Have you noticed MLB overturning more calls at the plate? Here’s why

This season has seen a rash of controversies in which runners are called out at home only for the decision to be overturned. What’s going on? https://sports.yahoo.com/have-you-noticed-mlb-overturning-more-calls-at-the-plate-heres-why-000923500.html

Mike Tomlin invites local kids to Steelers camp after seeing them fight

A group of fighting kids got a shock and a workout this week from Steelers coach Mike Tomlin. …read more

https://nypost.com/2022/08/18/mike-tomlin-invited-fighting-kids-to-steelers-training-camp/

Braves get an early jump on Dansby Swanson extension talks

Swanson might have to take a hometown discount to stay. …read more

https://nypost.com/2022/08/18/braves-get-an-early-jump-on-dansby-swanson-extension-talks/

Blocking UCLA’s move to Big Ten could have massive fallout for UC regents

A longtime observer of the UC regents says trying to thwart a transaction properly made by a university chancellor could result in a chilling effect.

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https://www.latimes.com/sports/story/2022-08-18/blocking-ucla-move-to-big-ten-could-have-fallout-for-uc-regents

Michael Carter already emerging as leader despite new Jets competition

It would have been easy for Michael Carter to get ticked off back in April when the Jets selected Breece Hall in the second round of the draft. …read more

https://nypost.com/2022/08/18/michael-carter-already-emerging-as-jets-leader-despite-competition/

Lawyer for Deshaun Watson’s accusers trashes Roger Goodell: ‘Utter baloney’

The lawyer for the roughly two dozen women who accused Deshaun Watson of sexual misconduct has slammed NFL commissioner Roger Goodell over the Browns quarterback’s punishment. …read more

https://nypost.com/2022/08/18/tony-buzbee-slams-roger-goodell-over-deshaun-watson-suspension/

Josh Donaldson’s walk-off grand slam for Yankees lifts ailing uncle

Josh Donaldson’s heroics on Wednesday night had some extra meaning, with a special fan watching from afar. …read more

https://nypost.com/2022/08/18/josh-donaldsons-walk-off-grand-slam-lifts-ailing-uncle/

Jets practice a mixed bag for Mike White, Joe Flacco

Mike White looked in command of the offense and threw with precision, particularly during the red-zone portion of the day. …read more

https://nypost.com/2022/08/18/mike-white-showcases-skills-with-jets-second-team/

Islanders have many maybes after missing out on Nazem Kadri

Losing out on Kadri is only the latest disappointment for the Islanders and their fan base. …read more

https://nypost.com/2022/08/18/islanders-nazem-kadri-miss-leaves-a-lot-of-maybes/

Wingate basketball player Kyle Honore dies after being hit by train

The 19-year-old incoming freshman on the Wingate University men’s basketball team died after being struck by a train on Tuesday night. …read more

https://nypost.com/2022/08/18/wingate-basketball-player-kyle-honore-struck-and-killed-by-train/