Justin Verlander became the major league’s first 13-game winner, striking out nine and topping 99 mph in his final inning to lead the Houston Astros over the Seattle Mariners 3-1 on Saturday.
Former Ohio State quarterback J.T. Barrett is back in the NFL, this time as a coach. The Detroit Lions hired Barrett as an offensive assistant Saturday. This comes almost two years after the Pittsburgh Steelers waived Barrett before the 2020 season.
Calgary traded Matthew Tkachuk to the Panthers for a monster haul of Jonathan Huberdeau, MacKenzie Weegar, Cole Schwindt, and a 1st round pick.