell was optioned to make room for Chisenhall.
Mets Blog | ESPN New York Getty ImagesMets fans got treated to a double-feature Tuesday with Matt Harvey and Zack Wheeler.ATLANTA -- After tossing six scoreless innings and earning the win Tuesday night, Zack Wheeler signed autographs for the locals from his hometown who came to Turner Field for his major league debut. Terry Collins then gave Wheeler the option of spending the night at home in Dallas, Ga., or back at the team hotel. "I think I'm just going to stay at the hotel," Wheeler said after the Mets swept the Braves in a doubleheader with a 6-1 nightcap win.New York Mets 9 hours ago
Newsday The high bouncer rolled into no man's land. Lucas Duda gave chase from first base. Matt Harvey followed suit from the pitcher's mound. Both knew exactly what was at stake.
Mets Blog | ESPN New York ATLANTA -- Matt Harvey believed he might be on track for the second no-hitter in franchise history. That is, until Jason Heyward produced an infield single up the first-base line to lead off the seventh inning. Matt Harvey #33 SPNew York Mets 2013 STATS GM15 W6 L1 BB23 K115 ERA2.16 After the game, though, Harvey was just thankful the Mets had held on for a 4-3 win against the Atlanta Braves. And he was upset at himself for taking the mound for the eighth inning.
Boston Globe First quarter, 7:14, Tied at 14: Both teams are off to hot starts and aren't playing much defense. LeBron James hit canned a perimeter jumper for his first points of the game and we also had a 3-pointer from Mike...Boston Celtics 10 hours ago
Heat Zone | Palm Beach Post If the Heat is to stay alive tonight, LeBron James says he and his teammates — especially Mike Miller — need to be aggressive offensively.
NBA Blog | Houston Chronicle Box score MIAMI (AP) — LeBron James shrugged off a poor start to get 32 points, 11 assists and 10 rebounds, Ray Allen hit a 3-pointer with 5.2 seconds to play to force overtime and the Miami Heat staved off elimination with a 103-100 victory over the San Antonio Spurs in Game 6 of the [...]
Chicago Blackhawks Blog | ESPN Chicago Former Blackhawk Tony Amonte said Marian Hossa missing Monday's Game 3 loss to the Boston Bruins in the Stanley Cup finals was "just not good enough" and questioned the pain threshold of the Chicago star. Read the entire story.Chicago Blackhawks 14 hours ago
Chicago Tribune It appears the Blackhawks will have the services of winger Marian Hossa for Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final against the Boston Bruins on Wednesday night.
Big Bad Blog | WEEI Speaking to the media Tuesday, Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville said that right wing Marian Hossa is “likely to play” in Game 4 Wednesday at TD Garden. Hossa was a surprise scratch in Game 3 due to an undisclosed injury. He took the warmup prior to the game but was out of the lineup, with Quenneville [...]
Detroit News The core of the Red Wings isn't going anywhere for a long while. General manager Ken Holland made sure of that Tuesday, as Pavel Datsyuk and the Red Wings agreed to a three-year extension (through 2017) worth $22.5 million.Detroit Red Wings 16 hours ago
The Province Pavel Datsyuk and the Detroit Red Wings have an agreement on a three-year contract.
Grand Rapids Press General manager Ken Holland called it "a great day'' after agreeing to a three-year, $22.5 million contract extension with Pavel Datsyuk, which will keep the star center in Detroit through at least 2016-17.
Red Sox Blog | Providence Journal By Brian MacPhersonBOSTON -- Clay Buchholz punctuated a brief bullpen session between games of Tuesday's doubleheader with a fist bump for his catcher. He even seemed to have a spring in his step as he jogged in from the bullpen. It was the most positive indication yet of the way he was feeling -- seemingly an indication that he was in line to make a start on Saturday in Detroit. But it was only a few minutes later that the Red Sox announced that Buchholz was being placed on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to June 9. Reliever Alex Wilson was brought up to reinforce the Red Sox bullpen b...Boston Red Sox 14 hours ago
Boston Red Sox Blog | ESPN Boston BOSTON -- Red Sox pitcher Clay Buchholz threw a bullpen before Game 2 on Tuesday night, but apparently did not show sufficient progress to clear him to start this weekend. Buchholz, who has a strained trapezius muscle in his neck, was placed on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to June 9. Buchholz will not be eligible to pitch until next Tuesday, when the Sox play the Colorado Rockies in Fenway Park. The Red Sox also placed catcher David Ross on the 7-day concussion disabled list.
