Commanders coach Ron Rivera will take over defensive play-calling on Sunday after firing Jack Del Rio last week. Rivera was asked if he likes calling the plays. “When it works,” he joked. Welcome to the big leagues, Coach. His first task will be to tame one of the NFL’s most potent offenses in the Dolphins.
The Major League Baseball winter meetings start Sunday in Music City, U.S.A., and Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo better be shopping for more than Garth Brooks T-shirts. There are players to buy, and hopefully, Rizzo will be shopping with a bigger pocketbook than last year.