American Sports News for 19 Sep 2020
Heading into the Stanley Cup Final, we identify the top 10 candidates to take home playoff MVP honors.
Add another milestone to the excellent career of Albert Pujols . The Los Angeles Angels slugger hit his 661st home run on Friday against the Texas Rangers , passing Hall of Famer Willie Mays on the... all-time list...
Miami Hurricanes quarterback Tate Martell is opting out of the 2020 season following a one-game suspension by head coach Manny Diaz, according to Barry Jackson and Susan Miller Degnan of the Miami... Herald...
Longtime Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz says he's been cleared after testing positive for COVID-19.
Who will win the Stanley Cup? We break the series down in six categories, and make a prediction.
Lakers star LeBron James took issue with receiving only 16 of 101 first-place votes in the NBA MVP voting, saying that it "pissed me off."
Jayson Tatum and Bam Adebayo are just two of the young or less-experienced players making an impact in the Eastern Conference finals.
By the second round, six regular-season backups were functioning as No. 1s. One of them, Dallas's Anton Khudobin, is in the Stanley Cup finals.
Denver Nuggets coach Michael Malone said he was "looking forward" to reviewing film after losing Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals to see where all the foul calls against his team were...
Ensuring the legality of Formula 1 engines at all times has become a particularly difficult task in the V6 turbo-hybrid era, admits FIA technical director Nikolas Tombazis. An ongoing concern for... F1’s governing body, Tombazis explains that the sophistication of the power units makes it hard to be sure teams are staying above board on […] The post Tombazis: Engine legality is hard to police appeared first on GRAND PRIX 247.
Lakers coach Frank Vogel knew centers JaVale McGee and Dwight Howard would be key factors against the Nuggets, and the big men were sharp in a Game 1 victory.
Taylor Ward, who stalled at one point in the minor leagues because of his offensive production, has been hot for the Angels after redesigning his swing.
By Dan Ambrose: Teofimo Lopez feels that Gervonta ‘Tank’ Davis will be dehydrated, and he won’t make weight for his fight against Leo Santa Cruz next month on October 24th. Gervonta (23-0, 22... KOs) will be coming down fro 135 to challenge Santa Cruz (37-1-1, 19 KOs) for his WBA super featherweight title. Davis, 25, […]
Garrett Crochet struck out two in one inning of relief in his big-league debut, but it was a mixed bag of results for Chicago White Sox rookie pitchers in a 7-1 loss to the Cincinnati Reds on Friday... at Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati. Jonathan Stiever surrendered four home runs in his second big-league start, allowing six runs on five hits with two walks in 2..." innings.
Angels slugger Albert Pujols homered twice to pass Willie Mays for fifth place on the career home run list in a 6-2 win over the Rangers on Friday night.
Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer conceded the transfer window has not gone according to plan, but the Premier League giants are still hopeful of adding to their squad. Despite the... signing of Ajax midfielder Donny van de Beek, there is growing frustration among United supporters as they struggle to sign new players before the […] The post Man Utd boss Solskjaer explains transfer struggles as Red Devils eye signings appeared first on Soccer News.
Dodgers hit their season high for runs and lower their NL West-clinching magic number to four in a 15-6 victory over the Colorado Rockies.
Anthony Davis led the way as the Los Angeles Lakers handled the Denver Nuggets in Game 1 of the Western Conference finals.
Los Angeles Lakers guard/forward LeBron James finished second in the NBA MVP voting to Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo, who is now a back-to-back winner...
Week 2 of this strange NFL season has arrived, and many football fans are wondering if Tom Brady, in just his second game with his second NFL team in his 20-year career, will allow the Buccaneers to... fall to 0-2. What if we told you it likely won't depend on Brady, it will depend on...
Tiger Woods missed the cut at the U.S. Open for just the fourth time in his career following a second-round 7-over 77 in which he hit just five fairways.
Cardinals right-hander Dakota Hudson, who left his start Thursday night after just two innings, has been placed on the 10-day injured list with a strained right forearm.
Neymar and Thiago Silva featured in the Brazil squad selected by head coach Tite on Friday for the World Cup qualifiers against Bolivia and Peru. The five-time World Cup winners had been due to get... their campaign underway in March, but the coronavirus pandemic forced a delay until October. Tite named a 23-man pool including […] The post Neymar, Silva and Coutinho get Brazil calls as World Cup campaign starts appeared first on Soccer News.
DeChambeau's aggressive game plan at the tricky Winged Foot course has him near the top of the leaderboard: "I want to play it as hard as possible," he said. Tiger Woods did not make the cut.