Padres Pitcher Cory Luebke to Miss Entire 2014 Season

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-02_b9735eb27a.jpgTom Szczerbowski (NEW YORK) -- After missing the entire 2013 season, San Diego Padres starting pitcher Cory Luebke will miss the entire 2014 season too as he needs to undergo a second reconstructive surgery on his pitching elbow. According to, a recent MRI revealed a tear in his ulnar collateral ligament.


Nash Returns as Lakers Drop Seventh Straight

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-02_3f1d4447e0.jpgNBA via Los Angeles Lakers (MINNEAPOLIS) -- The Los Angeles Lakers won't see Kobe Bryant on the court for the remainder of the year. On Tuesday night, however, they did get one superstar guard back, as 40-year old Steve Nash returned. Unfortunately for Los Angeles, his return was not enough; the Lakers lost their seventh straight game, 109-99 at Minnesota.


Winston Named Baseball All-American

2-3-13 CalTechA.jpg?__SQUARESPACE_CACHEVERSION=1391578758177Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- Less than a month after winning a national championship for the Florida State football team, Jameis Winston has already earned an award on the baseball diamond. The reigning Heisman trophy winner was named a preseason All-America third teamer by Baseball America as a utility player.


Scoreboard Roundup - 2/4/14

1-22-14 SBR A.jpg?__SQUARESPACE_CACHEVERSION=1391572439631Hemera/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- NBA: Indiana Pacers 89 (38-10) – Atlanta Hawks 85 (25-22)

Minnesota Timberwolves 109 (24-24) – Los Angeles Lakers 99 (16-32)

Chicago Bulls 101 (24-24) - Phoenix Suns 92 (29-19)


Braves Give OF Jason Heyward Two-Year Contract

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-02_bef1331a1b.jpgTony Firriolo/MLB Photos via Getty Images (ATLANTA) -- The Atlanta Braves and outfielder Jason Heyward avoided salary arbitration on Tuesday, when the former All-Star agreed to a two-year contract. The deal is worth $13.3 million, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Atlanta originally drafted Heyward with the 14th overall pick in the 2007 MLB draft.