Major League Baseball launched its new replay era Monday, when Toronto Blue Jays manager John Gibbons unsuccessfully challenged a close play at first base in the sixth inning of his team's game with the Minnesota Twins.
Wearing a full No. 12 uniform from stirrups to hat, Joe Namath laughed and smiled as he hung out with Derek Jeter, Reggie Jackson and served as Joe Girardi's "co-manager" for the New York Yankees' game against the Washington Nationals on Monday.
The Washington Redskins are prepared to designate Brian Orakpo as their franchise player if they are unable to reach a deal with the linebacker prior to Monday's 4 p.m. ET deadline, a league source told ESPN NFL Insider Ed Werder.