Category Archives: National Sports

WWE star Ronda Rousey announces she’s expecting her first child

WWE star Ronda Rousey announces she’s expecting her first child

Paul Archuleta/FilmMagic(NEW YORK) — Congratulations are in order for former pro wrestler Ronda Rousey, who is pregnant with her first child. Rousey, 34, shared a video alongside husband Travis Browne on YouTube Wednesday to make the announcement. The two jumped right into the big reveal by having the UFC fighter shout “pow” while ripping away…read more »

Scoreboard roundup — 4/21/21

Scoreboard roundup — 4/21/21

iStock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Thursday’s sports events: MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL INTERLEAGUE Miami 3, Baltimore 0 Pittsburgh 3, Detroit 2 Colorado 6, Houston 3 Detroit 5, Pittsburgh 2 Atlanta 4, NY Yankees 1 AMERICAN LEAGUE Texas 7, LA Angels 4 Oakland 13, Minnesota 12 Kansas City 9, Tampa Bay 8 Toronto 6,…read more »

NFL to release 2021 schedule May 12

NFL to release 2021 schedule May 12

Maddie Meyer/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The National Football League has announced it will release the 2021 NFL schedule on Wednesday, May 12.  This year teams will play a 17 game schedule, with one bye week, for the first time. Those Week 17 match-ups were previously released at the end of March and include the Chiefs…read more »

Florida Gators’ Keyontae Johnson won’t enter NBA Draft, waiting on clearance

Florida Gators’ Keyontae Johnson won’t enter NBA Draft, waiting on clearance

Mark Brown/Getty Images(NEW YORK) In a statement posted to Twitter, Florida Gators star Keyontae Johnson said he will not enter the 2021 NBA Draft. Instead, he will continue his recovery from an on-court collapse and seek medical clearance for the upcoming college basketball season. God’s timing 💙🤞🏽 pic.twitter.com/WcFO7HF7UV — Keyontae (@Keyontae) April 21, 2021 Johnson…read more »

Seattle Seahawks’ Aldon Smith turns himself in on battery charge: Report

Seattle Seahawks’ Aldon Smith turns himself in on battery charge: Report

Andy Lewis/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images(SEATTLE) — Seattle Seahawks defensive end Aldon Smith turned himself in late Tuesday after a warrant was issued for his arrest in the New Orleans area, according to a report by ESPN’s Brady Henderson. Smith was booked on a second-degree battery charge and released on a $25,000 bond. An arraignment…read more »

Scoreboard roundup — 4/20/21

Scoreboard roundup — 4/20/21

iStock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Wednesday’s sports events: MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL INTERLEAGUE LA Dodgers 1, Seattle 0 NY Yankees 3, Atlanta 1 Colorado 6, Houston 2 Pittsburgh at Detroit (Postponed) AMERICAN LEAGUE Oakland 7, Minnesota 0 Oakland 1, Minnesota 0 Chi White Sox 8, Cleveland 2 Boston 4, Toronto 2 Tampa Bay…read more »

‘European Super League’ announcement sends shockwaves through global soccer

‘European Super League’ announcement sends shockwaves through global soccer

matimix/iStock(LONDON) — The backlash to the announcement on Sunday that 12 of soccer’s biggest teams would be forming their own breakaway European Super League has been nothing short of seismic. Pundits, fans, former players and even governments have been near united in their opposition to a proposal that has the potential to revolutionize the world’s…read more »

Vanessa Bryant, Kobe Bryant estate end 18-year partnership with Nike

Vanessa Bryant, Kobe Bryant estate end 18-year partnership with Nike

matimix/iStock(LOS ANGELES) — After 18 years, Kobe Bryant’s long-held partnership with Nike has come to an end. Vanessa Bryant, the late basketball star’s widow, and the Kobe Bryant estate confirmed on Monday that the contract would not be renewed after his five-year, post-retirement contract ended April 13. “Kobe and Nike have made some of the…read more »

Scoreboard roundup — 4/19/21

Scoreboard roundup — 4/19/21

iStock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Tuesday’s sports events: MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL INTERLEAGUE Seattle 4, LA Dodgers 3 AMERICAN LEAGUE Boston 11, Chi White Sox 4 Tampa Bay 4, Kansas City 1 Texas 6, LA Angels 4 Minnesota at Oakland (Postponed) NATIONAL LEAGUE San Francisco 2, Philadelphia 0 St. Louis 12, Washington 5…read more »