Category Archives: Sports

Scoreboard roundup — 10/24/21

Scoreboard roundup — 10/24/21

iStock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Sunday’s sports events: NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION Charlotte 111, Brooklyn 95 Philadelphia 115, Oklahoma City 103 Boston 107, Houston 97 Orlando 110, New York 104 Golden State 119, Sacramento 107 Lakers 121, Memphis 118 NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE Boston 4, San Jose 3 Nashville 5, Minnesota 2 Detroit 6,…Continue Reading

Snoop Dogg joins the Harlem Globetrotters for the first NFT sitcom

Snoop Dogg joins the Harlem Globetrotters for the first NFT sitcom

Harlem GlobetrottersAs Snoop Dogg’s 50th birthday week continues, he’s now joined the Harlem Globetrotters for a unique project. The hip hop icon has partnered with the legendary basketball team to star in a hilarious video that’s being described as the first sitcom to be auctioned as an NFT. In the trailer, Snoop, whose character is named Jermaine,…Continue Reading

Scoreboard roundup — 10/21/21

Scoreboard roundup — 10/21/21

iStock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Thursday’s sports events: MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL NATIONAL LEAGUE PLAYOFFS LA Dodgers 11, Atlanta 2 (Atlanta leads series 3-2) NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION Atlanta 113, Dallas 87 Miami 137, Milwaukee 95 Golden State 115, LA Clippers 113 NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE Columbus 3, NY Islanders 2 (OT) Washington 4, New…Continue Reading

Chris Brown supports NBA star Kyrie Irving’s refusal to be vaccinated

Chris Brown supports NBA star Kyrie Irving’s refusal to be vaccinated

Chris Brown and Kyrie Irving in 2014; Jerritt Clark/Getty ImagesAs many sports commentators are slamming Brooklyn Nets star Kyrie Irving for refusing to be vaccinated, Chris Brown is coming to his defense. Breezy, who has displayed his basketball skills in several celebrity games, is praising the NBA All-Star for his anti-vaccine stance. “THE REAL HERO!!! I stand with my…Continue Reading

Dodgers Justin Turner likely out for year after hamstring injury

Dodgers Justin Turner likely out for year after hamstring injury

33ft/iStock(LOS ANGELES) — Los Angeles Dodgers third baseman Justin Turner is out for the year with a hamstring injury, manager Dave Roberts announced.  The All-Star suffered the injury while hitting into a double play in the bottom of the seventh inning of the team’s 9-2 loss to Atlanta in game four of the National League…Continue Reading

Colts safety Julian Blackmon out for year

Colts safety Julian Blackmon out for year

33ft/iStock(INDIANAPOLIS) — Indianapolis Colts safety Julian Blackmon is out for the year after tearing his Achilles, the team announced on Thursday.  Black suffered the injury during practice on Wednesday.  The second-year player started all six games this season and recorded 34 tackles and one pass break up.  We will continue to trust our Lord! He…Continue Reading

Six schools in set to join American Athletic Conference

Six schools in set to join American Athletic Conference

fstop123/iStock(NEW YORK) — The American Athletic Conference has announced the addition of six new schools to its conference.  The University of Alabama at Birmingham, Florida Atlantic University, The University of North Carolina at Charlotte, The University of North Texas, Rice University, and the University of Texas at San Antonio will join the conference at a…Continue Reading

Scoreboard roundup — 10/20/21

Scoreboard roundup — 10/20/21

iStock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Wednesday’s sports events: MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL AMERICAN LEAGUE PLAYOFFS Houston 9, Boston 1 (Houston leads series 3-2) NATIONAL LEAGUE PLAYOFFS Atlanta 9, LA Dodgers 2 (Atlanta leads series 3-1) NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION Chicago 94, Detroit 88 Charlotte 123, Indiana 122 Washington 98, Toronto 83 Philadelphia 117, New…Continue Reading

NFL, former players reach agreement to end race-norming in concussion settlement program

NFL, former players reach agreement to end race-norming in concussion settlement program

fstop123/iStockNFL, former players reach agreement to end race-norming in concussion settlement program Pete Madden, ABC News (NEW YORK) — After several months of confidential negotiations, the NFL and attorneys for former players have reached an agreement that will end the controversial practice of race-norming in the league’s landmark concussion settlement program. The deal, which was…Continue Reading

Scoreboard roundup — 10/19/21

Scoreboard roundup — 10/19/21

iStock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Tuesday’s sports events:  AMERICAN LEAGUE PLAYOFFS  Final  Houston   9  Boston   2 NATIONAL LEAGUE PLAYOFFS  Final  L.A. Dodgers   6  Atlanta   5 NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION  Final  Milwaukee  127  Brooklyn  104  Final Golden State  121  L.A. Lakers  114 NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE  Final  Buffalo         5  Vancouver…Continue Reading

