Category: Sport

Michael Lorenzen hits walk-off single

Pitcher-turned-utilityman Michael Lorenzen sent the Reds home winners on Sunday afternoon against the Diamondbacks, ripping a walk-off line drive single to left field in the bottom of the ninth inning. It’s Lorenzen’s second impressive offensive feat within the last five days. Last week, as Craig noted, Lorenzen became the first pitcher since Babe Ruth in […]

Dwyane Wade is retired, happy being a dad, but about a comeback ‘never say never’

Dwyane Wade has done the farewell tour. He walked away from the NBA at age 37 with a Hall of Fame resume, moved to Los Angeles with his wife (actress Gabrielle Union), he’s making television appearances, and his son Zaire is playing high school ball with LeBron James‘ son at a Los Angeles area prep […]

Macron apologizes to Albania on wrong anthem at soccer game

Albania’s prime minister says French President Emmanuel Macron has apologized to him after the wrong national anthem was played ahead of a European Championship qualifier between the two countries on Saturday. Edi Rama tweeted Sunday that Macron expressed “his sincere apology for the scandalous gaffe of the French Football Federation with our National Flag anthem!” […]

Red Sox fire Dave Dombrowski

Jeff Passan reports that the Red Sox have fired president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski. Assistant GMs Eddie Romero, Brian O’Halloran, and Zack Scott will handle Dombrowski’s responsibilities through the end of the season before addressing the role in the offseason. The Red Sox suffered a 10-5 loss to the Yankees on Sunday Night Baseball, […]

Casey (66) claims European Open for first Euro Tour win in five years

Ryder Cup star Paul Casey carded a 6-under 66 to win the European Open by one shot on Sunday for his first European Tour title in five years. Casey started the day a stroke behind overnight leaders Bernd Ritthammer and Robert MacIntyre and held his nerve with a bogey-free round to claim his 14th European […]

Mertens, Sabalenka win U.S. Open doubles title

Elise Mertens and Aryna Sabalenka are both focused on their promising singles careers. But if they’re going to play doubles, they may as well win a Grand Slam tournament. Mertens and Sabalenka defeated Victoria Azarenka and Ash Barty 7-5, 7-5 on Sunday at Arthur Ashe Stadium to win the U.S. Open women’s doubles championship. Mertens […]

Anthony Davis says he wants to become a 3-point shooter this year

Anthony Davis is going to be doubly important for the Los Angeles Lakers now that he and LeBron James were unable to ascertain a third star for their franchise moving forward. The Lakers have high playoff expectations in the Western Conference this season, but both LeBron and Davis will have to carry an inordinate load […]