Full Count | WEEI Between games of Tuesday’s day-night doubleheader, the Red Sox carefully monitored what was arguably their most important pitching session of the day. Starter Clay Buchholz, who has not pitched since experiencing discomfort in his trapezius muscle in a start on June 8, threw off a mound for the first time since the injury. Minutes later, [...]
Courier-Post The Phillies activated catcher Carlos Ruiz from the disabled list Tuesday, and sent catcher Steven Lerud back to Triple-A Lehigh Valley to make room on the roster.Philadelphia Phillies 18 hours ago
The Phillies Files | Morning Call Little by little, the Phillies are getting their regulars back. A day after pitcher John Lannan was activated, catcher Carlos Ruiz was activated from the disabled list. Ruiz has been on the DL since May 20 with a right hamstring...
Express-Times Ruiz, an All-Star last year, was sidelined with a hamstring injury.
Mets Blog | ESPN New York #Astros acquire RHP Charles Basford from #Yankees, send OF Fernando Martinez to New York. Basford will join Tri-City. #MLB— Brian T. Smith (@ChronAstros) June 19, 2013New York Mets 9 hours ago
The LoHud Yankees Blog | Journal News According to the Houston Chronicle, the Yankees have traded for former top prospect Fernando Martinez. Once upon a time, a deal for Martinez would have been a near blockbuster, but these days it’s little more than minor league outfield depth for a team that badly needs it. The Yankees are sending short-season reliever Charles Basford to the [...]The post Report: Yankees make minor trade for OF Martinez appeared first on The LoHud Yankees Blog.
Newark Star-Ledger Yanks sent RHP Charles Basford to Astros
Miami Herald Chris Bosh made the declaration hours before Game 6.Miami Heat 9 hours ago
Plain Dealer Yes, the Cavaliers cut Green after drafting him in the 2nd round; but the Spurs cut him, too.
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Orioles Insider | Baltimore Sun The results were mixed, but Nolan Reimold said that he was happy to be back in action -- even if it just at the Double-A level. He went 0-for-3 with two strikeouts in the first game of his injury rehab assignment with the Bowie Baysox on Tuesday night , but he finished with a long fly ball that probably would have left Prince George's Stadium on a warmer, less misty evening.Baltimore Orioles 11 hours ago
MASN Sports BOWIE, Md. - Day one of his injury rehab stint with Double-A Bowie went fine for Nolan Reimold, even if he didn't have any hits in the Baysox's 9-1 loss to Harrisburg. Serving as the designated hitter and batting third,...
Baltimore Sun Outfielder confident he can be a productive player for the Orioles if he can get past injury issuesBOWIE — Nolan Reimold has been so focused on getting healthy and getting back into the Orioles lineup, it didn't even occur to him that he was returning to the scene of one of his greatest days as a professional athlete.
The LoHud Yankees Blog | Journal News The Yankees have made a flurry of announcements in my short time at the Stadium today. First, it was announced that Mark Teixeira is heading back onto the disabled list with inflammation in his oft-injured right wrist. While the early indications are that the Yankees expect Tex to return shortly after his 15-day DL stint [...]The post Youkilis needs surgery; Tex back on the DL appeared first on The LoHud Yankees Blog.New York Yankees 16 hours ago
Newsday For Mark Teixeira, it was too much too soon.
Newark Star-Ledger Youkilis will be out 10-12 weeks, Teixeira for two
Toronto Sun Brandon Morrow's rehab assignment with the Dunedin Blue Jays came to a halt Tuesday on the news that the forearm discomfort which sent him to the disabled list on June 1 has not gotten any better.Toronto Blue Jays 9 hours ago
Toronto Star Hard-luck hurler backs off rehab from forearm injury; shortstop Reyes could rejoin team next week.
National Post When he finished warming up before his first rehab start Monday night in Florida, Brandon Morrow texted pitching coach Pete Walker back in Toronto and said he was feeling great
Chicago Sun-Times MIAMI — Heat guard Dwyane Wade is being praised for finally showing up in Games 4 and 5, scoring 32 and 25 points, respectively. But how much of a true impact has he made on games? Maligned superstar LeBron James has been under a microscope for his inconsistency, but he entered Game 6 on Tuesday night with a minus-7. And that’s with the Spurs throwing their best defenders at him along with double and triple teams. Wade entered Game 6 with a minus-37 — the lowest of any of the regular starters on either team. And that m...Chicago Bulls 9 hours ago