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The Cleveland Indians May Get the Last Laugh When it Comes to Franmil Reyes

Look at any tweet the Cleveland Indians’ team handle published this offseason, and you’ll find the replies are loaded with at least one of the following two demands. “Extend Francisco Lindor.” “Re-sign Yasiel Puig.” These are admittedly far more polite translations, but you get the point. Fans spent the winter voicing their frustration about the Tribe’s inactivity when […]

Fantasy Football 2020 NFL Draft Profile: Where Jerry Jeudy sits among the elite receivers of the class

Since his days as a high school phenom, there’s been little doubt as to what Jerry Jeudy’s future would be. A five-star recruit and the third highest-rated receiver in the country by 247Sports’ composite rankings, Jeudy’s been viewed as an elusive receiver with breathtaking feet since he declared for Alabama … and he’s done nothing but […]

Seven stats for 2020: Key numbers that could define the season for Alabama

Nick Saban is going into his 14th season as head coach at Alabama. He’s attempting to win his sixth national championship during his tenure at Alabama. He’s replacing one on-the-field assistant coach and one off-the-field coach. The Crimson Tide are looking to improve on the two losses they suffered, the first time they lost more […]

SIS Rookie Football Handbook Preview: Tua Tagovailoa

One Liner  Tagovailoa is a highly accurate and clutch quarterback with great leadership ability and a winning pedigree, who will excel at the next level as long as he protects himself and stays healthy. Overall  Tagovailoa was the quarterback in Alabama’s spread RPO-heavy offense. He played in 33 career games and started 24 the past […]

SIS Football Rookie Handbook Preview: Joe Burrow

In the coming weeks, we will be going position-by-position and previewing this year’s draft class and the most logical place to start is with the quarterbacks. Before we get into the reports though, it’s important that we explain how our grading scale works. As a scouting staff, we use common terminology to grade every trait […]

Breaking down the Giants’ five CF options

The Giants waited until the second week of the regular season to acquire their everyday center fielder last year, sending three players to the Blue Jays in exchange for veteran Kevin Pillar. After non-tendering Pillar in December, the Giants will be on the hunt for another center fielder this spring. They will have less depth […]

Clemson Mailbag: On the Notre Dame game and keeping up with the SEC and Big Ten

CLEMSON, S.C. — Greetings from the college football offseason, where winter workouts are underway at Clemson. Dabo Swinney wasn’t wrong when he said the Tigers are typically one of the last teams off the field in a given season, then one of the first back on. Clemson begins spring practice Wednesday, less than one week […]

2020 NFL Draft cornerback rankings: Jeff Okudah is the unquestioned No. 1, but don’t sleep on rest of class

A year ago, the first cornerback didn’t go off the board until the 30th pick when the Giants traded back into the first round to take Georgia’s Deandre Baker, who had an up-and-down rookie season, which isn’t all the surprising for a rookie. Baker, it turns out, was the only cornerback to go in Round 1 — seven went […]

SIS’s own Mark Simon on MLB Now to discuss DRS and the Fielding Bible Vol V

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Red Sox Rumors: 2-Time All-Star Jonathan Lucroy Agrees to Minor League Contract

The Boston Red Sox and catcher Jonathan Lucroy came to terms on a minor league contract Tuesday, according to MLB Network’s Jon Heyman. The 33-year-old has spent 10 seasons in the big leagues with the Milwaukee Brewers, Texas Rangers, Colorado Rockies, Oakland Athletics, Los Angeles Angels and Chicago Cubs. He was named an All-Star in 2014 and 2016. Last season, Lucroy split 104 games between the Angels […]

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