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

WATCH: Brewers pitchers pull off ‘Dumb and Dumber’ skit

In the midst of a breakout season by the Milwaukee Brewers, players are finding ways to let loose and have fun in the hunt for a playoff...

Padres’ Jose Torres suspended remainder of season for violating DV policy

On Friday, Major League Baseball announced San Diego Padres left-handed pitcher Jose Torres was suspended for the remainder of the 2018 season for violating the league's domestic...
Virginia Tech quarterback Josh Jackson college football

Report: Virginia Tech QB Josh Jackson suspended indefinitely

The Virginia Tech Hokies entered the 2018 season excited for what's to come from quarterback Josh Jackson. Now the football team is left in limbo with Jackson...
Noah Syndergaard

Report: Mets open to trading Jacob deGrom or Noah Syndergaard

The New York Mets started the 2018 season off on a bright note with  a 14-6 record through their first 20 games. Now as the team sits...
Dirk Nowitzki

WATCH: Dirk Nowitzki takes BP swings before charity baseball game

While he may not be Michael Jordan, Dallas Mavericks power forward Dirk Nowitzki showed off his own baseball skills during batting practice before his 2018 Heroes Celebrity Baseball...

Top 15 NFL receiving corps heading into 2018 season

There are several factors that impact a quarterback's success in the NFL. One of the best ways teams can help them find success is by providing their...
Astros third baseman Alex Bregman

WATCH: Alex Bregman unveils to younger brother he’s been drafted by Astros

There are few moments better for a baseball player than the day they are drafted. For A.J. Bregman, the moment became even more special when his older...

Giants GM Dave Gettleman will begin treatment for lymphoma

On Monday, New York Giants general manager Dave Gettleman announced he will soon begin treatment for lymphoma. https://twitter.com/giants/status/1004041519102189568?s=21 In a statement released from Gettleman, the 67-year-old announced doctors discovered...

Clayton Kershaw and the Dodgers’ future looks bleak

For a brief moment, everything seemed to return to normal for the Los Angeles Dodgers and the baseball world. Clayton Kershaw, the ace of Los Angeles and...

WATCH: LeBron James makes burner account joke mocking Bryan Colangelo

While Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James has stayed off of social media recently, the 33-year-old showed he is still very aware of the hottest story in sports. During...

WATCH: NFL explains use of helmet rule in new video

On Saturday, the NFL's Football Operations Department released a video detailing what hits would constitute a 15-yard penalty and what hits would result in an automatic ejection...

WATCH: Clay Matthews takes liner off face in charity softball game

Athletes host charity softball games as a fun way to raise money for charity and compete against their teammates. Unfortunately for Green Bay Packers linebacker Clay Matthews,...

Mariners use ‘Smash Mouth’ song to troll fans into making their All-Star votes

It's that special time of year again in baseball when teams are doing everything they can to promote their players for the All-Star Game. Some methods are...

WATCH: Danica Patrick rude to fan during autograph signing

Before her final race in the Indianapolis 500, IndyCar driver Danica Patrick signed autographs for fans. One encounter left a fan with a bad impression of her...

WATCH: Danny Farquhar throws out first pitch at White Sox game

Six weeks after he stepped off the mound and only moments later was rushed to the hospital after he suffered a brain hemorrhage from a ruptured aneurysm,...

WATCH: Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie competes in celebrity home-run derby

Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz hosted several teammates and members from the organization on hand for the inaugural Carson Wentz AO1 Foundation Charity Softball Game on Friday...

Top trade fits for each contending MLB team

As the calendar approaches June, the balance of power starts to shake out in MLB's standings. Both teams expected to contend and those we expected little from...

NBA releases official two-minute report following Game 1

Following one of the most controversial calls in recent NBA Finals history, the NBA released its official two-minute report for Game 1 of the Finals on Friday. https://twitter.com/Rachel__Nichols/status/1002674442139418624 In...

Report: Peyton Manning was the source in Al Jazeera HGH story

More than two years after Al Jazeera reported quarterback Peyton Manning was one of many athletes who used performance-enhancing drugs, unsealed court records in the case against...

Duke favored to win basketball title next season

After signing the three highest-rated recruits out of high school, the Duke Blue Devils are the favorites to win the national championship in men's collegiate basketball in...

Hanley Ramirez officially released by the Boston Red Sox

One week after the Boston Red Sox designated him for assignment, first baseman Hanley Ramirez has now been released by the organization and is free to sign...

Russell Wilson and Ciara join efforts to bring MLB team to Portland

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson and singer/songwriter Ciara have teamed up with the Portland Diamond Group's campaign to bring a MLB team to Portland. https://twitter.com/BizballMaury/status/1002575472801136641 The Portland Diamond Group,...

Mike Martz returns to coaching in Alliance of American Football League

Mike Martz, who spent five seasons as the St. Louis Rams head, will return to the coaching ranks in a familiar setting in 2019.  The 67-year-old will...
Mets fan

Mets make history by hiring female PA announcer

In a season that already saw Jenny Cavnar become the first woman since 1993 to do play-by-play for a MLB telecast, the New York Mets have now...