How Top Gun’s Jon Hamm fell in love with 80s wrestling

SI.com’s Week in Wrestling is published every week and provides beneath-the-surface coverage of the business of pro wrestling. Jon Hamm: “I’ll always be an ’80s WWF guy” In May 1986, Nikolai Volkoff and the Iron Sheik were still headlining house shows for the World Wrestling Federation. “Macho Man” Randy Savage wore the intercontinental title, and … Read more

Deshaun Watson cases: The Browns must say what they know

At Deshaun Watson’s introductory press conference in March, he said — four times — that he had “never disrespected” a woman. On Tuesday, two of the 22 women who filed civil suits against Watson for sexual misconduct during massage appointments, detailed, on camera in a segment with HBO, moments during those sessions when Watson placed … Read more

NBA draft combine: Biggest questions, scrimmage standouts from Thursday

CHICAGO – The initial pair of scrimmages took place Thursday, with two more coming Friday as teams continue to hold interviews and conduct business behind the scenes. As usual, when the entire league gathers in one place for an extended period of time, information travels and draft speculation starts to get serious. A series of … Read more

WWE news: Inside Sasha Banks, Naomi’s walkout on Raw

SI.com’s Week in Wrestling is published every week and provides beneath-the-surface coverage of the business of pro wrestling. What’s next for Sasha Banks and Naomi? Sasha Banks and Naomi are the reigning WWE women’s tag-team champions. But, it appears, that will not be the case for much longer. Banks and Naomi walked out of Raw … Read more

The Yankees are the best MLB team behind Aaron Judge, Giancarlo Stanton

Welcome to The Opener, where every weekday morning during the regular season you’ll get a fresh, topical column from one of SI.com’s MLB writers. By the end of this week — as they begin a 10-game stretch with seven games against Baltimore — the Yankees Will have played a quarter of their schedule. OK, we’re … Read more

Angels’ Shohei Ohtani stars at hitting, pitching, pranking in the MLB

Last week, as Angels Assistant pitching coach Dom Chiti strolled in the visiting weight room at Fenway Park, noting the team’s two-way star and defending American League MVP doing one of the things he often does: working out. Shohei Ohtani grimaced as he tried to lift a silver rubber ball about a foot in diameter … Read more