softball

Belt saves the day for Giants, bashes 10th-inning home run

PHOENIX — Chris Stratton provided the poise, Evan Longoria provided the power and Tony Watson provided the perfect escape act. But then Hunter Strickland provided the platter, and the Arizona D’Backs devoured what he was serving. What was left for dessert? A two-run home run by Brandon Belt in the 10th inning that lifted the San… Read more

American, Football

WR Marshall: ‘No room’ for Bryant on Giants

Brandon Marshall isn’t embracing the notion of fellow wide receiver Dez Bryant joining the New York Giants. Marshall, in fact, took to social media to voice his displeasure with Bryant’s comments about possibly suiting up for the Giants. “Sorry baby bro no room,” Marshall posted on Instagram along with a screenshot of Bryant’s comments. Marshall has… Read more

Great Sports For You,baseball

Rain could halt Cessa’s start for Yankees against Tigers

Luis Cessa could fill in for New York Yankees veteran starter C.C. Sabathia on Saturday if the weather cooperates. Cessa, who has made two scoreless relief appearances this season, is scheduled to start the second game of a three-game series in Detroit. However, the weather forecast is ominous and could force manager Aaron Boone to alter… Read more

‘In my blood’ – Canadian beach volleyballer adds gold to family story

Her father represented Chile in volleyball, her mother was a ballet dancer and Melissa Humana-Paredes on Thursday won Commonwealth Games gold in beach volleyball for Canada to add another chapter to the family story. The 25-year-old and playing partner Sarah Pavan were the party-poopers as the Canadian pair beat Australia to deprive the hosts of double… Read more

Soccer, Ball

Surging Revolution host FC Dallas

Under Brad Friedel, the New England Revolution are rolling. The first-year coach, though, believes they can be better. Coming off consecutive shutout wins, New England faces FC Dallas on Saturday night at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass. New England (3-1-1) is coming off a 4-0 rout of the visiting Montreal Impact last Saturday. It was the… Read more

athlete

Wings for Life World Run returns to battle spinal cord injury

Run for Those Who Can’t at Boulevard on May 6 KUWAIT: At 2 pm on May 6, 2018, tens of thousands across the globe will run, roll, and walk in the Wings for Life World Run. The charity run has one goal: to raise funds for Wings for Life, a foundation that supports the most promising… Read more

7 countries express interest in hosting 2026 Olympic Winter Games

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Tuesday announced that seven National Olympic Committees (NOCs) have expressed official interest in hosting the Olympic Winter Games 2026.In a statement by the IOC, the committee added that there were also other NOCs already considering to host in 2030 and beyond, including the United States Olympic Committee (USOC).This will be… Read more

girls athletics

Why the Commonwealth Games still matter

By Nicole W. Forrester, Assistant Professor, School of Media, Ryerson University. Fireworks go off at the opening ceremonies for the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz There was a buzz of excitement in the air for athletes, coaches and volunteers — and for me — when the 2018 Commonwealth Games started… Read more

Canucks host Coyotes in Sedins’ final home game

VANCOUVER, British Columbia — The Vancouver Canucks were eliminated from the playoffs several weeks ago, but they still have something to play for Thursday night. The Canucks (30-40-10) will strive to earn a win against the Phoenix Coyotes (29-40-11) as twins Daniel and Henrik Sedin play their final home for the only NHL club they have… Read more

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