Scoreboard roundup — 10/18/21

Scoreboard roundup — 10/18/21

iStock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Monday’s sports events: MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL AMERICAN LEAGUE PLAYOFFS Boston 12, Houston 3 NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE NY Rangers 2, Toronto 1 (OT) Philadelphia 6, Seattle 1 Anaheim 3, Calgary 2 (OT) St. Louis 7, Arizona 4 NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE Tennessee 34, Buffalo 31 Copyright © 2021, ABC…Continue Reading

Scoreboard roundup — 10/17/21

Scoreboard roundup — 10/17/21

iStock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Sunday’s sports events: MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL NATIONAL LEAGUE PLAYOFFS Atlanta 5, LA Dodgers 4 (Atlanta leads series 2-0) NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE Ottawa 3, Dallas 2 NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE Jacksonville 23, Miami 20 Baltimore 34, L.A. Chargers 6 Cincinnati 34, Detroit 11 Green Bay 24, Chicago 14 Indianapolis…Continue Reading

Scoreboard roundup — 10/5/21

Scoreboard roundup — 10/5/21

iStock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Tuesday’s sports events: MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL AMERICAN LEAGUE PLAYOFFS Boston 6, NY Yankees 2 NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION PRESEASON New York 125, Indiana 104 Chicago 131, Cleveland 95 Houston 125, Washington 119 Memphis 87, Milwaukee 77 NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE PRESEASON Florida 3, Tampa Bay 2 NY Islanders 3,…Continue Reading

Scoreboard roundup — 10/4/21

Scoreboard roundup — 10/4/21

iStock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Monday’s sports events: NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION PRESEASON Toronto 123, Philadelphia 107 Boston 98, Orlando 97 Miami 125, Atlanta 99 Charlotte 113, Oklahoma City 97 Minnesota 117, New Orleans 114 San Antonio 111, Utah 85 Sacramento 117, Phoenix 106 Final Golden State 121, Portland 107 LA Clippers 103,…Continue Reading

Scoreboard roundup — 10/03/21

Scoreboard roundup — 10/03/21

iStock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Sunday’s sports events: INTERLEAGUE Final  Boston   7  Washington   5   AMERICAN LEAGUE Final  Cleveland      6  Texas               0 Final  Houston        7  Oakland             6 Final  N.Y. Yankees   1  Tampa…Continue Reading

NBA’s Andrew Wiggins gets vaccine after he’s denied exemption

NBA’s Andrew Wiggins gets vaccine after he’s denied exemption

Bill Oxford/iStock(SAN FRANCISCO) — Andrew Wiggins, an NBA player who has vocally opposed the COVID-19 vaccine, just received a dose, according to his coach. Wiggins, of the Golden State Warriors, refused to answer reporters’ questions about his vaccination status during a news conference last Monday. “It’s my problem…Not yours,” he said. But Warriors coach Steve…Continue Reading

All the details of the Super Bowl 56 halftime show

All the details of the Super Bowl 56 halftime show

EricVega/iStock(NEW YORK) — Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Eminem, Mary J. Blige and Kendrick Lamar will perform together for the first time when they headline the Pepsi Super Bowl 56 Halftime Show on Feb. 13, 2022 in the Los Angeles area. These superstars have collectively earned 43 Grammys and have created 22 No. 1 Billboard albums.…Continue Reading

Scoreboard roundup — 9/30/21

Scoreboard roundup — 9/30/21

iStock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Thursday’s sports events: MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL AMERICAN LEAGUE Texas 7, LA Angels 6 Baltimore 6, Boston 2 Houston 3, Tampa Bay 2 NY Yankees 6, Toronto 2 Detroit 10, Minnesota 7 Cleveland 6, Kansas City 1 NATIONAL LEAGUE St. Louis 4, Milwaukee 3 Chi Cubs 9, Pittsburgh…Continue Reading

Scoreboard roundup — 9/29/21

Scoreboard roundup — 9/29/21

iStock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Wednesday’s sports events:  MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL INTERLEAGUE Chi White Sox 6, Cincinnati 1 AMERICAN LEAGUE Toronto 6, NY Yankees 5 Boston 6, Baltimore 0 Minnesota 5, Detroit 2 Tampa Bay 7, Houston 0 LA Angels 7, Texas 2 Kansas City 10, Cleveland 5 Seattle 4, Oakland 2…Continue Reading

