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Nun who threw perfect pitch before White Sox game says she was picked for 'youth' and agility

(CHICAGO) -- Sister Mary Jo Sobieck isn't on the Chicago White Sox roster, but it sure looks like they could use her.The nun at Marian Catholic High School took the mound for the ceremonial first pitch ahead of the team's game Saturday against the Kansas City Royals.Sobieck, who was celebrating…... Read More

Scoreboard Roundup 8/20/18

(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Sunday’s sports events:   INTERLEAGUE Final  L-A Dodgers  12  Seattle   1   ------   AMERICAN LEAGUE Final  N-Y Yankees    10  Toronto       2 Final  Tampa Bay       2  Boston        0 Final  Cleveland       8  Baltimore     0 Final  Minnesota       5  Detroit       4 Final  Chi White Sox   7  Kansas City   6 Final  Texas           4  L-A Angels   …... Read More

Scoreboard roundup -- 8/18/18

(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Saturday’s sports events:INTERLEAGUESeattle 5, L.A. Dodgers 4, 10 InningsAMERICAN LEAGUEN.Y. Yankees 11, Toronto 6Oakland 7, Houston 1Baltimore 4, Cleveland 2Kansas City 3, Chicago White Sox 1Boston 5, Tampa Bay 2Detroit 7, Minnesota 5L.A. Angels 11, Texas 7NATIONAL LEAGUEN.Y. Mets 3, Philadelphia 1Miami…... Read More

Urban Meyer investigation at Ohio State to wrap up on Sunday

(COLUMBUS, Ohio) -- An independent investigation into how Ohio State's national championship-winning head football coach Urban Meyer handled domestic violence accusations against a staff member will be completed Sunday, the school said Friday.The school's Board of Trustees appointed an independent group to investigate how Meyer, one of the highest-paid coaches…... Read More

Scoreboard roundup -- 8/17/18

(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Friday’s sports events:INTERLEAGUEL.A. Dodgers 11, Seattle 1AMERICAN LEAGUEN.Y. Yankees 7, Toronto 5, 7 InningsCleveland 2, Baltimore 1Boston 7, Tampa Bay 3Texas 6, L.A. Angels 4Chicago White Sox 9, Kansas City 3Minnesota 5, Detroit 4Oakland 4, Houston 3, 10 InningsNATIONAL LEAGUEPhiladelphia 4, N.Y.…... Read More

Scoreboard roundup -- 8/17/18

(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from yesterday's sports events:AMERICAN LEAGUEFinal  Tampa Bay  3,  N-Y Yankees 1Final  Texas  8,  L-A Angels  6Final  Minnesota  15,  Detroit  8Final  Kansas City  6,  Toronto  2NATIONAL LEAGUEFinal  N-Y Mets  24,  Philadelphia  4Final  Chi Cubs  1,  Pittsburgh  0Final  Washington  5,  St. Louis  4Final  Colorado  5, …... Read More

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

Parents of University of Maryland football player who died call for firing of head coach

(COLLEGE PARK, Md.) -- The parents of the college football player who died after a grueling practice are calling for the firing of the head coach.Jordan McNair, a 19-year-old offensive lineman for the University of Maryland's Terrapins football team, collapsed during an outdoor workout on May 29. The scholar-athlete died…... Read More

FiveThirtyEight: The NBA’s small guys are getting bigger, and that’s bad news for Isaiah Thomas

BY: Chris Herring and Dimitrije Ćurčić (NEW YORK) -- Of all the shocking NBA free-agency moves this summer, Isaiah Thomas’s deal with Denver — for just one year, at the minimum salary for a veteran player — might have been the most telling, in terms of where the league is…... Read More

Scoreboard roundup -- 8/14/18

(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from yesterday's sports events: INTERLEAGUE Final  Boston       2  Philadelphia   1 Final  Baltimore    6  N-Y Mets       3 Final  Cleveland    8  Cincinnati     1 Final  Arizona      6  Texas          4 Final  Minnesota    5  Pittsburgh     2 Final  Colorado     5  Houston        1 Final  L-A Angels   7  San Diego      3   AMERICAN LEAGUE Final  N-Y Yankees     4  Tampa Bay     1 Final …... 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