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Scoreboard roundup -- 8/1/18

(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Wednesday’s sports events:INTERLEAGUEDetroit 7, Cincinnati 4AMERICAN LEAGUEBaltimore 7, N.Y. Yankees 5Cleveland 2, Minnesota 0Oakland 8, Toronto 3Houston 8, Seattle 3Tampa Bay 7, L.A. Angels 2Kansas City 10, Chicago White Sox 5NATIONAL LEAGUEWashington 5, N.Y. Mets 3Chicago Cubs 9, Pittsburgh 2St. Louis 6,…... Read More

10-year-old with Olympic dreams shatters national record, coach says she 'ran her heart out'

(CAMDEN, N.J.) -- In the summer of 2017, as the Junior Olympics drew to a close, Albert Essilfie, head coach of the Camden Track Club in New Jersey, asked his group of 41 student athletes what they had learnt from watching the games. For most of the children, it went…... Read More

Scoreboard roundup -- 7/31/18

(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Tuesday’s sports events:INTERLEAGUEDetroit 2, Cincinnati 1Philadelphia 3, Boston 1Arizona 6, Texas 0AMERICAN LEAGUEN.Y. Yankees 6, Baltimore 3Tampa Bay 10, L.A. Angels 6Cleveland 6, Minnesota 2Kansas City 4, Chicago White Sox 2Oakland 6, Toronto 2Houston 5, Seattle 2NATIONAL LEAGUESan Francisco 3, San Diego…... Read More

More young athletes apologize for offensive comments on social media

(NEW YORK) -- Young athletes have been stepping forward to apologize to the public over past social media posts that many have found offensive or even vicious, saying they regret the comments they posted when they were much younger.Major League Baseball All-Star Josh Hader, 24, who admitted tweeting various racist,…... Read More

For LeBron James, opening school for at-risk kids is the culmination of a decade of work

(AKRON, Ohio) -- NBA superstar and newly minted Los Angeles Laker LeBron James has given back to the community he has always called home, opening a school for at-risk students Monday in Ohio."We just want everything for them. Everything and more. So it's going to mean a lot to me,”…... Read More

Scoreboard roundup -- 7/27/18

(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Friday’s sports events:INTERLEAGUEColorado 3, Oakland 1AMERICAN LEAGUEBaltimore 15, Tampa Bay 5Boston 4, Minnesota 3, 10 InningsCleveland 8, Detroit 3Toronto 10, Chicago White Sox 5Texas 11, Houston 2L.A. Angels 4, Seattle 3, 10 InningsKansas City at N.Y. Yankees 7:05 p.m., postponedNATIONAL LEAGUEPittsburgh 5,…... Read More

Scoreboard Roundup -- 7/26/18

(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Thursday's sports events: AMERICAN LEAGUE L-A Angels  12,  Chi White Sox  8 N-Y Yankees  7,  Kansas City  2 Tampa Bay  4,  Baltimore  3 Minnesota  2,  Boston  1 Oakland  7,  Texas  6 NATIONAL LEAGUE Chi Cubs  7,  Arizona  6 N-Y Mets  12,  Pittsburgh  6 Philadelphia  9,  Cincinnati  4 Washington  10,  Miami  3 L-A Dodgers  8, …... Read More

Scoreboard roundup -- 7/25/18

(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Wednesday’s sports events:INTERLEAGUECleveland 4, Pittsburgh 0Seattle 3, San Francisco 2Colorado 3, Houston 2AMERICAN LEAGUETampa Bay 3, N.Y. Yankees 2Detroit 8, Kansas City 4Minnesota 12, Toronto 6, 11 InningsOakland 6, Texas 5L.A. Angels 11, Chicago White Sox 3Boston at Baltimore 7:05 p.m., postponedNATIONAL…... Read More

UFC's Conor McGregor pleads guilty to Barclays incident

(NEW YORK) -- UFC star Conor McGregor pleaded guilty Thursday to a misdemeanor count of disorderly conduct three months after his arrest following a melee in the loading dock of Barclays Center.The Brooklyn District Attorney’s Office agreed to drop the felony charge that McGregor, 29, had faced for throwing a…... Read More

Serena Williams alleges 'discrimination' in how often she is tested for drugs

(NEW YORK) -- Serena Williams, a 23-time Grand Slam tennis champion, is claiming discrimination after being singled out for drug testing.Williams, who reached the finals of Wimbledon this month, took to Twitter on Tuesday, saying she's the tennis player "getting tested the most.""And it’s that time of the day to…... Read More

Olympian Cullen Jones is challenging the stereotype that 'black people don’t swim'

(NEW YORK) -- Olympic athlete Cullen Jones defied stereotypes in 2008 when he became the first African-American to break a long-course record in swimming in the 4x100-meter freestyle relay at the Beijing Olympic Games.He's now working to teach more people of color how to swim, while raising awareness about water…... Read More

Scoreboard roundup -- 7/24/18

(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Tuesday's sports events:INTERLEAGUEPittsburgh 9, Cleveland 4Houston 8, Colorado 2, 10 InningsSan Francisco 4, Seattle 3AMERICAN LEAGUEBaltimore 7, Boston 6Minnesota 5, Toronto 0N.Y. Yankees 4, Tampa Bay 0Oakland 13, Texas 10, 10 InningsKansas City 5, Detroit 4Chicago White Sox 4, L.A. Angels 2NATIONAL…... Read More

Tour de France temporarily interrupted by protesters

(CARCASSONNE, France) -- The Tour de France cycling race on Tuesday was briefly interrupted after French farmers tried to block the road.Just a few miles after the start of the race between Carcassonne and Bagnères-de-Luchon, in the southwest of France, local French farmers demonstrating against a decrease in their financial…... Read More

St. Louis Cardinals pitcher stuns with incredible MLB debut 14 months after horrific injury

(ST. LOUIS) -- The St. Louis Cardinals’ Daniel Poncedeleon dazzled on the mound with no-hit pitching in his first major league appearance Monday night, just 14 months after his career and life were on the line.Poncedeleon was starting for the Triple-A minor league Memphis Redbirds in Tennessee last year when…... Read More