NBA tells unvaccinated players they won’t get paid for missed games

NBA tells unvaccinated players they won’t get paid for missed games

matimix/iStock(NEW YORK) — The NBA is warning players unvaccinated for COVID-19 that they will not be paid for games they miss due to local executive orders governing requirements for shots. “Any player who elects not to comply with local vaccination mandates will not be paid for games that he misses,” Mike Bass, the NBA’s executive…Continue Reading

Scoreboard roundup — 9/28/21

Scoreboard roundup — 9/28/21

iStock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Tuesday’s sports events: MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL INTERLEAGUE Chi White Sox 7, Cincinnati 1 AMERICAN LEAGUE Baltimore 4, Boston 2 Minnesota 3, Detroit 2 NY Yankees 7, Toronto 2 Texas 5, LA Angels 2 Houston 4, Tampa Bay 3 Kansas City 6, Cleveland 4 Seattle 4, Oakland 2…Continue Reading

Simone Biles says she ‘should have quit way before’ Tokyo Olympics

Simone Biles says she ‘should have quit way before’ Tokyo Olympics

LOIC VENANCE/AFP via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Simone Biles, a four-time Olympic gold medalist gymnast, said she should have quit competing “way before” the Tokyo Olympics, where she had to withdraw from several events due to mental health struggles. “If you looked at everything I’ve gone through for the past seven years, I should have…Continue Reading

Scoreboard roundup — 9/27/21

Scoreboard roundup — 9/27/21

iStock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Monday’s sports events: MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL AMERICAN LEAGUE Cleveland 8, Kansas City 3 Chi White Sox 8, Detroit 7 Seattle 13 Oakland 4 NATIONAL LEAGUE Cincinnati 13, Pittsburgh 1 Washington 5, Colorado 4 NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE PRESEASON Columbus 3, Pittsburgh 0 Montreal 5, Toronto 2 Vancouver 4,…Continue Reading

Scoreboard Roundup — 9/26/21

Scoreboard Roundup — 9/26/21

iStock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Sunday’s sports events: MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL INTERLEAGUE Tampa Bay 3, Miami 2 AMERICAN LEAGUE Kansas City 2, Detroit 1 Texas 7, Baltimore 4 Chi White Sox 5, Cleveland 2 Toronto 5, Minnesota 2 Seattle 5, LA Angels 1 Oakland 4, Houston 3 NY Yankees 6, Boston 3…Continue Reading

Scoreboard Roundup 9/25/21

Scoreboard Roundup 9/25/21

iStock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from yesterday’s game’s:    ——    INTERLEAGUE Final  Tampa Bay   8  Miami   0    ——    AMERICAN LEAGUE Final  Chicago White Sox   1  Cleveland     0 Final  Kansas City         3  Detroit       1 Final  Texas      …Continue Reading

Scoreboard roundup — 9/23/21

Scoreboard roundup — 9/23/21

iStock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Thursday’s sports events. MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL AMERICAN LEAGUE Chi White Sox 7, Cleveland 2 Seattle 6, Oakland 5 Cleveland 5, Chi White Sox 3 Baltimore 3, Texas 0 Minnesota 7, Toronto 2 LA Angels 3, Houston 2 NATIONAL LEAGUE St. Louis 8, Milwaukee 5 Arizona 6, Atlanta…Continue Reading

The Case For Believing In Michigan Football

The Case For Believing In Michigan Football

stevecoleimages/iStock(MICHIGAN) —  Michigan football fans are not conditioned in their modern state to feel anything good. The sport so many of them live and die with has burned them too often over the past 20 years for many Wolverines fans to feel truly excited as the calendar flips from month to month in the fall.…Continue Reading

Scoreboard roundup — 9/22/21

Scoreboard roundup — 9/22/21

iStock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Wednesday’s sports events. MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL INTERLEAGUE Philadelphia 4, Baltimore 3 Final Minnesota 5, Chi Cubs 4 Boston 12, NY Mets 5 AMERICAN LEAGUE Tampa Bay 7, Toronto 1 NY Yankees 7, Texas 3 Seattle 4, Oakland 1 Houston 9, LA Angels 5 (12) Chi White Sox…Continue Reading

Is It Time To Go All-In On The Raiders?

