OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Keilani Ricketts struck out 12 in a five-hitter and Oklahoma beat Alabama 4-1 on Monday night in Game 1 of the Women’s College World Series final.
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SECAUCUS, N.J. (AP) — Carlos Correa was all smiles when he heard his name announced, knowing he had made hometown history at the baseball draft.
Last week, Jaguars owner Shahid Khan got the first test of his tenure as owner of the team, thanks to a public pissing match with the City of Jacksonville. He hadn’t seen anything yet. Khan now has to decide what to do with receiver Justin Blackmon, the fifth overall pick in the draft who consumed…
Though Taylor Mays ran a forty time in the 4.3s coming out of USC in 2010, many NFL prognosticators were down on him due to stiff hips and a lack of playmaking ability. Mays runs really fast in a straight line and can lay wood when he’s locked onto a target, but he didn’t cause…
Nicki Minaj calls up Funkmaster Flex to address the Summer Jam situation.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Simon Gagne returned to the Los Angeles Kings’ lineup for Game 3 of the Stanley Cup finals on Monday, completing a remarkable comeback from a concussion.
After playing the last two years in Houston, free agent running back Derrick Ward has been told the Texans don’t have any plan to re-sign him. And Ward seems to think that’s the result of the Texans not knowing what he can contribute. Ward wrote on Twitter today that he was told the Texans didn’t…
Seven months after former Penn State defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky was indicted for molesting and raping young boys, raising questions about the moral responsibility of school officials and of Joe Paterno, jury selection in Sandusky’s trial begins on Tuesday. The former Penn State defensive coordinator faces 52 counts of felony and misdemeanor offenses. His trial is expected to begin on June 11 and last several weeks. If convicted of multiple felonies, the 68-year-old would almost certainly spend the rest of his life in prison.
Together, their ages total 156 years. That is more, even, than the 143 Belmont Stakes that have been run, leading to Saturday’s renewal, with a Triple Crown at stake. And while in this place and time, there is much about horse racing that is troublesome, one of the beauties of the game is that it reaches across generations. Many sports are only for the young, while others watch, coach, write. Racing does not check IDs at the door.