What I hear about potential Opening Day roster for the Pirates

Pittsburgh – Derek Shelton hates talking about the lineup. This is probably because no one changes their lineup as often as a Pirates manager. Over his first three seasons, Shilton averaged 153 lineups per 162 games. The main reason for this is that Shelton relied more on the platoon advantage than any other manager. According … Read more

Recreate the Fresno State football roster with JUCO players

Fresno State takes the field to face Nevada in a Mountain West Conference football game on Saturday, October 23, 2021, at Bulldog Stadium in Fresno, California. Craig Colross ckohlruss@fresnobee.com The NCAA’s transfer portal has offered college football programs a plethora of players and potentials, and Fresno State is diving into it every day. But in … Read more

How Eagles GM Howie Roseman built the best roster in the NFL

WHILE CHATTING WITH players and coaches before a November matchup against the Texans, Howie Roseman, Philadelphia Eagles GM and executive vice president, spotted a group of Eagles fans in the first row of Houston’s NRG Stadium. The fans began chanting his name. Roseman, with noticeable swagger, walked slowly toward them, making a beeline for one … Read more

The USMNT’s January roster includes players you’ve never heard of — and interesting people, too

Alejandro Zendejas will likely make his USMNT debut next week. (Photo by Hector Vivas/Getty Images) The first roster for the US National Team for the 2026 World Cup includes 11 rookies and a few players you’ve never heard of. There is a defender whose professional career has spanned throughout his professional career to the United … Read more

Every former college football player in the area is on the NFL roster

The NFL Finals are finally here, and area colleges, as always, have their fingerprints on all of the NFL’s best teams. Across all 14 teams, 81 players are from college Dallas Morning News covers, in the postseason. Below, you’ll find a list of every former area college athlete (some injured) on the NFL Playoffs first … Read more