For Clinton Portis, like Gilbert Arenas, fun had an expiration date

For Clinton Portis, like Gilbert Arenas, fun had an expiration date

Ex-Redskins RB Clinton Portis was ready to commit murder until friend talked him out of it Everyone knows Gilbert Arenas's story: He flushed away his place in Washington with a joke gone bad, watched his physical decline ruin what was left of his career, participated in a never-ending series of legal fights with his ex, became TMZ fodder

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How the home plate umpire changed the game in Royals’ 8-2 loss

How the home plate umpire changed the game in Royals’ 8-2 loss

Roberto Osuna back on mound for Blue Jays after dealing with anxiety issues Two pitches into Sunday's Blue Jays-Royals game, home plate umpire John Tumpane missed a pitch. It was a borderline strike called a ball, but since the hitter — Jose Bautista — went on to make an out, it didn't change things. Unfortunately, Tumpane

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Cubs offense lets John Lackey down in second straight strong start

Cubs offense lets John Lackey down in second straight strong start

Why Jon Lester could be the game-changer for the Cubs' season That was illustrated again Friday night as the Cubs wasted another sterling performance from John Lackey in a 2-0 loss to the Marlins. The setback deprived the Cubs (37-36) of moving three games above .500 for the first time since June 6. "Our offense

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‘Big Brother 19’ First Evictee Opens Up About His Early Exit

‘Big Brother 19’ First Evictee Opens Up About His Early Exit

Big Brother: Evicted houseguest laments lasting only one day in the house Cameron Heard's Big Brother journey has come to a short and not-so-sweet end. Heard's stint on the reality show juggernaut only lasted a mere 12 hours, before he even had time to memorize any of his competitors' names. Due to the first-ever "Big

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John Lackey learning to ‘enjoy myself a little bit more’

John Lackey learning to ‘enjoy myself a little bit more’

Joe Maddon hopes to lower pressure on struggling Kris Bryant After retiring six consecutive batters on grounders, Lackey, 38, felt fine after 94 pitches. But manager Joe Maddon, who is on a crusade to keep his players strong for the stretch as well as the Cubs' current stretch of 17 road games during a 20-game

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