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
Steelers' T.J. Watt earnes rookie's top Week 1 honor.

Steelers’ T.J. Watt had insane calorie count during offseason training

Pittsburgh Steelers edge rusher T.J. Watt entered the offseason wanting to take his game to the next level. In order to do it, he took on an...

WATCH: Orioles fan pays perfect tribute to Manny Machado

When a star player leaves a team, either via free agency or trade, some sections of the fanbase reacts angrily. Often times, videos are posted of a...

Christian Yelich says Jose Fernandez’s death set Miami Marlins back years

Sept. 25, 2016, will be remembered as a day of great loss. On that morning, the world lost three young men in a tragic accident that never...

Report: Kawhi Leonard already reaching out to other players about 2019

Less than a day after he was traded to the Toronto Raptors, it appears star forward Kawhi Leonard has already started making early plans for free agency. While the...

Brad Hand, Adam Cimber traded to the Indians

The Cleveland Indians entered the second half with a glaring need in the bullpen. On Thursday, the day before the second half of the season begins, they...

10 Bold Predictions for second half of MLB season

The first half of the MLB season is in the books and as teams get to enjoy a little extra time off during the All-Star Break, we...

Manny Machado officially traded to the Dodgers

After months of speculation and rumors, Manny Machado has finally been traded. On Wednesday, the Baltimore Orioles traded him to the Los Angeles Dodgers for five prospects. On...

Report: Thunder, Hawks talking Carmelo Anthony-Dennis Schroder swap

When two teams are each desperate to trade a player, sometimes it can provide the most ideal pairing. That seems to be the case between the Atlanta...

MLB, Brewers respond to Josh Hader’s offensive tweets

In the wake of offensive tweets discovered last night from Milwaukee Brewers relief pitcher Josh Hader's account several years ago, MLB and Milwaukee Brewers have now responded...

LOOK: Manny Machado leaves All-Star Game as the Orioles say goodbye

On Tuesday night, Baltimore Orioles shortstop suited up in an Orioles uniform for the last time. After his night was over and he was pulled from the...

WATCH: Mike Trout drills solo home run in All-Star Game

An inning after New York Yankees outfielder Aaron Judge went deep in the All-Star Game, Los Angeles Angels outfielder Mike Trout jumped in on the action. In the...
Raiders Las Vegas NFL

Report: Legendary Brent Musburger to become Raiders’ radio voice

A new era will soon begin for the Oakland Raiders. As the Raiders prepare for a move to Las Vegas in a couple years, they will also...

Report: Indians interested in Padres closer Brad Hand

As the Cleveland Indians continue to search for help to upgrade one of the worst bullpens in baseball, they have set their eyes on one of the...

Manny Machado weighs in on rumored trade to Dodgers

As reports emerge that Baltimore Orioles shortstop Manny Machado could soon be traded within the next 24 hours, the feeling seems to have sunk in for the...

Report: Orioles say they will trade Manny Machado Wednesday

It appears Tuesday's All-Star Game will be the last time Manny Machado suits up in a Baltimore Orioles uniform. The All-Star shortstop, who is starting in the...
Luke Heimlich

MLBPA head says players’ free agency rights are under attack

While MLB's current collective bargaining agreement with the MLB Players Association can't be terminated until 2021, it appears both sides will be at odds in the coming...

Report: Lakers, 76ers have given up on Kawhi Leonard trade

As the drama around San Antonio Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard and the organization stretch towards another month, it appears reality is setting in for some teams. The...
Bryce Harper

Ranking the 2018 Home Run Derby contestants

During the All-Star Break, the All-Star Game gets some attention, but everyone's attention tends to be focused on the Home Run Derby. This year's group of eight participants...

Cardinals fire manager Mike Matheny

After a disappointing first half that has seen the St. Louis Cardinals sit seven games back in the NL Central, St. Louis announced manager Mike Matheny has...
May 1, 2017; Houston, TX, USA; Texas Rangers designated hitter Shin-Soo Choo (17) reacts after striking out during the eighth inning against the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park. Mandatory Credit: Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports

Rangers’ Shin-Soo Choo reaches base for a whopping 50th consecutive game

While it has been a season to forget for the Texas Rangers, 2018 has provided Shin-Soo Choo with a performance he won't ever want to forget. In his...

Report: Brewers join Phillies as finalist for Manny Machado

Baltimore Orioles shortstop Manny Machado is the most coveted trade target in years. It now looks like the race for which postseason hopeful lands him might come...

Report: Astros linked to Reds closer Raisel Iglesias

After sending former closer Ken Giles down to Triple-A Fresno this week, the Houston Astros' need for help at the back of their bullpen grew even stronger. While...

WATCH: Xander Bogaerts drills walk-off grand slam in 10th inning

The Boston Red Sox have grown used to J.D. Martinez and Mookie Betts delivering home runs in the clutch. On Saturday, a new hero stepped up for...

Pirates’ Francisco Cervelli career could be in jeopardy following concussion

For much of the season, Pittsburgh Pirates catcher Francisco Cervelli was enjoying a breakout season. Now the 32-year-old might just be hoping he can continue his career. Pittsburgh...