Bauer baseball probe concerns Dodgers’ Roberts

Trevor Bauer’s name surfaced in a report from The Athletic stating that baseballs from his Wednesday outing against Oakland were collected for inspection after they were found to contain visible markings and felt sticky.

Watson lawyer: ‘Consensual’ acts did take place

Deshaun Watson’s lawyer said Friday there were some “consensual encounters” between the Texans quarterback and some of the women who have filed lawsuits against him, but said Watson never engaged in any acts that were not “mutually desired.”

Judge: Woman suing Watson must disclose name

A judge ruled that a woman suing Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson must publicly release her name. A similar hearing regarding at least 12 other cases is set for noon ET Friday.

Report: Ex-NFL player kills 5 in SC, then himself

The gunman who killed five people, including a prominent doctor in South Carolina, was former NFL pro Phillip Adams, who killed himself early Thursday, according to a source who was briefed on the investigation.