In the latest sports news, the Chicago White Sox have placed pitcher Carlos Rodon on the injured list due to a shoulder injury. Rodon had a breakout season in 2022, finishing with a 2.39 ERA and 238 strikeouts in 29 starts. The White Sox will have to rely on their other pitchers to step up in Rodon’s absence as they look to defend their American League Central title.
Meanwhile, Syracuse men’s basketball head coach Jim Boeheim announced his retirement after 46 seasons at the helm. Boeheim, 77, is the winningest coach in program history with 982 victories and led the Orange to a national championship in 2003. Associate head coach Adrian Autry will take over as interim head coach for the remainder of the season.
In the NBA, the New York Knicks suffered a disappointing loss to the Sacramento Kings, 115-110. The Knicks were without leading scorer R.J. Barrett due to a back injury and struggled to contain the Kings’ backcourt of De’Aaron Fox and Tyrese Haliburton. The loss drops the Knicks to 34-28 on the season and in sixth place in the Eastern Conference.
Finally, the Aaron Rodgers watch continues as the Green Bay Packers quarterback remains undecided about his future with the team. Rodgers, who won his fourth MVP award last season, has been linked to several potential trade destinations, including the Denver Broncos and Las Vegas Raiders. The Packers are reportedly open to trading Rodgers but have not yet received an offer that meets their asking price.