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WNBA star Candace Parker on the strong women who influenced her and the NBA Awards

(NEW YORK) -- WNBA star Candace Parker is outspoken about the women who have influenced not just on the court, but off it, too.One of the most prominent of those influences was late college basketball coaching legend Pat Summitt, who Parker played under for four years at the University of…... Read More

Red Sox legend David Ortiz out of ICU, remains in 'good condition'

(BOSTON) -- Former Red Sox great David Ortiz was released from the intensive care unit on Saturday, just one day shy of two weeks since he was shot in a blundered murder attempt in the Dominican Republic.The Red Sox issued a statement Saturday afternoon from Ortiz's wife, Tiffany Ortiz, saying…... Read More

Predators trade All-Star Defenseman PK Subban to the Devils

(NEW YORK) -- The Nashville Predators have traded All-Star Defenseman P.K. Subban to the New Jersey for defenseman Steve Santini, defensive prospect Jeremy Davies, a 2019 second round pick and a 2020 second round pick, the teams announced. Subban played for the Predators for the past three seasons after being…... Read More

Scoreboard roundup -- 6/21/19

(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Friday's sports events:INTERLEAGUESt. Louis 5, L.A. Angels 1AMERICAN LEAGUEN.Y. Yankees 4, Houston 1Boston 7, Toronto 5, 10 InningsCleveland 7, Detroit 6Chicago White Sox 5, Texas 4, 10 InningsMinnesota 8, Kansas City 7Tampa Bay 5, Oakland 3Seattle 10, Baltimore 9NATIONAL LEAGUEN.Y. Mets 5,…... Read More

Future NBA player Zion Williamson says 'I wouldn’t be here without my mom'

(NEW YORK) -- When Zion Williamson was selected as the number one pick in the NBA draft, there was one person he knew deserved all the credit — his beloved mother.The 6-foot, 7-inch, 285 pound former Duke University superstar was taken by the New Orleans Pelicans Thursday night.But the 18-year-old…... Read More

Pelicans take Zion Williamson with No. 1 NBA draft pick

(NEW YORK) -- Zion Williamson plays with force and ferocity, a Hulk in hightops who looks as though he'd never show a soft side.Draft night proved otherwise.Williamson was the No. 1 pick of the New Orleans Pelicans -- a surprise to nobody who watched basketball this past season. But afterward,…... Read More

Tampa Bay gets OK from MLB to explore Montreal

(NEW YORK) -- Starved for fans despite success on the field, the Tampa Bay Rays have been given the go-ahead by Major League Baseball to look into playing a split season in Montreal.No timetable for the possible plan was announced. An idea under consideration is for the Rays to play…... Read More

Scoreboard roundup -- 6/20/19

(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Thursday's sports events:MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALLAMERICAN LEAGUETexas 4, Cleveland 2NY Yankees 10, Houston 6Toronto 7, LA Angels 5, 10 InningsKansas City 4, Minnesota 1Oakland 5, Tampa Bay 4Seattle 5, Baltimore 2NATIONAL LEAGUEColorado 6, Arizona 4, 10 InningsWashington 7, Philadelphia 4Miami 7, St. Louis…... Read More

Scoreboard roundup -- 6/19/19

(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Wednesday's sports events: MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALLINTERLEAGUECincinnati 3, Houston 2Pittsburgh 8, Detroit 7Chi Cubs 7, Chi White Sox 3AMERICAN LEAGUENY Yankees 12, Tampa Bay 1Oakland 8, Baltimore 3Seattle 8, Kansas City 2LA Angels 11, Toronto 6Cleveland 10, Texas 4Boston 9, Minnesota 4NATIONAL LEAGUEWashington…... Read More

Retired Red Sox legend David Ortiz was not the target of the shooting in Dominican Republic, police say

(NEW YORK) -- Boston Red Sox icon David Ortiz was not the intended target of the Dominican Republic shooting that left him fighting for his life earlier this month, police revealed on Wednesday.The islands's attorney general said Ortiz's friend, Sixto David Fernandez, was the actual target in the nightclub shooting,…... Read More

103-year-old nicknamed the 'Hurricane' wins yet another gold in 100-meter dash

(ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.) -- At 103, Julia Hawkins might have fallen short of the record-setting 100-meter dash she completed two years ago, but she is still living up to her nickname the "Hurricane."At the 2019 Senior Games in Albuquerque, New Mexico, Hawkins won gold medals in both the 50-meter dash and…... Read More