News: Sports

Report: Ex-NFL offensive lineman Evan Mathis sells 1952 Mickey Mantle card for $2.88 Million

Friday  18:56,   20 april 2018
Sports Illustrated

A 1952 Mickey Mantle Topps rookie card in mint condition sold for $2.88 million Thursday night, reports ESPN's Darren Rovell. A 1952 Mickey Mantle Topps rookie card in mint condition sold for $2.88 million Thursday night, reports ESPN's [...]

Bela, Martha Karolyi say they didn't know gymnasts had suffered sexual abuse

Friday  18:40,   20 april 2018
USA TODAY

Bela and Martha Karolyi, who built USA Gymnastics into a powerhouse, say they didn't know that dozens of gymnasts who trained in their gyms had suffered sexual abuse. "Any child who is violated by Nassar, it’s a crime and it’s so sad," [...]

Link between Alex Rodriguez, kidnapping victim questioned

Friday  18:40,   20 april 2018
USA TODAY

Norberto Susini has said that he is former slugger Alex Rodriguez’s nephew for years – a familial link a person close to A-Rod says is not true.Susini allegedly was held hostage by two men after a deal to sell a Lamborghini went bad. The first[...]

Matthews tops list of NHL's best-selling jerseys

Friday  18:37,   20 april 2018
theScore

Toronto Maple Leafs center Auston Matthews had the top-selling jersey during the 2017-18 regular season, the NHL announced Friday. The sales figures are from the Fanatics network of e-commerce sites, which includes Shop.NHL.com and NHLShop.ca.[...]

Report: Blue Jays to call up Cuban prospect Lourdes Gurriel Jr.

Friday  18:36,   20 april 2018
theScore

One of the most highly touted Cuban prospects of recent vintage is reportedly headed to the big leagues, as the Toronto Blue Jays will recall infielder Lourdes Gurriel Jr. from Double-A New Hampshire on Friday, sources told Shi Davidi and Hazel Mae[...]

Wenger to end 22-year Arsenal stay at end of season

Friday  13:30,   20 april 2018
AFP

Wenger to end 22-year Arsenal stay at end of season"After careful consideration and following discussions with the club, I feel it is the right time for me to step down at the end of the season," Wenger said in a statement posted on the club's[...]

Ex-Packers RB Ahman Green Sentenced on Charges of Punching 15-Year-Old Daughter

Friday  10:55,   20 april 2018
12up

Ex-Packers RB Ahman Green Sentenced on Charges of Punching 15-Year-Old DaughterEx-Packers running back Ahman Green entered a plea agreement on charges for an incident involving his daughter that ​took place last[...]

Ex-Yankee Standout and Famous 'Wife Swapper' Fritz Peterson Reveals Alzheimer's Diagnosis

Friday  10:55,   20 april 2018
12up

Ex-Yankee Standout and Famous 'Wife Swapper' Fritz Peterson Reveals Alzheimer's DiagnosisFritz Peterson, who famously traded wives with fellow Yankees pitcher Mike Kekich in 1973, announced his battle with Alzheimer's Thursday and will[...]

Gil Santos, longtime radio voice of the New England Patriots, dies at 80

Friday  09:55,   20 april 2018
USA TODAY

Gil Santos was the radio voice of the New England Patriots for 36 seasons, and called many of the celebrated franchise's most famous moments.Santos served as the radio voice of the Patriots for 36 seasons, broadcasting from 1966-1980 and again[...]

WWE gets emergency restraining order against notorious fan

Friday  07:41,   20 april 2018
Sportsnaut

WWE gets emergency restraining order against notorious fanThe WWE obtained an emergency restraining order against a notorious fan earlier this[...]

Eight loaded teams that can gamble with the NFL draft

Friday  07:41,   20 april 2018
Sportsnaut

Eight loaded teams that can gamble with the NFL draftSome floundering franchises really need to ace the upcoming NFL Draft. Unfortunately, not every team has the luxury of having a roster stocked to the brim with elite talent. On the other side of[...]

Tortorella: Blue Jackets 'laid an egg' in Game 4

Friday  07:10,   20 april 2018
theScore

Tortorella: Blue Jackets 'laid an egg' in Game 4John Tortorella spent several minutes explaining what he felt went wrong for his Columbus Blue Jackets in Game 4 of their first-round playoff series against the Washington Capitals, but after a [...]

Humboldt Broncos player transferred to Calgary

Friday  07:10,   20 april 2018
MSN

Humboldt Broncos player transferred to CalgaryRyan Straschnitzki, a 19-year old from Airdrie, Alta., was paralyzed from the chest down after a transport truck and the junior hockey team's bus collided on April[...]

Caps top Blue Jackets 4-1 to even series at 2 games each

Friday  06:45,   20 april 2018
MSN

Caps top Blue Jackets 4-1 to even series at 2 games eachCOLUMBUS, Ohio - Evgeny Kuznetsov had a goal and two assists, and Braden Holtby stopped 23 shots as the Washington Capitals beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 4-1 on Thursday night to even their[...]

Richard Griffin: Jays fall to Yankees as rival week in the AL East begins

Friday  05:55,   20 april 2018
Toronto Star

Doubters are certain to point out that the Blue Jays have run up their glitzy early-season record against four sub-.500 teams. Sure, they faced the Yankees to open the season and had a rain-shortened, one-game series in Cleveland. Officially, the[...]