Is It Time To Go All-In On The Raiders?

by_nicholas/iStock(LAS VEGAS) — Four years ago, the poorest owner in the NFL committed over $1.1 billion he didn’t have toward building a $1.9 billion stadium in Las Vegas, at a time when NFL policies forbid team owners, staffers and players from even appearing to have connections to gambling. Three years ago, he lured the franchise’s…Continue Reading

Scoreboard roundup — 9/21/21

Scoreboard roundup — 9/21/21

iStock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Tuesday’s sports events: MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL INTERLEAGUE Philadelphia 3, Baltimore 2 Boston 6, NY Mets 3 Minnesota 9, Chi Cubs 5 AMERICAN LEAGUE Detroit 5, Chi White Sox 3 Cleveland 4, Kansas City 1 NY Yankees 7, Texas 1 Toronto 4, Tampa Bay 2 Seattle 5, Oakland…Continue Reading

Scoreboard roundup — 09/20/21

Scoreboard roundup — 09/20/21

iStock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Monday’s sports events: INTERLEAGUE Baltimore 2, Philadelphia 0 AMERICAN LEAGUE Kansas City 7, Cleveland 2 — Game 13 Detroit 4, Chicago White Sox 3 Kansas City 4, Cleveland 2 — Game 14 NY Yankees 4, Texas 3 Tampa Bay 6, Toronto 4 Seattle 4, Oakland 2 Houston…Continue Reading

Scoreboard roundup — 09/19/21

Scoreboard roundup — 09/19/21

iStock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Sunday’s sports events: INTERLEAGUE Houston 7, Arizona 6 AMERICAN LEAGUE Detroit 2, Tampa Bay 0 Boston 8, Baltimore 6 Toronto 5, Minnesota 3 Cleveland 11, N.Y. Yankees 1 Seattle 7, Kansas City 1 Chicago White Sox 7, Texas 2 Oakland 3, L.A. Angels 2 NATIONAL LEAGUE Washington…Continue Reading

Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa carted off the field

Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa carted off the field

anton5146/iStock(MIAMI) — Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa was carted off the field with a rib injury during Sunday’s game against Buffalo.  During the second drive for Miami, Tagovailoa was hit by Bills defensive end AJ Epenesa on fourth down after an incomplete pass. The second-year quarterback walked off the field with trainers, before being carted to…Continue Reading

SEC admits error in Penn State-Auburn game

SEC admits error in Penn State-Auburn game

33ft/iStockThe SEC admitted its referees made an error during Saturday night’s Penn State-Auburn football game, which cost the Nittany Lions a down during the second quarter.  With 11:45 remaining in the second quarter, Penn State threw an incomplete pass that was flagged as an intentional grounding. When enforcing the penalty the referees “erroneously set the…Continue Reading

Scoreboard Roundup 9/19/21

Scoreboard Roundup 9/19/21

iStock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from yesterday’s games:    ——    INTERLEAGUE Final  Arizona   6  Houston   4    ——    AMERICAN LEAGUE Final  Boston        9  Baltimore           3 Final  Cleveland    11  N.Y. Yankees        3 Final  Toronto       6 …Continue Reading

Scoreboard roundup — 9/16/21

Scoreboard roundup — 9/16/21

iStock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Thursday’s sports events: MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL AMERICAN LEAGUE LA Angels 9, Chi White Sox 3 Oakland 7, Kansas City 2 Baltimore 3, NY Yankees 2 Tampa Bay 5, Detroit 2 Houston 12, Texas 1 NATIONAL LEAGUE Cincinnati 1, Pittsburgh 0 San Diego 7, San Francisco 4 Philadelphia…Continue Reading

Scoreboard roundup — 9/15/21

Scoreboard roundup — 9/15/21

iStock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Wednesday’s sports events: MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL INTERLEAGUE Detroit 4, Milwaukee 1 AMERICAN LEAGUE Toronto 6, Tampa Bay 3 Boston 9, Seattle 4 NY Yankees 4, Baltimore 3 Cleveland 12, Minnesota 3 Houston 7, Texas 2 LA Angels 3, Chi White Sox 2 Oakland 12, Kansas City 10…Continue Reading

Browns Star Odell Beckham to be held out this weekend

Browns Star Odell Beckham to be held out this weekend

Kevin C. Cox/Getty ImagesCleveland Browns star wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. will be held out against Houston this week, head coach Kevin Stefanski announced Wednesday.  “[I] just felt like that was the right thing to do,” he said. “Last week, I thought we had a good plan. He was close, working very hard on the…Continue Reading

Jaguars Urban Meyer ‘No chance’ he leaves Jaguars for USC

Jaguars Urban Meyer ‘No chance’ he leaves Jaguars for USC

Bob Levey/Getty Images(JACKSONVILLE) — Jacksonville Jaguars head coach Urban Meyer has no interest in the University of Southern California.  “There’s no chance. I’m here and committed to trying to build this organization,” Meyer said. USC athletic director Mike Bohn fired head coach Clay Helton on Monday following a 42-28 loss to Stanford on Saturday.  “As…Continue Reading

