Yankees call up Ron Marinaccio after Clay Holmes heads to IL

Yankees righty Ron Marinaccio was recalled from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre after Clay Holmes was placed on the 15-day IL on Wednesday. …read more

https://nypost.com/2022/08/18/yankees-call-up-ron-marinaccio-after-clay-holmes-heads-to-il/

Chaos-filled Nets downgraded as NBA schedule headliners

The NBA released its 2022-23 schedule — and revealed it has relegated the Nets. …read more

https://nypost.com/2022/08/17/chaos-filled-nets-downgraded-from-nba-schedule-headliners/

Chargers sign Derwin James to 4-year, $76.5M extension

Derwin James took part in his first practice after signing a four-year, $76.5 million contract extension, making him the NFL’s highest-paid safety. …read more

https://nypost.com/2022/08/18/chargers-sign-derwin-james-to-4-year-76-5m-extension/

Mets’ Taijuan Walker could miss start despite ‘good news’

The Mets received “good news” on Taijuan Walker’s sore back Wednesday, but that might not preclude the righty from missing his next start. …read more

https://nypost.com/2022/08/18/mets-taijuan-walker-could-miss-start-despite-good-news/

Strictly Come Dancing 2022: Fleur East confirmed as 12th celebrity dancer

Fleur East has been announced as the latest celebrity to sign up for this year’s series of Strictly Come Dancing. The former X Factor finalist and I’m A Celebrity star confirmed the news on … https://sports.yahoo.com/strictly-come-dancing-2022-fleur-090444386.html

Brett Baty’s special night latest chapter in Mets’ storybook season

The Mets are having one of those seasons in which just about everything goes right, the kind of season that happens, oh, once every generation or so. …read more

https://nypost.com/2022/08/18/brett-batys-special-night-latest-chapter-in-mets-storybook-season/

TfL Covid absences surge past last year’s total with 1,634 recorded in the last three months

Transport for London (TfL) has already suffered more staff Covid absences this year than the whole of 2021, new figures have revealed. A Freedom of Information request by the Standard, has found … https://uk.sports.yahoo.com/news/tfl-covid-absences-surge-past-121704561.html

Josh Donaldson’s grand slam in 10th leads Yankees to crazy comeback win

Josh Donaldson pulled the Yankees from the depths of despair with a walk-off grand slam for an 8-7 win over the Rays in The Bronx. …read more

https://nypost.com/2022/08/18/josh-donaldsons-grand-slam-in-10th-leads-yankees-to-comeback-win/

What is the hottest temperature ever recorded? Where on Earth was it?

When the summer months bear down and the sun seems impossibly hot, peaking temperatures can feel oppressive, whether humid or dry, and prompt the question, “has it ever been hotter than this? https://sports.yahoo.com/hottest-temperature-ever-recorded-where-130036052.html

Yankees four-time All-Star Dellin Betances retires

Dellin Betances, who played for the Yankees and Mets, retired on Wednesday night, according to The Post’s Jon Heyman. …read more

https://nypost.com/2022/08/17/yankees-four-time-all-star-dellin-betances-retires/