The Dolphins announced Monday that they have agreed to terms with tight end Mike Gesicki on his first NFL contract. With this agreement, all of Miami's rookies — including first-round pick Minkah Fitzpatrick — are under contract.
Phil Mickelson's bizarre breach of the rules for a two-stroke penalty was the talk of the U.S. Open as outraged golf purists called for his disqualification. The story isn't about what Phil did, though. It is about our reaction.
Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton confronted a group of hecklers at a 7v7 high school football camp in Bradenton, Fla. The kids heckled him for his loss in Super Bowl 50, and threatened to fight him.
Jorge Guzman, the Marlins’ hard-throwing righty acquired in the Giancarlo Stanton trade, has excelled in his past five starts at Jupiter. A handful of others acquired in other offseason moves have also shown improved results.
Four-star strong-side defensive end Jaren Handy (Hattiesburg, Mississippi) committed to Auburn on Monday. The 6-5, 278-pound Handy committed to the Tigers over the likes of Alabama and Ole Miss and had previously been committed to LSU.
Falcons beat writer D. Orlando Ledbetter offered his take on Julio Jones. While Ledbetter did say he believes a reworked contract for Jones will ultimately come to pass, he made it clear Jones’ actions have affected his relationship with the team.
Four-star wide receiver Keveon Mullins (Memphis) announced his final four schools. The 6-3, 210-pound Mullins has Georgia, Louisville, Memphis and South Carolina as his top schools. Mullins is rated the 11th-best player in Tennessee.
Two Justin Bour home runs got them closer, but the Marlins failed to record their first series sweep of the season as the Baltimore Orioles snapped a season-high nine-game losing streak and 11-game skid at home.
Four-star offensive tackle Xavier Truss committed to Georgia on Father’s Day. The 6-8, 350-pound Truss is considered the best player in Rhode Island and the 15th overall offensive tackle, per 247Sports. Experts expected Truss to commit to Penn State.
University of Miami basketball coach Jim Larranaga and his two sons have never made a big deal of Fathers Day, but they are extremely close. His eldest son, Jay, is an assistant with the Boston Celtics, while Jon lives in Washington, D.C. and works in the insurance industry.
Brinson tripled twice in the Miami Marlins’ win Friday night over the Baltimore Orioles – a rare feat done only seven times in club history. Brinson is hitting .302 in June after hitting only .152 over his first 54 games.