Scoreboard roundup — 9/14/21

Scoreboard roundup — 9/14/21

iStock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Tuesday’s sports events: MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL INTERLEAGUE Detroit 1, Milwaukee 0 AMERICAN LEAGUE Cleveland 3, Minnesota 1 Tampa Bay 2, Toronto 0 Minnesota 6, Cleveland 3 NY Yankees 7, Baltimore 2 Texas 8, Houston 1 Chi White Sox 9, LA Angels 3 Kansas City 10, Oakland 7…Continue Reading

Scoreboard roundup — 9/13/21

Scoreboard roundup — 9/13/21

iStock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Monday’s sports events: MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL AMERICAN LEAGUE NY Yankees 6, Minnesota 5 Toronto 8, Tampa Bay 1 Houston 15, Texas 1 Seattle 5, Boston 4 NATIONAL LEAGUE Miami 3, Washington 0 St. Louis 7, NY Mets 0 San Francisco 9, San Diego 1 L.A. Dodgers 5…Continue Reading

Scoreboard roundup — 9/12/21

Scoreboard roundup — 9/12/21

iStock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Sunday’s sports events: MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL INTERLEAGUE Milwaukee 11, Cleveland 1 Arizona 5, Seattle 4 NY Mets 7, NY Yankees 6 AMERICAN LEAGUE Detroit 8, Tampa Bay 7 Toronto 22, Baltimore 7 Chi White Sox, 2 Boston 1 Houston 3, LA Angels 1 Kansas City 5, Minnesota…Continue Reading

Scoreboard roundup — 9/9/21

Scoreboard roundup — 9/9/21

iStock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Thursday’s sports events: MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL AMERICAN LEAGUE Oakland 3, Chi White Sox 1 Cleveland 4, Minnesota 1 Kansas City 6, Baltimore 0 Toronto 6, NY Yankees 4 NATIONAL LEAGUE St. Louis 2, LA Dodgers 1 Miami 3, NY Mets 2 Colorado 4, Philadelphia 3 Atlanta 7,…Continue Reading

Nearly 94% of NFL players are partially vaccinated

Nearly 94% of NFL players are partially vaccinated

EricVega/iStock(NEW YORK) — Nearly 94% of all NFL players and 99% of the league’s football-related staff members are at least partially vaccinated, ESPN reported Wednesday. The season begins Thursday night with a match between the Dallas Cowboys and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The league has mandated that coaches and staff be vaccinated and has been…Continue Reading

Scoreboard roundup — 9/8/21

Scoreboard roundup — 9/8/21

iStock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Wednesday’s sports events: MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL INTERLEAGUE Texas 8, Arizona 5 Detroit 5, Pittsburgh 1 San Diego 8, LA Angels 5 AMERICAN LEAGUE Seattle 8, Houston 5 Minnesota 3, Cleveland 0 Boston 2, Tampa Bay 1 Baltimore 9, Kansas City 8 Toronto 6, NY Yankees 3 Oakland…Continue Reading

Scoreboard roundup — 9/7/21

Scoreboard roundup — 9/7/21

iStock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Tuesday’s sports events: MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL INTERLEAGUE Pittsburgh 3, Detroit 2 Texas 3, Arizona 1 LA Angels 2, San Diego 0 AMERICAN LEAGUE Minnesota 3, Cleveland 0 Baltimore 7, Kansas City 3 Toronto 5, NY Yankees 1 Tampa Bay 12, Boston 7 Houston 5, Seattle 4 Chi…Continue Reading

Scoreboard roundup — 9/6/21

Scoreboard roundup — 9/6/21

iStock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Monday’s sports events: MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL INTERLEAGUE Pittsburgh 6, Detroit 3 AMERICAN LEAGUE Toronto 8 NY, Yankees 0 Kansas City, 3, Baltimore 2 Tampa Bay 11, Boston 10 Minnesota 5, Cleveland 2 Houston 11, Seattle 2 Texas 4, LA Angels 0 NATIONAL LEAGUE Washington 4, NY Mets…Continue Reading

Scoreboard roundup — 09/04/21

Scoreboard roundup — 09/04/21

iStock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Friday’s sports events:   MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL  INTERLEAGUE  Final  Cincinnati   7  Detroit   4  Final  Seattle      8  Arizona   5  Final  San Diego   10  Houston   2  AMERICAN LEAGUE  Final  Baltimore           4  N.Y. Yankees   3  Final  Toronto  …Continue Reading

Scoreboard roundup — 09/03/21

Scoreboard roundup — 09/03/21

iStock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Friday’s sports events:  MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL  INTERLEAGUE  Final  Detroit  15  Cincinnati   5  Final  Seattle   6  Arizona      5  Final  Houston   6  San Diego    3  AMERICAN LEAGUE  Final  Tampa Bay      5  Minnesota           3  Final  Toronto  …Continue Reading

