On Wednesday, Cam Newton chuckled at the notion of a female reporter talking about a receiver running routes. On Thursday, Dannon decided it didn’t want Newton talking about yogurt. The company announced it was dropping the Carolina Panthers quarterback as a spokesperson for its Oikos product after his bizarre reaction to a question from a female reporter. When Charlotte Observer beat reporter Jourdan Rodrigue asked about a receiver, Newton smirked and said “It’s funny to hear a female talk about routes.” Dannon said in a statement it was “shocked and disheartened” by Newton’s behavior.
It’s AppleGate, 2.0. The Arizona Diamondback are being investigated by Major League baseball because coach Ariel Prieto was spotted wearing a watch similar to the device worn by Red Sox personnel in the dugout. The Red Sox were accused of stealing sign from the Yankees and were fined, leading to a warning to all teams from commissioner Rob Manfred. Apparently the warning didn’t reach Arizona. … The captain of the 2017-18 Hartford Wolf Pack: Joe Whitney, an AHL veteran out