Sports news briefing: Rihanna to perform at Super Bowl halftime show in Arizona; Motorsports – NASCAR great Johnson retires from full-time competition and more

Below is a summary of current sports news feeds. Rihanna will perform at the Super Bowl halftime show in Arizona The National Football League announced Sunday that Rihanna will perform at the Super Bowl halftime show in February in Glendale, Arizona. The Grammy Award-winning Barbadian singer fills one of the most coveted slots on the … Read more

Sarris: Across MLB, turnover rates are back again near their peak. Are sticky things here to stay?

Is the fight against spinning hopeless? Turnover rates around baseball are escalating again — almost back to where they were before baseball started enforcing foreign substance rules more actively in the middle of last season — perhaps due to the kind of evolution in sticky solutions that bowlers use to augment their stuff. Indeed, this … Read more

Deciding scenarios, arc and timeline

There are still weeks left to go in the MLB 2022 regular season, but quite a few teams – especially the Los Angeles Dodgers – are already looking towards October. The Dodgers snatched their first season-breaking berth on Sunday night. Now the Houston Astros, the New York Mets and the Atlanta Braves, to name a … Read more