David Patten, three-time Super Bowl champ, dies in motorcycle crash at 47

David Patten, three-time Super Bowl champ, dies in motorcycle crash at 47

Photo by Allen Kee/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Former NFL wide receiver David Patten, three-time Super Bowl champion, died in a motorcycle crash in South Carolina on Thursday, the Richland County coroner said. Patten was 47. The agent for the former New England Patriot, Sam Gordon, confirmed Patten’s death to ESPN. “We are all very heartbroken,”…Continue Reading

Deal reached for NHL players to participate in 2022 Beijing Olympics

Deal reached for NHL players to participate in 2022 Beijing Olympics

JohnAlexandr/iStock(NEW YORK) — An agreement has been reached that will allow NHL players to participate in the 2022 Winter Olympic Games in Beijing, China. The deal was brokered between the NHL, the NHL Players Association, the International Olympic Committee and the International Ice Hockey Federation, allowing NHL players to return to the Olympics after they…Continue Reading

Scoreboard roundup — 09/02/21

Scoreboard roundup — 09/02/21

iStock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Thursday’s sports events: AMERICAN LEAGUE Oakland 8, Detroit 6 Boston 4, Tampa Bay 0 Cleveland 4, Kansas City 2 NATIONAL LEAGUE Philadelphia 7, Washington 6 San Francisco 5, Milwaukee 1 N.Y. Mets 4, Miami 3 Atlanta 6, Colorado 5 Chicago Cubs 6, Pittsburgh 5 TOP-25 COLLEGE FOOTBALL…Continue Reading

Mets place acting GM Zach Snyder on indefinite leave following alleged DWI

Mets place acting GM Zach Snyder on indefinite leave following alleged DWI

33ft/iStock(NEW YORK) — New York Mets acting general manager Zach Snyder was placed on administrative leave after pleading not guilty to driving while intoxicated in New York, the team announced Thursday. “We were surprised and deeply disappointed to learn this morning about an alleged DUI involving Zack Scott. We take this matter very seriously,” the…Continue Reading

Mets place acting GM Zach Scott on indefinite leave following alleged DWI

Mets place acting GM Zach Scott on indefinite leave following alleged DWI

33ft/iStock(NEW YORK) — New York Mets acting general manager Zach Scott was placed on administrative leave after pleading not guilty to driving while intoxicated in New York, the team announced Thursday. “We were surprised and deeply disappointed to learn this morning about an alleged DUI involving Zack Scott. We take this matter very seriously,” the…Continue Reading

Scoreboard roundup — 09/01/21

Scoreboard roundup — 09/01/21

iStock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Wednesday’s sports events: MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL INTERLEAGUE Colorado 9, Texas 5 Chicago Cubs 3, Minnesota 0 Chicago White Sox 6, Pittsburgh 3 AMERICAN LEAGUE Seattle 1, Houston 0 NY Yankees 4, LA Angels 1 Toronto 5, Baltimore 4 Boston 3, Tampa Bay 2 Detroit 8, Oakland 6…Continue Reading

WATCH: Michael Strahan to have number retired by New York Giants

WATCH: Michael Strahan to have number retired by New York Giants

Nick Laham/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The New York Giants will retire Super Bowl winner Michael Strahan’s No. 92 this season. Former teammates Justin Tuck, Eli Manning and Jesse Armstead surprised Strahan, who currently co-hosts ABC’s Good Morning America, by appearing on the morning show Wednesday to announce his number would be retired during a game…Continue Reading

Scoreboard roundup — 08/31/2021

Scoreboard roundup — 08/31/2021

iStock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Tuesday’s sports events: MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL INTERLEAGUE Chicago White Sox 4, Pittsburgh 2 Texas 4, Colorado 3 Chicago Cubs 3, Minnesota 1 AMERICAN LEAGUE Baltimore 4, Toronto 2 Oakland 9, Detroit 3 Tampa Bay 8, Boston 5 Cleveland 7, Kansas City 2 L.A. Angels 6 N.Y. Yankees…Continue Reading

US athletes dominate at Tokyo Paralympics

US athletes dominate at Tokyo Paralympics

PeskyMonkey/iStock(NEW YORK) — As the Tokyo Paralympic Games near their end, Team USA athletes have already made history — smashing world records at the international competition. Here are some of the highlights from Team USA’s stint at the games so far: US swimmers break multiple records Anastasia Pagonis, 17, won a gold medal in the S11 400-meter freestyle,…Continue Reading

Naomi Osaka shares a new mental health approach we can all learn from

Naomi Osaka shares a new mental health approach we can all learn from

Sarah Stier/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Tennis star Naomi Osaka has opened up recently about her mental health struggles and now she is sharing a new strategy to help her cope. Osaka, 23, said on Twitter that she realized she is “extremely self-deprecating” and always thinks she is “never good enough.” “I’ve never told myself that…Continue Reading

