The New York Mets reportedly reached out to Mike Matheny at the beginning of their managerial search. Matheny reportedly told the Mets that he wanted to focus on the Royals job. The San Francisco Giants were also reportedly interested in Matheny as well. He is one of three or four internal candidates for the open managerial position. Matheny was hired by the Royals as an advisor this past offseason. Ned Yost held a similar position prior to being named the club’s manager after the Royals fired Trey Hillman.
The Kansas City Chiefs released De’Anthony Thomas and Terrell McClain. They signed DT Mike Pennel and promoted QB Kyle Shurmur from the practice squad to the active roster.
Former Kansas guard Quentin Grimes was cleared by the NCAA to play this season. Houston coach Kelvin Sampson told The Athletic’s CJ Moore that Kansas has gone above and beyond in trying to help Houston get the waiver for Grimes.
Kansas released its 2020 football schedule Tuesday. Instead of the normal three non-conference games prior to the start of Big 12 play, Kansas will play at Baylor in their second game of the season before finishing non-conference play.
Kansas State releases its 2020 football schedule Tuesday. The Wildcats start with three non-conference games including hosting Vanderbilt from the SEC.
The New England Patriots acquired WR Mohamed Sanu from the Atlanta Falcons for a second round draft pick. Sanu adds $3.7 million and $6.5 million to the Patriots in 2019 and 2020.
The Denver Broncos traded WR Emmanuel Sanders and a 2020 fifth round pick to the San Francisco 49ers for 2020 third and fourth round picks.