Category: Sports

Millionaire Coaches and Republican Blowhards Have Derailed the Fight for Equity in College Football

This makes a certain sense, strategically. Bargaining for basic economic rights is a slightly different conversation from ensuring that universities implement safety protocols during a pandemic. The Coloradoan reported on August 4 that players and staffers at Colorado State University were being pressured to avoid testing in order not to slow down practices. University of […]

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Analysis: Lillard has enough motivation for his playoff push

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Damian Lillard has no shortage of motivation.” data-reactid=”12″>LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Damian Lillard has no shortage of motivation. There’s the painful kind, the kind that comes from dealing with the death three months ago of a cousin who was very […]

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Secret humidors and Aaron Judge goes deep again

View photos <figcaption class="C($c-fuji-grey-h) Fz(13px) Py(5px) Lh(1.5)" title="Aaron Judge is making a habit of homering in 2020 (Getty Images)” data-reactid=”27″> Aaron Judge is making a habit of homering in 2020 (Getty Images) More Secret Humidors? <p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="It’s been revealed that Fenway Park, Citi Field and T-Mobile Park might have […]

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Chad Pinder’s amazing catch shows A’s can fill Ramón Laureano void

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="Chad Pinder didn’t spend much time in the outfield before the A’s loss to the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday.” data-reactid=”16″>Chad Pinder didn’t spend much time in the outfield before the A’s loss to the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday. Just two innings, in fact. <p class="canvas-atom canvas-text […]

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Crawford’s RBI in 10th lifts Giants over Astros 7-6

View photos San Francisco Giants’ Hunter Pence hits a three-run home run against the Houston Astros during the seventh inning of a baseball game Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2020, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip) More <p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="HOUSTON (AP) — The San Francisco Giants were confident that Hunter Pence would […]

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Damian Lillard scores 61 on a playoff mission

We’re quickly winding down the regular season in the bubble and there were plenty of meaningless games on Tuesday night. But there was also a classic, when the Mavericks and Blazers squared off in a game that had meaning for both teams. We’ll take a look at the remaining playoff scenarios and some interesting news […]

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Machado’s grand slam sends Padres over Dodgers, 6-2

View photos San Diego Padres’ Fernando Tatis Jr., left, and Trent Grisham celebrate after the Padres defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers 6-2 in a baseball game Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2020, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill) More <p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="LOS ANGELES (AP) — Manny Machado slugged a grand slam […]

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Struggling Grizzlies have one last shot to reach play-in series: ‘We’ve got to lay it on the line’

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="The Memphis Grizzlies’ lead in the race for the No. 8 seed in the Western Conference is gone.&nbsp;” data-reactid=”16″>The Memphis Grizzlies’ lead in the race for the No. 8 seed in the Western Conference is gone.  After a rough showing so far in the NBA’s bubble at Walt […]

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Solak gets 3 singles, 3 RBIs as Rangers beat Mariners 4-2

View photos Texas Rangers’ Isiah Kiner-Falefa salutes the dugout after scoring on a single by Nick Solak in the third inning of a baseball game against the Seattle Mariners in Arlington, Texas, Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2020. (AP Photo/Ray Carlin) More <p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Nick Solak singled three […]

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Champions League ‘Final Eight’ kicks off as PSG and Atalanta clash in Lisbon

View photos Kylian Mbappe and Neymar at Paris Saint-Germain’s training session in Lisbon on Tuesday, on the eve of their Champions League quarter-final against Atalanta More Four months behind schedule because of the coronavirus pandemic, the Champions League has reached the quarter-final stage with Paris Saint-Germain taking on outsiders Atalanta in Lisbon on Wednesday in […]

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Lester, Heyward power Cubs past Indians

MLB: Chicago Cubs at Cleveland Indians More Jon Lester continued his strong start to the season with six solid innings, while Jason Heyward homered and had four RBIs as the visiting Chicago Cubs returned to action with a 7-1 win over the Cleveland Indians on Tuesday night. After their weekend series in St. Louis was […]

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Phillies analyst calls loss to Orioles an ’embarrassment to baseball’

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="Entering the 2020 MLB season, the Philadelphia Phillies were expected to contend with some of the best teams in baseball. The Baltimore Orioles, on the other hand, had many believing it would be another long year of the rebuild.” data-reactid=”16″>Entering the 2020 MLB season, the Philadelphia Phillies were […]

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USC’s Mike Bohn: Pac-12 cancellation ‘another incomprehensible consequence’ of coronavirus

<figcaption class="C($c-fuji-grey-h) Fz(13px) Py(5px) Lh(1.5)" title="USC football players run onto the field at the Coliseum before a game against Notre Dame.  (Mark J. Terrill / Associated Press)” data-reactid=”18″> USC football players run onto the field at the Coliseum before a game against Notre Dame.  (Mark J. Terrill / Associated Press) More <p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) […]

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Antetokounmpo ejected for headbutting Wizards player

Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo (34) scores a basket against the Miami Heat during the first half of an NBA basketball game Thursday, Aug. 6, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (Kim Klement/Pool Photo via AP) More <p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo was ejected from […]

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Big Ten commissioner shoots down Nebraska’s hopes of playing outside conference this season

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="First-year Big Ten commissioner Kevin Warren endured his first truly tumultuous news cycle this week. Through all the emotional crosswinds and open-fire antagonism, no Big Ten school’s petulance stood out like Nebraska.” data-reactid=”16″>First-year Big Ten commissioner Kevin Warren endured his first truly tumultuous news cycle this week. Through […]

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Lillard pours in 61 to lift Blazers past Mavs, 134-131

Portland Trail Blazers’ Damian Lillard handles the ball during the third quarter of an NBA basketball game against the Denver Nuggets, Thursday, Aug. 6, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (Kevin C. Cox/Pool Photo via AP) More <p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Damian Lillard is simply willing […]

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Lester, Heyward (4 RBIs) power Cubs to 7-1 win over Indians

View photos Chicago Cubs’ Jason Heyward rounds the bases after hitting a three-run home run in the sixth inning in a baseball game against the Cleveland Indians, Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2020, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak) More <p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="CLEVELAND (AP) — Jon Lester looked comfortable on a mound where […]

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Giannis Antetokounmpo Got Ejected For Headbutting Wizards Center Moe Wagner

On Tuesday, the Milwaukee Bucks entered the evening with very little to play for against the Washington Wizards. However, Giannis Antetokounmpo returned from a one-game absence, presumably to stay sharp as the playoffs loom. While the NBA MVP favorite stayed on the floor for ten minutes in the first half, Antetokounmpo’s night was cut short, […]

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