Matt Johnson

Matt Johnson
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Writer at Sportsnaut. Journalism student at San Diego State University. Seen on MSN. Previously: eDraft, The Connection

Red Sox place SP Chris Sale on IL with elbow inflammation

In a season full of disappointment and injuries, the Boston Red Sox suffered another blow on Saturday by losing starting pitcher Chris Sale to an...

Dodgers’ Julio Urias suspended 20 games for domestic violence

After being arrested for domestic battery in May, MLB suspended Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Julio Urias 20 games for violating the league's joint domestic...

Phillies’ RP David Robertson undergoes Tommy John surgery

Just months after being one of the top relievers in free agency, Philadelphia Phillies reliever David Robertson will be sidelined for 2020 season following Tommy...

WATCH: Utah turns pizza delivery into amazing scholarship delivery

There are few things better in collegiate sports than watching a young athlete receive a scholarship and the Utah Utes found another incredible way to...

Bill Belichick releases statement on Josh Gordon’s reinstatement

After the NFL conditionally reinstated New England Patriots wide receiver Josh Gordon on Friday, Patriots head coach Bill Belichick released a statement on the star...

LOOK: Steelers to wear decals honoring fallen coach

When the Pittsburgh Steelers take the field on Saturday against the Kansas City Chiefs, they will play with heavy hearts and carry a decal on...

Report: Ezekiel Elliott flying to Dallas, sides ‘optimistic’ deal will get done soon

As the regular season draws closer and the Dallas Cowboys gear up for a critical season, star running back Ezekiel Elliott is reportedly flying home...

NFL reinstates Patriots’ WR Josh Gordon

More than seven months after being suddenly suspended indefinitely, the NFL will reinstate New England Patriots wide receiver Josh Gordon on a conditional basis...

Spurs to retire Tony Parker No. 9 jersey on Nov. 11

After being a part of so many historic moments with the franchise, point guard Tony Parker will experience one more iconic moment on Nov. 11...

Padres’ star SS Fernando Tatis Jr. likely done for season

In a breakout season full of amazing moments for San Diego Padres rookie shortstop Fernando Tatis Jr., his season may now be coming to an...

10 most disappointing MLB players in 2019

One of the game's annual pastime's is fans setting big expectations for their favorite players as each MLB season approaches. While the lofty goals are...

Louisiana HC encouraging scholarship players to donate to athletic foundation

As Louisiana Ragin Cajuns head coach Billy Napier continues to try and mold his football team, the second-year coach is asking his players to do...

Ex-Army OT Brett Toth receives military waiver to sign with Eagles

After a year of his NFL dreams being put on hold, former Army Black Knights offensive tackle Brett Toth received his military waiver to sign...

WATCH: Mets’ Pete Alonso ties NL rookie HR record with a splash

In a season filled with amazing moments for New York Mets rookie Pete Alonso, he added to it in style on Thursday with a historic...

Report: ‘Guarded optimism’ Andrew Luck ready for Week 1

After general manager expressed concern for Andrew Luck's availability for Week 1 with a high-ankle issue, it now appears the Indianapolis Colts have a little...

Eagles’ QB Cody Kessler leaves game with head injury

As if the backup situation behind Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz couldn't get worse, the team suffered another blow during Thursday's game against the Jacksonville...

Mets’ Mickey Callaway’s stance on analytics exposes team’s odd strategy

At a time when most teams across professional sports are embracing analytics, New York Mets manager Mickey Callaway made it clear that much of his...

WATCH: Footage shows scary wreckage of plane crash Dale Earnhardt Jr. survived

Retired NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. has walked away from some scary crashes during his career, but the plane crash he and his family survived...

Diamondbacks place All-Star SP Robbie Ray on injured list

A back injury that forced Arizona Diamondbacks All-Star pitcher Robbie Ray to leave Wednesday's start will now land him on the 10-day injured list.

Cardinals’ top prospect Dylan Carlson promoted to Triple-A

A breakout season for one of the St. Louis Cardinals top prospects paid off on Thursday when the organization promoted outfielder Dylan Carlson to Triple-A...

Yankees’ All-Stars Dellin Betances, Luis Severino throw off mound on Thursday

While the New York Yankees didn't add pitching help at MLB's trade deadline, All-Star reinforcements for their rotation and bullpen could be looming in the...

The bottom 10: Worst starting running backs in the NFL today

At a time when two of the NFL's best running backs are holding for new contracts, a growing consensus builds surrounding the devaluation of the...
DeMarcus Cousins injury

Report: Lakers’ All-Star C DeMarcus Cousins suffers torn ACL

The Los Angeles Lakers might have suffered an enormous blow for the 2019-'20 season after All-Star center DeMarcus Cousins reportedly suffered a torn ACL during...

Former All-Star CP Huston Street joins Texas Longhorns coaching staff

More than two years after he last stepped foot onto an MLB field, former All-Star closer Huston Street will be making his return to baseball...