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Rockies’ Ian Desmond opting out of playing in 2020, citing high risk amid pandemic

[ad_1] Ian Desmond will opt of playing this season, the Colorado Rockies outfielder announced Monday."The COVID-19 pandemic has made this baseball season one that is a risk I am not comfortable taking," he wrote at the end of a lengthy post on Instagram that touched on race and opportunities for youth baseball players.Desmond, who was born in Sarasota, Florida, wrote that he's not "leaving baseball behind for the year. I'll
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Desmond Bane, TCU stun No. 2 Baylor with clinching 18-1 run

[ad_1] FORT WORTH, Texas -- Desmond Bane scored 23 points, including eight straight in TCU's tiebreaking run as the Horned Frogs upended No. 2 Baylor 75-72 on Saturday.Bane made a long tiebreaking 3-pointer with 4:42 left that put the Horned Frogs (16-13, 7-9 Big 12) ahead to stay. After blocking a shot by Jared Butler, Bane then made a turnaround jumper before adding another 3 to make it 63-55 with
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DE Desmond Evans, No. 2 in ESPN 300, picks Tar Heels

[ad_1] Keeping the best prospects home is always paramount for college programs.On Friday, the No. 2-ranked prospect in the ESPN 300 announced he will be staying in the home state of North Carolina.Five-star defensive end Desmond Evans committed to North Carolina over Florida, South Carolina and Virginia Tech in front of his classmates at the Lee County High (N.C.) homecoming prep rally.The 6-foot-6, 235-pound elite edge pass-rushing prospect had been