Scoreboard roundup — 08/30/21

Scoreboard roundup — 08/30/21

iStock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Monday’s sports events: MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL INTERLEAGUE Texas 4, Colorado 3 AMERICAN LEAGUE Minnesota 3, Detroit 2 Toronto 7, Baltimore 3 Tampa Bay 6, Boston 1 L.A. Angels 8, N.Y. Yankees 7 Houston 4, Seattle 3 NATIONAL LEAGUE St. Louis 3, Cincinnati 1 Philadelphia 7, Washington 4…Continue Reading

Asian American athletes speak out amid rising hate: ‘We are tired of being invisible’

Asian American athletes speak out amid rising hate: ‘We are tired of being invisible’

valiantsin suprunovich/iStock(NEW YORK) — Since early reports of COVID-19’s suspected origins in Wuhan, China, the Asian and Pacific Islander community in the United States has faced skyrocketing incidents of hate, including a string of racist incidents against athletes. “People are racially profiling Asians. Although they blame China for the source of the disease, they indiscriminately…Continue Reading

Scoreboard roundup — 08/29/21

Scoreboard roundup — 08/29/21

iStock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Sunday’s sports events:  MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL INTERLEAGUE Milwaukee 6, Minnesota 2 Chicago White Sox 13, Chicago Cubs 1 AMERICAN LEAGUE Toronto 2, Detroit 1 Tampa Bay 12, Baltimore 8 Cleveland 7, Boston 5 Texas 13, Houston 2 Seattle 4, Kansas City 3 Oakland 3, N.Y. Yankees 1…Continue Reading

Scoreboard roundup — 8/27

Scoreboard roundup — 8/27

iStock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Friday’s sports events: INTERLEAGUE Minnesota           2  Milwaukee      0 Chicago White Sox  17  Chicago Cubs  13 San Diego           5  L.A. Angels    0 AMERICAN LEAGUE Tampa Bay      6  Baltimore   3 Detroit        2  Toronto     1 Boston         4  Cleveland   3 Houston        5  Texas       4 N.Y. Yankees   8  Oakland     2 Kansas City   …Continue Reading

Egyptian table tennis athlete, and amputee, captures hearts in Tokyo Paralympics

Egyptian table tennis athlete, and amputee, captures hearts in Tokyo Paralympics

Yasuyoshi Chiba/AFP/Getty Images(TOKYO) — In his second consecutive Paralympic Games, Egypt’s table tennis player and amputee Ibrahim Hamadtou continues to produce jaw-dropping shots using only his mouth. The 48-year-old lost to South Korea’s Park Hongkyu and China’s Chen Chao in the men’s singles contest at the Tokyo Paralympics, but the significance of his participation goes…Continue Reading

Scoreboard roundup — 8/26/21

Scoreboard roundup — 8/26/21

iStock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Thursday’s sports events: MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL AMERICAN LEAGUE Baltimore 13. LA Angels 1 Chi White Sox 10. Toronto 7 Cleveland 10, Texas 6 Boston 12, Minnesota 2 NY Yankees 7, Oakland 6 Kansas City 6, Seattle 4 NATIONAL LEAGUE Cincinnati 5, Milwaukee 1 Pittsburgh 11, St. Louis…Continue Reading

Scoreboard roundup — 8/25/21

Scoreboard roundup — 8/25/21

iStock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Wednesday’s sports events: MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL INTERLEAGUE St. Louis 3, Detroit 2 Tampa Bay 7, Philadelphia 4 AMERICAN LEAGUE Houston 6, Kansas City 5 Cleveland 7, Texas 2 Toronto 3, Chi White Sox 1 Baltimore 10, L.A. Angels 6 Minnesota 9, Boston 6 NATIONAL LEAGUE Chi Cubs…Continue Reading

Serena Williams withdraws from US Open

Serena Williams withdraws from US Open

AELTC/Jed Leicester – Pool/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Tennis star Serena Williams will not compete in this year’s U.S. Open tournament, another setback in her quest to win her first Grand Slam title since giving birth to her daughter. Williams, who will turn 40 next month, announced on social media that a torn hamstring injury will…Continue Reading

Scoreboard roundup — 8/24/21

Scoreboard roundup — 8/24/21

iStock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Tuesday’s sports events: MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL INTERLEAGUE Tampa Bay 3, Philadelphia 1 NY Yankees 5, Atlanta 4 Detroit 4, St. Louis 3 AMERICAN LEAGUE Seattle 5, Oakland 1 Chi White Sox 5, Toronto 2 Texas 7, Cleveland 3 LA Angels 14, Baltimore 8 Boston 11, Minnesota 9…Continue Reading

