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Penn State-bound athlete shot dead days before departure to start freshman year

(PHILADELPHIA) -- A freshman set to begin his college athletic career at Penn State next week has been shot dead in his home city of Philadelphia.Kristian Marche, a track and field athlete, was shot in the head on his own street Monday night, according to Philadelphia police.Marche, 18, was found…... Read More

Maryland accepts 'legal and moral responsibility' for football player who died after practice

(NEW YORK) -- The University of Maryland said it accepts "legal and moral responsibility" for mistakes made in treating a 19-year-old player who collapsed during a practice in May and died two weeks later.Jordan McNair died June 13 from complications related to extreme exhaustion and heatstroke after a May 29…... Read More

Scoreboard roundup -- 8/13/18

(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from yesterday's sports events:       INTERLEAGUE Final  N-Y Mets     8  N-Y Yankees   5 Final  Cleveland   10  Cincinnati    3 Final  Texas        5  Arizona       3 Final  L-A Angels   6  San Diego     3, 10 Innings       AMERICAN LEAGUE Final  Detroit       9  Chi White Sox   5 Final  Kansas City   3  Toronto         1 Final  Oakland      …... Read More

Serena Williams will wear a $500 dress with a tutu to the US Open

(NEW YORK) -- Serena Williams is one of tennis' most stylish stars, and at the 2018 U.S. Open, expect her to make an even bigger splash than usual.Louis Vuitton designer Virgil Abloh has teamed up with Nike to design a special outfit for Williams to wear: a black one-shoulder dress…... Read More

Boys reunite with dad at Cleveland Indians game after yearlong deployment at Guantanamo Bay

(CLEVELAND) -- It was Sasha Lieb's first time at a Cleveland Indians' game in Ohio.On Aug. 6, the 9-year-old was picked to play a fan game that involves opening briefcases for a prize.However, before Sasha started playing the game, the announcer had a little surprise for him."Somebody special wants to…... Read More

South Florida police union urges members to boycott Miami Dolphins, NFL

(MIAMI) -- A South Florida police union is urging its members and the local law enforcement community to boycott the Miami Dolphins football team after some players protested the national anthem at a preseason game last week.Dolphins receivers Kenny Stills and Albert Wilson knelt, while defensive end Robert Quinn raised…... Read More

Scoreboard roundup -- 8/11/18

(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Saturday’s sports events:INTERLEAGUESt. Louis 8, Kansas City 3AMERICAN LEAGUEBoston 5, Baltimore 0N.Y. Yankees 5, Texas 3Tampa Bay 3, Toronto 1Minnesota 4, Detroit 3Boston 6, Baltimore 4Seattle 3, Houston 2Cleveland 3, Chicago White Sox 1Oakland 7, L.A. Angels 0NATIONAL LEAGUEWashington 9, Chicago Cubs…... Read More

Scoreboard roundup -- 8/10/18

(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Friday’s sports events:INTERLEAGUESt. Louis 7, Kansas City 0AMERICAN LEAGUETexas 12, N.Y. Yankees 7Boston 19, Baltimore 12Tampa Bay 7, Toronto 0Detroit 5, Minnesota 3Seattle 5, Houston 2Chicago White Sox 1, Cleveland 0L.A. Angels 4, Oakland 3NATIONAL LEAGUEChicago Cubs 3, Washington 2Cincinnati 3, Arizona…... Read More

Scoreboard roundup - 8/9/18

(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from yesterday’s sports events:AMERICAN LEAGUECleveland     5  Minnesota   4N-Y Yankees   7  Texas       3Toronto       8  Boston      5Tampa Bay     5  Baltimore   4Seattle       8  Houston     6NATIONAL LEAGUEWashington    6  Atlanta         3San Diego     8  Milwaukee       4L-A Dodgers   8  Colorado        5Pittsburgh   10  San Francisco   5WOMEN'S NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATIONWashington  100  Seattle      …... Read More

Wake Forest coach in court after alleged fatal punch

(NEW YORK) -- An assistant basketball coach at Wake Forest University in North Carolina was in court Thursday after turning himself in for allegedly punching a tourist who later died.Jamill Jones, 35, was arraigned in New York on third-degree assault charges, court records show.Early Sunday morning in Queens, Sandor Szabo,…... Read More

Petition calling for LeBron James to be education secretary amasses thousands of supporters

(CLEVELAND) -- A week after President Trump took a swipe at NBA star LeBron James’ intelligence, a new petition calls for the Ohio native to become education secretary.The petition has over 10,000 online signatures as of Thursday morning and calls for James to replace current Secretary Betsy Devos, who has…... Read More