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Daily Archives: November 29, 2017

Oakland Athletics keep Jake Smolinski with $775,000, 1-year contract

OAKLAND, Calif. — Outfielder Jake Smolinski agreed to a $775,000, one-year contract with the Athletics. Smolinski missed almost the entire 2017 season following right shoulder surgery, before returning to play in 16 games, including 11 in the outfield — nine of those in center —

UFC 218 preview and breakdown

The UFC hits Little Caesars Arena in Detroit this weekend for a UFC 218 pay-per-view event. Original plans called for a featherweight title fight between Max Holloway and Frankie Edgar, but Edgar was forced to pull out due to injury. In steps former champ Jose

Floyd Mayweather visits Great Wall during luxury trip to China

12:21 PM ET ESPN staff Floyd Mayweather is doing his best to keep talk of another big money comeback off his mind as he concentrates on enjoying a ‘luxury vacation’ in China. Mayweather, who came out of retirement to fight UFC superstar Conor McGregor in