Tokyo Paralympics welcome record number of LGBTQ athletes

Tokyo Paralympics welcome record number of LGBTQ athletes

Toru Hanai/Getty Images for International Paralympic Committee(TOKYO) — A record number of LGBTQ athletes will compete at the Paralympics in Tokyo, which are set to kick off on Tuesday. “LGBTQ people are more likely to live with disabilities and to face systemic discrimination on both fronts; the visibility brought by the Paralympics and its talented…Continue Reading

Scoreboard roundup — 8/23/21

Scoreboard roundup — 8/23/21

iStock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Monday’s sports events: MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL INTERLEAGUE NY Yankees 5, Atlanta 1 AMERICAN LEAGUE Boston 8, Texas 4 Toronto 2, Chi White Sox 1 Kansas City 7, Houston 1 Seattle 5, Oakland 3 NATIONAL LEAGUE Pittsburgh 6, Arizona 5 Chi Cubs 6, Colorado 4 NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE…Continue Reading

Scoreboard roundup — 8/22/21

Scoreboard roundup — 8/22/21

iStock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Sunday’s sports events: MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL INTERLEAGUE Atlanta 3, Baltimore 1 Kansas City 9, Chi Cubs 1 San Francisco 2, Oakland 1 AMERICAN LEAGUE Tampa Bay 9, Chi White Sox 0 Detroit 5, Toronto 3 Seattle 6, Houston 3 Cleveland 3, LA Angels 0 Texas at Boston…Continue Reading

NFL pre-season kicks off amid COVID vaccine culture wars

NFL pre-season kicks off amid COVID vaccine culture wars

artisteer/iStock(NEW YORK) — The NFL is trying to tackle the issue of COVID-19 vaccination, but some players are calling time out. Miami Dolphins tight end Adam Shaheen, whose Twitter location says “somewhere without a mask,” told reporters earlier this month that he won’t allow the league to “strong-arm” him into getting the vaccine and criticized…Continue Reading

Scoreboard roundup — 8/17/21

Scoreboard roundup — 8/17/21

iStock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Tuesday’s sports events: MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL INTERLEAGUE Washington 12, Toronto 6 AMERICAN LEAGUE NY Yankees 5, Boston 3 NY Yankees 2, Boston 0 Tampa Bay 10, Baltimore 0 LA Angels 8, Detroit 2 Kansas City 3, Houston 1 Chi White Sox 9, Oakland 0 Seattle 3, Texas…Continue Reading

Scoreboard roundup — 8/16/21

Scoreboard roundup — 8/16/21

iStock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Monday’s sports events:  MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL AMERICAN LEAGUE NY Yankees 2, LA Angels 1 Tampa Bay 9, Baltimore 2 Kansas City 7, Houston 6 Chi White Sox 5, Oakland 2 Minnesota 5, Cleveland 4 NATIONAL LEAGUE Atlanta 12, Miami 2 Cincinnati 14, Chi Cubs 5 Colorado 6,…Continue Reading

Scoreboard roundup — 8/15/21

Scoreboard roundup — 8/15/21

iStock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Sunday’s sports events: MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL INTERLEAGUE St. Louis 7, Kansas City 2 AMERICAN LEAGUE Cleveland 11, Detroit 0 Boston 6, Baltimore 2 Texas 7, Oakland 4 Minnesota 5, Tampa Bay 4 NY Yankees 5, Chi White Sox 3 LA Angels 3, Houston 1 Toronto 8, Seattle…Continue Reading

Scoreboard roundup — 8/13

Scoreboard roundup — 8/13

iStock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Friday’s sports events: INTERLEAGUE BASEBALL Final  St. Louis   6  Kansas City   0 AMERICAN LEAGUE Final  Cleveland   7  Detroit       4 Final  Boston      8  Baltimore     1 Final  Texas       8  Oakland       6 Final  Tampa Bay  10  Minnesota     4 Final  Houston     4  L.A. Angels   1 Final  Seattle     3  Toronto       2 NATIONAL…Continue Reading

Scoreboard roundup — 8/12/21

Scoreboard roundup — 8/12/21

iStock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Thursday’s sports events: MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL AMERICAN LEAGUE Oakland 17, Cleveland 0 Seattle 3, Texas 1 Detroit 6, Baltimore 4 Tampa Bay 8, Boston 1 Chi White Sox 9, NY Yankees 8 LA Angels 6, Toronto 3 NATIONAL LEAGUE NY Mets 4, Washington 1 NY Mets 5,…Continue Reading

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