Category Archives: National Sports

Scoreboard roundup — 6/17/21

Scoreboard roundup — 6/17/21

iStock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Thursday’s sports events: MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL AMERICAN LEAGUE Cleveland 10, Baltimore 3 NY Yankees 8, Toronto 4 Houston 10, Chi White Sox 2 LA Angels 7, Detroit 5 Seattle 6, Tampa Bay 5 NATIONAL LEAGUE San Francisco 10, Arizona 3 Chi Cubs 2, N.Y. Mets 0 Atlanta…read more »

Motorcycle daredevil Alex Harvill dies in crash practicing for world record jump

Motorcycle daredevil Alex Harvill dies in crash practicing for world record jump

Instagram/@ah352(MOSES LAKE, Wash.) — Daredevil motorcycle rider Alex Harvill died in a crash Thursday while practicing for a record jump. Harvill, 28, was practicing at the Grant County International Airport in Moses Lake, Washington, when the accident occurred, according to the Grant County Coroner’s Office. The record jump was set to take place at the…read more »

Longtime Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle resigns

Longtime Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle resigns

Nic Antaya/Getty Images(DALLAS) — Dallas Mavericks head coach Rick Carlisle has informed owner Mark Cuban that he will not be returning to coach the team next season, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Carlisle had spent 13 years as the head coach of the Mavericks, coaching them to an NBA title in 2011 against the Lebron…read more »

Scoreboard roundup — 6/16/21

Scoreboard roundup — 6/16/21

iStock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Wednesday’s sports events: MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL INTERLEAGUE Boston 10, Atlanta 8 AMERICAN LEAGUE Detroit 6, Kansas City 5 Chi White Sox 8, Tampa Bay 7 Oakland 8, LA Angels 4 NY Yankees 3, Toronto 2 Cleveland 8, Baltimore 7 Houston 8, Texas 4 Minnesota 7, Seattle 2…read more »

NBA Star LeBron James tweet’s he saw injuries coming

NBA Star LeBron James tweet’s he saw injuries coming

matimix/iStock(LOS ANGELES) — In a tweet thread Wednesday afternoon, Lakers star LeBron James said he knew what was going to happen to players following a shortened off-season.  The thread comes after news that Clippers star Kawhi Leonard will miss Wednesday’s game and possibly more after sustaining a right knee injury during game four. Leonard will…read more »

Simone Biles poses with mom, sister for Athleta ‘Power of We’ campaign

Simone Biles poses with mom, sister for Athleta ‘Power of We’ campaign

Athleta(NEW YORK) — Athleta debuted its first major campaign with Simone Biles on Wednesday, and it’s centered around those nearest and dearest to her. The retailer’s latest “The Power of We” launch, shot in Biles’ hometown of Spring, Texas, captures portraits of the gymnast alongside her mother, sister, teammates and coaches. It also serves and…read more »

NY Rangers hire Gallant as head coach

NY Rangers hire Gallant as head coach

Bill Wippert/NHLI via Getty Images)(NEW YORK) — The New York Rangers have hired Gerrard Gallant as its next head coach.  “We are excited to announce that Gerard will be the next Head Coach of the New York Rangers,” New York Rangers President and General Manager said in a statement. “His vast experience and success behind…read more »

Hornets Ball Named NBA Rookie of the Year

Hornets Ball Named NBA Rookie of the Year

Andy Lyons/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Charlotte Hornets guard LaMelo Ball has been named the NBA’s Rookie of the Year, sources told ESPN. Ball averaged 15.7 points, 6.1 assists and 5.9 rebounds this season. He missed 21 games because of a broken wrist.  Minnesota Timberwolves guard Anthony Edwards and Sacramento Kings forward Tyrese Haliburton were also…read more »